These are the best beauty advent calendars to shop right now (2023)

Even when you’re not willing to wait all 24 days to open them, here are our picks for the best calendars to gift both to loved ones and yourself this holiday season

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Originating in Germany sometime around the 19th and 20th century by local Lutherans, advent calendars have become a staple of the festive season over the years. From the most traditional ones — those that stick to edible goods, candies and cookies — to specialised ones designed to tick every box of certain niche subjects, truth be told advent calendars might just be one of the things we look forward to the most towards the end of the year.

We’ve been compiling a list of our favourite ones to help you decide which (or which ones) to buy:

One meant for the bath, bubbles and glitter lover

Lush

Lush Advent Calendar

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Lush could be described as a magic Willy Wonka-esc fantasy land made for those who love baths, bubbles, and sustainability. With this year’s calendar, the brand puts upfront some of their best sellers as well as their always coveted holiday collection, that will ensure to keep you both squeaky clean and dozed in seasonal scents.

One for that special man in your life

Molton Brown

Molton Brown Advent Calendar

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From ornaments that dub as cleansers and mini versions of our favourite Molton Brown bottles, this year’s special edition calendar brings to the table a classic reimagined, presenting not only some of the most loved, classic Brown scents but also new special holiday editions that will have everyone who comes across them in true festive spirit.

One ideal for the beauty junkie

Sephora

Sephora Advent calendar

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Of the favourite destinations for beauty lovers came out with a calendar that allows us mortals to take home the excitement and enjoyment of breezing down the aisles while discovering who will be the new essential in our beauty bag. Combining both makeup and skincare, the calendar pushes up a notch the whole concept of try, test, love.

One for the makeup connoisseur

Dubbed the Box of Tricks, this year's advent calendar from MAC Cosmetics surprisingly taps into the remnants of our Halloween spirit and amps up the festive season in a never seen before Nightmare Before Christmas reference. With multiple lip shades, powders, setting sprays, oils, and mascaras, trick away until Christmas Eve.

One with a bit of Finland in it

Lumene

24 Nordic Beauty Wonders Advent Calendar

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Perfect as a gift or a treat for yourself, Lumene’s advent calendar combines skincare and makeup all under the umbrella of being one of the leading Nordic beauty brands. Day by day (or all at once), discover a new must have from the brand and dare to try out new products that have both Scandinavian DNA in their system and a bit of Finland to take home with us.

One with a bit of everything

Zalando

Zalando's Advent Calendar

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Honouring the versatility of it’s main platform itself, Zalando’s is closing 2021 with a calendar that not only combines some of the best beauty products in the market but introduced a whole new level of goodies to the system (we’re looking at you, Foreo’s UFO Mini and Agustinus Bader’s The Cream).

One that truly lives up to its name

Goodiebox

Goodiebox Advent Calendar

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When the one thing you do best is send out monthly surprises of goodies, one must expect Goodiebox’s advent calendar to live up to the hype — and it does. Amping up the standar with practically all its surprises in full size format, the calendar combines well known favourites with new discoveries that must not be missed.

Two depending on what you’re craving that day

Kicks' Advent Calendars

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Kicks Skincare Advent Calender

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True to offering what you need exactly how you need it, Kicks is offering this year not one, but two, advent calendars. Either it be the Skincare version, made for those who live for a good pampering moment and a self care ritual; or the Makeup version, that will tick every box in a beauty junkie’s list, choose the one that fits yourself the best and celebrate the holidays now.

One with a new colour almost for every day of the month

OPI

OPI's Advent Calendar

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While the product by itself might not be the surprise, with OPI, this year everyday will be a new nail colour day and by the end of the month you will have shades that match every mood, state or activity. Life’s too short for just one nail colour.

One that you won’t want to open

Rituals

Ritual's Advent Calendar

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As a brand, Rituals is amazing. As a creator of lovely things we truly don’t even want to open and would like to keep them on display for the rest of our lives, they’re even better. For this year, they’ve designed a 3D calendar that pops up right as our dreams light up during Christmas with their best seller holiday essentials.

One that will have you glowing by Christmas

Babor

Babor's Advent Calendar

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Babor’s Christmas calendar has a different approach than traditional calendars. In this case, as a user, you’re meant to apply the ampoules included in the advent special in a daily manner. With Babor, everyday you immerse yourself into a self care ritual with a serum designed to have your skin in its best state right before Christmas.

One perfect depending on how fancy you’re feeling that day

The Body Shop

The Body Shop's Advent Calendar

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Honoring their essence of having something for everyone, The Body Shop delivered four filled-to-the-brim with skincare goodies advent calendars that vary in price, size and items — allowing us gift givers to choose the one that matches perfectly with our needs and expectations.

