It appears you are visiting us on Internet Explorer 9 or lower. Please upgrade to a later version of Internet Explorer. Alternatively, you can view our website on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.

Love This Post!

2017 Beauty Advent Calendars

Advent calendars have come along way since I was a child. I was lucky if I got a simple chocolate advent calendar, because some years I would get a very traditional paper calendar where you open the doors to find a different picture each day. It was cute, and I appreciated having one, but a little something would’ve been nice to find behind the doors!

However, as an adult, the doors have opened (literally) to an abundance of alternative calendars for us all to enjoy. There are whisky ones, tea ones, jewellery ones and even ones for your pets! But what I’m interested in are the beauty ones.

There are so many to choose from, but here I have shared the ones I’ve got my eye on. I’ve also linked at the bottom a few of my other favourites too.

Photos by Kyle Galvin.


1. Decléor

‘Hello December, Surprise Me!’

For the skincare girl.

Available at feelunique.com*


2. Soap & Glory

‘It’s A Calendar, Girls!’

For the girlie girl.

Available at boots.com



3. L’Occitane

‘Holiday 2017 Classic Advent Calendar’

For the chic girl.

Available at marksandspencer.com*



4. Atelier Cologne

‘Atelier Cologne Advent Calendar’

For the fragrance girl.

Exclusively at selfridges.com*



5. Ethique

’12 Days of Christmas’

For the New Zealand girl.

Available at ethiquebeauty.com


*I receive a % of revenue from links with an asterisk next to them.