Advent calendars gift guide
Count down to Christmas in style with the perfect advent calendar – they aren’t just for kids, you know! See our top picks
No Christmas would be complete without that cherished treat-filled countdown advent calendar. And while we’d never forgo our ongoing love affair with chocolate, we’ve got a tempting selection of beauty and lifestyle advent calendars that make the perfect surprise for friends and family. So why not show them you know them with one of our top picks, and let the countdown begin.
Zoella doesn’t just do beauty, she’s a dab hand at all things homeware, baking and stationery too. So if you’re looking for a pretty all-rounder for your all-amazing friends or family, go for Zoella’s 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar. They’ll be spoilt by the range of little treats they discover each day.
A little bit of luxe
Luxury Advent Calendar
For those who appreciate the finer things, we give you our Luxury Advent Calendar. Brimming with blissful treats from the likes of Lancôme and Ralph Lauren, it’s the perfect way to countdown to the big day. Still not sure if it’s the right one for them? Here’s a hint: if they wear a classic red lipstick (probably Chanel) to Christmas dinner and their favourite course is the cheese board, you’re onto a delightful little winner.
For the girl who knows how to have fun and lives for a pun, look no further than this festive Soap & Glory special. It’s packed full of all your bath and body faves, as well as make-up minis and super skincare. So if she’s a beauty lover with a side of sass, you know this little Christmas countdown will have her covered.
If they’ve been an angel all year, reward them with this miracle working make-up must have. Sleek’s gorgeous advent calendar is perfect for those who keep it on fleek, those who simply love a good swatch and live for a new colour palette. With dreamy little gifts revealed every day, they’ll be primed and ready for Santa to bring out the biggies.
Ok, we’ve gone rogue – but Christmas isn’t just about perfecting your favourite festive make-up looks. What about those quintessential Christmas scents? Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, pine… breathe it in and suddenly you’re snuggling in front of a fire in the North Pole itself. For those who have an eternal supply of tea lights for every room in their home, this is the advent calendar for them.