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For a lot of us when we were kids, counting down to the holidays with advent calendars was a HUGE deal. Now that we are grown up, how about a few fun beauty advent calendars?
Thinking back on those calendars, some kids made paper chains, ripping off each day with way too much gusto. Others slashed the days off of a calendar with their favorite Sharpie. They were usually filled with small plastic toys or pieces of candy that were just enough to fight the holiday anticipation.
Even though we’re all grown up now, that doesn’t mean we don’t deserve something fun for every day until the holidays, but it is definitely time for an upgrade. Instead of chocolate or a toy, why not a perfume or lipstick? Skincare or haircare? Eyeliners or mascara?
What is great about a good beauty advent calendar is the ability to try a full range of products in both sample and full sizes, at amazingly discounted prices.
Yes, some of these advent calendars can get up there in pricing, but it all depends on the brand, products offered, and of course, your budget. In this roundup, we included the widest range of options and prices.
The best way to countdown to the holidays AND stay/feel fierce is with a few of this season’s best Beauty Advent Calendars! Now you have to move quickly if you find one you like, because these WILL SELL OUT! Some already have as we were crafting this together for you!
Here are 20 Beauty Advent Calendars We Think You’ll Love!
We have searched high and low to find some of the options that we know will make great gifts to yourself, hostess gifts, or make a great holiday tradition to start for yourself!
These beauty advent calendars are sure to get you ready for the festivities! Take a peek at what we have found and let us know which ones caught your attention!
Get in the holiday spirit with these fun beauty advent calendars! These make great gifts for loved ones and are a perfect little pick-me-up for yourself!
- Variety of deliciously wearable lippies in of a range of cult classic products
- Universally flattering neutral lip glosses
- Holiday berry glosses
- Mattifying powder
- Eyeshadow & eyeliner powder shades and warm neutral eyeshadows to enhance every eye color”
“A glam slam! Count down to the most mesmerizing gift of all with our limited-edition Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar — a keepsake box lavished with 24 mini and major surprises to unbox daily. Ready to gift in limited-edition bubble-popped and bow-topped packaging – all made with sustainability in mind.”
“The gift on everyone’s list: FORVR Mood’s first-ever mini-candle advent calendar. It features scents from the Après Ski collection and the original core collection plus a selection of bestselling, limited-edition scents.
Includes 12 x 1 oz/ 28.34 g Candles in State of Pine, Mallow Dramatic, Holly Berry, Burr, Cuffing Season, Caked Up, Left on Read, Matcha Business, Burning Bridges, Champagne Wasted, Cloud Dream, Butterfly Effect”
“Designed by George & Viv in collaboration with artist Emily Taylor, this advent calendar features $300 worth of your favorite beauty treasures. Delight your special someone with 24 premium samples from this season’s most sought-after beauty brands – from Supergoop! and Grown Alchemist to Christophe Robin and Sunday Riley.”
Includes 24 individually packaged, premium samples of:
- butter LONDON Mini Patent Shine 10X™ Nail Lacquer in All Hail the Queen (0.2 oz.)
- Youth to the People Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask (0.5 oz.)
- Skylar Pink Canyon Eau de Parfum (0.16 oz.)
- Mario Badescu Gentle Foaming Cleanser (1 oz.)
- Grow Gorgeous Volume Bodifying Leave-In Serum (1 oz.)
- Poppy & Pout Cinnamint Lip Balm (0.3 oz.)
- Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer (0.47 oz.)
- Supergoop! Glowscreen SPF 40 (0.34 oz.)
- Caudalie Vinoperfect Serum (0.34 oz.)
- Sunday Riley Good Genes Lactic Acid Treatment (0.27 oz.)
- This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray (0.69 oz.)
- Compagnie de Provence Fig of Provence Travel Hand Cream (1 oz.)
- Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Day Cream (0.4 oz.)
- Lanolips Tinted Nude Balm (0.1 oz.)
- Lavido Thera Intensive Body Cream (1 oz.)
- Christophe Robin Cleansing Volumizing Paste (1.35 oz.)
