Your August Love Horoscope, Revealed

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Get ready to relive the good old days. This August, romantic Venus is retrograde, making us all quite nostalgic. We could reconnect with an ex, search “the one that got away,” or take a heartwarming trip down Memory Lane with our mates. However, not all systems are go. While Venus is driving in reverse, we’re more likely to misconstrue people’s feelings. Is it a fling or the real thing? That won’t always be clear. But, remember, with Jupiter heading into precise, particular Virgo for a year on August 11, we can afford to be more selective. Only the best, dahhhlings, only the best.

Leo Love Forecast

With a breathtaking count of five planets soaring through Leo, you are in demand this month. After the 8th, lusty Mars sets you on the prowl. Easy though, fierce one — you could come on too strong for the tamer types (perhaps that first love who’s making you swoon again).

With Venus retrograde in your sign, coupled Leos could recreate the honeymoon phase. Revisit the place you first kissed, and make time for the passions you used to share. Free-spirited Jupiter will leave your sign on the 11th and move on to your grounded, second house. You might feel like settling down or, on the flipside, slowing down and letting an attraction unfold one day at a time. Take time to explore, and if you’re ready to be single again, the new moon on the 14th will bring an opportunity to break away gently.

Your beauty forecast: Bold & Colorful Statement Eyes
To get the look, first prep your skin with foundation. For each eye, use a flat nylon brush to press bright-blue eyeshadow over your entire lid, starting in the inner corner and working toward the outer corner in an arc. Next, use your fingertip to dab a glittery green liquid liner on top of the shadow at the inner corner of your eye, stopping at the center of your lid. This draws extra light and sparkle toward your eyes. Then, line your upper lashline with black eyeliner, also gliding it three-quarters of the way along your lower lashline, starting from the outer corner. Smudge the liner using a pencil brush for a soft focus. Finally, coat lashes with mascara, and add contouring to your cheeks and the sides of your nose. Complete the look with a natural lip.
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Photographed by Jens Ingvarsson; Styled by Laura Pritchard; Makeup by Ashleigh B. Ciucci; Hair by Casey Geren; Manicure by Rachel Shim for Artists by Timothy Priano; Set Design by Kate Landucci at Mary Howard Studio; Illustrated by Sydney Hass; Modeled by Raven for Women 360; Model wearing Lisa Perry top and Jennifer Fisher jewelry.