30 Best Subscription Boxes for Teens: Books, Video Games, Beauty Products, and More

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Today, the best subscription boxes for teens on the market cater to a wider variety of interests than ever before. From beauty boxes to jewelry to books and candle subscriptions, you can pretty much find a box for anything, with options available at every price range.

These reoccurring programs are also a good way to treat yourself to something special every once in a while (who wouldn’t love to test out new beauty products), but they also make for the perfect gifts for teenage girls, siblings, and serve as great gift ideas for your best friends, too. 

But because there are so many to choose from (and nobody wants a bunch of junk showing up at their doorstep), Teen Vogue curated a list of the top subscription boxes for teens out there. Here, find 30 of our favorite picks that offer a ton of cool self-care gift items like body lotions, hair care tools, comic books, video games, and more! You'll find both big brand names like Vivrelle and IPSY, plus smaller businesses like the Black Girl Magic Box and everything in between.

The Best Subscription Boxes for Teens:

  • Best Subscription Boxes for Teen Boys: Gamefly, $15.95 per month 
  • Best Subscription Boxes for Teen Girls: IPSY, $13 per month 
  • Best Subscription Boxes for Tweens: Inky Box, $14.99 per month 
  • Most Popular Subscription Box: Vivrelle, $39 per month 
  • Best Clothing Subscription Box: Stitch Fix, prices start at around $20
  • Best Jewelry Subscription Box: Rocksbox, $21 per month 
  • Best Cell Phone Accessories Subscription Box: Casley, $18 per month 
  • Best Plant Subscription Box: Succulent Studios, $10 per month 
  • Best Subscription Box for Book Lovers: Book of the Month, $50 every three months 

Best Clothing Subscription Box: Stitch Fix

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There’s a reason Stitch Fix is one of the most popular clothing subscription boxes on the market for women’s, men’s, and children’s clothes. Not only do they carry pieces from top brands like Free People and Madewell, but their shopping process is practically risk-free.

Once you decide on a general price range, you’ll pay a $20 fee for your stylist to start piecing together your box (that essentially gets credited to your final purchase). From there, they’ll ship clothes straight to your door to try on. Per Stitch Fix’s policy, you’re welcome to send back anything you don’t love free of charge. What's more, you don’t even have to subscribe to get your fashion fix — shoppers have the option to try the service once or set up automatic deliveries.

Inky Box

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We might have just discovered the best art supplies subscription box on the Internet. Each month, Inky Box sends out everything you’ll need to up your lettering and calligraphy game — from brush pens to watercolors to practice sheets. The boxes also come with greeting cards designed by amazing independent artists, which offer up some great inspiration for those who are new to the craft. Subscribers can choose between the full-size Inky Box and the more affordable Inky Box Mini. Prices start at just $15 per month. 

Magickal Earth Subscription Box

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Anyone obsessed with astrology is sure to love this subscription box, which is available for purchase in three tiers. The first tier, Basic, comes stocked with crystals to match the month’s astrological energy. The second, Essential, includes a monthly astrological overview, a tarot card, and crystals. Finally, the Premium tier features all of that in addition to a few surprise items each month (think candles and smudge sticks). Give your first box a try on Etsy, and if you end up loving it, you can subscribe at www.themagickalearth.com.

Walmart Beauty Box

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We know what you’re thinking: What does Walmart know about beauty subscription boxes? As it turns out, the superstore seems to really understand what makes beauty fanatics tick. The Walmart Beauty Box ships out four times a year, once per season, and includes an assortment of makeup and wellness products from brands like NYX, Bioré, and Neutrogena. At just $7 per box, it’s also one of the most affordable subscription boxes out there. 

Pura Vida Bracelet Club

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VSCO girls, rejoice! Every month, Pura Vida Club subscribers receive three members-exclusive bracelets, clocking in at a value of up to $50. Each month will cost $11 plus tax, and if you live in the United States, shipping is free. The bracelets included in each box are chosen by the brand’s team of influencers and stylists, and they never fail to give off all the tropical vibes you’d expect. Plus, if you purchase through the three-for $30 intro offer, you’ll get one box free!

