The best beauty boxes a person could dream of

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  • Because happiness is beauty products being delivered straight to your door

    We challenge you to find anything that is more happy-making than getting a little box filled with sample beauty products delivered directly to your door. Plus everyone loves a travel mini (something about small objects just gets the blood going), including the best travel fragrance minis. In the past couple of years there has been a huge increase in the number of monthly beauty subscription boxes available in the UK, making it tricky to find the best beauty boxes. As ever, Marie Claire is here to help.

    Read on to find the best beauty boxes…

    Best beauty box for discovering new brands – Glossybox

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    Glossybox stands out because their subscription boxes are filled with mega brands, like Nars, and others that you’ve probably never heard of, but you will soon become obsessed with. They pride themselves in introducing their customers to niche brands and we cannot get enough. There are five super duper beauty products sent directly to your door every month. After their successful partnerships with La Mer, which sold out in a speedy 43 minutes, and Karl Lagerfeld, look out for more exciting collaborations.

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    Best Luxury Beauty Box – Cohorted

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    This is luxury in a box. Much more expensive that the other beauty boxes on this list, at £35 a month, but with good reason. It features your more luxe brands, like Huda Beauty, Marc Jacobs, Lancome and Sunday Riley to name but a few. The value of the box it typically over £100 and we dare you not to get addicted.

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    Best Beauty Box For Finding New Faves – Birchbox

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    Birchbox is the original beauty subscription box. The big difference between Birchbox and other beauty subscription boxes is if you fall in love with one of the minis from your beauty box, you can then pop onto their website (or to one of their standalone stores in NY and London) and buy the full sized products. Subscriptions start at £12.95 per month. Look out for their limited edition To Have & To Hold wedding box, £32, which comes out on the 16th May to coincide with the Royal Wedding.

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    Best Beauty Box for Teeth – Ordo

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    Every dentist will tell you that using an electric toothbrush is better for your teeth. But the whizziest ones are also super spenny. However, the starter pack for Ordo’s toothbrush subscription boxes are only £30. This gets you the toothbrush, batteries, travel cap, toothpaste, travel toothpaste and a stand for your bathroom shelf. Then every two months they send you replacement brush head, batteries, a new travel cap and more toothpaste. All for £10 every two months.

    Read More: How To Improve The Appearance Of Your Teeth

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    Best Beauty Box for Shaving – Friction Free Shaving

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    How often do you change your razor? We can tell you that it probably won’t be often enough. You should be changing it every single week. *Cue shocked faces.* (Read more on how you’ve been shaving your legs wrong.) Which is why this beauty box is completely genius, because you don’t even have to think about it. You choose your sleek and chic razor (either rose gold silver or pink) for £9 and then every month FFS sends you four replacement blades.

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    So there we have it, the best beauty boxes that we love can’t get enough of.

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