Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2016: From Benefit And Boots, To Selfridges And Liberty

Act fast, they're selling like hotcakes!

19/10/2016 16:15

Beauty advent calendars are back and 2016 has seen a record number of brands selling festive countdowns filled with their bestselling goodies.

Christmas may technically be months away - but seeing as some of the most popular calendars have already sold out (Bare Minerals and Kiehl’s, we’re looking at you), snapping one up now is a pretty wise move.

Although we’ve outgrown our chocolate advent calendars (fyi: mums that doesn’t mean you can stop buying them for us), their more sophisticated, beauty product-containing sisters make being an adult way more fun.

So in the spirit of beautifying ourselves before all those festive parties, here’s our pick of the 15 best beauty advent calendars available this year:

  • 1 Jo Malone Advent Calendar
    Jo Malone
    Launching November, £280 from

    The iconic Jo Malone Townhouse has a gift stashed in each drawer, including mini versions of perfumes, hand creams and bath oils.
  • 2 Charlotte Tilbury World Of Legendary Parties
    Charlotte Tilbury
    £150 from

    An assortment of 12 travel-size beauty products, including Magic Cream, Wonderglow and an exclusive new red lipstick shade.
  • 3 Lush 12 Days Of Christmas
    £52.95 from

    The best of Lush's new Christmas range including bath bombs, soap and the soon-to-be-sold-out new Sleepy body lotion.
  • 4 Diptyque Advent Calendar
    £250 from

    Brimming with the Parisian perfume house's top scents, including everything from home candles to indulgent body polishes and infused facial waters.
  • 5 Liberty Advent Calendar
    Launching 26th of October, £165 from

    One of the most coveted beauty advent calendars, Liberty's offering contains over £500 worth of products including a Diptyque candle, Dermalogica skincare and Le Labo fragrance.
  • 6 Benefit Girl O'Clock Rock
    Benefit Cosmetics
    £34.50 from

    Open the calendar to an original Christmas Bene-song, alongside 12 Benefit goodies behind each door.
  • 7 Ciaté London Mini Mani Month
    £50 from

    With 23 nail polishes (and one nail file), you can wear a different look every day this December.
  • 8 The Body Shop 24 Happy Days
    The Body Shop
    £60 from

    Each drawer contains a Body Shop treat, from classic best sellers to brand new body care, skincare and makeup.
  • 9 L'Occitane Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar
    £42 from

    A selection of the brand's 24 best-selling beauty products including hand creams, body lotions and skincare.
  • 10 Selfridges Electric Little Luxuries
    £95 from

    Bringing together the best of Selfridges beauty hall including YSL, Lancôme and Urban Decay. Miniature fragrances, mascaras and moisturisers are waiting behind each door.
  • 11 Boots Luxury Fairytale Come True
    £85 from

    Skincare, perfume and nail art treats from Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Viktor & Rolf and Ralph Lauren.
  • 12 Dr. Hauschka Advent Calendar
    Dr. Hauschka
    £75 from

    Behind the windows lie a carefully selected collection of 23 mini Dr. Hauschka body and skincare products, and one special surprise for Christmas Eve.
  • 13 ASOS Beauty Advent Calendar
    £50 from

    Contains 24 mini versions of products sold on ASOS Beauty, including top brands like Dermalogica, Elemis and Philosophy.
  • 14 Clarins Christmas Advent Calendar
    £95 from

    Clarins fans will love the range of mini hero products and exclusive Clarins accessories.
  • 15 Look Fantastic Advent Calendar
    Look Fantastic
    £70 from

    A mix of deluxe sample size and full size products loved by bloggers like Zoella, including haircare, skincare, bodycare and makeup treats.

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