It mightn’t feel like it just yet, but we’re actually only a few weeks out from the holiday season. Confronting as that may be – where did 2022 even go? – the end of the year also brings with it a whole host of our favourite things. Not least of which is the return of beauty advent calendars, which have now started hitting shelves.

We’ll admit we’re suckers for counting down the days with luxury beauty surprises, particularly when they’re curated by some of the world’s most coveted beauty brands and retailers. So if you’re looking to invest in a beauty advent calendar this holiday season, scroll on for the best luxury sets on offer.

beauty advent calendars 2022


Nobody’s beauty advent calendars are perhaps as storied as Charlotte Tilbury’s. The brand is known for its holiday season collections, with the annual advent calendar the coveted crown jewel each year. This year sees a mix of the brand’s iconic makeup and skincare, including Charlotte’s Magic Cream and viral Beauty Light Wand – sign up now to be the first to snap it up when it launches.

beauty advent calendars 2022

Net-a-porter 25 Days Of Beauty Advent calendar, $520 Shop now

Net-A-Porter’s 25 Days of Beauty advent calendar offers the ultimate in high-end beauty for the holidays. This year’s offering contains a mix of the most lauded luxury beauty brands across makeup, skincare and lifestyle. Expect everything from Augustinus Bader’s cult face oil to a Claus Porto candle, along with Costa Brazil’s Lua Moonlight Body Oil and the This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray.

beauty advent calendars 2022

Dr. Barbara Sturm Advent Calendar 2022, $755 (approx) SHOP NOW

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s advent calendar might be priced at the higher end of the scale, but it’s also quite generous with a combination of full, deluxe and mini sizes in the brand’s much-loved skincare. Inspired by a jewellery armoire, it’s the perfect way to sample almost the entire Dr. Barbara Sturm range, making it the ultimate gift for the beauty lover in your life (even if that’s you).