Beauty Advent Calendar Guide 2017

Beauty Advent Calendar 2017 Guide The LDN Diaries

I can’t quite believe I’m writing about beauty advent calendars again, where has this year gone!?

Nevertheless I am so excited for the selection this year and again we have an amazing choice of calendars. Trusty favourites such as the Marks & Spencer beauty advent calendar, which this year sees it come in a cute house set-up, as well as Liberty London and of course The Body Shop return. New for this year we have some really exciting additions from Harrods, a luxury beauty calendar filled with some absolutely amazing brands and ESPA have also joined the line-up this year with a beautiful calendar filled with ESPA treats. Not coming back this year however are Rodial, Paul & Joe and sadly The Sanctuary.

As before I will be updating this guide regularly so do bookmark this page and keep checking back. Watch my beauty advent calendar unboxing videos here and if beauty advent calendars aren’t for you, check out these alcohol advent calendars.

Be sure to enter my giveaway for the ASOS Advent Calendar.

You can also click below for a quick view by price:

Under £50

£50-£150

Over £150

So here they are, the best beauty advent calendars for 2017! Which do you have your eye on? Let me know in the comments.

Under £50

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Marks & Spencer Advent Calendar – Buy Now

*SPOILER* Watch my unboxing of the Marks & Spencer advent calendar!

Marks and Spencer advent calendar is one of my absolute favourites and this year it doesn’t disappoint. The calendar is presented in a cute Christmas house, with individual boxes filled with a mixture of make-up, skincare, hair and nail products. Contents include a mini Nails Inc polish, Nuxe Prodigieux Shower Oil 30ml, Alpha H Liquid Gold Rose 50ml, Eyeko Magic Mascara 4ml, Rosie for Autograph Radiance Body Glow 50ml and 19 other beauty favourites.

Price: £35 when you spend £35 on Clothing & Home at M&S.

Available: Now at Marks & Spencer.

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar 2017

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now (now reduced to £35)

Well this is an exciting addition this year from Amazon. The beauty calendar is in a marble box, and when pulling each day out, another number drops down. It has 24 products and deluxe samples from across the beauty brands available on Amazon including Balance Me, Ardell, Essie, Maybelline, Molton Brown, Rimmel, Percy & Reed and John Frieda. Products are a mixture of skincare, hair care, nail care and fragrance.

Price: £50

Available: On sale now at Amazon.

Technic Glitter Ball Advent Calendar

Technic Glitter Ball Advent Calendar – Buy Now

This fun glitter ball holds 25 beauty products from Technic including six eyeshadows, three pencils, a pencil sharpener, two nail polishes, nail file, two sponge applicators, three lipglosses, a blusher, two blusher brushes, two lipsticks and a pot of nail gems.

Price: £20 (lots of discounts on these)

Available: Now at Pretty Little ThingFashion World and pink version at Superdrug.

KIKO ADVENT CALENDAR

KIKO Cosmetics Advent Calendar

KIKO Cosmetics are launching their first ever advent calendar as part of their Artic Holiday collection. The calendar has 19 minis and 5 full size products, with every door having a KIKO best seller. Eye products, lip products and skincare.

Price: £49.90

Available: From w/c November 13th at KIKO stores.

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Benefit Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Filled with Benefit favourites the calendar this year has twelve doors and you can find products from the brand such as High Beam, Hoola Bronzer, Rollerlash Mascara and Porefessional. The calendar is worth over £76 and will be a fun treat for any Benefit make-up fan.

Price: £34.50

Available: Now at Debenhams and Benefit.

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House of Fraser Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

House of Fraser are back with a beauty advent calendar this year  full of make-up and cosmetics from their own brand ‘Colour Couture’. From statement glitter eyeliners to classic essential make up brushes the advent calendar is the perfect treat for any beauty lover.

Price: £25

Available: Now at House of Fraser.

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Makeup Revolution Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Makeup Revolution calendar is for the makeup lovers, it has so much of their makeup inside. Contents include 3 baked highlighters, bronzer, 6 amazing lipsticks in various shades, 4 makeup brushes, an eyeshadow primer, liquid highlighter, Revoholic Travel Mirror, pressed highlighters, strobe balms and a full size exclusive Revoholic Eyeshadow palette.

Price: £50

Available: Get yours now at Superdrug.com and Amazon.

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Sleek Makeup Advent Calendar – Buy Now

A first for Sleek Makeup is this black and gold advent calendar. This calendar is perfect for any Sleek Makeup fan, it includes liquid liners, lipsticks, brushes, contour kits. A great way to top up the make-up bag.

