The Best Subscription Boxes for Teens


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Best Subscription Boxes for Teens

The MSA community has spoken! These are the best teen subscription boxes as voted on by YOU in our 2018 Subscription Box Awards.

We asked our readers to name their favorite subscription boxes that are suitable for high schoolers—boxes that are trendy and cool, but also age-appropriate and fun.

And don’t worry if you’re young at heart– we love plenty of these boxes for ourselves, too.

These are their top 20 picks, including beauty boxes, pop culture boxes, geek boxes, and more!

20 Coolest Subscription Boxes for Teen Girls and Boys

These awesome subscription boxes don’t disappoint. These are the most popular subscription boxes for teens, recommended by our readers:

1. Ipsy

Ipsy

The Cost: $10 a month (free shipping). Sign up here!

The Products: We love this affordable (and adorable) monthly beauty subscription box! With each installment, you’ll get full- and sample-sized makeup and beauty products from beloved and up-and-coming brands, PLUS a cute new makeup bag to store everything inside. Check out all of our Ipsy reviews to learn more. 

Ships to: US and Canada

 

2. OwlCrate

Owlcrate

The Cost: $29.99 plus shipping ($6.99 to US, $10.59 to Canada, $19.99 Worldwide). Sign up here!

DEAL: Use coupon code WELCOME10 to save 10% off your first month!

The Products: This book subscription box sends lit-loving teens a new YA book and 3-5 book-related goodies like prints, collectibles, and small gifts each month. Check out all of our Owlcrate reviews to learn more. 

Ships to: Worldwide!

 

3. FairyLoot

FairyLoot

The Cost: $37.07 (26.00 GBP) per month + shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: This UK subscription is great for fantasy fans. Each month, you’ll get 5-6 exclusive book-themed surprises, plus a YA novel to read.

Ships to: US, UK, and most countries internationally

4. Birchbox

Birchbox

The Cost: $10 a month + free US shipping. Sign up here!

Coupon: Check out the latest Birchbox coupons to get an offer with your first box!

The Products: This colorful box is perfect for makeup-loving teens! Each Birchbox includes samples of skincare products, makeup, haircare, and more. You can personalize your preferences to receive a custom box picked just for you every month, or opt to pick a “curated” box where you’ll see exactly what you’ll receive before it ships. Check out all of our Birchbox reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US, FranceSpain and the UK

 

5. J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter

JK Rowling's Wizarding World

The Cost: $39.99 every other month + $5.00 shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: Calling all Harry Potter fans! This bi-monthly subscription box features 5-7 exclusive, licensed collectibles from everyone’s favorite magical universe. You even get to pick your house when you sign up! Check out all of our J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter reviews to learn more.

Ships to: 27 countries including US, Canada, Australia, and the UK!

 

6. Scentbird

Scentbird

The Cost: $14.95 a month + free shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Buy one month, get your second month free! No coupon required—just use this link!

The Product: Guys and girls will love experimenting with this fragrance subscription! Each month, you’ll get one 8 ml vial of a designer fragrance of your choice or one that Scentbird picks for you if you prefer. They’ll send you a preview card for their “Scent of the Month” the month before. It’s a great way to try new perfume and cologne before committing to a pricey bottle! Check out all of our Scentbird reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US

 

7. Loot Crate

Loot Crate

The Cost: $19.99 plus $5 shipping a month. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 10% off any length subscription, or $3 off month-to-month with coupon code ADDICTION or SAVE3

The Products: Fanboys and fangirls will love unboxing this pop culture subscription box! Each month, you’ll get 4+ items featuring your favorite franchises from TV, comics, movies, video games, and beyond). Expect a monthly graphic tee, collectibles, gear, figures, and more! Check out all of our Loot Crate reviews to learn more.

Ships to: 27 countries including US, Canada, Australia, and the UK!

 

8. Fandom of the Month Club

Fandom of the Month Club

The Cost: $13/month + shipping. Save with longer prepaid subscriptions. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code ADDICTION to get your first 3 months for $30 plus shipping!

The Products: Geek out over the 3-4 hand-picked fandom-inspired jewelry and accessory items in this monthly box. You’ll get pieces inspired by everything from Disney movies to Broadway shows, depending on the monthly theme, plus a new canvas accessory bag and magnet to match your new jewelry pieces! Check out all of our Fandom of the Month Club reviews to learn more.

Ships to: U.S. for $4.25, Canada for $8, everywhere else for $11.50

 

9. Tinker Crate by Kiwi Co.

Tinker Crate

The Cost: $19.95 per month + free shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 40% off your 1st month! No coupon required—just use this link!

The Products: Treat your budding scientist to Tinker Crate’s STEM-based crafts and DIY projects. Each project comes with supplemental learning kits, booklets, and activities and are designed to enhance children’s critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Check out all of our Tinker Crate reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Anywhere in the United States and Canada, including Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and APO addresses. Free within the United States, $6.95 to Canada.

