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It’s that time of year again, yes I am talking about the coveted beauty advent calendar!

This year we have some really fun designs from ASOS, Diptyque, L’Occitane and The Body Shop and the calendars are filled with some of the best brands in the beauty world at the moment. There are also new additions from Penhaligon’s, which is a super luxury calendar for those perfume lovers and also a collaboration from Next Beauty and Fabled Marie Claire.

As always I’ll be updating the guide, so make sure to bookmark this page and keep checking back for new additions and release dates. You can also follow me on social where I’ll share out updates, add me on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. If you fancy a peek inside the calendars then watch my beauty advent calendar unboxing videos.

If you would like to view the contents of each calendar or view them by category, eg. makeup advent calendars, skincare advent calendars then pop on over to my new dedicated beauty advent calendar site.

If you are Stateside then check out some of the exclusive beauty calendars available in the USA.

BLACK FRIDAY – Beauty calendars have already started going on sale, check them out here.

Which calendar will you be adding to your wish list?

Beauty Advent calendars 2019
look fantastic advent calendar 2019 - The LDN DiariesLOOK FANTASTIC – BUY NOW

Watch my unboxing of the Look Fantastic calendar here!

Lookfantastic are back with their popular multi-brand calendar, with 25 drawers to open of beauty goodies from skincare and hair care to cosmetics and beauty tools. Products include Morphe 9A Palette, First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream and an Illamasqua Nude Collection Liner. Click here for the full contents of the lookfantastic advent calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£79 (worth over £420). Lookfantastic Beauty Box subscribers will be able to enjoy a £15 discount on the advent calendar. Sign up to the LF Beauty Box here.

AVAILABLE

Now at Look Fantastic.Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CULT BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Cult Beauty have their first ever advent calendar and it’s pretty amazing! Not only is there 25 days of products, but also on the 25th day there are ten products inside the drawer as well as a £25 gift card towards even more beauty treats. Inside you’ll find Cult Beauty favourite brands such as Huda Beauty, Natasha Denona, Drunk Elephant, Dr Dennis Gross, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Too Faced, ICONIC and more – full list of contents here.

As well as all those beauty favs, there will be one £1000 golden ticket hidden inside a calendar to spend on site. Amazing right?

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£195 (worth over £680)

AVAILABLE

Now at Cult Beauty

Boots Glamour Advent Calendar 2019

GLAMOUR x BOOTS – BUY NOW

Glamour magazine have teamed up with Boots for their first ever advent calendar. Exclusive to Boots you can expect a whole host of brands and products available at Boots such as Pixi Glow Tonic, Balance Me Radiance Face Oil and Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask. Stay tuned here for a full list of contents.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£85 (with contents worth £280)

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots

Beauty Expert 12 Days of Christmas 2019 - The LDN Diaries

BEAUTY EXPERT – BUY NOW

The Beauty Expert calendar is a 12 day countdown to Christmas with twelve full-size products across skincare, body, hair and make-up from brands such as ELEMIS, Illamasqua and Christophe Robin. For a peek at the full contents list click here. The calendar is amazing value and is worth over £480!

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£100 (contents worth over £480) Take 25% off with my exclusive code PAULABF (valid until 3rd Dec)

AVAILABLE

Now at Beauty Expert

NARS Advent Calendar 2019

NARS – BUY NOW

So this was a calendar I was not expecting! NARS have a late edition of a twelve day calendar and the reason I wasn’t expecting it was because I was told they weren’t doing one this year. However here it is, the 12 days of NARS. Inside are twelve products including mini orgasm blush and a mini climax mascara.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£90

AVAILABLE

Now at NARSDior advent calendar 2019

DIOR – BUY NOW

Dior have a limited edition luxury calendar with a beautiful design. Inside you can expect fragrances, candles and festive treats. Full contents listed here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£340

AVAILABLE

Now at DiorM&S Beauty Advent Calendar2019 - The LDN Diaries

M&S BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Watch my unboxing of the M&S video!

Marks & Spencer much anticipated beauty calendar is back and this year it has a boxed star design filled with beauty treats from the M&S beauty hall. The beauty calendar includes brands like Stila, AVEDA, Emma Hardie and REN as well as a number of products from M&S own brand. Expect to find products such as Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser and Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipstick. Full contents of M&S advent calendar 2019.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40 when you spend £25 on Clothing, Home and Beauty in store or online.

AVAILABLE

Now at Marks & Spencer.

M&S Formula Calendar 2019

M&S FORMULA

Marks and Spencer have a 12 day calendar from their own brand of skincare Formula. Inside are products such as Skin Solutions Hydrating Face Mask and Restore Neck and Décolletage Cream. The calendar is available for £30 and is worth over £90. Full contents available here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£30

AVAILABLE

November 28th at Marks & Spencer.ASOS beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

ASOS – BUY NOW

ASOS have added so many brands now to their Face & Body category and the calendar is a great reflection of that. Inside the recyclable calendar are 24 beauty goodies that include; Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder, ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, Coco & Eve Hair Mask, Spectrum Mini Pink A10 Fan Brush, Clarins Relaxing Sleep Mask and look out for the Crayola Beauty Face Crayon. Check out the full contents of the ASOS advent calendar.

