Best Beauty Subscription Box (2021)


You don’t need to leave your house to elevate your skincare or makeup routine. These 10 beauty subscription boxes help you discover your new favorite creams, serums, cleansers and makeups. Whether you’re binging Netflix at home or hitting the open road, you can get your fix shipped straight to your door.

  • Kinder Beauty Box

    Kinder Beauty Box

    Kinder Beauty Boxes include more than $85-worth of vegan, cruelty-free and clean skincare, makeup, hair care and body products. Everything is shipped in eco-friendly packaging, so you can feel good about discovering your new beauty favorites.
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  • Tribe Beauty Box

    Tribe Beauty Box

    This female and woman of color-owned company delivers indie and female-owned makeup products. Each box comes with five or more full-sized products, including makeup and tools valued at more than $120.
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  • IPSY


    The Ipsy Glam Bag subscription gives you five beauty products shipped to your door each month and customized to suit your skin tone, eye color, hair color, makeup comfort level and favorite brands.
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  • Boxwalla Beauty Box

    Boxwalla Beauty Box

    The Boxwalla Beauty Box is a bi-monthly subscription for skincare enthusiasts. Each box focuses on products from a different brand featuring plant-based ingredients.
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  • BoxyCharm


    Each BoxyCharm delivery brings five full-sized, brand name beauty products to your door. These might include makeup, skincare, beauty tools and color cosmetics, often valued at over $175.
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    COCOTIQUE curates subscription boxes with beauty, self-care and wellness products designed to meet the unique needs of women of color. Each mailing features five to eight full and travel-sized products.
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  • Beauty Heroes

    Beauty Heroes

    Beauty Heroes specializes in delivering “skincare you can trust” each month. Each monthly Discovery features a new clean beauty brand with one full-sized product and some samplers. Subscribers also get discounts in the Beauty Store to restock on their favorites.
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  • The LocksBox

    The LocksBox

    This subscription box delivers salon-quality, travel-sized haircare products to your door. Expect shampoos, conditioners, leave-in treatments, masks, sprays and gels that allow you to try out new routines before committing to full-sized bottles.
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  • Laurel & Reed

    Laurel & Reed

    Laurel & Reed specializes in clean, non-toxic, cruelty-free beauty products. Each month, subscribers receive a collection of three or more full-sized items for your skin, hair and body.
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  • Allure Beauty Box

    Allure Beauty Box

    Subscribers to the Allure Beauty Box receive six or more Allure-approved makeup and skincare products each month, valued at more than $100.
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The top 10 winners in the category Best Beauty Subscription Box are as follows:

  1. Kinder Beauty Box
  2. Tribe Beauty Box
  3. IPSY
  4. Boxwalla Beauty Box
  5. BoxyCharm
  7. Beauty Heroes
  8. The LocksBox
  9. Laurel & Reed
  10. Allure Beauty Box

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Congratulations to all these winning boxes!

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