The Best Beauty Subscription Boxes of 2020Credit : Suzy Hazelwood /Pexels

Beauty subscription boxes allow beauty enthusiasts to sample makeup, skincare, and hair care products that are carefully curated by experts. Some are even fully customizable according to skin tone, skin type, skin concerns and other unique preferences. If you're a sucker for trying on different beauty products, there are many subscription boxes to choose from depending on your lifestyle and budget. Here are some of the best of the year as approved by Elle, Marie Claire, Byrdie and WWD.  

Beauty Box by Beautique

To all K-beauty lovers, this box is for you. Starting at $24 per month, you'll get an assortment of skincare, makeup and hair and body care and you can expect six full-sized products delivered at your door monthly.


The original beauty subscription box, Birchbox was launched in 2010 and has been sending beauty and grooming boxes based on a client's profile. Complete your profile by answering their questionnaire so you can receive a customized box of goodies. Their subscription boxes are also beautifully designed that you'll surely keep them for storing your knickknacks. Depending on your subscription plan, a box starts at $13 to $15.

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Cocotique Beauty Box

Cocotique's monthly box features a carefully curated collection of five to eight full and deluxe travel-sized beauty products that cater specifically to women of color. It starts at $25 a month with free shipping.

Ipsy Glam Bag

Ipsy uses a beauty quiz to narrow down your choices according to beauty preferences, skin tone, hair and eye color, and your favorite brands. They have three subscription plans to choose from - Glam Bag 101 which has $50+ worth of products for only $12 a month, Glam Bag Plus 101 which has a $120+ value for just $25 a month and Glam Bag Ultimate 101 which has $250+ worth of goodies for $50 a month.

Kinder Beauty

Kinder Beauty is the one of the top vegan and cruelty-free subscription boxes is the US. You may also be familiar with co-founder Evanna Lynch who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter movie franchise. For every Kinder Beauty Box, you get up to $165 worth of clean beauty products at the fraction of the price. Their most popular subscription plan is their three-month plan which costs $24 per box. Shipping is free on all US orders. According to their website, Kinder Beauty has been featured on Cosmopolitan, Allure, Popsugar, US Weekly, Forbes and Refinery29.

Lip Monthly Beauty Box

If lipsticks, lip glosses, lip stains and lip balms are your makeup staples, you can get four full-sized lip products with the Lip Monthly Beauty Box. You can choose between a month-to-month or multi-month plans, but it's the latter that's a better bargain. The first beauty box will only cost you $5 which will include one unique makeup bag with four assorted lip makeup. This subscription box has 100,000 members and counting.

Walmart Beauty Box

Another very affordable beauty box is Walmart's. For every box, you only pay for shipping with a flat fee of $5, plus any applicable tax, and you'll be receiving one box every season - Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter. The box can contain anything from skincare, haircare and makeup handpicked from the best beauty brands sold at Walmart.

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