Best Beauty Advent Calendars Of 2023

Beauty
21st November 2023
best beauty advent calendars 2023

Whether you’re mad about makeup and skincare, or are looking to treat someone special this festive season, beauty advent calendars are a solid gifting option. Not only are they a fun alternative to the classic chocolate advent, but there are *so* to choose from, meaning there’s an option for every interest and budget. Here, we round up the best beauty advent calendars of 2023.

What are the best beauty advent calendars?

As for the best beauty advent calendars to buy, we’re all about brands that offer value. We’re talking cult-loved products, a luxurious feel and, where possible, a somewhat reasonable price tag (or at least a notable saving).

Looking to go all-out? The Liberty London calendar is just the ticket with a range of top-end designer names and an unparalleled indulgent selection. Alternatively, we recommend the LookFantastic calendar if you’re after a more affordable version. Our Editor’s favourite of the bunch? SpaceNK – see their top picks.

 

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Best beauty advent calendars of 2023

Vogue advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 31

Valued at: Over £1,500

What's inside Vogue's Beauty Advent Calendar? Vogue's just revealed the upcoming release of its very first beauty advent calendar, filled with over £1,500 of goodies. The calendar itself has 25 drawers decorated with covers from the magazine's archives. Inside, there's everything from fine jewellery and accessories to high-end skincare and beauty tools. Think names like Hourglass, Murad, REN Skincare, Clé de Peau, Aspinal of London, and Sarah Chapman. Plus, each calendar comes with a digital Vogue subscription.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 45

Valued at: £1,300

What's inside Harvey Nichol's beauty Advent Calendar? Did someone say 45 products? The Harvey Nichol's Beauty Advent Calendar is filled with beauty bestsellers like Dr Barbara Sturm, NEOM, Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Hourglass. And all through the festive season, an in-store Festive Fairground with a twist will give REWARDS members the chance to win loads of luxe prizes.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 29

What's inside Liberty's Beauty Advent Calendar? The Rolls Royce of beauty advents, Liberty's iconic calendar is the most successful product in the London store's 145-year history. When it first launched you'd see beauty diehards snaking round the corners of the Regent Street store to get their hands on one. Now, thankfully, you can order online and have it delivered direct to you door. Promised savings worth over £1,043, including 20 full size products from brands like Sunday Riley and Augustinus Bader, to Le Labo and Rose Inc. the Beauty Advent Calendar will cover all your beauty bases. Inside the drawers, expect to find cult icons, rising stars as well as exclusive, never-before-seen launches.

cult beauty advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 39

Valued at: Over £1,000

What's inside Cult Beauty's Advent Calendar? Cult Beauty are going big this year with 39 products, and they've offered a sneak-peek of the items included, such as: Glow Recipe's Plum Plump Hyaluronic Cream, Olaplex's No.3 Hair Protector, Saie's Glowy Supergel, and Sunday Riley's Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment.

beauty advent calendar 2023 lookfantastic
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: TBC

Valued at: Over £565

What's inside LookFantastic's Beauty Advent Calendar? LookFantastic's 2023 calendar is filled with 27 beauty delights, completed by a stellar selection of brands including Nars, WOW, Nudestix, and Sol De Janeiro.

benefit beauty advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 24

Valued at: £281

What's inside Benefit's Beauty Advent Calendar? Benefit's bringing the goods with it's 2023 offering. In addition to having a wide range of items available, the brand notes that goodies include their bestselling and fan-favourite buys for brows, face, laces and lips.

beauty advent calendar 2023 fortnum and mason
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 30

Valued at: Over £1,020

What's inside Fortnum & Mason's Beauty Advent Calendar? Fortnum & Mason's gone and shared the full product list for their 2023 calendar, including a range of skincare, haircare, fragrance and wellness treats. Plus, it has 22 full-sized products, accompanied by 7 travel minis and 1 sample. The most notable items include Acqua Di Parma's Arancia Di Capri Shower Gel, Aromatherapy Associates De Stress Bath And Shower Oil, and Cult 51's Oxygen Mask.

avant zodiac beauty advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 30

Valued at: Over £877

What's inside Avant's Beauty Advent Calendar? There's a deeply mysterious (and intriguing) option over at Avant. This intricate Zodiac-inspired design appears to pair beauty fans with whimsical horoscope vibes. Welcome a celestial celebration that merges the world of astrology with the realm of beauty and skincare.

Jo Malone advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: TBC

Valued at: TBC

What's inside Jo Malone's Beauty Advent Calendar? Jo Malone's 2023 offering might just have the cutest theme: a gingerbread-inspired Advent Calendar. With a wide range of its most-loved scented goods, ranging from fragrances and luxury soaps to indulgent bubble baths, this is the ultimate 'treat myself' option.

