The Best Beauty Supply Boxes Are a Big Hit


Beauty subscription services provide more control than you think. You have the option to receive full-size or sample-size products. You can choose to receive cosmetics, hair care products, or skin care products. You even have complete control of how often you receive your deliveries.

You're no longer locked down to a service that sends you products you don't want or need. That's the old way of doing business for beauty subscription services. With so many different options on the market, they're doing whatever it takes to stay ahead of their competition. That can include offering free shipping or complete customization of your deliveries.

This is a list of the most popular beauty supply boxes on the Internet. Some of these sell out quickly, so it's important to subscribe as soon as possible to ensure your order. Some allow you to receive a fragrance of the month while others give you a wide range of beauty products. Whatever you need, there's a box for it on this list.

1 – Birchbox

Birchbox starts at $10.00 per month and includes free shipping. Birchbox also has coupons and special offers so you can save on your first box. This beautifully designed box includes sample sizes of some of the best beauty brands, cosmetics, hair care products, and skincare products. You can tailor your preferences so you can receive a customized box that's formulated for you every month. Or, you can create a box where you see exactly what you'll get before it arrives at your door. Birchbox ships to customers living in France, Spain, the U.S., and the UK. Also, the design of the box changes every so often.

2 – Glossybox

Glossybox is the second other expensive beauty subscription service on this list. It costs $21.00 per month. Customers can also join the Glossybox Coupon List to receive offers on upcoming Glossybox subscriptions. While this beauty subscription service is expensive, they include full-size and deluxe-size products. These beauty products are from the UK brand Look Fantastic. This subscription service ships to customers in Austria, Canada, France, German, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the U.S.

3 – Ipsy

Ipsy is one of the best beauty supply boxes on this list. There's a reason why it's number one on this list. It's not only affordable, but it's fun to receive new beauty products every month. Their monthly beauty subscriptions start at $10.00 per month. You have the option to receive deluxe-sized or full-sized products in an adorable makeup bag. Ipsy has included the option to skip a month, so you can keep up with your makeup and beauty products. You now have complete control of your account and how you receive your products. Keep in mind that not every subscriber receives the same products every month. You get items tailored to your needs and tastes. Ipsy only ships to U.S. and Canada.

3 – Boxycharm

Boxycharm is one of the most expensive beauty supply boxes on this list. Their service starts at $21.00 per month. Boxycharm has been picking up steam with beauty bloggers and YouTubers alike. You definitely get what you pay for with this service. You receive 5 to 6 high-quality beauty products at your door every month. Four of those products are full-size. They come in a cute black-and-white box that features the brand name. Subscribers can't customize their box, but they will receive a wide variety of cosmetics, hair care products, nail care products, skin care products, and more. Boxycharm only ships to subscribers in the U.S. and Canada.

4 – Scentbird

Scentbird costs $14.95 a month, including free shipping. This company does have special offers and promotions in which customers can buy one month and get their second month free. There's no coupon code required for this offer. Customers just use a special link to receive this offer. This subscription service is available for both men and women. Each month, subscribers will receive an 8 ml vial of a designer fragrance of their choice or Scentbird can choose one for them. Subscribers will also receive a preview card describing the Scent of the Month a month before they receive it. It's a great way for beauty lovers to try out a new fragrance without making a big commitment or investment. Subscribers also have the option to modify their shipment for candles, lip balms, lotions, and other products. Scentbird is only available to customers in the U.S.

5 – Play by Sephora

Beauty box services have become so popular that Sephora launched their own service. However, subscribers pay $10.00 per box rather than per month. There's nothing like having Sephora products at your door whenever you want. Each of these boxes includes five deluxe-sized beauty samples, including a fragrance sample. They also include a book of beauty tips and tricks and a Play Pass for an interactive in-store experience. The Play Pass gives you 50 extra rewards points towards your Beauty Insider Loyalty Program. If you're not in the program, you can still join and apply those points. Play by Sephora is only available to customers in the U.S.

6 – Target Beauty Box

Target is also joining the beauty subscription box bandwagon. These boxes vary in price but typically cost $7.00. While it's not an official subscription service, Target still releases new beauty boxes every month. Every time the boxes are released, they sell out. This monthly service is affordable, and the samples come with Target coupons. They include a mix of sample size and full-sized products. Customers know exactly what they're receiving before they purchase a box. Target doesn't specify if its beauty subscription service is location-specific.

7 – Allure Beauty Box

This beauty box is available for $15.00 per month. New customers who sign up can save $5.00 on their first box. Allure Beauty Box brings their now discontinued magazine to life. Subscribers receive deluxe-sized and full-sized beauty and cosmetic samples. Most of these products come from high-end brands. The beauty box includes cosmetics, hair care products, skin care products, and more. Each box includes a booklet that explains why the Allure editors chose these products for their monthly box. Allure Beauty Box is only available to customers residing in the U.S.