One who’s packaging is almost as good as it’s goodies

Lancôme

Lancôme's Advent Calendar

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Would you want a Lancôme’s version of the 7th arrondissement of Paris but filled with high level goodies that surround the Eiffel Tower waiting to give you a surprise for every day of December? We would and that’s why Lancôme’s newest calendar fulfills both the duty of decoration and selfcare enabler for this festive season.

One that is everything you wanted and even more

YSL

YSL's Advent Calendar

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Lips, lips, lips, fragrances, and mascaras. These are only some of the novelties one can find while making its way through YSL’s newest Christmas advent calendar. The brand, who is known for its iconic red lips and signature fragrances, is betting on all the events we’re having during the festivities and is positioning itself as the best partner we could ever ask for in order to be always ready and picture perfect.

One for the person who has everything

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Finally, for that one person who has everything and who you never know what to give, why not surprise them this holiday season with a four-foot white oak Tiffany & Co. advent calendar in collaboration with American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat? The design recalls a cabinet of curiosities, revealing 24 Blue Boxes filled with Tiffany jewellery and objects. It might not be fully beauty related, but it’ll sure light up a smile on whoever receives such an iconic present.

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FAQs

Is the Charlotte Tilbury advent calendar worth it? ›

For timeless glamour and makeup-artist calibre beauty products, we'd put our money on Charlotte Tilbury. And indeed, the brand's annual advent calendar is the absolute best for anyone craving a festive glow-up.

Is the No7 advent calendar worth it? ›

No7 is always one of the fastest selling advent calendars and it's one of the originals. This year there are two versions of the No7 Advent Calendar 2022 for different budgets. They are both stuffed with gorgeous goodies and offer amazing value for money.

Is the LookFantastic advent calendar worth it? ›

The LookFantastic Advent Calendar is an indulgent and luxurious beauty Christmas countdown perfect for discovering new brands and old favourites. Pamper products can prove expensive, but this is a great way to grab everything you need for a Sunday self-care session for under £100 - for over £500 worth of goodies.

How much is the Tiffany's advent calendar? ›

It's not entirely clear what exactly customers can expect to find in the holiday offering, but you can assume it'll be rather opulent — Tiffany's 2019 advent calendar famously retailed for $112,00. If you're interested in purchasing the collectible, you can make an appointment at the Tiffany & Co.

What is the most expensive advent calendar? ›

There was once a time when a Lindt chocolate advent calendar was considered the height of luxury. But now, you'll need almost £22,000 to get your hands on the ultimate in high end advent calendars. The pricey calendar is the creation of jewellers, CW Sellors, and is made in the image of stately home Chatsworth House.

Why did Costco recall advent calendar? ›

Costco Advent Calendar for Dogs Recall Overview:

Why: The company says the product does not meet its quality standards.

What is the order of advent calendars? ›

“Using the historical context, it seems that the proper way to work through an advent calendar is starting with the box labeled 'one.' The point of the calendar is not to count down, but rather to count up towards the days before Christmas,” Bustle wrote.

Is Charlotte Tilbury beautiful skin worth it? ›

The lasting power is impressive too, whilst most dewy foundations tend to have a shorter lifespan than their matte counterparts, I found the Beautiful Skin foundation to hold up well all day. Yes, there was a tiny bit of fading here and there, but overall my skin still looked fresh and even-toned.

Is Charlotte Tilbury flawless finish worth it? ›

Would I recommend the Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Filter powder? This product has so much going for it. It has a great texture, works on dry skin, comes in different skin tones AND it has a great formula that is easy to work with.

Is Charlotte Tilbury bronze and glow worth it? ›

It's totally worth the hype and price point. So when I was looking for a new powder contour product, I instantly thought of Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow. I've been using this contour and highlighter duo for a while now ready for this in-depth review with swatches.

What age group is No7 for? ›

Whether you are 30 or 75, No7 have you covered; they have a serum that will work for you. Rather than trying to anti-age (as if it were possible) what we are all looking for regardless of age is healthy skin.

What is in Boots No 7 Advent Calendar 2022? ›

The No7 beauty calendar is a 25 day countdown with a value of £211, the calendar is a navy blue box tied with a gold lined ribbon. Expect to find inside limited edition cosmetics and best-sellers such as the Protect & Perfect Intense range, as well as makeup tools and cleansing accessories.

Which No7 is best for over 60? ›

No7 Restore & Renew Face & Neck Day Cream is the best moisturizer for aging skin over 60.

What is in the Lookfantastic Advent Calendar 2022? ›

It features a whole range of goodies, from makeup and skincare to haircare and fragrance, encased in an enchanting storybook for you to open up every door and discover your own beauty story.

