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    20 Subscription Boxes That People Actually Swear By

    "I received a full-size item that was over three times what I’ve paid for the box." 👀

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    1. Vegancuts Beauty Box gives you all the clean, luxury beauty products you could want — and everything is 100% vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and free of harmful chemicals!


    What you get: luxurious vegan products that'll have you loving your skin and have your skin loving you back. You'll receive four or more deluxe and full-size Items each month — charcoal scrub, pistachio lotion, makeup, under-eye gels, and other clean beauty products are just waiting to become a part of your routine.

    Promising review: "My husband and I both enjoy items we receive every month from VeganCuts. I received a full-size item that was over three times what I’ve paid for the box, and yet there were even more goodies. I am able to use high-end, top quality items that last much longer than a month so I always am putting the best ingredients on my face. I get compliments on my skin almost weekly. My husband has enjoyed pistachio lotion, hair cleanser, soaps, scar cream, carrot lotion, and charcoal scrub — just to name a few. Very generous and the only box I want." —Rachel A,

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22.95/month.

    2. Succulents Monthly is a succulent subscription that's ready to fill your life with a bunch of precious plant babes (and super easy-to-follow care instructions).


    What you get: a live succulent friend (or two depending on your size subscription!), cute planters, the right potting mix, hand-illustrated care info, and everything else you need to be a successful plant parent each month!

    Promising review: "We gave this as a gift to my mother-in-law and I am just blown away by the quality of this subscription. The attention to detail is amazing. It's a terrific value for the dollar. I am a regular subscriber on Cratejoy and this subscription is as good as it gets! Thank you!" —Dana W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $17.41/month+.

    3. Escape The Crate offers a monthly "escape the room" game that'll keep you and your family entertained as can be. Goodbye boredom!


    What you get: ciphers, letters, sleuthing tools, puzzles, and other items that'll help you build the vibe of an escape room in your own living room! You'll receive a different traveling adventure every other month and work with your friends to figure out clues, and solve riddles and puzzles!

    Promising review: "Escape the Crate is incredible. The production value, the feel of being in an escape room, the amount of content, the labor that must go into creating each is absolutely worth the cost. I'm continually impressed with the creativity that goes into making each box unique. And the fact that they made them reusable is an added bonus. I love this product. I could not recommend more highly." —Don T.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $26.50 every two months.

    4. Hygge Box will give you warm cozy feelings all year long with their seasonal soothing items. If you've been in need of some decompression time, this may be the perfect box for you!


    What you get: a box of coziness featuring five to seven hand-picked seasonal items from around the world. You'll get things like candles, fairy lights, tea, hot cocoa, coffee, biscuits, chocolate, cozy socks, and little tools and books to help you express gratitude, feeling safe, and build a practice of happiness.

    Promising review: "I have been eagerly anticipating this box and I was not disappointed. It was a nice box full of unique goods to be enjoyed. The candle was wonderful I lit it up when my kids were down for their naps and I loved the little hedgehog pen. The theme of the box was well-curated and gave a nice warm and fuzzy feeling. Great gift for the person looking to have a soothing day." —Caitlin B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $44.95/month.

    5. Bath Blessing Box sends tons of high-end bath and spa products so you can treat yourself to the pampering you deserve.


    What you get: five to eight luxury bath and body products like artisan bar soaps, body wash, body scrubs, body butters, shower steamers, bath salts, bath soaks, bubble bath, and bath bombs!

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved this box! My two favorites are the honey almond soap and the eucalyptus snow body oil roller. Both of those smell amazing! I will definitely be getting this box on a monthly basis and recommending to all my friends! So happy I discovered this box." —Linda R.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35.99/month.

    6. My First Reading Club is here to give you loads of fun books and everything else you'll need to get your little one(s) stoked about reading! Any subscription that helps get kids reading is a win in ~my book~.


    What you get: books from your selection of five different age groups. You'll receive books your little one will absolutely adore, plus an additional activity book every month!

    Promising review: "My husband and I gave a six month subscription of this box to our niece and nephew. They loved it so much we gave them another six months! The books are great, very good variety, and they ship out and arrive in a timely fashion. I would absolutely subscribe again!!!" —Sophie W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $16.99/month.

    7. Wodbom offers an ideal subscription for anyone in need of support for their workouts. From gear to snacks, you'll be *pumped* to open your box and start your workout routine!


    What you get: high-quality training gear, lifting accessories, work out apparel, recovery aids (massage tools and hydration supplements), high-protein snacks, and everything else you'll need to crush your next workout!

