The 7 Beauty Advent Calendars To Take Note Of And Put In Your Wish List | Clozette

Be real with us, what do you really want for Christmas? Is it the new iPhone, a new pair of kicks, or a bunch of beauty items you’ve been eyeing for the past year? If it’s the last one, don’t worry, we feel for you – we want new makeup products too.


But instead of asking for individual products this year, why not go for a “beauty advent calendar”? If it’s the first time you’re hearing of this magical thing, it’s basically a sparkly and festive-shaped vault full of amazing beauty goodies from one or multiple brands; making it the perfect gift for beauty addicts (like you and me) everywhere.

So in an effort to help you with your holiday wish list this year, keep reading below for our list on the must-have beauty advent calendars, all ranging from drugstore to high end.

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The Body Shop Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar

Give your skin a little loving with this calendar from The Body Shop as inside every door is a deluxe-sized treat of one of their best-selling and highly-raved about products, as well as a their latest makeup and accessories.

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Charlotte Tilbury World Of Legendary Parties Makeup Kit


No beauty advent calendar list would be complete without Charlotte Tilbury. If you’ve been dying to try out her famous products, plus a few new and exclusive ones, then this is the box to write down on your wish list. The cabinets are stuffed with seven travel-sized products and four full-sized ones; definitely worth every penny.


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LUSH 12 Days Of Christmas



Obsessed over their bath products that come in fun shapes and designs? Then you’ll love this one even more as the 12 Days Of Christmas calendar contains 12 products that range from bath bombs to soaps to bubble bars and melts. Baths this holiday season will definitely be special! 


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Ciaté London Mini Mani Month 2016



Decorate your nails with various colours this season as Ciate’s nail polish-filled vault is the ultimate beauty haul for nail lovers out there. Carefully packaged, the advent calendar comes with 18 mini paint pots, one full size, and four new and exclusive shades. But that’s not all because inside the box you’ll also get a special limited edition surprise, one mini nail treatment, and two new magical nail toppers. It’s safe to say that you’ll be set for the new year when it comes to your nails.


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Diptyque Advent Calendar



Now if you really want your loved ones to “treat” you, then you better add the Diptyque Advent Calendar to your list. With 25 little treasures to enjoy, the vault offers a unique selection of their luxurious fragrances and famous candles to bring you into the new year.


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Makeup Revoltuion Beauty Advent Calendar



Makeup Revolution is famous for their affordable products because they’re considered dupes for a lot of high end ones. So why not get the best they have to offer with this advent calendar? From lipsticks to strobing creams to brushes, we guarantee you’ll fall instantly in love with the brand.


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L’OCCITANE Advent Calendar



No one does indulgence like L'OCCITANE, and their advent calendar isn't short of face, hand, and body treats. You’ll find a surprise in each château door that will instantly captivate you and give a fun way to beautify your countdown to Christmas.

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Which of these beauty advent calendars are you going to put in your wish list? Share your picks with us below!

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Giving your friends and family presents during the holiday season is a wonderful experience as you are able to show your love for them through something that will put smiles on their faces! However, the process of finding the perfect present is not an easy thing.

The pressure to impress your loved ones while staying within your budget often looms over you as you shop for them. But since it’s the season of giving, you don’t have to worry about a thing because we’ve got you covered!

So keep reading below as we list down our 5 tips and tricks on how to find the perfect gifts your friends and family will love!

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Set a budget and stick to it


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With all the excitement surrounding the holidays, it’s easy to go overboard when shopping for gifts. Before you head down to any store, make a list of the people you’re gifting this year, set a budget (or spending limit) for yourself, and the most important one of all, stick to it. With all the holiday sales going on nowadays, it won’t be hard to!

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Canvass Stores


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But, that doesn’t mean that you should buy the first thing you see in the first store you enter. Have a look around and try to check out other locations to see which ones offer more affordable prices. It may take more effort, but trust us, when you find a gift that costs less, you’ll be glad that you did it.