- Floral Street Wild Vanilla Orchid Eau de Parfum Travel Spray (0.34 oz.)
- Harper + Ari for George & Viv Luxe 3 Cube Giftbox (2.5 oz.)
- Skyn Iceland Deluxe Brightening Eye Serum with Arctic Peptides (0.1 oz.)
- Esker Firming Oil (2.1 oz.)
- Neom Perfect Night’s Sleep Magnesium Body Butter (1.01 oz.)
- Outremer Vanille Eau de Toilette (0.5 oz.)
- Tocca Cleopatra Eau de Parfum (1.17 oz.)
- Bastide Ambre Maquis Natural Body Wash (1.69 oz.)
“Discover the perfect assortment of makeup, skincare, bath, and accessory surprises in SEPHORA COLLECTION’s Wishing You Advent Calendar. This year, it’ll be hard to wait until the 24th to discover an accessory you won’t want to be without. The calendar was developed responsibly using cardboard from sustainably managed forests.
This Set Contains:
– Mini Big By Definition Defining & Volumizing Mascara
– Mini Eyeliner Pencil To Go in 01 Intense Black
– 2 x Colorful Eyeshadows in 332 Flawless, 257 No Place Like Home
– Cream Lip Stain Liquid Lipstick in 01 Always Red
– Mini Lip Liner To Go in 03 Classic Red
– Mini All Day Hyaluronic Acid Hydrator Moisturizer
– Mini Clean Skin Gel Cleanser with Prebiotics
– Mini Brightening Eye Cream with Caffeine and Hyaluronic Acid
– 2 x Shower Cream Capsules in Cotton Flower, Monoi
– Hemp Clean Cleansing & Gentle Exfoliating Wipes
– Clean Charcoal Nose Strip
– Cherry Lip Mask
– Watermelon Clean Face Mask
– Caffeine Clean Eye Mask
– 2 x Color Hit Mini Nail Polishes in L41 Cherry Popsicle, Top Coat
– Nail file
– Makeup sponge
– Hair tie
– Mini gua sha tool
– Pocket mirror
– Wishing You adhesive tape”
Count down to style and great nails with this 25 piece nail lacquer advent calendar featuring OPI’s Holiday ’22 Jewel Be Bold.
“A $834 value. The ultimate Kate Somerville collection is here! Experience the best of our clinic-grade, luxurious treatments in this 12-piece set. Makes the ultimate gift to give or get and includes some of our most iconic skincare collections that deliver visible results fast. Enjoy a cult classic cleanser, iconic face & body exfoliators, two transformative serums, one resurfacing overnight peel, a triple acid resurfacing treatment, two powerhouse eye creams and three of our most popular AM & PM moisturizers.”
“This holiday season, step into the magical funfair of Christian Louboutin with this enchanting advent calendar including twenty-four specially selected beauty products. Imported.
24-PIECE SET INCLUDES
Refillable Lipstick Case Le Rougeloubimar Eau De Parfum Legere Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Loubiraj Eau De Parfum Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Loubicrown Eau De Parfum Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Loubiluna Eau De Parfum Intense Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Loubifunk Eau De Parfum Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Loubicroc Eau De Parfum Perfume Vial, 0.14 oz.
Sooooo…glow Refill Rouge Louboutin 001g, 0.13 oz.
Sooooo…glow Multi-sampling (Rouge Louboutin 001g, Peach Cabaret 013g, Burning Tangerine 004g)
Key Ringmini Louboukiss Eau De Parfum, 0.3 oz.
Lip Charmmini Oriental Loubicharm Eau De Parfum Intense, 0.3 oz.
Sneaker Charmsilky Satin Refill Rouge Louboutin 001, 0.13 oz.
Silky Satin Multisampling (Rouge Louboutin 001, Soft Goji 355, Dune Kiss 332)
Pensee Charmmini Loubidoo Eau De Parfum, 0.3 oz.
Yellow Bag Charmvelvet Matte Refill Rouge Louboutin 001m, 0.13 oz.
