15 Monthly Beauty Subscription Boxes

Monthly beauty subscription boxes are very popular now and days, and for good reason; its like Christmas every month. Also known as beauty sampling services, most subscription boxes offer a combination of full and sample sizes of top beauty products. Some products are brand, spanking new and not even in stores yet.

Signing up for a monthly beauty subscription give you the opportunity to sample new products without cluttering up your bathroom with full-sized bottles. If you’re anything like me, you have a well-stocked beauty department in your bathroom. Mine is now overflowing into my closet…

Many of the subscriptions average out to less than 20 bucks a month, but provide value of twice that or more. Buzzfeed broke down the total projected value for subscription boxes such as Birchbox, GlossyBox and Ispy. All of the boxes in question had a value greater than the cost per monthly subscription.

Long story short, if you’re looking to learn and experiment with various beauty brands, a beauty sampling service may be exactly what you need.

Below is a list of some of the most popular monthly Beauty Subscription Boxes.

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  • BirchBox 2 of 16
    birch box

    BirchBox is the pioneer of  monthly subscription box for men and women.  It sends subscribers four or five beauty samples plus a "lifestyle extra" like a hair tie or energy bar for $10 each month.

  • Beauty Box 5 3 of 16

    Beauty Box 5 is a subscription-based, beauty sampling program that delivers a monthly box filled with 4-5 cosmetic samples.  Aimed at introducing women to new cosmetic products and educating them on best practices, Beauty Box 5 scours the market to find the best product for your lifestyle. $12
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  • Test Tube by New Beauty 4 of 16

    Six times a year, you will receive a TestTube filled with deluxe and full-size products from the hottest beauty brands. You will also receive a subscription to NewBeauty magazine, delivered quarterly. $29.95 
    Photo Credits: New Beauty Testube
  • Blissmo 5 of 16

    Blissmo is a green, earth-friendly more crunchy beauty box option.   $19 
    Read more at Refinery 29
  • GlossyBox 6 of 16

    Glossybox promises subscribers five or six deluxe samples or full-sized products each month for $21.
  • Eco-Emi 7 of 16


     we will mail you five to ten samples of natural, organic, green, eco-friendly, cruelty free, vegan, vegetarian or Fair Trade products to your door wrapped in chic earth friendly packaging. $15 

    Photo Credit: A Mom Less Ordinary 
  • Julep Maven 8 of 16

    Julep Maven for those fingernail polish junkies. Julep Maven sends customize shades of polish based on our style profile.  $19.99
    Photo Credit: Daily Makeover  
  • Beauty Fix 9 of 16

    Allure says

    Beauty Fix offers four or five deluxe samples from an eclectic mix of luxury and niche brands, like Nars, Stila, and Weleda, plus one nonbeauty product, all delivered monthly in a recyclable brown box (the website offers clever tips for how to reuse it). This box is one of the more costly at $49 for 4 boxes per yearly subscription. 

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  • Total Beauty 10 of 16

    Total Beauty says

     Four to six samples per kit from Pur-lisse skin care, Alison Raffaele makeup, and more. $15 per kit. No subscription required. 

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  • Beauty Army 11 of 16

    Beauty Army says

    Every month, you choose six samples from a menu of nine hard-to-find brands, like Skyn Iceland, Lucy B. organic makeup, and Lipsi cosmetics. $12 


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  • Klutch Club 12 of 16

    Klutch Club offers three subscriptions KLUTCH women, men and mom boxes for less than $18. Not only do you receive beauty products but also snacks, supplements and other personal-care items. 
    Photo Credit: Klutch Club  
  • Goodebox 13 of 16

    Goodebox offers healthy, sustainable beauty products to its subscribers.  Members receive 6-7 trial sized, healthy beauty, beauty related wellness & personal care products that range in size from 1-2 use packets to several use travel size, according to their website. $16 
    Photo Credit: Refinery 29 
  • Ispy 14 of 16

     Ipsy sends their subscribers four or five cosmetic, hair, and skincare products in a reusable make-up bag. $10
  • Beauty Bar 15 of 16

    BeautyBar is a subscription box brought to you by Allure Magazine.  It comes complete with a booklet of beauty tips from Allure editors $15
  • curlBox 16 of 16

    CurlBox is a little different. The products offered are hair products.  The CurlBox is filled with 5-7 samples of the top hair products for $20 per month. 



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