'Tis the season...to stock up on all the beauty essentials you'll need in the new year. Beauty advent calendar season is upon us, which means our favorite beauty brands have been busy creating glorious holiday collections for us to enjoy. Nothing says holiday spirit like opening a little gift each day in December. Whether you're into makeup, skincare, nail polish, or any combination of the above, there's a beauty advent calendar that's just right for you or someone you love.
As we approach the holiday season, more and more brands are putting out their take on the iconic holiday calendar. From the luxury buys to affordable gems, these advent calendars allow you to sample the best of the best. Why commit to a full-size product when you can try a festive month of minis?
Sephora Favorites Deluxe Perfume Sampler Set
Is someone on your list looking for their new signature scent? Gift them this set from Sephora to get them started on the right foot. They can pick their favorite from the set and then take the enclosed scent certificate to any Sephora store—or online!—to redeem it for a full-sized bottle.
Dashing Diva 2021 Holiday Advent Calendar
Nail polish obsessees, this calendar from Dashing Diva is for you. It includes 24 different polishes, top coats, nail oils and more for the perfect at-home manicure session.
Real Techniques 12 Days of Beauty Kit
Update their brush collection this year courtesy of cult-favorite drugstore brand Real Techniques. This 12-piece kit includes a selection of the brand’s best-selling products such as the Miracle Complexion Sponge and more.
REVOLVE Beauty 2021 Advent Calendar
This set from REVOLVE includes 24 of the influencer-adored beauty products that you’ve probably seen all over Instagram and TikTok this year. From invisible hair oils to self-tanning products that will make you look like you just got back from the beach, this kit has it all.
Target Beauty Advent Calendar Gift Set
If the person on your list loves to save money on skincare and beauty products, gift them this set from Target. It includes picks from brands like Hero Cosmetics, Vital Proteins, Maybelline and E.l.f, to name a few.
111Skin Advent Calendar
Luxury beauty fans know that 111Skin is the real deal. This 12-day advent calendar from the brand includes all of their bestselling and and celebrity-adored products to give your skin a glowing boost in 2022.
Chantecaille Advent Calendar
Chantecaille’s range of beauty products is second-to-none. This 12-piece advent calendar from the brand includes a few of its most in-demand products, including the Brow Perfecting Gel, the Faux Cils Longest Lash Mascara, and the Philanthropy Cheek Shade Blush in Smitten.
Revolution Ultimate Glamour Collection 12 Days Of Christmas Advent Calendar
Revolution Beauty knows a thing or two about creating an ultra-glam look for less. This 12-day set from the brand is available on ASOS and includes everything you need to emulate that same vibe for yourself at home.
Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2021
If you want to try a bunch of cult-favorite products without having to actually shop around, this set from Feel Unique is for you. It contains products from First Aid Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury, ELEMIS, Huda Beauty, and more.
Origins 12 Beauty & Body Holiday Favorites Advent Calendar
Skincare fans, prepare to fall in love with this 12-day set from Origins, the brand that was working on plant-based skincare well before it was trending. This set includes products for every different skin type, like the Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask and the Plantscription Powerful Lifting Cream.
ASOS Grooming 12 Day Holiday Calendar
Buy this calendar for the men in your life. The 12-piece set includes everything they’ll need to look their best this holiday season, from a set of fresh razors to a beard oil.
12-Piece Advent Calendar
This set of 12 richly-scented mini candles from Apotheke will make your apartment smell amazing. Scents include Hinoki Lavender, Amber Woods, Sea Salt Grapefruit, and more.
Dozen Delights Advent Calendar Set
If you've been wanting to try something from Perricone MD, now is your chance. This 12-day calendar includes a selection of the brand's best-selling products, including the Vitamin C Ester Citrus Brightening Cleanser, the Face Finishing & Firming Moisturizer, the Cold Plasma+ Advanced Serum Concentrate, and more.
Transport yourself to Italy with one of the scents included in this 25-day set from Acqua di Parma. Comprised of shower gels, perfumes, soaps, and (so much) more, this set has everything you need for a luxe-as-hell spa night at home.
12-Piece Beauty Advent Calendar Set
Skincare and makeup brand Clarins just dropped this 12-day calendar and yes, it's pretty amazing. Whether your nighttime skincare routine needs updating your just looking to add some glow to your regime in the winter months, this set has you covered.
12 Days of Confidence Collection Advent Calendar
This set from IT Cosmetics has it all: A primer that will make your makeup last for ages, a mascara that the internet can't get enough of, a moisturizer that promises supple skin, and so much more.
The Guerlain Beehive Advent Calendar
If you have a luxury beauty lover on your list, spoil them with this set from Guerlain that's modeled after the brand's symbol since 1828. It contains products from Guerlain's Orchidée Imperiale Skincare Abeille Royale skincare ranges, as well as a range of perfumes.
House of Huda 12-Door Advent Calendar
This advent calendar from HUDA Beauty is full of essentials hand-picked by Ms. Huda herself. They include one of three of the brand's bestselling eyeshadow palettes as well as mascara, lip balm, and so much more.
Mini Mani Month 2021
Chipped nails will be a thing of the past with this advent calendar from Ciate London. The set includes 22 mini Plant Pots, a full-sized version of the brand's Plant Pot, and a deluxe-sized mini Watermelon Burst Hydrating Primer. Basically, it's a bunch of perfect at-home manicures in one.
The More The Merrier Makeup Holiday Advent Calendar Set
If you've got someone on your list who is just starting out in the skincare game, gift them this set. It includes everything they need to get their skin in check, from charcoal face masks to nose pore strips.
Gimme Super Stars! 24 Day Holiday Countdown Advent Calendar
Up your friend's makeup game by gifting them this advent calendar from NYX. It has six Butter Gloss minis, six Matte Liquid Lip Cream minis, 2 Born to Glow minis and so much more stocked inside—so every day will be a beautiful little surprise.
Julia Marzovilla is an E-Commerce Writer at Marie Claire covering all things fashion, beauty, and entertainment. Offline, she’s most likely browsing the web for another pair of black boots or listening to music too loudly—often at the same time.
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