With so many beauty advents calendars available on the market now, it’s incredibly difficult to pick one! With prices ranging from £30-£100+ there is going to be something to suit your budget – and that’s exactly what this guide is for!
If you haven’t already read it, I did an ultimate guide to beauty advent calendars for last year – but with so many new releases it’s only right that I make another one!
SAVE (£45 or less)
The Bomb Cosmetics ‘The Bomb’ Calendar, £18.99 – candlesdirect.com
The colder months are the best time for relaxing and pampering yourself, so why not have 24 bath bombs to help you out?
Technic Man’s Stuff Advent Calendar, £20 – Superdrug
An advent calendar for men?! I think this is amazing and so important that men look after their skin just as much as women do. You get the likes of nail clippers, hair comb, face wash and other skin-loving products in this.
Superdrug Bloom 12 Days of Perfume Calendar, £24 – Superdrug
Because who doesn’t want to smell amazing for 12 days straight? Each bottle is 8ml so that’s a generous amount all together.
W7 Big Bang Cracker Advent Calendar, £30 – The Perfume Shop
Lipsticks, nail polish, glosses and other beauty staples are hidden behind the doors of this calendar! Get your Christmas face on!
Tanya Burr 12 Sweet Days Advent Calendar, £30 – Superdrug
I’m not afraid to admit that I am a fan of Tanya Burr’s makeup range and this little advent calendar includes nail polish (in Christmas-themed shades, of course), eyeshadows and lip gloss!
Heathcote & Ivory Morris & Co Calendar, £40 – John Lewis
The packaging of the products alone is enough to make me want one! It comes with various travel-size hand creams, body lotions and more.
The Body Shop Advent Calendar, £45 – The Body Shop
TBS are the crème dela crème when it comes to advent calendars. Get all of your favourites (worth £88) including body butters and hand creams in here.
L’Occitane Classic Beauty Calendar, £49 – L’Occitane
L’Occitane have some of the best hand creams around, so when there’s a calendar full with 24 of their products, it’s kind of hard to say no – and it’s worth £87!
Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar, £50 – Superdrug
There are 25 days on this advent calendar with 25 travel-size products and six of them are highlighters! Perfect for all the glow queens out there.
Zoella All You Need Is Xmas Calendar, £50 – Boots
This 12 day calendar is more home & lifestyle than beauty, but it’s still aesthetically pleasing nonetheless! Get perfumes, candles and other homey bits in here.
NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar, £50 – HQ Hair
NYX are renowned for their lipsticks, so when you can get 24 of them for a small price, we can’t really complain! You’ll find mattes, creams and glosses in here.
The Grooming Advent Calendar, £55 – ASOS
Another one for the favourite men in our lives and this one is definitely blogger-esque designed with it’s marble front and inside. It includes a mixture of hair & skin products and a discount code!
The Body Shop Deluxe Advent Calendar, £65 – The Body Shop
This 25 day calendar is worth a massive £116 altogether! It even includes a little white headband with ears on it, which I definitely need.
24 Days of Clinique Calendar, £75 – Selfridges
This calendar is bursting with some of Clinique’s best-sellers such as fragrances, skincare and make-up must-haves.
Beauty In Wonderland Advent Calendar, £79 – Lookfantastic.com
£300 worth of goodies for a fraction of the price? YES PLEASE. This beautifully designed calendar will guide you through the festive season with it’s amazing products.
Essie Nail Polish 24 Day Advent Calendar, £80 – Superdrug
This little gem may seem pricey but when it includes five shades that are exclusive to this calendar and seven full-size nail polishes, it’s totally justifiable!
Cowshed Beauty Advent Calendar, £90 – John Lewis
You’ll find a huge range of Cowshed’s best-selling natural products including shampoo & conditioner, body oils and more!
The Body Shop Ultimate Advent Calendar, £99 – The Body Shop
The OG (original gangster, haha) of all Christmas advent calendars is definitely this one. I mean, you’re saving £115 on products – it’s a no-brainer really.
Makeup Revolution Christmas Tree, £120 – Superdrug
With 25 full-size beauty products (including palettes), what are you Revoholics waiting for?
Selfridges 24 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, £120 – Selfridges
If, like me, you almost fell off your chair after seeing the price – don’t fret! This calendar includes cult favourites including high-end brands like YSL and Victor & Rolf.
John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar, £149 – John Lewis
Exclusive to John Lewis, you’ll find Nars, Benefit and Bobbi Brown goodies behind these doors. It’s worth over £300! A good one for the high-end lovers.
Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Calendar, £165 – Molton Brown
Your skin will be forever refreshed with this calendar brimming with skin care and small luxuries like candles and shampoo.
FOR THE LITTLE ONES
Makeup Advent Calendar, £10 – Matalan
Cute make-up items including nail files, polishes, glosses and hair clips is what you’ll find behind these doors.
Oh K! 12 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar, £18 – notonthehighstreet.com
This one is perfect for those who are just starting to get into makeup. Full with hair bobbles, lipgloss and eyeshadows, you can’t go wrong.
FOR THE FOODIES
The Snaffing Pig Pork Crackling Calendar, £18 – John Lewis
This enormous A3 size calendar is perfect for the savoury lovers! It includes some best-selling flavours for you to enjoy. As the company say, ‘jog on, choccy!’
Edinburgh Gin Advent Calendar, £100 – John Lewis
I’m partial to a bit of gin, particularly around the Christmas season. So when life gives you lemons… you use them for your gin of course!