Watch: What are the best beauty advent calendars this year?
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It may only be September, but we're already looking forward to Christmas.
With 115 days to go until 25 December, beauty brands are launching their beauty advent calendars for 2021.
It is still early days, but some beauty brands are offering shoppers the chance to pre-order their advent calendars already - and with hundreds of pounds-worth of products available for a fraction of the price, it's no surprise beauty calendars sell out in record time each year.
So, don't miss out - we'll be updating this page right up until Christmas with all the best beauty advent calendars you won't want to miss.
The 2021 beauty advent calendars to know about
Lookfantastic Advent Calendar 2021 | £85 (Worth £414) from Lookfantastic
Lookfantastic has launched their hotly anticipated Beauty Advent Calendar for this year, and after last year's pre-sale sell-out success, as well as selling out for six years in a row, this is not to be missed. Big brands across skincare, cosmetics and hair care, such as ESPA, Aveda, Nars and Kate Somerville are among some of the luxury labels included in the Christmas countdown. Plus beauty subscription box members - new and existing - can get an extra £15 off.
Ted Baker Advent Calendar | £45 from Boots
This Ted Baker Christmas countdown has 24 goodies waiting behind each door, from make-up and skincare essentials to beauty tools, as well as haircare treats, for the ultimate pamper.
From a body cream and under eye sheet mask, to blush and highlighter palettes, eye lash curlers and tweezers, Ted Baker has left no stone unturned with this almighty bundle.
Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £119 (Worth £385.20) from Feelunique
Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 is a thing of beauty - quite literally. It contains 27 beauty items, worth £385.20, which will see us through to Christmas and beyond. Must-have skincare, cosmetics and haircare products from Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, as well as Emma Hardie and Elemis.
Fortnum's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £225 from Fortnum & Mason
Fortnum & Mason's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 contains over £750 worth of beauty products, but for a fraction of the price. Behind the 25 drawers lies 20-full sized products, plus 16 deluxe samples and one miniature travel size sample. From Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream to Fortnum & Mason 1707 Lilas Eau de Parfum, this luxury beauty advent calendar is hot property this Yuletide.
Macmillan 24 Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar | £85 from Boots
Macmillan's Advent Calendar has been a huge hit in previous years, and now it is back bigger and better than ever. The 2021 Christmas countdown includes skincare and make-up products from an array of big brands, such as Liz Earle, Ted Baker, Champneys, YourGoodSkin, No7 and many more. Plus £2 from each purchase will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. But shoppers will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on this calendar, as it's coming soon to Boots - stay tuned.
Macmillan Advent Calendar for Him | £85 from Boots
The iconic Macmillan Advent Calendar also comes in a bundle filled with men's skincare and beauty products. Similar to Macmillan 24 Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar, this festive bundle also homes 24 grooming essentials from labels, including No7, Champneys, Liz Earle, Ted Baker and more.
ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar | £75 from ASOS
ASOS' Beauty Advent Calendar is a thing of beauty - literally. It contains 24 products across skincare, hair and body, as well as make-up cosmetics, waiting for you behind each door, as well as a tote bag. This calendar includes 15 full sized products, as well as nine miniatures, so you can sample those products that have been on your wish list for months. Leading brands, including Elemis, The Ordinary, MAC, Dr. Paw Paw and many others are waiting inside - the temptation not to open all the doors at once will be hard.
ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar | £40 from ASOS
ASOS has released a second advent calendar filled with grooming essentials for the man in your life. Unlike the Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar, the Grooming Advent Calendar contains 12 products, as well as an ASOS tote bag and limited golden tickets to win a stash of Face + Body buys. Bull Dog, Gillette, Cetaphil, The Ordinary and more brands are behind the 12 doors, so you can enjoy a treat every other day in the run down to Christmas.
VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar | £359 from Harrods
VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar is the luxury advent calendar to have on your radar, especially if you are looking to spoil yourself or someone else. This advent calendar is filled with 12 Valmont beauty buys, including cosmetics and fragrances.
Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £215 from Cult Beauty
Cult Beauty's Advent Calendar 2021 is a beauty buff's dream, as it contains a whole host of big beauty brands, with the contents racking up to £975. This calendar contains 38 must-have beauty products, including Victoria Beckham Beauty's Posh Lipstick in 'Pout', as well as Augustinus Bader's The Face Oil, ESPA's The Grounding Crystals, and much more.
The best part is £40,000 from sales will be donated to the Beauty Backed Trust, which aims to support beauty professionals post-pandemic. Plus, one tree will be planted for every calendar sold as part of the partnership with ClimatePartner.
Lush Advent Calendar | £185 from Lush
Lush's Advent Calendar contains 25 beauty products to see you through the run up to the 25th.The calendar includes Lush's bubble bar, shower gel, perfume, as well as their iconic bath bombs, all wrapped up in retro packaging.
Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar | £140 from The Body Shop
The Body Shop has launched a variety of beauty advent calendars, but it is the Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar, which has piqued our interest. It includes a selection of full sized bestselling items, as well as miniature favourites too. There's Himalayan Charcoal, Chinese Ginseng and Rice face masks, as well as Shea Shampoo and Conditioner, Drop of Youth Concentrate, and many more must haves.
Nivea Men Advent Calendar | £40 from Boots
Nivea's 2021 calendar is filled with 24 skincare items suited for men, ranging from deodorants, face scrubs and shaving cream, to moisturisers and lip balms.
Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar | £120 from Superdrug
This Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar from Superdrug is not to go under the radar. It contains 25 full sized Revolution Beauty make-up products, as well as brushes, and even palettes - perfect for any make-up fan.
Revolution Advent Calendar 2021 | £80 from Superdrug
For those looking for a more affordable option, the Revolution Advent Calendar 2021 is for you. Behind 25 doors awaits a popular Revolution Beauty favourite; from make-up palettes, to lip glosses, beauty blenders and much more.
Superdrug Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar | £60 from Superdrug
Stagger your treats in the countdown to Christmas with Superdrug's Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar. With 12 doors, and 12 products, you will open a popular cosmetic item every other day. From lip sticks and lip glosses, primer, and foundations to even make-up brushes to perfect your beauty look, this is a must have.
Molton Brown's Beauty Advent Calendar | £195 from Molton Brown
Molton Brown's bath salts, oils, shower gels and creams, are a thing of dreams, and instantly transports us to a lavish spa. But what if you could be treated to that every day in the run up to Christmas? Molton Brown is bringing back its iconic Advent Calendar to mark its 50th anniversary. This advent will home 24 iconic and festive scented bath and shower essentials, worth over £313, in this year's advent calendar.
Glossybox Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £85 for subscribers and £105 for non-subscribers from Glossybox
Glossybox never fail to deliver when it comes to its Beauty Advent Calendars, and this year will be no different. This year's calendar will include £465 worth of beauty products, which will retail for £85 to subscribers, which makes a saving of £380. 25 products will be waiting behind each door in the countdown to Christmas, from brands such as Elemis, Sarah Chapman, Huda beauty and many more.
Upcoming beauty advent calendars to keep an eye on
Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £225 from Liberty London
We have been waiting in anticipation for Liberty's Beauty Advent Calendar and it is almost here. There is a mix of 19 full sized products, miniature must-haves, as well as a voucher to spend at Liberty, plus one lucky shopper will find a single Golden Ticket inside, worth £5000 to spend at Liberty. Big brands across make-up, skincare, wellness and hair care are inside the advent calendar, including Olaplex, 111Skin, Le Labo, Vilhelm Parfumerie, Augustinus Bader, and many more.
Jo Malone Beauty Advent Calendar | £326 from Jo Malone
Jo Malone is set to release its annual beauty advent calendar on 30 September, and the anticipation is killing us, as it is set to be filled with even more surprises than before. This year there will be 24 beauty and skincare items housed behind each door, which will range from exclusive products shaped as mini soaps, Little Luxuries, as well as new scents, and best of all a 30ml fragrance too.
Net-A-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar | £225 from Net-A-Porter
Net-A-Porter is due to be dropping its Beauty Advent Calendar for the fourth year running, and with over £1,300 worth of beauty items, this is not to be missed. It contains 17 full sized must-haves, as well as 8 travel essentials from big brands, including 111 Skin, Dr. Barbara Sturm, Natura Bissé, Sunday Riley, This Works, Charlotte Tilbury, and many more.
The Beauty Advent Calendar | £199 from Space NK
Space NK's The Beauty Advent Calendar is set to drop on 18 September, but in the meantime shoppers can put their name on a waiting list so not to miss out.
This year's advent calendar is better than ever, as it has beauty buys from big brands, which total over £700), waiting behind 24 doors, including Summer Fridays, Olaplex, Nars, Jo Loves, and many more. But that is not all, when you sign up you will be entered into a competition to win a prize, with the first prize being a beauty hamper worth £1,000, runners up will get £200 to spend at Space NK, while third prize is £100 to spend in the beauty store.
MAC Beauty Advent Calendar | £135 from MAC Cosmetics
MAC Cosmetics is one of our go to beauty brands, so the news of the labels Beauty Advent Calendar is music to our ears. The calendar contains over £340 popular beauty products, both full sized and travel size, ranging from Prep + Prime Fix Spray to their iconic lipsticks and much more.
Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar | £85 (Worth £154) from Dr. Hauschka
The Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar is set to launch on 27 September, and it is a date for the diary that's for sure. This calendar is filled with skincare essentials from one of the leading beauty labels, as it includes a calming Body Cream, hydrating eye cream, as well as a clarifying clay mask, among many other bestselling items. Each product is individually wrapped in a reusable cotton bag, so you can get creative with your own calendar for years to come, plus you can save £69.