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12 of this year's best beauty advent calendars

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Now, stuffing our faces with all the chocolate we could dream of sounds divine right now, but imagine waking up to a new lipstick or eye shadow palette every morning. We know what we would prefer! 

Beauty advent calendars are hands down the best gift of the season in our eyes - whether you treat yourself, or your special someone really knows how to spoil you. With all your favourite make-up and skincare brands right at your fingertips, your winter make-up routine has never felt and looked so good. 

Yes, it's a little early, but we've picked out the best ones on the market this year, so you can take your time to choose the right calendar for you (as nobody likes to rush any decisions with their make-up!) 

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1)  24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar, £85, Clinique

  Count down to Christmas with 24 days of Clinique. Behind every door, you'll find mini must-haves of some makeup, a bit of skincare or a fragrance. What better way is there to get into the festive spirit? 
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2) Feelunique 12 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, £45, Feelunique

Treat yourself or your special someone to Feelunique's 12 Day Beauty calendar, filled with little treats from the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Lime Crime and Zoeva. You can also reuse the little boxes and store all your new make-up and beauty bits inside them. 
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3) Dream Big This Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar, £45, The Body Shop 

The Body Shop certainly now how to get you excited for the season ahead with their beauty advent calendar.

Filled with 24 products from their bath and body collections, as well as their special edition seasonal range, this Christmas is time for some much-needed pampering and self-care. 
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4) ASOS Face + Body Advent Calendar, £70, ASOS

If you're looking to upgrade your skin, make-up and haircare stash, ASOS' Face and Body calendar will spruce it up for the Christmas season for sure.

This collection includes 24 products for you to open each day, from Clinique, Spectrum, Origins, and RITUALS, and many more. 
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5) LANCOME Beauty Fantasies advent calendar 2019, £95, Selfridges

Forget the Cadbury's this year and sweeten up your Christmas countdown with these Beauty Fantasies from LANCOME.

Whether you open up a little door to their Hypnôse mascara or Advanced Génifique serum, your upgraded make-up bag has never looked so good. 
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Count down the days with beauty brand Bare Minerals, and you'll fall in love from the first day of Christmas. This calendar is packed with make-up and beauty minis to get you ready for the festive party season. 
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7) The Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar, £215, Liberty London

Enter the queen of beauty advent calendars this year, from Liberty. This beautifully boujee make-up collection is the perfect opportunity for you to treat yourself right this Christmas.

Featuring all the beauty brand favourites, Liberty London know how to win us over. 
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8) The Glossybox Advent Calendar, £80, Glossybox

Beauty brand Glossybox are pulling out all the stops this year with their truly magical advent calendar. Indulge in the 25 beauty gifts they've picked out especially for the Christmas season, that you just won't be able to resist.
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9) 24 Days of Beauty Branded Advent Calendar, £65, Next

The wait until Christmas day can be a long one, especially when you can't wait to get your hands on some new make-up. So, treat yourself every morning instead. Whether you pick up a make-up, hair, body or skincare treat, the wait will no longer be a drag. 
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10) MINI MANI MONTH 2019, £50, Ciate London

Make-up and skincare minis are all very lovely, but new nail polishes reach a whole other level, in the lead up to Christmas. Mini Mani Month includes 22 long-lasting and undeniably beautiful Mini Paint Points for you to enjoy.

This calendar is truly magical as it features ten of Ciate's brand new shades, along with six mystery polishes! 
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11) The Bomb Advent Calendar, £15.49, Bomb Cosmetics 

Sometimes the perfect way to treat yourself is a hot bubble bath with your new bath treats for some quality relaxation. Open a door a day to a handmade and hand-wrapped bath treat that is cruelty-free, and smells utterly gorgeous. 
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12) Lookfantastic Advent Calendar 2019, £79, Lookfantastic 

Now the countdown is officially on, it's time to get excited for the festive period, and what better way than investing in Lookfantastic's beauty calendar that features all kinds of beauty worth of over £420.

Which beauty advent calendar are you loving the look of? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!

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While training as a journalist at the University of Gloucestershire for 3 years, she was nominated for the Best Feature Category at the Midlands Student’s Media Awards this year, and Head of News and Social Media for the university’s radio station, Tone Radio. Ellie has been published by the likes of Heatworld, Heart, Gloucestershire Live, and ITV West Country. 

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