Yes, it’s that time again.
Advent calendars were first used by German Lutherans to count down the 24 days until Christmas. These days, they’re probably best known for supplying a daily dose of chocolate goodness. (Unless you eat all 24 pieces at once.) This year, we’re checking out advent calendars that are increasing the countdown excitement.
JO MALONE ADVENT CALENDAR 2016 $465
Our fragrant lady-love has more than gone to town this Christmas. This advent collection contains mini perfumes and scented body creams for the indecisive scent fanatic.
KIEHL’S 2016 CHRISTMAS CALENDAR $158
This season, skincare giant Kiehl’s has partnered up with artist Jeremyville to create an eye-catching advent calendar that appeals to everyone. There’s a range of cult classics and some new products for you and your skin to test-drive.
BEERCARTEL BEER ADVENT CALENDAR $104.99
Cheers! Expect to find 25 hand-picked craft beers from Australian and international breweries. Try out those brews that have been raved about and rekindle your love for your old favourites.
ESTÉE LAUDER HOLIDAY ADVENT CALENDAR $275
Estee Lauder has jumped on the advent calendars bandwagon this Christmas in a glamorous and thoughtful way. With bronzer, nail lacquer, mascara, serum, primer and lip gloss, this advent calendar will complete your beauty routine.
ASOS BEAUTY CALENDAR $96
Want to spoil your bestie this Christmas? Or perhaps you want to treat yourself after all your hard work this year. The ASOS beauty bonanza contains a bunch of tricks that will make ideal desk-drawer features. Inside the beauty boxes, you’ll find Burt’s Bees Lip Balm and Philip Kingsley Hair Elasticizer that will be sure to kick your old dry shampoo’s butt.
LEGO Star Wars $49.99
Take a tour of the galaxy this festive season when you use the Force to open a door every day to reveal a Star Wars-themed gift.
DIPTYQUE ADVENT CALENDAR 2016 $485
Don’t be turned off by the price tag. Until now, Diptyque’s advent calendar is one that only existed in one’s dreams. There are 25 delicious candles that will keep the Christmas flame alight, all year long.
SMIGGLE ADVENT CALENDAR $44.95
Perhaps the little treasures in your life will prefer stationery over chocolate. With $70 worth of product, including keyrings, pencils and even a watch, it looks like Santa has come early this year!
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