There is also a men’s grooming 12 day version available now.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£70

AVAILABLE

Now on ASOS.Fortum & Mason advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

FORTNUM & MASON – BUY NOW

Fortnum & Mason launched their first advent calendar last year and it sold out before you could even blink! This year it’s back and it looks amazing, with contents worth over a whopping £730. The design ties with a gold ribbon and opens up to an iconic 1950s Edward Bawden illustration from a Fortnum & Mason Valentine’s Day card.

Inside is an edit of 25 bestselling products from Fortnum’s Piccadilly beauty floor that includes skincare, make-up, hair care, nail care, bath and body and wellness. There will only be 1000 calendars available, so this is a limited edition beauty calendar you’ll want to get you hands on. Brands include Olverum, Penhaligons, Iconic London, Guerlain and Sisley. Click for the full contents for the Fortnum & Mason advent calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£195 (worth over £730) with only 1000 available.

AVAILABLE

Pre-order available now at Fortnum & Mason.

Amazon advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

AMAZON BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Amazon’s beauty calendar has a similar design to last year with the drawers popping out from the bottom to reveal the next day. Inside are 24 days of beauty worth over £220. Expect to find Amazon’s own brand of make-up ‘find’ (check out my video trying out the products) as well as brands such as Percy & Reed, Balance Me and FOREO. You will also be able to buy the products via the booklet by scanning the Amazon SmileCodes included. Full contents of the Amazon beauty calendar here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£50 (worth over £220)

AVAILABLE

Now at Amazon

Grazia Advent Calendar 2019

GRAZIA – BUY NOW (50% off for Black Friday)

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Watch my unboxing of this calendar here!

Grazia have enlisted the help of Latest in Beauty to launch their first calendar. With a Grazia yellow design the calendar has some brilliant products inside such as Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Ashton, Omorovicza Illuminating Moisturiser and Lixirskin Electrogel Cleanser. Expect more top products from NARS, OPI and Sukin. Full contents of the Grazia advent calendar revealed here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£85 (worth over £326)

AVAILABLE

Now at Latest in Beauty

No7 advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

No7 – BUY NOW

Back for another year the hugely popular calendar is always a winner at Christmas. The calendar will be filled with a selection of No7 skincare and make-up, plus this year there will be the chance to find a golden ticket worth £700! There will be seven golden tickets hidden within the advent calendars and these will be redeemable against all No7 products. The No7 calendar always sells out quickly, so it’s best to get on the waiting list. Sign up to the list below for 24 hour early priority access.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£42 (worth £173.50)

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots

Liberty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

LIBERTY – BUY NOW

Liberty have one of the most coveted calendars and it’s easy to see why as it’s filled with luxury beauty products from the beauty hall in the London Carnaby store. The calendar is housed in recyclable box adorned in the iconic Strawberry Thief print from the Liberty Classics collection and inside you have brands such as Sam McKnight, Le Labo, Aveda, Diptyque and Bobbi Brown. The calendar launches online at midnight before the in-store launch the following morning and it will also be available to purchase internationally. The Liberty advent calendar 2019 full contents are available to view here.

This year there is also a men’s other calendar version of the calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£215 (worth over £600)

AVAILABLE

Now at LibertyLa Mer Advent Calendar 2019

LA MER – BUY NOW

Countdown to Christmas with La Mer’s luxurious advent calendar, which has a blue turquoise design that opens up to 12 days of mini La Mer goodies. These include the Treatment Lotion and Renewal Oil, as well as two mini moisturisers in the soft cream and the original creme de la mer moisturising cream. For full contents click here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£335

AVAILABLE

Now at Creme de la Mer and Harrods

John Lewis advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

JOHN LEWIS – BUY NOW

John Lewis have numerous high-end beauty brands and their calendar this year is filled with favourites. You can expect to find treats such as Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream, Becca Champagne Highlighter, Nars Laguna Bronzer, Elemis Pro Collagen Night Cream, Dermalogica Microfoliant, Sisley Supremya, Lancome Genifique, Clinique Take the Day Off and Philip Kingsley Elasticizer. If you can’t wait here are the full contents of the John Lewis advent calendar for 2019.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£150

AVAILABLE

Now at John Lewis.Harrods beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

HARRODS – BUY NOW

Harrods have a spectacular calendar this year packed full of products from it’s newly refurbished beauty hall, which is amazing if you haven’t been! Harrods beauty advent calendar has a dark blue design adorned with an ethereal illustration of the iconic Knightsbridge store. There are 25 drawers with a selection of make-up, skincare, haircare and more that includes; Huda Beauty Demi Matte Lipstick in Mogul, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder, Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, 111Skin Celestial Black Diamond Face Mask, Penhaligon’s Halfeti Eau de Parfum and a Foreo Luna Play.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£250 (worth over £600)

AVAILABLE

Now at Harrods.Dr Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar

DR BARBARA STURM – BUY NOW

A calendar for the skincare lovers with Dr Barbara Sturm’s luxury advent calendar. Inside are 22 deluxe sizes and two full size products that include the popular Anti Pollution Drops and Hyaluronic Ampoules.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£405

AVAILABLE

Now at Net a Porter

Feel Unique Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

FEEL UNIQUE – BUY NOW

Feel Unique have not one, but two beauty advent calendars with a Northern Lights holographic inspired design, with a selection of deluxe and full-size products. The first has 24 days of skincare, make-up and hair care from brands like Rituals, Huda Beauty and Living Proof. The second is a 12 day calendar and in this one expect more top brands from Feel Unique including Paula’s Choice, Emma Hardie and Zoeva. For a peek at the contents of both calendars click here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£79 for the 24 days (worth £256) and £45 for the 12 day calendar (worth £120)

AVAILABLE

Now at Feel Unique.

