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12 of the best luxe beauty advent calendars to shop this holiday season

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·4-min read

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2019/12/17: London's upmarket department store Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly has been transformed into a giant advent calendar this Christmas.  Its iconic facade is bathed in red with its windows decorated and numbered like a traditional advent calendar. Its window displays are also some of the best in the capital for the festive season. (Photo by Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Treat yourself to a luxury advent calendar this holiday season. (Photo by Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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There’s no denying that 2020 has been a rough ride, and anything that gets you excited to start the day is a win in my books. During the holiday season, advent calendars bring a child-like sense of anticipation and wonder to each day leading up until Christmas, and those feelings are definitely needed now more than ever before.

Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or are planning to treat yourself, now is the perfect time to start planning ahead and pick up a fun advent calendar while they’re still in stock.

With every iteration imaginable on the market, there are so many gorgeous options to choose from to brighten your day. We’re especially fond of luxurious advent beauty sets, perfect for those in need of a little pick me up to keep you smiling through the holiday season.

Ahead we’ve gathered 12 of the most beautiful and splurge-worthy advent calendars to shop, perfect for the person on your shopping list who’s been extra-nice this year.

25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar

25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar. Image via Net-A-Porter.
25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar. Image via Net-A-Porter.

The countdown to the holidays gets even more exciting with this luxurious collection of beauty products with a value of more than $1,900!

SHOP IT: Net-A-Porter, $396

Diptyque 25-Piece Advent Calendar

Diptyque 25-Piece Advent Calendar. Image via Saks Fifth Avenue.
Diptyque 25-Piece Advent Calendar. Image via Saks Fifth Avenue.

Fragrance lovers will flip over this deluxe advent calendar that features both full and sample sizes of some of Diptyque’s most popular scents.

SHOP IT: Saks Fifth Avenue, $589

Make It Real Together Ultimate Advent Calendar

Make It Real Together Ultimate Advent Calendar. Image via The Body Shop.
Make It Real Together Ultimate Advent Calendar. Image via The Body Shop.

This online-exclusive calendar is oversized and stuffed with all of the best bath and body products you could hope for.

SHOP IT: The Body Shop, $169

YSL Advent Calendar

YSL Advent Calendar. Image via YSL Beauty.
YSL Advent Calendar. Image via YSL Beauty.

This limited edition set includes a collection of signature YSL Beauty fragrances, makeup and skincare products to create your own runway-inspired looks.

SHOP IT: YSL Beauty, $323 (originally $380)

Jo Malone Advent Calendar

Jo Malone Advent Calendar. Image via Jo Malone.
Jo Malone Advent Calendar. Image via Jo Malone.

Countdown to Christmas with surprise colognes, travel-sized bath and body products and miniature candles behind each of this calendar’s 24 doors.

SHOP IT: Jo Malone, $525

12 Days of Christmas Gift Set

12 Days of Christmas Gift Set. Image via Lush.
12 Days of Christmas Gift Set. Image via Lush.

Turn bath time into a relaxing ritual with this collection of 12 holiday-inspired treats, all packaged inside a festive reusable box.

SHOP IT: Lush, $100

Capri Blue 12 Days of Volcano Holiday Gift Set

Capri Blue 12 Days of Volcano Holiday Gift Set. Image via Anthropologie.
Capri Blue 12 Days of Volcano Holiday Gift Set. Image via Anthropologie.

This gift set contains 12 sweet-smelling treats such as candles, scented oils, and room sprays showcasing the brand’s popular Volcano scent as well as other beauty and bath treasures.

SHOP IT: Anthropologie, $158 USD

2020 Premium Advent Calendar

2020 Premium Advent Calendar. Image via L'Occitane.
2020 Premium Advent Calendar. Image via L'Occitane.

This premium version of L’Occitane’s advent calendar comes packaged inside a jewelry box-like set of drawers, and features 24 mini versions of the brand’s bestsellers, valued at $218!

SHOP IT: L’Occitane, $124

Nars Advent Calendar

Nars Advent Calendar. Image via Nars.
Nars Advent Calendar. Image via Nars.

Featuring 12 full-size lip favourites, you’ll be holiday-ready in a flash with this glam take on the classic advent calendar.

SHOP IT: Nars, $250

Selfridge's Beauty Advent Calendar 2020

Beauty Advent Calendar 2020. Image via Selfridge's.
Beauty Advent Calendar 2020. Image via Selfridge's.

Even if you can’t make it overseas this holiday season, enjoy a collection of festive beauty products with this set from the famed British department store.

SHOP IT: Selfridge’s, $310

Lancôme Holiday Advent Calendar

Lancôme Holiday Advent Calendar. Image via Shoppers Drug Mart.
Lancôme Holiday Advent Calendar. Image via Shoppers Drug Mart.

Inspired by the streets of Paris, this sparkling advent calendar contains $650 worth of travel and full size beauty products.

SHOP IT: Shoppers Drug Mart, $199

24 Beauty Days Advent Calendar

24 Beauty Days Advent Calendar. Image via Clarins.
24 Beauty Days Advent Calendar. Image via Clarins.

With this set, you’ll find 25 makeup and skincare surprises to brighten your day, and a reusable hanging calendar that you can keep for years to come.

SHOP IT: Clarins, $140

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