Horoscope Nail Art With Susan Miller

Reading your horoscope? So 2013. Listen up, astro-fans: We teamed up with astrological dynamo Susan Miller, polish queen Deborah Lippmann, and nail-art genius Miss Pop to dream up a new way to show your #ZodiacPride. Miller provided us with the keywords, themes, colors, and moods that will define each of the 12 zodiac signs for the next seven months, and Miss Pop used killer Deborah Lippmann polishes to create so unique, so rad manicures that capture exactly what's ahead for each.

So, we hope you have your striping brushes ready, because you're going to want to read up on what's ahead for you in 2014 and discover your mani soul mate star mate. Oh, and if you covet another sign's mani and want to take it for a spin? Well, we won't tell.

Click through for your full horoscope, courtesy of Susan Miller, plus an out-of-this-world tour through some of the most showstopping manis this side of Mercury rising.

Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Gemini (May 21 to June 21)

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Good news for any early-summer babies: This is going to be your year, according to Miller: "Gemini will be a money magnet in the early part of 2014." But, this sign is looking for security, not flashiness, and will smartly store away a good portion of the riches. Plus, there's more success ahead: "Gemini will be considered the talented scribe of the zodiac, and in the second half of 2014, Gemini will enter into a deal that will richly reward Gemini’s communication skills."

Trends
"The money that Gemini will see this year (or has already received) will be a reward for hard work and also for Gemini’s kindness to others," explains Miller. During the second half of 2014, Gemini might end up being super successful — and experiencing some major notoriety. "Gemini may be asked to host a TV or radio show, appear in a movie, write a script that garners awards, or publish a book that hits the top of the best-seller lists." Writing, editing, speaking, and traveling might be recurrent themes this year for the sign.
Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Color
"Yellow, the color of intelligence — anywhere from pale lemon yellow or the bright yellow of a New York taxicab."

Mood
Gemini will feel secure, confident, and happy, says Miller, and she is in a better place after facing difficult times between 2000 to 2002. "Soon, it will be time to create new goals, but for now, it’s time to revel in their accomplishments," says Miller. This year might be the time that Gemini rewards herself with a luxury she'd previously denied herself — there's no time like the present, right?

The Design
Miss Pop conveyed Gemini's sunny disposition and new Hollywood status with a graphic mix featuring Deborah Lippmann's '80s-inspired brights, centered on the sign's signature yellow.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Cancer (June 22 to July 22)

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Cancers face major shifts and increasing responsibility this year, according to Miller, which may involve career changes, working toward a home-related goal, or caring for an aging parent. "Nevertheless, the one area of growth for Cancer will be in terms of being paid well," assures Miller. Cancer may have the opportunity to enjoy international travel during the first part of this year, and possibilities for romance will abound.

Trends
This will be a busy year for Cancer, with changes in the arenas of home, career, and possibly her partner as well. "Home will be the one area that has been the main concern, either because Cancer will be considering whether a move to a new location would offer better job opportunities, less commute time, or allow her to be closer to a parent that she needs to care for now," explains Miller. But, in the second half of 2014, Cancer's efforts will be richly rewarded with a generous salary increase (plus perks!) at work.

In the area of love, Cancer may experience a trying separation, at no fault of her own — the loved one may need to work abroad or do a medical residency or live in a distant state. But, despite the difficulties, members of this sign manage to truck ahead like nobody's business — onward and upward!

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"The colors of Cancer are those found in a seashell — silver, white, tea green, soft and silvery gray-blue. Cancer is ultra-feminine, yet authentic.

Mood
Cancers have a bad habit of questioning their decisions after they’ve made them — but, says Miller, if Cancers are able to resist the doubts, happiness awaits. "In love, they remain true to form — supremely idealistic and optimistic — even though their relationship difficulties may require patience, finesse, and possible adjustment."

The Design
Miss Pop interpreted the delicate marine shades and feminine ways of Cancer in this soft, graphic configuration — like watercolors but with way more punch.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Leo (July 23 to August 22)

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Look out, world — Leo is all about kicking ass and taking names in 2014. Midyear, Leo moves into a leadership position within her career and begins to make bold, decisive moves in life. "Heavy is the head that wears the crown — it is a privilege to lead but also a great responsibility, something Leo will soon see," warns Miller. Leo will continue to take control (and experience subsequent growth) through service to family or by making grown-up, home-related commitments to buy a house, renovate, or take over the care of an aging parent.

