The best beauty advent calendars for a dreamy December

The countdown to Christmas is almost here and what better way to see in the biggest day of the year than with a beauty advent calendar? So much more satisfying than their chocolate counterparts, the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Molton Brown and Clarins have hidden miniatures of their best beauty products behind those little cardboard doors. Here are six of the best to get you started.


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1. Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury advent calendar


If there’s one woman who can get us Christmas ready, it’s Charlotte Tilbury. Charlotte’s Beauty Universe features two of her most iconic products, the Matte Revolution lipstick in Pillow Talk and her Magic Cream. The red and rose gold glitter-dusted packaging is pretty special too.

Charlotte's Beauty Universe, £150


2. Molton Brown

Molton Brown advent calendar


From candles to product-filled baubles, Molton Brown’s Opulent Infusions is the ultimate advent calendar for pampering and relaxation. We love the new Muddled Plum scent – a true homage to Christmas.

Molton Brown Opulent Infusions Advent Calendar, £175


3. Decléor

Decléor advent calendar


Skincare obsessed? Decléor’s beauty advent calendar contains 24 hero products, including a full-size Hydra Floral Everfresh Hydrating Light Cream and Phytopeel Exfoliating Cream. Expect a glowing complexion come January, no matter how much you indulge over the festive period.

Decléor Advent Calendar, £80


4. House of Fraser

House of Fraser beauty advent calendar


Our exclusive advent calendar is a must-have for beauty beginners. Filled with 24 essential products, including lipstick, bronzer and nail varnish, their collection will be complete by Christmas Day.

House of Fraser Advent Calendar, £25


5. Clarins

Clarins advent calendar


Clarins’ 12 Days Of Christmas features an impressive line-up of their best-selling skincare and makeup. With two full-size and 10 travel-size products, our top picks include the much-loved Beauty Flash Balm and the cult favourite Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil.

Clarins 12 Days of Christmas, £60


6. Clarins Men

Clarins Men advent calendar


Men deserve a beauty advent calendar too, and Clarins has delivered with their set of cleansing, moisturising and grooming goodies. With all of these products in his skincare arsenal, he’ll want one every year.

Clarins Men 12 Days of Christmas, £60