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Best Subscription Boxes Under $25 – 2021 Award Winners

Treating yourself with a subscription box is always a good idea! From beauty boxes to snack boxes and beyond, there are subscriptions that can help you live a little without overspending. Some of these subscription boxes also make perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Our readers voted for the best subscription boxes under $25 and here’s the result!

Here are the Best Subscriptions For a Monthly Splurge – $25 or Less!

You voted on your favorite subscriptions that aren’t exactly cheap, but aren’t spendy either – here they are!

1. Ipsy Glambag Plus

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Unlike the regular glam bag the plus has full sizes which is fantastic for actually using the items like a normal human being. The price and value are ridiculous. Best box. -JessicaE

I am pretty happy they brought the bag back for this sub! It’s bigger than the smaller Ipsy and is really usable. The skincare you get in this box is great. Because it’s full size you are really getting tons for your money. – Sherrilyn

What You Get: Ipsy Glambag Plus, an upgrade from the regular Ipsy Glambag, provides 5 full-size makeup, skincare, and haircare items from brands that you love. There will also be variations, but there are far fewer as compared to the regular box. Some of the amazing brands that you can find in the box are Tarte, Nyx, OFRA, Estee Lauder, and Lancome. Also, each box has a promised retail value of $120!

See our Ipsy GlamBag Plus Reviews for the details!

Price: Each box is priced at $25.


2. Vellabox

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my favorite go-to gift for really anyone or any occasion! – Lydia

What You Get: With scented candles from Vellabox, you can elevate any corner of your home! This candle subscription offers artisan-made candles with lead-free wicks and is scented with premium fragrance oils that give a long-lasting aroma. Not only you be getting candles, but you are also introduced to an American artisan featured each month. Choose from 3 different candle sizes – The Lucerna Box (one 4 oz candle), The Ignis Box (one 8oz candle), or The Vivere Box (one 8oz and one 4oz candle). Other than the candles, you’ll also get a surprise gift! With just a strike of a match, you can create a perfect ambiance for a cozy living!

Go to Vellabox Reviews to take a good grasp of what this subscription is all about!

Price: The Lucerna Box (one 4 oz candle) is priced at $10/month, The Ignis Box (one 8oz candle) is at $20/month, and The Vivere Box (one 8oz and one 4oz candle) costs $30/month.

Deal: Get $5 off any purchase! Use coupon code HELLOSUB5.


3. Blue Bottle Coffee

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Can never get enough coffee! – Groot

Great gift for any coffee lover in your life. – Ricky

What You Get: With Blue Bottle Coffee, you can choose among single-origin, blend, and espresso coffee, and your pack will be delivered on the frequency of your choice. They also offer both ground and whole bean coffee. It’s a great subscription for those who want multiple coffee options! Also, their coffee is roasted and shipped within 48 hours of ordering, making sure that they’re fresh and aromatic when they arrive at your door!

Check out Blue Bottle Coffee Reviews to know more!

Price: Full bag subscriptions start at $18 per month.

Deal: Grab a free trial of Blue Bottle Coffee! Use this link to get the deal. Just pay $5 shipping.


4. BOXYCHARM

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My January boxy was ? – Jennifer

It’s all about the palettes and the full size goodies! How do they put so much in the box?!?!? – KellyK

What You Get: BOXYCHARM is for heavy makeup users! It usually has 5 full-sized items each month, and aside from makeup and cosmetics, they also include nail care, skincare, haircare, fragrance, and even makeup tools. It’s a box that provides almost everything that a woman needs to look at her best. Aside from make-up users, it’s also a good box for beginners and those who love to experiment with full-size make-up products!

Check out our BOXYCHARM Reviews to know more about this subscription!

Price: Box prices start at $25 per month, plus free US shipping!

Deals:

  • Get one month FREE when you sign up for a 12-month BoxyCharm subscription! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
  • Get a FREE Gift with Boxycharm - enter code on site! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.

5. Look Fantastic Beauty Box

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I find this little British beauty box pretty delightful. I have an annual sub that brings the cost down. – Swannie_82

Love the euro beauty product. Comes in a nice box too. – Andrea M.