Price: £35

Available: Available now at Boots stores and Boots online (available as a 3 for 2 Christmas gift).

soap-and-glory-advent-calendar-2017-theldndiariesSoap & Glory It’s A Calendar GIRLS – Buy Now

*SPOILER* Watch my unboxing of the Soap & Glory Calendar!

Soap & Glory ‘It’s A Calendar GIRLS!’ is packed full of 24 days of soaprise (see what they did there!?) The calendar has make-up including a mascara and pillow plump lipgloss as well as hand, body and foot treats from the brand.

Price: £40

Available: Available now at Boots and Amazon.

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Ciaté London – Buy Now

Ciaté return with their mani month calendar, with one of their nail polishes behind each door as well as a nail file, nail treatment and nail toppers. Everything you need to get nails ready throughout the festive season. Now can you resist opening all the boxes at once? They also have a 12 day version filled with their cosmetics.

Price: £50

Available: Now at ASOS, HQ HairLook Fantastic, Marks & Spencer, Mankind and also on Sephora for those in the US. And you can still pick up last years here.

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Tanya Burr 12 Days of Christmas – Buy Now

Tanya’s calendar is called Tanya’s Treats and has 12 days of Tanya Burr beauty, which sits alongside her Christmas range which is available to buy now. Inside you will find; lip glosses, nail polishes, glitter liners and eye shimmer pots.

Price: £30

Available: Pick it up now at Superdrug.com and Feel Unique.

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Bomb Cosmetics Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Bomb Cosmetics return again this year with their popular calendar filled with 25 days of mini soap and bath blasters. This calendar will give you a gorgeous bath a day on the run up to Christmas and leave you smelling rather lovely. Inside you will find Bomb Cosmetics favourites such as Cotton Candy Bath Blaster, Jelly & Custard Bath Blaster, Adventures in Eden Soap and Lime & Dandy Soap. There is also a blue version with a reindeer design.

Price: £19.99

AvailableBuy online now at allbeauty.co.uk and Amazon.

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Feel Unique Advent Calendar – Buy Now (now £24.50)

Feel Unique return with their beauty advent calendar full of lots of different brands that they sell on the site including NYX, Rimmel, Roger & Gallet and Elizabeth Arden. This years design is a blue box with gold metallic and is all about the ‘season to shine’ tied with a gold ribbon.

Price: £35

Available: Now at www.feelunique.com.

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Jack Wills Advent Calendar – Buy Now

If you love Jack Wills then this calendar has all their beauty bits and bobs. Inside is a mixture of skincare, nail and hair gifts, including nail polish, hair bobbles and nail files. All in a blue and pink Jack Wills colours box.

Price: £35

Available: Now at Boots and Jack Wills.Laura-Ashley-beauty-Advent_calendar-2017-theldndiariesLaura Ashley Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Another new addition this year is from Laura Ashley. Their Royal Bloom advent calendar comes wrapped like a parcel with drawers filled with goodies. Contents include luxury shower cream minis, body lotions, body polish, body lotions, hand and nail creams, bath crystals and luxury bath foam.

Price: £40

Available: Now at Boots stores and Boots online (available as a 3 for 2 Christmas gift) and Laura Ashley.

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L’Occitane Advent Calendar – Buy Now

L’Occitane calendar is back for another year and is another beautifully illustrated calendar full of the brands hero products. Inside you will find a mixture of shampoo, shower gel, body lotions, foot creams and their famous moisturising hand creams. They also have a luxury calendar this year, you can view this in the beauty advent calendars under £150.

Price: £49

Available: Available now at John Lewis, House of FraserAll Beauty, DebenhamsFeel Unique, Marks & Spencer and uk.loccitane.com.

If your in the US you can shop it now at Sephora online.

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NYX Makeup Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Another one for the make-up fans is from NYX. This calendar is a lippie countdown with 24 doors to open each with an NYX hero lip product. Contents include matte lipstick, cream lipstick, chubby lip cream, liquid lipstick, matte lip cream, lipstick and creamy lip lipgloss. I imagine this one will sell out quite quickly.

Price: £50

Available: Now at ASOS, VeryBoots online (available as a 3 for 2 Christmas gift), HQ Hair, Look Fantastic, Selfridges, Cult Beauty and Feel Unique. And you can still snap up last year’s here.

