Hello! Welcome to today’s blog post!
Since you’re here, I’m going to guess that you have been on the lookout for an advent calendar that’s a little, well, more – than the average chocolate Christmas calendar. Me, too! So I did the legwork for us both, and spent some serious time digging deep into the recesses of Google, where I found: 20 great advent calendars for grown-ups!
From tea and socks, to makeup and skincare, advent calendars have come a LONG way in 2019. There’s something for everyone. This list also features various price-points, with the highest calendar being $199, and the lowest being $18. Additionally, they are all in CAD – but double check when you checkout just in case I missed anything.
Without further ado, let the list begin!
1. SAJE 12 NIGHTS OF WELLNESS ADVENT
Saje, 12 Nights of Wellness Advent, $110
12 soothing treats revolving around helping you get a good nights sleep during the Christmas season! Something we will all be needing in a few short weeks, I’m sure!
2. LANCÔME HOLIDAY ADVENT CALENDAR
Lancôme, Holiday Advent Calendar, $199
The most expensive item on the list, this luxury beauty advent calendar contains 23 makeup and beauty goodies to have you looking glam all December long.
3. CIATÉ LONDON MINI MANI MONTH ADVENT CALENDAR
Ciaté London, Mini Mani Month Advent Calendar, $71
This nail polish advent contains 22 mini polishes, 1 full size polish, and a nail file, with a wide variety of colours that you’ll be able to use all year long!
4. PURDY’S CHOCOLATIER STARRY NIGHT ADVENT CALENDAR
Purdy’s Chocolatier, Starry Night Advent Calendar, $25
Because even grown-ups love chocolate. 24 decadent treats – you’ll have a hard time not opening them all in one sitting! …. just me?
5. DENVER HAYES WOMEN’S 12-PACK ADVENT CALENDAR CREW SOCKS
Denver Hayes, Women’s 12-Pack Advent Calendar Crew Socks, $39.99
Cold toes? This might be the advent calendar for you! 12 pairs of socks to keep your tootsies warm right up ’til Christmas.
6. DENVER HAYES MEN’S BOX OF NOVELTY CHRISTMAS SOCKS
Denver Hayes, Men’s Box Of Novelty Christmas Socks, $39.99
And you can get one for your SO (or really any great guy) in your life too!
7. DAVIDS TEA 24 DAYS OF TEA
David’s Tea, 24 days of tea, $24
If you’re a tea drinker, you’ll love this advent calendar! 24 boxes to last you all December, including holiday and web exclusive flavours. Each box makes 2 cups of tea, so you and your SO or roomie could share this one!
8. CLARINS ADVENT CALENDAR 12 DAYS
Clarins, 12 Days Advent Calendar, $92
If your skin would use a boost in the colder months (mine definitely can), a beauty calendar might be right for you. This calendar contains 12 days of skincare, perfect for a little holiday rejuvenation.
9. CLARINS ADVENT CALENDAR 24 DAYS
Clarins, Advent Calendar 24 Days, $140
Orrrr you could treat yourself to the month long version and try even more new products! ‘Tis the season to treat thyself?
10. HARRY POTTER JEWELRY ADVENT CALENDAR
Curiosa, Harry Potter Jewelry Advent Calendar, $85
Potterheads, unite! This is one advent calendar I am seriously considering ordering. With necklaces, earrings, and charms for a bracelet, this advent calendar is utterly swoon-worthy for fans of the Wizarding World.
11. ARTDECO ADVENT CALENDAR 2019
ArtDeco, Advent Calendar 2019, $89
If experimenting with new makeup is your thing, look no further! The ArtDeco advent calendar contains a wide array of cosmetics to try, and for a very affordable price considering all that you receive with it.
12. KARAT CHOCOLATE, SEASONAL COLLECTION
Kart Chocolate, Seasonal Collection, $25
An Okanagan advent calendar! Karat Chocolate has created a delightful seasonal spread of treats to try this season. This would also make a very beautiful hostess* gift for a gal that appreciates all things Okanagan.
(*It’s me. I’m the hostess that wants this LOL!)
13. BIOTHERM 24 DAYS OF SKINCARE ADVENT CALENDAR
Biotherm, 24 Days of Skincare Advent Calendar, $99
Another great skincare advent calendar, the Biotherm calendar contains 24 skin care products to get your skin in tip-top for the holidays. Perfect for gals and guys!
14. THE BODY SHOP DELUXE ADVENT CALENDAR
The Body Shop, Dream Big This Christmas Deluxe Advent Calendar, $99
This advent contains 25 The Body Shop favourites, and is a GREAT value! Perfect for you, or as a gift for someone special.
15. THE BODY SHOP ULTIMATE ADVENT CALENDAR
The Body Shop, Dream Big This Christmas Ultimate Advent Calendar, $169
And then we have the BIG version. I advise you treat yourself to this one!
*Special note: The Body Shop calendars are going fast – the ‘Beauty Advent Calendar’ already sold out, so it won’t be long before the Deluxe and Ultimate do too. Don’t wait too long if this is the one you have your heart set on this season, folks!
16. RODIAL 2019 ADVENT CALENDAR
Rodial, Advent Calendar, $110
Another great skincare advent calendar on the list. Princess pink themed, this one contains face and under-eye masks for the girl that really likes to feel pampered.
17. FERRERO GOLDEN GALLERY ADVENT CALENDAR 2019
Ferrero Golden Gallery Christmas Advent Calendar, $18.93
An excellent budget calendar that still feels indulgent. Don’t forget to apply the coupon to save $2.50 when you checkout on Amazon! And if you eat them all by midmonth, I won’t judge.
18. L’OCCITANE SIGNATURE ADVENT CALENDAR
L’Occitane Signature Advent Calendar, $59
An incredible value with this one! 24 treats for just $59, that works out to roughly $2.50 a day! Containing a wide array of skin and body care, this calendar is perfect for anyone on your list.
19. GERTEX 12 PAIRS OF HOLIDAY SOCKS
Gertex Ladies Sock Advent Calendar, 12 Pairs of Holiday Socks, $34.99
Another sock calendar for ladies! 12 holiday themed pairs to keep your feet festive until Christmas.
20. CATH KIDSTON CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR 2019
Cath Kidston Christmas Advent Calendar 2019, $87.49
And last, but certainly not least, is this lovely and nostalgic themed advent calendar. 24 winter scented products to try, including lip balms and hand creams in sugar and pine aromas.
And there you have it! 20 Advent Calendars For Adults this Christmas season. Did you see any that piqued your interest? I think my favourites are Saje, Harry Potter, Karat chocolate, and Lancôme. The jury is still out on which one (let’s be honest, ‘oneS’) I will choose to order, but when I do, I’ll be sure to share on my Instagram page!
I’d love to hear your thoughts – drop me a comment! And as always, subscribe to my blog below if you haven’t already. The holiday season is upon us, and I’m only just getting started. So much more to share in the coming weeks!
P.S. I’d also like to give a shout out to a few advent calendars that didn’t make it on the list, but may be of interest if you prefer to drink your advent LOL!
Canadian brand Craft has released a BeerAdvent calendar at a few stores in Kelowna that you can find here, and word on the street is that B.C. brand Nude is releasing an advent calendar, too! You can follow them on Facebook or Instagram to keep an eye out for more details.
New District in Vancouver also has a wine advent calendar available that you can order online, but I didn’t include it because it’s $850.00, and their website is down for maintenance. But the moral of the story is that liquor brands are getting in on the advent calendar game, so if that’s your thing, go see what your local shop may have!
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