We’re now well into November and it won’t be long before the real countdown to Christmas begins. Advent calendars aren’t just for kids – why shouldn’t you have a little treat every day too? Beauty advent calendars are the perfect gift to yourself as a reward for all the stress that comes with the busiest month of the year.
Everyone’s skin needs a little extra pampering in the harsh conditions of the winter months. A beauty advent calendar is a great way to try out some new products with a fun element of surprise. These adult advent calendars also make a great early Christmas gift.
We’ve compiled a list of some of the best beauty advent calendars on sale this year. They always sell out fast, so get them while you still can!
Kiehl’s x Janine Rewel Advent Calendar
The Kiehl’s advent calendar is always eagerly anticipated, and this year is no different. Their limited edition holiday advent calendar is already sold out, but this collaboration, exclusive to Selfridges is still available.
The black organic cotton calendar comes in a seeded paper bag that you can plant to get flowers in the spring. The calendar includes 12 pouches decorated with an illustration by Finnish artist Janine Rewel, each of which includes a miniature Kiehl’s treat such as Calendula foaming wash, Amino acid shampoo, Crème de corps, and Buttermask for lips.
Birchbox Countdown to Beauty Advent Calendar
Birchbox always offer a great selection of products in their advent calendars. This years includes brands such as Estee Lauder, Lumene, Aveda, and Philosophy, and has a retail value of £206.
An attractive teal-toned box with ribbon ties hides 25 mini drawers containing tempting beauty treats in sample and sizes including shampoo, skin serum, body lotion, lip plumping gloss, eye palettes, and perfume.
Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar
The Liberty beauty advent calendar always sells out well before December and this year’s is bigger and better before, so make sure to snap it up while it’s still available.
Containing 18 full-size products and 7 samples, the total value of the calendar is worth over £600. The box is printed with a watercolour illustration of Liberty, and opens to drawers decorated with the iconic Liberty Strawberry Thief print. Treats inside include MALIN + GOETZ Grapefruit Cleanser, DIPTYQUE Baies Scented Candle, VILHELM PARFUMERIE Peony Couture, and REN CLEAN SKINCARE Evercalm Overnight Recovery Balm.
Space NK Advent Calendar
This year, the Space NK advent calendar takes the form of a library of books. The fairytale-inspired Beauty Anthology consists of four chapters – Pre-Party, Night Out, Morning After, and Everyday – each of which is full of beauty goodies.
With 24 products in all, including brands such as Drunk Elephant, Charlotte Tilbury, and Olaplex, the total value of the calendar is estimated at over £550.
Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar
If you’re thinking you may have to remortgage your home to be able to afford one of these beauty calendars, fear not! There are budget options available, including Amazon’s beauty advent calendar.
This limited edition box of goodies is great value for money as it packs in 24 products worth over £220 into a £40 package. Brands and products include E.L.F liquid matte lipstick, Elemis Superfood Berry Boost Mask, Eylure false eyelashes, and FOREO Luna Play mini.