Advent calendars have come a long way since the $2 cardboard-tasting chocolate ones. Many beauty brands have released their own advent calendars as well as some other brands.
Here are my top 5 picks for 2016.
In no particular order…
My Top 5 Advent Calendars for 2016
Ciaté Mini Mani Month (Limited Edition), $88 from MECCA – A 24 piece nail collection including one full-sized paint pot, 4 new exclusive shades and other nail accessories. Perfect for the nail polish addict.
L’Occitane Advent Calendar, $85 from David Jones – 24 surprises from L’Occitane, including some of their most popular hand creams and shower gels. (my favourite is their Rose hand cream)
BoozeBud Beer or Cider 2016 Advent Calendars, $100 +shipping from BoozeBud.com – Beer (or Cider) lovers will enjoy trying a new beverage each day. The calendars contain 25 of the best craft beers or ciders from around Australia.
Lush 12 days of Christmas, $99.95 from Lush – Lush fans will love opening up this 12 surprises to pamper themselves (or a loved one) on the lead up to Christmas. All packaged in an adorable clock themed box.
Crayola Christmas Countdown Calendar, RRP $29.95 currently on sale for $20.96 (as of 23/11/2016) from Myer – For kids who like to be creative or as a chocolate alternative to those with allergies, this Christmas countdown calendar includes 24 craft gifts to keep kids entertained over the school holidays.
Do you like advent calendars? I personally love the idea of opening a little surprise each day. It brings back some of the child-like excitement we may have lost as adults.