We've been searching high and low for some of the best advent calendars this year. And the best ones always go fast. With less than a month until 1st December, you might want to read this list quickly.
Introducing the very first Advent Calendar from The Beauty Rooms. Open a window every day throughout December to reveal a unique voucher, that you can redeem throughout 2023. From luxury manicures and pedicures, massage and facials to monetary vouchers and so much more, The Beauty Rooms is encouraging you to treat yourself, or spoil a loved on make 2023 the year of self care. The treatment vouchers are worth over £500!
£250, available from The Beauty Rooms
Cowshed is the British spa brand from Soho House. Proudly made in England, their products contain pure essential oils and wild crafted plant extracts to nourish mind and body while always remaining honest and natural. Count down the days with their Advent Calendar, the ultimate gift for yourself or a loved one. Full to the brim with skincare essentials to take you from morning to night, and presented in a beautifully illustrated advent box so you can reuse and refill for years to come with all your Cowshed favourites.
Our favourite from Cadbury is the One Chunk A Day Chocolate Bar - good luck with that! Cadbury also has a selection of the standard Dairy Milk and Cabury Heroes calendars, and there's a 3D Santa's Workshop Advent Calendar for the little ones, standing over 40cm tall and containing 24 Cadbury treatsize bars.
From £2.19, available from Cadbury Gifts Direct and local supermarkets.
This gift box helps you to countdown to Christmas by bringing scents of the Channel Islands into your home. Packed with a mix of festive scents and their best sellers, enjoy a new fragrance every day leading up to Christmas Day. Each wax melt will give you a whole evening and more, of fabulous fragrance throughout December. These will make a fantastic gift or a treat for yourself.
£34.99 with free shipping from Island Aura.
This cookie collection is made in Guernsey by The Biscuit Box, bringing you 24 chocolate flavourite biscuits all individually iced with a festive theme. Guernsey customers only for this one as they must be collected.
£39.50, available from The Biscuit Box.
Dr. Hauschka products are 100% natural and organic and certified to NATRUE standards. Free from synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives. Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEG. Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin. Never tested on animals. Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions. Dr Hauschka's Advent Calendar is a chic cube, crammed with lovely little gift boxes, each containing a trial-size treasure with one full-size gift on Christmas Eve.
£90, available from allbeauty.
With a selection of miniature fragrances to enjoy in the run up to Christmas and a larger treat for Christmas Day, these new and improved wax melt advent calendars are perfect to for your daily festive fix. Best be quick with this one though, numbers are limited.
£25 from Melting Moments Guernsey
Fill your December with 25 days of scented treats. Mood-boosting home fragrances, popular colognes in miniature, seasonal adornments and a couple of full-sized surprises await.
£350, available from Sephora.
The Faybelline Advent Calendar is hand sewn locally and you can choose from these four designs this year; Stag, Santa’s Train, Ice Skating and Santa’s Workshop. They are a great eco-friendly option as a keepsake that can be used year after year. You choose the treats and pop one in each pocket.
£40, available from Faybelline
Discover 24 Nuxe surprises for a beautiful countdown to Christmas and enjoy a unique sensory experience with your Skincare Advent Calendar which is back in a limited edition version.
£65, available from Sephora.
Tea lovers can countdown to Christmas with this limited edition Tea Advent Calendar, which contains an assortment of 24 teas, made up of The Wee Tea Company's bestselling tea blends, including 3 exclusive Christmas Blends; Mulled Berry, Christmas Chai and Gingerbread Rooibos. It's on offer to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Wee Tea Company, with 50% off (RRP £30), with an additional online discount for any further teas, coffess or gifts you purchase.
£15, available from The Wee Tea Company.
Hotel Chocolat hasa variety of advent calendars from the stepped up classic at £13 to their Grand Advent Calendar at £75. We have always been a fan of their Truffles for Two sharing calendar. They also have kids & vegan options. See the full variety here and pop into the store in town to see what they still have available.
£75, available from Hotel Chocolat.
Waitrose has the Fever-Tree Gin & Tonic Advent Calendar on sale for £60. Each day you’ll discover either a mini-bottle of craft gin or a can of Fever Tree - there are 12 of each, which have been expertly selected to complement each other… cheers!
£60, available from Waitrose.
Waitrose also has the Tony's Chocolonely advent calendar. It's a Fairtrade option which is plastic free and reasonably priced, what’s not to love? There's a mini chocolate bar every day, with 10 different flavours so your favourites will pop back up again.
£13, available from Waitrose.
Deliver your best gift yet with this can't-miss advent calendar set. Jam-packed with 12 of Benefit’s top-sellers in pocket-friendly mini & fun sizes, it will have you looking gorgeous all holiday long (and beyond!). Open one pretty present a day to uncover your beloved beauty besties and find new faves. Comes in a one-of-a-kind keepsake box. Features brow top-sellers, mascaras, pore primers & face powders, with contents worth £134.
There are three advent calendars to choose from in The Body Shop collection, each containing some old favourites but it's also a lovely way to try new products you may not think to use in your beauty routine. So whether you're buying for a friend or planning to treat yourself, opening up the little drawers brings a moment of joy to your day. Our favourite is The Box of Wonders Advent Calendar which contains 25 beauty treats, with some classics, from a face mask for some you-time to body cream to soothe winter skin.
An assortment of non-dairy alternative to milk chocolate with caramel flavour and sea salt & non-dairy alternative to milk chocolate. Free from dairy, gluten, egg, nuts. Suitable for vegans. No one likes missing out and the Nomo Advent Calendar is the perfect way to celebrate this festive season. Filled with a selection of Caramel & Sea Salt Choc and Creamy Choc drop shaped pieces, it really will feel like Christmas every day.
£5.50, available from Waitrose.
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