Today I have another advent calendar unboxing for you, and it’s the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021. Catrice have five DIY advent calendars this year, which is a lot more than the two they had last year.
They were clearly super popular, for them to have launched so many, and the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is the main calendar on offer, and I have unboxed the calendar for you, with swatches of every single product, and I have another of the calendars to give away to one lucky reader, so keep on reading to find out more…
“Anticipation is the greatest joy! And what could provide even more anticipation during Advent than the CATRICE Advent Calendar DIY? The advent calendar contains 24 beauty favorites from the CATRICE standard range in original size. The pre-Christmas surprises come with 24 paper bags in two different designs and 24 matching, festively designed stickers.”
The Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is €29.99, and the concept behind the calendar is that you get a box packed with full size Catrice products, a sheet of numbered stickers and twenty-four paper bags.
You then make your own advent calendar, by placing the products into the paper bags, and placing one of the numbered stickers on the bag to secure it closed.
Allowing you to choose what you get for each day of advent, or for making a calendar for a friend or loved one, making a fully custom advent calendar.
I have swatched every single product inside the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021, in no special order, as you’re obviously going to be doing your own order with the bags and stickers.
So, if you’d like to see which products are inside the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 and the swatches of every single product, keep on reading…
The Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 includes six Catrice nail polishes, and one top coat. All of the nail polishes are from different nail polish ranges, with different colours too. I like that we get the chance to try the different nail polish ranges, rather than it being six shades from the one range.
Catrice Super Dry Gloss Top Coat 10.5ml
Catrice Acai Oil Infused Nail Polish 10.5ml in 81 Metal Speaks Louder Than Words
Catrice IcoNails Gel Lacquer 10.5ml in 42 Rust In Peace
Catrice More Than Nude Nail Polish 10.5ml in 05 Rosey-o & Sparklet
Catrice Gold Effect Nail Polish 10.5ml in 02 Fascinating Grace
Catrice ICONails Gel Lacquer 10.5ml in 91 Gym Tonic
Catrice Acai Oil Infused ICONails Gel Lacquer 10ml in 82 Get Lost In Red You Love
Here are the swatches of the six nail polishes within the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021. I didn’t apply the top coat on any of them, as I wanted you to see the colours as they apply straight from the bottle.
All six shades are pigmented and opaque in two coats, apart from Rosey-o & Sparklet, which is supposed to be sheer, but it took five coats for opaque coverage, and might be better suited layered over a nude polish, for an iridescent shift.
Next up in the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 are two lipsticks, and they’re both the same formula. It’s the Catrice Full Satin Lipstick, in the shades 070 Full of Love and 010 Full Of Optimism. Full Of Love is a bright, blue toned red whilst Full Of Optimism is the perfect peachy nude.
Next up in the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is the Catrice Love Skin & Respect Earth Hydro Primer, which is a hydrating makeup primer. It’s a 24h hydrating primer with a blurring effect, and the tube is made out of 42% recycled plastic and is manufactured using 100% green electricity.
The Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 next contains two mascara, which are both full size of course, like everything else within the calendar.
First up is the Catrice Eyeconista Lash Millionizer Volume Mascara, and we also get the Catrice Pret-a-Volume False Lashes Mascara. I like that we get one natural bristled mascara, and one synthetic bristled mascara, and they’re both black mascaras.
Next we have a really stupid product for an advent calendar, and it’s a concealer. It’s the Catrice One Drop Coverage Weightless Concealer in the shade 002 True Ivory. Putting a concealer into an advent calendar is ridiculous, as it’s going to fit one skintone and one skintone alone. It’s not inclusive, and products like concealers should never be put in advent calendars.
Next in the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is the Catrice Professional Brow Palette in 020 Medium To Dark. Inside this palette there is one split pan highlighter with two shades, three split pan brow powders and one clear brow wax too.
This palette is obviously a lot more inclusive than the concealer, as there’s multiple shades in the one palette, and the powders can be used as eyeshadows or powder eyeliners too.
The calendar contains four shades of lip gloss. It’s the Catrice Generation Plump & Shine Lip Gloss, in the following five shades;
- 060 Sparkling Coral
- 090 Golden Zircon
- 100 Glowing Tourmaline
- 110 Shiny Garnet
They’re all shimmery lip glosses, and are quite sheer, but they’re slightly buildable offering enough colour that they can be worn alone, or layered over lipsticks or lip liners. They all have a subtle sweet scent too, which is delicious!
We then have the Catrice Plumping Lip Liner in the shade 030 Polite Rebellion. It’s a retractable lip liner, in a pretty peachy brown nude, complementing the shade of the nude lipstick, so it was well chosen for the calendar.
Next up in the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is something for the brows again, and it’s the Catrice Slim’Matic Ultra Precise Brow Pencil in the shade 020 Medium. It’s a retractable brow pencil, with a micro nib for creating hair-like strikes. Whilst this shade isn’t going to match everyone, it could be used maybe as an eyeliner if the shade isn’t a perfect match.
We then have a slightly less inclusive brow product, and it’s the Catrice Brow Comb Pro Micro Pen in the shade 010 Ash Blonde. It’s a very warm toned light brown, and if it doesn’t match your brows (it doesn’t match mine), there’s not a lot you can do to make it work, but if you are this shade, then that’s great.
The Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 next contains the Catrice The Smart Beige Collection Eyeshadow Palette in Nude Not Naked, featuring nine powder shadows in both matte and satin finishes. It’s a pretty neutral palette, with the perfect neutrals, which will work for every skintone and age.
The last product in the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 is for the lips, and is the Catrice Volumizing Tint & Glow Lip Booster in the shade 010 Be Glowrious! It’s a tinted lip plumper, in a subtle pink shade.
So that’s the whole Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021 unboxed and swatched for you. For the price, it’s a great advent calendar, and the fact you’re getting a whole box of full sized Catrice products is amazing. I love that you can put together your perfect advent calendar, and it’s available right here.
Would you like to win the Catrice DIY Advent Calendar 2021. It’s a great calendar, and if you’d like to enter this giveaway, and have a chance at winning this beauty advent calendar, please read the terms and conditions and enter via the Rafflecopter widget.
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Hi, my name is Gemma, and I’m the owner of MakeupMuddle.com. I’m a true beauty obsessive, and love writing about anything to do with beauty. In addition to Makeup Muddle, I also own GemmaEtc.com, and love sharing my thoughts and feelings about the greatest (and not so great) beauty products!