‘Tis the season for revamping your beauty essentials. To share the holiday spirit, we’ve rounded up the best advent calendars for 2023, so you can treat yourself or your loved ones to the top beauty brands of the year while getting the most out of your money. From skincare and makeup to jewelry and accessories, these beauty advent calendars are filled with some of the season’s best gifts.
Alo Limited-Edition Advent Calendar
Alo’s Limited-Edition Advent Calendar celebrates beauty, wellness and health this holiday season with 24 days of mind-body essentials. Each drawer contains a best-selling Alo product and an inspiration card that encourages mindfulness. Plus, the calendar includes an Alo Moves and a $25 Alo E-gift card that are both good for one year. Beauty items include the Lasting Lip Balm, Mini Mega-C Body Wash, Full-Size Luminizing Facial Moisturizer and Mini Head-to-Toe Glow Oil. The Alo Advent Calendar costs $250 at a value of $700. Purchase here.
Avant Skincare 12 Days of Beauty x Zodiac Advent Calendar
Avant Skincare’s 12 Days of Beauty x Zodiac Advent Calendar 2023 merges the world of astrology with the realm of beauty and skincare. All of the calendar’s contents are paired with a zodiac sign, each day revealing one Avant’s most-loved products packaged with distinctive characteristics of the star signs. Contents include Hand Nail & Cuticle Anti-ageing Cream, Glycolic Acid Vivifying & Firming Body Treatment, Supreme Hyaluronic Acid Antioxidising Duo Moisturiser and Protein-complex Restructuring Niacinamide Defense Serum, among others. The cost is $199 at a value of $1,063. Pre-order here.
Bloomingdale’s 25-Day Beauty Advent Calendar
Packaged in a stylish box embodying Bloomingdale’s iconic 59th Street flagship store and legendary cosmetics floor, Bloomingdale’s exclusive 25-day Beauty Advent Calendar is filled with hand-picked favorites of the most sought-after brands. The holiday set includes La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask 0.2 oz., Parfums de Marly Delina Candle, YSL Beauty Lash Clash Extreme Volume Mascara, SK-II Facial Treatment Essence 1 oz., Prada Infusion d’Ylang Eau de Parfum, 0.3 oz., Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate, 0.5 oz., Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Color in Rosegold and many more surprises. The cost is $300 at a value of $800. Purchase here.
Bluemercury 31 Days of Dazzle Advent Calendar
In Bluemercury’s 31 Days of Dazzle Advent Calendar 2023, you’ll find a selection of must-have products from their most beloved brands, including D.S. & Durga, EltaMD, Kjaer Weis, Sisley-Paris, U Beauty, Supergoop, Kiehl’s and so much more. From lotions, sunscreens, shampoos, fragrances, beauty tools and other essentials, there’s something to look forward to each day. Bluemercury’s 2023 beauty advent calendar is $300 at a value of $1,343. Purchase here.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Beauty Advent Calendar
Give your skin the best gift this year with Dr. Barbara Sturm’s 2023 beauty advent calendar, which features a selection of Dr. Sturm’s most loved products, as well as her latest innovations. The advent calendar costs $560 and contains $1,606 worth of products, including the Balancing Toner, Anti-Pollution Drops, Clarifying Face Cream, Hyaluronic Serum and more. Purchase here.
ELEMIS First Class Skincare Advent Calendar
Perfect for skincare lovers, the ELEMIS First Class Skincare Advent Calendar features 25 of the brand’s favorite products for the face and body, including a full-size Pro-Collagen Marine Cream. Other contents, like the Superfood Facial Wash, Rehydrating Ginseng Toner, Dynamic Resurfacing Skin Smoothing Essence, Frangipani Monoi Shower Cream and the new Pro-Collagen Glow Boost Exfoliator, will also have your skin thanking you. The ELEMIS holiday advent calendar costs $260 at a value of $749. Purchase here.
NET-A-PORTER The Ultimate Gift Set
NET-A-PORTER’s ‘The Ultimate Gift Set’ is a revamped version of the brand’s beloved Advent Calendar and offers 15 full-sized and mini products that will help you look and feel your best for the holiday season. Inside, you’ll find skincare and makeup from top brands like 111SKIN, jewelry, accessories and other finds all packaged in a lantern-shaped box that is illuminated with LED lights. The holiday set costs $375 and is valued at $1,648. Purchase here.
Saks Fifth Avenue 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
Premium beauty awaits inside the Saks 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar, which features coveted skincare, makeup favorites, hair essentials, fragrances, body products and more from iconic brands, such as Charlotte Tilbury, Augustinus Bader, Peter Thomas Roth, Gucci Beauty, Olaplex, Guerlain and more. Among the contents is the Gucci Beauty Gucci Flora Gorgeous Gardena Mini 0.16 oz., Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydrating Body Cream 0.85 oz., RéVIVE Masque de Brilliance 0.24 oz, Christian Louboutin Loubirouge Eau de Parfum 0.14 oz. and the Olaplex No.8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask 0.68 oz. The Saks Fifth Avenue holiday advent calendar is on final sale for $191.25. Purchase here.