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 2021.

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The Best Beauty Advent Calendars for 2021

The Liberty London Beauty Advent Calendar

The original Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar is back for 2021. Worth over £844, it’s packed with some of their most sought-after products from the famous Beauty Hall, including brands like Le Labo, OLAPLEX and Dermalogica, each housed in a recyclable box adorned in Liberty Starburst print. Order quickly to avoid disappointment!

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The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £225.

NET-A-PORTER

With draws filled with exclusives and cult products from the likes of Susanne Kaufmann, Sunday Riley, Charlotte Tilbury and Omorovicza, this year’s edition of the NET-A-PORTER advent calendar has a value of an incredible £1,300 for just £255.

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NET-A-PORTER’s 25 Days of Beauty calendar, available now for £255. 

Rituals

Once again Rituals has come up trumps with two indulgent The Ritual of Advent calendars for 2021. Opt for the Amsterdam Canal House for £59.90 (worth £120) or splash out on the the Festive Winter Village for £89.90 (worth £150), both containing a luxurious selection of Rituals treats.

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The Ritual of Advent Village Calendar, available for £89.90.

The Ritual of Advent Calendar, available for £59.90.

ASOS

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, including 15 full-sized products from brands like Elemis and This Works.

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ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar, available now for £75.

The Body Shop

This year, The Body Shop have produced three spectacular advent calendars at three different price points – £55, £80 and our favourite, the Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar for £140 (worth £204). They’re all packed with surprises to uplift, pamper and rejuvenate like the Drops of Youth Concentrate, Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturiser and skin-tingling Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask.

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The Body Shop Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar, available now for £140.

Harrods

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 £1,166. It sold out in minutes – but never fear, there’s more due back in stock soon.

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Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar, available for £250.

Kiehl’s

There are many great things about the Kiehl’s advent calendar – firstly, the 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, fun illustrations by artist Marylou Faure, sure to delight any lucky recipient.

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Kiehl’s Holiday Limited Edition Advent Calendar, available now for £99.

Benefit

Masters of the stocking fillers and one of our best-loved beauty brands, Benefit is back with another advent calendar offering for 2021, worth £132. The The More, the Merrier Advent Calendar features 12 of the brand’s most iconic minis.

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Benefit The More, the Merrier Calendar, available now for £58.50.

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 £700 worth of best-selling make-up and skincare products in a box illustrated like the iconic London store, expect such brands as Sunday Riley, Charlotte Tilbury and Ex Nihilo. This is sure to fly off the shelves, so snap it up pronto.

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Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar 2021, available now for £210.

Clarins

Clarins lovers out there will delight with three calendar options for this year. Choose from the 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar for a taster of their step-by-step skincare routine for women, or go big with the 24-day option, filled with iconic skincare and make up heroes tucked into draws that hide a mixture of minis and full-size products. 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.

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Women’s 24 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £134.

ESPA Advent Calendar

Transport yourself to a luxury spa every day of December and explore ESPA’s limited edition collection in the comfort of your own home. Hidden within each drawer you’ll find hand-selected ESPA treasures for the skin, body and mind, worth £389 altogether.

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ESPA Luxury Treasures Advent Calendar, available now for £160.

MAC

MAC’s 2021 ‘Box of Tricks’ 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 and even some full-sized treats with a total value of over £340, this is the gift that keeps giving for the make up obsessed.

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MAC’s 2021 ‘Box of Tricks’ Advent Calendar, available now for £135.

Charlotte Tilbury

Housed in a decadent, jewel-dripping bronze cabinet, Charlotte Tilbury’s 2021 festive Charlotte’s Beauty Dreams & Secrets includes the brand-new Pillow Talk Chameleon Lipstick alongside a multitude of brand bestsellers.

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Charlotte’s Beauty Dreams & Secrets, available for £150.

L’Occitane

L’Occitane have pulled out all the festive stops this year with not one, not two, but four luxurious advent calendars. There’s even a reusable advent calendar designed in collaboration with British designer Kitty McCall. For those of you who really want to splash out, the Giant Advent Calendar filled offers 24 full-sized gifts worth over £670.

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L’Occitane’s Giant Advent Calendar, available now for £499.

NEOM

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NEOM’s beautiful self-care products are showcased at their best in this exclusive advent calendar with 12 mini products to keep you relaxed throughout the festive season. Including the likes of their iconic candles, hand balms and pillow mist, it won’t be around for long!

