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12 best beauty advent calendars to count down to Christmas with

Christmas is all about treating yourself (and others too, of course) but you don’t have to wait till the big day to unwrap all the gifts – these beauty advent calendars are the perfect way to reward yourself for being patient. 

Each loaded with tons of beauty goodies within little drawers – from skincare must-haves and holy grail makeup products to fragrances for you and the home – these advent calendars for 2022 make counting down to Christmas fun. Besides, the travel-friendly miniatures that lie within are just as useful for all your upcoming holidays as they are adorable. 

Read on for the best beauty advent calendars to get this Christmas 2022

12 best beauty advent calendars this year

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Not travelling this winter? Let Dior whisk you away to the romantic streets of Paris with this one. Inspired by its storied Avenue Montaigne store, this advent calendar promises a whimsical journey with constellations, mythical creatures, and constellations at every turn, courtesy of artist Petro Ruffo. The countdown to Christmas begins with the 24 little drawers here, each a curation of cult favourites that range from J’adore and Miss Dior fragrances, to Dior Prestige skincare, nail polish, and even a mini 30 Montaigne candle.

Available online and at Dior Beauty boutiques islandwide.

Price
S$845

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It’s a magical journey – both for the eyes and nose – from start to finish with this one. Inspired by heavenly bodies, Diptyque’s advent calendar features celestial imagery and offers 25 treasures waiting to be discovered. Travel from constellation to constellation and discover some some of the brand’s bestsellers via travel-friendly perfumes, hand creams, and even scented candles. We don’t want to spoil it too much but let’s just say that fans of Baies will be pleased.

Available at Diptyque boutiques at Takashimaya Shopping Centre and Raffles City, and escentials.

Price
S$770

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Here’s another one for the fragrance connoisseurs out there. Within this cream box are 25 little drawers, which open to reveal some of the brand’s most sought-after classics. Expect colognes, seasonal home fragrances, and trinkets, each specially curated to bring lots of joy as you countdown to the big day.

Available on Jo Malone’s e-store here and at boutiques in Singapore.

Price
 S$715

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L’Occitane’s advent calendar needs little introduction, and this year the hotseller is back and better than before. Expect a selection of 24 full-sized and miniatures here, including icons like the Immortelle Reset Serum and Almond Shower Oil, as well as the ultra-pampering Almond Delicious Hands cream. The box is quite the masterpiece too, featuring illustrations by artist Eva Offredo that depict the four seasons of Provence with a playful child-like spin on the wonders of nature. 

Available at L’Occitane boutiques islandwide.

Price
S$95 with a min. S$45 spend.

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It’s sugar, spice, and all things nice at Sabon this year, especially for its 2022 advent calendar. Designed to provide you with 24 days of well-being, the beautifully designed box opens to reveal some of the brand’s bestselling treatments that are made with natural ingredients from the Dead Sea. Expect something for just about every nook and cranny of your body here, from travel-friendly haircare products to hand, feet and even bathtime favourites.

Available at Sabon’s Ngee Ann City counter.

Price
S$199

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Kiehl’s makes skincare fun this year with a little help from creative studio Made by Radio, which transformed the 24-drawer box with their signature style of animation and illustration. Some products to look forward to in this limited edition collectible include icons like the Midnight Recovery Concentrate, Ultra Facial cleanser, and Avocado Nourishing Hydration Mask – perfect for both fans of Kiehl’s and newbies who want to try everything. Six full sized and 18 travel sized products ensure that your skin is well-sorted for the year ahead.

Available on Kiehl’s e-store and at counters and boutiques islandwide. 

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Shiseido

If you’re a fan of Shiseido’s skincare and makeup, this one’s going to illicit a squeal every single day. Housed within a beautiful red box are some of Shiseido’s most well-known products, including the Ultimate Power Infusing Concentrate, WASO Pore Purifying Scrub Mask, and Benefiance Wrinkle Smoothing Eye Cream. The list goes on, but trust us when we say that it’ll be 24 days of pure joy with this one.

Available at Shiseido stores islandwide.

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Nail the brand’s signature rock n’ roll look with some of its most iconic makeup, fragrance and skincare products here. 17 miniatures and six full-sized favourites are hidden behind the drawers, plus an additional gift – it is Christmas, after all. Look out for the iconic Black Opium fragrance within that’ll zhush you up before any festive party.

Available at YSL Beauty stores and online.

Price
S$480

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It’s been a long year and you deserve a treat. Net-a-Porter has you sorted in the last month of 2022 with its advent calendar, which sees 25 drool-worthy beauty heroes that range from skincare and haircare, to makeup bestsellers. Expect luxe beauty products from the likes of Augustinus Bader, Charlotte Tilbury, and Sarah Chapman, as well as steals like a full-sized Balmain ‘Silk Perfume and ‘The Good C’ serum by Dr. Barbara Sturm.

Price
S$322

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Selfridges’ 25 Days of Ultimate Beauty 2022 is exactly what it says it is. Packed with holy grails by the likes of Augustinus Bader, Pat McGrath, Charlotte Tilbury, Gibson, and MAC, ’tis truly is the season to update (and upgrade) your beauty routine.

Price
S$147

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Sustainability is at the heart of The Body Shop Box Of Wishes & Wonders Ultimate Advent Calendar this year, and you’ll find thoughtful box that’s inspired by the waste pickers from Bengaluru in India where its Community Fair Trade recycled plastics come from. 25 head-to-toe goodies are stored within, including a few full-sized favourites and bestsellers that’ll keep your skin happy for the rest of the year.

Available at The Body Shop stores Islandwide and its official flagship stores on Lazada and Shopee.

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Clarins

For all skincare aficionado, Clarins’ advent calendar for 2022 promises to be a dream, with 24 bestsellers like the Lip Comfort Oil, Hand and Nail Cream, and SOS Hydra Mask within. For that fresh glow at parties, look out for the handy mini Joli blush that’s also included, as well as 4D Mascara and Lip Perfector.

Available at Clarins boutiques islandwide.

Price
S$175
12 best beauty advent calendars to count down to Christmas with

Shatricia Nair

Managing Editor

Shatricia Nair has a passion for motoring, beauty, and wellness, and is perpetually knee-deep in the world of V8s, retinols, and latest fitness trends. She has nine years of experience writing for digital media, and her bylines have appeared in Prestige, and Augustman. She'll do (almost) anything for good chocolate chip cookies.


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