Beauty advent calendars 2022: get your hands on the first ones

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  • Beauty advent calendars at their best

    The beginning of December is miles off and yet, here we are in the midst of summer starting to talk about beauty advent calendars.

    If we’ve learnt anything from years gone by, it’s that in order to get your hands on one of the best Beauty Advent Calendars going, time really is of the essence.

    Because some of the most popular calendars, like Liberty London, Next Beauty, Jo Malone London and Cult Beauty, sell out at increasingly rapid rates. We’re talking hours, not days in some instances. The problem is that you’re up against all of the other beauty lovers, all vying to be one of the lucky few to open up a window on December 1st to find a beauty product waiting for them.

    So in order to bag yourself one of these incredibly festive treats, you need to arm yourselves with as much information as possible. This is where we come in. We are going to be giving you the lowdown on every single beauty advent calendar available around the 2022 Christmas period. We’ll tell you when they’ll be available to shop, how much they are and give you a glimpse at what’s inside.

    We’ll be constantly updating this page ahead of December 1st with information and any tips or insider info, to ensure that you don’t miss out on getting the beauty calendar you want – neigh, deserve – this festive season.

    We finally have the details of a couple of beauty advent calendars, so feast your eyes on these…

    1. Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

    We don’t yet know what the new Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar looks like, what’s inside or even what the release date is.

    However, you can already sign up to the waiting list. This means that you’ll be one of the first to find out about London’s luxury department store’s most successful and fastest-selling product in its 145-year history.

    Sign up to the waiting list now

    2. The White Company Christmas Advent Calendar 2022

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    Arguably the brand that does Christmas best. From the chic decorations to the super soft cashmere pyjamas, The White Company know how Christmas should be done. And its annual Christmas Advent Calendar never disappoints. This year’s is completely fantastic because it features two full-sized candles from its dreamy home collection. Worth every penny in our opinion.

    How much is it?

    £175

    When is it available?

    Online 7th Sept and instore 21st Sep

    3. Mylee Advent Calendar 2022

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    At-home gel kits have become increasingly popular in recent years. With some places charging over £50 for a gel manicure, it’s not surprising. Mylee has created the ultimate at-home set for festive nails – including holographic silver and gold pens.

    What’s inside?

    6x MyGel colours, 1x Builder Gel and Top Coat, 2x Powder Pens, 1x Nail File and 1x Cuticle Oil Pen

    How much is it?

    £65

    When is it available?

    BUY NOW

    4. Lumene Nordic Treasure Advent Calendar 2022

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    The brand that put Finnish beauty on the map. If you’re unfamiliar with Lumene, it makes for a perfect intro to Nordic beauty and its powerful ingredients. If you’re already a fan, the calendar contains products from the brand’s hero ranges like Lahde NORDIC HYDRA and Valo NORDIC-C.

    How much is it?

    £99.90

    When is it available?

    September at Lookfantastic, John Lewis and Feelunique

    What’s inside?

    Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Brightening Day Fluid Mineral SPF30 (10ml), Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Glow Renew Night Serum (8ml), Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Clear Glow Cleansing Gel Scrub (15ml), Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Fresh Glow Brightening Gel Mask (15ml), Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Glow Reveal Moisturiser (10ml), Lumene Nordic Bloom Vitality Anti-Wrinkle Rich Day Cream (15ml), Lumene Nordic-C [Valo] Glow Boost Essence Lumene Invisible Instant Illuminizer (8ml), Lumene Nordic Bloom [Lumo] Anti-Wrinkle & Firm Moisturizing Eye Cream (15ml), Lumene Nordic Bloom [Lumo] Anti-Wrinkle & Firm Night Moisturiser (15ml), Lumene Invisible Illumination Instant Glow UV Primer SPF 30 (8ml), Lumene Natural Glow Skin Tone Perfector (20ml), Lumene Luminous Shine Hydrating & Plumping Lip Gloss (5ml), Lumene Stay Volume Mascara (9ml), Lumene Bright Eyes Eyeshadow Primer (5ml), Lumene Nordic Clear Tyyni Calming Hemp Oil-Cocktail (15ml), Lumene Nordic Purity Dew Drops Hydrating Eye Gel (5ml), Lumene Arctic Hydra Care [Arktis] Moisture & Relief Rich Day Cream (15ml), Lumene Nordic Hydra [Lähde] Oxygen Recovery 72h Hydra Gel Mask (15ml), Lumene Nordic Hydra Arctic Dew Quenching Aqua Serum (8ml), Lumene Nordic Ageless [Ajaton] Radiant Youth Night Elixir (8ml), Lumene Nordic Hydra Pure Arctic Miracle 3-in-1 Micellar Cleansing Water (50ml), Lumene Nordic Hydra [Lähde] Hydration Recharge Overnight Cream (15ml), Lumene Brow Care Fixing Gel (5ml).

