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25th Sep 2022

Beauty advent calendars: We found the best ones to buy for 2022

beauty advent calendars

It’s beginning to look a lot like… mid-September.

But that doesn’t stop us from planning ahead, because let’s face it – December isn’t that far away – and when it comes to beauty advent calendars, the best ones tend to sell out by the end of October.

Counting down to Christmas by opening luxe body care, makeup, skincare and fragrance goodies every morning for the month of December is such a treat – and if you are wondering what calendar to go for this year, we have rounded up 10 of the best ones for 2022.

1. No7 Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar

Join the waiting list now for Boots’ Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar, and immerse yourself with premium beauty drawers, filled with 23 full-sized products, worth a whopping €525.


2. Benefit Sincerely Yours Beauty Holiday 2022 Advent Calendar

Jam-packed with 12 of Benefit’s top-sellers in pocket-friendly mini and fun sizes, this calendar will have you looking gorgeous all holiday long (and beyond).

Comes in a one-of-a-kind keepsake box!

€71, Boots

3. Diptyque Limited Edition Advent Calendar

Diptyque is back with its coveted annual advent calendar, and the packaging is adorned with a phosphorescent Milky Way – each day corresponding to a constellation, vibrant with stars and dancing letters.

Behind each of the 25 doors is a new Diptyque treasure, in retail or discovery size.

£370, – available from 12 October

4. Marks & Spencer advent calendar 2022

M&S’ fabulous Beauty Advent Calendar looks incredible this year, and has been carefully curated and filled with 25 gorgeous beauty treats, including a number of incredible third-party brands alongside bestselling M&S own-brand products.

With big-name brands including Origins, REN, Clinique, Emma Hardie, PRAI and many more it’s a must-have for beauty fans.

Available to shop in-store and online at from October 27. Prince TBC.

5. Charlotte Tilbury Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars

Charlotte Tilbury’s Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars beauty advent calendar for 2022 is here and is even better than before.

Housed in a keepsake box with jewel-handled doors, discover her world of glowing skincare icons as well as a collection of beauty secrets for your complexion, eyes, lips and cheeks.

€185, Charlotte Tilbury

6. Harvey Nichols Beauty Advent Calendar

25 days of Christmas but a whole 34 gifts to go through? Yes, please. You can expect to find cult classics from brands such as Maison Francis
Kurkdjian, La Mer, Augustinus Bader, Fenty Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury and more.

The best part is that 1 in 10 advent calendars also includes a surprise £50 Harvey Nichols gift card.

Available to purchase from October 7th, Prince £250 (worth over £1,200)

7. ASOS Beauty Advent Calendar

As is always the case, the ASOS 25 Days of Beauty advent calendar is set to sell out pronto, so if you want a piece of the pie, act with haste. It contains 29 (!) products plus a branded tote bag and branded makeup bag – five of which are gifted on 25th December.

8. MAC Advent Calendar

The MAC advent calendar will feature 16 full-size beauty products along with eight minis for a grand total of 24 days of absolute fun.

€TBC, release date: October 3, but you can join the waitlist now.

9. 12 Days of Liz Earle Advent Calendar 2022

The 12 Days of Liz Earle Advent Calendar 2022 does exactly what it says on the tin, offering 12 stunning products.

In your lead-up to Christmas, you will find cult-favourite products such as the hot cloth cleanser scattered throughout.

€80, Boots

10. YSL Beauty Advent Calendar

The Yves Saint Laurent’s 2022 Beauty Advent Calendar is a total treat for beauty lovers.

Containing 24 YSL products, the luxury calendar will retail for approximately €255.

For news about when this calendar will be available to order, sign up to the YSL newsletter here.