The best beauty Christmas advent calendars for 2022 (2023)

Yes, it’s already that time of year.

Before we know it, it’ll be Christmas – so that means it’s time to think about beauty advent calendars if that’s something you like to treat yourself or a loved one to.

Typically selling out far ahead of time, it’s worth getting organised.

Liberty’s infamous advent calendar always sells out sharpish, and this year’s offering went on sale on September 28. Jo Malone has also opened its waitlist.

Some are also already shipping out, adding even more anticipation to your countdown to the festive season.

These are some of the top picks to buy for 2022: ready, set, go.

Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar

The sellout is back again – boasting of luxe products from Kate Somerville and Rose Inc – all worth over £1,000. This one will go fast.

What’s inside:

  • Rose Inc Brow Renew Enriched Shaping Gel Clear 5gFULL SIZE
  • MZ Skin Hydra-Lift Gold Face Mask 25gFULL SIZE
  • Vilhelm Parfumerie Peony Couture 10ml
  • Carriere Freres Tomato Candle 70g
  • Le Labo Thé Matcha 26 EDP 15mlFULL SIZE
  • Davines OI Oil 50mlFULL SIZE
  • Hair by Sam McKnight Deeper Love Intensive Treatment Mask 50ml
  • Wild Source Miracle Oil 15mlFULL SIZE
  • The Seated Queen Cold Cream 30ml
  • Liberty Hera Candle 60g
  • (Malin+Goetz) Resurfacing Face Serum 30mlFULL SIZE
  • Sunday Riley Auto Correct Brightening and Depuffing Eye Contour Cream 15mlFULL SIZE
  • Votary Super Seed Nutrient Cream Light 30ml
  • Verden Arborealist Bath Oil 55ml
  • REN Clean Skincare Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask With AHA 50mlFULL SIZE
  • 111Skin Rose Quartz Exfoliating Mask 30ml
  • Zelens Emulsion D Fortifying Moisturiser 30mlFULL SIZE
  • Dr. Barbara Sturm The Good C Vitamin C Serum 10mlFULL SIZE
  • Aromatherapy Associates Clear Mind Rollerball 10mlFULL SIZE
  • QMS Medicosmetics Advanced Collagen Serum in Oil 10ml
  • Dr Sebagh Retinol Night Repair 30mlFULL SIZE
  • Venn Vitamin B Activated All-In-One Concentrate 20mlFULL SIZE
  • Surratt Lipslique in Eglantine 1.6gFULL SIZE
  • Trish McEvoy High Volume Tubular Mascara OR Lash Curling Tubular MascaraFULL SIZE
  • Larry King A Social Life 30mlFULL SIZE
  • Aveda Botanical Repair Strengthening Leave-In Treatment 25mlFULL SIZE
  • L:A Bruket 017 Lip Balm 14gFULL SIZE
  • UOMA Beauty Salute to the Sun Drama Bomb Mascara 13mlFULL SIZE
  • Bamford Citrus Body Wash 50ml & Sage Body Wash 50ml
  • Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment 60mlFULL SIZE

Get it for £245 at Liberty.

The Body Shop Box of Wonders

Every year The Body Shop do a series of sweet calendars with pop-up features.

This is the biggest size, but there are two smaller versions for those on a tighter budget – still with the beautiful pop-ups.

What’s inside:

  • Shea Hand Balm 30ml
  • Avocado Lip Care Stick 4.2g
  • Strawberry Shower Gel 60ml
  • Camomile Muslin Cloth
  • Camomile Sumptuous Cleansing Butter 20ml
  • Aloe Calm Hydration Sheet Mask 18ml
  • British Rose Shower Scrub 50ml
  • Bath Lily Large Ramie Gift
  • Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask 15ml
  • Shea Intense Repair Shampoo 250ml
  • Avocado Shower Cream 60ml
  • Mango Body Butter 50ml
  • Almond Milk Shower Cream 60ml
  • Tie Front Headband
  • Nicaraguan Coffee Intense Awakening Mask 15ml
  • Almond Milk Soap 100g
  • Pink Grapefruit Shower Gel 60ml
  • Vitamin C Glow Sheet Mask 18ml
  • Avocado Body scrub 50ml
  • British Rose Shower Gel 60ml
  • British Rose Hand Cream 30ml
  • Vitamin E Quench Sheet Mask 18ml
  • Shea Body Butter 50ml
  • Himalayan Charcoal Skin Clarifying Night Peel 30ml
  • Breathe Massage Melt 75ml

Get it for £95 at The Body Shop.

