March 2017 New Subscription Boxes – Which Should We Review?
It seems like we learn about a few new subscription boxes every day – so we decided it would be fun to try a little roundup of some interesting new boxes at the end of each month, and let you vote for which ones we review next.
(This list isn’t strictly boxes that just started last month, but boxes new to us and boxes we want your feedback on!)
Before we get started on new boxes, below is a quick update on your favorites from last month’s post:
- FaceTory Sheet Mask Subscription – March 2017 Review
- Smartsass & Sass – March 2017 Review
- LiveGlam Polish Me – March 2017 Review
- BOOX by Powells – March 2017 Review
Sign up to be notified when new reviews post for any of boxes by clicking on the name of the box, clicking the “Get Email Alerts” button and signing up, then checking off the “Reviews” checkbox.
As always, thank you for being an MSA reader and telling us your thoughts! The March poll is at the bottom of the post. And if there are other boxes you’d like to see us review that aren’t listed here, please let us know in the comments!
A seasonal book box for curious minds: Quarterlane, $85/quarter
The Box: Quarterlane
The Price: $85/quarter
Ships to: US
What’s inside:”We are a brand that believes in the printed page and the art of recommending a good book. With every installment of our seasonal literary collections, our mission is simple; curate the most celebrated books of the season. With each installment of our literary collections, Quarterlane’s studied assortment of handpicked reads brings you a curated selection of books to your doorstep every 3 months.”
Get notifications for Quarterlane: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A new showroom-style clothing subscription from Frank + Oak: Style Plan, $79/month
The Box: Frank + Oak Style Plan
The Price: $79, you choose monthly or bi-monthly
COUPON: Use this link to save $30 off your first month!
Ships to: US and Canada
How it works: Frank + Oak Style Plan is a showroom-type styling subscription for men and women. Subscribers get 4 personalized recommendations for $79 USD ($89 CAD) every month or every two months. You choose the items you want to receive, with free shipping and free returns. You can skip a month if needed if you contact Frank + Oak before the first of the month; any unused credits roll over to the next month and can be used anytime.
Get notifications for Frank + Oak Style Plan: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A charming subscription box for your home: Third & Main, $54.95/box
The Box: Third & Main
The Price: $54.95/box (available monthly, bimonthly, or quarterly)
COUPON: Use code MSA033117 to save 10% off your first month (monthly and bimonthly subscriptions only)! Expires April 15th, one use per customer.
Ships to: US
What’s inside: Third & Main is a subscription box that brings the charm of small-town main street boutiques to your door. Each carefully curated box will include home and self-care items from “mission-minded” vendors right here in the US. Third & Main also includes information on the vendors, so you can keep supporting the small businesses you love. According to their site, each box contains 4-6 full-size items with a total value anywhere between $85-$110!
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A subscription box backed by a popular running magazine: Runner’s World Box, $26.99/month
The Box: Runner’s World Box
The Cost: $26.99
Ships to: US only, $8
What’s inside: Each Runner’s World BOX is packed with gear, accessories, nutritious snacks, and other cool stuff we love that will feed your running passion.
Get notifications for Runner’s World Box: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A box for creative kids, from our favorite big box store: Target Art & Craft Kit Subscription, $14.99/month
The Cost: $14.99
Ships to: US
What’s inside: A different crafting activity each month. Ranging from coloring kits to DIY accessories, the variety will spark their imagination and keep them excited to see what they will create next!
Instructions are provided when necessary. For ages 4-10.
Get notifications for Target Art & Craft Kit Subscription for Kids: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A bee-friendly beauty box: The Bee Box by Hart’s Handmade, $32.99/month
The Box: The Bee Box by Hart’s Handmade
The Price: $32.99/month
Ships to: Worldwide (shipping rates vary)
What’s inside: “Our boxes are filled with quality, handmade products from origins that you can trace…you know just who’s making your product. Each full-sized BEE BOX contains 5-7 unique items; (most are bee-friendly) while our smaller baby bumblebee contains 2-3 items.” Hart’s Handmade also notes that “All our skin care products are ALL NATURAL and/or ORGANIC, and FREE of harmful and harsh chemicals.”
