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76 best beauty advent calendars to get you excited for Christmas 2020

The beauty advent calendars that are still in stock... but be quick!

Leanne Bayley

We don't know about you but we're gearing up for Christmas - after a tough year we need some glitter and sparkle, and we need it fast.

For some, the first sign of festivities is an advent calendar. Whether it's a chocolate one, a boozy one or a beauty advent calendar (or all three!), this year we're choosing our festive door-opening wisely - it needs to spark joy every single day. If you're looking for a luxurious fragrance advent calendar, one packed with skincare must-haves or a cult favourite that you need to beat the masses for, we've got all the details. And don't worry, there will be plenty more coming but the hysteria has already started.

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Every year the Jo Malone advent calendar is a must-have with fans. You've also got the luxurious Harrod's advent calendar packed with divine products, the vegan-friendly Lush advent calendar, and the cult favourite Elemis advent calendar, as well as many many more. 

The most affordable advent calendars for 2020

You don't have to spend hundreds of pounds on a beauty advent calendar. PrettyLittleThing has a £40 version, or you could spend £24.99 on a Yankee candle advent calendar or even a £30 Profusion advent calendar at Boots that's packed with makeup. 

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bareMinerals Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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The limited-edition beauty advent calendar will make counting down to Christmas even more exciting. Discover a new mini makeup or skincare surprise behind each of the 24 windows. It’s the perfect indulgence for the clean beauty lover in your life —or as a treat to yourself. Worth £194.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

As part of its pledge to 'Give good. Do good', bareMinerals is overhauling its Christmas offering by minimising plastic across its gifting collection. 

Price 

It's £89 and worth £194. Visit bareMinerals.co.uk and on QVC.

Elemis Advent Calendar 2020

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Featuring award-winning superstars and fan favourites, Elemis’ new beauty advent calendar is pure skincare theatre waiting to be enjoyed. Reveal a new treat every day, leading up to Christmas morning, when you will unveil your final and most spectacular gift; a full-size jar of the No.1 bestseller, Pro-Collagen Marine Cream.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Only a limited number of calendars will be released, so make sure you get yours. Every single product inside this advent calendar will be used - mark our words! 

Price

It's priced at £175 and it's worth over £403. Well, when you think of it like that?! Visit Elemis.com

Rituals Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Bursting with 24 luxury products, the Rituals Beauty Advent Calendar is a must-have this December. Expect candles, shower gels, body scrubs and hair masks to get you feeling pampered even if you don't leave the house.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The classic design would look good in anyone's home. Plus, it's a total steal considering the products are worth £120.

Price 

It may cost just £59.90, but it's actually worth a lot more! Available now from rituals.com.

Boots No7 Advent Calendar 2020

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The No7 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar is always an annual treat - and die-hard fans count down the days until they can call it their own. 

Price

£119.50 and it's worth £172.50. Visit Boots as it's finally been re-stocked. Alternatively, check out Amazon, or the other advent calendars stocked at Boots this year. 

The HELLO! Royal Treatment Beauty Box

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Royal lovers, you'll adore this beauty box filled with a lineup of 11 products that reign supreme, this edit is your chance to try out everything from long-lasting glamour to picture-perfect skincare from the likes of Molton Brown, Elizabeth Arden, Yardley, 111SKIN and philosophy.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Because if it's fit for a Queen (or Duchess), it's fit for you too!

Price 

It's priced at £38 - but it's worth £114. Available now on Latest In Beauty.

Nars Lips Unwrapped Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Bringing serious glam this holiday season, Nars has launched the Lips Unwrapped beauty calendar – and we need it. Filled with 12 of the brand's most popular lipstick, pencil and pigment shades, this limited-edition calendar comes in a logo-stamped presentation box, making it the perfect gift. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

There's a whole host of gorgeous shades inside, just think of all the Insta-worthy makeup looks you'll be able to create in time for Christmas and New Years Eve!

Price

This beauty is priced at £175 on the Net-a-Porter website. Visit net-a-porter.com

Marks and Spencer Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Marks & Spencer has scaled back on their beauty advent calendars this year, but you can buy this rather amazing Autograph 12 Days of Christmas advent

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It's packed with minis and who doesn't love a beauty mini? 

