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    16 Subscription Boxes That People Actually Swear By

    Monthly subscriptions for beauty-product lovers, bakers, book readers, dog parents, fly-fishers, coffee aficionados, sex-toy enthusiasts, and more!

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    1. Atlas Coffee Club delivers mind-blowing coffee from all over the world, so you can live up to your caffeine dreams from the comfort of home.

    What you get: a half-bag, a single bag, or a double bag of coffee curated from the world's best single origin coffee, tasting notes and brewing tips for each batch, and postcard from a new country each month

    Promising review: "First of all, coffee opinions aside, this is the cutest packaging of all time. I was shipped bags from Peru and Colombia, and each was in a vibrant, patterned bag that had me instantly grabbing my phone to snap some pictures. The delivery even came with a handwritten Peru postcard. Already, I'm charmed. The coffee itself was phenomenal! The amazing smell hits you as soon as you open the box. The Colombian coffee was very smooth and chocolatey, with an almost creamy texture even when taken black. The Peruvian coffee was more bitter and fruity, but also exceptional. I think this is a great purchase for coffee fans and an even better gift thanks to the level of personal care put into each package. I feel like lots of subscription services are a rip-off, but this one definitely is worth it!" —Bek

    Read our full review of Atlas Coffee.

    Get it from Atlas Coffee Club starting at $9 a month.

    2. Wild Crystals Box offers a monthly delivery of carefully-curated crystals, stones, and other items that'll make you feel ~charged up~ all month long!


    What you get: A selection of natural crystals, stones, and minerals each month in accordance to the monthly theme. You'll also get occasional jewelry items, accessories, and tools to clean and charge your stones.

    Promising review: "I worked all day so I didn't get my box until late at night, and it was just what I needed! The healing crystal elixir was just what the doctor ordered after a long day. It was the best! The stones were in great condition, and in their own little sacks (so cute!), and the postcard was beautiful and just might be inspiration for my first tattoo. Thanks!" —Keisha

    Get it from Cratejoy for $23+ a month.

    3. Fab Fit Box is here to ensure you get a subscription box packed with full-sized beauty products and lifestyle accessories valued at over $200 per box.

    Fab Fit Box

    What you get: 8–10 full-sized, premium products valued at over $200; including makeup, beauty products, accessories such as jewelry and sunnies, or hats and scarves (depending on the season), coloring books, fitness and wellness accessories, and more four times a year!

    Promising review: "It's awesome that you get a range of different things in the box. They cater to a segment of the market that other beauty boxes don't. I’ve actually used every single thing from my box because I’ve wanted to incorporate them into my beauty routine. I loved everything. I would definitely recommend it." —Andrea Matillano

    Get it from Fab Fit Fun for $49.99 four times a year.

    4. Jerky Snob has the artisan jerky that hikers, runners, busy parents, and other jerky-lovers crave on those busy days.


    What you get: choose from two bags, a half-pound, or a pound of nitrate- and high fructose corn syrup–free artisan jerky

    Promising review: "My first shipment arrived within five days, which was awesome! Just in time for a weekend hike. I chose the 1/2 lb. option and received four bags of jerky. Each one was quite delicious, especially the lemon-pepper jerky. Will definitely order again." —Ryan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15+ a month (three sizes).

    5. Veggie Buds Club just might get your kids loving and eating their veggies via a fun monthly box of veggie-themed toys, recipes, and activities.


    What you get: A monthly box filled with things like arts and crafts supplies, a growing project with seeds, cooking activities, stickers, veggie-themed toys, and more!

    Promising review: "We love veggie buds! My son looks forward to their monthly box in the mail. There are games, recipes, crafts, seeds to plant, and more! We love the books that come with it too. He loves watching his veggies grow, and he loves eating them!" —renee

    Get it from Cratejoy for $21.95+ a month (two sizes).

    6. Sun Basket offers a wide variety of weekly meal plans and recipes curated specifically for your diet and family size. Plus their food is super fresh, organic, and GMO-free!, Alison Roman / Harper Hendrickson / BuzzFeed

    What you get: delicious, organic meals with peak seasonal produce, top-quality meats and seafood, or gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan weekly meal plans. They have specific meal plans for families, one to two people, quick and easy plans, diabetes-friendly plans, and more!

    Promising review: "Sunbasket uses all-organic, non-GMO ingredients with an emphasis on sourcing sustainable proteins. The recipes sounded, looked, and tasted great. All the dishes offered were things I wanted to eat, which made me excited to cook them. The instructions were straightforward and easy to execute. There wasn't anything really bad about this service. They kinda nailed it." —Alison Roman

    Check out our full review of Sun Basket to see how it stacks up against other meal-delivery services!

    Get it from Sun Basket starting at $65.94 per weekly box (that's $10.99 per serving).

    7. Beauteque Monthly gives you the choice of a packed-to-the-brim K-beauty box, or a monthly face mask box so you can experience some of the best K-beauty products out there. I neeeeeed this 😍.


    What you get: choose from two subscriptions, the Beauty Box which includes six full-sized K-beauty items including skincare, makeup, body/hair care, beauty tools; or the Mask Maven for nine masks ranging from sheet masks to sleeping packs and everything in between.

    Promising review: "I have been getting the mask box and beauty box for a year now, and I love all of them. The mask box has a lot of variety, and the beauty box is my fav. I love that if you want more of something, you can go back and buy it through them, no third party or code!" —jessica

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13+ a month.

