The Most Unique Subscription Boxes for Adults (2021)

With all the craziness and uncertainty of the past few years, don’t you think it’s time to just go out on a limb and try something new and exciting? We’ve waded through the depths of the Cratejoy marketplace to curate a list of the most unique subscription boxes that subscribers love! You’ll find month-to-month subscriptions that are off the beaten path, sending practical gadgets and new products, along with some fun cult classics!

What are the benefits of subscribing to a monthly subscription box?

Along with convenience and practicality, monthly subscription services offer a golden opportunity to try something new! Whether you want to dive headfirst into a new craft technique, join an interactive book-of-the-month club, or find a truly unique gift idea, monthly boxes can make it happen. Read on for boxes to please everyone from curious foodies and wellness worshippers to dedicated dog moms, sassy pants and modern-day mavericks!

What are the most popular monthly subscription boxes?


Loti Wellness Monthly Subscription

From $49.95 per box
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About the Box: We all need to take mental health days every now and again, so make sure you've got the tools to cope with all of life's ups and downs with Loti Wellness. Curated by experienced therapists, each themed box centers around a goal or a trait, such as Embracing Strengths or Resilience, and brings a mix of natural wellness products that focus on self-care and self-love!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada between the 25th-31st of the month


4-Ever Fresh

From $11.90 per box
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Momentarily hit pause on the trips to the spa with FaceTory, a fun subscription service that features at-home facials and skincare products. Showcasing some of the best and most innovative K-beauty items, choose from 3 subscription tiers to get either a mix of nourishing sheet masks or a curated selection of other beauty products to make your skin shine!


The Clean Beauty & Skincare Box - by Laurel & Reed

From $43.95 per box
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About the Box: Non-toxic, all-natural, and cruelty-free, every choice selection packed into Laurel & Reed is made from only the finest ingredients! Now your beauty routine can get an instant upgrade each month with an assortment of full-size, high-end skincare and beauty products like serums, masks, toners, and lotions, all curated from some of the best brands in the industry.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. immediately (if the current box is available) for first-time purchases; future boxes will ship on the 15th of the month


Smartass and Sass

From $17.95 per box
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Doesn't every woman need a clothing subscription that brings a sassy spirit (and a little crude language) to the table? Count on Smartass & Sass to put your spunky attitude on display with a one-of-a-kind mix of apparel and accessories! With fun themes like 'Screw Perfection' or 'All the Feels', you'll get everything from graphic tees and totes to drinkware, candles, and other handpicked cheeky goods.


Bombay & Cedar :: The Beauty Box

From $31.95 per box
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Partnering with 1% For The Planet, the Beauty Box by Bombay & Cedar is a new clean beauty subscription that aims to do good for people and the planet! Every box is filled with 100% vegan, cruelty-free, and non-toxic skincare and makeup products from new brands and recent launches, giving you a mix of deluxe and full-size items that are sure to boost your beauty routine.


The Classic Vintage Teatime Box - Eat, Drink, Read & Keep

From £29.00 per box
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Create a feel-good experience with The Classic Vintage Teatime Box. Whether you opt for a month, six months or a year-long subscription, this themed box brings a mix of teatime goodies including an uplifting read, name-brand teas and premium tea biscuits that are perfect for dunking. Unbox a beautiful patterned china tea-for-me set, put the kettle on and sip in pure delightfulness.


Dog Mom Box

From $40.00 per box
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Even though we know they're our BFFs, the pandemic has lifted the status of furbabies everywhere. The Dog Mom Box offers a fur-tastic way to spoil your pooch while treating yourself! Doting dog moms and their favorite four-legged sidekicks are in for a treat with a curated box of gift items including eclectic accessories, apparel, and dog-mom swag for her, plus puppy treats and a durable chew toy.


