The Ultimate round up of the Best Advent Calendars for Christmas 2020

These sought after Advent Calendars for 2020 are going off the shelves before you can say Christmas. If you want to secure yours, you have to be quick! Stocks are really low. Unless otherwise indicated all links in this articles should be considered affiliate links.


ARE ADVENT CALENDARS GOOD VALUE FOR MONEY?


Yes! Each one represents more value than its sale price which is why some of the most expensive ones are sold exclusively in fashion stores like Selfridges and Harrods and are produced in very limited editions.


Getting your hands on one of those will help you discover new products or established brands at a fraction of their full price.


WHEN ARE ADVENT CALENDARS OUT?


You can already start purchasing these sought after advent calendars but you have to be quick, the most popular sell out by mid November.


WHAT ARE THE BEST VALUE FOR MONEY BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDARS?


Based on their worth, our top choices are

1. LIBERTY LONDON 2020 Advent Calendar (£215)

LUXURY | Worth £789 - Best value for money

It contains 26 products (18 full-size and 8 samples)

Containing some of the most sought-after products from the world renowned Liberty London Beauty Hall inside 25 Liberty print drawers, the most covetable Beauty Advent Calendar yet is worth over £789. This year's edit features cult favourites from the likes of Diptyque, Hourglass and Le Labo, alongside fresh discoveries from Liberty newbies VENN, Decree and Augustinus Bader – plus an array of makeup must-haves in universal shades. Beauty buffs will be aware that this iconic countdown was the world’s first – so treat a special someone in-the-know (or – ahem – yourself) to the gift that’s on their radar to make it truly memorable.

2. HARRODS Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 (£250)

Luxury | Beauty | Back in Stock - Worth £700 - Best value for money

Delight in the Christmas countdown – all while feeling your very best self – with the Harrods Beauty Advent Calendar for 2020. Bringing together some of the most popular skincare, make-up and fragrance products from our hallowed Beauty Halls, each day will unveil a new surprise, with a mix of full-sized and mini offerings worth over £700 in total.

3. SELFRIDGES Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 (£210)

Worth £500+ (Low Stock)

You'll need to be quick if you want to get your hands on the cult-status almanac.


This extremely popular advent calendar is always a sell out, very quickly. It includes 25 miniature size gifts from cult brands including Ex Nihilo, 111SKIN, Byredo, REN Skincare, OUAI, Morphe, Anastasia Beverly Hills, MAC, EVE LOM, NARS, Dr Barbara STURM, The Ordinary, Pat Mcgrath LABS, Laura Mercier and more. Get it before it goes.

4. Elemis 12 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar £175.00

Worth:£403.84


This festive season reawaken your sense of wonder with the ultimate spectacle in beauty advent. Welcome to twenty-five days of the finest scientific innovation for face and body. Packed with award-winning superstars, it’s pure skincare theatre.

5. The Beauty Anthology Part II by Space NK (£195)

BEAUTY | POPULAR | LOW STOCK | worth £630


Tucked behind 24 doors, you'll find over £630 worth of carefully curated beauty products in our must-have advent calendar. Poetry by Charly Cox guides you though each of the products and brings the festive season to life.


6. 2020 Advent Calendar by DIOR Paris (£340)

LUXURY | BEAUTY | PERFUMES

Set contains: 23 miniature products and 1 exclusive* snow globe. Full list of contents here.


7. Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 (£60)

Worth £215 | Pre-Order Now


The 2020 Amazon Beauty Advent Calendar contains a combination of 24 full size products and deluxe samples from some of our most-loved beauty brands. Availability is limited, so pre-order now to avoid missing out.

8. Diptyque 2020 Limited-edition advent calendar

LUXURY | PERFUMES | CANDLES | Exclusive to Selfridges


The Diptyque Advent Calendar 2020 is an absolute stunner. The box was designed by Parisian born artist and graphic designer, Ugo Gattoni. It really is one of the most decadent advent calendars, every year, including amongst others 11x 35g candles and 7x 10ml Eaux de toilette and Eaux de parfum. Check the full contents here.

9. JO LOVES Advent Calendar (£300)


The iconic Jo Loves Advent Calendar returns this year in a beautiful wreath design. Crafted to become an eye-catching addition to your home. Style around a Luxury Candle for the ultimate centre-piece or use the iconic Jo Loves Red Ribbon to hang it from a door. Featuring 24 deluxe travel products and a full size surprise on the 25th December.


