Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2021: From Kiehl's to Jo Malone

Save your calories for the holiday feasts to come by swapping your traditional chocolate advent calendar with a beauty-themed one this year.

Here we look at some of the best beauty advent calendars to get you glammed up for holiday parties and other festive occasions in the lead up to Christmas.

Barry M

The advent calender from the British beauty brand features 12 items, including eight bottles of its Gelly Hi Shine nail paints and one each of the Crystal Rock, Green Origin, Hi Vis and Velvet nail paints. It also comes with one nail/cuticle oil product as well as a "surprise" makeup bag and nail accessory. The calendar is available for $38.70.

Buy it at Barry M here.


This 24-day advent calendar from PrettyLittleThing comes with various makeup and skincare products from lip glosses, a lip mask, eyeliner and mascara to a self-tanning foam and a pillow spray for sleeping. The calendar is priced at $52.50 (reduced from $75).

Buy it at PrettyLittleThing here.


The Face + Body advent calendar from Asos offers 24 skincare, makeup, hair and body care products (including 15 full-sized items) from several beauty brands including Clinique, Estee Lauder, Elemis, Charlotte Tilbury, Caudalie and others.

The calendar is available for $99. New users of Asos can get a 20 percent discount by downloading the Asos app and making the purchase there using the code "JOINUS" at checkout.

Buy it at Asos here.

Various makeup products seen near Christmas decorations.
Various makeup products, including a lipstick, mascara, eye shadows and blush, seen near Christmas tree decoration. iStock/Getty Images Plus


Get this "limited edition" 24-day advent calendar from Kiehl's, featuring a host of products collectively valued at $245. The calendar includes several popular items from the brand including the Ultra Facial Cream, Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream and Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum. Get the calendar for $99.

Buy it at Kiehl's here.

A display of Kiehl's products in California.
A view of Kiehl's products seen at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California. Amanda Edwards/WireImage


The "3D Advent Calendar" from Rituals offers "24 Days of Merry Moments" with several home and beauty products including various shower gels, shampoos and conditioners, body mists and oils, lotions, creams, an anti-aging serum, fragrance sticks and mini-candles. The calendar is priced at $112.

Buy it at Rituals here.

Rituals products on display in NYC.
A view of Rituals products on display at the ELLE x Rituals Beauty of September event on September 24, 2019 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Rituals

Atelier Colgone

The 24-day "Discovery Advent Calendar" for men and women from the French perfume line owned by L'Oréal offers several fragrances including Clémentine California, Bergamote Soleil, Vanille Insensée, Rose Anonyme 2ml, Patchouli Riviera and Vétiver Fatal, among other scents. The calendar is available for $108.

Buy it at Atelier Colgone here.

Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury's "Beauty Dreams & Secrets Limited Edition" advent calendar features 12 items, including full-sized versions of the Hollywood Beauty Light Wand in Spotlight and Matte Revolution lipstick in Pillow Talk Medium, as well as travel-sized products, including a lip liner, mascara, primer and other items. The calendar is priced at $200.

Buy it at Charlotte Tilbury here.

A view of Charlotte Tilbury beauty products.
A view of Charlotte Tilbury products, including Charlotte's Magic Cream Instant Turnaround Moisturizer (which is featured in this year's advent calendar from Charlotte Tilbury) displayed at an event in New York City in April 2018. Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Beautycon

Jo Malone

The Jo Loves Advent Calendar offers 24 travel products and a "full size surprise" on the December 25 slot of the calendar.

This year's calendar includes new exclusive items such as a mulled wine scented candle, a cobalt patchouli & cedar bath/shower gel and body lotion, a eucalyptus & cedar woods hand lotion and hand wash product as well as a bottle of the "snowflakes" fragrance, among other items. The calendar is priced at $450.

Buy it at Jo Malone here.

Jo Malone products displayed in California.
A selection of Jo Malone products on display during the opening of a Jo Malone boutique in Beverly Hills, California. J. Vespa/WireImage


Spoil a loved one with the Guerlain Beehive advent calendar. The French cosmetics brand's first-ever advent calendar features 25 products, including several scents from its L'Art & La Matière fragrance line, a Abeille Royale day cream and night cream, a lipstick as well as perfumed soap and scented travel candles. The calendar is available for $700.

Buy it at Guerlain here.

Bottles of Guerlain perfume in 2018.
Bottles of perfume seen in 2018 at the Guerlain factory in Orphin, south of Paris, in France. THOMAS SAMSON/AFP via Getty Images

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