Nothing signals the arrival of the festive season like the daily unwrapping of gifts with an advent calendar. A candle today, a lipstick tomorrow, and it’s surprises all the way until Christmas. Ready to count down to the most wonderful time of the year in spectacular style? Here are 5 beauty advent calendars to shop before they sell out.
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01 – Charlotte Tilbury’s Bejewelled Chest Of Treasures (USD168) brings festivity and magic with 12 full-sized and travel-sized makeup and skincare favourites. It even comes in a glamorous box with crystal-embellished drawers that you’ll surely want to keep after. Available via NETAPORTER.com
02 – For the beauty enthusiast, the Clarins 12 Day Christmas Advent Calendar (SGD119) will make the perfect gift. Each drawer is filled with an iconic Clarins offering, with skincare, makeup and body products within. This box of festive goodies will have you pampered from head-to-toe. Available via CLARINS.com
03 – With only 30 sets in Singapore, Dior Beauty’s 2020 Advent Calendar (SGD600) is one of the most exclusive ones out there. One can expect 24 miniature surprises including fragrances, makeup, skincare and even a collectable snow globe. This year’s whimsical façade of the box features art by illustrator Safia Ouares, with enchanting dancing stars and gold dust at the heart of 30 Avenue Montaigne, the atelier where Christian Dior transformed his wildest dreams into ultra-desirable creations. Exclusively available at Dior Beauty boutiques at ION Orchard and Marina Bay Sands.
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04 – Another eagerly anticipated box of delights is the Jo Malone Advent Calendar (SGD690), which is filled with 24 fragrant mini treats. In each pull-out cubby you’ll find either a best selling scent, indulgent candle or a bath & body treat. Plus, you can keep the box with fully functional drawers as a chic storage solution. Available via JOMALONE.com
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05 – Luxury men’s e-tailer Mr Porter is known for its tasteful curations and this is reflected in its annual 12 Days Of Grooming Advent Calendar (GPB96). Within the watercolour-illustrated box with 12 numbered doors are nourishing creams, oils and masks from brands such as 111Skin, Dr. Barbara Strum and Malin + Goetz. Keep them all for yourself or split them into stocking stuffers that will surely delight. Available from MRPORTER.com