27 Genius Gifts To Get Your Best Friend For The Holidays
The arrival of the holidays means that it's time to start putting your holiday wish lists together (and making sure to check them twice). While shopping for yourself has its obvious benefits, finding genius gifts for your best friend is arguably more satisfying. After all, winning the gift game with a thoughtful present for friends and loved ones that they can actually use solidifies the reason you're in each other's lives in the first place — you know them, inside and out.
My best friends put up with a lot throughout the year. They are there for me through the many highs, and of course, the lows. That means when the holidays come around, my goal is to show them how much I love them and how much they mean to me by getting them a gift that they'll actually want (and that I love, too, so I can borrow it later on). I find that it’s really easy to get a gift for your bestie because you know each other better than anyone else. Whether your best friend is a homebody, a jet setter, has a cute little dog that they love, or enjoys fashion and beauty, you can definitely find an absolutely brilliant best friend gift that they’ll appreciate.
2For The Beauty Queen
A great bath is only made better by a great face mask. And this one is filled with ingredients like French pink clay, rose petals, chamomile, and rosehip seed oil to soothe and nourish skin.
6For The Movie Lover
If your friend spends their free time hunched over a laptop while binge-watching their favorite movies and shows, give their neck a break! This smartphone projector takes what's on their phone and blows it up to eight times that of the phone screen. It's silver screen magic, any time they want.
21For The Bestie Who's Glued To Their Phone
22For The Long-Distance Friend
If you have a friend who moved away, a really cute idea would be to fill this zig-zag photo display with photos of all your friends, and give it to them. That way, they can be reminded of how close you still are, even though you don’t live near one another anymore.
24For The Fashionista
This compact garment steamer is easy to hold and small enough to pack in your suitcase. It quickly and effectively steams wrinkles out of your clothing — which is something your fashionable friend definitely cares about — and it even comes with a two year warranty.
25For The Eco-Friendly Friend
This completely sustainable water pitcher is a great alternative to plastic, if you have a friend who is really into being eco-friendly. It holds 10 glasses of filtered water.
27For The Cuddle Lover
Nothing wrong with a Lazy Sunday, and this shirt's the unofficial uniform of those who treat every day like it's Sunday.
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