Advent Calender Picks | Countdown To Christmas 2013!

With only 70 sleeps until the big day, we best get purchasing our advent calenders! There are some great ones available this year and i thought i would share some of my favourites for this year with you all! The advent calenders i have picked range from candles to nail polish to beauty products! (Obviously i will have a chocolate one for sure, who doesn't need a daily bit of chocolate!)

Advent Calender Picks | Countdown To Christmas 2013!

First up we have the Ciate advent calender. This calender contains a full size paint pot, 19 of ciate's best selling mini paint pots and four manicure toppers. I think this advent calender would be perfect for me, being a nail polish addict and it is a great way to try the brand and get a good amount of nail polishes to add to your collection! This advent calender is priced at £42 on ASOS.  

Next up we have the Benefit advent calender (Countdown to love). This advent calender contains sample sizes of all of benefits best selling products from tints, blushes to mascaras. This advent calender would be perfect for the benefit lover. This advent calender will be available early November (i believe the 2nd) priced at £50.

This next advent calender is perfect for the Yankee Candle addict (Hi my name is Hannah and im a candle addict). Behind each door is a tealight, including an extra treat behind door 24! The scents included in this advent calender are Snow In Love, Balsam & Cedar, Merry MarshmallowRed Apple WreathSnowflake Cookie,Sparkling Cinnamon. This calender is priced at £21.99 and is available here

Next is the most expensive advent calender in this post. This is the Selfridges Advent Calender. It includes perfume samples, mascara samples, skincare samples amongst other products! The brands included in this calender range from YSL to Lancome to Armani. This calender is priced at £84 exclusively at Selfridges

The final advent calender i have to share with you today is the Boots Beauty Advent Calender. This calender includes products from brands which as Soap & Glory, Juicy Couture, Nails inc and Rimmel! This advent calender is priced at £30 and is available here

Which of these advent calenders would you purchase if you could?! Let me know what your thoughts on these calenders are in the comments!



  1. I had the Ciate calendar last year but the colours look so much better this year! Too tempting ;) xx

  2. just found your blog from the #bbloggers chat and i must i really love it! new follower here :) i didn't even know yankee candle were doing a calendar, admittedly I would much prefer the Yankee calendar than all of the other beauty ones! xx

  3. I love these fun type of advent calendars! Bit pricey though. Maybe i'll treat myself :)

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  4. How did i not know the yankee one existed!!! ahhhh amazing! xx

    An Uninventive Name

  5. I want them ALL! I need a benefit one so much when they come out.
    Didn't know they did Yankee candle ones, that's so cute x

  6. I'm not sure if these advent calendars exist in Australia but these look so good and exciting!!

    Louise | Vanity Corner

  7. I want them all!! I would love the selfridges one but it's so expensive arrrrghh :( xx

  8. I didn't buy a Beauty Advent Calendar last year & I regretted it - so this year I promised myself id get one.
    The Selfridges one looks like pure luxury & the Yankee candle one would be fun too & I bet that smells so good.

  9. I would love to get myself an advent calendar, especially the Ciate one! Unfortunately, theyre all too expensive for me right now.



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