Metal Works

Summer's bronze hues get sprinkled with gold for a glamorous molten look.

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Beauty Inc issue 04/11/2008

Summer’s bronze hues get sprinkled with gold for a glamorous molten look.

This story first appeared in the April 11, 2008 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.


01 Bourjois Shimmering Shine Liquid Eye Shadow in Molecule D’Or
This portable, spillproof liquid shadow is 55 percent water-based and has a built-in slant applicator to ensure a precise metallic sheen. ($16; Sephora, Ulta)

02 Lancome Star Bronzer Sun Cherub Compact
Unlike Icarus and his wax wings, the impish cherub on this megabronzer won’t let you down thanks to three shimmery shades that create a tan worthy of a sun worshipper. ($50; Lancôme counters, lancome-usa.com)

03 Laura Mercier Eye Colour Pot in Solid Gold
With both a sheer creamy gel and a mineral shadow dust, this two-part eye compact will bring out your modern-day Midas. ($32; Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Saks, Sephora, lauramercier.com)

04 Fruits & Passion Monoi Gold Body Shimmer
Tahitian monoi and a trove of natural ingredients make this portable body shimmer a top choice for an au naturel glow. ($17; Fruits & Passion boutiques, fruits-passion.com)

05 Clinique Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Goldspun

Bask in the sun’s glow with this stay-put moisturizing gloss that offers an SPF 15 shield all day long. ($14; Clinique counters)

06 Givenchy Glitter to Go

This floral-scented glitter gel is packaged in handy single-dose packets (the perfect size for an evening bag), which means extreme shine at any time. ($35; Sephora)

07 Dior Bronze Sun Couture Palette

This runway-ready palette conceals a karat-packed bronzing duo and opulently sheer lip gloss, ideal for perfecting this summer’s beauty gold rush. ($55; Dior counters)