The Best Subscription Boxes to Gift for Every Personality this Holiday Season
Looking for the perfect gifts for your friends and family this holiday season? We’ve got you covered! Check out our list of editorial picks to see which subscription boxes you should gift (or keep for yourself).
We’ve curated a list of great gift ideas for all the different kinds of people in your life. You’ll find boxes for everything from beauty products to pet toys, plus prices starting as low as $10 a month. Take a look!
Want more unique gift ideas? Check out our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide to see a full list of subscriptions that make great presents!
For the Beauty Connoisseur: Ipsy
Price: Plans start at just $10 per month + free shipping. Subscribe here!
What’s Inside: Must-haves curated by one of the most popular beauty subscription boxes! Ipsy offers full- and sample-sized makeup and beauty products from a variety of beloved and up-and-coming beauty brands. Additionally, each box comes with a cute makeup bag for all your new products!
For the Socially Conscious: CAUSEBOX
Price: $54.95 per quarter, or $49.95 with an annual subscription. Subscribe here!
What’s Inside: Socially-conscious surprises! Each CAUSEBOX contains more than $150 worth of products including cosmetics, home decor, gifts, accessories, jewelry, and other self-care items. Best of all, the CAUSEBOX team takes the time to source products from companies with ethical, fair-trade, or other feel-good missions—give a gift and give back at the same time!
Gifting Tips: Sign up and check “This box is a gift” during checkout to get your loved one started with this thoughtful subscription!
For the Lover of Luxury: POPSUGAR Must Have Box
Price: $75.00 per quarter. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Save $20 off your first box with code MSA20
What’s Inside: Unique seasonal selections curated by the lifestyle experts at POPSUGAR! Each POPSUGAR Must Have Box features beauty, fashion, food, fitness, and home products from quality brands that trend-savvy recipients will appreciate. Plus, each box promises a total retail value of $250 or more!
Gifting Tips: Sign up and note that you’re giving this box as a gift during checkout to have a gift message sent to your recipient!
For the Accessory Obsessed: Rocksbox
Price: $21 per month. Subscribe here!
COUPON: Get your first month FREE with code mysubaddictxoxo
What’s Inside: 3 hand-picked jewelry pieces that you can try before you buy! Recipients can rent jewelry for as long as they want, and when they’re ready for something new, they can use the prepaid shipping label included in your box to swap your current set out for something new. Swap as many times as you’d like in a month, or buy the pieces you can’t live without at an awesome discount!
Gifting Tips: Look for the “Gifts” option at the bottom of this page to shop for the gift subscription that’s right for your loved one!
For the Shopping Addict: Le Tote
Price: Plans start at $59.00 per month. Subscribe here!
What’s Inside: Trend-conscious clothing picked JUST for you! Each month, subscribers will get a capsule wardrobe of pieces styled to match their preferences. Try a mix of garments and accessories (including dresses, separates, workwear, jewelry, and more), and only purchase the items you really love. Return the rest and get a whole new box of fresh finds!
Gifting Tips: Follow the “Gift Cards” option at the top right of this page to set up a gift. Choose to email your gift to your recipient or print out a gift card and surprise your loved one in person!
For the Serial Sampler: Birchbox
Price: $10 per month + free US shipping. Subscribe here!
What’s Inside: A whole new world of beauty! Birchbox is one of the best-known beauty boxes for a reason—they allow subscribers to discover new beauty brands through 5 beauty samples each month. Hair products, skin care, makeup, nail polish, fragrance… You name it, they’ve sent it! Birchbox also offers the choice of a personalized, custom box of samples every month, or a Birchbox-curated box of surprise samples where you can see exactly what you’re getting before Birchbox ships.
Gifting Tips: You’ll find gifting options at the very bottom of this page. And don’t forget! Birchbox offers a men’s grooming subscription, too—it’s a cool, smart, and best of all, easy gift idea for all the guys in your life!
For Creative Kids (and Their Parents): KiwiCo
Price: Subscriptions start at $19.95 per month (or less with longer subscriptions). Subscribe here!
COUPON: Get 40% off your first month of any line when you use this link!
What’s Inside: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) adventures for kids 0-16! Inspire young innovators, artists, designers, makers, and scientists with monthly hands-on educational projects. The flexibility of KiwiCo’s subscription box offerings means you can find great activities for all ages, plus the quality of materials is top notch. Choose from:
- Tadpole Crate (Ages 0-36 months)
- Koala Crate (Ages 3-4)
- Kiwi Crate (Ages 5-8)
- Atlas Crate (Ages 6-11)
- Doodle Crate (Ages 9-16+)
- Tinker Crate (Ages 9-16+)
Gifting Tips: Choose the subscription level and length you prefer, and check the “Is this a gift?” box during checkout to get your little one signed up. Want to let your gift-getter do the picking? KiwiCo offers gift cards, too!
For The Dog Lover: BarkBox
Price: $29 per month (or less with longer commitments). Subscribe here!
COUPON: Get a free extra month when you sign up for a 6 or 12 month subscription with code SUBADDICTION ,or get $10 Barkshop credit with any new BarkBox subscription when you use code ADDICTION (Barkshop credit code emailed 3-5 business days after purchase.)
What’s Inside: BarkBox is a beloved monthly subscription box for dogs. Each themed collection includes toys, treats, and grooming products chosen for the size of the lucky dog receiving the box. The designs are always super quirky and unique—dogs and their owners will get a kick out of these cute finds!
Gifting Tips: To gift a BarkBox go to the BarkBox Give a Gift page and choose Give a BarkBox to deliver monthly dog joy to a pup you love!