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Release date:Available now

Number of products: 24 items

Valued at: over £300

What's inside GAIA Skincare's Beauty Advent Calendar? If boosting your wellbeing is on your Christmas wish list, then GAIA Skincare's advent calendar needs to be in your cart. Packed full of nourishing products, the 24 items from their bath, body, and face ranges- including full-size facial serums- are the perfect way to take a little 'me' time.

jurlique beauty advent calendars
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 24

What's inside Jurlique's Beauty Advent Calendar? Retailing at £85, open 24 days of beauty surprises from Jurlique; including their Nourishing Cleansing Oil, Rare Rose Lotion, and Signature Eye Serum.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 25

What's inside Next's Beauty Advent Calendar? The high street store is worth checking out for their beauty advent, with this year's calendar valuing over £355. You can find brands like the Inkey List, Floral Street and Bobbi Brown packed away in the sparkly compartments.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 12

What's inside the Rahua Advent Calendar? This is for the haircare fans: experience all that Rahua has to offer in this 12 day calendar. Packed full of plant-powered products and rainforest secrets to restore health and shine to hair promote glowy skin; it's the perfect way to replenish your hair and test out some of their bestsellers.

Neal's Yard advent calendar
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 12

What's inside Neal's Yard Remedies' Beauty Advent Calendar? Here’s a calendar that’s going to counteract all the fun and frivolity party season brings with it, with 12 helpful doses of me-time magic.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 31

What's inside John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar? Unwrap the magic of Christmas with this extravagant Beauty Advent Calendar, featuring 31 full and deluxe-size beauty products. Behind door 25, 10 lucky people could win a £500 gift voucher for an exclusive shopping spree at John Lewis, as well as five money-can't-buy experiences - including a weekend trip to Rome!

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:33

What's inside Selfridge's Beauty Advent Calendar? This year's advent ensures each morning leading up to the big day is filled with cheer in the form of cult-favourite formulas and skin-nourishing blends. Open the numbered drawers to reveal hand-picked treats like the iconic Dr. Barbara Sturm Clarifying serum or the viral sweet Gisou Hair Fragrance.

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MAC

Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside MAC Frosted Frenzy Advent Calendar? The M·A·C heroes everyone loves are coming in one perfect package. From M·A·C Stack Mascara and Retro Matte Lipstick to Hyper Real Serumizer™, this calendar is a must for any makeup fans.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside Rituals Premium Advent Calendar? This calendar showcases 24 miniature houses, with each day of Advent revealing a new surprise. From cosy cottages to bustling flagship store House of Rituals, every building is beautifully crafted and intricately detailed. Inside you'll find some of Rituals best-selling products, from bath and body to skincare essentials.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside Elemis Skin Wellness Advent Calendar? Worth a whopping £551, this is the ultimate gift for treating yourself or someone extra special. Gifts inside include pro-collagen marine cream, and Superfood Glow Priming Moisturiser. Perfect for party season!

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside L'Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar? Fragrance, skincare and and body care treats fill this calendar, all worth £177. Our favourite part is the 1970s-inspired illustrations on the packaging- we'll be keeping.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:12

What's inside 12 Days of Liz Earle Beauty Advent Calendar? The skincare brand has packed in some of it's all-time best selling products, like the Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser and Smooth & Glow™ Exfoliating Tonic. Brimming with full and mini size products, this is a sure winner for gifting.

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Release date: Pre-order for 5th November

Number of products:6

What's inside Frasers Makeup Cracker? If luxe and expensive calendars are not on your list, then this makeup cracker is a great alternative; filled with all the beauty goodies you need in your collection.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside Molton Brown Advent Calendar? Begin a most marvellous countdown with this highly coveted Advent Calendar; run an indulgent bath and pamper your skin with scents like Marvellous Mandarin & Spice. The glimmering packaging shines with a gold-foiled kaleidoscope of jewelled orange peel, nostalgic cinnamon and beloved festive spices.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:12

What's inside Wellness Advent Calendar? A curated collection of 12 best-selling OTO products, infused with pure CBD, to help you relax, rejuvenate and sparkle through the Christmas season- plus, it's worth £500.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside the Limited Edition Holiday Advent Calendar? Featuring holiday-inspired designs by artist duo Icinori, this collection houses customer favourite skincare formulas. Give your skin that fresh glow with their cleansers, face masks, facial serums.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside the Wellbeing Advent Calendar? Revel in a selection of wellbeing luxuries including invigorating cleansers, nourishing creams, and rich essential oils. From blissful aromatherapy to powerful skincare, each treat brings inner and outer harmony.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside the 25 Scented Treasures Advent Calendar? The majestic set contains an assortment of Diptyque scented treasures for you to discover every day in December, including this year’s festive candles – Sapin (Pine Tree), Délice (Delight) and Coton (Cotton).

