The 5 best beauty Advent calendars of 2022

It's never too late to get yourself a gift

A calendar.
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What's better than a present for yourself? Twenty-five presents for yourself, of course!

Though traditional Advent calendars have been around for decades, it wasn't until 2010 that the first beauty-themed Advent calendar was introduced in the United Kingdom — and the U.S. was quick to follow. "Calendars make for easy marketing content over the holidays," Vogue writes in a history of the product, adding that "unboxing" posts on social media have been a major traffic driver for retailers.

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