What You Get: Look Fantastic Beauty Box is a UK subscription box that contains 6 or more handpicked beauty products including cosmetics, haircare, and skincare. Some of the known brands that we got from past boxes are Philip Kingsley, Molton Brown, Eve Lom, Korres, and more! It doesn’t only introduce us to leading beauty brands but to new and promising talents as well!

Take a peek at our Look Fantastic Beauty Box Reviews for more information!

Price: The subscription costs $19.00 per month. Free shipping to the UK & US. FYI – you can sign up for an annual subscription to drop the price but your payments will be drawn monthly!

Deal: Get your first box for $10 on a 3+ month subscription! Use coupon code TREATBB.


6. Annie's Creative Woman Kit-of-the-Month Club

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What You Get: Creative Woman Kit-of-the-Month Club offers DIY projects that are super fun and easy to make. If you love gifting items that come with a personal touch, this makes the perfect subscription for you! You’ll get a project to work on in your free time complete with all the materials you need to start creating gorgeous, handmade, and special treasures along with easy-to-follow instructions. It even comes with new techniques that can expand your skillset and creativity like painting, needlecrafts, beading, candle and soap making, and more!

Go through our Creative Woman Kit-of-the-Month Club Reviews and see beautiful projects we’ve made in the past.

Price: Get your monthly craft kit for $19.99.

Deal: Get 50% off your first month’s kit on any clubs! Use coupon code HELLO.


7. Universal Yums

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What You Get: Take on an adventure around the world without leaving your home. Universal Yums takes you on a fun ride around the globe by offering snack boxes. Each box contains delicious and unique products that are often extremely difficult (or even impossible) to find in the US! Along with it comes an interactive guidebook to steer your adventure, including trivia, games, recipes, culture, and more. Choose among the 3 boxes they offer: Yum Box (6+ snacks), Yum Yum Box (12+ snacks), and Super Yum Box (20+ snacks). Pick what box size fits you best, and start snacking!

Check out what countries have been featured on Universal Yums Reviews.

Price: Get the Yum Box and enjoy snacks for $16 a month.

Deal: Get $5 off your first month when you sign up for a Super Yum Box subscription! Use this link to get the deal.


8. Pura Vida Jewelry Club

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I really think this is a step up from the bracelets box – still has the beachy look but wearable every day! – Cynthia V

What You Get: Step up your fashion game with beautiful jewelry pieces from Pura Vida Jewelry Club. This monthly subscription is for artisanal jewelry lovers and collectors! Their exclusive collections include earrings, necklaces, rings, and more. For each package, there are at least 2 exclusive jewelry items with up to $60 in retail value, plus an exclusive sticker! Expect a lot of on-trend pieces and other unique jewelry without spending too much on this subscription!

Check out the Pura Vida Jewelry Club Reviews to learn more!

Price: Subscriptions start at $19.95 monthly.

Deals:

  • Get one month FREE with a 6-month subscription and three months FREE with an annual subscription! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
  • Save 10% on anything in the shop. Use coupon code PVSAVE10. Subscription not included.

9. LiveGlam Brush Club

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What You Get: Get high-quality makeup brushes with LiveGalm Brush Club! The subscription promises at least $30 worth of Morphe brushes each month so you can start building your makeup brush collection! From face brushes to angle brushes and those that can reach even the tiniest creases on your face, and help you apply your makeup with accuracy and precision, you can find them all in this box!

Check out the LiveGlam Brush Club Reviews and learn more about this subscription!

Price: The subscription costs $19.99 per month.

Deal: Get a free brush! Use this link to get the deal. You’ll also save $10 on a 6-month plan or get a free month with an annual subscription!


10. Rocks Box

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After the initial parade of statement necklaces from the early days of subscription boxes, I find that I love just swapping my jewelry out and not having jewelry overload. I need to wear the latest things, but I don’t need to own them. I buy pieces from my box about 3-4 times a year! – Adriana

What You Get: Jewelry adds flair to one’s style, whether there’s an occasion or just an ordinary day. With Rocksbox, there’s no need to break the bank because you’ll be able to try a wide variety of jewelry with their affordable rental service. They will send you 3 gorgeous pieces to try out every month, wear the jewelry as much as you’d like, and return them whenever you’re ready for the next batch. They also have a wishlist that you can easily update to get the styles that you like to try!