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Boots No7 Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Boots No7 calendar is a firm favourite with many. This year the calendar will return and will be full of cult No7 products worth over £169. Products such as the Beautiful Skin Micellar Cleansing Water, Stay Perfect Amazing Eyes Pencil, Airbrush Away Primer, 3 Eyeshadow Monos, 3 Limited Edition Nail Polishes, as well as make-up brushes and a No7 Beauty Sponge. The beauty calendar also has an invitation to visit in store and take home your match made powder bronzer.

Price: £40

Available: Now at Boots.

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Sephora Winter Wonderland Calendar – Buy Now

Sephora beauty advent calendar is a beautifully designed pink and gold Winter Wonderland. Inside is 24 Sephora own brand makeup, bath, hair and accessories surprises. Including lotus sleeping mask, nail polish, eyeshadow, blush and eyeliner.

Price: €39.95 (roughly £35)

Available: Now at Sephora.com and Sephora France.

Crabtree & Evelyn Advent Calendar 2017

Crabtree & Evelyn – Buy Now

Enjoy 12 days of Christmas with Crabtree & Evelyn. Each door has a Shea Butter enriched Hand Therapy behind it in a variety of scents including; Caribbean Island Wild Flowers, Citron & Coriander, Frosted Spicewood, Goatmilk & Oat and Pear & Pink Magnolia.

Price: £48

Available: Now at Crabtree & Evelyn.

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Nuxe Beauty Treasures – Buy Now

Nuxe have a ten day treasure chest, filled with lovely Nuxe products. Contents include; Reve de Miel Lip Balm, Huile Prodigieuse, Rêve de Miel Gel, Crème Prodigieuse, Prodigieux shower oil, Nuxellence Detox, Nuxellence Eclat,  Huile Prodigieuse Shimmer, Reve de Miel hand and nail cream and Prodigieux le Parfum.

Price: £49

Available: Now at John Lewis and coming soon to Marks & Spencer.

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Mavala Advent Calendar – Buy Now

12 days of beauty treats with this Mavala advent calendar. Presented in a beautiful green box with a pink ribbon, each drawer has a Mavala nail and beauty goodie. Inside you will find 4 nail polishes, cuticle oil, a clear top coat, basecoat, tweezers, glow day cream, hand cream (30ml), face mask and a hydrating light cream.

Price: £45

Available: Now at Look Fantastic, HQ HairMankind and Amazon.

QVC TILI Advent Calendar 2017

QVC Tili Beauty Advent Calendar

*SPOILER* Watch my QVC TILI BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDAR unboxing!

QVC have an advent calendar from their popular TILI beauty box. The calendar is a beautiful pink design with 24 drawers. Behind each is a QVC beauty favourite including products such as; Becca First Light Priming Filter, Pixi Flawless and Poreless Primer, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, a Nails Inc full size polish in festive red, Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish and Percy & Reed Mini Wonderbalm.

Price: £40

Available: From QVC UK. (Limited stock is going to be available Tue 14th November at a reduced price of £30, see TILI Beauty Facebook for more details)

Under £150

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Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Selfridges are back with their own beauty calendar which this year has a metallic gold design with red lettering and ribbon. Inside is 24 doors filled with Selfridges beauty favourites. Their beauty hall has expanded with even more brands and we see some of these inside the calendar. Including Dr Dennis Gross, beautyblender, NYX, It Cosmetics, Eyeko, Cover Fx and Molton Brown. The contents are worth over £250. Selfridges also have their Lancome collaboration calendar.

Price: £70

Available: Now at Selfridges.

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Another favourite of mine last year was ASOS and this year it looks just as good.  This time with a coloured marble design and the beauty products inside have a whole host of different brands that ASOS sell. These are Nip & Fab, Caudalie, Rodial, Starskin, Alpha H, Pureology and St Tropez to name a few. It also comes with a 20% off beauty voucher if you want to pick up some of your favourites.

Price: £55

Available: Available now at ASOS.

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ASOS Grooming Calendar – Buy Now

ASOS also have a calendar for the guys this year, which I absolutely love! This calendar is filled with all the mens grooming favourites from ASOS. Brands like Mr Jamie Stevens, Mancave, Rituals and Johnny’s Chop Shop. It’s a mixture of skincare and haircare and would be great for any beauty loving man. There are 24 products and 25 windows – behind 25 is a 20% off voucher.

Price: £55

Available: Now at ASOS

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John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

What a beauty calendar from John Lewis! This has got to be one of my favourite calendars this year. Some absolutely fantastic brands and sizes for £149. Contents include mini NARS Blush Orgasm Blusher, This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, Guerlain Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum, Bobbi Brown Smokey Mascara, MAC Lip Intensity Lipstick, Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Blacquer and so much more. Full contents are available on the site.