The Body Shop beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

THE BODY SHOP – BUY NOW

Watch my unboxing of the Ultimate Body Shop Calendar!

The Body Shop were one of the original beauty advent calendars and this year they look better than ever! There are three calendars to choose from this year; the original calendar design is inspired by the streets of Brighton where the founder of The Body Shop, Anita Roddick opened her first store in 1976. Inside are 24 goodies including Coconut Body Scrub, Mango Bath Bomb and Strawberry Shampoo.

The Deluxe and Ultimate Calendar have 25 The Body Shop goodies which includes treats such as Rose Body Butter, Drops Of Youth Concentrate, Oils of Life Intensely Revitalising Cream, Carrot Cream Daily Moisturiser, a selection of make-up and even a cute reindeer headband.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

Original Beauty Advent Calendar £49 (contents worth £81.50), Deluxe Advent calendar £69 (worth £122.50) and Ultimate Advent Calendar £99 (worth £249.50).

AVAILABLE

Available now at The Body Shop.

Debenhams Beauty Advent Calendar 2019

DEBENHAMS – BUY NOW

Debenhams beauty have a multi-brand calendar with top brands such as NARS, Ciate, ELEMIS and Murad. You will find inside a full-size MAC Ruby Woo lipstick, as well as a £5 Debenhams gift card. The calendar is available for just £45 when purchasing any product from Debenhams beauty. Full contents list here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£45 with any beauty purchase, or £90 on it’s own.

AVAILABLE

Now at DebenhamsLatest in beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN DiariesLATEST IN BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Watch my contents reveal video here!

The Latest In Beauty advent calendar sold out in just three weeks last year and this year is another unmissable multi-brand calendar. 24 Days of LiB-Mas has 24 beauty treats which they are keeping top secret but have revealed there are 10 full-size products and they will include top brands such as SHOW Beauty, unique fragrance brand Juliette Has a Gun and cult skincare brand Paula’s Choice. The calendar has a fun and colourful design and each door has a beauty affirmation linking back to the product which can be a fun fact to a beauty riddle. Also for the festive season will be the chance to build your-own LIB Box edit and the first ever Grazia advent calendar!

DISCOUNT CODES – Subscribers: Use code LIBMASVIP for £10 off (£55)
Non Subscribers: LIBMAS5 for £5 off (£60)

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£58.50 for subscribers and £65 for non-subscribers (worth over £277)

AVAILABLE

Pre-order now at Latest In Beauty.

Space Nk advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

SPACE NK – BUY NOW

Space NK have an amazing advent calendar in the form of the Beauty Anthology. Split into four volumes each book is filled with chapters aka your countdown to Christmas with beauty goodies. Insideincludes a full-size Olaplex no.3, Jo Loves perfume paintbrush, Kate Somerville’s ExfoliKate, Slip scrunchies and more from brands like Drunk Elephant, Fresh and Laura Mercier.  Plus you can keep the books after and fill them up to keep everything tidy on your shelves. Click here for full contents for Space NK calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£195

AVAILABLE

Now at Space NK.Next beauty x fabled beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

NEXT BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Next beauty have teamed up with Fabled by Marie Claire for their first ever multi-brand beauty advent calendar. Inside are 24 days with 7 full size products and a selection of products from beauty favourites such as Pixi, This Works, Nuxe, Smashbox, Rituals, Aveda and By Terry. It’s a great way to try cult classics from each of the brands. There will also be a men’s grooming calendar to coincide. Want to know the full contents? Here are the Next beauty calendar contents.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£65 (worth £239)

AVAILABLE

Now at Next

Elemis advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

ELEMIS – BUY NOW

WATCH my unboxing of the Elemis advent calendar 2019.

The ELEMIS calendar is perfect for those ELEMIS fans and those that love to pamper. Inside the 25 drawers are best-selling ELEMIS products like Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, Pro-Collagen Rose Facial Oil, Superfood Night Cream and Frangipani Monoi Body Oil. Now 25 wouldn’t be Christmas Day without a full-size product and you can expect to find a full-size jar of Pro-Collagen Marine Cream. There is also a 12-day calendar which is available now for £89.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£165 (worth £344)

AVAILABLE

Now at Elemis.MAC Cosmetics Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

MAC COSMETICS – BUY NOW

MAC have a black and gold star-shaped advent calendar with 25 days of make-up and skincare from the best-selling cosmetics brand. Inside you will find a full size Velvet Teddy lipstick, mini MAC lipsticks and lipglass, mascara, Prep & Prime favourites and lots more. Check out the full contents of the MAC advent calendar here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£129

AVAILABLE

Early access now at MAC Cosmetics and October 24th at Look Fantastic.

