10 Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2022 to Snag this Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again, and the holiday season is quite literally around the corner! In just a few weeks time, gift-giving and celebration will be in full swing.

When it comes to holiday or Christmas gifts, for beauty enthusiasts like us, advent calendars are the best option, and the most wanted gift! Whether a shimmering eyeshadow, a festive red lipstick, a holiday skincare essential, a luxurious body cream, or a fragrance miniature — these surprises hidden behind each door will definitely add a special touch of magic to your festivities! Christmas wouldn’t be complete without an advent calendar!

Here, we’re rounding up some of the best beauty advent calendars for 2022 – that you’ll definitely want to snag this holiday season! So if you plan to pamper yourself, or get one for your loved ones or bffs, read on for our selection of this year’s 10 best beauty advent calendars.

Elemis Skin Wellness Advent Calendar

Housed in a special keepsake box, this London-based beauty brand’s limited-edition, skincare wellness advent calendar featuring 25 fan-favourite products for face and body, including its award-winning Pro-Collagen range, nutrient-packed Superfood formulas, Dynamic Resurfacing, and many more.

The Elemis Advent Calendar contains:

  • Pro-Collagen Marine Cream 50ml – full size
  • Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm 20g
  • Pro-Collagen Energising Marine Cleanser 30ml
  • Pro-Collagen Tri-Acid Peel 10ml
  • Pro-Collagen Night Cream 15ml
  • Pro-Collagen Eye Revive Mask 4ml
  • Pro-Collagen Marine Moisture Essence 28ml
  • Pro-Collagen Renewal Serum 5ml
  • Pro-Collagen Morning Matrix 15ml
  • Superfood Facial Oil 5ml
  • Superfood Fruit Vinegar Liquid Glow 50ml
  • Superfood Midnight Facial 15ml
  • Superfood Day Cream 20ml
  • Superfood Glow Priming Moisturiser 20ml
  • Superfood Glow Cleansing Butter 20ml
  • Superfood Facial Wash 30ml
  • Superfood Night Cream 20ml
  • Papaya Enzyme Peel 15ml
  • Rehydrating Ginseng Toner 50ml
  • Dynamic Resurfacing Facial Wash 30ml
  • Dynamic Resurfacing Gel Mask 15ml
  • Dynamic Resurfacing Facial Pads 14 pads
  • Frangipani Monoi Body Cream 50ml
  • Frangipani Monoi Shower Cream 50ml
  • Clarifying Clay Wash 30ml
  • Cleansing Cloth

The Elemis Skin Wellness Advent Calendar (RM1,050) is available online at my.elemis.com.

L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar

Let’s wonder into L’Occitane’s world of celebration with its classic Advent Calendar, which is presented in a beautiful box depicting the 4 seasons, illustrated by Eva Offredo. Made of 100% recyclable cardboard that can be transformed into storage boxes, this classic Advent Calendar contains a selection of the brand’s iconic face, body and hair essentials from an all new selection – which make the perfect gift for this holiday season!

The L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar contains:

  • Almond Delicious Exfoliating Soap Net Wt. 1.7 oz
  • Immortelle Precious Cream Net Wt. 0.17 oz.
  • Verbena Cooling Hand Cream Gel Net Wt. 0.3 oz.
  • Almond Shampoo 1.18 fl.oz.
  • Almond Conditioner 1.18 fl.oz.
  • Wooden Comb
  • Verbena Shower Gel 1 fl.oz.
  • Verbena Body Lotion 1 fl.oz.
  • Shea Butter Ultra Rich Lip Balm Net Wt. 0.13 oz.
  • Effervescent Cube for Bath Net Wt. 0.6.oz
  • Almond Shower Oil 1.18 fl.oz.
  • Soap with Verbena Leaves Net Wt. 0.8 oz.
  • Cherry Blossom Hand Cream Net Wt. 0.35 oz.
  • 5 Essential Oils Shampoo 1.18 fl.oz.
  • 5 Essential Oils Conditioner 1.1 fl.oz.
  • Rose Hand Cream Net Wt. 0.34 oz.
  • Citrus Verbena Shower Gel 1.1 fl.oz
  • Citrus Verbena Fresh Body Milk 1.1 fl.oz.
  • Shea Butter Milk Extra-Gentle Soap Net Wt. 0.8 oz.
  • Immortelle Overnight Reset Oil-in-Serum 0.16 fl.oz.
  • Shea Light Comforting Cream Net Wt. 0.17 oz.
  • Shea Butter Intensive Hand Balm Net Wt. 0.35 oz.
  • Le Petit Remede Net Wt. 0.2 oz.
  • Almond Delicious Hands Net Wt. 2.6 oz.

