The Beauty Advent Calendars to Gift Yourself This Holiday Season
From skincare to makeup to fragrance.
With the holidays fast approaching, beauty brands are taking turns to reveal their 2020 advent calendars, filled with daily surprises that come in the form of miniature skincare, fragrance and makeup products. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself, or to purchase a gift that would impress the beauty fiend in your life, our guide to the best advent calendars this year has got you covered. From Dior‘s beautifully illustrated gift set, to La Mer‘s bestselling skincare, to diptyque‘s luxurious candles and perfumes, read on for some of the most coveted beauty advent calendars you can shop this holiday season.
For more holiday shopping ideas, peruse our roundup of the best beauty gifts.
Indulge your sense of smell with Acqua Di Parma‘s fragrance-centric advent calendar. Packaged in a vibrant yellow box, the gift set features 25 of the brand’s most popular products, including the Peonia Nobile perfume, the Colonia shower gel and bath salts, and the holiday-edition Notte di Stelle candle.
Featuring 24 skincare and makeup minis, bareMinerals‘ advent calendar promises to make counting down to the holidays all the more exciting. From facial cleansers, to an eye treatment, to a selection of lip products, the limited-edition set makes the perfect gift for the beauty-obsessed.
A great gift option for makeup beginners, Benefit Cosmetics‘ advent calendar features mini versions of products such as the Hoola bronzer and the POREfessional face primer. Of course, the pink calendar also includes the brand’s fan-favorite brow products, like the Precisely, My Brow pencil and the Gimme Brow+ eyebrow gel.
The ultimate holiday gift for beauty lovers, BY TERRY‘s limited-edition advent calendar arrives with 14 makeup products and 10 skincare essentials, ranging from a full size Lash-Expert Twist Brush Mascara to a mini Baume De Rose lip balm.
Charlotte Tilbury fans, you’ll want to gift yourself the celebrity makeup artist’s 2020 advent calendar. Dubbed the Bejewelled Chest of Beauty Treasures, the new gift set features full size as well as travel size products from the cult-favorite beauty brand — think the Pillow Talk lipstick, the Goddess Skin Clay Mask and more.
Arriving in a festive, Paris-themed gift box illustrated by artist Safia Ouares, Dior‘s advent calendar features a mix of miniature makeup, skincare and fragrance products. What’s more? The calendar comes complete with an exclusive, collectible Dior snow globe.
Decorated with dreamy illustrations by artist Ugo Gattoni, diptyque’s 2020 advent calendar comes packed with 25 items, including home fragrance, perfumes and body care products in full and deluxe sample sizes. From the woody scent Feu de Bois to another fan favorite, the fruity Baies, set the mood for the holidays with the perfumery’s beloved collection of candles.
London department store Harrods has launched its own beauty advent calendar for 2020. Packed with skincare, makeup and fragrance products from a range of cult-loved brands, like Dr. Barbara Sturm, Augustinus Bader and Sunday Riley, the calendar makes the perfect self-care treat.
Pamper yourself this holiday season with La Mer‘s advent calendar. The luxe gift set is full of the brand’s famous skincare must-haves, including the Crème de la Mer facial moisturizer, the Lifting and Firming Mask and more.
Coming with a dozen of holiday-themed bath and body care products, Lush‘s 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar will certainly get you in the festive spirit. Our favorites from the gift set would have to be the candy cane-shaped Bubble Bar, and a beautiful bath bomb aptly named Jingle Bells.
Whether you love a bold red lip or a more subtle, rosy pink hue, NARS‘ exclusive advent calendar has the essential lipstick shades to complete your collection. The holiday set features 12 of the brand’s most popular lip colors coming in the form of bullet lipsticks, Velvet Matte Lip Pencils as well as Powermatte Lip Pigments.