23 Boxes We Reviewed For The First Time in August! (NSFW)


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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 July:

1. Atlas Crate

About this box: Atlas Crate is the newest subscription box from parent company KiwiCo. This box is designed to spark the curiosity and sense of adventure in children ages 6-11 and help them become citizens of the world. Each month they will deliver materials and instructions to provide hands-on experiences to help them develop their sense of cultural awareness.

The Cost: $19.95 per month + free shipping

Coupon: Get 40% off + free shipping on your first box of any KiwiCo line. No coupon needed—just use this link!

Read our first review to learn more!

Bitsy Box all items

2. Bitsy Boxes

Reviewed by popular demand!

About this box: Bitsy Boxes is a new subscription from Bump Boxes that includes monthly deliveries of fun mom and baby products for every milestone from your child’s due date to their third birthday.

The Cost: $39.99 a month + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Laurel and Reed

3. Laurel & Reed

About this box: Laurel & Reed is “a luxury-curated, cruelty-free and non-toxic beauty, wellness and lifestyle box. Every month we will delight your doorstep with a mix of 4-6 full-size products with a minimum total value of $100+. Enjoy a mix of makeup, hair care, body & skincare and wellness and lifestyle items.”

The Cost: $49.95/month + $6.95 US shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Onnit Keto box August 2018 review

4. Onnit Keto Box

About this box: Onnit is a website that focuses on ketogenic-friendly food, supplements, fitness, and apparel. They also created the Onnit Keto Box, which sends recipes and the highest-quality low-carb snacks and supplements.

The Cost: $55.95 a month + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more! 

contents of Grove Collaborative box

5. Grove Collaborative

About this box: Grove Collaborative is “a recurring shipment service that delivers all-natural home, beauty, and personal care products directly to your door! Our aim is to make living a healthy lifestyle easy and accessible for you and your family. Every product we sell is backed by the Grove standard, which means that it’s healthy, effective, eco-friendly, and affordable. You can shop with confidence knowing everything you buy from us is good for you, your family, your home, and the planet.”

Deal: Spend at least $20.00 on your first order to receive a free Mrs. Myers gift set. After that, you will have minimum requirements for future orders but can pause or adjust at any time. You’ll also get a free 60 day trial of their VIP membership (normally $19.99/yr).

The Cost: The order minimums are:

  • $10 for recurring shipments
  • $15 for “Ship Now” plans for VIP members
  • $30 for “Ship Now” plans for non-VIP members

Read our first review to learn more! 

KnitCrate July 2018 - Modern Primary

6. KnitCrate

About this box: KnitCrate is a monthly yarn subscription box for knitters and crocheters! Each box includes a new exclusive yarn and corresponding patterns for knit and crochet projects.

The Cost: They offer four different subscription options:

  • KnitCrate Membership: $24.99 per month, for two skeins of their in-house premium yarn plus exclusive knit & crochet patterns
  • Artisan Crate: $39.99 per month, for two skeins of indie dyed yarn in limited edition colorways, two exclusive knitting patterns (1 beginner, 1 intermediate/advanced), and a bonus item
  • Sock Crate: $19.99 per month, for one skein of their in-house premium fingering weight yarn and an exclusive pattern
  • Sock Artisan Crate: $27.99 per month, for one skein of indie dyed fingering weight yarn, an exclusive pattern, and a bonus item

Read our first review to learn more!

7. Smoothie Box

About this box: Smoothie Box is exactly what it sounds like—an assortment of healthy, plant-based smoothie ingredients prepped, frozen, and ready-to-blend. They’re out to make it easy to make a fast, healthy breakfast, complete with veggies, healthy fats, protein, and even grass-fed collagen!

The Cost: $119.00 for 20, 16 oz. smoothies + FREE shipping

Read our first review to learn more! 

8. Proper Post

About this box: Proper Post is a card & stationery subscription service sent to you monthly to help remind you of the special events in your life. Upon subscribing, you are directed to a page where you can enter in every special event for the year. Proper Post will email you monthly to remind you of upcoming events for the next two months. Your reminder email also comes with a link to choose a card you want to be included in your next box.

The Cost: $12.94 (£9.99) a month + shipping. A one-time pack costs $15.53 (£11.99).

Coupon: Use MSA2OFF to save $2 off your first box!

Read our first review to learn more!

9. JoJo’s Bow Club

About this box: JoJo’s Bow Club is a monthly subscription box that delivers an exclusive JoJo Siwa Bow straight to your door. These limited edition bows are only available in small quantities and are not sold in stores!

The Cost: $14.99 per month +$4.99 US shipping. Save with a 3 or 6-month subscription.

Read our first review to learn more!

bitchy box all items review

10. mintMONGOOSE

Reviewed by popular demand!

About this box: Bitchy Box is a monthly period subscription box with one heck of an irreverent side. This expressive subscription box feels your time-of-the-month pain while distracting you from it via a box worth of super snarky gifts.

(FYI – the contents of the box may not be suitable for viewing at work. Just a heads up!)

The Cost: $20.00 per individual box + shipping, though subscriptions begin at $66.00 for $3 months (which includes shipping).

Coupon: Now through 10/14, new subscribers, use code REDAFTERLABORDAY20 to save 20% OFF a 3-month Bitchy Bundle

Read our first review to learn more!

lunarly reviews

11. Lunarly

About this box: Each installment of this metaphysical box is themed around the nearest new moon (the box arrives 3-4 days before each new moon, per the calendar on this page) and features intention-setting guidance, inspiring gifts, and a plant or candle!

