If there’s one thing that we love in our calendars more than chocolate, it’s a little bit of luxury. From make up must-haves and indulgent skincare to opulent candles, these luxury and beauty advent calendars are top of our wish list for 2022.
The Best Beauty Advent Calendars for 2022
The Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar
The original Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar is back for 2022 and this year it’s worth over £1,065. It’s packed with some of their most sought-after products from the famous Beauty Hall, including brands like Le Labo, OLAPLEX and Votary, each housed in a recyclable box adorned in Liberty Starburst print. Order quickly to avoid disappointment!
The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £245.
With draws filled with exclusives and cult products from the likes of Sarah Chapman, This Works, Charlotte Tilbury and Dr Barbara Sturm, this year’s edition of the NET-A-PORTER advent calendar is filled with goodies for just £260.
NET-A-PORTER’s 25 Days of Beauty calendar, available now for £260.
Once again Rituals has come up trumps with two indulgent The Ritual of Advent calendars for 2022. Opt for the 2D Advent Calendar for £74.50 (worth £140) or splash out on the the 3D Advent Calendar for £105 (worth £172), both containing a luxurious selection of Rituals treats for him and her.
The Ritual of Advent 2D Advent Calendar, available for £74.50.
The Ritual of Advent 3D Advent Calendar, available for £105.
This year, ASOS have produced an advent calendar that is truly enviable. They’ve taken the Christmas countdown to a new level by swapping the traditional calendar doors for a series of colourful boxes numbered 1 to 25, each containing a beauty treat with products from brands like Olaplex, Neom and Charlotte Tilbury alongside a stylish tote and make up bag.
ASOS Face + Body 25 Day Advent Calendar, available now for £85.
The Body Shop
This year, The Body Shop have produced three spectacular advent calendars at three different price points – £55, £95 and our favourite, the Box of Wishes & Wonders Advent Calendar for £145 (worth £219). They’re all packed with surprises to uplift, pamper and rejuvenate like Mango Seed Oil, luxurious Sheet Masks and nourishing Body Butters. Best of all, the calendars celebrates women in Tamale in Ghana and Chhattisgarh in India, supporting them with healthcare, education projects and improved working conditions.
The Body Shop Box of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar, available now for £140.
If you’re shopping for a fancy friend or think it’s high time you treated yourself, look no further than the Harrods advent calendar. With nothing but the most high-end, luxurious brands on the market housed behind the doors of a glimmering gold leaf box, this calendar is worth an unbelievable £1,136, with brands like Augustinus Bader, Sunday Riley, Charlotte Tilbury showcased in 25 boxes – 22 of which are full-sized! It usually sells out in minutes – so set your alarms for the 6th November if you don’t want to miss out.
Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar, available from 6 November for £250.
If the news that cult US brand Sephora was coming to the UK has escaped you, where have you been?! Worth over £711, the Sephora Beauty Advent Calendar offers 34 must-have products (17 are full-size); a first for Sephora UK including skincare from Elemis and The Ordinary, makeup from Huda Beauty and Nars and scents from Neom.
Sephora Advent Calendar 2022, available for £139.
The first ever luxury Harvey Nichols Beauty Advent Calendar has arrived, with an incredible £1,200 worth of cult products from brands like Maison Francis Kurkdjian, La Mer and Charlotte Tilbury, all for £250. One in 10 Advent Calendars also feature a surprise £50 Harvey Nichols gift card to add a little extra festive cheer.
The Harvey Nichols Beauty Advent Calendar 2022, available for £250.
There are many great things about the Kiehl’s advent calendar – firstly, the 24 luxurious treats that can be found inside, including Kiehl’s iconic formulas in the form of cleansers, face masks, facial serums and moisturisers. We also love the ultra-festive, holiday-inspired designs by Made By Radie, sure to delight any lucky recipient.
Kiehl’s Limited Edition Holiday Advent Calendar, available now for £99.
Masters of the stocking fillers and one of our best-loved beauty brands, Benefit is back with another advent calendar offering for 2022, worth £134. Benefit’s Sincerely Yours, Beauty Advent Calendar features 12 of the brand’s most iconic minis.
Benefit’s Sincerely Yours, Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £59.50.
Selfridges Advent Calendar
A staple for any lover of luxury, the launch of Selfridges’ annual advent calendar is a hotly anticipated event in the beauty scene. Filled with over £800 worth of best-selling make-up and skincare products in a box illustrated like the iconic London store, expect such brands as MAC, Ren and Kate Somerville. This is sure to fly off the shelves, so snap it up pronto.
Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar 2022, available now for £210.
Clarins lovers out there will delight with three calendar options for this year. Choose from the 12 Day Beauty Advent Calendar for a taster of their top beauty buys or opt for the 12 Day Skin Icons version for a step-by-step skincare routine for women. Clarins haven’t forgotten about the men this Christmas, either, with an equally indulgent self-care advent calendar this year for guys that need a little pampering.
Men’s & Women’s 12 Advent Calendars, available now from £65.
ESPA Advent Calendar
Transport yourself to a luxury spa every day of December and explore ESPA’s wellness collection in the comfort of your own home. Hidden within each drawer you’ll find luxurious, hand-selected ESPA treasures for the skin, body and mind, worth £319 altogether.
