29 Subscription Services You Didn't Even Know You Needed
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Candy Club might be the bane of your dentist's existence, but will be your favorite service of all time. Monthly candy shipments? Who are you, Willy Wonka?
What you get: Each box comes with three containers of sweets plus some loose candy. They have a ton of options, making it a better choice than your grocery store's check-out aisle.
KitNipBox knows your cat is fickle, so they send you plenty of stuff that your finicky feline might like. Worst case scenario, you know they'll love the box at least.
What you get: Depending on the plan, you get 5, 7, or 10 items. Expect fun toys, all-natural treats, catnip-stuffed goods, and more. More of a dog person? We tested all of 'em.
Atlas Coffee Club sends you coffee from all over the world so you can feel like a jetsetter every morning from the comfort of your couch.
Atlas Coffee Club
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coffee subscription service. What you get: Ground or whole bean coffee in dark or light roast. It also comes with a postcard from whatever country the coffee hails from.
Winc sends you a monthly shipment of affordable and delicious wine that is also just really pretty to look at!
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wine service. What you get: Take a quiz about your wine tastes and then get a bunch of recommendations on what to drink. You can also swap out bottles with anything from their catalog. Feel free to skip a month or cancel entirely whenever you want.
Birchbox lets you sample lot of beauty products and gets you out of your comfort zone.
What you get: First you take a quiz about your beauty profile, like your skin type, skin tone, preferences, and expectations. Then you can choose to have the box be a surprise or pick a pre-curated box so you can see exactly what you're getting ahead of time. Each box has five samples.
Price: $10/month for beauty or grooming
Walmart Beauty Box sends you a collection of free samples of products they sell in their store. You just have to pay shipping.
What you get: Four boxes a year filled with samples and small servings of beauty products like Pantene, Nivea, and Garnier.
Piquant Post fills an extreme niche by sending you interesting and exotic spices each month.
What you get: Four handcrafted spice blends and recipes to use the spices in.
The Bouqs Company helps you live your best life by sending you a regular shipment of flowers, no doting partner needed.
What you get: A fresh bouquet of flowers delivered on a regular schedule. You can skip a month or cancel at any time. All their farms practice sustainable farming and they only harvest what they sell to cut down on waste.
Lunarly sends you a new box of treats evert lunar cycle to help with intention setting and self-care.
What you get: An assortment of treasures like incense, notebooks, bath bombs, and other meaningful keepsakes. Each box comes with either a plant or a candle.
Introverts Retreat will offer the cozy haven you crave by providing you with everything you need, from jade rollers to hot cocoa.
What you get: A collection of self-care items like bath bombs, candles, and sweets, PLUS a novel written by a female author.
Carnivore Club sends you a box of fancy meats from artisans all over the world. What more could your growling stomach want?
What you get: Four to six cured meats from award-winning artisans. Each box spotlights a different meat seller. They're all sealed so you don't even need to refrigerate.
Price: $38.50 for your first box and $55 after that
Box of Goth is made for anyone whose favorite color is black.
Box of Goth
What you get: At least six items dedicated to all things dark and spooky. At least one is handmade by the Box of Goth team. All items come in a coffin-shaped box sooOOOoo I'm sold.
Care/Of sends you personalized vitamins every month so you can feel good about your health even if you forgot to eat any vegetables today, or OK, this week.
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vitamin subscription. What you get: Take a quiz and figure out what vitamins you should be taking each day. Then Care/Of sends them to you in a little pouch with your name on it. How cute is that?
Frank & Oak wants to make you the trendier person you know without even trying.
full review of Frank & Oak. What you get: Answer a few questions and then have three pieces of clothing sent to you each month. They show you what you're getting ahead of time and you have 48 hours to edit your box. You can return anything you don't like for free, and everything is 20% off the original tag price.
Price: There is a $25 styling fee that's applied as credit, so you only pay if you don't keep anything.
Foodstirs sends you baking kits that are a total blast to get into with your kids.
What you get: Each month has a different themed project. The kit comes with supplies and ingredients (cookie cutters, baking mix, food dye, etc.) so you can get baking as soon as you open the box. This month's kit includes everything you need to make monster marshmallow cookies with candy corn fangs.
