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.
Best Deals On Beauty Advent Calendars
- Up to 75% off selected advent calendars @ Superdrug*
- Up to half price on selected advent calendars @ Boots*
Boohoo Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £40
This year's Boohoo Beauty Advent Calendar has just been launched, and it's great value at £40 as the contents are worth £149! It contains 24 beauty and make-up treats from brands like Revolution, Rimmel, Sleek, Barry M and more, as we as some boohoo essentials too.
Available at Boohoo* for £40
No7 Wizard of Oz 12 Days in Emerald City Beauty Calendar, RRP £40
The regular No7 advent calendar sold out within 2 days of launch, but this new No7 Wizard of Oz 12 Days in Emerald City Beauty Calendar* looks like a wonderful alternative. It brings together No7 and The Wizard Of Oz in a special limited edition cosmetics collection, inspired by some of the most iconic characters, scenes and moments from this classic. We think this one will sell out quickly too, so move fast before it's gone for good!
Available exclusively at Boots* for £32 (was £40)
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
Available now at Boots* for £33.75 (was £45)
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.
Available now, exclusively at Boots* for £33.60 (was £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!
Available now, exclusively at Boots* for £32 (was £40)
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.
Available now at Boots* was £20 now £10
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* was £20 then £10 now £5
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* was £70 then £35, now £20
Real Techniques Advent Calendar, RRP £70
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* was £70 then £35, now £20
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.
Superdrug Studio London Advent Calendar* was £30 now £10, Superdrug Studio London 12 Days Makeup Advent Calendar* was £60 now £25, and Superdrug Studio London Giant Make Up Gift Set* was £100 now £60, all exclusively at Superdrug.
Dove 12 Days Of Christmas Advent Calendar, RRP £20
Fancy a bit of pampering? The Dove Twelve Days Of Christmas Advent Calendar includes a special selection of twelve Dove and beauty products and accessories hidden behind the count down doors.
MAC Exclusive Boom Boom Wow Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £125
MAC’s limited-edition 2020 advent calendar that everyone’s been waiting
for is finally here. Bursting with 24 pieces of your favourite mac
beauty items to enjoy in the run-up to Christmas! Move quickly, this one will become a sell out!
Available at MAC* £125
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 at Boots* £85.
12 Days Of Friends Fizzers Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £17.99
Set to be as popular as the TV show which inspires it, could this
Friends advent calendar BE any more exciting? Packed with scented bath
fizzers modelled on iconic show moments, we especially love how the
yellow peep hole frame detaches so after you've counted down the 12 days
of Christmas, you can use it again elsewhere.
Available now at TruffleShuffle, £17.99
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.
Available at Debenhams* £52.65
Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £60
Amazon are back with their famous beauty calendar and for just £60 there are 24 days of products from the likes of Elemis, Nip & Fab and Sanctuary Spa valued at over £215.
It’s a mixture of full size and deluxe sample sizes with a simple Christmas design, the inside has candy cane like stripes and on the front there is an illustration of a Winter Christmas tree scene.
Available now at Amazon*, £59.95 delivered.
L'Occitane Classic Beauty Advent Calendars 2020, RRP £53
This year L'Occitane are treating us to two advent calendars, a luxury beauty one and this Classic Beauty Advent Calendar. This one is packed with mini skincare treats worth £87, but will set you back just £53, so it's the perfect way to give yourself a little indulgence every day or try some new products.
On sale now at L'Occitane for £53.
L'Occitane Luxury Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £99
The second L'Occitane advent calendar for this year is the Luxury Advent Calendar 2020, featuring the best of their premium products, including bestsellers and lots of new surprises. Every drawer will bring you a special body, hair or skincare treat, or fragrance to give you 24 days of pampering.
Available exclusively at L'Occitane for £99
bareMinerals 24 Days Of Clean Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £89
Discover a new mini makeup or skincare surprise behind each of the 24 windows. It’s the perfect indulgence for the clean beauty lover in your life —or as a treat to yourself. The contents are worth a whopping £194!
This season, we’re making gifting planet-friendly by minimizing plastic
across our holiday collection. We have eliminated unnecessary packaging,
incorporated post-consumer recycled materials whenever possible and
made our gift boxes completely recyclable. Designed to look like wrapped
gifts, all of our sets feature a hand-drawn, nature-inspired pattern
and are ready to share —no gift wrap needed.
Join the waiting list at bareMinerals* today
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.
Nivea Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £40
Nivea are back with their beauty calendar which is packed full of Nivea
skincare favourites. The calendar has a ski lodge theme and has 24 days
to countdown to Christmas with full-size and mini treats. Including face masks, hand cream, lipbalms, cleansing wipes and much more, it's the perfect way to relax into the Christmas holidays.
Available now at Amazon*, £29.99.
John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, RRP £150
The John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar is expected to be another sell-out this year, and with contents worth £375 from luxury brands like Sunday Riley, Neom, Charlotte Tilbury, Elemis, Nars and Clarins the £150 price is looking good. Release date 1st October 2020.
Available now at John Lewis & Partners* for £150.
More Beauty Advent Calendars:
Want even more beauty advent calendars? Here's the best of the rest, for those looking for bargains and those looking to splurge:
- ASOS Grooming 12 Day Advent Calendar £35 @ ASOS*
- Cath Kidston Advent Calendar £40 @ Amazon*.
- Molton Brown Advent Calendar £175 @ Molton Brown*
- Harrods Beauty Advent @Harrods*
- Elemis 25 Days of Spectacular Skin advent calendar £175 @Elemis
- You Beauty Advent Calendar @ You Beauty Shop, £60 (using code YOUADVENT)
- The White Company Advent Calendar £160 @ The White Company*
- ELLE magazine Beauty Advent Calendar £125 @Hearst Magazines
Too Slow... These Are Sold Out!
- Jo Malone Advent Calendar* SOLD OUT
- The Body Shop Advent Calendars* SOLD OUT
- M&S Autograph 12 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is now SOLD OUT
- Friends Central Perk 12 Days of Bath and Body Advent Calendar at Zavvi* SOLD OUT
- Fortnum & Mason Beauty Advent Calendar SOLD OUT
- ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar 2020* SOLD OUT
- LUSH Advent Calendar SOLD OUT
- Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar* £150 currently out of stock
- The No7 Beauty Advent Calendar* is now sold out.
- Next Beauty Advent Calendar* is now sold out.
- Look Fantastic Beauty Advent Calendar* is now sold out.
- Cult Beauty Advent Calendar* is now sold out.
Main image: The Body Shop.