The Cost: $40.00 per month + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Petco One Membership review

12. Petco One Membership

About this box: Petco recently launched a new subscription box for cats called Petco One Membership. Here’s what you get:

  • A month’s supply of Whole Hearted cat food
  • A treat (flavor and type varies from month to month)
  • A toy (actual toy varies from month to month)
  • 30 lb. bucket of SoPhresh Advanced Odor-Control, Fragrance-Free litter each month. (Redeemable in-store using your monthly voucher.)
  • One scratcher will be delivered quarterly.
  • A single-use promotion code is available to redeem for one expedited answer on Petcoach.co.

The Cost: $35.00 a month + free shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Dollar Maxi Pad Club

13. Dollar Maxi Pad Club

About this box: Dollar Maxi Pad Club is a service that delivers their brand of feminine hygiene products to your door monthly (or on whatever schedule you’d like). They carry pads, tampons, and even menstrual cups along with other items and packages that include beauty items and snacks as well. All of their products are high quality and made with the best materials. NO dyes, chemicals, chlorine or toxins are used.

The Cost: Prices start at just $1.00 per item but are customizable to whatever you need. 

Coupon: Use code SHIPPING to get up to $10.00 worth of products for free with your first order (plus shipping)

Get an order up to $10 for free! (plus shipping)

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Face Mask Alchemy

14. Face Mask Alchemy

About this box: Face Mask Alchemy is a monthly DIY mask subscription that sends you everything you need to create a new at-home face mask experience. Hawaiian-born subscription box lover Marie began “hacking” face masks on YouTube and would look up all the ingredients to see if she could recreate it, and thus, FMA was born.

The Cost: $10.88/month with free shipping!

Read our first review to learn more! 

This month's SugarlyBox candies

15. SugarlyBox

About this box: SugarlyBox is a new candy subscription box! You can choose to receive either 3 or 9 packs of candy each month in fun, brightly colored packaging.

The Cost: 3 candies per month is $11.99 + $5.50 shipping. 9 candies per month is $29.99 + $8.50 shipping.

Read our first review to learn more!

contents of Switch2Pure box

16. Switch 2 Pure

About this box: Switch 2 Pure is a monthly subscription that delivers clean skincare, wellness, and beauty products that are free of toxins straight to your door.

The Cost: $57.00/month + free standard shipping

Read our first review to learn more!

Vitamin Packs July 2018 review

17. Persona Nutrition

About this box: Persona Nutrition (formerly Vitamin Packs) is a personalized daily vitamin and supplement subscription. Answer a questionnaire and have vitamins, minerals, and other supplements selected for you based on your individual health concerns.

The Cost: Varies depending on what supplements are recommended for you.

Coupon: Use this link to save 30% off your first two orders!

Read our first review to learn more!

Random Rosie July 2018 review

18. Random Rosie

Reviewed by popular demand!

About this box: Random Rosie is an all-in-one box for beauty, passions, home, pets, & more! This box will come personalized to you because you deserve a box that’s unique like you.

The Cost: $35.00 per box + $14.98 US shipping

Coupon: Use code 35YEAR to save $35 off a 12-month subscription!

Read our first review to learn more!

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

Lucky Vitamin Chirp Beauty Bag review

20. LuckyVitamin Chirp Beauty Bag Summer Collection

About this box: The LuckyVitamin Beauty Bag Summer Collection became available at the beginning of the month! FYI – this Chirp Beauty Bag is still available for purchase.

The Cost: $24 + $5.95 shipping

The Products: 19 nature-based products

The Cost: $28 + $5 shipping ($100 value)

Read our review to learn more!

Birchbox's The Care For Your Curls Kit review

21. Birchbox The Care For Your Curls Kit

About this box: Birchbox recently added a new discovery kit to their lineup — The Care For Your Curls KitThis kit includes Haircare necessities to show your curls some TLC and help them be their best selves!

The Cost: $35 + shipping ($88 value)

Coupon: Try any of these free gift with purchase coupons on orders of $35 or more!) And don’t forget your free mystery sample pack on orders of $35 or more!

OR

Check out the 30% off sale for everyone, too!

Read our review to learn more! 

Birchbox Hit The Gym review

22. Birchbox The Hit The Gym Kit

About this box: Birchbox recently added a new discovery kit to their lineup — The Hit The Gym Kit! This kit includes items to help you prep for your workout and refresh yourself after.

The Cost: $26 + shipping ($82 value)

Coupon: Try any of these free gift with purchase coupons on orders of $35 or more!) And don’t forget your free mystery sample pack on orders of $35 or more!

OR

Check out the 30% off sale for everyone, too!

Read our review to learn more!

23. Benevolent Beauty Mystery Box

About this box: Benevolent Beauty Box is a cruelty-free beauty subscription. They send cosmetics, skin care, hair care, and beauty tools each month. Each Benevolent Beauty Mystery Box will contain AT LEAST 5 items and is valued at over $100.

The Cost: $27.95/month + free US shipping

Read our review to learn more!

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

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6 Comments

  1. OMG, poor Mintmongoose!
    Speaking of…, I wish they would’ve reviewed Mm sooner. I love a good, inexpensive jewelry box. Can’t wait to see how they progress month by month

  2. My daughter is an avid knitter and signed up for the KnitCrate after the review. Thank you.

  3. The Birchbox review list the wrong value for the Amika shampoo & conditioner the 2 oz bottles are $9 each.

  4. #10 is still listed at MintMongoose from last month. 🙂

    • I noticed that Too. Lol!

    • Yeah the Bitchybox

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