The L’Occitane Classic Advent Calendar (RM308) is online exclusive and is sold out.

Kiehl’s Holiday Advent Calendar

Featuring holiday-inspired designs by Made By Radio, Kiehl’s limited-edition Advent Calendar houses 24 fan favourite skincare formulas, one behind each door, including cleansers, face masks, facial serums, moisturisers and more!

The Kiehl’s Advent Calendar contains:

  • Creme de Corps 30ml
  • Ultra Facial Cleanser 30ml
  • Ultra Facial Cream 28ml
  • Ultra Facial Toner 40ml
  • Super Multi-Corrective Cream 7ml
  • Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Mask 14ml
  • Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado 14ml
  • Calendula Herbal-Extract Toner 75ml
  • Daily Reviving Concentrate 4ml
  • Calendula Serum-Infused Water Cream 7ml
  • Midnight Recovery Concentrate 4ml
  • Ultimate Strength Hand Salve 30ml
  • Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream 7ml
  • Body Fuel All-in-One Energising Wash 30ml
  • Facial Fuel Energizing Scrub 15ml
  • Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate 15ml
  • Midnight Recovery Omega-Rich Cloud Cream 14ml
  • Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil 40ml
  • Lip Balm #1 15ml
  • Super Multi-Corrective Eye Zone Treatment 3ml
  • Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash 75ml
  • Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing & Dark Circle-Diminishing Vitamin C Eye Serum 3ml
  • Retinol Skin-Renewing Daily Micro-Dose Serum 10ml
  • Avocado Nourishing Hydration Mask 5ml

The Kiehl’s Advent Calendar (RM439) is available exclusively online at kiehls.com.my.

MAC 2022 ‘Bursting With Surprises’ Advent Calendar

Comes in a  sustainable, luxurious keepsake box, wrapped in bubbles and bows, the MAC’s limited-edition 2022 Advent Calendar is bursting with 24 indulgent treats – featuring 16 full-sized products, best-sellers including new MAC Stack Mascara and more!

The MAC Advent Calendar contains:

  • Powder Kiss Liquid Lipcolour in shade Mull It Over
  • Love Me Liquid Lipcolour in shade E For Effortless
  • Matte Lipstick in shade Chilli
  • Matte Lipstick in shade Russian Red
  • Lustreglass Lipstick in shade See Sheer
  • Mini MAC Matte Lipstick in shade Velvet Teddy
  • Mini MAC Matte Lipstick in shade Mehr
  • Glow Play Lip Balm in shade That Tickles!
  • Eyeshadow in shade Naked Lunch
  • Eyeshadow in shade Espresso
  • Dazzleshadow in shade Oh So Gilty
  • Liquidlast 24-Hour Waterproof Eyeliner in shade Point Black
  • Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eyeshadow in shade What Clout!
  • Mini MAC MACStack Mascara
  • Pro Longwear Paint Pot in shade Born To Beam
  • Mini MAC Lipglass Clear
  • Mini MAC Lipglass in shade Nymphette
  • Mini MAC Lipglass in shade Spite
  • Technakohl Liner in shade Graphblack
  • Brow Set
  • Mini MAC Strobe Cream 15ml in shade Pinklite
  • Prep + Prime Essential Oils Grapefruit & Chamomile
  • Prep + Prime Lip
  • Fix+ Original 100ml

The MAC 2022 Advent Calendar (US$195) is not available in Malaysia, but you can try your luck getting it online from overseas retailers that ship to Malaysia, such as www.lookfantastic.com and www.selfridges.com.

KENS apothecary
Celebrate Magical Moments Advent Calendar

KENS apothecary’s Advent Calendar, showcasing the multitude of brands the niche beauty retailer carries. The little drawers contain 12 precious skin, body and home products, includes the iconic skincare items from Augustinus Bader, Caudalie, Omorovicza, Ren Clean Skincare and Jack Black; body care from Malin + Goetz; fragrances from Edition de Parfum Frederic Malle and Goutal; hair care from Oribe and Rahua; and home fragrance from diptyque.

