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    Updated on Sep 17, 2019. Posted on Jul 31, 2019

    27 Subscriptions To Make Your Life A Little Bit Easier

    These will help you spend less time running errands and more time enjoying your life.

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    1. Hello Fresh to send you all the ingredients to make a delicious home-cooked meal without spending 30 minutes wondering around the store looking for sesame oil because the recipe you want to make calls for a teaspoon.

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    What you'll get: A box full of basically all the ingredients you need to make delicious meals for you and/or your family. After selecting the recipes you want to try online, a box shows up at your door with everything you need to make that happen. You'll also get step-by-step instructions, so even the most novice cook can do it.

    My mom is a big Hello Fresh fan. After I moved out and my parents were empty nesters, they found it hard to adjust to buying a smaller amount of food and really finding the time to make dinner with a busy schedule. After a friend recommended Hello Fresh, she gave it a try and is still using it to this day. When I was home a couple weeks ago, we made the Korean Beef Bibimbap-Style bowl (pictured above) together, and let me tell you, it was DELICIOUS. The recipe took a little longer than the 20 minutes the instructions said (probably closer to 30), but we were both happy with the results. The veggies were fresh and delicious, and the two of us were able to work together to make a great dinner for both of us.

    Get it from Hello Fresh for $7.87+/serving (available in classic, family, and calorie-smart plan).

    2. Birchbox for samples of beauty products, which are not only a really fun surprise to get in the mail every month, but you'll also be able to try new products without committing to buying the full size for a lot of money, only to realize that the hair gel just isn't right for you.

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    What you'll get: A selection of skincare, makeup, and hair products samples along with info on how to use them. Plus, you can tailor the box based on your preferences and customize it by choosing specific samples or adding other full-size options before it's sent.

    Get it from Birchbox for $15/month.

    3. The Beard Club so you can take care of your facial hair and not look like a caveman. It also ensures that if you ever run into Jonathan Van Ness on the street, he'll exclaim, "Can you believe?!?" at how amazing your face looks.

    Amazon

    What you'll get: Products to help you care and maintain your beard, including beard shampoo, cream, wax and sandalwood oil. The products will help give your beard shape, control frizziness, repair damage hair, and ensure you beard is in tip-top shape.

    Promising review: "5/5 for sure. I bought my husband a kit for Christmas as a trial, and he loved it so much he signed up for monthly. He’s never had a beard before, so he didn’t know how to really care for it. The items he has received have really helped him maintain his beard and not look like he rolled out of bed. We will continue to buy these wonderful products. The sizes seem small when you open them, but they seem to continue to last him for over a month at a time. I’d say they are perfect!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99/month (available in "Beard," "Epic Beard," "Growth," and "Epic Growth" kits).

    4. Care/of Vitamins that'll curate and send you the vitamins you want in your life so you don't have to spend 30 minutes staring at the hundreds of options at the store, wondering which one may help you *finally* sleep better at night.

    Care/of

    What you'll get: After taking a quiz about your basic information and what you're looking for in vitamins (specific needs, general health, or ~discovery~) and what areas of your life you're looking to improve (i.e. sleep, energy, immunity, etc.), you'll get a recommendation about which vitamins are appropriate for your specific lifestyle. Then you'll get those in the mail monthly.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Care/of Vitamin subscription.

    Get it from Care/of for $5+/month.

    5. SnackNation to send you a variety of nutritious snacks because the hardest part about eating conscientiously sometimes is whatever is just staring at you in the pantry when you're hungry.

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    What you'll get: A selection of snacks of all varieties, from sweet to salty, and everything in between. Plus, with every box you receive, the company will donate a meal to a family in need.

    Promising review: "I wanted to try different healthier snacks. This box had a balanced variety from sweat to salty. Now I’m going to go out and buy a couple of those snacks for the family!" —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+/month (available in 8, 15, and 25 snack sizes).

    6. TheraBox, which looks like a box only meant to #treatyoself, but is actually curated by professionals to help give you the self care you truly need in your life.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A research-inspired therapeutic activity and six to eight other self-care/wellness items (i.e. aromatherapy, skincare products, natural body products, etc.) curated by therapists to help you stress less and live happier.

    Promising review: "As a busy mom & wife, taking care of myself isn’t often first priority. I’m really impressed with the products & quality of this subscription. I highly recommend this. I love it!" —Ladonna H.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.99/month. Plus, use the code CJFRIST10 to get 10% off your first order.