Parfums Christian Dior Calendar

For perfume obsessives, look no further – this has 24 days worth of new fragrances to unlock.

What’s inside:

  • J’adore Eau de Parfum 5 ml
  • J’adore Parfum d’eau 5 ml
  • Sauvage Eau de Toilette 10 ml
  • Miss Dior Eau de Parfum 5 ml
  • Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet 5 ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Oud Ispahan 7.5 ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Gris Dior 7.5 ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Jasmin des Anges 7.5 ml
  • Rouge Dior 999 velvet finish
  • Rouge Dior Balm 000 satin finish
  • Rouge Dior 100 velvet finish
  • Dior Vernis 999 7 ml
  • Diorshow Iconic Overcurl 090 4 ml
  • Diorshow Maximizer 3D 4 ml
  • Dior Prestige Intensive Repairing Creme 15 ml
  • Dior Prestige La Micro-Huile de Rose Advanced Serum 10 ml
  • Capture Totale Super Potent Serum 10 ml
  • 30 Montaigne candle 85 g
  • Thé Osmanthus candle 35 g
  • Ambre Nuit candle 35 g
  • Jardin d’Orangers candle 35 g
  • Gris Dior Body Creme 15 ml
  • Miss Dior Hand Creme 20 ml
  • Lucky star Christmas decoration

Get it for £470 from October 15 at Dior.

Charlotte Tilbury Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars

Filled with star products, this is a great way to try the brand if you’re new to Charlotte Tilbury. It contains 12 products, but its contents are worth over £250.

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What’s inside:

  • Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir (8ml) FULL SIZE
  • Hollywood Beauty Light Wand in Spotlight (12ml) FULL SIZE
  • Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz (1.6g) FULL SIZE
  • Brow Fix (6g) FULL SIZE
  • Matte Revolution in Catwalking (3.5g) FULL SIZE
  • Charlotte’s Magic Cream (15ml)
  • Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir (8ml)
  • Wonderglow (15ml)
  • Rock ‘N’ Kohl eyeliner in Barbarella Brown (0.8g)
  • Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara in Super Black (4ml)
  • Lip Cheat lip liner in Hot Gossip (0.8g)
  • Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray (34ml)

Get it for £150 at Charlotte Tilbury.

L’Occitane Advent Calendar

Like The Body Shop, there are multiple to choose from containing hero products across body and haircare.

Sample the best of the brand in one go.

What’s inside:

• 75ml Almond Delicious Hands
• 5mlImmortellePrecious Cream
• 25gVerbenaLeaf Soap
• 4ml Shea Ultra Rich Lip Balm
• 35ml Almond Shampoo
• 10mlShea ButterHand Cream
• 30ml Verbena Body Lotion
• 10ml Rose Hand Cream
• 35ml Citrus Verbena Shower Gel
• 5ml Overnight Reset Serum
• 10ml Verbena Cooling Hand Cream Gel
• 35ml Almond Shower Oil
• 6ml The Petit Remedy
• 5ml Shea Light Comforting Cream
• 35ml Almond Conditioner
• A Wooden Comb
• 10ml Cherry Blossom Hand Cream
• 35ml Repairing Shampoo
• 25g Shea Milk Extra Gentle Soap
• 35ml Citrus Verbena Body Lotion
• 50g Almond Delicious Soap
• 35ml Repairing Conditioner
• 30ml Verbena Shower Gel
• 10ml Shea Butter Foot Cream.

Get it for £55 at L’Occitane.

LookFantastic Advent Calendar

Try lots of brands at once – this is what makes calendars like this so covetable.

There’s everything from candles to brow gel in here – worth over £500 – ready for a post-Christmas pamper.

What’s inside:

  • PMD Clean Mini – worth £59
  • Disciple Gua Sha – worth £30
  • By Terry Hydra-pressed Powder – worth £18
  • Rituals Ayurveda Mini Diffuser – worth £16.50
  • West Barn Co Gel Brows with Spoolie – worth £15
  • Elemis Pro Collagen Cleansing Balm – worth £9.50
  • Drunk Elephant Protini ™ Polypeptide Cream – worth £5.95
  • Iconic Triple Threat Mascara – worth £20
  • ESPA Optimal Skin Pro Moisturiser – worth £50
  • Demi Candle Femme Mini or Elle Mini – worth £8
  • Zelens Tea Shot Urban Defence Serum – worth £41
  • Sachajuan Hair Repair Mask – worth £6
  • The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA – worth £6.90
  • BEAUTYPRO Warming Eye Mask – worth £2.95
  • Luvia 2 Pan Eyeshadow – worth £14.33
  • We Are Paradoxx 3-in-1 Hair Repair – worth £10.50
  • Revolution Lip Satin Kiss Lipstick & Pout Bomb Gloss – worth £10
  • Aroma Active Repair Cream Light – worth £6
  • Rodial Vit C Brightening Mask – worth £34
  • Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub – worth £42
  • Avant Velvet Perfecting Rose Sugar Scrub – worth £58
  • Inika Black Eye Pencil – worth £19
  • Emma Hardie Plump & Glow Hydrating Facial Mist – worth £13.99
  • Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Booster – worth £4.60
  • First Aid Beauty Bump Eraser Body Scrub – worth £6

