I accept that it is completely bizarre writing about beauty advent calendars this month. I’ve tried to put it off for as long as possible. But the truth is, many of the best ones are often sold out by mid November, and I wanted to share the Stella favourites with you while you can still get your hands on them.
Beauty advent calendars didn’t really exist as a category five years ago, but they are now one of the top sellers for beauty brands and retailers every year. Our enthusiasm for miniature products behind advent doors shows no signs of waning, either. When chocolate doesn’t quite cut it, these provide little moments of luxury in the days ahead of Christmas.
Probably the most covetable of them all is Liberty’s, which has a cult-like following. It commands waiting lists online and physical queues around the London store when it goes on