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Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2022 & Fragrance Advent Calendars to Get Your Hands on

Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2022 & Fragrance Advent Calendars to Get Your Hands on

best beauty advent calendars 2022

Add a little sparkle and fun to everyday in December with this years 25 days of the most beautiful little luxuries : The Beauty Advent Calendars

Beauty advent calendars 2022 are back along with some new fragrance advent calendars like Harrods fragrance advent calendar for 2022. This year they’re more beautiful and luxurious than ever. They’re another reason I love the holiday season and one of the things I get really excited about. Beauty advent calendars are such a great way to try new products, brands and more waistline friendly than chocolate or wine advent calendar versions. Although, I like to have all 3 and I personally blame chocolate advent calendars for my morning chocolate habit. There are so many calendars around this year that I didn’t want to overwhelm you but to narrow it down to my top picks and why they made my best beauty advent calendars 2022 list. Including Net-A-Porter, SpaceNK, Harrods, Alo, Charlotte Tilbury and Revolve’s beauty advent calendar.

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Unfortunately, since stores like to combine brands for the annual advent calendars not all of them are 100% cruelty-free except for Charlotte Tilbury and Alo. Although 22 out of 24 of Revolve’s beauty advent calendar are cruelty-free which is pretty good going.

What are the best beauty advent calendars 2022

In my opinion there’s only 1 way to go when it comes to beauty advent calendars and that’s a beauty advent calendar that’s not just 1 brand but lots so you can experiment with brands you might never have tried before.

However, if there’s a brand you adore, getting one from them ensures you’ll like more surprises behind the doors and drawers each day than not. If you’re looking for a cruelty-free calendar, one of my favorite brands for eye makeup and foundation Charlotte Tilbury, just released theirs. Alo’s beauty advent calendar is also cruelty-free and vegan.

Shop the beauty advent calendars 2022

These are my favorite beauty advent calendars as I prefer calendars that have lots of different brands to try instead of just 1. That way I can try new or expensive brands without forking out $350 to try a new product as well as pick up a few new favorites.

  1. Revolve Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 $150 (worth $580) Revolve Exclusive
  2. SpaceNK $280 (worth over $1000). Available now.
  3. Harrods has 2 advent calendars this year for the first time ever. They are keeping their world-famous annual Beauty Advent Calendar £250 (worth £1,136. They’ve also added their new fragrance advent calendar.
  4. Harrods NEW ‘The Fragrance Advent Calendar 2022’ £150 (worth over £830) which I’m super excited about. Release dates for 2022 have not yet been announced but I’ll be the 1st to let you know.
  5. Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Advent Calendar $200 (worth $325). One of the few 100% cruelty-free beauty advent calendars. Available now.
  6. Net-A-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar. 25 days of beauty available now.
  7. Alo beauty advent calendar. Cruelty-free and vegan beauty advent $250 ($475 value).

What’s the difference between these beauty advent calendars

Revolve is my go to online store and when I looked at what was inside all of the beauty advent calendars this had the most products that I’d actually use. Such as Supergoop Unseen Sunscreen and Olaplex.

There’s not much difference in price between SpaceNK and Harrods but Harrods always feels more luxurious. Especially the rich green and gold advent calendar itself, even if the products aren’t that different.

Net-A-Porter is more expensive than the other 2 but that was because last year 17 out of the 25 beauty advent calendar products were full size. However, this year Harrods is giving them a run for their money and offering 22 full size products in their calendar. So if you know you love the products in their box, this is the way to go.

Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty advent calendar is offers the least value for money with only 12 products in the calendar and being worth the least in total value. Only 5 of the 12 products are full sized versus Harrods 22 full size for only $50 more and worth almost $800 more. However, what’s selling me on this is that the products are all cruelty-free, the box is super pretty and I know I love several of the products in there. Like the Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz which is beautiful on Hazel eyes.

Whichever one of these best fragrance and beauty advent calendars for 2022 that you go for you really can’t go wrong. They all remind me of being a kid and the excitement of opening a new advent calendar door each morning and getting closer to Christmas day.

Revolve beauty advent calendar 2022 $150

I chose the Revolve Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 to review for lots of reasons: in stock, price, only 2 non-cruelty-free products, I wanted to try lots of things in the box and it had a few of my favorite brands like Olaplex and Tan Luxe.