Bloom Box 

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Know someone obsessed with all things plants and gardening? Plant subscriptions make great gifts for the nature lovers in your life. Why not send them a different plant every month, inside a perfectly fitted ceramic pot or basket, with Bloom Box's monthly subscription? If you are that friend, your dreams of creating your own DIY indoor plant-scape can finally come true. The greenery also arrives with a little surprise gift every month and a printed booklet on how to care for it.

Best Food Subscription Box: Daily Harvest

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You’ve probably already heard of Daily Harvest, but you may not know that you can choose from a huge selection of smoothies, bowls, flatbreads, soups, snack bites, and even ice cream every time you build a box! Subscription options include weekly deliveries of 9, 14, or 24 items, as well as monthly deliveries of 24 items. The pricing ranges from $5.99 to $11.99 per item, and the more you order, the more you save. Since all of their foods are organic and pre-prepared by chefs, they’ll make clean eating easier than ever before!

Orly Color Pass

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For teens obsessed with at-home manis, Orly's Color Pass makes a fantastic gift. Each quarter, your recipient will receive the brand's new, not-yet-released seasonal colors — all at over 50 percent off retail. They'll also get fun extras, like a top coat, base coat, cuticle oil, or nail tool.

Considering the fact that each Orly polish typically retails somewhere around $10, this box provides excellent value. Even the more expensive quarterly option (you get a break by committing to a full year) costs just $36 but is valued at upwards of $70. 

Billie

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If you're looking for an affordable body care subscription box, Billie is a great option. It's ultra-practical, too, so you know they'll be getting something truly useful. Each month, they'll get Billie's one wax kit for body and underarms, one wax kit for the face and bikini, and one Razor Starter Kit in their preferred color. Of course, if your recipient doesn't shave daily, you can opt for delivery every two or three months instead. 

Scentbird

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Have a sweet spot for scents? This company offers a luxe subscription that'll make you feel ultra-sophisticated.  Each month, you'll get a new travel-size designer scent. Seriously: Options include coveted fragrances by brands like Acqua di Parma, Oscar de la Renta, and Vince Camuto. 

It's perfect for those still experimenting to find their signature. Each month, the box costs just $15.95. There’s also a cologne subscription option for those who want more traditionally masculine scents. 

Best Candle Subscription Box: Brooklyn Candle Studio Candle of The Month Club 

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With the changing seasons comes new scents, and buying candles can become quite expensive. Save yourself some coins and get a high-quality, delicious-smelling seasonal candle at your door each month with Brooklyn Candle Studio's Candle of The Month Club. 

For $25 a month, you'll receive a seasonal candle plus a matchbox to light your new flame. From florals in the spring to warm pumpkins in the fall, rest assured that ever scent will feel and smell luxurious wherever you place it. It's also the perfect gift for young adults, teenagers, and college kids who love candles. 

Best Coffee Subscription Box: Trade Coffee

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Coffee lovers rejoice because now you can sit back and enjoy your curated coffee picks thanks to Trade Coffee's subscription service. Simply take their coffee quiz to let them know how you like your coffee and once that's done, you get to customize your order frequency, grind setting, and the best part, choose your own coffees. The subscription prices range from $17-$22 per bag. 

You'll also get a friendly reminder before each order ships so that you can make changes or swap in any other coffee, including custom suggestions. 

Best Plant Subscription Box: Succulent Studios

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This monthly plant subscription box would make a great gift for any nature-loving teen (or for yourself, TBH). Every box is just $10 plus shipping and comes with two succulents grown at Succulent Studios’ farm in California. They’re shipped in 100% biodegradable pots, which means they’re ready to be planted or can be placed in your favorite pot straight out of the package! Use the code FIVEDOLLARS to get $5 off your first box.

Best Books Subscription Box: Book of the Month

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“I have enough books,” said no one ever. Keep your book pile piling up with a Book of the Month subscription. For $15 a month, your friend or loved one will get one new book on you. For $50 every three months, the service curates five new reads monthly ($17 per book), and you, your friends or loved ones will get one new book.

