Top 10: Best Beauty, Fashion, Lifestyle, Jewelry, Men, Food Monthly Subscription Boxes in India with Reviews, Price List
Monthly subscription boxes have recently become popular in India and its a growing market where many new brands are joining in. Its a very innovative, exciting concept where you get a box full of surprise goodies delivered at your doorstep every month. These subscription boxes generally have a theme like beauty subscription box, lifestyle box, kids box, jewelry box, period box, etc. Also, typically, the total cost of the products that you receive in these boxes will be more than what you pay for. Here is a list of the 10 best beauty and fashion monthly subscription boxes available in India. Also includes some jewelry boxes, period boxes, etc in India.
Some of these subscription services even ask you to fill out a questionnaire and customize your box based on that. So instead of just ordering beauty products online in the traditional way, this is a more fun way to try new brands and products.
1.Fab Bag: Budget Beauty Subscription Box
Its the most popular and affordable beauty subscription service in India. Fab Bag has a mix of 3-4 premium makeup and beauty products. Every month, they have a different theme and the products are packed in an awesome bag which is very useful to store your makeup and stuff. You will also get coupons which you can use to purchase the full-sized products of the month at discounted prices. When you sign up for a Fab Bag, you need to fill a beauty profile and the bag is customized based on your preferences. Price in India: Rs.699 for 1 month, Rs.1599 for 3 months, Rs.2999 for 6 months and Rs.4999 for 1 year.
2.My Envy Box: Luxury Sample Box in India
My Envy Box is a luxury beauty sampling service offering you a chance to try 4-5 deluxe sized samples from top international luxury brands. Some of the brands they have sent in previous boxes include L’Occitane, Estee Lauder, Kerastase, Givenchy, Ananda Spa in the Himalayas, etc. Luxury brands are expensive and this offers the convenience of trying them to see whether it actually works for you before going for the full-sized version. Price in India: Rs.850 for 1 month, Rs.2250 for 3 months, Rs.4350 for 6 months and Rs.8500 for 1 year.
3.MSM Box: Lifestyle and Men Subscription Box
MSM Box offer a mix of full-sized products as well as samples. Their motto is “a lot in a little” and truly by that, the number of products they send is more than other subscription services. Also, they have a variety of boxes to choose at different price ranges – MSM Express Box, MSM Select Box and even a Men’s Box. They are possibly the first subscription service to start an all makeup box – MSM Diva Makeup Special Box. Recently, they have also started the Build Your Own MSM Box. Price in India: Rs.495 for Express Box, Rs.995 for Select Box, Rs.1995 for Diva Box and Rs.1495 for Men’s Box.
4.The Nature’s Co Beauty Wish Box
The Nature’s Co is an all-natural, cruelty-free, environmental friendly brand and they have an extensive range of products. If you wish to try some of their products, their Beauty Wish Box subscription service is a good starting place. It comes with 5 deluxe sized and 1 retail sized beauty products with a different theme each month. Price in India: Rs.595 for 1 month, Rs.1645 for 3 months, Rs.3215 for 6 months and Rs.5950 for 1 year.
5.Gia Bath & Body Box: Monthly Box for Bath Products
People who love natural, handcrafted, vegan luxury products should give this a try. It is a home brand and all their products are SLS, SLES and preservative free. What’s special about their subscription service is that as a subscriber the products that you receive are exclusive to the box, that is, new limited edition products which are not available for purchase otherwise. As a member, you will also get access to discounted full sized products. Price in India: Rs.600 for 1 month, Rs.1700 for 3 months and Rs.3500 for 6 months.
6.SugarBox: Lifestyle Subscription Box
A monthly curated box of latest international fashion, beauty, lifestyle and gourmet products. All of them are full-sized. Price in India: Rs.1499 for 1 month, Rs.4197 for 3 months, Rs.7794 for 6 months and Rs.14388 for 1 year.
7.Being Juliet: Period Box in India
This has to be my favorite box in the entire list. It is a period subscription box to pamper, cheer and indulge all the young ladies during those worse days. Filled with 20 sanitary essentials and also period pain comforters and thoughtful gifts, its the best subscription service for any girl. While placing the order, you will be asked to fill out your last period dates and the box arrives 5 days before your next period. You can also choose your particular brands and range of sanitary essentials. After sign up, you will receive a mail where you need to select your gift preferences. They also have a plain Jane Edition Box which comes with 15 sanitary essentials and an occasional free gift. Price in India: Juliet Box: Rs.1650 for 3 months, Rs.3300 for 6 months and Rs.6600 for 1 year. Jane Box: Rs.900 for 3 months, Rs.1710 for 6 months and Rs.3300 for 1 year.
8.O My Bag:
Natural Bath & Body India have their own beauty bag with 4 trial packs every month. It comes in a zipper bag and all their products are paraben-free, sulphate-free and petroleum free. Its the most affordable option and definitely worth a try. Price in India: Rs.299 for 1 month.
9.Pinc Box: Lingerie Box in India
Its India’s first lingerie subscription service. How cool is that! You receive 3 pretty panties in the mail every month and they are all shipped with discreet packaging for complete privacy. They have 2 options – Everyday Basics and Comfy Thongs. You can choose your size while placing the order. Price in India: Rs.299 for 1 month, Rs.849 for 3 months, Rs.1599 for 6 months and Rs.3149 for 1 year.
10 Lady Raga: Fashion and Lifestyle Monthly Box
It is a newly launched beauty subscription in India. Every month they send an assortment of 3-5 sample and/or full-sized products ranging from beauty products, jewelry, lifestyle and fashion accessories. Price in India: Rs.666 for 1 month, Rs.1849 for 3 months, Rs.3595 for 6 months and Rs.6666 for 1 year.
Other interesting subscription services:
Jewellery subscription boxes: Zotiqq, Embellishment Box, The Little Bauble Box.
Yourbox: A box that comes with customized complete outfit including clothing, footwear/handbag, watch/sunglasses/wallet, jewellery and other fun stuff.
Scentbox: Perfume samples box
Happiness Caged: A monthly cage of beauty, lifestyle and fashion products.
I know this is out of context here. But for foodies and snack lovers, Snackosaur is a great snack subscription service that I have tried which sends healthy and delicious snacks. Snackexpert is another such service.
The subscription service industry has just now started blooming in India and we have a long way to go before we reach the standards of international boxes like BirchBox, GlossyBox, Ispy, etc. Do share your experiences with monthly subscription boxes in India.
By Contributor: Archana