It contains 24 of Revolve’s best sellers for you or to gift a friend including Amika, Peter Thomas Roth, KOSAS, R+Co, Kopari and Charlotte Tilbury to name a few. I was impressed how many of the brands were cruelty-free. Only 2 out of 24 products were not cruelty-free (Peter Thomas Roth and Benefit).

I explain all in the video review of Revolve’s beauty advent calendar, including sizes (it features mini, deluxe, and full size products) and the quality with a little help from my fur babies. Here’s what’s in the box, whether its worth it or not and where to get it.

It’s also one of the few beauty calendars under $200 available this year. It does keep selling out but restocks fast and you can sign up for back in stock notifications: Shop the Revolve Beauty Advent Calendar.

SpaceNK beauty advent calendar 2022

This is available now but snap it up while you can as this beauty sells out fast every year. Here’s the scoop:

This year it has 25 beauty surprises from your favorite brands, last year it had 30. It’s full of their bestsellers (not all are cruelty-free) worth over $1000. Brands include La Mer, Augustinus Bader and Sunday Riley.

What’s in the SpaceNK beauty advent calendar 2022

Here’s the preview of what’s in the SpaceNK beauty advent calendar 2022. Olaplex No.3 is one of my favorites as it’s really helped prevent my blonde hair snapping especially around the front. It’s also vegan and cruelty-free. Unfortunately not all of the other products in the calendar are.

We promise a month of endorphin fueled fun as dream brands such as La Mer, Olaplex, Rose Inc, Sunday Riley, Drunk Elephant, Charlotte Tilbury and more pop out from a plethora of hot pink and fiery red boxes.

Space NK

This is what was in the calendar last year to give you an idea of what will be in the 2022 beauty advent calendar:

  • Sunday Riley – C.E.O Glow Oil (15ml)
  • Sunday Riley – A+ High-dose Retinoid Serum (5ml)
  • Charlotte Tilbury – Push Up Lashes Travel Mascara (4ml)
  • Olaplex – No.3 Hair Perfector (full size – 100ml)
  • Dr. Barbara Sturm – Hyaluronic Serum (10ml)
  • Dr. Dennis Gross – Alpha Beta Universal Daily Peel (5 App)
  • Hourglass – Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow in Reflect (3.5g)
  • Sol De Janeiro – Bom Dia Bright Cream (75ml)
  • The Ordinary – Caffeine Solution 5% + Egcg (full size – 30ml)
  • Drunk Elephant – O-bloos Rosi Drops & Lala Retro Whipped Cream (5ml + 5ml)
  • Boy Smells – Ash Candle (85g)
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills – Loose Setting Powder- Translucent (6g)
  • Fresh – Sugar Lip Treatment Advanced Therapy (2.2g)
  • Caudalie – Beauty Elixir (30ml)
  • Kate Somerville – Goat Milk Moisturizing Cream (full size – 50ml)
  • Dermalogica – Special Cleansing Gel (50ml)
  • Precleanse (Sachet) – Dermalogica
  • Dermalogica – Daily Microfoliant (Sachet)
  • Rose Inc – Blush Divine Radiant Lip & Cheek Color – Azalea (full size – 4.5g)
  • La Mer – Crème De La Mer Moisturizing Cream (7ml)
  • Medik8 – R-retinoate Day & Night Eye Serum (full size – 15ml)
  • Medik8 – Hydr8 B5 Intense (8ml)
  • Jo Loves – A Pomelo Bath & Shower Gel (75ml)
  • Laura Mercier – Pure Canvas Primer in Blurring (25ml)
  • Sisley – Black Rose Cream Mask (10ml)
  • Sisley – Ecological Compound (10ml)
  • Augustinus Bader – The Rich Cream (15ml)
  • Augustinus Bader – The Face Oil (2.2ml)
  • Nars – Sheer Lipstick in Dolce Vita (full size – 3.5g)
  • Summer Fridays – Jet Lag Mask (full size – 64g)

Harrods beauty advent calendar & NEW fragrance advent calendar 2022

Harrods is another beauty advent calendar that might seem expensive but is great value for money. This year the Harrods has 2 Advent Calendars the Beauty and The Fragrance Advent Calendar 2022.

Harrods beauty advent calendar 2022

Last year the beauty advent calendar was £250/$344 and included 25 cult-favorite beauty goodies worth £1136/$1604. This year it’s the same price but includes 25 products including full-sized products from Augustinus Bader, Sunday Riley, Charlotte Tilbury and more making it the best value! 25 days of Harrods beauty is available now.

