Mother and Baby

11 of the best beauty advent calendars 2018

Section: Beauty

Long gone are the days where advent calendars were filled with miniature chocolate-shaped robins. Everyone knows that the ones the only way to count down to Christmas is with candles, lipsticks and cult cleansers. 

From Charlotte Tilbury samples, Jo Malone miniatures - advent calendars are definitely no longer just child's play.

Here are the best beauty advent calendars in 2018 and how to get your hands on one. But act quickly before they sell out!  

Best beauty advent calendars 2018:

Expand Image

1) Lookfantastic, £79

Available: Now

From skincare treats to tanning, haircare heroes to cosmetics that will revamp your makeup bag - lo and behold the Lookfantastic calendar which is worth £300! Check out the calendar here. 
Expand Image

2) Space NK, £250

Available: 15th October (Pre-order now)

Beauty fans form an orderly queue. Sure, it's pricey but the long-awaited calendar is stuffed with £600 worth of cult favourites including Sunday Riley's Luna Sleeping Oil and Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer. Find out more, here. 
Expand Image

3) Clarins, £60

Available: Now

Countdown in style with the swoon-worthy Clarins 12 days of Christmas beauty advent calendar. The gorgeous collection includes all their bestselling products and even two full-sized products! Check out the calendar, here. 
Expand Image

4) Rituals, £59.50 

Available: Now

This festive Advent calendar includes a selection of 24 little luxuries, including four special Advent candles. Advent starts four Sundays before Christmas and to mark the beginning of this festive period a candle is lit. Every next Sunday a new candle will be lit until Christmas has arrived. Sounds (and smells) good to us! Check out the calendar, here. 
Expand Image

5)  ASOS, £55

Available: Now

ASOS' Face + Body Advent Calendar is one of the more purse-friendly options on the market, but still packed with all your favourite brands including 111 Skin, Bobbi Brown and Benefit. Check out the full list of beauty products up for grabs, here. 

 
Expand Image

6) Green People, £75

Available: Now

Those fans of organic and natural beauty, you're in luck! Green People have released an advent calendar meaning you can countdown to Christmas with a selection of their best selling products that are suitable for sensitive skin. Hurrah! The Green Regime box is worth £125, meaning you save money (kinda). Check out the calendar here. 
Expand Image

7) Marks and Spencers, £35

Available from 6th November 2018

The M&S beauty advent calendar is back this year and better than ever. You can only get your hands on M&S's advent calendar when you spend £35 or more on clothing, home or beauty in store. Any excuse to shop some more, eh... 
Expand Image

8) Soap & Glory, £45

Available: Now

From body butters to lip plumping glosses to their signature spray - there is something for everyone in the Soap & Glory advent calendar. Check out the full contents here. 
Expand Image

9) Cath Kidston, £47.95 

Available: Now

This beautiful selection of Cath Kidston goodies would also make the perfect gift (if you could part with it, of course!) Have a gander at the Cath Kidston beauty advent calendar here. 
Expand Image

10) John Lewis, £165 

Available: Now

This year John Lewis have gone BIG. The John Lewis advent calendar is stacked with new and iconic beauty treats including Charlotte Tilbury, Hourglass and Elemis. See the full line-up for this year's much-awaited advent calendar. 
Expand Image

11) Amazon, £50

 Amazon has definitely not disappointed this year with their cult beauty advent calendar that deserves a spot on every skincare connoisseurs' mantlepiece. Brands featured include Elemis, Baylis & Harding and Loreal. Check out the Amazon advent calendar now. 

Which beauty advent calendar are you treating yourself to this year? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!

Make sure you're following Mother & Baby on Instagram for relatable memes, inspiring stories and parenting hacks!

Have approx 60 seconds to spare? Why not join thousands of mums-to-be and start your very own Amazon baby wish list! They're absolutely free to create and perfect to send to the friends, aunties and your mum to make sure you're getting the baby products you really need... Click here!

For parenting tips, tricks and advice you can trust, click here to download a free digital issue of Mother and Baby magazine.

 
 
"