8 Selfcare Subscription Box Success Stories [2023]

Updated: November 19th, 2023
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a selfcare subscription box:

1. Hemp Crate Co. ($600K/year)

Ryan, the founder of Hemp Crate Co., came up with the idea for his CBD subscription box business in late 2018. As a casual CBD user, he saw the opportunity in the industry with the legalization of CBD on the federal level and the recurring revenue model that subscription boxes offer. He approached his colleague Lowell with the idea, and together they launched the business within 5 months, starting with $20,000 of their own money and focusing on education, discovery, and affordability for their customers.

How much they make: $600K/year
How much did it cost to start: $20K
Current team size: 2

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How We Started A $50K/Month CBD Subscription Box Side Hustle

Hemp Crate Co is a CBD subscription box delivering over $125 in value to their 1,000+ subscribers, generating $50k+/month in revenue, operating as a side hustle while offering a low-capital, prepay-based startup model.

About
Ryan started Hemp Crate Co. over 4 years ago
Revenue
Ryan grew the business to $50K/month
Costs
It cost Ryan $20000 to start the business

2. Pause Box LLC ($12K/year)

Meredith Vaish, the founder of Pause Box, came up with the idea after leaving her corporate job due to a repetitive stress injury. During her year-long break, she discovered the power of intentional pauses and wanted to make spiritual retreats accessible to modern, non-religious individuals. With over 20 years of experience in brand and email marketing, she launched Pause Box in September 2019 and has been generating nearly $1k in monthly revenue.

How much they make: $12K/year
Current team size: 0

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How I Launched A $1K/Month Business Helping People To Take A Break

Founder of Pause Box, Meredith Vaish, shares how she launched a business helping people take intentional breaks, with her revenue in the first year almost hitting $1k per month through virtual retreats, personalized pause day designs and a new Pause Box containing retreat essentials.

About
Meredith started Pause Box LLC over 4 years ago
Revenue
Meredith grew the business to $1K/month

So... can you actually make money with a selfcare subscription box?

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5. -CUSTOMER VALUE-

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

  • Website traffic: 7.6M/month
  • Business rank: #4.34K

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So... can you actually make money with a selfcare subscription box?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

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7. Covered Californiaβ„’

Covered California is a free service from the state of California that connects Californians with brand-name health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It’s the only place where you can get financial help when you buy health insurance from well-known companies.

  • Website traffic: 1.77M/month
  • Business rank: #12.1K

Check out their full website ➜

8. StarTimes

StarTimes have highlighted trendy TV programs, movies and marvelous sports content for the audience regardless of the device's type you are using.

  • Website traffic: 120K/month
  • Business rank: #17.6K

Check out their full website ➜

Pat Walls,  Founder of Starter Story
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