Add a little extra joy to the last few days of 2022 with a luxe beauty-focused advent calendar. Counting down the 24 (or sometimes 12) days of the Christian advent, each door, drawer, or flap reveals a skincare, cosmetics, or fragrance surprise from some of our favorite beauty brands. While there are those which haven’t made their festive releases shoppable for those in the Middle East, or have restricted shipping for bulkier boxes of joy – their loss! – these following options have all launched their advent calendars regionally.
The Best 2022 Beauty Advent Calendars That Are Actually Available in the Middle East
This epic original holds the British department store's most intriguing beauty buys, with a total value of £1,065. Try full and travel sizes of bestsellers from Rose Inc, Votary, Kate Somerville, Davines, Hair By Sam McKnight, Sunday Riley, and more. While it's a hefty hulk of a calendar, shipping isn't an issue with Liberty covering free delivery across the Gulf states.
Available exclusively in-store, the celebrity makeup artist has chosen her favorite bestsellers, from her iconic Pillow Talk color collection for lips, eyes, and face, to minis of her Magic Cream.
Sporting a trim 12 days of Christmas, Benefit's advent box features mini sizes of the US brand's best brow fixes and other cult favorites, including four different mascaras.
Rituals invites you to first assemble their 3D Christmas tree - complete with lights! - before adding the treat-filled baubles. Expect plenty of scented surprises, with mini candles, shower gels, lotions, and home scents.
The luxury e-tailer has collated its beauty editors' top picks, along with the site's most-wanted beauty brands for this super-sized box. Boasting both full sizes and minis, expect makeup, skin, and bodycare goodies from Tata Harper, This Works, Westman Atelier, Dr. Barbara Sturm, and Omoroviza.
Countdown the days with The Body Shop's charming calendar, complete with a pop-up illustration that highlights India's Bengaluru collectors community, who contributes the brand's Community Fair Trade recycled plastics. Inside, you'll find hair, face, and body treats, plus Fair Trade Facts and small acts of kindness cues.
Test out twelve days of minis with the Italian-made brand's most popular products covering all skin types. Perfect for taking on vacation, a Comfort Zone regime will have you glowing from head to toe for the holidays.
Test out 24 key makeup and skin products from Sephora's award-winning Sephora Collection. Containing a value of AED730 worth of products, this essential set will see beauty-lovers well into the new year with a full skincare routine and color cosmetics.
One of the season's chicest options is this bee-hive inspired chest from Guerlain, available in the UAE in Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdales, and at Qatar's Guerlain Vendome boutique. Sample the French house's iconic perfumery and skincare luxuries, plus makeup minis and a special ceramic fragranced ornament.
Lash lovers will be celebrating 2023 in style, with Tatti Lashes' calendar unlocking 25 different false eyelash styles and accessories. The British brand worn by the Kardashians and model Winnie Harlow even has a secret set of lashes for December 25th, the limited edition 'Enchanted' pair which cannot be purchased separately.