Today, we are sharing our GLOSSYBOX 2021 Advent Calendar Review! I got 25 beauty products and the total retail value of this box was $500+!
This calendar is available for purchase now on GLOSSYBOX's website. These calendars always sell out, so get yours while you can! They would make a great pre-holiday or holiday gift for anyone whoe loves skincare and makeup products!
Encased in a beautiful metallic pink marble beauty chest that will sit pride of place on your vanity, the 2021 GLOSSYBOX Beauty Advent Calendar features 16 full size products and 11 deluxe mini items. Get ready to unwrap jaw-dropping makeup, skincare and haircare must-haves that will truly get you in the festive spirit.
Price: The GLOSSYBOX subscriber price is $89 and non-subscriber price is $99.
Ships to: US & Canada
GLOSSYBOX 2021 Advent Calendar Review
GLOSSYBOX sent their products in a HUGE treasure chest-like box with a touch of gorgeous pink, gold, and white colors!
The theme of the calendar is “Unforgettable Moments Full of Joy.” I love this year’s advent calendar box – looks so classy!
The Advent Calendar itself is in a beautiful box that you can easily set on your vanity. It has drawers that you can look through to find each day's beauty surprise!
When you open the drawer, you can find all the beauty boxes numbered to so you can surprise yourself each day leading up to Christmas!
GLOSSYBOX sent an info booklet that gives you all the details on each beauty goody in this calendar!
Here’s what’s inside the Glossybox booklet!
You get to enjoy beauty surprises 25 days in a row!
From fun makeup to rejuvenating skincare, luxurious surprises, and many more!
All of these beauty surprises are perfect for the holiday season!
You can also share them as a perfect gift for your loved ones and friends!
Now, let's get a closer look to see what beauty treat each day holds!
GLOSSYBOX 2021 Advent Calendar Review
Neom Perfect Night’s Sleep Scented Candle (Travel Size) – $18.50 Retail Value
This candle from NEOM is blended with 100% natural fragrances with 19 of the purest possible dreamy essential oils, including English lavender oil, precious jasmine & sweet basil, plus little touches of other essential oils. I just love the scent of this candle! It’s a good candle for anyone who loves to chill with a pleasing aroma scent – it makes you feel relaxed! I lit it a few hours before bedtime, and it helped me induce a calm and restful sleep! It also made my room smell like lavender fields! This candle would set the mood perfectly, especially during the holiday season! It's small in size but mighty in scent!
Authentic Beauty Concept Strong Hold Hairspray (Travel Size) – $10.00 Retail Value
This Authentic Beauty Concept Hairspray is fast drying and delivers long-lasting control! It has a performance-driven vegan formula – free from microplastics, mineral oil, parabens, and silicones. It works great on all hair types! I have hair flyaways, so I’ve had my share of hair sprays – after getting this one, I was happy at how it holds my hair in place and tames flyaways. Plus, it doesn’t feel sticky at all!
Elemis Pro-Collagen Energising Marine Cleanser – $16.00 Retail Value
This pro-collagen energising marine gel cleanser from Elemis helps energize your skin. It's supercharged with minerals like Magnesium, Zinc, and Copper that leave your skin beautifully revived and rejuvenated! This is a nice cleanser, it foams well, and only a little is needed! Plus, it's a great addition to your morning skincare routine – and will leave your skin feeling fresh and glowy! I can't wait to try this!
Make Up Eraser Original Pink (Full Size) – $20.00 Retail Value
This Makeup Eraser comprises millions of tiny hairlike fibers that stand straight up when wet and work together to reach and suction all makeup, especially dirt — no more wasted cotton pads and bottles of makeup remover! It’s super soft and doesn’t feel like I'm tugging at my skin. It's pretty large so you can use different sections of it. This cloth removes all of the makeup on my skin and has left it clear and glowing!
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask – $22.00 Retail Value
This Watermelon Glow AHA sleeping mask from Glow Recipe is a bouncy, breathable mask made with watermelon, hyaluronic acid that hydrates, smoothes, and perfects your skin. I love the watermelon scent – it's lovely at bedtime! It’s cool, silky, and refreshing to the skin when applied, and it helps even out skin and tightens pores. The bottle looks gorgeous, and the size is very handy – perfect in my bag or purse!
