50 Awesome Best Friend Gifts for Valentine’s Day
Your significant other isn't the only one who deserves some love on Valentine's Day. Here's what to get the other VIPs in your life.
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Show your BFF some love
Don’t forget about your besties on Valentine’s Day! After all, they’re the ones who are there for you through it all—offering a shoulder to cry on when things go awry, cheering you along every step of the way, providing much-needed laughs and loads of good times, and just being someone you can be yourself with. The bottom line: Good friends are worth their weight in Valentine’s Day chocolate. Show them how much you appreciate their friendship with one of these best friend gifts. From budget-friendly to luxe, there’s definitely something on this list that will tickle your best friend’s fancy. And if you’re looking for the right words to express your feelings, check out these best friend quotes you’ll want to text your BFF right now.
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Dash Mini Maker
As they say, the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach. This mini heart-shaped waffle maker knows that—and (bonus!) this is a best friend gift that you can also enjoy when you visit. But that’s not all: This versatile little machine also makes paninis, hash browns, and a slew of other yummy foods. If your friend’s a foodie with little time to spare, check out these products that cut cooking time in half.
Tower 28 Beauty SuperDew Shimmer-Free Highlight Balm
Give your ride-or-die a beach vacation in a balm. This clean formula from Tower 28 gives wearers the ultimate glow without any sunburn involved. Perfect for normal, dry, or combination skin, this product also has hydrating aloe vera extract and calming green tea. Here are another 42 beauty gifts she’ll adore.
Helen Ficalora Alphabet Charm
If it’s good enough for Oprah, it’s good enough for us. Lady O happens to be a fan of this jewelry designer that offers personalized charms in sterling silver and various golds. (Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, and Blake Lively are also fans.) This is a best friend gift your BFF is sure to wear with every single outfit—and think of you every time she does. If you love this idea, check out these other personalized gifts that really go the extra mile.
Truff White Truffle Hot Sauce
You don’t need millions in the bank to give your bestie the very best life has to offer. Case in point? A luxurious white truffle hot sauce with packaging so luxe, it feels like it belongs in a jewelry box, not your pantry. In case you were wondering, this is the reason why truffles are usually so expensive.
HiMirror Slide Smart Makeup Mirror
Who is the fairest of them all? Your best pal, of course! This high-tech mirror will confirm that with its skin-analyzing capabilities. Not only does this smart appliance measure a variety of skin factors, but it will also provide personalized tips and product recommendations to ensure your best friend continues to look great. It also connects to Alexa and can play your BFF’s favorite tracks while she gets ready. If it seems like everything’s going high-tech these days, you’re right: Here are 11 products that will become “smart” in 2020.
Sub_Urban Riot Candy Hearts Slouch Tee
Spread the love one graphic T-shirt at a time. This candy-hearts tee is perfect for a date with your bestie. Wear it to a casual brunch, or jazz it up with jeans and heels for dinner. Either way, this is best friend gift is one that won’t go out of style. Love those candy Valentine hearts? Find out exactly how they get their sayings.
Ugg Classic Mini Fluff Genuine Shearling Bootie
Let her kick off those high heels and relax in style with these super cozy Ugg Classic Mini Fluff Shearling booties. The famous boot maker is offering a deal on these you won’t want to miss. These are the most unique gifts you can find on Amazon.
Slip for Beauty Sleep Slipsilk Pure Silk Pillowcase
This unassuming silk pillowcase may be the perfect best friend gift because it truly does it all. It prevents aging, sleep creases, hair breakage, and even bed head—while your BFF is getting some beauty rest. It also comes in a variety of colors so you can match it to your friend’s current linens. Check out some more great sleep products Amazon shoppers can’t stop buying.
Diptyque Baies Scented Candle
This fancy candle will make the whole house smell like sweet little nothings. Scents of roses and blackcurrant leaves will make lighting this the best part of your bestie’s day.
Appointed Valentine Heart Notebooks
This notepad duo will cheer up any meeting or class. The pink and red are perfect for Valentine’s Day and the gold-foil heart accent is demure and classy. Each book has 75 pages of recycled paper, so it will be a while before a refill is necessary. If your bestie needs some inspiration for what to fill them with, tell her to check out these sweet love quotes for Valentine’s Day.
Tapper AirPod Carrying Strap
Sometimes it feels like technology comes full circle. You and your best friend can get a laugh at that while also marveling at the utility of this AirPod strap. This quality magnetic-locking leather strap will ensure that your Airpod stays put, looks neat, and doesn’t get lost. Here are more genius products for people who keep losing things (because we all have that friend).
Color Street Charmed and Dangerous Nail Polish Strips
Let your best friend save some dough by trying these adorable Valentine’s Day–themed nail strips instead of heading to the nail salon. They last longer than a manicure and cost a fraction of the price.
