2017 Most Wanted Advent Calendars

So if you have been following my blog for a while now, you would have seen my blog post last year of the best beauty advent calendars on the market. (link here)

Advent calendars are HUGE! Us ‘adults’ just can’t let go of that excitement of opening a numbered door each morning during December to see what is behind. However, we aren’t happy with just any old chocolate calendar anymore! Nope! We want, Gin, Beauty products, luxury chocolate, candles and the list goes on!

I’ve picked some of my favourites that got me excited, now just to choose one!

(all links to buy in grey where is states when available!)


Amazon Beauty Calendar – £50.  Available NOW!

This beautifully designed marble effect box contains 24 sample sized products from brands such as Molton Brown, Rimmel, John Freda and other brands that use Amazon as a platform to sell their brand. Just like a large version of a monthly beauty box, a great way to sample some new products!


Boots No7 -£40 Available from 25 October

My Christmas never feels complete without a No7 gift set and this is a perfect way to enjoy some of the No7 collection each day throughout December. Stuffed with 3 limited edition nail polishes, 3 eyeshadows, Airbrush Away Powder and loads of other gorgeous products. To top it off inside the calendar is an invitation to visit a Boots store and have your made Made powder Bronzer!


Yankee Candle – £24.99 Available NOW!

Not only does this calendar look very seasonally pretty, it holds 23 Christmas scented tea lights and then a violtes for Christmas Eve. This calendar allows you to bring a Christmas scent to your home each day nd also allows you to try the variety of Yankee Candle scents without having to buy the jar candles.



Benefit – £34.50 exclusive to Debenhams, 12 October

12 little doors with some of Benefits most loved products behind. Worth £76 and the likes of Hoola, Roller Lash and Pore Perfection are bound to bring festive cheer to any make up bag!

Cheese Advent – £8 6 November from Asda

A cheese advent calendar, need I say more!? 24 mini cheeses including mature cheddar, Applewood and Wensleydale with Cranberries, all you need to do is add the crackers!


Liz Earle’s 12 days of Christmas – £66 available now!

On the back of my review blog of my first Liz Earle product experience I thought it was only right to add this calendar to the list! It may only be a 12 day calendar, but, included is the Superskin Moisturiser, Gentle Face Exfoliator and the staple item of any worthy bathroom cabinet – cleanse and Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser! These minis will give you an opportunity to try out some more of the Liz Earle range and you can keep some back to take on any holidays throughout the year!


ASOS – £55 Available NOW!

ASOS has an amazing range of exclusive beauty products and they have picked some pretty great ones to go inside this calendar. Skincare to make you glow and then cosmetics for when you are ready to hit the Christmas office party! It gets better…they have placed a 20% OFF discount card inside for any ASOS Face + Body products that catch your eye online!


Hotel Chocolat – £68 Available from 10 October

Gone are the days of just a standard chocolate advent calendar from the supermarket, especially when Hotel Chocolate have produced this! Opening up like a book and is filled with chocolate treats little and large including cocoa gin!


Aldi Wines – £49.99  Available from 1 November in store

24 mini bottles of wine! That works out at £2 a bottle! Each bottle holds the same amount as a medium glass. It is not yet confirmed which wines will be included but thee is red, white, rose and even sparkling! I suspect this will sell out quickly so check if your store is going to stock it. I would also suggest that you don’t consume this one in the morning!


Look Fantastic – £79 Available from 10 October 

Last year’s Look Fantastic advent calendar was a huge hit and this one looks to be another cracker! Presented with this gorgeous Beauty in Wonderland design, there are 9 full sized products, 16 deluxe samples, 19 exclusive products, 13 skincare treats, 3 beauty tools and 7 colour cosmetics! All together worth over £00, the price tag all of a sudden looks even more appealing!


Zoella Lifestyle 12 Days of Christmas – £50 Available NOW!

From the Youtube Queen, Zoella has launched this stunning lifestyle advent calendar that may only be 12 doors but, the items are beautiful. Including 2 Christmas cookie cutter, purse, keyring, jotter pad and Christmas clementine candle.

So, which will you choose? Let me know and enjoy!

Heather xx


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