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7 Monthly Subscription Boxes You Can Try for $5 or Less!

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Whenever I’m talking to someone about monthly subscription boxes and they don’t know where to start, I recommend trying out boxes that aren’t too pricey. This way you find out which boxes work for you without spending too much up front! Here are 7 subscription boxes you can try for $5 or less!

New Walmart Beauty Box Subscription!

1. Walmart Beauty Box is one of the cheapest beauty boxes out there – only $5 a box! This box ships once a quarter, and includes a mix of samples of brands Walmart carries, plus coupons.

Check out our reviews of Walmart Beauty Box to see what you can expect with this subscription!

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2. Dollar Shave Club is a monthly razor blade subscription service. (And they now offer grooming products like shave cream, hair products, etc.) Subscriptions start at $1 a month +$2 shipping for their humble twin razor blade pack and you get a free handle with your first month.

Check out our Dollar Shave Club reviews to see what you can expect with this subscription!

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3. Bulu Box is a monthly fitness and weight loss subscription box. Their original Bulu Box is focused more on fitness and supplements, and they also have a WeightLoss box that features healthy products and diet supplements. (Regularly $10 a month).

Use coupon code MYSUB99 to get your first box for only $.99, then every following box for only $5, for the lifetime of your subscription! (Regularly $10 a month).

Check out our Bulu Box Reviews to find out more about this subscription box!

Raw Spice Bar Black Friday Deal!

4. Raw Spice Bar is a monthly cooking subscription – they send you 3 spice mixes and recipes each month. (Regularly $6).

Use coupon code SPICEFLAVOR to get your first month for only $3.

Check out our RawSpiceBar reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription!

 

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5. Graze is a mini-snack subscription box that sends a customized selection of treats weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. They offer over 100 different snacks that you can rate online, which, over time, helps tailor your subscription to your particular snacking preferences. (Regularly $11.99 for 8 snacks per box).

Get your first box free, no coupon required, just use this link

Check out all of our Graze reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription.

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6. Gwynnie Bee is a clothing rental subscription service for women sizes 10-32. (Regularly $35-79 a month)

Get your first month for free, no coupon required, just use this link!

Check out our Gwynnie Bee reviews to learn more about this subscription box.

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7. Phone Case of the Month is a fun and unique subscription service – each month they send you a new limited edition designed case. (They make cases for all iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones).

Use coupon code home50 to save 50% off your first month (brings cost down to $5 for first month).

Check out our Phone Case Of The Month Reviews to find out more about this subscription!

 

And if you are looking for more subscription boxes to try out without spending much, here are 14 more boxes you can try for $12 or less!

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1. Love with Food Tasting Box is a monthly healthy snack subscription. (Regularly $9.99 a month) Each month they send natural and organic snacks and sweets to sample, and for every box they send, they donate a meal to a food bank!

Use this link to get your first box for only $5.99!

Check out our Love with Food reviews to learn more about this subscription!

Save 50% Off Your First Month of Birchbox!

2. Birchbox is one of the original beauty subscription boxes, and a personal favorite of mine! For $10 a month, subscribers recieve 5 beauty samples (haircare, nail polish, makeup, perfume, skincare, etc.) and they get to review each sample for 10 points each. That translates to a total of $5 to spend in their online shop each month, and you can bank those points to get a completely free shopping cart!

Use coupon code SUBSCRIBENOW50 when you subscribe to get a bonus $5 (50 points) to spend in the Birchbox shop!

Check out our Birchbox reviews to learn more about this subscription!

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3. Book of the Month is a monthly book subscription box. Each month, 5 curators pick out their favorite new hardcover books, and you can choose which one you want to receive on the first of the month. (Regularly $16.99 a box)

Use invite code BOOK10 to get a 3-month subscription for only $11.65 a box!

Check out all of my Book of the Month reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

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4. Ipsy is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription. ($10 a month). Each month includes 5 beauty items (many of the items are full-size!) and subscribers get an exclusive makeup bag each month too!

Check out all of our Ipsy reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription.

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5. FabKids is a monthly clothing subscription for boys and girls. Each month you get to pick out an outfit for $29.95, or you can skip any month. All the pieces are really well-made, and the designs are unique to FabKids. Each month they release a new collection!