POLAAR The Genuine Lopland Hand Cream (Deluxe Size) – $8.00 Retail Value
This Hand Cream from Polaar is rich in arctic berries that deliver cocoon moisture and protection, enveloping hands to soften and replenish. It is pleasant on your skin without feeling too greasy and heavy – an ideal hand cream for dry winter hands! I love the scent – it's sweet and herbal at the same time!
MCO Beauty Blush On Cheek Stick (Full Size) – $16.00 Retail Value
This MCO Beauty Blush-on stick gives you a natural flushed look! It has a blendable texture that blends seamlessly into your cheeks and gives them a luminous glow. I love how creamy it is with a perfect hint of color that goes well with any skin type. A little bit goes a long way, it's easy to apply, and it will give you a soft, natural pink glow that lasts all day long!
Figs & Rouge Wonder Love Clarity Skin Perfecting Serum Drops (Full Size) – $58.00 Retail Value
Enriched with skin loving vitamins, Hyaluronic Acid, Aloe & Algae, this serum from Figs & Rouge help lock in moisture while boosting your skin. It helps reduce dry, uneven or bumpy skin. The minimal ingredients of this serum are gentle on your skin and result in a more hydrated, plump complexion! It has a dropper applicator, which makes it easy to get the right amount of serum!
KAB Cosmetics Charming Lip Kit (Full Size) – $35.00 Retail Value
This Charming lip kit from KAB Cosmetics has everything you need to create the glossy lip you’ve always wanted! It has a vanilla scent and is the perfect color for a casual everyday look. The lip pencil is smooth, while the gloss is a great color. I love the beautiful rosy tone color that makes my lips more enhanced. It smells lovely and is a highly pigmented gloss – it makes my chapped and dry lips soft! A perfect duo for your lips!
VIKTOR & ROLF Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum (Deluxe Size) – $28.00 Retail Value
This floral perfume from VIKTOR & ROLF explodes with an intoxicating whirl of cattleya, jasmine, and rose. The warm scent of patchouli and vanilla grounds the fresh fragrance, adding a sensual twist on the smell. This perfume is a head-turner when worn! I love the clean and lasting floral scent that is always great for everyday use! Just one spray is enough to smell wonderful, and it lasts all day! It’s a lovely scent for the spring or fall! I also love the oh-so-classy pink bottle – perfect to have in my bag or purse!
AFTERSPA Daily Facial Dry Brush (Full Size) – $20.00 Retail Value
This Facial Dry Brush from AFTERSPA has a natural bristle brush and plastic nodules for dry brushing that remove impurities from your skin and get the ideal exfoliation your body needs. This brush is a very gentle way to exfoliate your face daily! I love this brush! I have super sensitive skin, and this brush doesn’t cause any irritation on my skin! I recommend using it every other day to exfoliate.
BELLAPIERRE Mini Kabuki Brush (Full Size) – $20.00 Retail Value
This Bellapierre Mini Kabuki Brush is perfect for all-over mineral foundation application. It is a super soft, dense brush that distributes your makeup product evenly. You can use it with powder makeup to blend for a more natural look! It is made from 100% synthetic fibers that will not shed when you apply your makeup. I love this brush because its small and compact. It’s extra soft on my skin and makes it easy to get balanced, smooth coverage. It also applies my favorite loose powder evenly!
GLOSSYBOX SKINCARE Hydrating Mist (Full Size) – $21.00 Retail Value
This Glossybox Skincare Hydrating Mist refreshes your skin. This mist is infused with hyaluronic acid for extra plumping, Inca Inchi oil to support your skin’s natural barrier, and Babassu oil to leave your complexion feeling soft and nourished. I love this mist, it's very lightweight – it settled quickly into my skin and smells lovely! It will boost your skin's hydration, leaving it looking and feeling fresh and healthy! I like how it helped to keep my makeup on all day long.
