Our Top 10 Beauty Advent Calendars For 2023
Beauty Advent Calendars

Our Top 10 Beauty Advent Calendars For 2023

I can’t believe we are at that time again already but with Christmas being just around the corner, we wanted to compile our top 10 favourite Beauty Advent Calendars that are on the market. There are so many to choose from and on Advent Alley alone, we have over 60 featured so picking our top 10 has been very tricky indeed.

However, we have got there and we are ready to share our favourites with you! These are in no particular order… we love them all! So, grab a cuppa and get reading…

The Body Shop – Calendar of Wonders

Here to help you buff, slather and nourish head-to-toe, The Body shop Advent Calendar of Wonders is packed with 25 surprises, including some full-sized favourites.

Unwind with The Body Shop’s bestselling face masks, revitalise with their zesty shower gels and nourish with our indulgent body butters made with Community Fair Trade shea butter.

Why we love it

  • They use lots of Community Fair ingredients
  • You get £173.50 worth of products for £95
  • A gorgeous pop up style calendar with figures set against a themed background
  • Lots of standard size and mini sized products
  • Great value for money

Jo Malone London – 25 Day Advent Calendar

The perfect way to countdown to Christmas: the gingerbread-inspired Jo Malone London 25 Day Advent Calendar. It is a serious treat for any fragrance lover this Christmas.

Discover seasonal surprises hiding in every drawer, from Jo Malone London classics to festive fragrances, including colognes, bath and body miniatures, a full-sized scent and two Travel Candles. This is an annual sell-out calendar which is the pinnacle of the brands festive collection.

You can expect to find a mix of candles, bodycare and their world famous fragrances, both old and new. It even comes giftwrapped in the traditional Jo Malone London giftwrap.

Why we love it

  • You’ll have enough fragrance to last you though 2024
  • The full size fragrance on the 25th
  • The box is a stunning keepsake
  • Huge value for money
  • Try old and new products

Harvey Nichols – Beauty Advent Calendar

The Harvey Nichols Beauty Advent Calendar is back to make the countdown to Christmas even more exciting.

Worth over £1300, it’s overflowing with 45 products (including 24 full sizes) to indulge beauty obsessives throughout December. Behind each door, you’ll discover skincare staples from Dr Barbara Sturm, Sisley, MZ Skin and Dermalogica; fragrances from Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Memo Paris, and makeup favourites from Charlotte Tilbury, Hourglass, and Fenty Beauty. Plus, there’s a soothing candle from Maison Francis Kurkdjian, an Eve Lom Rescue Mask, CBD sleep drops from OTO, and Neom’s cult Pillow Spray, so when it comes to unwinding from the festivities, you can do so in style.

Why we love it

  • You get £1,300 worth of products for £250
  • Even though it is a 24 day calendar, you get 45 products
  • Of the 45 products, 24 are full size
  • They have hidden £100 gift cards in one in fifty calendars
  • You get to try products from loads of luxury brands

ESPA Wellbeing Advent Calendar

Enjoy the blissful balance and beauty of our spas with this unforgettable Advent Calendar from ESPA. Brighten the festive season with ESPA’s offerings for the mind, body, and spirit. Each of their 25 naturally powerful gifts are a harmonising treat for the skin and the senses.

You will be greeted with a selection of wellbeing luxuries including invigorating cleansers, nourishing creams, and rich essential oils. From blissful aromatherapy to powerful skincare, each treat brings inner and outer harmony.

Begin each day with a sensorial surprise as you discover each gift inspired by ESPA’s rich spa heritage and expertise.

Why we love it

  • You get over £419 worth of products for £175
  • Spread the cost by paying with Klarna or clearpay
  • Receive a FREE Evening Serenity Gift on orders over £120
  • Full-sized and miniature treats
  • Repurpose the stunning box in 2024

The Fragrance Shop – His & Hers Advent Calendar

In all our advent calendar research, this is the only Beauty/Fragrance calendar that caters for men and women combined in one. Discover 25 days of luxury fragrances for him and her in The Fragrance Shop advent calendar as well as trending beauty staples!

For just £85 you can get your hands on 15 fragrances, 8 beauty goodies, a fragrance accessory and even a gift voucher! It is a great way to try out new products and fragrances to get you prepared for the year ahead.

