Looking for some cool ways to get into the Christmas spirit? Gone are the days of exclusively choccie-filled cardboard countdowns! The time of the adult advent calendar has arrived. Have a look at these festive options to find the perfect way to countdown to Christmas.
1. Embrace the Glitter
Lean in to the magic of the festive season by treating yourself to 24 carefully-selected make-up treats from essence.
These little presents include everything from lipstick to highlighter, ensuring you look your very best this season.
essence has also included seven limited edition Christmas-themed mini nail polishes in this care package. There’s simply no better way to sparkle your way through the first two weeks of December!
Find essence’s Spread the Magic! Advent Calendar on takealot.com for R539.
2. Let the Festivities Be(gin)!
The Wine of the Month Club is giving you two dozen reasons to keep track of the date over the often-crazy holiday season.
This calendar includes a selection of 24 fun-sized local craft gins for your indulgence. Small-batch local gins of all varieties can be found behind these colourful cardboard doors.
So if you’re looking to impress a fellow gin connoisseur, get the festive season started early on 1 December!
Order The Gin Box Advent Calendar 2019 from Wine of the Month Club for R1 399.
3. Accessorise in Anticipation
Nothing says “treat yourself” quite like a pair of cute Christmassy studs per day for half of December!
Feel the festive vibe with an assortment of acrylic, faux fur, glitter, gold and silver metal-tone earrings.
If 24 pairs of earrings sounds pretty excessive, take comfort in the fact that they’re perfect for regifting. Repackage the pairs you’re willing to sacrifice in tiny gift boxes or with silky ribbons and you’re good to go!
Find the Llama & Bear Stud Earrings Advent Calendar Set at zulily.com for R362,90.
4. Brew Your Way to Christmas
Wake up to a fresh new flavour of java daily with Cafféluxe’s exciting advent calendar.
This calendar takes you right through to Christmas day as it contains 25 unique Nespresso capsules ready for tasting.
This luxurious countdown contains a flavour for everyone in the family. For example, the capsules range from decadent hot chocolates to more adventurous cinnamon stickybun espressos.
Order Cafféluxe’s Nespresso Compatible Advent Calendar from Takealot.com for R289.
5. Share the Love
Christmas is about giving, so why not gift the coolest countdown calendar to the men in your life? The Man’Stuff countdown is 12 days of sheer TLC.
This calendar contains everything the modern man needs to look, feel, and smell great. Moisturiser, nail clippers, shower gel, and tweezers. Check!
Also, the products are cruelty-free and vegan-friendly, leaving both the men and the planet happy.
Find Man’Stuff by Technic 12 Day Men’s Toiletry Advent Calendar at fruugo.co.za for R259.
By Features Writer Ashton Kirsten
As a well-versed serial chiller, Ashton adores indulging in documentaries and dreamy gallery strolls. This features writer maintains a healthy obsession with parquet flooring, house plants, and buttery pastry.