Mumsnet picks: best beauty Advent calendars

the best beauty advent calendars 2019

The perfect pre-Christmas treat for any beauty addict (yourself included), a beauty Advent calendar adds a touch of luxury to every day in December

M&S Beauty Advent Calendar, price TBA

M&S Beauty Advent Calendar, price TBA

Always among the most hotly-anticipated beauty Advent calendars, the M&S calendar will be available 31 October. This year, you can expect a pleasing mix of old favourites from last year – like the Swears By favourite M&S Formula Absolute Ultimate Sleep Cream – and lots of exciting new products.

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I loved the M&S one last year. I think it's great value because you can get it so cheaply when you buy other stuff from them, which is easy to do.

I loved the M&S calendar last year.

Calendars under £50

Saving your pennies this Christmas? These are the best beauty calendars under £50. And, when you tot up all the goodies tucked away inside, you're getting a real bargain.

Cath Kidston Advent Calendar, £28

Cath Kidston Advent Calendar, £28

This calendar offers a daily pampering treat from Cath Kidston, including scented soaps, body scrubs, lip balms and bath fizzers. Plus, the festive packaging is just lovely, and the products are completely vegan and cruelty-free.

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Soap & Glory Miracle On 24th Sweet Advent Calendar, £42

Soap & Glory Miracle On 24th Sweet Advent Calendar, £42

Soap & Glory's retro kitsch calendar features a range of bath and shower treats – great if, like us, you can't get enough of their signature scent. The 'Hand Food' hand cream is particularly lovely.

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I love the Soap and Glory advent calendars – to me, they'll always be the best.

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The Body Shop Dream Big Beauty Advent Calendar, £45

The Body Shop Dream Big Beauty Advent Calendar, £45

Beauty fans sometimes struggle to find products that are cruelty-free and environmentally friendly – this is where The Body Shop's ethical products shine. Their Advent calendar is choc-full of delicious-smelling, 100% vegetarian products, from bath bombs to body lotion; lip butter to body scrub.

Take a look at the full product list here.

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L'Occitane Advent Calendar, £49

L'Occitane Advent Calendar, £49

A reasonably-priced offering form a high-end brand, this calendar features all the bath goodies and skincare treats you could want – from shower gels, shampoos and soaps to hand cream and eau de toilette.

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L'Occitane have also created a luxury version, with 24 premium travel-sized products, for £89 – get yours here.

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Calendars over £50

'Tis the time to treat yourself (or someone else who's done good this year). With these luxurious calendars, the lucky receiver is in for an absolute treat.

Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar, £50

Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar, £50

Make December extra glorious with a daily treat from Revolution – from lipsticks to brow gel; highlighter to primer. Plus, Makeup Revolution is a completely cruelty-free brand, making this calendar the perfect gift for any vegan make-up fanatic.

Spoiler alert: you can take a peek at the full product list here.

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I'm going for Revolution again this year. I've had it for the last two and have really enjoyed it.

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar, £50

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar, £50

If you want a real mix of beauty products, this calendar from Amazon certainly delivers. Containing a range of full-sized and sample-sized products, you'll find skincare, haircare, beauty accessories and make-up from brands like Elemis, Rimmel and Percy & Reed.

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The Amazon one is amazing every year.

ASOS Face + Body Advent Calendar £70

ASOS Face + Body Advent Calendar £70

ASOS addict? This calendar won't help combat that, with its enviable mix of cult make-up, skincare and hair care products. Featured brands include Clinique, Laura Mercier, NARS and a Mumsnet approved Elemis product. The packaging of this calendar is 100% recyclable too, so you can indulge your beauty habit guilt-free.

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I had the ASOS one last year and thought it was great.

Birchbox Beauty Advent Calendar, £70

Birchbox Beauty Advent Calendar, £70

Packed with £206-worth of products, this Advent calendar is a real treat for any beauty box addict. If you get this calendar you can expect to receive goodies from Estee Lauder, Lumene, Aveda & Philosopy.

Check out the full product list here.

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Feelunique 24 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, £79

Feelunique 24 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, £79

The popular Feelunique calendar is back, back, back again – and with packaging inspired by the northern lights. Worth over a whopping £250, it features well-loved brands like Benefit, Philip Kingsley and Rituals.

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Lookfantastic Advent Calendar, £79

Lookfantastic Advent Calendar, £79

An absolute bargain for what's inside, slide open the tantalising little drawers to discover hero product after hero product. Worth over £420, featured brands include Elemis, Molton Brown and Morphe.

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My lookfantastic arrived today. It feels really luxurious – I love the dark blue and gold.

Last year I had a lookfantastic calendar and I loved it.

Glossybox It's The Season To Be Glossy Advent Calendar, £80

Glossybox It's The Season To Be Glossy Advent Calendar, £80

After a very successful launch last year, beauty box champions Glossybox have brought their Advent calendar back. Worth over £370, it features coveted beauty, haircare and skincare products from Chloé, NYX, Dermalogica and Tarte. The festive rose gold is a pretty touch, too.

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24 Days Of Clinique Advent Calendar, £85

24 Days Of Clinique Advent Calendar, £85

Clinique's calendar is beautifully packaged and the products – a mixture of skincare and make-up – are suitable for most skin types and tones. Last year's calendar sold out incredibly quickly, so don't hang about.

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John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar, £150

John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar, £150

The John Lewis Advent calendar contains a mixture of full- and luxury trial-sized high-end products, from indulgent skincare to high-end make-up and fragrances. As well as beauty treats and vouchers, some brands are offering complimentary gifts or treatments at their in-store counters. For example, brands like Elemis, Clarins and Charlotte Tilbury will invite you to receive a complimentary gift or service at one of their John Lewis & Partners counters.

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Save 20% if you buy yours before 4 November.

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Molton Brown 2019 Advent Calendar, £175

Molton Brown 2019 Advent Calendar, £175

As well as being gorgeously Christmassy to look at, this Molton Brown calendar contains £262 of luxury bath products including three mini candles, two body lotions, three baubles and three eau de toilettes in their new Christmas flavours: Bizarre Brandy, Vintage With Elderflower and Muddled Plum.

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Space NK Advent Calendar, £195

Space NK Advent Calendar, £195

Behold the glory and elegance that is the Space NK beauty Advent calendar. With packaging inspired by a fairy tale tome, it contains a luxurious mix of full-size and travel-size beauty products worth over £550. Featuring exciting new brands as well as old favourites such as Charlotte Tilbury, Nars and Laura Mercier, this calendar is the ultimate festive treat.

Spoiler alert: you can check out the full product list here.

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Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar, £215

Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar, £215

For some real decadence, look no further than Liberty's luxe calendar. Yes, it's certainly on the pricier side, but it does feature 18 premium full-size products and seven samples. Brands inside include Bobbi Brown, NARS, Votary and Diptyque, and products range from hair masks to luxury bath oil.

Take a gander at the full product list here.

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I had Liberty one last year and it was absolutely stunning and a real treat. Honestly, it was gorgeous.

Jo Malone Advent Calendar, £320

Jo Malone Advent Calendar, £320

Treating yourself (or a lucky loved one) this December? Spritz yourself with luxury scents and revel in premium bath and body products with the coveted Jo Malone Calendar.

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I had the Jo Malone calendar last year – it's amazing value for money and still going strong. I’ve been experimenting with layering scents and they’re the perfect size for travel.

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