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Horoscope Beauty How-Tos: Aries

Horoscope Beauty How-Tos: Aries

April is well underway, so it’s time for another Horoscope Beauty How-Tos segment! From March 20 to April 19, Aries is in their element. So you can truly unlock your full potential during your birth month, we’ve rounded up a few handy hints that will help you translate your horoscope into your beauty regimen.

Keep on reading to discover everything Aries beauty lovers need to know this April, including makeup must-haves and synergistic skincare picks.

Horoscope Beauty How-Tos: Aries

Aries is a feisty fire sign, generally extroverted and a total people person. Aries are also known for being trendsetters and trailblazers, so it’s not surprising if you’re usually the first of your friends to test out a new beauty craze.

You also love your individuality, and most likely have quite a unique sense of style. Aries aren’t afraid to stand out from the crowd and be themselves. Feel like you aren’t really unlocking your full Aries potential and trying new things? We’ve rounded up some beauty must-haves that will encourage you to step out of the box.

Colours: Red and Orange

Aries beauty red lipstick

In true fire sign form, an Aries ‘power’ colours are red and orange. These are the hues that will give you strength and make you feel totally at home in your own skin. Perhaps the most traditional yet effective way to wear red or orange is on the lips, with a highly-pigmented lipstick shade of your choosing. Red lips convey power, beauty, sultriness — practically every strong, positive trait. Use ’em to your advantage on a day where you’re feeling a little off or down to give you a boost.

If you don’t already have a go-to red in your collection, this is a non-negotiable addition to make during April, Aries! There are so many to choose from, so we’ve rounded up our favourites. To stick with your fire sign roots, we recommend going for a warm-toned red rather than a blue-toned one.

The Bite Beauty High Pigment Lip Pencil in Toast is a gorgeous fire engine red, and glides creamily onto the lips for amazing lasting power. If you want something that borders on neon bright, try the Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Rosehip. Finally, the Antipodes Lipstick in West Coast Sunset is a slightly sheerer formula with a gorgeous, lip stain-esque look to it — perfect for days where you want to rock the red whilst remaining natural.

Aries beauty orange red makeup

Feeling daring? Of course you are — you’re an Aries, after all! Wearing bright, warm shades on the eyes isn’t the easiest look to pull off, but when executed well, it can look stunning. Instead of going for a true red, foray into the orange shades for summer sunset vibes. The PIXI Lid Lovelies Eye Shadow Palette is a killer item to have in your possession if this look speaks to you, as it contains 18 gorgeous warm-toned shades, including bright pops of orange, purple and red.

Aries makeup lovers will also enjoy the Napoleon Perdis Colour Discs, which are bright, pigmented singular eyeshadows that come in a huge variety of shades. Go for Scarlet Woman for a bold red-pink, or Cherry Bomb for something slightly more muted. 

Skincare: Quick Fixes

Aries beauty Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micelle Wipes

Okay, Aries — we hate to break it to you, but patience isn’t one of your strong points. Not everyone has all the time in the world to prep and pamper themselves, and for an Aries gal or guy, that may be a good thing (mainly ’cause it means you’re off saving the world or making people notice you!). When it comes to skincare, you have zero time for a 15-step routine that involves a cabinet full of products.

Play to your Aries strengths and invest in skincare quick fixes and all-rounders that will simplify your beauty routine. We’re not saying head to your local supermarket and grab a cheap packet of makeup wipes — far from opposite, really. We’re talking effective, results-driven products that address multiple steps at once.

Start off by cleansing your skin with the Philosophy Purity Made Simple 3-in-1 Cleanser for Face and Eyes. This product takes off makeup, cleanses impurities and provides hydration to parched skin, and it’ll only take you a few minutes to use! Oprah loves it, so we’re pretty sure this one’s a winner.

Another all-rounder we think everyone should have in their collection is the Alpha-H Balancing Moisturiser and Gentle Exfoliant. Perfect for normal, oily or combination skin types, this 2-in-1 product restores moisture balance to the skin in addition to softly buffing away dead skin cells. Simply apply morning and night for radiant, clear skin!

If you really have to pick up the makeup wipes from time to time, Aries, we want you to do it the right way. Opt for wipes from a reputable skincare brand, such as the Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micelle Solution Makeup Removing Wipes. These moisture-rich cloths are like micellar water in wipe form, so they have a whole range of skin-perfecting benefits and won’t dry out your complexion.

Celebrity Inspiration: Emma Watson

Aries Beauty Emma Watson

If you’re an Aries, consider yourself lucky — some of the best celebs in the biz share your star sign, like the gorgeous Emma Watson. Forever a beauty trailblazer, we’ve seen Emma rocking everything from pixie cuts to baby bangs, bold orange lips and more.

Nowadays, she’s settled into a very French girl chic kind of look, and we’re absolutely living for it. On the red carpet, you’re likely to see Emma wearing that signature red lip we’ve all come to associate with her (a very Aries colour…).

Recreate Emma’s natural red carpet look by starting with a sheer foundation that will let your natural beauty shine through. Follow with a warm-toned bronzer to give the face a little colour, before starting on the brows. Emma is a huge fan of an undone brow, so all you’ll need to do is run your favourite pencil through and comb hairs slightly upwards. Finally, finish the look with a gorgeous red shade on the lips (naturally).

Are you a Pisces babe? Maybe you missed out on last month’s beauty how-to — check it out below (spoiler alert; you share a star sign with Rihanna and we think that’s pretty cool).

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2018-03-12 06:49:01By Charlotte

Tell us, Aries — what are your go-to beauty essentials? Will you be taking inspo from your horoscope? Let us know over on Facebook or Twitter!



Charlotte

Charlotte

Writer and expert

I'm a journalism grad and avid makeup fan with an unhealthy addiction to buying nude lipsticks, no matter how similar they all may seem. I love chatting to anyone who will listen about my new favourite products, skincare dos and don'ts and practically any other beauty-related topic under the sun. That doesn't mean I'm frivolous with my recommendations, though--you can count on me to give you the nitty gritty on all your wishlist products. In my spare time, you'll find me binge-watching old episodes of Gilmore Girls or at brunch with a large iced coffee in my hand.