Your November Fragrance Horoscope

Did you know that your sense of smell is linked to your brain’s ancient and powerful emotional control center, the limbic system? The fragrances you wear can powerfully complement (and sometimes combat) the astrological forces that drive your world. Not only will the scents you choose regulate the cosmic vibrations that affect your emotional outlook, but they can influence those around you in bewitching ways.
After Mercury’s angry retrograde, this month’s full moon on Nov. 7 squared off Taurus and Scorpio and teased out our most basic ambitions and drives. It’s time to listen to your little pal inside, who is trying to tell you what you really want out of life. After the sun moves into Sagittarius on the 22nd, you can let your hair down (or get that bob you always wanted) and shake your groove thang to the beat of feeling much more grounded.
Keep reading to unlock your November perfume horoscope. Ensconce yourself in the right fragrances, and you will be foot-tapping to the tune of emotional victory in no time.
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October 23 – November 21

Let’s face it: The past few months have been a little harder than usual for you, sweet Scorpio. Well, break out the pump-up tunes, because Stella is about to get her groove back. Luck will be on your side, and you will be feeling clear-headed and confident. Enhance the carefree and joyful nature of these changes by trying a fragrance imbued with citrus notes of bergamot and lime. And, remember, the more you love yourself, the faster you’ll rise to the top.
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November 22 – December 21

This month, you might be feeling a little blah. Don’t indulge too much in feelings of loneliness or disappointment, though, daughter of Jupiter! Instead of drowning your sorrows by stalking social media feeds for hours on end, get creative. You have the seedling of a new idea or project that needs nurturing, and it can grow into a full-blown opportunity toward the end of the month. We recommend spicy woods that will draw you out of your doldrums and help you find your creative sanctuary.
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December 22 – January 19

There is something (or somebody) you want, and NOW is the time to go get it (or them). You are closer than you realize to winning the prize. Don’t second-guess yourself if you make an emotional bid that leaves you feeling vulnerable. It’ll be well received and well worth it. We recommend soft, white florals that will dial up your feminine confidence and signal to those around you that you are self-assured, playful, and serene.
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January 20 – February 18

Harmonious lovebug! Eros isn’t just your friend this month, he is your puppeteer. Relish in the blossoming of your closest relationships. For the past two years, sober Saturn has been all up in your grill challenging your romantic choices. That period ends this month, so let the magic of future possibilities unfold and spread a smile across your beautiful face. Relish this time of love with sweet and seductive florientals. The come-hither notes will leave all those in your wake languishing for more.
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February 19 – March 20

Change is in the air for you, lucky dreamer! You know deep down that you need to make this change, and you are ready for it. Squash your doubts. Those on the outside continue to see you as a lovely, creative, and compassionate beauty. Now, go get that swagger back. Wear comforting, gourmet scents that remind you of bygone days and bode for a bright future.

Molinard Fleur de Chocolat, $20.38, available at Harvest of Fragrances.
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March 12 – April 19

Tread carefully: You’re in the gloomy proximity of Saturn, and it’s likely that you’ll be facing blocks, fears, and frustrations. Grin and bear it like you’re climbing a hill in Saturday spinning class, because it ends the first week of December. Take time to evaluate how you’re directing your energy, and don’t be afraid to trim the fat. Once you free yourself of some menial burdens, you’ll feel awash with relief. Ensconce yourself in mind-clearing lavenders and nerolis.
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April 20 – May 20

Don’t let yourself be a victim, dear Taurus. YOU get to determine what shape and direction your life takes. Yes, unexpected, unavoidable things may pop up this month, especially around the solar eclipse on the 23rd. But, burdens may turn into blessings if you find that elusive silver lining. Remember: Be kind to those you love, even if you’re stewing inside. We recommend powerful woods that will bring out your inner Sasha Fierce.
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May 21 – June 21

Don’t forget: Rome wasn’t built in a day. You want to make changes? Break down your goals into tiny pieces. Start chipping away. Celebrate all of the little wins you achieve along the way with a fist-pump and a smile. Before you know it, you’ll be living in your mansion with your pet tiger. We recommend round, citrus fruits that will calm those around you and make your journey easier.
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June 22 – July 22

With no fewer than four planets in your house of love, November will be your most passionate month of the year. Indulge yourself in bacchanalian pleasures, but take heed — the parties can become addictive. Don’t lose sight of who you are in the heightened emotions of the month, moonchild. We recommend wearing earthy and fig-y woods to keep you grounded, even while you’re on cloud nine.
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July 23 – August 22

With Jupiter in Leo, your robust charm and sexual vigor will be unstoppable. Have fun with it, and stop fretting about the future! Your love buddy will be reminded of what makes wild-and-free you oh-so-special. And, if you’re traveling solo, you won’t be able to stay a hidden treasure for much longer. Wear woody, alluring scents to highlight your sexy winning-ness.
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August 23 – September 22

With the Mars-Pluto conjunction in your house of love, you will be sizzling during this enchanted period. Pulsating with an irresistible magnetism, you’re more persuasive than ever before. Don’t ruin this newfound power by overthinking it, analytical Virgo. Lean back into that cosmic trust-fall and enjoy. Draw out the peanut butter to your jelly with the earthy and ethereal scents of cedar and oud wood.
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September 23 – October 22

Get cozy with the ones you love, Libra. You may feel that you have more on your plate than you can deal with this month, but you’ve got this. Trust your instincts and the advice of your closest peeps — they can remind you of how awesome and capable you are, even when you lose sight of it yourself. It’s fine to burrow at home and gather your strength for an insane streak of luck that begins in December. We recommend musks to deliver a cosmic and cozy hug.
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