SkinStore 2018 Beauty Advent Calendar Review

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The SkinStore 12 Miracles of Beauty 2018 Advent Calendar is a 12 day beauty advent calendar. This calendar has individual drawers containing beauty products specifically picked to ensure that you discover a brand new treat that will provide you every day confidence across your makeup, skin care and hair care routines.

This advent calendar was $99 and available exclusively at SkinStore. It’s now sold out – but be sure to grab notifications on this post if you want to know when next year’s calendar is available!

This is how the calendar looks like when you open the flaps!

There’s a surprise every day for 12 days before Christmas. Well, that is if you can prevent yourself from being curious and not open them all at once.

These are the 12 items we can use to complete our beauty regimen exclusively picked by SkinStore.

Each box is labeled by number.

Upon opening, you can see a red tissue paper and the surprise itself!

The items are also still in their boxes. Each varies on sizes, so you can’t really predict what’s inside or how many.

Oh, we got a product from Elemis! This is going great so far, this is exciting!

We can’t wait for 12 days, so we unraveled them all! These are the 12 products.

The price of this one product already makes up almost the worth of the whole advent calendar. They saved this best surprise for the 12th and last day.

Everything in my SkinStore advent calendar!

Erno Laszlo Phelityl Night Cream ($37.05) It’s a lightweight balancing moisturizer that smooths skin without being tacky or greasy. It penetrates deeply to nourish and to moisturize, which makes the skin pH-balanced, plumper, and more youthful. It’s also known as the Tofu cream.

Aromatherapy Associates De-Stress Muscle Gel ($39) Made with a blend of essential oils, this cruelty-free muscle gel helps relieve aches and pains in the body. Apply generously and massage directly over muscles and joints before and after physical activity. It’s free from sulfates, phthalates, petrochemicals, parabens, and other harmful substances.

thisWorks Power Nap Sleep Spray ($3.86) Sleep is the best beauty secret there is. This sleep spray comes in handy during night time as it helps you relax and reduce the anxiety for a better sleep. It’s a fragrant natural sleep aid that calms the nerves instantly with the blend of aromatherapeutic lavender, vetiver, and chamomile.

First Aid Beauty Facial Cleanser ($8) Fragrance-free and non-irritating, this facial cleanser can be used twice daily to remove dirt and grime and leave the skin smooth and soft. The formula is paraben-free, sulfate-free and phthalates-free. It’s also infused with a blend of botanical antioxidants. The texture is lightly whipped, and it becomes a cream when blended with water.

Elemis Papaya Enzyme Peel ($45) This cream peel gently exfoliates, purifies, revitalizes, and regenerates the skin, even the sensitive ones. It has a blend of natural fruit enzymes from African papaya and Eastern pineapple, extracts of bladderwrack, porphyridium, vitamin E, and sunflower. To use, apply after cleansing and toning, leave for 10 to 15 minutes, and rinse with warm water.

Caudalie Vinosource Moisturizing Sorbet ($39) It’s an ultra-lightweight and hydrating gel cream that offers a solution for fine lines and wrinkles, dryness, dullness, and uneven texture. It’s like a cool drink for thirsty skin. The formula includes organic grape water, calming chamomile, antioxidant-rich grape seed polyphenols, and Vinolevure. The texture transforms from cream to water-like gel upon contact to skin.

Dr. Botanicals Pomegranate Superfood Brightening Eye Serum ($24.18) This one aims to smooth and nourish the delicate eye area leaving it moisturized and brighter. The cruelty-free serum is made of natural active ingredients like pomegranate extract and raspberry seed oil that contains fatty acids and vitamin E that moisturize, revitalize and protect skin’s complexion.

Grow Gorgeous Hair Density Serum Intense ($49.99) The intense hair serum claims to increase hair density by 13% in 4 months. It is infused with 3% concentration of caffeine to wake up the hair follicles, hyaluronic acid, bio-active pea sprout complex, a bio-active complex of Chinese skullcap, soy sprout, and wheat sprout plus a glucoside compound to continuously and actively increase hair density.

SkinMedica TNS Eye Repair ($11.42) Anti-aging and hydrating, this undereye treatment that has extracts and active ingredients that is rapidly absorbed by the skin. The formula boosts the lipid barrier and smoothes the appearance of wrinkles and dark circles.

Total Defense and Repair SPF ($5.91) This is a revolutionary sunscreen that goes beyond protection of UV protection. It defends the skin from the harmful infrared rays while supporting the skin’s ability to repair and restore itself. You can apply it in the morning as the last product of your regimen and then reapply as needed or at least every 2 hours if in direct sunlight exposure.

Eyeko Fat Stick ($15) It’s an automatic twist-up eye stick that offers intense color with a shiny finish. We have the Gilt shade which has a metallic glossy finish. You can use primer for a longer stay power or gloss it up for an edgy smudgy look.

SkinChemists Rose Quartz Youth Defense Lip Plump ($5.99) This is bursting with active ingredients that help improve, the shape, texture, and volume of lips. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, and it synthesizes hyaluronic acid to improve the firmness and plumpness of lips. The peppermint oil gives it a refreshing aroma.

Omorovicza Balance Moisturizer ($81) It’s a hydrating and cooling gel-cream moisturizer. Ideal for oily and combination skin types, it supports the skin’s natural balance to minimize shine. The formula is absorbed by the skin quickly and delivers calibrated hydration throughout the day. It is free from synthetic fragrances and artificial dyes.

Funny enough, Skinstore puts this as a $61 value, but based on the full size it’s $81!

Overall, you got your money’s worth with this one! As far as selection goes, we got a huge range that we can start our new beauty regimen for the new year. There’s every product for each category. The essentials are there which are the moisturizer, cleanser, and serum. They did not focus on skin care only and sent products that take care of our hair, lips, eyes, even our muscles and sleeping routine. Every product is top-notch and the best rated in their brand and all products are from the well-known ones that are guaranteed to have high quality, safe and a healthier option to choose. Christmas indeed came early for us! The whole advent calendar is worth more than $365 and it was sold for $99.

This is a pretty sweet deal and one to watch for 2019, especially as the products were SO amazing! I’m truly wowed!

Did you get the SkinStore 12 Miracles of Beauty 2018 Advent Calendar?

Looking for even more advent calendars? Check out all our posts on Advent Calendars or find more on Amazon, or see the list of Advent Calendars in the directory!


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