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    Updated on Sep 18, 2020. Posted on Apr 19, 2019

    30 Incredibly Cool Subscription Boxes You Should Just Gift To Yourself

    Presents? Each month? Sign me up.

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    1. Rocksbox is filled with gorgeous jewelry that'll effortlessly blend with your style because *you* create a profile and select pieces you're interested in.

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    What you'll get: Three pieces of handpicked jewelry selected to match your aesthetic. Buy what you want and return what you don't! Your monthly membership will go towards purchasing your favorite pieces. Plus, shipping is pre-paid both ways so returns are always hassle free.

    Get it from Rocksbox for $21/month.

    2. Gainful creates a custom protein powder with your needs and goals in mind. Even if you've never tried protein powder and have no idea how it works (honestly, ME), Gainful will work with you to make a blend of ingredients suitable for your lifestyle.

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    What you'll get: A customized bag of protein powder with 30 servings. Just fill out a quick quiz about your diet, current workout schedule, and body type, and you'll have your very own bag of protein powder blended just for you!

    Get it from Gainful starting at $1.63+/serving (30 servings per bag).

    3. Stitch Fix basically acts as your personal stylist and sends you handpicked pieces to fit your tastes and budget. Buy the pieces you want and return the ones you don't — it's as easy as that!

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    What you'll get: Five items per box, including clothing, shoes, and accessories. Just complete a style profile while signing up, and a personal stylist will take it from there! Plus, it comes in a prepaid UPS envelope which makes returns easy-peasy. Psst: they offer women's, men's, plus, petite, maternity, and luxe pieces.

    Get it from Stitch Fix starting at $20 (for a styling fee which acts as a credit toward any items you purchase), plus the price of any item you choose to keep (available in sizes XS-3X).

    4. Simplicty Teas — a loose tea subscription guaranteed to satisfy your cravings with a variety of new options to try each month.

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    What you'll get: Every month you receive three-four premium teas, and the first month's box includes a tea infuser.

    Promising review: "I'm in love with my subscription. I cant believe how many different teas I've gotten in just the few boxes already! Has made me find another level of love for tea." —Robin S.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $9+.

    5. Winc brings you delicious new wines to try right to your doorstep (#blessed). You can get up to four bottles per month based on your taste preferences...and I think this is the only subscription service I need to know about.

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    What you'll get: Four bottles of wine curated to your preferences, as well as info cards about the selections.

    "YES. The wine is delicious (and more importantly gorgeous to look at), plus it's super fun to get a boozy present in the mail each month. Thanks to nice packaging, it feels like a real luxury, even if the bottles are only about a dollar or two more than what I'd normally pay. I won't say this is a money-saver, but the experience and convenience definitely makes it worthwhile." —Bek O'Connell in This Wine Subscription Service Will Change Your Life

    Get it from Winc starting at $13.

    6. NatureBox transforms your pantry into a delicious snack heaven, filled with foods that are packed with nutrients, so you can quit wandering grocery store aisles in search of just ok-ish snacks.

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    What you'll get: Depending on your plan, you can get either three, five, or ten snacks on a weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly basis. They send you products they think you would like based on your taste profile, but you can return/exchange any snacks that you're not crazy about.

    Get it from NatureBox for $13.95+/per box.

    7. The Adults & Crafts Crate comes with everything you need to create trendy craft projects, all without the hassle of going to the store. Maybe, just maybe, you'll finish these cute DIYs.

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    What you'll get: Every month you'll receive a new project and all the materials and instructions you need to complete your craft. TL;DR: It's a great way to make small things without having to buy a 1,000 things you'll never use again.

    Promising review: "I love my subscription to Adults & Crafts! It feels like Christmas every month when I receive my box of craft supplies! It’s so exciting to open it and see what the craft of the month will be. I love that each box teaches me new crafting skills and gives me ideas for homemade gifts for family and friends. So much fun in a box each month!" —Brenda T.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30/month.

    8. Billie, a razor kit subscription you customize to fit your lifestyle and shaving frequency...because using old, rusty razors = bad. Now you'll always have one on hand, plus fresh new blade cartridges.

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    What you'll get: A starter kit with a complete razor, magnetic holder, and an extra cartridge, plus any additional add-ons (like body wash!). Your next set will come with replaceable shave heads at a frequency ideal for your lifestyle.

    AHHHHHH! This service is something I never thought I would love or even want to pay for (it does ends up being incredibly cost-effective in the long run!), but it turns out I was wrong and I guess I don't even know myself. Not only is this my favorite razor to use in general, I love that I never have to *think* about picking up new heads or razors at the drugstore, since everything is delivered to my door when I need it. The shave itself is incredible, especially when paired with their sudsy body wash/shave soap. My skin seriously feels like someone draped a piece of silk over them and then lathered 'em up in lotion. I mean, if there's one area in my life I can make easier, why would I not do it?!

    Get a razor kit from Billie starting at $9.

    9. BootayBag ensures you always have new panties on hand because they send you two *CUTE* pairs each month. Laundry, who???

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    What you'll get: Two pairs of gorgeous underwear, either the cheeky kind or a good ol' thong. Don't want thongs? No problem. Want only thongs? Also not a problem. Just specify the style you'd like to receive every month when you sign up.

