Must Have Beauty Advent Calendars This Christmas

The Cowshed Beauty Calendar

With an ever increasing number of advent calendars available over the festive period, it makes it hard to choose one as a gift. However, if you are out to really surprise someone this Christmas, look no further than our round up of beauty advent calendars for this year. Many of the manufacturers have really pulled out the stops and produced some lovely gifts.

What is extremely nice about these gifts is that there are so many products contained within them, it really gives you a chance to test out what some of the major brands have on offer. Who knows, you may find future favourite and you’ll have time to get it on your Christmas wish list! Not to mention that your gift will almost certainly last past the festive period

If you are looking for more traditional advent calendars, do check out the best of the Premium Chocolate calendars on offer this year. Or if you are still looking for an alternative advent calendar, our round up of Alcohol Advent calendars will not disappoint.

If you are looking to get a special lady in your life an advent calendar this Christmas, look no further than our top list of beauty calendars this festive season.

1 Cowshed Advent Calendar

Available from John Lewis & Partners

The Cowshed were established in 1998 so a relatively new comer to the beauty sphere but they really produce some amazing products with an ever expanding range. Their Christmas advent calendar contains 24 of their best loved products and will make a great gift for any Cowshed fanatic or even as an introduction to the brand. The set contains treats for the hands, hair, face and body and is the perfect pampering set for the festive period. A must have this Christmas! In this advent calendar you can expect to find:

  • Lavender Gentle Cleanser (30ml)
  • Muslin cloth
  • Chamomile Refreshing Toner (30ml)
  • Quinoa Hydrating Daily Moisturiser (20ml)
  • Lippy Cow Lip Balm (12ml)
  • Cow Pit Deodorant Spray (10ml)
  • Cow Pat Moisturising Hand Cream (50ml)
  • Apricot Nourishing Cuticle Oil (11ml)
  • Cow Slip Soothing Hand Cream (50ml)
  • Manicure gloves
  • Cow Slip Natural Antibacterial Hand Gel (50ml)
  • Cow Herb Moisturising Hand Cream (50ml)
  • Dirty Cow Freshening Hand Wash (100ml)
  • Cowlick Gentle Shampoo (30ml)
  • Saucy Cow Conditioner (30ml)
  • Knackered Cow Relaxing Body Lotion (30ml)
  • Knackered Cow Relaxing Bath & Shower Gel (30ml)
  • Sleepy Cow Body & Pillow Mist (10ml)
  • Knackered Bath & Body Oil (30ml)
  • Moody Cow Body Lotion (100ml)
  • Gorgeous Cow Bath & Shower Gel (100ml)
  • Gorgeous Cow Body Lotion (100ml)
  • Wild Bath & Shower Gel (30ml)
  • Lazy Bath & Shower Gel (30ml)

This amazing Cowshed advent calendar is available from John Lewis & Partners

2 John Lewis & Partners

Available from John Lewis & Partners

The John Lewis & Partners beauty advent calendar contains a mirage of beauty products from some of the best known brands. As you would expect from any John Lewis & Partners product, the quality is fantastic.

The set itself contains 25 full and trial size luxury items for you to pamper yourself with over the festive period. This beauty calendar offers the user a unique experience to try and test a whole range of products that could either end up on their wish list or become part of their beauty armoury for 2019.

In addition Lancôme, Elemis, AVEDA and Clarins invite you to receive a complimentary gift or service at one of their John Lewis in store counters, with Fresh offering a unique code unlocking an exclusive online gift with purchase offer.

This really is a special gift and will not leave you disappointed.

3 L'Occitane Advent Calendar

Available from John Lewis & Partners

What better way to count down to Christmas than with the L’Occitane Advent Calendar! Hidden behind the doors are 24 bestselling products from L’Occitane fragrance, skincare, body and hair care, this calendar is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. Every window reveals a magic treat for yourself or the loved ones.

Illustrating this year’s calendar is French fashion house Castelbajac Paris. When L’Occitane’s ethical and sustainable commitments meet the bright, bold and colourful world of Castelbajac, the result is a happy and poetic expression, beautifully translated in this calendar.

4 Cath Kidston

Available from Amazon

Cath Kidston has also produced a great advent calendar for the beauty fanatic. With a great treat behind each of the doors, the recipient of this gift will be feeling truly pampered on the countdown to Christmas.

This advent calendar includes:

  • Hand Cream: 1 x 50ml and 7 x 30ml
  • Body Lotion: 4 x 30ml
  • Lip Balm: 3 x 10ml
  • Scented Soap: 4 x 30g
  • Body Scrub: 3 x 15ml
  • Cuticle Cream: 2 x 15ml
5 Clarins

Available from John Lewis & Partners

The Clarins 12 Days of Christmas is a smaller calendar for the festive season but contains a great selection of products to get revived for this busy period. Great as a gift or even just as a little treat to yourself.

  • SOS Primer, 00 Universal Light, Full Size, 30ml
  • Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil Honey Glam, Full Size, 7ml
  • Beauty Flash Balm, 30ml
  • Instant Eye Makeup Remover, 30ml
  • SOS Hydra Mask, 15ml
  • Gentle Foaming Cleanser, 30ml
  • Gentle Refiner, 15ml
  • Hand and Nail Treatment Cream, 30ml
  • Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch, 4ml
  • Supra Volume Mascara, 3.5ml
  • Crayon Kohl, Black, 0.25g
  • Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector, 01 Rose Shimmer, 5ml