Price

This special one was priced at £70 but it has gone down to £21 in the sale. Happy days. Visit marksandspencer.com.

Academy of Colour Advent Calendar 2020

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Look gorgeous in the countdown to Christmas with this advent calendar from Academy of Colour. From eye shadow palettes to lipsticks, each makeup product is vegan and cruelty-free.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It's an amazing price! And it's filled with fabulous products you'll be desperate to use. 

Price 

Now just £12 (reduced from £30). Available to shop on debenhams.com.

ESSIE advent calendar 2020

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A dream come true for the manicure-obsessed, essie’s Christmas 2020 Advent Calendar is the ideal treat for yourself or a loved one. The beauty calendar delivers a new surprise every day, containing 24 products to excite and delight this December. Inspiring endless nail creations from the comfort of your own home, the exclusive collection will leave your talons fresh and flawless all year long.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

If we can't go to the nail salons for our festive manicure, we'll have to work on our DIY skills. 

Price

£66.86. Available now on Amazon.

Diptyque Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Packed with 25 surprises, including a limited-edition Moonlit Fir candle and metal Christmas decorations, the Diptyque Beauty Advent Calendar is sure to help anyone get into the festive spirit.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

The calendar is decorated with beautiful illustrations by artist Ugo Gattoni, so you'll want to keep it long after you've opened the scented candles, perfume and body cream.

Price 

The Diptyque beauty advent calendar is priced at £320. It's available now from Selfridges or diptyqueparis.com.

Penhaligon's Advent Calendar 2020

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Making the run-up to Christmas that much more exciting, Penhaligon’s whips up the Brilliantly British advent calendar. Packed with 25 surprises (yes, there’s something special on the big day, too), it’s packed with a whole load of the British perfumer’s most-loved scents and fragrances. Expect lip balms, scented candles, travel-sized eau de parfums and body and hand lotions.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The iconic Halfeti makes an appearance, and the overall look is just very luxe. 

Price 

£375 - this is the dream gift for any beauty lover. Available now on selfridges.com.

Atelier Cologne Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Master perfumer Atelier Cologne has unveiled this gorgeous advent calendar which features a wide assortment of pure perfume sprays, dabbers and finely crafted soaps to make the countdown to Christmas that bit more special. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

You get to discover a new fragrance daily.

Price

The Atelier Cologne calendar is priced at £299. Visit selfridges.com.

OTO Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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After a stressful year, OTO have released this one-of-a-kind Mindful CBD Christmas Calendar to spread some Christmas cheer. Countdown the last 12 days to Christmas while treating yourself to a whole host of self-care surprises including pillow mists and sleep drops, all infused with calming and soothing CBD. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

This calendar looks after your body and your mind. 

Price

It's priced at £325. Visit selfridges.com.

Real Techniques Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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A makeup bag isn't complete without the correct utensils. Enter the Real Techniques beauty advent calendar! Featuring everything you could ever need for the festive season and beyond, including miracle cleansing sponge, faux eyelashes, mini setting brush and compact mirror.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The 25 accessories come in a jazzy disco-themed box.

Price 

Priced at £20, and it's worth £70. Visit superdrug.com.

Cath Kidston Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Introducing the Cath Kidston beauty advent calendar - a real treat for all ages. Inside you will find 24 mini beauty treats enriched with ingredients like shea butter and infused with an assortment of fresh, floral, enticing and delicious, Cath Kidston fragrances. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

After all the handwashing we've been doing these days it's only right our hands get a nice moisture fix. In this advent calendar, you get 6 signature hand creams including iconic festive party animals red berry & cedar in 30ml and a deluxe 50ml size. 

Price 

It's priced at £31.64 which is a discounted offer. Visit Amazon to shop. 

NIVEA Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Countdown to Christmas with NIVEA's Ski-Lodge Advent Calendar. Housed in a chalet-inspired design, unpack 24 pampering treats – from full and travel size NIVEA essentials, to deluxe beauty bonuses. It's usually a sell-out success so we'd recommend acting fast if you want to get your hands on this festive treat. You can shop it on Amazon and Argos!

