The 38 Best Subscription Boxes of the Year

In a vibrant, flourishing subscription box marketplace, it takes a certain something to rise to the top. A thoughtful curation, awesome products, and tons of satisfied subscribers are just a few things that separate the best of the best.

From self-care and beauty subscription boxes to crafts, spirituality, book-of-the-month clubs and games, the fan faves below bring their A-game. Here are Cratejoy’s all-time customer favorites for 2020, ready to ship out to you and yours.

1. The Adults & Crafts Crate

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What You’ll Get: Grow your hobbies in 2020 with one of 2019’s favorite craft boxes! The Adults & Crafts Crate sends you all the tools, materials, and instructions you need to make one cool craft project every month, from craft styles as varied as engraving to hand-nailed yarn art to even woodworking. All projects are designed to be “beautiful or functional,” so you’ll get good use out of them.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 20th of the month

Customer Beth Says: “This box is worth every penny! They put so much thought and detail in every month’s craft. Not only is it great to get to play with the crafts that we love and already enjoy, but they introduce a craft that we may have never tried our hand at.”

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2. Finders Seekers Mysteries

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Price: Starts at $25.00/month

What You’ll Get: Sending a fun-filled night of games each month, Finders Seekers Mysteries is a great way to enjoy with family or friends. Each month’s box immerses the players in a new city and culture, facing challenging puzzles and complex codes. A unique monthly theme showcases an exciting setting for the enclosed mystery.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 23rd of the month

Customer Kirstina Says: “We enjoyed solving this mystery over a few days as a family. It definitely had some challenging puzzles, but with a few hints we figured it out. Fun game!”

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3. House Plant Box

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Price: Starts at $11.25/month

What You’ll Get: Founded by a thriving greenhouse & nursery in California, House Plant Box offers a new houseplant every month! From herbs to air plants and more traditional houseplants, the horticulture experts behind House Plant Box are here to answer any plant-care questions you have. No wonder the plant parents of Cratejoy love this box!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. in the second or third week of the month

Customer Alicia Says: “This box is so fun! You get a plant every month with information about it. As someone who doesn’t know a lot about plants and has difficulty keeping them alive, I find the information helpful! The plants are nice and good quality as well!”

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4. Smartass and Sass

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Price: Starts at $13.95/month

What You’ll Get: Smartass and Sass is perfect for anyone who’s a snarky, cynical ball of fun. Celebrating uniqueness in every box, the monthly subscription is available in 3 options: box only, T-shirt only, or T-shirt plus box, each delivering a themed dose of snide humor from clever, hand-picked products from small businesses and proud artists.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 18th of the month

Customer Jennifer Says: “I love all the items I get every month. Everything is so cute and useful. I get the box and shirt. The shirts are so comfortable and always sassy. I wear them with pride. You won’t regret this subscription.”

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5. Simple Loose Leaf Tea

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Price: Starts at $9.00/every 2 months

What You’ll Get: Enjoy the warmth and relaxation of every sip with Simple Loose Leaf Tea! Available in subscriptions that tailor to your tea preferences -- like herbal tea, black tea, green tea, or a sampler of each -- each box contains 4 handpicked, high-quality loose leaf teas, eco-friendly canvas tea bags, and a seasonal treat. With 4-5 cups per tea variety, It’s the perfect box for any tea lover.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the first business day of the month

Customer Trenton Says: “Delivered very quickly! The included items were taste-tea, offered great varie-tea and were of fantastic quali-tea. Sorry for the tea puns.”

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6. Club Cuvée - Champagne Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

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Price: Starts at $99.00/month

What You’ll Get: Club Cuvée by He Wines, She Dines is a monthly wine box that’s on a mission to fill your favorite flutes with some of the best sparkling wines the world has to offer, and at a fantastic price. Scouring Champagne, France and northern Spain to find the best small-batch bottles of premium wine, each box brings a curated selection of 2 bottles, many from family growers using traditional practices. Skip the big brands and go right to the source!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the 21st of each month

Customer John Says: “Over the years my wife has returned just about every gift I've given her… except for diamonds! He Wines, She Dines must sparkle the same way, ‘cause she loved it!”

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7. Oh Baby Boxes

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Price: Starts at $35.99/month

What You’ll Get: Treat your favorite mama-to-be -- or brand-new mama -- to a healthy, supportive lifestyle box through every stage of pregnancy! In each box, Oh Baby Boxes delivers 6-8 full-size, organic, natural, and artisan-crafted products to encourage subscribers through every stage of their pregnancy, including postpartum.