Kiehl's Advent Calendar 2019

KIEHL’S – BUY NOW

Watch my unboxing of the Kiehl’s calendar 2019!

This year Kiehl’s have two advent calendars, one online only version and one exclusive to Selfridges. The calendar that will be online only has 24 days of Kiehl’s favourites such as Avocado Eye Treatment, Ultra Facial Cream and Midnight Recovery Concentrate. For a full contents list click here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£82

AVAILABLE

Now at Kiehl’s Kiehls Selfridges Calendar 2019

KIEHL’S x SELFRIDGES – BUY NOW

Kiehl’s second calendar is a Selfridges exclusive and is designed with sustainability in mind. The eco-friendly calendar has 12 recyclable Kiehl’s goodies and the outer packaging is a seeded bag that can be replanted as flowers afterwards, designed by artist Janine Rewell. There are just 600 calendars available.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£125

AVAILABLE

Now at SelfridgesYSL beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

YSL – BUY NOW

YSL have a black and pink designed calendar which is filled with minis of some of their best make-up, fragrance and skincare. Expect to find products such as Touché Eclat, The Curler Mascara and Top Secrets Instant Moisture Glow as well as best-selling lipsticks and new fragrance Libre. One not to miss if you are a YSL beauty fan or fancy trying the brand.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£195

AVAILABLE

Now at Selfridges

Armani beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

ARMANI BEAUTY – BUY NOW

For their first time ever, Armani beauty have an advent calendar for 2019. It will include miniature versions of make-up and fragrance including Armani hero products such as Lip Magnet in shade 400, Si Passione & Classico Mascara. The calendar will also have two full sized products, Eyes To Kill Stellar 02 eyeshadow and Lip Maestro 400. Check out the full contents here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£249

AVAILABLE

Now at Armani Beauty and Selfridges

Beauty Fantasies advent calendar 2019

LANCOME x SELFRIDGES – BUY NOW

Selfridges have an exclusive Lancome Beauty Fantasties calendar that is a 12 day countdown with make-up and skincare. Expect to find favourites like Hypnôse mascara, Tonique Confort hydrating toner and Advanced Génifique.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£95

AVAILABLE

Now at Selfridges

Lancome advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

LANCÔME – BUY NOW

This luxury calendar from Lancome has some of the brands most-loved products from make-up and skincare. Makeup products include Hypnôse mascara and Prep & Matte Primer and from skincare you will find Tonique Comfort and Absolue Revitalising Night Ritual Mask.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£95

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots

Hello Kitty OPI Advent Calendar 2019

OPI HELLO KITTY – BUY NOW

OPI have a Hello Kitty designed calendar with 25 mini nail polishes in various shades and finishes. Including the shades Let Love Sparkle, My Favorite Gal Pal and Many Celebrations to Go!

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£65

AVAILABLE

Now at Look Fantastic, John Lewis, Amazon, Very and Feel UniqueBirchbox beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

BIRCHBOX – BUY NOW

Birchbox ‘Countdown to Beauty’ has 25 beauty treats worth over £200 to get you ready for the festive season in style from the likes of Bumble and Bumble, Lumene, Caudalie and Aveda. There is also a full-size Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara waiting behind door 25, the perfect product for Christmas Day. View the full contents here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£70 for non subscribers and £59.50 for subscribers (must have been signed up for 6 months and will receive a 15% VIP off code)

AVAILABLE

Now on Birchbox

Glossybox Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

GLOSSYBOX – BUY NOW

Watch my unboxing of the Glossybox calendar!

Last year’s Glossybox advent calendar sold out super quickly and it’s easy to see why as it filled with brands we all love. This year is no exception as it has a host of beauty treats inside from brands like Tarte, Dermalogica, NYX and Chloe and will have 15 full-size products. Contents include Tarte Park Ave Princess Palette, Kat Von D Tattoo Eye Liner and Barry M Blusher Quad. Full contents of the Glossybox advent calendar here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£70 for subscribers (worth over £350) and £80 for non-subscribers. For 20% off your first box use my unique code ‘LDN20’.

Sign up to Glossybox here.

AVAILABLE

Available now at Glossybox.

Charlotte Tilbury beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CHARLOTTE TILBURY – BUY NOW

This is one of the most coveted calendars each year and it’s easy to see why with it’s beautiful design. This year the Charlotte Tilbury calendar is a ‘Glittering Galaxy of Make-up Magic’ and is a treasure trove of make-up and skincare.

As it’s a 12 day calendar I have listed full contents and there are four full-size products which are Colour Chameleon in Champagne Diamond, Eyes to Mesmerize in Star Gold, Matte Revolution in Pillow Talk and Superstar Lips in Sexy Lips. With mini sizes of Charlotte’s Magic Cream, Wonderglow, Multi Miracle Glow, Goddess Skin Clay Mask, Rock’n’Kohl Amber Moon, Legendary Lashes, Supermodel Body and Take it All Off.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£150

AVAILABLE

Now at Charlotte Tilbury, John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges.