The KENS apothecary’s Advent Calendar contains:

  • EVE LOM Cleanser 20ml
  • Grown Alchemist Balancing Toner 50ml
  • Omorovicza Gold Hydralifting Mask 15ml
  • Dr Barbara Sturm Hyaluronic Serum 10ml
  • REN Clean Skincare Clean Screen SPF 10ml
  • Caudalie Limited Edition Beauty Elixir Mist 30ml
  • Rahua Voluminous Shampoo 22ml
  • Rahua Voluminous Conditioner 22ml
  • Sachajuan Ocean Mist Hair Styling Spray 50ml
  • Malin+Goetz Eucalyptus Deodorant 10ml
  • Frederic Malle Portrait of A Lady 7ml
  • Goutal Tenue De Soirée EDP 5ml
  • diptyque Baies candle 35g

The Celebrate Magical Moments Advent Calendar (RM499) is available online at kensapothecary.com.my and in-stores from 7th November.

Dior Advent Calendar

Unwrap the holidays with Dior’s constellations inspired calendar, decorated in enchanting illustrated detail by artist Pietro Ruffo, and filled with 24 iconic miniatures from all corners of the Dior universe.

The Dior Advent Calendar contains:

  • J’adore Eau de Parfum 5ml
  • J’adore Parfum d’eau 5ml
  • Sauvage Eau de Toilette 10ml
  • Miss Dior Eau de Parfum 5ml
  • Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet 5ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Oud Ispahan 7.5ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Gris Dior 7.5ml
  • La Collection Privée Christian Dior Jasmin des Anges 7.5ml
  • Rouge Dior 999 velvet finish
- Rouge Dior Balm 000 satin finish
  • Rouge Dior 100 velvet finish
- Dior Vernis 999 7ml
  • Diorshow Iconic Overcurl 090 4 ml
- Diorshow Maximizer 3D 4ml
  • Dior Prestige Intensive Repairing Creme 15ml
  • Dior Prestige La Micro-Huile de Rose Advanced Serum 10ml
  • Capture Totale Super Potent Serum 10 ml
- 30 Montaigne candle 85g
  • Thé Osmanthus candle 35 g
- Ambre Nuit candle 35 g
- Jardin d’Orangers candle 35g
  • Gris Dior Body Creme 15 ml
- Miss Dior Hand Creme 20ml
  • Lucky star Christmas decoration

The Dior Advent Calendar retails for RM2,100 and is sold out online.

Jo Malone London Advent Calendar

Housed in a cream and black jewellery box containing with 24 of Jo Malone’s signature gift boxes, the advent calendar of this well-known fragrance brand is filled with a gleaming selection of exclusive products, festive fragrances and a 30ml Cologne.

The Jo Malone London Advent Calendar contains:

  • White Moss & Snowdrop Cologne 9ml
  • Scarlet Poppy Cologne Intense 9ml
  • Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne 9ml
  • Honeysuckle & Davana Cologne 9ml
  • Red Roses Shaped Soap
  • Pine & Eucalyptus Travel Candle
  • Fig & Lotus Flower Cologne 9ml
  • Myrrh & Tonka Cologne Intense 9ml
  • Wood Sage & Sea Salt Body Crème 15ml
  • Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Cologne Intense 9m
  • Peony & Blush Suede Body & Hand Lotion 30ml
  • Blackberry & Bay Cologne 9ml
  • Limited-Edition Collectible Snowball Keyring
  • Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne Intense 9ml
  • Lime Basil & Mandarin Body & Hand Wash 30ml
  • Peony & Blush Suede Cologne 9ml
  • Myrrh & Tonka Mini Candle
  • Red Roses Cologne 9ml
  • Oud & Bergamot Cologne Intense 9ml
  • Jasmin Sambac & Marigold Cologne Intense 9ml
  • Lime Basil & Mandarin Mini Candle
  • Wood Sage & Sea Salt Cologne 9ml
  • Limited-Edition Collectible Snow Globe
  • English Pear & Freesia Body and Hand Wash 50ml
  • English Pear & Freesia Cologne 30ml

The Jo Malone London Advent Calendar (RM1,910) will be available soon online at jomalone.com.my.

Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar

Designed with 24 houses, each filled with a skincare, fragrance or make-up surprise, Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar is complete with a sparkling ode to the beauty brand’s home turf – kitted out with a glistening Eiffel Tower that pops out at the centre. It’s packed with the the beauty brand’s best-sellers Advanced Génifique serum, La Vie Est Belle body wash, and the iconic Lash Idôle mascara – to name a few.

The Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar contains:

  • Hydra Zen Gel-Crème 15ml
  • Bi-facil Eye Make-up Remover 30ml
  • Lash Idôle Mascara 9ml
  • Advanced Génifique Serum 10ml
  • Advanced Génifique Eye Cream 5ml
  • Hypnôse Black Mascara 6.2g
  • Absolue Eye Serum 5ml
  • Absolue Crème Fondante Aux Grands Extraits De Rose 15ml
  • Absolue Nourishing Oil 7ml
  • La Vie Est Belle L’eau De Parfum 4ml
  • La Vie Est Belle Lait De Parfum Body Lotion 50ml
  • La Vie Est Belle Body Wash 50ml
  • Idôle Le Parfum 5ml
  • Idôle La Power Cream Body Lotion 50ml
  • Monsieur Big Black Mascara 2ml
  • Eau Micellaire Douceur 50ml
  • Tonique Confort Lotion 75ml
  • Advanced Génifique Light-pearl™ Eye 5ml
  • Effacernes Face Concealer 5ml in shade 02 Beige Sable
  • Prep & Matte Face Primer 10ml
  • Confort Crème Hand Cream 75ml
  • Rénergie Multi-lift Ultra Face Cream 15ml
  • L’absolu Rouge Ruby Cream 1.3g in shade 03 Kiss Me Ruby
  • L’absolu Rouge Drama Matte 1.6g in shade 505 Adoration

Again, the Lancôme Beauty Advent Calendar (£110) is not available for sale in Malaysia, but you can get it from www.selfridges.com.

Diptyque Advent Calendar

This year, Diptyque’s Advent Calendar is decked in a deep black box that glows in the dark. Each of the 25 drawers, corresponds to a new constellation and each offers a fresh surprise, including the three limited-edition Christmas scents: a small Sapin/Pine Tree candle and mini Neige/Snow and Spark/Étincelles candles. It also housed a variety of other beauty treats, including body care items and fragrances, as well as decorative items.

The Diptyque Advent Calendar contains:

  • Iconic Limited-edition Sapin/Pine Tree Scented Candle – 1 X 70g
  • Exclusive Holiday Scented Candles in Étincelles/Spark and Neige/Snow – 2 X 35g format
  • Iconic Scented Candles from the Maison in Baies/ Berries; Roses; Ambre/Amber; Feu de Bois/Wood Fire; Tubéreuse/Tuberose; Cannelle/Cinnamon; Noisetier/Hazelnut Tree; Mimosa; Thé/Tea – 10 X 35g
  • Travel size Eaux de Parfum in Eau Rose ; Tam Dao ; Orphéon ; Fleur de Peau ; Eau Capitale – 5 X 10ml
  • Travel size Eaux de Toilette in Eau des Sens; Philosykos; Do Son – 3 X 10 ml
  • Scented Gestures: Philosykos Refillable Solid Perfume and Fleur de Peau Body Balm – 2 X 15ml
  • Scented Soap in Do Son – 1 X 25g
  • Limited-edition Gilded Metal Holiday Decorations

The Diptyque Advent Calendar retails for RM2,995 and is limited in quantities.

SEPHORA COLLECTION Wishing You Advent Calendar

SEPHORA COLLECTION Beauty Advent Calendar is a much affordable option if you don’t want to burn a hole in your pocket. Created using cardboard from sustainably managed forests, the advent calendar houses an assortment of 24 beauty surprises, including the essential makeup, skincare, bath, and accessory.

The SEPHORA COLLECTION Beauty Advent Calendar contains:

  • Mini Big By Definition Mascara
  • Mini Eye Pencil – 01 Intense Black
  • Colorful Eyeshadow – N°332 Flawless
  • Colorful Eyeshadow – N°257 No Place Like Home
  • Cream Lip Stain – 01 Always Red
  • Mini Lip Pencil –  03 Classic Red
  • Mini All Day Hydrator – Hydration + Radiance
  • Mini Clean Skin Cleansing Gel
  • Mini Brightening Eye Cream
  • Cotton Flower Shower Cream Capsule
  • Monoi Shower Cream Capsule
  • Makeup Remover Wipes – Coconut Water (Soothing) OR Watermelon (Exfoliating)
  • Charcoal Nose Strip
  • Cherry Lip Mask – Hydrating & Smoothing
  • Watermelon Face Mask – Thirst-quenching & Plumping
  • Caffeine Eye Mask – Smoothing & Energizing
  • Nail Polish – L41 Cherry Popsicle
  • Gel Effect Top Coat
  • Nail File
  • Makeup Sponge
  • Hair Tie
  • Mini Gua Sha Tool
  • Pocket Mirror
  • Wishing You Adhesive Tape

The SEPHORA COLLECTION Wishing You Advent Calendar (US$45) is not yet available in Malaysia, but you can get it from Sephora Singapore.

Read also: 10 Best Beauty Advent Calendars To Buy For Christmas 2019