30 Best Gold Makeup Ideas: How to Get the Look

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are upon us, meaning it’s time to start thinking about our holiday party looks. And what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by donning sparkly, festive makeup?

Whether you’re looking for a show-stopping look for a party or a more subtle look for a holiday gathering, we’ve got you covered. We’ve rounded up 30 of our favorite gold makeup looks to help get you inspired.

How to Do Gold Makeup

Here’s how to nail a gold makeup look:

  1. To start, prep your skin by cleansing and moisturizing it. This will ensure a smooth and even canvas to work with.
  2. For this look, you’ll want to focus on creating a radiant and shimmery gold finish. To do this, you can use a variety of different products, from eyeshadows to highlighters.
  3. For the eyes, you can play with different gold eyeshadows, from metallic to glitter. You can use them all over the lid, in the inner corner, or as a highlight on the brow bone. You can also use eyeliner in a gold or champagne color, to make your eyes pop.
  4. For the cheeks, you can use a gold or champagne highlighter to create a radiant and shimmery look. You can apply it on the cheekbones, the bridge of the nose, and the cupid’s bow.
  5. For the lips, you can use a gold or champagne lip gloss or lipstick, to complement the gold theme.
  6. You can also use a gold or champagne eyeshadow on the body, such as the collarbones or the shoulders, to add an extra touch of shimmer.
  7. Finally, set the makeup with a setting spray to ensure it stays in place throughout the day.

The key to achieving a gold makeup look is to use different shades and intensities of gold, and to blend them well to create a cohesive look. You can also play with different textures, from matte to metallic, to add depth and dimension to the look.

So go ahead and take a look. And don’t be afraid to experiment with different shades and textures of gold to find what works best for you.

1. Molten Gold Makeup

 This molten gold makeup look is the perfect way to add a touch of glamour to your face. To achieve this look, you’ll need to use a gold-toned eyeshadow and some highlighter to make your eyes pop. With a little practice, you’ll be able to recreate this stunning and unique molten gold makeup look that is sure to turn heads.

2. Glittery Gold Makeup

This glittery gold makeup look is perfect for any holiday party or event! It’s easy to achieve and so glamorous! To recreate this look, you’ll need glittery gold eyeshadow, black liner, and matte nude lipstick.

3. Gold Glam Makeup

Recreating this gold makeup is a perfect option to add a touch of glamour to your look.

4. Gold Rhinestone Makeup

Recreating this rhinestone makeup look adds a touch of sparkles to your look. Rhinestones are indeed a sure winner for any skin tone.

5. Subtle Gold Makeup 

A subtle way is a great way of incorporating the gold makeup look without having to go over the top or look all eye-catching. This decent yet elegant makeup look can be worn to any event. Plus, it’s simple to recreate and matches any outfit.

6. Gold and Black Eyeshadow Makeup

You’d want to pair gold with black for a bold look. Indeed, this dual-toned eyeshadow of gold and black makes a big statement, and you wouldn’t want to miss out on this look.

7. Gold and Blue Dramatic Makeup

Spend the rest of the day out of town while wearing this gold and blue dramatic makeup look that’s sure to attract admiration from every corner… LOL. You already love the look. So get started and recreate this stunning yet dramatic look. For the lips, apply metallic blue and gold lipstick.

8. Gold and Bronze Cut Crease

Cut creases are always on point, TBH. There are many ways to achieve a stunning cut crease, but using bronze and gold eyeshadow is a foolproof way to create a dramatic and elegant look. By using a darker shade in the crease and a lighter shade on the lid, you can create a look that is both contoured and bright. 

9. Gold Smokey Eye

This smokey eye look is a great way to add a touch of glam to your face. It’s a simple yet stunning way to make your eyes stand out. Whether you’re going for a night out or a special event, this is definitely for you.

10. Golden Halo Eyes

This style of makeup is perfect for a classy and outstanding. To achieve this look, use a light gold eyeshadow to rim your eyes, and then use a darker gold eyeshadow in the center of your eyelids. Finish off the look with black eyeliner and mascara.

