It's not just the kids who like to countdown to Christmas with daily treats - your favourite beauty brands will all have their own 2020 advent calendars packed with make-up and skincare goodies to discover every day.
Here's our guide to the best beauty advent calendars in the UK for 2020, with sneak peeks, release dates and all the info as this year's calendars are revealed.
No7 Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £45
It's one of the most highly anticipated beauty advents of the year, and the waiting list is open NOW for the No7 Beauty Advent Calendar*!
Last year hundreds of thousands of people were on the waiting list before it went on sale, and it sold out in 2 days! We expect it to be just as popular again this year, so you need to be on that list to be in with a chance of getting your hands on one.
Contents are a closely guarded secret at the moment, but for your £45 we know you'll be getting No7 make-up and skincare treats with worth £172.50! Plus, look out for 1 of 10 golden tickets hidden inside your calendar for a chance to win £1000 worth of No7 goodies.
Click here* to sign up for the No7 Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 waiting list at Boots.
Benefit Shake Your Beauty Holiday Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £58.50
Benefit fans are going to love this year's advent calendar, as it includes mini versions of 12 best selling and fan favourite beauty treats to countdown to Christmas. It's selling for £58.50, but the contents are worth more than £125, so it's a bit of a bargain too.
Soap & Glory 24 Days to Roam The Foam Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £42
Soap & Glory is one of the best selling beauty advent calendars at Boots every year, and 2020's Soap & Glory 24 Days to Roam The Foam Advent Calendar is sure to be no different. It's brilliant vale for money at £42, and contains mini Soap & Glory best selling bath, skincare and cosmetic goodies.
Coming soon, exclusively at Boots*, £42.
Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £40
New for 2020 is the first Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Advent Calendar, and this one contains bath and beauty minis from the Boots exclusive Harry Potter gift range. You can expect magical treats like bath fizzers, fragrance sprays, bodywash, beauty accessories (like a magic wand shaped brush!), and rather wonderfully some colour-changing lipsticks!
Coming soon, exclusively at Boots*, for £40
The Body Shop Advent Calendars 2020, RRP from £50
Once againThe Body Shop* are one of the first to reveal their advent calendars, and again for 2020 we have a choice of 3, ranging in price from £50 up to £130. Choose from the Make It Real Together Advent Calendar for £50, the Big Advent Calendar for £70, or the Ultimate Advent Calendar for £130. Stocks are limited to one advent calendar of each size per customer.
Available exclusively at The Body Shop*, priced from £50.
Lush Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £185
Last year saw the very first LUSH Advent Calendar* and it sold out in days, so we're expecting the same again with the 2020 advent calendar, even with it's hefty price tag. Each calendar has 24 doors, and behind each of those you'll find full-size LUSH goodies like bath bombs, shower gels and some exclusive new treats. The contents are all vegan friendly.
Available to pre-order now at Lush*, £185.
Ted Baker Ladies House of Blooms Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £45
The Ted Baker Ladies House of Blooms Advent Calendar is new for 2020, and is a limited edition available at Boots. Filled to the brim with exquisite indulgent bathing and beauty treats, as well as some limited edition festive surprises to indulge yourself over the festive season
Coming soon at Boots* for £45.
Revolution Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £70
Each year Revolution Beauty launch several beauty advent calendars, and the first one has gone on sale already at Superdrug! The Revolution Advent Calendar 2020 is priced at £70, and contains lipsticks, blush, mini palettes, brushes and more.
Available at Superdrug* £70, with more stockists to follow.
Real Techniques Advent Calendar, RRP £60
If you're serious about your beauty accessories, the Real Techniques Advent Calendar is the one for you. It contains 25 gifts, including some of Real Techniques most loved products to treat yourself, with brushes, make-up blenders, hair accessories and more.
Available at Superdrug* £60.
ASOS Face + Body 12 Day Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £35
This years offering from ASOS is a 12 day advent calendar packed full of awesome brands such as Nars, This Works, The Ordinary, Nip + Fab and much more! Inside you will find ten full-size products and two travel size products. As it's such a bargain buy, I can see this one flying out!
Available at ASOS*, £35.
ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £75
Alongside the ASOS Face + Body 12 Day Advent Calendar, you can also get a 24 day one for £75! This set includes thirteen full-size items including brands such as Clinique, Elemis, MAC, Origins, BECCA, Too Faced and much more. The contents are worth £360!
Available at ASOS*, £75.
ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar, RRP £35
Of course we can't leave the boys out when it comes to beauty advent calendars! ASOS have come through for us with this ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar for just £35. It contains eight full-size and four travel-size products with a mix of skin, body and hair care for your grooming needs. This is selling fast, so don't hang around!
