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Zodiac Beauty | Aries

Aries are the most assertive of all the zodiac signs, but aren’t perfectionists, so will happily opt for an easy routine, think get-up-and-go bed-head hair and rocking yesterday’s smokey eye.

Written by High Life North
Published 24.03.2020

By Jenny Brownlees

Aries horoscope

Horoscope.com shares details on Aries year ahead: “You’re a fire sign who’s always ready for whatever challenges life brings, and this year is no different. You feed off the fast-paced energy from your dynamic power planet Mars, and 2020 starts with this aggressive planet in Sagittarius, the sign of adventure and knowledge. The sun visits your sign from mid-March to mid-April, so happy birthday courageous, inspirational Aries. Chiron’s retrograde cycle from early July to mid-December helps you reawaken the underlying Aries fire and understand why you’ve been undervaluing yourself so much. Embrace opportunities for spiritual healing now.

Aries beauty horoscope

For those born March 21st to April 19th, you’re world is all about new beginnings, as you’re born in a time of the Spring Equinox. You’ve got enthusiasm, initiative and passion by the boat load, meaning you’re no wall flower when it comes to trailing new beauty trends.

In astrology, Aries rules the head – think of your Zodiac symbol the Ram, with its prominent head and arresting brows. We’re going to be sharing with you how you can make the most of those ruling assets. As a Fire sign, Aries gals suit warm shades that exhibit all the flickering hues of a red-hot flame. This does also mean you have a feisty side and are drawn to the bold when it comes to beauty. Aries are super-energetic and always on the go – meaning you need products that work fast and give results, stat. For beauty inspiration, look to fellow Aries ladies Saoirse Ronan, Lady Gaga, Emma Watson, Jessica Chastain, Keira Knightley and Kourtney Kardashian.

How sweet are these handy lip balms, complete with a personalised Aries constellation? Use to indulge your lips in a softening vanilla balm, with packaging inspired by the night sky. Not only do these little tins look super-chic on your bedside table, they’re made with all natural ingredients, right here in the UK.

Fire signs like Aries suit warm colours in strong, powerful shades. Enter – Huda Beauty’s Warm Brown Obsessions palette. You Aries’ are not afraid to try out a trend, so why not use this set to recreate the ever-popular warm tinted eye that seem to be everywhere ATM? This smaller, more affordable offering from Huda allows you to flirt with burnt oranges, warm browns, rich burgundy red and foil-effect copper for a sultry look. Huda-holics, add this to your wishlist.

If anyone can pull off a sunny orange shade it’s you, Aries. Enhance your pout with this on trend, semi-matte lipstick from Illamasqua. It glides on effortlessly, stays put for hours and conditions lips in the process. Wearing this bold pop of colour will surely will the sun to come out, right?

For a warm, highlighted glow in one simple sweep, look no further than IT Cosmetics. Developed with plastic surgeons, Confidence in Your Glow transforms your complexion with anti-aging ingredients and Drops of Light Technology™ for a lit-from-within finish. The warmer shade will suit you down to a tee.

Aries will be naturally drawn to spicy scents of cinnamon, black pepper, vanilla, and cloves. As the ruling planet of Aries is Mars, inspired by your fiery planet, you’ll love a warming scent like By The Fireplace by Maison Margiela. Perfect for those who love masculine-esque aromas, this fragrance has top notes of pink pepper and clove, as well as woody accords and sweetness of chestnut.  Close your eyes and imagine you’re by the fire in a faraway, cosy cabin. We feel more relaxed already.

For an easy nod to the warm-orange tones your sign suits, why not coat your talons in this fiery shade from Nailberry? This award-winning polish glides on like a dream, giving nails long-wearing, high-shine colour that we’d previously never been able to find out-of-salon.

This energy-boosting moisturiser will perfectly align with an Aries active persona. This radiance-enhancing cult favourite from Origins has a new improved formula – promising to wake up the skin and leaving it hydrated for 72 hours.

The zodiac birthstone for Aries is the diamond – luckily for you, diamond-infused products are trending in the beauty sphere right now. Rodial’s moisturiser is our favourite buy – infused with Diamond Powder and Vitamin C, this next-level day cream gives skin a fresh dewy glow that’ll shine. To allow this cream’s smoothing and plumping properties to work their magic, massage thoroughly into a cleansed face and neck, creating the perfect canvas for makeup application.

Red is your ideal colour, Aries – so make a nod to your sign with Sleek’s best-selling matte liquid lipstick. We’ve tried more expensive buys, but none are as long-lasting or offer as rich a pigment with just one swipe. Fiery perfection.

Durham-based West Barn are the original soap brow pioneers. Adored by world-renowned make-up artists the world over, this product is the key to achieving the big, bushy brows that are trending right now. This tin and spoolie is everything you need to bring out the best of this Aries-favourite feature. Vegan, Cruelty-free and all-natural, if it’s good enough to be used by celebs including Beyoncé…it’s good enough for us.

To learn more about your sign and tap into your inner Aries-beauty, consider this pretty coffee table book by Stella Andromeda your personal guide. There’s one for each sign of the zodiac, available from Urban Outfitters.

Listen up Aries gals, brows are your thing. To accentuate your best assets, we’ve found no better than BBB London’s brow offerings. Brush up brows for maximum fluffiness, then use this sculpting pomade wax, with its perfecting soft-focus finish to give brows all-day staying power. Define those arches and conquer!

Embrace a warm glow with our favourite antioxidant-rich face oil from Sunday Riley. Combining Vitamin C and turmeric, this fast-acting oil will leave skin brighter, whilst protecting it from free radical damage. If you suffer from an uneven skin tone or pigmentation, the turmeric oil in this wonder buy will work to offer skin a more uniform tone. Whilst Aries will love the effects of warming ginger, we don’t know a sign that wouldn’t benefit from this dull skin-fighting product.

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