Check out the Rocksbox Reviews to find out more!

Price: Subscription costs $21 per month.

Deal: Get your first month free! Use coupon code mommysplurgexoxo.


11. Raddish Kids

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What You Get: Aside from Science or art projects, the kids can also involve themselves in… Food and Cooking! Raddish Kids will send you a box each month containing items and ingredients that you can use in the kitchen with your kids. It’s really a great box that you can bond over and make good food together! It’s definitely “RAD”, isn’t it? Next time, your kid will be the one preparing the meal for you, and it will definitely be amazing!

Check out the Raddish Kids Reviews to learn more about this subscription.

Price: The subscription costs $24 each month.

Deals:

  • Get $20 off on a 12 month membership! Use coupon code CHEF20.
  • Get a FREE Apron with 6+ month membership! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.
  • Get $15 off on a 6 month membership! Use coupon code ATHOME.

12. Pet Treater Deluxe Dog Pack

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Affordable but has the best customer service and ability to customize your box Ariel sassy spaniel
They have the best and most unique items of any subscription box. So many items are included. Also there is an opportunity each month to get extra bonus items when you send in a photo of your pup with any of the items. I think that I look forward to receiving it as much as my dog! Such creativity goes into each box! Great box! – Lissa

I have five personal dogs as well as rescuing and fostering, there’s always dogs in my house so having an abundance of toys and treats is important and all the different varieties and the themes it’s all fun and my dogs love getting a surprise box as much as I do!! – Angel

What You Get: Pet Treater Deluxe is specially made for large-sized pups! The box contains treats, toys, and accessories for big dogs! Also, for every purchased box, they will send a bag of treats, toys, or accessories to a shelter in need.

Find out more by checking out our Pet Treater Deluxe Dog Pack Reviews.

Price: The box costs $25 each month.


13. Kiwi Crate by KiwiCo

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The activities are fun and educational. They usually not too hard or too messy. It’s cool that it also comes with a magazine where you can read more about the topics and there’s a comic strip. There’s also sometimes a page where you can make a snack. – Allegra

What You Get: Kiwi Crate, intended for 5 to 8-year-old kids, sends monthly boxes with crafts and other educational activities. This craft and activity box comes with everything you need to finish a project that you can use for playtime. If you’re looking for a box that you can work on as a family, this one is a great choice because most of the activities they send require parental assistance. Each crate also includes an issue of explore! magazine.

Read the Kiwi Crate Reviews for details!

Price: Each box costs $19.95 monthly.

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


14. Love with Food Deluxe Box

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What You Get: Love with Food Deluxe Box is a subscription box containing 16-20 snacks made with real ingredients – no added chemicals, and comes with a theme each month as well. Aside from the Deluxe box that is made for those with a big appetite, they also offer other subscription types that depend on preferences or diets. They’ve got the Tasting Box, which sends samples of snacks, and the Gluten-free Box, which is curated especially for those who are avoiding gluten.

Learn more by visiting the Love with Food Deluxe Box Reviews!

Price: You can get the Deluxe box for $19.95 each month.

Deal: Get 40% off your first box! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


15. BeautyFIX

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The variety is sooo good here and I love all the skincare goodies they sent!!! – Cait

I think this box has the most number of products out of any boxes I subscribe to. Even though it’s only $25 it’s still really high value because it’s so high end. Love it when they send hair tools. – Eunique

High end skincare, lots to try, perfect. – Ruth Molly

What You Get: BeautyFIX subscription box focuses on products for healthier skin and hair. Expect a value of over $100 for each box that you get. The items are usually professional make-up, skincare, and haircare products that are handpicked by beauty experts. Just wait for them to arrive at your door and enjoy!

Check out the BeautyFIX Reviews to find out the contents of past boxes!

Price: The subscription costs $24.95 per month, plus free shipping to the US.


16. Vegancuts Beauty Box

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What You Get: Get 4 or more items ranging from unique cosmetics to luxurious skincare, for less, with Vegancuts Beauty Box! Also, the products are 100% cruelty-free and vegan, plus they are natural and non-toxic! You can try effective products that are not just good for you, but for the environment too!

