For the past few weeks, we’ve given you some ideas on what gifts to give this Christmas. But it’s also good to spoil yourself once in a while. For the days leading up to Christmas, open up little surprises from advent calendars. There are many to choose from but we’ve put together a list that is a mix of skincare, makeup, and fragrance. Each calendar has either 12 or 24 little gifts, so pick up your favorite and get ready for the holidays.
Lipstick junkies will love this advent calendar from Nyx. Countdown to Christmas with 24 lip products from gloss to lip creams. Wear a different shade every day till Christmas and pick your favorite for the special day. Which Nyx lines are included in this box? Butter Gloss, Butter Lipstick, Intense Butter Gloss, Lip Lingerie, Liquid Suede, Matte Lipstick, Soft Matte Lip Cream, and Simply Red. Available on BeautyMNL.
Spoil yourself with some new scents with Jo Malone’s calendar. With its colorful Georgian townhouse design, you’ll get a mix of mini fragrances, candles, and more. Open these colorful doors and be surprised by the treats inside. Available at Greenbelt 5.
If you’re more into skincare, this advent calendar is for you. In this box, you’ll get Clinique’s makeup remover, moisturizer, and hand cream in 30ml bottles. It also contains mascara, blush, and a mini Chubby Stick. Once you’re finished opening up this advent calendar, you have travel-sized products that you can pack in your suitcase. Available online.
Benefit has also released their own advent calendar but with 12 surprises instead of 24. Get your favorite Benefit products in mini tubes and pots. Included in this box are their Hoola bronzer, Gimme Brow, and the POREfessional. Cop this advent calendar to see what else is inside. Available online.
If the Jo Malone advent calendar isn’t enough for you this season, pick up Diptyque’s option too. The classy black and white box is filled with 25 of their products. Included are mini fragrances, skin and body care products, mini candles, and one full-sized candle. Available online.
Another 12-day calendar comes from Clarins. Here, you get a combination of skincare and makeup items that you can use throughout the day. From their exfoliating cleanser to the volume mascara, start incorporating these products into your routine. Available online.
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