12 of the Best Beauty Advent Calendars for 2020
With Christmas season approaching beauty advent calendars are starting to go on sale. Since exploding in popularity a few years ago, they sell out shockingly fast so make sure to preorder soon! To help you make the best choice, we’ve collected together 12 beauty advent calendars we’re most looking forward to.
1. Bomb Cosmetics | Santa Stop Here Advent Calendar
At just under £20, Bomb Cosmetics’ Santa Stop Here calendar is a great way to treat yourself at an affordable price. With a mix of 24 cruelty-free soaps, blasters and mallows, you can enjoy a pampering treat every day on the run-up to Christmas.
Find it here: Bomb Cosmetics
2. Superdrug | Studio London Advent Calendar
Superdrug has released three advent calendars under their Studio London label. Each calendar includes a mix of cosmetics and accessories with many of their products being vegan and/or cruelty-free. Their most affordable calendar costs £30.00 and offers 24 surprise beauty treats.
Price: £30.00, £60.00, OR £100
Find it here: Superdrug
3. Holland & Barrett | 25 Days of Natural Beauty Advent Calendar
Perfect for fans of clean beauty, Holland & Barrett’s 25 Days of Natural Beauty advent calendar is vegan and sustainable. You’ll get 25 natural treats from luxury brands, including a citrus blend face scrub by Upcircle, an eyeshadow brush by So Eco, and a de-stress roller ball by Tisserand.
Find it here: Holland & Barrett
4. ARRAN Advent Calendar
ARRAN’s products are inspired by the landscape of the Isle of Arran, Scotland. Their elegantly designed calendar contains 24 luxury bath and shower products including their Seaweed & Sage body lotion (30ml) and After the Rain Eau de Parfum (15ml). The contents are worth over £110, so at £50 this is certainly value for money!
Find it here: ARRAN
5. The Body Shop | Make it Real Together Advent Calendar
The Body Shop has released three beauty advent calendars to choose from. Each calendar is designed to look like a festive home containing at least 24 products including mini-size and full-size treats. The most affordable calendar in the range is £50, with contents worth £79.50. Treats behind the cute doors include mango lip butter, bath gloves, and shea hand cream. Meanwhile, the Ultimate calendar is priced at £130 with contents worth £226! Generous treats include a charcoal purifying mask, a super cute star headband, and a berry bath blend.
Price: £50.00, £70.00 OR £130.00
Find it here: The Body Shop
6. Ciaté London | Mini Mani Month
Celebrate the run-up to Christmas with the Mini Mani Month 2020 calendar by Ciaté London. Priced at £59 and worth £150, you’ll receive 22 mini nail polishes, one full-size polish, and a deluxe mini watermelon lip oil. Each polish is infused with strengthening biotin, nourishing bamboo, and hydrating bakuchiol extracts for a long-lasting finish. Plus the advent calendar is vegan, cruelty-free, and sustainable – for guilt-free indulgence!
Find it here: Ciaté London
7. Rituals | 2D Advent Calendar
Wrapped up in a luxury box with a festive ribbon, the Ritual 2D advent calendar would make an elegant gift for a loved one (or yourself!). Enjoy a selection of 24 of Rituals’ bestselling luxury bath and beauty treats, including The Ritual of Jing Sleep Pillow & Body Mist and an Overnight Hydrating Hair Mask. Treats also include four special advent candles to countdown to Christmas in style.
Find it here: Rituals
8. Birchbox | Advent Calendar
Priced at £85, or £70 if you’re a subscriber, the Birchbox advent calendar is worth £480 – now that’s a steal! Enjoy 25 treats from a selection of bestselling brands including bareMinerals, Nudestix, Color Wow and Benefit. Order now to receive from the 16th October.
Price: £85.00 (£70.00 for subscribers)
Find it here: Birchbox
9. Lookfantastic | Advent Calendar
Launching on 12 October, but available for preorder now, the Lookfantastic advent calendar includes 25 products from popular brands. Lookfantastic’s advent calendars have sold out for the last five years so be sure to preorder soon if you’re interested! The contents are worth over £460, so it’s a great price at £85. Brands include Rituals, Elemis, and Rodial.
Find it here: Lookfantastic
10. Glossybox | Advent Calendar
Priority access for Glossybox subscribers is available now but non-subscribers will have to wait a little longer. Glossybox’s advent calendar includes 25 beauty treats from bestselling brands such as Huda Beauty and Lime Crime. Packaged in a gorgeous pink box this is a great way to treat yourself or a loved one.
Price: £99 (£80.00 for subscribers)
Find it here: Glossybox
11. Molton Brown 2020 Luxury Advent Calendar
Molton Brown’s advent calendar features a 1920s design to add some instant glam to your Christmas decorations. A unisex option perfect for couples wanting to take turns opening treats. Priced at £175 with contents worth £259, you’ll receive a selection of new fragrances, bestselling bathing products, and a luxury scented candle.
Find it here: Molton Brown
12. Cult Beauty | Advent Calendar
Cult Beauty’s eye-catching advent calendar contains over £930 worth of product for a truly extravagant countdown to Christmas. Priced at just £199 it’s a pretty sweet deal! Plus £15 from every calendar will be donated to Beauty Banks who provide personal care and hygiene essentials to people living in poverty in the UK. Cult Beauty’s calendar includes 25 gifts from luxury brands such as Charlotte Tilbury, Jo Loves, and Huda Beauty.
Find it here: Cult Beauty
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