Your rising sign plays an important role in your personality. It’s the image the world sees of you and the impression that everyone has of you when they meet for the first time.

The rising sign is the zodiac sign that was rising from the east at the time of your birth. Depending on the sigh your ascendant is in, your impression on the others will vary but after someone knows you better they will see who you really are as a person.

Here is the impression you leave on people after the first encounter based on your rising sign.


1 – Aries

The first impression is that you are dynamic. There is a thought that when someone first meets you they might think that you are pioneering, positive and a born leader. If you have Aries as your rising sign then you will seem courageous. Some people may find you being overwhelming or intimidating as well.

2 – Taurus

The first impression is that you are gorgeous. When someone meets you for the first time they will find you very beautiful and attractive or some may see you as a ‘whole package’. On the other hand, people born under this ascendant might be seen as stubborn or even a bit arrogant.

3 – Gemini

The first impression is that you are mischievous. People with this ascendant have an air of intellectualism about them. Even if you are not reader or traveler people may think that you really are. Also, they will find you being very sarcastic and witty at first.

4 – Cancer

The first impression is that you are compassionate. Maybe you already heard from someone that you look really as a kind and caring person which is because of your cancer ascendant. Likewise, people can find you moody and mysterious.

5 – Leo

The first impression is that you are charismatic. Leos are naturally charismatic and they love the spotlight. You are turning heads when you walk in the room and your voice is heard. Likewise, people can perceive you as very dramatic at first.

6 – Virgo

The first impression is that you are poised. As a Virgo ascendant people may think that you are very analytical and resourceful. You are reliable and can be expected to always get the job done. You can sometimes over-analyze things and people might see you as very critical which will sometimes keep people away from you.

7 – Libra

The first impression is that you are charming. If your rising sign is libra then people will find you very charming and also as someone who is great at resolving conflict and likes to avoid chaos. But some of them will find you weak because of this.

8 – Scorpio

The first impression is that you are sexy. Scorpio is a sign that is most associated with sex, death, and rebirth. If this sign is your ascendant then people will find you admiring and very powerful but in a calm way. People will also find you as someone who can easily manipulate others.

9 – Sagittarius

The first impression is that you are free-spirited. People will usually see you as someone who is outspoken and outgoing. Even if you don’t like adventures and you are more of a book reader type they will perceive you as someone who likes adventures and adrenaline.

10 – Capricorn

The first impression is that you are determined. You will give an impression of a very determined and honest person, someone who is oriented to goals. They will see you as a serious and focused.

11 – Aquarius

The first impression is that you are eclectic. People will talk about your intelligence and wit, and they will find you very authentic. You are kind and friendly which makes you also very accepted in social circles.

12 – Pisces

The first impression is that you are enigmatic. People will see you as someone who is ‘old soul’, emotional and can be philosophical sometimes. Your point of view may seem ideological and even impractical.