Get your first outfit for only $9.95 with free shipping, no coupon required, just use this link!

Check out our FabKids reviews to learn more about this subscription box!

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6. The Level Up T-Shirt Subscription is a new tee-only subscription from Loot Crate. For only $8.99 a month (that price includes shipping), subscribers get one geeky exclusively designed t-shirt a month.

This is a brand new subscription, so we don’t have reviews yet, but check out our regular Loot Crate reviews to see what type of t-shirts they’ve sent in their original subscription box.

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7. The Level Up Socks Subscription from Loot Crate sends subscribers two pair of geeky inspired socks for $9.99 a month (shipping included in that price!).

Check out our Level Up reviews to see what kind of socks you can expect from this subscription!

 

Kiwi Crate Free Subscription Box Deal - last day!

8. Kiwi Crate has four different levels of craft and activity boxes for kids (each regularly $19.95 a month). Here are the details on each:

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Koala Crate is perfect for preschoolers ages 3-4. Every crate is chock-full of play-and-learn activities that engage the natural curiosity and creativity of preschoolers.

Use coupon code MSA30 to save 50% off your first month!

Check out our Koala Crate reviews to see what you can expect with this box!

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Kiwi Crate is perfect for young innovators ages 5-8. Every month a new theme, with all the materials and inspiration for kids to build, make, and develop their creative confidence.

Use coupon code MSA30 to save 50% off your first month!

Check out our Kiwi Crate reviews to see what you can expect with this box!
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Doodle Crate is perfect for designers ages 9-16+ Young makers learn new skills and gain creative confidence. Every month, a new super-fun DIY project to design and create.

Use coupon code MSA30 to save 30% off your first month!

Check out our Doodle Crate reviews to see what you can expect with this box!

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Tinker Crate is perfect for innovators ages 9-16+ Discover and learn about science, engineering, and technology through fun hands-on activities.

Use coupon code MSA30 to save 30% off your first month!

Check out our Tinker Crate reviews to see what you can expect with this box!

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9. Peaches and Petals is a monthly lifestyle box that sends you a mix of accessory, home, beauty and lifestyle items.(Regularly $19.99 a month).

Use coupon code PEACHADDICT to save 50% off your first month!

Check out our Peaches and Petals reviews to learn more about this subscription!

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10. BoCandy is a monthly international candy subscription box. (Regularly $15 a month).

Use coupon code FALL to save 50% off your first box!

Scent Bird Second Month Free!

11. Scentbird is a perfume sampling subscription box that sends you 100% authentic perfumes every month. When you sign up, you take a preferences quiz to help them suggest recommendations for you to try, and you can also go browse and rate the rest of their selection to make the recommendations even more accurate. You can build a queue of fragrances you’d like to try or you can let yourself be surprised every month. (Regularly $14.95 a month)

Use this link to get your second month free when you sign up for a Scentbird subscription – AKA two months at 50% off!

Check out our ScentBird reviews to learn more about this subscription!

 

Allure Beauty Box Spoilers

12. Allure Beauty Box is a monthly beauty sample subscription box. (Regularly $15  a month). Each month the send 6 samples, with some high-end brands and good sample sizes.

Use this link to save $5 and get your first box for $10.

Check out our Allure Beauty Box reviews to learn more about this subscription!

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13. Jacked Pack is a monthly supplement and fitness subscription box. (Regularly $15 a month).

Use coupon code TRY3MONTHS to save $5 off the first month of your Jacked Pack subscription (and $5 off your second and third boxes as well). 

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14. Honest Company Subscription Bundles – The Honest Company makes natural and non-toxic products for your home and family. They offer an Essentials Subscription Bundle which covers everything from bath and body products to home cleaning items. The Diapers and Wipes Bundle includes exactly what you would expect – diapers and wipes to last one month!

Use this link to get a free trial box of your choice, just pay $5.95 shipping.

Check out our Honest Company reviews to learn more about this subscription!

 

Looking for more deals? Make sure to check out the list of 20 monthly subscription boxes you can try for 50% off! And sign up for the My Subscription Addiction Daily Newsletter to make sure you never miss any 1-day only deals!

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!
All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. Lip Monthly usually offers code LIPLOVER to get the first month for $5 (usually $12.95)

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