If you’ve ever glanced at your bill at the end of the month and added up all the subscriptions, you’d probably be shocked. But before you go swearing off subscription boxes for life, consider that there are still plenty of options that give you a big bang for not so many bucks. It’s also a good idea to get comfortable with the idea of subscriptions. We told you previously that Canadians are projected to spend over $1.5 billion in subscriptions by 2020. They aren’t going anywhere, so knowing which subscriptions have the best value becomes even more important.
It’s actually surprising how many food and beauty subscriptions are under $10. Let’s get into it and you’ll see for yourself. And before you ask, all these brands ship to Canada.
What is Munchpak?
With all the streaming we do right now, Munchpak is the perfect fit for those weekend Netflix binges. For under ten bucks a month, they ship five or more “new and popular snacks from around the world.” Munchpak also gives the option to customize whether you prefer sweet, sour, chips, or any other kinds of snacks.
What is Simple Loose Leaf?
You get a box with four new teas every month, typically a herbal, black, a green and then one random pick. One of the intrinsic benefits of subscribing to Simple Loose Leaf is its mandate of employing members of the local community with developmental disabilities.
What is Blue Bottle Coffee?
Coffee lovers rejoice. Blue Box borrows from a long tradition started in Europe and only delivers hand-roasted coffee from sustainable farms. Choose from single origin assortment, blend, or espresso assortment.
What is Birchbox?
This beauty and grooming brand is one of the most popular subscription boxes out there. And while it does cost slightly more than $10/month, we think the free shipping on all boxes makes up for the disparity. A variety of skin care and beauty products are included in each package, with a chance for you to customize your preferences.
What is FaceTory?
FacesTory ships “hand-picked, tested and curated” Korean face masks. Shipping is only free in the U.S, but to get a high-quality mask at this price, the extra $9.95 for shipping might be worth it.
Now you know that you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy useful subscriptions, your next step is finding a way to manage them all. Butter has helped users manage over $1.6 million in subscriptions and membership fees. We track recurring spend and send smart alerts to notify you of any price increases in your subscriptions.