Get it for £95 at LookFantastic.

MAC Cosmetics Bursting With Surprises Calendar

Get all the bestsellers in one beautiful package – there’s Velvet Teddy, Mull It Over, and other classic shades inside.

The gifts in here are also worth more than double what you’d pay if you bought separately.

What’s inside:

  • Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour
  • Love Me Liquid Lipcolour
  • Matte Lipstick and Mini Mac Matte Lipstick
  • Lustreglass Lipstick
  • Glow Play Lip Balm
  • Eyeshadow
  • Dazzleshadow
  • Liquidlast 24-hour Waterproof Eyeliner
  • Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eyeshadow
  • Miss Mac Macstack Mascara
  • Pro Longwear Paint Pot
  • Mini Mac Lipglass Clear
  • Mini Mac Lipglass
  • Technakohl Liner
  • Brow Set
  • Mini Mac Strobe Cream 15ml
  • Prep + Prime Essential Oils Grapefruit and Chamomile
  • Prep + Prime Lip
  • Fix+ Original 100ml

Get it for £165 at Mac.

Rituals 3D Advent Calendar

A showstopper of an advent calendar, this is a Christmas ornament in itself given the 3D effect – plus, it contains gifts for men and women, making it a good one to share.

What’s inside:

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  • Boutique Line Jing – soap bar 25g
  • Amsterdam Collection Body Mist 20ml
  • The Ritual of Hammam Body Cream 100ml Gift Set
  • Fortune Balms – Repair for giftset
  • The Ritual of Sakura Shampoo 50ml
  • The Ritual of Sakura Conditioner 50ml
  • The Ritual of Mehr Parfum d’Interieur 50ml
  • The Ritual of Namaste Anti-Ageing Day Cream 10ml
  • The Ritual of Ayurveda Scrub Glove for Gift Set 2021,
  • The Ritual of Ayurveda Rich Body Oil 30ml
  • Elixir Collection Miracle Keratin Recovery Hair Mask 20ml
  • The Ritual of Karma Mild Body Scrub Clay 70ml
  • The Ritual of Mehr Mini Fragrance Sticks 70ml for Advent
  • Rituals Homme shower foam,
  • Sticks for Mini Fragrance Sticks 70ml for Advent
  • Detergent Sakura 100ml
  • Scent Booster & Softener in Sakura 75ml
  • The Ritual of Jing Hand Lotion
  • The Ritual of Jing Sleep Foaming Shower Gel 50ml
  • Sport Anti-Dryness Body Lotion 70ml
  • Advent Mini Candle Private Collection – Savage Garden
  • Advent Mini Candle Private Collection – Sweet Jasmine
  • Advent Mini Candle Private Collection – Precious Amber
  • Advent Mini Candle Private Collection – Suede Vanilla
  • Travel Rêve de Hanami 15ml for Advent

Get it for £105 at Rituals.

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar

Charlotte Tilbury, Supergoop, Jo Loves, Sunday Riley – and more… this really is one of the best options out there for a savvy beauty buyer, with content worth a whopping £1,000.

