The Emoji That Best Suits You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

The next time you're texting, refer to these emoji recommendations from an astrologer.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and thanks to emojis, that's never been more true. When we're texting, emailing, or chatting with co-workers, these tiny images convey emotions that words just can't capture. They also add a dose of fun and whimsy to our conversations. But with every tech update including a new batch of emojis, it can be hard to find the perfect one to match your vibe. That's why we asked Best Life's resident astrologer to give us the scoop on the perfect emoji for each zodiac sign. Keep scrolling to see if you'll be a fiery heart or a funky flying saucer.

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Lauren Ash is a St. Louis-based astrologer and lifestyle writer. Ash is the resident astrologer for Best Life, Glam, and Sanctuary Astrology. Follow Lauren on Twitter and Instagram or subscribe to her blog for monthly horoscopes.

Aries: Fiery Heart

Fiery heart emoji.
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You're a lover and a fighter, Aries. When something sparks a fire in your heart, whether it's that dream job or that dream person, there's almost nothing that can stop you from pursuing it until it's yours. Passion burns bright for you, so it makes sense that your signature emoji is the fiery heart. When the naysayers tell you your dreams are impossible, you know better than anyone how to follow your heart and prove them all wrong.

Taurus: Houseplant

Potted plant emoji
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You're a lover of nature, Taurus, and it's not just because you're an earth sign. Much like a houseplant, you have very specific conditions under which you thrive. Sometimes you need to be the center of attention and bask in the sun, while other times you like to hide away to recharge. The potted plant emoji speaks to your energy. You like what you like, and when you find the right environment, you'll put down roots and blossom.

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Gemini: Butterfly

blue butterfly emoji
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Was there any other emoji that made sense for the social butterfly of the zodiac? You're always on the move, staying busy with a variety of hobbies and friend groups. You don't like to get caught up in worrying; you prefer to keep things easy and breezy. Butterflies symbolize everything fun-loving and free-spirited about being a Gemini. You're always floating from one flower to the next, sharing a brightness and joy as you go.

Cancer: Crescent Moon

Yellow crescent moon emoji
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You're a bit of a mystery, Cancer. Your emotions run deep, and as a result, you tend to go with your feelings when making big decisions. However, that doesn't mean you share them out loud. Much like the dark side of the moon, it can be hard to know what's really going on inside your head. So, what better emoji for you than the crescent moon? Though it may seem distant and cold looking at times, the beauty and magic surrounding the moon's glow is the perfect fit for your own ethereal vibes.

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Leo: Microphone

Microphone emoji
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You've got something to say, Leo, and you're not afraid to steal the spotlight to be heard. From conquering the career world to making new friends wherever life takes you, there's nothing that can stop you from showcasing your confidence and speaking your mind. The microphone emoji symbolizes both your love of the stage and your outspoken nature. After all, people are paying attention to you anyway, you might as well be sure they can hear you loud and clear!

Virgo: Stack of Books

Stack of books emoji, with blue, red, and green books
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You're so much more than the perfectionist of the zodiac, Virgo. Hardworking and focused, you don't let anything stop you from achieving success. And as an observant introvert, there's a lot you pick up by watching others. Your attention to detail is unmatched, and many even call you the detective of the zodiac. If you don't know something, you're quick to crack open a book and teach yourself. The stack of books emoji shows off how smart you are, and reading is also one of your favorite ways to relax and unwind.

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Libra: Disco Ball

Silver disco ball emoji
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Libras are compassionate and empathetic. You've got a knack for seeing things from all perspectives and offering some of the best advice. While it's true you're the peacemaker of the zodiac, part of your love for balance and harmony comes from the fact that you like to have a good time! There's an extroverted side to your personality, and you enjoy meeting new people, which is why the disco ball emoji is your best match. Bright, shiny, and fun, it's a reminder to keep things light and not let the little things get you down.

Scorpio: Crystal Ball

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You're very secretive and tend to play your cards close to the chest, Scorpio. Others may view you as mysterious and even brooding, but you know exactly what you're about and where you're going in life. The crystal ball emoji is not only the perfect match for your intuitions and ability to read other people, but it's only fitting that the sign that celebrates their birth during the Halloween season has a spooky emoji to match.

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Sagittarius: Bullseye

Red and white bullseye with blue dart emoji
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There's no doubt that you like to spend your time partying and adventuring your way through life, but that's not all you bring to the table, Sagittarius. Unwaveringly optimistic, you know that you can achieve whatever you set your mind to with enough hard work and dedication. And when you aim for a new target, you rarely miss. So, the bullseye emoji is the perfect match for the sign of the archer. It's also a good reminder that practice makes perfect.

Capricorn: Diamond

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While you might not be as loud or assertive as other signs, there's an unspoken authority you bring into any situation. As the reliable and consistent one among your peers, opportunities to work harder and achieve more always seem to come your way. And nobody knows how to handle the pressure like you, Capricorn. Much like a diamond only forms after it's learned to take the heat, you're tougher and shine brighter due to all the hard work. Let this emoji be a reminder that all the tough times and late nights are worth it.

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Aquarius: Flying Saucer

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People call you the rebel, the weirdo, and even the alien of the zodiac—but that doesn't bother you, Aquarius. Open-minded and forward-thinking, you take pride in knowing that you're doing things your own way and are not afraid to cause a stir to get things moving in a positive direction. Some might think your methods are unconventional, but you know that your one-of-a-kind soul is special. If people want to say you're from another planet, why not wear it as a badge of honor with the flying saucer emoji? Better than being boring!

Pisces: Unicorn

Unicorn emoji with purple hair and rainbow horn
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You're the artistic dreamer of the zodiac, Pisces. As someone who sees everything through feelings and emotion, you're always looking for the best in people and are the most compassionate of all signs. You might get pegged as being naïve or overly idealistic, but you don't let these opinions stop you from seeking out the magic in others. The unicorn emoji symbolizes your mysticism and faith that anything is possible if you just believe.

Lauren Ash
Lauren Ash is a celebrity astrologer and lifestyle writer. She writes columns for Best Life, and hosts the weekly podcast Birth Chart Pls. Read more
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