Best beauty advent calendars 2021, including Liberty, No7 and Net-A-Porter

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Here are all the best beauty advent calendars for 2021. (Jo Malone)
Here are all the best beauty advent calendars for 2021. (Jo Malone)

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It may only be October, but we're already looking forward to Christmas. 

With just over two months to go until 25 December, beauty brands are launching their beauty advent calendars for 2021 left, right and centre - and they're selling out fast. 

Lookfantastic, Cult Beauty, FeelUnique and Fortnum & Mason are among some of the big labels in the beauty industry that have just released their Christmas countdowns. 

And boy, are there some beauty bargains to be had this year. 

Net-A-Porter is giving away £1,300 worth of products for only £255, Liberty is filled with £844 worth of products for only £225 and Lookfantastic is a more reasonable £85, packed with £414 worth of products.  

With hundreds of pounds-worth of products available for a fraction of the price, it's no surprise beauty calendars sell out in record time each year. 

So, don't miss out - we'll be updating this page right up until Christmas with all the best beauty advent calendars you won't want to miss. 

The 2021 beauty advent calendars to know about 

No7 Beauty Advent Calendar | £47 (Worth £184)

The No7 Beauty Advent Calendar we all know and love is back better than ever and exclusive to Boots.

The calendar is packed full of No7 skincare and cosmetic favourites worth a whopping £184 for only £47.

It includes all the best-sellers such as Laboratories Line Correcting Booster Serum and pretty much has your winter skincare routine sorted - but hurry, it's sure to sell out fast. 

No7 Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar | £120 (Worth £385)

This year No7 has not one, but two, advent calendars. 

If you're an avid fan of the No7 calendar and want to treat yourself to even more sparkle and treats this Christmas, snap up the brand new No7 Ultimate Beauty Calendar.

With £385 of No7 products for just £120, it's likely you won't need to stock up again until next Christmas.


Lookfantastic Advent Calendar 2021
| £85 (Worth £414) from Lookfantastic

Lookfantastic has launched their hotly anticipated Beauty Advent Calendar for this year, and after last year's pre-sale sell-out success, as well as selling out for six years in a row, this is not to be missed. Big brands across skincare, cosmetics and hair care, such as ESPA, Aveda, Nars and Kate Somerville are among some of the luxury labels included in the Christmas countdown. Plus beauty subscription box members - new and existing - can get an extra £15 off.

Ted Baker Advent Calendar | £45 from Boots

This Ted Baker Christmas countdown has 24 goodies waiting behind each door, from make-up and skincare essentials to beauty tools, as well as haircare treats, for the ultimate pamper.

From a body cream and under eye sheet mask to blush and highlighter palettes, eye lash curlers and tweezers, Ted Baker has left no stone unturned with this almighty bundle.


Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
| £225 from Liberty London

The highly anticipated Liberty's Beauty Advent Calendar is finally here and worth a whopping £844. There is a mix of 19 full sized products and miniature must-haves, as well as a voucher to spend at Liberty, plus one lucky shopper will find a single Golden Ticket inside, worth £5000 to spend at Liberty. Big brands across make-up, skincare, wellness and hair care are inside the advent calendar, including Olaplex, 111Skin, Le Labo, Vilhelm Parfumerie, Augustinus Bader, and many more.

The John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar | £159 from John Lewis

The calendar contains beauty goodies worth an impressive £600 (it's highest value to date) – all for the much more affordable price of £159.

The stars of the show are the 12 full size products, which include a REN Daily AHA Tonic, an Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Serum, a Charlotte Tilbury eyeshadow palette, a MAC Satin Lipstick and a Neom Luxury Scented Candle.
Net-A-Porter Beauty Advent Calendar
| £255 from Net-A-Porter

Net-A-Porter's Beauty Advent Calendar has just dropped for the fourth year running, and with over £1,300 worth of beauty items, this is not to be missed. It contains 17 full sized must-haves, as well as 8 travel essentials from big brands, including 111 Skin, Dr. Barbara Sturm, Natura Bissé, Sunday Riley, This Works, Charlotte Tilbury, and many more.


Fortnum's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
| £225 from Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 contains over £750 worth of beauty products, but for a fraction of the price. Behind the 25 drawers lie 20-full sized products, plus 16 deluxe samples and one miniature travel size sample. From Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Cream to Fortnum & Mason 1707 Lilas Eau de Parfum, this luxury beauty advent calendar is hot property this Yuletide.

 Lacura Advent Calendar | £54.99 from Aldi

While the majority of luxury advent calendars this year retail for over £200, Aldi's glam-looking offering is surprisingly affordable, coming in at under £55.

The calendar features a very aesthetically pleasing marble print inside, with each of the 24 drawers filled with a different Lacura product, all of which are cruelty free.

Macmillan 24 Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar | £85 from Boots

Macmillan's Advent Calendar has been a huge hit in previous years, and now it is back bigger and better than ever. The 2021 Christmas countdown includes skincare and make-up products from an array of big brands, such as Liz Earle, Ted Baker, Champneys, YourGoodSkin, No7 and many more. Plus £2 from each purchase will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. But shoppers will have to wait a little longer to get their hands on this calendar, as it's coming soon to Boots - stay tuned.

