Life Hack: Here's Why You Should Buy an Advent Calendar in January

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We are coming at you with potentially the best life hack of all time: purchasing advent calendars in January. And this isn't to stock up months in advance for the next holiday season. These are candles, spices, teas, and beauty and wellness products currently on sale that you can use year-round — no matter if you open them up all at once or over the course of a month. Whether you want gifts on-hand for upcoming birthdays or are looking for half off a new luxury beauty routine, these discounted advent calendars are the unsung heroes of the new year.


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1. APOTHEKE 25 Day Advent Calendar, $185 $92.50

Get 10 candles, six body products, a wick trimmer, candle snuffer, and more surprises for this ridiculously low price.


2. APOTHEKE 12-Piece Advent Calendar, $80 $48

Just want the candles? Enjoy 12 best-selling scents.


3. Neiman Marcus NM Holiday Beauty Advent Calendar, $300 $150

For 50% off the original price, get 25 deluxe samples from Dior, Givenchy, Diptyque, Aesop, Dr. Barbara Sturm, and other luxury brands.


4. Williams Sonoma Spice Advent Calendar, $39.95 $17.99

Add some flavor to the new year with 50% off 24 exclusive specialty spices — six for vegetables and side dishes, seven for fish, nine for meat, and two for dessert recipes.


5. Saks Fifth Avenue Ready, Set, Refresh! 14-Piece Advent Calendar, $75 $37.50

What a steal! Get fourteen high-end favorites, including The Rich Cream by Augustinus Bader, Sunday Riley Vitamin C and Turmeric Face Oil, and revitalizing face masks for under $40.


6. VAHDAM Tea Advent Calendar, $79.99 $39.99

Enjoy 24 luxe loose leaf teas for half the price.


7. Saje 24 Days of Wellness, $250 $200

A quartz facial roller, glowing face oils, and the brand's bestselling peppermint roll-on are just a few of the relaxation-inducing products you'll receive in this box valued at $294.

8. Origins Advent Calendar, $70 $42

Stock up for all this year's travel with $125 worth of beauty and body products for just $42.