Macmillan Boots advent calendar 2019

BOOTS in support of MACMILLAN – BUY NOW

Helping give a little back this Christmas is the Boots multi-brand calendar in support of MacMillan Cancer Support. Every sale of the calendar will donate £2 to charity. Inside are products from hero brands Liz Earle, Champneys, Botanics, Soap and Glory and no7. Top picks include Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser and Champneys Nourishing Foot Butter.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots

H&M Advent Calendar 2019

H&M BEAUTY – BUY NOW

H&M have a 24 day calendar with a pink house design and it is filled with mini versions of their own make-up line including lip gloss, lipstick, eyeliner, highlighter, eye shadow and glitter products.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£19.99

AVAILABLE

Now at H&M

Harry Potter beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

HARRY POTTER – BUY NOW

This is a must-have for all Harry Potter and beauty fans. This Harry Potter advent calendar has a selection of bath treats, lipsticks and nail polishes. Everything you need to impress your fellow Harry Potter fans including Slytherin Mini Bath Fizzer, Gryffindor Mini Hand Cream, Ravenclaw Mini Bath Essence and a Lord Voldemort eye shadow brush – which I can’t wait to see! Full contents of the Harry Potter calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£35

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots

ESPA advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

ESPA – BUY NOW

ESPA bring us the Precious Moments Advent Calendar with 25 drawers to open with ESPA skincare, body and mind products. Contents include Overnight Hydration Therapy, Pink Hair and Scalp Mud, Energising Shower Gel and Restorative Bath Oil, plus a mini winter spice candle.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£130

AVAILABLE

Pre-order now at ESPA, Look Fantastic and Beauty Expert and coming soon to John Lewis, Harvey Nichols as well as Liberty.

Ciate Mini Mani Month 2019

CIATE – BUY NOW

Ciate have their popular mini mani month calendar and this year it has a metallic silver design and is filled up with 20 Gelology polishes, a full-size polish and nail accessories.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£50

AVAILABLE

Now at Cloud 10 Beauty and soon to ASOS and Look Fantastic.

Rituals Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

RITUALS – BUY NOW

Rituals advent calendars are the perfect way to pamper over the festive season and there are two calendars this year. 24 Days of Merry Rituals deluxe calendar which is a gold 2D design with a selection of Rituals products, including the new Amsterdam Collection Body Mist, four mini candles from the renewed Private Collection and The Ritual of Namasté Hydrating Ampoules. The 3D exclusive advent calendar is a red Christmas tree design with gold baubles and a star at the top, again with 24 days of Ritual goodies and a private collection diffuser. There is also going to be a limited travel-size advent calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£59.90 2D Deluxe Advent Calendar, £89.90 3D Exclusive Advent Calendar

AVAILABLE

Now at All Beauty, Rituals.com and Sephora, John Lewis and Look Fantastic.

Dr. Hauschka Advent Calendar 2019

DR HAUSCHKA – BUY NOW

Dr Hauschka have a calendar perfect for the natural beauty lover. Behind each drawer expect to find a Dr Hauschka favourite including Rose Nurturing Body Oil, a Revitalising Mask and Lemon Lemongrass Vitalising Body Milk.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£85

AVAILABLE

Now at All Beauty

Fenwick Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

FENWICK – BUY NOW

Fenwick advent calendar for 2019 has a design by Fenwick’s artist in residence Julie Verhoeven. It illustrates the ‘Christmas fairy’s journey through open windows, fireplaces and into the twilight.’ The calendar as you would expect has loads of beauty treats from the beauty hall such as Lancer The Method Moisturiser, REN Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash, Molton Brown Vitamin Lip Saver and Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£150 (worth over £450)

AVAILABLE

Now at Fenwick.

Atelier Cologne beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

ATELIER COLOGNE – BUY NOW

For all those perfume lovers, the Atelier Cologne would be the perfect pre-Christmas treat. 24 boxes to open with a mixture of 30ml fragrances, shower gel, body lotions, soap, hand cream and more in each. The calendar includes fragrances from Atelier Cologne such as Orange Sanguine and Clementine California.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£250

AVAILABLE

Now at Selfridges.

Jo Malone Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

JO MALONE – BUY NOW

Jo Malone’s calendar is definitely one for the Jo Malone lover as it has 24 drawers filled with their fragrance, home fragrance, mini candles and body products. Included are signature scents such as Blackberry & Bay and English Pear & Freesia as well as newer scent Bronze Wood & Leather.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£320

AVAILABLE

Now at Jo Malone, Look Fantastic and Harrods.Jo Loves Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

JO LOVES – BUY NOW

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway with the Jo Loves advent calendar. 25 days filled with Jo Loves minis and brand new products; Jo by Jo Loves Hand & Body Cleanser, Jo by Jo Loves Hand & Body Lotion, Rose Petal 25 Votive Candle as well as purse size sprays of the best-selling fragrances. There is also a full-size Christmas Trees Home Candle on the 25th.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£300 (worth £450)

AVAILABLE

Now at Jo LovesCath Kidston advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CATH KIDSTON – BUY NOW

Cath Kidston have an advent calendar filled with beauty treats that are individually wrapped in the brand’s distinctive much loved floral patterns. Expect to find a mixture of mini hand creams, balms, bathing salts, body lotions and cuticle cream.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots (included in the 3 for 2), Amazon and All Beauty.

