How fun are subscription boxes? It’s like a cute little present that shows up at your door once a month. It’s the perfect gift that keeps on giving (or sign up for yourself, we won’t judge). With the rising popularity of these beauty boxes, it seems there’s something for everyone. Nail polish addict? Check. Cruelty-free vegan? Check. Perfume fiend? Check. As always, be sure to check the fine print before committing, so the only surprise will be what’s in the box. Some options will auto-renew, some monthly prices are prior to shipping and the monthly fee varies if you’re in Canada. So without further ado, take a look at 10 of our beauty box picks below.
1. Birchbox – Buy It Here
Gift subscriptions start at $30 for 3 months (for women) and $60 for 3 months (for men). Each box includes 5 beauty samples for women and 3-4 grooming samples plus a stylish gadget for men. Don’t forget to build a profile and Birchbox will adjust the samples they send based on your likes, dislikes, hair type and skin type.
2. Ipsy – Buy It Here
For $10 a month, subscribers will receive a Glam Bag with deluxe samples and full-sized beauty products. Members can watch the stylists us the same products that they’ve received (via social media channels).
3. Scentbird – Buy It Here
Available as 3 months for $44, 6 months for $84 and 12 months for $164. Women or men receive a 30 day supply of a designer fragrance. (0.27 oz/8 ml averages 4 sprays a day for a month). The best part? They choose the perfume or cologne they want, selecting from over 450 designer and niche fragrances.
4. Play! by Sephora – Buy It Here
For $10 a month, subscribers receive 5 samples, plus a fragrance bonus in a cute little bag. Also included are tips, tricks and all-around great beauty advice.
5. Cocotique – Buy It Here
Cocotique is a subscription service for women of color and diverse ethnicities. For $25 a month, (or 6 month pre-paid subscription – $126 and 12 month pre-paid subscription – $228) subscribers receive 5-8 deluxe sample size and full size beauty and lifestyle products.
6. Julep Maven – Check It Out Here
My Maven subscribers can customize their selections each month and receive over $40 worth of new beauty innovations and/or limited-run nail colors for $25 a month (or 2 boxes for $40, 4 boxes for $80 and 6 boxes for $120). Maven Luxe subscribers receive over $60 worth of prestige products for $40 a month ($35 a month with a three-month prepaid subscription).
7. Yuzen – Buy It Here
A seasonal subscription service that sends you a little zen in the fall, winter, spring and summer for $35 a box. Each box includes natural and organic personal care products, healthy snacks, and lifestyle items. It’s like a spa in a box!
8. Petit Vour – Buy It Here
Non-toxic, cruelty free and vegan, you’ll receive 4 personalized beauty products each month (3 months for $45, 6 months for $90 and 12 months for $180).
9. FabFitFun – Buy It Here
For $50, paid four times a year, you’ll receive full sized beauty and fashion products.
10. Your Bijoux Box – Buy It Here
For $40 a month (3 months for $103, 6 months for $206 and 12 months for $417), you’ll receive 3 pieces of jewelry, plus a bonus item.
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