DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 2/9/2015
Mercury’s retrograde might be ending, but the weather hasn’t quite gotten the memo. Whether you’ve got a jumpstart on your President’s Day weekend vacation or you’re bracing for a few more inches of snow, we’re turning to the AstroTwins for ways to maximize our week. Dust off the snow boots or pull out that umbrella, and scroll on for all the details.
During the week, you’re likely to get bored with your same-old routines. If a weekend getaway is out of the budget, then why not try a new, under-the-radar spot in your city? It might not add a stamp to your passport, but it’ll still feel like a (delicious) adventure.
Read This: We’ve shared our fave 14 Food Apps That Are the Answer to Your Next Meal, but if you’re looking for an undiscovered gem, turn to Chef Feed for all the details on what star chefs in your city are actually eating. Download it for free on iOS and Android.
PISCES: FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
Been dreading Monday mornings lately? This week could turn things around, thanks to some help from your coworkers and that extra burst of creativity that the stars have in store for you. Channel it wisely, and, who knows, there might just be a promotion in your future.
Read This: Check out these 29 Tips to Stay Creative before your next big brainstorm, including one we’re obviously big fans of — drinking more coffee.
ARIES: MARCH 21 – APRIL 19
You’re feeling extra romantic and creative this week, which means the special people in your life better watch out: You’ve got quite the plan for Valentine’s Day. Whether it’s an adult indoor picnic with your boo or a wild night with your gals, this week has you surrounded by the people you love.
TAURUS: APRIL 20 – MAY 20
Nobody likes leaving their home in 16 layers of clothing. If these winter temps have you feeling especially blue, treat yourself to a new pair of heels or patterned tights. You’ve been killin’ it at your job lately, so why not dress like the #girlboss you are?
Style This: Whether you’ve got the budget for a new winter wardrobe or you’re holding out for a spring revamp, take a peek at these 13 Blogger-Approved Work Appropriate Looks for Winter for some style info. (via What I Wore)
GEMINI: MAY 21 – JUNE 20
Have you been staring at Insta pics of your friends on their weekend getaway trips and feeling green with envy? Don’t worry, you can join in on the fun too with minimal planning — just let an app take care of the details for you.
Download This: We’ve shared our favorite travel apps, but if you’re looking to travel on a whim without dropping buckets of cash, check out Hitlist. Once you’ve built a profile and shared your dream travel destinations, you’ll get alerts the second the prices go down for those hotspots. Download it for free on iOS and Android.
CANCER: JUNE 21 – JULY 22
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse (not that you need one!) to try out a new, glam look. Pick up some dramatic fake eyelashes or try out colored mascara to give your date-night look that extra oomph.
Read This: Whether you’re a makeup newbie or you’re looking to switch up your makeup routine for the weekend, check out our Dos and Don’ts of Date Night for a sophisticated look that’ll have you turning heads.
LEO: JULY 23 – AUGUST 22
While Leos love the spotlight, this weekend is a good time to share the attention with your besties — especially if that sharing involves tasty treats and boozy drinks. Grab your girlies for a fun brunch or a long power lunch, and you’ll be surprised by how refreshed and inspired you’ll be feeling afterwards.
VIRGO: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22
No matter how many planners you own or workouts you power through, if your desk is cluttered with papers or your closet is full of uninspiring clothes, you’re gonna feel out of sorts. Take this week to embrace all those organizational Pinterest boards, and you’ll be back at your A-game in no time.
Read This: When the cleaning hacks you’ve been spotting don’t quite match your decor, browse these Prettiest Organization Hacks for Every Room, and you’ll be ready to take on any clutter. (via Sugar and Cloth)
LIBRA: SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22
Romance is in the air for you, so why not take advantage of it with a killer new ‘do? Skip the salon session and have faith in your creative skills. By the time you’re done styling your masterpiece, you’ll have friends lining up for their turn.
Read This: No matter how long, short or curly your hair is, there’s an updo for you. Don’t believe us? Grab your hairbrush and check out these 12 Romantic Updos for Your Next Date Night.
SCORPIO: OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21
Whether you’ve been playing wingwoman for your bestie or playing nurse for your under-the-weather SO, lately you’ve been everyone’s favorite plus one. This week is all about rewarding yourself for being a good friend. You totally deserve it.
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SAGITTARIUS: NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21
You’ve been rockin’ your New Year’s fitness resolution, but if at six weeks in, it’s feeling more like a slog than a fun workout, consider ditching the treadmill and trying out a fun, new workout class. From Beyoncé dance classes to aerial yoga, there’s bound to be a class that will have you excited about your workout.
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CAPRICORN: DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19
You’re feeling restless at work, but the thought of going back to school stirs up nightmares of smelly locker rooms and cafeteria food. So instead, look for new ways to enhance your skills. Check out your local library, browse the events section of your fave craft store or sign up for an e-class that you can do in your pajamas.
Download This: Check out one of the Brit + Co e-classes, like this Hand-Lettering Basics Class or surprise your Valentine with a gorgeous bouquet that you arranged yourself, thanks to our Flower Arranging 101 E-Class.
What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!