Clinique 24 Days of Clinique Advent Calendar | £95 from Clinique 

Clinique's luxury calendar is worth a huge £220 and includes a three-step skincare routine, an award-winning moisturiser, a best-selling lip colour and more. Know someone who suffers from dry skin? This is the perfect gift for them as it's specially designed for people with very dry to dry and dry/combination skin types.

12 Days of Liz Earle Beauty Advent Calendar | £60 from Boots

Also available from John Lewis

Liz Earle's highly-anticipated 12 Days of Liz Earle Beauty Advent Calendar is now available to buy.

We love that all the products featured in this calendar are cruelty-free and are suitable for all skin types. With 12 fan favourites, if you're a fan of Liz Earle it's well worth bagging. 

Benefit: The More The Merrier 12 Merry Days Of Makeup Beauty Advent Calendar | £58.50 from John Lewis & Partners

Benefit is offering twelve of its best-selling products, including the much-loved BADgal BANG! mascara, which gives a false lash effect.

You can get all your essential makeup products for much cheaper than if you were to buy them separately, letting you mix and match for endless happy holiday looks. 


Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Dreams & Secrets Beauty Advent Calendar
| £150 from John Lewis & Partners

This treasure chest of beauty secrets includes three full-sized and nine travel-sized products so you can create a full look. It contains all the essentials - eyeliner, mascara, lipstick and more worth £212. Plus it comes with a setting spray so your face stays flawless all day long.

Women's 12 Day Skin Essentials Advent Calendar | £65 from Clarins

Fans of Clarins and those looking for new luxury beauty products to try will love this collection of Christmas treats.

No less than 12 iconic products to get ready for those Christmas parties (welcome back!) with skincare and makeup both covered. 

Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £70 from Amazon

With products from a range of brands including John Freida, Max Factor, Nip + Fab and Elizabeth Arden, this premium beauty advent calendar is only £70, a steal for a calendar worth nearly £260.

Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £119 (Worth £385.20) from Feelunique

Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 is a thing of beauty - quite literally. It contains 27 beauty items, worth £385.20, which will see us through to Christmas and beyond. Must-have skincare, cosmetics and haircare products from Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, as well as Emma Hardie and Elemis.

Macmillan Advent Calendar for Him | £85 from Boots

The iconic Macmillan Advent Calendar also comes in a bundle filled with men's skincare and beauty products. Similar to Macmillan 24 Beauty Treasures Advent Calendar, this festive bundle also homes 24 grooming essentials from labels, including No7, Champneys, Liz Earle, Ted Baker and more.

Jo Malone Beauty Advent Calendar | £326 from Jo Malone

This year there are 24 beauty and skincare items housed behind each door, which will range from exclusive products shaped as mini soaps, Little Luxuries, as well as new scents, and best of all a 30ml fragrance too.

ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar | £75 from ASOS

ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar (ASOS)
ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar (ASOS)

ASOS' Beauty Advent Calendar is a thing of beauty - literally. It contains 24 products across skincare, hair and body, as well as make-up cosmetics, waiting for you behind each door, as well as a tote bag. This calendar includes 15 full sized products, as well as nine miniatures, so you can sample those products that have been on your wish list for months. Leading brands, including Elemis, The Ordinary, MAC, Dr. Paw Paw and many others are waiting inside - the temptation not to open all the doors at once will be hard.

ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar | £40 from ASOS

ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar (ASOS)
ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar (ASOS)

ASOS has released a second advent calendar filled with grooming essentials for the man in your life. Unlike the Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar, the Grooming Advent Calendar contains 12 products, as well as an ASOS tote bag and limited golden tickets to win a stash of Face + Body buys. Bull Dog, Gillette, Cetaphil, The Ordinary and more brands are behind the 12 doors, so you can enjoy a treat every other day in the run down to Christmas. 

VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar | £359 from Harrods

VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar
VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar

VALMONT Féerie Beauty Advent Calendar is the luxury advent calendar to have on your radar, especially if you are looking to spoil yourself or someone else. This advent calendar is filled with 12 Valmont beauty buys, including cosmetics and fragrances. 

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £215 from Cult Beauty

Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

Cult Beauty's Advent Calendar 2021 is a beauty buff's dream, as it contains a whole host of big beauty brands, with the contents racking up to £975. This calendar contains 38 must-have beauty products, including Victoria Beckham Beauty's Posh Lipstick in 'Pout', as well as Augustinus Bader's The Face Oil, ESPA's The Grounding Crystals, and much more. 

The best part is £40,000 from sales will be donated to the Beauty Backed Trust, which aims to support beauty professionals post-pandemic. Plus, one tree will be planted for every calendar sold as part of the partnership with ClimatePartner.

Lush Advent Calendar | £185 from Lush 

Lush Advent Calendar (Lush)
Lush Advent Calendar (Lush)

Lush's Advent Calendar contains 25 beauty products to see you through the run up to the 25th.The calendar includes Lush's bubble bar, shower gel, perfume, as well as their iconic bath bombs, all wrapped up in retro packaging. 

Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar | £140 from The Body Shop

Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar
Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar

The Body Shop has launched a variety of beauty advent calendars, but it is the Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar, which has piqued our interest. It includes a selection of full sized bestselling items, as well as miniature favourites too. There's Himalayan Charcoal, Chinese Ginseng and Rice face masks, as well as Shea Shampoo and Conditioner, Drop of Youth Concentrate, and many more must haves. 

Beauty Advent Calendar | £160 from The White Company

It's a hefty advent calendar, retailing at £160, with £254 worth of products inside. And it's one that will keep you going well into the new year and beyond.

From fragrances to candles and all sorts of lotions and potions, the 24 drawers really are packed full.

Nivea Men Advent Calendar | £40 from Boots

Nivea Men Advent Calendar
Nivea Men Advent Calendar

Nivea's 2021 calendar is filled with 24 skincare items suited for men, ranging from deodorants, face scrubs and shaving cream, to moisturisers and lip balms.

Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar | £120 from Superdrug 

Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar
Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar

This Revolution Deluxe Advent Calendar from Superdrug is not to go under the radar. It contains 25 full sized Revolution Beauty make-up products, as well as brushes, and even palettes - perfect for any make-up fan.

Revolution Advent Calendar 2021 | £80 from Superdrug 

Revolution Advent Calendar 2021
Revolution Advent Calendar 2021

For those looking for a more affordable option, the Revolution Advent Calendar 2021 is for you. Behind 25 doors awaits a popular Revolution Beauty favourite; from make-up palettes, to lip glosses, beauty blenders and much more. 

Superdrug Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar | £60 from Superdrug

Superdrug Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar
Superdrug Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar

Stagger your treats in the countdown to Christmas with Superdrug's Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar. With 12 doors, and 12 products, you will open a popular cosmetic item every other day. From lip sticks and lip glosses, primer, and foundations to even make-up brushes to perfect your beauty look, this is a must have.  

Molton Brown's Beauty Advent Calendar | £195 from Molton Brown

Molton Brown's Beauty Advent Calendar
Molton Brown's Beauty Advent Calendar

Molton Brown's bath salts, oils, shower gels and creams, are a thing of dreams, and instantly transports us to a lavish spa. But what if you could be treated to that every day in the run up to Christmas? Molton Brown is bringing back its iconic Advent Calendar to mark its 50th anniversary. This advent will home 24 iconic and festive scented bath and shower essentials, worth over £313, in this year's advent calendar. 

Glossybox Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 | £85 for subscribers and £105 for non-subscribers from Glossybox

Glossybox Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 (Glossybox)
Glossybox Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 (Glossybox)

Glossybox never fail to deliver when it comes to its Beauty Advent Calendars, and this year will be no different. This year's calendar will include £465 worth of beauty products, which will retail for £85 to subscribers, which makes a saving of £380. 25 products will be waiting behind each door in the countdown to Christmas, from brands such as Elemis, Sarah Chapman, Huda beauty and many more. 

The Beauty Advent Calendar | £199 from Space NK

The Beauty Advent Calendar (Space NK)
The Beauty Advent Calendar (Space NK)

Space NK's The Beauty Advent Calendar is better than ever, as it has beauty buys from big brands, which total over £700), waiting behind 24 doors, including Summer Fridays, Olaplex, Nars, Jo Loves, and many more. But that is not all, when you sign up you will be entered into a competition to win a prize, with the first prize being a beauty hamper worth £1,000, runners up will get £200 to spend at Space NK, while third prize is £100 to spend in the beauty store. 

Lancome Beauty advent calendar 2021| £110 from Selfridges

Sweetening the 2021 countdown, Lancôme whips up its beauty advent calendar. Designed with 24 houses (each filled with a skincare, fragrance or make-up surprise), it’s complete with a sparkling ode to the beauty brand’s home turf – yep, it’s kitted out with a glistening Eiffel Tower that pops out at the centre. As for the goodies? Expect the likes of the Advanced Génifique serum, La Vie Est Belle body wash and the iconic Lash Idôle mascara – to name a few.

MAC Beauty Advent Calendar | £135 from MAC Cosmetics 

MAC Beauty Advent Calendar (MAC)
MAC Beauty Advent Calendar (MAC)

MAC Cosmetics is one of our go to make-up brands, so the news of the labels Beauty Advent Calendar is music to our ears. The calendar contains over £340 popular beauty products, both full sized and travel size, ranging from Prep + Prime Fix Spray to their iconic lipsticks and much more. 

Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar | £85 (Worth £154) from Dr. Hauschka

Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar
Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar

The Dr Hauschka Advent Calendar is filled with skincare essentials from one of the leading beauty labels, as it includes a calming Body Cream, hydrating eye cream, as well as a clarifying clay mask, among many other bestselling items. Each product is individually wrapped in a reusable cotton bag, so you can get creative with your own calendar for years to come, plus you can save £69.

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