10 Beauty Subscription Boxes You Need

Opening up a gift and not knowing what will be inside gives all of us a small thrill. One of our favorite splurges are monthly beauty subscription boxes that always contain a delightful surprise. Delivered to your door every month, each box offers either sample size or full-size products to test out. The beauty of these services is getting exposed to different brands and a small surprise every month at your doorstep. Here are some of our favorite beauty subscription boxes.

BoxyCharm – $21/month


This box makes us wonder how they’re able to give their customers so many great products for such a low price. It includes 5 full sized products, ranging from full eye shadow palettes to entire bottles of nail polish. This is one of our top picks, especially if you love full-sized products. These products are worth well over $100 and will last you what feels like a lifetime.

Ipsy – $10/month


If you’re looking to sample products but aren’t  looking to invest too much money, Ipsy is the perfect subscription box at a mere $10. Created by beauty blogger Michelle Phan, the Ipsy box’s contents range from sample size to full-size products and comes in a cute bag every month. What’s not to love about this personalized surprise?

Glowing Beets – $29.95/month

Glowing Beets

For all the animal lovers out there, this box is for you.  Glowing Beets offers all organic, cruelty-free items so you won’t regret putting any of the product onto your body or hair. Each box contains three to four full-size products and anything you fall in love with is easily found on the box’s website. This box leaves us feeling health conscious, more aware, and guilt-free about what is going on our skin.

Rachel Zoe – Box of Style $100/month

Rachel Zoe's Box of Style

With a new surprise every season, this box does it all. You can’t go wrong in trusting a celebrity stylist to curate the perfect subscription box. Each box contains one “hero” item that’s worth more than the cost of the box itself and is specially curated just for subscribers. Each box also ships with additional items ranging from jewelry and clothing to beauty and skincare products. Rachel Zoe has it down to a science when putting together the perfect fashion and beauty box.

Lip Monthly – $12.95/month

Lip Monthly

Looking for the perfect pout? From lip gloss to lipsticks, Lip Monthly is all about experimenting with new lip products and colors. Get ready to pucker up because it comes in 4-5 full sized products in shades that everyone will adore. You can also customize colors on their website to ensure you receive the most flattering shade for your skin. Each shipment is sent in a collectible bag that’s perfect for keeping your products organized.

Julep Maven – $24.99/month

Julep Maven

Finishing a bottle of nail polish is a pretty amazing feat, and one almost no one reaches. If you’re like us, you love changing out your nail color pretty frequently instead of sticking to the same shade. This subscription allows you to sample different colors with three different polishes every month, which is plenty for us. These mini bottles make sure that your nails are always on season.

Play! By Sephora – $10/month

Play! By Sephora

Sephora now offers a subscription box which includes 6 samples and a book on makeup tips. From brands ranging to Urban Decay to Bobbi Brown, this box is great for anyone who wants to sample high-end beauty products without committing to buying the full-sized product. The personalized profile ensures you’re being sent something you’ll actually use.

Scentbird – $15/month

Scent Bird

Scentbird said it themselves. Date before marrying your perfume. You get the option to choose from over 450 brands and test out designer perfume fragrances without committing to a full-sized bottle. Larger than the average sampler, this product lets you wear the scent for a full month to get a feel for the perfume.This is a great way to explore even the most high-end brands without breaking the bank.

Jini Beauty – $45/bi monthly subscription

Jini Beauty

Off the beaten path of what you might find at your average makeup retailer, Korean skincare products are making waves around the world. They are well-known for their luxurious formula that gives you that healthy glow that everyone aspires to when it comes to skincare. This beauty box is perfect for people who want to explore Korean skincare products, but just don’t know where to start. And it comes not once, but twice every month.

Beauty Army – $12/month

Beauty Army

Don’t get stuck with a million little samples you’ll never use. While most subscription boxes send out samples and products without much knowledge about the customer, Beauty Army changes this formula by involving the subscriber. After filling out a profile and making your own selection of products, Beauty Army uses your profile to deliver the perfect box for you.