    7. ButcherBox so you can have delicious and high-quality meat delivered right to your door because a trip to the butcher shop does *not* fit in your busy schedule.

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    What you'll get: A selection of eight to 11 pounds of 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage-breed pork, or other meats from small farms.

    Get it from Butcher Box for $129/month (about $5.83 per meal; available in five plans).

    8. Comma Vintage for the person who wants the vintage style without having to spend hours and hours and hours searching through thrift store racks.

    Cratejoy

    Promising review: "I wear every Comma Vintage Shirt that comes in the mail. My favorite is the UCONN Mens1999 championship shirt. Everything is so well thought out, and I love learning more about the clothes I get. So good!" —Elijah H.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35/every three months.

    9. NomNomNow because your pet is a member of your family and deserves delicious food, even if you can barely make food for yourself, let alone someone else.

    NomNomNow

    What you'll get: High-quality food based on your pet's weight and activity level in pre-portioned packages so your furry friend gets exactly what they need to live a long and happy life. You can choose how often and how food you get.

    Get it from NomNomNow for $30+/week.

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of NomNomNow here.

    10. Trunk Club to send you curated clothes from brands you love (they're owned by Nordstrom) so you next #OOTD will be on point.

    Trunk Club / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get:. After answering a few questions about your style, size, and budget, you get to talk to a real stylist to help find the clothes you'll actually wear. Then you'll get a digital preview of the box so you can review it before it's sent out and can switch anything out that you aren't feeling. Then you have five days to decide what to keep and what to return. Plus, it's affiliated with Nordstrom, so you know you'll get great pieces sent directly to you door. And if you're a Nordstrom cardholder, the $25 styling fee is waived!

    Get it from Trunk Club and you only pay for what you keep and a $25 styling fee, so the overall cost is up to you.

    11. Kidbox so you can focus on hanging out and raising your child instead of trying to find clothes that fit them because it seems like they've decided to grow a foot overnight.

    Kid Box

    What you'll get: A box of clothes (from newborn to size 14 for girls and size 16 for boys) that arrives at your doorstep every month. You get five to six items from a variety of brands, and then you have seven days to try them and decide which ones you want to keep. You can buy the whole box for one price or individual items at a discounted rates. If you keep the whole box, the company will donate new clothes to a child in need.

    Get it from Kidbox for $68 (if you keep the whole box).

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Kidbox here.

    12. Honest Essentials Bundle to you get five natural products (such as baby wipes, detergent, or shampoo and conditioner) sent to your door every month for 35% off.

    Honest

    What you'll get: Choose products from a list of over 65 — with categories ranging from personal care (wipes, lotion, etc.), to cleaning, beauty, diapering, vitamins, and feeding. This means you can get a few things for all aspects of your life. Plus, you can update/chancel at any time.

    Get it from Honest for $39.95/month (you can also add three more items and save 25% off each one).

    13. Prose, which will craft a specific blend of ingredients to make shampoo and conditioner that'll ensure your luscious locks are always loved and that you never run out of either and end up going a little toooo long without washing your hair. (We've all been there.)

    Prose / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: Shampoo and conditioner made specifically for your hair type and where you live. You fill out a pretty detailed quiz about your hair type, lifestyle, and location (so it can take into consideration the air quality and humidity and such) and then get a custom blend of ingredients to give your hair the love and attention it deserves.

    Get it from Prose for $25/each (for shampoo and conditioner and $38 for a pre-shampoo mask and $48 for hair oil).

    14. Gainful for a customized bag of protein powder, so if you've set a fitness or nutrition goal for yourself and don't know where to start (or are a self-appointed fitness expert), you'll get exactly what you need to reach those goals.

    Gainful / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: A one month's supply of protein powder, customized to your diet, workout schedule, and body type. Plus, you can connect with a dietitian to talk about the ingredients or about anything else related to using protein powder.

    Get it from Gainful for $1.75+/serving (30 servings per bag).

    15. The Herb Box that'll send you a fresh herb pot so you can add some flavor when you cook (without being forced to buy approximately *100x more of a fresh herb than you actually need from the store).

    Cratejoy

    *That number is in no way accurate, but it's sure how I feel when I have to buy a fresh herb for a recipe that just requires basically a smidge in it.

    What you'll get: A fresh herb in a pot every month. Plus, a detailed card with information on how you should take care of it, so everyone (even those without a green thumb) can enjoy.

