Best Subscription Boxes Under $25 – 2020 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

Ipsy Glambag Plus is an upgraded version of Ipsy with 5 full-size items.

Price: Each box is priced at $25.


2. Petit Vour

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 Box Reviews page!

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

Deals:

  • Get 60% off on Petit Vour select Black Friday items in the shop! Use coupon code JOLLYSALE and Use this link.
  • Get a FREE Gift (worth $75) with your first box when you subscribe to any standard gift subscription! Use coupon code JOLLYGIFT.
  • Get 25% off your first box! Use coupon code FIRSTBOX.

3. Blue Bottle Coffee

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 $20 per month.

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


4. BOXYCHARM

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 $21 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. Pura Vida Jewelry Club

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: Pura Vida Jewelry Club is for artisanal jewelry collectors and lovers! 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. Expect a lot of on-trend pieces and other unique jewelry from this subscription!

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

Price: Subscriptions start at $19.95 monthly.

Deals:

  • Get 40% off SITEWIDE + FREE shipping! Use this link to get the deal. Does not apply to subscriptions.
  • 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.

6. LiveGlam Brush Club

What you get: Get high-quality makeup brushes with MorpheMe! 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 reviews for MorpheMe 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!


7. Rocks Box

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, whenever 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 where you can easily update to get the styles that you like to try!

Check out the Rocksbox Reviews page to find out more!

Price: Subscription costs $21 per month.

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


8. Bookroo

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 page for details!

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

Deals:

  • Get 25% off any multi-month subscription! Use coupon code BF2020. Cannot be combined with any other offers or applied to existing subscriptions.
  • Get 15% off on any subscription! Use coupon code HELLOBOOKROO. Gift Subscription not included. Cannot be combined with any other offers.

9. Rachel

What you get: Rachel offers unique and stylish tights each month! Receive 2 pairs of tights with styles that are highly recommended for you! You can also choose how often you want to receive your boxes: monthly, every two months, or quarterly. The tights are also made in Italy or Quebec!

Check out our  for more similar boxes!

Price: The subscription costs $25 per month.

Deal: Get 50% off your first box with a 2-Box commitment! Use coupon code SUBSCRIBER50 and Use this link to subscribe.


10. Darn Good Yarn of the Month

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.


11. THE BOX By Fashionsta

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 products 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 reviews for The BOX by Fashionista and find out more!

Price: The subscription costs $24.99 per month.


12. Pet Treater Deluxe Dog Pack

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 accessory 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.

Deal: Get 50% off your first month on ANY subscription, including gifts! Use coupon code HOLIDAYHELLOSUB50 . Does not include TRY IT OUT Now.


13. Look Fantastic Beauty Box

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 is a UK subscription box that contains 6 or more handpicked beauty products that will include 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 Lookfantastic 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!


14. Kiwi Crate by KiwiCo

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 will 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 page for details!

Price: Each box costs $19.95 monthly.

Deals:

  • Save 50% on your first month! Use coupon code HOLIDAY50.
  • Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.
  • Save 10% off on Kiwico shop purchases! Use coupon code HAPPY10.

15. Loot Crate

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 $19.99 per month.

Deals:


16. Love with Food Deluxe Box

What you get: Love with Food Deluxe Box is a deluxe box that contains 16-20 snacks made with real ingredients and 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 offer other subscription types, depending on your preferences or diet: they got the Tasting Box which sends samples of snacks, while the Gluten-free Box is curated especially for those who are avoiding gluten.

Learn more by visiting the Love with Food Deluxe Box reviews page!

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

Deals:


17. BeautyFIX

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.


18. GLOSSYBOX

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.


19. ZenPop Japanese Ramen + Sweets Pack

What you get: ZenPop Japanese Packs offers five different boxes from Japan, and one of them includes ramen and sweets! It’s the perfect snack box where you can satisfy your taste buds with sweet and savory food! Each month, receive a box that contains 2 or more bowls of noodles, and at least 6 sweets and snacks. You’ll definitely discover and find new snacks that could become your favorite!

Check out the reviews page for ZenPop Japanese Sweets Pack to learn more!

Price: The subscription cost starts at $22.50 per month.


20. Paletteful Packs - Petite Pack!

What you get: Paletteful Packs provides the best art materials each month! These are curated depending on a theme, to help you keep rolling and give you the inspiration to finish your art projects. The box may contain acrylic paints, graphite and charcoal, and more! The subscription is committed to giving you a full introduction to the media selection for each month, and there’s even a video for the Premier Pack!

See the Paletteful Packs reviews to find out more about this subscription!

Price: The original box cost starts at $35.95 per month, while there are petite packs that cost starts at $24.95 per month, and a Young Artist pack that starts at $30.95 per month.

Deal: Save 10% on your first box. Use coupon code 10HOORAY.


21. Luv My Skivvies

What you get: Choose your style and size, and when do you want to receive your package with Luv My Skivvies! Get amazing panties, and choose the type that you need for certain activities! Each month, receive two different hand-selected pairs of panties, one that is for your active lifestyle, and the other one appeals to your sexier side!

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Price: Get the subscription starting at $19.50 each month.


22. Penny + Grace

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 page!

Price: Subscription costs $24.99 per month.


23. PostBox by Postmark'd Studio

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.


24. Raddish Kids

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 page to learn more about this subscription!

Price: The subscription costs $24 each month.

Deals:

  • Get your first month FREE with 6-month subscription or TWO Months FREE with 12-month subscription! Use coupon code BESTDEAL and Use this link to subscribe.
  • Get $15 off on 6-month subscription OR get $30 off on annual subscription! Use coupon code RADGIFT.
  • 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.

25. Vegancuts Beauty Box

What you get: Get 4 or more items ranging from unique cosmetics to luxurious skincare, for less, with Vegan Cuts 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 page to learn more!

Price: You can get the box for $22.95 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!


26. Doodle Crate by KiwiCo

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.

Deals:

  • Save 50% on your first month! Use coupon code HOLIDAY50.
  • Save 40% on your first month! Use this link to get the deal.
  • Save 10% off on Kiwico shop purchases! Use coupon code HAPPY10.

What’s your monthly subscription box splurge? Let us know in the comments if you subscribe to one of these under $25 a box subscriptions, or something different!

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