10. ACQUA DI PARMA Fragrance Advent Calendar (£400)

Luxury | Perfumes | Exclusive to Harrods


If you’re looking for a new signature scent, then this exclusive Acqua di Parma Advent calendar is for you. Destined to grace each morning of December with surprise, this calendar includes 25 of the label’s bestselling products for you to try that include perfumes, bath salts and even a candle to ensure that every day is blessed with warming and mood-boosting scents.

11. JO MALONE 2020 Advent Calendar (£250)

Luxury | Perfumes | Low Stock - Selling fast


Enjoy counting the days down to Christmas with our Advent Calendar. Filled with 24 surprises including Colognes, Bath & Body luxuries and Miniature Candles. Infuse your everyday with a selection of our signature fragrances. Mix and match to create a unique scent pairing.

12. GIORGIO ARMANI Advent Calendar 2020 (£249)

Luxury | Beauty | Exclusive to Selfridges

Includes perfumes and beauty products.

13. YVES SAINT LAURENT Beauty advent calendar 2020 (£200)

Luxury | Beauty | Exclusive to Selfridges

Designed for those who want to dip their toes into the world of Yves Saint Laurent, this exclusive advent calendar will make even hard core fans of the brand think twice before they spend their money elsewhere. The box Includes: 5x miniature size perfumes, 8x lipsticks (miniature size), 2x mascara (miniature size), a Black Kabuki Small Makeup Brush, eyeline, primers, serums and more. The calendar is exclusively sold at Selfridges.

14. ELLE Beauty Advent Calendar (£125)

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Worth £530 (includes 1y of ELLE digital magazine subscription)

Filled to the brim with opulent beauty products - worth a whopping £530 - expertly curated by ELLE BEAUTY editors, it's the only beauty advent calendar you need this festive season.


For just £125 ELLE is treating you to 24 cult beauty products including Aveda, Benefit, OUAI and a mini Bella Freud candle as well as a year's ELLE digital magazine subscription. Now, that's what we call a Christmas miracle.

15. Bejewelled Chest of Treasures - Charlotte Tilbury (£150)

Back in Stock - Popular


Charlotte Tilbury's 'Bejewelled Chest of Treasures' is a specially curated (and limited edition) edit of 12 beauty products - including some of the legendary makeup artist's personal favourites. They come in a glamorous box with crystal-embellished drawers.

16. Dr Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar 2020 (£400+)


Dr. Barbara Sturm's molecular approach to skincare has earned her international acclaim, and this Advent Calendar is a brilliant way to experience the reach of her products. The perfect gift for longtime fans of the brand, it features 24 treatments in full, deluxe and sachet sizes.

17. Molton Brown Advent Calendar (£175)

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Celebrate in style and countdown to a joyful Christmas day with our sensational luxury Advent Calendar, filled with 24 intriguing fragrances, bathing classics and more. Spoil yourself every day with new fragrant experiences or give those who deserve it the most an unexpected extravagance.

18. DECLÉOR Essential Oils Advent Calendar (£85)

Worth £160.00


Start the Christmas countdown by exploring the power of essential oils with Decléor's advent calendar of 24 surprises.  Indulge yourself with a complete beauty routine and enjoy the benefits of Essential Oils.

19. Lumene Beauty 24 NORDIC Beauty Advent Calendar

Worth £240.00


Upgrading your December, Lumene presents its Nordic beauty advent calendar – revealing a new fun, skin-loving surprise every day on the countdown to Christmas.

20. Clarins 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar (£51)


Includes 2x full size products and 10x miniature products.

21. John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar (£150)

Worth £376 - Back in Stock

22. ESPA No Place Like Home Advent Calendar (£145)

Just launched | Full list of contents here

23. Feelunique Beauty Advent Calendar 2020 (£89)

Value £277.58

15% off for new customers with code NEW15

Free delivery over £20 in the UK


Worth over £275, this year’s long-awaiting advent calendar stars a luxurious mix of delights from the likes of Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, Sol de Janeiro, Nars and Elemis.


Spoiler: Behind drawer 25, you’ll find not one, but three beauty picks - the most appropriate treat for the big day. Not satisfied? One advent calendar also contains a hidden golden gift card, worth £1000 each for you and a nominated friend or family member to spend at Feelunique.

24. Classic Beauty Advent Calendar £53.00 - L' OCCITANE

Worth £87.00 | Selling Fast

15% off for new customers with code NEW15

Free delivery over £20 in the UK


Take a journey through a Provençal Christmas market. Hidden behind every door are 24 magical treats for yourself or your loved ones from L’Occitane fragrance, skincare, body care and hair care.

