Originally published March 23, 2020 and updated April 5, 2023.
Looking for the perfect gift for a mother, grandmother or other older woman? This collection of 36 of the best subscription boxes for older women in six different categories has something for anyone and everyone on your gift list.
Subscription gift boxes have become increasingly popular in recent years because they offer convenience, variety, and a surprise element that makes receiving mail even more exciting. Gift boxes specifically designed for older women are unique, as they cater to the unique needs and interests of this demographic.
Subscription boxes are a great gift for anyone, but especially for older folks. Subscription boxes provide a carefully curated gift box of the best gift items based on a theme that you choose.
You can choose to send one subscription box, a few months or years worth. You choose what works best for your budget and your gift recipient.
Themed subscriptions boxes make it easy to find the perfect gift to match your loved one’s interests.
What Are the Best Monthly Gift Boxes?
- A box that is in line with the recipient’s interests
- A box that shares new products or ideas that the recipient might enjoy
- A box that provides items the recipient will actually enjoy
- A subscription box that has received good reviews
- From a company that is reputable
- A subscription that can be paused, if wanted
- A subscription that is within your budget
- A box that the contents are at a level that the recipient can consume in a month before the next box arrives
- Often monthly subscription boxes can be given as a one-time gift if that works better than a monthly subscription
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Best Subscription Boxes for Older Women
Subscription boxes make a wonderful gift for older women because they come month after month. Who doesn’t love receiving a surprise gift again and again?
Beauty Box Subscription for Mature Skin
As we age, taking care of our skin and appearance becomes even more of a focus. However, navigating the world of beauty products and finding what works for specific needs can be overwhelming. That’s where beauty subscription boxes come in – delivering a curated selection of skincare and makeup products straight to the doorstep each month.
With so many options on the market, it can be difficult to know which ones are created with older women and their skin needs in mind. These are some of the top beauty subscription boxes for mature women:
- The Golden Years – Each box contains 5 – 8 carefully curated luxury items, such as beauty products, health and fitness items, and beautiful accessories, for women over 50.
- Laurel & Reed – A monthly box of luxury-curated, cruelty-free and non-toxic beauty products with a mix of at least three full-size products with a total retail value of more than $100. All boxes come gift wrapped.
- Bath Bevy – A carefully curated selection of handmade bath and body products from indie bath and body brands around a theme delivered every month. Includes Made in the USA and tubless options, too.
- Lashscoop – Cruelty-Free, Vegan and High-Quality Lashes, delivered every month! Each box contains 5 selected lashes every month.
- Vegancuts Beauty Box – Discover luxurious and unique beauty products from the longest standing vegan subscription company.
Each box contains at least 4 deluxe and full-Size items at more than $50 value in every box.
- Modern Skyn Apothecary – Each box contains over $100 worth of all-natural, quality skincare products. All products are organic, cruelty-free and handcrafted.
Book Subscription Boxes
Finding new books to read and explore can be a daunting task. With so many genres and authors to choose from, it can be overwhelming to find the right books to give as a gift. That’s where book subscription boxes come in – they offer curated selections of books that cater specifically to different interests and preferences. You’ll discover some new favorite reads to give as gifts below:
- Books and More – Enjoy 1 or 2 great reads and at least 3 fun novelty items each month, picked just for you. No two boxes are the same as each is customized for YOU!
- Once Upon a Book Club – Each box contains a newly released book and 3-5 wrapped gifts that are labeled with page numbers. As you read, you’ll be directed to open the gifts and bring the book to life. These books are written for young adults so it can be a fun way to connect with grandchildren by reading the same books.
- Peace and Pages – Each box contains A paperback book and unique relaxation items from small businesses in the US.
- Magical Reads Crate – This subscription box is designed for
adults that can’t get enough young adult books. This would be a fun box to share with a grandchild in a book club.
- Books and Treasures – The “Just a Book” box contains one gently used, like new book and a handmade bookmark. You can choose your genre or be surprised. The “Books and Treasures” box contains a gently used, like new book from your selected genre, a handmade bookmark, tea and more handmade gifts.
- Bubbles and Books – Winding down at the end of the day with a good book and a luxurious bath is one of life’s simplest pleasures! Choose from these genre: Contemporary Romance, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, or Mystery/Thriller. Books combined with luxurious handcrafted bath and body items in each box!
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Fun Subscription Boxes
These subscription gift boxes offer a range of products that are tailored to meet the preferences of older women and are just plain fun.
- The Plant Club – Each box contains a new houseplant variety and contains everything you need to easily assemble and care for your plant, including a cute collections of pots & accessories.
- The Care Box – A box created specially for aging loved ones. Each box contains fun, functional and comforting items along with a great selection of candy, cookies and popcorn.
- Life’s a Wave – Each box is filled with beach, ocean and sea life themed goodies. The ideal gift for the person that loves the beach and ocean, and also loves to help the planet.
- Mom Things – A box delivered every other month to make mom feel pampered. Each box is filled with at least 5 high fabulous products.
- Finders Seekers Mysteries – Each box encourages you to explore the globe, decipher clues and solve puzzles with an escape room game. A great gift for travel fans.
