The UK beauty blogosphere is abuzz…

Posted by Lipglossiping On October - 21 - 2010

…with this wonderfully inventive “All I Want For Christmas” Advent Calender which has launched exclusively at Selfridges.

They say: Comprising 24 windows behind which lie miniature versions of the beauty industry’s most heralded products, the advent calendar is the ultimate gift for any beauty product lover!

Designed by L’Oreal, it features some of the company’s most well-known brands… let’s see what’s actually included shall we?  Though don’t look if you don’t want your surprise spoiled!

GIORGIO ARMANI EYES TO KILL MASCARA
Longer looking lashes, 2ml 0.06 FL.OZ

GIORGIO ARMANI FLUID MASTER PRIMER
Base Lissante Perfection, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

GIORGIO ARMANI FLUID SHEER
Fluid Embellisseur, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

EMPORIO ARMANI DIAMOND
Eau de Parfum†, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

KIEHL’S CRÈME DE CORPS
The Original Rich Nourishing Cream, 30ml 1.0 FL.OZ

KIEHL’S ULTRA FACIAL CREAM
“Greenland First Ascent” 24-Hour, Everyday Hydrating
Formula with Extracts of Glacial Glycoproteins and Desert Plants, 7ml 0.25 FL. OZ

KIEHL’S ULTIMATE STRENGTH HAND SALVE
All-day care for severely dry, active hands, 30ml 1.0 FL.OZ

LANCÔME BI-FACIL
Non Oily – Instant Cleanser – Sensitive Eyes, 30ml 1.0 FL. OZ

LANCÔME GÉNIFIQUE
Youth Activating Concentrate
Lancôme have created Génifique to help reveal your skin’s youthful appearance
7ml 0.1 FL. OZ

LANCÔME HYDRA ZEN NEURO CALM™
Soothing moisturising cream SPF 15, 15ml 0.5 FL. OZ

LANCÔME COLOR FOCUS PALETTE 302 ROUND MIDNIGHT
Mini Palette 2 Shades, 1.6g 0.05 OZ

LANCÔME MINI JUICY TUBE FRAISE 17
Ultra Shiny Hydrating Lipgloss, 7ml 0.23 FL. OZ

LANCÔME TRÉSOR IN LOVE
Eau de Parfum†, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

LANCÔME RÉNERGIE LIFT VOLUMETRY
Volumetric Lifting and Shaping Cream, Firming – Anti-wrinkle – SPF 15, 15ml 0.5 FL. OZ

LANCÔME L’ABSOLU ROUGE ßx 06
Advanced Replenishing AND Reshaping Lipcolour, 1.42g 0.05 OZ

LANCÔME MIRACLE
Eau de Parfum†, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

LANCÔME HYPNÔSE PRECIOUS CELLS MASCARA
Magnified Volume Cream Mascara, Lash by Lash Volume, 2ml 0.06 FL. OZ

P&C STELLA McCARTNEY STELLA
Eau de Parfum†, 5ml 0.1 FL.OZ

P&C VIKTOR & ROLF FLOWERBOMB
Eau de Parfum†, 7ml 0.25 FL.OZ

SHU UEMURA SKIN PURIFIER
Cleansing Beauty Oil Premium A/O, 20ml 0.67 FL.OZ

YSL MASCARA VOLUME EFFECT FAUX CILS
Luxurious Mascara, for a False Lash Effect, 3ml 0.1 FL.OZ

YSL OPIUM
Eau de Toilette†, 7.5ml 0.25 FL.OZ

YSL PARISIENNE
Eau de Parfum†, 7.5ml 0.25 FL.OZ

YSL ROUGE PURE SHINE LIPSTICK 10
Sheer Lipstick SPF 15, 1.2g 0.03 OZ

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Is there a woman in the world who *wouldn’t* like to find that hanging in the hall on December 1st?  Doubt it.

Priced at £60 and available from Selfridges.

For those of us with husbands/partners/family of the not so generous variety *raises hand*, don’t forget that you will be able to indulge again in this year’s Lipglossiping Annual Beauty Advent Giveaway instead… it’s becoming quite the tradition!


12 Responses to “The UK beauty blogosphere is abuzz…”

  1. Oh my goodness, this is amazing! Wish I could justify buying it!!

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  2. Becka says:

    Wow!!! I WANT THIS!!! Lol. I might just ask for it as an Xmas present. Lol xx

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  3. tahma says:

    That’s just too cute!

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  4. Janaina says:

    This is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I have already forwarded this to my husband as an ever so subtle hint! xx

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  5. Lucy says:

    I think this might have sold out already…I couldn’t find a link to send my boyfriend (*ahem*) on the site before :-(

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  6. lishlash says:

    I went to buy this yesterday and then had a mini guilt moment and decided to wait until payday. What a mistake , sold out! I’m off to have a little cry!

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  7. oh my lord I HAVE to have this, it HAS to become mine! I hope it’s not sold out instore in November.

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  8. Jess says:

    This is most definitely on my Christmas wishlist!

    xo

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  9. Anitacska says:

    I don’t want it. :)

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  10. Robyn says:

    Fab idea! Although knowing me I’d open it all at once and then be annoyed that there isn’t any chocolate.

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  11. kirsten russell says:

    I’m gutted! Just saw it mentioned in Stylist Magazine. Call to buy and they have sold out :(

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  12. Bili says:

    @ Lucy, Kaja, Kirsty, etc, I was also gutted to see they had run out, but then I tried one from Latest in Beauty, and it was pretty amazeballs! Got a bit of everything

    Plus it’s packaged SO nicely, i was pretty excited when I got it, so got one as a Xmas pressie for my mum.

    Try n get it before they run out too! As everyone seems to be running out of stock! lol

    http://www.latestinbeauty.com/youac/

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