Top Beauty Advent Calendars for 2014
Advent calendars are not just about chocolate - now you can celebrate the countdown to Christmas with the best beauty products on the market. Beauty advent calendars have become a perfect gift. Take a look at what some of the top beauty brands have on offer with this selection.
Selfridges calendar evokes Selfridges’ enchanted Christmas theme. It has a spell book design and includes magic potions behind each door. There is a selection of make-up and skincare from some of the top luxury beauty brands including Lancôme, Yves Saint Laurent, Kiehl’s and Victor & Rolf. The Selfridges calendar is £85 and available at Selfridges online and in-store.
Benefit Cosmetics ‘Candy Coated Countdown’ features a selection of mini versions of some of their best selling products and beauty accessories. Including the POREfessional, Benetint and They’re Real mascara. The Benefit advent calendar is priced at £60 available at benefitcosmetics.co.uk.
The No7 beauty advent calendar is filled with popular products such as the No7 Perfect Intense Day cream and the No7 Youthful Eye Serum. It’s the perfect present for yourself or a friend and will have you party-ready in the run-up to Christmas with the No7 Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator and No7 Stay Perfect Duo Nail Colour. The No7 Beauty calendar is priced at £35 (worth £130) and is available from selected stores and boots.com.
If you love doing your nails, then this calendar is for you! Ciate’s Mini Mani Manor comes with nail treats galore. Mini versions of their best selling polishes, nail art and festive transfers to keep your nails looking perfect this season. Ciate calendar is available at ASOS and ciatelondon.com for £49.
If ever there were a luxury calendar, this is it. This year Liberty’s advent calendar is covered a beautiful peacock feather print which is one of Liberty’s prints. In each drawer is a beauty treat, from top luxury brands such as NARS, Laura Mercier and Dermalogica. The calendar is available at Liberty’s for £149.
Jo Malone’s Georgian Townhouse this Christmas is complete with numbered drawers, each with a mini version of one of the brands colognes or body creams. Smell absolutely amazing with these treats each day until Christmas. .
The Body Shop
The Body Shop brings you 24 Days of Joy with their calendar. They have filled it with bathtime goodies from their newest ranges and a few firm favourites. The calendar is £50 saving you £33 if you were to buy the products and with every calendar sold a donation will be made to the War Child charity. Available in stores now and The Body Shop online now.
L’Occitane’s calendar does not have 24 pampering treats but 13. Why? In Provence it is a holiday tradition to have 13 desserts on the table whilst celebrating. The calendar includes all their best fragrances and body and skincare favourites. It’s priced at £45 and available at uk.loccitane.com.
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Paula is the author of The LDN Diaries and for over two years has been writing about fashion, beauty and lifestyle in London. If you are wondering what to wear each season or what the latest must-have beauty product is, Paula will share this in her style guides and beauty reviews. Originally from Glasgow, she now lives in North London where she works as a freelance writer and social media professional. Paula is currently writing her first novel and can normally be found online shopping and enjoying a good cupcake...