The holiday season often means shopping, and many consumers are focused on making their money stretch with high-quality bargain gifts.
Advent calendars have become increasingly popular in recent years, bringing in millions for beauty companies. Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group, said Advent calendar sales were up 53 percent in 2021.
Here are some 2023 Advent calendars that combine value and beauty, from Net-a-porter, Cult Beauty and more.
Net-a-porter’s The Ultimate Gift Set Advent Calendar ($375)
An enchanted spin-off from their traditional advent calendar, this 2023 version offers a mix of 15 full-sized and mini products in an oblong shaped package that doubles as a lantern. With skin care, makeup and accessories, the calendar includes a Charlotte Tilbury eyeshadow palette, a RéVive cleanser and a Pat McGrath lipstick.
Cult Beauty’s Advent Calendar 2023 ($280)
The Cult Beauty advent calendar includes 20 full-size products among its total 39 products. The highlights feature brands Huda Beauty, Summer Fridays and Cult Beauty items, including the brand’s satin pillowcase and compact mirror.
Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Advent Calendar 2023 ($560)
With $1,606 worth of product for a fraction of the price, Dr. Barbara Sturm’s calendar features several skin care staples from the line. Among the list of products is the Super Anti-Aging Night Cream in a deluxe size, the Anti-Aging Body Cream in the deluxe size and the deluxe size Balancing Toner.
Ahead is a closer look at the other value-driven beauty advent calendars of 2023.