Treat Yourself to These Beauty Advent Calendars—Just in Time for Christmas
Why not treat yourself this holiday season? There’s no better way to do it than with an Advent calendar filled with beauty bits from your favorite makeup and skincare brands. These Advent calendars will gift you a new product each day leading up to Christmas, kick-starting the season of giving and gifting—and leaving you feeling pampered. (When Mama’s happy, everybody’s happy.)
Opening a door in your Advent calendar each morning is a fun way to start the day, and it’s sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. From Bare Minerals to Kiehl’s to Origins to Clarins to AmorePacific to NYX (whew!), we’ve rounded up some of our favorite brands spanning every style and budget. These range from the super luxe (Charlotte Tilbury, anyone?) to the best of the drugstore (Hello, Target!). Start planning your Advent calendar tradition now so that you can enjoy it all month long. We recommend setting up an Advent calendar or two in a place in your home where you can spend a quiet moment opening your gift and reflecting on the season. Merry Christmas and Happy Advent!
Target 12 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
Buy it: $15, target.com
Target has mastered the beauty Advent calendar game this year, filling their 12-product box with a sampling of classic products and new favorites, like Pixi Glow Tonic, Eyelure false lashes, and Maybelline Great Lash.
OleHenriksen 12 Days of Ole Glow Skincare Advent Calendar
Buy it: $69, sephora.com
If winter skin has you down, this Advent calendar will add some pep to your step—and your skincare routine. Fan-favorite products like the Sheer Transformation Perfecting Moisturizer, Uplifting Transformation Eye Crème, and Force of Nurture Intensive Hand Crème are just a few of the products you’ll enjoy in this calendar.
AmorePacific My 12 Days of Botanical Beauty
Buy it: $55, sephora.com
Brighten your holiday with a collection of glow-getting skincare minis from AmorePacific, including an enzyme peel, cleansing oil, toner, and sunscreen, to name just a few.
Susanne Kaufmann Advent Calendar
Buy it: $170, anthropologie.com
The gorgeous botanical blends in this luxe Advent calendar—including shampoo, bubble bath, body butter, body oil, bath salt, and two varieties of tea—will have you relaxing in no time.
Disney x Kiehl’s True Originals Advent Calendar
Buy it: $55, kiehls.com
Your favorite mouse graces this Advent calendar, which is filled with seven of the skincare products you know, love, and trust from Kiehl’s—including Midnight Recovery Concentrate, Avocado Eye Cream, and Ultra Facial Cream, plus a limited edition Mickey Mouse mirror as a holiday keepsake.
Antica Farmacista 12 Days of Antica Advent Calendar
Buy it: $175, neimanmarcus.com
This glam Advent calendar is filled with candles, room spray, body butter, and bar soap in luxurious, Italian-inspired fragrances.
Origins 13-Piece Give Joy Super Set
Buy it: $70, macys.com
For those who love Origins—and there are so many of us—it just doesn’t get better than this calendar, which includes GinZing Moisturizer, High-Potency Night-A-Mins cream, a Feel Good Candle, and Ginger Burst Savory Body Wash. Merry Christmas to us.
No7 Beauty Advent Calendar
Buy it: $40, walgreens.com
Gift yourself a world of No7 with this assortment of favorites, including mascara, eye shadow, lip gloss, micellar cleansing water, and day and night creams.
Ulta 12 Days of Beauty
Buy it: $18, ulta.com
Gift yourself Ulta’s 12 Days of Beauty for a new product every day leading up to Christmas, including a glossy balm, lip cream, brow gel, bouncy blush, and more.
Bare Minerals Box of Wonders
Buy it: $79, bareminerals.com
This collection is filled with the Bare Minerals makeup products you know and love—$235 worth of them—for just $79.
L’Occitane Signature Advent Calendar
Buy it: $69, nordstrom.com
Your mom’s going to love this one. The L’Occitane Signature Advent Calendar will gift her with skincare, soaps, and hand creams she’ll enjoy all year long.
The Body Shop 25 Days of Game Changing Advent-ures Advent Calendar
Buy it: $105, thebodyshop.com
Rose shower gel. Plum soap. Coconut shower cream. Almond hand cream. Strawberry body lotion. The list goes on and on in this 25-day Advent calendar filled with irresistibly fragranced products from The Body Shop.
Clarins Advent Calendar
Buy it: $125, clarinsusa.com
For any Clarins fans out there, this skincare-filled Advent calendar will make the holidays (and your skin) even happier. It includes their Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil, Beauty Flash Balm, Instant Eye Makeup Remover, and Supra Volume Mascara—for starters.
Charlotte Tilbury Naughty and Nice Magic Box Beauty Advent Calendar
Buy it: $200, charlottetilbury.com
If you love Charlotte’s products (and who doesn’t?), then this is the ultimate way to celebrate the season. You’ll swoon over both full-size and mini products, including her cult-classic mascara, eye pencils, lip glosses, moisturizer, makeup remover, and face primer.
Ciate Mini Mani Month Nail Polish Set
Buy it: $59, sephora.com
A new nail polish every day? Yes, please. This mani-focused Advent calendar is just our style.
NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar
Buy it: $65, ulta.com
Finding it hard to choose just one shade? Now you don’t have to thanks to this explosion of lip color in all of NYX’s best-loved formulas, including butter glosses, liquid lipsticks, suede cream lipsticks, and matte lip creams.
SkinStore's 12 Miracles of Beauty
Buy it: $99, skinstore.com
It’s a skincare miracle. This Advent calendar is sure to spoil you with such beauty treats as Caudalie, Philip Kingsley, Dr Botanicals, Dermalogica, and Erno Lazlo.
12 Days of Ciate London
Buy it: $59, sephora.com
Count down the 12 days to Christmas with new products each day, including bronzer, highlighter, and gorgeous, glittering makeup for the eyes.
Molton Brown Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Advent Calendar
Buy it: $250, neimanmarcus.com
If you want to really indulge this season, there are few better ways to do it than with the opulent Molton Brown Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Advent Calendar.