Velvet Matte Multisampling (Rouge Louboutin 001m, Milky Light 342m, Burning Babe 415m)
Stiletto Charmsooooo…glow Refill Peach Cabaret 013g, 0.13 oz.
mini Loubirouge Eau De Parfum, 0.3 oz.”
“Gift it or keep it – your choice
1 x Daily Hydration Moisturizer Mini
1 x Bite Size Eyeshadow
1 x Face Gems
1 x Lip Exfoliator
1 x Blush
1 x No Budge Eyeliner
2 x Lip Lacquer
1 x Ride or Die Tinted Lip Balm
1 x Eyeshadow Duo
1 x Gentle Peeling Exfoliant Mini
1 x 15 Piece Eyeshadow Palette
1 x SRSLY Satin Lipstick
1 x Mini Enhancing Lash and Brow Serum
1 x Instant Lift Brow Pencil
1 x Mini Holy Hydration! Cleansing Balm
1 x Mini Holy Hydration! Face Cream
1 x Makeup Mist & Set
1 x Blending Brush
1 x Sheer Slick Lipstick
1 x Poreless Putty Primer
1 x Total Face Sponge
1 x Eyelash Curler
1 x Liquid Glitter Eyeshadow”
“150TH ANNIVERSARY EXCLUSIVE:
Celebrate 150 beautiful years of Bloomingdale’s with our first-ever beauty advent calendar.
– La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Cream 0.1 oz.
– Valentino Rosso Lipstick
– Ex Nihilo Fleur Narcotique 0.2 oz.
– Kiehl’s Since 1851 Ultra Facial Cream 0.2 oz.
– Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum 0.3 oz.
– Lancôme Advanced Génifique Face Serum 0.3 oz.
– Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes Mascara
– Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream 0.2 oz.
– BVLGARI Spettacolore 0.3 oz.
– Guerlain Abeille Royale Advanced Youth Watery Oil 0.2 oz.
– Memo Paris Marfa 0.3 oz.
– Bumble and bumble Thickening Plumping Mask 1 oz.
– Esteé Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Energy Creme 0.2 oz.
– Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Energy Eye Creme 0.2 oz.
– Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ 0.5 oz.
– YSL Lash Clash Mascara
– Augustinus Bader The Rich Crème 0.2 oz.
– Shiseido Legendary Enmei Ultimate Luminance Serum 0.2 oz.
– Clarins Tonic Body Treatment Oil 1 oz.
– CREED Sampler Set, 3 x 0.1 oz.
– Giorgio Armani Lip Maestro 400
– Le Labo Tonka 25 Liquid Balm 0.3 oz.
– Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base 0.2 oz.
– Parfums de Marly Delina Vial Box, 3 x 0.1 oz.
– Clé de Peau Softening Cleansing Foam 0.7 oz.
– Sisley-Paris Black Rose Cream Mask 0.3 oz.
– Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 0.2 oz.”
“Our advent calendar is back and better than ever. In fact, we’re pretty certain it’s the best advent calendar of 2022. Worth in excess of £1,000, the Cult Beauty Advent Calendar is truly in a league of its own! An unbeatable gift for the beauty besotted — no judgement if you keep it for yourself — this 37-piece edit is overflowing with Cult Beauty icons, from under-the-radar ‘Skindie’ heroes to make up’s biggest names and everything in between. Even better, by indulging yourself in our carefully curated line up of festive treats, you are doing your bit to support other people and the planet.”
“The original Beauty Advent Calendar – and still the best – this year’s long-awaited line-up is our highest-value ever, worth £1,065. Due to popular demand, it won’t be around for long – so place your order quickly to avoid disappointment.
Containing 30 of the Liberty Beauty Buyers’ must-have products, 20 of which are full-size, this year’s expertly-curated edit brings together cult buys, niche names and fresh launches from our world-renowned beauty hall: think skin care from Votary, UOMA Beauty makeup, home fragrance from Liberty and Le Labo parfum. Plus, there’s a Golden Ticket hidden inside one of the drawers in five calendars – awarding the lucky winners £1000 to spend at Liberty! Our unmissable countdown is on every beauty lover’s radar – so treat them (or yourself) to the ultimate gift and guarantee a magical Christmas.”