Price: £149

Available: Now at www.johnlewis.com.

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Beauty Expert 12 Days Of Christmas Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Beauty Expert have 12 days of Christmas with a beauty favourite behind each drawer. The calendar is worth over £349 and includes brands like Omorovicza, Pai Skincare, Cult 51 and Paula’s Choice. These are 12 skincare products that will have your skin glowing for Christmas.

Price: £100

Available: Now at Beauty Expert.

OPI Advent Calendar 2017

OPI Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Celebrate the countdown to Christmas with mini OPI nail polishes. A collection of 25 limited edition shades. The collection is a mix of reds, purples, metallics and light and darker hues.

Price: £63

Available: Now at John Lewis.

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ESPA advent calendar is a new addition this year and it looks amazing! Behind each door is an ESPA product for beautiful skin and a dose of inner calm. Products include a selection between 3ml-15ml and includes Overnight Hydration Therapy, Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser, Soothing Bath Oil and Skin Rescue Balm. All beautifully presented in a parcel box with individual boxes. A great way to try their products, or buy as a gift.

Price: £100.00

Available: Now at John Lewis, Coggles, Mankind and ESPA.

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The Body Shop Advent Calendars – Buy Now

The Body Shop were one of the early adopters to the beauty advent calendar and this year they have four, yes three different calendars available. First up we have 25 days of game-changing advent-ure ultimate advent calendar, that was a mouthful wasn’t it?! This calendar is worth £212 and is priced at £99. This is the most expensive of all four calendars and has a mixture of Body Shop favourites inside such as Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask and Vitamin E Day and Night Creams. Next up we have the green calendar priced at £65 and includes a bunny headband and Camomile Eye Makeup Remover. Lastly the purple is 24 days filled with Body Shop essentials. Let’s run that over again shall we?

Price: Ultimate Advent Calendar (red) £99 (worth £212), Green Calendar £65 (worth £116) and 24 Days of Beauty (purple) £45 (worth £86).

Available: Now at Body Shop stores and online at www.thebodyshop.com.

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Boots Luxury Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Teaming up with L’Oreal for another year is the Boots luxury advent calendar. The design is a festive house wrapped with red ribbon and inside is a mixture of skincare, make-up and fragrance from YSL, Victor & Rolf, Ralph Lauren and Lancôme. Some of the contents include; YSL Blur Primer, Lancôme Mini Matte Shaker, Lancôme Bi Facil Eye and Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb Mini.

Price: £95

Available: Now at Boots.

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Selfridges L’Oreal Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Another pretty design from the L’Oreal calendars. This one has a blue and white exterior with red ribbon and Christmas illustrations. Contents in this one from Selfridges include YSL, Lancôme, Kiehl’s, Urban Decay and Victor & Rolf. My favourites are Urban Decay’s All Nighter Setting Spray, Lancôme Mini Monsieur Big Mascara and Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate.

Price: £120

Available: Now at Selfridges.

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Liz Earle The 12 Days Of Christmas – Buy Now

Liz Earle have twelve days of Christmas. A surprise behind each number, with iconic favourites like Cleanse & Hot Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser 50ml, Soothing Eye Lotion 50ml, Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask 15ml and Eyebright Soothing Eye Lotion 50ml. As well as 2 pure cotton cloths, 1 sponge and a soft white headband.

Price: £66

Available: Available now at John Lewis and Boots.

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Atelier Cologne Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Discover Atelier Cologne with this beautiful advent calendar, that would also be lovely as a gift. Inside is a selection of perfume sprays, dabbers and finely crafted soaps. Scents include Rose Anonyme, Mimosa Indigo, Grand Néroli and Mandarine Glaciale.

Price: £60

Available: Now at Selfridges and for those in the U.S at Sephora.

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Bare Minerals Box Of Wonders – Buy Now

*SPOILER* – Watch my Bare Minerals unboxing video.

Bare Minerals has a box of 24 days of surprises. The box is mainly make-up with one skincare item, so inside you will find; Original and Tinted Mineral Veil Finishing Powder, SkinLongevity Deluxe Sample 7.5ml, Deluxe Marvelous Moxie lipglosses and lipsticks, blush, mascara and a pen and notepad.

Price: £75

Available: Available now at Boots, DebenhamsBare Minerals, Fabled Beauty, Look Fantastic and John Lewis.

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Decléor Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

With one Decléor Christmas Advent Calendar sold every 6 seconds last year, you’d best get in there quick with this years offering! This bright white and gold calendar has 24 skin saviours from Decléor’s bestselling ranges, including Hydra Floral and Aurabsolu. There is also three full size products to discover inside.

