Shop our edit of the best beauty advent calendars for 2016...
Forget chocolates, finding beauty treats behind little advent doors is so much more interesting. There’s nothing better than gifting yourself a Diptyque candle, Jo Malone fragrance or L’Occitane body lotion each day. So, this year get yourself one of the best beauty advent calendars 2016. You won’t be sorry.
If you’re a skincare enthusiast, Clarins have brought back their cult favourite advent calendar. Complete with their world famous, iconic beauty buys – including their Beauty Flash Balm, Hydraquench Cream and Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil – it’s 24 treats you don’t want to miss. Dirty Works have also brought out their skin hero advent calendar, with a 24-strong collection of treats from their bath & bodycare collection. And it only costs £15!
If you’re more of a fragrance fanatic, treat yourself to an advent calendar specialising in scent. After 24 days of surprising yourself with Jo Malone London’s Christmas Collection Advent Calendar, you’ll possibly be the happiest person on the planet. Including, candles, mini perfumes and fragranced body lotions, you’ll feel well and truly pampered.
And if the word Diptyque makes you excited, you’ll hyperventilate when you see their advent calendar. Behind each door is either a mini candle, skincare luxury or one special large candle. Thought your home smelled good before? It’s got nothing on the 24 days after opening these doors.
But it’s not all just about skincare and fragrance. There’s also a few Christmas boxes out there for body buffs.
This year, The Body Shop aren’t just launching one advent calendar. They’re launching 3. All to suit everyone’s budgets and needs.
Meanwhile, Molton Brown has gone down the scented route with their advent calendar. You’ll smell amazing all December after opening up 9 bath and shower gels, 3 body lotions, 3 body polishers, 2 hand washes, 3 scented candles, shampoo, a hair mask, a hand exfoliator, a hand treatment and a festive bauble.
And if nail art is your thing, you’ll Ciate’s Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar.
So before you resort to buying your annual chocolate advent calendar, give your taste buds a rest and scope out the best beauty advent calendars 2016…
Molton Brown is synonymous with indulgence. So pamper yourself with these little luxuries, including 9 bath and shower gels, 3 body lotions, 3 body polishers, 2 hand washes, 3 scented candles, a shampoo, a hair mask, a hand exfoliator, a hand treatment and a festive bauble.
Give yourself the ultimate treat each day with this cute Georgian Townhouse full of Jo Malone goodies like mini perfumes and scented body creams. If you need to butter someone up before they buy you your Christmas gift, give them one of these. They’ll be so happy, you’ll probably end up with a pony come Christmas day.
When a make-up guru creates an advent calendar, you get it. This calendar features an assortment of 12 travel-size beauty icons, including Magic Cream, Wonderglow, and an exclusive Pocket Pout in Jessica Red. Just to name a few…
This year, The Body Shop are launching not just one, but three advent calendars to suit everyone’s budget. So whether you’re buying for yourself, your mum or a friend, you’ll find the perfect advent calendar here.
This year, Estee Lauder launches it’s first ever beauty advent calendar, containing 24 of their best selling products.
Think niche, luxury and high street brands all in one. This is the ideal calendar for any serious beauty buff. And if you’re looking to discover new things, this will open your eyes and then some.
25 miniature nail polishes all in one place? Yes please.
You know the feeling you get when you open up a gift and see the word Diptyque on it? Well, imagine feeling that way every day of December. Go on, get this beauty advent calendar, containing mini candles and a special big one, plus mini Eau de Toilettes, and skincare treats. It’s the ultimate indulgence.
If you love nail art, or simply love your nails. You need this 24 piece gift set. It includes 4 new, exclusive shades, an overnight nail mask and heaps of other nail goodies to keep yours in top shape for all those Christmas parties.
If skincare is your thing, you’ll love this advent calendar, worth over £146. Not only does it contain their cult hero make-up products, it contains some of their best skincare heroes, like their Booster Detox and Hydraquench Cream. And because they’re in mini form, you can take them everywhere!
When we think of pampering, Cowshed immediately comes to mind. Spoil yourself daily with their Deluxe Advent Calendar. It contains 24 miniature Cowshed treats for hands, hair, face and body including Cow Pat Moisturising Hand Cream, Gorgeous Cow Blissful Bath & Shower Gel, Knackered Cow Bath & Body Oil, Lippy Cow Natural Lip Balm, Apricot Nourishing Cuticle Oil and Sleepy Cow Calming Bath Salts.
Looking for luxury? You’ve found it. Decleor’s advent calendar is packed with all the skincare essentials you need for clear, healthy, glowing skin. And it’s worth £182.99, which means you’re saving £122.99. That’s us sold.
Containing 24 beauty treats from the bath & bodycare collection, this is the perfect pre-Christmas treat to get you in the festive spirit.
Battle the effects of winter with this skin nourishing advent calendar. All of your favourites are in there, like their award winning Creme de Corps, Midnight Recovery Concentrate and Ultra Facial Cleanser. And you get a mix of full size and minis. Bonus!
If you love natural, handmade beauty products, you’ll love this collection of 12 shower and bath goodies.
Think of this as your monthly skincare and make-up sorted. Open a door a day to reveal your favourite No 7 products, from their Lovely Lashes Mascara to their Protect and Perfect Intense Advanced Day Cream.
Korean-inspired masks for your face, hands, feet and hair? Perfect stocking fillers, if you ask us.
Each year, Liberty bring out an advent calendar that gets us so excited, we forget to breathe. This year is no different. Brimming with treats from NARS, Bobbi Brown, Byredo and Le Labo, this advent calendar is for true beauty addicts.
This holiday season, when you spend £35 in M&S Beauty, Clothing and Home (excluding furniture), you can purchase the M&S Beauty Advent Calendar for just £35. Filled with goodies worth over £250, each day contains a festive treat to pamper skin, style hair and nourish nails.
December isn’t just the lead up to Christmas, it’s also the biggest party month of the year. And what do you need for that? This advent calendar including including lip glosses, lipsticks, blushers, eyeshadows, mascaras and a skincare treat, lipsticks, lip glosses, blushers, eyeshadows and mascaras. You can have a different look for each day!
Surprise yourself for 24 days with L’Occitane’s luxurious bath gels, moisturisers, shower creams and mini fragrances. This year’s calendar has also been illustrated in the world of Kanako, the much-loved illustrator from My Little Paris.
Travel-sized make-up makes for the perfect excuse to plan your next holiday once you’ve opened all the doors, we say.