Best Monthly Subscription Boxes 2019- Beauty Box Edition

Here we are, just in time for Mother’s Day! In this article, I want to focus on one of the most popular monthly subscription box categories out there…BEAUTY. Women love products that they can use to beautify and pamper themselves with; we can never have enough. Sometimes scrolling the aisles of your local beauty/cosmetic store can be a daunting task and you never can really be sure if you are buying a quality product. Not to mention, these beauty boxes are valued way over what you will be paying and they take the guesswork out of it by having experts select the items for you. All you have to do is get excited to receive a box of new products every month! I have consolidated a list of my top choices along with some hidden gems waiting to be discovered. So without further ado, let’s get right into it.

Allure Beauty Box

Allure Beauty Box

Allure Beauty Box is an awesome deal for the price. Each box will contain a variety of at least 5 full or deluxe-sized products (a mix of luxury and indie brands) valued anywhere from $50-$90. Allure experts test more than 50,000 products each year and only the ones that meet and exceed their expectations will make it inside your box. Also, featured in each box is a mini-mag that includes details about the products you received as well as tips, shortcuts, and step-by-step guides for using your products. Plus, on occassion, they may throw in one or two bonus gifts from a mass brand for FREE.

In situations where you may receive a product that needs to be tailored to your skin tone, Allure Beauty Box will give you the opportunity to select your skin tone/shade either via email or during the time of purchase. Allure Beauty Box is perfect for those who like to try new products on a regular basis. For the Allure Beauty Box subscribers, you will never receive the same product twice so you can be sure your box will always surprise you with new and exciting products.

Price: $15/box + free shipping + you get a $5 off coupon to apply towards your first box!

CosmoBox

CosmoBox

CosmoBox is a fun and unique beauty subscription box. If you haven’t guessed already, this box is curated by the editors of Cosmopolitan magazine. Each box is astrology-themed and contains full-sized products (valued at over $65) that any woman can embrace, regardless of her zodiac sign. Your box will contain products from premium and newly discovered brands that are handpicked by the editors of Cosmopolitan to ensure you say flawless during any astrological event. This box will empower any woman by bringing the focus back to your body, mind, and soul.

Price: $29.99/box + free shipping + you get a $4.99 off coupon to apply towards your first box!

Lip Monthly

Lip Monthly

Lip Monthly is for those women who refuse to leave the house without some color on her lips. This monthly subscription box contains products solely focused on what some women would consider their best feature…their lips. Each box will contain 4-5 full-sized products ranging from lipsticks, balms, plumpers, liners, gloss, and pretty much anything else you can put the word lip in front of. Best thing yet it’s super affordable and each box is worth $40-$80 retail value.

Another great thing is Lip Monthly loves to give back to their customers so they offer a rewards program so you can keep earning. You will get rewards for every purchase, referral, renewal, for following and sharing on social media, for your birthday, and even for creating an account. You can then take these reward points and use them towards upcoming monthly charges and to shop their products.

Price: $12.95/month + Free U.S. Shipping (Multiple subscription plans available for as low as $11.45/month)

Love Goodly

Love Goodly

Love Goodly is a bi-monthly beauty box that provides you with products that are held to the highest values. These values include hand made, organic, made in the USA, fair trade, cruelty-free, non-toxic, vegan, non-gmo certified, recycled, and charity. Each box will contain 4-6 full-sized products. What you can expect in your box is beauty and/or skincare items, a style or home accessory, plus the occasional healthy snack or wellness item. They offer two box options with retail values from $105-$170 and you can purchase products individually from their online store.

Love Goodly is also into giving back and supports multiple cases such as Farm Sanctuary, Cure Cervical Cancer, Beagle Freedom, and Paw Works.