Why do we love this calendar?

This one-of-a-kind calendar is ski lodge-themed! We love its festive chalet-inspired design.

Price 

You can shop the Nivea advent calendar on Amazon for £74.95. Available to buy on amazon.co.uk.

Dove Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The Dove 12 Days of Christmas advent gift set includes a specially selected assortment of 12 Dove and beauty accessories hidden behind the count down doors.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

What's not to love about silky soft skin?! 

Price 

This is currently on offer for £12.95 - originally priced at £20. Available now on fragrancedirect.co.uk.

Decléor Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Uncover a new beauty delight every day with Decléor's 2020 advent calendar. Packed with 24 luxurious surprises worth £321, plan your New Year's glow up with rejuvenating clay masks, aromatic bath and shower gels as well as a whole host of revitalising skincare products. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The incredible value for money of course! For just £85 you can indulge in a pamper session using £321 worth of products. 

Price

The Decléor 2020 advent calendar currently retails at £85. You can shop this beauty online at decleor.co.uk

Cowshed Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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If you're looking for a super luxurious treat this Christmas, the Cowshed 24-day advent calendar should do the trick. This beauty is packed with products you'll be using as hand luggage for years to come. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Inside you'll find a pair of manicure gloves to keep your hands well moisturised at night. How many advent calendars have that? 

Price 

£130. It's available to buy now on Cowshed

The Fragrance Shop Advent Calendar 2020

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The Fragrance Shop has launched its first ever advent calendar and it's a beauty! Enjoy 25 days of scent, skincare and makeup surprises with our fragrance and beauty advent calendar to make the countdown to Christmas truly magical.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It include brands such as Calvin Klein, Burberry, Missguided, Lord & Berry, E-Cooking, Pepe Jeans and Aromatherapy Associates. Divine!

Price 

£69.50 and includes £260 worth of gorgeous fragrance and beauty products. Available now on thefragranceshop.com.

Giorgio Armani Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Get your hands on 24 of Giorgio Armani's most iconic products, including Lip Maestro and the new fragrance Icon My Way Eau de Parfum.

As well as 17 miniature products, the advent calendar also offers six full-size products and a compact mirror, so you can pack your makeup bag and handbag with all the essentials. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

It has a mix of miniature, portable products and full-size options, from perfumes to eye cream and lip tint. What more could you want?

Price 

The Giorgio Armani beauty advent calendar is available for £199 - which is on sale. Shop it now on selfridges.com.  

Clinique Beauty Avent Calendar 2020

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Clinique's beauty advent calendar is the ultimate treat – and it's worth £205. Stocked with 24 mini gifts, including 3-Step skincare, award-winning moisturisers, a best-selling lip colour, cult-favourite makeup remover, and more, you'll be able to indulge in a revitalising pamper session come December – and after 2020, we all deserve a little self-care. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The goodies inside of course! We can't wait to try out the award-winning skincare and makeup. 

Price

£90. Visit selfridges.com.

Pretty Little Thing Lash Advent Calendar 2020

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Calling all lash lovers! Pretty Little Thing's 12 day advent calendar is teeming with goodies ready to make those eyes pop. From lash-lengthening silhouettes to voluminous sets and more subtle styles, you'll be spoilt for choice. For just £16 create a whole host of gorgeous makeup looks in time for Christmas and New Year. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

The gorgeous lashes inside of course! Think of all the Insta-worthy makeup looks just waiting to be created. 

Price

This festive calendar is £16, but it's worth £52. Visit prettylittlething.com.

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eBay Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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If you're looking for a super reasonable advent calendar that won't break the bank, head to eBay. You might think it's just where you can find people selling hyped up prices of the popular advent calendars, but we've found some good ones you can get at a click of a button. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

It's bright and colourful and ideal for a young girl who's just after 24 small makeup treats.

Price

It costs £11.99 but is even cheaper if you're buying more than one. Head to eBay to buy now.