Smart Sips Chocolate Obsession Gourmet Coffee
If your gal pal is a java head with a sweet tooth, this is the gift for her. This gourmet coffee will give her a jolt of energy in delicious flavors like chocolate peanut butter and chocolate cherry cordial. It’s OK to skip dessert on your next outing as long as you have these waiting in the pantry. Check out some more great gifts women actually want for Valentine’s Day.
Sukk Stainless Steel Straw
Plastic straws are a drain on the environment, but some drinks just don’t feel right without them. Let your best friend sip to their heart’s content with this reusable straw that can easily hang from a backpack or purse in its handy little pouch. Best friend gifts shouldn’t be complicated, and this one is simple enough to be useful every day. Here are another 61 Amazon products that will get just as much use.
Alder New York Discovery Gift Set
If you’re shopping for a friend who’s caught the travel bug, look no further. This genderless six-piece set from award-winning skin-care collection Adler New York includes face cleanser, serum, moisturizer, and three single-use facial mud masks. Plus, the TSA-compliant, vegan products come wrapped in 100 percent recycled-paper gift wrap and a black satin ribbon, making your life even easier. Don’t miss these other perfect gifts for the jet-setter in your life.
Rahua Palo Santo Oil Perfume
Rahua Palo Santo Oil Perfume is the Valentine’s Day best friend gift for him or her. Not only does it smell delish, it also doubles as a wellness offering. Made with high-quality essential oils and inspired by the Palo Santo “holy wood” that shamans have used medicinally and spiritually since the Incan era, this rollerball-style perfume is natural, energizing, uplifting, and promotes positive thinking. Best friend gifts that pack a punch are hard to find, but your Valentine can also feel good about supporting a sustainable, environmentally friendly beauty brand.
Cosrx Low pH BHA Overnight Mask
Cosrx’s Low pH BHA Overnight Mask is a miracle in a tube. It provides baby-soft skin overnight and dissolves blackheads, whiteheads, and dullness with a few uses. This 0.9 percent BHA formula also prevents and cures breakouts while evening out skin tone. By the way, here’s how to create the perfect skin-care routine.
Queen V Pop the Bubbly Bubble Bath
Everybody loves a good bottle of champagne, but your best friend is sure to love a relaxing bubbly bath even more. This cheeky brand offers pH-balanced feminine-focused products with her wellness in mind. Get a look at some more self-care best friend gifts for a pal in need of pampering.
Dermaflash Dermapore Ultrasonic Pore Extractor and Serum Infuser
Your best friend’s propensity for blackheads is partly genetic. Help your partner in crime fake good pores with this genius device that will clean them out in a flash, prepping skin for the products of her choice. The good-looking gadget also comes in pink, if you’re really going for a Valentine’s Day theme.
Who says that seeing through rose-colored glasses is a bad thing? It definitely isn’t with this fun heart-shaped pair! Let your best friend show her love for Valentine’s Day with these whimsical shades, which also offer 100 percent UV protection. Here’s to sunny days ahead in your friendship! Check out some more heart-shaped Valentine’s gifts we love.
Intimina Lily Cup Compact Menstrual Cup
There are certain things your best friend will confide only to you. Being miserable at that time of the month is one of them. Help make those days a bit better with this environmentally friendly feminine accessory that doesn’t pack the harsh chemicals tampons typically do.
Alter Eco Deep Dark Sea Salt Truffles
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate—and that’s almost the same thing when it comes to truffles. These organic Ecuadorian chocolates are filled with melt-in-your-mouth Malabar coconut oil, in Sea Salt, Salted Caramel, Silk Velvet, Mint Créme, and Classic Dark—a chocolate lover’s dream. Chocolate is often front and center on Valentine’s Day, but here are another 14 Valentine’s traditions from around the world.
Peggy Li Creations Simple Hearts Necklace
Delicate and ephemeral, this sweet and simple 14K gold choker, handmade by Peggy Li Creations, will remind your favorite person that no matter how far apart you may be, she always has your heart.
Kirkland Mongolian Fur Accent Pillow
This faux-fur accent pillow adds feel-good vibes and cool texture to any space. Your girlfriend will thank you for introducing the perfect element into her Instagram photos. Adding a luxe accent like this is just one of the home decor ideas that can make your home look more expensive.
La Compagnie de Provence Liquid Marseilles Soap
Yes, this is hand soap, but it is French hand soap—ooh la la—and so wonderful and luxurious that anyone would be thrilled to receive it as a gift. The Wild Rose Collection from Compagnie de Provence smells like a bouquet of roses freshly cut from picturesque French vines, and it actually softens hands. Your girlfriend will use every last drop and then pine for more. By the way, here’s the meaning behind 15 different colors of roses.