Trends
"The April 29 eclipse may have brought massive changes to Leo’s career — ones Leo, with effort, can use to turn the tables on events and score impressive professional growth," says Miller. "Leo will enter the best year of the past decade on July 16 when Jupiter, giver of gifts and luck, enters Leo, and will continue to allow Leo to be the celestial favorite until August 11, 2015." So, Leo will keep on doing what she does best: boldly grab the reins and show the world all she can do.

And, once Leo starts making her major moves, ain't nothing that can hold a Lion back. "Conditions, arrangements, and relationships that the universe deems unproductive or no longer relevant to you will now be swept away to make room for the new goodies on their way to Leo after Jupiter enters Leo on July 16."
Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Scarlet, purple, gold — the colors of royalty. Everything about Leo is elegant and smart. Think Kate Middleton."

Mood
The Lion is feeling happy and anticipating great luck, especially in love, with good health and exciting travel abroad on the horizon.

The Design
Miss Pop created a "regal, elegant" nail with inky-black and solid-gold polishes — the Swarovski pearls add even more Deco-era luxury.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Virgo (August 23 to September 22)

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Virgo is feeling the wealth — both in terms of riches and in relationships. "Friendship brings personal growth, and solitary work brings extraordinary productivity now and profits in 2015," says Miller.

Trends
"Magical, new friendships are possible in the first part of 2014 — but Virgo must make the effort by mixing more and joining at least one club, charity, or political organization." Despite the sudden social influx, Miller says Virgo is at her best while in a state of blissful solitude to work and reflect. In the romance department, Miller's advice is simple and to the point: "A friend makes the best introductions." Love brings new possibilities to Virgo from Mars from late October through early December — and a new moon will ensure that the end of the year is enchantingly romantic.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Hunter green, navy, chocolate brown. Virgo is the sign most interested in a clean, well-manicured look."

Mood
It's a bit of a crunch time for Virgo, with the coming months requiring that high productivity and work toward increased salary become major priorities. But, there will be that sweet reward of a major romance after December 21.

The Design
Miller suggested the French manicure for polished, modest Virgo, so Miss Pop obliged with a super-modern twist on the classic French by layering a rich navy on tips and creating half-moons.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Libra (September 23 to October 22)

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One of Libra's closest relationships will cause major pause this year, but career growth is very possible from now through the middle of the summer. Health may wobble under the strain of recent eclipses, says Miller, but friends will provide great joy even in the midst of strife.

Trends
When this close relationship hits a crisis point, "Libra must shore up her health, because all this news may be taking a toll on her constitution," says Miller. Thankfully, Libra will get a major boost of strength from Mars, and once summer is in full swing, "Libra will have her mojo back."

Despite lowered self-esteem stemming from this toxic relationship, Libra will see powerful career gains. And, her friends will be there to help motivate her to go for the gold.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"The colors of the Rocco drawing room: powdery blue, dusty pink, cream, deep rosy pink. In thinking about Libra, everything must be soft, as Libra is Venus’ child."

Mood
Libra has been challenged for years now — since, Miller explains, November 2009 when news regarding a certain partner threw her off-kilter. Libra has since gained joy from the upward motion of her career. And, in July and August, Libra's closest friends will be "providing a much-needed dollop of fun."

The Design
Miss Pop avoided the possibly saccharine notes in a pastel manicure by painting each nail a different shade from Deborah Lippmann's spring '14 collection and adding a minimalistic-chic emblem in sharp silver.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Scorpio (October 23 to November 21)

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Commitment brings maturity — Scorpio is finally finishing up undergraduate or advanced degrees and will start seeing a major return on the educational investment at the end of the summer.

Trends
Lately, Scorpio has been taking on responsibilities and making plans in a way that may have been beyond Saturn's ability to handle in recent years. "Jupiter has brought Scorpio the ability to travel far and wide and also will give Scorpio a chance to expand in publishing or broadcasting if desired."

In late July and August, Scorpios will experience "their most astounding career gains in over a decade," according to Miller. Love is on the menu now, too, where they will learn important lessons about "listening with both ears and an open heart," explains Miller.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Burgundy, black, eggplant, maroon. Scorpio is the sexy sign, but only in private. She’s 'all business' in the boardroom, but behind bedroom doors she is hypnotic."

Mood
Scorpio's mood is quite careful and measured — she had to be in order to master her academic accomplishments. In this way, she is coming into her own and is feeling more comfortable in her skin, says Miller.

