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Best beauty advent calendars for Christmas 2020
- Becki Crossley
- 9 September 2020
From Fenty makeup to Lush bath bombs, beauty advent calendars are the stylish surprise every beauty lover needs
There has been a larger C-word dominating 2020 that has almost left no room to think ahead to a more favourable one: Christmas. As beauty brands begin to unveil their beauty advent calendars, perfect for gifting in 2020, makeup lovers are getting excited.
Beauty box advent calendars make fantastic gifts for those who love experimenting with beauty products and discovering new staples. Each advent calendar brings with it 25 days of 'beauty discovery', as behind each door lies a new skincare, haircare, body care, or makeup product. Here's a list of the best beauty advent calendars available for Christmas 2020 – keep checking back as more are added.
Glossybox Reasons To Be Happy Advent Calendar
December is full of reasons to be happy and Glossybox are adding even more to the tally in the form of 25 days of beauty products from incredible brands such as Fenty Beauty, Lime Crime, Iconic London, Huda Beauty and Pixi.
Advent calendar price: £99 (worth £130)
Release date: Available to beauty box subscribers (for £80) now, general sale for non-subscribers begins at 12pm on Wed 30 Sep
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Lookfantastic Advent Calendar
Available for the fifth year in a row, the Lookfantastic Advent Calendar returns in 2020 with a promise of delivering 25 incredible beauty products to help you count down to Christmas in style. This year's box value is massive, with items worth over £460. LF haven't released any details of which brands will feature in this year's box, but if their regular beauty box is anything to go by, you know it won't disappoint.
Advent calendar price: £85 for non-subscribers, £70 for subscribers (worth over £460)
Release date: Available to pre-order now ahead of launch on Mon 12 Oct
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Birchbox Advent Calendar
Advent calendar price: TBC
Release date: TBC
Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar
Feelunique's long-awaited 2020 advent calendar stars a luxurious mix of delights from the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, Sol de Janeiro, Nars and Elemis. The beauty experts behind the brand carefully curate a diverse range of products to ensure you or your lucky chosen gift recipient is left feeling lush everyday leading up to Christmas.
Advent calendar price: £89 (worth £277.58)
Release date: Available to pre-order from Wed 16 Sep, launching on Mon 5 Oct
Boots No7 Advent Calendar
Boots' in-house makeup and skincare brand No7 are an award-winning high street favourite, and their advent calendar is fast becoming one of the best budget beauty advent calendars around. The price point is appealing and each year the No7 calendar sells out in a matter of days. If you're looking forward to receiving one miniature No7 product every day in December, then keep checking back for that October release date.
Advent calendar price: £45 (worth £172.50)
Release date: Available October
Soap and Glory 24 Days to Roam The Foam
Soap and Glory are another high street favourite and one you'll find tucked away in the beauty trove that is Boots. They boast an extensive range of effective products, and each year they're neatly packaged up into their best-selling advent calendar for the countdown to Christmas. Expect 24 days of soft skin and luxurious bath times with this 2020 calendar.
Advent calendar price: £42
Release date: Coming soon
Lush Vegan Beauty Advent Calendar
Lush's advent calendar returns in 2020 with an all-vegan lineup. This year's collection features 24 of Lush's most-craved products, such as their wild and wonderful bath bombs, gently floral body lotions, Candy Cane lip scrub, and more. Aside from paving the way with an all-vegan, totally recyclable calendar, the Lush 2020 advent surpasses others by including regular sized products that will last well beyond Christmas.
Dove Nourishing Beauty 12 Day Countdown Advent Calendar
Gift a 12-day-long pamper session with the Dove Nourishing Beauty 12 Day Countdown To Christmas Advent Calendar. This year's Dove calendar contains best-selling products in miniature and full-sizes, alongside must-have beauty accessories. There's a surprise gift behind each door, including their signature Intense Repair shampoo and conditioner, Deeply Nourish body wash, and more.
Advent calendar price: £18.99
Release date: Available now
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One of the most coveted calendars, the ELLE Beauty Advent Calendar, is back for the third year. This sell-out calendar from Elle contains 24-days of cult beauty surprises selected by the magazine editors. As well as 24 windows filled with sought-after luxury brands, the calendar (which has been exclusively designed by Bella Freud) also brings with it a free one-year digital subscription to the magazine. The value of the calendar is staggering £540.
Advent calendar price: £125 (worth £540)
Release date: Thu 1 Oct
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ASOS Face + Body Advent
ASOS have curated a selction of best-selling brands for this year's face and body advent calendar. Across 12 windows, unwrap 10 full-size and two travel-size products from leading beauty brands like NARS, Nib + Fab, The Oridinary and many more.
Advent calendar price: £35
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