ESPA Wellness Advent Calendar, available now for £160.
The White Company
Does anything beat The White Company at Christmas? The perfect way to start the countdown, The White Company’s 2022 advent calendar is the ultimate festive treat. It’s filled with 25 bestselling seasonal scents and wellness goodies, from candles and home sprays to body lotions and balms, in favourite scents like Fireside, Pomegranate and Seychelles, worth £269 altogether.
The White Company Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £175.
MAC’s 2022 ‘Bursting With Surprises’ beauty advent calendar is here to make sure you have your party season make up looks covered. Bursting with 24 of the cult beauty brand’s best-loved minis including 16 full-sized treats with a total value of over £405, this is the gift that keeps giving for the make up obsessed.
MAC’s 2022 ‘Bursting With Surprises’ Advent Calendar, available now for £165.
Housed in a decadent, jewel-dripping bronze cabinet, Charlotte Tilbury’s 2022 festive Charlotte’s Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars, worth £245, includes the cult Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir, Hollywood Beauty Light Wand and Brow Fix alongside a multitude of other brand bestsellers.
Charlotte’s Diamond Chest of Beauty Stars available for £150.
L’Occitane have pulled out all the festive stops this year with not one, not two, but four luxurious advent calendars, starting from £55, including a reusable advent calendar created in collaboration with French illustrator Éva Offredo. For those of you who really want to splash out, the Giant Beauty Advent Calendar (£510) filled offers 24 full-sized gifts worth over £677.
L’Occitane’s Beauty Advent Calendars, from £55.
Bobbi Brown’s luxury 12-piece beauty advent calendar packs in the best of the brand’s make up and skin care treats. Enjoy mini versions of cult Bobbi Brown classics as well as four full-size beauty items like the brand’s mascara and lip tint.
Bobbi Brown 12 Day Advent Calendar, available now for £135.
Ciaté London’s 2022 Mini Mani calendar this year is filled with 23 miniature versions of the brand’s vegan new nail formula in best-selling shades including The Naked Truth, Supernova, After Dark and Sweet Blush, alongside one full-size nail polish.
Ciaté London Mini Mani Month 2022 Calendar, available now for £65.
Marks and Spencer’s famous Beauty Advent Calendar is back for 2022. With 25 days of beauty to discover, expect iconic brands such as Clinique, REN, Emma Hardie and This Works. Plus, at the moment it’s only £40 when you spend £30 on clothing, home or beauty. It’s the perfect treat-yourself pre-Christmas pressie or gift for family and friends.
M&S Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £300.
Count down to Christmas with 24 days of Clinique treats, including nine full-size faves, worth £381 altogether! The calendar is packed with their very best skin care and make up products, including their award-winning moisturisers, cult make up remover and more.
24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar, available now for £150.
LOOKFANTASTIC’s advent calendar is one worth waiting for. It’s their biggest ever, worth value of over £500, featuring brands like By Terry, Rituals, Elemis, Drunk Elephant and The Ordinary.
LOOKFANTASTIC Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £95.
Discover 27 iconic beauty treats throughout December with John Lewis’ 2022 indulgent Beauty Advent Calendar. There’s everything from skincare icons to calming candles to ensure you stay pampered through the festive season, with famous brands like Charlotte Tilbury, Olaplex, Molton Brown, NEOM and much more all making an appearance, worth £771 altogether.
John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar, available for £179.
Jo Malone’s gorgeous packaging and cult fragrances come together in this luxurious 2022 advent calendar. Alongside mini colognes, candles, and body and bath products, in bestselling scents like English Pear & Freesia, a couple of full-size surprises also await. This usually sells out fast, so get your hands on it pronto if you don’t want to miss out!
Jo Malone Advent Calendar, available now for £350.
Worth an incredible £381, premium beauty subscription box brand Cohorted is offering you the chance to enjoy twelve days of luxury beauty this Christmas, from your favourite cult beauty brands like Emma Hardie to undiscovered heroes.
Cohorted Beauty Baubles Advent Calendar, available for £49.99.
Count down to Christmas with super-natural skincare brand Jurlique’s nature-inspired advent calendar with 24 treats, including an Eye Contour Balm, Rose Cream, Foaming Cleanser, Hand Cream, Face Oil and much more.
Jurlique Advent Calendar, available for £85.
Candle Advent Calendars
From fresh pine to warming cinnamon, there’s something so comforting in a Christmas scent. This year some of our favourite candle and home fragrance brands have released advent calendars so you can count down to Christmas with a new wintery scent each day.
Diptyque Limited Edition Advent Calendar
Boasting this year’s limited-edition festive scents – a small Pine Tree candle and mini Snow and Spark candles – as well as some of the brand’s classic cult products and scents like Baeis and Roses, Diptyque’s advent calendar is the ultimate festive treat.
Diptyque Advent Calendar, available now for £370.
Kindred Fires Advent Candle
When it comes to classic Christmas scents, this Orange and Cinnamon offering from Kindred Fires will fill your home with festive notes. The candle has 25 hours of burn time; simply light the candle for one hour each day in the countdown to Christmas day.
Kindred Fires Advent Candle, available for £17.
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