25. Advent Deluxe by Rituals (£89)

Beauty | Home


With The Ritual of Advent Calendar, you can enjoy a luxurious Rituals product behind every window. This is a great way to count down the last 24 days to Christmas and treat yourself or your loved ones to a special moment each day. Includes a unique selection of little luxuries, including four special Advent candles.

26. ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar (£75)

  • 24-days face and body calendar

  • Includes 13 full-size products 

  • Each item comes in a numbered box

  • From Aveda and Emma Hardie, Elemis and Dr. Jart, there are so many brilliant brands to discover behind the 24 doors.

27. Lancome Advent Calendar 2020 - £105


Lancôme unveils its luxurious beauty advent calendar for 2020. Each wonderful house is filled with a beauty surprise. The best way to make every day of the holiday season feel special and exciting.

28. Origins 12 Magical Days

Origins Beauty, Body & Best-Selling Essentials

12 face & body favourites in 1 ultimate gift

29. Whittard of Chelsea - Tea Advent Calendar (£60)

Budget Friendly | Drinks


Tea experts Whittard have chosen a range of their best-loved teas for the ultimate countdown to Christmas. You'll find everything from unique Whittard blends to renowned single origins. There's even a little extra gift to start your journey. A tea lover's dream.

30. Rare Tea Wooden Advent Calendar & Refill Pack (£145)

DRINKS | Available for delivery from 23 October 2020


Filled with an array of Fortnum's loose leaf tea in keepsake tins, there's one for every day in the lead up to Christmas.

31. 24 Days Of Stationery Advent Calendar (£89)

By Martha Brook | ECO-FRIENDLY | Made in Britain


This personalised '24 days of stationery' advent calendar is every stationery lover’s dream. 24 beautiful items of stationery are waiting to be to be discovered inside the 24 luxe foil embossed boxes that have been designed to look like a row of colourful books on a shelf.

32. Personalised Family Advent Candle Set (£39)

by THE FOREST & CO

33. Beauty Advent Calendar - The White Company (£160)


This highly covetable advent calendar will make your Christmas countdown especially joyous. To give you a little daily indulgence, we’ve hidden a gorgeous present in each of the 25 pull-out drawers.

34. Glossybox advent calendar (£99)

Selling out fast!

BUY HERE

35. Cult Beauty advent Calendar 2020

Limited Stock | Selling fast

BUY HERE

36. Lush Advent Calendar 2020 (£195)

Limited Stock | Selling fast

BUY HERE

37. The Grand Advent Calendar (£68)

by HOTEL CHOCOLAT

Indulge yourself in something more than just beauty products!

38. MR PORTER 12 Days of Grooming (£105)

COMING SOON | Worth £447 | PRE-ORDER ONLY


MR PORTER's annual '12 Days of Grooming' advent calendar is always a delight - their buying team carefully rounds up some of the best products they've come across throughout the year, and this one is no different. It's housed in a watercolour-illustrated '2020 Holiday' box and comes complete with 12 numbered doors revealing nourishing creams, oils and masks, nine of which are full sized, and altogether have a value of £447.

39. COWSHED 24 Day Advent Calendar (£130)

BEAUTY | BODY

Featuring 24 most-loved Cowshed products, with illustrations by artist Tallulah Fontaine, this is the ultimate Christmas countdown. This limited-edition advent calendar is filled with a wide selection of natural skincare, hand care, and bath and body treats for pampering right through the holiday season.

40. KIEHLS Limited Edition Advent Calendar (£89)

BEAUTY | BODY

Get into the holiday spirit with Kiehl’s Limited Edition Advent Calendar. Featuring designs by renowned artist Maïté Franchi, this collection includes our customer favorite skincare products.


41. Glossybox x Grazia Limited Edition Advent Calendar (£125)

BEAUTY | BODY | Worth over £530


It goes on sale on Friday 23rd October. Subscribers get priority access meaning they will be able to purchase their calendar from 9am. Non-subscribers will be able to order theirs at 12pm the same day.


Said to include ten full sized products and two deluxe minis from iconic such as Ren, Rodial and Tarte.

42. SNIPH advent Calendar 2020

SOLD OUT but you can register here as they will be releasing a few more in early December

Worth £650


SNIPH handpick scents from perfume houses all over the world. They offer a subscription service where you receive a new perfume each month, curated by their experts for you to discover.


Based in London,  United Kingdom,  Jenny Kakoudakis is the founder, 

creative director and writer behind Seasonsincolour.com

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