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

Act fast, they're selling like hotcakes!

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:

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boots Luxury Fairytale Come True
£85 from

Skincare, perfume and nail art treats from Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Viktor & Rolf and Ralph Lauren.
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.
ASOS Beauty Advent Calendar
£50 from

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

Clarins fans will love the range of mini hero products and exclusive Clarins accessories.
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.

Before You Go

Primark Christmas Jumpers 2016