There are 15 fragrances included in sizes from 4ml to 10ml. While these might sound small, a 10ml bottle of perfume can typically last between 100 and 150 days so you’re getting a lot of value for your money here, if you like the fragrance.

Why we love it

  • Cost effective at only £85
  • Sign up as a member with TFS and get £17 off
  • A calendar for him and her combined in one
  • Try out different fragrances you might not have tried before
  • Fragrances from luxury brands such as Ysl

Rituals – The Ritual of Advent Premium Advent Calendar

Rituals have produced four different advent calendars for 2023 including a brand new one for this season specifically for men but this one has to be our favourite.

The Ritual Of Advent Premium Advent Calendar has a stunningly unique design which comes with 24 miniature houses that reveal a new surprise for 24 days in the run up to Christmas. From cosy cottages to bustling flagship store House of Rituals, every building is beautifully crafted and intricately detailed, creating a magical winter wonderland scene in your home.

Why we love it

  • The design is unique and like no other calendar on the market
  • Packed full of Rituals classic scents
  • Overall value of almost £300
  • Products for the home, skincare, pampering and more
  • Packed like a huge Christmas present for the wow factor

Armani – Beauty Advent Calendar

This Christmas, Armani beauty invites you to explore their beauty and fragrance icons in this exclusive Armani Advent Calendar.

Dive into the inspiring and immersive world of Giorgio Armani, discovering 24 of his most iconic products, including Si Eau de Parfum, Lip Power #400 and the My Way Eau de Parfum.

This calendar is packed full of Armani favourites from face creams and makeup to fragrance and eye cream all packed into an elegant Armani beauty Advent Calendar that is designed in the brand’s signature red color, with Japanese-inspired textile paper and gold hot-stamped details.

Why we love it

  • Packed with products worth over £450
  • Eco-friendly and designed to last
  • Limited edition so this might be your only chance to buy
  • 12 full size and 12 miniature products
  • Signature branded design

Sephora – Favourites Advent Calendar

This Sephora Favourites calendar has to be one of the best value for money advent calendars on the market this year. For only £189 you get over £1,000 worth of products from both exclusive an classic brands. It has 36 different products in total in the 25 day countdown calendar of which 23 are full-sized.

From nail polish and hair masks right the way through to moisturisers and perfume, this calendar is packed full of goodies that will make any beauty lover smile over the festive period.

Why we love it

  • Incredible value for money
  • You get 36 different products, of which 23 are full size
  • Get introduced to new brands as well as the classics
  • 25 day countdown rather than the normal 24
  • Wow factor box sixe when it arrives in the post

Charlotte Tilbury – Lucky Chest of Beauty

We all know that a beauty advent calendar list wouldn’t be complete without the gorgeous Charlotte Tilbury Lucky Chest of Beauty Products calendar. This is a staple favourite of many every year and this one sells out everywhere quickly so if you are wanting one, get your hands on this sooner rather than later!

Whilst this calendar only has a 12 day countdown, every drawer you open will make you feel like a star! The brand keeps some of the details under wraps so you don’t know everything, you can expect to find five full size Charlotte Tilbury products inside.

Why we love it

  • Each drawer contains a gorgeous Charlotte Tilbury product
  • There are some surprises along the way
  • Makes a lovely gift for Christmas
  • A luxurious glittering box
  • Something magical behind every door

HARRY’s – Christmas Cracker for Men

We can’t forget the men in our lives! They love a countdown too you know 🙂 Snap the men into Christmas spirit with this very cool Christmas Cracker Advent Calendar from HARRY’s packed full of grooming goodies.

A giant festive cracker featuring Harry’s favourites from Shaving Cream, Brightening eye cream ,shower gels & more…

Snap! Please be aware that when the cracker is pulled it will produce a bang sound effect.

Why we love it

  • The bang sound effect is super cool
  • Get introduced to new products every day
  • Everything is useful and will be used
  • The price tag of only £99 is well worth it
  • The box on the side will look very cute

So there you have it, 10 of our favourite Beauty Advent Calendars that are on the market for 2023. It so exciting to see different brands embracing the Christmas countdown this year and it is set to make everyone smile in the lead up to the big day.

Whether you are into beauty or fragrance, food or drink or even gaming… there is an advent calendar for absolutely every hobby, interest or passion in 2023.

Checkout over 300+ advent calendars on Advent Alley and find the perfect countdown for you, your friends and your family this year.


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