Though Advent calendars remain a long-standing tradition in many households, only recently have they taken the aisles of stores like Target and Aldi by storm. Creative and quirky countdown calendars containing everything from mini bottles of wine to Lay's potato chips have soared in popularity over the last few years, and it’s easy to see the appeal: Uncovering a sweet surprise each day leading up to Christmas is an exciting way to experience holiday magic while spoiling yourself or a friend. With the growing number of food-related Advent calendars to satisfy snack cravings and boozy Advent calendars to really get you in the holiday spirit, it’s only natural the next iteration of this trend incorporates products to keep you looking your best as you pose for your Christmas card picture and attend
endless holiday parties.
These 10 beauty Advent calendars will help you update your makeup collection, keep your nails pristine, and pamper your skin—all for less than $100! Some of the calendars feature 24 days' worth of goodies while others include 25, and all are chock-full of sample-size customer favorites and limited-edition products. Check out the best ones to try this holiday season, and be prepared to start counting down the days until December 25th!
- Best for a Natural Look: bareMinerals 24 Days of Clean Beauty Advent Calendar
- Best for Stunning Nails: OPI Mini 25-Polish Advent Calendar
- Best for Pampering: 24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar
- Best Variety: Sephora Collection Frosted Party Advent Calendar
- Best Bargain: NYX Sugar Trip 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
- Best for Lucious Lips: Revolution Lip Advent Calendar
- Best for Relaxation: The Ritual of Advent Calendar Gift Set
- Best for the Body: The Body Shop Dream Big This Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar
- Best for Skincare: Kiehl's Limited Edition Skincare Advent Calendar
- Best for Luxury: L'Occitane Signature Advent Calendar