It’s that time of year again. As December approaches, it is time to pick out a calendar full of your favourite things to count down the festive period. This year, we’ve done all of the hard work so that you don’t have to. Check out our top beauty advent calendar picks for 2022 – it’s time to treat yourself! For a beauty treat while you’re waiting – download our free beauty guides below.
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Splurge (over £100)
If you’ve had one of those years and you’re ready to let it go in style, choose between one of our splurge picks below.
Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar
The Charlotte Tilbury Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars has 12 fabulous products worth £245 in total! The perfect choice for creating a glam toolkit for your New Years Eve party look. The 12 doors are not numbered, so you can open them in whatever order your heart desires. As an extra bonus, the unmarked drawers mean the bejewelled box can be reused all year long! With 5 full sized Charlotte Tilbury makeup products, and 7 popular minis perfect for on the go, it will make your 12 days of Christmas perfect. At £150 it is priced at the top end of the list, but definitely worth it. Find it here.
Sephora Advent Calendar
If you would prefer 25 opportunities to treat yourself instead of a special 12, the Sephora 2022 Advent Calendar may be the one for you. An expertly curated mix of 34 must have skincare, beauty and scent products, worth over £700! It is the perfect choice if you want to step away from the stress of the festive season and take a moment for yourself each day. While the Sephora Advent Calendar is also priced at the upper end of the scale, with 17 full sized products and 17 minis, you are getting a great festive deal. Get your hands on it here.
Treat Yourself (under £100)
If you’re looking to treat yourself for under £100, we’ve got you covered. Our top two picks, from Glossy Box and Elf Cosmetics, are sure to fulfil your festive beauty dreams.
Glossy Box Advent Calendar
£99 (£85 for Glossy Box subscribers)
The Glossy Box Freeze the Moment advent calendar is the perfect gift (for yourself!) to get you in a festive mood. Satisfy all of your beauty needs for just £99. With 25 days to open, and 28 exclusive products worth £445, you won’t regret your choice. Get sorted for the new year with (spoiler alert!) makeup brushes, contour kits, hair serums, and mascara to name a few. For a sneak peek of the rest of the products, and to get one for yourself, find it here.
Elf Cosmetics Advent Calendar
It’s all in the name. Kick off December and celebrate 24 days of amazing makeup and skincare with the e.l.f Shine Bright advent calendar. With 16 full-sized, holy grail products, viral finds and limited edition shades perfect for the holidays, it is exactly what your Christmas needs. Best of all, all e.l.f products are cruelty free and vegan – the gift that keeps on giving! Find it here, but be quick!
Save (under £50)
With the range of advent calendars on the market this year, it is not necessary to break the bank to get a fabulous treat. Here are our two budget-friendly choices ideal for the countdown to Christmas.
Revolution Advent Calendar
With 25 days of ultimate glam, the You Are The Revolution advent calendar is perfect if you want to stock up on beauty essentials, such as eyeliners, lip glosses, highlighters and accessories. Worth £94, you can benefit from 25 exclusive products at more than half the price – that is a festive win! All revolution products are vegan and cruelty free, so this is the perfect beauty treat this Christmas. Buy it here.
Sephora Mini Advent Calendar
Last but not least, the Sephora Wishing You Discovery Advent Calendar. Start the countdown with fabulous beauty, skincare and bath essentials that will ease you into the new year. With a value of £85, you can benefit from an assortment of beauty surprises for just £33.70 – the lowest cost on the list! As an added bonus, the Sephora calendar is made from responsible cardboard from sustainably managed forests, so you can keep your expectations high, and environmental impact low. Grab it here before it goes.
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