8 Personal Care Subscriptions That’ll Make Your Life A Little Easier
When it comes to subscription boxes, you probably think of luxury skincare samples and weekly meal kits. But there are a number of practical subscription services that deliver the personal care items you use daily or need monthly. We're talking things like body wash, razors, and even tampons. And considering you're doing fewer shopping trips these days, having these items delivered directly to your door, right when you're running out and in need of more, will surely make your life a little easier in the coming months.
Seriously, can you think of anything more annoying than leaving the grocery store and realizing you forgot toothpaste? Yeah, we can't either. That's exactly why we've rounded up the seven best personal care subscription boxes to sign up for while social distancing. Each of these services offer different delivery options, easy cancellation, exceptional customer service, and, perhaps most importantly, some consistency. So scroll through to find a subscription or two that's right for you.
Billie's super-sharp, 5-blade razors are wrapped in a charcoal shave soap cushion for an incredibly close and smooth shave anywhere on the body. The Starter Kit ($9) includes a colorful handle, two blades, and a magnetic holder. Before continuing to checkout, you'll choose your subscription frequency by selecting whether you shave daily, a few times a week or once a week. You can also add the soothing shaving cream, which features nourishing shea butter, aloe, and olive oil, to your cart for an extra $8.
Shipping is free. Refill shipments include four fresh blades.
In desperate need of a root touch-up? Color&Co brings salon quality color to your home by connecting you with pro colorists. You'll start the process with a live video consultation, which is free, so your colorist can deliver the most accurate formula based on your hair goals. (Alternatively, you can take a detailed quiz.) From there, your colorist will craft a custom, permanent or demi-permanent shade just for you, taking into account everything from your hair length and texture to your chemical history. A Personalized Colorbox is then delivered to your door, complete with all the tools needed to get the job done.
Color&Co Personalized Colorbox kits start at $20, and you'll save 25 percent on each order by subscribing. Subscription options vary based on your needs and the frequency of your deliveries.
Period products delivered to your directly to your door? Sign us up! Cora offers customized subscriptions with organic cotton tampons and pads, both of which were designed for a barely-there feel. Based on your personal preferences and flow, you'll start by building your box with a mix of six to 24 tampons (BPA-free plastic applicator or non-applicator) and selecting the absorbency level. Then, you have the option to add regular and overnight pads. Every subscription also includes a black box to store your products and a chic, travel pouch to toss in your bag.
Tampon kits start at $7 and combination kits at $10. Refills are shipped to your door every three months; shipping is free.
Not only is this subscription customized to your hair type, whether it's coarse and curly or fine and straight, but it's also super specific when it comes to your hair's needs. You'll start by taking an in-depth quiz, answering questions on everything from your age to how often you suds up and even the weather in the area you live. Prose then develops hair care formulas just for you, including a pre-shampoo mask, shampoo, and conditioner. They tell you why each ingredient is added to your custom blends and also give you the option to remove certain ingredients, such as silicone, from your products.
Boxes start at $25 a month and shipping is free. You can subscribe to get up to four of each item delivered every one, two, or three months.
This organic body wash is made with nourishing oils, soothing aloe, and exfoliating citric acid for skin that feels smooth, never stripped. Thanks to the addition of gaur bean, a natural emulsifier, it's super concentrated, too, so a little goes a long way. You'll love the way the soap lathers on the skin and fills the air with an intoxicating, outdoorsy scent — it makes showering a true mind-body experience.
Another benefit of subscribing to Bathing Culture: You'll save 15 percent on each refill, bringing the 8 oz. body wash to $17 and the 16 oz. to $26. Delivery options range from two to seven months.
There's no better time than now to try natural deodorant. You're spending more time at home, so why not finally give it a shot? Free of aluminum, Native uses tapioca starch and baking soda to keep you dry while magnesium hydroxide works neutralize odor-causing bacteria. The deodorant stick glides on super-smooth, thanks to coconut oil and shea butter, and comes in nine different scents as well as a fragrance-free version.
Deodorant deliveries can be sent monthly, or every two, three or four months. Whichever you choose, by subscribing, you'll save $2 on every refill. Shipping is free.
Quip may be known for its electric toothbrush, but the brand offers so much more. The Starter Kit comes with everything you need for healthy teeth, including a toothbrush, anti-cavity toothpaste, and 3-month supply of refillable floss. You can customize your kit by choosing the hardware material (metal or plastic) and color (silver, slate, copper, gold, or black), as well as special brush add-ons. Refill packs are sent every three months and include a new brush head, battery, toothpaste, and floss.
Kits start at $25 and refill packs at $10. Quip also offers a 12-month prepay deal, for which you will save 20 percent. Shipping is free.
Care/of will help you create a plan of supplements that make you feel your best and support your health long-term. You start by answering questions about your history with supplements, lifestyle, health goals, and more, so they can recommend a combo that's right for you. (Or, you can browse the site and select your own products.) The daily vitamin packs range from two to 14 supplements and are delivered monthly. Plus, you can track your personalized plan on the company's app and learn more about the benefits of everything you've been prescribed.
Prices start at $5 and shipping is free for orders over $20. Each box comes with 30 vitamin packs, which are meant to be taken daily.
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