27 Boxes We Reviewed For The First Time in May!


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Every month, we review our favorite subscription boxes, but we also love to try new boxes! We’ve started a new post highlighting all the new boxes we’ve reviewed for the month. Here’s a look at boxes new to us in May:

The JoJo Siwa Box spring 2018 review

1. The Jojo Siwa Box

About this box: The JoJo Siwa Box is a quarterly subscription box that contains exclusive, limited edition JoJo Siwa products with a $60 + value. They offer a quarterly plan for $30 per month + shipping or an annual plan for $27 per month + shipping (you are billed for all 4 boxes at signup).

The Cost: $30 a quarter plus $7 US shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Baby Gap Outfit Box Spring 2018 review

2. Baby Gap BedtimeBox

About this box: Baby Gap just released a new subscription: their BedtimeBox! Receive three comfy sleep sets in the softest cotton. Delivered every three months. In 6M–5T.

The Cost: $49.00 a quarter + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

3. Enchantment Box

About this box: Enchantment Box is a 100% vegan and cruelty-free subscription box that bills themselves as “ the subscription box for women that believe in magic.” Expect goodies you can use to pamper yourself like makeup, bubble bath, paper goods, crystals, candles, sweet treats, and jewelry.

The Cost: $49.95 a month + $7.95 shipping

Coupon: Use code Enchanted10 to save 10% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

Culture Carton April 2018 review

4. Culture Carton

About this box: Culture Carton is a monthly lifestyle box for men. Each month you’ll receive curated lifestyle items and literature to enhance your gentlemanly status. 

The Cost: Culture Carton has three subscription options: Essential (just the lifestyle items for $35 a month), Standard (lifestyle items and book for $45 a month), Book Club (monthly book shipped to you for $16 a month).

Coupon: Use code MYSUB10 to save 10% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more! This box was reviewed by popular demand!

back of finished arrangement

5. IT’S BY U

About this box: IT’S BY U is a DIY flower arranging kit subscription service. They send the vase style of your choice along with flower arranging tools in your first shipment followed by new flowers and custom instructions weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly.

The Cost: $59.00 a month (or $49.00 per week for weekly shipments, $55.00 every other week for bi-monthly shipments)

Read our first review to learn more! This box was reviewed by popular demand!

Baby Booth Box May 2018 review

6. Baby Booth Box

About this box: Baby Booth Box is a monthly photo shoot for your baby in a box. For $40 per month + free shipping you will be sent accessories and props for babies 12 months and under that are related to a different theme as well as a free milestone blanket ($19.99 value in the first box only) and a gift for mom!

Boxes include 3+ photography props and accessories such as scarves, glasses, and shoes. Onesies are not included, but they will suggest a onesie color in your shipping email so that you are able to prepare for your shoot ahead of time.

The Cost: $40 a month + free US shipping

Coupon: Use code LAUNCH to save 25% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Frequency Box "water"

7. Frequency Subscription Box

About this box: The Frequency Subscription Box “brings high vibe goodies right to your doorstep every 2 months. Each box is thoughtfully curated with different themes aimed at assisting with Meditation, Mindfulness, Intention, and Everyday Ritual. Frequency has, from the first day, been a force for self-care and incorporating small rituals into everyday tasks to help you live your best life.”

The Cost:$33.24/ month (delivered every other month) for a recurring subscription or $34.99 for a one time purchase. Shipping is $5.00.

Read our first review to learn more! This box was reviewed by popular demand!

Puracy April 2018 review

8. Puracy

About this box: Puracy offers five different “bundle” subscriptions: Home Care BundlePersonal Care BundleBaby Care BundleHousewarming Bundle, and Custom Subscription Bundle. From Puracy:

Puracy Home Essentials is a line of premium household products specially developed by our team of Ph.D. chemists. Each formula is made from plants, minerals, and natural fragrances. Our products are guaranteed to be effective, and may be safely used around children, pets and your family. Since our products are natural, they contain renewable ingredients that safely break down in the environment. We pride ourselves in having formulations that are pure and free from any harsh chemicals, petroleum, or animal-based ingredients. Our entire line is proudly made in the USA.

