I'm Aliza Kelly Faragher, your resident astrologer, serving up your monthly horoscope. Read what your sign's 2018 horoscope predictions have in store for you, or check out the Cancer personality profile.
Let’s cut right to the chase: Venus goes retrograde on Friday, October 5, and everyone will be feeling this backward spin. For you, Cancer, Venus’s cosmic reversal occurs in the area of your chart linked to creativity and artistic expression. So, since the planet Venus governs our values, taste, and — perhaps most importantly — our perception of beauty, your aesthetics choices may be a bit, well, off over the next few weeks.
As your resident astrologer, I strongly advise that you refrain from making any major changes to your appearance during Venus retrograde. That’s right, Cancer darling: No impulsive haircuts, last-minute renovations, or expensive furniture purchases. Otherwise, you may wake up when Venus goes back to normal on November 16 sitting on a cheetah-print sofa, thinking, “What on Earth did I do?”
But don’t worry, there are plenty of other opportunities to shine this month — especially when it comes to your interpersonal relationships. A new moon in Libra on Monday, October 8 occurs in your domestic sector, and under this sky, you’re presented with a wonderful opportunity to deepen your closest bonds. This lunation is all about securing your infrastructure, so don’t be afraid to address any tension that may be building beneath the surface. It’s important that you feel safe and supported, Cancer dear, so take positive steps to ensure your personal comfort.
Under this sky, you’re presented with a wonderful opportunity to deepen your closest bonds.
Scorpio season kicks off on Tuesday, October 23. For many of your peers, Scorpio season will feel intense: Things will be dark, brooding, and emotional. For you, however, Scorpio season ignites confidence, creativity, and romance. In spite of Venus’s obnoxious retrograde, you will be shining brightly by the end of the month. In fact, your magnetism will be so powerful, don’t be surprised if your universe is infused with some serious flirtation.
Already attached? Existing relationships will be supercharged with passion, so don’t be afraid to spice things up in the bedroom. After all, a little roleplay coincides perfectly with Halloween costume shopping.
Right in time for the most fantastical holiday of the year, a full moon in Taurus electrifies the sky on Wednesday, October 24. They say “never meet your heroes,” and under this lunation, you’ll discover the meaning of that expression. Full moons reveal everything — the good, the bad, and the ugly — and this celestial flashlight will be shining on your extended friend group.
Simply put, Cancer darling, you may suddenly discover some serious shortcomings with your mentors. In fact, you may end up realizing that you’ve outgrown their advice. Now, your individual glow is what matters. Check out Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil Illuminating Self-Tan Oil, a miraculous, sunless solution to maintain your tan — even under the light of the moon.
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