    Get it from BootayBag for $10+/month ($10 for 1 pair and $15 for two; available in sizes XS-XL).

    10. Hawthorne delivers a curated box of bathroom essentials right when you need 'em. You simply fill out a quiz about your likes and dislikes, and they'll send you a collection of personal care products and cologne tailored for your needs.

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    What you'll get: Each box is different based on preferences, but you can receive a variety of products like body wash, deodorant, and colognes.

    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.

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

    11. Finders Seekers features challenging puzzles, codes, and cryptic messages based around the month's theme — aka the perfect gift for anyone who's still obsessing over National Treasure (me).

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    Promising review: "My husband, mother-in-law, and I completed the September puzzle as a group. It was fun to see how we all had different ideas and viewpoints. Combining our individual strengths helped us finish this month's puzzle journey. Unique and interesting!" —Desiree

    Get it from Cratejoy for $27+/month.

    12. Atlas Coffee Club lets you try coffee from around the world right in the comfort of your own home. Now, a cup of this is something worth waking up early for!

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    What you'll get: Literally fresh coffee from all over the world! You can purchase individual bags to sample (though some are only available with a subscription), or sign up for the delivery service so you can receive different bags biweekly or monthly. And because Atlas Coffee Club doesn't mess around, they offer coffee from over 50+ countries! Hello, good morning!!!

    Read BuzzFeed's complete review on this subscription service.

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

    13. Function of Beauty — a customizable shampoo and conditioner that is formulated ~just~ for you. All you have to do is create a profile based on your hair needs and you'll receive a special set made specifically for your mane.

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    What you'll get: A set of shampoo and conditioner (available in two sizes) customized to meet your hair's needs. You can then select the delivery frequency that works best for you.

    BTW, I've tried this and have been using it for about a year now! I've even gotten a gift set for my mom and she's hooked, too. Plus a great bonus: It's toxin-, paraben-, sulfate-, and cruelty-free.

    Get it from Function of Beauty starting at $36 (for both shampoo and conditioner).

    14. Dia & Co specializes in gorgeous plus-size clothing and sends you five pieces each month that you will (very likely) fall in love with. Whatever you aren't crazy about can just be sent back, easy peasy.

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    What you'll get: Five pieces of clothing each month based off your style profile that asks your style preference, shape, and budget. Returns are easy and free, so you can send back/exchange anything you don't want to keep.

    Get it from Dia & Co for $20 (for the styling fee, plus the cost of whatever you want to buy from each box). Clothing is available in sizes 14-32.

    15. Quirky Crate delivers — spoiler alert — quirky items sure to put a huge smile on your face. Expect everything from crazy socks to ~ouija mystifying mints~.

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    What you'll get: Six to nine unique items in each box with a face value of $60+. Items include enamel pins, kitschy purses, fun stickers, and more!

    Promising review: "Loved all of the fun products in the crate! It gives me something to look forward to in the mail, and the products and packaging makes me feel like rainbows and butterflies! Keep doing you quirky crate!" —Vivian B.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $35.83+/month.

    16. Curology — a customized skincare line that formulates a cream special for your skin. Whether you're dealing with clogged pores, acne, dark spots, or other skin-related issues, Curology can whip a formula JUST for you!

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    What you'll get: A bottle of cream tailored for your skin's needs. After you create a profile and upload a couple pics of your skin, a dermatology provider will reach out to you with ingredient options and guide you to a formula suitable for your budget and lifestyle. If you experience any dryness, sensitivity, or other skin issues, just reach back out and they'll adjust the ingredients for you!

    Get it from Curology starting at $19.95/month.

    17. Birchbox lets you experiment with new and popular beauty products so you can find things you love before splurging on full-sized products.

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    What you'll get: Four to six deluxe samples of beauty products ranging from makeup to haircare. You'll even get handy tips on how to use each item!

    Get it from Birchbox starting at $15/month.

    18. Foodstirs provides all the supplies you need to make Insta-worthy treats. Hello! Rainbow pancakes! What more do you need to know?!

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    What you'll get: Every other month, you'll get a kit (or kits, depending on your subscription plan!) with everything you need to make a delicious treat — no extra ingredients that you'll never touch again.

    Get it from Foodstirs starting at $18.99/month (available in other monthly subscriptions).

    19. Unplugged Book Box helps you do exactly that: Unplug from the day and get you off your phone. Each month you'll receive a book (I'm SOLD) plus other self-care goods for the ultimate night of relaxation.

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    What you'll get: Four to six "self-care" products (candles, tea, and the like!), activities to help you unplug, and one young adult or adult fiction book per month.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $33.25+/month.

    20. SpiceBreeze lets you whip up cuisines from the around the world with its variety of freshly ground spices and recipes. That all sounds *chef kisses fingers* absolutely divine.

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    What you'll get: Choose two dishes from the monthly selection and SpiceBreeze will send you the recipes and corresponding spices.

