By Naomi Jamieson published
Although it may feel like summer has barely begun, the Christmas season is starting to glimmer on the horizon thanks to the arrival of the Lush Advent Calendar.
It's the advent calendar of all advent calendars and the best gift money could buy if you're a Lush or bath fan. It literally promises a self-care day every day in the lead-up to Christmas. This calendar would get even the biggest Grinch into the festive spirit.
Every year brands such as Yankee Candle, Look Fantastic and Lush bring out heavenly advent calendars and this year’s Lush offering looks as good as ever.
Yes, you can already buy it and we recommend you do so sooner rather than later because this dreamy calendar will sell fast. Right now you can buy it online (UK delivery only) and the calendar will be available in stores from 23 September.
Lush, The Lush Advent Calendar 2021 | £185
We can already smell the cinnamon and pine fragrances of Christmas in the air—or it could just be the delicious scents coming from the Lush Advent Calendar.
It's reusable, 100% recyclable, cruelty-free and every one of the 25 products is vegan. Plus, you'll be smelling like a dream every day of December—and who doesn't want that?
You get 25 vegan body and bath products to help you avoid Christmas stress in the lead up to the big day and it also makes the perfect eco-friendly Christmas gift to yourself or a very lucky friend, as the packaging is made from 100% recyclable materials, including ribbon made from recycled drinks bottles—we love that!
And of course, Lush is a cruelty-free brand and against animal testing. The calendar comes in a beautiful reusable trunk and was designed by London-based designer Sally Kelly.
What's in the Lush Advent Calendar?
Now, if you’re hoping to treat yourself to one of these calendars or think you may get one as a gift, we’ll forgive you for not reading on—but taking a little sneak peek never hurt anyone.
Over the 25 days of December (or any 25 days from now—we won’t judge), you’ll be treated to a selection of festive shower gels, scrubs, bath bars, bombs, lotions and even a perfume.
Shower gel-wise, you’ll get 100g bottles of "Jolly," "Merry Christmas," and "Plum Duff." You’ll also get seven bath bombs including "Sleepy Bear," "Twilight" and some retro exclusives such as "Thundersnow" and "Cinders."
The calendar has six bubble bars, including one called "Cinnamon Roll" (yum!), a "Golden Pineapple" lip scrub, soaps, body lotions and even a "Keep It Fluffy" gift-size perfume!
It’s like Christmas every day for 25 days straight. See the full list below:
- Kris Mouse Bubble Bar (exclusive product)
- Sleepy Bath Bomb (exclusive product)
- Merry Christmas Shower Gel (exclusive product)
- Jolly Shower Gel 100g
- Plum Duff Shower Gel 100g
- Sleepy Bear Bath Bomb
- Orange Pop Bath Bomb
- Twilight Bath Bomb
- Candy Cane Reusable Bubble Bar
- Cinnamon Roll Bubble Bar
- Sleepy Bubble Bar
- Golden Pineapple Lip Scrub 25g
- Polar Bear Soap
- Baked Alaska Soap
- Dream Cream Self-Preserving Body Lotion 45g
- Cinders Bath Bomb (exclusive retro product)
- Thundersnow Bath Bomb (exclusive retro product)
- The Christmas Penguin Bubble Bar (exclusive retro product)
- The North Pole Bubble Bar
- Hey! Hollywood! Bath Bomb
- Sleepy Body Lotion 50g
- Keep It Fluffy Perfume 15ml (gift exclusive size)
- Lime Bounty Body Butter 45g
- New Shampoo Bar with Cork Pot
- Golden Pear Body Scrub
Naomi is a trainee News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on fashion, wellbeing, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life and is training for an NCTJ Qualification.
Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.
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