Best Jewelry Subscription Box: Rocksbox

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Have plenty of clothes but not enough statement-making accessory options? Consider Rocksbox, a jewelry rental membership that sends you all kinds of goodies, including cute necklaces, bracelets, rings, hair clips, and more. 

In each box, you'll get three styles that you can switch out whenever you'd like. Mailing things back is seamless — just wrap everything back up and mail it using the reusable envelope it came in and the prepaid USPS return shipping label provided. Or, if you really love something and can't part with it, your monthly dues can be put towards your purchase.

The Hopebroidery Box

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For crafty teens, a subscription box that provides all of the necessary tools and instructions to create a gorgeous piece of embroidery each month. Beginners can get in on the fun, too. In addition to full skeins of floss, embroidery scissors, fabric, and all the other supplies, each box includes a link to a full-length, step-by-step video tutorial.

Boxes cost $45 per month, whether you sign up for a single month or spring for three- or six-month subscriptions. There's a nice social component that adds to the value, too. The curator of the box encourages subscribers to share their work and tag her on social media, plus reach out directly for any help necessary to complete each project. 

Best Tech Subscription Box: Casely

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Know someone who's tethered to their cell phone? Casely makes a great gift for the bestie you're always texting since they'll get a new, cool cover for their phone at the chosen frequency (every month or every three months.)

Choices are open-ended. The more discerning can pick what design they'll receive, while those who like surprises can opt for the grab bag option. For the latter, Casely selects a trending option for you. Monthly subscriptions are $18 a month, and club members get to save 40% off on each case and add-ons. 

Most Popular Subscription Box: Vivrelle

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This monthly fashion subscription is here to help you put the finishing touches on your favorite looks in a super sophisticated way, no less. With Vivrelle, you'll get access to bags, fine jewelry, and accessories from designer labels and fashion houses. 

There are four different membership tiers ranging from $39 to $279 per month, and the tier you choose determines how many pieces you get, the variety of pieces you get (jewelry, bags, or limited edition pieces), and how high-end the labels included are. Return dates are open-ended, so you can cherish the things you really love. And if you really can't bear to part ways? You can opt to purchase the beloved and keep it forever.

Black Girl Magic Box

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The Black Girl Magic Box is a bi-monthly subscription box full of self-care tools — be it candles, bath products, crystals, or tea — specially curated by and for Black women. Subscription prices start at $55 for two months of boxes carrying $150 worth of products and go up to $146 for a six-month prepay that will end up saving you cash in the long run. Use code BLKGRL10 at checkout for $10 off your purchase!

Dia & Co Style Box

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Clothing brand Dia & Co has made it their mission to create a clothing subscription box specifically catered toward plus-size femme customers. To get your first style box, all you need to do is fill out this simple quiz. Then, for a fee of just $20, a stylist will handpick clothes from the brand that adhere to your sizes, your individual body shape, and, most importantly, your personal style. Once you receive your box, you can keep all the styles that suit you and send back the rest! The $20 styling fee will be waived if you keep one or more of the items.

Stickii 

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For just $12 a month, you can add some of these gorgeous themed stickers to your collection with Stickii's monthly subscription boxes. When you sign up, you'll have the option to choose from three different sticker styles: cute, vintage, and pop. Then, each month, a package with six sticker sheets, three stationery pieces, and one storage insert will arrive at your doorstep. The best part? You can change your style before it arrives and opt to purchase more on the site if you desire. 

Pusheen Box

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Pusheen’s quarterly subscription box is obviously adorable, but beyond that, many of the exclusive products inside are actually super useful. Historically, the brand has sent out water bottles, paperweights, and even reusable straws emblazoned with the world-famous cartoon cat. What’s more, each box boasts a season-specific theme — meaning you won’t be receiving flip-flops in the middle of winter! Check out the official Pusheen Box Instagram for more sneak peeks of what could come your way if you subscribe. They also offer two plans, the annual plan will get you four boxes for $120, while the quarterly plan lets you pay for each box as you go for $33. 