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NEOM 12 Days of Wellbeing Advent Calendar, available now for £150. 

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar

If you want to splurge on a luxury advent calendar without breaking the bank, then head over to Amazon. Offering 24 products from some of your favourite high-street beauty brands, this boxed bundle of goodies is a Christmas must-have.

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Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £60.

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TempleSpa Advent Calendar, available now for £150.

Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown’s luxury 12-piece beauty advent calendar packs in the best of the brand’s make up and skin care treats. Worth £222, enjoy mini versions of cult Bobbi Brown classics as well as four full-size beauty items like the brand’s mascara and lip tint.

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Bobbi Brown 12 Day Advent Calendar, available now for £125.

Ciaté London

Ciaté London’s 2021 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, housed in environmentally conscious packaging designed by UK-based illustrator and designer Ruby Taylor.

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Ciaté London Mini Mani Month 2021 Calendar, available now for £59.

M&S

Marks and Spencer’s famous Beauty Advent Calendar is back for 2021. Housed in a reusable tin with 25 days of beauty to discover, expect iconic brands – including 10 full-size products – such as REN, Emma Hardie and L’Occitane. It’s the perfect treat-yourself pre-Christmas pressie or gift for family and friends.

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M&S Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £300.

Clinique

Count down to Christmas with 24 days of mini Clinique treats, worth £220. 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.

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24 Days of Clinique Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £95.

Feelunique

The Feelunique advent calendar is one worth waiting for. Worth over £385, this year’s edition is full to the brim with 27 indulgent treats to see you through the festive season. Think Charlotte Tilbury, Emma Hardie, ELEMIS, Aromatherapy Associates and a full-size Huda Beauty Nude Obsessions Palette, plus much more. This is sure to sell out fast, so snap it up now to avoid disappointment.

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Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar, available now for £119.

Skin City

Skin City is the ultimate destination for skincare, and this year’s Skincare Calendar 2021, worth an incredible £481, is packed with such iconic brands as Decléor, Paula’s Choice, Kiehl’s, Dr. Barbara Sturm and many more. Designed in collaboration with artist Veronica Ballart Lilja, it comes in a beautiful nature-inspired stylish box than can be reused well after Christmas.

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Skin City is the ultimate destination for skincare, and this year’s Skincare Calendar 2021, worth an incredible £481, is packed with such iconic brands as Decléor, Paula’s Choice, Kiehl’s, Dr. Barbara Sturm and many more. Designed in collaboration with artist Veronica Ballart Lilja, it comes in a beautiful nature-inspired stylish box than can be reused well after Christmas.

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Skin City Skincare Calendar 2021, available now for £119.

John Lewis

Discover 26 iconic beauty treats throughout December with John Lewis’ 2021 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 Laura Mercier, Nars, Sunday Riley,  Molton Brown, Hourglass, NEOM and much more all making an apperance. This is currently sold out, but should be returning soon!

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John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar, available for £159.

boohoo Beauty Advent Calendar 2021, £36

boohoo’s great-value advent calendar is packed full of of must-have beauty and make up gems, from face masks and foundation to beauty blenders and fake tan mitts. Plus, with the start of Black Friday, it’s now just an incredible £36 for £140 worth of products.

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boohoo Beauty Advent Calendar 2021, available now for £36.

Huda Beauty

Beauty icon Huda Kattan’s cult products appear in many of 2021’s beauty advent calendars, but if you’re a super fan this Huda Beauty Advent Calendar is a must for Christmas 2021. Featuring 12 products, including those famous eyeshadow palettes, lipsticks and face masks, this is the perfect gift for the make up obsessed.

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Huda Beauty Advent Calendar, available now from Selfridges for £151.

Jo Malone

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Jo Malone’s gorgeous packaging and cult fragrances come together in this luxurious 2021 advent calendar. Alongside mini colognes, body and bath products and mini candles in bestselling scents like Pomegranate Noir, this bestseller is currently sold out, so sign up now to be the first to nab one.

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Jo Malone Advent Calendar, available for £325.

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 seasonal signature Christmas scents, the Sapin/Pine Tree candle and gilded metal yuletide decorations, 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.

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Diptyque Cabinet of Curiosities Advent Calendar, available now for £320.

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.

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Kindred Fires Advent Candle, available for £16.

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