Shipping: First box ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-3 business days; following boxes ship on the 15th of the month

Customer Staci Says: “You can tell they do their research on what is safe for moms-to-be and know what I could need before I did! Being in the first trimester and not feeling so great, this box is filled with products meant to pamper and help this momma relax. It’s also packed with great advice… I would even get this for other expecting mommas in the future!”

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8. Paletteful Packs

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Price: Starts at $22.33/month

What You’ll Get: Artists across the Cratejoy community pick Paletteful Packs as one of 2019’s best boxes. Why? With this subscription, you’ll receive 4-5+ full-size, premium art supplies curated with a specific artistic challenge in mind each month. Experiment with new styles and techniques all year long!

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

Customer Arlington Says: “I'm super happy with the two boxes I've received so far. Art subscription boxes are a great opportunity to try out new supplies, and with Paletteful, I know that I'm not only getting the highest quality supplies, but that I'll get enough to really try out the medium/art style.”

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9. Jerky Snob

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What You’ll Get: Jerky Snob is one of Cratejoy’s top snack boxes for a reason: each month they send subscribers delicious, artisan-crafted, and good-for-you jerky straight to the door. Every box features different jerky makers and flavors, so your tastebuds can take a journey whatever your palate. Choose between 2, 4, and 8 bags of jerky per box to snack on all month long!

Shipping: Ships worldwide (except select countries) from the U.S. on the 22nd of the month

Customer Jim Says: “Legit brands and flavors. Best part of this is that they send so many different kinds you would never think of or try unless you signed up for something like this. I have seen only a few of the premium brands in a brick-and-mortar.”

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10. Deadbolt Mystery Society

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Price: Starts at $21.67/month

What You’ll Get: Love mysteries? Subscribers from all walks of life love Deadbolt Mystery Society’s monthly puzzle games, with all the clues needed to solve a suspenseful, clever crime mystery every month. Each box features a brand-new story, so you’ll never get bored by family game night again!

Shipping: Ships worldwide (except for the U.K. and India) from the U.S. on the 11th of the month

Customer Alexandra Says: “WOW! Simply wow! We LOVED this. What an awesome date night game! Perfectly put together, lasted a couple of hours. We were NEVER bored and were guessing until the very end.”

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11. Vegancuts Monthly Beauty Box

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Price: Starts at $22.95/month

What You’ll Get: Treat your skin to some love this winter and save the planet with Vegancuts. This mega-popular beauty box includes 4+ full-size and deluxe luxury products that are 100% vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, and nontoxic. It’s no wonder more and more people are switching to clean, natural beauty routines in 2020!

Shipping: First box ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 17th or, if ordered after the 11th, within 6 business days; following boxes ship on the 17th of the month

Customer Kerry Says: “I SO enjoy receiving and opening my Vegancuts beauty boxes. The products are high-quality and unique. I am introduced to products I might not have found on my own but are delightful to use. I love the little bit of pampering that arrives each month, and I love not being burdened with decisions. Nice job, Vegancuts!”

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12. Club Rapunzel

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Price: Starts at $15.00/box

What You’ll Get: Join the many happy subscribers enjoying hair transformations with Club Rapunzel. Available as either a 3-, 6-, or 12-month challenge, every product is designed specifically to repair damaged hair and encourage new growth. Custom tailored plans that cater to each individual's hair type will help you get to the root of the problem with pro hair care products and wellness and nutrition tips.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. at the end of the month that you order, and then quarterly thereafter

Customer Patricia Says: “Excellent products! My hair is looking more fuller and healthier. Makes me happy to see the wonderful results of using these products.”

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13. Nail Shack

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Price: Starts at $8.75/month

What You’ll Get: There's no time like now to become a DIY stylist, taking it upon yourself to cover all your beauty needs in the comforts of home. To get that funky glam mani that you're after, get a monthly delivery from Nail Shack. Each pack includes 4 full sets of top-quality nail polish strips, a nail file and a cuticle pusher -- all that's needed for budget-friendly, flawless nails. And they're available for the kids, too!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 7 days from ordering, with renewals shipping on the 10th of the month

Customer Hailey Says: “This subscription is lovely! The sets are customized based on my preferences, they are easy to apply, and they are high quality.”

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14. LD Accessories Box

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Price: Starts at $30.00/every 3 months

What You’ll Get: Described as a fashion explosion of style and fun that's tailored to your individual preferences, LD Accessories Box is the perfect way to add new favorites to your ever-growing collection of adornments. Including everything from trendy sunglasses and luxe scarves to sparkling earrings and high-end makeup, every box brings that perfect amount of retail therapy right to the front door.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 2 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping within 2 days from the anniversary date of the original order

Customer Georgia Says: “This is my first accessory box. I’ve stayed away from them because most you must return or buy the product additional. Not this box, everything is yours to keep.”

