The Best Beauty Advent Calendars of 2018

These are the ideal gift for beauty lovers.

Product junkies, gird your loins. You're going to want every. Single. One. Here's what to expect from the top beauty brands this holiday season, plus a handful of our favorite advent calendars from last year.

Amore Pacific '12 Days of Essential Beauty' 2018 Advent Calendar

Best For: Anyone who loves fancy Korean skincare.

What's Inside: Deluxe sample sizes of hero products like Treatment Enzyme Peel, Treatment Cleansing Foam, Vintage Single Extract Essence and Botanical Radiance Oil

Charlotte Tilbury's Beauty Universe 2018 Advent Calendar


Best For: Anyone obsessed with celebrity beauty trends.

What's Inside: 
Magic cream, a clay mask, a multi-miracle glow, a full-sized lipstick, a mini mascara, a mini face primer, and more.

Jo Malone London 2018 Advent Calendar

COMING 11/1 $450

Best For: Home fragrance and perfume lovers.

What's Inside: a Pomegranate Noir scented candle, a Dark Amber & Ginger Lilly cologne, and more.

L'Occitane 2018 Advent Calendar


Best For: Anyone who hoards toiletries from luxury hotels.

What's Inside: Shower and skin oils, four hand creams, make up remover, four mini perfumes, body lotion, shower gel, and more.

Harrods 2018 Advent Calendar

COMING 10/1 £250 

Best For: Lovers of luxury beauty products that live in the UK.

What's Inside: Products from 25 luxury brands including Charlotte Tilbury, Tata Harper, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Sisley, and more.

No7 Beauty Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who is positively addicted to the British skincare brand.

What's Inside:
A mascara, a primer, a lipgloss, a micellar cleansing water, an eye pencil, a day cream sunscreen, and more.


More: Top Beauty Gifts for Those Who Love Makeup

LookFantastic Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who wants their beauty routine to feel just a little more enchanting.

What's Inside:
9 full-sized beauty products and 16 deluxe samples, with 19 of those products exclusive to look fantastic. 

Clinique Holiday Swag Box (2017)

Best For: Anyone who's loyal to tried-and-true products.

What's Inside: 
A moisturizer, a cleanser, a lip color and primer, a mascara, an eye cream, and more.

Holland & Barrett Natural Beauty Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who is all about natural skincare.

What's Inside: Anti-aging cream, organic snail gel, charcoal wipes, seahorse plankton facial oil, grapefruit & orange shower gel, and more.

12 Miracles of Beauty Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who loves high-end skincare but can't commit to a single brand.

What's Inside: Caudalie Beauty Elixir, Pixi Eyeliner Pencil, Erno Laszlo Hydrogel Detoxifying Mask, Dermalogica Multivitamin Thermafoliant, Grow Gorgeous Hair Density Serum, and more.

More: 15 Luxury Advent Calendars to Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who wears a different lip color every day of the week.

What's Inside:  Five glosses, seven lipsticks, five lip creams, and more.

Ole Henriksen 12 Days of OLE Glow Skincare Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who aspires to have an Instagrammable vanity.

What's Inside: A serum, two scrubs, an eye cream and an eye gel, hand cream, a nighttime transformation gel, and more. 


Atelier Cologne Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who refuses to commit to a "signature fragrance."

What's Inside: Three soaps, 17 mini "pure perfume dabbers" (sample sizes), a travel spray in Orange Sanguine, and more.

Ciaté London Mini Mani Month Nail Polish Set (2017)

Best For: Anyone who hoards nail polish and is never seen without a fresh mani.

What's Inside: 19 mini nail polishes and one full-size polish.

Cabinet of Scented Luxuries Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone looking to try out everything Molton Brown. 

What's Inside: Eau de toilettes, hand exfoliator, body washes, body lotions, mini candles, a deep conditioning mask, a festive shower gel bauble and more.

The Ritual of Advent (2017)

Best For: Anyone who's into Ayurveda and Eastern medicine.

What's Inside: A body cream, a shower foam, travel-sized miracle wipes, a relaxing serum, four mini candles, and more.

The Body Shop Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who chooses their products based on scent.

What's Inside: A mango lip butter, coconut hand cream, white musk body lotion, and more.

Cowshed Beauty Advent Calendar (2017)

Best For: Anyone who wants to create their own personal spa.

What's Inside: Bath and shower gels, softening conditioner, moisturizing hand cream, quinoa hydrating moisturizer, calming pillow spray, and more.

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