    Promising review: "I decided to give this box a try because it was priced very well, and I love having fresh herbs in the kitchen. My first box arrived with a perfectly healthy Rosemary herb. The care/info card was very interesting and helpful. I can't wait until next months box!" —Tristan S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $11.25+/month.

    16. Driftaway Coffee that not only gives you the chance to try different coffee flavors from around the world, but also ensures that you never run out...because a morning without coffee is not a fun morning.

    Amazon

    What you'll get: Four bags of whole bean, single origin coffee that are different roast levels from around the world. You'll also get notes on each of the varieties and the farmers who grew them.

    Promising review: "This was pretty cool, and I think I will continue using this. I was using the Keurig, but I got tired of the watered down taste of the coffee. I changed and got a Ninja brewer for ground coffee. I wanted to try some different varieties, and this was on point. Great taste and getting the background of the origin of the beans makes it that much more enjoyable. I definitely recommend to the coffee SNOBS out there." —Reese Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $20+/month (available in 1 lb and 2.75 lb bag varieties).

    17. Billie to send you a useful (not to mention beautiful) razor along with replacement heads so you never have to shave with a dull razor again (ow!).

    Billie

    What you'll get: In your first starter kit, you'll get a handle (in one of six colors), a magnetic holder you can stick to the wall in your shower, and two five-blade razor cartridges. Plus, you fill out a quiz with your shaving habits so Billie knows how often (or how little) to ship you new blades. You can also add on any of their skincare products (shave cream, body lotion, or body wash), which people love as well.

    Promising review (from a fellow BuzzFeed shopping & products writer): "Billie is just the most wonderful company, and every time I take a shower, I ponder if I should write them fan mail. First of all, everything they design is ADORABLE, so even if their razors were dull or flimsy, I'd still be a loyal fan. But luckily, their razors are as sharp as they are sharp looking. The handle is super lightweight and easy to grip. The razor heads are surrounded in a layer of soap, so they glide beautifully over skin without irritating it. Billie makes great razors, and it's awesome that they're so affordable. If only they could go back in time and stop me from paying absurd amounts of money on pharmacy brand razors in my youth." —Rebecca O'Connell

    Get the starter kit from Billie for $9 (and then four replacement cartridges for $9 when you need them).

    Read more about why BuzzFeed editors and writers are OBSESSED with Billie razors.

    18. Dollar Shave Club – it'll ~shave~ you some time and thought about what you really need to take care of yourself in the morning. Just use the products they send you, and you'll be out the door in no time, looking and feeling your best.

    Dollar Shave Club / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: After taking a short quiz about how you get ready (shaving, showering, brushing your teeth), they'll send you a razor and a few trial-size products to test out. Then, two weeks later, you'll get full-size items of the products you love, at a discounted price. Plus, the more items you add to your box, the more of a discount you get off all the items (up to 15% off).

    Get it from Dollar Shave Kit for $5+ (for a starter kit).

    19. Dia & Co, which was specifically designed to deliver you beautiful plus-size clothing that you can try on in your own home.

    Dia & Co / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: A selection of five pieces of clothing based off your style preferences, shape, and budget. You can also pin items on your profile to give the stylist an idea about what you like/want. When you get the box, you can try everything on and pay for what you keep. Returns are free.

    Get it from Dia & Co for $20 (for a styling fee, which gets credited toward anything you decide to keep, plus the cost of each item you keep from the box; available in sizes 14-32).

    20. Hawthorne, which delivers personal care essentials right when you need them, so you can get high-quality products without spending hours doing research.

    Hawthorne

    What you'll get: A selection of products, such as body wash, shampoo and conditioner, deodorant, and colognes based on the preferences you select in a quiz. You'll get free shipping on any of the products and then get auto-refills when you're about to run out.

    Promising review (from a fellow BuzzFeed shopping & products writer): "I got this for my lovely boyfriend who *cough cough* is constantly using MY products. All he had to do was complete an in-depth quiz, and they sent him a bunch of personal care goods — plus two colognes for day and night — suited to his lifestyle, body chemistry, and scent preferences. The products themselves are amazing, especially the aluminum-free deodorant and cologne (I can personally vouch for that one!). I know firsthand how much he despises shopping, especially for skincare and bath essentials, so this has been a game changer for him. And I mean, you just can't go wrong with the minimalistic, sleek packaging." —Kayla Suazo

    Get it from Hawthorne starting at $15+ with a subscription.

