Monday, 27 October 2014

Beauty Advent Calenders

I tried holding off on posting anything relating to Christmas but chatting to some other bloggers last week got me far too excited so I decided to ease into the Christmas Series with my Beauty Advent Calendar picks

Beauty Advent Calendars are becoming more and more popular. Personally I love the idea of opening each day and finding a beauty treat.I've chosen calendars that have a decent gift for each of the 24 days. I'm aware of a few other brands doing calendars but for the price and what you get in them I don't feel they would be great value for money.

W7 Countdown To Christmas (€22.50) contains 10 x 5ml Nail Polishes, 3 x 1g Glitters, 3 x 3.5ml lip glosses, 1 x 5.2ml Foundation, 3 x 1g Lipsticks and 3 x 1.2g Eyeshadows. Available from Cara Pharmacy *Psst I have also seen it on a new Facebook shop called Beauty deals 2 U for €21
Yankee Candle Christmas Past (€39) includes Candy Cane Lane,Christmas Garland,
Snowflake Cookie,Sugared Apple,Christmas Cookie,Christmas Memories and Spiced Orange
Available from Littlewood's
*Ok this isn't a beauty calendar but who doesn't love Yankee Candles?*
Ciate Mini Mani Manor  (€55) contains 15 Mini Paint Pots:
Headliner, Sharp Tailoring, Members Only, Sloaney, Sweetie, Velvet Tuxedo, Big Yellow Taxi, Mineral Clarity, Strawberry Milkshake, Silhouette, Unrestricted Glam, Cupcake Queen, Amazing Gracie, Candy Cane, Sand Dune, Sherbet Fizz 
1 Full Size Paint Pot:
8 effects:
Girl With A Pearl, Runway Ribbon, Prima Ballerina, Let It Snow, Slumber Party, Tinsel Trail, Frozen Daydream, Fairisle Style

Available from

Lancome Beauty Christmas Crackers (contain six premium products including Hypnose Volume Mascara (black), Le Crayon Khol Eyeliner (black), Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate, Lip Lover, L'absolue lipstick and Bi-Facil Eye Make Up Remover €60) Not a beauty calendar but I just can't ignore the prettiness!!

The Body Shop 24 Days Of Joy (€85) contains Almond Hand and Nail Cream 30ml with Almond Nail File,Frosted Cranberry Heart Soap 25g with Frosted Cranberry Shower Gel 60ml,Frosted Cranberry Shimmer Lotion 60ml with Eye Definer Black 1g,Strawberry Heart Soap 25g with Strawberry Lip Butter 10ml,Strawberry Hand Cream 30ml,Colour Crush™ Nail Colour 6.8ml (Relish the Moment),Glazed Apple Heart Soap 25g with Glazed Apple Body Lotion 60ml,Vitamin E Moisture Cream 15ml with Vitamin E Moisture Mask 6ml,Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream 15ml, Moringa Shower Gel 60ml with Moringa Body Milk 60ml,Mini Crinkle Lily : Honeymania™ Lip Balm 10 ml, Wild Argan Oil Body Lotion 60ml, Eyeshadow Brush,Shea Shower Cream 60ml, Shea Body Butter 50ml,White Musk® Eau de Toilette 10ml

They're my picks for advent calendar this year. What do you think? Are there any others you would recommend checking out? I definitely would be very happy with all four but my heart is pulling towards The Body Shop


  1. Oh the Ciate and the Body Shop ones look great! PS. Yeeeah for the start of Christmas posts! :) xx

  2. I'm really drooling over The Body Shop calendar and the Ciate. Oh I can't decide it's so hard! Great post just to see the options all in one place x

  3. You picked some really good ones ! I agree some are really overpriced really love the body shop and ciate ones x


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