Price: £65

Available: Available now at allbeauty.com, Feel Unique, Beauty ExpertHouse of Fraser, John Lewis, Mankind and Amazon.

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Kiehl’s Advent Calendar – Buy Now

The Kiehl’s calendar returns as another Selfridges exclusive this year. With an NYC, London and cities design by illustrator Kate Moross, the calendar has 24 Kiehl’s goodies inside. Expect the favourite products such as Midnight Recovery Concentrate and Creme de Corps.

Price: £95

Available: Now at Selfridges.

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Clinique 24 Days Calendar – Buy Now

Clinique are back this year with their 24 days of Clinique. This is a great calendar if you love all things Clinique and the products work well for travel items. Inside is a mix of skincare and make-up including Chubby Stick Moisturising Lip Colour Balm, Pep Start Hydro Blur Moisturiser, Lash Power Mascara and Pep Start Eye Cream.

Price: £75

Available: Now at Selfridges and Clinique.

loccitane-advent-calendar-2017-theldndiariesL’Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar – Buy Now

*SPOILER*  Watch my unboxing of the L’occitane luxury advent calendar!

This year L’Occitane also have a luxury calendar which comes in a bright yellow box and has 24 lovely mini L’Occitane products inside. Including plenty of their popular hand creams, foot creams, my favourite the almond shower oil and the newest fragrance, Terre de Lumiere. There is also another L’occitane calendar this year, view it in beauty advent calendars under £50.

Price: £89

Available: Now at uk.loccitane.com.

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Essie Nail Polish Advent Countdown – Buy Now

If you love nail polish you probably already are familiar with Essie nail polish. Their advent calendar has 24 days of their signature polishes. With 7 nail polishes, 13 mini nail polishes, a mini nail polish remover and three mini surprises. With 5 shades being exclusive to the calendar.

Price: £80

Available: Now at Superdrug.

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Clarins 12 Day Christmas Calendar – Buy Now

I love the design of the Clarins calendar this year. Twelve individual red drawers with beautiful illustrated doors. The calendar contents includes: Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Primer 4ml, Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector in 01 Rose Shimmer 5ml, Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil in 01 Honey 7ml, Supra Volume Mascara in 01 Black 8ml, NEW SOS Hydra Mask 15ml, Gentle Refiner 15ml, Instant Eye Make-Up Remover 30ml, One-Step Exfoliating Cleanser 30ml, Beauty Flash Balm 30ml, Hand & Nail Treatment Cream 50ml, Limited Edition Eau Dynamisante Candle 50g and Tonic Bath & Shower Concentrate 100ml. There is also a Clarins Men Version with twelve favourites including, Anti-Fatigue Eye Serum, Super Moisture Balm and Active Face Wash.

Price: £60 each

Available: Now at John Lewis, Harrods, Debenhams and Boots.

Clarins Advent Calendar 2017Clarins 24 Day Advent Calendar – Buy Now

I assumed Clarins were only doing the 12 day calendars this year, but it seems they are also doing a 24 day version. Inside is full of Clarins favourite products like beauty flash balm, instant eye makeup remover and moisture rich body lotion. As well as skincare and make-up the calendar also has key chain accessories and bracelets in it.

Price: £95

Available: Now at Clarins.

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Rituals 3D Advent Calendars – Buy Now

Now these are impressive. Rituals have introduced something new for this year, 3D advent calendars! There are two calendars, a deluxe and an exclusive version. The deluxe version is a pop-up 3D gold Christmas tree with 24 red numbered parcels. Inside this one is plenty of Ritual favourites including Sakura Body Cream, Hammam Black Soap and Ritual of Hammam Hot Scrub. As well as a mini mascara and a specially designed limited edition mini candle. The deluxe version, is a green box that opens up out into a Christmas tree design. Again with 24 doors and packed with more favourites from Rituals. Full contents listed on the website.

Price: Deluxe £79.50, Exclusive £59.50

Available: Now at John Lewis, Debenhams and Sephora France.

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Estee Lauder Multi Brand Calendar – Buy Now

Estee Lauder own a number of brands under their umbrella, including Estee lauder itself, MAC, Bobbi Brown and Clinique. So what better way than this year to bring them all together for a beauty advent calendar. With its unique 3D star shape, the calendar has 24 treats from; Estee Lauder, Clinique, Origins, MAC, Bobbi Brown, Aveda, Bumble and Bumble, Darphin, Smashbox, GlamGlow and Michael Kors. A great mixture of skincare, haircare and cosmetics.

