The best 2021 advent calendars, from beauty and chocolate to toys


Advent calendars are now much grander than the cardboard cribs you remember from your childhood. Now, some festive countdown timers rival the unwrapped gifts on Christmas Day itself and cost as much, if not more. Traditional chocolate calendars have undergone a luxury overhaul and today must compete with those filled with toys and even luxury beauty products.

Many advent calendars have become a festive institution in their own right, such as Liberty’s popular beauty advent calendar, which has become the best-selling product in the department store’s 145-year history. Whether you are looking for a chocolate calendar to satisfy your sweet tooth, a children’s Advent calendar to make December a little more exciting, or a calendar filled with beer, wine or spirits for the connoisseur adult in your life, read on. the following for our selection of the best.

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It should be noted that the most popular Advent calendars sell out weeks in advance. This article will be regularly updated with the best Advent calendars as they launch, so check back throughout November.

The best beauty advent calendars

Beauty advent calendars have grown in popularity significantly in recent years. Some are the most coveted gift for the holiday season and come with a matching prize. Whether you want a luxurious calendar for yourself or a special gift for a loved one, read on for a selection of the best beauty advent calendars for this year.

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1. Marks & Spencer Beauty Advent Calendar

£ 40, Marks & Spencer