12 Advent Calendars Every Beauty Junkie Will Obsess Over

For beauty lovers, advent calendars are the perfect gift. Not only do they let you open up a little treat every day and thereby extend the life of your gift (because who wants Christmas to end, like ever?), they’re also a practical and fun way to figure out which products work best. No more blowing a wad of cash on huge tubes of breakout-inducing creams, or trendy lipstick shades that looked great on YouTube but make you look nuts. For your gift giving pleasure, we’ve rounded up some of this season’s standouts. But hurry, these babies go fast!

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1. For the Girl Who’s Committed to a K-Beauty Skin Care Routine

This set includes everything she needs to maintain her glow: from cleansers and masques to creams and mists. AmorePacific My 12 Days of Timeless Beauty, $75, neimanmarcus.com

2. For the Perfume Addict

With a variety of luxe perfumes (21 to be exact!) and fragranced soaps, she'll have fun discovering her new signature scent. Atelier Cologne Advent Calendar, $69, ebay.com

3. For the J. Lo Glow Seeker

The 24 skin ampoules from this spa-favored brand contain potent skin boosting ingredients to keep her radiant well into the New Year. Babor Advent Calendar, $99, edcskincare.com

4. For the Mineral Makeup Fan

If she’s big on makeup that lets her skin breathe, she’ll love this mix of lipsticks, shadows, mascara and more. BareMinerals Box of Wonders 24 Beautiful Surprises, $79, ulta.com

5. For the Lover of All Things Luxe

If she likes treating herself to posh products, this will make her Christmas very merry indeed. This cheeky kit contains 12 of the brand’s best-selling makeup and skincare items (including the celeb-beloved Magic Cream) in a festive box that can be used to store jewelry once all the goodies are gone. Charlotte Tilbury Naughty & Nice Magic Box, $200, bloomingdales.com

6. For the Manicure Maven

With nearly a nail polish shade for every day of the month, this kit is a major treat for her tips. Ciaté Mini Mani Month Nail Polish Set, $59, bloomingdales.com

7. For the Girl Who Wants the Most Bang for Her Buck

A frugal chica will appreciate this kit, which comes with both travel and full size products, and even a few pretty charms thrown in. Goodies include skin pampering scrubs and creams, lip soothing oils, and easy-to-wear makeup. Clarins Advent Calendar Collection, $125, nordstrom.com

8. For the Trendster Who Won’t Leave the House Without Lipstick

There is beautiful simplicity in this blogger-loved brand’s kit: It’s all about lips. A mix of 24 glosses, sticks, and creams will be major key for any lip lover. NYX Lippie Countdown Advent Calendar, $44.50, ulta.com

9. For the Age-Defier

If she’s at all concerned with fighting fine lines and wrinkles, and hanging on to her youthful glow, this mix of serums, cleansers, moisturizers, and eye creams will ensure her battle is won. OleHenriksen 12 Days of Ole Glow Holiday Advent Calendar, $49, olehenriksen.com

10. For the Zen Master

Whether she loves to meditate, practice yoga, or just wants to bring some calm into her life, peaceful finds like the “Feel Good Candle” and “United State Balancing Tonic” will have her saying “Om” in no time. Origins Give Joy Advent Calendar Collection, $70, nordstrom.com

11. For the Girl Who Doesn’t Like to Be Tied Down

If she likes to mix and match her products (or heck, if she’s even just a Gemini who gets bored in point five seconds), this curated case will be right up her alley. With a blend of high-end lines like FOREO, Philip Kingsley and Dermalogica, she’ll get all her beauty needs met without having to commit to a single brand. SkinStore 12 Miracles of Beauty, $55, skinstore.com

12. For the Girl Who Lives at Target

It’s true: a trip to Target can be downright intoxicating. So for all the bull’s eye’s biggest fans, this budget-friendly set filled with 12 cult favorites like Maybelline Great Lash mascara and Nexxus Humectress conditioner will bring some real comfort and joy. All the items are all travel-sized so bonus points if she’s a frequent flyer. Target 12 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar, $15, target.com