Price: £125

Available: At Bobbi BrownEstee Lauder, OriginsGlamglowMAC & Clinique.

You Beauty Advent Calendar 2017

You Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

*SPOILER* Watch my unboxing of the You Beauty Calendar!

You Beauty are back for their 6th year of the advent calendar! The calendar was definitely a favourite of mine last year and this year it looks really good too. It has products from brands such as ESPA, Moroccan Oil, Rodial, Dr Organic, Charles Worthington and Leighton Denny. The contents are worth over £245 and inside is 24 beauty favourites as well as selection of exclusive discounts and offer codes.

Price: £60

Available: Available now at www.latestinbeauty.com.

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Birchbox 24 Days Of Unboxing Calendar – Buy Now

Birchbox this year have joined the calendar line-up and bring us the 24 Days of Unboxing Calendar. The calendar has individual boxes with a red design covered in snow. Inside you’ll find brands like Nuxe, SHOW, Dr Paw paw, Cargo, Benefit and Smith & Cult.

Price: £65 for subscribers and £75 for non subs.

Available: Now at Birchbox.

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Cowshed Advent Calendar – Buy Now

The Cowshed calendar is the ultimate pamper, filled with lots of Cowshed treats like bath oils, moisturisers, deodorant sprays and lip balm. All wrapped up a beautifully presented box tied with a burgundy ribbon. A perfect way to countdown to Christmas.

Price: £90

Available: Available now at John Lewis and Cowshed.

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Cocoa Brown Advent Calendar

Tanning fan? Cocoa Brown have a 12 day advent calendar this year. In a bright pink box, behind each door is a Cocoa Brown favourite, including Tough Stuff scrub and shimmer oils. You’ll be tanning all the way to Christmas.

Price: £69.95

Available: Now at Cloud 10 Beauty.

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Look Fantastic Advent Calendar – Buy Now

*SPOILER*  Watch my unboxing of the Look Fantastic advent calendar!

Look Fantastic has become one of the most popular beauty calendars and it’s easy to see why. Their calendar each year has been full of some fantastic brands and really generous sizes. They also don’t reveal what’s inside so it’s a bit of a surprise which I love. This year it has a Wonderland theme so it is very different to the previous years. There are nine full-size products, 16 deluxe samples, 19 exclusive products, 13 skincare products, three beauty tools and 7 colour cosmetics. The calendar is worth over £300.

Price: £79

Available: Available now at www.lookfantastic.com.

Over £150

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Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Harrods is a much-anticipated beauty calendar and it has 25 beautiful drawers filled with luxury beauty. To get you excited here are a few of my favourite items inside; NARS Laguna bronzer deluxe mini, Omorovicza Gold Shimmer Oil 30ml, Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Mascara 5g, Huda Beauty Lip Strobe in Enchanting 4ml, Sol de Janeiro Brazalian Bum Bum Cream Travel Size, Bobbi Brown Skin Moisture Solution Remedy and an Acqua di Parma red candle 65g.

Price: £250

Available: Now at Harrods.

Diptyque-Advent-Calendar-theldndiariesDiptyque Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Diptyque calendar is the ultimate luxury calendar buy priced at £300. Inside the calendar which is tied with the signature black ribbon is 15 x 35g candles including Mimosa, Baies, Benjoin and Pomander-Vanille. 7 x EDT L’Ombre dans l’Eau, Philosykos, Do Son, Eau des Sens, 34, Tam Dao, Vetyverio, two skin and body trial sizes and one 70g candle in frosted forest.

Price: £300

AvailableNow at Selfridges. If you are in America you can pick it up here.

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Jo Malone Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Jo Malone have completely changed their Christmas look. This year is all about the bright colours and the advent calendar is a multi-coloured house of Jo Malone. It will have the usual cologne, candles and more inside, with 24 treats in total.

Price: £300

Available: Now at Jo Malone, Harrods, John Lewis and Selfridges.

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Molton Brown Scented Luxuries Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Molton Brown’s calendar returns this year and it looks very similar to last years. Inside it has all their lovely products in their signature scents. Including body washes, body lotions, hand treatment, hand exfoliator, mini candles, body polishers, shampoo, hair mask, eau de toilettes and a festive shower gel bauble.

Price: £165

Available: Now at www.moltonbrown.co.uk, House of Fraser, Harrods, Fabled Beauty, Look Fantastic and John Lewis.