Dia & Co is a plus-size styling service that sends you five fab pieces of clothing to try.
What you get: Fill out a survey about your style preference, shape, and budget, and you'll get five pieces of stylish clothing to try on at home. You can keep what you like and returns are free. If you buy everything, you get 25% off.
Price: There is a $20 styling fee that's applied as credit to your purchase, so you only pay it if you don't keep anything.
MeUndies provides you with comfortable and high-quality underwear so you can extend laundry day even further.
What you get: One pair of super soft undies every month. Pick your style and theme to get started. Members have access to exclusive patterns and enjoy special pricing. You can skip or cancel the membership at any time.
Price: $14+/a pair
Coffee and a Classic sends you — you guessed it — coffee and a classic book.
Coffee and a Classic
What you get: A classic novel, a hot drink, two literary items, and a bookmark. You can decide if you want coffee, tea, or hot cocoa.
Sock It To Me will keep your feet (and your sock shopping needs) totally covered.
Sock It To Me
What you get: Two pairs of really cool socks each month.
Comma Vintage takes all the hard work out of thrifting by just sending good stuff right to your door.
What you get: One or two items of clothing and two to three accessories or artifacts, plus a personal note. Most pieces will be American-made from brands like Levi's, Pendleton, and L.L. Bean.
Daily High Club sounds a lot like a business you and your college buddies dreamed up — they send you new smoking paraphernalia each month.
Daily High Club
What you get: A monthly supply of everything you need to ahem, blaze it. The All Natural plan sends you papers, filters, and a matchbook; the Connoisseur plan sends you seven to nine products like lighters, cleaning accessories, and new gear; the El Primo plan sends you a new glass pipe each month plus a whole slew of other smoking supplies like rolling papers, lighters, and containers. Each El Primo box has a value of about $80.
Price: $1, $9.99, or $29.99/month or just get this month's El Primo box for $49.99
Dinnerly offers one of the most affordable meal plan services out there, so you can save money and learn to cook at the same. darn. time.
What you get: Affordable meals for just $4.99 per person. Each meal comes with just six ingredients, so you can spend less time prepping and more time eating. It'll teach how to cook simple meals so you can fend for yourself if you ever decide to go off-plan.
Quirky Crate wants you to live your brightest, most whimsical life by loading you up with cute accessories.
What you get: A colorful assortment of accessories, stationery, stickers, desk toys, pins, and more to add a little charm to your life. Each box has 7–10 items and a $70+ value.
Sfoglini Seasonal Pasta Subscription will have you swearing off your average grocery store brand pasta for good.
What you get: Two 16 ounce boxes of pasta made in Brooklyn, New York. One box will be a signature pasta and the other will be a seasonal offering like fennel in October or chili pepper in August.
Price: $65/three months or $225/a year
Jerky Snob seems like an ambitious commitment for even the most enthused jerky eaters, but you'd be surprised how fast those bags go.
What you get: Two, four, or eight bags of jerky, depending on what plan you choose. You'll get artisan brands that never use MSG, nitrates, or high fructose corn syrup.
Scentbird will let you flirt with lots of different colognes or perfumes before picking your signature scent.
What you get: Eight milliliters of the fragrance of your choice each month. There are over 450+ fragrances to choose from, including designer and more obscure options. You can change fragrances or cancel anytime.
Price: $11.21 for the first month and $14.95 after
Enchantment Box wants you to feel like fairy royalty, so they'll send you a variety of self-care and fun products each month.
What you get: A different themed box each month filled with six to eight *~magical~* goodies, like incense, nail wraps, pillow spray, and jewelry. All items are vegan and cruelty-free.
Bokksu offers a window into the snacking options in Japan so you can know what you're missing out on.
What you get: A box of snacks centered around a different cultural theme each month. The Classic Bokksu comes with 20 to 25 delicious Japanese snacks and the Tasting Bokksu has 10 to 14. Both come with a tea pairing.
Mouth's Pickle of the Month understands that one jar of pickles is never enough, so they'll just keep sending you more each month.
What you get: Three jars of pickles plus something un-cucumber related, like pickled tomatoes.
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