Astrology Apps for the Modern Woman

Like millennial pink and wide legged jeans, astrology is back in fashion. In an article for The Atlantic, Lucie Greene, the worldwide director of J. Walter Thompson innovation group, which tracks and predicts cultural trends said, “Over the past two years, we’ve really seen a reframing of New Age practices, very much geared toward a Millennial and young Gen X quotient.” The internet age has been breeding a renewed interest in astrology and horoscopes with everything from  cat breeds, Oscar Wilde quotes, Stranger Things characters, types of french fries being used to categorize “your sign as…”

Whether you don’t even know your rising sign or you don’t eat lunch without checking your horoscope, here is a list of apps, websites and accounts to follow for all your astrological needs.

 

Co-Star - 

With the help of NASA data and professional astrologists, Co-Star keeps you up to date with all the planetary movements and what their transits mean for you. The app offers you a detailed guide to your planetary signs and exactly what they mean. Our favorite part of the app is the sharing feature that allows you to connect with friends to see their daily updates as well as your compatibility.

 

Perfect for: Checking your friends mercury sign to see how they are ACTUALLY feeling

 

The Daily Horoscope - 

Keep things simple with The Daily Horoscope app. Access your daily horoscope with a single tap and an easy to navigate interface. Set up the daily reminders so you never forget to check in what the planets have in store for you today.

 

Perfect for: If you want a little cosmic guidance but don’t know (and don’t care) what your Jupiter sign means.



Mercury Retrograde - 

Even if you aren’t an astrological expert, you’ve still heard about how Mercury Retrograde is BAD news. Whether its in harmless direct or retrograde, stay in the know of all of it’s transits, brought to you by the people at FindYourFate.com. Now you can finally blame it on Mercury and mean it.

Perfect for: You want to set up that job interview but need to check with the planets first.

 

Broadly Horoscopes - 

Check out Broadly, Vice’s feminist little sister, for short and sweet daily horoscope updates via Twitter. They offer daily astrological updates as well as monthly overviews at the start of every month with detailed guides of the month’s planetary transits.

 

Perfect for: When the first thing you see after your alarm goes off is your Twitter timeline.

 

Astro Poets @poetastrologers - 

Your weekly astrological update from “actual living poets.” Follow Astro Poets on Twitter for a more romantic and much more hilarious insight into your astrology sign. Astrological memes are all the rage on the internet these days and Astro Poets executes in a way that when in your weekly horoscope they say, “You’ve worked so hard to see the candles all lined up in a row. Spin and spin. A purple sunset and a smile are waiting, somewhat perfectly,” we really feel that. As Astro Poets would say, “every sign is compatible with poetry.”

 

Perfect for: When you need to know what kind of Rihanna GIF is most compatible with your sign.

 

iLuna - 

There is so much to learn about the moon and so much that is determined by it. Easily find out about the lunar phases and it’s position in the zodiac and a brief interpretation about what that means for you. Never miss another full moon again.

 

Perfect for: Instagram and ritualistic benefits.

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