- Succulents Monthly – A carefully selected succulent and everything you’ll need, including even the proper potting soil, is included in each box. Clever containers and specific care instructions are included.
- Knit-Wise – No experience is required for this monthly box. Each box contains all the items you need, materials, tools and instructions, for one project for.
- The Knit-Wise Beginner Box helps you learn how to knit or crochet with one project in each box.
- The Knit-Wise Monthly Box contains everything you need to make one knitting project.
- TheraBox – A box mindfully curated by therapists to reduce stress and increase joy. Each one contains a research inspired therapeutic activity to wire your brain for more joy and 6 to 8 self-care wellness goodies to reduce stress & enhance your life.
Faith-Based Subscription Boxes
Faith subscription boxes have become increasingly popular over the years, providing women with tailored resources to deepen their faith and enhance their spirituality.
- Upbox – This monthly box contains encouragement for women with Christian faith-based themes. Boxes contains soul and self-care products, such as goodies like cards, bath and body, beauty, yummy treats, home goods, and accessories.
- The Delilah Box – A Christian book club box designed to share the lesser known, sometimes more questionable women of the Bible. Each month features a “bad girl” of the bible, containing a minimum of 2 books, study brochure and 2-3 additional pampering items, such as tea, candles, Bible journal, jewelry, accessories and more.
- Faithbox – A monthly box designed to promote positive Christian living by helping people grow in their faith journey and strengthen their relationship with Christ. Each box focuses on a different theme to focus on different aspects of faith and includes a daily devotional, and a mix of jewelry, accessories, Christian books, art, decorations and more.
- Quench Your Soul – Each month’s box brings you inspiration, comfort and guidance. Boxes include 2 books, at least 1 highly-rated, best-selling, at least 1 keepsake item, frame-able art, and other goodies.
- Saint of the Month – Each box contains 4 – 5 items, one for each week of the month so that you have an gift to open each week. Items focus on saints and include; home decor, journals, educational information cards, a brochure, and more.
- The Hymn Box – Each box contains uplifting music of faith and encouragement. Select your preference of a CD or downloadable music. Each box also includes an inspiring and educational card of Bible scriptures that relate directly to the scriptural themes behind the hymns.
Food and Drink Subscription Boxes
These subscription boxes are for women who love to try new and exciting culinary combinations. They’re a convenient and delicious way to explore the world of food and drinks from the comfort of home.
- Single Cup Club – Each box contains 15 artisan
K-cups® coffees to try along with a details description of the coffee and sponsored roaster included.
- Simple Loose Leaf Tea – A monthly box of four carefully selected unique teas that explore the different varieties of loose leaf tea.
- Brothers Coffee Company – Each box contains freshly roasted coffee from a new roaster that is carefully selected to ensure that it is delicious, ethically sourced, and does something new and exciting to make the world a better place.
- Organic Italian Pasta Club – Each box contains all the ingredients to make an easy-gourmet pasta recipe and experiment with your favorite ones. The past is made with organic stone-milled flour from Sicilian ancient grains.
- Healthy Me Living Snacks – Each box is curated by a Certified Health Coach and contains 7 – 10 healthy snacks that are just as delicious as they are nutritious .
- Zestbox – Each box includes a collection of 7 – 10 organic or non-GMO superfoods (such as protein shakes, bars or snacks, quick cooking whole grains and quick cooking breakfast items), motivational goodies and recipes.
Self-Care Subscription Boxes
It’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life. That’s why self-care subscription boxes for older women are becoming increasingly popular. Specially curated with products and tools designed to promote wellness, these subscription boxes are a great way to prioritize self-care and indulge in some much-needed me-time.
- Mind Wander – Boxes are curated by a Ph.D. therapist for women’s mental health. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy workbooks contain exercises for decreasing anxiety and stress, in addition to increasing positivity. Boxes also include self-care items, such as luxury bath and body products, journals and notebooks, pens, tea, snacks, and more.
- TheraBox – Each box includes a therapeutic activity to wire your brain for more joy plus 6 to 8 self-care wellness goodies to reduce stress & enhance your life.
- Hopebox – Each box is designed for encouragement with a curated selection of books, aromatherapy, jewelry, candles, snuggle buddies, organic soaks, scrubs, masks, and much more.
- Feeling Fab – A monthly box with 6 – 9 clean, beautiful products to help you take care of yourself and establish your daily me-time. As seen on Forbes, HuffPost, BuzzFeed .
- 180 Degree Self-care Lifestyle Box – New theme and products each month include body, beauty, style, home décor and treats. 180degree aims to inspire self-care and happiness in every box through mindfully curated products to remind you to take a break and enjoy the me-time journey.
- Front Range Soaps Bath and Spa – A monthly box with a different monthly theme of handmade self-care products. Each box contains 6 – 10 full-sized items to help you sooth away stress.
More Subscription Box Collections
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- Best Fitness Subscription Boxes – 14 of the top fitness subscription boxes for men and women of all activity levels and interests. Makes a great one-time or on-going gift.
- Creative Hobby Subscription Boxes – The best 20 unique monthly & quarterly subscription boxes for crafts, cooking, baking, gardening and puzzles. There are fun ideas for every interest.
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