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    34 Gifts For Your Best Friend You May Also Want To Buy For Yourself

    One for you... and one for me... 🎁🎁

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    1. A set of 12 handcrafted, moisturizing bath bombs made with natural ingredients perfect for when they just really need to relax in a warm bath.,

    Promising review: "After receiving the first box as a gift, I had to order more. I am a true bath person and have tried bath products across the globe. I can honestly say that these are the absolute best bath bombs I have ever used! The fragrance is incredible and my skin is left soft, not oily. Here comes the part that blew me away: No residue or ring left in my tub! One more thing, the price allows me to order more and give as gifts!" —Pamela

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $26.80.

    2. An Amazonian clay-infused eyeshadow palette of 12 neutral matte and microshimmer shades that they can use to create gorge everyday looks.


    Promising review: "This palette is wonderful, smells amazing, it's so easy to apply even without a primer, and it stays all day long. It's a really perfect, neutral palette." —Jovana G

    Get it from Tarte for $39.

    3. A giant pack of velvet hair scrunchies that'll really come in handy when they want to throw their hair up, but still look cute. And there are *so many* colors to choose from that there will always be one to match their outfit.

    reviewer's assortment of colorful velvet scrunchies

    Promising review: "Perfect! Purchased these as a last-minute Christmas gift for my daughter and they arrived super fast. Every single one is perfect, the velvet is soft and they are well made. My daughter absolutely loves them and there is literally a color to go with everything. The colors range from some darks, medium tones, pastels and even some brights. Highly recommend, very very pleased with this purchase!!" —Lisa S

    Get a pack of 60 from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. An gold initial necklace, because who doesn't love a thoughtful, personalized gift? This will add a fun touch to any look and it can be worn alone or layered.


    Get it from BaubleBar for $48.

    5. A double-sided lighted makeup mirror so they can get ready with ease, having optimal lighting for their morning glam routine.

    reviewer's round makeup mirror with the light on around the trim

    Promising review: "This mirror is not only the perfect height, it is the perfect size, weight, and offers the correct lighting to make your makeup look perfect. I've been using it for about a month now and can confidently say that out of the many makeup mirrors I have owned, this is the best. It's not too bulky so I can bring it with me when I travel, it's extremely easy to clean, and the lighting is exactly what you'd expect from something like this. Soft — not harsh. It mimics daylight extremely well. Buy it!" —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $37.49+ (available in three finishes).

    6. A Revlon one-step hair dryer and volumizer hot air brush to assist your bestie in getting the perfect blowout in half the time.,

    Promising review: "I have very thick, wavy hair. I can never blow out my hair because it's too hard to hold the round brush and hair dryer in the right spots. THIS!! It is everything all in one and the oval shape makes it so easy to use. It gets really hot. It is a little loud on high, but I've found if my hair is already a little dry then I can just use it on low. I used a blow-dry primer spray to accelerate the drying time and protect my hair. I'm in love! The flat iron always flattens my hair and makes it look dry. This straightens and retains the volume and gives it a soft, nondamaged look." —SAHM2011

    Get it from Amazon for $29.39+ (available in five colors).

    7. A beautiful 14-piece makeup brush set perfect for a pro-level makeup artist or a beginner. This set has almost everything they'll need and it'll look fabulous on their vanity.

    reviewer's gold and black makeup brush set

    The bristles are vegan and cruelty-free, made of durable synthetic fiber that's soft and silky! This set will fulfill pretty much all of your makeup needs, including a blending brush, eyebrow brush, multiple eyeshadow brushes, as well as ones suited for eyeliner, contouring, blush, and more.

    Promising review: "I am a makeup brush fanatic! I own Sigma and Sephora and It Cosmetics brushes, as well as Elf and Real Techniques. I love quality, not brand labels. This is one of the best makeup brush sets I own. There are lots of thick soft hairs in the brush that help to create a smooth flawless looking finish. The handle and ferrule are made of nice materials and lend the brushes the perfect balance of weight right where you need it." —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in five colors).

    8. A Glossier lipgloss trio, which includes a clear, holographic, and sheer red lipgloss, guaranteed to give a glassy shine while also moisturizing their lips with vitamin E and jojoba oil.


    Promising review: "Wow! Just amazing! It makes my lips look so nice and slightly tinted while still looking and feeling moisturizing!!" —alana

    Get it from Glossier for $36.

    9. A "weirdo" enamel pin so you can show them how much you love and embrace every weird facet of your friendship from silly inside jokes to embarrassing moments to LOL-worthy memories. I mean, who embraces weirdness better than BFFs?

    pin has pink flower with the word "weirdo" on it in white letters and gold outline
    Adorned by Chi

    Adorned by Chi is one of my favorite small businesses. This Black woman-owned shop creates beautiful and unique comics, T-shirts, home goods, and more that embrace Blackness and nerd culture.

    Get it from Adorned by Chi for $12.99.

    10. A stinking cute Groot flower pot for your best friend who cried through Avengers: End Game with you.

    reviewer's Groot flower pot with a succulent in it

    I AM GROOT!! (That's Groot-speak for "OMG, I need it" 😍).