What’s inside:

  • 111SKIN – deluxe size Oxygen Express Mask (30ml)
  • Augustinus Bader – discovery size The Rich Cream (15ml)
  • Biossance – full size Squalane and Copper Peptide Rapid Plumping Serum (50ml)
  • Briogeo – travel size Superfoods Avocado + Kiwi Mega Moisture Hair Mask (59ml)
  • BYOMA – full size Moisturising Gel Cream (50ml)
  • Charlotte Tilbury – full size Bigger Brighter Eyes in ’Exagger-Eyes’ (5.2g)
  • Color Wow – travel size Dream Coat Supernatural Spray (50ml)
  • Cult Beauty – full size Mulberry Silk Sleep Mask in ’Pink’
  • Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare – travel size Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting & Refining Serum (15ml)
  • Dr. LEVY Switzerland – full size Pollution Shield 5PF (30ml)
  • Drunk Elephant – travel size Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser (60ml)
  • FARMACY – full size Honey Halo Ultra-Hydrating Ceramide Moisturiser (50ml)
  • Glow Recipe – travel size Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops (15ml)
  • Hair By Sam Mcknight – travel size Deeper Love Intense Treatment Mask (50ml)
  • Hair Gain – travel size Nourishing Miracle Treatment Hair Mask (50ml)
  • Hourglass – travel size Caution Extreme Lash Mascara (5.5g)
  • Huda Beauty – full size Power Bullet Cream Glow Sweet Nudes in ’Sweet Cheeks’ or Bossy Browns in ‘Hustla’ (3g)
  • HUM Nutrition – travel size Hair Sweet Hair (14 gummies)
  • Jo Loves – travel size A Home Candle in ‘Christmas Trees’ (70g)
  • K18 – travel size Leave-In Molecular Repair Hair Mask (5ml)
  • LANEIGE – full size Lip Sleeping Mask in ‘Chocolate’ (20g)
  • Laura Mercier – travel size Pure Canvas Hydrating Primer (25ml)
  • MALIN+GOETZ – full size Dark Rum Perfume Oil (9ml)
  • Medik8 – travel size r-Retinoate Intense (15ml)
  • NIOD – travel size Multi-Molecular Hyaluronic Complex (15ml)
  • Pai Skincare – travel size The Impossible Glow Hyaluronic Acid Highlighting Drops in ’Champagne’ (10ml)
  • REN CLEAN SKINCARE – full size Brightening Dark Circle Eye Cream (15ml)
  • RÓEN – full size RÓGLOW Skin Stick in ‘Glazed’ (8g)
  • Sachajuan – travel size Scalp Shampoo (100ml)
  • Sachajuan – travel size Scalp Conditioner (100ml)
  • Sol de Janeiro – travel size Bom Dia Bright Cream (75ml)
  • Sunday Riley – full size C.E.O. 15% Vitamin C Brightening Serum (30ml)
  • Supergoop! – travel size Unseen Sunscreen SPF 30 (15ml)
  • The INKEY List – full size Polyglutamic Acid Serum (30ml)
  • Virtue – deluxe size Healing Oil (9ml)
  • Youth To The People – full size Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream (59ml)
  • Zelens – travel size Power D Fortifying and Restoring (10ml)

Get it for £235 at Cult Beauty.

AsosFace + Body 25 Day Advent Calendar

As well as lovely beauty products to sample, get some practical items like a tote and scrunchies that will last long beyond Christmas.

What’s inside:

  • Neom Bedtime Hero Travel Candle: 75g
  • Elemis ProCollagen Night Cream: 15ml
  • Oskia Renaissance Mask: 15ml
  • Rituals Sakura Body Cream: 70ml
  • MAC Velvet Teddy Lipstick: 3g
  • Iconic London Light and Glow Duo in True Golden: 2 x 4g
  • Invisibobble Slim Sprunchie Duo in True Golden
  • Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream: 25ml
  • Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel: 15ml
  • Bobbi Brown Smokey Eye Mascara: 3ml
  • ThisWorks In Transit Camera Close Up: 20ml
  • Popmask Sleep Over Self-Warming Sleep Mask
  • Carmex Cherry Pot Lip Balm: 3ml
  • Le Mini Macaron Mini Nail Stickers
  • Charlotte Tilbury Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil: 3.5ml
  • Earth Harbor Marina Biome Brightening Ampoule: 1oz
  • Olaplex No.8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask: 20ml
  • Psychic Sisters Mini Face Roller in Opalite Crystal
  • MasqueBar Brightening Sheet Mask with Vitamin C
  • ELF Lip Plumping Lip Gloss in Pink Paloma: 2.7ml
  • Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Adaptogens & Coconut Water: 59ml
  • Dr.PAWPAW 7-in-1 It Does It All Hair Treatment: 100ml
  • Sleek Face Form Blush: 5.7g
  • BYBI Booster Serum: 15ml
  • Revolution Re-Loaded Palette in Velvet Rose
  • Revolution Mini Infinite Fixing Spray
  • Revolution Extra Hold Brow Glue
  • Revolution Mini Baking Powder in Translucent
  • Revolution Superdewy Liquid Highlighter in Pink Lights

Get it for £85 at Asos.

