It may only be October but the beauty advent calendars for 2022 are dropping thick and fast. Not sure which to pick? Molton Brown’s epic offering is a real crowd pleaser, full to bursting with a stocking load of indulgent treats. Read on to find out why this is the beauty advent that will help you turn your home into an oasis of bliss this December… and have your bathroom smelling like a five star spa hotel throughout the festive period and beyond.

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There are few beauty brands who aren’t launching an advent calendar this year but Molton Brown’s is by far the most festive we’ve seen. The rich red box is made up of 24 drawers of treats filled with everything from their iconic products – we’re looking at you Pink Pepper Bath & Shower Gel; decadent fragrances and sweet little baubles filled with some of the brand’s signature scents to hang on the tree. Embossed with a golden wreath of festive flowers and fruits, it will add a Christmas feel to your mantel or dressing table all throughout December. 

Heroes include…

Amongst the 24 gifts inside some of our favourites include:

Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Vibrant Bathing Oil 

If you like the powdery smell of roses come bathtime, dip into Molton Brown’s heavenly Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Vibrant Bathing Oil. 

Blended with rhubarb and yuzu, the scent is not too sweet and will up your pre-party bath routine throughout the festive season. 

Tobacco Absolute Eau de Parfum Travel Case Refill 

Without a doubt our favourite from the Molton Brown family, this cocooning scent is a warm combination of cedarwood, leather accord and tobacco absolute lifted by a hint of grapefruit – the fragrance equivalent of curling up with a good book by a roaring fire. This handy little travel refill will come in useful on all your 2023 jaunts. 

Orange & Bergamot Hand Cream

A must for your everyday bag, this soothing hand cream – infused with fresh mandarin, neroli, and enduring musk – will keep your palms soft and cared for all day long. 

Vintage With Elderflower Festive Bauble

Finally, the calendar is peppered with some festive baubles you can hang on the tree and use throughout the Christmas period. Each is filled with one of Molton Brown’s indulgent bath soaks and this Vintage Elderflower scent is our favourite. 

Sustainable credentials…

To ensure this beauty advent is as waste-free as possible, Molton Brown has used 100% recycled materials to make the paper*. The calendar itself is substantial and sturdy, meaning you can reuse it to house trinkets and jewellery throughout the year or make your own advent come 2023. The ribbon is also made from 70% recycled plastic. 

*Excludes filling insider drawer.

I was so lucky to receive an advent calendar from my family in 2021 and I must say it's the best present ever! I was over the moon and thoroughly enjoyed opening the drawers each day! My calendar is being refilled for this Christmas, I cannot wait!

ELLY STANCLIFFE, THE HANDBOOK

When to shop…

The calendar has just hit stores and the Molton Brown website so be quick before it sells out.

The reviews…

In recent years the reviews have been a resounding five-star success and we’re sure 2022’s offering will not disappoint. 

The £££ savings

And finally, the best bit… The Molton Brown advent is priced at £195 but is worth an incredible £329. Shop as a gift for a loved one or treat yourself and turn your bathroom into a five-star spa this Christmas.

PLUS, we’ve teamed up with Molton Brown to offer one lucky reader the chance to win the advent. Click here for your chance to win…


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