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this!! My mom got this for me for a late Christmas gift, along with a ton of cute succulents to pick from to plant in my new baby Groot. He is so cute and I can't get over it! I planted two alien-like succulents in them because they reminded me of space and The Guardians of the Galaxy." —Susan Larson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.66+ (available in three styles).

    11. A Garnier three-in-one charcoal face wash, scrub, and mask they'll love to have on deck for the next at-home spa night. This single product can help cleanse pores and leave their face feeling soft and smooth.


    This product is ideal for combination to oily skin.

    Promising review: "I bought this one day when my old charcoal face mask ran out. Not only can I use this as a face wash, I can use it as a scrub and a mask!! Anytime I use this, my face feels softer and looks brighter. A definite must-have!" —fiy777

    Get it from CVS for $8.69.

    12. A pair of silicone face mask brushes to help spread face masks evenly and minimize the mess when you guys are having a chill mask and wine night.

    Promising review: "I love these! I no longer dread putting on my face products. I was using my fingers to apply the product to my face, it was so messy and got in my nails too. When I came across these silicone brushes I knew I had to have them. They are amazing and the low price is a steal. These brushes really changed my routine. I use my facial products more often because I'm no longer worried about the annoying mess. The silicone brush is very flexible and spreads the product on my face nicely. Cleaning the brush is a simple task, just rinse and pat dry. Highly recommended!" —Wells Family

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $3.98.

    13. A chic cosmetics case from Shay Mitchell's brand Béis that includes a mirror and a removable sleeve, perfect for storing beauty products and keeping them organized whether they're at home or on-the-go.


    Promising review: "The case is beautiful! Made from Great material, looks very luxurious and the color is gorgeous, easy to carry and has a lot of room, very functional. The perfect travel case." —Suzanne C.

    Get it from Béis for $58 (available in two colors).

    14. A trio of Mario Badescu facial sprays so they can have a lovely, soothing spritz every day when they're in need of a pick-me-up.

    the three face spray bottles

    Here are the benefits of each one:

    —Aloe, cucumber, and green tea can wake up dull, tired skin, hydrate, tone, and reduce redness in irritated complexions.

    —Aloe, chamomile and lavender can comfort irritated, dry skin, hydrate, and help de-stress your complexion.

    —Aloe, herbs and rosewater can hydrate and treat dry, uncomfortable skin throughout the day. Also great for refreshing makeup.

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with these sprays! They're super hydrating and toning. I have a nice glow and my skin feels and looks visibly healthier. I spray first thing after my shower then moisturizer with lotion, apply makeup and spray to set it. My niece who is on Accutane recommended these to me, because of her dry skin and I love it." —Jessica Soliz

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $21.

    15. A personalized coffee mug for your long distance bestie. It's guaranteed to be their new favorite mug (and probably yours too).

    the front of the mug says "friends forever, never apart, maybe in distance, but never in heart" and the back has two colorful states on it with black hearts on each one and a dotted line connecting them

    Promising review: "This mug is so incredible pretty!!! I ordered the 15-ounce size with the best friend saying and it's just perfect. I received the item so quickly, and it was packed so well so it arrived in perfect condition. Just in time to mail this off to my best friend for Christmas who lives many states away, I know she will enjoy this gift as much as I enjoyed getting it for her... Great company. great mug and great idea to put a smile on someone's face. I'm so glad I purchased it." —MARVEL

    Get it from Amazon for $20.95 (usually takes one day to create; customize the mug design, states/countries/provinces, and colors).

    16. A pair of colorful Puma sneakers your friend will love if they're obsessed with shoes, love a bold style moment, or are in need of some new running kicks.

    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed, Puma

    I love bright, bold color combinations and I'm all about comfort when it comes to my day-to-day style, which makes these perfect! They're supportive and lightweight and they show some personality.

    Get them from Puma for $69.99 (originally $110; available in sizes 5.5—9 and two colors).

    17. A silver cuff with a meaningful hidden message that can act as a display of your appreciation for them.

    the silver cuff bracelet with the writing on the inside

    The bracelet above says, "A true friendship is a journey without an end." But, there are TONS of other motivating messages to choose from including: "Be fearless," "Just keep swimming," "Life is tough but so are you," and "You are unstoppable."

    Promising review: "I got this bracelet for a friend who was having a tough time. It is great quality and well made. The engraving is well-done! Heavier than I thought it would be! Would order again! Thank you!" —HeatherMarie

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (available in 33 different phrases).

    18. An LED twinkle light curtain to give their wall or window a nice, cozy glow.

    reviewer's twinkle lights above their bed

    Plug it into an outlet, and the 300 warm LEDs will make your wall or window glow. Oh, and they have eight different mode settings for the perfect cozy twinkle.