Price: $35.95-48.95/box + Free U.S. shipping

FabFitFun

FabFitFun

FabFitFun is a very popular and often sold out limited edition subscription box. This box is delivered 4 times per year and contains tops items in beauty, fashion, wellness, home, and fitness. Each seasonal box will contain 8-10 full sized items valued at over $200. Items in each box will be ideal for use during the associated season. You will have some limited ability to customize your box by having the choice for some of the products and add-ons to include, but most items will be a surprise.

In addition, with your FabFitFun membership, you will have access to FabFitFunTV for exclusive workouts, new content is added each season. Plus you will save 30%-70% on member-exclusive sales and have access to the FabFitFun community to share experiences, tips, recipes, etc.

Price: $49.99/box + Free shipping

Box of Style

Box of StyleBox of Style is curated by Rachael Zoe and includes her favorite fashion and beauty finds. This is a seasonal box that is valued at over $400. Each box will contain 5 stylish fashion and/or glamour beauty items. When applicable you will have the ability to choose your color and size options in order to ensure what you get works for you.

As a member, you will receive special perks. Standard members will receive perks like refer-a-friend credit and exclusive promotions. Seasonal members for 4+boxes will get that plus priority shipping. But to receive the biggest bang for your buck your best to sign up as an annual member and you will receive all of that plus an anniversary gift with your 4th box and front of the line access to limited box add-ons in the marketplace.

Price: $99.99/box + Free U.S. shipping

FaceTory

FaceTory

FaceTory is the perfect monthly beauty box for those women who love to wear many masks…face masks that is! This subscription for those always on the hunt for the most trendy, convenient and unique Korean sheet masks out there. These masks are hand-picked and an affordable solution to get your face mask fix. They offer multiple options: a 4 mask box, a 7 mask box, and finally the Lux Plus box which contains 3 masks, 3 full sized skincare products, and 1 specialty item. This is a really fun beauty box that is ideal for those looking to keep their face and skin looking refreshed, radiant, and young. Spa day anyone?

Price: Ranges from $6.23/box – $29.71/box + Free shipping + you get a coupon (discount ranging from $2.67- $7.96) to apply towards your first box!

How To Be A Redhead

How To Be A Redhead

How To Be A Redhead is a monthly beauty box full of redhead friendly and approved beauty products. Each month you will receive 6-10 full-sized products valued at $85+. This box is a hot commodity among the redhead community and regularly sells out each month. Founded by two, redheaded sisters, How To Be A Redhead has a mission to make all redheads feel empower, confident, and beautiful. Products included in this box are considered “redhead approved” as they are proven effective on red hair and sensitive skin and also free of heavy chemicals.

Price: $20.48/box + Free shipping

COCOTIQUE

COCOTIQUE

COCOTIQUE is a beauty box design for women of color. This box is tailored to provide products for your unique needs. Each month you will receive 5-8 full-sized and/or deluxe travel-sized products. Products will fall into the haircare, skincare, makeup, and nail care categories. This box will provide you with some top, well established branded items and those newer, emerging brands as well.

They also offer a COCOHearts reward program where you can earn hearts by referring friends, purchasing a subscription, reviewing your box and/or products, or completing a survey. These “COCOHearts” can then be used to receive a free box.

Price: $25/box + Free Shipping + you get a $5 off coupon to apply towards your first box!

Beauty Queen

Ok Ladies, It’s time to transition from a beauty into a beauty queen. These boxes are sure to do just that. Not only will they boost your physical appeal but they will bump up your self-confidence and feel good attitude which is what ultimately is the sexiest thing of all. So I have shared with you my opinion on the best monthly beauty subscription boxes 2019. Now I’m well aware 2019 has a lot more months to go so don’t worry, I will be adding to this post throughout the year so be sure to check back often to see others that have been added. Also please share your thoughts and opinions on these boxes as well as other you feel should be on my list. I would love to hear your thoughts. Thanks for reading, check back often for new additions to the list!

