2020…what a year. We’re back in lockdown, painfully waiting for the next announcement, and now it’s November with everyone rushing to buy advent calendars before they sell out.
It’s been one hell of a year so why not treat yourself or your BFF to a nice beauty advent calendar! If there’s one thing we’ve learned this year, it’s that it’s really important to look after yourself. You can do this on a budget or if you fancy a splurge. Here’s our recommendations.
Superdrug Studio London Advent Calendar
To countdown Christmas in style, we’ve found a real beauty bargain for only £30. The Superdrug Studio London Advent Calendar is filled with a fabulous range of cosmetic or accessory to get you looking even more glam. This calendar includes lip and face gloss, glitter, mascara and much more!
Real Techniques Beauty Advent Calendar
Featuring the most loved Real Techniques products, this calendar is a great steal to add to your makeup bag. It includes brushes, tweezers, sponges and even a pair of strip lashes, plus many more. It’s only priced at £35, so get your hands on one at Superdrug while you still can!
Holland and Barrett 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
This is the perfect gift for any clean beauty fan. It features some great sustainable favourites and for only £40 you will even find vouchers behind various doors for money-off a repurchase. This Holland and Barrett calendar is suitable for vegans and uses only cardboard packaging. A great value-for-money advent calendar in our opinion.
Ciaté Mini Mani Month 2020 Advent Calendar
Looking for a more sustainable option? Ciaté London have created a calendar with a range of nail polishes, which use 80% natural origin ingredients. The glass bottles used are also recyclable, alongside the inner tray and outer carton too. £59 to keep your nails sorted for any outfit.
Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar
This calendar is packed with full size products and samples from some of Amazon’s most loved beauty brands at just £60. From makeup to skincare, this advent calendar has it all. Get buying so you don’t miss out!
Tatti Lashes Limited Edition 2020 Advent Calendar
This advent calendar features 25 of Tatti Lashes best selling products. What more could any lash lover want for Christmas? Experiment with all the lashes worth over £200 to create the ultimate GLAM look. For £85 you can get 10+ lash sets to try and hopefully end up loving.
REVOLVE 2020 Advent Calendar
The REVOLVE 2020 beauty advent calendar is filled with 24 individually boxed beauty products. They aren’t all minis either, you’re treated to full size ones too. The calendar includes a range of different brands such as GLAMGLOW, Stile, By Terry and many more. Priced at £115 uncover a new surprise each day,
Freedm Street- 2020 Advent Calendar
Freedm Street Eco Wonderland is the UK’s first customisable advent calendar. Full of cruelty free, vegan and plastic-free goodies, there are a range of makeup, skincare, lifestyle products and even snacks inside. If you do select the makeup option you can choose from dark, nude or a surprise selection of shades. If you opt out, it’ll be bumped up with some more skincare and lifestyle alternatives. And if you love to give back to charities, then, this calendar is perfect as 3 of the doors reveal good deeds. The products selected are from some of the best sustainable brands, mostly small businesses and even includes a t-shirt, all for £149.
L’Occitane Hand Illustrated Reusable Advent Calendar
A hand illustrated advent calendar by Isla Simpson that you can reuse and enjoy for many more Christmas’ to come. The calendar itself is made from recycled cotton and is filled with some of the best L’Occitane products, like their SOS Moisture Hair Mask and a citrus fragrance Verbena Leaf Soap. Get yours now for £160 and fill it up again next year.
Elemis 25 Days Spectacular Skin Beauty Advent Calendar
A 25 day spectacular from Elemis. It’s packed with award-winning superstars like the Pro Collagen Marine Cream, Superfood Day Cream and the Peptide 4 Thousand Flower Mask for you to enjoy even after the 25 days and your skin to enjoy too. Priced at £175 but worth over £403.84, so definitely a Christmas bargain.
WOW LUSH Advent Calendar
You can already imagine how tempting this advent calendar will be just by looking at the image. With 31 items in the box it will see you through the festive period and into a beautifully scented New Year. The box doesn’t just include bath bombs, there are so many other products you’ll buff, cleanse and moisturise your skin with. This WOW box is £195, whilst all of packaging is ethical too (even the ribbon is made from recycled plastic bottles). Just WOW!
Jo Loves Advent Calendar
The iconic Jo Loves Advent Calendar returns this year in a beautiful wreath design which you can hang on your door. You get a range of luxury travel size products with a full-size surprise on Christmas Day. For £300 you get a selection of Jo Loves body lotion, shower gel, room spray, hand wash & lotion. This also includes brand new products such as the Mango Thai Lime Bath & Shower Gel and Body Lotion, Christmas Trees Room Spray and the Seville Orange & Neroli Candle and Hand Wash & Lotion.