10 Amazing Subscription Boxes To Improve Your Life

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 6, 2020
  • 4 min read

It’s probably no surprise that we’re huge fans of subscription boxes here at Honestly Good! To help inspire you for a future treat, we thought we’d run through 10 amazing subscription box companies we’ve shortlisted – all with fantastic qualities that can help improve your life. Enjoy!

1) AweBox


What They Do: A fully customisable subscription box with 20 categories to choose from – such as “women’s beauty”, “men’s grooming”, “protein snacks”, “cat treats & toys”, “chocolate”, and “surprise me”. 

Why We Love Them: The huge range of categories to choose from means there’s guaranteed to be something you love in the box – personalised perfection!

Sample Products: Doisy & Dam organic milk chocolate, Grumpy Mule coffee, The Suffolk Candle Co.


2) Discover Blue


What They Do: Ocean-friendly bathroom product subscription service that helps save the planet by reducing bathroom plastic waste.

Why We Love Them: Discover Blue is dedicated to raising awareness of the threats that our ocean and the creatures that inhabit it are facing. They are helping to do their bit by selling ocean-friendly vegan bathroom products. Each box also has facts about the marine life you’re supporting, and the packaging is recyclable/reusable.

Sample Products: Plastic-free soaps, shampoos, conditioners, mouthwash tablets, toothpaste tablets, pumice stones cotton buds and deodorants.

3)  Pause 


What They Do: A subscription service created by the charity Mind to help boost your wellbeing. The ‘Pause box’ helps you find time to acknowledge how you’re feeling, learn something new, and connect with others.

Why We Love Them: It’s a wonderful way to take some time out from our busy schedules and just ‘pause’ to reflect, and we love that we get to make a donation to a brilliant cause too.

Sample Products: An activity or a gift designed to encourage creativity, relaxation, a new skill, or a moment of calm.


4) Box Zero  

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What They Do: Vegan-friendly, plastic-free products which reduce your impact on the Earth and make you feel good too!

Why We Love Them: Box Zero offers a wonderful range of home products including bathroom swaps, products for travelling, and zero-waste kitchen products too. It’s a great way to make ethical changes at home across all categories and save almost 25% off RRP in some instances too.

Sample Products: Loofahs, sporks, toiletries and bamboo straws.


5) The Gut Health Box 
gut box
What They Do: A monthly box with lots of treats that are good for your gut – such as food, drink and wellness items (each box contains 7 pieces).

Why We Love Them: The Gut Feeling is passionate about gut health, and beyond the awesome gut-friendly products – they also provide a ‘menu card’ that explains why each product is good for the gut. Knowledge is power! 

Sample Products: Kimchi, berry granola, milled flaxseed, chamomile tea.

6) Papergang

What They Do: Monthly Letterbox Stationery boxes with lots of surprises each monthly and different themes.

Why We Love Them: Not only is the stationary absolutely gorgeous, but every box helps plant trees, and over 36,000 trees have been planted to date.

Sample Products: Stickers, calendars, tape, pens, notepads.


7) Merkabox


What They Do: A holistic mystic subscription box with products and tools that nourish your mind, body and spirit.

Why We Love Them: This unique product contains products that not only deepen your spiritual practice but help maintain a conscious way of living too. The boxes contain holistic, cruelty-free and vegan items.

Sample Products: Books, candles, crystals, superfoods, aromatherapy oils, decor, charms, supplements.


8) Natural Wellness Box 
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What They Do: Luxe natural wellness and beauty products delivered every other month to help achieve a balanced body and mind. 

Why We Love Them: It’s a great way to discover natural beauty products, supplements, snacks, and drinks that are vegan-friendly and cruelty-free.

Sample Products: Shower gel, gummy vitamins, elderflower and lime glow drink, B12 oral spray.


9) Blue Coffee Box

blue coffee

What They Do: A gourmet coffee subscription club that provides ethically-sourced speciality arabica coffee from 22 countries.

Why We Love Them: On top of getting amazing coffee (either whole beans, or a choice of grinds), it’s a wonderful way to support farmers to invest in sustainable crops, and to improve the quality of life for their children and community.

Sample Products: Choose from a full-size bag of single-origin coffee or two full-sized bags in a presentation box.

10) Healthy Nibbles 


What They Do: A healthy snack box service available on a subscription service.

Why We Love Them: It’s a fantastic way to discover new healthy snacks that are high in flavour and low in nasties.

Sample Products: Proper Corn Sweet & Salty Popcorn, Deliciously Ella Baked Oat Bar, Chocolate Pretzels.


So that’s it – 10 incredible subscription box ideas. If you have any other suggestions – please let us know on social.

Written by
Alicia Drewnicki
Head of Content at The Honestly Good Smoothie Co.
Favourite smoothie: The Almond Tart One
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