Top 10 Advent Calendars

Can you believe it? There are just 12 days left before Christmas. I think this is the time when most people are in a frenzy, panicking and crowding malls, trying to complete their Christmas shopping. Fortunately for me, I did a majority of my purchases online. Now I’m just crossing my fingers and praying they come in time, so I can wrap them all nice and pretty before parties.

If you haven’t completed your gift shopping yet, here are some great ideas for the health and beauty lover in your life. Out with the traditional ‘chocolate advent calendars‘. This time, I found some really interesting ones that will sure delight that lucky person on your list. ADVENT CALENDARS! What could be better than 12 days of surprise?!  A gift that keeps on giving….for 12 days. I WANT THEM ALL!! 


Trendmebeauty’s Top 12 – Advent Calendar Picks


BareMinerals – Countdown to Gorgeous

One pretty gift box, 24 days of makeup surprises

Collection includes:
– Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss in Crowd Pleaser, Girl Next Door, Trail Blazer, Dare Devil, Smooth Talker and Risk Taker (0.02 oz. each)
– Pop of Passion Lip Oil Balm in Pink Passion, Rose Passion, Plumberry Pop and Nude Passion (0.03 oz. each)
– Eyecolor in Vanilla Sugar, Allspice, Chime, Thankful and Ethereal (0.01 oz. each)
– Glee Radiance Allover Face Color (0.02 oz.)
– Tropical Sunset Blush (0.02 oz.)
– Original Mineral Veil Finishing Powder (0.03 oz.)
– Tinted Mineral Veil Finishing Powder (0.03 oz.)
– Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara in Intense Black (0.05 oz.)
– Lash Domination Volumizing Mascara Petite Precision Brush in Intense Black (0.05 oz.)
– Skinlongevity Vital Power Infusion
Cost $59 USD

Ulta- 12 Days of Beauty

A beauty surprise, featuring trendy and unique formulas design to inspire your creativity

Collection includes:
  • 1 Liquid Highlighter (0.03 oz)
  • 1 Dazzling Lip Gloss (0.3 oz)
  • 1 Tinted Lip Balm (0.13 oz)
  • 1 Brow Pencil (0.03 oz)
  • 1 Gold Glitter Mascara (0.04 oz)
  • 1 Lip Gloss Stain (0.03 oz)
  • 1 Inner Rim Eyeliner (0.03 oz)
  • 1 Bouncy Blush (0.11 oz)
  • 1 Foil Rock Eyeshadow (0.11 oz)
  • 1 Gel Bounce Eyeshadow (0.06 oz)
  • 1 Oil-free Eye Makeup Remover (15 ct)
  • 1 Temporary Tattoo Sheet

Available at ULTA

Cost $18 USD


Charlotte Tilbury- World of Legendary Parties

CT Beauty Secrets In 12 Magical Makeup Cabinets

Collection includes:

  • Mini Magic Cream®
  • Mini Wonderglow®
  • Mini Multi Miracle Glow
  • Mini Goddess Skin Clay Mask
  • Mini Take It All Off Eye Makeup Remover
  • Mini Supermodel Body
  • Full Size Eyes to Mesmerise: Marie Antoinette
  • Full Size K.I.S.S.I.N.G.® Lipstick: Penelope Pink
  • Full Size Colour Chameleon: Black Diamonds
  • Full Size EXCLUSIVE Pocket Pout: Jessica Red
  • Mini Legendary Lashes
  • Full Size Lip Lustre: Sweet Stiletto.

Available at Charlotte Tilbury

Cost $200 USD


Benefit Cosmetics – Girl o’clock rock mini bestsellers set

Set of 12 rockin’ Benefit bestsellers

Collection includes:
• the POREfessional mini | 3.0 mL / 0.1 US fl. oz.
• they’re real! mascara mini | 3.0 g Net wt. 0.1 oz.
• benetint mini | 2.5 mL / 0.08 US fl. oz.
• posietint mini | 2.5 mL / 0.08 US fl. oz.
• they’re real! remover mini | 7.5 mL / 0.25 US fl. oz.
• it’s potent! eye cream mini | 3.0 g Net wt. 0.1 oz.
• lollitintmini | 2.5 mL / 0.08 US fl. oz.
• hoola mini | 3.0 g Net wt. 0.1 oz.
• dandelion mini | 3.0 g Net wt. 0.1 oz.
• BADgal lashmini | 4.0 g Net wt. 0.14 oz.
• high beam mini | 2.5 mL / 0.08 US fl. oz.
• ultra plush lip gloss in lollibop mini | 6.5 mL / 0.22 US fl. oz.