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside the Sephora Favourites Advent Calendar 2023? Following the sell-out success of its first ever advent calendar, Sephora UK has dropped an even bigger beauty selection in time for the festive season. The hand selected line-up includes Rare Beauty, ELEMIS, Glow Recipe, Drunk Elephant. Straight to cart!

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:12

What's inside the 12 Days of Luxury Advent Calendar? Perfect for gifting to any beauty enthusiast or for trying products out yourself, inside you’ll find 12 mini and deluxe-size products, including heroes such as Vit C Brightening Cleansing Pads, Peach Lowlighter, Soft Focus Glow Drops and Dragon’s Blood Sculpting Gel. Great skin pending...

space nk beauty advent calendar
30.

Release date: Available now

Number of products: 33

Valued at: Over £1,000

What's inside Space NK's Beauty Advent Calendar? Any bonafide beauty fan knows Space NK is the beauty destination for sourcing everything from science-driven brands to innovative gadgets and niche cult heroes. Their beauty advent calendar is now even bigger and better for 2023, including a whopping 33 products (19 of which are full-sized!) from brands like Olaplex, Dr Barbara Sturm, Charlotte Tilbury, Drunk Elephant, Laneige, Tatcha, Rare Beauty, Augustinus Bader, and more.

beauty advent calendar 2023 charlotte tilbury
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 12

What's inside Charlotte Tilbury's Beauty Advent Calendar? The world's most in demand makeup artist returns with her stunning advent calendar and this year it is more magical than ever. Featuring 12 drawers, Tilbury reveals that this year's calendar will contain some of her "most MAGICAL and award-winning makeup and skincare icons." We're hoping for the sellout Beauty Light Wand, Mini Magic Cream and the Airbrush Setting Spray.

lush beauty advent calendar 1
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 25

What's inside Lush's Beauty Advent Calendar? Lush have a couple of advents on offer this year, depending on your preference and budget. This first one is designed with bath lovers in mind, coming in at £125 and including a range of "carefully curated bubble bars, melts, Fun, and bath bombs advent calendar, that will leave you feeling festive!" Our top picks? The Snowy Bath Bomb and Snow Angel bath melt.

lush beauty advent calendar 2
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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 25

What's inside Lush's Beauty Advent Calendar? If you want to upgrade and spend a little more, you can go for the deluxe version with 25 superstars ranging from bath goodies to shower, body and fragrance prods. We're eyeing the Gingerbread Lip Scrub and Jingle Jelly shower jelly (exclusively available in the advent calendar).

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Release date: Available now

Number of products: 28

What's inside Glossybox's Beauty Advent Calendar? Full of cult-favourite products like Made by Mitchell’s TikTok trending “Blursh” and Rituals full-size candle, this selection of goodies is an amazing array of beauty, skincare and makeup to get you ready through the festive season.

Marksandspencer beauty advent calendar
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Release date: 26th October

Number of products: TBC

Valued at: £340

What's inside M&S' Beauty Advent Calendar? M&S describes its 2023 advent calendar as "bigger than ever" and worth an impressive £340. What's included? Well, that's the million dollar question right now, ahead of the release at the end of October.

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Release date: Pre-order

Number of products:17

What's inside Flannels Beauty Christmas Cracker? Flannel's first beauty cracker is coming this November, and you can expect cult classics from Augustinus Bader, Pat McGrath Labs, Charlotte Tilbury and more.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside L'Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar? If you're looking for a great all-rounder, this is the calendar you need. The high street favourite is sure to hit the mark with super skincare and beauty heroes.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:24

What's inside 24 Days To Treat Yule-Self Advent Calendar? Soap & Glory’s kitsch offering is bursting with 24 glorious moments of me-time. Hidden inside are some of the brand’s best-loved products from the Clean On Me Shower Gel to the Righteous Butter Body Butter, as well as some newer additions like the Scrub Of Your Life Body Scrub and the Speed Plump Hydrating Day Cream.

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Release date: Available now

Number of products:25

What's inside the Holiday Collection Advent Calendar? Each golden window unveils a daily surprise from the beloved Colonia and Blu Mediterraneo lines to the luxurious Signatures of the Sun and Home Collection in full and travel sizes. This is truly the ultimate luxe option this Christmas.

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