10 Luxurious Ways to Wear Gold Makeup

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
    goldmakeup
  • Guerlain L’or Radiance Concentrate With Pure Gold Make-up Base $71 2 of 21
    01a

    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
    01b

    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
    02a

    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
    02b

    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
    03a

    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
    03b

    This moderately priced Sparitual gold collection is infused with real gold particles and comes in 6 shades. I love the greenish gold hue in Electrum.

    Check it out on 6PM.

     

  • Burberry Lip Glow Limited Edition Vintage Gold #18 $27 8 of 21
    04a

    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
    04b

    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
    05a

    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
    05b

    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
    07a

    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
    07b

    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
    08a

    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
    08b

    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
    09a

    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
    09b

    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
    10a

    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
    10b

    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 Décolleté $69 20 of 21
    11a

    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
    11b

    This sunny golden bronzer work has a subtle shimmer for a perfect sun-kissed glow.

    Available at Target.

     

Tagged as: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Learn More.