Zara Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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If you love Zara, then you're in for a treat this festive season! Countdown the days leading up to Christmas with the high street store's Beauty Wardrobe.

It contains perfumes, body lotions, candles and more from its signature Zara Emotions scents, created with the help of Jo Malone. Plus, there's a surprise in store for you on 25 December!

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It gives you the opportunity to get your hands on some Jo Malone goodies. Plus, the box for Christmas Day contains a new, exclusive scent that will become part of the permanent collection.

Price 

It's priced at £99.99. Available on zara.com.

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Dior Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Looking for perfumes, lipsticks or skin serums? The Dior Beauty Advent Calendar has it all, with 24 boxes containing mini surprises in the lead up to Christmas.  

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

It may contain a range of fragrances, makeup and skincare all in one calendar, but also looks almost too pretty to open.

The starry night sky scene, created by artist and illustrator Safia Ouares, features an illuminated deer prancing above the Paris rooftops, as a ballet takes place in front of the workshop doors.

Price 

The Dior beauty advent calendar is priced at £340 for 24 gifts. It's available now on dior.com.

Revolution Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The Revolution Beauty Advent Calendar for 2020 includes an assortment of exclusive makeup, tools and accessories, including eyeshadows, lip glosses and makeup brushes.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

This one contains an actual eyeshadow palette that's worth the price of the calendar alone. 

Price 

£40. It's available to shop now on asos.com.

Ciaté London Nails Advent Calendar 2020

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If you're obsessed with a good manicure, you'll love this Ciaté London nail advent calendar. The recyclable box features 22 mini (and one full size!) Plant Pots which is a new nail polish formulation formulated with up to 80% natural origin ingredients and using only biodegradable glitters. What's more, these nail essentials are infused with strengthening biotinnourishing bamboo and hydrating bakuchiol extracts, for long-lasting, ultra-glossy results.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

As a bonus this year the set features a mini Watermelon Lip Oil, a quick hit of superfruit hydration that leaves the lips feeling nourished and seriously glossy.

Price

This Mini Mani Month 2020 is worth £150 but it's priced at £55. It's available to buy now on asos.com.

Clarins Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The Clarins 12 Days of Christmas 2020 advent calendar is a stunner this year. Whether you're looking for skincare delights or makeup treats, all twelve doors hold something fantastic. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Kate Middleton is a big fan of the Lip Perfector inside this advent calendar, and if it's good enough for Duchess Kate, it's good enough for us. 

Price 

This advent calendar is priced at £60 - there's also a men's one too, should you want his 'n' her advent calendars.  Available now on Clarins

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MAC Cosmetics Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Featuring everything you could ever need to get ready for the holiday season, including lipsticks, lipglass, eyeshadows and mascara. The M·A·C Cosmetics Boom Boom Wow Advent Calendar is priced at £125, and it's worth £291. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It's all wrapped up in a Frosted Firework keepsake case.

Price 

Priced at £125, and it's worth £291.Visit maccosmetics.co.uk. You can also buy it from Look Fantastic

Revolve Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The Revolve beauty advent calendar is here and it's a beauty! 24 days of beauty treats - and it's worth over $325. Packaged in a reusable custom case complete with a lock, the calendar is filled with 24 individually-boxed beauty products, ranging from mini size to full-size products. A few of the luxury beauty brands included in this must have advent calendar are GLAMGLOW, Stila, Sunday Riley, By Terry, Supergoop! and Peter Thomas Roth. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It's Revolve's first-ever calendar - and it was worth the wait. 

Price

£115. Visit Revolve.com

Friends Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Know a Friends superfan? Don't we all! Now you can treat that pal of yours to the Friends advent calendar. It includes 12 bath fizzers and they're all based on the show, including quotes. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

There's a yellow bath fizzer called PIVOT. 

Price

£18 - a bargain price we think you'll agree. Available now on asos.com

Dr Barbara Sturn Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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The perfect gift for longtime fans of Dr. Barbara Sturm, it features 24 treatments in full, deluxe and sachet sizes.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

This advent calendar includes the cult-famous Anti-Pollution Drops which shield against environmental stressors, while Marine Microbe Extracts help reverse the effects of premature aging caused by pollution.

