Everyone loves an advent calendar during the holiday season so I’ve rounded up 12 of the best calendars this year to help guide you with your decision on which of thes to purchase!


CLINIQUE – $150: Offering treats including their award winning skincare products as well as mini cosmetics, fragrance and beauty tools, this calendar is a great way to try the brand if you’re not too familiar with their products!

NYX – $99 (Launching in DEC in Priceline): Taking you around the world in 24 days, the NYX calendar features 12 of their famous matte lip creams (in mini form) and 12 mini eyeshadows. A great one for lovers of NYX and their lip creams!

MECCA COSMETICA – $120: If you’re looking for a twist on the traditional advent calendar, this cracker collection is for you! it features some of Mecca Cosmetica’s best selling signature products in fun crackers for you to play and share with friends and family.

BENEFIT COSMETICS – $75: With 12 treats from their face, eye and lip makeup ranges, the calendar includes products from the They’re Real!  collection as well as other mini’s which are perfect to take with you for touch ups and travels this holiday season!

DIPTYQUE – $485: The ultimate luxe beauty and home advent calendar, it features 25 doors that hide a range of candles, perfumes and skincare products!

THE BODY SHOP – $139: With 26 treats valued at over $200, this calendar is full of skincare and cosmetic products. I have a full review/spoiler alert post here.

PAUL AND JOE – $110: Featuring limited edition products that are beautifully packaged hidden behind the doors, the advent calendar is makeup focussed.

ASOS – $95: ASOS have rounded up their beauty stockists to come out with a 24 day advent calendar filled with a range of skincare, makeup and haircare products from a wide range of brands. It comes beautifully packed in a marble look box.

ESTEE LAUDER – $450: If you’re looking for a calendar to treat yourself with, this is it! It features a great range of best selling skincare and makeup products that are all quite generously sized.

CIATE – $88: For all the nail polish lovers out there, this one if for you. The mini mani month has a beautiful range of mini nail polishes in shades that will take you all throughout the year – neutrals, reds, shimmers and more!

CHARLOTTE TILBURY – $295: With each drawer depicting a different party era, this calendar is beautifully packaged and features a range of mini and full sized products to get you party ready, from treating your skin to getting your makeup look on point!

LOCCITANE – $85: Always a popular one at Christmas, this advent calendar features great body and haircare favourites, making it perfect for those who prefer skincare to cosmetics.


Will you be opening an advent calendar this Christmas?

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