    5. 12 Days of Liz Earle Advent Calendar 2022

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    Whilst this would be a fantastic beauty advent calendar to start your December with. This also makes one heck of a gift for someone. Maybe a mother-in-law? Nobody would be disappointed in 12 Liz Earle products.

    How much is it?

    £65

    When is it available?

    7th September at Boots

    What’s inside?

    Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser (30ml), Cleanse & Glow Transforming Gel Cleanser (150ml), Gentle Face Exfoliator (15ml), Instant Boost Skin Tonic (50ml), Eyebright Soothing Eye Cleanser (150ml), Skin Repair Light Cream (15ml), Superskin Moisturiser with Natural Neroli (15ml), Balancing Gel Mask (15ml), Superskin Alt-Retinol Booster (15ml), Superskin Alt-Retinol Skin Paste (15ml), Superskin Superlip Balm (15ml), Orange Flower Botanical Hand Repair (50ml), 1x Pure Cotton Cloth.

    6. Fortnum & Mason Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

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    One of London’s most famous department stores graces us with another cracker of a beauty advent calendar again this year. The store that’s known for its second-to-none gifting (who doesn’t love an F&M hamper?!) has transformed its beauty halls and this calendar is like stepping straight onto its 2nd floor.

    How much is it?

    £245

    When is it available?

    BUY NOW

    7. Decléor Essential Oil 2022 Advent Calendar

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    If you need any encouragement to spend a little more time on self-care, let this be it. Worth a whopping £488, Decléor’s 2022 beauty advent calendar contains 24 full and deluxe travel-sized products all celebrating the power of essential oils.

    How much is it?

    £120

    When is it available?

    BUY NOW

    What’s inside?

    Decléor Headband, Rosemary White Daily Care (50ml), Green Mandarin Sun-kissed Cream (15ml), Neroli Bigarade Hydrating Facial Toner (50ml), Neroli Bigarade Aromessence Serum (4ml), Green Mandarin Night Balm (2.5ml), Green Mandarin Aromessence (4ml), Green Mandarin Vitamin Glow Cream (2ml), Neroli Bigarade Cleansing Mousse (50ml), Neroli Bigarade Light Day Cream (2ml), Neroli Bigarade Bath & Shower Gel (50ml), White Magnolia Rosy Cream (15ml), White Magnolia Hand Cream (50ml), Plum Eye Cream (15ml), Green Mandarin Scrub Mask (15ml), White Magnolia Aromessence (4ml), Neroli Bigarade Night Balm (2.5ml), Antidote Advanced Concentrate (0.7ml), Lavender Fine Aromessence (15ml), Lavender Fine Night Balm (15ml), Cica Mask (50ml), Sweet Orange Sleeping Mask (50ml), Cornflower Eye Gel (15ml), Rosemary Black Clay Mask (15ml).

    8. Lookfantastic 2022 Advent Calendar

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    The Lookfantasic beauty advent calendar is hands down one of the best you can get your hands on. The brands are truly brilliant, the variety of products are second to none and the price is always outstanding. This year the calendar costs £95 but is worth over £500. This year you even get a facial cleansing device, so expect to up your skincare tool game. From make-up and hair, to skincare and home fragrance, this calendar has it all.

    How much is it?

    £95

    When is it available?

    Pre-order from 1st September, general sale from 1st October, but you can sign up to the waiting list now

    What’s inside?