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16 Replies to “Best Monthly Subscription Boxes 2019- Beauty Box Edition”

  1. Omg. I’m in heaven. I have been looking for something for me and my daughter to do together. 

    We both love to do our nails and she is very into girly things. She’s just 4-years old though so she can’t really use things with harsh chemicals. I also am allergic to sulfates/detergents that they tend to put in soaps to make them bubbly. 

    Seeing this, which box would you recommend us? I’ve heard a lot of good things about FabFitFun but its a bit pricey though the cheaper ones tend to have the products I’m allergic to. 

    Thanks for sharing.

    • Hi Marlinda, 

      If you are worried about harsh chemicals Love Goodly is a great box that avoids all that stuff. Also, I think the FaceTory box would be really fun to do with your daughter and then you can laugh at each other for how silly you look with the masks on.

  2. Unbelievable, just the other my colleague was telling me about a watch subscription for men and I couldn’t believe it.  The retail market is truly evolving, there’s almost a subscription for anything its amazing. 

    A quick question, is it only available in the US or in other countries as well?? 

    Thank you.

    • Nomie, yes there is a subscription box out there for anything. As far as where it’s available it really depends on the company as some may only ship within US or Canada but others ship internationally. It would really come down to the specific box in regards to shipping limitations if any. 

  3. Hi Amber, I must say that this article is very helpful and informative. I read it all but still can’t decide which one would be a great deal for my women. She enjoys doing makeup and I would like to surprise her with one of these boxes. I will order Cosmo box as it is curated by Cosmopolitan, I trust them.

    • Daniel. I don’t think you could go wrong with any of these as they all have products selected by experts so you can be sure your wife will get something great no matter what!

  4. Who doesn’t love receiving a box of goodies in the mail every month!  And what a cost effective way to try something new!

    I have co-workers who subscribe to FabFitFun so I am somewhat familiar with that product but haven’t used it myself.  As you mentioned sells out quickly.  Face Tory really appeals to me.  I think I’ll pass this along to my daughters – give them an idea or two for Mother’s Day!

  5. Wow, forget mothers day, your suggestions give me some great gift ideas for myself 🙂

    One of those subscription box summary defines me to a tee. I love the Lip Monthly subscription. I am not a make up person, but I will never leave my room without something to cover my lips. If I am at home, gloss keeps my lips from being dry. When I leave the house, I need to have color on my lips to match what I am wearing whether it be casual or formal wear.

    I am happy to find something that is perfect for myself. It will save me the hassle of trying and checking out so many varieties at different stores. It can be annoying when you have to look for what is just right. 

    A months subscription, is of great value. I also, have three girls and they too, will also benefit from Mum’s box as well.

  6. I agree, I just can’t have enough makeup. I just have a lot of the same thing because it is safe and I know that it will look good on me. I keep buying the same thing that I like (guilty as charged.) I will be nice to have somebody choses out a new makeup for me, as I always go for the basics. I really like the Allure beauty box, it is very affordable. I also want to give Love Goodly a try since the products are organic and high quality and it’s bi monthly. I used to subscribed to ipsy but got overwhelmed by all the products and bags so I eventually canceled the subscription but that was a year ago and I am ready for more. Thanks for the review will check them out 🙂

    • Great to hear. I can imagine how new makeup every month can be overwhelming…that’s why I was sure to include boxes on my list that have a variety of products aside from just makeup. Products for skin, hair, nails, the home, etc. are all great treats as well.

  7. Hello Amber,

    I wish I found your site years ago. There is always the same old presents in the stores and I really need to migrate to shopping online more. Such great ideas here for Mothers Day and thank you for your recommendations. I have bookmarked your site so I may review you latest updates for occassions that need recommendations for presents.

    Thanks again Amber.

  8. Hi Amber!

    I will definitely order the Love Goodly box! I try to purchase hand-made and organic products only, so I think this is a perfect match for me 🙂

    And I like that Love Goodly is also supporting multiple cases.

    All the best,
    Margherita

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