The Cost: $39.99 + free shipping on orders over $35

Read our first review to learn more!

Scout Box April 2018 review

9. SCOUTbox

About this box: SCOUTbox is a monthly subscription service built specifically for scouts, by scouts. Their goal is to provide quality gear and educational materials to enhance scouting at all levels for boys, girls, and adults.

The Cost: $40 per month with discounts for 3- and 6- month subscriptions

Coupon: Use code SCOUTOFTHEBOX to save $8.88 off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

Darn Good Beads of the Month April 2018 Review

10. Darn Good Beads of the Month

About this box: Darn Good Beads of the Month is a monthly subscription for jewelry makers from Darn Good Yarn. (You don’t have to be able to knit or crochet for this subscription!) Every month you’ll receive materials to complete a quick beading project. You will need some basic tools of your own (pliers, crimping pliers, glue) but they provide all the findings, beads, and stringing materials!

The Cost: $10/month + shipping

Read our first review to learn more! This box was being reviewed thanks to an MSA reader request!

Darn Good Yarn May 2018 Box

11. Darn Good Yarn of the Month

About this box: Darn Good Yarn of the Month is an affordable subscription box from Darn Good Yarn. For only $10/month, you’ll receive a skein of premium yarn, a pattern, and a free gift.

The Cost: $10/month + shipping

Read our first review to learn more! This box was being reviewed thanks to an MSA reader request!

12. UrbaneBox

About this box: UrbaneBox is a monthly clothing and accessory subscription box. Each box includes 2-3 pieces picked for you by a stylist. The items are yours to keep. When you sign up, you’ll take a style quiz and give your sizing preferences.

The Cost: $60 per box + free US shipping

Coupon: Use code FB20 to save $20 off your first box

Read our first review to learn more!

13. My Meraki Box

About this box: My Meraki Box is a new monthly subscription box by Wristicuffs, an indie jewelry company offering several lines of accessories. Meraki is a Greek word meaning “To do something with soul, creativity, or love; when you leave a piece of yourself in your work.”

Each month, this box will feature 3 new exclusive designs, only available to subscribers. You will be able to log in and select your preference of either leather, gemstone, or metal color options. This information will be used to create customized jewelry just for you in a design and color you are sure to love!

The Cost: $64.99 a month + free US shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.

Read our first review to learn more! This box was reviewed by popular demand!

A Little Touch of Magick May 2018 Review

14. A Little Touch of Magick

About this box: A Little Touch of Magick is a new subscription box containing a short story and various accessory items to help bring the story to life. (Accessories can include small home décor items, bath/body items, jewelry, etc.)

The Cost: $47.99/month + $7.00 US shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.

Coupon: Use code MSA5OFF to save $5 off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

Oxford Momma May 2018 review

15. Oxford Momma

About this box: Oxford Momma is a monthly subscription box for moms that’s all about self-care for moms of all ages. Regardless if you’re pregnant or an empty nester, this box is lovingly curated by Tiffany Barry, best known for her Mom Goes Mental blog. In addition to being the mother of 3 daughters, Tiffany is a mental health advocate, a former early childhood educator, and published freelance writer.

The Cost: $39.99 a month + free US shipping

Coupon: Save $5 off your first month with coupon code OXFORDMSA

Read our first review to learn more!

Karv April 2018 review

16. Karv

About this box: Karv is a subscription service delivering the finest-quality U.S. meats and oven-ready entrees straight to your door, every month.

The Cost: The boxes come in eight sizes: the 1 Person Plan for $99/month, 2 Person Plan for $179/month, 3 Person Plan for $269/month, 4 Person Plan for $349/month, 5 Person Plan for $439/month, 6 Person Plan for $519/month, 7 Person Plan for $599/month, and 8 Person Plan for $679/month. All the options include free worldwide shipping.