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Charlotte Tilbury Naughty & Nice Magic Box – Buy Now

One of the most coveted advent calendars has got to be Charlotte Tilbury. For 2017 she has brought our her Naughty and Nice Magic Box, can you just hear her saying it? Got to love her! This box contains her hero products in travel size, such as Magic Cream, Wonderglow, Multi Miracle Glow and her iconic lipsticks.

Price: £150

Available: Now at Charlotte TilburyFeel Unique, Harrods, House of Fraser, Cult Beauty and John Lewis.

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Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Another impressive line-up from Liberty London this year. It has a stunning Liberty print design, with each drawer filled with a luxury beauty item. Contents include; Hourglass Lip Stylo in Influencer, ESPA Pink Hair and Scalp Mud 30ml, Eve Lom Cleanser 30ml, Sol de Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream 75ml, Liberty Small Washbag in Strawberry Thief and a full size Trish McEvoy Liquid Lip Gloss in Power Red. There are 13 full size products so it is a really great calendar overall this year.

Price: £175

Available: Now at Liberty London.

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Fenwick of Bond Street Beauty Advent Calendar

Fenwick have a beautiful beauty advent calendar this year. The calendar is illustrated with artwork by Clym Evernden and has a Fenwick Christmas design of the shopfront, with numbered drawers inside. The contents are a mixture of skincare, make-up and haircare that you can find in their beauty department. Brands such as Aveda, Bobbi brown, Caudalie, NARS, MAC, REN and Giorgio Armani Beauty. This calendar is an absolute treat for luxury beauty fans.

Price: £150

Available: At Fenwick stores now.

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Elemis Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Twenty-four boxes filled with Elemis products, sound good? That’s exactly what the Elemis calendar has and includes all the favourites from the Pro Collagen Marine range and the ever popular cleansing balm. There is also a full-size Pro Collagen Marine Cream. The perfect way for any Elemis fan to countdown to Christmas. The calendar contents are worth over £319.

Price: £150

Available: Now at Elemis.

White Company Advent Calendar 2017

The White Company Advent Calendar – Buy Now

When I think I’ve seen them all and then The White company surprise us with this! This is their first beauty calendar and it is packed with White Company goodies worth over £292! There are 24 doors each with a White Company luxury behind it. Products include hand creams, body creams, oil shots, EDT roll ons, 3 x mini candles, pillow mists and also products from their new skincare line. The sizes are generous ranging from 15ml-50ml.

Price: £150

Available: Now at The White Company (limited edition of 500).

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Iconic London Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Iconic London have released their ‘Girl About Town’ box. Behind each of the 12 windows find a full-sized Iconic London product. Including their well know highlighter, signature brushes, a contour palette and lashes.

Price: £150

Available: Now at Fortnum & Mason.

SUSANNE KAUFMANN advent calendar

Susanne Kaufmann Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Susanne Kaufmann calendar is a gold box with 24 products. Inside you will discover ten glass vials for the bath, including bath salts, bubbles a relaxing solution. Five products for your, that include shampoo and conditioner and hydrating treatments.  Four moisturising products that include foot creams  and body cream. As well as four individual oils and a mini soap. The ultimate pampering treat to countdown to Christmas.

Price: £180

Available: Now and exclusive to Net A Porter.

Mankind Advent Calendar

Mankind Advent Calendar – Buy Now

Mankind have launched the first of it’s kind with this men’s advent calendar. Filled with 25 full-size grooming products, including haircare, skincare and bodycare. The calendar is worth over £650 and has a range of brands including Korres, ESPA, Murad, Hanz De Fuko, Erno Laszlo and Murdock. Some products to highlight include Alpha-H Micro Cleanse Super Scrub, Omoroviciza Soothing Shave, Happy Socks Men’s Big Dot Socks and ESPA Fitness Body Oil.

Price: £250

Available: Now at Mankind.

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  • Val

    If you could only buy one calendar, which would you buy? I’m looking for a wide variety of high-end products, not necessarily full-size. I’m happy with a bunch of sample sizes. I got Liberty’s last year but am wondering if I should mix it up and try a different one this year as it seems they are replicating some products from last year.

    • Hey Val,

      Oh hard question! For high-end for me I would choose the Harrods calendar, just because it looks amazing and I really like the brands that are included, although the John Lewis one is a lot more affordable and looks fantastic too! So definitely one of those two!

  • bluebell2121

    Is it me or are these becoming more expensive every year?

    • Some of them definitely have!

  • Ingrida Dani

    Hi. How do I get my hand on Sephora Advent Calendar? Does their French website ship to the UK?