    Rituals Ayurveda Mini Reed Diffuser (Full Size), Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream (Deluxe Size), ICONIC London Triple Threat Mascara (Full Size), Demi Candle – 2x variations (Deluxe Size), Beauty Pro Warming Eye Mask (Full Size), We Are Paradoxx 3-in-1 Hair Repair (Full Size), By Terry Mini Hydra-Pressed Powder (Deluxe Size), Revolution Satin Kiss Lipstick in Ruby and Pout Bomb Gloss in Glaze (Full Size), Aroma Active Repair Cream (Deluxe Size), Rodial Vitamin C Brightening Mask (Full Size), Christophe Robin Cleansing Purifying Scrub with Sea Salt (Full Size), Elemis Pro Collagen Cleansing Balm (Deluxe Size), Avant Lip Scrub (Full Size), Sachajuan Hair Repair Mask (Deluxe Size), West Barn Co Gel Brows (Full Size), Inika Black Eye Pencil (Full Size), Emma Hardie Plump and Glow Mist (Deluxe Mini), Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Booster (Deluxe Size), Luvia Bespoke 2 Pan Eyeshadow Palette (Full Size), Zelens Tea Shot Urban Defence Serum (Full Size), Disciple Gua Sha (Full Size), First Aid Beauty KP Body Scrub (Deluxe Size), ESPA Optimal Skin Pro Moisturiser (Full Size), The Ordinary Mandelic Acid (Full Size), PMD Clean Mini (Full Size)

    9. Espa Wellness Advent Calendar 2022

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    Labelled a ‘day to night wellness journey’ this calendar has everything for the person in need of some me-time. From nourishing shampoos and energising bath oils, to pulse point oils and lip treatments, all worth over £300.

    How much is it?

    £160

    When is it available?

    3rd October – sign up to the waiting list now

    What’s inside?

    Modern Alchemy Purifying Polish (55ml), Active Nutrients Super Nourish Glossing Shampoo (50ml), Positivity Pulse Point Oil (Full-Size), Age-Defying Tri-Active Resilience Pro-Biome Moisturiser (15ml), Tri-Active Regenerating Define and Tighten Body Serum (30ml), Tri-Active Regenerating Treatment Oil (10ml), Fitness Shower Gel (30ml), Signature Blends Energising Bath & Body Oil (15ml), Pink Hair and Scalp Mud (30ml), Nourishing Lip Treatment (Full-Size), Active Nutrients Isotonic Hydration Mask (30ml), Depuff and Soothe Eye Gel (Full-Size), Signature Blends Restorative Bath & Body Oil (15ml), Winter Spice Votive Candle (70g), Muscle Rescue Balm (15ml), Active Nutrients Optimal Skin Pro Serum (10ml), Active Nutrients Yuzu and Ginger Cleansing Sorbet (15ml), Tri-Active Resilience Clarify & Fortify Scalp Serum (10ml), Refining Skin Polish (15ml), Nourishing Conditioner (50ml), Fitness Bath Salts (55g), Tri-Active Regenerating Bio-Retinol Sleeping Serum (10ml), Restful Pillow Mist (12ml), Active Nutrients Optimal Skin Pro Cleanser (50ml)

    10. Next Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

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    You know the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? A little boy finds a magic golden ticket… Well that could be you. Hidden in nine of Next Beauty’s Advent Calendars are golden tickets that win the finder a £448 Cloud Nine bundle that includes two of its amazing hair tools: the Wide Iron Pro and the Airshot Pro. Don’t worry if yours doesn’t have a golden ticket inside, there are 25 beauty products worth over £310 to keep you happy.

    How much is it?

    £89

    When is it available?

    5th September

    What’s inside?

    Mac Satin Lipstick in Twig (full sized), Benefit Bad Gal Bang Mascara (3ml), Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream (15ml), Lanôme Advanced Genifique Hydrating Face Serum (7ml), Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum Synchronized Multi-Recovery Complex (7ml), Pixi Glow-y Powder in Peachy Glow and Creamy Gold (4.3ml), Moroccanoil Original Treatment (25ml), Iconic London Bronze and Smokey Eyshadow Palette, Emma Hardie Brilliance Facial Oil (5ml), Floral Street Arizona Bloom (10ml), By Terry Baume De Rose Flaconnette (2.3ml), Eyeko Highlighter Pencil in Pearl (1.4g), Pai The Impossible Glow Bronze (full sized), Beautypro Rose Infused Plant Based Sheet Mask (full sized), Neom Real Luxury Scent to De-Stress Travel Candle (75g), Smashbox Photo Finish Original Primer (5ml), L’Occitane Shea Hand Cream (30ml), Clinique Moisture Surge 100Hr AutoReplenishing Hydrator (15ml), Espa Yuzu and Ginger Cleanser (15ml), This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray (35ml), Gatineau Radiance Enhancing Gommage (full sized), Nails Inc Nail Varnish in Belgravia Road (full sized), Clarins Total Eye Lift (7ml), Bath & Body Works Japanese Cherry Blossom Fine Fragrance Mist (75ml), and Rituals The Ritual of Sakura Body Cream (70ml).

