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The 20 Best Subscription Boxes You Need To Try in 2019

Subscription boxes are all the rage right now. And if you've found yourself asking "which subscription box is the best?", don't worry, we feel you!

From beauty boxes and wellness products, to subscriptions for foodies and monthly book clubs, and beyond – the options are endless. There really is a subscription box for everyone. The excitement and anticipation of receiving a monthly delivery brings joy, especially when the items inside have been thoughtfully hand curated by experts and enthusiasts.

So without further adieu, we’ve put together a list of the best subscription boxes for you or someone you love to help make it easier to find something you love.

1. Finders Seekers Mysteries


Price: Starts at $30.00/month

What you’ll get: What could be more thrilling than solving a mystery and learning about a new city and culture every month? With Finders Seekers Mysteries, you’ll be part of an exclusive clan of adventurers who receive a curious package that challenges you to decipher the puzzle. This subscription box includes fun puzzles, mysterious codes and cryptic messages with a different theme each month.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 23rd of every month

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2. Lavish Bath Box


Price: Starts at $38.95/month

What you’ll get: Indie bath and body connoisseurs rejoice: the Lavish Bath Box has been handcrafted just for you! Each month Lavish Bath Box will send 6-7 cruelty-free and vegan-friendly soaps, scrubs, bubble baths, bath bombs and more. You’ll relax with quality products handmade in small batches from great brands and meticulously tailored to a fresh fun theme.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 20th of every month

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3. Simple Loose Leaf Tea


Price: Starts at $9.00/month

What you’ll get: There’s something so refreshing about grabbing your favorite loose leaf tea, steeping it and enjoying the soothing calmness that only tea can bring. Simple Loose Leaf delivers 4 different types of delicious loose leaf tea to your doorstep every month. Each tea will have 10 or more grams, that way you can try before you buy.

Shipping: Ships worldwide on the first business day of every month

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4. Madmen & Heroes


Price: Starts at $35.00/month

What You’ll Get: For history buffs, you know that the world is riddled with unsolved mysteries and strange occurrences. Why not take a stab at solving one through ciphers, puzzles, and more by yourself or with a group? The mystery gets deeper every month with Madmen & Heroes.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. the last week of the month

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5. Jerky Snob


Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What you’ll get: Jerky Snob’s mission is to select only high quality jerky made with ingredients you will love. Jerky Snob continually searches for great healthy jerky free of MSG, nitrates, nitrites, and high fructose corn syrup. Each month, you’ll receive 2 bags, 1/2 pound or 1 pound of healthy artisan jerky that makes a perfect and easy snack for the gym, trail, sports, office, and traveling!

Shipping: Ships to select countries within 3 days of first order

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6. Shaker & Spoon


Price: Starts at $50.00/month

What you’ll get: Being a mixology expert impresses your house guests and delights your taste buds, so get ready to fine tune your mixing skills with the Shaker & Spoon subscription box! 4 recipes and ingredients are delivered each month so don’t be surprised if your home becomes the spot for all your friends.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. in the first week of every month

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7. TheraBox - Self Care Subscription Box


Price: Starts at $34.99/month

What You’ll Get: Bring more joy into your life with the TheraBox, curated by therapists who aspire to bring more happiness into your day-to-day living. Each box delivers 5-7 mindfully selected treats to inspire happiness, including organic bath and skincare products, aromatherapy and all-around good vibes.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 26th of each month

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8. Jackie's Chocolate


Price: Starts at $9.95/month

What You’ll Get: Each month from Jackie’s Chocolate, you’ll receive a box filled with their best gourmet, preservative-free chocolate that is handmade in small batches. Your selection will include crunchy nuts, smooth caramels, and soft centers wrapped in milk, dark, and white chocolate. Choose from “A Little Taste” (5-6 chocolates), “Let’s Indulge” (10-12 chocolates), and “Enough to Share”, (20-24 chocolates).

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. every week on Monday or Tuesday

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9. Smartass and Sass


Price: Starts at $15.95/month

What You’ll Get: Everyone's got that special someone there to put a cynical snarky slant on things and keep it all in perspective. Give a gift that's right up their alley or treat yo self with the Smartass and Sass subscription box. Available in 3 options, accessories only, T-shirt only, or T-shirt plus accessories, each month's themed dose of sass comes with hand-picked products from artists and small businesses that are sure to deliver a laugh.

