Gone are the days of a cheap plastic tasting chocolate advent calendars. Treat yourself to a beauty advent calendar for 2018. From perfume, makeup, skincare and nail polish, there are many options to treat yourself to 24 (or 12) days of beauty for advent.
Growing up, I loved those cheap Advent Calendars with a mini chocolate. Now, with so many beauty options, Advent Calendars are even more fun – even as an adult. While we don’t get quite the selection of advent calendars as the UK or USA in Canada, there are still some great options. Choose between skincare, makeup, bath products and more. This list of Canadian beauty advent calendars will be updated as new ones become available.
You can get several international beauty advent calendars on Amazon. They are obviously more expensive than buying them direct, but most will not ship their advent calendars internationally. Choose from Technic, Makeup Revolution, Bomb Cosmetics and more.
The Body Shop Beauty Advent Calendars for 2018
Always popular due to price and easy availability, The Body Shop has several beauty advent calendars again this year. Choose from various calendars at different price points depending on your budget. Two of the calendars are already available while the Ultimate calendar and Countdown to New Year will be available soon. See full details here.
- 24 Days of the Enchanted Beauty Advent Calendar $69
- 25 Days of the Enchanted Deluxe Beauty Advent Calendar $99
- 25 Days of the Enchanted Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar $169
- Countdown to New Years Advent Calendar $59
Sephora Collection Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
The Sephora Collection advent calendar is one I usually miss out on as it sells out really quickly. It is available now (as of October 5th) for $56 CAD. The Sephora Collection Once Upon A Castle beauty advent calendar includes 24 makeup, bath products, skincare, and accessories. See full details and spoilers here.
October 12th – the Sephora Collection beauty advent calendar appears to be sold out.
Sephora Collection 12 Day Beauty Advent Calendar for 2018
Missed out on the bigger Sephora Collection advent calendar? They just dropped their 12 day calendar. At $45 it costs more per item but has some great goodies inside. The Sephora Collection Wish Upon a Star Beauty Advent calendar has makeup applicators including a full size sponge, lashes, brush cleaner and more.
Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Advent Calendar for 2018
Definitely a splurge at $250 CAD / $200 US but the Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Universe 12 Day Beauty Advent calendar includes a mix of full size makeup along with trial sized skincare and more. See full details here.
October 12th – now available from Sephora (online only)
Clarins Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
You have two options for Clarins Beauty Advent Calendars. A 12 Day calendar with a mix of skincare and makeup for $92 available from The Bay. Or if you want the full month, the Clarins 24 Days of Beauty available direct. The larger one has a value of $260 and both come with free shipping.
Yves Rocher Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
The Yves Rocher Beauty Advent Calendar was a surprise favourite last year. At $59 it is one of the most affordable 24 day calendars. In keeping with their eco-friendly policy, the packaging can be reused or is 100% recyclable too. More details coming on this affordable beauty advent calendar, but it is available in-stores as well as online.
Avon Canada Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
An early sneak peek of the Avon beauty advent calendar for 2018. This won’t be available until November 1st. At $45, it has 12 products at a value of $91 and is limited edition, so order early. Don’t forget that you can buy directly from Avon online now without going through a local representative!
L’Occitane Beauty Advent Calendars 2018
There are two options for beauty advent calendars from L’Occitane this year. Choose between the L’Occitane Signature/Classic Beauty Advent Calendar for $59 or the L’Occitane Magic Beauty Advent Calendar for $134. The value of the classic calendar is better with a total value of $116 for around half the cost while the more expensive calendar only has a value of $20ish above the calendar cost.
Kiehl’s Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
The Kiehl’s beauty advent calendar is always popular and while not available yet, will be back this year. Priced at $89 CAD for 24 mini/trial sized items, it gives you the opportunity to test lots of Kiehl’s products without buying full sizes. It will be available from Kiehl’s and Hudson’s Bay.
NYX Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
NYX is changing things up a little with their beauty advent calendar this year. Last year was all lip products. The NYX Sugar Trip 24 Days of Beauty contains 14 mid size lip colours but also eyeshadow, blush and highlighter. Priced at $75 CAD, around $3 a day for generous sized samples. Shop the NYX Sugar Trip Beauty Advent Calendar.
Biotherm Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
If you are a fan of skincare, the Biotherm Beauty Advent Calendar may be the one for you. At $99 it contains 24 generous sized samples with a value of over $250. Note that it does include three items from Biotherm Homme, their men’s range including a cleanser, shave gel and AquaPower. Buy it at Shoppers Drug Mart on a 20x offer to make the most of the price tag.
Lancome Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
Another splurge calendar, the Lancôme advent calendar is here. Get 24 of your favourite makeup, skincare and fragrance samples for $199 CAD. It does have a nice mix of products with lipstick, nail polish, skin care and more. Available direct from Lancôme or from Hudson’s Bay. It has a value of over $400, so you get your money’s worth, but the majority of items are trial sizes.
Rodial Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
A mix of beauty and makeup, the Rodial Beauty Advent Calendar includes 12 products for $95. From their iconic Dragon’s Blood and Bee’s Venom lines you also get their lip liner and smoky eye pen. Get it direct in Canada from Shoppers Drug Mart for the best pricing (even better on a 20x Optimum offer).
Art Deco Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
The Art Deco beauty advent calendar is popular as it is available from Shoppers Drug Mart so you can redeem some of those hard earned Optimum points for it. At $89 CAD, it costs a little more than some of the others but contains 24 generous sized products. A mix of eyeshadow, nail polish, mascara and more will keep you glam through the holiday season.
Ciate London Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar 2018
One for the nail polish lovers! Ciate London Mini Mani Month contains 20 minis, one full size polish, one mini nail treatment, one mini top coat, and two sheets of nail transfers. I am loving the cooler wintery but purple design of the Ciate nail polish advent calendar this year too. Priced at $70, it is an amazing deal for the minis plus a full size.
LUSH 12 Days of Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
Always a favourite, the LUSH 12 Days of Christmas is not your typical advent calendar with doors to hide the products. Instead, you can just choose which of the 12 holiday themed items to use next. The holiday season can be stressful, so you can sit back and relax with your LUSH goodies. At $99.95 CAD it is a little pricier than some, but all full sized products.
Atelier Cologne Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
Atelier Cologne has two advent calendars on offer for 2018. The Atelier Cologne Discovery Advent Calendar is $75 and includes 17 mini colognes, a larger size cologne plus soaps, shower gel & lotion. If you want to splurge, they also have the Atelier Cologne Luxury Advent Calendar for $349. Each door unlocks a pampering surprise from a curated selection of pure perfumes, decadent hand creams, and nourishing bath and body treatments.
Amore Pacific 12 Days of Essential Beauty Advent Calendar 2018
At only 12 days, the Amore Pacific advent calendar is a little pricier than some others at $80 CAD. It includes minis with everything from cleansing foam to an eye gel to give you nourished, smooth skin with a brighter complexion. Shop the Amore Pacific 12 Days of Essential Beauty advent calendar at Sephora to avoid any customs charges.