By Anna Green December 9, 2021

As we cap off our Halloween celebration for this year and finish our leftover candies, it's official that the inevitable Christmas countdown has officially begun.

While many still prefer looking for traditional gifts to put on their checklist, people are eyeing beauty advent calendars and the growing market behind it. And why wouldn't they? With more and more brands offering their own beauty advent calendars, it's no surprise that everyone wants to get their hands on whatever product is hiding behind those little paper doors.

So if you're interested, read on to learn more about our curated list of the top and must-have beauty advent calendars we recommend this 2021:

1. Kiehl's Limited Edition Holiday Advent Calendar

If you're a fan of Kiehl's roster skincare and haircare products, then you can't go wrong with Kiehl's Limited Edition Holiday Advent Calendar. Featuring 24 travel sizes of the brand's best-selling products and priced at just under $100, this advent calendar is a must-have for any skincare buff, so get yours before it runs out.

2. Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Dreams & Secrets Advent Calendar

If you're looking for something glamorous and have the budget to spare, then go all-out on the Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Dreams & Secrets Advent Calendar? Both impressive and glitzy, this advent calendar contains 12 full- and travel-sized products from the famous Charlotte Tilbury collection, making it a worthwhile spend for any fan of this brand.

3. L'Occitane Holiday Advent Calendar

Take a trip to the French Riviera and soak up all the French culture you can find with this L'Occitane Holiday Advent Calendar. Coming in a fantastically-designed box and featuring 24 travel sizes from the famed skincare, haircare and body care line, this advent calendar is one of the best ways to pamper yourself this holiday season.

4. Liberty Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

If you plan on picking up a beauty advent calendar, then why not get one from the brand that started it all? Boasting 25 high-value and sought-after items from Liberty London, this luxurious looking package is a best-seller and crowd pleaser, and it's not hard to see why. Better pick one before it all runs out.

5. The Body Shop Share the Joy Advent Calendar

If there's ever an award for the best cruelty-free advent calendar, then The Body Shop Share the Joy Advent Calendar should be the clear winner. Famous for its cruelty-free products, The Body Shop has now entered the advent calendar business, and their offering comes with 24 cult-fave products from its line-up. What's not to love?

6. ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar

If you're on the hunt for a relatively affordable advent calendar kit, ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar is a great pick. Priced at a very affordable $99, this advent calendar set includes 24 products from different products, making it a great variety set for those looking to save more money.

7. Sephora Collection Holiday Vibes Advent Calendar 2021

If you're looking for ol' reliable, then the Sephora Collection Holiday Vibes Advent Calendar 2021 is something you can always trust. Priced at just $45, this set features a mix of 24 good at mini- and full-sizes. As an advent calendar, this is recommended for those that want to explore Sephora's collection without spending too much.

8. Feelunique's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021

Feelunique's Beauty Advent Calendar 2021 features best-selling products from trusted brands, so you are sure to find something you know and love. As for the price point, it's relatively well-priced, especially considering that it includes four full-sized products among other goodies.

9. NYX Cosmetics Gimme Super Stars! Holiday Advent Calendar

If you're all about make-up this holiday season, then the NYX provides a great choice. Bringing nothing but the best in cosmetics, this advent calendar features 24 of the newest and best-selling makeup picks in full and mini sizes. Need we say more?

10. Lush Advent Calendar 2021

One look at this advent calendar's floral box and you know you're in for a treat. Offering 25 of its limited-edition offering, this Lush Advent Calendar 2021 is a great pick. Bath lover or not, you are guaranteed to find one here that you are sure to enjoy.

11. Cult Beauty's Advent Calendar 2021

While this advent calendar comes at a higher-than-usual price point, it's still incredibly good value, as Cult Beauty managed to curate a selection of high-end and expensive products that will cost a thousand bucks when bought on their own. But there's no need to do that, as this advent calendar features 38 must-haves that are sure to make you feel confident. Thank us later.

12. Huda Beauty House of Huda 12-Door Advent Calendar

Finally, we recommend the Huda Beauty House of Huda 12-Door Advent Calendar. Influencer-worthy by all accounts, this luxurious advent calendar by Huda Beauty is a simple-12 product set. But what a 12-product set it is. Featuring personal favorites by Miss Huda herself, this advent calendar is a must-have, even if only for that rose quartz-inspired box alone.

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Hello, I'm Anna Green, a fashion enthusiastic and a zest for life. I’m here to offer you the best fashion tips, beauty advice and lifestyle hacks.

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