The countdown to Christmas is on! Forget the chocolates, we love our advent calendars filled with the latest beauty must-haves and skincare heroes to ensure complexion perfection long after the festivities are over.
Selfridges beauty advent calendar, £210
Christmas truly starts when each day of December is spent discovering a new beauty product from Selfridges. Behind the 25 drawers there’s a mix of mini and full-sized treats, and it’s all packaged in a case with an illustration of the famous London store on the front.
MAC Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar, £165
MAC’s limited-edition 2022 calendar is literally bursting at the seams with 24 indulgent treats. There’s 16 full-sized products and mini must-haves, including the new MACStack Mascara. It all comes in a stylish box, wrapped in bubbles and bows.
Sephora Wishing You Premium Advent Calendar, £69.99
Iconic beauty brand Sephora offers 24 makeup, skincare, hair care and accessory surprises in its Christmas calendar. The contents include a brightening eye cream, cherry lip mask, eyeshadows, nail lacquer and lip stain as well as a pocket mirror, gua sha, nail file and pocket mirror.
OPI Jewel Be Bold Advent Calendar, £79.90
Give yourself the gift of gorgeous nails with OPI’s offering from Harvey Nichols. It’s filled with 3.75 ml versions of the best-selling colours including Alpine Snow, Big Apple Red, Russian Navy, Don’t Bossa Nova Me Around and Cajun Shrimp alongside three nail care products. Oliver Bonas 25 Days of Wellness Beauty Advent Calendar, £95
Unwind during the busy festive season with this selection from Oliver Bonas. It’s packed with mini versions, each door revealing a pampering pick-me-up from bath oils, body polish and bath fizzers to an eye mask and drawstring pouch.
The Body Shop Box of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar, £145
The Body Shop’s calendar includes 25 head-to-toe treats to keep you pampered all season. There’s a mini Himalayan Charcoal and refreshing British Rose face masks as well as full-sized Moringa Shampoo and Conditioner to give party hair some shine.
Benefit Sincerely Yours Beauty Holiday 2022 Advent Calendar, £59.50
Open each door and be delighted with 12 Benefit bestsellers and fan-favourite goodies. There’s brow essentials, mascaras, pore primers and face powders, and a pretty postcard to send to your beauty BFF.
Rituals Premium Advent Calendar, £160.50
Beautifully packaged and worthy of any Instagram Story, we love this calendar from Rituals. There’s a mix of 24 full-sized and travel products, fragrances and four mini candles for each Sunday of advent.