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Start your Christmas countdown with these exciting beauty advent calendars

By Shervon Thiam
9 November, 2022

As we dust off our spooky Halloween decorations, the countdown to Christmas begins.

We know that there is still a good month till Christmas reaches us but the festive fever has already taken over us and we can’t help but spread it to you, in the form of advent calendars.

They’re a great way to create anticipation for Christmas day as you open them and reveal a goodie every day for the month of December. Ahead, check out some of the best beauty advent calendars to lead you up to Christmas.

The Body Shop advent calendars

There has been so much hype surrounding The Body Shop advent calendars and we can definitely see why. It comes in an adorable packaging that will feel so satisfying to unwrap bit by bit every day.

The best part is that each day will not only unveil a skincare or bodycare goodie but will also reveal a behind-the-scenes story on how The Body Shop manufactures its products.

Through this meaningful advent calendar, you’ll rest assured that you’re treating yourself while doing something good for someone from across the world.

There are three types of advent calendars for you to pick from according to your budget.

Filled with full-sized best-sellers, The Body Shop Box Of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar (S$259) is worth every cent spent. It comes with the ever-popular Edelweiss Sheet Mask, iconic Shea Body Butter, Sleep Pillow Mist, and more.

Packed with 25 surprises, The Body Shop Box Of Wonders Big Advent Calendar (S$179) has a variety of products to indulge in. You’ll get products from The Body Shop’s new Wellness range like the Avocado Body Scrub to leave skin feeling smooth and fresh.

Enjoy 24 best-selling face masks, bodycare products, and beauty tools when you get The Body Shop Boxes Of Wishes Advent Calendar (S$109). You’ll enjoy products like their mini Mango Body Butter and Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Mask.

The Body Shop Box Of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar retails for S$259, The Body Shop Box Of Wonders Big Advent Calendar retails for S$179, and The Body Shop Boxes Of Wishes Advent Calendar retails for S$109, all are available at The Body Shop stores, Shopee, and Lazada.

Innisfree advent calendar

We might not have a white Christmas in Singapore, but getting this advent calendar from Innisfree is a perfect way to replicate the lovely feeling of a wonderful, white Christmas.

The Best Holiday Kit is dressed in Innisfree’s limited-edition packaging that resembles the romantic and dreamy vibes of a white winter land. It contains 12 mini products that range from skincare to bodycare for you to indulge yourself each day.

Without dropping too many spoilers, you can expect products from their best-selling Jeju Cherry Blossom Series and Retinol Cica series.

The best part is that this calendar is also a gift with purchase item! When you spend more than S$120 in the month of November or while stocks last, you’ll be able to redeem this kit.

The Innisfree advent calendar is available after spending S$120 worth of Innisfree products at Innisfree Singapore stores, sg.innisfree.com, or the official innisfree stores on Shopee and Lazada.

LookFantastic Beauty Advent Calendar

If you’re looking for a calendar that gives you products from a range of brands, LookFantastic has one for you to look out for.

It features a wide variety of products not commonly found in our local stores, like Zelens Tea Shot Urban Defence Serum and Emma Hardie Plump & Glow Hydrating Facial Mist.

There is also a good mix of formulas you might be familiar with, such as The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA  and Drunk Elephant Protini ™ Polypeptide Cream to help soothe your skin troubles. This calendar is great for those looking to try out new products.

LookFantastic Beauty Advent Calendar retails for S$195.50, available at LookFantastic.

OPI Jewel Be Bold Collection Nail Lacquer Mini 25-Piece Advent Calendar

Who says you can’t have a new nail look each day for the month of December? This advent calendar reveals a new nail polish for you to doll your nails up each day.

There’s a range of colours for you to unveil that will fit with the vibes of the holiday season. From vibrant reds to baby blues and deep purples, you can try out different shades for a variety of nail looks.

OPI Jewel Be Bold Collection Nail Lacquer Mini 25-Piece Advent Calendar retails for S$136, available at LookFantastic.

Makeup Revolution Ultimate Glamour 12 Day Advent Calendar

Get all the products you need for a makeover with this advent calendar. Makeup Revolution is here to gift you a range of beauty products for all the looks you’ll be doing for your holiday parties.

To tease you a little bit, we’re letting you in on a few items that come with this calendar. They include their fan-favourite false lashes, setting spray, a blush and highlight palette, and many more.

Makeup Revolution Ultimate Glamour 12 Day Advent Calendar retails for S$85, available at LookFantastic.

NYX Professional Makeup 12 Day Advent Calendar

Shine as bright as the Christmas lights with all the glowing products you’ll be getting from this one advent calendar.

There are glosses and highlighters to swipe on for that extra glow. Top it all off with a dewy setting spray and you’ll beam like the star on top of every Christmas tree.

Pssst! The lippies in this calendar are to die for. They’re the perfect neutral shades to wear on any occasion, and they’ll suit most skin tones.

NYX Professional Makeup 12 Day Advent Calendar retails for S$76.50, available at LookFantastic.

By Terry Terryfic Glow Advent Calendar

If you’re looking for a collection to give yourself a complete makeup look, this one is the way to go.

