Count down your days to Christmas with these GORGEOUS advent calendars

By Shervon Thiam
10 November, 2022

October has blown past us and we’re already in November. It’s time to put aside all your Halloween decorations and start your countdown to Christmas.

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 everyday for the month of December.

So, look alive, beauty junkies! We have rounded up our favourite beauty advent calendars that we think you should keep an eye out for.

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 unbox every day.

The best part is that each day will not only unveil a skincare or bodycare goodie but also a behind-the-scenes story of 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.

But if you want to absolutely indulge yourself with 24 best-selling face masks, bodycare products, and beauty tools, go for The Body Shop Boxes Of Wishes Advent Calendar (RM499). You’ll enjoy products like their mini Mango Body Butter and Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Mask.

The Body Shop Boxes Of Wishes Advent Calendar retails for RM499, all are available at The Body Shop stores.

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.

With a wide variety of products that are not commonly found in our local stores like Zelens Tea Shot Urban Defence Serum and Emma Hardie Plump & Glow Hydrating Facial Mist to spruce up your skincare routine.

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

LookFantastic Beauty Advent Calendar retails for RM615.50, 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 definitely fit with the vibes of the holiday seasons. From vibrant reds, to baby blues, and deep purples, you can try out different shades for a variety of nail looks.

Plus, as you count down and unveil different polishes, you can experiment around with different colour combinations for the most glamorous Christmas nail look.

OPI Jewel Be Bold Collection Nail Lacquer Mini 25-Piece Advent Calendar retails for RM427.50, available at LookFantastic.

Makeup Revolution Ultimate Glamour 12 Day Advent Calendar

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

To tease you a little bit, we’re letting you in on some of the things that come with this advent calendar, they include their fan-favourite false lashes, setting spray, a blush, and highlight palette.

Makeup Revolution Ultimate Glamour 12 Day Advent Calendar retails for RM267.50, available at LookFantastic.

NYX Professional Makeup 12 Day Advent Calendar

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

Apart from glosses and highlighters for that extra glow, remember to top it all off with a dewy setting spray, and you’ll be shining brightly like the star on top of every Christmas tree.

We won’t spoil it too much for you but know that the lippies included in this calendar are to die for. They’re the perfect neutral shades to match the year-end vibes and they’re sure to look good on everyone regardless of skin tone.

NYX Professional Makeup 12 Day Advent Calendar retails for RM241, available at LookFantastic.

By Terry Terryfic Glow Advent Calendar

If you’re looking for a collection to give yourself a complete makeup look, look no further than this one.

While it sits in a slightly pricier range, you won’t be wasting a cent on a calendar like this. It comes with products like primers and face creams to prep your base for a day out and eyeshadows and lippies to give more style to your face.

By Terry Terryfic Glow Advent Calendar retails for RM813.50, available at LookFantastic.

Perricone MD 2022 Holiday Collection

All the hustle and bustle from gift-shopping and attending year-end parties might wear you and your face down this December.

Not to worry because a calendar like this is sure to solve all your skin worries. It is jam-packed with skincare products that will help remove any impurities on your face and promote its rejuvenation process.

Without ruining the surprise too much, we can tell you that you’ll be getting various types of skincare treatments such as serums with patented ingredients to remove any signs of ageing and cleansers that will help throughly and gently cleanse away any gathered dirt.

One of the goodies included is their Cold Plasma Plus+ Concentrated Treatment Sheet Mask. This innovative two-piece sheet mask holds snugly to the contours of your face to deliver healthy skin. 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.

Perricone MD 2022 Holiday Collection retails for RM963, available at LookFantastic.

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’ll get multitasking products such as 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.

Another highlight is FaceGym’s Multi-Sculpt High-Performance Gua Sha, a beauty tool that helps with face-lifting and relaxation.

NET-A-PORTER Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 retails for US$340 (~RM1,731), available at NET-A-PORTER.

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 popular scents including Peony & Blush Suede, English Pear & Freesia, as well as 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 RM1,910, available at Jo Malone.

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 social media more recently or have been the brand’s long-standing icons.

Look forward to gorgeous lippies that are embossed with limited edition designs, as well as lovely fragrances including 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 RM2,100, available at Dior.