“The NET-A-PORTER Advent Calendar might be in your letter to Santa, but don’t leave it in your Wish List – the annual set sells out notoriously fast. Carefully edited by our Beauty buyers (something of a dream task), 2022’s round-up showcases the year’s heroes: a mix of team favorites and best-sellers to power through a season of parties and pamper nights. Expect plenty of industry stalwarts and new discoveries for 2023’s top shelf.
– Charlotte Tilbury’s full-size ‘K.I.S.S.I.N.G.’ lipstick in rosy ‘Nude Romance’ is infused with UV-protective Achiote Extract and light-diffusing particles create a full-bodied effect
– Sarah Chapman’s full-sizem oil-free ‘Skinesis Intense Hydrating Booster’ serum balances and protects stressed skin using Bioecolia®, Beta Glucan, Hyaluronic Acid and Rose Water
– This Works’ mini ‘Deep Sleep Pillow Spray™’ guarantees beauty sleep with it aromatherapeutic blend
– Veil your hair in Balmain’s full-size lightweight ‘Silk Perfume’, which imparts a summery fragrance as it hydrates and protects
– While casting a natural bronze-gold iridescence, Westman Atelier’s full-size ‘Lit Up Highlight Stick’ in ‘Brûlée’ also moisturizes with a blend of Ayruvedic Oils and Vitis Vita Grape Extract
– No hair is left behind with BBB London’s ‘Super Grip’ tweezers, which catch the smallest follicles with an expertly designed tip
– Wandler’s full-size ‘Double Date’ eyeshadow duo includes ‘Smitten’ (a warm amber powder) and ‘Swoon’ (a cream-based bronze) – MZ Skin’s ‘Hydra-Bright Gold Eye Mask’ uses Nano Gold to deeply penetrate and restore tired skin
– While helping to boost elasticity and radiance, Margaret Dabbs’ mini ‘Fabulous Hands’ serum is antibacterial, too
– Warming your home with the baked notes of spiced cherry, Claus Porto’s mini ‘Cereja’ candle smells as delicious as it sounds
– Costa Brazil’s small ‘Lua Moonlight Body Oil’ has a dewy finish thanks to its infusion of tropical nut oils, fruits and butters
– Unwind with Aromatherapy Associates’ full-size ‘Deep Relax’ rollberball that’s naturally perfumed with Vetivert, Camomile and Sandalwood
– Worn overnight before a big event, Agent Nateur’s full-size ‘holi(bright)’ face mask enlists Silk Peptides and Vitamin C for a bright, refreshed complexion
– In full size, Dr. Barbara Sturm’s ‘The Good C’ serum fends off free radicals with the namesake vitamin in a stable, potent form derived from Kakadu Plum
– Evoking the aromas of the Middle East, Senteurs D’Orient’s mini botanical bath soap in ‘Amber’ is artisanally perfumed with Patchouli and Sandalwood oils
– Something in many an MUA’s tool kit, Surratt Beauty’s ‘Relevée Lash Curler’ gives a lift that lasts
– Dr. Barbara Sturm’s mini ‘Anti-Aging Body Cream’ melts into skin while helping to restore firmness and balance
– Omoroviza’s mini ‘Balancing Moisturizer’ has a cooling gel formula that refines pores with Exotic Fruits extracts and Apple Pectin
– Use Face Gym’s ‘Multi-Sculpt High-Performance Gua Sha’ with your favorite serum – the stainless steel tool enhances absorption while stimulating lymphatic drainage and circulation
– Aurelia’s full-size botanical ‘Conditioning Eye & Lash Cleanser’ lifts the most stubborn makeup without stripping skin of natural moisture. It encourages lash growth, too
– In mini size, Tata Harper’s gentle ‘Regenerating Cleanser’ uses eleven botanical actives to condition skin
– Five doses of Noble Panacea’s ‘The Absolute Rejuvenation Night Balm’ will help restore skin using the pioneering Organic Molecular Vessel™ Technology
– Small but mighty, Venns’s mini ‘Vitamin B Activated All-in-One Concentrate’ has the benefits of a toner, serum, moisturizer and face oil rolled together
– Enhancing glow and elasticity, Dr. Dennis Gross’ mini ‘C + Collagen Brighten & Firm Vitamin C Serum’ is an industry favorite for its potent signature Energy Complex
– Augustinus Bader’s full-size ‘The Face Oil’ is fast-absorbing and nourishing with an in-house complex of amino acids, vitamins and oils”
Darlings, make the MAGIC LAST LONGER – our Diamond Chest features 12 DRAWERS so you can pick your own drawer each day and re-use the jewel adorned box ALL YEAR ROUND!
