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    18 Subscriptions That People Actually Swear By

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    1. Pout Box delivers all the cruelty-free liquid lips, lipsticks, and lip beauty products you could ever want like a monthly gift from the lip-serving gods.

    Poutboxes with lipsticks, lip liner,  lip balm, and other beauty products

    What you get: You'll receive full-sized, cruelty-free lip products like lipsticks, lip balms, liquid lips, lip liners, plumpers, lip masks, and more!

    Promising review: "I subscribe to several different boxes and this is hands-down the best new box I’ve had in over a year. I love that the box is generous and gives so many full-sized products, I feel like this box is actually worth it. As I’m getting older, I’m realizing that everything we apply to our skin and especially on our lips, ends up in our bodies. I love knowing that this box scouts out cruelty-free ingredients you can feel good about using. It’s also really nice to have products on hand to easily throw in a gift bag with a candle and card for birthdays, holidays etc. Highly recommend giving it a try!" —Jessica Boe

    Get it from Hello Subscription for $34.99/month.

    2. World Ramens will send you taste-tested, noodle-lover approved, delicious ramen from all around the globe right to your doorstep.

    three different types of ramen with a blue bowl and spoonful of spices

    What you get: You'll get three to eight premium ramen varieties from all around the world, depending on what size box you order. All the ramen is taste-tested for approval and you can expect all sorts of flavors like Tonkotsu, Spicy Seafood, Shio, Miso, and Shoyu.

    Promising review: "World Ramens really have something special here. Their selection of noodles are all top-notch. The first bowl I tried was the Pho by Mama and it tasted pretty much just like the restaurant pho! Spectacular stuff. I never could have expected this kind of quality from instant noodles. Since the pho tasted so good it set the bar pretty high for the remaining noodles. I didn't think the other noodles in the box bring back that initial amazement but boy am I happy to be wrong! Almost every noodle was top-notch. I blew through my box of eight noodles in three days. I may have overloaded my body with sodium but it was totally worth it. This is nothing less but the finest selection of instant noodles on the market. I will definitely renew my subscription." —Janna T.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $22.49/month.

    3. Muse Illuminate is a motivational box ideal for those of us raising rambunctious kiddos, working full time, and pursuing hobbies and projects on the side! Consider this subscription your monthly dose of inspiration and focus.

    a Muse box with a coffee cup, books, pens, and other items in the box

    What you get: Your box includes a brand new New York Times bestseller book to help you achieve your goals in your personal and professional life, journals, workbooks, pens, customized worksheets, and other personal development tools, monthly affirmations, and more!

    Promising review: "I got my first box yesterday and I love it! I work multiple jobs, am starting my own blog, and raising four teenage boys. This box is great for my confidence, focus, and motivation! I love the monthly affirmations card. I read it first thing this morning and it set the mood for the day. I cannot wait to read the books. Customer service was friendly and fast. I'm excited about next month's box!" —Amanda W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $29.67/month.

    4. Crafting DIY is an adorable crafting kit with a rotating monthly theme crafters far and wide are sure to love!

    a rainbow made of yarn, a glass jar, and dried flowers

    What you get: A new curated craft project each month with easy-to-follow instructions and all the high-quality supplies you need to craft!

    Promising review: "This is an amazing box of crafts. It has everything I needed to make the craft, and afterward all the included tools made for a great addition to my crafting items. It comes with great instructions, lots of pictures, and plenty of supplies to make more crafts if needed." —Bernadene W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $36.75/month.

    5. Adore Me monthly underwear membership offers you the chance to choose a new bra and undie set each month, with tons of fun prints and goregous lace numbers to pick from.

    a model wearing pink underwear with a cherry print and black lace detail

    What you get: Become a monthly member and you'll get a gorgeous set (or two, or three, up to you!) of a bra and matching underwear in a print of your choice. Adore Me offers sizing in 30A-46G, and offer a variety of selections to choose from every month.

    Promising review: "I love this company! I've been a monthly member for about a year and love it! I'm a big-busted woman and have always had a really hard time finding bras that fit, let alone something sexy! Adore me has legitimately changed my life! They even have great customer service. And I love that there is a new selection every month...not one or two pieces, basically a whole new line every month! They're my favorite experience every month right now!" —Adore Me reviewer

    Get your first set from Adore Me for $24.95 (regular sets are $49.95/month).

    6. The Cactique sends out pre-arranged cacti and succulent plants in adorable planters, so you can be one of those people with neat and tidy plant babes in your home without actually getting your hands dirty.

    cacti in a clay planter with cactus and succulent stickers on a wooden table

    What you get: You will receive a cactus and succulent arrangement planted with care in a cute container each month! Your plant arrangement comes with top dressings like pebbles and moss, and care instructions, plus some cacti-themed goodies for you.

