It’s hard to believe, but Christmas is just a mere few weeks away with the festive season well and truly upon us. With the inevitable parties and end of year celebrations, our need to find the perfect gift also starts to weigh heavy—but thankfully, gifting has been made easy courtesy of this year’s incredible lineup of beauty Advent Calendars, bringing the beauty-obsessed a covetable collection of must-haves primed and ready for the festivities ahead.

One of the best-selling Advent Calendars of the year is back, with Net-A-Porter releasing their famed 25 Days of Beauty Calendar just in time for the festive season. The perfect gift for beauty enthusiasts and skincare aficionados, this year calls for the expertly curated selection of must-haves, including cult buys from Charlotte Tilbury, Victoria Beckham Beauty, Sunday Riley and plenty more!

If you’re a regular Adore Beauty shopper (guilty!), the beauty retailer has put together a limited-edition collection of 12 mini makeup, fragrance, skin and hair essentials to get you (or a loved one) through the upcoming party season. Trust us, this is full of so many beauty wonders!

Get ready for a new surprise every day with Lancôme’s limited-edition Advent Calendar, containing 24 favourite products in mini sizes curated to make December even more special. From mascara to the iconic L’absolu Rouge Ruby Cream lipsticks, this is for the absolute beauty fanatics out there.

If you were looking for an excuse to fill your home with delicious, festive scents this holiday season, Glasshouse has you covered, with the ultimate Advent Calendar indulgence. This year, you’ll find inside the brand’s sparkling red glitter box 24 mini candles, so you can test some of their most iconic fragrances and get the Christmas cheer started a little earlier this year.

A gift so good you’ll want to keep it for yourself, the limited-edition The More The Merrier Advent Calendar is stocked with Benefit’s best-selling, fan-favourite beauty treats all in mini, fun sizes fit for your party season clutch.

Luxury lovers, prepare to meet your match with YSL’s Luxury Advent Calendar. Each day will blow you away with a mix of minis, full sizes and a surprise gift hidden inside, with YSL Beauty goodies that’ll make you feel truly special this holiday season.

Calling all the skincare obsessed! Dr. Barbara Sturm’s 2021 Advent Calendar is not to be missed, bringing together the brand’s signature cult products to each and every day of December. The perfect treat for yourself or gift for a loved one, in this beauty packed favourite you’ll find 24 treatments in full, deluxe and sachet sizes, which couldn’t have come at a better time to revive party season skin!

For those looking to up the ante in the beauty department, you can’t look past HUDA BEAUTY’s 12 Door Advent Calendar, which is jam-packed with Huda’s personal picks of the brand’s iconic makeup and skincare, including a secret surprise with Obsessions Palette roulette, offering up one of three eyeshadow combos: Nude Light, Haze Sand or Nude Rich.

Described as a “25-piece cabinet of curiosities”, Diptyque’s enchanting Advent Calendar is perfect for the home scents obsessed, featuring a coveted fragrance, candle or body product for each day of December. Look out for its stand-out, the 70g Sapin Candle.

Give someone the gift of beauty this Christmas with Mecca Max’s Advent Calendar, filled with 12 mini must-haves to bring on the summer glam. From lip balm pots to bronzer, blush and eyeshadows, this will have you decked out for the party season in no time.