Are you a social justice warrior? Or maybe a charitable intellectual? A soul born in the wrong era?
No matter what makes you unique, we know you want to feel excited about your purchases. That’s why we’ve picked 10 subscription boxes that will deliver you something you wouldn’t find at any old department store.
From adventures for kids to conscious consumerism, we hope these contribute to your dinner party conversation and help you rise above the status quo in 2018.
Price: Starts at $52.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Maybe you received a record player as a gift, but you don’t know where to start? Leave it to the sound experts from Vinyl Record Subscription to pick and deliver 3 solid, contemporary albums from their genre of choice (or you can choose between indie or hip hop) along with a handwritten note.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. when you order
What You’ll Get: Exercising your most important asset should be top priority. Luckily, NeuroBox sends you 5-7 brain teasers, activities, mindful techniques, and supplements/snacks to fuel your mind. Brain exercises decrease chances of Alzheimer’s and dementia, so gift them to grandparents!
Shipping: Ships worldwide around the 14th of every month
3. Kizuna Box
Price: Starts at $29.99/mo
What You’ll Get: Many popular design styles come from Japan, so it couldn’t be a better time to learn a bit about the trend setters. Receive a slice of Japanese culture in the form of 17-20 snacks and 1-2 or 6-8 ceramics, textiles, cards, stationery, and other items to start your cultural education.
Shipping: Ships worldwide during the first week of the month
4. Chakra Box
What You’ll Get: If you’ve never understood energies, chakra, and crystals, Chakra Box is the perfect foray into the world of spiritual connections. Each box includes aromatherapy essentials, jewelry, gems and crystals, tea, and explanation of how each piece influences the delicate balance of your mind, body, and soul.
Shipping: Ships worldwide by the 15th of every month
5. Roost Crate
What You’ll Get: Local, American, farm-sourced snacks, soaps, candles, and other artisan goods? Now, that’s something you can boast about. Feel good about what you consume with skincare, food, and bath products from farmers markets and local artisans in upstate New York.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 20th of every month
6. Power Post
Price: Starts at $27.00/mo
What You’ll Get: We all care about the environment, but now you can effect change. Power Post focuses on a different environmental campaign every month and arms you with 10 postcards, postage, addresses, and action plans. They’ll also include goodies that help you live a greener life.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 9th of every month
7. Anxiety Aids
Price: $29.99 CAD/mo
What You’ll Get: Take control of you anxiety and your life. Channel your energy into beautifying your daily routine, to-do lists, planner, grocery lists, cards, or journals. You’ll receive 8 or more pages of quality stickers that are great for reminders and planning as well as some that are just fun and stress-relieving.
Shipping: Ships worldwide between the 15-20th of every month
8. Kid Kits
Price: Starts at $29.95/mo
What You’ll Get: Either for your own children or any curious kids, Kid Kits is the perfect monthly treat. Growing girls and boys can learn about the way nature and the world works with 3-4 activities that combine science with art and creativity, all materials included.
Shipping: Ships worldwide between the 15-17th of every month
What You’ll Get: Tested by the pickiest of pooches, Woof Pack Shop assembles a package of 2-3 fun toys, 2-3 chews, and an extra treat. It’s fun for everyone to see what’s in the mail for them every month. Everything is made for strong teeth and from natural ingredients.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. 2-3 days after ordering
10. Sleuth Kings
What You’ll Get: We want you to have social fun on your wintery nights in. Sleuth Kings creates a case file that you can solve filled with layers of hints, puzzles, and backstory. Every box includes a 2-3 hour mystery. Plus, you get a bonus mystery for every 4 cases you crack.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 4th of every month