See the Vegancuts Beauty Box Reviews to learn more!

Price: You can get the box for $24.95 each month.

Deal: Get $5 off your first box on any Vegancuts subscription! Use coupon code hellosub. The coupon can only be used once per customer, but it can be used on multiple subscriptions at once so long as they are in the same transaction!


17. Doodle Crate by KiwiCo

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I mean it’s my favorite. – B

What You Get: Doodle Crate, includes all the materials for DIY projects that encourage kids ages 9+ to tackle new challenges and gain creative confidence! Step-by-step procedures are also provided in an Instruction Book, as well as access to online tutorials that share more useful tips and tricks for your project. Past crates have featured painting projects, handmade journals, mosaic making, and more!

Visit the Doodle Crate by KiwiCo Reviews to learn more!

Price: Boxes start at $19.95 per month.

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


18. ComicRealm

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ComicRealm delivers every month with personally curated boxes to each individual and the value of each box is usually double or more than what you paid. Great mystery subscription box! – Spidermonkey
Definitely an excellent choice for a box if you are a comic book or graphic novel enthusiastic. – Chaitali
I had this subscription for two years and adored it! They work hard to customize the selections for you. Its a great value too! Wonderful customer service. – mecularmuse
This is such a niche gift! Love it! – Ro Levine

What You Get: If you’re fond of reading comics and loves collecting them, ComicRealm is the source you’re looking for! Get the comics you love with their mystery box offerings. Each month, you’ll get a surprise package that has a value doubled or more than what you’ve paid for, and it contains 4-5 hand-selected items like TPB/Manga, variants, signed & remarked comics, and more depending on your chosen subscription. It features comics from companies like DC, Marvel, Image, Drak Horse, and more.

Price: The subscription costs start at $14.99 up to $149.99 per month. Get savings when you choose a prepaid plan option!

Deal: Save 10% off every month in your subscription! Use coupon code COMICS10. Excludes already discounted 12 month subscriptions.


19. Darn Good Yarn of the Month

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What You Get: Darn Good Yarn of the Month is a monthly yarn subscription that delivers new yarns each month straight at your doorstep that will surely refresh and inspire you to make something out of it. They work with artisans around the world to make amazing and unique yarns that help you be more creative and live a more artful life.

Check out our Crafts, DIY, & Hobby Subscription Boxes to see similar boxes like this!

Price: The subscription starts at $20 each month.

Deal: Get 50% off on annual subscription! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


20. Confetti Grace Lil Grace

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What You Get: Confetti Grace Lil Grace is the mini version of the original Confetti Grace. Each month, it sends a box full of all the supplies you need to create 2 smaller yet same quality, beautiful handmade projects. It also includes a bag and a blank card where you can write your messages, so it’s easy for you to gift one (or both!) once done. They also donate 20% of net profits to worldwide charities.

Check out the projects we’ve created on Confetti Grace Reviews.

Price: The monthly box is priced at $14.95.

Deal: Get FREE Shipping on your first box! Use coupon code confetti5.


21. Allure Beauty Box

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What You Get: Get makeup and skincare tested by experts with Allure Beauty Box. It is a monthly subscription box offering beauty products from luxury and indie brands. Each box includes 6 or more editor-curated products with at least 3 full-sized products, having a total value of at least $100. Sometimes, they also include a bonus product or two from a mass brand as a gift to you. It also comes with a mini-magazine that contains tips and product reviews. As a subscriber, you’ll get exclusive limited-time members-only discounts on luxury products and limited-edition boxes, as well as exclusive access to Allure Events.

Know more when you visit our Allure Beauty Box Reviews.

Price: Get the beauty box for $23 a month.

Deal: Get a FREE new member bonus item with your first box! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


22. Penny + Grace

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I like how sweet it is! – Emma

What You Get: Penny + Grace is known for its beautiful, gold-dipped jewelry pieces that you can wear every day. They can be paired, mixed, matched, and layered with other pieces in your collection, and they’ll still look gorgeous and trendy! You can choose from dipped 18k Gold, Silver, or 18k Rose Gold options, but you can easily change your options any time throughout the life of your subscription. Another option is that you can select a surprise metal and go for no earrings!

