Holiday shopping is one of the most stressful activities people continue to engage in year after year, since finding the “perfect” gift for your friends and family can be a serious challenge. But it really doesn’t need to be! Below, we’ve rounded up this season's best advent calendars that make great (and easy) gifts for your loved ones. Whether they’re beauty-obsessed, coffee fanatics, or even spoiled fur babies, there’s something here for everyone on your list. The best part? With an assortment of surprises, whichever you choose will be the gift that keeps on giving. Who doesn't want that?
This gorgeous, galaxy-inspired advent calendar was curated by the queen of makeup herself, Charlotte Tilbury, and features 12 full-sized and travel-sized products. From Tilbury’s best-selling Matte Revolution Lipstick in Pillowtalk to the cult-fave Take-It-All-Off Cleanser, this gift will be a starry-eyed surprise for anyone on your list.
Not only are these minis absolutely adorable, but they’re also ideal for travel this holiday season and work well for all skin types. Pop open one of the windows to find beauty treasures including a blush, bronzer, finishing powder, setting spray, and more.
Featuring 24 ampoules, this festive advent calendar from Babor will give you the glowiest skin by the New Year. From firming to glowing to hydrating, there's an ampoule for every skin concern in this set.
Wine not consider gifting this awesome advent calendar to the lush in your life? Including 24 quarter bottles of various wines from leading estates around the world, this gift is perfect for anyone who needs to take the edge off during the crazy holiday season. (No judgement if you choose to gift yourself.)
Also sweet? Each drawer in this advent calendar contains a mouthwatering surprise from Charbonnel et Walker's array of chocolate assortments. Think dark sea salt caramels, cranberry truffles, and decadent pralines.
This advent calendar, while a splurge, is less than half the cost of the $1,504 worth of Dr. Barbara Sturm’s inside. It includes two full-sized products (the Balancing Toner and Glow Drops) alongside 22 minis.
Candles are one of the best gifts to give during the holidays. Even better? A variety of candles from the cult-fave brand Diptyque. This advent calendar is pricey, sure, but it comes with a mix of 35g candles in iconic scents like Amber, Fig, and Hookah, eau de parfum and eau de toilette, a sampling of skin care, and the brand's new limited edition metal pendants.
Calling all Hello Kitty fans (or manicure lovers) — OPI and Hello Kitty collab-ed to create this purrfect 25-piece advent calendar just for you. 2020 is going to be a year of great nails.
This indulgent advent calendar from Blue Lagoon features eight minis, including a body lotion, silica mud mask, hydrating cream, and more to care for the skin on your whole body.
This advent calendar was made for the travelers in your life. It comes complete with 12 travel essentials, including a chic luggage tag, eye mask, and charger, plus TSA-approved beauty products.
Packed with YSL’s bestsellers, including 24 makeup, skin care, and fragrance products, this ultra-luxe advent calendar will most certainly be the highlight of anyone’s holiday season.
Want to spoil your very good boy or girl this holiday season? Look no further than this advent calendar filled with 24 pup-approved cookies. Not only are they super cute, but they're made with wholesome, locally-sourced ingredients, too.
Any fine tea connoisseur will love the chance to taste-test their way through 24 Pukka teas, ranging in flavors from elderberry echinacea to three licorice and three ginger.
Give the gift of caffeine this season with the Copper Cow Coffee Advent Calendar, featuring 12 days of pour-overs and bestselling natural creamers.
Add some joy to your friends’ feet with this 24-day advent calendar from Happy Socks. With a mix of Happy Feet's signature playful patterns (a surprise in every box!), these unisex cotton socks are as cute as can be.
From cleansers to body cream to ampoules and undereye masks, there's almost nothing (in mini-form) you won't find in this gorgeous skin care lover's advent calendar.
Molton Brown has some of the most decadent, luxe holiday scents in the fragrance biz, and this gorgeous 24-piece advent calendar is no exception. From bath and body bestsellers to home fragrances and more, this gift will just keep on giving way past the holiday season.
Not sure what to get your dad, brother-in-law, or heck, even you significant other? We get it -- and so does Manvent. This advent calendar features a variety of things like jerky, hot sauces, and spicy nuts to keep them satisfied through the holidays.
Prefer to DIY? This crafty advent calendar allows you to countdown the holidays with gifts of your choice. With festive imagery on the outside and custom wrapping paper for the inside, you can customize this for that extra special someone.
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