Go for the Gold – 24 Karat

You expect to gold star treatment – nothing but the best for you and yours. Well, now some local businesses are taking the gold treatment to a whole new level by adding actual gold into their treats and treatments in some unusual ways.

Golden taste

Just when you think your have tried every variety of sushi available, the chefs over at Haru introduce a new combination to tantalize your taste buds.  Order their Boston unCommon Roll and you will be treated to edible 24K gold. Each uncommon roll incorporates crunchy spicy salmon, tuna, avocado, mango and black tobiko and tops it all off with edible 24K gold leaf for the crowning glory.

Haru is located at 55 Huntington Ave., Back Bay, Boston 617.536.0770

Touched by gold

Experience the Midas touch with a 24K Gold Collagen Mask treatment. Developed alongside cosmetologists, this exclusive offering from The Spa at Equinox claims that the gold in their mask helps combat aging by reducing melanin and minimizing the damaging effects of free radicals. The treatment is part of an hour long facial skin rejuvenation ritual performed by the spa’s aestheticians that promises to moisturize and rejuvenate skin, reducing the signs of aging, while alleviating stress.

The Spa at Equinox is located at 131 Dartmouth St., Back Bay, Boston 617.578.8918 and 225 Franklin Street, Financial District, Boston 617.426.2140

Golden kiss

Perhaps you have been told your kisses are golden.  Now you can make that analogy a reality with 24Karat lip gloss from Stila, available at Sephora. This luxurious lip gloss is infused with 24K gold alongside Vitamins A, C and E for a moisturizing and high shine lip gloss that can make your pouty twins more fabulous on its own or over your favorite lipstick.

Sephora is located at The Prudential Center mall, 800 Boylston St., Back Bay, Boston 617.262.4200