    Promising review: "Purchasing this box for my fiancé was a great idea. Not only are the shirts super soft and comfy, and the snacks are also delicious. The products are awesome — the shaker bottle was an instant hit and is really easy to clean. The Doc Spartan combat-ready ointment smells great, the wod welder odor crusher really works! Honestly, every item that has arrived at our doorstep has been a huge hit, makes a great present." —Madison G.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $33/month.

    8. Bold Blossoms delivers fresh-cut, professionally curated bouquets right to your doorstep once a month to brighten your home and help you feel special.


    What you get: expertly-designed, hand-tied, fresh flower bouquets delivered straight to your door, with high-quality new releases every month. You'll feel like you went to the florist without even leaving your home.

    Promising review: "My friend sent me a three-month flower subscription as a housewarming gift when I bought my new house. How cool that I get flowers delivered not just once but monthly for three months. The first thing I noticed was how many flowers were in the bouquet. It didn't feel like what I get at the grocery store. The arrangement was beautiful and full of high-end flowers. It felt like it was straight from a florist. I'm going to suggest this to my husband as a gift idea, and probably send a subscription to my mom. Such a great idea!" —Anne C.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $44.99+/month.

    9. Find Your Wings is a monthly subscription for pre-teens packed with nail art, face masks, sparkly toys, and all sorts of goodies they'll adore and look forward to all month long.


    What you get: craft activities, bath, beauty, and on-trend fashion accessories your tweens will absolutely adore — think nail art kits, face masks, glitter zipper pouches, and more! This subscription packs 10-12 items per box, for wayy below retail value.

    Promising review: "My kids LOVE their boxes! I made it a surprise for them so they had no idea they were getting them. When they opened them they had no idea all the fun goodies they would get. This is such a wonderful idea and great concept for a special treat for your kiddos; if they do well on a test you can hold on to it and make it special in that moment! Or a grandparent that wants to send this every month to let them know they are thinking of them. Thank you for making this so cool for my kiddos! Can’t wait till next month!" —Lauren T.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22/month.

    10. Shaker and Spoon will deliver an exciting, delicious new cocktail right to your door so you can stay in and become a coctail mixing pro in no time.


    What you get: three unique recipes by top bartenders and everything you need (other than the liquor) to make 12 drinks (4 from each recipe) — syrups, bitters, mixers, garnishes, and more. There are new flavors and combos every month to keep you creative and inspired!

    Promising review: "Amazing quality and you can make so many more drinks with the tinctures and speciality items they send." —Lauren E.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $40+/month.

    11. Sweet Escape sends you a box packed with relaxtion and aromatherapy items so you can turn off the rest of the world and unwind!


    What you get: five to six items to help you create a relaxing getaway for yourself from home! You'll receive relaxing teas, bath and spa products, a novel, aromatherapy products, and more!

    Promising review: "I'm honestly blown away by this subscription box. I'll admit that I haven't tried the products yet but the amount of items received for the price is unbelievable. Everything smells and looks amazing. The fact that you get a book and a mixed drink idea along with the pampering items makes this box even better. I can't wait to try the products and have a nice relaxing evening." —Heather S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $27.99/month.

    12. Trendy Butler is a clothing subscription that'll send you expertly curated looks so that you don't have to go find clothes out in the world.

    What you get: a carefully curated box of clothes that'll help you put together effortless looks. You'll create a style profile, and then each box is put together by an A.I. stylist (but there is no styling fee)! Shopping and styling has never been easier.

    Promising review: "Love the service and like matching items with clothes I already own, plus this saves time and money!" —Nathaniel

    Get it from for $65/month.

    13. My Box of Magic is a sequential subscription that'll take any budding (or practiced) magician's tricks to the next next level!


    What you get: three to five pieces of quality apparatus in each box, plus bonus tricks online, unique tricks and routines, info on the history of magic and magicians, and secret links to performance and tutorial videos presented by world-renowned magicians!

    Promising review: "These boxes of magic are carefully considered and thought out. The packaging is beautiful. The magic is stunning (so much so that I have used some of the pieces in my professional act) and the creativity is overflowing. These boxes are for kids. These boxes are for adults. The magic is STRONG. The ideas are brilliant. I just love, love, love these boxes! They are perfect as a gift for someone that is interested in magic or for the pro that wants to have a shot of creativity injected into their arsenal of magic." —Jonathan L.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $32.08/month.