Coupon: New subscribers, use code KARVLOVESDADS to get a free 2 person plan ($179 value) and 20%off their first delivery.

Read our first review to learn more!

Scribbler April 2018 Unboxing

17. Scribbler

About this box: Scribbler is a monthly subscription box for writers—specifically, novelists and aspiring novelists—created by authors Victoria Scott and Lindsay Cummings. It’s filled with items to help facilitate improvement and reach publishing goals, as well as some fun writing-themed goodies.

The Cost: $29.99 a month + shipping. Save with 3 and 6-month subscriptions.

Read our first review to learn more!

18. Ahhh Sugar Sugar

About this box: Ahhh Sugar Sugar is a bath and body product company that also offers a subscription box! Each month you can expect 3-4 small batch, handcrafted items, many of which brand new to the brand or exclusive to the box.

The Cost: $34.99 + shipping (save with longer subscriptions!)

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Haiti Design Co Makers Box Spring 2018

19. Haiti Design Co. Maker’s Box

About this box: Haiti Design Collective is “a non-profit artisan production and training center based in Port au Prince, Haiti. They are dedicated to business development, skill training, and fostering a positive and uplifting work environment”. About their Maker’s Box:

THE MAKER’S BOX IS YOUR CHANCE TO CONNECT WITH A HAITI DESIGN CO ARTISAN, HEAR THEIR STORY, AND RECEIVE A THOUGHTFULLY MADE PRODUCT DIRECT FROM THEIR STUDIO. WE RELEASE A NEW MAKER’S BOX FOUR TIMES A YEAR—ONE FOR EACH SEASON. YOU CAN PURCHASE AN INDIVIDUAL MAKER’S BOX, OR YOU CAN ORDER AN ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION TO GET THE LATEST BOX DELIVERED STRAIGHT TO YOUR DOOR!

The Cost: $59.00 per season + $16.00 US shipping. Save with longer commitments.

Read our first review to learn more! This box is being reviewed thanks to an MSA reader request!

Family Reading Crate May 2018 review

20. Family Reading Crate

About this box: Family Reading Crate is a book box designed with the whole family in mind. Each month you will get about 4 books based on a common theme and one of these will be hand-picked just for the adult in the family. You will also receive a booklet with discussion questions and a few items that tie into the books including collectible bookmarks.

This is offered through Build Your Library a secular literature-based homeschool curriculum website.

The Cost: $26.99 + $8.00 shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Kids Dinosaur of the Month Club Review

21. Kids Dinosaur of the Month Club

About this box: Kids Dinosaur of the Month Club is a monthly subscription box that sends you a Dino Box each month featuring a different dinosaur.  For $19.95 per month + shipping, you will receive a book about the featured dinosaur, a dinosaur toy, a Dino card featuring pictures and information, activity books and a letter from club president, Ptyler the Pterodactyl. You will also receive a personalized membership certificate in your first box.

The Cost: $19.95 per month + shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Why and Whale May 2018 review

22. Why and Whale

About this box: The Why and Whale Monthly Surprise Pack is a subscription box for children ages 6 months to 6 years filled with 3-6 items such as apparel, toys, and books. Each month you will get something to wear, something to play with and something to try valued at over $59 per box.

Boxes are specific to your child’s age and gender and items are handpicked for the right age development.

The Cost: $59 per month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.

Read our first review to learn more!

Mother Snacker May 2018 review

23. Mother Snacker

About this box: Mother Snacker is a monthly dessert discovery box designed for mamas who need and deserve a Mother Snack’n break. For $49/month + free shipping you will receive 5-7 full sized artisanal treats and goods curated just for moms. Their mission is simple: moms supporting moms. They do this by donating 1% of their profits to non-profit organizations that support mothers and children as well as through the products they choose.

