Julep - I quit this subscription this fall as I just have TOO many nail polishes and wear it very rarely. I got this one mainly for my DD, but she wasn't crazy on the colors. I liked that the polish is 3 free, but she still prefers the awful stuff she gets in the cheap 'teenager' type of stores.
Beauty Box 5 - this was likely my favorite beauty box because it was the cheapest (around $12/mo) and frequently had more natural alternatives. I ended when my year was up last summer only because I had a stash I had to use up.
Ipsy - I didn't mind this one since it was inexpensive, but I just don't wear enough makeup to make use of what came in the box. There were eye shadow colors I'd never wear, sparkles, etc. I think it would be great for a younger woman or teen.
Glossy Box - I subscribed to this for about 6 months and then the Canadian division closed. I did like most of the products, and they were frequently drugstore type items so I was able to repurchase items I liked easily. What I like the most is that the products were most often full sized. Not long ago, the US division announced they would be shipping to Canada and provided a box at half price for past Canadian subscribers. I signed up for $26/mo and should be getting my first box (pictured below) any day now.
Snack Box - healthy snacks delivered monthly from Vancouver. Although I did like most of the snacks, and the concept, I found I was throwing out 2-3 month. I realized I could just go to the health food store with $20 and probably find as many things that I knew we'd like to try. I thought about resubscribing last week but found they have now merged with a US company and items will be shipped from California. I'm not interested in dealing with duties, etc. so likely won't get again.
Ecocentric Mom - I received this one for about 3 months and found that I liked half of what I got. It's geared towards moms but some of the items were for younger kids than mine (18, 14 & 12). There were also supplements or vitamins in each of the boxes which increased the value but not something I'm interested in. I would try it again if I don't find another one I like better. I did like the personal items (lotions, makeup, etc.) that were included.
I tried 1 month of the regular and 1 of Tyler Florence because I received them for half price but I was stuck paying duty which was more than what I saved with the discount code. In each case I got items that I used as gifts, but I also received items I had no use for - to gift or personal use. When the cost worked out to over $60/mo I need to be sure I'm going to like what I'm getting.
At this point I'm only signed up for Glossy box, BUT I've picked out a couple of others I'm going to try out. Let's hope I get some great surprises!!!