The best Advent Calendars of the year

Zara Andrén

Updated September 30, 2021

Why wait until Christmas to treat yourself? Count down the days before Christmas by spoiling yourself with a little daily gift. But with a wide array of categories and types to choose from we have found our favourites from different categories, to make choosing a bit easier.

A calendar for everyone

Advent Calendars have never been more popular, so it's no surprise that you can now find advent calendars in all imaginable categories. But they're not only a fun thing to do as a Christmas countdown, they're very good value for your money. So it's a great opportunity to test different products and save some money. But be quick, many of of the popular brands often sell out already during the autumn months!

Toy calendars

Toy calendars are a fun way for you or your child to enjoy a small toy a day which usually eventually leads to a full set up.

Funko Harry Potter Advent Calendar This advent calendar combines two of our favourite things, Funko Pop! and Harry Potter. This fun advent calendar contains 24 mini Funko Pop! figures from the Harry Potter universe. RRP: £42.95

LEGO Star Wars - The Mandalorian In this advent calendar you will get a small lego figure or item to build every day. Which makes for plenty of fun through out December and at the end of it you will have your very own Mandalorian Lego collection. RRP: £24.98.

Playmobil Adventcalendar Heidis Winterwelt If you want a toy calendar that really will get you in the Christmas spirit then this is the one for you. Based on the classic "Heidi", this cute playmobile set makes for tones of fun. RRP: £14.99.

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Beauty calendars

Beauty calendars have in the past few years become one of the most hyped advent categories and the most popular ones often sell out within hours. And it's not hard to understand why, with everything from beautiful packaging to a great blend of makeup and beauty products from popular brands all for a very affordable price and with great value.

Lookfantastic Advent Calendar One of the most hyped beauty advent calendar might be Lookfantastic's. It sells out quickly and has done so for the past 6 years and for good reason, the content is a great curation of popular beauty and makeup products from various brands. In addition the total worth of the calendar is about £414 but it retails for about £85.00.

Lumene 24 Nordic Beauty Wonders Advent Calendar This beautiful advent calendar contains a perfect mix of makeup and beauty products from Finnish company Lumene, we also love the design. RRP: £89.90.

ASOS Face + Body 24 Day Advent Calendar ASOS advent calendar contains a great mix of beauty and skincare products that are sure to keep anyone happy for 24 days. RRP: £75.00.

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Grooming and Self Care

Has there ever been a better time to dedicate some time to self-care? Here is a selection of some of our favourite calendars to spoil yourself with all through December.

Barber Pro 12 Days of Grooming Essentials For all our bearded friends this is a great and fun advent calendar that lets you try out many different products and items. RRP: £34.99.

Dove 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar This calendar screams self-care, complete with various skin care products and some items to take your self-care routine to new heights. RRP: £20.00.

The Body Shop Share Love & Joy Ultimate Advent Calendar Love trying new smells and products? Then the body shop advent calendar is for you. Although the body shop has four calendars this year, the Share Love & Joy is one of our favourites. RRP: £140.00.

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Foodie calendars

More of a foodie or lover of the classic chocolate calendar? Then here are some great options for those who prefer a small treat all through December.

Lindt Teddy Bear Adorable Advent House If you are a chocolate advent calendar lover then why not opt for the luxurious version with this Lindt calendar which includes many small figures in various shapes. RRP: £9.99.

English Tea Shop Book Style Christmas Night Advent Calendar Not much of a sweet tooth but love a good cuppa? Then why not span out and try 24 different teas and maybe find your new favourite. RRP: £9.27.

Joe & Sephs Gourmet Popcorn Advent Calendar This might be one of the most popping advent calendars out there and we're pretty sure it doesn't get much better than 24 days of popcorn in all different kinds of flavour imaginable! RRP: £25.00.

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Funko Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021

Funko Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2021


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