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10 Gold makeup picks for a bolder look

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Go for the gold
this holiday

What better time than the blah winter season to inject your look with some get-noticed gold? We're helping you illuminate your makeup routine with some of our favorite golden-hued beauty products.


Lorac 3D Liquid Lustre Gold

Go for the gold this holiday

Make your eyes pop with some ultra-luxe shimmery gold eyeshadow (ULTA, $16). We love the stay-put yet satiny texture and how easy it is to apply this golden-hued shadow.


Vincent Longo Sparkle Gold Set

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Streamline your makeup routine with the help of this comprehensive kit that contains several golden-hued and shimmery products — two shadows, two glosses and two mascaras. The kit is housed in a cute zip-up case that you can take anywhere (, $65).


Dolce & Gabbana The Nail Lacquer

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Aside from blue and white, one of the colors most associated with winter is gold. For your next mani, we suggest this glossy, golden polish that will add some extra festive cheer to any outfit (Sephora, $24).


Makeup Forever Aquarelle Face & Body Powder

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Use this colored liquid to add detailed gold-hued touches to your makeup look. Whether you want to add some shimmery details to your face or body, this is a great way to do it (Makeup Forever, $21).


Kardashian Beauty K24 Prime Golden Make Up Primer Gelee

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When is a makeup primer more than just a base for foundation? When it also adds a subtle gold sparkle perfect for the season. Along with adding an illuminating sheen, this priming product also soothes and moisturizes (CVS Pharmacy, $15).


Oribe 24K Gold Pomade

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The Midas touch doesn't have to be reserved for your face. Why not add a touch of gold to your hair? Smooth the pomade onto wet or dry hair for a glamorous boost. For more strategic streaks, use a clean mascara wand to apply to smaller sections (Barneys, $49).


Guerlain L'or Radiance Concentrate With Pure Gold Make-up Base

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Infused with real 24 karat gold, this cooling gel can be used alone or under makeup to create a complexion-perfecting glow. It might be a splurge but a little goes a long way and wearing real gold on your skin is quite a treat (Sephora, $71).


Anna Sui Lip Gloss in Crushed Gold

Go for the gold this holiday

Don't forget about your lips when it comes to adding a touch of festive shimmer. We love this Anna Sui gloss in the perfect shade of gold. The gloss goes on smooth and provides long-wearing glossy color (, $22).


NYX Cosmetics Liquid Crystal Liner

Go for the gold this holiday

Trade basic black liner this winter for something that gets noticed. Amp up your makeup look with the help of this golden liner that adds a touch of sparkle. We love that this product doesn't flake and stays put (ULTA, $5).


St. Tropez Golden Skin Illuminator

Go for the gold this holiday

Give your whole body an all-over golden glow with the help of this skin illuminator that makes it easy to go for the gold this season. Either apply everywhere, or just use it to highlight certain areas, like your legs or the top of your shoulders (, $23).

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