Price

£40. Available now on net-a-porter.com.

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SABON Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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This advent calendar is packed with pampering body products plus some beauty treats too. Behind the 24 doors, you'll find mini products that are perfect for taking on staycations or for treating yourself to a little me time.

Why do we love this advent calendar?

The focus is on pampering treats, which we can all get on board with!

Price

It's £79 and worth £115. Available exclusively at SABON, and is available for pre-order now.

Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Can't decide which beauty brands you want to commit to for a whole month? The Selfridges beauty advent calendar is the perfect pick, offering a range of products from brands including MAC, Charlotte Tilbury and Penhaligons. 

From candles to face creams and lipsticks, the entire 25 boxes are bound to bring something new and exciting.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

You can open a little something from all your favourite brands across 25 days.

Price

While the products inside worth over £500, it's priced at just £210 – less than half its value. Available now on Selfridges.

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PrettyLittleThing Advent Calendar 2020

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Take a peek behind 24 little pink doors and you'll find a luxury haul of skin and beauty products sure to give you that holiday season glow. Priced at just £40, PrettyLittleThing is offering incredible value for money with this one-of-a-kind calendar. Worth £160, spoil yourself with the best pampering picks from Morphe, Beauty Works, Tatti Lashes, and Vita Liberata. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It’s filled with everything from super hydrating face masks, Insta Strobing Highlighter, self-tanning towelettes, and statement lashes.

Price

Spend just £40 and get £160 worth of goodies! You can shop this pretty pink calendar right now on PLT –  but it’s selling fast!

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Molton Brown Advent Calendar 2020

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Giving off major Gatsby vibes, this lavish calendar nods to 1920s glamour with its holographic design. Behind each door on this beauty advent calendar, you'll find an opulent blend of bath and shower gels, hand creams, eau de toilettes, and restorative home infusions. Spoil yourself every day with a new fragrant experience courtesy of Molton Brown's extravagant and iconic range of scents – the Christmas period doesn't have to be stressful. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

This stunning calendar shimmers with holographic foil to evoke a 1920s chandelier – so glamorous. 

Price

This festive find is priced at £200.  You can shop Molton Brown's calendar online right now! 

Lush Advent Calendar 2020 

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Inspired by a magical nighttime garden, the Lush beauty advent calendar features elegant artwork created by London based designer, Sally Kelly. If you want a festive treat every day, this is it. Inside you'll find a candy cane bubble bar, Coconut Snow Body lotion, Yog Nog Shower Gel, and a Snow Fairy shampoo bar. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The Lush advent calendar is handmade in the UK using reusable and recyclable packaging. There's also 24 vegan products inside– featuring a combination of products from different ranges including best sellers, 6 exclusive retro products and 3 exclusive products. 

Price

It's priced at £185 - and if you're a fan of Lush you might spend that in one sitting. Available now on Lush.

Jo Loves Advent Calendar 2020 

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This is always a favourite with fragrance fans. The iconic Jo Loves advent calendar returns for 2020 in a beautiful wreath design and it features 24 deluxe travel products and a full size surprise on the 25th December.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The design is crafted to become an eye-catching addition to your home. Style around a candle on the dinner table for the ultimate centre-piece or use the iconic Jo Loves Red Ribbon to hang it from your door. 

Price 

This luxurious treat is £300 and it's worth £459. Dear Santa...  Available to shop on JoLoves.com

L'Occitane Classic Advent Calendar 2020 

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Ok, you have two to choose from! You can either go for the Luxury Advent Calendar or you can go for the Classic Advent Calendar (above). You can't go wrong, to be honest. The classic is the perfect gift for someone who really cherishes 'me' time and likes a long soak in the tub. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

This advent calendar is designed by Edith Carron, a beloved and award-winning French illustrator.

Price

This is priced at £53 and it's worth £87. Available to shop now on L'Occitane

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This advent calendar is inspired by the beautiful frostbitten nature of the North and its wintery colours and it features 24 enchanting vegan beauty favourites. You've got 17 skincare products and seven makeup products. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar? 

