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Part of the fun of holiday 2022 is all the Advent Calendars that have a little treat for every day from December 1-25.  Here is our round up the 12 best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars from top brands like Balmain and YSL to love this holiday season 2022.

it’s advent calendar time!

Christmas may seem to be a long way away, but as veteran holiday lovers know, the season will be here before you know it. And if you’re not fast, the best Advent calendars will be snatched up – especially when it comes to beauty and fragrance.

The beauty Advent Calendars at Selfridge’s in London, including YSL. Photo Credit: Dandelion Chandelier.

For makeup and skincare mavens, nothing is better than finding a new mascara, holiday party ready lipstick or refreshing face mask hiding behind a precious little door. It’s not even October yet, but some of the best beauty advent calendars have already been released, meaning you’ll want to get your hands on the limited-edition products before they sell out.

Whether you are planning to give one to a friend or treat yourself, which one(s) should you scoop? We’ve found 12 of the best and most luxurious. From cult favorites Liberty of London and Net-a-porter to the nail gurus at Olive and June, let the holiday beauty countdown begin.

12 luxury beauty advent calendars to love this holiday 2022

1. balmain advent calendar 2022

Treat your tresses with Balmain’s Nutcracker-themed Hair Couture Advent Calendar ($186). Just in time for holiday parties, you’ll get thermal protection spray, argan oil moisturizing elixir, texturizing salt spray, leave-in conditioner, a festive scented candle and more. All in a chic gold, green and white display box.


BUY NOW – $186.00.

2. ysl

YSL’s Advent Calendar 2022 ($230) is sure to sell out this year.  It includes a mixture of 24 items including skincare products, makeup and fragrances like the brand’s famous Black Opium, as well as the cult classic Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils The Curler and its Touche Éclat Blur Primer.

luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars 2022

BUY NOW – $230.00.

3. selfridges

Looking for a top-to-toe treat? Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar ($210) offers a stellar mix of well loved classics and new, buzzy launches to leave you feeling refreshed. Inside you will find products from Augustinus Bader, Pat McGrath, Charlotte Tilbury, Kylie, Westman Atelier and Olaplex to name a few. We won’t be surprised if this one sells out fast. I mean, it does every year.

luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars 2022

BUY NOW – $210.00.

4. mac

If you’re looking to change up your makeup routine this winter, MAC’s Beauty Advent Calendar (£165) for you. Look out for fav products such as the new MACStack Mascara, Matte Lipstick, as well as the luxurious Powder Kiss.

luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars 2022

JOIN WAITLIST – £165.00.

5. fortnum & mason

Since its launch four years ago, Fortnum & Mason’s Beauty Advent Calendar ($296) has sold out every year. Curated with cult beauty favorites, it contains treats centered around bath and body care, with highlights coming from Aromatherapy Associates, Sol de Janeiro and Bramley.

luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars 2022

BUY NOW – $296.00.

6. space nk

Space NK’s sought-after Advent Calendar ($280) is back. This year’s edition is filled with travel and full-sized beauty saviors in hair care, makeup and skincare from cult-favorites brands like Olaplex, Caudalie, Paula’s Choice and Medik8. Move fast because the 2021 edition sold out in less than two weeks.

BUY NOW – $280.00.

7. dr. barbara sturm

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s molecular approach to skincare has gained her international acclaim, and the brand’s Beauty Advent Calendar ($560) is a brilliant way to experience the full reach of her products. Bestsellers from this renowned skincare guru’s highly coveted, luxuriously minimalist product line await behind the doors of this advent calendar in full, deluxe and sachet sizes.

BUY NOW – $560.00.

8. net-a-porter

The perfect gift for a loved one or beauty enthusiast, Net-a-porter’s 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar ($350) is filled with downsized editions of their 25 favorite products.  Each drawer reveals a best selling product from brands like Westman Atelier, Costa Brazil, Charlotte Tilbury and Tata Harper to see you through the party season and help detox after it’s over.

JOIN WAITLIST – $350.00.

9. liberty london

Liberty’s Beauty Advent Calendar ($320) is one of the most sought after calendars and for good reason. It includes 20 full size products along 5 travel sizes from fan favorites like Le Labo, Sunday Riley and Dr. Barbara Sturm alongside new and niche inclusions – plus more makeup must-haves in universal shades. We suggest you get in the virtual queue if you want one of your own since it is their fastest-selling product.

JOIN WAITLIST – $320.00.

10. olive & june

Know someone who never misses #ManiMonday? Olive & June’s 25 Days of Mani Magic ($65) is for them. With 9 mini polishes, essential mani tools like cuticle serum and the cutest mini stickers they’ll have a magical manicure all season long.

BUY NOW – $65.00.

11. Acqua di Parma

Luxury scent lovers are sure to adore this Advent Calendar ($600) collection of treats from Acqua di Parma’s beloved collections, including the Colonia, Blu Mediterraneo, Le Nobili and Signature collections in an Emilio Pucci designed box.

BUY NOW – $600.00.

12. benefit

Benefit Cosmetics Sincerely Yours Beauty Advent Calendar ($65) is packed with 12 of their best-selling products, in cute travel-sizes. Included, the Hoola Bronzer, Porefessional Primer, They’re Real Mascara and Gimme Brow Gel. Hello glowing skin.

BUY NOW – $65.00.

best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars this holiday 2022

There you have it, beauty gurus – our 12 picks for the must have beauty and fragrance Advent calendars this 2022 holiday season from top brands like Balmain and YSL. No matter which you choose, these boxes will have you looking and feeling your best all December long. Just don’t wait too long!

Jillian Tangen

Jillian is a lifestyle editor at Dandelion Chandelier covering topics like fashion, travel, entertainment and on occasion, even finance. She thinks there’s no such thing as having too many sweaters.