Lush Advent Calendar

All of your Lush faves – 25, in fact – in one slick box.

Fans of the brand will be happy to know it also contains four products that are totally exclusive to the calendar, and the box can be reused afterwards to store your goodies.

What’s inside:

  • Golden Pudding bath bomb
  • Turmeric Latte perfume 15ml
  • Gingerbread House bubble bar (Retro product, exclusive to gift)
  • Hot Toddy shower gel 115g
  • Christmas Party bath bomb (Retro product, exclusive to gift)
  • Ice Rainbow bubble bar (Exclusive to gift)
  • Christmas Eve soap (Exclusive to gift)
  • Golden Wonder soap 85g
  • Elf Shake shower gel 120g
  • Golden Angel bubble bar 120g
  • Salted Caramel lip scrub
  • Moon Bath bath bomb
  • Magical Santa bath bomb
  • Party Popper bubble bar
  • Candy Cane reusable bubble bar
  • Gift Horse bath bomb
  • Sleepy body lotion 50g
  • Sweet Wild Orange hand balm 50g
  • Montalbano shampoo bar
  • Rainbow bubble bar
  • Orange shower scrub 130g
  • Snow Fairy shower gel 100g
  • Sweet Pudding bath bomb
  • Crystal Snow bath bomb
  • Golden Pear soap 150g

Get it for £185 at Lush.

Harvey Nichols Advent Calendar

Due to be released on October 7, Harvey Nichols’ first ever beauty advent calendar is a real showstopper.

There’s no dud product in this one, and 10 lucky customers will also get a £50 gift card hidden in theirs.

What’s inside:

  • Acqua di ParmaColonia Body Lotion,75ml
  • Augustinus BaderThe Face Oil,10ml [full size]
  • Carolina HerreraMini Deluxe Lipstick in 310 Satin
  • Carolina HerreraMini Deluxe Lipstick in 171 Sheer
  • Charlotte TilburyEyes To Mesmerise in Chocolate Bronze,7g [full size]
  • DermalogicaDaily Microfoliant,13g
  • Dermalogica ProSkin 30 treatment voucher [worth £50]
  • Dr. Barbara SturmFace Cream,20ml
  • EnvironIntensive Revival Masque,15ml
  • Environ Focus On Filler treatment, OR Focus On Eye treatment voucher [worth £65]
  • Escentric MoleculesM+,7.5ml
  • ESPATr-Active Regenerating Phyto Collagen Plumping Mask,
  • ESPATri-Active Regenerating Calming Cica Cleansing Balm,55ml
  • Fenty BeautyGloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer Fu$$y,9ml [full size]
  • Fenty Beauty The Whole Shebang 45-minute colour masterclass [worth £45]
  • Fenty SkinFat Water Pore Refining Toner Serum,50ml
  • HourglassAmbient Lighting Bronzer,1.3g
  • Juliette has a gunLady Vengence Eau De Parfum,5ml
  • La Mer Crème de la MerMoisturising Cream,7ml
  • La Mer Waves of Hydration Service
  • La PerlaPossibilities Eau de Parfum,12ml
  • La PrairieSkin Caviar Luxe Eye Cream,3ml
  • La Prairie Art of Beauty Facial treatment voucher [worth £150]
  • Maison Francis KurkdjianBaccarat Rouge 540 Eau de Parfum,5ml
  • Maison Francis KurkdjianBaccarat Rouge 540 Extrait de Parfum,5ml
  • Mario BadescuFacial Spray with Aloe, Chamomile and Lavender,59ml
  • MEMO PARISMarfa Eau de Parfum,10ml
  • MZ SkinAnti-Pollution Illuminating Eye Mask,3g [full size]
  • MZ SkinVitamin Infused Facial Treatment Mask,12ml [full size]
  • NEOMBedtime Hero Pillow Mist in Chamomile, Ylang Ylang & Cedarwood Mist,30ml [full size]
  • OlverumBath Oil,60ml
  • OPI Nail Lacquer inHappy Anniversary,15ml [full size]
  • Parfums de MarlyDelina Candle,30g
  • RevitalashAdvanced Eyelash Conditioner,2ml [full size]
  • RÓENCake Mascara,10ml [full size]
  • Sarah ChapmanIntense Hydrating Booster,30ml [full size]
  • Serge LutensNuit De Cellophane Eau de Parfum,5ml
  • Sunday RileyC.E.O. Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil,15ml [full size]
  • UOMAAfro.Dis.Iac Liquid Eyeliner,0.9g [full size]

Buy for £250 at Harvey Nichols from October 7.