The International Wine of the Month Club - Premier Series

From $41.95 per box
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One of the best subscription boxes for wine lovers, The International Wine of the Month Club gives subscribers the opportunity to taste some of the best reds and whites from award-winning boutique vineyards. Bringing only the best estate-bottled wines, get 2 bottles of whites, reds, or a bottle of each, along with tasting notes and pairing recipes.


Monthly Mercantile Box

From $45.00 per box
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With an intriguing mix of gourmet foods, preserves, pickles and sauces, plus high-quality, small-shop products like handmade soaps and artisanal home goods, The Appalachian Mercantile is a great subscription for anyone who has an adventurous spirit. Sample some of the most unique goodies from across the region with each monthly selection.


Scent Club Box

From $29.83 per box
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It's time to make body and home smell wicked good with the fragrant creations from Wicked Good Perfume. Offering 2 unique subscription options, grab the perfume roller for a limited-edition scent each month, or sign up for the Scent Club to receive a solid perfume plus a mix of scented body care and household goodies made in-house from sustainable, vegan ingredients.


Finders Seekers Mysteries

From $26.40 per box
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Whether you're looking for a little fun for yourself or a great gift for a friend, Finders Seekers delivers the ultimate at-home game room experience. Take game night to the next level with a monthly box that brings a standalone game exploring a new city and culture, complete with dynamic characters and storylines, and engaging, challenging gameplay.


The Adults & Crafts Crate

From $31.00 per box
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Open yourself up to creativity with The Adults & Crafts Crate, a monthly subscription that's all about getting crafty. Each box arrives with all you need to make a trendy, Pinterest-worthy craft or DIY project, making it perfect for beginners. Just pull out all the materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps, and get down to crafting a functional piece of art.



From $39.99 per box
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Own the moniker like the best of them and let your cat-crazy ways shine with the CatLadyBox. The perfect box for all the feline fanatics out there, each month brings an assortment of cat-themed tees, accessories, and home decor pieces for proud pet parents, along with treats and toys for kitty, too. Enjoy purr-emium products that feature everything from mod mousers to trendy tabbies.


Sauce Boss - Condiment Subscription

From $16.75 per box
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For those who think that no meal is complete without a condiment, there's Sauce Boss, a quarterly subscription dedicated to the world's best gourmet sauces. Whether you like to spice things up with a hot sauce, explore the wide world of mustards, or dive into homestyle ketchups and salad dressings, you'll get either 1 or 3 full-size bottles of special sauces every quarter.


IndieStitch Sewing Subscription Box

From $54.95 per box
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About the Box: Tutorial videos will walk you through the process of sewing a garment, step-by-step, while showcasing the fun designs of different indie pattern-makers. Every IndieStitch box features a digital garment pattern (along with printed pattern pieces), fabric, notions, and useful add-ins, helping you to expand your skills and wardrobe with original dresses, shorts, jackets and more!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 4th of every month


Home Made Luxe

From $25.99 per box
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Make your house a home with the trendy DIY projects packed into Home Made Luxe. Unbox all the necessary supplies for the monthly craft, along with easy-to-follow instructions, a Pinterest-worthy recipe and a small crafty freebie. Whether you're crafting a holiday wall hanging or a jewelry dish, every project adds a little charm to your humble abode.


Betty Boomerang

From $44.50 per box
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Experience a blast from the past every other month with Betty Boomerang. This bi-monthly subscription box is packed with retro fabulousness and is perfect for anyone who loves mod design! Bring a touch of that Mad Men aesthetic into your home with a box filled with inspired vintage designs on all types of home goods, including geometric coasters, graphic calendars, atomic art prints and beyond.


Classic Candy Box

From $24.89 per box
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Do you have an insatiable sweet tooth? Well, tickle those taste buds every month with the nostalgic sweets packed into the Classic Candy Box. Hard-to-find vintage classics will take you down memory lane or give you an opportunity to explore yesteryears. From gum and chocolate to taffy and suckers, this candy club specializes in sweet offerings from the early 1900s to the '80s.


