50 Thoughtful Gifts For Your Best Friend

Treasures she'll always cherish.

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Selecting the perfect gift for your best friend is no easy task. You'll want something personalized and unique that's high quality, and not a cheap gag gift that will be left untouched. After all, your best friend is there for you through thick and thin, when you need a pick-me-up, free therapy, or a good laugh.

Whether you've been friends for decades or united a few months ago, these unique gifts for best friends will brighten their day no matter the occasion. There's a personalized gift idea on this list for every occasion: best friend birthday gifts, best friend Christmas gifts, and countless other momentous events. Plus there are times when you just want to surprise your best friend with a little pick-me-up on her doorstep.

We've selected top-notch products that all kinds of best friends would enjoy, from Southern staples to everyday functional gadgets. Here are 50 gift ideas for friends, that any BFF would cherish.

Bala Bangles 1 Pound Weights

Bala Weights
Amazon

For the friend who is a fitness enthusiast, these cute weights will be the perfect addition to her workouts.

Match Cloche

Match Cloche
Anthropologie

Instead of gifting her another candle, give her these decorative yet useful matches to light the ones she already has.

Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Set

Tarte Juicy Lip Set
Tarte

You can gift all four of these lip colors to your bestie, or you can keep two for yourself! The set includes two juicy lip balms, a juicy lipstick, and a juicy lip plump.

Monogram Bracelets, Set of Two

Monogram Bracelets, Set of Two
Anthropologie

These 14K gold-plated bracelets will give a personalized touch to her jewelry collection with a pretty little monogram accent. It'll quickly become a daily wardrobe staple.

Wood Margarita Board

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If she's always serving up margaritas, this wood board from Mark & Graham deserves a spot on her bar cart.

Living Proof Triple Bond Complex Leave-in Hair Treatment

Liivng Proof Triple Bond Complex
Sephora

Help her achieve healthy strands with this hair strengthener from Living Proof.

Lake Turkish Terry Head Wrap in Pool

Lake Terry Head Towel
Lake

Available in two trim color options, this wrap will hold her hair back as she puts her makeup on in the morning and as she washes her face in the evening.

Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Soarks Dreamland
Amazon

Gift your book-loving bestie a copy of the newest novel from Nicholas Sparks which is based in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Plus, she'll probably let you borrow it once she finishes reading it.

Slip Moonflower Nights Scrunchie Ornament

Slip Scrunchie Ornament
Anthropologie

She'll find four silk scrunchies inside adorable ornament packaging.

Brumate ReHydration Mini

Rehydration Mini
Brumate

Staying hydrated is easy with this leakproof water bottle from Brumate. It features a straw, non-slip base, loop for easy carrying, and will fit in her cupholder.

Olive & June The Poppy Manicure Tool

Poppy Manicure Tool
Target

If she's always painting her nails at home, this tool will help her paint like a pro even with her non-dominant hand.

Southern Living Rectangular Beige Marble and Acacia Wood Serving Board

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She can put this beautiful serving tray to good use when she invites you over for cheese and wine night.

LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask

Laneige Lip Mask
Amazon

We guarantee she'll thank you later for gifting her this nourishing lip mask. We think it's a good idea to keep a few of these masks on hand for gifting to your friends for birthdays or just because.

Rifle Paper Co. Jigsaw Puzzle

Rifle Paper Co. Garden Party Puzzle
Rifle Paper Co.

A pretty puzzle will offer hours of screen-free entertainment, and you can even spend time together while working on it.

Bedsure Satin Pillowcases

Bedsure Satin Pillowcase
Amazon

Available in four sizes and 23 colors, this set of two satin pillowcases claims to reduce hair breakage and frizz. One 5-star reviewer shared, "It kept my hair perfect all night."

Calligraphy Return Address Stamp

Calligraphy Return Address Stamp
Etsy

This 1.5 x 3-inch calligraphy return address stamp makes a practical personalized gift. The stamp has a wooden handle and add-on option for an ink pad.

Five Minute Journal

Five Minute Journal
Amazon

This gratitude journal claims to improve your mood in just five minutes a day. "If you follow the instructions...you will start to change your way of thinking," wrote a pleased 5-star Amazon reviewer.

Glass Coffee Mugs

Glass Coffee Mugs
Amazon

This two-pack of 12-ounce insulated double-wall glass coffee mugs are dishwasher safe and aesthetically pleasing.

18K Gold Square Initial Necklace

18K Gold Square Initial Necklace
Amazon

Measuring 0.75 inches by 0.6 inches, this petite gold initial necklace is plated in 18K gold. Simple, elegant, and stylish for a budget-friendly buy clocking in under $15, this is a great birthday gift idea for your best friend.

YETI Rambler

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The YETI stainless steel 26-ounce rambler has double-wall vacuum insulation to keep her drink hot or cold all day and prevent sweating. Available in nine colors, it's dishwasher safe and BPA-free.

Capri Blue Volcano Candle

Capri Blue Volcano Candle
Amazon

Capri Blue's signature scent burns for up to 85 hours with notes of tropical fruit and sugared citrus.

Weighted Blanket

Weighted Blanket
Amazon

Select from four sizes and seven weights in this 4.7-star weighted blanket. Many reviewers' pets begged to cuddle under the blanket with their owners.

Cross Band Plush Slippers

Cross Band Plush Slippers
Amazon

Available in 12 colors, these plush cross-band slippers have memory foam insoles.

HyperChiller Instant Beverage Cooler

HyperChiller Instant Beverage Cooler
Amazon

The HyperChiller will cool any beverage without dilution in 60 seconds, whether it's her morning cup of joe or evening glass of wine.

