The best beauty advent calendars 2019

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We know Christmas is still quite a long way off, but it pays to be prepared, right? Especially when it comes to something as sought-after as this year’s beauty advent calendars. Because what could be better than opening a beauty treat every day in December? Move over chocolate.

From Charlotte Tilbury to John Lewis, M&S to Holland & Barrett, this year the retailers have really outdone themselves, and some of the prices certainly reflect it! We’ve got a sneak peak of all the best beauty advent calendars launching this year. Hold onto your purses…

Charlotte Tilbury Glittering Galaxy Of Make-Up Magic,  £150

This year’s calendar includes some of Charlotte’s best-loved cult products: minis of Multi Miracle Glow, Magic Cream and Supermodel Body as well as a full-size Eyes to Mesmerise pot in Jean, Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillow Talk and Superstar Lips in Sexy Lips – to name a few.

Marks & Spencer beauty advent calendar, £40 (when you spend £25 on clothing, home, and beauty in-store or online)

Considering this calendar is only £40, the selection of goodies inside is pretty amazing – it’s worth over £300. Find a selection of skincare such as Pure Super Hydrate Day Cream and Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser, plus a Stila Stay All Day® Liquid Lipstick, Eyeko Last Alert Mascara and more.

Lush beauty advent calendar, £195

With five favourites returning from Lush’s past, and a combination of limited edition bath, body, and shower products to discover, this made-to-order advent calendar is a surefire Christmas gift winner. A limited run of 500 advent calendar gifts have been made by hand in the UK so you better hurry if you want to secure one. And the best part? Once you’ve opened and used your 24 full-sized treats, you can reuse the box to keep your products, jewellery (or anything else!) in. We’d call that a good investment…

John Lewis & Partners beauty advent calendar, £150

This lust-worthy calendar (worth £255!) contains an array of products from brands such as Laura Mercier, Clarins, Nars, Phillip Kingsley and Bobbi Brown, to name but a few. In addition, Sisley, Dermalogica, Lancôme, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Elemis, Clarins, BECCA and Charlotte Tilbury invite you to receive a complimentary gift or service at one of their John Lewis & Partners in-store counters. A great way to continue enjoying your calendar even when Christmas is over, don’t you think!

Holland & Barrett beauty advent calendar, £35

The 25 Days of Natural Beauty advent calendar is budget-friendly but still gives you serious bang for your buck. Packed with eyeshadows, lipsticks, brushes and palettes, we can’t wait for this one. Packed with lip balms, body oils and natural skincare, not to mention cult product Weleda Skin Food. We can’t wait to get our hands on this one.

NYX Love Lust Disco advent calendar, £50

If you love a power lip, then this is the calendar for you. Filled to the brim with lip products such as Suede Matt Lipstick in STFU and Slip Tease Lip Colour Lacquer in Strawberry Whip, plus Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder in Snow Rose and Metallic Eyeliner in Gunmetal, this calendar will see you through the party season.

Soap & Glory It’s A Miracle on 24th Street beauty advent calendar, £42

It’s beauty galore inside the Soap & Glory calendar. It’s packed with minis of their cult body products such as Clean On Me shower gel, The Scrub of Your Life body butter and limited edition This Butter Be Good hydrating body butter, as well as some of their best beauty buys like Sexy Mother Pucker lip glosses.

No7 beauty advent calendar, £42

Worth £173.50, and priced at just £42, this is the perfect gift for your beauty obsessed loved ones (or yourself!). The calendar’s contents have not yet been revealed, and there’s already a 163,000 strong waiting list to get 24 hour preview access.

Molton brown luxury advent calendar £175

Worth £262.50, Molton Brown’s 2019 offering includes shower gels, candles, hand washes in a selection of their classic scents, as well as a limited edition fragrance and a festive bauble which you can hang on your tree!

24 days of Clinique beauty advent calendar, £85

This calendar is bursting with 24 travel-size products. Including award-winning moisturisers and cult beauty favourites such as Blushing Blush Powder Blush in Precious Posy and Lash Power Mascara Long-Wearing Formula in Black Onyx, we don’t know if we’d be able to wait until December to tear this one open.

The Body Shop beauty advent calendar, £45

This budget-friendly calendar from The Body Shop includes shower gels, mini body butters, hand creams and more, is worth £81.

YSL beauty advent calendar, £195

Consisting of 21 miniature iconic products, 2 full-sized goodies -Touche Éclat N°2 and La Laque Couture N°8 –  plus an additional YSL gift, this luxury calendar offering is sure to delight and surprise throughout the month of December. Plus the packaging is so beautiful we’d buy it simply for that reason alone.