Molton Brown Advent Calendar

For those who love a little luxury in their day-to-day, this will do the trick.

What’s inside:

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  • Merry Berries & Mimosa Festive Bauble 75ml
  • Merry Berries & Mimosa Body Lotion 100ml
  • Hydrating Shampoo With Camomile 100ml
  • Hydrating Conditioner With Camomile 100ml
  • Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Vibrant Bathing Oil 45ml
  • Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel Fine Liquid Hand Wash 100ml
  • Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel Eau de Parfum Travel Case Refill 7.5ml
  • Fragrance Travel Case
  • Tobacco Absolute Eau de Parfum Travel Case Refill 7.5ml
  • Fiery Pink Pepper Bath & Shower Gel 100ml
  • Fiery Pink Pepper Body Lotion 100ml
  • Re-charge Black Pepper Festive Bauble 75ml
  • Mesmerising Oudh Accord & Gold Precious Body Oil 45ml
  • Re-charge Black Pepper Eau de Toilette Travel Case Refill 7.5ml
  • Volumising Shampoo With Nettle 100ml
  • Volumising Conditioner With Nettle 100ml
  • Flora Luminare Glowing Body Oil 45ml
  • Flora Luminare Eau de Parfum Travel Case Refill 7.5ml
  • Orange & Bergamot Hand Cream 40ml
  • Milk Musk Eau de Toilette 7.5ml
  • Neon Amber Bath & Shower Gel 100ml
  • Heavenly Gingerlily Hand Cream 40ml
  • Fiery Pink Pepper Eau de Parfum Travel Case Refill 7.5ml
  • Vintage With Elderflower Festive Bauble 75ml

Get it for £195 at Molton Brown.

Benefit Sincerely Yours, Beauty Advent Calendar

All of the brand’s hero products – like POREfessional, Roller Lash and brow products – come packaged here. It’s also on the more affordable end of the scale compared to a number of other options.

What’s inside:

  • Roller Liner
  • BadGal BANG! Mascara
  • They’re Real! Magnet Mascara
  • Roller Lash Mascara
  • They’re Real! Mascara
  • 24-hr Brow Setter
  • Gimme Brow+ in Shade 3
  • Precisely, My Brow in Shade 3
  • The Porefessional: Pore Primer
  • The Porefessional: Hydrate Primer
  • Hoola
  • Dandelion

Get it for £59.50 at Benefit.

Kiehl’s Holiday Advent Calendar

Sample across the brand’s ranges, from the Ultra Facial line to the Midnight Recovery Concentrate.

What’s inside:

  • 30ml Creme de Corps
  • 30ml Ultra Facial Cleanser
  • 28ml Ultra Facial Cream
  • 40ml Ultra Facial Toner
  • 7ml Super Multi-Corrective Cream
  • 14ml Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Mask
  • 14ml Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
  • 75ml Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner
  • 4ml Daily Reviving Concentrate
  • 7ml Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream
  • 4ml Midnight Recovery Concentrate
  • 30ml Ultimate Strength Hand Salve
  • 7ml Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream
  • 30ml Body Fuel All-in-One Energizing Wash
  • 15ml Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub
  • 15ml Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate
  • 14ml Midnight Recovery Omega-Rich Cloud Cream
  • 40ml Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil
  • 15ml Lip Balm #1
  • 3ml Super Multi-Corrective Eye Zone Treatment
  • 75ml Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash
  • 3ml Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing & Dark Circle-Diminishing Vitamin C Eye Serum
  • 10ml Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum
  • 5ml Avocado Nourishing Hydration Mask

Get it for £99 at Kiehl’s.

Makeup Revolution You Are The Revolution Advent Calendar

Get a full face of makeup here, with something across all facial features. It’s perfect for Christmas nights out and beyond, with the contents totalling £94.

What’s inside:

  • Revolution Lip Liner Baby Pink
  • Revolution Beauty Sponge Light Pink Small
  • Revolution Brow Crayon
  • Revolution Brow Defining Pencil
  • Revolution Khol Eyeliner Black
  • Revolution Detailed Eyeshadow Brush
  • Revolution Fluffy Eye Brush
  • Revolution Lip Liner Chauffeur
  • Revolution Matte Lipstick Baby
  • Revolution Matte Lipstick Chauffeur
  • Revolution Shimmer Jelly Gloss
  • Revolution Lip Oil
  • Revolution Matte Liquid Lip Baby
  • Revolution Matte Liquid Lip Chauffeur
  • Revolution Cream Eyeshadow Hope
  • Revolution Cream Eyeshadow Life
  • Revolution Lip Scrub
  • Revolution Pressed Highlighter Condition
  • Revolution Dewy Primer
  • Revolution Contour Powder Shape
  • Revolution Clear Brow gel
  • Revolution Eye Primer
  • Revolution Blush Quad
  • Revolution Reloaded Palette Prestige

Get it for £45 at Revolution.

