Best Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Teens & Tweens

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Teens have different tastes and interests, but we think there’s something many of them would love to receive: awesome subscription box gifts filled with high-quality, totally cool, and fun items!

From makeup kits to bookish pieces to totally geeky stuff, you can count on these subscriptions for the best gift items your teens will love. We also have a how-to guide on subscription box gifting to help you determine the best way to gift boxes this holiday.

Ivory Clasp

For: Young women who want to achieve that chic stylish look!

Why We Love It: Ivory Clasp delivers brand name purses. They have totes, clutches, satchels, hobos, crossbody bags and other designs from a variety of brands — keeping your teen on the loop with the trendiest styles!

Gift It: Send a Ivory Clasp gift here!

See all our Ivory Clasp Reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Get 20% off your first month! Use coupon code HELLO.


For: Teens who are obsessed with makeup – especially eyeshadow palettes!

Why We Love It: BOXYCHARM’s value is amazing for the small price – and nearly everything is a full size product!

Gift It: Send a BOXYCHARM gift here!

See all our BOXYCHARM Reviews to find out more about this box.


For: Planner junkies and scrapbookers!

Why We Love It: They send the cutest stickers from all over the world, and they come up with the cutest themes every month too. It’s cuteness overload!

Gift It: Send a stickii gift here!

See all our stickii Reviews to find out more about this box.

Tinker Crate

For: The innovator!

Why We Love It: Hands-on activities make learning extra fun. Every crate includes all the materials and inspiration for a super-cool STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) project.

Gift It: Send a Tinker Crate gift here!

See all our Tinker Crate Reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.

Candy Club

For: Any teen with a sweet tooth!

 Why We Love It: Candy Club allows subscribers to customize their mix and even pick out their own treats! It in the spendy side, but makes a beautiful gift presentation under the tree! And, candy.

Gift It: Send a Candy Club gift here, up to a year’s worth of sweet goodies.

See all our Candy Club Reviews to find out more about this sweet monthly treat.

Deal: Save $12 off your first box! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

Pusheen Box

For: The Pusheen lovers all over the world.

Why We Love It: Who can resist Pusheen’s cuteness? This box is overflowing with Pusheen-themed merchandise, from clothing and accessories to electronics and toys. Promised total retail value for each box is over $100!

Gift It: Pusheen Box gift here!

See all our Pusheen Box Reviews to find out more about this box.

Culture Carton

For: The young and promising young gentleman!

Why We Love It: Everything in this subscription is classy. With a selection of lifestyle items and a featured book of the month, Culture Carton is focused in helping ladies improve their life in various aspects. Of course, that includes dressing and looking the part of the lady that they are.

Gift It: Send Culture Carton gift here!

See all our Culture Carton reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Get 10% off your monthly subscription! Use coupon code HELLOSUB.

Quirky Crate

For: The not-so-basic girl.

Why We Love It: It’s fun and colorful! Catering to those with eccentric tastes, Quirky Crate usually includes accessories, stationery, stickers, and bags every month. They keep it more exciting by sending collectible enamel pins in every box, usually from a featured indie artist!

Gift It: Send Quirky Crate gift here!

Deal: Enjoy 10% off your first order. Use coupon code UNICORN10.

Loot Crate

For: Budding Gamers!

Why We Love It: Teens will feel like that they’re in game because there are so much geek and gaming items in every loot. Figures, wearables, pins, and gift cards are just some of the things they can geek out on from this subscription!


  • Save $3 on your first box. Use coupon code SAVE3.
  • Save 10% on any subscription plan. Use coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION.


For: Every girl who deserves to feel like her confident strong self(ie)

Why We Love It: STRONG self(ie) empowers young girls to be their best self by delivering handpicked items that have a purpose, brings good vibes and positivity, as every box features trendy products that include inspirational messages as well.

Gift It: Send a STRONG self(ie) gift here!

See all our STRONG self(ie) Reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Get 20% off your first box in a membership! Use coupon code Hello20.

Hello Kitty and Friends

For: Anyone who likes adorable licensed characters like Hello Kitty!

Why We Love It: The first box from this subscription is yet to come! Loot Crate, the undisputed ruler of fandom subscription box merchandising is producing the box. It’s going to be adorbs!

Gift It: Send Sanrio Small Gift Crate gift here! How many gifts could a gudetama gift if a gudetama could gift gifts? He’s too lazy.

See all our Sanrio Small Gift Crate Reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Save 10% on your subscription! Use coupon code SAVE10.

CampusCube Girls

For: Any hardworking student who deserves a treat

Why We Love It: CampusCube makes school life a little less stressful by sending healthy, delicious, fun and useful items for students. Helps parents save loads of time too!

Gift It: Send a CampusCube gift here!

See all our CampusCube Reviews to find out more about this box.

Deal: Take $5 off your box! Use coupon code HS5.

J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World

For: Anyone obsessed with Harry Potter!

Why We Love It: We haven’t seen the first box but since it’s got Her stamp of approval and is produced by subscription box powerhouse Loot Crate we know we’re going to love it.

Gift It: You can send a box of official Harry Potter here.

See all our J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World Reviews to find out more about the Official Harry Potter Subscription Box.

Eureka Crate

For: Kids and kids at heart who love Science.

Why We Love It: Teaches you how to apply principles of science and math to make awesome things you will love to use everyday – from an articulated desk lamp to an electric pencil sharpener to a wooden ukulele.

Gift It: Eureka Crate gift here!

Deal: Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.

Owl Crate

For: YA (that’s young adult!) fiction loving teens that are super fans of every new fiction series!

Why We Love It: Owl Crate gets teens ridiculously excited about reading by pairing a fresh new YA book along with “bookish goodies” that turn teens into book fans. That basically means that OwlCrate makes reading cool again. 

Gift It: Choose a gift subscription right at checkout, with small discounts for 3 and 6 month plans.

See all our Owl Crate reviews to find out more about this teen favorite.

Deal: Save 10% off your order! Use coupon code WELCOME10.


For: Teens and tweens that can’t ever have too much polish or makeup!

Why We Love It: This box is a bargain compared to the average amount teens spend on drugstore makeup! She will be able to select the polish colors and makeup item she wants every month, allowing her to switch up her style as often as teen whims dictate!

Gift It:  There are two ways to gift Julep– the standard Julep gift (minimum two months for $39.98) – or if you are a parent, you might consider signing up on Julep’s regular subscription offer to take advantage of the hefty free gift!

See all our Julep reviews to find out more about this polish & beauty subscription box.

See more fabulous subscription box gift ideas in our 2018 Holiday Subscription Box Gift Guide!


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