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15. The Stoney Babe Box

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Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What You’ll Get: Supporting small, women-owned artisanal businesses, The Stoney Babe Box is a women's smoke box created for those 21+ to have a little fun with one of their favorite hobbies. Every box is curated around a theme and packed with an assortment of 7-14 smoking accessories and hemp products, including papers, grinders, decorative storage jars, pipes, pouches and other lit lifestyle goodies.

Shipping: hips worldwide from the U.S. between the 1st-4th of the following month

Customer Malorie Says: “Seriously, this is the best girly smoker box available. It's cute, sexy, and full of fun. I love how each item is unique and customized. Can't wait for my next box to come!”

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16. The Standard - Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

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Price: Starts at $49.00/month

What You’ll Get: One of the best boxes for wine lovers or those who are interested in learning more about the wine world, the Standard Wine Club from He Wines, She Dines will not only bring you some of the best wines for less, but also help you explore wines of every varietal. Simply let their experts know if you’re a novice or a pro, fill them in on exactly what you like, and they’ll select 3 bottles matched to your tastes.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the 21st of each month

Customer Ryan Says: “This box is amazing. I was sold based on the 3 bottles of wine but it also included a recipe book, a bonus steak recipe, wine glass markers, note cards on each wine, and a personal note from the seller!”

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17. Chocolate Subscription

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Price: Starts at $17.95/every 3 months

What You’ll Get: Life is like a box of chocolates -- full of sweet surprises! Jackie's Chocolate specializes in artisan-made chocolates and confections (including sugar-free options) that are just right for treating yourself or a special someone. Join a candy club that brings 15 sweet treats, including everything from white and dark chocolate to creamy caramels, rich truffles and marshmallow-filled candies.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 7 days, with renewals shipping approximately every 30 days thereafter

Customer Keith Says: “Best sugar free chocolate I have ever tasted - you would never know it's sugar free - the only thing I DON'T like about them, is when I run out of them.”

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18. Wicked Good Perfume

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Price: Starts at $13.25/month

What You’ll Get: Fill your life and home with some of the most enchanting fragrances out there with a monthly subscription to Wicked Good Perfume. Every item is crafted in-house from all-natural, sustainable and vegan ingredients. Add a new limited-edition scent to your rotation with the monthly perfume roller option, or sign up for the Scent Club for a solid perfume and a mix of body care products and household goodies.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping between the 10th-15th of each month

Customer Vanessa Says: “These products surpassed what I was expecting. Smell and feel wonderful. Subtle scents that I can wear to work for sure. Looks great displayed too. Thank you wicked good! I love everything!”

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19. Sooni Pouch- No 1 K Beauty Box

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Price: Starts at $9.99/month

What You’ll Get: Curated for all skin types, Sooni Pouch brings the best in innovative K-beauty products to give you radiant skin. Available in 3 subscription options to match any budget, choose from the Mask, Mini or Sooni Pouch for a mix of deluxe skincare products and accessories, including popular sheet masks and patches, hydrating creams and serums, specialty sun protection and more!

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. during the 1st full week of the following month

Customer Tina Says: “Products I would have never heard of if it wasn't for this box. Loved them all.”

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20. Succulents Box - Monthly Subscription Box

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Price: Starts at $4.75/month

What You’ll Get: If you're a succa for a plant, the Succulents Box will help you grow a charming succulent garden. Choose to get a single plant each month, or a selection of up to 4, delivered in either plastic or clay pots. These low-maintenance plants are packed and delivered securely, along with illustrated info cards and care instructions, making this subscription ideal for beginners or those who are fine-tuning their green thumb!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. 3 business days after ordering, with renewals shipping between the 18th-20th of the month

Customer Minnie Says: “The plants are in great shape and they arrived faster than what I expected.”

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21. Dog Mom Box

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Price: Starts at $34.99/month

What You’ll Get: Being a mom to babies of the furrier variety deserves just as much celebration, so grab Dog Mom Box, a monthly delivery service that aims to spoil dog moms and their pooches. Doting dog moms and their four-legged besties are in for a treat with a curated assortment of gifts, including fun accessories, apparel and dog-themed swag for her, along with puppy treats and a quality toy for the pup.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the following month

Customer Valerie Says: “The Dog Mom box is over the top in excellence. I have subscribed to other boxes in the past, but this exceeds all expectations. Imagine, something great for you and your dog!”

