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We knew that gold and silver are good for your pocketbook but what about your complexion? Shades of gold, silver and copper have long been staples of color cosmetics counters, but now precious metals and trace elements are appearing in everything from makeup to skincare. Check out our picks to up the ante on your beauty portfolio.
GOOD AS GOLD
Known for its energizing properties, gold is one of the key ingredients in luxury skincare like La Prairie’s Cellular Radiance Concentrate Pure Gold ($580). Obviously opulent and luxurious, this concentrate is the brand’s gold standard of anti-aging that features 24-karat gold as well as newly developed peptides.
For that touch of gold in yo
From the beginning of time, women have used the glitter of gold to enhance their natural beauty. In medieval times, it was believed to be beneficial for health. Today, in addition to jewelry, bullion, dust and coins, gold is now used in gourmet foods and trendy drinks. Revel in your golden goddess with this roundup of fab-glam products to make you look like a million bucks!
Jane Iredale will transform you into a princess with her 24 Karat Gold Dust Powder. You’ll positively shimmer when you brush this on your cheeks, eyelids or décolleté. Heads will swi
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Due to a variety of factors – including enduring economic turmoil in Europe – the price of gold has been steadily increasing, with silver futures on the rise as well. While this may not be welcome news for jewelry shoppers, beauty junkies can still shine on thanks to the presence of metallic elements in our favorite makeup and skincare products!
AVON ULTRA COLOR RICH 24K GOLD Lipstick – I have to admit that when I saw this bright gold lipstick I immediately passed it on to my mom. But she talked me into trying it and told me that if it was too glitzy I could mix it over other shades. This time she was right! (I hate to admit it). Unless you have tawny, chocolate or mocha skin, Im not sure you can pull it off alone, but if you are fair like me it adds a touch of sheen to your bottom lip. Plus how much do you really want to spend on a gold lipstick anyway?! Benefit 24K Sexy Gold Lipstick costs a lot more than the Avon one.
FINAL VERDICT: BOB (Bail Out Beauty) – At around $5, you can’t beat it.