The Beauty Advent Calendars We Want To Get Our Mitts On This Festive Season
Advent calendars often get us in the mood in the run up to Christmas and the New Year, and they’re even sweeter when you get to open a new exciting gift every day. The beauty industry has been at hard work creating some of the most fabulous advent calendars in recent years, and make the festive season a little more cheerful each day as the countdown of 24 or 12 days begins. Beauty advent calendars often contain a plethora of handy surprises such as fragrances, skincare and cosmetics – that feel like a pocket sized (or full) sample of cult products, and we’ve made a list of the ones that are not only the best, but also available in this region and beyond!
The countdown to Christmas may have already started but its not too late to grab one of these ASAP!
Net-A-Porter - 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
Net-A-Porter is the ultimate luxury online platform with a dedicated beauty category. This year, their in house beauty experts and editors have handpicked the site’s most sought after products for this must-have advent calendar. Containing both full sizes and pocket sized products, its full of makeup and skincare from luxury beauty brands such as Tata Harper, This Works, Westman Atelier, Dr. Barbara Sturm, and more.
Sephora Collection - Wishing You Advent Calendar
Sephora’s annual advent calendar is out and it contains 24 key makeup and skin products from Sephora's bestselling Sephora Collection. The calendar contains around AED730 worth of products, and is essential for beauty-lovers who will open gifts that work as a full skincare routine as well as full makeup looks.
Guerlain - Hive Advent Calendar
Guerlain’s festive offering of an advent calendar is the ultimate in luxe beauty. Visually beautiful, with its bee-hive inspired packaging, it is only available at Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdale’s in the UAE, and at Qatar's Guerlain Vendome boutique. The French beauty house's calendar is filled with the brand’s most loved perfumes and skincare as well as makeup minis and a special ceramic fragranced ornament.
Charlotte Tilbury - Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars
This advent calendar can only be purchased exclusively in a Charlotte Tilbury store. The perfect advent calendar for a makeup enthusiast, it contains a handpicked selection of bestsellers from her Pillow Talk color collection for lips, eyes, and face, as well as minis of her Magic Cream, among other items, by Charlotte herself!
Liberty - Beauty Advent Calendar
GCC residents that love to travel to London will be enthralled by this epic beauty calendar by iconic British department store, Liberty. Containing some of the store’s most unique brands, with a total value of £1,065, you can open full and travel sizes of bestsellers from brands such as Rose Inc, Votary, Kate Somerville, Davines, Hair By Sam McKnight, Sunday Riley, and many more. Moreover, shipping is free as Liberty are covering free delivery across the GCC!
The Body Shop - Box of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar
The Body Shop is one beauty company you can rely on and their advent calendar comes with a unique pop-up illustration that highlights India's Bengaluru collector’s community, who contributes the brand's Community Fair Trade recycled plastics. The calendar features hair, face, and body treats, plus Fair Trade Facts and small acts of kindness cues.
Rituals - The Ritual of Advent 3D Calendar
The Rituals advent calendar is a crafty one as it calls for you to assemble your very own tree come advent calendar, with lights and decorations! The baubles are full of the brand’s scented products such as mini candles, shower gels, lotions, and home scents – and is gender inclusive!