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List down the person’s interests


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When you’re having trouble thinking about the perfect gift to give to, let’s say, your sister, simply make a list of all her hobbies and likes. From there, you’ll be able to quickly see what she’s into and what you think she’ll appreciate!


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For example, if your little sister is a diehard K-Pop fan who loves K-beauty makeup, then the perfect present for her would be something from a popular Korean brand, such as LANEIGE’s Milky Way Fantasy Holiday Collection! The collection includes limited edition shades of the famous Two Tone Lip Bar (SGD 34) and Two Tone Shadow Bar (SGD 38), their signature BB Cushion Whitening (SGD39), the highly raved about Water Sleeping Mask (SGD 48), and the Basic Care Moisture Set (SGD 86). Each of these best-sellers are housed in packages that are dusted with twinkling lights against a background of the night sky, which will instantly put a smile on her face.





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Do a little bit of stalking


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If listing down the person’s interests didn’t help, you can always resort to every one’s plan B: light stalking. Check out their social media accounts because a person’s Facebook page and Instagram feed says a lot about who they are. If their profile is full of travelling shots, maybe you can get something that’s related to that!


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Add personal touches


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Whether it’s a handwritten calligraphy note or a sprinkle of your favourite chocolates, adding these small touches will give more meaning to the gift and make it more personal; it will show your loved ones that you really put a lot of thought into it!

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Start decorating your homes with twinkling lights, add a green tree in your living room, and whip out your festive decorations because the holiday season is now upon us. So you better take out your shopping list because ‘tis the season for gift giving!

Now we know how difficult it is to find the perfect present for someone you’re very close to – for example, your best girlfriend who lives and breathes beauty – that’s why we’re here to help.

We’ll be the first to admit that buying a gift for a beauty-addicted BFF is hard; she just wants everything and anything related to makeup and skincare. That’s why uniquely themed holiday collections, like LANEIGE’s Milky Way Fantasy Holiday Collection, will make an excellent present.

The collection includes their best-selling Two Tone Lip Bar (SGD 34) and Two Tone Shadow Bar (SGD 38) in limited edition shades; the BB Cushion Whitening (SGD39); the cult favourite Water Sleeping Mask (SGD 48) in a jumbo size; and the Basic Care Moisture Set (SGD 86). Each product reflects the beauty of the enchanting universe and the youthfulness of the brand through its one-of-a-kind sparkly packaging.



So, still on the fence on whether your BFF(s) will love these? To ease your doubts, we have listed out the reasons why the LANEIGE Milky Way Fantasy Holiday Collection will make the perfect gift for her!

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It has all their top products


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If your best friend hasn’t tried out anything from LANEIGE, these are the ones she ought to start with as they are the brand’s best-selling and highly raved about products. From their moisturisers to sleeping masks to lipsticks, she’ll be getting the best of the best LANEIGE has to offer, and she’ll love you for it!


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Affordable


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For the quality of their products, LANEIGE is really affordable. So don’t be afraid to splurge and show your best friend, the woman who’s been with you through thick and thin, how much you appreciate her with a top-quality gift she’ll never forget!


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Beautiful addition to her collection



In case you haven’t noticed, the packaging for the Milky Way Fantasy collection is gorgeous with its stars and galaxy-inspired colours. Each and every one of them will instantly beautify your best friend’s makeup collection and vanity! We guarantee you she’ll be putting them on display for everyone to see.


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K-beauty MOTDs that are on point



A flawless complexion? Check. Ombre lips? Check. Dewy foundation and gradient eyes? Check and check. There is no doubt the Milky Way Collection has all the essentials your BFF will need to create a K-beauty inspired makeup look! And because she’ll be using the best products to recreate them, she will always look on point for whatever Christmas party or event she attends.

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What will you give your best friend this Christmas? Share them with us in the comment section below!

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