Being the new subscription box in the mix is never an easy task, but some hit the mark right from the get-go. Our list below represents some of the best new subscription boxes of 2018 based on how many of you (subscribers) actually tried them out!
From escape room puzzles to education, and makeup boxes to succulent subscriptions, the best new boxes represent a variety of hobbies. And, while they focus on a broad array of interests, they all meet high standards of quality and dependability.
If you’re looking for a subscription for yourself to enjoy in 2019 or looking for that perfect gift for someone you cherish, take a look at the best subscription boxes to hit the market in 2018 below.
Best New Subscription Boxes of 2018
What You'll Get: The more the merrier definitely applies when it comes to house plants, and the House Plant Box delivers more for less. Sending a curated selection of healthy, unique house plants, air plants and succulents, along with plant care instructions and extras like pots or fertilizer, it’s one of the best new plant boxes of the year.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. in the 2nd week of each month
What You'll Get: The Adults & Crafts Crate is an up-and-coming subscription box that delivers crafty fun for grown ups! Arriving with everything needed to make a trendy, Pinterest-worthy craft or DIY project, unbox all the materials, accessories, tools and step-by-steps to get inspired, dive right in and get down to crafting a functional piece of art.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of each month
Price: Starts at $24.99/month
What You’ll Get: This year’s game nights just got much more exciting with an at-home escape room adventure delivered in the The Deadbolt Mystery Society monthly subscription. Bring your A-game as everyone works together to decode ciphers and solve riddles and puzzles, until finally you unravel the mystery and make your escape.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. (except the UK) around the 4th of each month
What You’ll Get: The ultimate in monthly sticker subscription boxes, Mrs. Grossman’s Sticker Club is one of 2018s best new subscription boxes. Featuring 15 or more themed sticker sheets in every box, get in on everything from early releases to tried-and-true favorites. Special foil and sparkle sheets ensure this box adds a little extra shine to anyone’s day.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 4th of the month
Price: Starts at $12.99/month
What You’ll Get: Adding whimsy and fun throughout 2018, the Paper Kitty monthly subscription is a newcomer who’s shaking up mundane daily routines. Each month delivers a box overloaded with cuteness in the way of fun supplies from the best stationery makers around, including items like fancy paper and pens, journals and notebooks, all of which are as productive as they are smile-inducing.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 5th of every month
Price: Starts at $8.90/month
What You’ll Get: An affordable monthly box for lovers of K-beauty products is what the FaceTory subscription is all about. Available in 2 subscription levels, the FOUR-ever Fresh Kit and the SEVEN Lux Box are curated by sheet mask junkies, and deliver 4 or 7 high-quality and innovative Korean sheet masks each month.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 1-4 days following receipt of order
What You’ll Get: Designed to bring fun and relaxation, the Fire and Nice monthly subscription box is filled with high-quality handcrafted items, like fragrant candles, soaps, bath bombs, and other luxurious artisanal self care products. Each month brings a welcome sense of calm and exhilaration at the same time.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 7th-12th of the month
What You'll Get: “Just one more chapter!” The Owl Post Books subscription will make this a familiar bedtime refrain from the kids in the house. Available for 3 different age groups, from early learners to tweens, this monthly book box sends 1-3 books, depending on the selected level, along with a themed toy, all in a fun box designed to be colored in.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. between the 1st-4th of the month
What You'll Get: An affordable way to indulge your love of succulents, the monthly Succulents Box delivers a variety of 2-inch potted succulents to spruce up home or office. Choose from 1/2/3/4 succulent subscriptions to get just one or a mix of easy-to-grow succulents every month.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 18th-20th of the month