The White Company Beauty Advent Calendar

Featuring two full- size signature candles, plus a host of other scented treats in bestselling fragrances Winter, Seychelles, Sea Salt and Fireside, this is an indulgent treat to bring festive joy throughout December and the new year.

Costing £175, the advent calendar’s contents are worth £269 in total.

What’s inside:

  • Winter Signature Candle 140g (approximately 33 hours’ burn time)
  • Pomegranate Hand Cream 30ml
  • Spa Restore Body Balm 75ml
  • Nourish Bath Shot 30ml
  • Fireside Fragrance Oil 15ml
  • Sea Salt Shower Gel 50ml
  • Seychelles Hand Wash 50ml
  • Blanc Body Lotion 50ml
  • Blanc Body Wash 50ml
  • Fir Tree Votive 75g
  • Nourish Fragrance Oil 15ml
  • Tuberose and Cashmere Hand Cream 30ml
  • Midnight Mini Home Spray 15ml
  • Seychelles Hand & Nail Cream 50ml
  • Spa Restore Shower Gel 75ml
  • Lime & Bay Body Lotion 50ml
  • Wild Mint Hand Wash 50ml
  • Calm Hand & Body Balm 75ml
  • Lime & Bay Shower Gel 50ml
  • White Jade Gua Sha
  • Sea Salt & Cedarwood Body Lotion 50ml
  • Noir Hand Wash 50ml
  • Noir Hand Lotion 50ml
  • Sleep Bath Shot 30ml
  • Seychelles Signature Candle 140g (approximately 33 hours’ burn time)

Buy for £175 at The White Company.

Holland & Barrett 25 Days of Conscious Beauty

A budget-friendly and planet-friendly option here, priced at £55 but with contents for over £180.

Clean beauty fans will love the items from Q+A, Tisserand, Faith In Nature, Westlab and Weleda. We promise you’ll come away with some new faves for your Christmas list.

What’s inside:

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  • Vitaskin Vitamin C Cleansing Balm 100ml – Worth £15
  • FRUU Watermelon Lip Balm 4.5g – Worth £2.99
  • Oliva Pure Olive Oil Soap 123g – Worth £1.99
  • Pip & Pod Dragonfruit Face Scrub 50ml – Worth £9.99
  • Magnitone Wipeout Bamboo Swipes 2 Pack – Worth £10
  • Miaroma Frankincense Essential Oil 10ml – Worth £14
  • Tisserand Total De-Stress Moodfix Mist 9ml – Worth £0.90
  • Dr Organic Rose Eye Serum 15ml – Worth £10.99
  • Westlab Mindful Bathing Salts 454g – Worth £3.17 (Not intended for use in persons under the age of 18)
  • Evolve Hyaluronic Serum 200 10ml – Worth £10
  • Eco Tools Duo Brow Brush – Worth £7.50
  • Q+A Hyaluronic Acid Daily Moisturiser 75ml – Worth £8.50
  • Nature’s Bounty Beautiful Skin Raspberry Flavour 60 Gummies – Worth £16.99
  • Urban Veda Reviving Renewal Night Cream 20ml – Worth £8
  • Salt of the Earth Spray Deodorant 100ml – Worth £3.99
  • Ethique Pinkalicious Mini Shampoo bar & The Guardian Mini Conditioner Bar – Worth £5.99
  • Naturtint Hairfood Goji Revitalising Mask 30ml – Worth £1.40
  • H&B Sleep Eye Mask
  • Fushi Jojoba Golden Organic Oil 10ml – Worth £2
  • Psychic Sisters Rose Quartz Gua Sha – Worth £20
  • Ayumi Neem Face Mask 20ml – Worth £1.20
  • Aromaworks Lemongrass & Bergamot Candle 10cl – Worth £4.66
  • Vita Coco Coconut Oil 50ml – Worth £2.99
  • Faith in Nature Dragon Fruit Body Wash 400ml – Worth £5.49
  • Weleda Skin Food Body Lotion 200ml – Worth £14.95

Buy for £55 at Holland and Barrett.