Learn more by visiting the Penny + Grace Reviews!

Price: Subscription costs $29.99 per month.


23. Petit Vour

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Cruelty-Free is really important for me. PV is not about throwing in cheap items. The curation is really careful to find items that are the best. – Mary Catherine

What You Get: If you support vegan and cruelty-free beauty products, Petit Vour is a great match! They have around 30 ingredients that they pledge NOT to put in the boxes. The inclusions in the box are also usually hard to find in regular beauty stores. You will get 4 to 5 items to try, mostly deluxe sample-sized, and occasional full-sized items!

Find out more about this subscription by checking out the Petit Vour Reviews.

Price: The subscription costs $18 per month, or less with longer plans.

Deal: Get 25% off your first box! Use coupon code FIRSTBOX.


24. PostBox by Postmark'd Studio

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What You Get: PostBox by Postmark’d Studio is a monthly paper and stationery subscription. Every box contains a variety of handcrafted greeting cards, postcards, stamps, and other stationery items. Each month also comes with a theme that you can look forward to, and they even include random gifts in some months!

Check out the PostBox by Postmark’d Studio Reviews for more!

Price: You can get the subscription for $25 per month, also, you can save on longer subscription plans!

Deal: Get 40% off or $10 off your first box when you sign up for a 3-month subscription. Use coupon code HS404ME. Valid to new members only.


25. THE BOX By Fashionsta

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What You Get: The BOX by Fashionsta is a monthly subscription that features a top-rated selection of the latest beauty trends. Each month, receive a box filled with 5-7 full-sized products handpicked by style influencers, makeup gurus, and TV personalities. They also donate product items to 1736 Family Crisis Center, a nonprofit organization serving community members in the greater Los Angeles area with the aim of helping them escape the worst possible conditions of poverty, homelessness, and violence.

See The BOX by Fashionsta Reviews and find out more!

Price: The subscription costs $24.99 per month.


26. Loot Crate

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What You Get: Loot Crate can satisfy the geek and gamer inside you as they send awesome, and most exclusive pop culture items curated around a theme each month! From shirts, jackets, bags, figures, and art prints, you can get anything that will definitely make the nerd inside you smile from ear to ear!

Check out our Loot Crate Reviews and find out more about this awesome subscription!

Price: The subscription costs $24.99 per month.

Deal: Save 15% on any subscription plan. Use coupon code HELLOSUBSCRIPTION15.


27. GLOSSYBOX

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Good products, lots from U.K. and Europe – keeps things interesting! – Judi

I think Glossybox is always nice for a gift because the box is fancy. – Trst

Feeling like glossy always Keeps it real with the right price and product mix. Makeup but not too much, hair but not too much. Skincare – not too much! – Charlotte

What You Get: GLOSSYBOX packs the best deluxe travel-sized beauty products in a gorgeous box! Their in-house beauty experts are the ones who curate the contents of the boxes, and each will contain at least 5 samples of make-up, skincare, and haircare. It is the perfect choice for anyone looking to try luxury beauty brands without spending much!

Browse through our GLOSSYBOX Reviews for more information!

Price: Subscriptions prices start at $21 per month, with savings for longer plans.

Deal: See special savings on your subscription - just enter code on site! Deal applies automatically, just visit and subscribe.


28. Bookroo

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Comes in cute wrapping paper, always fun books and almost always books we’ve never heard of. -Rachel

I love that each book is individually wrapped. They do a great job of finding wonderful books that I don’t already own. -Grammy

They truly give the gift of reading! Love them. -Alicia

What You Get: Books are chosen by Bookroo‘s in-house reading experts in consultation with librarians, parents, and other kids. Expect a lot of hidden gems your kids will love so you can build a home library of quality books, stress-free! Currently, they offer a Board Book Subscription for ages 0-3, a Picture Book Subscription for ages 2-6, and a Chapter Book Subscription for ages 7-10. The books come gift-wrapped for an extra special surprise!

Visit the Bookroo Reviews for details!

Price: Box prices start at $19.95, plus shipping.

Deal: Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.


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