11 amazing 2014 Christmas advent calendars for grown-ups (and they involve vodka and make-up)

October 20, 2014 admin No comments

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Look how much more full of joy this is than a 1D calendar Picture: Yankee Candle)

Chocolate is great and all, but sometimes, if you forget to get Dairy Milk and end up with a cute picture advent calendar, the chocolate tastes a bit like sick. So yeah.

To help you avoid this upsetting situation we’ve rounded up the best 2014 Christmas advent calendars that don’t involve chocolate. They involve grown-up things like moisturiser and vodka.

Dreamy, no?

1. Freedom at Topshop jewellery calendar, £25

In case you missed that, that’s 24 days of Topshop. Need we say more?

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(Picture: Topshop)

2. Primark beauty calendar, £15

Mostly full of nail varnishes in every single shade under the sun and a few manicure accessories. Which will come in damn handy for all your festive nail art ideas you’ve got stored on Pinterest.

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(Picture: Primark)

3. Yankee Candle calendar, £24.99

Every grown-up loves candles, especially Yankee Candles, and these one come in the cutest little decorated house ever. It’s pretty much not even worth bothering to attempt a gingerbread house when you’ve one of these babies instead.

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(Picture: Yankee Candle)

4. Benefit calendar, £60

Yup, tiny bottles of all your favourite Benefit cosmetics including High Beam, Benetint and BadGAL lash. Dreamy.

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(Picture: Benefit)

5. Amazon vodka calendar, £99.95

What’s better than a daily dose of vodka to spread some warmth in your veins? Plus, they come in tiny little bottles that will make your soul really happy. Also available in whiskey, gin and cognac formats.

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(Picture: Vodka)

6. Selfridges Enchanted Spells calendar, £85

If you feel like blowing most of your present budget on yourself (classic) this beauty bundle comes with every luxury brand from Lancome and Yves Saint Laurent.

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(Picture: Selfridges)

7. Jo Malone calendar, £250

Yup, £250 of sweet-sweet smelling products for you to roll around in and be happy. Think 24 joyous boxes of Jo Malone bath and body goodness.

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(Picture: Jo Malone)

8. Ciate mini mani manor nail varnish calendar, £49

Mostly it’s amazing because ‘mini mani manor’ is the cutest advent calender name known to man, but also, LOOK AT ALL THOSE POLISHES.

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(Picture: Ciate)

9. Boots No7 calendar, £35

No7 is launching its first ever advent calendar for 2014, and for £35 (which, BTW, is a very tempting price point for a beauty calender) you get miniatures of some of their best selling products.

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(Picture: Boots)

10. The Body Shop calendar, £50

This baby comes crammed with enough bathtime lotions and potions to see you through to next Christmas. Mostly we’re excited by the Glazed Apple Body Lotion, mmm.

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(Picture: The Body Shop)

11. Lindt chocolate calendar, £9.99

And if you are going to have chocolate, you may as well make it this one. A Lindt bear every single day for 24 days? Oh go on then. Lindt was basically made for adults anyway.

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(Picture: Lindt)

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