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Part of the fun of the holiday season is all the Advent Calendars that have a little treat for every day from December 1-25.  Here is our round-up of the best luxury beauty and fragrance Advent Calendars 2023 from top brands like Dior, Christian Louboutin and YSL to love this holiday season.

it’s advent calendar time!

Christmas and Hanukkah 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 10 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.

14 luxury beauty advent calendars to love this holiday 2023

1. ysl

YSL’s Advent Calendar is sure to sell out again in 2023.  It includes a mixture of 24 items including skincare products, makeup and fragrances. Featuring both full size and mini products, you’ll find cult-favorite fragrances, like Libre, Mon Paris, and Black Opium Eau de parfums; Lash Clash mascara; and Rouge Volupte Shine lipstick.


Credit: YSL Beauty.

BUY NOW – $275.00.

2. selfridges

Looking for a top-to-toe treat? Selfridges Beauty Advent Calendar 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.

BUY NOW – $245.00.

3. mac

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

Credit: MAC Cosmetics.

BUY NOW – $485.00.

4. dior

For the holiday season 2023, the House of Dior presents a magical, over-the-top Dior Advent Calendar that recreates the facade of the historic boutique at 30 Avenue Montaigne. It opens to display a stunning decoration created by Pietro Ruffo, and includes 24 miniature or travel sized creations, including fragrances, makeup, skincare products and scented candles.


Credit: Dior.

BUY NOW: $750.00.

5. fortnum & mason

Since its launch four years ago, Fortnum & Mason’s Beauty Advent Calendar 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.

BUY NOW – $275.04.

6. dr. barbara sturm

Dr. Barbara Sturm’s molecular approach to skincare has gained her international acclaim, and the brand’s Beauty Advent Calendar is a brilliant way to experience the full reach of her products. You’ll find mini versions of the brand’s best-sellers, including Glow Drops, Super Anti-Aging Hand Cream, and Hyaluronic Serum.

Credit: Dr. Barbara Sturm.

BUY NOW – $560.00.

7. diptyque

Diptyque’s elegant 25-day Advent Calendar is perfect for fragrance lovers. Inside each box is a different mini scent, from solid perfumes and eau de toilettes to  scented bath and body staples.


BUY NOW: $510.00.

8. net-a-porter

The perfect gift for a loved one or beauty enthusiast, Net-a-porter’s 25 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar 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.

 best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars to love this holiday season 2023, including Balmain and YSL.

BUY NOW – $375.00.

9. liberty london

Liberty’s Beauty Advent Calendar 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.

 best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars to love this holiday season 2023, including Balmain and YSL.

BUY NOW – $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.

 best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars to love this holiday season 2023, including Balmain and YSL.

Credit: Olive & June.

BUY NOW – $62.00.

11. Acqua di Parma

Luxury scent lovers are sure to adore this Advent Calendar 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.

 best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars to love this holiday season 2023, including Balmain and YSL.

BUY NOW – $600.00.

12. sephora

The Sephora Collection Advent Calendar for 2023 is filled with 24 days of favorite skincare, makeup, and bath gems from the retailer’s collection.

Credit: Sephora.

BUY NOW: $49.00

13. charlotte tilbury

Charlotte’s Lucky Chest of Beauty Secrets is the perfect Advent calendar for a beauty maven. It contains 12 days of full- and travel-size skin and makeup favorites from the brand, including the cult-favorite Magic Cream.


Credit: Charlotte Tilbury.

BUY NOW: $210.00.

14. christian louboutin

Christian Louboutin’s limited edition 2023 holiday beauty calendar has a locomotive theme: “embark on a scintillating tour of an enchanted winter wonderland of gifts, guided by the one and only Miss Loubistar, the Maison’s sultry Christmas companion.” Each of the train’s 24 cars houses a special, hand-selected surprise, including Loubidoo eau de parfum; Rouge Louboutin Velvet Matte On The Go Lipstick; and Abracadraba Le Duo eye shadow in Hot Nudes Chick Eye Palette.


Credit: Christian Louboutin.

BUY NOW: $600.00.

best luxury beauty and fragrance advent calendars this holiday 2023

There you have it, beauty gurus – our picks for the must-have beauty and fragrance Advent calendars this 2023 holiday season from top brands like Dior, Christian Louboutin 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.