    11. Molton Brown Advent Calendar 2022

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    A fragrance-lovers dream. This calendar contains £329 worth of scented goods across hair and bath and body. Plus every year there’s a limited edition festive scent, which if the previous year’s is anything to go by will be stunning and the perfect accompaniment to you Christmas holiday.

    How much is it?

    £195

    When is it available?

    14th September

    What’s inside?

    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 EDP Travel Case Refill (7.5ml), Fragrance Travel Case, Tobacco Absolute EDP 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 EDT Travel Case Refill (7.5ml), Volumising Shampoo With Nettle (100ml), Volumising Conditioner With Nettle (100ml), Flora Luminare Glowing Body Oil (45ml), Flora Luminare EDP Travel Case Refill (7.5ml), Orange & Bergamot Hand Cream (40ml), Milk Musk EDT Travel Case Refill (7.5ml), Neon Amber Bath & Shower Gel (100ml), Heavenly Gingerlily Hand Cream (40ml), Fiery Pink Pepper EDP Travel Case Refill (7.5ml) Vintage With Elderflower Festive Bauble (75ml).

    12. Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

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    Cult Beauty is by far one of the most popular beauty advent calendars. Every year it impresses us with its guestlist of incredible brands. From US skincare giants Drunk Elephant and Sunday Riley, to cult must-haves Augustinus Bader and Color Wow. This year you can also buy guilt-free, knowing that you are doing good for people and the planet. Cult Beauty will donate £75,000 from the calendar sales to Mental Health UK, a charity that works on a local and national level to help people cope with their mental health. And for every calendar bought, the brand will plant one tree with the help of (more:trees) to do its bit to fight climate change.

    How much is it?

    £235

    When is it available?

    Join the waitlist now

    13. Susanne Kaufmann Advent Calendar 2022

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    This is one of our Senior Beauty Editor, Katie Thomas’s favourite beauty advent calendars. ‘I am just obsessed with the brand. From the spoiling body products to the hardworking skincare. I also really love the smart packaging – Christmas, but chic.’ The brand is always making steps to be as sustainable as possible. This year the box is made from recycled paper, is 100% recyclable and free from plastic and glue.

    How much is it?

    £380

    When is it available?

    5th September

    What’s inside?

    Eye Rescue Serum (Full Size), Nutrient Serum (Full Size), Lip Balm (Full Size), Rejuvenating Eye Cream (Full Size), Moisturising Day Fluid (15ml), Moisturising Night Cream (15ml), Soothing Toner (30ml), St. John’s Wort Bath (50g), Hyaluron Serum (15ml), Enzyme Exfoliator (15ml), Boosting Liquid Mask (15ml), Moisturising Mask (15ml), Mountain Pine Bath (30ml), Hand Cream (15ml), Body Butter (15ml), Foot Cream (15ml), Mineral Body Lotion (15ml), Mallow Blossom Bath (30ml), Marigold Body Oil (30ml), Bath for the Senses (30ml), Herbal Whey Bath (40g), Hair & Body Wash (30ml), Alkali Salts (60g), Pomegranate BOdy Oil (30ml).

    14. Penhaligon’s Advent Calendar 2022

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    Penhaligon’s fragrances are not like other scents. They’re completely unique and really rather special. This calendar will make the perfect gift for that person in your life who is obsessed with perfume or if you’re looking for a new scent. Gone are the days of smelling like everyone else.

    How much is it?

    £375

    When is it available?

    Septemeber

    What’s inside?

