11 beauty advent calendars to shop this Christmas

Ho, ho, ho! It's time to treat yourself.
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If there’s one thing we deserve after the year that was 2021 – and, let’s be honest, 2020 – it’s to treat ourselves. We deserve to enjoy a moment or two of feeling luxe and pampered this festive season. And what better way to do it than with a beauty advent calendar?

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Sure, you could just buy yourself a bunch of different beauty products – but where’s the element of surprise in that? Where’s the festive spirit? Not to mention, you’ll get more bang for your buck this way.

A beauty advent calendar gives you all the joy of opening up a present each day, only instead of an impossibly tiny square of chocolate like a traditional calendar, it’s the hottest new skincare or beauty product.

Whether you’re buying for yourself or you’re looking for the ultimate present for the beauty-lover in your life, these are the best beauty advent calendars to shop in 2021.

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ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar, $150 from ASOS

With 24 beauty products and an ASOS branded tote, this calendar includes 15 full-sized items with cult-beauty products like Clinique Take The Day Off Balm, Elemis Soothing Apricot Toner and Origins Drink Up Intensive Mask.

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Share The Joy Advent Calendar, $100 – $250 from The Body Shop

With three options to choose from, The Body Shop calendars have a mix of haircare, skincare and body care staples to suit different tastes and budgets.

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Amazon Beauty 2021’s Advent Calendar, $99.99 from Amazon AU

Featuring a bunch of best-hitters, the calendar includes 24 of Amazon’s most-loved beauty, skincare and haircare brands. Products like Weleda Skin Food, Thayers Facial Toner and Sukin Hydrating Mist Toner are sure to make your beauty dreams come true. Just make sure you join the waitlist for the next batch dropping in November.

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Jo Malone Advent Calendar, $689 from Jo Malone

For the fancy folks among us, the Jo Malone calendar features 24 exclusive products with festive favourites in miniature and a 30ml cologne. 

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Revolution You Are The Revolution Advent Calendar 2021, $80 from ASOS

Including 25 beauty products from Revolution’s cult-favourite make-up line, the calendar has everything from brow gel to lip gloss and eyeshadow palettes. 

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Glasshouse Fragrances Advent Calendar Gift Set, $250 from Glasshouse Fragrances

With 24 mini products to unbox each morning, this one will have your house smelling fabulous in time for the festive season. The box includes a mix of candles and beauty products, in Glasshouse scents like Kyoto In Bloom, Midnight In Milan and The Hamptons.

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The World of La Mer Advent Calendar, $725, from La Mer

For those who REALLY feel like treating themselves, the calendar is valued at $994 and gives you samples of the luxurious brands best products. There’s a 30ml Intensive Revitalizing Mask, 30ml Treatment Lotion, 15ml Crème de la Mer and more to open over 12 days in the lead-up to Christmas.

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Cult Beauty Advent Calendar, $400 from Cult Beauty

With 38 pieces valued at more than $1,800, the Cult Beauty calendar is iconic for a reason. With popular brands like Kate Somerville and Glow Recipe, to ‘skindie’ brands like Jordan Samuel and Farmacy, this box offers the best of the best. The October drop sold out, but they’re releasing another lot in November. Be sure to sign up for the waitlist!

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Adore Beauty Luxury Advent Calendar, $99.95 from Adore Beauty

A 12-piece calendar, the new calendar has a present for you every two days: mini makeup, fragrance, skin and hair essentials. With miniatures of the Ultra Violette Queen Screen, Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair and Laneige Lip Glowy Balm, it’s a must-have.

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24 Days of Clinique Set, $175, from Clinique

For dry and dry combination skin-types, this Clinique calendar has cult products like the Moisture Surge Overnight Mask, Quickliner and Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm to try.

L'Occitane Advent Calendar
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Classic Advent Calendar, $99 from L’Occitane

With 24 pamper-ready gifts to treat yourself with in December, the calendar includes mini L’Occitane favourites like the Almond Shower Oil, Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm and Immortelle Overnight Reset Serum.

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