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Wednesday, 7 November 2018

John Lewis & Partners Beauty Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown

Contents

- Nars Velvet Lip Glide, 3.4ml 
- Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, 14.7ml 
- Dermalogica PreCleanse Balm, 15ml 
- REN Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic, 50ml 
- Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, 15ml 
- Benefit BadGAL BANG! Mascara, 4g 
- Floral Street Ylang Ylang Espresso Eau de Parfum, 10ml 
- Charlotte Tilbury Wonderglow, 15ml 
- Fresh Rose Face Mask, 15ml 
- Clarins Extra Firming Jour, 15ml 
- Neals Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Lift Serum, 3ml 
- Omorovicza Rejuvenating Night Cream, 15ml 
- AVEDA Volumizing Tonic, Full Size 40ml 
- Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder, 1.3g 
- Givenchy L'Interdit Eau de Parfum, 10ml 
- Sarah Chapman Overnight Facial, 5ml 
- This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, 10ml 
- bareMinerals Skin Longevity, 7.5ml 
- Sisley Sisleya L'Integral Anti Age, 5ml 
- Bobbi Brown Lip Colour, 2.25g 
- HERMÈS Twilly d'Hermès Eau de Parfum, 12.5ml 
- BECCA First Light Priming Filter, Full Size 15ml 
- Zelens Marine Cream, 15ml 
- Lancôme Custom Strobing Drop Liquid Highlighter, 7ml 
- Acqua Di Parma Colonia Eau de Cologne, 5ml,
- Acqua Di Parma Body Cream 20ml,
- Acqua Di Parma Bath and Shower Gel, 20ml 

How is it different to last years?

With only one repeated product, John Lewis has kept some well loved brands as well as adding a few new ones. The design this year isn't as festive, it kind of looks like wrapping paper but I would of love to have seen some sparkle or Christmas print.

Is it worth the price?

Increasing by £16 to £165.00, this is again a calendar that is and isn't worth the price. There are a lot more full sized products and you are paying £165 for around £300 worth of products. When I tallied up, I got to 23 of the products when it went over the £300 claim so there is truth to it. I just think this will be an advent that wouldn't be for everyone because of that price point. I think John Lewis should do an alternative like a 12 day advent as well for next year. 


Do you think they should do a 12 day advent? Would you pay £165.00 for this?

I am doing another month of #CalendarCountdown, I'd love to know what you think of all the different advents and you can find me on FacebookTwitter & Instagram. Use the hashtag #CalendarCountdown if you have one of these advents or if you have your own way of counting down to Christmas.

As always, thanks for reading...

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