An advent calendar is a special type of festive calendar that was used in the past to count down the days until Christmas. Over the years, people have designed them to hold various messages of gifts. Nowadays, many brands come up with their own advent calendars featuring some of their best-loved products. Beauty brands are no different!

Towards the end of the year, many cosmetic and skincare companies put together exciting and beautifully crafted packages of products. Here are some of this year’s best advent calendars to buy as a gift or to keep to yourself!

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Advent Calendars that Make Great Xmas Gifts

1.Yves Rocher ($52)

Yves Rocher advent calendar
Image credit: Yves Rocher Singapore FB

Yves Rocher’s advent calendar 2018 comes in a neat little box decorated in white and green. It includes 24 mini version of Yves Rocher products in separate boxes that can be disassembled and offered as an individual gift. The products here include makeup, fragrances, face care, body care and more. They have a collective value of about $130 and are all made from botanical sources.

Where to get it? Yves official store Lazada (App Only)

2. The Body Shop Premium Collection Advent Calendar ($255.20)

The Body Shop advent calendar
Image credit: Lazada Vendor page

The Body Shop’s advent calendar also has 24 products in small portions. These products come in lovely packaging that’s about 30 cm in height. All products are completely cruelty-free and vegetarian-friendly, with natural ingredients. The calendar’s products include face, body and skincare products, as well as bath soaps, a bath sponge and a bunny elastic headband.

Where to get it? Lazada

3. No. 7 Beauty Advent Calendar ($148.60)

No 7 advent calendar
Image credit: Lazada

No. 7 is an American cosmetics brand that has left its mark internationally. Get yourself (or a friend) a complete set of cosmetics for the face with this advent calendar. Products include their Pink Slip High Shine Lip Gloss, TM Eyeshadow in Copper, Advanced Day Cream with SPF 30, Advanced Night Cream and Advanced Serum.

Where to get it? Lazada

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4. LUSH’s Wonderful Christmas Time ($399)

Lush Wonderful Christmas Time
Image credit: Lush Singapore

Lush products have been fizzling in bathtubs all over the world for some time now. It’s safe to say that Lush has revolutionized the way we see bathing and bath time. Their advent calendar this year includes a total of 24 wonderfully perfumed products, including bath bombs, body conditioners, shower gels, massage bars, body lotions and many more. Some of these products are specially custom made for the season and come in festive shapes like a miniature Santa, mistletoe, polar bear, gingerbread man, and snowflake.

Where to get it? Lush Online store

5. ESPA Comfort and Joy Advent Calendar ($194.50)

ESPA Advent Calendar
Image credit: Look Fantastic Singapore

Pamper yourself this Christmas season with the advent calendar from ESPA. This box contains a lovely navy blue chest of drawers with a surprise hidden inside each compartment. Bath and body care products in this package include the Restorative Bath Oil, 24-hour Replenishing Moisturizer, Muscle Rescue Balm, Energising Shower Gel and lots more.

Where to get it? Lookfantastic Singapore

6. Sephora Once Upon a Castle Advent Calendar ($69)

Sephora advent calendar

Image credit: Sephora Singapore Website

Sephora’s theme for their advent calendar is a fairytale town filled with 24 tiny surprises. These gifts are miniature versions of well-loved Sephora products, including makeup, bath products, beauty accessories and skincare. The items are varied and feature things like eyeshadow, eyebrow pencils, lip colours, lip balm, a nose strip, and even glitter hair rings.

Get it at Sephora before it sells out.

7. 24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar

24 days of Clinique
Image credit: Clinique Singapore

Clinique’s 3 step skincare routine is one of its most popular products, and you can find this and many others in their advent calendar. This collection of 24 Clinique products will give your skin the glow and freshness it needs to start of the new year. Along with cleansers, toners, serums and moisturizers, the advent calendar also includes makeup products like blush and lip colour.

Where to get it? Tangs

No matter what your beauty preferences are, these advent calendars will no doubt amuse and excite you. Everyone loves a good surprise, and it’s even better when there are 24 or more surprises in one package.

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