Perfect for any vegans, and all products are infused with precious natural Arctic ingredients, such as skin-brightening wild Arctic cloudberry and hydrating organic Nordic birch sap.

Price 

The cost of the advent calendar is £89.90 but the value of the products inside is £240. Available now on Feelunique, Lookfantastic, John Lewis and Allbeauty.

La Mer Advent Calendar 2020

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Introducing La Mer's beauty advent calendar for 2020 - it's 12 days of pure joy ahead of Christmas. Packed with skin saviours including the iconic Creme de la Mer, this is the holiday indulgence you deserve. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Just look at it, it's dreamy! This would have pride of place on our dressing table. 

Price

The La Mer Advent Calendar is priced at £425 this year. It's available to shop now on lamer.com

Benefit Cosmetics Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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If you love Benefit then you're in for a treat this Christmas, with the brand's advent calendar packed full of 12 of its bestselling products. The Shake Your Beauty calendar includes everything from primers, mascaras, bronzer, eyebrow pencils and more. Plus, the mini sizes mean they're perfect for carrying around in your handbag – roll on Christmas!

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It includes some of Benefit's bestselling items – and they're all small enough to carry around with you. 

Price

It costs just £58.50, but it's worth over £125. Available on Look Fantastic's website now – happy shopping! 

NYX Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Makeup lovers, rejoice! Introducing the NYX Professional Makeup Diamonds and Ice Please 24 Day Advent Calendar Festive Countdown. If you, or someone you know, loves all things pink, this is the advent calendar to choose. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

This limited edition advent calendar features 12 little lippies to wear over the festive season and beyond! It includes everything from beautifully sheer shades to statement bold hues in a variety of highly wearable shades.

Price 

It's priced at £50. Available now on LookFantastic.

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Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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The original Beauty Advent Calendar is back for 2020 – and this time, it's being declared the 'best ever'. It contains some of the most sought-after products from the Liberty Beauty Hall inside 25 Liberty print drawers, and it's worth over £789. This year's edit features cult favourites from the likes of Diptyque, Hourglass and Le Labo, alongside fresh discoveries from Liberty newbies VENN, Decree and Augustinus Bader – plus an array of makeup must-haves in universal shades.

Price 

£215 but it's worth over £789. Visit libertylondon.com as it keeps getting re-stocked. The men's version is in stock as well, just FYI. 

Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Harrods of London - a favourite with the rich and famous - has unveiled its beauty advent calendar for 2020 and wow - it's super luxurious. Obviously, it's chic on the outside with its deep, forest green casing and adorned with a delicate, snowy set illustration of Harrods iconic façade, the 25 drawers contain a covetable curation of the most sought-after, exciting beauty products from around the world. The ultimate Christmas treat! 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The luxurious treats inside, of course. We're talking rose gold eye masks, bee venom and real silk scrunchies. 

Price

This beauty is priced at £250. Visit Harrods.com.

John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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This year’s John Lewis beauty advent calendar could be the best yet. You know how you can open a calendar and it's packed with random products which don't really go together? Well, this calendar includes a full skincare regime, a versatile makeup look, a moment of calm, some finishing touches for the hair and three fragrances.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

Sustainability was a big focus for this year's calendar and the carefully curated selection is housed in a fully recyclable pink box with reversible drawers for those that want reuse and fill up next year.

Price

Priced at £150 and worth over £375. Visit johnlewis.com now.

Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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Introducing the limited-edition Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar, packed full of all your favourite products. We're talking about Hydra Zen Anti-stress Gel Cream, Big Volume Mascara, Youth Activating Smoothing Eye Cream and more.

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It may look simple from the outside, but open it up and you'll find an array of little boxes shaped into the city of Paris, with the Eiffel Tower at the centre!

Price 

It's priced at £105. Visit lancome.co.uk.

