Forget fiddly foil-wrapped chocolates, advent calendars have upped their game this year and what could be more indulgent than counting down to the big day with a pampering beauty advent calendar?
Boasting mini or full-sized products from our favourite beauty destinations behind each door, it’s the gift that keeps on giving for 24 days and beyond (glowy skin is for life not just for Christmas dontchaknow.) So excited are we that we decided to pen this little Christmas ditty for the occasion. You're welcome.
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On the first day of Christmas Diptique gave to me a candle scented like a pine tree.
On the second day of Christmas M&S gave to me two hundred and fifty pounds worth of goodies and a Nails Inc polish to get your party mani down to a tee.
On the third day of Christmas The Body Shop gave to me amazing smelling goodies and an orangutan in a protected tree (every calendar sold helps to restore a square metre of Rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia).
On the fourth day of Christmas Charlotte Tilbury gave to me everything you need for a great par-ty.
On the fifth day of Christmas Decleor gave to me, two toning heros, three facial masks and a lotion to sort out that dry knee...
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Ok, so maybe we're over egging things a little here... The take-home? A beauty advent calendar is the perfect gift for the beauty obsessive (and also a rather fabulous 24-day reminder about what an AMAZING friend/sister/daughter you are). Or, make like us, and just buy it for yourself. After all, 'tis the season of giving...
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