    Promising review: "This is THE perfect box! Thoughtfully, carefully, and meticulously packaged. Fast shipping. The plants (all three) were already professionally planted in a very elegant dark gray pot — no fumbling on my part getting dirt everywhere. And best of all, LOTS of details about the plants and instructions on care and maintenance. Cute and functional extras as well as hand-written notes. SO happy with this box!" —Kim W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $18.66/month.

    7. The Vnus Box is a Black-owned wellness and personal care box created specifically for women of color. It's packed with all-natural beauty products and affirmations, and it donates 20% of proceeds to charity organizations.

    a person with the Vnus box in their lap which reads "you're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry, but do not give up...your box"

    What you get: Each month your box comes with a full-size hair, skin, body, and beauty product. You'll also get samples, empowering gifts, and a hand sanitizer and lip balm in each box.

    Promising review: "Wow!! I am so happy with my Vnus box! My box is filled with so many goodies and everything smells so yummy! Customer service was amazing! Quick with the responses and overall super sweet. The shipping was quick as well. I cannot wait to order my next box. Thank you so much!!" —Jendayi C.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $26/month.

    8. Kernel Crate offers popcorn aficionados freshly popped corn in flavors you've only dreamed about — strawberry lemonade, pickle, horchata, and ghost pepper kettle corn, just to name a few! 😋


    What you get: Each month you'll get to try three unique flavors of popcorn such as ghost pepper kettle corn, caramel cheddar mix, or strawberry lemonade. Popcorn is popped fresh just before arrival, and it's tree nut-, peanut- and gluten-free.

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this subscription. The flavors are definitely different, and even the weird sounding ones have been enjoyable for me. One of the months the theme was pies (cherry popcorn is tasty. Who knew?), this month it was tea, and every flavor has been excellent. It is actually cheaper than the local artisan popcorn place in my area. Most importantly, it tastes better than microwave popcorn. The bags the popcorn come in are resealable, which is also very nice, and helps keep the popcorn fresh for quite some time after I receive it." —Maureen F.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $11.49/month.

    9. Spiffster sends out spiffy skinny ties, traditonal ties, and bow ties of the highest quality, so you can be sure to always make a stellar first impression.

    a blue. green, and white checkered tie

    What you get: Choose from Business, Bold, or Variety and you'll receive handcrafted neckties of the highest quality, made from materials such as silk, microfibers, cotton, and wool. Styles of ties include traditional, bow ties, and skinny ties. You can also choose a tie and socks subscription!

    Promising review: "I've been a Spiffster Tie Club member for years (and I'm only 14 years old). Because I'm a musician, I have to wear ties all the time. My Spiffster ties get noticed and help people to remember me! When I auditioned for Juilliard, the first thing the judges noticed was my tie knot — because I always create something unique. Spiffster gives lots of ideas each month for new and exciting knots and I also create some of my own. If you want an affordable tie that makes you look like a million dollars, then subscribe to Spiffster. I guarantee you will not be disappointed!" —Aidan P.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $8.25/month.

    10. Authentic Books is perfect for my fellow avid readers and sensory-orientated people. Basically, it's a box that'll engage all five of your senses in theme with that month's book for a truly immersive experience.

    Books, herbal tea, chocolate bars, a candle, and dried flowers on a table top

    What you get: You'll get hardcover new releases, a themed candle, themed cocktail or tea, themed self-care and beauty products, and a custom book music playlist to create the perfect immersive realm for your next read.

    Promising review: "Wonderful, beautiful book box! So thoughtful and well-curated to fit around your book selection. I really enjoyed opening my book box, and it was obvious there was much time and thought put into it. The products are all high quality and smell/taste amazing! I’m in love with the candle!!! Such an amazing box for me time when I need it most. Thank you for enhancing the reading experience to all senses and for all the time and thought put into making these amazing boxes. Looking forward to the next one!" —Nicole S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $38/month.

    11. Tribe Beauty is a bi-monthly, WOC-owned box delivering over $125 in makeup and beauty products from indie companies for a fraction of the price!

    a Neon Drip eye palette, liquid lip, brown eyeliner pencil, and blush next to the beauty box
    Tribe Beauty

    What you get: Each box contains five (or more!) full-sized beauty products from the best indie and female-owned makeup brands. You can expect one face product, one skin prep product, one eye product, one lip product, and one tool per month.

    Promising review: "This is my fith beauty box. I’ve been a member since May 2019. Not once have I not liked a product from here. I love that we get one product for each feature. Skincare, eyes, lips, cheeks, etc. I haven’t been disappointed yet and that is why I’m still here. I love that it is bi-monthly too. You definitely get your money’s worth and more." —Jennifer

    Get it from Tribe Beauty for $34.99/twice a month.

    12. Steep Society by Sips by gives you a monthly box of curated teas to keep the brewing and cozy vibes going well into spring.

    a person pouring a cup of tea into a clear cup from a clear tea pot

    What you get: Each month you'll get a different themed box of preselected Sips By Teas. Themes include Holiday Teas, Chai Teas, Best Of Sips By Box, and more!