ASOS Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Packed full of pampering picks, the ASOS Face + Body 12 Day Calendar is a total bargain. Priced at £35, treat yourself to a spot of R&R courtesy of this luxury haul which contains products from Florence By Mills, NARS, Revolution, and Nip + Fab. Whether you're looking to treat yourself or gift a loved one with endless goodies, this festive find offers great value for money. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

The outer packaging can be reused as a storage box for all of your new beauty buys.

Price

For just £35 you can treat yourself to a whole host of luxury beauty products. Visit asos.com

Fortnum & Mason Advent Calendar 2020 

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The Fortnum & Mason's 25 day beauty advent calendar retails at £195 but holds a staggering £810 worth of products. The edit includes 25 of the bestselling products from Fortnum’s Piccadilly beauty floor, spanning skincare, colour, accessories, and bath and body. With only a limited number of calendars put together, after selling out in just weeks for the last two years, this will be a limited-edition piece for beauty connoisseurs looking for the ultimate way to countdown to Christmas. 

Price

£195 but it's worth over £800. Visit Fortnum & Mason to see if it's re-stocked. You might also want to check out the other advent calendars available on F&M - there's some real treats.

The Look Fantastic Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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From skincare to haircare, bodycare to cosmetics – it’s the countdown to Christmas you’ve all been waiting for! Worth of over £460 of products, you can get your hands on the LookFantastic Advent Calendar for just £85 - that's a £375 saving.

Price

Priced at £85. Visit LookFantastic.com to see if it's re-stocked, and while you're there, you might want to peruse the other advent calendars still in stock on LookFantastic

NUXE Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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For a daily beauty treat in the run-up to Christmas, or to spread some pleasure under the Christmas tree, the NUXE beauty advent calendar is back. Behind its 24 doors, you will find your favourite emblematic skincare and new products.

Price

This year's advent calendar is priced at £59. Visit LookFantastic.com to see if it is re-stocked. Alternatively, check out the other advent calendars still in stock on LookFantastic

BeautyPro 12 Days of Christmasks Advent Calendar

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Give the gift of glowing skin this festive season with the 12 Days of Christmasks Advent Calendar from BeautyPro via Oliver Bonas. Containing a nourishing sheet mask behind each door, this calendar has everything you need for a relaxing pamper session. Containing avocado, herb, rose and pumpkin extracts, and masks for hands, feet and eyes, this advent calendar has everything needed to brighten and rejuvenate your friends, flatmates, and even your own skin.

Price

It's priced at £42.50. Visit Oliver Bonas to see if it's re-stocked.

GLOSSYBOX Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 

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The GLOSSYBOX advent calendar is always high on people's wish list and this year is better than ever. It contains 25 beauty treats that make the perfect countdown to Christmas. There are 14 full-size products and 11 deluxe minis, and this year’s lineup includes Fenty Beauty, Iconic London, Pixi, Lime Crime, and Huda Beauty.

Price

It's priced at £80 for subscribers and £99 for non-subscribers. It's worth over £390. Visit GLOSSYBOX to see if it's re-stocked.

By Terry Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The By Terry Twinkle Glow 24 Day beauty advent calendar is limited edition and crammed with gorgeous makeup must-haves for the run up to Christmas. We're talking plenty of full-size beauty treats and gorgeous minis. 

Why do we love this beauty advent calendar?

It has a lovely mix of makeup and skincare all hand-picked by Terry de Gunzburg. From the Lash-expert Twist Brush Mascara to a beautiful brightening serum. 

Price

£150. Visit FeelUnique

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Not only is the Cult Beauty Advent Calendar packed with some amazing products, one calendar contains a special golden ticket inside - worth one THOUSAND pounds to spend on Cult Beauty. 

Price 

Priced at £199, and products are worth over £930 inside. Visit CultBeauty.co.uk to see if it's re-stocked, but be sure to check out the entire Christmas collection

Space NK Advent Calendar 2020

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Space NK's 2nd edition of the Beauty Advent Calendar is divided into volumes, the spirit of the festive season is brought to life with captivating poetry from Charly Cox. Each pull out chapter reveals one of Space NK’s must-have beauty heroes, curated to see you through December. We’ve covered every base, from pre-party to little luxuries for self-care. There are some real skincare gems in this one. From Paula's Choice to Ren and Dr Barbara Sturm. 

