There’s nothing quite like waking up to mini beauty products every morning until Christmas day. Although it’s more widely known in Europe, advent calendars–AKA a massive holiday calendar that’s filled with surprising treats–have made its way in Manila. Thanks to beauty brands, counting down the days until Christmas has never been this appealing (and satisfying).
Tired of the perfume you’ve been using all-year round? No problem; there are 24 fresh scents behind those doors. Or if you need a new lipstick for the holiday parties ahead, 24 different lipsticks await and it’s all you could ever need.
1. Jo Malone
When Jo Malone said that this will be a crazy and colorful season, they weren’t kidding. Brimming with their signature colognes (think orange blossom and green almond and redcurrant), candles, soaps, and even room sprays, this 24-door advent calendar is a must-have for anyone who’s in love with all things fragrance. Surely, you won’t be running out of scents anytime soon.
Jo Malone Advent Calendar, PHP 26,000
2. Nyx Cosmetics
Inside this matte black box are NYX’s bestselling lipsticks, which rival with many expensive brands when it comes to quality. From their velvety-smooth Matte Lip Creams to their seductive Lip Lingeries, you’ll have plenty of lipstick options for the festive nights ahead.
NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar, PHP 2,900, Lazada and Beauty MNL
3. The Body Shop
Treat your skin this season as you brave the holiday rush. This advent calendar is packed with skincare products, ranging from Japanese Matcha Tea Pollution Clearing Mask to Vitamin E Night Cream. And if you’re planning to splurge on skincare but unsure on which one to get, this is the perfect way to test-drive a couple of new products.
24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar, The Body Shop
Christmas hasn’t arrived, but it truly feels like it already.