Mixed Single Cup Club Membership

From $9.92 per box
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If you want a coffee subscription that offers convenience, variety and a great retail value, the Mixed Single Cup Club has got you covered. Not only do they feature delicious small-batch coffees from artisanal roasters, but they deliver 3 different blends (5 K-cups of each blend) to let you sample a wide variety of light, medium, dark and flavored roasts.


10" Large Indoor Plant Box

From $100.00 per box
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Create your own jungle oasis with a monthly subscription to the House Plant Box. Adding plenty of living decor and splashes of greenery throughout your home instantly gives it that warm, welcoming vibe. Unbox a curated selection of healthy, unique house plants, air plants and succulents, along with care instructions and green-thumb extras, like decorative pots or fertilizer.


Sips by Box - Personalized Tea Discovery

From $15.00 per box
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Tea drinkers and enthusiasts will love the experience of discovering the perfect tea blend for them with the Sips by Box. A personalized gift box like no other, you'll be put in charge of your likes and dislikes when it comes to the perfect cuppa tea. After filling in your preferences, enjoy 4 premium teas that have been handpicked to match your unique taste profile.


Box of Matter

From $36.66 per box
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About the Box: Find out what all the buzz is about with MATTER. A fan favorite for people of all ages, this monthly science box is packed with conversation starters and curiosities, like natural specimens and artifacts with historical significance. Unbox a mini collection of hand-selected items including authentic ancient fossils, crystals, seeds, teeth, magnets and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. in the 1st week of the month


ParaBox Monthly - Paranormal T-Shirts

From $17.00 per box
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Perfect for those jeans/leggings-and-a-tee kind of guys and gals, Paranormal T-shirts is a fun monthly subscription box that's about more than just shirts. Every uniquely designed soft style tee is delivered with an info card about the monthly theme, and both the shirt and card contain clues to finding a hidden password. Once you solve the mystery, enter the raffle for a chance to win!


Mystic Pup Box - Bimonthly Plan

From $43.25 per box
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About the Box: Dogs offer companionship, loyalty and love, and the crew at Mystic Pup think it's high time they get in on the self-care subscription box action. Bringing self-care and spiritual goodies for pooches and their parents, unbox everything from all-natural treats and toys for the pup to aromatherapy, tea, candles, crystals, jewelry and more for you!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 1st week of Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct and Dec


BREO BOX: Tech, Gadgets, & Lifestyle

From $149.75 per box
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Imagine having a stylist who finds you all the coolest luxury items you've never even heard of. That's what you'll get with the quarterly Breo Box. Perfect for men and women who like to stand out in the crowd, this splurge-worthy box is filled with high-end fitness products and tech gadgets that have been specifically selected to make life a whole lot easier, and more fun, too!


Celebrate States

From $42.00 per box
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About the Box: Celebrate States will allow you to support small businesses from all over the country while staying in the comforts of home. A great gift for travel lovers and adventurous souls, each month features a different state, sending small-batch treats and artisan goods from local businesses, along with interactive information and fun facts. Explore and expand your horizons with every box.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. with 24 hours of ordering; future boxes will ship on the 15th of every month


Sealed with Irish Love Box

From $46.50 per box
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About the Box: A new subscription box from the Emerald Isle, the Sealed with Irish Love Box supports Irish small businesses, artisan producers, designers and other local makers. Each curated item is handpicked to share the culture or send a little nostalgia to lovers of Ireland. Whether it's traditional homewares or inspired treats, each box evokes fond reminders of this beloved country.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from Ireland in the 1st week of the month


Gaming Guru (Monthly)

From $29.99 per box
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About the Box: Get a little friendly competition underway with UnboxBoardom! Available in 3 subscription levels that ship out either monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly, this game box offers top-quality options at a great price point. From strategic board games and challenging card games to lively party games, pick your favorite from 3 featured selections or choose to be surprised!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 15th of the scheduled month