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22. Puppy Paws Coffee & Company

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Price: Starts at $19.99/month

What You’ll Get: Looking for a coffee subscription with a purpose? Puppy Paws Coffee & Company fits the bill, serving up more than just an amazing mugful of coffee! Each box brings a freshly roasted 12oz bag of premium whole bean or ground coffee, plus a treat and a toy for your favorite doggo. And, as an extra do-good bonus, every cup supports a pup through a generous donation to animal rescue organizations.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 7 days from ordering, with renewals shipping on the 5th each month

Customer Sabrina Says: “The coffee is delicious and I love that my purchase goes towards helping animals in need. My dogs loved the treats/toy!”

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23. GeekGear

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Price: Starts at £14.99 GBP/month

What You’ll Get: Featuring an assortment of handmade, original products, along with licensed items, GeekGear aims to send out a monthly box of wizarding magic to dedicated fans of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts near and far. With 4 different subscription tiers, you'll unbox a unique variety of fan gear including an exclusive graphic tee and wearables, one-of-a-kind collectibles, wands, artwork and themed tea blends.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.K. except for select countries between the 21st-26th of each month

Customer Loretta Says: “Love this box. Well worth the money. You will not be disappointed if you ❤️ Harry Potter!”

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24. Simplicity Teas | Loose Leaf Wellness Teas of The Month Club

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Price: Starts at $12.00/month

What You'll Get: Available in 2 different tiers, Mini and Tea Lovers, each box delivers between 2-4 organic loose-leaf tea blends of black, green, and herbal teas, plus specific brewing instructions and a fun reusable tea infuser to steep the perfect cup.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S.

Customer Justine Says: "Available in 2 different tiers, Mini and Tea Lovers, each box delivers between 2-4 organic loose-leaf tea blends of black, green, and herbal teas, plus specific brewing instructions and a fun reusable tea infuser to steep the perfect cup."

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25. Shark Week Survival Kit LLC

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Price: Starts at $7.08/month

What You’ll Get: Treat yourself and prepare for that time of the month with the Shark Week Survival Kit. Packed with everything from organic tampons and pads, to pain relievers, calming teas, body care items, snacks and chocolate, each box aims to empower women with holistic PMS care items sourced from small women-owned businesses.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of every month

Customer Pyonpyon Says: “This box has a little bit of everything! I got pads, chocolates, tea, ibuprofen, a scarf, earrings, and dressy hair clips. Perfect!”

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26. Club Jeroboam - Fine Wine Club (Monthly) By "He Wines, She Dines"

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Price: Starts at $99.00/month

What You’ll Get: Whether it’s your choice beverage to wind down with at the end of the day, or you only open a bottle on special occasions, fine wine is always a treat with Club Jeroboam from He Wines, She Dines. Each bottle is handpicked by knowledgeable wine enthusiasts to match personal taste profiles and preferences. And they're so sure of their selections that they guarantee a replacement for any bottle you don’t love!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. within 5 days of ordering, with renewals shipping on the 21st of each month

Customer Carrie Says: “The wines are just part of the package -- the info cards that come with each make me feel a bit more knowledgeable about the wine I'm drinking, and the recipes on the back offer great suggestions on how to pair them.”

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27. Modern Skyn Apothecary

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Price: Starts at $30.99/month

What You’ll Get: Handcrafted, quality skincare from Modern Skyn Apothecary will help you uncover your inner goddess. Each box brings over $100 worth of full-size body care products packed in simple, elegant glass containers. Unbox an assortment of organic goodies, like bath soaks and salts, refreshing mists, toners, face masks and moisturizing lotions that are eco-friendly and healthy for the body.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2-4 days from ordering, with renewals shipping between the 20th-25th of every month

Customer Lish Says: “Great handmade products!! You can tell these products are made with love, and the boxes are assembled with care. Everything was packaged well, and arrived with great presentation.”

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28. Unplugged Book Box

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Price: Starts at $33.25/month

What You’ll Get: Take a moment to disconnect from technology and reconnect with yourself with the Unplugged Book Box. On a mission to take subscribers back to the basics with a stimulating mix of reading and self care, this book club sends 1 new hardcover YA book with themed goodies like bookish gift items, seasonal accessories, socks, mugs, bath and body care items, snacks, drinks and more.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries during the 1st week of each month

Customer Iris Says: “Great box, good book selection, fun items... easy to skip and cancel when needed, responsive customer service.”

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