How much is the ASOS advent calendar worth? ›

I tried the £85 ASOS 2022 beauty advent calendar featuring Olaplex, MAC and more and it's worth the price tag.

How much is Anthropologie advent calendar? ›

It comes at a hefty price of $82, and the retailer tells you that the total cost of the set is $300.

Is the Chanel advent calendar real? ›

The advent calendar was launched in honour of the 100th anniversary of the brand's iconic Chanel No. 5 fragrance. Packaged in the shape of the perfume bottle, the box also begins with day 5 and ends with day 31 to commemorate the occasion. Every day is a celebration.

How much is the advent calendar at Costco? ›

$99.99 Wine & $69.99 Brewer Advent Calendar at Costco.

What are the 4 advent themes in order? ›

The four traditional advent themes for the four advent Sundays are:
  • God's people -The Candle of Hope. Hope is like a light shining in a dark place. ...
  • The old testament prophets - The Candle of Peace. ...
  • John the Baptist - The Candle of Love. ...
  • Mary the mother of Jesus - The Candle of Joy.

What is the biggest Advent calendar in the world? ›

For about 20 years the quaint town of Gengenbach in Baden-Württemberg, located in the storybook Black Forest, has transformed its entire rathaus (Town Hall) into the world's largest Advent Calendar House, or - auf Deutsch - "Das weltgrößte Adventskalenderhaus".

Does Costco have an Advent calendar? ›

Looking for the best advent calendar for kids? Well, Costco has Disney, Lego, and Nickelodeon advent calendars for only $15.99. Each advent calendar has a festive countdown till Christmas with 24 books. This breaks down to just $0.67 per book.

What product is Costco recalling? ›

Kirkland Signature Shelled Walnuts (Recalled 10/27/22)

The recalled product contains the following "Best Before" dates and corresponding lot codes: May 31, 2023, with lot code "22243-4B"; June 21, 2023, with lot code "22264-4B"; July 28, 2023, with lot code "22271-4B"; and July 04, 2023, with lot code "22277-4B."

What did Costco recall? ›

Approximately 148,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken affected. Foster Farms recalled approximately 148,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken patties sold at Costco that may be contaminated with hard pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced.

How do I get a refund from Costco recall? ›

In a recall notice posted online, Costco says customers should throw away unused products and go to their nearest store for a full refund.

Do you open 1 or 25 first on an advent calendar? ›

The most common type of Advent Calendar is one that has paper calendar doors and a little piece of chocolate behind each door. You should start with the door marked "one" and work your way up to 25.

What is the 3 Sunday of Advent called? ›

The third Sunday of Advent is Gaudete Sunday and is meant to remind us of the joy that the world experienced at the birth of Jesus, as well as the joy that the faithful have reached the midpoint of Advent.

What are the 4 Advent symbols? ›

The Four Advent Candles
  • First Advent Candle - Hope.
  • Second Advent Candle - Love.
  • Third Advent Candle - Joy.
  • Fourth Advent Candle - Peace.
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Is Charlotte Tilbury good for wrinkles? ›

Charlotte's award-winning eye cream is also MAGIC at reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This rich cream hydrates and smooths for eyes that appear brighter and younger, and is enriched with a magic matrix of ingredients that help to firm, tighten and brighten the appearance of skin.

Does Kate Middleton use Charlotte Tilbury? ›

Kate reportedly enjoys Charlotte Tilbury lip products, so we think the brand's 'Lip Cheat' lip liner in 'Pink venus' may be a safe bet. Using soft, feathery strokes, this gives the lips a slightly fuller look when applied.

Is Charlotte Tilbury beautiful skin full coverage? ›

A medium coverage, light-as-air foundation infused with hydrating Hyaluronic Acid and brightening Rose Complex. Skin looks more beautiful instantly and over time for a healthy-looking glow and a brighter, smoother looking complexion!

When should I start using flawless finish? ›

Flawless Finish can be used in any type of grow-system and in any medium. It should be used approximately 1 week (4-10 days) before harvest. For hydroponic systems simply drain the reservoir and refill with clean, fresh water.

Why is flawless filter so good? ›

Key Ingredients: A liquid cream infused with finely milled powders, porcelain flower extract, and glossy oil. Makeup Benefits: This works like an IRL beauty filter to blur fine lines and pores, brighten, and moisturize, leaving a radiant finish.

What is better Charlotte Tilbury or Nars? ›

For those who love the ritual of applying and experimenting with makeup and want a pro-like experience, we'd point you in the direction of NARS. If you're looking for a fool-proof formula that requires zero skill, start with Charlotte Tilbury.

Which is the most popular Charlotte Tilbury foundation? ›

If you're looking for a foundation that will give you a flawless finish and last all day long, Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Foundation is the one for you! The Hollywood Flawless Filter is one of Charlotte Tilbury's best-selling products, and it's not hard to see why.