    • Hi! Yes the French and American website ship to the UK, with the French one you won’t need to pay any extra customs though!

  • Madeline Vidal

    I’m so grateful for this post, it’s so complete!! I didn’t know there was such a wide range of prices and products, it’s pretty awesome. The amazon one and the Feel Unique one really caught my eye, now i’m pumped for Christmas :)

    • Thankyou Madeline! Yeah there are SO many now, I just added a couple more too. I’m intrigued by what products are in the Amazon one!

  • Anni Savolainen

    Amazing listing I love it! I had to share it to my readers so I linked your post to my blog, thank you :)

  • Carina

    Do you know when the Clarins 12 days of Xmas goes live?

  • Denise Smith

    The Tili one and the Sephora one are not on the websites. I guess they gave you a press release that said those dates but they’ve changed it? Great list and I have shared it with some people I know who will be keeping an eye out for these!

    • Hi! The TILI one isn’t available to pre-order until October 23rd as I mentioned, but as for Sephora I don’t have a date for that, I’m guessing it will be late October/early Nov as when they launched last year. But yes a lot of the dates have been changing, either bringing forward or pushing back, but have updated as much as I can.

      Thanks for sharing!

      • Denise Smith

        Thankyou for replying. Its just occured to me that the 23rd October hasn’t happened yet haha! Im ahead of myself! Thanks!

  • Micky Marucco

    Do u know if Selfridges will have their second advent calendar as the previous years? Thanks

    • I’m not sure actually, I haven’t heard anything about it as yet!

  • Andreas Nordh

    Which of these would you recommend for a 17 year old girl?

    • I’d say the Look Fantastic one is pretty stand out to impress a 17 year old, as it turns into a beauty storage unit, but NYX and Sleek would be good options too!

      • Andreas Nordh

        Thanks a lot for your input! (And I did choose the Beauty in Wonderland.)

        • Hope she likes it!

      • Nour Alsalami

        But price is fel not 79 £ is 98 £ i payd and this is very very good

  • Josie Green

    My daughter had the Rituals one last year and we were both surprised by what was included. It was well worth the money and no problems with her skin after using. This year she’s treated me to the original one and herself the deluxe version.

  • Hayley Wren

    Hi, I have been loving your advent calendar videos. Will you be doing an unboxing of the Amazon advent calendar? :)

    • Hi! Thankyou so glad you have! I don’t I think I will be sorry!

  • Thanks for all the unboxings and this list, it’s really made it easy to pick which to have this year by seeing what is in them rather than just a list of products. One I thought I wanted I decided wasn’t for me after watching your video and one I thought I didn’t want I’ve got ordered now!
    For this year I’ve picked Look Fantastic, ASOS, You Beauty and I’m hoping to get Tili tomorrow too after your video today. So thank you for making this Advent a lot of fun, I cant wait for it to start!

    • So excited for you for your Christmas countdown! Hope you get the TILI one tomorrow x

      • Thanks, I did, now to count down the days to 1st December 😀

  • Danielle

    Hi I’m sorry your getting hate on YouTube I’m loving the unboxings and I always love your advent calendar posts every year.

    Which is your favourite calendar from each price range?

    I got the look fantastic one last year but the packaging was a little difficult to get into. I wasn’t going to get it this year I had convinced myself I was going to splurge on a liberty calendar until I saw the packaging on the look fantastic calendar which is now sitting in my living room waiting for December. I’m trying to decide which one to get my mum. I got her the M&S one last year but I’m not sold on it this year the packaging is a bit annoying and all the reviews I’ve seen said it got damaged in the post. I don’t think my mum would wear the makeup in there. I feel like the skincare is aimed at an older audience but the makeup seems quite young in comparison. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I’ve been debating splurging on the liberty calendar for her but she might not be happy that I spent that much on a calendar but she’s worth it

    • Hi! Thanks so much for your message. That is so lovely your thinking of buying your mum the Liberty calendar, I say go for it! It’s such a beautiful calendar and I am sure she will be thrilled to bits with it!

      I know what you mean about the LF one last year and this year I wasn’t expecting that at all, hands down the best packaging. M&S slightly disappointed me this year, I much preferred it last year, for the design and the product selection, still a good calendar, just I wasn’t loving it as much.

      Ok hard choice but here are my picks, I tend to like the ones with a variety of products.

      Under £50 – QVC
      Over £50 Look Fantastic for the design but I really did love You Beauty, although if I was being bought one I’d ask for Estee Lauder Multi Brand Calendar :)
      Over £150 Harrods or Liberty (too hard to choose!)