The Design
For Scorpio, Miss Pop created a "calculated" — but straight-up chic — black-and-white motif.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21)

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Look out, Scorpio, because smarty-pants Sagittarius is hot on your accomplishment train. "Sagittarius can delve into intellectual subjects on the college level, perhaps to defend a thesis and earn a masters, law, medical degree, or PhD." Happy surprises such as lucrative deals and overseas travel are possibilities for this sign.

Trends
After July, according to Miller, Sagittarius will potentially pour resources into international travel. "Those who hope to gain citizenship, a green card, or visa in another country will have their best opportunity in the second half — the best in over a decade," assures Miller. "Sagittarius is known to be the best storyteller of the zodiac, and with such strong publishing aspects, this is the year to begin the great American novel." Love and romance will be on the back burner this year, although the eclipses in April may have brought news and a need to rethink a relationship. Miller notes that members of this zodiac sign tend to be commitment-phobes.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Deep royal blue, purple, and some texts refer to the rainbow. Plaid patterns also fall under Sagittarius."

Mood
"Sagittarius will be eager and enthusiastic to dive into all opportunities," says Miller. "Suddenly, life seems to offer an open road and all blue skies. Opportunities abound for this sign — especially in the area of writing." (Sagittarius, along with Gemini, is a publishing sign, says Miller.)

The Design
Miss Pop evoked plaid (and a zest for life) by layering a crosshatch pattern over a bright pop of orange-y red.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Capricorn (December 22 to January 19)

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Capricorn is a place of patience and ambition — says Miller, they have been "ruffled, but not rattled, over recent life events."

Trends
Capricorn is always very anxious to make career gains, but ongoing job changes mean this sign must learn to wait. (But, Miller notes, it's important to keep in mind some of the changes will work to the sign’s advantage.)

At home, Capricorn has been struggling with changes (and pressures) in the realm of a living situation, property, or an ailing parent. "Still, Capricorn’s partner, in marriage or in business, has proven to be amazingly supportive and can be counted on to provide great ideas, introductions, and other support," assures Miller. In the realm of love, Capricorns are ready to move things along: Single Caps who hope to get engaged or married may do so in May or early July, while already-wed Capricorns may feel ready to have a baby.

Thankfully for those preparing to plan a wedding or expand their family, financial rewards and opportunities will be unusually strong in the second half of 2014.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Light cream, pale beige, oatmeal, caramel, butterscotch, beige, tan — all neutrals. Capricorn is elegant and understated."

Mood
Despite a few difficult life events, Capricorn still remains practical, cautious, calm, and, as always, rooted to reality.

The Design
This look proves that neutrals needn't be boring — Miss Pop created a centered, symmetrical look with a rich shade of mocha and an accent of rose gold.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Aquarius (January 20 to February 18)

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Aquarius is all about self-improvement this year — through health, fitness, and professional gain. "This may be the year for Aquarius to start a business; the demand for goods and services will be brisk. After July, Jupiter will move to Leo, making 2014 a spectacular year for marriage or for any kind of business collaborations and partnerships."

Themes
Lucky Aquarius has generally been outside of the storm of pressures that have plagued other signs recently. To continue to keep stress at a comfortable distance, says Miller, fitness will be key — and the focus on health will have a major impact on Aquarius' appearance. "Exercise, diet, medical checkups and screenings, and any procedures her doctor recommends will add up to make Aquarius in top form."

After July 16, Jupiter makes a move into her partnership sign of Leo, making Aquarius the most likely sign to get married between the dates of July 16, 2014, and August 11, 2015.
Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
Neon shades. (Aquarius is governed by Uranus, which rules electricity.) Bright cobalt blue, bright fuchsia, and anthracite gray (a bluish-teal gray with green undertones) are Aquarius colors. Aquarius is idiosyncratic, individualistic, and ahead of the curve, always, including fashion.

Mood
Ebullient. Aquarius’ work is being praised, and as a result, more plum assignments will be on the way. If she loses a job — Miller does not imagine she will, but if so, she will gain a better one — she has that kind of "nothing can stop me" luck. Although Aquarius is not a sign that necessarily “needs” marriage, the idea of coupling up is intriguing to her now, especially because her relationship will go so well in the coming months. If creative, she can now get a great agent, manager, stylist, or publicist — any and all experts she aligns with later in the year will be worth their weight in gold.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Pisces (February 19 to March 20)

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Pisces is one stylish, creative powerhouse these days: "Her services will be in demand, and business will be brisk thanks to Pisces’ sense of style and on-the-money ability to prognosticate future trends." And, it only gets better from here: Miller advises that an emphasis on health in the second half of the year will only make Pisces more attractive.