Clarins advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CLARINS – BUY NOW

Clarins have their 12 days of Christmas which each of the twelve drawers filled with Clarins skincare and make-up. This includes SOS Primer in Universal Light, Beauty Flash Balm and Gentle Foaming Cleanser. Clarins suggest to start the calendar on Christmas Day in time for the New Year, the perfect beauty gift for someone for Christmas.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£60

AVAILABLE

Now at Clarins, Feel Unique, John Lewis, Boots and Harrods, Selfridges.

Clarins Men advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CLARINS MENS – BUY NOW

Similar to the above Clarins also have their Clarins Men calendar which has twelve drawers of Clarins Mens goodies that includes; Clarins Men Anti-Fatugue Eye Cream, Super Moisture Balm, Tonic Bath & Shower Concentrate and Hydra Essentiel Lip Balm.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£60

AVAILABLE

Now at Clarins, John Lewis, Boots and at Harrods, Selfridges.

Bomb Cosmetics beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

BOMB COSMETICS – BUY NOW

This year Bomb Cosmetics have four beauty advent calendars to choose from. Each calendar has a selection of their bath bombs and soaps and there is a new addition in the ‘Tinsel My Fancy’ calendar which has bath bombs, soaps, lip balms and more.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

Tinsel My Fancy Advent Calendar £65, 12 Days of Christmas £35, The Bomb Advent Calendar £19.99 and Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar £19.99.

AVAILABLE

Now at Bomb Cosmetics, Amazon and All Beauty.

Lush advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

LUSH

The Lush Christmas collection has always been one that everyone looks forward to and this year they have an advent calendar with 24 full-size products. It’s a reusable chest made of recyclable materials and inside will be a mixture of Lush goodies with a few Lush festive favourites including Happy Shower Gel, Jingle Spells Bath Bomb and Butterbear Soap. There will only be 500 available so you’ll have to be quick!

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£195

AVAILABLE

Available now at Lush.

Clinique beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

CLINIQUE- BUY NOW

Clinique is always a favourite come Christmas time with their collection of skincare favourites and make-up. The calendar this year has 24 days and each treat comes in a pink box, Clinique products include; Mild Liquid Facial Soap, Smart Night Cream, Moisture Surge Hydrator, Lash Power Mascara as well as a face brush.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£85 (worth over £200)

AVAILABLE

Now at Clinique, Sephora and Selfridges.

Diptyque beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

DIPTYQUE – BUY NOW

Diptyque’s advent calendar has to be one of the most luxury calendars every year and given the price tag it’s always a sell out! This year I absolutely love the design by illustrator Olaf Hajek as it’s fun and colourful and has 25 Diptyque minis inside which are a mix of body care, candles and EDT. The calendar also has three lucky charm ornaments.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£320

AVAILABLE

Now at Diptyque and at Selfridges.

Decleor beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

DECLÉOR – BUY NOW

Selling out every year in just two weeks, the Decléor calendar is always a favourite among advent fans. Inside the Decléor calendar are 24 mini and also full-size products which include; Aroma Cleanse Cleansing Milk 15ml, Aroma Confort Hand Cream 50ml, Shower Gel in Lavender 50ml and a 50ml Phytopeel Exfoliating Cream. 

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£85

AVAILABLE

Now at All Beauty, John Lewis, Beauty Expert, Decleor, Feel Unique and Look Fantastic.

Loccitane beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

L’OCCITANE – BUY NOW

Watch the unboxing of the luxury calendar 2019!

L’Occitane had two calendars last year and this year they follow suit with a classic and luxury version of their iconic calendars filled with L’Occitane products. The design is really lovely and colourful in a bright red and designed by Hsinping Pan an illustrator from Taiwan who observes the world around her and captures it with a playful feel. The Christmas collection will also be designed by Hsinping. Both calendars have 24 doors and have products such as the infamous Almond Shower Oil and Ultra Thirst-Quenching Gel. For full contents for both calendars click here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£89 for the luxury calendar and £49 for the classic.

AVAILABLE

Now at L’occitane, John Lewis, All Beauty and Debenhams.

Net a Porter beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

NET-A-PORTER – BUY NOW

The design is almost identical to last year that I actually thought it was, but the new 2019 version has 15 full-size 10 travel size products, worth £790. Inside are loads of top brands that Net-A-Porter sell on site, this includes products such as; Lixir Skin Vitamin C Paste, Sunday Riley C.E.O. Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil, Hourglass Deluxe Size Blush in Radiant Magenta and Tan Luxe face drops. Full contents here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£225

AVAILABLE

Now at Net-A-Porter

Mr Porter Grooming Countdown 2019

MR PORTER – BUY NOW

One for the men with this 12 day countdown calendar from Mr Porter. Inside are top grooming products from brands such as Dr Dennis Gross, Erno Laszlo and Grown Alchemist.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£105

AVAILABLE

Now at Net-A-Porter

Cowshed advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

COWSHED – BUY NOW

Cowshed advent calendar is 24 days of pampering from the luxury bath and body brand. Each drawer has a travel sized product that includes Uplifting Bath & Shower Gel, Calming Body Lotion, Gentle Face Wash as well as a mini candle, face cloths and lip balm.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£130

AVAILABLE

Now at Boden, Cowshed and John Lewis

Nuxe beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

NUXE – BUY NOW

Nuxe have a vibrant calendar with 24 days to keep you going until Christmas. You have hand and nail cream, cleansing and make-up removing gel, a lip balm, the gorgeous Huile Prodigieuse oil in normal, floral and also the sparkling selection.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£59

AVAILABLE

Now at Cloud 10 Beauty and Sephora and Feel Unique.