11. Chocolate Gold Makeup

Do you love chocolate? Do you love gold? Well, then, you’re in for a treat! This new style of makeup is perfect for those who want to add a little bit of luxury to their look, accompanied by its rich, chocolatey tones and shimmering gold details.

12. Classic Gold Makeup

There’s something about classic gold makeup that screams elegance and sophistication. You can’t get enough of it.

13. Snake Gold Makeup

Snake Gold Makeup is a great way to add a unique touch to your look. It’s perfect for special occasions or everyday wear. With its versatile color, you can create any look you want. Snake Gold Makeup is ideal whether you’re looking for a chic look or something more dramatic.

14. Pale Gold Makeup

Pale gold makeup is a beautiful and flattering option for many different skin tones. If you are fair-skinned, you may want to consider using a pale gold eyeshadow to brighten up your eyes. If you have a more olive complexion, you can use a pale gold highlighter to add a bit of glow to your skin. 

15. Simple Gold Makeup

Overall, this golden makeup look is simple and easy to achieve. Anyone can create a beautiful and elegant look with the right products and a little knowledge.

16. Antique Gold Makeup

Antique gold makeup is perfect for those who want a vintage look. This makeup style is usually achieved using gold eyeshadow, liner, and mascara. To achieve this look, start by applying a light layer of foundation all over the face. Next, use a gold eyeshadow on the lid and blend it into the crease.

17. Sun-Kissed Gold Makeup

It’s that time when the weather starts to warm up and the days get longer. And what better way to enjoy the sunshine than with a little sun-kissed gold makeup? So, grab your sunscreen and your makeup bag, and get ready to shine!

18. Yellow-Gold Makeup

For a sweet way to bring attention to your face, go for this Yellow-Gold eyeshadow and soft pink lips. It takes zero effort to achieve this look.

19. Metallic Gold Lip Makeup

This look is all cool and different from all you’ve seen previously. For more serious-looking makeup, don’t resist recreating this look.

20. Grunge Gold Makeup

This makeup look brings out your dewy fresh skin. Who’s ready to have fun and glow all day?

21. Gold and Green Makeup

 If you’re looking for something more stylish, this is far beyond! Recreating this look would put a smile on your face.

22. Soft Glam Gold Makeup

It’s so exciting how you can apply soft makeup yet look all mesmerizing. This is perfect for all occasions, whether get-togethers or wedding parties.

23. Gold Cat Eye

Who wouldn’t want to look all refreshed this time? This look gives a cheerful feel that everyone would love to have.

24. Gold with Black Graphic Liner Makeup

You can’t go wrong with black graphic liner makeup if you’re looking for a way to make your eyes stand out. This type of makeup is perfect for creating a dramatic, smoky eye look. Plus, it’s easy to apply and easily remove with makeup remover.

25. Natural Gold Makeup Look

This is an awesome definition of natural but beautiful. Use a nude highlighter and a subtle Gold eyeshadow to recreate this look.

26. Gold Swirl Makeup

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Recreating this swirl makeup adds an edge to your face without doing so much. All you need to do is to dip the toothpick into gold face paint and recreate the swirl. Also, apply a red lip gloss to complete the look

27. Bold Gold Makeup Look

Bold gold is a perfect option to create a bold and dramatic statement. Sure, it isn’t a bit stressful to apply.

28. Shimmering Gold Makeup

This look adds an extra shimmer and sparkle to your face. Plus, it can be recreated anytime, anywhere you want, as it’s easy to achieve.

29. Matte Gold Makeup

If you’re looking for a new makeup trend, why not go for something a little different and try matte gold makeup? This unique look is perfect for adding exceptional beauty to your face.

30. Rose Gold Makeup

The rose gold makeup trend is here to stay! This chic and feminine look is perfect for any occasion, and with the right products, it’s easy to achieve. Whether you’re looking for a subtle hint of rose gold or want to go all out, this is for you.

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