    21. Book of the Month to send you a new release hardcover book so you always have something to read on your nightside table *and* can stay on top the hottest new reads, so *you* can be the one your friends go to when they need a book suggestion.

    Book of the Month

    What you'll get: Each month, Book of the Month does the research for you and reviews hundreds of new releases to find the best five in different categories. You get to pick your favorite of the five and get a nice hardcover version at your door. Plus, if you fall behind (or hit a reading lull, we've all been there), you can take any month off without unsubscribing.

    Get it from Book of the Month for $9.99/month.

    22. Basic MAN, which sends a t-shirt, boxer briefs, and socks – because if you have to stop and think about the last time you bought any of those items, it's been too long.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: A coordinating t-shirt, boxer-briefs, and a pair of socks . set. The t-shirts are made from a cotton and jersey blend, the socks are made from heavy-combed cotton, and the boxer-briefs are odor-resistant and antimicrobial.

    Promising review: "This is my third month in, and I'm still getting great products. Every month so far has been a different, but well-matched color set. The underwear and socks are excellent. They have quickly become my favorites....particularly on date night. Excellent customer service as well." —Phillip J.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $16.67+/month (available in sizes S-XXL).

    23. Curology that'll formulate the perfect cream (with the help of a dermatologist) to help tackle whatever skin issues you have so you don't have to play a guessing game at the drugstore to figure out if the product is apt to really work for you.

    Curology / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: A skincare bottle customized to help fit whatever issue you're struggling with on your face (such as acne, clogged pores, dry skin, wrinkles, and more). After you upload a picture of your skin, you talk to a dermatology provider who can recommend exactly what ingredients you should use on your skin. Then, after you use the product for a bit, they'll reach out again, so they can adjust the ingredients, if needed.

    Get it from Curology for $19.95/month.

    24. Whisk Takers so even the worst baker can make something delicious from scratch and impress all their friends and family instead of just showing up at the next party with a box of cookies from the grocery store.

    Cratejoy

    What you'll get: All the ingredients and a step-by-step recipe so you can bake something delicious from scratch. The ingredients are all pre-measured and have a number on them to make it easier for anyone (including kids) to follow the recipe. Recipes include dishes such as s'mores brownies, pistachio cupcakes, and more!

    Promising review: "Not only were the s’mores brownies delicious, but it was a fun date night activity. I love how everything is pre-measured so I don’t make a mess of the kitchen. Love the little jokes through the recipe card. Can’t wait for next month!" —Eliza

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.95+/month (available in six varieties, including vegan and gluten free).

    25. Quip to actually make brushing your teeth cool and cost-effective with a sleek and minimalist electric toothbrush and refill brushes for only $5. Yeah, you heard that right, $5.

    Quip / Via instagram.com

    What you'll get: The start kit has the electric toothbrush (available in six colors), a case you can mount to the wall (this also doubles as a travel cover), and optional toothpaste. Plus, you can select how often you want them to send you new brush heads (from $5).

    Get it from Quip for $25+.

    P.S. Quip was our pick for best low price electric toothbrush on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    26. Bitsbox, which your kids will think is a present they get in the mail every month, when really it's a box filled with STEM learning opportunities, so not only will they have no excuse to tell you that they're "bored," but they'll also be playing games that teach them important concepts.

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    What you get: A box full of coding projects—from how to make video games, greeting cards, and more. Plus, they get to build apps on the website that actually work on phones and tablets (how cool!). It's great for kids ages 6 to 12.

    Promising review: "It's easy to grasp and fun for my 7-year-old daughter. It has great intro videos, easy-to-understand directions, and fun apps. The 'apper keeper' is genius—it keeps everything so organized with zero effort. It looks like each box moves up in complexity, so I don't think she will grow out of this for a while. When she's not looking, I do my own coding because it's so fun (tip: you can create your own account so the kids don't know you've used their box ;-) )" —Reader

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95/month.

    27. Lola—for people with periods who are so over not being prepared when that time of the month sneaks up on them again. Period.

    Lola / Via instagram.com

    What you get: A box every four or eight weeks filled with all the products you need to handle your period like the boss you are. This includes tampons, pads, wipes, cramp care, plus sex essentials so you're always prepared.

    Get it from Lola starting at $8/month.

    You relaxing knowing that everything you need is going to show up in a subscription box soon:

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    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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