    Promising review: "I subscribed just in time for the Chai box as Chai is my absolute favorite type of tea. While the packets seemed a bit small, there are multiple servings in each so it’s actually a great deal! I can’t wait to see what I get next." —Hailey D.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15/month.

    13. Wag Well will send your pup bags of organic treats and fun toys to help keep them occupied!

    a small terrier dog with a rainbow plushie, bully stick, dog treats, smiley plushie, and Wag Well box

    What you get: Each box comes with two full-sized bags of organic treats, two bully sticks, a dog bandana, and a dog toy.

    Promising review: "My pup loves these organic treats included in the Wag Well box. The ingredients are just what we look for in feeding him, limited and human-grade. He also loves his new toy which is a substantial size and has a crinkly texture and a squeaker. We can't wait for him to show off his bandana this Thanksgiving. This box is just perfect for what it has to offer. We can't wait for the next one." —Nicole M.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $33/month.

    14. Everyplate is a weekly meal kit service with delicious, affordable options to make dinners way less hectic. Each week you can choose from lots of different recipes to keep everyone in your family happy.

    steal, Brussel sprouts, and cheesy potatoes
    Every Plate

    What you get: You'll get recipes with six simple steps, labeled ingredients, and cold-packed shipping for easy, yummy meals. You can choose meal-types like veggie, meat, fish, poultry, premium, and premium plus.

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this meal delivery system. I struggle to cook for just my husband and I and I usually end up with too much food or expired food/spices. This is a good way to avoid waste and not have to eat the same thing for a week :). We frequently have enough leftovers with Everyplate for one more meal, which works great for unplanned lunches." —Everyplate reviewer

    Get it from EveryPlate: a two-serving plan starting at $38.93/week for three meals; or a four-serving plan starting at $68.87/week for three meals.

    15. Raising the Bar is a monthly mocktail subscription so you can treat yourself to a hand-crafted, nonalcoholic cocktail in all sorts of delicious flavors.

    a bottle of fire brew, bitters, and hibiscus syrup

    What you get: Your box comes seasonally selected non-alcoholic cocktail ingredients (four to six products per box) so you can make tasty mocktails at home. Flavors and recipes change every month!

    Promising review: "As someone who does not drink alcohol, I always feel a bit left out when others are enjoying fun and tasty drinks. With this monthly box, I get to experiment and try new fancy drinks without the alcohol! I have enjoyed the four boxes that I have had so far, and love the fun themes. Here’s to more great boxes and no alcohol in 2021!" —Vicky S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $42/month.

    16. Club Rapunzel gives you the choice of an expertly-crafted hair-care box, designed for all hair types! Whether you're looking for one-on-one hair growth coaching or gentle yet transformative hair products, they have what you need.

    Club Rapunzel / Via Cratejoy

    What you get: Club Rapunzel offers three types of boxes: the Hair repair/growth box, the lox box for locking your hair, or one-on-one transformation growth coaching. Boxes include salon-quality hair products, step by step hair repair and growth plan customized to your hair type, wellness and styling tips, and more depending on your box!

    Promising review: "My hair has been damaged my entire life from trying to change it. I am really grateful for Club Rapunzel which helped me take care of my hair and myself and love the real me. I had no idea my hair could look like this." —Dani P.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $15+/month.

    17. Hot Wheels HotBox will give the Hot Wheel-obsessed little one in your life new Hot Wheels and (all-things related) accessories for them to play with all month long.

    multiple Hot Wheels cars with race tracks, pencils, and other themed accessories

    Because we were all Hot Wheels-obsessed babies once.

    What you get: Each box comes with at least three Hot Wheels cars and accessories such as track piece, Hot Wheels tape, pencils, and stickers.

    Promising review: "My four-year old grandson loved his Hot Wheels box. He is so excited to receive mail in his name and he loved all of the products included in the box. His box included four Hot Wheels, a track for his race track, two pencils, stickers, and Hot Wheels tape. He can’t wait to receive his next box!" —jennifer L.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $14.58/month.

    18. And Wicked Good is a vegan and cruelty-free perfume subscription for anyone who lives for all things essential oils, botanical oils, and smell-good only vibes!

    three perfumes and a pair of pink fuzzy slippers and other wellness items

    What you get: Each month you'll get a new perfume and two or three other scent goodies like roll-ons and incense. Wicked Good uses a blend of natural, botanical, and essential oils to create their fragrances, and their products are formulated without phthalates, parabens, or petroleum.

    Promising review: "I love good smells, and this subscription smells like a winner, lol! But honestly, the quality and value of the products you'll receive each month is mindblowing. I have received roll-on perfumes, solids, spray perfumes, mists, and incense. I usually mix together all the different ones in my box. They are always different from each other but generally are around a theme. The ingredients are always fresh and strong, as are the scents she sends. All products are made in small batches. Shipping is always fast, items are well-packaged, and mine have all always arrived intact." —Danny F.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $25.75/month.

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