The Most Thoughtful Best Friend Gifts for Surprising Your BFF

The Most Thoughtful Best Friend Gifts for Surprising Your BFF

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When it comes to shopping for your BFF, sometimes gift inspiration hits like lightning. Sometimes, it’s not so easy. Maybe they have enough chic pants , but you want to gift something unique. Fear not if the big day is getting closer, be it a birthday, holiday, or other milestone, and you are still looking for the perfect gift. We have compiled a list of the best gifts for best friends to help make it easier than choosing a gift certificate ..

Remember to think about their hobbies and interests, as well as the occasion. A potted money tree in one The Sill’s stylish planters would be a great gift for a plant-loving friend who is starting a business. A lush robe is a great way to let your friend enjoy the finer things of life ,. A personalized candle with their birth date will show how well you know your best friend.

Continue reading to find out more about the best gifts for best friends, including a custom-made long-distance lamp set and thoughtful custom moon jewelry.

1. Sephora Favorites Sparkly Clean Eye Makeup Set

It can be difficult to find the right gift for beauty gifts. Gifting full-size products can be tricky because of your skin type, undertones and personal preferences. Sephora has a wide selection of gift sets starting at $8. This under $50 set is a sampling of the best clean makeup brands, including Milk, Ilia, and Saie.

Sephora Favorites Sparkly Clean Makeup Set


Sephora Favorites Sparkly Clean Cosmetic Set


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2. Long Distance Friendship Lamps, Set of Two

This is a wonderful gift for distant friends. You each get a Wi-Fi-connected lamp that lights up on both ends when tapped. Missing your pal? Tap your lamp and the other person’s will also blink. You can also connect additional lamps to make it work for a group.

Long Distance Friendship Lamps, Set of Two


Long Distance Touch Lamps (Set 2)

$89. 00

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3. Birthday Candles

These personalized Birthday Co. candles are a no-brainer when it comes to birthday gifts for friends –especially if they’re into astrology, tarot or numerology. Each candle has a unique date with a description of the person, ruling planet, ruling number, and more. Every candle is custom-scented “with expert perfumers” to match your inner spirit. Who wouldn’t be curious about what that scent might smell like?

Birthday Co. Candles

Birthday Co.

4. La Maison du Chocolat Coffret Maison

Sometimes, the best gifts for friends can be tired and classics. Chocolate can lift spirits, and handmade French chocolates make that even more evident. The perfect pick for congratulations gifts as well as condolences, La Maison du Chocolate’s assortment of dark and milk chocolates has something for everyone.

La Maison du Chocolat Coffret Maison

$70 and up

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5. The Sill Money Tree

Plant gifts are great because they will continue to grow with your friend. The so-called “Money Tree” is representative of financial luck, so it’s a great gift for a graduation, a new job, or the launch of a fresh venture. Pair with the Planet Parent Gift Bundle for added success!

The Sill Money Tree


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6. Skims Cozy Knit Robe

A quality robe makes a great gift for friends, especially if they are going to be homebound for a while. This cozy Skims knit robe will make them feel put together even when life is not, and has generous patch pockets to keep their phone, keys, and other essentials close by.


Skims Cozy Knit Robe


7. FabFitFun Subscription Box

For a gift that keeps on giving, some of the best subscription boxes for women and men deliver goodies straight to their door every few months. FabFitFun’s quarterly subscription is perfect for pals who love fashion, beauty, home decor and other stylish surprises. Boxes start at $50 each (when you gift them an annual membership for $200) and gift cards are available in increments of $25.

FabFitFun Winter Subscription Box


FabFitFun Gift Card

$25 to $300

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8. Casetify Large Customized PVC Clutch

Your tech-obsessed pal will appreciate this custom PVC clutch that’s large enough to hold their MacBook Pro. Available in iridescent or black, this waterproof sleeve can fit 13- to 16-inch devices and can be personalized with up to eight characters. Other sizes are available.

Casetify Large Custom PVC Clutch


Large Custom PVC Clutch by Casetify


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9. BaubleBar Custom Tennis Bracelet

A classic gift is the BFF heart pendant necklace, but a custom piece or jewelry is a thoughtful alternative. BaubleBar’s range of custom gifts (ranging from cozy blankets and ornaments to phone cases and accessories) includes this chic tennis bracelet that can be personalized by size, gemstone color and nine-character name or phrase. Plus, custom gifts are 20 percent off for a limited time with code HURRY.

BaubleBar Custom Tennis Bracelet


BaubleBar Custom Tennis Bracelet


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10. Wild One Dog Toy Kit

If you’re really stumped on what to give your friend, you can always treat their beloved furry friend. This attractive three-piece toy set from Wild One comes in beautiful colors that coordinate with modern decor, like trendy lilac and a warm tan that would look at home in Kim Kardashian’s mellow mansion.

Wild One Standard Dog Toy Kit (reg. $39)


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11. Artifact Uprising Pressed glass Frame

Remind them of all your favorite moments together with a custom pressed glass frame by Artifact Uprising, which offers a ton of other thoughtful printed gifts such as photo books, framed prints, calendars and more. Choose from graphite or brass frame finishes and prints with or without borders in quantities of 10, 25 or 50 so giftees can swap out photos whenever they please.

12. Goody-curated Gifts

Gifting app Goody is perfect for procrastinators. You can easily browse gifts for home, food, clothing, and other cool brands like Brooklinen and Graza. Once you have chosen a gift, enter the email or phone number of your recipient to create a digital card. The recipient can then confirm the gift, or exchange it for something of equal value. Finally, enter their shipping information and you’re done!

Goody Curated Gifts


13. Moonglow Wholesome Heart Necklace

Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or graduation, mark the occasion with Moonglow jewelry. They will recreate the moon’s image for you so that your friend can keep the moment close with a necklace, bracelet or even an anklet.

Moonglow Wholesome Heart Necklace


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14. Golden Coil Personalized Planners

Although this is not a gift for everyone (or anyone who loves paper goods), a personalized planner will be a great gift for type A aesthetes. Golden Coil allows your friend to customize a 200 page planner from the cover to the page layout and add dedicated pages for goals, budgets, meal planning, and tons more. Send a gift card to let them have fun creating their planner.

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