Our manis are a good reflection of our mood, but they’re a pretty revealing indicator of our personalities, too. Think of the designs you’re naturally drawn to. Maximalism, color-clash, loud brights? Or minimalism, neutrals, and simple accents? One way to hone in on the designs best-suited to you is through your horoscope. Each star sign can highlight different dominant traits. Wondering where yours will take you? Scroll down.
(March 21-April 19)
Energetic, confident, impulsive and adventurous, Aries don’t necessarily feel the need to follow convention. When it comes to your nails, they’re an opportunity to experiment. Why choose one shade when you can have five? This color mix design is eclectic, just like you.
(April 20-May 20)
Rational, grounded, loving, and unshakable, you’re a pragmatist and a romantic at the same time. Bulls favor styles that are practical and classic, but also make them feel good. This gold-speckled mani matches your style perfectly. It’s neutral and classic, but with a pretty scattering of subtle sparkle that will go with everything.
(May 21-June 20)
Expressive, playful, inquisitive and quick-witted, Geminis are up for something lively and fun. This rainbow design is as bright and lively as you are, but with a cut-out accent in the middle, to mix things up and keep it interesting.
PINKS AND REDS
(June 21-July 22)
Emotional, sympathetic, intuitive and loyal, Cancers are thoughtful girl-next door types. The soft pinks and warm reds of this mani are approachable and inviting, just like you.
(July 23-August 22)
Strong, confident, faithful, and warm, Leos are fierce. This mirror-like mani is as dazzling as you are—and it’s definitely not boring.
REVERSE FRENCH MANI
(August 23-September 22)
Organized, detail-oriented, helpful, and honest, Virgos are perfectionists. This reverse French mani is immaculately neat and beautifully precise, but it’s also very chic.
HALF AND HALF
(September 23-October 22)
Charming, diplomatic, kind, and romantic, Libras are natural peacemakers and seek harmony. This half and half design beautifully balances a minimalistic neutral nail with pretty pink metallics.
(October 23-November 21)
Determined, powerful, mysterious, and emotional, Scorpios are often confused for fire signs, and though they can have a tough exterior, this water sign is loyal and sensitive once you scratch the surface. This lightning bolt is powerful and bright (sounds familiar…).
(November 22-December 21)
Free-spirited, strong-willed, adventurous, and intellectual, Sags are all about going off the beaten path and trying something new. They’re bold, lively, and fun, so something colorful and graphic like this star design is perfect.
(December 22-January 19)
Loyal, practical, humorous, and stubborn, Caps like to consider all the options before they make a decision. Chances are, they’ll stick to something classic and functional, but with a bit of style kudos. This chic merlot shade is timeless and works with whatever’s in your wardrobe, but the bare cut-out detail at the cuticle gives it a fresh twist.
(January 20-February 18)
Progressive, independent, quirky, and intelligent, water bearers are unconventional and original. The last air sign of the zodiac, they drift to their own beat and while they can sometimes seem stand-offish to start with, they’re soft, generous, and creative at heart. This fluffy cloud design is dreamy and free-spirited, just like you, Aquarius.
(February 19-March 20)
Compassionate, gentle, intuitive, and sensitive, Pisces are natural nurturers, but they’re also artistic and spiritual. The last water sign of the zodiac, they’re a refreshing energy that’s light and optimistic. This cheery water color mani fits the bill perfectly.
This story originally ran on Glamour UK.