Beauty Advent Calendars 2013

Every year there seems to be a new Beauty Calendar released, and this year there are two! They are a great alternative to chocolate advent calendars, I mean who wouldn’t like opening a door to a little beauty treat every day? Here is a run down of what is available this year, but be quick as they always sell out quickly!

Boots Advent Calendar // £30
Starting with the cheapest one available this year, we have Boots’ first ever beauty advent calendar. This is definitely one of the more affordable calendars and so I can imagine this will sell out very quickly. Inside you will find products worth more than £65, featuring many different brands, including their own, such as Soap & Glory, Nails Inc, Paco Rabanne, Juicy Couture, Rimmel, Mavala, Umberto Giannini and Many More.
Available: Now!

Ciate Mini Advent Calendar // £42
The second cheapest is by Ciate, where you will open the door to a mini nail polish each day! Included are 17 of the best selling shades, 4 mini caviar blends and 3 exclusive glitters that you cannot buy elsewhere. This is always a sell out, so if you would like this I would buy it now!

Benefit Advent Calendar – Countdown to Love // £50
Another newbie this year is the Benefit Advent Calendar which comes in a show-stopping pop art box. You will find many of their bestsellers, including high beam, coralista and Porefessional, along with a necklace, bracelet and barrette. Stocks are limited so be ready on the 2nd :)
Available: 2nd November

You Beauty Advent Calendar // £59.95
There has not been any information released for this years You Beauty Advent Calendar, however if last year is anything to go by then this will be a good contender. The total content value last year was £210, so this is a great bargain. A little tip however, last year this went down to £29.95 after December, so I think I may hold out for this one!
Available: ??

Selfridges Advent Calendar // £84
Lastly, the most expensive of them all is the Selfridges advent calendar. If you fancy spoiling yourself then this is the one for you. At a whopping £84 you receive many high-end luxurious products, ranging from skin care to make up and fragrance. It includes luxury brands such as Viktor & Rolf, Yves Saint Laurent, Kiehl's and Giorgio Armani to Lancôme and Maison Martin Margiela.  Reviews have been varied as it would appear some products are samples that you could pick up from counters for free, so I think I may give this one a miss.
Available: Now (Although currently out of stock!)

Yankee Advent Calendar // £21.99
Alternatively, if you are not after a beauty advent calendar then Yankee Candle have introduced a lovely candle advent calendar.  Every day you will open the door to a tealight in one of their 6 seasonal scents with an extra treat on the 24th!
Available: Now!
Contents: Snow In Love, Balsam & Cedar, Merry Marshmallow, Red Apple Wreath, Snowflake Cookie, Sparkling Cinnamon

I definitely want to try and get my hands on one this year, possibly the Boots or Benefit calendar! Which are you hoping to buy?

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  1. Oh these all look great :) I think I like the look of the Yankee one best! xx

  2. i really really really want one of these! How amazing do they all look! I doubt I'll be able to get my hands on one before they sell out though

  3. I would really like to get one, but none of them is avaliable in my country, unfortunatelly. I really like the sound of the Benefit one, because I've always wanted to try out some of their products but never wanted to splurge on the full sizes. :)

  4. I really would like the Ciate advent calendar this year as I missed out last year. The only down side is it is quite pricey x

  5. Ooh I love the sound of the Boots one, love that it's fairly affordable too!

    Jennie xo |

  6. Ahh the Benefit one looks great! I had the You Beauty one last year and it was incredible so I'll definitely be keeping my eye out for that.

    Katie |

  7. I'm really tempted with the Benefit one.


  8. There's such a big selection this year! I think I'm the only beauty blogger sticking to my chocolate calendar this year, although perhaps I'd get one on sale after December if there's any left! :) x

  9. Great post! I think the packaging of the Ciate calendar looks so cute!! x

  10. Oh I didn't know that Yankee Candle had one. Definitely going to get that!

    Water Painted Dreams xxx

  11. Oh my god! These are not available here :(
    But I like the look of the You Beauty Advent Calendar or the Boots one :)

    Great post - now I am a jealous non-UK girl

    Mlhauken // Beauty, Lifestyle & a bit Fashion

  12. They all look amazing, although I'm quite partial to chocolate of all forms, haha!
    Abigail x

  13. Yay can't wait to choose one! Just found your blog and i LOVE it xo

  14. Think I'm going to go for the Boots one!
    Rosie x | Every Word Handwritten

  15. I love the Yankee Candle idea :)
    Think I'm gonna get the Boots one, I haven't had one before!

  16. Great post :) actually just finished writing my own on the beauty advent calendars! So glad I read yours though as didn't know about the Yankee candle one and it would make the perfect gift for my mum! (and will therefore not be included in my post since she reads my blog lol).

    Love your blog in general :) came across it since you are a fellow Behind These Closed Eyes advertister this month! now a follower :)



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