July Horoscope: Your Dream Scent Is Written In The Stars6 min read
Hello, stargazers. With plenty of celestial action (two solar and one lunar eclipse) and Mercury retrograde, looks like things are about to get sizzling hot this July. We’ve got the scoop on what each horoscope sign should expect from this heavenly commotion and which scents you should be wearing to get the most out of Summer ‘18. After all, it’s all written in the stars.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
You’ve been working hard all year and now you’ve got vacation on your mind. Jupiter, your travel planet, is in retrograde, which could translate to lost luggage and missed flights if you don’t plan accordingly. Light Scentbird’s Cucumber & Lotus candle while you double-check your travel lists. Lotus flower married to crisp, fresh cucumber will fill the air – and your head – with calming and dewy aroma.
Dear Taurus, the solar and the lunar eclipse early on could wreak havoc in some of your relationships, but here’s a silver lining: Venus, the planet of love and your ruling planet trines Pluto at the very end of July, so expect lots of love and date nights. We recommend Figue by Molinard, an earthy and slightly sweet scent to enjoy when you’re finally on cloud nine. And you’ll smell amazing, to boot.
Congratulations astral twins, July just may be the best month of the year yet! Career, finances and personal life is going your way. You might get carried away, financially speaking, so try wearing Assam of India by Berdoues to keep you focused. With plenty of sandalwood, which is known to promote mental vigor, mixed with citrus and black tea, you should be able to curb your spending.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Happy birthday Crabs! Mercury will make sure you enjoy your birth month. Expect plenty of opportunities, especially surrounding your career. The stars will be at your side, helping you discover smart solutions at the office. Montale’s Soleil de Capri is a light, sparkling citrus themed number with a bit of bite!
House hunting Leos are about to be luckier than a leprechaun this month because Jupiter, the good fortune planet is in your fourth house of home for the first time in 12 years. On July 26, Mercury will begin to move backward in the sign of Leo. No need for panic, though. This will spur introspection and you will finally understand that it’s OK to let go of control once in awhile. Carner Barcelona’s Rima XI cardamom, vanilla and cinnamon trio will make navigation through all this cosmic action a lot more pleasurable.
Virgo (August 23 – September 22)
As the vigilant organizer of the Zodiac, you will meticulously plan your way out of celestial chaos, Virgo. However, as most of the other signs will be feeling the heat, be prepared to nurture your empathetic side and lend an ear. At the end of the day and the month, your head will be buzzing, so we recommend Velvet Lavender by EB Florals to help you relax with its warm and intense blend of lavender, apricot and musk.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Tread carefully: July will bring unwanted changes in your career, so you may need to explore some new options at work. The second solar eclipse will shake up your creativity, prompting you to pursue a new hobby or develop a skill that will aid your career.
Wear a fragrance with uplifting notes of pear and bamboo to keep yourself feeling refreshed and inspired. We like Omnia Crystalline EDT by Bvlgari.
Scorpios, your house of family and home will be ransacked by the lunar eclipse on the 27th, and seeing eye to eye with your loved ones will be mission (almost) impossible. You will turn your burdens into blessings, only if you keep your cool (and your tongue at bay), even when you’re stewing inside. Count to ten, put on Scentbird Green Tea lip balm and enjoy the delicately nuanced flavor of green tea leaves melting on your lips.
Sure, the eclipses are sending some challenges your way, but they’re nothing you can’t deal with. Remember: Rome wasn’t built in a day. Take the bigger picture and break it into smaller objectives. That way you can easily overcome the woes, head-on. We recommend Vanille Abricot by Comptoir Sud Pacifique, a light fruit starred scent that will mellow out those around you and make your journey to safe shores easier.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Love is in the air, Caps. The Sun is in your partnership house until July 22, making your charm and sex appeal uncontainable. Your partner will revel in this wild and free side. Wear spicy, alluring scents to further highlight your sexyness. Just like About Last Night by Confessions of a Rebel. Combines an intensely spiced up pink pepper with tangy red grapefruit for a bold, daring and distinctive scent.
Neptune is retrograde in your house of money, water-bearers, which means it’s the perfect time to work on your get-out-of-debt strategies. Uranus may be to blame (def. not your boss) if you experience career problems, but Jupiter is very likely to jump to your defense and offer to take your career to a next level or even a completely new direction. We recommend Sensuous Nude by Estée Lauder. With its addictive mix of coconut, vanilla and honey, it’s a dash of happiness in a bottle.
Career-wise, all your wildest dreams will become a reality if you make the right moves. With most of the signs in the eye of the astral storm, Pisces can tap into their creativity source to weather the rough weather. Just say yes is your motto this month. The stars are aligning in your favor. Enjoy this time of success with bright floral-citrus scents, like sunny grapefruit and heliotrope blend of Divina by Vince Camuto.