The countdown to Christmas is on, and there is only one thing we can think of to make this process a tad more satisfying: a beauty advent calendar, of course. What could be more exciting than opening one of those little whimsically designed paper doors and surprising yourself with a vanilla-scented hand cream or a mini face mask day after day? Uh, nothing.
Clearly, we aren’t the only ones who feel this way. Lately, more and more of your favorite beauty brands have joined in this Christmas tradition, curating advent calendars filled with everything from skincare essentials to hair products and makeup. Best of all, these little product-filled treasure chests make the perfect gift for any beauty lover. Trust us, grab any beauty junkie one of these and they’ll love you forever.
Below, you’ll find the best beauty advent calendars from brands like Sephora, Charlotte Tilbury, Lancôme, and more. And remember, try not to open all of the doors at once.
Charlotte Tilbury Glittering Galaxy of Makeup Magic
There's a simple reason why so many celebs like Dorinda Medley and Carole Radziwill adore Charlotte Tilbury's products: They're really good. And thanks to this 12-piece set, you can get your hands on several of the brand's cult-favorite goodies at once, including a travel-size Magic Cream and a full size version of her iconic nude-pink lipstick, Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk.
L'Occitane Signature Advent Calendar
This holiday season L'Occitane is giving you the chance to invest in yourself and the planet at the same time. Along with a medley of goodies such as its Shea Butter Hand Cream and Almond Shower Oil, this advent calendar is filled with tips to help you do something good for the earth.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar 2019
Lisa Rinna once raved that because of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s products her "skin has never looked better" — that alone gives us all the reason we need to splurge on the brand’s 2019 advent calendar. Featuring 21 of their beloved treatments including their popular Glow Drops and Face Cream, this set is bound to give you the gift of a glowing complexion this season.
Sephora Collection Frosted Party Advent Calendar
Sephoraholics, here is the one you’ve been waiting for. The beauty powerhouse is giving you all the goodies you’ll need to get through the holiday party season. Within the cute winter-themed calendar you’ll find several Sephora collection sheet masks, cream lip stains, nail polish, shimmery eyeshadow, plus plenty more delightful surprises. (We won’t blame you if you open all of the doors at once.)
NYX Love Lust Disco Greatest Hits Lip Advent Calendar
Are you the type to rock a different lip color every day? If so, you need this 24-slot NYX advent calendar in your life ASAP. With a stunning selection of nudes, pinks, berries, and reds in its Butter Gloss to Liquid Suede Cream formulas, you’ll have plenty of options to switch up your pout all season long.
Net-A-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
Calling all beauty enthusiasts! Your own personal treasure chest filled with the most luxe beauty finds including Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare's Alpha Beta Exfoliating Moisturizer, Marc Jacobs Beauty's Le Marc Lip Crème, and Philip Kingsley's award-winning Elasticizer Pre-Shampoo Treatment awaits.
Venus ET Fleur 12 Days of Roses
Surround yourself with beauty this holiday season with fresh buds that will last far beyond the new year. Venus ET Fleur has arranged its 12 most iconic spray roses into a sophisticated set that allows you to add a fresh, bright rose to your home decor any day you choose. (Take note from Yolanda Hadid and add them to your tablescape for an elegant touch.)
Diptyque 2019 Advent Calendar
Looking to treat yo’self this season? Gift yourself an indulgent and relaxing set filled with mini candles, personal fragrances, and body care products — all with luxurious scents by Diptyque. Sure, the price is a bit hefty, but, hey, you deserve it.
Ciaté London Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar
For the nail polish addict in your circle: This chic calendar comes with 22 mini nail polishes (including 10 new and exclusive gel-wear GELOLOGY shades), a full size glittery paint pot, and a special limited-edition nail file.
Lancôme Holiday Advent Calendar
Stay festive and fabulous this season with Lancôme’s Holiday Advent Calendar. This cute pink box is filled with travel-friendly, bright lip shades, eyeliner, mascara, a mini makeup remover, and tons of skincare gems from the OG brand (which also happens to be Miss Nene Leakes' go-to skincare pick).
MAC Stars For Days Advent Calendar
This cult-favorite brand is responsible for some of Kenya Moore, Kyle Richards, Melissa Gorga, and Kelly Dodd's signature beauty looks, and now you too can easily find your own go-to beauty combo. With six popular MAC lipsticks, four lip glosses, five eyeshadows, a highlighter, and more, this calendar has everything you need to slay all day.
Rituals Advent 2D Christmas Tree 24-Piece Skincare Set
Make your countdown to Christmas a bit more more relaxing with 24 days worth of luxe skincare and bath products and adorable mini candles.
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