Pour the honey and spread it thick, astro babes. May’s cosmic medicine is a rich, rose-dipped invitation to dilate open towards what just feels good. A pleasure chest of celestial treats, the month asks us to mine our inner width, creating a spacious base for courageous cravings that spring from inner satiation instead of scarcity.
Ruled by the fat, buttery Taurus Sun, the energy is a fertile hothouse of creative becoming, reminding us that our warm breath and bods are all we need to “make it happen.” Even if you are not able to be “in” the world right now, remember that you are a profound part of it. And with magnetic Venus stationing retrograde in Gemini, it is high time to see ourselves reflected in the eyes of our ecstasies, vivid and alive because of our capacity to love what we love.
Where are you caught in sweat-reward mode, believing that your right to enjoyment is contingent on your arduous effort? Whether it is starting with dessert or sleeping ‘til noon, May is for breaking the endless input-output cycles and bowing to our actual inner rhythms instead, snacking on whatever meat most fuels our magic.
So let it hang low, ripe and easy and reach for the full-bodied beauty that is already ready to fall into your open palms.
Read on for your sign’s inner beauty secret for May and get ready to glow from the inside out.
TAURUS OR TAURUS RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Ancient Wisdom. Explore tried and true beauty tips from history and connect to your inner Cleopatra’s timeless glow.
GEMINI OR GEMINI RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Sleep. Surrender to gorgeousness by rolling in the sheets and letting your cells mend themselves all on their own while you simply slumber.
CANCER OR CANCER RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Bonfires. Creative composting is your literal and symbolic key to lusciousness. Ignite it, toss it to the winds, and let the ash fuel brand new open space.
LEO OR LEO RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Boosters. Whether it is magical herbal elixirs or a plain old gummy multi-vitamin, May wants you to build it beautiful from the bones up.
VIRGO OR VIRGO RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Emotion. Become an epicure of your most rainbowed emotional turf, giving each shade of joy and pain you experience its own place in your palette.
LIBRA OR LIBRA RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Sweat. Whether it is heart-racing aerobics or a steam session in your bathroom, May wants your self-possessed power coming out of your pores.
SCORPIO OR SCORPIO RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Sacred Geometry. Whether it is dancing flush with the four walls of your home, or noticing the perfection of nature’s shapes, May is made for inner contouring.
SAGITTARIUS OR SAGITTARIUS RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Ritual. Take May to transform even the most mundane of movements into high art, bringing intention and elegance to your everyday routines.
CAPRICORN OR CAPRICORN RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Second Helpings. This month, divinity comes from a full cup. Pursue your plain and simple appetites straight to the party platter.
AQUARIUS OR AQUARIUS RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: The Four Elements. Get back to basics, opening the window to the breeze, walking briskly in sunlight, laying your body on the earth, or dipping into the bathtub.
PISCES OR PISCES RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Art Appreciation. Let yourself be moved by tangible emotional creations, remembering that even the subtlest sensations deserve a sculpture.
ARIES OR ARIES RISING
Inner Beauty Secret: Fantasy. Tend to the parallel universe that runs alongside the pragmatic, reminding yourself that “reality” is whatever you deem to be most real.
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