February is Black History month, a time to celebrate innovation, strong minds, and strides taken towards equality throughout history. The Cratejoy marketplace features a number of black-owned subscription boxes and boxes that lend support to social causes of today. Treat yourself or a loved one to a curated gift box to help do your part.
Whether you’re looking to support black businesses or are searching for the perfect gift or treat for yourself, Cratejoy has subscription boxes that cater to a broad range of interests. From fine stationery and African American book subscriptions, to luxurious body or hair care boxes, there is something for everyone.
Here are our top picks to celebrate Black history and culture this February and throughout the year!
Price: Starts at $15.75/month
What's Included: Get organized and infuse your life with the style and sophistication packed into the monthly CLOTH & PAPER box. Featuring useful supplies and goodies perfect for those who like to plan for the future, 4-7 items, like paper, planners and fancy pens, are thoughtfully curated and packed into every box, bringing a touch of elegance into the daily grind.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 19th-23rd of the month
Price: Starts at $80.00/every 2 months
What's Included: Today’s modern women are on-the-go, juggling and tackling the demands of work and family. Celebrate the multifaceted women in your life with The Pose Box. Every other month delivers a curated selection of 4-5 items, including 1 activewear top or set, 1 lingerie set or bodysuit, and a special surprise gift. Packing up to $180 of value into every box, it’s perfect for days she needs to get-up-and-go, as well as days she can enjoy some at-home R&R.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 5-7 days from receipt of order
Price: Starts at $19.00/every 3 months
What's Included: For books that matter get the Call Number subscription. Curated by a Purdue librarian to show off some of the best in black lit, select fiction or non-fiction and choose the book-only or the complete subscription box, that features a newly released book, a library packet, and 2-4 book and reading related items. Every 3 months, dive into powerfully good reads and build out your collection of quality black literature.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $25.99/month
What's Included: Home Made Luxe is a monthly craft subscription box serving up Pinterest-inspired DIY projects with each delivery. A great way to get some quality alone time, bond with the kids, or spend a fun girls night in, each box arrives with everything needed to make a trendy craft, including all the materials, accessories, tools, video tutorials and step-by-steps. Get inspired with a delicious recipe and a bonus crafty extra and dive right into making some gorgeous home decor.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the first Saturday of every month
Price: Starts at $17.00/month
What's Included: A great gift for any woman who wants a beauty box that will help them destress, relax and unwind, or as a way to treat yourself, The Just Because Box delivers the goods for indulgence. Featuring 3-4 full-size artisanally crafted products for body and bath, from soaps and lotions, to candles and sprays, it’s the perfect way to loosen up, let go and take some much-needed downtime.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on or around the 25th of the month
Price: Starts at $34.99/month
What's Included: Bringing women of all colors a monthly care package to brighten their day, the Dot Boxx is a self-proclaimed lifestyle-ish box delivering period essentials (or not), along with 3-4 themed gift items, including full-size snacks, smile-inducing greetings, apparel and accessories. It’s a box that supports women-owned businesses, is a little hard to categorize, and is definitely fun to be on the receiving end!
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st Monday of every month
Price: Starts at $25.00/month
What's Included: Keep the curls well-maintained and get the style you’re after with the Curly Queen Kit. Each affordable monthly box brings 4-6 carefully selected handcrafted hair products exclusively for curly hair. Featuring both established brands and up-and-comers, this box ensures that curly queens have top-quality all-natural hair care products that work for them.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 5th of every month