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.
1. For The Bestie Who Loves To Relax
2. For 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.
3. For The Wannabe Green Thumb
4. For The Glamorous One
5. For The Nostalgic Friend
6. For 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.
7. For The Aspiring Chef
8. For The Writer
9. For The One Who's Always Shining
10. For The Best Friend Who Loves Games
11. For The Decorator
12. For The Animal Lover
13. For The One Who's Delighted By Adult Beverages
14. For The One Who's Always Working
15. For The Entertainer
16. For The Music Lover
17. For The Bookworm
18. For The Adventurer
19. For The Whimsical One
20. For The Homebody
21. For The Bestie Who's Glued To Their Phone
22. For 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.
23. For The Colorful Chef
24. For 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.
25. For 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.
26. For The Best Friend Who Loves Being Active
27. For 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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