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‘Tis the season for gift-giving, and if you have a beauty lover in your life (or if that’s you), consider treating them to an advent calendar filled with surprise goodies for the skin, hair and body. These beauty advent calendars can cost a pretty penny—typically more than $100—but these limited edition bundles make the investment all the more worth it, given that your loved one will be treated to not just one but 10 or more gifts over the course of eight to 25 days. Ahead, a look at some of this holiday season’s most exciting beauty advent calendars.
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1. For the beauty adventurous: Lookfantastic 2022 Advent Calendar
Whether you’re new to the world of beauty or simply love all the things that beauty has to offer, the 26 gifts found in the Lookfantastic 2022 Advent Calendar give you the opportunity to try several products across the categories of body care, skincare, makeup, haircare and fragrance. You even get to try products from some of the most popular beauty brands, such as The Ordinary, Drunk Elephant and First Aid Beauty. But hurry! This calendar sold out early last year.
$120 at Lookfantastic
2. For the luxury skincare enthusiast: Elemis Skin Wellness Advent Calendar: The Complete Collection
Luxury skincare lovers will rejoice to hear that they’ll open a new prestigious skincare product for 25 days à la the Elemis Skin Wellness Advent Calendar. With this advent calendar, you’ll get to experience the popular makeup-removing Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, the skin-brightening Superfood Facial Oil and much more.
$255 at Elemis
3. For the candle connoisseur: Voluspa 12 Day Advent Calendar
Fragrance fanatics, listen up: You can gift yourself or someone else a new candle for 12 days straight, courtesy of the Sephora-exclusive Voluspa 12 Day Advent Calendar. The mini candles come in an array of scents, like the warm-scented “Tahitian Coconut Vanilla,” the floral-smelling “French Cade Lavender” and the woody-aromatic “Goji Tarocco Orange.”
$75 at Sephora