Don’t worry it’s not quite Christmas yet, there is still another 2 and half months to go, phew! However the much sought after beauty advent calendars are already starting to drop into stores and with these you have to be quick to get your hands on one. This year there are plenty of options to suit all budgets available, including beauty treats from Selfridges, Lush, Charlotte Tilbury, The Body Shop and many more.
Here are 12 of the best beauty advent calendars to know about for Christmas 2015.
1.The Body Shop
The Body Shop have two advent calendars this year. First up you have the 24 Happy Days Advent Calendar £60, this one has a unique Body Shop treat behind each door from shower gel to make-up. There is also the 24 Happy Days Deluxe Calendar £80 which has even more treats. Each treat comes in its own individual box with inspirational messages on them, so cute. Available online now and in The Body Shop stores from October 13th.
2.No7 Calendar | 25 Days of Beauty Wonder
No7 are back this year with another calendar packed full of No7 treats. The calendar is made up of mini sizes of some of their top products, including No7 Stay Perfect Amazing Eyes Pencil and No 7 Instant Illusions Airbrush Away Primer, as well as selected gifts from the bodycare range.
Ciate’s mini mani calendar is back for its fourth year and this year it has 17 Ciate mini paint pots, 2 nail toppers, 3 treatments, a mini crystal nail file and a full size exclusive paint pot on the last day. The calendar has a London theme and behind each door will be a luxurious Citae shade including best sellers, ‘Dangerous Affair’ and Olivia Palermo’s go to red ‘Hutch’ from the Olivia Palermo x Ciate collaboration. Mini mani from Ciate is £49.99 available now at Selfridges, Boots, Look Fantastic, Very and online at www.ciatelondon.com.
4. M&S Beauty
The M&S Beauty department has being growing steadily and now has some of the best make-up brands in store including Stila, Pixi beauty and Barry M. The calendar from M&S Beauty is available for £25 when spending £25 in M&S Beauty and is packed with goodies worth over £200. Each day contains a festive treat for skin, nails and hair including Stila Lip Glaze, Leighton Denny Nail Repair Therapy, Cowshed Cow Body Lotion and Pixi Glow Tonic. Available from November 17th from M&S stores nationwide and M&S online.
5. Charlotte Tilbury Book of Magic
Charlotte Tilbury’s Christmas set doubles up as a calendar or just a gorgeous gift. For £150 inside you will find all of Tilbury’s best-selling cosmetic products. Available exclusively at Selfridges from November.
6. House of Fraser
House of Fraser have launched their first ever beauty advent calendar! So what’s inside? Well it’s a whole load of make-up products from their own range ‘Colour Couture’. There is eye pencils, nail art pens, lipglosses and even nail caviar. It is priced at a very reasonable £20 and is available now on www.houseoffraser.co.uk
7. Benefit | 12 Days of Christmas ‘Party Poppers’
Benefit have a slightly different calendar this year from before, with it being only 12 days and it is exclusive to Debenhams. Party Poppers has ’12 days of gorgeous’ with smaller sizes of their ever popular products including the POREfessional, high beam, lollitint, BADgal lash and They’re real mascara. It’s priced at £34.50 and is available online at Debenhams.com/Benefitcosmetics.co.uk on 15th October and then 1st November on Debenhams counters nationwide aswell as Benefit boutiques.
8. Lush | 12 Days of Christmas
Another 12 days, this time from Lush. Inside are 12 Lush treats which as you know will be amazing. Products include Snow Angel bath melt, 5 Gold Rings reusable bubble bar, Holly Glo Lightly bubble bar, Cinders bath bomb and plenty more Christmas themed treats. 12 Days of Christmas is £49.95 and available from Lush online.
9. Selfridges | Cosmic Beauty
Selfridge’s calendar has 24 treats all from L’oreal brands like Kiehl’s, YSL and Lancome that you won’t be disappointed each day you open a door. It’s priced at £95 and is available now at Selfridges.com.
Have a bath filled December with Bomb Cosmetics advent calendar. Each door reveals a different fragranced soap slice or bath blaster, with 12 of each in the calendar, this is 24 days of serious bathtime. The Bomb Advent calendar is £19.99 available from Amazon and www.bombcosmetics.co.uk now.
11. Cheeky Polish
If you love nail polish, then Cheeky’s calendar will bring you 24 days of wonderful nail polish. The calendar includes 24 x 5ml polishes, including colours Gold Digger, Ice Ice Baby and Eat Sleep Grey. The Cheeky Christmas Advent Calendar is £49 and is available to buy online now.
12. Jo Malone
Exclusive to Harrods the Jo Malone calendar is the ultimate luxury this Christmas. The calendar has the Georgian townhouse design and contains mini perfumes and scented body creams all from the Jo Malone range including Lime Basil & Mandarin, Pomegranate Noir and my favourite Dark Amber & Ginger Lily. Perfect for a Jo Malone fan or a luxury beauty addict, hint hint. It launches in Harrods this October priced at £260.