Gold Innovations, from Gilded Facials to Gold Flake Champagne

 - May 26, 2010   Updated: Jul 12 2011
For centuries, gold has been one of the most sought after, precious metals on the planet. And nowadays you can't turn on the TV without seeing a corny "cash for gold" commercial on the air. This cluster of gold innovations is proof that gold is not only found at the Olympics or in jewelry stores. From 24 karat gold facial treatments to gold flake champagne, enjoy these gold innovations.

Implications - As the recession comes to an end, consumers are looking for products featuring an element of luxury. Items containing a prestigious aspect are appealing to those who want to feel exclusivity in their purchases. Companies trying to increase their revenue could focus on this desire for a more elite aesthetic.