They have come a long way since the days of chocolate Santa wrapped in aluminum foil. Advent calendars these days are packed with the year’s most sought-after beauty launches and classic bestsellers, and are known to create virtual waiting lists and long lines at the outside shop windows as beauty addicts scramble to get their hands on it (before Covid, which is). Here are this year’s most coveted Christmas countdowns, as well as those that are still in stock.
Ideal for … fashion fanatics
25 Days of Beauty, £ 240, Net-a-Porter