ONEKIND Pore-fectionist Refining Facial (Deluxe Size) – $10.00 Retail Value
This ONEKIND Pore-fectionist Refining Facial polish purifies and brightens your skin within minutes! It's infused with Salicylic Acid that unclogs congested pores and Lactic Acid that brightens dull and uneven skin. I love how this mask doesn’t dry out your skin and is super easy to wash off! This is the best mask for those who wear masks all day long for work. It works great at shrinking pores and doesn’t cause any irritation or even dryness after use!
FEKKAI Full-Blown Volume Shampoo & Conditioner (Travel Size) – $8.00 Retail Value
This FEKKAI major volumizing shampoo & conditioner lifts, detangles, and hydrates lackluster tresses. It's infused with French Oak Extract for enhanced hair vitality. It has plant-derived extracts to protect strands from color fade, brassiness, and sun rays. The shampoo itself is a clear gel. After using, it leaves your hair light and shiny so you don’t need to style it much! I love the scent – it's very light but remains in between washes! I love the fact that it's clean haircare! No sulfates, phthalates, silicone, or parabens!
JOSEPHINE COSMETICS Eye/Define – The Waterproof Graphic Eyeliner (Full Size) – $25.00 Retail Value
This Waterproof Eyeliner from Josephine Cosmetics has a smooth & smudge-proof formula. This precious ink contains shea butter, vegetable oils, Vitamin E & C to keep your skin conditioned without causing eye irritations. This eyeliner is easy to apply and has no smudging! It's reliable and looks equally impressive for a natural or glamorous look! I like how easy it is to get a precise and dark line with this eyeliner. Plus, it stays on all day! It doesn’t rub off like other brands – It stays in place, and the color doesn’t fade.
Earth Harbor NEBULA Adaptogen Clarity Ampoule (Full Size) – $46.00 Retail Value
This hydrating Serum from Earth Harbor plumps your skin and erases fine lines! It has a feather-light, flash-absorbing formula specially designed to help distressed skin prone to acne, blemishes, and excess oil. It's the perfect serum for the evening, with a visible refreshing look on your skin in the morning. A small amount goes a long way with this serum, and you do not need to use a lot of product, making the serum last very long! It’s also a great moisturizer before bedtime and has a lovely scent!
ILLAMASQUA Beyond Liquid Highlighter (15 ml) – $31.00 Retail Value
This iridescent liquid highlighter from ILLAMASQUA is a great multi-tasking product that adds radiance boost to your skin and makeup routine. The lightweight formula of the liquid highlighter glides on your skin, leaving a dewy, subtle finished look. You only need a tiny bit, and it gives you such an amazing glow! This highlighter has the perfect shade – mixed with foundation or just on top of your makeup. It blends well and doesn’t drag the rest of your makeup base when you buff it into your skin!
DECO MIAMI Nail Polish (Full Size) – $8.00 Retail Value
This red nail polish from DECO Miami is amazingly pigmented! You only need to apply one coat for full coverage. I’m impressed with how fast it dried – not goopy at all! I love the triangle box and the gorgeous nail polish bottle. This nail polish goes on smooth, and the finish is shiny and durable!
FIRST AID BEAUTY Ultra Repair Cream (Deluxe Size) – $5.00 Retail Value
This all-over cream from First Aid Beauty is my go-to hand cream in drier, winter months! It provides instant relief and long-term hydration for dry and distressed skin. Its infused with Colloidal Oatmeal, which protects your skin in dry conditions. It has Shea Butter which is an amazingly rich natural moisturizer that’s packed with vitamins and minerals. This moisturizer does an amazing job at hydrating deep within the layers of your skin and never feels heavy. It's super hydrating and nourishing – it absorbs so quickly on my skin!
VITABRID C12 Facial Boosting Water + Dual Mask: Brightening & Luminous (Full Size) –$28.00 Retail Value
This Brightening Dual Mask from VITABRID is hypoallergenic and made with a microfiber sheet. It is formulated with a synergistic combination of Vitamin C and peptide that is packed with extra serum so you can apply it generously. This mask comes drenched in serum, so I feel like I’m getting the entire treatment my face needs! It makes my skin feel so smooth and luminous, and it's such a relaxing treat after a long day! I also got Facial Boosting water from VIABRID. It is a gentle hydrating toner with a powerful blend of peptides and hyaluronic acid triple complex, which helps you defy aging. It feels so refreshing when I put it on after cleansing. It preps my skin to absorb serums and moisturizers easily. A perfect duo for my skincare routine!