Soap and Glory beauty advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

SOAP & GLORY – BUY NOW

Soap & Glory calendar is a ‘It’s a Miracle on 24th Sweet’ and filled with 24 sweet treats from the brand of their bath and body products as well as make-up. Such as favourites Sexy Mother Pucker and Righteous Body Butter.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£42

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots.

Paul & Joe advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

PAUL & JOE – BUY NOW

Paul & Joe have 24 days of their beauty products behind a beautiful Paul & Joe illustration of designer Sophie Mechaly’s cats, Gipsy & Nounette. Inside is a mixture of make-up, nail care and face products.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£60

AVAILABLE

Now at Feel Unique and Beauty Bay

Sleek Advent Calendar 2019

SLEEK MAKEUP – BUY NOW

If you are a fan of Sleek Makeup then you will not want to miss their advent calendar. It is full of the brands most popular makeup products including lip liners, glosses and brushes. Contents include Matte Me Velvet Slipper, mini i divine in All Night Long and Dip It Eye Liner in Gold.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40

AVAILABLE

Now at BootsNYX advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

NYX 24 DAY CALENDAR – BUY NOW

12 DAY CALENDAR – BUY NOW

NYX are back this year with two calendars, first up you have the Love Lust Disco Advent Calendar which as you can see has a glam disco feel to the design and has 24 full-sized products of lip, eye and face worth over £210. There is also a smaller calendar with 12 doors of their cult lip products, everything from Butter Gloss to Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick in a stunning selection of berries, nudes, pinks and reds. And yes these are full-sized too! Full contents of the NYX 24 day calendar here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£50 (worth £210) for the 24 day calendar and £30 (worth £80) for the 12 day lip calendar.

AVAILABLE

Now at Look Fantastic, Boots and Superdrug

Revolution Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

MAKEUP REVOLUTION – BUY NOW

Makeup Revolution have a calendar filled with make-up minis such as pressed blush, liquid highlighter and baked bronzer. As well as full size additions; lip gloss, a matte liquid lipstick and eye primer. There is also a new exclusive reloaded palette to be found. Check out the amazing I Heart Revolution Gingerbread House.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£50

AVAILABLE

Now at ASOS, Superdrug, Beauty Bay and Makeup Revolution.

Profusion Advent Calendar 2019

PROFUSION COSMETICS – BUY NOW

Profusion have a 25 Days to Sleigh holographic calendar filled with Profusion Cosmetics such as a brow palette, eyeshadows, lip creme and sparkle pigments. As well as a series of brushes to have you looking your best this party season.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£30

AVAILABLE

Now at Boots (included in the 3 for 2)

Bare Minerals Advent Calendar 2019

BARE MINERALS – BUY NOW

Bare Minerals have 24 days of Clean Beauty with a mixture of mini make-up and skincare favourites. Expect to find products such as Skinlongevity Vital Power Infusion Serum, Dew Mist Shimmering Setting Spray and Gen Nude Matte Liquid Lipcolour.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£79

AVAILABLE

Now at Bare Minerals and at Boots.

Nivea advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

NIVEA – BUY NOW

Nivea have two calendars this year and both calendars are packed with skin saviour favourites from lip balms to body moisturisers and hand cream. As well as the beauty bonuses of a make-up cleansing mitt, shower puff, make-up sponge and eye masks.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40 (for both)

AVAILABLE

Now at Amazon

The Pip Box Advent Calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

THE PIP BOX – BUY NOW

If you are looking for a cruelty-free and vegan friendly calendar then beauty subscription box The Pip Box have their very own advent calendar. The calendar has 24 vegan beauty items from 21 brands and covers skincare, haircare and make-up from a whole host of cruelty-free brands such as Aveda, Noughty Hair Care, Weleda, Copyright London, Elate Cosmetics, Phase Zero Beauty. With 11 of the items being full sized make-up items.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£75. Subscribers will be given 48 hours early access and a £5 discount code.

AVAILABLE

Available to pre-order now at The Pip Box.

Essie advent calendar 2019

ESSIE – BUY NOW

Essie have a Christmas calendar with 24 surprises that includes 8 full-size products, 10 mini products and 6 extra gifts to keep you going until Christmas. The perfect manicure at home in time for the big day.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£60

AVAILABLE

Now at Amazon

Maybelline Advent calendar 2019

MAYBELLINE

Maybelline have a 24 day calendar this year and inside are some great products such as Lash Sensational Mascara, Classic Volum Express Mascara, Color Show 60 Seconds Nail Polish and Dream Matte Blush.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£TBC

AVAILABLE

Soon at Amazon, ASOS and Look Fantastic.Lumene advent calendar 2019 - the ldn diaries

