Nothing gets you into the Christmas spirit quite like unwrapping a gift every day of December. The festive season is fast approaching and for those of us beauty junkies, it means one thing – beauty advent calendar season is upon us.
This is a time when all of our favourite brands carefully curate festive collections and bundle them together in holiday-inspired packaging for beauty lovers to unpack, making every day feel like Christmas morning. With advent calendars from brands like Benefit, Armani and L’Occitane, you can expect a range of luxury products with exceptional value for money.
Whether you’re gift shopping for a loved one, or simply looking to treat yourself, here are some of our favourite beauty advent calendars available this season. Ranging from $65 to $560, there is truly something for every budget this Christmas.
Benefit – Shake Your Beauty Minis Makeup Set
If you love all things glam, this calendar is calling your name. Filled with 12 of Benefit’s most popular cult products, including their Hoola Bronzer and POREfessional Primer, you simply can’t go wrong! For only $119 this is a great way to test Benefit’s most-purchased products before committing to the full size option.
L’Occitane – Classic Beauty Advent Calendar
With packaging designed by French illustrator, Edith Carron, this year’s Classic Beauty Advent Calendar by L’Occitane is the closest we’re getting to the South of France this year . With $156 worth of luxury product for only $99, this is incredible value for money. With inclusions like their classic Rose Hand Balm and Almond Body Milk behind each of the 24 doors, this advent calendar is the perfect gift for those who need some serious post-2020 self-care. (Don’t we all?)
Mecca – Limited Edition Mecca 12 Days of Luxury Beauty
Treat yourself or a loved one to this glorious bundle of goodies in Mecca’s limited edition 12 Days of Luxury Beauty advent calendar. Filled with both mini and full-sized products, inside you’ll find a mix of serums, body creams, hair care and fragrances including a Diptyque’s Baies Candle and Drunk Elephant’s D-Bronzi serum.
Inika – Beauty Advent Calendar
Inika’s Beauty Advent Calendar is perfect for lovers of clean beauty, as all products are organic, halal, vegan and cruelty free. Packed with a range of trial and full-sized gifts, you’ll get your hands on some of the Aussie brand’s best skincare and makeup, including their Phytofuse Renew Camellia Oil Cleanser and a travel sized blush brush. But better yet, the calendar itself is completely reusable, giving you some extra beauty storage and ticking the sustainable box.
Giorgio Armani – Beauty Advent Calendar
If you’re feeling a little bit fancy this festive season get your hands on the Giorgio Armani 2020 Beauty Advent Calendar. For $560, this box is filled with six full-size products, 17 mini products and a compact mirror. You’ll be unwrapping some of Armani Beauty’s best-selling makeup, including their Eyes to Kill Stellar Eye Shadow and a full size Lip Maestro.
Lush – 12 Days of Christmas
Are you in need of a little pampering? Then Lush’s 12 Days of Christmas advent calendar is for you! Inside you’ll find 12 Christmas themed products such as body milk, bath bombs and shower scrubs. Not only is this unique packaging made from 100% recycled board, it’s also totally reusable and can store your beauty products long after Christmas.
The 12 Day Beauty Advent Calendar
The 12 Day Beauty Advent Calendar contains a stunning collection of cruelty-free products from all your favourite Australian brands. With over $330 worth of value at only $149, you can expect to find 7 full-size goodies inside, with a dozen products total including the Jojoba Company’s Ultimate Youth Potion and a Maison Blanche Australian Christmas Candle.
Mecca Max – Beauty-Full Days
This 12-piece set is the perfect gift for the makeup lover in your life. For only $65 Mecca Max’s Beauty-Full Days advent calendar has all the essentials, such as bronzer, brow gel and cream eye shadow; all travel-sized which means they can fit perfectly into any bag when you’re on the go.