    8. Mystery Pleasure Box is a premium sex-toy subscription that'll keep the bedroom hotter than a tea kettle on fire and take orgasms to a whole new level 💦.


    What you get: an arsenal of premium sex toys, potions, lotions, and bedroom accessories worth about $60 in value (for $34.99 singles box) or $100 in value (for a $59.99 couple's box).

    Promising review: "Mystery Pleasure Box was a great fun way to help bring a little more to the bedroom. I loved that one of the owners reached out to try to get a feel for what we liked because we evidently started subscription mid-way between two boxes. The box they chose was GREAT! It also comes in a standard delivery box (so no one knows it's from MPB). For a couple that's been together for 20 years (high school sweet hearts), this was a small added bonus to spice things up but not too out there. Great job! Five stars here." —Megan

    Get it from Cratejoy for $34.99+ a month (two varieties and sizes).

    9. Bark Box should be the only place to shop for high-quality dog treats and adorable toys IMO. You'll be recommending this subscription to every pupper you know.

    Macey J. Foronda, Taylor Miller, Zoe Burnett / BuzzFeed

    What you get: 6–11 treats, beef chews, and adorable monthly-themed toys per box (worth double or more in retail value) in12-month, 6-month, 3-month and 1-month shipments

    Promising review: "I *adore* a good theme, which made opening this box an utterly delightful experience for my extreme type-A soul. The hippo has easily become Ruggie's favorite toy of all time; it was one of the only things that comforted her after her surgery. It's part rope, part stuffed animal, part nubby ball with squeaker inside, and while Ruggie hasn't done much damage to it yet, I'm betting this would be a great toy for power chewers since it's basically toy-ception." —Claire

    Read our full review of Barkbox to see how this subscription stacks up against other pup boxes!

    Get it from Bark Box starting at $21 a month (choose from three different sizes for your doggo).

    10. Blue Spider Books has a stockpile of amazing reads and delicious beverages just waiting to ship out to your door!


    What you get: one secondhand paperback book, plus your choice of one beverage such as tea or cocoa, delivered monthly in an envelope.

    Promising review: "The book was an interesting read, and the tea was amazing. If you enjoy a good read and a nice cup, give it a try. The price isn't bad either." —Robert

    Get it from Cratejoy for $9.99 a month.

    11. The Nailed It Box is an inexpensive way to treat yourself or a friend to unique, seasonally themed mani-pedis.


    What you get: water decals, stamping plates, glitters, holographic powders, stencils and more (seasonal boxes available, nail polish not included)

    Promising review: "Awesome! Always fast at shipping, and great amounts of product for the price. Absolutely love that I get a variety of nail art each month." —Krysten

    Get it from Cratejoy for $7.95+ a month.

    12. Lunarly offers a self-care subscription box powered by the monthly new moon. Pretttttty cool 🌕.

    What you get: specially-curated plants, wellness products, tools for mindfulness, crystals, and more! And FYI, every third month of the year (i.e. this upcoming box) features a candle instead of a plant.

    Promising review: "Shipping was quick and the packaging is adorable! My plant arrived safe, and the goodies inside were awesome." —Vanessa Cooper

    Get it from Bloomscape starting at $40 a month, or $110 for three months.

    13. Japan Crate satisfies cravings for Japanese candy, noodles, and more without having to take a quick pricey vacay to Japan.


    What you get: choose from a Japanese candy crate, Kawaii-themed crate, instant noodle crate, or a Japanese beauty crate in three different sizes

    Promising review: "I got this for my boyfriend for his birthday. We have been planning a trip to Japan for some time, but never have the money 'cause something always comes up. This is a fun way to enjoy treats from Japan while we save and wait." —Lydia

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25+ a month (five crate options).

    14. Freestone Fly Fishing Company is a must-have for fly-fishing aficionados. Just look at those supremely made flies!


    What you get: 12 premium trout flies per box, plus a bonus fishing item, a sticker, a detailed fly guide, and a free 1-year membership to Trout Unlimited.

    Promising review: "Absolutely nothing better than high quality flies showing up at your door every month! Two months into my subscription, and I am always excited for a new month. The flies are incredible quality, and the bonus items make this subscription a steal of a deal! MUST HAVE for any avid fly fisherman." —Geoff

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.95 a month.

    15. Foodstirs sends a monthly batch of organic baking mixes and kid-friendly instructions so the whole family can bake together on a rainy day. Order soon to make these cute cookie monster babes for Halloween 🎃.


    What you get: organic baking mixes, cutouts, sweet treats, activities, and detailed recipe/instructions so you can make monthly themed goodies that look just like the pictures

    Promising review: "Very nice! It looked just like the pictures when it was done, and it tastes really really good. I have Down syndrome clients and I let them do the kit. It was very easy for them to accomplish what the picture showed, and they were ever so proud; so this kit is kid-friendly and good for people with special needs." —Rosie

    Get it from Foodstirs starting at $15.26 per kit (choose from one-, three-, six-, or 12-month plans; gift plans also available 🎁).

    16. And Club Squishy Surprise deserves a permanent squishy place in anyone's heart, because squishy toys are not just for this v lucky kid!


    What you get: 4–6 quality, slow-rising squishes a month, with one new squishy release each month!

    Promising review: "My daughter is nine years old and has ASD. She is exceedingly particular about squishes. She received this box subscription as a birthday gift. Everything about this box is awesome. The box came very quickly. The squishes were of extremely high quality, and were well-loved by my very picky child. Even the 10-year-old boy in our house, who has not been interested in squishes, loved all of them! Well done." —Anne

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29+ a month.

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