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The best advent calendars for beauty lovers
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As kids, nothing was better than a chocolate advent calendar. Now that we're older? There's nothing, quite literally nothing, better than a beauty advent calendar. Here's our roundup of the best beauty advent calendars of 2017:

Molton Brown – Cabinet of Scented Luxuries, £165

What’s inside and why is it a must? 

OK firstly Molton Brown knows gorgeous; everything they sell will have you smelling like a forest dwelling chic-ass girl who knows exactly how to survive on nuts, berries and river water. Their advent calendar is full of their best products and has something for every part of the body. Perfume, creams, body washes and more.  Also, aren’t you in love with the packaging?

NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar, £50

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Because you already have ninety shades of red. Yes, red is life, but so is violet and orange and metallic black and copper and deep berries that make you look like you’ve been eating blackberries all afternoon. But in a fabulous way, obvs. From Lip Lingerie to Liquid Suede, all of NYX’s cult lip products are yours to play with this Christmas.

L’Occitane en Provence – Advent Calendar, £49

What’s inside and why is it a must?

24 L’Occitane products are waiting behind the doors of this gorgeous box, waiting to moisturise dry skin and wash you to within an inch of your life, all the while make you smell great. Obsess over the fragrances, lip balms, creams, shower gels and soaps. Our favourite is the Cherry Blossom shower gel. What dreams are made of.

Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar, £70

What’s inside and why is it a must?

The Selfridges beauty hall is a modern wonder of this world. If you can’t walk the marble floors this December, then at least let them guide your 24 days of Christmas with their oh so elegant and perfectly collated beauty advent calendar. YSL, Kiehl’s, Lancôme, Urban Decay and more are waiting to brighten your day.

The Body Shop – Countdown to New Year, £50

What’s inside and why is it a must?

The Body Shop have totally turned things on their head with this calendar - it starts on Christmas Day and takes you right through to New Year's Day. The perfect gift for that person who gets despressed after Xmas.

Diptyque Advent Calendar, £300

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Walk into any cool girl’s house and you’re bound to smell Diptyque’s famous Baies candle wafting through the home, permeating every surface with notes of rose, amber and blackcurrant. With their advent offering, Diptyque have 25 mini home and body fragrances to lift even the scroogiest of spirits.

Cowshed Advent Calendar, £90

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Cowshed’s calendar brings you their bestsellers in a gorgeous burgundy and gold box that you’ll have to restrain yourself from ripping open. Hair, face, hand, body and face are covered to make you the happiest cow in the shed.

Liz Earle The Twelve Days of Christmas – Beauty Advent Calendar, £66

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Everyone loves Liz Earle - the hot cloth cleanser has changed the faces of women the world over. This nifty calendar is full of 12 treats (travel friendly!) that will transform your skin into a soft, supple and glowy state.

Rituals Advent Calendar, £59.50

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Rituals is not quite niche brand, but it’s also not quite everywhere. We like to think of it as unique. Their advent calendar is the same. 24 Ritual surprises, 24 new ways to countdown to Christmas. Beautiful mood-setting candles will zen your Christmas eve, whilst you sit there smelling like rose, honey and all manner of gorgeous Asian remedies. Get your body rituals in check for Christmas.

Marks & Spencer Beauty and Makeup Advent Calendar, £35

What’s inside and why is it a must?

“How can something with such a budget price, cover so many angles?” said women everywhere. Worth over £250, the advent calendar shows off the cream of the M&S crop and why they’re seen as a serious beauty pit stop. Enjoy Rodial, Autograph, Eyeko, Nails.Inc and so many more incredible minis!

Powder Beauty Drawers, £10

What’s inside and why is it a must?

Not technically an advent calendar, but we couldn’t recommend all these fabulous calendars and not mention our own offerings. Crafted by the good ship Powder, we have boxes for the man in your life, the NARS lover or if you just want to treat yourself every single month. Full sized and mini products delivered right to your door from industry giants like Smashbox, Neal’s Yard Remedies, GHD, GlamGlow and more. It’s like Christmas. All year round.

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