There is something sexy about adding a little touch of shimmery gold, especially in warmer weather. Gold makeup has such a luxurious feel and while too much can be garish, a hint of this warm, sparkly color can be quite really lovely. Here are 10 beautiful luxury products that I am lusting over. Each of these high-end products is worth the splurge but I’ve tracked down lower-cost alternatives that follow each as well. Hopefully this list will inspire you to add a golden glow to your summer!
10 Ultra Luxurious Ways to Wear Summery Gold Makeup (with Budget Alternatives!) 1 of 21
Guerlain L’or Radiance Concentrate With Pure Gold Make-up Base $71 2 of 21
This indulgent moisturizing makeup primer and enhances skin with 24-karat gold. It add a luminous glow while smoothing and tightening skin.
Available at Sephora.
Khroma Beauty K24 Prime Golden Make Up Primer Gelee $14.99 3 of 21
This more affordably priced illuminating base offers a subtle shimmering sheen that deflects light.
Get it at CVS.
Oribe 24K Gold Pomade $49 4 of 21
I absolutely love this subtle, sparkly makeup for hair. Use a clean mascara wand to apply it to sections and get ready to feel fabulous.
Buy it at Barneys.
Alterna Caviar Glitterati Spun Pomade $19.99 5 of 21
More glimmer than glitter, this golden pomade imparts a subtle sheen for less.
Available on Amazon.
Tom Ford Beauty Nail Lacquer in Gold Haze $30 6 of 21
For ultra-chic nails, try a gold polish like this one from Tom Ford. Its advanced formula has a bendable coating for longer wear without chipping.
Found on Saks Fifth Avenue.
Sparitual Gold Collection Nail Lacquer in Electrum $6.99 7 of 21
Burberry Lip Glow Limited Edition Vintage Gold #18 $27 8 of 21
A golden gloss is gorgeous on hot summer nights either worn alone or layered over a sassy coral or orange lipcolor.
Found on Burberry.
Rimmel Stay Glossy Lip Gloss in Unlimited Gold $3.99 9 of 21
This budget buy offers long-lasting sparkle and can be found at your local drugstore.
Pick it up at Walgreens.
Tatcha Camilla Beauty Oil $125 10 of 21
Tatcha creates beautiful products inspired by the beauty secrets of geishas. This brand new rich, nourishing oil gives a sensual glow with 24-karat gold flakes and can be used on hair, face, or body.
Pre-order your bottle on Barneys.
Nux Huile Prodigieuse OR Multi-Usage Dry Oil Golden Shimmer $39 11 of 21
Add shimmer to hair or skin with this 96.9% natural option. It contains 6 nourishing oils and Vitamin E.
Available on Beauty.com.
Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eyeshadow in Gold Blitz $33 12 of 21
This intensely pigmented, luxurious eye makeup is a hybrid of cream and powder for a unique long-lasting texture that can be use wet or dry.
Found on Giorgio Armani.
Maybelline Color Tattoo 24-hr Eyeshadow in Bold Gold $5.94 13 of 21
This long-lasting creamy gel packs a high-pigment punch for the price.
Get it at Target.
Dolce & Gabbana Shine Lipstick in #70 Gold $32 14 of 21
This rich, sheer lipcolor adds a sexy shimmer and makes lips look fuller.
Exclusively available at Saks Fifth Avenue.
NYX Cosmetics Diamond Sparkle Lipstick in Sparkling Gold $5.50 15 of 21
The price is right on this sparkly, velvety lipcolor formulated with mineral oils.
Found on Amazon.
Nars Body Illuminator in Laguna Body $45 16 of 21
Get glowing with this amazing golden body illuminator with exotic, nourishing Tahitian monoi oil.
Available at Nars.
Hard Candy Glamazon Glow All The Way Face & Body Luminizer $8 17 of 21
This affordable shimmering luminizer is formulated with 24 karat gold.
Buy it at Walmart.
Yves Saint Laurent ‘Eyeliner Effet Faux Cils’ Longwear Cream Eyeliner in Gold Star $25 18 of 21
This elegant eyeliner glides on lids like a dream and stays put all day.
Find it at Nordstrom.
L’Oreal HiP Studio Secrets Professional Color Chrome Eyeliner in Gold Charge $10 19 of 21
HiP Studio by L'Oreal is known for its high intensity pigments that rival more expensive brands.
Available on Drugstore.
Guerlain Terra Soleia Tan Enchancing Bronzer Face and DÃ©colletÃ© $69 20 of 21
This luscious bronzer is flecked with tiny shimmering gold particles.
Pick it up at Sephora.
Sonia Kashuk Bare Minimum Pressed Powder Bronzer $9.99 21 of 21
This sunny golden bronzer work has a subtle shimmer for a perfect sun-kissed glow.
Available at Target.