Price

£195 and it's worth over £480.

Visit Space NK to see if it's re-stocked. Alternatively, check out the gift sets on offer at Space NK - you're in for a treat. 

Espa Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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ESPA's 2020 advent calendar has the theme: 'There’s No Place Like Home'. Inside there are 25 hand-selected ESPA products for the skin, body and mind. Whether discovering new favourites from the coveted Modern Alchemy Collection, indulging in best-selling Tri-ActiveTM enriched formulas, or treating a loved one to a luxurious gift, the ESPA Advent Calendar ensures each day in December evokes a sense of calm and togetherness.

Price

£145 and the goods inside are worth £230. Visit espaskincare.com to see if it's re-stocked before 1 December.

Origins Advent Calendar 2020

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The 12 Days of Origins advent calendar is packed with 12 minis that will spark joy in the lead up to Christmas. It features two items from the famous Origins Mega Mushroom collection which is perfect for stressed skin. 

Price 

£50 - but it's worth over £105. Visit Origins.com to see if it's re-stocked before 1 December.

Holland & Barrett Vegan Advent Calendar 2020

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This 25-day "natural beauty" calendar features 100 percent vegan products from brands like Weleda and UpCircle. It's deluxe AND eco-conscious. Not only are there 25 vegan-friendly surprises included – 14 of which are full-sized! – but the calendar itself is 100 percent recyclable.

Price

£40 and it's worth more than £170. Visit Holland & Barrett to see if it get re-stocked before 1 December. Alternatively, check out our best edit of vegan advent calendars

The White Company Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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The White Company's beauty advent calendar is always a joy, and this one will make your Christmas countdown especially joyous. Treats include The White Company's Gua Sha, which is hand-crafted from natural rose quartz. The Gua Sha is renowned to help tone, firm and stimulate the skin.

Price 

This year's edition is £160 and is sold out - not expected to be re-stocked. Check thewhitecompany for more details.

Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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Inside twelve jewel-handled drawers sit magical full size and travel size Charlotte Tilbury makeup and skincare icons, from clay masks to mascara and more. You'll open jewel-handled drawers to a treasure trove of beauty marvels. And when they're all gone, you can reuse the box and store your jewellery in it afterwards!

Price

£150 for twelve items, some of which are full-sized. Hoping it'll get re-stocked - check back on net-a-porter.com and charlottetilbury.com.

NARS Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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NARS VIP advent calendar, £215, Net-A-Porter (from 15 November 2020)

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NARS described this on its website as "VIP: Very important present." And we're not going to argue. The 12-day advent calendar features 12 most coveted lip shades This is for the ultimate NARSissist - and it's a limited edition calendar, so don't miss out.

Price

This gold box of dreams is priced at £215. This sold out on narscosmetics pretty sharpish. 

Net-a-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

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You'll find a number of incredible beauty buys from the likes of Charlotte Tillbury, Joanna Vargas, 111 Skin and Dr Barbara Sturm. Packed with an array of full-sized and travel-sized products, this carefully curated calendar is worth a grand total of £1120 and it costs just £240 – yes, really. 

Price

£1120 worth of products priced at just £240. Check Net-a-Porter to see if it returns. 

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar 2020

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The Jo Malone advent calendar is always a wonderful countdown to Christmas. Filled with 24 surprises including much-loved Colognes, travel-size Bath & Body and Miniature Candles. The ultimate indulgence, uncover a scented treat behind every door including an extra special something behind number 24! The Jo Malone London advent calendar is the ultimate luxurious treat at Christmas - and friends will be extremely envious. 

Price 

This year's advent calendar is £320 which is a similar price to previous years. 

Visit JoMalone.com for all the info. 

L'Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar 2020

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The luxury version is the ultimate gift for yourself - hey, after a rollercoaster of a year, we all deserve some luxury in our lives. There's a cheeky fragrance hidden within this beauty. 

Price

Priced at £99 but it's worth £135. Visit L'Occitane to see if it gets re-stocked.

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