LOOK and FEEL like a STAR this holiday with my Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars!
Explore my WORLD OF MAKEUP MAGIC and GLOWING SKINCARE ICONS! Discover a BEAUTY SECRET in EVERY JEWEL-HANDLED DRAWER!
WORTH $325, YOURS FOR $200*! Charlotte’s Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars includes:
FULL SIZE Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir (8ml): A full-size tube of my AWARD-WINNING lip oil for hydrated, luscious, kissable lips! Infused with hyaluronic acid and plant extracts to lock in moisture, nourish and hydrate your lips! Use as a lip conditioner by day, and a lip mask by night!
FULL SIZE Hollywood Beauty Light Wand in Spotlight (12ml): My WORLD-FAMOUS, SELL-OUT Beauty Light Wand highlighter in the candlelit gold Spotlight shade! This is my RED-CARPET DIVA LIGHT liquid highlighter wand that plays with the light and adds a gorgeous glow to your complexion!
FULL SIZE Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz (1.6g): Colour on BEDAZZLING EYES in the stroke of a pencil with this sultry golden cream eyeshadow pencil! The easy glide-on formula enhances the look of your natural eye colour and lasts up to 10 hours!
FULL SIZE Brow Fix (6g): My long-lasting 24-hour clear brow gel to sculpt, condition and set your brows all day, with an invisible finish! Never stiff or sticky, instead brows are full, feathered & fixed in place!
FULL SIZE Matte Revolution in Catwalking (3.5g): A fresh, neutral nude peach lipstick in my award-winning Matte Revolution formula for 90s SUPERMODEL-INSPIRED POUT PERFECTION!
MINI Charlotte’s Magic Cream (15ml): MAGIC CREAM IS MAGIC SKIN! This travel sized jar of my AWARD-WINNING, ICONIC Charlotte’s Magic Cream moisturiser is the secret to hydrated, glowing, plumper looking skin! Loved by supermodels, EXPERTS and stars, I created this cream to INSTANTLY TURNAROUND the look of models’ skin backstage!
MINI Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir (8ml): A mini bottle of my AWARD-WINNING face serum with potent, high-performance ingredients like REPLEXIUM™, Golden Vitamin C, Polyglutamic Acid and Niacinamide for skin that’s intensely HYDRATED and LOOKS BRIGHTER, SMOOTHER and YOUNGER!
MINI Wonderglow (15ml): A travel-sized tube of my soft-focus, glow-giving face primer! Apply before your makeup to dial up the glow for a dewy-looking complexion!
MINI Rock ‘N’ Kohl eyeliner in Barbarella Brown (0.8g): A mini kohl eyeliner pencil in a flattering brown shade for a defined eye or smokey gaze! Keep in your clutch this holiday season and beyond to dial up your look from day to night in seconds!
MINI Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara in Super Black (4ml): The secret to the lashes of your dreams! This mini tube of my Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara adds LENGTH, VOLUME and a VERTICAL LIFT effect to your lashes with the ultra-black, amplifying formula!
MINI Lip Cheat lip liner in Hot Gossip (0.8g): A mini lip liner for a perfect pout! Hot Gossip is my tawny rose pink shade that suits EVERYONE! Use to define, line and SUPERSIZE the look of your lips for a fuller-looking pout!
