Get ready, star children, because it’s hot July and Leo season approaches. That means it’s time for big hair, plenty of glitter, and making plans with friends. But first, everyone must stay in and practice self-care during the dark new moon in Cancer on Friday, July 9. This is a sweet opportunity to pamper yourself and lower stress levels. Cook a nice meal (or let a lover cook one for you), take a long bath, and catch up on sleep. Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time to party later on in the month.
Messenger Mercury enters caring Cancer on Sunday, July 11. This transit adds depth to our conversations. If you’re in a new relationship, you may find yourself sharing secrets with your partner. It’s a good time to do it, thanks to a comet known as Chiron, or the “wounded healer.” This comet goes retrograde in bold Aries on Thursday, July 15, and when it does, we’re all asked to confront our trauma and process old pain. Consider starting to work with a therapist during this time if you don’t already.
Chiron isn’t the only comet to affect us this month. On Monday, July 19, a comet called Vesta enters Libra, the sign of balance and partnership. We all need human connection and this is yet another reason to reach out to your friends. It’s perfect timing that this is happening as people are getting vaccinated and parties are starting to happen again.
Before our bold Leo spending gets out of hand, Venus, the planet of love, beauty, and money enters responsible Virgo on Wednesday, July 21. This transit helps us put together budgets, practice our winged eyeliner, and discuss safety with partners and friends. Let’s not jinx the reopening of the world by behaving recklessly. When Leo season begins on Thursday, July 22, the biggest rule is to go out and have fun. We’ve earned it. Circle Friday, July 23 in your calendar. It’s the start of the weekend and a full moon in eccentric Aquarius. Full moons can bring out people’s primal nature, so prepare for hookups.
When communication planet Mercury enters bold Leo on Tuesday, July 27, confidence is key. It will feel easier to state your needs in the bedroom, ask out a crush, or advocate for a raise. Use this firepower to get what you want. Warrior planet Mars, which rules fucking and fighting, enters responsible Virgo on Thursday, July 29. This grounded, practical energy helps balance out Leo’s impulsiveness to ensure that you’re both thoughtful and assertive in matters of love and money. Click on your sign below to see what special treats you are in for this July.
July Predictions by Zodiac Sign
An astrologically important comet named Chiron and known as the “wounded healer” goes retrograde in your sign, demanding that you face past trauma. Work with a therapist and lean on your friends during this emotional but healing time. Don’t worry, Aries, there’s still fun to be had; fellow fire sign Leo starts its season this month and there are many parties to attend. Read your full July horoscope here.
When your ruling planet, lover Venus, enters perfectionist Virgo this month, you’re reminded of how much you have to offer. July is a month filled with parties and blessings in your love life, just beware of getting caught up in too much petty gossip. It could come back to bite you. Read your full July horoscope here.
You’re the social butterfly of the zodiac, Gemini. Loud Leo season begins this month, and your calendar is full. However, please make time for sleep and self-care, especially earlier in the month, during the new moon in homebody Cancer. Don’t worry, you’ll be doused in glitter and on the dance floor by the end of July. Read your full July horoscope here.
You may experience some anxiety or paranoia early in the month, sweet Cancer, when the sun in your sign clashes with eccentric Uranus in Taurus. But that means that you have full cosmic permission to do some of your favorite things. This includes sleep, self-care, and surrounding yourself with the people that you love. However, fun-loving Leo season puts a spring in your step and ends the month on a happy-go-lucky note. Read your full July horoscope here.
It’s your season, Leo, and no one does birthdays like you do. The world has been through a lot lately, so it’s your job to celebrate your birthday — big, disco balls and all. A full moon in eccentric Aquarius is the ideal night for a birthday bash. Your charisma is out of control, so use this month to ask for a raise or your crush out on a date. Read your full July horoscope here.
Watch out for misunderstandings early in the month, Virgo. If a text message from a lover sounds off, clarify before jumping to conclusions — in person, if possible. You don’t want to start any unnecessary conflicts, because when romance planet Venus enters your sign, your love life will be on fire. Read your full July horoscope here.
When an astrologically important comet, known as Vesta, enters your sign mid-month, you’re on high alert for any injustices in your life. If you’re giving more emotional labor than you’re receiving in a relationship, now is the time to balance those scales. Don’t worry Libra, you’ll stand up for yourself, and then enjoy orgasms galore when a full moon lights up the pleasure sector of your chart. Read your full July horoscope here.
July asks you to get on top of your finances, Scorpio. Whatever your current income status is, it’s important that you have a budget. Once that’s in order, you’re ready to party and enjoy Leo season. Just try to stay away from gossip, because it can bring out your paranoid side. Read your full July horoscope here.
When your ruling planet, lucky Jupiter (which is retrograde) changes signs, you have a chance to correct past relationship mistakes. This is a rare gift, so use it wisely. Making amends and moving on from the past leaves you feeling good. July sees you happy in love, and you should prepare for a date to remember during the full moon in Aquarius. Read your full July horoscope here.
You work hard and play hard, Capricorn, but a new moon in sweet Cancer has you craving emotional intimacy. As a result, you can expect romantic relationships to level up in July. If you’re single, perhaps you’re ready to go steady. Your one task is to become a bit more comfortable with vulnerability. Read your full July horoscope here.
Early in the month, a new moon inspires you to stay in for self-care. You’re officially not allowed to feel guilty about needing your beauty sleep. Rest up and recharge, because when a bright full moon falls in your sign, Aquarius, right after Leo season begins, you may be socializing more than you have in a long time. Read your full July horoscope here.
Life has been challenging lately for you, pretty Pisces, and you deserve to catch a break. This July, the stress lowers, and your social invitations increase. There’s excitement in your love life and no one deserves that more than you. When lover planet Venus enters Virgo, you see relationships deepen. Try to put your stress aside and go out and enjoy the world. Read your full July horoscope here.
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