The Nail Color You Should Wear in February, According to Your Horoscope


With a degree in neuroscience and art history from UCLA, Rose Theodora is an expert when it comes to color therapy and astrology. Each month, she'll be sharing astrological insights for your sign, as well as the beauty products you should be using. Consider these your personal beauty horoscopes.

This month, she's sharing the nail color you should wear in February, based on your sign. Each color is thoughtfully selected for your sign and with the current astrological landscape in mind. You can also read for your sun, moon, and rising signs.

OPI Infinite Shine 2 in Do You Sea What I Sea?
OPI Infinite Shine 2 in Do You Sea What I Sea? $13

Aquarius: Happy Birthday! You’re feeling relationship-oriented this month, which means you've reached a pivotal point in which you need to honor yourself more and to think about what you're initiating for the next 12 months. Relationships are shifting this month and the focus is on your own autonomy. You're not only expressing your unique ideas, but acting on them. V–day for you means cozying up with a movie and taking a bath.

Your nail polish shade: A bright, azurite blue is your vibe all month long. 

Essie Nail Lacquer in Muchi, Muchi
Essie Nail Lacquer in Muchi, Muchi $9

Pisces: Life is pretty comfortable for you this month; there is a certain air of escapism that you are masterful at indulging in. Whether it’s through meditation, film, music, even daydreaming, consider this month as time to prepare yourself for the next. Mercury enters your sign on February 10th, so expect to feel recharged and fully rested by then! Valentine's day is about communicating how you feel, and hearing what you need in return. No one does poetry quite like you—lead by example.

Your nail polish shade: A mellow baby pink is soft and subtle, like you. 

Smith & Cult Polish in Dark Like Me
Smith & Cult Polish in Dark Like Me $18

Aries: Your reputation comes into focus in February. You're being pushed to share your ideas with others and initiate innovative concepts that can really benefit others. Don't forget that you're a pioneer—when you take action, you inspire everyone else around you. February 13th is a special day; plan to do something constructive and catapulting. February 14th will involve spending it on and with who you value most, whoever that is. Expect a quality gift.

Your nail polish color: A dark, brooding purple keeps you grounded. 

Jinsoon Nail Lacquer in Audacity
Jinsoon Nail Lacquer in Audacity $18

Taurus: Change seems to become more enticing to you by the moment. The eclipses last month were the catalyst for the discontent and simultaneous inspiration you're now feeling. The new moon on February 4th brings your home and family life into balance. Mars enters your sign on Valentine’s Day, so expect a passionate one! Wear what makes you feel sensual and beautiful.

Your nail polish: A dark, sultry red is familiar, yet tantalizing. 

Sundays Nail Polish in No. 30
Sundays Nail Polish in No. 30 $18

Gemini: Relationships aren't just a theme for you this month. This month, you’re more focused on how they fit into the overall vision that you have for your life. Travel will lead you to answers, so take travel opportunities when they arise! Take a class or join a retreat to find more of what you've been missing. Expect that what isn't meant for you will leave and something even better will replace it (or them). V-day is about getting away from it all with a little R&R.

Your nail polish: A light, charcoal gray is comfortable and gives you perspective. 

Pacifica Rainbow Gloss 7-Free Top Coat
Pacifica Rainbow Gloss 7-Free Top Coat $14

Cancer: February motivates you to dig into deeper and more innovative intimacy. You're feeling supported and willing to do the hard work to move mountains now. Give yourself credit where it's needed, and always indulge in more self-love. February 18th is about feeling more secure with money and partnership. Enjoy this wave of support—it will carry you far. Valentine's Day is about having fun and spending it with more than just your lover, but friends too.

Your nail polish: A holographic or metallic gray keeps you feeling safe and balanced. 

Kure Bazzar Nail Polish in Love
Kure Bazzar Nail Polish in Love $18

Leo: Last month felt like things were slipping from you, but really, it's still your life. Things are just moving into balance, which means that you'll need to consider others more than you've been doing. February promises movement towards all that you've been working towards. When you take care of others, they'll be willing to return the favor and more—keep that in mind while dreaming up your new life. V-day means getting the recognition that you deserve and spending it with someone you're invested in for the long haul.

Your nail polish: A bright red is creative and exciting, just like you. 

OPI Infinite Shine 2 in I'll Have a Gin and Tectonic
OPI Infinite Shine 2 in I'll Have a Gin and Tectonic $13

Virgo: You’ve done the work—now enjoy the romantic atmosphere you’ve created! Valentine’s day heats things up and has the potential to make things long lasting—if not with a person, then a personal project. The cards are in your hand!

Your nail polish: A pinky-salmon is your hue this month—you just don't know until you've tried it on. 

Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer in Ceremony of Secrets
Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer in Ceremony of Secrets $18

Libra: You're building from the ground up now, so as hard as things can feel at times, know that there is beauty at the end of all of this. You're going the distance and this month finally feels like a breakthrough. Do what's unconventional in February and you'll enjoy life a lot more. Valentine's day is ruled by Venus, your ruling planet,which makes for a grounded and sentimental day with loads of passion.

Your nail polish: A lustrous mauve feels sensual. 

Sinful Colors Professional Nail Polish in Snow Me White
Sinful Colors Professional Nail Polish in Snow Me White $2

Scorpio: February illuminates your home life. This means that if you're not actually moving, then you're changing things (décor, people, etc.) up a bit. On Valentine's Day, Mars moves into your relationship sector and ignites your desire for passion, but also makes you feistier than usual. Take a beat and plan an ahead so that you're not stressed and easily aroused. The good news is that you're feeling energized by others and motivated to keep things up-to-par. 

Your nail polish shade: A winter white is uplifting and calming—just your cup of tea this month. 

Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Brown Nose
Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Brown Nose $6

Sagittarius: Life seems good this month and if you're not traveling from here to there, then you're probably still going non-stop in other aspects of your life. Expect this to be a month that births even more clarity and opportunity. The Sun in Aquarius all month means that you're flying high! You might be working on Valentine’s Day, but no sweat—if you don’t have plans yet, then plan an über-luxurious bath for yourself, oils and all.

Your nail polish shade: A creamy nude lets you focus on the big picture.

Chanel Le Vernis in Marinière
Chanel Le Vernis in Marinière $28

Capricorn: After Venus enters your sign on February 3rd and meets up with your planet, Saturn, on February 18th, life will seem smoother—like you’re walking on stable ground again. Valentine's Day for you is about focusing on all that's sensual about life and enjoying every moment that life has to offer.

Your nail polish: A deep navy is alluring and provocative. 

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