Here are my top beauty advent calendars for this year and there are some really amazing calendars to choose from such as Rituals 3D light up calendar to the Selfridges exclusive and many more. Unfortunately M&S won’t be returning with one this year, find out a little more about that here.
You will find every single calendar as well as full contents lists for 2020 over on my new dedicated advent site beautyadventcalendar.net, where you can subscribe to the newsletter or follow on Facebook for regular updates so you don’t miss anything!
The Fortnum’s beauty calendar is worth over £800 and is filled with luxury beauty treats to countdown to Christmas including Guerlain, Sisley and Fresh. It has 14 full-size products and the best part? It’s available to buy now! Take a peek at the full contents here.
Net A Porter have a fabulous luxury beauty calendar filled with 25 beauty surprises perfect for the countdown to Christmas. Expect products from brands such as Augustinus Bader, By Terry, Hourglass, Natura Bisse and also a full size gua sha jade facial massage tool from Hayo’u. For a sneak peek at the contents click here.
Cult Beauty have a bumper beauty calendar with a bright tangerine design and inside the products are worth a whopping £930! Brands inside the calendar include; Glow Recipe, Molton Brown, Huda Beauty, Larry King and Natasha Denona. For a full list of Cult Beauty calendar contents click here.
A beautiful dark green snowy winter scene is the design of the Harrod’s advent calendar. Twenty-five drawers filled with luxury beauty surprises with products such as Sunday Riley CEO Vita.C, Natasha Denona Chrome Top Coat and the brand new Augustinus Bader Face Oil. Check out the full contents here.
One of the most coveted calendars is Liberty and this year is no exception. The calendar is decorated with the iconic Standen Manor print from the Liberty classics collection. Contents are worth over £789 and include brands such as Le Labo, Hourglass, Diptyque as well as new brands to Liberty, Augustinus Bader, VENN and Decree. Check out the Liberty Men’s Advent calendar 2020 as well as a full contents list here.
Rituals have two calendars, an amazing 3D (£89.90) winter village scene with pop-up cottages that lights up and also a 2D calendar (£59.50). Both include a whole host of Rituals favourites to pamper yourself to Christmas. More details and to check out the full contents click here.
The LookFantastic calendar is packed full of products worth £460 and it includes brands like REN, ELEMIS and Tan Luxe. There is a £15 discount for subscribers, if not a subscriber to the LF beauty box then subscribe at the same time using code ADVENTNEWSUBS to pick it up for just £70. Watch an unboxing of the calendar hereand full contents reveal here.
Glossybox have a calendar worth over £390 and it has a pink marbled design with lots of full size products including Zoeva Screen Queen Highlighting Palette and Illamasqua Liquid Eyeliner. Subscribers have priority access on Sept 8th, non subscribers will be able to purchase on Sept 30th. Sign up to Glossybox here and check out the full contents of the Glossybox calendar here.
A beautiful pink and Selfridges illustrated design covers the front of the Selfridges beauty calendar. Inside each of the 25 drawers is a beauty product you’d find in the Selfridges beauty hall. The contents are worth over £500 and include brands such as Morphe, PIXI, Laura Mercier, NARS and Penhaligon’s. For a peak at the full contents click here.
Benefit Cosmetics are back with a 12 day advent countdown. Shake Your Beauty is filled with fan favourites and best sellers, everything from Hoola Bronzer to Roller Liner Liquid Eyeliner. Full contents available here.
Part of the Brilliantly British Christmas collection is the Penhaligon’s advent calendar. Designed like a fragrance bottle and tied with a Union jack bow, inside are fragrance surprises, body products and a final candle surprise. Full contents available to view here.
No7 calendar is worth over £172 and will have a selection of products No7 fans will love. 10 lucky customers will find a golden ticket worth an exciting £1,000 hidden at random in the calendars. For 24 hours priority access on October 14th, sign up to the No7 advent calendar waitlist here.
The Body Shop have three calendars for all budgets. The small calendar starts at £59, the medium £70 and going up to the ultimate calendar at £130. Each has a selection of full-size and deluxe size Body Shop favourites including Vitamin E Day Cream, Berry Bath Blend and British Rose Body Yoghurt. Check out each of the calendars and contents here. Watch an unboxing of the Big calendar on my Youtube.
Feel Unique have a multi-brand calendar and it has some exciting products inside from brands such as Emma Hardie, St Tropez, Sunday Ivy and NARS. Behind door 25 will also be not one treat but three! There is also the chance to win a £1k golden voucher for you and a friend, which will be hidden in one lucky calendar. Take a look at all the contents of the Feel Unique calendar.
This year’s calendar celebrates a ‘Season of Scent’ and has 24 surprises inside that include much-loved colognes, travel-size bath & body and miniature candles and on the last day an extra special something. Full contents available to view here.
L’Occitane have two calendars; a classic (£59) with favourites and a luxury calendar (£99) with even more best sellers and favourites as well as newly released products. Contents include products such as SOS Moisture Hair Mask and Ultra Rich Lip Balm, view the full contents for both here. Watch an unboxing of the luxury advent calendar on my YouTube channel.
