If you miss the childhood anticipation of counting down to Christmas with tiny chocolates from an advent calendar, we’ve got good news. You can still experience this joy as an adult (minus the chocolate—sigh) with beauty advent calendars. These grown-up renditions deliver everything from silky serums to decadent body oils and everything in between to help tide you over as you wait for Christmas Day. Opening up these little beauty treats not only sets the tone for the holiday festivities but also allows you to test buzzy new beauty launches and industry icons without having to invest in full-sized products. Plus, these small pick-me-ups make excellent gifts for the beauty enthusiast in your life. Because let’s be real: Who doesn’t love opening up hair, makeup, and skincare goodies every single day?
To get you in on the action, we’ve rounded up our favorite luxe beauty calendars that are guaranteed to deliver holiday cheer to you and those on your list who love a good beauty haul.