Get notifications for The Bee Box from Hart’s Handmade: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A box that you can plant in your garden: Rescue Crate, Starting at $59/month
The Box: Rescue Crate
The Price: $59/month for a one-off box, $55/month for a 3-month subscription, with additional discounts for longer subscriptions
Ships to: Free to US & Canada
What’s inside: “Rescue Crate is a subscription service aimed at promoting charitable acts, the local economy, and reducing our impact on the environment. You can choose from categories of products to receive the items you want and need most. Inside every box, you will find cruelty-free, sustainable, and locally-sourced products. Proceeds from each box purchased go to a designated non-profit of the month, whose theme often inspires the contents of the box. The box itself is 100% recycled material and biodegradable, lined with homemade seed paper, and filled with biodegradable packing peanuts. Plant, water, and watch it grow! $50.00 per month for a six-month subscription, $45.00 per month for a one-year subscription. Subscribers are charged monthly, not all at once.”
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A subscription box for mindful living: Feeling Fab, $28.99/month
The Box: Feeling Fab
The Price: $28.99/month
Ships to: Worldwide; shipping rates vary
What’s inside: “Each of our boxes features a selection of 5-7 carefully researched, and tested products with a focus on seasonality and sustainability. Discover best in class clean wellness and holistic care products. We take the time to do the research—you take the time for yourself.”
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A mask subscription customized for your face type: Nügg, $25/month
The Subscription Box: Nügg
The Price: $25 per month
Ships to: Free shipping to US
The Products: 8 face masks. Each pod contains product for one application. Available for dry, aging, normal, or oily skin types. Nügg advertises: “Pay $25 for $32 worth of face masks.”
Get notifications for Nügg: Sign up here to get an e-mail when a new review is posted!
A luxury skincare subscription from Canada: Mapleblume, ~$90 USD/bimonthly
The Box: Mapleblume
The Price: $120 CAD (approximately $90 USD), biomonthly
Ships to: US (~$15) & Canada
What’s inside: “The Mapleblume Subscription is your opportunity to receive a premium beauty box filled with a minimum of 5 full size or deluxe sample size luxury skincare and cosmetic products every two months.” This Canadian subscription is founded by twin sisters who saw a a gap in the market for “luxury brand skincare and cosmetic products that are high in quality and that provide more than just sample sized amounts.”
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An Australian superfood subscription for your smoothie fix: Hummingbird Blendies, ~$32/month + shipping
The Box: Hummingbird Blendies
The Price: Starting at $27.80 AUD, or approximately $32 USD. ($13.90 AUD per tube of 5 Blendies; you must order at least 3 tubes to subscribe, although 4 are recommended for daily smoothies per month)
Ships to: Subscriptions ship free to Australia; Express international shipping starts at $35 AUD (about $27 USD)
Good to know: The subscription requires a minimum 3-month commitment; you can order single tubes for $15.90 AUD to try first.
What’s inside: Hummingbird is a “monthly delivery of Blendies (raw superfood balls) to prepare healthy breakfast smoothies. 5 Blendies per tube; customers can choose functionalities and amount of tubes delivered per month (5 functionalities: Protein, Antioxidant, Cleanse, Energy, Kids). They are made of natural ingredients, gluten free, paleo friendly, refined sugar-free, vegan, and made in Australia. Subscriptions lasts at least 3 months (can be paused for holidays or similar). The first box contains a free glass flask.”
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A box perfect for kicking off baseball season: Sports Crate by Loot Crate, $39.99/month
The Box: Sports Crate
The Cost: $39.99 monthly with free shipping or $179.99 for a Season Pass (only available the first month of the season)
The Products: Currently only available for MLB teams. “5-7 officially-licensed, team-specific items every month that you can’t get anywhere else, including gear, collectibles and a whole lot more”
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We know it’s hard to pick. Want us to review more than one? Select up to five boxes below!
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