October 20th, 2020
Hallowe’en may not be quite here yet, but Christmas is definitely on the horizon. Beauty Advent Calendars are everywhere, with some already sold out.
Whether you’re on a budget, looking for a serious luxury splurge, want a one-brand bundle or prefer a variety of products, we have you covered. Our roundup of our favourites is here just for you. Grab a mince pie and a mulled wine (it’s never too early) and read on.
At just £40 for 25 exclusive products and accessories this is definitely great value. Behind each door is a Revolution favourite, an exclusive shade or something completely new. Included are lipsticks, glosses, lip liner, eyeshadows, highlighter, blusher, baking powder, brow crayon, brow pencil, brow gel, eye liner, eye primer and 2 palettes as well as an assortment of brushes. Available from revolutionbeauty.
Another brilliant budget-friendly offering. Packed full of No7 skincare and makeup favourites worth £172.50. Plus 10 lucky customers will find a golden ticket worth £1,000 hidden within their calendar which is redeemable against all No7 products. Products include Line Correcting Booster Serum, Extreme Lengths Mascara, nail polishes, g skincare products, lipsticks, primer, illuminator, eye pencil, hydrogel patches and a range of accessories. Available from boots – hurry though as it is sold out online but still available in store.
NYX Professional Diamonds and Ice Please £50
This is a fabulous buy – packed with mini and full-size versions of their products including twelve lip colours, six eyeshadows, illuminator, primers and HD Finishing Powder. This will definitely sell out. Available from lookfantastic.
Worth over £275 this is a luxury mix of delights from Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, Nars and Elemis and incudes things such as an Urban Apothecary candle, a Sunday Ivy blender, a BeautyPro Gold Foil Sheet Mask, Philosophy cleanser and a Huda Beauty vibrant eyeshadow palette. And, spoiler alert, behind drawer 25 you’ll find not one, but three beauty picks. Additionally, one calendar contains a hidden golden gift card worth up to £1000 each for you and a nominated friend or family member to spend at Feelunique. Available from feelunique.
Lancome’s offering is glorious and full of mini and full-size makeup and skincare treats. The 24 goodies include Hypnose Mascara, L’Absolu Rouge Sheer, Advanced Genifique Anti-Aging Serum and Bad Blood lip colour. Available from lancome.
MAC Frosted Firework £125
MAC’s offering contains £300 worth of products. The 24 gifts include Russian Red lipstick, Dazzleshadow in Last Dance, Strobe Cream in Pinklite and In Extreme Dimension 3D Lash Mascara. Available from mac.
ESPA No Place Like Home £145
Hidden within the 25 drawers you will find hand selected ESPA treasures for the skin, body and mind, worth £345. Discover new favourites and embrace your most loved formulas, each day before Christmas all designed to help you relax and unwind. Available from lookfantastic.
Including 25 gifts worth over £500 this is definitely a treat worth getting. Ranging from make up favourites Huda Beauty, Laura Mercier, Nars and Pat McGrath to skin care essentials from Eve Lom, The Ordinary and Charlotte Tilbury, there are also perfume, body care and accessory treats to enjoy. Available from selfridges.
Liberty London £215
This is the most luxurious of our pick, the sought-after collection always holds the best products from Liberty’s Beauty Hall. Nineteen of the 25 drawers hold full-size products (worth £789) including Diptyqye Baies Candle, Nars Velvet Matter Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl, Hourglass Scattered Light Eyeshadow and a Strawberry Thief print wash bag. Available from libertylondon.
Net-A-Porter 25 Days of Beauty £240
A fabulous selection of 13 full-size and 12 travel size products woth £1,115, it includes everything a beauty lover desires. Packed with cult products including a Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick, Hourglass Ambient Bronzer, Augustinus Bader The Rich Cream and Dr Barbara Strum’s Hyaluronic Acid. Available from netaporter.
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