Beauty Advent Calendars

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It feels earlier and earlier, but this year’s Beauty Advent Calendar’s are out now – and the best ones do sell out. Make your choices now for a very promising December and don’t miss the new launches at Anthropologie and Harvey Nichols, as well as the original at Liberty.

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Harrods 12 Days of Fragrance Advent Calendar

£150 (worth over £830)

This year Harrods launch their first calendar entirely dedicated to perfume. There’s 12 mini bottles to try including Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s new scent, 724 with sweet pea and orange and Roja Parfum’s perfume with cinnamon, saffron and rose. The sizes range from 7.5ml – 35ml.

Harvey Nichols Beauty Advent Calendar

£250 (worth over £1200)

New this year, Harvey Nichols’ first beauty calendar offers a good return for the £250 – filled with over £1200 of products from Augustinus Bader, Carolina Herrera, La Mer and more. Plus 1 in 10 calendars contains a golden ticket – a surprise £50 Harvey Nichols gift card to spend in store.

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Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar

£245 (worth £1065)

Liberty invented the Beauty Advent Calendar. Theirs is the original and still one of the best. Not only is the box irresistible – like a dolls house of the Liberty shop with Liberty-print drawers – but the contents are all hand-picked by the Liberty Beauty Buyers. There are 30 items to find, of which 20 are full size from brands including Votary, Le Labo and Sunday Riley. Five lucky calendars contain a £1000 voucher to spend at Liberty.

Net-A-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar


There are some top products hiding behind the doors of Net-A-Porter’s Beauty Calendar. Think Charlotte Tilbury’s K.I.S.S.I.N.G lipstick, Claus Porter’s acacia and tuberose candle and Costa Brazil’s Lua Moonlight Body Oil.

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Anthropologie’s 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar

£79 (worth £300)

We love this new beauty calendar from Anthropologie – firstly, it’s at a more manageable price point, and secondly it is so pretty featuring artwork by Emily Taylor. The drawers contain 24 samples from brands like This Works, Verden and Plant Apothecary. Don’t wait – we predict this one will sell out fast.

Dr Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar


Housed within an all-white jewellery box, follow Dr Barbara Sturm’s steps to glowing skin with this 24-drawer calendar.  There’s her classic, cult items as well as new products in both full, deluxe and mini form.

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Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar

£210 (worth over £800)

There are 25 products in this pink calendar of which 12 of which are full size. Especially good for make-up, it includes MAC’s Avant Garnet lipstick, Westman Atelier’s lit highlight and Pat McGrath’s divine rose blush and a Charlotte Tilbury eye shadow palette.

Space NK Beauty Advent Calendar


Expect the same lovely brands you’d find in store with Space NK’s advent calendar – Drunk Elephant, Olaplex, Sisley, Laura Mercier and Caudalie.14 are full size.

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Yves Saint Laurent Advent Calendar


For Yves Saint Laurent fans this calendar contains nine lipsticks and a whole host of other goodies.

LookFantastic Beauty Advent Calendar

£95 (worth over £500)

Easier on the pocket than many beauty calendars, you nonetheless get some great products in these 25 drawers. There’s a Vitamin C brightening mask from Rodial, a pro collagen cleansing balm from Elemis and a Dua Shua from Disciple and lots more surprises.

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Dior Beauty Advent Calendar

£470, available 14th October

The most beautiful calendar of all with a starry design by artist, Pietro Ruffo. Find Dior perfume, lipstick, candles and a Christmas decoration inside.

Diptyque Advent Calendar

£370 – available 10th October

Within a beautiful, celestial box find 25 scented surprises. These include twelve mini candles, a large Sapin candle, eight 10ml fragrances, a Do Don soap, a decoration set, a body balm and a Philosykos solid perfume.

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Cult Beauty Advent Calendar

£235 (worth over £1000)

37 products make up Cult Beauty’s calendar. 13 of these are full size including Sunday Riley’s Vitamin C serum, Ren’s Brightening Dark Circle Eye Cream and Malin + Goetz’s full-size Dark Rum perfume oil.

Fortnum & Mason’s Beauty Advent Calendar

£245 (worth £844)

Within a very smart Fortnum’s box find 25 nourishing from some of our favourite brands including Bramley and Aromatherapy Associates.

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