By Candice Sabatini
No matter which holiday you celebrate this time of year, a beauty lovers Advent Calendar is always a favorite gift. Every day a different door is opened to an adorable mini-sized surprise of skin care, makeup or fragrance. For your BBLF (best beauty lovin’ friend) The Body Shop, L’Occitane and Benefit have put together the most uhh-dor-able Advent style calendars chock full of their best sellers. Hurry, these popular gifts sell out fast!
The 24 Happy Days Beauty from The Body Shop is a whopping beauty-palooza of 24 mini’s that’ll make spirits bright – from body and skin care to makeup. All items are tucked inside separate pull-out drawers, so you’ll want to hold on to this one to keep small treasures in.
Fuji Green Tea™ Shower Gel, White Bath Gloves, Frosted Berries Lip Butter, Almond Hand & Nail Cream Nail Polishing Block, Colour Crush™ NailPolish in Red My Mind ,Vitamin E Moisture Cream, Muslin Cloth, Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream, Skinny Felt Liner in Black, Drops of Youth™ Youth Concentrate, Black Nail File, Lip & Cheek Stain in Pink Hibiscus, Camomile Gentle Eye Make-Up Remover, Matte Kajal in Black, Spiced Apple Body Lotion, Double-Ended Eye Shadow Brush, Lip Liner in Clover Pin, British Rose Exfoliating Gel Body Scrub, Oils of Life™ Intensely Revitalising Facial Oil, Brow & Lash Gel, Eyelash Curler, British Rose Instant Glow Body Butter, Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask, Oils of Life™ Intensely Revitaliising Sleeping Cream
Available: The Body Shop stores and http://www.thebodyshop-usa.com Price: $75. Retail value $205.
L’Occitane, our favorite beauty company from Provence, France has created 24 Petite Plaisirs – or 24 Irresistible Surprises for your favorite Madam or Mademoiselle. The sweet graphics of the packaging and of course, the great cosmetic products inside, will have her exclaiming “Merci, merci” well into the new year as she treasures mini sizes of L’Occitane’s iconic hand cream, shower gels and so much more. C’est magnifique!
Aromachologie Relaxing Shower Gel, Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo, Shea Butter Body Lotion, Shea Ultra Rich Face Cream, Almond Delicious Hand Cream, Peony Hand Cream, Shea Butter Shower Gel, Cherry Blossom Shimmering Lotion, Verbena Shower Gel, Rose et Reines Hand Cream, Almond Shower Oil, The Vert & Bigarade Shower Gel, Verbena Fresh Toilette, Jasmin & Bergamote Shower Gel, Cherry Blossom Shower Gel, Shea Butter Hand Cream, Verbena Leaf Soap, Cherry Blossom Mini EDT, Verbena Hand Cream, Immortelle Essential Water, Shea Butter Cleansing Water, Almond Delicious Soap, Almond Milk Concentrat6, Shea Butter Foot Cream
Price: $55. Value: $107. Available: L’Occitane Shops and http://www.occitane.com
Your favorite trendy beauty aficionado is going to love this Girl O’Clock Rock from Benefit. Opening the box will serenade her with an original “Bene-song” as she pops open the 12 doors to rock some of her favorite products. From their best selling Porefessional to It’s Potent Eye Cream, she’ll be looking her best though all the Fa-La-La nights ahead.
POREfessional primer, they’re real! Mascara, benetint cheek & lip stain, posietint cheek & lip stain, they’re real! Remover, it’s potent! eye cream, lollitint cheek & Lip stain, hoola matte bronzer, dandelion baby pink blush, BADgal lash, high beam liquid highlighter, ultra plush lip gloss
Price:$45. Valie: $86 Available: Macy’s