    Promising review: "My friends were skeptical when I said I was getting this delivered. But they now drool over my food! I love getting the recipes, and that there is always variations to fit different diets/preferences, plus cultural context to each spice. It's really inspired me to do more cooking and get out of the ordinary. I even look forward to my lunches at work! 1 year in and absolutely going to keep subscribing (and gift it to my friends!)" —Ash

    Get it from Cratejoy for $6.55+/month (available in two sizes).

    21. Care/Of makes takin' your dang vitamins easy for once. Each daily pack contains the vitamins you need (based off of your profile!) so you never have to worry about opening 13+ bottles again.

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    What you'll get: A 30-pack of daily vitamins curated around your daily activities and lifestyle, and what you would like to improve (like digestion, immunity, skin, and energy). Goodbye, mass-market vitamins.

    Read our complete review on Care/of.

    Get it from Care/of for $10+/month

    22. Lavish Bath Box gives you just another excuse to cozy up in the tub and shut out the world. It comes with up to seven bath essentials like bath bombs, scrubs, and candles. *Cancels all plans.*

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    What you'll get: Each monthly box comes with six to seven bath-related items that are all cruelty-free and vegan friendly.

    Promising review: "Started with a six-month subscription and will def resubscribe! I use probably 90% of what they send and I have found some favorite products through other companies. I love the discount they give for those other companies too! You wont be disappointed. Great variety: Usually two bombs, one bubble cake, one scrub, one bath accessory (bath salt, soap, candle, etc.), and then a sixth wild card item." —Kathy A.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $34.83/month.

    23. Book of the Month expands your ever-growing book collection by sending you a new title to enjoy every month. You get to pick from one of five selected new releases — I know, I am internally screaming, too.

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    What you'll get: Your choice of one of five titles a month with an option to skip a month and save your credit whenever you please.

    Get it from Book of the Month starting at $14.99/month.

    24. Quip makes brushing your teeth seem like it's actually a fun and trendy thing to do thanks to its sleek electric toothbrush and subscription-based brush heads. You're gonna ACE that next dentist visit!

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    What you'll get: The Quip starter kit comes with your choice of an electric toothbrush, a stand, and an optional toothpaste. You can then select the frequency you want replaceable heads and toothpaste delivered.

    Get it from Quip starting at $25.

    25. Foot Cardigan is basically a sock club — aka the only club you will ever need to be a part of. They send you a fresh pair of stylish socks each month, not to mention a whole bunch of perks. I'd like to see your dryer eat a pair of these bad boys:

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    What you'll get: Each month you'll get a new pair of funky socks. You can pick from crew, premium, or no-show, and even switch up the style for the next month if you wish. Plus, as a sock club member, you'll get 20% off individual purchases, free shipping, exclusive discounts, and tons of other awesome perks.

    Get it from Foot Cardigan for $12+/month.

    26. Sephora Play! sends you samples of the most talked-about beauty products that you've probably been favoriting for a while now. This lets you give these holy grails a try before you fully commit!

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    What you'll get: Five sample-sized beauty products, 50 Sephora Beauty Insider points, and a booklet with tips and how-tos.

    Get it from Sephora for $10/month.

    27. Jackie's Chocolate is handmade in small batches so you know you'll be getting peak freshness when you open the box...and while you eat the entire thing in one sitting. No judgment.

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    What you'll get: Each month you'll receive a box of chocolates ranging from creamy truffles to chewy caramels. You can even select a box size to meet family demand — and trust me, there will be a demand for these!

    Promising review: "Jackie's Chocolates are something we look forward to each month. You need to taste these, they're some of the best tasting chocolate and variety we could wish for. Thanks so much for satisfying our chocolate cravings." —David H.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $14.95+/month (available in three sizes).

    28. FaceTory — your new way to ensure you get some much needed R&R in. Each shipment comes with up to seven Korean sheet masks, plus an explainer with helpful tips.

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    What you'll get: Four to seven sheet masks (depending on the box size you select) handpicked by the FaceTory team.

    Promising review: "This set was awesome, and the box it came in was very nicely packaged. The variety in brands and specialties of the mask were very well curated and it's a nice set to add to a collection or someone who wants to get into masking." —Christina

    Get it from Amazon starting at $6.23/month.

    29. Smartass and Sass because someone as fierce as you deserves a box full of sassy goods to match. Listen, you're not cynical, you're just honest, ok?

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    What you'll get: Five to seven ~sassy~ items per box, including a fun new t-shirt (available in sizes XS-3XL).

    Promising review: "One of my favorite box subscriptions yet. I have tried many subscription boxes and this one has really impressed me. It delivers on its sassiness as promised and the products are nice quality. I got so many positive comments on the t-shirt I received. I plan on continuing this subscription throughout the year." —Elizabeth W.

    Get it from Cratejoy for $13.95+/month.

    30. And lastly, FabFitFun sends you a magical box stuffed with FULL-SIZED items. Yes, we've probably seen this all over the 'Gram, so let's just finally treat ourselves to it.

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    What you'll get: Each season (so four times a year) you'll receive an assortment of high-end, full-sized products that range from beauty to fitness.

    Get it from FabFitFun for $49.99/box or $179.99 for an annual subscription.

    Because EVERY MONTH should feel like the holidays!!!

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