Candy Club

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FYI: Candy Club's monthly subscription box is essential for anyone who has a major sweet tooth. Prepare to receive a carefully curated box of six delicious candy options — everything from popular new goodies to nostalgic favorites — at your doorstep each month for $30. Did we mention that this subscription service also makes a great gift for the candy lover in your life? You can customize how many months they receive it, it's great for all ages, and no two boxes will ever be the same. 

Curlbox

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Looking for ways to test new curly hair products without breaking the bank? Curlbox is the monthly subscription for you. In every box, the company sends four or more product samples specifically catered to natural curls and coils — and they don’t sacrifice quality along the way. The boxes have previously included products from brands like Afro Sheen and Pattern by Tracee Ellis Ross. At just $20 a month, it’s a purchase you won’t regret.

IPSY

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The products — all deluxe or full sizes, depending on which subscription you opt for — in this monthly subscription box are carefully curated by beauty experts and pros. You'll find high-end and trending luxury brands like Kate Sommerville, Sunday Riley, R+Co, Tatcha, and Benefit Cosmetics, to name a few. 

There are three different subscription options starting at just $13 per month, so you can choose the most affordable or splurge on a real treat. Either way, each month, all of the goods arrive in an adorable (and sometimes limited-edition) makeup bag.  

Beachly

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This isn't your typical clothing subscription. Sure, you'll get plenty of cool clothes in all of those forthcoming boxes, but they're all coastal-inspired. You'll get a host of other goodies, too, including accessories, skincare must-haves like body scrubs, and trinkets like candles and travel mugs. Don't want the latter? No problem. You're in full control since you can customize your box before checkout. 

Each box has a retail value of up to $365. Payments are flexible, too. You can opt to pay $99 quarterly or pay for the year upfront, which will cost you . When you do so, you'll receive a $10 discount on each box.

MunchPak

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If you subscribe to MunchPak, you'll always have a new and interesting snack handy. Each box includes a host of full-sized sweet, sour, salty, and savory snacks—all from different countries around the world. 

You get to choose exactly how many treats show up—five, 10, or 20. Plus, pick your delivery schedule. If you commit to a box each month for a year, you'll get the best value. You can get 10 snacks per month for just $27. 

Buffalo Games & Puzzles

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A great way to spend idle time, this puzzle subscription offers options for varying skill levels—choose from 300- to 500-piece puzzles, 750- to 1,000-piece puzzles, or 2,000-piece puzzles. All of the games are printed on quality graphic boards, and the selection is vast. You can choose your favorite from a variety of different genres, from landscapes to pop culture. At the start of each month, you'll get an email asking you to choose between three puzzle options.

You do have to commit to at least six months, but once you break down the cost, you'll see that the value is there. The cheapest option (300- to 500-piece puzzles) costs $53 for six months — just shy of $9 each. 

Best Subscription Box for Teen Boys: Gamefly

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With this rental subscription, there will always be some sort of entertainment to enjoy. Whether it's video games, movies, or game tools, you'll be set for life with this Gamefly subscription plan. 

You can rent games from all types of gaming systems, including, Playstation 4 & 5, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, and more! You'll also have the option to buy consoles, controllers, games, and collectibles for gamers.  

Choose from several various plans with additional features: one rental at a time for $9.50 for three months, two rentals at a time for $13.50 for three months, and more! You can even select a budget plan or $5 per month for three months and then it raises to $8.95 per month after. 

Jeni's Pint Club

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Who wouldn't be thrilled to see ice cream on their doorstep? Here's the scoop: Every month, the beloved Midwestern ice cream shop will ship out a curated selection of four pints. And because subscribers are VIPs, many of these flavors are brand new, never-before-sold seasonal delights. 

Don't worry about things melting in transit. The ice cream ships in dry ice to keep it frozen en route. Just pop the pints into your freezer as soon as they arrive. Need to postpone? No problem—you can easily reschedule your delivery via email, so it'll arrive when you're home and ready. You can choose from three plans available: 3, 6, or 12 months. Prices range from $199 to $759.