Advent calendars are becoming more and more popular by the year. You are no longer limited to the standard chocolate advent calendars (although they are delicious!) there are now gorgeous beauty and lifestyle advent calendars thrown into the mix, that offer up an altogether more decadent way of counting down the days until Christmas. Below you can find five of our absolute must have advent calendars for 2015 featuring the best in beauty and lifestyle.
First up is one of our absolute favourite luxury advent calendars from Jo Malone London. Start your morning by opening the doors of the home of Jo Malone London for a scented surprise. Illustrated with the façade of a Georgian townhouse, the calendar is filled with little luxuries: refined Colognes and rich Body Crèmes, perfect for layering to create your personal scent for the season. The countdown to Christmas has never been so indulgent!
Available from November 2015 – RRP £260 www.jomalone.co.uk. We absolutely love the product selection in this advent calendar. It would also double up as the perfect Christmas gift for someone who either loves the brand, or wants to try out a selection of the different fragrances and product for the first time. Gorgeous! Stay tuned for upcoming coverage of some of the Jo Malone Christmas gift sets, later this week….
Charlotte Tilbury – A book of makeup magic to cast a spell. Charlotte shares her beauty secrets in 12 magical makeup cabinets. It’s the perfect way to discover the makeup world of Charlotte Tilbury in this gorgeously presented set.
Each day, reveal a miracle-working product from her award-winning collection. A favourite of Hollywood, the fashion world, makeup artists, facialists and industry insiders. The contents is a mix of travel size skincare and full size products. £150 Exclusively available at CharlotteTilbury.com, Selfridges, Selfridges.com and Brown Thomas. We’ll be showcasing some Christmas gift inspiration from Charlotte Tilbury soon, so stay tuned…
The Body Shop has come up trumps yet again on the advent calendar front. They have not one, but two advent calendars this year! Christmas only comes once a year, so why not make the magic start earlier with the NEW 24 Happy Days Advent Calendar (RRP £60 pictured above) or 24 Happy Days Advent Calendar Deluxe (RRP £80)
Open the delightful drawers filled with the perfect blend of best-sellers from skincare, bath and body care to fragrance and make-up, for a head-to-toe feel-good feeling. Explore hidden doors and read inspirational messages until you arrive at your secret gift, hidden in the 24-day wonderland of treats. www.thebodyshop.co.uk.
Yankee Candle has a fantastic range of advent calendars and Christmas gifts out once again this year. Our favourite has to be the stunning Reindeer Carousel advent calendar. It is out to buy now and every day reveals a Tealight or Votive candle in one of 8 seasonal scents, perfect for the festive season. Fragrances included are: Bundle Up, Candy Cane Lane, Icicles, Spiced Orange, Snowflake Cookie and Winter Glow Tealights, as well as a Berry Trifle, Bundle Up, Cosy By the Fire and Winter Glow Votives. Perfect for Yankee Candle fanatics! www.yankeecandle.co.uk.
The LUSH advent calendar comes once again in the form of this stunning 12 Days of Christmas set. Treat yourself to a variety of different LUSH products in each individual box. That’s 12 amazing treats that would make for the perfect advent calendar or as a decadent Christmas gift. Or why not treat yourself!?
We love that this is a slightly different way of doing an advent calendar that allows for full sized products and some of the best winter delights from LUSH. Keep your eyes peeled here: www.lush.co.uk for the release and stay tuned for more Christmas gift ideas from LUSH soon….