The best beauty advent calendars of 2021

It’s undeniable: everybody loves an advent calendar. There is something so festive and exciting about opening up a little door each day to reveal a surprise… And even more so when it’s a beauty surprise!

Beauty advent calendars are major overseas, and every year, a select few make it to our shores. Here are our favourite 2021 beauty advent calendars (hold onto your purses!).

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The Body Shop Share The Love Big Advent Calendar (R1900.00)
The only word that comes to mind is “dreamy”! This incredible advent calendar has an amazing pop-up construction that is packed with 25 body-loving treats that will keep you and your beautiful body well pampered right through the festive season. Like all of The Body Shop’s products, the items in this calendar are cruelty-free and vegetarian, with some of them being vegan. Made from reusable and sustainable packaging, the Deluxe calendar’s unique drawer design is also perfect for storing crafts, jewellery and other little bits and bobs, which means it can be reused long after the festive season. Get your creative cap on and upcycle it into whatever you want.

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Nuxe Advent Calendar (R1995.00)
24 days of French skincare and fragrance? Yes please! For the first time ever, French skincare favourite Nuxe is retailing a festive advent calendar. The advent calendar contains 24 mini Nuxe skin/body care and fragrances minis. Some of the iconic Nuxe favourites included in the calendar are the Rêve de Miel Hand and Nail Cream (one of our editor’s favourite hand creams!), the Huile Prodigieuse Dry Oil (a beauty classic) and Crème Fraîche de Beauté 48HR Moisturising Cream (a fab moisturiser and favourite among consumers). We love the sparkly design and colour palette – it screams “festive season.”

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Avon 12 Tales of Joy Gift Set (R699.00)
This exclusive deluxe gift set from Avon delights with 12 beauty gifts. From luxurious skincare treats, a gorgeous hand creams, bestselling makeup treats and a stunning perfume, you’ll adore the beauty gifts you’ll find behind each door. Plus, it offers unbeatable value! The calendar contains full size Avon products, valued at R1299.00, selling for just R699.00! We’re most excited about the Maxima Purse Spray, Euphoric Mascara and Planet Spa Face Mask.

Shop online here.

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Avon 12 Days of Jewellery Lorelai Jewellery Deluxe Gift Set (R199.00)
So strictly speaking this isn’t beauty, but it’s so cute we couldn’t help but include it in our wish list! The calendar features 12 gorgeous silver-toned pendants and earring sets with a silver-toned necklace. Every day reveals a new jewellery surprise. At R199.00, it’s really affordable, and a great gift for a loved one, or well-deserved treat for yourself!

Shop online here.

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SOiL Organic Aromatherapy Advent Calendar (R299.99)
This is a really exciting advent calendar for anyone with an interest in the benefits of essential oils. It is filled with a handpicked selection of SOiLs’ favourite organic oils – pure essential oils, pure carrier oils and blended aromatherapy oils will entice you to practice some self-care. Offering a wellness gift a day, each window opens up to a natural and pure oil presented in a vial. Representing the scents of summer and the festive season, each oil offers a unique aroma and therapeutic property. Presented in a natural, earthy theme boasting an elegant touch of festive season cheer, the packaging is fully recyclable (yay!). In addition to the daily spoils, every day leading up to Christmas, SOiL will share useful info and DIY recipes on each organic oil gift on their social media platforms, making this particular advent calendar the ideal gift for both essential oil enthusiasts and those looking to expand their knowledge on the uses and benefits of essential oils.

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