111 SKIN NAC Y2 Restorative Cleansing Balm (Deluxe Size) – $17.50 Retail Value
This 111 Skin Restorative Cleansing Balm is a gentle balm that removes makeup and daily impurities. It has powerful ingredients that hydrate and balanced stress skin. This cleanser is amazing for removing makeup while making your skin feel supple and hydrated! When you wear heavy makeup, use this cleanser, and your face will feel so fresh and clean! A little goes a long way. It's a cleansing balm that turns to lotion when mixed with water. You can massage this into your skin with ease, and afterward, your skin will feel nourished and clean.
MEDIK 8 C-Tetra Luxe (Deluxe Size) – $12.50 Retail Value
This Medik8 C-Tetra Luxe serum is recommended for all-around good skin health. This velvety serum features Vitamin C that has gentle power to address visible signs of aging, and Vitamin F to nourish and reinforce your skin’s natural protective barrier. I love this gorgeous light orange essence serum which sinks in quickly and is a lovely base for makeup! It’s a good vitamin C serum that absorbs well and doesn’t make my skin oily, so it’s great for putting under moisturizer and foundation.
THE VINTAGE COSMETIC COMPANY Satin Pillowcase (Full Size) – $9.99 Retail Value
I get everything I need in my beauty rest with this pink satin pillowcase from The Vintage Cosmetic Company. Its made from super silky satin polyester that reduces friction on my hair and face to minimize split ends and pillow creases. The fabric is very comfortable. Soft satin-smooth and cool to touch! I love the baby pink color and how it fits my pillow perfectly!
WANDER BEAUTY WANDERESS Rush Eyeshadow Palette (Full Size) – $25.00 Retail Value
These six rich, crease-proof, and fade-proof eye shadows from Wander Beauty take you from sightseeing by day to late-night adventures! The formulas of this palette are enriched with clean, globally sourced, skin-loving ingredients that work well on me. The colors are versatile, the pigment is just right, and everything blends well! I also love the buttery consistency and I don't get a crease on my eyelids when applying it. This palette is a nice array of shades that can be worn day/night with a natural or dramatic look! It’s a great addition to travel bag or your purse to grab when freshening up!
I love every single beauty goodie that I got in the 2021 GLOSSYBOX Advent Calendar! They are all great additions to my makeup and skincare routine! I did love each and every surprise, but I have 5 favorites: Neom Perfect Night’s Sleep Scented Candle, VIKTOR & ROLF Flowerbomb Eau de Parfum, ILLAMASQUA Beyond Liquid Highlighter, Earth Harbor NEBULA Adaptogen Clarity Ampoule, and WANDER BEAUTY WANDERESS Rush Eyeshadow Palette. I love this year's advent calendar box as well! It looks so classy – and sists perfect on my vanity table! This year's advent box has a total retail value of $500+ for only $99! Amazing right?
What do you think of the GLOSSYBOX 2021 Advent Calendar?
GLOSSYBOX helps you discover new skincare and makeup products from around the world! You’ll get 5-full sized deluxe beauty products in a themed monthly box. You'll also get insider tips and tricks from beauty industry pros and exclusive offers and rewards. Past boxes have retailed at $110 in value! GLOSSYBOX features brands like Ole Henriksen, Estee Lauder, Oscar De La Renta, Guess, and Bvlgari. The total retail value of this box was $80+!
Price: $21.00 per month
Ships to: 48 states (excluding Hawaii, Alaska, and any U.S. territories) within the USA, as well as all territories and provinces in Canada.
Glossybox delivers 5-6 luxury beauty products for only $21/month. Past boxes have retailed at $110 in value! Glossybox features brands like Ole Henriksen, Estee Lauder, Oscar De La Renta, Guess, and Bvlgari.