Nothing incites desire like a good unboxing, and with 2022’s beauty advent calendars, joy and awe are doled out in equal measure. There’s no better way to usher in the holidays than with these luxe, beauty-filled treasure chests.
Beloved for their line-up of products, gorgeous packaging, and surprise factor, 2022’s beauty advent calendars come in assortment of shapes and prices. Packed to the brim with bestsellers and new releases alike, the beauty advent calendar is your annual chance to dive into something different. Shopping for yourself? These boxes of glee might be the easiest way to discover a new brand in-depth.
Countdown to the festive season with the year’s most highly anticipated beauty advent calendars, including selects from the likes of Net-a-Porter, Dr. Barbara Sturm and Diptyque. Spread the love with The Body Shop’s Wishes & Wonders Advent Calendar’s guilt-free full-size favourites—their Community Fair Trade goodies benefit the underprivileged worldwide and are perhaps the most representative of this season of giving. While you’re at it, come bask in the radiating aura of the 2022 Dior Advent Calendar, alongside the aromatic Jo Malone London and more.
From skincare to fragrance, make-up, haircare and body treats, creating your perfect Christmas unwrapping journey starts here. As December comes knocking, dress up the atmosphere with this curated list of beauty advents:
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Diptyque Advent Calendar
Inspired by heavenly bodies, this mysterious advent calendar is adorned with shimmering celestial imagery and offers 25 days of pure joy this December. From Leo to Aquarius, Andromeda, Pegasus and more decorating each day, journey from one constellation to another via these scent-ual surprises. Expect travel-friendly perfumes, small scented candles—yes, even Baies, hand creams, and more within.
Diptyque Advent Calendar, $770, available Diptyque 391 Orchard Rd, #B1-33A Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Singapore 238872 or escentials
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Net-a-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar
Featuring 25 droolworthy bestsellers, cult classics and new beauty finds, this popular calendar spans skincare, haircare, body care and make-up from the likes of Tata Harper and Augustinus Bader alongside Westman Atelier, Charlotte Tilbury and Aromatherapy Associates for the senses. Consider this the ultimate find for the friend who has everything.
Net-a-Porter 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar, US$355.57, available at Net-a-Porter
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Dior Advent Calendar
Dior brings the magic of Avenue Montaigne to you with this astral-wrapped calendar adorned with illustrations of constellations, flowers and fantastic beasts by artist Petro Ruffo. 24 windows unlock beauty-filled Dior surprises: from the iconic J’adore and Miss Dior eau de parfums to Dior Vernis on the nails, Dior Prestige skincare, and even a mini 30 Montaigne candle, this calendar is sure to lend a touch of luxe to your holiday season.
Dior Advent Calendar, $845, available at Dior
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Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar
So good you’ll want to keep it for yourself, this calendar offers 24 days of the finest skincare treasures in a tiered, armoire-inspired gift box. Boasting an assortment of Dr. Sturm’s greatest hits as well as latest innovations, the collection features full, deluxe and mini sized products to enjoy year round. From its hit Better B Niacinamide Serum to Super Anti-Aging Hand Cream and Repair Hair Mask, this set has you covered from top to toe.
Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar, $885, available at Dr. Barbara Sturm
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Jo Malone London Advent Calendar
Twenty-five scented keepsakes are housed in this classic cream box. We won’t give away any surprises, but expect a tight edit of the brand’s most sought-after colognes and Cologne Intense, seasonal home scents, decorations, and a 30ml cologne in one of the brand’s most iconic perfumes. Sleigh.
Jo Malone London Advent Calendar, $715, available at Jo Malone London Singapore
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L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar 2022
Sold out in less than 24 hours, L’Occitane’s highly anticipated advent calendar is back with a selection of full size and miniatures of their best-sellers, including the Immortelle Reset Serum and Almond Shower Oil and ultra-pampering Almond Delicious Hands cream. Available exclusively at L’Occitane.
L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar 2022, $95 with a minimum $45 spend, available at L’Occitane, 290 Orchard Road, #B1-24 Paragon Shopping Centre, Singpore 238859
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Neal's Yard 12 Days of Beauty & Wellbeing Calendar
Boasting an ultra-curated edit of 12 essential feelgood goodies from a full-size Goodnight Pillow Mist to Restoring Bath Scents Collection, and even Aromatherapy Rituals Collection, this set is a must to help any friend feel good. Known for their natural products, crafted with ethically and sustainably sourced botanicals and essential oils, this keepsake box of Vegan Society Approved products will help any stresshead indulge in much-needed seasonal self-care.
Neal’s Yard 12 Days of Beauty & Wellbeing Calendar, $188, available at Neal’s Yard Remedies
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Yves Rocher Advent Calendar
At just $95, this beauty trove is certainly offers bang for your buck. Yves Rocher’s advent calendar offers 24 sensorial surprises housed in one celestial-inspired box. Expect to be treated to new and best-selling skincare, body, hair, make-up, perfume offerings within. Word to the wise: these are already sold out online, so pop down to any Yves Rocher store to score yours in person.
Yves Rocher Advent Calendar, $95, available at all Yves Rocher stores islandwide.
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The Body Shop Of Wishes & Wonders Advent Calendar
Count down to Christmas with 25 of The Body Shop’s most beloved head-to-toe treats. From sheet masks to lip care, hand balms and pillow mists, all products come in support of The Body Shop’s Community Fair Trade partners. After all, holiday cheer should also extend to global partners in India who deserve fair wages and improved working conditions. In fact, you’ll see a glimpse of the waste pickers from Bengaluru in India where The Body Shop’s Community Fair Trade recycled plastics come from, right on this heartwarming pop-up. Don’t forget to reuse the pop-ups themselves as gift tags for next year!
The Body Shop Of Wishes & Wonders Advent Calendar, $259, available at The Body Shop