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16 best Nordstrom holiday advent calendars: from MAC to Barbie & MORE

Teas, candles, beauty, kids' toys... there's a Nordstrom advent calendar for everyone

Advent calendar season is one of our favorite times of the year - the only problem is figuring out which holiday countdown to buy

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We have to admit Nordstrom isn’t making it any easier, with so many holiday and Christmas countdowns that we’re having a hard time choosing!


You can pick from 12-day or 24-day holiday advent calendars at every price point, from $22 and up.

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There are cute empty advent calendars you can fill yourself, or imagine finding a surprise behind every door, whether Mattel toys, Voluspa candles, MAC Cosmetics, Apotheke hand-crafted beauty products or Dr Barbara Strum skincare.

It really is the ultimate way to treat yourself (or give as a gift to someone else!) during the December countdown.

So keep reading to shop the best Nordstrom holiday advent calendars for 2022...

Nordstrom beauty advent calendars

MAC COSMETICS Bursting With Surprises Advent Calendar, $195, Nordstrom


MAC's limited-edition beauty holiday advent calendar is a delight every year, from the stylish packaging to the 24 MAC beauty gifts inside. 

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LA MER Advent Calendar Set USD $735 Value, $580, Nordstrom


With a $735 value, this is one of the most luxe beauty calendars out there, with all of the coveted La Mer products you could ever want for a glowing holiday season.

DR. BARBARA STURM Advent Calendar Beauty Set, $560Nordstrom


Dr Barbara Sturm is back with an enticing advent calendar filled with 23 best-selling beauty treats from the celebrity-loved brand.

KYLIE COSMETICS 12 Days Advent Calendar Holiday Set $180, Nordstrom


Kylie Cosmetics and Kylie Skin fans take note: this 12 day holiday beauty set has a dozen coveted Kylie products, including an amazing NINE full-sized beauty treats.

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PERRICONE MD Advent Calendar Set (worth $415), $179, Nordstrom


Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Eva Mendes are fans of Perricone MD - and you can get the A-list skincare treatments at home with this advent calendar set that's worth a whopping $415.

Nordstrom advent calendars - holiday tastes and treats

SUGARFINA Holiday Gingerbread 24 Tastes of Christmas Advent Calendar, $60, Nordstrom


Looking for a sweet way to celebrate the holidays? Each drawer in this festive countdown is filled with four Sugarfina treats!

Palais des Thés, 24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar, $36, Nordstrom


Not only is this one of the more affordable advent calendars, it's one that almost everyone would love. This tea advent calendar contains 24 tea bags with herbal, black tea, green tea and Rooibos included.

COMPARTES Gourmet Chocolate 2022 Advent Calendar, $109.95, Nordstrom


Perfect for the chocolate lover, this Compartes holiday advent calendar contains 24 dark, white and milk chocolate gourmet treats - a different flavor each day.

Nordstrom candle advent calendars 


DIPTYQUE Advent Calendar, $480, Nordstrom


Princess Kate and Meghan Markle are both big Diptyque fans, and would love this beautiful holiday countdown! The Diptyque candle advent calendar is truly mesmerizing - each of the 25 candles represents a new constellation and it's all wrapped in a beautiful Milky Way-themed box. 

Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Candle Set, $158, Nordstrom


This gorgeous candle advent calendar has a 4.8 star of 5 rating, and it's easy to see why. This 12-day countdown includes candles from the signature Japonica Collection plus a stylish wick trimmer - the perfect way to relax and celebrate the holiday season.

APOTHEKE 12-Day Advent Calendar Candle Set, $98, Nordstrom


There’s a pretty handcrafted votive candle in 12 different scents behind each door of this advent calendar from Apotheke, from wintry scents including Birchwood Apple or Charred Fig, to summery fragrances like Hinoki Lavender or Sea Salt Grapefruit. 

MALA THE BRAND 6-Day Mini Candle Advent Calendar, $120, Nordstrom


This luxury candle advent calendar is short but sweet, with six hand-poured candles made from coconut-soy wax with wood wicks, in holiday scents like Candy Cane, Eggnog and Mistletoe.

Nordstrom advent calendars for kids

Mattel Barbie Advent Calendar, $33.99, Nordstrom


Sure 'Barbie-core' is the latest trend in fashion, but let's face it - Barbie never goes out of style! This Mattel advent calendar is devoted to the iconic toy. It includes a Barbie doll and 24 fun accessories, from a unicorn and fairy wings to a mermaid tail.


Mattel Hot Wheels Advent Calendar, $21.99, Nordstrom


For the Hot Wheels fan, Nordstrom has this cool advent calendar, with eight 1:64 scale Hot Wheels cars and 16 accessories. The box turns into a road playmat to drive on, to really rev up the fun. 

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More Nordstrom advent calendars

HANKY PANKY Thong Holiday Advent Calendar, $660, Nordstrom


This unusual advent calendar is filled with 25 original-rise thongs in a range of colors for a daily holiday surprise. 


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Louise Cunningham Merry & Bright 12 Days of Christmas Advent Puzzle Calendar, $23.99, Nordstrom


For kids 3 and up - and grown-ups of all ages - this adorable Christmas puzzle advent calendar contains 12 80-piece puzzles with festive winter themes. 

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