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Sunday, 13 September 2020

Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown

The Macmillan 24 Days Of Beauty Advent Calendar is back for a second year, available at Boots, it's priced at £85.00. 

Contents

Botanics All Bright Illuminating Radiance Balm 50ml 
Botanics Peaceful Night Rollerball Lavender 10ml
Botanics Peaceful Night Pillow Mist Lavender & Sweet Marjoram 100ml
Joules Leaf Me Alone Bath Fizzer Night Sky 70g
Joules Muddy Brilliant Body Wash 75ml 
Joules Elderflower Fragranced Lip Balm 7.5g
Liz Earle® Eyebright™ Soothing Eye Lotion 50ml
Liz Earle® Instant Boost™ Skin Tonic 50ml 
Liz Earle® Cleanse & Polish™ Hot Cloth Cleanser 30ml
Liz Earle® Pure Cotton Cloth
MASQD Face Tools The Blending Sponge
MASQD Eye & Brow Tools The Eyelash Curler
No7 Protect & Perfect Lip Care 10ml
No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Eye Cream 15ml
No7 Lift & Luminate TRIPLE ACTION Serum Boost Sheet Mask 20.75g
Sleek MakeUp Lip Shot Lip Gloss Partner In Crime 7.5ml
Sleek MakeUp Highlighting Palette Cleopatra’s Kiss 9g
Sleek MakeUP Matte Me Liquid Lipstick Bittersweet 6ml
Sleek MakeUP Lifeproof Illuminating Fixing Mist 50ml
Soap & Glory™ The Righteous Butter™ Body Moisturizer 50ml
Soap & Glory™ Hand Food™ Non-Greasy Hydrating Hand Cream in Original Pink™ 50ml
Soap & Glory™ The Scrub Of Your Life™ Smoothing Body Buffer 50ml
Soap & Glory™ Puffy Eye Attack™ Under-eye Brightening Hydrogel Patches 3g
YourGoodSkin ProVitamin Overnight Cream 50ml
*Highlighted products are repeats from last years Advent Calendar*

How is it different to last years?

Boots have brought back this collaboration with another festive design but with a few issues too. This is a 24 day advent with twelve repeated products, that is half of its contents. The advent exclusively contains brands you can find in Boots and although they have included a few new ones, they haven't reflected the different products in the brands they've featured again. Products that are not exact repeats highlighted above, are the same but different colours. 

Is it worth the price?

Last year it was priced at £40.00, this year it is an eye-watering £85.00 with a £137.98 worth claim. Now adding everything up you do get that claim, but it is not worth the money. The worth claim last year was around £130.00 so already you can see the problem.
For £40.00 you got around £130.00 worth of products with £2.00 of that sale going to Macmillan Cancer Support. This year you pay £85.00 for £137.98 worth of products and still just £2.00 of that sale goes to the charity. Where is the extra £37.00 that you are not getting in the products and not going to the charity actually going? It is so disappointing to see this happen with an advent advertised to help support a charity that affects 1 in 2 of us. I do not recommend this advent this year.

I'd love to know what you think. You can find me on FacebookTwitter & Instagram, use the hashtag #CalendarCountdown or comment below.

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