How to Achieve a Gold-Tinged Glow
Spoil yourself or a loved one with a glamorous gold beauty item for the party season
Bobbi Brown Luxe Eye Shadow Rich Sparkle in Chlorophyll $70
This new metallic eye shadow formula has arrived for party season and comes in lustre, metal and sparkle finishes, ranging from deep greens and purple to champagne tones. Consider a single shade as a stocking filler, or splash out on an eye palette from her Caviar & Rubies Christmas collection. From Britomart store and selected department store, pharmacy and mall standalone counters.
Chloe Absolut de Parfum 50ml edp $155
For its 10th anniversary edition, this ultra-feminine favourite fragrance is reinterpreted in an essence that intensifies its rosy appeal and woody depths. The fluted bottle ribbon is tied in a bow which is woven in golden thread for this limited edition. From Smith & Caughey’s and selected Farmers and Life pharmacy stores.
Guerlain Gold Meteorites $105
The highlighting powder pearls come in golden hues for the first time this season.They’re offered in a limited edition gold pottle that complements the rest of Guerlain’s holiday season makeup collection, encased in black and gold. (Stockist as before).
Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick $54
This stiletto shaped lipstick houses a cunning canister of colour that can be interchanged. With 30 shades to choose from, you can swap out or refill with your favourite stick of long-wearing satin-finish lipstick. And for Christmas there’s a boxed set of three top-selling shades. From Mecca stores, visit Meccabeauty.co.nz
Genaissance De La Mer The Infused Lotion $412
Supplement the skin with this unique, cream-infused water that adds a silky layer of moisture beneath the serum, from a luxury capsule collection that now also includes an eye and expression cream. From Smith & Caughey’s.
Bulgari Goldea The Roman Night 50ml eau de parfum $166
A floral musk, chypre-style scent, this seductive elixir intermingles lush evening blooms with dark berries, patchouli and vetiver. The Goldea range takes its name from an amalgam of the precious metal and Latin word dea (or goddess). From Smith & Caughey’s, selected Farmers and Life and independent pharmacies.
Guerlain Gold Makeup Palette $138
Dust eyes and cheeks in warm tones from this elegant lacquered compact that recalls the Art Deco era with its stylised palm leaf motifs. From Smith & Caughey’s Queen St.
Dior Diorific Vernis in Emerald $52
Why resist coming over all Christmassy, with the allure of Dior’s Precious Rocks makeup collection. It features seasonal splashes of colour for nails and velvety liquid lips, plus gold and jewel tones for eyes. From selected department stores and pharmacies.
Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Collector $66
The highlighter pen takes on festive fireworks decoration, perfect for helping illuminate your complexion or disguise dark circles. From selected department stores and pharmacies.
Victoria Beckham Estee Lauder Black Cassis Lipstick $80
For dark drama for a high-impact occasion, try this matte-finish lipstick. It’s what the designer of this beautifully detailed collection wears when she switches from everyday nude to evening appearance. From Smith & Caughey’s Queen St, David Jones, Wellington and Ballantynes, Christchurch.
Tender Love + Carry pill purse $15
A smart storage solution for those needing to carry regular medication or supplements. This little zip-up purse houses an eight-slot plastic pill box and is marked out with the days of the week. Visit Thebeautycollective.co.nz