Remember that scene in "Goldfinger" when James Bond discovers a woman murdered and painted gold by the evil butler Oddjob? Rest assured that isn't what's happening here.
Beauty technicians who apply the $475 24-karat-gold facial at Santa Fe's Eldorado Hotel and Spa just want to make you look good. The gold-flecked serum reportedly lifts, tightens and lightens skin, while reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It also supposedly slows down collagen depletion that causes sagginess, and helps fade age spots [source: Poggi].