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Cheap Subscription Boxes: 11 You Can Try for $5 Or Less!

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Try the best cheap monthly boxes for $5 or less!

Looking to sample monthly subscription boxes but don’t want to spend a lot? This list compiles the best subscriptions you can try for $5 or less! (And some of the monthly boxes are even FREE for your first month!)

Here are some of the best cheap subscription boxes you can try for $5 or less:

1. Walmart Beauty Box

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Walmart Beauty Box

The Cost: $5 a box (ships once a quarter)

What you’ll get: 5+ beauty items from brands Walmart carries. You can expect a mix of sample size and a few full-size products. Usually, there are a few coupons, too!

Check out our Walmart Beauty Box Reviews + Walmart Beauty Box Spoilers to learn more about what to expect from this subscription box!

2. Book of the Month

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Book Of The Month

The Cost: $14.99 a month

COUPON: Use this link to get your first month of Book of the Month for only $5!

What you’ll get: 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. This is a great subscription if you want better-than-Amazon prices on new releases. And you get complete customization control, too!

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

3. Dollar Shave Club

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Dollar Shave Club

The Cost: $6 a month for the most popular model. (You get a free handle your first month, too.)

COUPON: Use this link to get your first box for $1!

What you’ll get: Dollar Shave Club is a monthly razor blade subscription service. (And they now offer grooming products like shave cream, hair products, etc.)

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

4. Gwynnie Bee

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Gwynnie Bee

The Cost: Starts at $49 a month

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

What you’ll get: Gwynnie Bee is a clothing rental subscription service for women sizes 10-32. You set up a virtual closet of the clothing items you love, and Gwynnie Bee will send you items from your list. Keep them as long as you want. Gwynnie Bee covers all shipping.

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

5. Graze

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Graze

The Cost: $13.99 for a box of 8 snacks

COUPON: Use this link to get your first box free! Just pay $1 shipping.

What you’ll get: 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.

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

6. Rocksbox

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Rocksbox

The Cost: $21 a month

COUPON: Use coupon code mysubaddictxoxo to get your first month for FREE!

What you’ll get: Rocksbox is a monthly subscription box for jewelry rental. Receive 3 pieces of hand-selected jewelry in every box, including an item from your wishlist. Wear them as long as you like, and then return them in a pre-paid shipping envelope to swap them out for a new set. 

Check out our Rocksbox Reviews to learn more about this subscription!



7. EarFleek

The Cost: $3.49 a month with free US shipping

COUPON: Use code MSA50 to get your first month for just $1.75!

What you’ll get: EarFleek is a new monthly subscription box for earrings that is only $3.49 a month! They promise the latest designs and trends, 100% nickel-free, with FREE US shipping! Choose from Young At Heart, Minimalist But Groovy, or Boho Babe All The Way styles. You’ll get one pair each month in your selected style.

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

8. Nadine West

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Nadine West

The Cost: $9.78 for shipping

COUPON: Use referral code NADINE to waive shipping fees on your first box! 

What you’ll get: Nadine West is a subscription styling service for women sizes Small to 3X. Subscribers fill out a style quiz and are sent an outfit (2-4 items, usually 1 apparel item plus accessories) every month based on their style preferences. There is no styling fee, but there is a shipping fee ($9.78) that is credited toward the cost of anything you keep. Their items are priced lower than other styling services, ranging from $10 – $25 per piece.

Check out our Nadine West reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription box!

9. Squix

Check out my review for the new Squix Introductory box!

The Cost: $15.98 + $5.95 shipping

COUPON: Use coupon code MSAFreeBox to get your first SQUIX Introductory box for free – just pay $3.95 shipping.

What you get: Every month you’ll get to pick 2 cleaning/household good products and get a surprise 3rd item.

Check out our Squix Reviews to see what you can expect from this subscription box.

10: Scent Trunk

Cheap Subscription Boxes - Scent Trunk

The Cost: $11.99 a month

COUPON: Use this link to get your first box (the testing kit pictured above) for $4.95

What you’ll get: Your first box will be this testing kit where you’ll sample and rate 6 different scents. Based on your feedback, Scent Trunk will send you your own custom perfume blend each month.

Check out our Scent Trunk reviews to learn more about this perfume subscription!

11. Harry’s

The Cost: $15+ every two months

COUPON: Use this link to try Harry’s for free – just pay $3 shipping!

What You’ll Get: Harry’s is one of the original shaving subscription services. The free trial includes a two-week supply of blades and shave cream; then you can opt to subscribe to have razors only, or razors and shaving cream, with refills shipped to you 2, 3, or 5 months. Prices start at $15 for a two month supply of blades only, or $21 for blades plus shaving cream.

Check out our Harry’s Reviews to learn more about this shaving subscription!


And that wraps up the list of subscription boxes you can try for under $5! Looking for more amazing subscription box deals? Check out our list of subscription boxes you can try for under $10!


  1. Those Squix boxes have been sold out for a month. I keep trying.

    • If they sell out, they’re typically available again on the 1st of each month!

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