 

10. Doodle Crate by Kiwi Co.

Doodle Crate

The Cost: $19.95 per month with discounts available for longer subscription commitments. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 40% off your first month! No coupon required—just use this link!

The Products: Spark your creativity with Doodle Crate! Each box includes instructions and supplies for children aged 9-16 to create one new art project each month. Check out all of our Doodle Crate reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US for free, Canada for $6.95

 

11. Pusheen Box

Pusheen Box

The Cost: $43.95 + $6 US Shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: Can you handle all this cuteness? Each seasonal box includes a selection of Pusheen-inspired clothing, accessories, electronics, toys, stationery and more! Check out all of our Pusheen Box reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide (shipping varies based on country)

 

12. Campus Cube

Campus Cube

The Cost: $39.95 plus $4.95 shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save $5 off any order with code MSA5

The Products: Looking for a college care package? Campus Cube makes packages for gals and guys packed with snacks, gadgets, and personal care items! Their shipping schedule is geared around the semester system, too, so boxes arrive when they really need them. Check out all of our Campus Cube reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US only

 

13. Yume Twins

YumeTwins

The Cost: $35/recurring 1-month plan, $33.50/prepaid 3-month plan, $32/prepaid 6-month plan, $31.50/prepaid 12-month plan. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save $5 off your first box! with coupon code MSA5APRIL

The Products: Love Japanese culture? Each Yume Twins box comes with 6-8 kawaii items including adorable plushies and squishies, collectible keychains and figures, lifestyle goods, and licensed character items from popular Japanese brands. Check out all of our Yume Twins reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Free shipping US and worldwide

 

14. Penny + Grace

Penny And Grace

The Cost: $19.99 + free ground shipping. Sign up here!

The Products: Each monthly pack includes three coordinating minimalist jewelry pieces in your choice of metal (18k Gold, Silver, & 18k Rose Gold options). All jewelry is 100% lead and nickel free. Plus, you get a canvas pouch for storage and a bonus enamel pin to add to your collection! Check out all of our Penny + Grace reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and Canada

 

15. Uppercase Box

Uppercase Box

The Cost: $29.00 (If you want them to pick a book based on your tastes the cost is $35 each month). Sign up here!

The Products: Uppercase subscribers get a new YA book per month (either a random title or one based on your preferences), a fun book-inspired accessory, notes on the chosen book, discounts for book websites, and exclusive content from the author! Check out all of our Uppercase Box reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US and Canada (extra shipping costs for Canadian subscribers).

 

16. Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly

Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly

The Cost: $19 per month + $3.75 US shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Save 25% off your first box with code MSA25

The Products: Subscribers get a monthly set of 4-7 pieces of jewelry or collectibles inspired by a fandom from movies, TV, gaming, and more. Check out all of our Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly reviews to learn more.

Good to know: Kal-Elle Fandom Monthly recently opened a shop page where you can purchase any extra past boxes!

Ships to: US ($3.75 shipping), Canada ($11 shipping), and the rest of the world ($14.25 shipping).

 

17. Quirky Crate

Quirky Crate

The Cost: $34.99 + shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code UNICORN10 to save 10% off!

The Products: This colorful box comes packed with 5-8 quirky, fun items, including an enamel pin from a featured pin artist each box! Check out all of our Quirky Crate reviews to learn more.

Ships to: the US for $5.95, Canada for $13.95, Mexico for $19.95, and the rest of the world for $20.95

 

18. STRONG Self(ie)

Strong Self(ie)

The Cost: $59.95 per quarter + free US shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use code MSA20 to save 20% off your first box!

The Products: This box of aspirational, positive products for tween girls (8-12) is focused on health, beauty, fun, and inspiring self esteem. Each box has something for parents, too! Check out all of our STRONG Self(ie) reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US for free. International shipping varies.

 

19. Earfleek

Earfleek

The Cost: $3.49 + free US shipping. Sign up here!

COUPON: Use coupon code MSA50 to save 50% off of your first shipment!

The Products: Get a new pair of cute, trendy earrings each month with this super affordable jewelry subscription! Expect a mix of studs, dangling styles, understated looks, and quirky statement makers, all 100% nickel-free. Check out all of our Earfleek reviews to learn more.

Ships to: Worldwide

 

20. Deck of Scarlet

Deck of Scarlet

The Cost: $29.95 ($80 value). Sign up here!

Coupon: For a limited time, use this link to save 30% off your first box!

The Products: For the aspiring YouTube makeup star or teen prepping their prom or homecoming look, Deck of Scarlet is a dream come true. Each box includes one palette and two looks inspired by a top YouTuber (one daytime and one nighttime). The products are 100% cruelty-free, paraben free, and made in the USA. Check out all of our Deck of Scarlet reviews to learn more.

Ships to: US for free, Canada and UK for $7

The Very Best Subscription Boxes for Teens Ages 13+

That wraps up our list of the best subscription boxes for teens! What are your favorite boxes for high-school and college-age kids?