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Saturday, 5 November 2022

Origins Advent Calendar // Calendar Countdown

Origins Advent Calendar - £99.00

What Does The Brand Say About The Advent Calendar?

The brand say; "A holiday surprise behind every door: our skincare advent calendar, stars 24 of our most loved face, body and self-care favourites. Including our #1 anti-ageing Plantscription™ Multi-Powered Youth Serum, radiance-boosting GinZing™ Serum, best-selling Checks and Balances™ Frothy Face Wash and most-loved High Potency Night-A-Mins™ Resurfacing Cream". 

Contents List

- Ginger Travel Candle.
- Clear Improvement™ Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores 15ml.
- Clear Improvement™ Charcoal Honey Mask to Purify and Nourish 15ml.
- Drink Up™ Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask with Avocado and Glacier Water 15ml.
- Original Skin™ Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay 15ml.
- High-Potency Night-A-Mins™ Resurfacing Cream with Fruit-Derived AHAs 15ml.
- Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Mega-Mushroom Relief and Resilience Soothing Cream 15ml.
- Checks and Balances™ Frothy Face Wash 30ml.
- Checks and Balances™ Polishing Face Scrub 30ml.
- Ginger Hand Lotion 30ml.
- Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Mega-Mushroom Relief and Resilience Fortifying Emulsion 30ml.
- Ginger Burst™ Savory Body Wash 30ml.
- Plantscription™ Anti-Aging Power Eye Cream 5ml.
- Ginger Body Scrub™ Smoothing Body Buffer 30ml.
- Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Mega-Mushroom Relief and Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion 50ml.
- Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins™ Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Micellar Cleanser 30ml.
- GinZing™ Into the Glow Brightening Serum 30ml.
- Plantscription™ Multi-Powered Youth Serum 15ml.
- GinZing™ Refreshing Eye Cream to Brighten and Depuff in Original 5ml.
- Ginger Souffle Whipped Body Cream 30ml.
- Eye Massage Tool.
- Sleeping Mask.
- Mini Facial Brush.
- Mini Mask Brush.

How Many Products Are Repeats?

There are 7 repeated products in the advent calendar this year. This year, Origins has gone from a 12-day to 24-day advent, so it is a pleasant surprise that there weren't 12 repeated products.

What Is Different To Last Year?

I really miss the London buses. Last year, Origins decided to encase each product in a box shaped like a London bus. This year, the brand has gone for a traditional book opening with products behind perforated doors. I will say, I love forest green, so the colour palette for this is one of my favourites.

My Thoughts

Because this has gone from a 12-day to 24-day advent, naturally, the price has increased. At £99.00 with a £164.00 worth, it is still surprising me. With last year's £60.00 price tag, I was expecting it to be around the £120.00 - £150.00 mark. For me, even with a moderate number of repeated products and no buses, this advent calendar is so worth the money. Origins is a brand that has built its customer base through hard work in formulation and, with this advent having a great mix of product types and formulas, it is, in my opinion, one of the best on the market this year. If you have already tried Origins, and it worked well for your skin, this is going to give you a lot more to try. If you have never tried Origins before and this has enticed you, I would recommend their gifting range first and maybe treat yourself to the calendar next year if the products work for you. Here's to hoping the number of repeats will decrease next year.

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