Top luxury beauty Advent calendars for 2016
The 2016 beauty Advent calendars are arriving in stores now and are selling out fast, so be sure to invest in one soon to avoid disappointment on 1 December. There’s an impressively wide range, with an Advent calendar to suit all beauty fans; our line-up includes must-have beauty Advent calendars from Liberty and M&S as well as the first men’s Advent calendar, from Clarins
Liberty beauty Advent calendar, £165
This beauty Advent calendar is sure to excite, with more £500-worth of beauty treats. Some of our favourite daily treats include Byredo hand cream, Le Labo fragrance and a full-size bottle of Votary Facial Oil.
Clarins Beauty Delights Advent calendar, £95
The Advent calendar from leading skincare brand Clarins ticks all the beauty boxes this season, bursting with best-selling products and a mini splash of colour across a special selection of make-up.
Ciaté Mini Mani Month, £48
If you’re nail obsessed, then this calendar is definitely one for you. Complete with 18 nail colours, nail treatments and of course nail toppers for creating nail art, this calendar has it nailed.
Jo Malone Advent calendar, £280
The queen of perfume changes the scent of each day, with 24 days of luxury bodycare and aromatic candles for a fragrant Christmas. Find Jo Malone classics and also discover new and exclusive scents for Christmas and the new year.
Rituals The Ritual of Advent calendar, £49.50
Indulge with the new Advent calendar from Rituals, featuring a range of the brand’s famous foaming shower gels, skin-smoothing body scrubs and ultra-nourishing body oils. For the full Rituals experience, you’ll also find make-up, skincare and beauty accessories.
Kiehl’s limited-edition Advent calendar designed by Jeremyville, £95 exclusive to Selfridges
Designed by Brooklyn-based artist Jeremyville, Kiehl’s Advent calendar includes the brand’s bestsellers such as Ultra Facial Cream and a full-sized Ultimate Strength Hand Salve as well as its Grapefruit hand and body lotion ‒ we’re sold on that.
M&S Advent calendar, £35 (when you spend £35 in M&S fashion, beauty or home)
Enjoy the countdown to Christmas the M&S way with the brand’s exclusive Advent calendar from its beauty hall. You’ll find worldwide favourites such as French beauty label Nuxe as well as best of British skincare brands like Emma Hardie, Neal’s Yard and Rodial.
Paul & Joe Make-up Collection Advent calendar, £56
Play hide and seek with the beautifully designed beauty Advent calendar from Paul & Joe; 12 of the 24 doors each conceal a limited-edition make-up surprise.
The Sanctuary Let Go Days of Christmas Advent calendar, £25
A beauty Advent calendar at £25? We couldn’t believe the price when this one landed on our desks. It is packed full of beauty goodies and cute accessories such as a heart-shaped cookie cutter.
Molton Brown Scented Luxuries Advent calendar, £150 at John Lewis
There are 24 treats of Molton Brown’s best-selling beauty products housed in this beautifully presented Advent calendar. Enjoy the range of items from hand care to body care and candles
L’Occitane fragrant Advent calendar, £42
Treat yourself or a lucky friend to this treasure trove of luxury skincare and beauty products, including the best-selling shea butter range and skin-nourishing almond oil products.
Selfridges Eclectic Little Luxuries Advent calendar, £95
The Selfridges calendar is an instant sell-out for its wide selection of premium products from luxury perfume, skincare and cosmetic brands such as YSL, Lancôme, Viktor & Rolf, Kiehl’s and Urban Decay.
Cheeky Advent calendar, £50
Celebrate the festive season with a new nail polish each day during the countdown to Christmas. With neon brights, festive sparkle and muted nudes behind the calendar’s 24 doors, you’re sure to find your perfect shade by Christmas Day.
Benefit Girl O’Clock Rock Advent calendar, £34.50 at Debenhams
Last year’s Benefit calendar sold out within 24 hours; this year the brand is back for another quirky round of Christmas beauty. Twelve best selling favourites complete the kit this year, including the hero Hoola bronzer, the multi-use Porefessional primer, and the eyelash lengthening They’re Real mascara.
Diptyque Advent calendar, £250
After the success of Diptyque’s 2015 Advent calendar, the brand has excelled again and has produced another seriously chic calendar. Inside you’ll find miniature surprises such as fragrances, skin care and body care items and candles, including a small Christmas one.
Clarins Clarinsmen 12 days of Christmas set, £65 at Selfridges
The first grooming Advent calendar dedicated to men, this is certainly one to get excited about. The set includes 12 of the brand’s cult grooming buys including shaving essentials, skin care and body care.
Cowshed deluxe beauty Advent calendar, £85 at John Lewis
Count down to Christmas with Cowshed’s beauty Advent calendar full of natural skincare, bodycare and haircare products from the brand’s indulgent international spas – the perfect way to unwind ahead of the seasonal holiday.
Charlotte Tilbury World of Legendary Parties Advent calendar, £150
The beauty brand on everyone’s lips at the moment, Charlotte Tilbury has a launched a 12-day Advent calendar for 2016. It features some of the label’s best-selling travel-sized beauty buys, including Magic Cream and Wonderglow.
Decléor Advent Calendar 25 Surprise Treats, £60 at John Lewis
Who wouldn’t like to open a window of a Decléor-themed Advent calendar every day? It is packed with treats, from two full-size products to a variety of miniature heroes, including our favourite; Aromaessence Neroli.
OPI Breakfast At Tiffany's Mini Mani Month Advent calendar, £59.95, exclusive to John Lewis
Indulge in a manicure a day over the festive season with the exclusive OPI luxury nail lacquer Advent calendar. The selection of 25 shades includes limited-edition colours from the Breakfast At Tiffany’s collection, so be sure to channel your inner Audrey Hepburn this Christmas.
Bare Minerals Countdown to Gorgeous Advent calendar, £75 at Selfridges
Prepare your flawless look this Christmas with Bare Minerals’ first beauty calendar, which includes five colourful eyeshadows, five shimmering lip glosses, two blushers and two lash fluttering mascaras; your Christmas party look is sure to turn heads.