Forget Horoscopes: We're LOVING Birthstone Beauty Products

Some of us can't wait to read our horoscopes every week; others couldn't care less. If you belong to the latter category, you may find yourself thinking: Why the hell do I need to know my birthstone?

Well, these beautiful products are about to change your mind. It's quite possible that your last encounter with birthstones was in jewelry form, years ago — approximately the same time you last bought a mood ring at the mall — but we implore you to revisit the idea...in the world of beauty. After all, adding your birthstone color to your vanity is a more affordable and less expected option — not to mention, so much fun.

Are you a January baby? It's time for you to pick up one of our favorite garnet lip colors. April's stone may be diamonds, but we have something even better on slide four. Celebrating your birthday this month? It's time to break out a sapphire liner, you September baby!

Ahead, products expertly matched to your birthstone so you can embrace that birthday feeling all year long.
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January: Garnet
Before a garnet stone is polished, the deep-amber shade is sultry, rich, and shine-free — just like this lip color. It flatters every skin tone and delivers a soft, matte texture. On the color spectrum, it falls between a classic red and a warm brown.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution in Birkin Brown, $32, available at Charlotte Tilbury.
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February: Amethyst
The color may feel a little intimidating in the pan, but you'll be in awe when you swatch it on your cheekbone. It's a daring, Saturday night-worthy shade that any skin tone can rock. The vibrant-violet sheen is bold enough to wear on the cheekbones, be swept across the eyelids, or dabbed over lip gloss.

ColourPop Highlighter in Sticky Sweet, $8, available at ColourPop.
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March: Aquamarine
If you want to look like a chic mermaid, then aquamarine should be your go-to shade. We like this formula from Urban Decay, which is smooth, vibrant, and easily blended. Smudge it under your bottom lashes for a touch of modern color, or on your top lashline for a subtle pop of pigment.

Urban Decay Glide-On Eye Pencil in Electric, $20, available at Urban Decay.
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April: Diamond
Have diamond dreams on an eyeshadow budget? This is for you. Flaunt your confidence with this primer-and-loose-pigment duo. It dries super-opaque and shimmery, making it the only bling you need.

Dose of Colors Eyedeal Duo in Frozen, $25, available at Dose of Colors.
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May: Emerald
If Scarlett O’Hara were an It Girl in 2016, she would probably rock this metallic eye tint. This vibrant shade flatters every eye color and looks surprisingly modern on the lid. Apply over eye primer along the top lashline and blend with your ring finger — it smudges down to an earthy, not '80s, finish.

Yves Saint Laurent Full Metal Shadow Fall Look 2016 in Fur Green, $30, available at YSL Beauty.
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June: Pearl
Matching your nail polish to your jewelry creates a chic, monochromatic look. Luckily, jewelry brand Kendra Scott is known for its delicate gemstones — and has re-created the pearlescent sheen in nail-lacquer form.

Kendra Scott Iridescent Drusy Nail Lacquer, $18, available at Kendra Scott.
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July: Ruby
If you love a red lipstick — and were born in the heart of summer — then this dramatic ruby hue is all you need for a lip-color update. Perfect for a swanky dinner or paired with a T-shirt and jeans, the shade feels moisturizing on your pout and pulls together an entire look with one swipe.

Tom Ford Lip Color in Cherry Lush, $53, available at Tom Ford.
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August: Peridot
Formulated with a blend of basil, lavender, and white musk, this muted-green formula is classic — and a touch masculine. It's rich, deep, and great for late-summer fragrance-layering.

Maison Martin Margiela Replica At the Barber’s, $125, available at Sephora.
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September: Sapphire
Sapphire blue is an electric color made for September babies. Don't be intimidated: This cobalt, glimmering blue glides on easily and doesn’t melt off throughout the day — so clutch for a late-night party, whether it's your birthday or not.

Pat McGrath Blue 002 Pigment, $35, available at Pat McGrath Labs.
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October: Tourmaline
Your birthday is in the middle of fall, so why not brighten it up with a candy-colored hue, October baby? This hot-pink lacquer is eye-catching in the best way.

Chanel Nail Polish in Camélia, $28, available at Chanel.
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November: Topaz
This passionate scent mixes vanilla bourbon and teakwood, resulting in sublime sultriness. Everyone will be drawn to the alluring notes the moment you walk into a room — and the bottle will look gorgeous on your vanity.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Bourbon, $85, available at Sephora.
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December: Tanzanite
This deep-blue color has beautiful purple undertones. Draw on a thick, opaque line for serious drama, or sketch and blend it over your whole lid for a smoky look.

Milk Shadow Liner in Hustler, $26, available at Milk.
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