It’s time for chocolate to move over and make way for the latest Christmas countdown-beauty advent calendars.
For many of us a highlight of December is opening the door to a chocolate treat each day. But it’s also fair to say, that December ‘tis’ the season we all gain a few extra pounds. So why not ditch those few extra chocolate calories and replace them for trendy beauty treats instead? Think of this way… each day you’ll be greeted with the trendiest beauty products on the market, and not feel as guilty when you’re grabbing your sixth Malteser from the Celebration box.
From CharlotteTilbury to ASOS, nearly every brand stocking beauty products has jumped on the adventband wagon. Here, we have a breakdown of 2018’s top beauty calendars. Your nextbig task is deciding which to go for… good luck!
We are beaming with excitement over the Selfridges Glam Sparkle Beauty Advent Calendar. For £130 the calendar certainly offers the ultimate beauty treats.Filled with all kinds of goodies from Lancôme’s finest skincare treats, to Urban Decay’s best-selling All Nighter Setting Spray and primer potion and even mini perfumes including popular YSL’s Black Opium, perfect to keep in yourfave handbag. Asif the cinder didn’t need any more help you’ll find the likesof Kiehl’s and Viktor &Rolf inside. Get it before it’s gone people!
Glossy Box have released their first ever beauty advent calendar ‘GLOSSYBOX BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDAR 2018′. In true Glossy style, the brand has combined their newest beauty discoveries with the 2018’s most trend leading brands such as; NARS, RealTechniques, Yankee Candle and even a full sized Huda Beauty palette which alone usually retails for £40.
The calendar contains 25 products, including 17 full sized products, worth over £300. The brand offers an impressive discount for its loyal Glossy Box subscribersat £75 and £99 for non-subscribers. Christmas has certainly come early!
Charlotte Tilbury is back with anotherone of her magical advent calendars after the success of last years. The Beauty Universe Advent Calendar includes 12 ofthe brands award-winning beauty and skincare heroes, including her best-selling Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk and her iconic Magic Cream. For £150 you will indulge yourself with the ULTIMATE universal starterkit from Charlotte’s incredible range.
Currently on offer in Superdrug for just £25 is the Make-Up Revolution Beauty Advent Calendar. Yep you heard right £25 for you will receive 24 makeup surprises for face, eyes and lips. Makeup Revolutionhas had soaring success within the industry during the 2018 and don’t plan onstopping for the festive season. Behind each door you’ll find Revolution favourites including highlighters, lip glosses, lipsticks plus a brand new version of bestselling Re-loaded Eyeshadow Palette.
High in the rankings is MAC’s ‘Shiny Pretty Things’ calendar. MAC fans are goingcrazy over the brands first ever Christmas calendar. Containing 24 mini and full size MAC products including cultclassics Velvet Teddy and Ruby Woo Lipstick, Woodwink edeyeshadow and the infamous Strobe Cream. The calendar offers the doorsto perfect skin prep, statement shadows and lusting lips. Get ready to indulgein MAC’s treasure trove of shiny pretty things.
Online fashion retailer ASOS have alsojoined in the festive fun, creating their Face & Body Advent Calendar. Retailed at £55, ASOS have certainly offereda cheaper alternative to the competition. The 24 minis are made up off a rangeof amazing brands we’re all eager to try. Just some of exciting productsinclude the Benefit Hoola Lite, MAC Strobe Cream and GlamGlow Glowstarter Illuminator. This is a strong contender for one of 2018’s best valued calendars.
Soap & Glory
Another contender not likely to breakthe bank is the Soap & Glory It’s In The Calendar. Behind the doors is 24 pampering favourites, full of glorious, soapy delights.From body moisturizers to mascarasand hand-creams to plumping lip-glosses, just one touch of these goodies you’llbe smelling like a dream. The calendar is currently on offer in the Black Friday Weekend deals, reducedfrom £40 to £20.