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5 of the best nail polish advent calendars from Essie to OPI

Hollie Brotherton

Christmas It’s not just the holiday season, it’s time to pamper yourself, and what’s better than a fresh manicure? It all depends on your look, of course, but winter calls for bright reds, deep purples, festive greens and shades of glitter, so a nail polish advent calendar filled with a whole selection is just that. that we want to open every day this December.

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Luckily, all of our favorite nail polish brands, from OPI to Essie, have launched advent calendars for 2021. The only problem will be choosing between them! To help you, we’ve rounded up the best options for buying online now. Check back regularly, as we’ll add more as they become available.


Celebration Advent Calendar, was £69.90 now £48.93, OPI


Nail polish doesn’t get much better than OPI and inside the 2021 Advent Calendar you’ll find 22 mini nail polishes for the ultimate Christmas manicure pick. It includes the best-selling festive shades Snow Day in LA, Paint the Tinseltown Red and OPI

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Advent mini mani, £41.30/$49, Ciate London


This year’s Ciaté Advent Calendar has been designed with an illustration of London by Ruby Taylor, which you can remove and keep until January. Inside, you’ll find 22 minis and one full-size nail polish, plus a Watermelon Burst deluxe moisturizing primer. Made with sustainability in mind, everything is recyclable while all formulas are vegan.

Barry M Advent Calendar, £28/$80, ASOS


Prepare for the Christmas party with Barry M’s selection of 12 large format nail polishes in the 2021 Advent Calendar. There’s a mix of gel, high shine and rock crystal finishes, and it includes six exclusive shades, as well just a few more surprises.

Mylee MyGel Advent Calendar, £60/$82.80, LookFantastic


All about salon-worthy gel manicures? Mylee has your prayers answered with this advent calendar filled with full-size nail polish that can be used with LED lights. Offering 12 festive shades of brilliant, long-lasting color, it’s a holiday must-have.

Essie Advent Calendar 2021, £49.99, Luxplus


We love Essie nail polishes and the 2021 Advent Calendar features nine full-size shades, ten miniatures and five more surprises. Everything is also housed in this very pretty winter market.

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