Top 6 Christmas Advent Calendars For Adults – 2018

You’d have to be living under a rock over the last few months to miss the fact that Advent calendars are huge for this year, not just for women but men too!

Advent calendars are a great way to kick off the festive season due to the count-down to the big day hype that the calendars cause. As kids, we probably looked forward to opening a door on our calendar as much as we did for opening our presents on xmas day – maybe this feeling of joy has never really left us and is why as adults, we love nothing more than kicking off the official xmas countdown than exploring what treat lies behind a cardboard door.

We’re excited for Christmas 2018 and we want you to be too. So here is our official list of the best advent calendars for men, ones you’d want to ask your partner & family for, and the best advent calendars for women, ones you would love to gift the special ladies in your life.

Top 2018 6 Adult Christmas Advent Calendars:

Best Advent Calendars for Men:

Advent calendars aren’t just for women, as much as marketing teams at big retailers fail to tell us – they never feature advent calendars for men in their advertisements! Us men look forward to xmas just as much as women and we love an advent calendar too! Here are 3 awesome ones for this Christmas.

1) The Beer Hawk Advent Calendar

What man doesn’t love his beer? Exactly.

Craft beers are huge at the moment, gone are the days where we stick with the same beer brand, too scared to step out of our comfort zone and try something new. 2018 is the year that man fully embraces all the perks of craft beers, making this Beer Hawk advent calendar the perfect advent calendar for men this year.

What can they expect? A lot! This 42 cm high box is full with:

  • 5 exclusive beers that you won’t find anywhere else
  • 4 huge UK exclusive beers
  • 24 amazing beers from breweries around the world – all full size 330ml bottles & cans

In fact, the price of these beers individually would come to a whopping £97.50 but you can buy yours for £59.95, a saving of 38%. Plus, the calendar comes with free next delivery.

So sort Christmas early, save yourself a load of cash and order this year’s top gift!

2) The Grooming Advent Calendar – ASOS

The amount of money & time men are spending looking after themselves is increasing significantly. Don’t be fooled that your bearded friend isn’t spending his evenings conditioning and oiling his beard – he probably is!

With the popularity of male grooming, it’s no surprise that this Grooming Advent Calendar from ASOS is one of our favourite advent calendars for men this year.

The calendar contains 12 windows, with 12 great skincare and hair care products from some of the UK’s top grooming brands. Featuring products from Lab Series, Clinique and Uppercut, plus many more.

You will find a top of brands included in the calendar that we’ve reviewed and loved so whether you’re gifting this or receiving this advent, we know you’ll love it.

The calendar is presented in an easy-open calendar gift box, which is all completely recyclable.

He’ll love it and you could pick this up for £30 from ASOS

3) Snaffling Pig Pork Crackling & Beer Advent Calendar

A quirky and different alternative to a traditional chocolate calendar, this pork crackling and beer advent calendar is sure to go down a treat with any man that is into his food and snacks.

There are 12 x 18g pork crackling bags: Low & Slow BBQ, Marvellous Maple and Perfectly Salted. Four of each flavour.

There are 12 x bottles of Meantime beer: London Lager, London Pale Ale, Yakima Red. Four of each flavour.

You can pick up this advent calendar for £65 directly from snafflingpig.co.uk.

 

There you have our round up of what we feel to be the best male advent calendars on the market for Christmas 2018! Something for a guy who loves his beer, looks after himself from a grooming point of view and for the guy where your standard chocolate advent calendar just wouldn’t cut it – we’re sure they will love any of these 3 advent calendars.

Best Advent Calendars for Women:

Every women loves an advent calendar, you can pretty much tell by the number of brands who produce their own calendars, every year.

To help save you some time by not having to go through all the calendars the internet has to offer, we’ve picked you 3 of our favourites covering skincare, premium beauty and of course, gin!

1) L’Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar 

Nothing screams luxury or premium more than a product from a L’Occitane, arguable on par with Jo Malone in terms of their brand position and customer appear, an advent calendar from these guys are sure to go down a treat!

Not just a treat for the recipient but for you as well. This advent calendar won’t leave you missing out on any festive treats due to a lack of funds like other advent calendars out there – it can be yours for under £50

This calendar has been an instant sell-out for the past 3 years and we’re not surprised based on the fact it’s bursting with 24 awesome L’Occitane products from shower gels, hand creams and luxury hand soaps – there’s no better way to countdown to Christmas than with this advent calendar.

Better yet? The calendar already has 5 stars reviews with customers saying that this is the best one yet!

2) Lancôme Luxury Beauty Advent Calendar: 24 days

24 days in a sparkling wonderland:  A selection of makeup, skincare and fragrance treats from YSL, Lancôme, Victor & Rolf and Ralph Lauren. A must-have Christmas gift for her, exclusively at Boots.

Rumour has it that you can never have enough make up, even if you have drawers full of the stuff so you certainly wouldn’t kick the habit over Christmas. Help them top up their stores with some of the most premium beauty brands on the market with this awesome advent calendar.

With a selection of makeup, skincare and fragrance treats from YSL, Lancôme, Victor & Rolf and Ralph Lauren this advent calendar would definitely kick off their Christmas in the best possible way.

Get yours from Boots now for £95 and if you’re put off because of the price tag then just include this gift as an early Christmas present – we’re sure they wouldn’t mind this at all!

3) Gin & Tonic Advent Calendar, 5.3L

Gin advent calendars are THE advent calendar for this year, so much so that it’s so hard to get your hands on one.

Made for lowers of gin (pretty much everyone), the calendar is filled to the brim with a huge variety of gin & tonics to try.

This calendar includes a full bottle of The Lakes Distillery award winning Explorer Gin. Perfect for pairing with the premium tonics behind every door. Just add ice and join in the Christmas Spirit! What better way to unwind on the run up to Christmas than sipping on a glass of one of the finest gin brands around – sounds like heaven right?

 

There you have it, our top 6 advent calendars for this christmas; 3 awesome calendars for men and 3 advent calendars we know the women in your life will love! Enjoy!

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