MINI Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray (34ml): A handbag-sized bottle of my oil-free, lightweight, hydrating setting spray that primes and sets your makeup for up to 16 HOURS! Instantly LOCK IN YOUR LOOK with this delicately scented, long-lasting setting spray that smooths, beautifies and amplifies your makeup!
“The countdown to Christmas Day just got even more exciting with The Body Shop’s Share the Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar. There are 25 seriously good head-to-toe treats for keeping you pampered all season. Treat yourself or someone special. Christmas gifts don’t get much better than this”
“The countdown to Christmas is on doll, and the PrettyLittleThing advent calendar has everything you need to keep you looking glam this festive season. Featuring £141 worth of all our fave beauty pieces, it is the perfect treat for you or a gift for your best dolls.”
1 x Too Faced Deluxe Lip Injection: 1.5g
1 x Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara in Very Black: 13.1ml
1 x Popmask Sleep Over Self-Warming Sleep Mask
1 x NEOM Bed Time Hero Candle: 75g
1 x Benefit Benetint Rose Tinted Lip & Cheek Stain: 6ml
1 x Earth Harbor Marina Biome Brightening Ampoule: 1oz
1 x Le Mini Macaron Mini Nail Stickers
1 x Invisibobble Sprunchie Red Wine: 7g
1 x Charlotte Tilbury Facial Deluxe Oil: 3.5ml
1 x Prima Lash Strip Lash
1 x Psychic Sisters Mini Face Roller
1 x Philip Kingsley Perfecting Primer Heat Protection Spray: 60ml
1 x REN Ready Steady Glow AHA Tonic: 100ml
1 x Lanolips Coconutter 101 Ointment: 3g
1 x Elemis Procollagen Marine Cream: 30ml
1 x MasqueBar Brightening Sheet Mask with Vitamin C
1 x ELF Putty Primer Trio: 4g
1 x Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Adaptogens & Coconut Water: 59ml
1 x Dr Paw Paw 7 in 1 It Does It All Hair Treatment: 100ml
1 x Murad Essential C-Cleanser: 2.oz
1 x BYBI Booster Serum: 15ml
1 x The Ordinary Sulphate Cleanser for Hair and Body: 240ml
1 x Olaplex No.8: 20ml
1 x PYT Sorry Not Sorry Lipstick: 4g
1 x Revolution Re-Loaded Pallette Velvet Rose
1 x Revolution Mini Infinite Fixing Spray
1 x Revolution Extra Hold Brow Glue
1 x Revolution Mini Baking Powder Translucent
1 x Revolution Superdewy Liquid Highlighter Pink Lights
“25 windows to discover a whirlwind of surprises day by day and have a complete and multifaceted view of the Acqua di Parma universe, from Colonia to Blu Mediterraneo, and from Le Nobili to the precious Signatures of the Sun fragrances and the Home collection. Every item in the collection contributed to the “Riscriviamo il Futuro-Rewrite the Future” campaign by Save the Children. Made in Italy.”
“A captivating classic advent calendar featuring 24 irresistible beauty products and beautiful illustrations. Discover L’Occitane’s iconic body care, face care, and hair care products, plus a full-size hand cream. It’s an ideal gift for yourself or your loved ones.”
“Featuring twenty-four tiny drawers to fill with treats and treasures, this wooden advent calendar by Emily Taylor in collaboration with George & Viv makes a charming (and grand!) holiday activity.”
As we get ready for the holiday season, make sure to check out the latest plus size cashmere finds, keep it warm and cute in the latest Rebdolls Outerwear, and stay tuned for the holiday dresses that we have been finding for you!
How will you be counting down your holiday season? Are beauty advent calendars a new tradition for you? Could you see yourself playing in one or a few of these?
Do you gift these or buy them for yourself? What occasion do you find yourself shopping for these? Curious about trying a brand and its range of options? Gifting to your friend or loved one?
Let us know your favorite way to keep your skin and beauty game on point during the holiday season and be sure to check out our site daily for more fun holiday shopping content!