Native Union Night Cable
Friends don’t let friends have dead phone batteries. Instead, gift your pal this super-strong, flexible charging cable for Apple devices from Native Union, with a ten-foot cord for reaching almost any outlet in the room. With an eye-catching rose hue and a cool decorative knot, it’s less likely to get accidentally left behind. Check out some more cool tech gifts you’ll want to keep for yourself.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Instant Film Camera
Besides being adorable in eight metallic colors, including ruby red, the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 is a solid camera for a reasonable price that takes great little instant photos. It’s got a self-adjusting smart flash, three color filters, and a selfie mode. When your gal pal brings it along, snaps some pics, and gives them away, she’ll be the life of the party. Before you pose for your next picture, make sure you know these handy tricks that will make you look better in photos.
Dave’s Sweet Tooth Toffee
Be careful when popping open a bag of Dave’s Sweet Tooth Homemade Toffee, because this stuff is seriously addicting. The toffee—available in coffee, peanut butter, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, vanilla bean, and chocolate cherry—is the perfect balance of soft crunch and sweet goodness, and it’s a great V-Day gift for anyone with a sweet tooth. And if you’re even considering buying one of these Valentine candies everyone secretly hates, we guarantee this is a better option.
JBL Sound Module
This small but mighty wireless Bluetooth speaker from JBL lets your BFF turn her playlist up to 11 for up to five hours on one charge. And because it’s waterproof, she can safely take it to the beach or the pool (or just into the shower—why not?). Some of the less lovey-dovey of these great Valentine’s Day gifts for him can also make good best friend gifts.
Life Is Good Diner Mug
The perfect best friend gifts are things that your BFF will use all the time—and that will make everything seem just a little better when she does. Morning coffee from this “The Answer is Love” diner mug will ensure a happy start to her day, especially when she learns that 10 percent of profits support the Life Is Good Kids Foundation. Here are other gifts that give back.
Lancome Oscillation Vibrating. Infinite. Power Mascara
You know you’re supposed to wiggle your mascara wand at the base of your lashes, right? Well, Lancome’s Power Mascara takes that pro tip to the extreme with a wand that vibrates with 7,000 oscillations per minute to wrap every lash in long, lustrous, starry-eyed gorgeousness. Only the best for your girlfriends. Here are some more irresistible beauty- and makeup-themed gifts.
Netgear Orbi Voice Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi Satellite Extender
Give your best friend the gift of an awesome Internet connection all around her home with the Orbi Voice. This gadget extends high-performance Wi-Fi coverage up to 4,500 square feet for less buffering and fewer dead zones. As if that weren’t enough, it’s also an Amazon Alexa smart speaker, so she can tell it to play her music and do all the other fun stuff smart speakers do. Sure, it’s an investment, but so is your friendship. Here are some more great gender-neutral Valentine’s Day gifts.
Ahava Dead Sea Mineral Bath Salt
Your pal can take a regular bath—or she can sink into a virtual Mediterranean one with these Dead Sea bath salts from Ahava. The blend of skin-friendly Dead Sea minerals, including magnesium, calcium, and potassium, melts muscle tension, leaves skin velvety soft, and smells refreshingly of eucalyptus.
WowWee S.W.A.K. Interactive Kissable Key Chain
Send your love near and far with these fun-loving S.W.A.K. (Sealed With A Kiss) key chains. The cute plastic puckers make a “mwah” sound at the touch of a button. Check out these creative romantic gestures that perfectly say “I love you.”
Curvy Couture Diamond Net Plunge T-Shirt Bra
This thing of beauty—in trendy aubergine, with fishnet overlay—is actually a super-supportive underwire bra with convertible straps that comes in sizes up to 46H. Gift your gal pal the matching briefs, by Curvy Couture, to make her feel like a million bucks. But watch out for these Valentine’s gifts that could send the wrong message.
Homesick Love Mini Scented Candle
The Love Mini Candle from Homesick is everything you think it should be, with notes of sweet and sultry cassis, rose, peony, jasmine, and sandalwood. The all-natural soy wax delivers ten to 12 hours of clean-burning love.
Martha Stewart Collection Enameled Cast Iron Heart-Shaped Casserole
Cooking winter’s soups and stews is instantly more fun and rewarding with Valentine-themed cookware, such as this two-quart enameled covered casserole from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy’s. It’s literally heart-shaped! Also consider these awesome Amazon kitchen products people can’t stop buying.
