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Which Are The Best Ladies Beauty Advent Calendars For 2020?

Okay, so it may seem a little early for me to be finding the best ladies beauty advent calendars for 2020, but I say it’s good to be prepared!

Beauty advent calendars are going to be the highlight of those cold December mornings this year. Forget chocolate, imagine unwrapping a surprise beauty gift each day. Beauty advent calendars are actually useful as opposed to cheap chocolates that aren’t exactly getting your day started off on the right foot. I find eating chocolate first thing in the morning is like a gateway ‘drug’ to indulging in sweet treats for the rest of the day. Multiply that by 24 days and things just aren’t looking too good.

This year expect brands to go hard, filling out their calendars with even more amazing goodies than last year. Numerous beauty, makeup and skincare brands have jumped on the band wagon and are releasing advent calendars consisting of their most loved products. In addition many retailers such as John Lewis, Cult Beauty and Selfridges are doing calendars filled with all their best sellers from a range of brands. So whether there’s that one brand you love or if you want to experiment and try lots of new brands, there will be something for you.

Who will be crowned with the title of best beauty advent calendar for 2020? With some competitors producing beauty advent calendars that are more expensive such as the Giorgio Armani Calendar to the cheaper ones like the Real Techniques, it will be interesting to see what the differences will be. Are we better off going for affordability or is it worth blowing the budget?


ladies beauty advent calendar - netaporter

Price: £240
Worth: £1115

Net-a-porters 25 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar is filled with best sellers from brands like Omorovicza, Augustinus Bader, Charlotte Tilbury and Philip Kingsley. It is set to last you the season with each product having a positive, lasting effect on your skin/hair.


ladies beauty advent calendars - selfridges

Price: £210
Worth: over £500

Selfridges Beauty Adent Calendar 2020 is just beautiful. You get 25 mini gifts encapsuled in a blush pink box, with the iconic Selfridges building embossed in gold on the exterior. It gives me serious (but gorgeous) doll house vibes. Some of the products I would be most excited to try in this box include Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Face Setting Powder, Face Halo makeup remover, Huda Beauty Life Liner and Charlotte Tilbury Magic Face Cream. An added bonus is that the packaging is 100% recycleable!


ladies beauty advent calendar- plt

Price: £40
Worth: £160

PrettyLittleThing are serving the goods with their affordable beauty advent calendar that can give us all a little bit of luxury. Find must have products like Illamasque Antimatter Lipstick Mini, Kandi Cosmetics Jade Facial Roller, Beauty Works Mini Pearl Nourishing Argan Oil Hair Mask, Rimmel Insta Strobing Highlighter Pink Glow and Eldora Eyelashes.

John Lewis

ladies beauty advent calendars - john lewis

Price: £150
Worth: £376

The John Lewis Beauty Advent Calendar has collection of some of best products from their most popular brands. Behind these 25 doors find products that will be able to provide you with a versatile makeup look, a full skincare regime as well as hair products and 3 fragrances.


ladies beauty advent calendar - lancome

Price: £105
Worth: unknown

Lacômes Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is exclusive to Selfridges and boy oh boy have they gotten creative with their design. This fuchsia calendar opens up like a popup book, to reveal a glistening Eiffel Tower surrounded by pink Parisian houses filled with goodies. Contents include the likes of their Rénergie Nuit Multi Lift night cream, a foundation brush, Advanced Génifique Yeux eye cream, and their fan favourite La Vie est Belle eau de parfum.

ladies beauty advent calendar - lancome

Charlotte Tilbury

ladies beauty advent calendars - charlotte tilbury

Price: £150
Worth: unknown

Charlottes Bejewelled Chest of Beauty Treasures beauty advent calendar 2020 counts down the last 12 days to Christmas. This luxury metallic box of goodness contain 3 full sizes products and 9 minis. It includes all of the best Charlotte Tilbury products to keep you sorted for the rest of the season. And I don’t know about you, but there is something about this box I love and wouldn’t want to throw away – I’d probably keep it to store makeup or jewellery in!

Benefit Cosmetics

ladies beauty advent calendars - benefit cosmetics

Price: £58.50
Worth: -54% saving

Shake Your Beauty 12 Day Advent Calendar is fun and cute. In it you will find iconic products like They’re Real Mascara, Hoola bronzer, 24 Hour Brow Setter and Porefessional.

Real Techniques

ladies beauty advent calendars - real techniques

Price: £35
Worth: unknown

If you are looking for more tools rather than actually cosmetic products then this Real Techniques Advent Calendar is for you. Expect sponges, brushes, bobby pins, lashes and more.


ladies beauty advent calendar - nyx

Price: £50
Worth: unknown

NYX Professional Makeup Diamonds and Ice Please 24 Day Advent Calendar Festive Countdown is full to the brim with luscious lip products, shimmering shadows and more. This baby comes in a 12 day version too for £30 if that’s what you’re after.


ladies beauty advent calendars - clarins

Price: £60
Worth: unknown

Clarins 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar contains a variety of beauty products from their Lip Comfort Oil to their Gentle Foaming Cleanser or SOS Hydra Mask.

Giorgio Armani

ladies beauty advent calendars - giorgio armani

Price: £249
Worth: unknown

The Giorgia Armani Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is one of my favourite luxury choices. Each of the gold and red draws contain a fabulous surprise such as Lip Maestro or perfume. This calendar contains 6 full size products (which is amazing) and 17 minis of some of their best products.

Space NK

ladies beauty advent calendars - space nk

Price: £195
Worth: £630

Space NK Advent Calendar – The Beauty Anthology Part II by Space NK is back. This second edition is new and improved but stock is limited so don’t miss out on these 24 essential mini gifts.

Cult Beauty

ladies beauty advent calendars - cult beauty

Price: £199
Worth: £930

The Cult Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 is coming soon so if you are interested make sure to put your name down on the waiting list to guarantee you get it! Full of best selling products this calendar really excites me. What’s even better is that £15 from each sale is donated to Beauty Banks. This is a charity that focuses on helping people in poverty with accessing hygiene and personal care essentials – so it is a real added bonus.

Out of all of these my favorites are probably Cult Beauty, Charlotte Tilbury, Giorgio Armani and PLT. I would probably buy the PrettyLittleThing calendar because it is super affordable and looks fabulous! Which one would you buy?

-Lisa xoxo

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