Best Beauty Subscription Boxes To Gift For The Holidays

by Stephanie Montes

Let’s be honest, it’s not exactly easy to shop for the beauty lover on your list. You know she loves makeup, skincare and her mane always looks great, but foundation shades, skin concerns and her daily hair routine are not the most common talking points. Subscription beauty boxes are all the rage because they are conveniently dropped off at your doorstep and always come chock-full with the best sample and full-sized products which take the guesswork out of complicated beauty purchases. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorites and narrowed down which box has her name written all over it. How’s that for a gift that keeps on giving?

For The Cult-Classic Connoisseur

Birchbox handpicks 5 samples from the top beauty brands to fit you (based on your questionnaire answers).

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For The K-Beauty Lover

Memebox impresses with 4 to 7 full-sized Korean makeup, skincare, hair and body products.

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For The Eco-Chic Beauty

Goodebox comes with 7 trial-sized beauty products (and occasional wellness products and supplements) from top eco-friendly brands.

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For The Picky Shopper

Beauty Army is one of the few subscription boxes that lets you choose which 6 samples you receive in your monthly box.

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For The Well-Read Gal

Beauty Bar teamed up with Allure to curate Sample Society, a box of 5 editor favorites and a mini magazine.

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