Is No7 being discontinued? ›

With global economic outlook dim, Walgreens Boots Alliance to keep it in house. With recession clouds gathering, Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has decided not to sell Boots, the British drugstore chain. Boots is best known for its No7 Beauty Company.

Which No7 is best for over 40? ›

Yes. The No7 skin care products are one of the best, especially for people over their 40s. Products like the No7 Restore & Renew Face & Neck Multi Action Serum and the No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Serum are highly recommended for mature skin.

Which No7 range is best for older skin? ›

No7 Restore & Renew Face & Neck Multi-Action Serum

Clinically proven to deliver 5 anti-aging results for a younger-looking face & neck in just 2 weeks, this serum is perfect help mature skin look firmer, brighter, and lifted.

What is the latest advent can start? ›

Advent Sunday is the fourth Sunday before Christmas Day. This is equivalent to the Sunday nearest to St. Andrew's Day, 30 November. It can fall on any date between 27 November and 3 December.

What do you get in the No7 Advent calendar? ›

This budget-friendly calendar is one of the lower-priced options for 2022. Inside is an assortment of skincare and make-up treats to be unwrapped throughout December. Alongside products, behind one lucky door is a voucher for a No7 concealer worth £9.95, so you can pick your own shade at your leisure.

Is advent Only a Catholic thing? ›

On the one hand, it's one of the major seasons celebrated by most Christian churches in the Western tradition: Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Episcopalians, Lutherans, and many additional Protestant churches mark the roughly month-long period with special observance.

What is the best treatment for 70 year old skin? ›

Here's what you can do: Wash with a gentle, fragrance-free, moisturizing bar soap, cleanser, or body wash. Doing so will help soothe rather than dry your skin. Moisturizing ingredients that can help reduce dryness include glycerin, hyaluronic acid, and lanolin.

How can I look beautiful at 60? ›

  1. 7 Anti-Aging Tricks that Every Woman Over 60 Should Know. ...
  2. Wear a Genuine Smile. ...
  3. Spend Time with Young People. ...
  4. Burn Fat the Old Fashion Way – By Walking! ...
  5. Embrace Your Passions. ...
  6. Stop Helping the Clock by Smoking and Spending Time in the Sun. ...
  7. Give Your Skin What it Really Needs – Water and Nutritious Food.

Is Charlotte Tilbury doing an advent calendar 2022? ›

It's the one you've been waiting for, makeup maestro Charlotte Tilbury has unveiled her 2022 beauty advent calendar and it's just phenomenal. Charlotte's Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars advent calendar is the ultimate gift for beauty lovers, or for yourself.

Are M&S doing an advent calendar 2022? ›

When does the Marks & Spencer beauty advent calendar 2022 go on sale? The calendar will be available in stores and online from 27 October. Shop right now!

Does Clinique do an advent calendar? ›

Clinique Advent Calendar 2022 – Online Now. This calendar is always super popular, great value for money and sells out every year. Here's the lowdown on the Clinique Advent Calendar 2022. It's available now.

What are the 4 things to get kids for Christmas? ›

The Four Gift Solution
  • Something they want.
  • Something they need.
  • Something to wear.
  • Something to read.

What are the 4 Advent themes in order? ›

The four traditional advent themes for the four advent Sundays are:
  • God's people -The Candle of Hope. Hope is like a light shining in a dark place. ...
  • The old testament prophets - The Candle of Peace. ...
  • John the Baptist - The Candle of Love. ...
  • Mary the mother of Jesus - The Candle of Joy.

Do Home Bargains sell advent calendars? ›

Home Bargains is selling a Milkybar advent calendar for just 49p, perfect for anyone in a dash to grab one before tomorrow. The white chocolate calendar usually costs around £2 at most retailers.

Will Aldi get more advent calendars? ›

The fan-favorite Wine Advent Calendar ($59.99) and Beer Advent Calendar ($49.99) will return for 2022 — priced the same as they were in 2021. And the Emporium Selection Cheese Advent Calendar ($16.99), Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar ($39.99) and Merry Moments My Friend Gnome Kit ($29.99) are also coming back.

How much is Aldi advent calendar? ›

Holiday Magic Wine Advent Calendar, $59.99. Beer Advent Calendar, $49.99. Hard Seltzer Advent Calendar, $39.99. Emporium Selection Advent Cheese Calendar, $16.99.

What is the biggest advent calendar in the world? ›

For about 20 years the quaint town of Gengenbach in Baden-Württemberg, located in the storybook Black Forest, has transformed its entire rathaus (Town Hall) into the world's largest Advent Calendar House, or - auf Deutsch - "Das weltgrößte Adventskalenderhaus".

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