Available at Benefit Cosmetics

Cost $59 USD


Saje- 12 Days of Wellness

Twelve days of giving, twelve days of wellness

Collection includes:

– Liquid Sunshine Diffuser Blend | 5 ml
-Peppermint Twist Diffuser Blend | 5 ml
-Tingle Mint Lip Balm | 5 ml
-Yoga Perfume | 5 ml
-Healing Hands Lotion | 30 ml
-Eater’s Digest Remedy | 6 ml
-Pain Release Remedy | 6 ml
-Peppermint Halo | 6 ml
-Peppermint Halo Wand | 12 ml
-Ceramic Diffuser
Cost $89.95 CAD


NYX Cosmetics- Wanderlust Advent Calendar

Discover a world of velvety, rich color inside this limited-edition collection

Collection includes:
-12 mini soft matte lip creams
-12 mini eyeshadows
Cost $50 USD

Lancome- 24 Beauty Wishes

Celebrate this Christmas Eve countdown with Lancôme

Collection includes:
  • 24 different Lancôme trial size products every day.

Available at The Bay

Cost $199 CAD


LUSH- 12 Days Of Christmas

12 limited edition holiday treats inside a reusable hat box

Collection includes:
-12 limited edition holiday treats
Gift-exclusive: Inside you’ll find the not-available-in-shops Twilight Shower Gel.

Bath and shower lovers, unite! This gift is great for anyone who loves baths and showers.

Available at Lush

Cost $99.95 CAD


Makeup Revolution – 12 Days of Christmas

Ultimate Makeup Revolution’s 12 days of Christmas
Collection includes:
-1x Eye Primer
-1x Aqua Priming Base
-1x Strobe Cream
-1x Lipgloss Set
-1x Pro Go Mini Brush Set
-1x Pro Fixing Spray
-1x Blush Palette
-1x Strobe Palette
-1x Brow Palette
-3x Eyeshadow Palettes

Available at TAM Beauty

Cost $58.34 CAD


12 Days of Beauty

Get merry and bright with the 12 Days of Beauty Faves

Collection includes:
  • Pacifica Kale Detox Deep Cleaning Face Wash -.5 oz
  • Pixi by Petra Skin treats Glow Tonic -.5oz
  • Umberto Beverly Hills Lifting Powder -.16 oz
  • SinfulColors Professional Nail Color -.5 oz
  • Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm Tin – 8.5 grams
  • Laneige Water Sleeping Mask -.5 oz
  • ME! Bath Mini Ice Cream Bath Soak – 2 oz
  • NYX Xtreme Lip Cream -.23 oz
  • Nexxus Comb Thru Finishing Mist – 1.5 oz
  • Mayfair Soap Foundry Bod Creme in Sea Lily Jasmine 1 oz
  • ACURE Day Cream Gotu Kola Stem Cell + CGF – 1 oz
  • eco tools Kabuki Brush

Available at Target

Cost $24.99 USD


David’s Tea- 24 Days of Tea

Magical tea-filled advent calendar, behind each door, hides a single serving of tea.

Collection includes:
  • hot chocolate
  • snow day
  • cardamom french toast
  • coconut cream
  • coffee cake
  • nutty and spice
  • english toffee
  • forever nuts
  • bear trap
  • kashmiri chai
  • chocolate covered almond
  • spiced apple
  • sweet almond green
  • creme caramel rooibos
  • genmaicha
  • sleigh ride
  • strawberry rhubarb parfait
  • jumpy monkey
  • santa’s secret
  • green passionfruit
  • irish breakfast
  • serenity now
  • ginger pear
  • apple cider

Available at David’s Tea

Cost $40 USD


Bodyshop- Beauty Advent Calendar

Countdown to the holidays in skin-loving style

Collection includes:

• Spiced Apple Shower Gel 60ml
• White Mini Bath Lily
• Vitamin E Moisture Cream 15ml
• Frosted Berries Softening Body-Gel Lotion 60ml
• Soft Facial Cleansing Sponge
• Lip Liner – Clover Pink 1.1g
• Small Pencil Sharpener
• Coconut Bar Soap 100g
• Slanted Tweezers
• Strawberry Lip Butter 10ml
• Vanilla Chai Body Lotion 60ml
• Eye Definer – Black 1.1g
• Eyelash Curler
• British Rose Shower Gel 60ml
• Eyeshadow Brush
• Mango Body Whip 60ml
• Nail File
• Camomile Gentle Eye Makeup Remover 60ml
• Shea Lip Butter 10ml
• Polynesian Island Tiare Shower Gel 60ml
• Brow and Lash Brush/Comb
• Pink Grapefruit Hand Cream 30ml
• Colour Crush™ Nail Polish – Just Peachy or Frosting Fancy
• Strawberry Body Butter 200ml
• Oils of Life™ Intensely Revitalising Sleeping Cream 5ml & Eye Mask
*Contents may vary

Available at Bodyshop

Cost $75 CAD


I’m going to start posting these every year, and hopefully ahead of time so you can still grab them online and in stores before it’s too late. Times-a-ticking so pick one up, or several, and get them now!



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