Our annual beauty advent calendar is coming very soon and you’re going to be obsessed. Expect an uber glamorous set of doors filled with everything you need for a beauty haul to rival them all. In the meantime, check out our incredible selection of beauty gift sets below.


What’s in the Harrods beauty advent calendar 2022

There’s 25 beauty products, one behind each door of December through Christmas. Think luxury brands like Augustus Bader, Wishful, Sunday Riley, Dr. Barbara Sturm and Evidens De Beauté with skincare, haircare and makeup goodies.

I don’t want to give too much away as the fun’s in the surprise behind each door everyday. Although the Harrods website tells you exactly what’s in there if you want a sneek peek.

Harrods fragrance advent calendar 2022

Fragrance advent calendars are a great way to find a new fragrance. As you can wear them all day and see how they react with your body chemistry throughout the day and how long they last.

Their new perfume-themed calendar will contain brands such as Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Roja Parfum Montale Arabian and more they’re keeping under wraps. The Fragrance Advent Calendar 2022 at £150 (worth over £830) is less than Harrods beauty advent calendar.

If it’s sold out, check out Harrods other fragrance advent calendars as they have a huge selection.

If I had to pick 1 of these 4 it’d be the Harrods beauty or fragrance one. One because I grew up in London and visiting Harrods, I was obsessed with their white chocolate ginger bread man from their food hall as a kid. I’m still a huge fan of Harrods food hall as well as their perfume and bag departments.

Two because it’s likely to have some brands exclusive to Harrods.

Three, it’s so quintessentially British, reminds me of home, and their beauty advent calendar is always one of the best year after year.

Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Advent Calendar 2022 -Cruelty Free

Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty advent calendar 2022 comes in the prettiest pink, jewel handled box. Which they say can be reused as a jewelry box. I’d like this idea if the box wasn’t made of cardboard but it could be cute to pass onto your kids.

What I love about this box and you could see it as a pro or a con is that they tell you what’s in it. That way you can see if you like the products inside and it’s worth your money. I know I love the Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes mascara and Chameleon eye pencil. So that and the sparkly pink drawers are tempting me. However, the downside is that it takes away the element of surprise of opening each drawer.

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Charlotte Tilbury foundation, eyeshadow and brow pencil

I also love that this beauty advent calendar is cruelty free which is one of the reasons I’m loyal to Charlotte Tilbury and always use her foundation, eyeshadows and eye pencils. However, if you’re looking for value for money or to try lots of different brands this isn’t the calendar for you. If you love CT as much as I do, it totally is.

charlotte tilbury beauty advent calendar eye makeup cruelty free

This makeup and beauty advent calendar offers the least value for money with only 12 products in the calendar and being worth the least in total value. Only 5 of the 12 products are full sized versus Harrods 22 full size for only $50 more and worth almost $800 more.

However, I know that I like most of the products in Charlotte Tilbury’s 2022 beauty advent calendar versus buying a box that’s a complete surprise and that may contain products tested on animals. So if I can actually use and like all of the products, it makes it better value than others.

Enjoy the MAGIC even after all the gifts are opened – reuse the sparkling advent calendar as a jewellery box or a magic keepsake!

Charlotte Tilbury
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Net-A-Porter beauty advent calendar 2022 $299

Last year this was more expensive than the other 2 beauty advent calendars because it contained 17 full-size and 8 travel-size products. However, this year Harrods is giving it a run for its money as their calendar has 22 full size products.

Think luxe favorites like Augustinus Bader, Charlotte Tilbury, Dr.  Barbara Sturm and 111Skin. It’s another cult best beauty advent calendar that sells out fast so definitely bookmark this page so you can be first to know when it’s available.

You’ll be able to prep your skin for party season with Tata Harper… Omorovicza’s …Augustinus Bader…Westman Atelier… Charlotte Tilbury…Aromatherapy Associates…Costa Brazil…This Works…Dr. Barbara Sturm’s and FaceGym. There’s even Diamond Instant Glow Express Mini Lift Ampoules.


Alo Advent Calendar 2022

If you’re looking for a vegan and cruelty-free advent calendar this one checks both of those boxes and ships for free (US). The beauty advent calendar is more of a mini gym bag kit and includes mini hair and skincare products, hair accessories, a Perf No-Sweat hand towel, socks, Alo Glow Pouch, 30 days of Alo moves, hair ties, a full size Magnesium spray, Duality Yoga strap, and a $25 Alo gift card.

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Babor Beauty Advent Calendar 2022

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