Here’s a roundup of our top 5 alternative advent calendars


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One of the best things about Christmas is having a cheeky little chocolate from our advent calendars during December, but when you get older, it can get a bit boring. So if you’ve grown tired of the tiny pieces of choc or maybe *gasp* YOU DON’T LIKE CHOCOLATE, we’ve got a whole selection of alternative calendars for you!

1Yankee Candle


This is perfect for all you candle lovers out there, a new scent everyday! You get 23 tealights and 1 votive candle, maybe you’ll discover your new favourite scent and you’ll be smelling heavenly for days.

2 The Body Shop


If pamper products are more your thing, then look no further. This is just one of the advent calendars that The Body Shop are offering. This one contains £93.50 worth of products for £60, which we think is a bit of a bargain.  The premium calendar costs £80 and can only be found instore.



If you REALLY want to pamper yourself, the Lush 12 Days of Christmas will treat you well. With 12 products, including 8 bath products you’ll be so relax you won’t even realise Christmas is right round the corner. It costs £49.95

Number 4  Tanya Burr


If make-up is more your thing then look no further. Tanya’s advent calendar offers 12 stunning products from her range and if you’re on a budget, its perfect! At only £25, this is deffo one of the best budget buys you can get.



Sometimes your inner child has to come out, and Christmas is the perfect time for that. Lego have 3 advent calendars for you to choose from, so there’s one for everyone; there’s even a Starwars one, how cool. The City and Friends calendars retail for roughly £18 and the Starwars one comes in at almost £23

Well that’s our top 5 for you lot, will you be picking one up? Or maybe you’ve found some even better calendars that we missed, make sure to tweet them over to us @maximumpop

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