The 17 Best Subscription Boxes for Teens in 2019
Updated November 7, 2019
Gift-giving for teenagers just got easy! Get ready for beauty trends, pop culture blasts, fandom fun, and everything healthy and happy for the teen, tween, and anyone else who’s a teenager-at-heart. Our list of trendy and terrific teen boxes comes from our full directory of subscription boxes for teens and tweens and readers favorite teen subscriptions.
Cost: $12 per month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Express yourself! This beauty box is dedicated to inspiring your unique beauty! Ipsy comes with 5 products a month, plus a cute makeup bag to store your new goodies. You’re also encouraged to customize the subscription to your looks, tastes, and makeup experience. Ipsy provides a great subscription for new makeup users looking to try new products and express their beauty.
Price: $34.99/month + shipping. Receive bonus items with longer subscriptions. Sign up here.
What You Get: Everything you need to build your very own electronic gadget. Creation Crate projects are a combination of building hardware and programming software with a focus on helping you understand how it works. Each month, you’ll be given a new project that’s slightly harder than the last.
Read our Creation Crate reviews to learn more.
Cost: $3.49 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code MSA50 to get your first box for $1.75!
Why We Love It: Fleeking fantastic! EarFleek subscriptions deliver adorable earrings monthly. Designs are right on trend and always in style. You get to choose your own subscription style that adjusts for personal levels of silly, groovy, or boho flair. There’s even an option for non-committal types to receive a variety of styles. Easy earring fun on the way!
Cost: $13 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code ADDICTION to get your first 3 months for only $30 (plus shipping)!
Why We Love It: A jewelry subscription for the inner fangirl! Fandom of the Month subscribers receive up to 4 hand-picked, fandom-inspired pieces of jewelry. Everything month is a surprise! You’ll receive it all in a fun, custom box, that’s also filled with surprises like fan postcards, magnets, and other fan swag. There’s a new surprise theme every month. So fun!
5. Pusheen Box
Cost: $43.95 per quarter. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Cuteness overload! When your teen or tween needs access to Pusheen, here you go! Each Pusheen box arrives filled with exclusive, rare, first-edition items you won’t find anywhere else. The cartoon cat inspires charming clothes, accessories, electronics, toys, stationery, and more! It’s the perfect subscription for cuties who love other cuties. Totes adorbs!
Cost: $15 per month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Ready for easy, affordable new beauty finds? BirchBox is perfect for updating (or building) your collection. You’ll get a mix of samples and full-size products from established brands with some new favorites tossed in! Expect unique products tailored to your beauty profile.
Cost: $59.95 per quarter. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code MSA20 for 20% off your first box!
Why We Love It: Girl power forever! STRONG Self(ie) boxes aim to inspire and empower young women and girls. These quarterly subscriptions offer purposeful, positive, and inspiring hand-picked products. Each box contains up to 6 trendy, girl-positive items meant to bring out her inner strength. Items inspire fun, boost confidence, and create self-love!
Cost: $14.95 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Sign up here to get your second month free!
Why We Love It: Imagine if perfumes had fitting rooms! Scentbird lets you try on a perfume for size (and scent!) to make sure you really love it. You get the authentic perfume in a trial-size case. No need to commit to a full-size bottle. Tailor your preferences or choose from their huge list of brands. Scentbird Men is the brother box of Scentbird, offering all the same perks!
9. Yume Twins
Cost: Starts at $31.50 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code CINNAMO for $3 off your first box!
Why We Love It: All things adorable and made in Japan! Yume Twins subscriptions deliver 6 to 8 items a month, including kawaii stuffed animals, collectible keychains, figures, accessories, and stationery, featuring brands like Hello Kitty, Sailor Moon, Sanrio, Totoro, Rilakkuma, and more!
Cost: Starts at $17 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code MSA25 for 25% off your first box!
Why We Love It: This box is a fan favorite! Every month you get fresh, fun surprises from Kal-Elle Fandom Club. With each month’s new fandom theme, you can expect up to 8 items of jewelry, apparel, nail accessories, key chains and other fun finds! Fandom is fun!
11. Deck of Scarlet
Cost: $29.95 every other month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Sign up here for 10% off your first box!
Why We Love It: YouTube-inspired makeup palettes! Every other month, Deck of Scarlet partners with a popular Youtube beauty vlogger to create a trendy, seasonal makeup palette. Designed to help you achieve new, creative makeup looks, these palettes come with up to two extra makeup products. You also get educational makeup tutorials for inspiration. Perfect for make-up newbies!
12. Penny + Grace
Cost: $19.99 per month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Love to layer jewelry? Penny + Grace delivers 3 delicate, modern, and pretty jewelry pieces each month. You can customize items to fit your style and metal preferences: 18k gold, Silver, or 18k Rose Gold. It’s the perfect for way to refresh (or build up) your jewelry collection. Plus, all Penny + Grace jewelry is 100% lead and nickel free!
Cost: $29.99 every other month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: These are the droids (and the Star Wars merch) you’ve been looking for. The Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty box includes up to 6 items covering anything from apparel, accessories, toys, and more sought-after memorabilia. Each box features a different Star Wars character or theme. May the force be with you!
14. Society Socks
Cost: $16 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code MSA50 for 50% off your first box!
Why We Love It: Sockletes can amp their sock game! Society Socks delivers fun, funky, and/or professional socks every month. Each subscriptions box includes two pairs of fun, patterned socks, as well as donates two pairs to charity in your name. Score!
15. Kiwi Co Crate
Cost: Starts at $19.95 per month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Sign up here for 40% off your first month!
Why We Love It: You get fun projects for everyone in the family! Kiwi Co Crates are great for kids, teens, and even adults, because they offer hands-on projects that inspire! Choose the Doodle Crate for artsy at-home DIYs. The Tinker Crate is perfect for thought-provoking science and STEM projects. Or go for the Eureka Crate for at-home engineering for all ages.
Cost: $39.99 every other month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Harry Potterheads unite! The Wizarding World Crate, by Loot Crate, includes exclusive access to Wizarding World collectibles, gear, and more! You can expect a new theme for each box that will arrive filled with up to 7 enchanting items. The Wizarding World Crate lets fans conjure the magic, delights, and wonder of the Harry Potter universe.
Cost: $23 per month. Subscribe here!
Why We Love It: Bookworms and future librarians will simply adore this box. Each month, Uppercase delivers one brand-new, first-edition, Young Adult book, signed by the author. You also get access to behind-the-scenes videos from the author, and up to two high-quality, exclusive book-related goodies that match the monthly theme.
BONUS: Campus Cube
(For teens on the brink of their twenties!)
Cost: $39.95 a month. Subscribe here!
Coupon: Use coupon code MSA5 for $5 off your first cube offer!
Why We Love It: It’s the perfect care package for anyone with a touch of homesickness! CampusCube specializes in care packages that feel like a dose of homemade TLC. Items are healthy, fun delicious, and useful. Each box can be upcycled for use as extra storage. Look for themes like Spa Ahh, Brain Boost, Queen for a Day, and You’ve Got this This! There are options specific to guys, girls, birthdays, exams, and health.
Time to get shopping! Which box did you choose?