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The best beauty subscriptions for luxury lovers

16 Feb 2024 | |By Luxury London

Get great hair days and flawless skin delivered direct to your door with these beauty subscription boxes

All products are chosen independently by our editors. Luxury London may earn commission on items purchased.

When it comes to discovering new beauty favourites, the sheer volume of choice out there can be a little overwhelming. Step forward beauty subscription boxes. No matter how high or low maintenance your beauty routine may be, there’s a pomade, balm or moisturiser to suit everyone, making it that much harder to cut through the noise and find something truly special. Thankfully, beauty subscriptions eliminate all the guesswork, offering you the opportunity to test-drive luxury beauty heroes from the comfort of your home, without forking out on full-sized products that risk missing the mark.

Whether you’re a fragrance lover or a makeup junkie, beauty subscriptions make it simple to stay clued up on all the latest cult favourites and viral trends. All you have to do is wait for it to drop through the letterbox each month. From Perfume Society’s seasonal scent selection, to Mintd’s luxe skincare edits, here’s our pick of the best subscription boxes bringing beauty directly to your door.


It’s no surprise the UK’s biggest beauty website has its very own subscription service, especially as its team are in the know when it comes to collating the best products in the industry. Discover new holy grail beauty products with LookFantastic The Box: a six-product package comprising both trending cosmetics and cult classics you’ve always wanted to try. Inside, you’ll find an array of skincare, beauty, haircare and make-up tools such as the Benefit Bad Gal Bang mascara, Revolution retinol serum, and the a brushwroks cloud headband. LookFantastic often collaborates with some of the biggest names in the beauty industry — such as Bobbi Brown or Estée Lauder — for limited-edition collections, too.

£15 per month
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Lauded as the UK’s number one luxury beauty box, Cohorted subscribers receive a monthly curation of at least five full-size premium beauty products from cult-favourite brands including 111Skin, Nars, Maison Francis Kurkdjian and Rodial. As well as keeping you up to date with all the latest beauty trends, Cohorted is also committed to being 100 per cent sustainable with its Beauty for Conservation movement, which spotlights products that are made consciously, and brands that are devoted to working towards a cleaner planet.

£39.99 per month
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Perfectly packaged in a plush pink box, the Glossybox Beauty Box features five sought-after products specially selected by the brand’s in-house beauty experts. As well as receiving a monthly beauty box, subscribers have the opportunity to collect Glossy credits to spend on future boxes or online at LookFantastic. You’ll also get early access to limited-edition boxes, discover exclusive rewards in the Glossy lounge and access beauty news, tutorials, competitions and more over on the brand’s blog.

From £13.50 per month
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Stink London

Created in the capital, Stink is one of the only reed diffuser subscription brands in the world. The Peckham-based team has created a number of sustainable and refreshing home fragrances in one bottle, which can be refilled every few months. After subscribers have received the starter pack of their chosen fragrance (pick from the fresh Room With A View aroma, cedarwood-scented Get A Room, and the exotic Work The Room diffuser), letterbox-friendly refill pouches will arrive on their doorstep every three months. These reed diffusers are perfect for those who want their homes to smell (and look) effortlessly put-together year round.

From £49 per month
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Offering a smoother way to shave, Estrid’s cute and colourful stainless steel razors are vegan, cruelty-free, and designed to last a lifetime, all while eschewing outdated gender-based pricing. Starter kits include a razor handle, shower-friendly mount and two interchangeable heads, and replacement cartridges are delivered on a schedule that suits you. Subscriptions are totally flexible: you decide how often you’ll receive replacement razor heads depending on how frequently you shave, so you can bid farewell to the mid-shower panic of blunt blades.

£7.95 per month
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Helping you to discover and experiment with new niche fragrances from independent perfumeries, Hoohaa is doing away with the binaries of fragrance for him and her. With more scents added to its roster monthly, the unisex fragrance subscription allows you to select from an array of scents that vary in intensity and can be switched out as your tastes shift and evolve. Each month, you’ll receive a 10ml vial of fragrance to test drive, which will then be available to buy in full-size on Hoohaa’s site with 10 per cent off for subscribers, making it that much easier to find your new signature scent.

£14.95 per month
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The Beauty Drop by Liberty London

Much more than your regular letterbox beauty subscription, Liberty London’s Beauty Drop is perennially popular. For just £25 each month you’ll receive four luxury discovery boxes throughout the year, each of which is jam-packed with premium products curated by the department store’s expert beauty buyers. Each month your fee accrues and is fully redeemable against future purchases, which also earn you points, vouchers and exclusive access to members-only offers and rewards. Think of it as your personal beauty bank account, but with extra bang for your buck.

From £25 per month
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Boasting collaborations with brands such as Sunday Riley, Kate Somerville and Oskia, Mintd is on a mission to deliver high end, cutting-edge, positively impactful luxury skincare products direct to your door. Every month, the team at Mintd curate themed edits of technologically advanced, clinically-tested, must-have products designed to be used together, as well as with products from previous edits, as part of a comprehensive skincare regimen.

£85 per month
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Perfume Society

Perfume Society’s seasonal subscription boxes feature a selection of scents tailored specifically to the time of year. Every three months subscribers receive a collection of at least eight samples – and, occasionally, miniatures – from high end fragrance brands, with previous selections including Malin + Goetz, Lalique, Eccentric Molecules and Maison Crivelli. The subscription also offers access to exclusive online content including smelling notes and unboxing videos that give extra insight into each scent. Perfume Society keeps each box’s selection under wraps, so you’ll have to subscribe to discover what’s inside.

£18 per month
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