Best beauty advent calendars of 2015
With the passing of Halloween and Bonfire Night, the countdown to Christmas 2015 is now well and truly on. This year sees a whole range of fabulously presented beauty calendars available catering to all budgets with an extensive array of gorgeous products.
Whether it’s a calendar showcasing a mix of brands or the very best of your favourite cosmetics company, there’s something for everyone in the build up to Christmas. If you’re looking for a calorie free alternative to chocolate calendars, and a daily beauty fix, check out some of this year’s best beauty bargains for advent treats that’ll last well into 2016.
Benefit celebrates the 12 days of Christmas with a collection of its bestsellers – POREfessional PRO balm, BADgal lash volumizing mascara, Lollitint poppy pink lip and cheek stain and Ooh la Lift undereye brightener – alongside eight other fab products.
Full value: £79.17
Behind the 24 doors is a different oil, with scents from the Bearded Man Co. collection including Bergamot, Driftwood, Leather, Lavender, Sicilian Lemon, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Spanish Orange.
You Magazine’s beauty calendar has gained something of a cult following after last year’s sell-out success. 24 products collected from some of the most popular beauty brands including Lipcote, Molton Brown, ESPA and Benefit.
Full value: £330
Marks and Spencer’s calendar features 24 days of generously-sized products from a collection of iconic brands including Stila, Philip Kingsley, L’Occitane, Leighton Denny, Crabtree and Evelyn, Burt’s Bees and Pixi.
Full value: £200
Celebrity make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury shares her beauty secrets in 12 magical make-up cabinets in an opulently presented case, with products from across her award-winning range including cosmetics and skin treatments.
The Body Shop’s 24 Happy Days beauty advent calendar spans the best of the brand’s scrumptious bath, body, cosmetic and fragrance range.
Full value: £93.50
Featuring eleven full-sized products alongside deluxe miniatures, Liberty’s 2015 calendar is filled with 24 specifically chosen treats from brands showcased in the Liberty beauty hall.
Full value: Over £400
Jo Malone’s 2015 calendar is filled with luxury, from refined colognes to nourishing body crèmes, perfect for layering to create your own seasonal scent.
With 12 of Lush’s most comforting and skin nourishing products designed especially for Christmas, treat yourself to deliciously scented Butterbear, Holly Golightly and Dashing Santa amongst other festive favourites – all vegan friendly.