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Alternative Advent Calendars 2017 | 2

If you haven’t already seen part one of this post – you’re missing out yo! Hit this link and come meet me in a bit bruh! So, back to it! I went a little cray cray in the Alternative Advent Calendars in my latest post, so much so that it kinda spilt over into two posts.. and there is a sneaky one about to pop up just for men! So, should we just get straight back on it?!

So, you may already know that I am a BB Cream fanatic. When I got a sample of the Clinique BB Cream, my life, my skin, my happiness all changed! Clinique is one of my favourite brands but also one that I can only afford to splurge on every so often. So for £75 you can have almost the whole range sat in your bedroom to be opened once a day in December! From moisturiser to defoliators, make up remover and cleansers, Clinique has you covered this Holiday season!

Buy it and treat yo’ self here! 


Yeah, so if my wonderful man is reading this, THIS is the one I was talking about not-so-subtly and the one I am desperate for!

Yankee Candle. I love you. I mean, as a blogger, I don’t know anyone that doesn’t. There’s forever a single tab open on every device of mine to Yankee Candle, I am addicted to picking all different flavours and burning them then freaking out that they’re being wasted. I am addicted!

For a friggin’ bargain of just under £25 you can get your hands on this amazing Alternative Advent Calendar! With 23 tea lights of all different flavours and scents, your Christmas will be filled with the best smells and colours!

Buy it here!

Molton Brown have THE best smelling items and their skincare and body wash don’t make me flush out into a huge rash. Their bits are so gentle and lovely while also smelling like heaven in a bottle! So, their advent calendar will NOT disappoint!

Their Pink Pepperpod range is my fave and you are guaranteed bits of these and so much more in this advent calendar but it is a little on the steeper side at a hefty £165.

If you’re on for treating someone you love or yourself (because why the Hell not!?) then splurge, girl, splurge!

Splurge yourself here!

Charlotte Tilbury is one of those brands LOVED and sacred in the blogging world. I love certain items from their ranges but I am 100% a bargain blogger through and through! The Charlotte Tilbury Healthy Glow is everything you get after a sun soaked holiday in Florida so that is my pick from their range and for a friggin’ steal!

You’ll be treated on the daily this December to miniatures of your fave Tilb’s products from Fat Lashes Mascara to Rock N’ Kohl Eyeliner! This is another higher end Alternative Calendar weighing in at around £150 but it is so worth it for all of your favourite Charlotte Tilbury needs!

Get your hands on it here!

Last, but by no means least, welcome to the floor the amazing House of Fraser Advent Calendar! With 24 beautiful products inside each door, you’ll be jumping for joy this December!

From lipsticks, eye pencils, mascaras and nail polish, you will be hot to trot this Christmas season!

House of Fraser is one of my favourite places to buy beauty must haves and for gifts for the man who has EVERYTHING! So, why not treat yourself when you pop in there for a gift for him with a little gift for yourself! you deserve it!

Get your hands on it here!

And, so there you have it. A mammoth round up of the BEST of the best Alternative Advent Calendars out there this year! There is so much to choose from and I really hope I’ve helped you see how broad the spectrum is in price, style and substance! I have tried to incorporate some for the bargain bloggers and some for the splurgers out there!

And, I’d love to hear which ones you go for!




  1. S o p h i e Ⓥ
    December 3, 2017 / 11:41 am

    Looks lovely! Definitely different to the regular chocolate advent calendars hehe. Great post!


  2. December 3, 2017 / 12:43 pm

    I love an alternative advent calendar! The Clinique one looks fab! I can only dream of having the Charlotte Tilbury one! One day, one day!

    Sarah x

  3. December 3, 2017 / 5:32 pm

    Oh I would love the yankee candle one, but this year I went for a plain chocolate calendar as I’ll be traveling quite a lot before Christmas x


  4. December 3, 2017 / 7:18 pm

    Oh my gosh, I had no idea there was a Yankee candle one!

  5. Alice Fairweather
    December 4, 2017 / 10:37 am

    I’ve never actually fancied a product based advent calendar till this year! They have seriously got better this year. Love love love the sound of the Clinque one! x

  6. Lady Writes
    December 4, 2017 / 11:32 am

    I would LOVE the Yankee Candle one too, such a great one to have x

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