There is nothing like a sweep of gold to brighten your day and lift your overall mood and look. Whether it be luxe skincare, shimmering makeup or wellness tonics, it’s the color of the season that can brighten any skin completion and boost your overall mood. Hermoine Macura-Noble sources the top 5 products that will help you get your glow on!
Body Boom Shimmer Gold Body Scrub
Enjoy dazzling days ahead with this glamorous illuminating body scrub created from high-quality Robusta coffee, Himalayan salt, brown sugar, macadamia oil, chocolate and gold particles! Featuring a significant source of caffeine, which stimulates the subcutaneous circulation (It can help to reduce excess fat tissue) the scrub also helps to soothe skin suffering from psoriasis and eczema. One tablespoon is enough to cover your whole body so take a small amount of the scrub, apply on wet skin and rub in a circular motion for the best results. The ingredients will also improve the appearance of your skin, especially problematic parts with cellulite and stretch marks. The best part? The sparkling golden particles will subtly emphasize your tan and give your body a beautiful glow!
100% Pure & Organic Argan Liquid Gold Oil
Made from organic Argan Oil – this luxurious elixir contains nutritive elements renowned for their beautifying properties such as Vitamin E, squalene, carotenes and 24-carat gold which acts as an activator to enhance the anti-ageing benefits of the product. This pure form of Argan oil also provides natural UV protection, unlike chemical sunscreens in the market. The product should be used on damp skin as it is absorbed quicker and more effectively. Founded by British-Moroccan May Hamid, Argan Liquid Gold oil uses 100% organic Argan Oil sourced directly from suppliers in Morocco. The brands 2-in-1 Foaming Cleanser is also perfect for those wanting a fresh, clean feeling without causing tightness. The cleanser is infused with pure Argan oil, 24-carat gold and botanical extracts to deeply cleanse and tone skin. A must-have for the colder months!
Hammamii Curcuma Purifying Mask
Freshly made in the UAE, Hammamii is an authentic luxury hammam skincare brand, boasting all-natural ingredients such as camel’s milk from the Dubai desert, golden lemons from Fujairah, solar salts drawn from the Arabian Sea and traditional spices like sumac and zaatar. The natural and organic ingredients are specifically chosen for their vitamins and minerals, benefitting the skin, hair and body – developed to be used inside a warm and humid environment – perfect for the hammam! With a range divided into five collections, the best sellers include the enriching camel’s milk bath, Cacti Facial Elixir, Henné Replenishing Mask and the Safran Body Oil. Try the Curcuma Purifying Mask for that touch of gold!
Charlotte Tilbury’s GlowGasm Face Palette
Charlotte Tilbury, Makeup Artist to the Stars, is often referred to as the Queen of glow, so it’s no wonder that her GLOWGASM collection is just that: a euphoric wash of crystal glow for the cheeks, lips and eyes. The Glowgasm Face Palette offers a blush & bronzer option for an all-over “love-light” rainbow effect on your skin. The complexion-enhancing, light diffuser features warm shades with golden undertones and a soft velvety texture. If you want a natural-looking tanned glow or an ‘eye light’, this is the palette for you.
Saba Kombucha Elixir
Loved by celebrities like Lady Gaga, Zoe Kravitz and Kourtney Kardashian – If you haven’t heard about the ‘tea of immortality’, you need to get with the program. Kombucha is a fermented tea that is infused with probiotics and made from a specific culture known as a scoby which stands for ‘symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts.’ Kombucha has numerous health benefits that include strengthening your immune system, improving digestion, protecting your body from harmful bacteria, aiding in weight loss, detoxifying the body and supporting a healthy gut, which of course, leaves you with glowing skin. Saba Kombucha offers a selection of four different flavors, the golden one is the Ginger & Turmeric Kombucha which rebalances your belly and gives you that natural boost for the day.
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