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15 best makeup and beauty Advent calendars of 2020

We found everything from "Friends" themed Advent calendars to some packed with luxury beauty products.
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The countdown to the holidays has officially begun, and what better way is there to prepare for the excitement than with a beauty Advent calendar? Every day unveils a new mini beauty product for a pre-holidays gift or pick-me-up.

There are tons of calendars to choose from, ranging between product type, price and more, so we put together the top 15 beauty Advent calendars that we're excited about this holiday season.

Keep scrolling to shop for your perfect beauty Advent calendar — and don't forget to shop for everyone on your list using our gift guides!

1. Origins Beauty 12 Magical Days of Origins

This 12-day calendar from bestselling brand Origins comes in an adorable nutcracker box and includes favorites like Frothy Face Wash and anti-aging serum.

2. L'Occitane Signature Advent Calendar

Pamper yourself with 24 days of luxury bath and body products from French beauty brand L'Occitane. Packed with bestsellers like its almond shower oil and shea butter hand cream, this it the winter skin care fix you deserve.

3. Friends Central Perk 12 Days Of Bath + Body Advent Calendar

Calling all "Friends" fanatics! What's better than a cup of joe from Central Perk? Twelve days of bath and body products inspired by our favorite show!

4. 12 Days of Friends Fizzers Bath Bomb Advent Calendar

Can you quote every "Friends episode? Pick up this bath bomb Advent calendar and open up a new one-liner for 12 days!

5. Ulta 12 Days of Beauty

This adorably-packaged set of 12 limited-edition Ulta beauty picks includes highlighter, lip oil and more. The box can also double as a festive decoration to help get you even more excited for the holidays!

6. Clarins Winter Wonders Advent Calendar

Treat your skin to a little luxury with this beauty find. This Advent calendar comes with 12 bestselling makeup and skin care products valued at $159.

7. Kiehl's Limited Edition Skincare Advent Calendar

This beautifully-designed calendar comes with 23 bestselling Kiehl's skin care products, including midnight recovery concentrate and amino acid shampoo.

8. e.l.f. Cosmetics 12 Day Advent Calendar

This vegan and cruelty-free calendar contains 12 of e.l.f.'s top products including eyelash curler and a blending brush, and comes in an eye-catching glossy and metallic box.

9. NYX Diamonds & Ice 12 Day Lipstick Advent Calendar

Lipstick lovers will adore this set of 12 lipsticks and lipgloss in both matte and satin finishes, perfect for trying out new shades.

10. Morraccanoil Advent Calendar

This gorgeous box contains 7 bestsellers from Morraccanoil, the oil-infused beauty brand. The set includes the brand's signature hair products as well as body products like dry body oil.

11. Mac Boom Boom Wow Advent Calendar

Unbox 12 mini bestselling Mac makeup products with this festive beauty Advent calendar. It comes with favorites like Extreme Dimension 3D Black Lash mascara, eyeshadows, lipsticks and more.

12. Saks Fifth Avenue Beauty Advent Calendar

Curated by the beauty pros at Saks Fifth Avenue, this luxury beauty set comes with 14 hair and skin care products — including a Foreo sonic facial cleaning device, Sunday Riley retinol serum and famous Augustinus Bader Rich Cream (just to name a few!).

13. Ulta 12 Days of Bath Advent Calendar

Whether you want to treat your BFF to a calming bath or looking for the perfect White Elephant gift, this $10 bath kit is a perfect choice.

14. Bareminerals 24 Days of Clean Beauty Advent Calendar

For the ultimate beauty routine — from skin care to makeup — this Bareminerals Advent Calendar has you covered this holiday season. Packed with 24 of the brand's most popular products and worth $250, this $99 set is a beauty deal you don't want to miss.

15. Target Best of Beauty Advent Calendar

If Target and beauty products are a few of your favorite things, then you'll love this collection of the retailer's hottest brands. From drugstore favorite Maybelline mascara to Bliss skin care, pick up 12 days of mini surprises for just $19.99.

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