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20th Nov 2019

The 10 best Beauty Advent calendars for Christmas 2019 (we want them ALL)

Rebecca O'Keeffe

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One of each, please?

Whether you care to admit it or not, the official count down to Christmas is on folks.

And to be honest, I’m so excited.

The lights, the trees, the cosy nights in watching movies.

Oh, and of course, the beauty Advent calendars – because no festive season would be right without one.

Every year, beauty brands go above and beyond to produce amazing calendars that let us count down to the big day, one treat at a time.

And this year is no different.

With so many amazing options, I decided to narrow it down for you wonderful humans.

So here are the eight best beauty Advent calendars for 2019…

Glossybox ‘It’s The Season To Be Glossy’ Advent Calendar. 

After the critically acclaimed, debut sell out year in 2018, beauty box subscription brand GLOSSYBOX has launched the full product line up for their second Advent Calendar. The advent calendar features 25 beautifully wrapped product, worth over £370. It contains 15 amazing full-size products, and retails for €90.

The Body Shop Ultimate Advent Calendar.

This is honestly the ultimate advent calendar, and it’s is packed with must-haves from The Body Shop worth over €250! Most of the glorious 25 items are full-sized, so you get some serious value for money if you are a fan of the chain’s most popular products and there’s even a festive Reindeer headband included for those who really want to get into the Christmas spirit. Have a look at the full contents online at .

Atelier Cologne Luxury Advent Calendar. 

This is one of the most amazing advent calendars I have ever seen, to be honest. Special and unusual advent calendars make it easier to wait for Christmas.

This stunning calendar celebrates iconic citrus scents such as Orange Sanguine or Clémentine California. This baby contains two full size perfumes, eight travel perfumes, hand creams, shower gels, soaps and body lotions. Honestly, a dream come true. At €280, I appreciate it isn’t cheap, but wow, is it worth it!

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Elemis 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar.

Countdown to Christmas with this luxurious Advent Calendar, which is filled with 25 skincare surprises for you to discover and enjoy. You will find a best-selling beauty favourite behind each door, including a full size Pro-Collagen Marine Cream. Whether you’re a dedicated devotee or newly introduced to ELEMIS, the 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar is one of the very best presents to give and to get. It can be yours for €231.

Clinique 24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar.

The Clinique Advent Calendar is here with a range of skin care and makeup favourites behind 24 windows. The goodies include award winning moisturisers and cult makeup favourites, such as Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion. A great gift set – and the ultimate Christmas countdown. And for €98, it’s really good value.

Lancôme Advent Calendar.

How pretty is this pink advent calendar from Lancôme? Lancôme has unveiled its luxurious beauty advent calendar for 2019., with 25 wonderful little houses filled with beauty surprises. A guaranteed way to make every day of the festive season feel special and exciting! This baby is available exclusively from Boots, and is €135.

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar. 

Dreams come true, folks. Filled with 24 magical miniatures to surprise and delight, from captivating Colognes to fragrant favourites for the Home and Bath and Body, this Advent calendar is something special. Uncover a scented treat behind every door, including much-loved Blackberry & Bay Cologne and English Pear & Freesia Body Crème, alongside new additions to the line-up such as Bronze Wood & Leather Cologne Intense. At €350, it is the most expensive, but sure, treat yourself. 

L’Occitane Classic Beauty Advent Calendar.

This Christmas, the Classic Beauty Advent Calendar takes the form of a book, telling a true story about the almond tree. Did you know? In the 1950’s, almond trees completely disappeared from the Provence landscape. In 2000, L’Occitane, with the help of producers, decided to reintroduce almond trees back onto the hills of Provence. Today, the Provence landscape is full of almond trees. So not only do you get gorgeous products, you get a story. And at €59, the value is mighty.

Lookfantastic Advent Calendar 2019.

This UNREAL premium calendar includes a total of 25 products containing a mix of all things beauty; from skincare and haircare treats to cosmetics and beauty tools. The lookfantastic advent calendar will genuinely fulfil all your beauty needs. It includes things like a Morphe palette and a full size Caudalie Vinopure toner.

Retailing at €89, and valued at over €400, it is the perfect treat for yourself or to give as a gift.


The Beauty Expert 12 Days of Christmas.

Premium online beauty retailer Beauty Expert has created the dreamiest “12 days of Christmas” advent calendar.

Their curated edit contains twelve full-size best-selling beauty products that have been handpicked by the experts to add a touch of luxury to your beauty routine this festive season. It’s amazing!