24 Days To Roam The Foam is the Soap & Glory calendar for 2020 and the calendar has lots of treats inside to completely pamper yourself from head to toe. It includes Clean On Me Creamy Shower Gel, Mini Bath Fizzers and make-up items such as Sexy Mother Pucker lip gloss. Full contents for the Soap & Glory advent calendar here. Watch my unboxing of Soap & Glory calendar here.
The Roaring Twenties features in Molton Brown’s Christmas collection and the advent calendar takes on this theme with a holographic design. Inside are bath and body treats to last until the big day including festive scents Muddled Plum and Juniper Jazz. Full contents available here.
The Diptyque calendar is a beautiful luxury option and has illustrations by artist Ugo Gattoni. Inside are 25 Diptyque surprises, emblematic products from the collection and exclusive items, both in full size and minis. Contents available to view here.
The Space NK calendar has a mixture of products inside their book inspired calendar that includes Tan Luxe, Kate Somerville and Hourglass. There are four volumes to discover inside and it is worth over £480. Full contents available to view here.
Acqua di Parma calendar is shaped like their iconic yellow boxes and opens up to reveal a fragrance countdown to Christmas. Featuring fragrances such as Colonia and Peonia Nobile, it is definitely a luxury treat for a fragrance lover this festive season. Take a peek at the full contents for Acqua di Parma advent calendar here.
Jo Loves have a wonderful calendar with a wreath design which you could hang up as part of your Christmas decorations. Contents include 24 deluxe travel products and a full-size surprise on the 25th December. Full contents available to view here.
Birchbox calendar is worth over £450 and features products from Sunday Riley, Nuxe and Bumble and Bumble. It’s a mixture of skincare, makeup, hair, fragrance and bath and body treats. There is a pre-sale for subscribers, you can sign up to Birchbox here and check out the full list of contents here.
John Lewis are back with a 25 day luxury calendar filled with treats from brands like NEOM, Charlotte Tilbury, Lumene, Elemis and Slip. The calendar is also recyclable and reusable, with reversible drawers which can be reused for next year. For full contents reveal click here.
Lumene have 24 Nordic Beauty Surprises to countdown to Christmas. Inside expect favourites and best-sellers from their top ranges including Nordic-C and Artic Hydra Care. Take a look at the full contents of the Lumene calendar here.
La Mer have 12 Days of Luminous Hydration which includes mini’s of their top products including Revitalizing Hydrating Serum and the original cream Crème de la Mer. Full contents available here and mark your calendars as this always sells out quick!
Dior has to be the most beautifully designed beauty advent calendar this year. Illustrated by Artist and illustrator Safia Ouares it depicts depicts the heart of 30 Avenue Montaigne, where Dior opens the doors to the Atelier des Rêves and reveals its magic beneath a starry sky. Filled with fragrance, makeup and skincare minis, plus a festive surprise.
Niche Beauty have a luxury beauty advent calendar with contents from Tata Harper, Dr. Barbara Sturm, Diptyque and Augustinus Bader. Each product you will find in a numbered sustainable black fabric bag all inside an elegant white box. Contents are worth over €885 and you can check out the full list here.
YSL’s calendar is part of their Dress Me Wild Christmas collection and has 24 days of makeup, skincare and fragrance, with best-sellers such as Libre and Black Opium Eau de Parfum. View the full contents of the YSL Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 here.
Armani beauty have a red and gold themed calendar with 24 days and spells out Armani across the boxes and on the front. Expect to find products such as Lip Maestro and as well as a selection of fragrances including the brand new My Way Eau de Parfum. Full contents available here.
Chosen by the ELLE beauty editors the beauty advent calendar has 24 days of top brands and products such as Elemis Pro Collagen Marine Cream and a Bella Freud Starry Nights Candle. Full contents available to view here if you fancy a sneaky peek.
EPSA have a pampering treat to countdown to Christmas. ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ advent calendar has 25 hand-selected ESPA products for the skin, body and mind. Worth £230 it includes Optimal Skin Pro-Cleanser, Soothing Bath & Body Oil and also the Winter Spice Candle. Full contents view here.
Ciate London are back with their mini mani month calendar for 2020, but this time they have a new formula in Plant Pots. Each Plant Pot is formulated with up to 80% natural original ingredients and uses only biodegradable glitters, infused with biotin, bamboo and bakuchiol. Check out the contents here and also watch my unboxing video.
The Amazon beauty advent calendar is just £60 and there are 24 days of products from the likes of Elemis, Nip & Fab and Sanctuary Spa valued at over £215. Contents include a mixture of full size and deluxe sample sizes, read the full contents here.
Beauty Expert’s 12 days of Christmas has 10 full-size products and two deluxe sizes. Inside is a mixture of skin care and body products from Doctors Formula, PRAI and Ecooking. Take a look and view the full contents list here. Plus watch my unboxing of the Beauty Expert calendar here.