Egyptians believed the healing powers of gold could cure all manner of physical, mental and spiritual ailments. Romans used gold preparations for treatment of skin lesions and sores. Cleopatra wore pure gold for a radiant complexion. Gold was used by ancient civilizations to remedy skin problems.
Gold is one of the softest metals and is easily absorbed into the skin; thus influencing it at the cellular level. It also helps to reverse the oxidation damage to the collagen fibers, which in turn accelerates the regeneration of healthy new cells.
The gold mask may help reduce toxins and the appearance of sun damage. It also helped fight acne because of its antibacterial properties. Gold increases the blood flow of the skin helping with collagen and elastin.