Advent Calenders x

It is NOVEMBER! We only have 53 days till Christmas. For a few years now brands have been designing advent calenders. Instead of opening the doors and finding some cheap (but delicious) chocolate, you can now open a door to your favourite candle or beauty product. There are loads out there ready for this year. I was browsing for a few for early Christmas presents this year, here are my favourites.

Liberty London Bath and Body beauty advent calender. This is a bit pricier than your normal chocolate one, it costs £149. This would make a great present for someone who is really into beauty. You get amazing products in this:

  • Byredo hand cream
  • Ren Moroccan rose body wash
  • Escentric molecules eccentric
  • Hourglass mini film noir mascara
  • Dermalogica daily microfoliant
  • Aromatherapy assoiciates de stress muscle gel
  • C.O bigelow rose salve
  • Aurelia miracle cleanser and muslin cloth
  • Margaret dabs nail and cuticle serum
  • Deborah lippmann nail polish
  • Davines oi oil
  • Kai body lotion
  • Decleor aroma cleanse essential toning lotion
  • Trish McEvovy instant eye lift deluxe
  • Espa pro cleaner
  • Kiehl’s amino acid shampoo
  • Nars mini audacious mascara
  • Malin + Goetz vitamin e face moisturiser
  • Omorovicza refining skin polish
  • Dr Sebagh serum repair
  • Surratt lipslique
  • Liberty print lavender soap
  • Une nuit a bali dry shampoo
  • Eve lom cleaner with cloth
  • Diptyque candle

They all come in their individual drawers which you pull open. I have to admit I haven’t heard of some of these brands. Liberty have said they are all best sellers from their beauty hall. If you or someone is in to beauty this is a great way to try out lots of different brands. To buy all the individual products inside it would cost over £400 so at £149 that’s an amazing saving.

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Amanda got me a Yankee one last year as part of my Christmas present. They have bought out a new one for this year. This is £24.99 and you get 23 tealights and 1 votive candle. This is a great way of getting a sniff of a selection of candles, then the once you like you can buy the full sized jars. Anyone who loves candles would love this advent calendar.

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I bought my mum a Body Shop one last year. She loved it. Some of the items are mini tevael sizes which she loves to take on holiday with her. This years looks the same theme. It costs £60. It’s a selction of body items and makeup. All of the contents are woth £93.50. You get:

  • Frosted Cranberry Heart Soap
  • Frosted Cranberry Shimmer Lotion
  • Elderflower Unperfumed Eye Gel
  • Colour Crush™ Nail Colour
  • Eye Definer Black
  • Mini Nail File
  • Almond Hand and Nail Cream
  • Shea Shower Cream
  • Shea Body Butter
  • Shea Heart Soap
  • Eyeshadow Brush
  • Wild Argan Oil Shower Gel
  • Vitamin E Moisture Cream
  • Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream
  • Fuji Green Tea™ Shower Gel
  • Fuji Green Tea™ Body Lotion
  • Green Mini Crinkle Bath Lily
  • Italian Summer Fig Eau de Toilette
  • Camomile Waterproof Eye & Lip Make Up Remover
  • Eyelash Curler
  • Strawberry Lip Butter
  • Strawberry Hand Cream
  • Honeymania™ Lip Balm
  • Frosted Plum Body Lotion
  • Frosted Plum Heart Soap

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I tried to get this one last year for a friend but ever where had sold out. They had some on ebay for over £100. This is Ciate’s mini mani month advent calender. This costs £49. The best place to get hold of this one is from Selfridges.

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Lego, we all loved or love Lego right? Once again this one sold out quickly last year. They have also done a star wars one that has already sold out, it is expected to be back in stock by November 15th. If you are intereted in these I would get them quick snap. This one is Lego and friends and costs £19.99, each day you get differnte buidbale bits of lego models.

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I love this one. It’s the Lindt teddy bear advent calender. I love their chocolate and look how cute the little bear is! It is £9.99.

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This is by far a more of a grown up advent calender. Its all about Gin. It’s by a company called Drinks by the dram. You get 24 30ml bottles. This costs £125. If you know a gin lover this is perfect!

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Who wouldn’t want a new piece of makeup every morning when they wake up? This is Benefits Party Poppers calender. Its actually sold out form their website already! They have said they will be getting them back in stock. This is only 12 days of Christmas advent. All the contents are worth £79.19 and you get:

  • the POREfessional PRO balm
  • BADgal lash volumizing mascara
  • lollitint poppy pink lip & cheek stain
  • ooh la lift undereye brightener
  • they’re real! lengthening mascara
  • they’re real! remover
  • rockateur famously proactive face powder
  • high beam complexion enhancer
  • total moisture facial cream
  • hoola ultra plush lip gloss
  • sugarbomb ultra plush lip gloss
  • watt’s up! soft-focus highlighter

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This is one I am already dreaming about. Lush 12 days of Christmas. I need to get this right now. Is it wrong to buy myself an advent calender? Maybe I could buy one to count down the days before I can open my chocolate one. You get 12 of their best selling items and costs £49.95. This is sold out on their website but you can get it from amazon too. I will be running into a lush store on my next day off to find one of these.

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