    The Favourite (10ml​), Quercus (5ml), Luna soap (30g), Comoros Pearl (35g), Halfeti (10ml), Endymion (5ml), Lord George (10ml)​
    The Favourite Hand Cream (10ml), Juniper Sling (5ml), Christmas Charm​, Maduro Leaf (35g), Constantinople (10ml), Elisabethan Rose (5ml​), Luna Body Hand Lotion (30ml), Duchess Rose (10ml)​,
    Halfeti Cedar (5ml​), Babylon (10ml), Roanoke Ivy (35g), Halfeti soap (30g), Blenheim Bouquet (5ml), Luna (10ml), Halfeti Body Hand Wash (30ml), Empressa (10ml), Maduro Leaf (65g).

    15. Flannels Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

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    We are seriously impressed by the contents of this beauty advent calendar from Flannels Beauty. This is its first-ever calendar and it’s setting the bar high. There are brands in here that we don’t think you’d find in any other festive offering, like Pat McGrath Labs. Luxury beauty at its finest.

    How much is it?

    £235

    When is it available?

    Pre-order on 22nd August, general sale 19th September

    What’s inside?

    Augustinus Bader The Cream (15ml), Patrick Ta Lip Creme in She’s Independent (7ml), 111SKIN Rose Quartz Exfoliating Mask (30ml), Aqua di Parma Colonia Bath & Shower Gel (75ml), Natasha Denona Zendo Palette Mini (5 x 0.8g) Sarah Chapman Morning Facial (15ml), Estee Lauder Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara (Full Size), Floral Street Mini Light Discovery Set (5 x 1.5ml), NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dolce Vita (1.8g), Hair By Sam McKnight Mini Lazy Girl Spray (50ml), Medik8 Crystal Retinal 3 (30ml), Nudestix All Over Face Colour Glow Bubbly Bebe (7g), Nails Inc Kensington High Street (14ml), Larry King Social Life for Your Hair (30ml), SWEED Beroe Lashes, Verso Super Eye Serum (20ml), Aqua di Parma Colonia Body Lotion (75ml), ROEN Disco Eye (1.63g), Escentric Molecules Molecule 04 (30ml), Pat McGrath Interstellar Icon Quad (Full Size), Revive Intensite Moisturizing Lip Balm Luxe Conditioner (10ml), Benefit They’re Real Magnet (Full Size), Bioeffect EGF Serum (5ml), NEOM 1 Wick Scented Candle in Happiness (185g), Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2.0 in Red Hot Susan (Full Size)

    16. Diptyque Advent Calendar 2022

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    One of the ones that everyone looks forward to every year. Find us a person who doesn’t like a Diptyque candle or fragrance. We’ll wait because we don’t think you’ll find anyone. This year’s special calendar is inspired by the Milky Way. Each day corresponds to a new constellation and is decorated with stars. You’ll find some of the brand’s bestselling scents inside, as well as all three of its limited editions for Christmas.

    How much is it?

    £370

    When is it available?

    October

    17. Soap & Glory 24 Days To Treat Yule-Self 2022

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    Not all beauty advent calendars have to cost the earth. Boots have a fine offering of budget-friendly options this season, which includes customer favourite Soap & Glory. Always a brand to encourage self-care – moments for yourself with the help of beauty – this year is no different.

    How much is it? 

    £45

    When is it available?

    End of August at Boots

    What’s inside?

    Scrub Of Your Life Body Scrub (50ml), Speed Plump Hydrating Day Cream (50ml), Rollerball Fragrance in Original Pink, Magnificoco Bubble Bar, Silk Scrunchie, Clean On Me Shower Gel (75ml), The Righteous Butter Body Butter (300ml), The Righteous Butter Body Lotion (50ml), Call Of Fruity Body Butter (50ml), Magnificoco Body Butter (50ml), Magnificoco Body Wash (75ml), The Fab Pore Biodegradable Sheet Mask, Call Of Fruity Hand Cream (50ml), Heel Genius Foot Cream (125ml), Face Soap & Clarity Face Wash (50ml), Hand Food Hand Cream (50ml), Bright + Beautiful Biodegradable Sheet Mask, Speed Plump Super-Hydrating Miracle Moisture Hydrogel Sheet Mask, Puffy Eye Attack Under-Eye Brightening Hydrogel Patches, Pout About It Lip Mask, The Rushower Dry Shampoo (50ml), Scrub Of Your Life Body Scrub (200ml), Massaging Face Mitt, Nail File

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