Though it’s slightly pricier than the others on our list, a calendar like this is worth every penny. It features products like primers and face creams to prep your base for a day out and eyeshadows and lippies to complete your look.

By Terry Terryfic Glow Advent Calendar retails for S$258.50, available at LookFantastic.

Perricone MD 2022 Holiday Collection

This advent calendar is jam-packed with skincare products that will help remove any impurities on your face and kickstart its rejuvenation process.

You’ll be getting various types of skincare treatments like serums with patented ingredients to remove any signs of ageing, and cleansers that will gently cleanse away any gathered dirt.

One of the goodies you’ll find behind a door is their Cold Plasma Plus+ Concentrated Treatment Sheet Mask. This innovative two-piece sheet mask hugs the contours of your face and delivers ample moisture and nourishment.

It boasts vitamin C ester, copper tripeptide, and phospholipids in their proprietary liquid crystal delivery system to reduce dullness, uneven texture, uneven tone, discolouration, and loss of firmness, so you’ll get glowing in no time.

Perricone MD 2022 Holiday Collection retails for S$306, available at LookFantastic.

Clarins Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

Clarins is here to join your festive celebrations with not one, but two beauty advent calendars.

The first calendar is bursting with 24 of Clarins’ best-selling products, while the second is a smaller one that features 12 products. Now, the latter may be tinier, but it still includes some of Clarins’ essentials.

Both sets include their Lip Comfort Oil, which has been trending on TikTok recently, and their best-selling SOS Hydra Mask Intensive moisturising mask that is infused with organic leaf of life extract for a boost in hydration.

Clarins 24-Day Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 retails for S$172 and Clarins 12-Day Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 retails for S$125, available at Clarins.

NET-A-PORTER Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

Each day is a new surprise with the NET-A-PORTER Beauty Advent Calendar. Open the 25 doors of this calendar to reveal beauty products from iconic brands that are harder to find in Singapore.

It features Tata Harper’s Regenerating Cleanser and Omorovicza’s Balancing Moisturizer, both of which will give you smooth and plump skin.

Plus, you will also get a multitasking product like the Westman Atelier’s Lit Up Highlight Stick in Brûlée, which is a flattering cream bronzer that can dress your eyes in a gorgeous nude hue as well.

You’ll also be able to treat yourself with the FaceGym’s Multi-Sculpt High-Performance Gua Sha.

NET-A-PORTER Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 retails for US$340 (~S$476.69), available at NET-A-PORTER.

Dior Advent Calendar 2022

We’re already swept off our feet by the luxurious calendar that houses the products. The intricate gold etchings on the calendar will make you feel extra grand as you reveal each product.

But looks are not the only thing that this calendar has to flaunt. It also features many of Dior’s best-selling products that have either been trending on TikTok or have been the brand’s long-standing icons.

You’ll get gorgeous lippies like the Rouge Dior 100 velvet finish and Rouge Dior 100 velvet finish, which are both embossed with limited-edition designs.

On top of that, you will also get to enjoy lovely fragrances like the iconic Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet and J’adore Parfum d’Eau to immerse you completely in Dior’s world.

Dior Advent Calendar 2022 retails for S$845, available at Dior.

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar 2022

You’re sure to get an olfactory experience like none other with this advent calendar from Jo Malone. Treat yourself to mood-boosting home fragrances, popular colognes that come in miniature sizes, seasonal packaging, and some full-sized surprises.

This calendar features many popular scents like Peony & Blush Suede, English Pear & Freesia, and even their seasonal scent, White Moss & Snowdrop.

Not to mention, you can also look forward to adorable limited edition items like a Jo Malone snowglobe and snowball keyring.

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar 2022 retails for S$715, available at Jo Malone.

LANCÔME HOLIDAY 2022 Advent Calendar

From gorgeous packaging to best-selling products, this advent calendar has everything you could want all in one.

Open it up to reveal a pop-up Eiffel Tower and a mini cityscape that will make you feel as if you are in Paris itself.

Countdown to Christmas by unboxing a beauty treat daily for 24 days. It includes a slew of items from minis of Lancôme bestsellers as well as a full-sized bottle of the iconic best-selling Advanced Génifique Serum that usually costs over S$180.

The Advent Calendar is worth S$1,029 but retails for only $250 so this is really the definition of a steal.

Alternatively, if you happen to spend a minimum of S$888 at Lancôme, you will be entitled to receive the Advent Calendar as a complimentary gift-with-purchase.

The Lancôme Advent Calendar 2022 retails for S$1,029, available at Lancôme.

Valmont Holidays in Neverland advent calendar 2022

Unveil 12 skincare goodies and perfumes from this luxurious advent calendar.
There are masks, serums, and creams to help reduce any signs of fatigue or ageing. While you pamper your skin, you can also indulge yourself in lovely floral fragrances!
We’re not going to spoil the whole surprise for you but we do want to tease you a little bit. You get to treat yourself to their Prime Renewing Pack, which is a cream mask that will give your skin a boost in glow and youth. Also, we can’t forget their Moisturizing Booster, which will give your skin an immediate hydration boost and plumping effect.
Valmont Holidays in Neverland advent calendar 2022 retails for S$508, available at Asleya.