LUMENE – BUY NOW

Lumene advent calendar is a great way to discover the Nordic brand’s skincare beauty products. It has 24 mini sizes including skincare Nordic-C Cleansing Balm and Nordic-C Glow Essence and make-up such as the Instant Illuminator and Essential Volume Mascara.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£89

AVAILABLE

Now at All BeautyFeel Unique and soon at LookFantastic

Holland & Barrett advent calendar 2019

HOLLAND & BARRETT – BUY NOW

Holland & Barrett is the perfect calendar for all those natural beauty lovers. It’s 25 days of natural beauty and you can expect inside products such as a H&B Jade Roller and plant-based muslin cloth, Weleda’s beauty cult favourite Skin Food, Sukin Mini Facial Scrub, Ambience CBD Body Oil and a Trilogy Mini Mist Toner.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£35 worth £146

AVAILABLE

Now at Holland & Barrett

Balmain Hair Advent 2019

BALMAIN HAIR – BUY NOW

Ten days of Balmain hair with everything you need from a pocket comb to mirror and the products to tame that mane. Products include Argan Moisturising Elixir 100ml, Revitalising Mask 200ml and Moisturising Shampoo 50ml.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£150

AVAILABLE

Now at SelfridgesWhite Company Advent Calendar 2019

THE WHITE COMPANY – BUY NOW

Back for another year with their beautiful advent calendar, The White Company calendar has all the favourites from the brand from mini candles to fragrances and body creams.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£160 with contents worth £264

AVAILABLE

Now at Selfridges and The White Company

Essence make your own advent calendar 2019

ESSENCE – BUY NOW

Essence have a DIY advent calendar in the form of their ‘make your own beauty calendar’ exclusive to Feel Unique. Inside are 24 Essence products and a number of bits and bobs to make your very own calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£19.99

AVAILABLE

Now at Feel Unique

Sephora advent calendar 2019

SEPHORA – BUY NOW

Sephora have a ‘Frosted party’ with 24 days of Sephora own brand goodies that include a selection face masks, make-up and accessories.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

€39.99

AVAILABLE

Now at Sephora

ELLE magazine advent calendar 2019

ELLE – BUY NOW

ELLE magazine have their very own calendar designed by Bella Freud and features a mini Bella freud candle inside. Other brands included are Marc Jacobs beauty, Benefit, NARS, Huda Beauty and many more top brands all worth over £420! Full contents available here.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£115 (worth over £420)

AVAILABLE

Pre-order now at ELLEYou Beauty advent calendar 2019

YOU BEAUTY – BUY NOW

Use code YOU50 and get this calendar for just £50

You Beauty magazine are back with a 24 day calendar that is full of top brands and products such as Pixi Rose Toner and Murad AHA/BHA Cleanser, as well as make-up from Rimmel and Clinique. Full contents available here. 

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£65 (worth £229)

AVAILABLE

Now at You Beauty

Moroccan Oil Beauty Vault 2019

MOROCCAN OIL – BUY NOW

Moroccan Oil have a 7 day beauty vault filled with minis of some of their best selling hair and body products including Moroccanoil Treatment and Dry Texture Spray .

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£20

AVAILABLE

Now at Look Fantastic

Rodial advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

RODIAL – BUY NOW

Rodial have 12 Days of Red Carpet with a mixture of skincare and make-up for the festive season. Inside you’ll find favourites such as Dragon’s Blood Essence, Retinol Deluxe and Magic Day Gel which is enriched with 24-karat gold.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£98

AVAILABLE

Now at Look Fantastic, Harvey Nichols and HarrodsPenhaligons advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

PENHALIGON’S – BUY NOW

If there was a competition for the most luxury calendar this year then Penhaligon’s are in the running. This is the perfume brands first ever beauty advent calendar and well it looks amazing. With a unique design and Penhaligon’s products inside to take you to Christmas Day it is definitely one for the luxury perfume lovers. Inside is body lotion, bath and shower gel, fragrance bottles and also a 75g scented candle.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£350

AVAILABLE

Now at Selfridges

Morris & Co advent calendar 2019

MORRIS & CO – BUY NOW

A mixture of products from Morris & Co in this absolutely beautifully designed calendar. Inside are bath salts, hand creams and body washes in three signature scents Golden Lily, Strawberry Thief & Library of Prints.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£40

AVAILABLE

Now at All Beauty and John Lewis

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ACQUA DI PARMA – BUY NOW

Acqua di Parma have a calendar this year and it’s the ultimate luxury beauty advent calendar. It has a bright design by Italian artist Gio Pastori and is filled with mini and full-sized versions of their favourite fragrances. It’s exclusive to Harrods and is the ultimate luxury gift for fragrance lovers.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£325

AVAILABLE

Now at Harrods

Molton Brown advent calendar 2019 - The LDN Diaries

MOLTON BROWN – BUY NOW

You can’t go wrong with the Molton Brown advent calendar, every year it is filled with some of their most popular bath, body and home products. This years calendar has a black and gold design with a roaring twenties theme. Inside are 24 products including their new fragrance Bizarre Brandy, find this as a festive bauble, eau de toilette and body lotion. Here are full contents for the Molton Brown advent calendar.

HOW MUCH IS IT?

£175

AVAILABLE

Now at Beauty Expert, Molton Brown, John Lewis and Look Fantastic

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