Last week I told you about a $300 24-carat gold facial  that promises to firm and brighten skin, replenish skin cells, and reduce wrinkles. If that service is out of your price range, have no fear: I just stumbled upon a wealth of products from Linden Leaves , which offers a golden beauty option for about one-tenth the cost.
Linden's luxurious Gold skincare line  — including bath oils, soaps, lotions, and mists — is made from 23-karat gold flakes, as well as fruit and flower oils like avocado and rosehips. (Life & Style  magazine says Jessica Alba is a fan of the brand.) For details on this luxe line,
I don't really know much about what — if anything — gold does for skin, but Linden Leaves' products are so elegantly packaged and affordable (between $10 and $28) that I'm willing to give them a try!
I'm particularly entranced by the Gold Mist  revitalizing spritzer, which looks a little bit like Goldschlager and leaves your skin with a slightly golden glow. There's also the Gold shower gel , which is infused with chamomile and vanilla, and this Gold Package  ($149.95, pictured above), which would make a great gift for someone's 50th birthday, don't you think?