Available at ASOS*, £35
Disney Minnie Mouse 12 Days Of Bath & Body Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £20
The first of this year's Disney Bath & Body Advent Calendars has just gone on sale at Superdrug, and it's 12 days of Minnie Mouse themed presents. Inside you'll find bath salts, body lotion, lip balm, body wash, bath fizzers and more.
Available at Superdrug* £20.
Cath Kidston Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £40
The 2020 Cath Kidston Beauty Advent Calendar has been revealed, and as usual it's packed with mini beauty treats to count down the days of December. You'll find goodies like hand creams, body lotions, bath fizzers, lip balm and more, in signature scents, all cruelty-free and vegan-friendly.
Available to pre-order at Amazon* for £40.
Superdrug Studio London Advent Calendars, RRP from £30 - £100
Superdrug have just launched three new Superdrug Studio London Advent Calendars for 2020, ranging in price from £30 for the smallest, up to £100 for the giant one. Each contains loads of beauty and cosmetic gifts in luxurious packaging, so you can open up a new present for yourself every day as you countdown to Christmas.
Available at Superdrug* from £30 to £100.
Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £85
Back again for 2020, the Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar is available exclusively at Boots, containing beauty treats from brands including Liz Earle, Botanics, Joules, No7, Soap & Glory, Sleek, MASQD and more. £2 from every one of these beauty calendars goes to Macmillan Cancer Support.
Available now exclusively at Boots* for £85.
Lynx Build Up Africa Countdown Gift Set, RRP £20
If Lynx gifts say Christmas to you, here's a 12 day advent calendar for you. The Lynx Build Up Africa Countdown Gift Set has 12 individual Lynx gift boxes with essential minis and gift items like bodyspray, bodywash, a comb, socks, card holder, and more.
Coming soon at Boots* for £20.
Profusion Cosmetics 25 Days to Sleigh Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £30
Love a bit of sparkle with your make-up? Take a look at this new Profusion Cosmetics 25 Days to Sleigh Advent Calendar 2020 at Boots. It has a fabulous range of glittery, shimmering and sparkling cosmetics along with some essential accessories too for a glam festive look.
Coming soon at Boots* for £30.
Makeup Obsession Count On Me Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £40
The Makeup Obsession Count On Me Advent Calendar is perfect for teens, and includes 24 individual gift boxes with a make-up or accessory present each day. You'll find jelly glosses, lip toppers, bronzers, bush, brushes and lots more to experiment with.
Coming soon to Boots*, priced at £40.
Fortnum & Mason Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £195
This sell-out beauty advent calendar is back for a third year! The Fortnum & Mason's ultra luxe advent calendar is packed full of high end beauty products from Chantecaille, Guerlain, Patchology, Sisley, Fresh, Sol De Janeiro and Elizabeth Scarlett to name just a few.
That £195 price tag is not to be sniffed at, but with contents worth a huge £810 you're getting a huge amount of premium beauty treats for your money. Having sold out in less than two weeks in previous years, you'll have to be quick to get your hands on this one.
Available to pre-order now at Fortnum & Mason*.
Look Fantastic Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £85
You will need to be quick to get your hands on this years Look Fantastic advent calendar as it's been a sell out for the past 5 years!
It's not surprising really as you can get over £460 worth of products for only £85! There's some huge names too, in previous years there's been Morphe and Elemis to name but a few. With 25 incredible products inside – from skincare to haircare, bodycare to cosmetics – it’s the countdown to Christmas you’ve all been waiting for!
Available to pre-order now at Look Fantastic*
Friends Central Perk 12 Days of Bath Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £19.99)
Friends fans can relax and enjoy the run-up to Christmas with this Friends Central Perk 12 Days of Bath and Body Advent Calendar. Behind each door, there is a bath and body treat incluing body wash, bath salts, lip balm, bath fizzers, hand cream and more.
Available to pre-order at Zavvi* £19.99, release date 9th October 2020
Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £199
Last year was the first beauty advent calendar for Cult Beauty and this year they have outdone themselves! It's worth an astonishing £930 and overflowing with 25 bestsellers all for just £199.
There's even a Huda Beauty palette, Charlotte Tilbury lipstick and a Jo Malone candle in here! I think this is the one for me!
Elemis 25 Days of Spectacular Skin Advent Calendar, RRP £175
This festive season reawaken your sense of wonder with the ultimate spectacle in beauty advent, the Elemis 25 Days of Spectacular Skin advent calendar is the ultimate in skincare. It has 25 bestsellers and some new products to ensure your skin glows throughout the festive season. The contents are worth a whopping £403.50 but it will set you back £175.
Available at Elemis*, £175
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