Sephora Beauty Advent Calendar

Available for the first time ever in the UK for 2022, the beauty giant’s advent calendar, available at Feel Unique, features 34 products (17 of which are full-size).

Retailing for £139, the total of the box is actually said to be worth over £700 due to all the full-size products inside. Three calendars also come with a special golden ticket hidden inside, which translates to £1,000 to spend at Sephora.

What’s inside:

  • Pai Skincare Light Work Cleansing Gel
  • Huda Beauty Life Liner Quick ‘N Easy
  • Omorovicza, Deep Cleansing Mask
  • Hair By Sam McKnight Happy Endings Nourishing Balm
  • Nursem Caring Hand Cream
  • Esho Drench 24hr Hydrating Lip Serum
  • Medik8 Hydr8 B5
  • Lancôme Advanced Génifique Concentrate
  • Filorga Lift-Designer Ultra-Lifting Serum
  • Origins GinZing Energy Boosting Oil-Free Gel Moisturiser
  • Nails Inc Peppermint Place Nail Polish
  • Aromatherapy Associates Rose Shower Oil
  • Pai Skincare The Light Fantastic Ceramide Face Oil
  • Patchology FlashPatch Rejuvenating Eye 5 Minute HydraGels
  • Elemis Soothing Apricot Toner
  • Natasha Denona Mini Metropolis Eyeshadow Palette & Eyeshadow Brush
  • KVD Beauty Epic Kiss Lipstick
  • Virtue Exfoliating Scalp Treatment
  • Augustinus Bader The Cream
  • Filorga Time-Filler Night Multi-Correction Wrinkles Night Cream
  • Philip Kingsley Elasticizer
  • Sol De Janeiro Beija Flor ElastiCream
  • Rodial Soft Focus Glow Booster Drops
  • Comfort Zone Renight Cream
  • Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
  • Nars Orgasm X Blush
  • Floral Street Wild Vanilla Orchid Eau de Parfum
  • Neom Real Luxury Scented Candle
  • Living Proof Perfect hair Day (PhD) Advanced Clean Dry Shampoo
  • The Ordinary Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG
  • Molton Brown Heavenly Gingerlily Bath & Shower Gel
  • Fekkai Brilliant Gloss Perfecting Crème
  • Mugler Angel Eau de Parfum
  • Decléor Néroli Bigarade Hydrating Cleansing Mousse

Buy for £139 at Feel Unique.

Neal’s Yard 12 Days of Beauty & Wellbeing Calendar

A mix of treats for the face and body, this 12 day calendar is filled with brand heroes and ticks the boxes for being both beautifying and soothing.

What’s inside:

  • Wild Rose Beauty Balm 15g
  • Rejuvenating Frankincense Hydrating Cream 50g
  • Wild Rose Eye Brightener 10ml
  • Frankincense Intense Hand Treatment Serum 20ml
  • Bee Lovely Hand Cream 50ml
  • Aromatic Foaming Bath 50ml
  • Citrus Shower Gel 50ml
  • Goodnight Pillow Mist 45ml
  • Women’s Balance Remedies to Roll 9ml
  • Sensitive Restore + Smooth Serum 30ml
  • Arnica Salve 10g
  • Beauty Sleep Concentrate 8ml

Buy for £89 from Neal’s Yard Remedies.

Kate Somerville 12 Days of Kate

Everyone loves a bit of Kate Somerville and many of the brand’s products are held up as the creme de la creme in skincare.

Over 12 days, get to know the range through a healthy amount of full size products, and some travel sizes.

  • Full Size ExfoliKate Intensive (2 oz)
  • Full Size Goat Milk Cleanser (4 oz)
  • Travel Size Liquid ExfoliKate (0.5 oz)
  • Full Size KateCeuticals Lifting Eye Cream (0.5 oz)
  • Full Size +Retinol Vita C Power Serum Firming & Brightening Treatment (1 oz)
  • Full Size +Retinol Firming Eye Cream (0.5 oz)
  • Full Size ExfoliKate Resurfacing Body Scrub (5 oz)
  • Travel Size ExfoliKate Glow Moisturizer (0.5 oz)
  • Travel Size KateCeuticals Firming Serum (0.3 oz)
  • Full Size KateCeuticals Total Repair Cream (1 oz)
  • Full Size KateCeuticals Resurfacing Overnight Peel (1 oz)
  • Travel Size DeliKate Recovery Cream (0.5 oz)

Buy it for £357 from Emma Hardie.

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