Aniise Pro Matte Lip Stain
Aniise Pro Matte Lip Stain gives your bestie the gift of iconic Valentine-red lips (choose the color Raw)—with coverage that lasts hours. After all, Valentine’s Day is all about puckering up! If you’re single on Valentine’s Day, never fear—it’s just an excuse to get these great V-Day gifts you can give yourself.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer
The Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer from Glow Recipe not only looks gorgeous on a vanity, but it also smells amazingly fresh, like real watermelon, and is like a tall drink of water for thirsty skin. One tester writes, “My skin looks brighter, more even, and has a glow to it! Love this stuff! Been using it for about a month and I won’t go back! You can’t make me!” Don’t miss these surprisingly great Valentine’s Day gifts you can buy at the drugstore.
Delicacies Sprinkle and Glaze Collection Doughnut Necklace
Sprinkles or glaze? That’s the question you need to ask your doughnut-loving gal pal, because this sterling silver pendant necklace by Delicacies features the scrumptious confection in both versions. What a way to show her how sweet she is! For still more goodness, your purchase provides 20 meals to help fight hunger.
Renpure Whipped Coconut & Peony Curl and Shine Shampoo
Give the gift of healthier hair. Renpure Whipped Coconut & Peony Curl and Shine Shampoo is fortified with pink jasmine and creamy coconut to help to stop hair breakage, fight scalp conditions, tame frizz, and soften hair. It also happens to smell divine. Pair it with the conditioner for less than the cost of lunch. Here are some more great Valentine’s Day gifts for under $10.
GourmetGiftBaskets.com Baked Goods Gift Tower
She may actually drool a bit at the sight of this Baked Goods Gift Tower because it is so outrageously decadent, with crispy cookies, gooey brownies, and whoopie pies in favorite flavors including peanut butter, fudge walnut, butterscotch, and more. Once the treats are gone, the tower boxes live on as keepsakes. If you’re eating out for V-Day, here’s the most romantic Valentine’s Day restaurant in every state.
Skone Cosmetics Tattooed Solid Eyeliner
Whether your friend likes to bring on the drama or keep things low key with her eye makeup, Skone Tattooed Solid Eyeliner is the affordable option her peepers have been waiting for. Best friend gifts don’t have to be expensive, especially if you’re also getting your significant other something extravagant like some of these perfect Valentine’s gifts for every stage of a relationship.
Milk + Honey Body Cream
This organic Milk + Honey Body Cream gets its rich (but not heavy) texture from good-for-you ingredients including aloe, shea fruit butter, and virgin coconut oil. Even if it weren’t packed with essential oils and antioxidants, just the uplifting aroma—a refreshing citrus blend of pink grapefruit, bergamot, and cardamom—would make it feel luxurious.
Silpat Perfect Cookie Baking Mat
The secret to perfect cookies every time is this Silpat Perfect Cookie Baking Mat. Not only does it mark exactly where to place the dough, but it bakes cookies evenly and then they slide right off the pan. For a girlfriend who likes to bake, this tool is a game-changer. Your bestie (or you) will wish they had these other kitchen gadgets years ago, too.
The White Company Porto Stoneware Heart Roaster
Whether she’s eating caviar or Cheerios, her food will taste that much more delicious from a Porto Stoneware Heart Ramekin, handmade in Portugal from scratch- and chip-resistant stoneware. It also makes an elegant repository for jewelry or loose change on a dresser. These are the 13 secrets your card store won’t tell you about Valentine’s Day.
Crocs Crocband Platform Clog
Classic Crocs pick up a 1.5-inch platform heel to make comfort cool again. Your gal pal will love this super lightweight flexible clog that one fan calls “Euro-hip, chunky, and very funky.” It comes in eight colors, including blossom, for your Valentine.
Fire TV Stick 4K
If your BFF loves to binge-watch, she’ll flip for the Fire TV Stick 4K, a smart remote that lets you talk to the TV, asking it to play some 50,000 movies and TV episodes on Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Showtime, and more, or tune into tens of thousands of channels, apps, and websites, including YouTube and Facebook. The Fire Stick also does classic Alexa tasks like streaming music and dimming lights. Your pal’s TV-watching will never be the same again. Here are more smart home devices that are worth every penny.
Related Garments’ The Cheetah Brief
The Cheetah brief from Related Garments features, well, cheetah print, but it also has a contrasting red waistband that makes it Brooklyn-level cool. It’s also snug but breathable with a mix of modal, cotton, and spandex. This is lingerie for women who hate lingerie—or just really love cheetah print. If you’re on a bit of a time crunch, these last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts with free overnight shipping are just what you need.
VIDBOX Video Conversion Suite
If there’s old video footage of you and your girlfriends languishing on tapes you can no longer play, see it again and preserve it forever with VIDBOX Video Conversion Suite, a device that turns old VHS, Beta, 8 mm, or camcorder tapes into DVDs and other digital formats from this century. Now that’s a thoughtful gesture! For more best friend gift ideas, take a look at the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts on Amazon.
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