The Cost: $49 per month with free U.S. shipping (less for longer subscriptions)

Read our first review to learn more!

Neurobox May 2018 Review

24. NeuroBox

About this box: NeuroBox is a subscription box dedicated to improving brain performance. Expect to see snacks and supplements, a puzzle or brain teaser, and a mindful tool or activity. Each month, receive 5 to 7 full size items worth $75. (All products will be cruelty free.)

The Cost: $45 a month + shipping. Save with longer subscriptions.

Coupon: Use code NEUROFOUNDER10 to save 10% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

My Fashion Crate May 2018 review

25. My Fashion Crate

About this box: My Fashion Crate is a monthly subscription box for fashionistas. They offer two different subscription options: the Essentials box which includes 3-4 items for $35/month with a value up to $200 and the Premium box which includes 5-8  items for $49.95/month with a value up to $300. Each box contains items for women such as shirts, dresses, accessories and gift cards.

When you sign up they will ask for your shirt, bottom, and shoe size. As of now shirts only come in small, medium and large while bottoms go from size 0-18.

The Cost: $49.95/month + shipping

Coupon: Use code MFCMSA10 to save 10% off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

Also, here are one-time boxes we reviewed in May that are still available for purchase:

Ulta Targeted Treatments review

26. Ulta Beauty Loves Targeted Treatments Box

About this box: Ulta recently released a few new sampler kits, including this Ulta Beauty Loves Targeted Treatments Box. Here are the products included:

  • I Dew Care Pure to the Pore (0.30 oz)

  • No7 Restore & Renew Face & Neck Multi-action Serum (0.16 oz)

  • Neutrogena Deep Clean Purifying Wash-Off Clay Mask (0.3 oz)

  • Ulta Beauty Collection Hydrating Coconut Sheet Mask (0.88 oz)

  • Freeman Beauty Infusion Revitalizing Pomegranate + Peptides Peel-Off Mask (0.5 oz)

  • NIP+FAB Glycolic Fix Daily Cleansing Pads (10 Pads)

The Cost: $9.99 + shipping

Coupon: Check out the Free Gift with Purchase Page for all offers!

Read our review to learn more!

27. Ulta Beauty Loves Skin Care Superstars Box,

About this box: Ulta recently released a few new sampler kits, including this Ulta Beauty Loves Skin Care Superstars Boxwhich features some of the best skincare products that Ulta offers! Here are the products included:

  • Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 (0.24 oz)
  • Philosophy Purity Made Simple Micellar Cleansing Water (1.0 oz)
  • First Aid Beauty Facial Radiance Pads (10 ct)
  • StriVectin TL Advanced Tightening Neck Cream (0.25 oz)
  • Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea (1.0 oz)
  • Origins Ginzing Refreshing Scrub Cleanser (1.0 oz)
  • Shiseido Benefiance WrinkleResist24 Intensive Eye Contour Cream (0.17 oz)
  • Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels (0.11 oz)
  • Juice Beauty Stem Cellular CC Cream SPF 30 (0.17 oz)
  • Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask (1.0 oz)
  • Cosmetic Bag (5″ H x 6-1/2″ L x 3″ W)

The Cost: $40 + $5.95 shipping for purchases under $50

Coupon: Check out the Free Gift with Purchase Page for all offers!

Read our review to learn more!

What boxes would you like us to start reviewing? Tell us in the comments!

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

Posted in Subscription Box News| Tags: enchantment box | my meraki box | the jojo siwa box | ulta | 6 comments

6 Comments

  1. “Who iz dis box in the world?” ~ Yolanda

  2. Please review moink box. Specifically compared to butcher box

  3. Is it Godiva or Karv for 16?

  4. FYI – 16 links Godiva Snacks but has text and pictures from Karv 🙂

  5. Deep Readers Club is another box we reviewed for the first time in May!

    • Don’t forget about LenyBox.

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