Themes
Pisces is proud of all of her strong creative work in recent years — but, come July, Pisces is ready to focus on romance-centered goals and plans. (Time for a baby, perhaps?) "Come August and beyond, the scene shifts to work — and many will want Pisces in their corner," says Miller due to this sign's gifts in the areas of art, music, and dance.

The April eclipse may have brought in the need for a medical procedure, but Pisces is bouncing back with a plan to get fit and strong — happily, those efforts will pay off during the second half of the year.

Money has been a bit of a roller coaster for Pisces, ranging from very bad news to wonderful news that an unexpected sum might be rolling in. This up-and-down financial situation may last through 2015.

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
"Icy blues, very pale pink, violet, lavender, and pure, snow white. The Fish loves sparkles — they remind her of her gills — but they must not be loud, for the Fish is gentle, modest, and never pretentious."

Mood
Pisces is feeling romantic and compassionate. "Jupiter has given her a great chance to fall in love in the front part of this year, particularly in May and July, so she may be in a blissful state," says Miller.

The Design
Miss Pop chose a modern take on glitter with a rectangular negative-space design, allowing the glitz to be broken up by the pureness of the empty space.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Aries (March 21 to April 19)

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Miller says this year will represent lots of change for Aries: Everything from housing to relationships to careers will be in flux. "Starting this summer (July 2104), divine love will come in as a huge trend and help single Aries find The One." If Aries is in a relationship, there's a chance that news of a baby might arrive later in 2014. "Some Aries have faced breakups due to April eclipses if their union was not strong, but nevertheless, it’s onward and upward for this pioneering, fearless sign," says Miller.

Trends
This year, Aries is all about interior design — even getting fancy with table scapes. "Home will be where the heart is for Aries until mid-July, and they can make enormous strides this year — the most they have seen in 12 years. They can buy, sell, lease property, or rent a summer cottage share." Regardless, after the career-induced tumult of the past year, Aries craves a secure, safe, and stylish haven in which to retreat.

Additionally, Aries may experience a creative awakening this year. Says Miller: "Those who work in a creative field, whether as creator or support staff to talent, will surprise everyone with their sensational ideas and artistic expressions."

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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
Passionate, bright, lipstick red.

Mood
Despite challenges, this sign is one that always remains cheerful and optimistic in the face of adversity, explains Miller. "Aries is always ready to fight for what they want and believe in, and nothing will ever deter Aries from their quest. In Aries’ mind, no problem is too big to overcome."

The Design
Miss Pop worked with bold black, white, and red to create a stylish look fit for a budding designer. The graphic lines convey Aries' strength and fearlessness.
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Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Taurus (April 20 to May 20)

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This year, Taurus must learn to be flexible and communicative in the face of challenges in the areas of relationships and health, according to Miller. "After July, Taurus will see solid financial gain through real estate," says Miller. "Their joy will come through home-centered activities, including gardening, landscaping, and home decorating and entertaining."

Trends
From April through mid-July, it's all about Taurus capitalizing on creative inspiration. "Taurus may want to use recent life’s challenges to create moving literary work or lyrics to music," says Miller. "Those who write digital code for a living can create a killer app now or best-selling software. The power of the pen, for Taurus, could move mountains." Taurus' career will be busy as ever, but she will continue to flex those muscles, says Miller, "as workflow will be uneven — feast, then famine, and back to feast again."
Photographed by Dan McCoy.
Colors
Emerald green and the bright green of new leaves in spring, the pale pink of cherry blossoms, and, to some degree, sky blue.

Mood
"Taurus’ talent is to see life as it is rather than how they wish it to be, which keeps them balanced and helps them deal with unexpected setbacks," says Miller. "They never complain — they rationalize that doing so won’t help matters, and rightly so. Pouring feelings onto paper (possibly through journaling) will begin the healing process. Jupiter’s gift of articulation will help bonding with a relationship that requires clarification, encouragement, and love."

The Design
Miss Pop was challenged to create an emerald-green look that eschewed any possible comparisons to the holiday season — and we think she succeeded with this painterly mix of deep forest green and pitch black, applied in a haphazard fashion that captures the frenzy of the creative process.
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