I get a lot of subscription boxes through my door and gone are the days they were simply reserved for beauty samples and desk snacks – nowadays you can get a subscription box for everything and they make fantastic presents! I’ve rounded up the top 8 boxes to cater for everyone on the present run from Mum to your BFF, Boyfriend to the Dog – we’ve got you covered whatever the occasion!
For The Thoughtful One – Bloom & Wild Flower Gift Subscription Box
Who doesn’t love fresh flowers in the house to brighten up a room and your day. Bloom & Wild send flowers through your letterbox so you don’t even have to be in when they arrive! Simply open them up, arrange them with the instructions inside and there you have it! You can buy subscriptions to Bloom & Wild so your loved ones get a delivery of fresh flowers every fortnight or month – perfect for your Mum or Nan! Prices start from £20.
For The Big Foodie – Flavrbox Gourmet Food Subscription Box
I’ve been getting Flavrbox for a good two years now and they never fail to disappoint. With gourmet and artisan foods from small companies across the UK this is the perfect gift for a foodie friend. Olives, Dressings, Dark Chocolate, Seasonings, Snacks and more there’s always something new to try with Flavrbox and new companies to discover. Prices start from £23 + P&P.
For The Ale Appreciater – Best Of British Beer Craft Beer Club
One for Dad maybe? A box of craft beers delivered to your door every month to sample and enjoy Best of British Beer have cornered the market for ale lovers everywhere with their great beer gifts and subscription boxes. With pay as you go options, gift bundles and even special themed crates like the festive set above if you know someone who loves a pint this one’s for them! Prices start from £24
For The Beauty Lover – Glossybox Beauty Subscription Box
I’ve had many a beauty box in my time but Glossybox are by far my favourite. With full size products usually valued around 4x the box’s price you’re in for a treat if you love trying out new skin care and makeup brands. Perfect for a friend who’s obsessed with the beauty counter at boots or for the mum who needs to branch out a little with her makeup Glossybox would make an excellent gift and comes in at just under £30 for three moths worth of goodies. 3 Month Subscription starting from £28.50 +P&P.
The Glam Squad – Birchbox Beauty Subscription Box
Another one for the beauty lovers this time coming from Birchbox. Every month a surprise selection of 5 beauty and makeup items fall onto your doorstep for you to trial and experiment with. If you like a product it’s yours to buy from the Birchbox online shop – such a great way to try new beauty bits without the hefty outlay. 3 month subscription starting from £30 +P&P.
The Budding Mixologist – Taste Cocktails Drinks Subscription Box
For that friend who loves a stiff drink a Taste Cocktails Subscription Box is the perfect pressie! With various concoctions to mix each month your recipient gets a miniature selection of spirits needed to make up to 6 cocktails from each month’s theme. With instructions inside all you need is a mixer and nice glass to pour into! Prices start from £24.
For The One Who Should Relax More – Pamper Parcels Well-being Subscription Box
We all know that person who never takes any time for themselves – constantly running around for other people but completely missing the part where they do something for them. Pamper Parcels are the ideal gift for that one whether it’s your mum, a special colleague or friend that needs a second to breathe and have a bit of ‘me time’. With organic and natural beauty, lifestyle and food items from fair trade and non-for-profit companies these boxes make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. They even come with a little present for the recipient to pass on to someone else and keep the happy chain going. They’re great for new mums, poorly people or mum’s to be too! Prices start from £18.99 + P&P a month.
For Your Furry Fried – The Tail Wagger Dog Subscription Box
We’ve covered Dads, Boyfriends, Mums, Nans, Friends and Colleagues but what about the pets! Well The Tail Wagger are one step ahead of you with their Dog and Cat Subscription boxes for your furry little friends! These boxes are absolutely great gifts and contain natural treats and toys for your doggy every month. Our little dog Wilson has a sensitive tummy and can only have natural foods but The Tail Wagger have been great tailoring his box and he absolutely loves them – they’re pretty darn cute too! Prices start from £23.
So there we have it, a subscription box to suit everyone! I hope these have been useful, do let me know by leaving a comment or tweeting me @xameliax with your favourites and sharing on social to spread the gift subscription box love!