How to Easily Choose the Right Subscription Box

Last Updated on October 21, 2019 by Ellen Christian

Do you know how to choose the right subscription box? Have you ever signed up for a subscription box and then been disappointed in the content or the quality of what you received? I love pampering myself with a little splurge each month. It’s a fun way to try new products and reward yourself for making it through another month. But, when I do sign up for a monthly or quarterly subscription, I want to love what I’m getting and I want to feel like it’s worth the money I’m spending on it each month. I want products that I can’t find in my local stores or that I wouldn’t have thought to splurge on in a normal shopping trip. There are loads of different types of subscription boxes that range from very inexpensive to a definite splurge. I’ve tried quite a few different subscriptions and have been thinking trying a few more.

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How to easily choose the right subscription box

How to Easily Choose the Right Subscription Box

So, what should you think about when you’re trying to choose the right subscription box? Here are a few of the things that I consider when making my choice. This post contains affiliate links.

  • Budget. Yes, money plays a part in it. While I’d love to spend $100 a month on a subscription box, it’s much more likely that I’ll spend $25.
  • Type. You can find subscription boxes for just about any interest including beauty, food, pets and fitness. Choose a box that will keep your interest each month.
  • Contents. Once you know what type of box, you’ll want to consider the contents. Do you want products you can find at your local drug store or grocery store? Or do you want something that’s less readily available like a boutique or gourmet brand?
  • Frequency. Not all subscription boxes come every month. A few come every other month or once a quarter. Decide how frequently you want to receive a box.

Now that you’ve considered a few variables, here are a few of my suggestions to help you choose the right subscription box.

  • POPSUGAR Must Have – Join now to receive a monthly box of full-sized surprises with the best in fashion, beauty, home, and more valued at over $100 for only $39.95 per month. Plus, shipping is always free! Click for more information.

  • FabFitFun – Discover products for a life well lived. $200 VALUE for ONLY $49.99. Full-size, premium products delivered 4x per year (every three months). Free shipping. Click for more information.

FabFitFun VIP Box

  • Ozone Sock of the Month – Designer socks for women and men that are truly a work of art from Ozone Design, The Art of Socks. Free domestic shipping. Delivered monthly. Click for more information.

Ozone Socks Sock of the Month Club



  • Konenkii – Konenkii is the highest rated subscription box for women over 40. Bloggers and customers agree—WOW just WOW! Always free shipping! Click here for more information.

Konenkii subscription box

Check out this list of beauty subscription boxes.


How to Easily Choose the Right Subscription Box

4 thoughts on “How to Easily Choose the Right Subscription Box”

  1. There is definitely an overabundance of subscription boxes, so narrowing them down is key. My mother in law has a sock obsession, so I think that box would make an excellent Mother’s Day gift. 

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