Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide: Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes are everywhere now, and while I still have so many to try out, I’m sharing some of my favorites below. They make for great last-minute gifts because you can easily go online and sign someone up at any time!

Subscription Boxes


  • BirchboxThis one has to be the most popular out there, with subscriptions for both men and women. Every month, you get a box filled with 4-5 beauty and lifestyle samples from both up-and-coming and well-known brands. They also offer lots of limited-edition boxes for the holidays and more, so there’s really something for everyone. {, starting at $30}
  • FabFitFunThis is a quarterly box, so every three months, you get a box filled with more than $200 in beauty, wellness, fitness and fashion finds for only $49.99 per season. The Winter 2014 box came with lots of great finds, including a Daniel Stone COCO Candle, Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel and Zumba DVD with a gift card for workout apparel. {, $49.99 per box}
  • Beauty Box 5Each month, five deluxe samples and full-sized products sent to your for a low cost of $12 and free shipping. With a wide variety of brands – Nanacoco nail polish, Juice Beauty and Lucky New York to name a few from this month’s box – Beauty Box 5 makes it fun and simple to try out new brands and great products at a fraction of their cost. {, $12/month}
  • Glossy BoxAnother beauty subscription box that gives you five deluxe-sized beauty products for $21 each month. GlossyBox is actually in 10 different countries, and they have a team of more than 150 beauty enthusiasts that work to pick the best products out. {, $21/month}
  • Nature BoxChoose from more than 100 different healthy snacks to be sent to you each month. You can start out with a free trial box with five different snacks and then you can customize it for each month, where you’ll get five full-size snacks. Some of my favorite snacks include Honey Mustard Dippin’ Stix, Jalapeno Cashews and Strawberry Greek Yogurt Pretzels. {, $19.95/month}
  • Foot CardiganWho doesn’t love fresh socks? I would wear a new pair everyday if I could. This subscription sends you a new pair of socks every month. These aren’t your everyday socks though – they’re bright-colored, fun-patterned socks. {, $9/month}
  • ScentbirdThis one is unique because you get a 30-day supply of a designer fragrance every month. To get started, you take a quiz to determine what scents suit your tastes. And then you store your perfume in Scentbird’s signature, portable case – free with your first month. {, $14.95/month}
  • Conscious BoxEvery month, get new healthy, GMO-free food, beauty, bath and home products. The boxes come in three varieties: classic, vegan and gluten-free. You can also buy limited-edition boxes with different themes, such as “Decked Out” and “Bright and Cheery.” {, $9.95-$19.95, less if you subscribe for monthly}

Have a favorite subscription box? Let us know in the comments below!

**Disclosure: While I was provided samples of most of these subscription boxes for review, all opinions are my own. Also, this article was originally written and published by me on

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