Bourbon Whiskey Barrel Aged Coffee

Bourbon Whiskey Barrel Aged Coffee
Amazon

Kentucky Bourbon meets a rich Colombian coffee. "It tastes like the inside of a charred bourbon barrel would smell, mixed with coffee. This is delicious, and I have it on hand 24/7," wrote a satisfied customer.

Whiskey River Soap Co. Candles

Besties Candle
Amazon

Whiskey River makes candles for everyone, even your friend, who drinks champagne in a solo cup. Available in 16 fragrances, there's a scent for every occasion.

Bath Bombs Gift Set

Bath Bombs Gift Set
Amazon

A self-proclaimed bath bomb connoisseur says she's tried all of the bath bombs on Amazon, but she keeps going back to these.

Wine Cork State Map

Wine Cork State Map
Amazon

Crafted from one-fourth-inch Baltic Burch, this wine cork state map easily hangs on the wall and will last forever.

Sugarfina Rosé All Day Gummy Bears

Sugarfina Rose All Day Gummy Bears
Amazon

Gummy bears infused with rosé. Need we say more? The bears are non-alcoholic and fat-free. Treat your wine-loving friend.

Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave

Homebody by Joanna Gaines
Amazon

Joanna Gaines's book is a New York Times bestseller and will inspire her to create a space she never wants to leave.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

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Amazon

Speed up her hairstyling routine with Amazon's best-selling hairdryer and volumizer. With three heat settings, and an affordable price tag, you can't go wrong.

Travel Makeup Case

Travel Makeup Case
Amazon

Available in 10 color/size options, this 4.7-star waterproof travel makeup case has adjustable padded dividers and an elastic pocket for makeup brushes.

Ruched Faux Fur Throw Blanket

Ruched Faux Fur Blanket
Target

Warm up her home with this machine-washable 50x60 ruched faux fur throw. Priced at $30, it looks a lot more expensive than it is.

Homesick Scented Candle

Homesick Scented Candle
Amazon

These 13.75-ounce state soy candles have a 60-80 hour burn time. It's a surefire contender for a special long distance friendship gift.

Dash Mini Waffle Maker

Dash Mini Waffle Maker
Amazon

This isn't just a miniature waffle machine, it also cooks paninis, hash browns, and any wet batter. Available in over 15 colors, it's Amazon's #1 best-selling waffle iron.

Thereye Stainless Steel Milk Frother

Thereye Stainless Steel Milk Frother
Amazon

She'll be able to froth coffee beverages, hot or cold, and make quality lattes at home. The steel milk frother heats up to 8.1 ounces of liquid and has a non-stick coating interior for easy cleaning.

iSteam Travel Steamer

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This TSA-approved handheld travel garment steamer heats up in 60 seconds, leaving clothes wrinkle-free.

Corkcicle Stemless Flute

Corkcicle Stemless Champagne Flute
Amazon

She'll sip champagne at the perfect drinking temperature in this triple-insulated and vacuum-sealed, seven-ounce stemless flute.

Moscow Mule Mugs

Moscow Mule Mugs
Amazon

This set of four 4.8-star stainless steel hammered mugs is perfect for Moscow Mules. At about $8 a mug, these shatterproof, durable glasses hold 19.5 fluid ounces.

Mark & Graham Commute Clutch

Mark & Graham Commuter Clutch
Mark & Graham

For your friend on-the-go, Mark & Graham's commute clutch can be personalized and comes in 10 colors with a leather or suede exterior. This zip-around clutch functions as a tech organizer, wallet, and catch-all for daily essentials.

Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet with Assist Handle

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This pre-seasoned cast iron skillet can be used to sear, sauté, bake, broil, braise, fry, or grill, in the oven, on the stove, on the grill, or over a campfire.

14K Gold Lightweight Chunky Hoops

14K Gold Lightweight Chunky Hoops
Amazon

These lightweight hoop earrings are available in rose gold, white gold, or yellow gold, and three size options. They are hypoallergenic, nickel and lead-free with a stainless-steel post.

Birth Year Ring

Birth Year Ring
Amazon

Personalize a stainless-steel ring with your best friend's birth year, available in three different metals. Or, select a graduation year, lucky number, or other meaningful digits.

Tile Starter Pack

Tile Starter Pack
Amazon

Perfect for the friend who's always on the go and tends to misplace things, these water-resistant Bluetooth trackers have a 200-foot range for any item you may misplace.

Heated Blanket

Heated Blanket
Amazon

This reversible heated blanket has a Sherpa side and plush flannel side with three heat settings. Safety is top-priority with an auto-shutoff function after three hours.

Mini Stainless Steel Compact Mirror

Mini Stainless Steel Compact Mirror
Amazon

Every girl needs a sweet little compact mirror for touchups on the fly. This sleek mirror will be a handbag mainstay for many years to come.

Obsessive Chef Cutting Board with Measurements

Obsessive Chef Cutting Board with Measurements
Amazon

This 9-by-12-inch solid bamboo cutting board has precise measurements and guidelines for all your slicing and dicing needs. Perfect for your most particular friends and home chefs.

Anker Wireless Charger

Anker Wireless Charger
Amazon

Charging her phone will be a breeze when all she has to do it sit it on this charger, plus it serves as a stand so she can still use it as it charges.

Comfy Wearable Blanket

Comfy Wearable Blanket
Amazon

This machine-washable, wearable blanket is lined with sherpa and has a microfiber exterior.

Multi Card Case Wallet

Multi Card Case Wallet
Amazon

This 4.6-star Amazon wallet features 16 card slots and two zippered pockets, available in 32 colors. Functional and chic, it's crafted with vegan leather.

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