July 2024 horoscopes: Lean into summer flirtations

It's cancer season

Summertime is heating up, and the astrology of July is bringing everyone a perfect balance of sweet and sizzling cosmic opportunities. Soft and tender-hearted Cancer season has everyone floating in feelings and building emotional connections. But once the fierce and fiery energy of Leo season swoops in on June 22th, it’s time to flaunt your sexiness and add some sass and sparkle to your summer flirtations. And don’t forget: wear sunscreen, stay hydrated, and use your birth control!


June 21st -July 22nd

Happy birthday season, Cancer! The new moon in your sign on July 5th is the perfect time to make a sweet and sexy birthday wish. And thanks to seductive Venus being in your sign, your magnetic pull is especially strong—so those wishes are likely to come true. The full moon two weeks later brings lots of depth and intensity to your relationships in the best way possible. Let the waves of emotion wash over you and embrace intimacy and connection.


July 23rd - August 22nd

The midsummer energy of July is bringing out your vivacious side in full force, and once beauty-planet Venus hits your sign on July 11th, you’ll be in full baddie mode. No one will be able to resist your charms, so wield them accordingly! You have every reason to feel confident and sexy, especially once your birthday season starts on July 21st. All eyes are on you now, so bask in the attention and don’t be shy about giving your admirer(s) a show.


August 23rd - September 22nd

Summer’s the season of fun and exploration, so you may want to be a little more open to trying new things in the bedroom and beyond. Changing your usual routine can lead to sexy new experiences. Get out on the town for a flirt fest under the new moon on July 5th, because you could make some really sweet connections. The full moon two weeks later is bursting with romance, and you may uncover some feelings for someone that you didn’t realize had been brewing.


September 23rd - October 22nd

This summer, be a little more assertive about your relationships and don’t be afraid to rock the boat. If you need to set a boundary, do it, Libra! Love feels more fun and exciting come mid-month, so it’s a fabulous time to enjoy some flirty summer nights with friends where you can mingle with new people. When it comes to your sex life, you may be eager to expand your horizons, so find ways to spice things up. Hooking up with new people in new places may be just the good time you need in your life.


October 23rd - November 21st

The month is off to a lusty and lively start with the new moon on July 5th, which will open your heart and mind to new ways of loving. No more sitting around and hoping your relationships head in the “right” direction—get real about what you want and start steering that ship, captain. The full moon on July 21st is the perfect time to have some deep and intimate conversations about the future of a fling or your long-term goals with someone special.


November 22nd - December 21st

The summer sunshine has hot, sweaty nights on your mind—and the new moon on July 5th is a gorgeous time for some sensual and vulnerable moments with a lover. By mid-month, you’re feeling extra flirty and free-spirited, and exploring new people or new things will satiate your craving for excitement in love and romance. Passion explodes in your relationships once Leo season rolls around, so embrace your confidence as a lover and prepare to wow.


December 22nd - January 19th

Your relationships get a sweet and sexy glow-up throughout the first half of this month, and the new moon on July 5th is an especially gorgeous time for new commitments, connections, or conversations in your relationship(s). The full moon in your sign two weeks later boosts your confidence, so bring that energy into romantic situations, too. Feel things deeply and let yourself linger in that scary but sexy feeling of vulnerability.


January 20th - February 18th

This is a great time for thinking and talking more about what you want out of your love life right now, so get a little chattier with your partner(s). Conversations can be great foreplay, which is especially helpful come mid-month, as relationships will feel extra romantic and sensual. The sparkly vibes of Leo season have you feeling extra bold and sexy, so play the role of the pursuer when it comes to dating during the latter third of the month.


February 19th - March 19th

Sweet and succulent summer love is in the air during the first half of the month, especially during the ultra-romantic new moon on July 5th. Write a love poem or make a sexy playlist for your crush. The full moon two weeks later could bring a classic friends-to-lovers storyline to a climax, so look out for chemistry. It’s also the perfect time to give a committed partner a chance to get to know your crew a little better.


March 20th - April 19th

The sensitive new moon on July 5th plunges you deep into your feelings, which might trigger some insecurities around love and relationships. Try not to take things too seriously! Luckily, you’ll be feeling yourself more by the middle of the month, so focus on playing the field or seducing your partner. Leo season’s sassiness promises more fun and flirtations, giving you plenty of opportunities to enjoy the summertime.


April 20th - May 20th

You’re feeling especially flirty for the first third of the month, Taurus, so put your sweet-talking sensibilities to good use under the new moon on July 5th. Just remember that there’s also potential for some meaningful heart-to-hearts. The full moon two weeks later inspires you to let loose and embrace your wild side. This is the perfect time to go on an adventurous date with a lover or try something new in the bedroom.


May 21st - June 20th

Sensuality dominates during the first third of the month, so the new moon on July 5th is the ideal time to connect with pleasure and seek comfort in your relationships. There’s a fun vibe shift mid-month, so strike up a conversation with a crush or chill with a partner under the stars. Lusty Mars lights up your sign on July 20th, so look forward to a spark-filled burst of motivation, passion, and sexual energy.

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