The best perfume advent calendars will get you in the festive spirit. And the Christmas period is about surrounding yourself with wonderful and mood-boosting things, after all.
If you're someone who's in the market for a new long-lasting perfume, or perhaps you're looking for one of the best perfume dupes to test out, then you've come to the right place. This round-up of the best perfume advent calendars contains everything from classic scents and new releases to designer buys, which promise to impress the whole family this festive season.
Offering some of the best perfumes of all time, this selection is bursting with everything from luxury and decadent scents to light-weight everyday perfumes. No matter what your scent preference is, there's a gorgeous perfume waiting for you behind a countdown door this Christmas.
Best perfume advent calendars 2023
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Best showstopper perfume advent calendar
RRP: £186.90 | Worth: £295
No matter your age, Christmas should be filled with magic. And this Rituals Advent Calendar is here to add a sprinkling of surprise to every morning, with 24 gifts waiting to be discovered. Possibly one of the most aesthetically pleasing calendars we've seen, this doubles up as a Christmas ornament too as it comes with LED lights that illuminate the houses which hold your beauty treats. Offering you five home, body and hair fragrances, including The Ritual of Mehr Hair & Body Mist, The Ritual of Karma Refreshing Spray and Savage Garden Home Perfume, this is one of the best perfume advent calendars this year.
Best full-size products perfume advent calendar
RRP: £270 | Worth: £442
Countdown to the most exciting time of the year with another one of the best perfume advent calendars of the season. Eco-friendly and designed to last, this advent calendar is composed of 12 full-size products and 12 miniatures in fragrance, makeup & skincare. Behind each door is a beauty gift that oozes luxury and is universally flattering for all, plus fragrances that are both timeless and elegant. Best-selling scents SI eau de parfum, My Way eau de parfum and Acqua Di Gioia are all waiting for you - and are guaranteed to suit every fragrance preference.
Best body are perfume advent calendar
RRP: £210 | Worth: £309
The Molton Brown advent calendar never disappoints and this year is no exception. Bursting with 24 icons, this is one of the best perfume advent calendars for 2023, containing a mix of full-size, travel minis and six glorious fragrances. The perfume options inside include eau de parfums Flora Luminare, Re-charge Black Pepper and Tobacco Absolute, in addition to eau de toilette formulas of Orange & Bergamot, Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel and Fiery Pink Pepper. The 2023 Advent Calendar is beautifully designed too, and uses 100% recycled materials.
Best designer labels perfume advent calendar
RRP: £365 | Worth: Over £187
Packed with over 15 utterly delicious mini perfumes, this has to be one of the best perfume advent calendars of the year. Not only does it contain fragrances for the whole family, but also some skincare goodies too. Included aresome classic, luxury and bestselling iconic miniature fragrances from Hugo Boss, Diesel, Mugler, Paco Rabanne and Marc Jacobs. Included in sizes 4ml to 15ml, it’s the ideal gift for those who love scents or are looking for their next fragrance purchase and want to try out some options before buying.
Best makeup perfume advent calendar
RRP: £250 | Worth: Over £419
Chock-full of mesmerizing surprises from its iconic range, this ensemble makes for the perfect gift to treat the beauty lover in your life. Combining all the brand's best-selling beauty products including eight lipsticks, two mascaras and six iconic fragrances such as Mon Paris eau de pafum, Black Opium eau de parfum, Y eau de parfum, plus other best-sellers, this really is one of the best perfume advent calendars we've seen. An ideal gift for those hard-to-please mums or sisters, this really does promise to impress across the beauty board as it's packed with so many decadent makeup and fragrance options.
Best for perfume advent calendar with skincare additions
RRP: £165 | Worth: £440
Comprising of 24 boxes filled with five full-size beauty icons and 19 travel sizes, this advent calendar is packed with Lancome's favourites and bestsellers, and features three gorgeous perfume options. Discover best-selling La Vie Est Belle eau de parfum, Idôle eau de parfum and Trésor eau de parfum behind some of the doors, in addition to a vast selection of other makeup and skincare goodies that are (almost) good enough to share.
Best festive scents perfume advent calendar
RRP: £365 | Worth: £580
This Jo Loves product is a show-stopping advent calendar not to be missed this year. Filled to the brim with perfumes, home fragrances and bath and body gems, this truly is worth every single penny. Featuring the gorgeous Christmas scents of Roasted Chestnuts and Christmas Trees candles, it promises to be a festive treat for the senses. Behind the other doors you can find a mixture of best-selling fragrances, plus an exciting voucher worth £115 to spend on a perfume of your choice. So whether you prefer a home fragrance, candle, perfume or fragrance paintbrush, this advent calendar is sure to put you in the festive spirit.
Best classic perfume advent calendar
RRP: £180 | Worth: £230.50
Not only is this one of the best perfume advent calendars of 2023, but it's also sustainable and reusable. Created in collaboration with French illustrator Éva Offredo, this advent calendar is made from 65% recycled cotton and can be used for years to come. Packed inside each cotton pouch are all of the brand's best-selling products including their iconic almond shower oil, shea hand balm, divine cream and the petit remedy, in both full and mini sizes. In addition to all these gorgeous treats, you'll discover three fragrances; Herbae Eau de Parfumm Verbena Eau de Toilette and Néroli & Orchidée Eau de Toilette.
Best perfume advent calendar for teens
Inside this stunning floral box are 24 beauty goodies from high street favourite, Ted Baker. In addition to being one of the prettiest advent calendars we've seen, it's also one of the most affordable too, coming in at just £46 for 24 beauty buys. Behind two of the doors, you'll find a rose & cassis body spray and a violet & bergamot body spray. Both 50ml sprays are gloriously scented with delicious floral aromas that are both long-lasting and luxe-smelling. Other products included are body and hand lotions, lipsticks, shimmering eyeshadows, mascaras and much more.
Best bargain perfume advent calendar
RRP: £25 | Worth £36
Got a perfume-lover on your Christmas list? Gift them one of the best perfume advent calendars of the year thanks to this affordable offering from Avon. Featuring some of the brands top-rated EDPs - including Today Eau de Parfum 10ml, Attraction for Her Eau de Parfum 10ml, Far Away Eau de Parfum 10ml, Far Away Beyond Parfum 10ml, Eve Alluring Eau de Parfum 10ml and Little Black Dress Eau de Parfum 10ml - there's something for every scent preference and recipient. Being one of the most affordable perfume advent calendars on the market, this is sure to be a no-brainer investment for the Christmas period.