The M&S Beauty Advent Calendar

The M&S Beauty Advent Calendar

Christmas is coming, and I think I’m officially allowed to get excited about it now because I’m going to be counting down the days with the M&S Advent Calendar. I had the M&S Calendar last year, and now it’s back with a bang for 2017. To celebrate the launch, I made my own M&S inspired gingerbread house (I’ll leave it to you to decide which one looks better…), with Biscuiteers. An excuse to make biscuits and discover some new beauty launches is pretty much my dream evening.

I’m pretty much too excited to open it for now… I’m really looking forward to opening up a new beauty product everyday and then testing it out! For those of you who do want to have a sneaky look at all the products included, I’ve listed them below. There’s Emma Hardie, Alpha H, Korres, Stila and REN amongst other goodies, so it has all of my favourite brands covered. Out of all the (many, many) beauty advent calendars available this year, the M&S one is one of the most affordable whilst still containing loads of good products. The M&S beauty Advent calendar still in stock here for £35, when you spend £35 across beauty & fashion.

What’s in the advent calendar:

  • 1x Alpha H liquid gold rose
  • 1x Ameliorate skin transforming body lotion
  • 1x Autograph hydrating primer
  • 1x Balance Me radiance face oil
  • 1x Full size Diego Dalla Palma ciglione mascara
  • 1x Emma Hardie moringa balm
  • 1x Eyeko black magic mascara
  • 1x Filorga meso mask
  • 1x Formula innovate radiance reveal peel
  • 1x Gatineau melatogenine aox advanced rejuvenating cream
  • 1x Korres wild rose advanced repair sleeping facial
  • 1x Leighton Denny exclusive glitter nail polish
  • 1x Nails Inc Exclusive one coat gel nail polish
  • 1x Nuxe prodigieux shower oil
  • 1x Percy & Reed session hold hair spray
  • 1x PUR correcting primer illuminate & glow
  • 1x Ren Instant firming beauty shot
  • 1x Rodial dragon’s blood sculpting gel
  • 1x Rosie for Autograph amazing radiance body glow
  • 1x Shay & Blue blood oranges edp
  • 1x Stila all day liquid lipstick
  • 1x M&S Cosmetic bag
  • 1x Full Size Ultrasun ultralip


The M&S Beauty Advent Calendar

My main takeaway from making a gingerbread house is that it’s a lot harder than it looks… The efforts below took all of my concentration to ice, and it still doesn’t compare with the beautiful examples from Biscuiteers. Icing is difficult. I tried my best to be as festive as possible, and went with some ambitious lattice roof detailing.


Post written in collaboration with M&S