Shipping: Ships within the U.S. on the 16th of each month

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10. Beauteque Monthly


Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What You’ll Get: Looking to dive into the world of Korean beauty? Beauteque Monthly has two subscription options: the Beauty Box includes 6 full-sized Asian beauty items like skincare, makeup, body/hair, and Mask Maven delivers 9 masks ranging from sheet masks to wash-off masks to sleeping packs and everything in between!

Shipping: Ships to select countries on the last day of every month

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11. LipService


Price: Starts at $5.95/month

What You’ll Get: Not paying any lip service here, because the LipService monthly subscription really is here to serve your lips with some much-needed TLC. Sending 1 Etsy-style small-brand lip balm and a little extra something each month, you’ll try new brands and flavors and may just stumble on the one that will deliver the perfect pout.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 25th-30th of every month

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12. SpiceBreeze


Price: Starts at $5.90/month

What You’ll Get: SpiceBreeze delivers a culinary adventure in each box. Choose between enough spices for 2 or 4 new dishes per month and you'll receive exotic freshly ground spices and easy to follow recipes from around the world.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and Canada; you choose the shipping schedule at checkout

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13. House Plant Box


Price: Starts at $12.00/month

What You’ll Get: Now that fall is upon us, and winter is around the corner, it's time to bring the outdoors inside with lovely house plants. Each month House Plant Box delivers a hand-picked house plant, grown in Southern California, plus easy-to-follow care instructions. They also include little surprised like plant fertilizer, planters, and display stands.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. immediately after your order is placed

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14. Hopebox - Self Care Subscription Box


Price: Starts at $19.00/month

What you’ll get: Every person drives down the rocky road of life and the best thing a friend or loved-one can do is reach out with love. Hopebox delivers solidarity, friendship, and hope to whoever you feel needs it. Each subscription contains at least 10 encouraging and uplifting gifts handmade by creative artisans so jumpstart your friend’s journey towards healing with Hopebox!

Shipping: Ships worldwide immediately after ordering

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15. Kids BookCase Club


Price: Starts at $9.99/month

What You’ll Get: Kids BookCase Club is on a mission to help kids learn the love of reading. They offer 6 subscription options for kids ranging from 0 to 12 years old, with each month's box including 3 hand-picked hardcover books. For the youngest readers they offer double board books and an additional activity of coloring book.

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

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16. Paletteful Packs


Price: Starts at $23.95/month

What You’ll Get: Paletteful Packs is an art supply subscription that delivers everything needed to create beautiful works of art. Choose between 3 subscription options, Premier Pack (5+ items), Petite Pack (4+ Items), or the Young Artist Pack for ages 8 and up. Each box includes a variety of supplies like sketch pads, oil paints, tool sets, pens, and pencils.

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

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Price: Starts at $40.00/month

What You’ll Get: M A T T E R is a totally unique subscription box perfect for anyone who loves science and natural history. Each month's box includes a mix of 4-6 artifacts, specimens, materials, and objects sourced from all over the world and universe! They also include a details and information about each item in the box.

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

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18. EarFleek


Price: Starts at $3.49/month

What You’ll Get: For less than an average pack of gum, you’ll be getting 1 pair of 100% nickel-free earrings with EarFleek. You can even customize your new bling based off of your unique style. They offer 4 different types of boxes for this very purpose!

Shipping: Ships worldwide on the 15th of every month

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19. Scribbler


Price: Starts at $29.99/month

What You’ll Get: This box is curated by bestselling authors Lindsay Cummings and Victoria Scott, for authors… so it’s at the top of the list of great gifts for writers. Each box comes with 1 writing theme, 1 new fiction novel, author tips, writing themed gifts, plus the chance to speak to a publishing professional! **** Stay motivated and improve your writing skills (perfect for crafting the next great American novel).

Shipping: Ships on the 21st of every month to select countries

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20. SnackSack


Price: Starts at $21.50/month

What You’ll Get: SnackSack is a subscriber favorite for all the healthy (but tasty!) snacks they deliver each month. Choose between 3 subscription plans based on dietary restrictions (classic, vegan, or gluten-free) and each month they curate a box with 12 unique snacks like healthy chips, protein bars, jerky, and granola. The perfect way to snack happy!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 19th of the month

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