Looking for a new sub? Here are our top 25 monthly subscription boxes as recommended by myself and a few close friends and followers.
Box Includes: Five beauty samples on average based on your personal profile
My Personal Feedback: This is a great bargain beauty box containing some higher end brands. Their point system can’t be beat. Receive points for leaving reviews on the featured products and referring friends that can be redeemed on full size products. There is usually a waitlist. Upgrades are now available as well.
Box Includes: Approximately five men’s personal care, lifestyle and style items based on your profile quiz
My Personal Feedback: This sub is a step up from the women’s version in my opinion. The lifestyle bonuses tend to be high value and there is always a good variety of items ranging from skin care to shaving to fragrance and more. Short waitlist.
Box Includes: Julep brand nail colors and beauty items
My Personal Feedback: Mavens can choose from five available boxes each month. No surprises, you will be able to see the featured items before making your selection and swap out items for stuff you really want. Earn “Jules” on purchases and referrals that can be used towards future purchases and free boxes. Julep recently expanded their product line to include beauty products and cosmetics. Use this link to get your first box free (just pay $3.99 S&H).
Cost: $36 ($40 for a one-time purchase)
Box Includes: 4-5 intimate apparel items (soft bras, panties, cami, socks and more) based on your profile quiz answers
My Personal Feedback: One of my favorites!
Box Includes: Healthy snack and food items
My Personal Feedback: I so love this subscription. Their boxes are always packed with goodies. You will also receive a booklet giving you more info on each product and where it can be purchased.
Cost: $29 per month, purchase in 2, 4 or custom month subs
Box Includes: $30-$50 in product for those on-the-go
My Personal Feedback: These boxes are geared towards college students though we thoroughly enjoy them as well. Men, Women or Neutral varieties available.
Box Includes: Men’s lifestyle products
My Personal Feedback: Each month you will have a number of boxes to choose from. Past boxes have been themed around food, drink, accessories and more. My husband doesn’t get a box every month, you can always skip, he has thoroughly enjoyed those boxes he has purchased. They are always a great value!
Box Includes: Five luxury samples and full size products
My Personal Feedback: Always a great value in my book, Glossybox delivers more luxury brands than many subs in this price range.
Box Includes: Five beauty samples
My Personal Feedback: This bargain box contains a mix of higher end and drugstore brands. This is a great beginner box.
Box Includes: 4-5 beauty products
My Personal Feedback: If you love makeup, you will likely this one. There are more cosmetics in here than most bargain box subscriptions.
Box Includes: Health and weight loss
My Personal Feedback: We enjoy this box. It isn’t the highest value, but it is a good discovery program. Get 50% off your subscription with code BULUGAN699.
Box Includes: 5 deluxe beauty samples
Notes: Subscribers also receive a $15 gift card each month good towards any $50 purchase on the site. I have been a Sample Society subscriber in the past. It wasn’t one of my personal favorites, but many really enjoy it as an inexpensive sub. It shouldn’t be overlooked if you are looking for a cheap subscription box.
Box Includes: Women’s lifestyle items
My Personal Feedback: This is an incredibly popular box. Each month you will receive beauty, fashion, home, fitness, and food products. Limited edition seasonal boxes are also made available throughout the year.
Cost: $49.95 per quarter
Box Includes: full-size and deluxe beauty samples, accessories and more
My Personal Feedback: I have been pleased with the boxes I have received from this company. They did have a bit of a rough start, but things seem to be rolling smoothly now.
Cost: $15 per month
Box Includes: Full-size products from the Starlooks brand. They also offer freebies for referrals, anniversaries and your birthday!
My Personal Feedback: Waiting for our first box to arrive!
Cost: $20 styling fee + the cost of clothing
Box Includes: Women’s clothing hand-picked by your personal stylist
My Personal Feedback: Again, one I would love to love but just don’t. Yet. Your $20 styling fee will be applied towards the purchase of your featured items (avg. $65 per piece). You choose! Keep what you like. Send the rest back. Keep it all and receive a 25% discount.
Box Includes: Choose one workout set each month (one top & one bottom or one Ellie Signature item)
My Personal Feedback: I love Ellie.com. I have skipped several times without issue. They also run the occasional closeout sale. Use my link above to receive 20% off your first Set.
Cost: $19.99 every two months
Box Includes: Full-size e.l.f. products
My Personal Feedback: This is such a great subscription box for e.l.f. lovers. I have always received a great mix of products and colors. Some have become my go-to-favorties!
Box Includes: Gourmet food items
My Personal Feedback: Every month there is a new theme at Hamptons Lane. Past boxes have included taco night, American breakfast, The Pasta Box and more. You will get to try some great products and great new recipes. If you don’t like the monthly theme you can always skip or swap your box. Use this link to save $10 on your first box.
Cost: $36 ($40 for a one-time shipment)
Box Includes: Full-size makeup
My Personal Feedback: In addition to an Intimates box, Wantable also offers a personalized makeup shipment. Every month receive five hand-selected beauty products. Check out their Accessories box, too!
Box Includes: Women’s clothing
My Personal Feedback: This women’s clothing subscription carries sizes 10-32. Get unlimited pieces and unlimited exchanges starting at just $35 per month. Right now, you can try it free!
Box Includes: women’s perfume
My Personal Feedback: This is one of the few great perfume subscriptions out there. Experience a new designer fragrance every month. And not those tiny samples! These a good-size atomizers. A travel case is also included.