    14. Paleo By Maileo will keep your pantry stocked with plenty of scurmptious, 100% gluten- and dairy-free snacks all month long, so you can enjoy the snacks you crave even if your local store doesn't carry them!


    What you get: seven to nine delicious and full-sized paleo foods, products, and snacks, plus the occasional personal care product. You'll get sweet treats like cookies and dried fruits, savory goodies like jerky and nuts, and ingredients like special sauces to use in your kitchen!

    Promising review: "Great fun box! Came with a lot of tasty and healthy treats. I also got to try the coconut oil chapstick that I love so much. I definitely want to keep my subscription and see what comes next month. It’s like Xmas every month!" —Ericka H.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $37/month.

    15. The Hikewize Subscription Box arrives quarterly and is packed with quality outdoor gear to get you outside and on the trail more often. If you know an avid hiker (me), this would make a supreme gift!


    What you get: five to seven full-size, high-quality hiking products like socks and other apparel, energizing snacks, hydration gear, and loads more outdoor goodies you'll use over and over again.

    Promising review: "I am BLOWN away by the quality of the items included and how useful everything is! As an avid coffee fan, the pour-over and the carabiner mug hold a special place in my heart but honestly, I had my eye out for a headlamp; so I was stoked for that as well! All the companies and brands were new to me and so glad I was introduced to them. I can’t wait to see what the spring box holds!" —Lindsey B

    Get it from Cratejoy for $50+ every three months (you can chose to pay upfront for a whole year or pay once a quarter).

    16. Smartass and Sass is an affordable subscription for anyone with a dark/sassy sense of humor who isn't afraid to show it.


    What you get: five to seven items like mugs, bags, notebooks, apparel, and other goodies that'll give you a good laugh. All the apparel items are gender-neutral!

    Promising review: "I had this very silly idea that I would order this box, keep the few things I actually liked, and give the rest as gifts later. I LOVE IT ALL!!! I'm keeping everything and I'm not sorry! The quality of each item is much higher than I expected, and everything has just the right amount of 'smartass and sass' sprinkled in. Do yourself a favor. Order this box TODAY!!!" —Elisa T.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13.95/month.

    17. And The Burlap Bag delivers home good products with a witty twist you'll get quite a kick out of.


    What you get: a limited-edition candle, wax melts, or room sprays featuring a new scent each month to add a bit of wit, sass, and cleanliness to your home!

    Promising review: "I LOVE burlap bag candles. I’m on my fourth month and I have enjoyed every candle I’ve received so far. The scents are amazing and they burn for hours on end. I even got my mom to subscribe!" —M. V.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $6.42+/month.

    18. The Blend Box is a woman-owned subscription service ideal for anyone loves trying out new subscriptions, or has a hard time picking *just one* to order. The theme for this box changes every month, and you get to pick all your themes ahead of time!


    What you get: choose from 25 themes and get a new, exciting box each month featuring only themes you pre-approve. This subscription will truly give you a little of everything — think beauty boxes, quirky kitchen products, arts and crafts, and more! This subscription is also an almost packaging-free experience.

    Promising review: "I love that the items are handpicked. I got the boho box this month. If opening a box can take you to a different place and different mindset then blend box did this with ease and I suspect pixie dust. I love all of the items (earrings, pendant necklace, great sunglasses, a feather-shaped barrette I can’t wait to wear). The items were quality and beautiful design. Can’t wait for next month's box." —Wendy C.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $16.56/month

    19. Box of Shadows makes a Wicca-inspired subscription box to help you deepen your practice, or get you started with altar items, rituals, and more — there is a box for every level of practice.


    What you get: essential supplies, altar decor, introductory books, and basic rituals for beginner witches who want to create and maintain a practice!

    Promising review: "I absolutely loved my Box of Shadows. Everything was beautiful. I especially liked the ritual they included which I will be doing on the first of Feb. I am looking forward to the next one. I highly recommend for a starter witch like me." —Josephine L.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $21.24/month.

    20. And last but not least, Unicorn Dream Box is hands down the best box out there for unicorn-lovers of all ages! I feel more sparkly just looking at it.


    What you get: up to 15 (depending on your box size) unicorn-themed (think unicorns, rainbows, sparkles) items such as stuffed animals, stickers, unicorn educational flashcards, coloring books, jewelry, and tons more!

    Promising review: "I get this box for my youngest daughter and she is always so thrilled when she gets it in the mail! Stuffed animals, pens, stickers, headbands...she has received so many things that she just absolutely loves!" —Alysha W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22/month+ (available in three sizes).

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