    Promising review: "So pretty! I added them to my college dorm room and they added some light and sparkle, better than i imagined." —SW

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    19. A sweet candy-making kit, because it'll be a fun activity for you guys to do together! Make some delicious, Instagram-worthy treats while watching holiday movies.

    the candy making kit
    Tasty by Wilton

    Set includes: Three decorating bags, 10 oz. white Candy Melts candy, 0.25 oz. each of pink and blue candy colors, mini rainbow confetti sprinkles, mini candy mold, and an instruction card.

    Promising review: "This kit was so fun and easy to use! I wouldn't consider myself a baker but this kit had really easy directions that I was able to follow and make cute candy. My favorite was the marble bark – looked so cool and pretty topped on cupcakes. Can't wait to try the other kits with my kids." —japbaker

    Get it from the BuzzFeed Tasty collection at Wilton for $14.99.

    20. A set of macaron trinket boxes that can be used for small jewelry, office supplies, or even just for decor. And the colors are SO pretty!

    the macaroon boxes in green, pink, purple, teal, and yellow with rings inside

    Promising review: "These little macaron containers are perfect. I am using them for various crafting purposes and to travel. I use them to travel and put my smaller stud earrings in them. I take them with me for paperclips and stuff in office when I have meetings on the go. The colors are very pretty and the quantity is more than adequate for the cost. They are very nicely made and were individually packaged. This is a fun item especially if you are short on space and only need small storage." —Marie70

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.49.

    21. A complimentary doormat that'll no doubt put a smile on their face every time they walk through the door.

    reviewer stepping on the mat that is natural brown with black writing and says "You look good"

    Promising review: "Super cute and so happy I found this! Makes all of my visitors and myself feel good every time we go to my front door." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Novogratz on Amazon for $23.

    22. A rum hand + body wash and lotion set with a warm, unique scent to keep their hands clean, moisturized, and smelling like their favorite drink.

    the rum wash and lotion set in a gift box
    Malin + Goetz

    Get it from Malin + Goetz for $42.

    23. A mini travel hair tool kit, which includes a curling wand, flat iron, hair dryer, and matching carrying case, all in a beautiful rose gold and marble print. This set is perfect for a friend who hates to have a bad hair day.

    the marble and rose gold mini blow dryer, straightener, and curler

    Promising review: "Love these travel sized products! The mini blow dryer is mighty! The wand heats up quick as well as the straightener! Definitely love this product and my 5-year-old daughter loves it!" —Kimberly M.

    Get it from FoxyBae for $119.

    24. A warm and fuzzy knit cardigan to gift to a fashionista on your list who would love to style this chic layering piece. It's the perfect mix of cozy and cute.,

    Promising review: "Love love love this cardi!!! It’s super soft and feels warm. I am not a brown/tan person so I thought I’d broaden my closet a bit and the color is beautiful. I will DEFINITELY be buying this again in another color." —Gina B

    Get it from Amazon for $22.94+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 31 colors).

    25. A hair finishing stick that'll take care of their annoying flyaways that just aren't cooperating. Plus, it's made of natural plant ingredients.

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    26. Or an edge control gel to help them lay their edges and baby hairs for a sleek look without the flaking and residue.

    BUT we want to add that no one should feel pressure to lay their edges, unless they way want to! Check out, "Just A Friendly PSA That You Don't HAVE To Lay Your Edges Down If You Don't Wanna."

    Promising review: "Hands-down! The best edge control I have ever used and I have used a lot of them. Stayed all day! No flakes and nongreasy! And this one is not even the strongest in the line. Love this product!" —Seabea2013

    Get it from Amazon for $7.50+ (available in three sizes).

    27. A fun leopard print satchel from the Betsey Johnson x Torrid collection so they can carry all of their daily necessities in style.


    Get it from Torrid for $88.

    28. A Resurfacing Compound bound to be a great new addition to their daily skincare routine. The vegan and cruelty-free product is formulated with antioxidants, vitamins C and E, peptides, retinol, and hyaluronic acids to help skin look healthier in 3–6 days.

    U Beauty

    Promising review: "Love this Resurfacing Compound. I saw results honestly on the first day. My skin looked smoother and with wearing a mask all day I was getting bumps and they went away in a week. I highly recommend." —Tamy S.

    Get it from U Beauty for $88+ (available in three sizes).

    29. A pack of 156 super cute vinyl stickers for them to deck out their laptop, water bottle, notebooks, and anything else that seems a little too boring for their taste.,

    Promising review: "These stickers were a gift for my 15-year-old daughter for Christmas. Upon going through them with her, it was a blast from the past, as she let me take a few of them from her pack; even shared some with her 18-year-old sister. These were the coolest stickers, even made me contemplate buying another pack. I have collected stickers since I was her age, and I seek out certain stickers myself. Even now at 50, I add them to my work planners (I work for the school system), I add them to my vision boards (I am a jewelry stylist) and I have them on my laptop. These stickers evoke a feeling of nostalgia and happiness!!" —IslandWahine

    Get a pack of 156 from Amazon for $8.90.

    30. A beautiful art print from a Black- and woman-owned business they'll be thrilled to add to their gallery wall.

    the watercolor print shows side profile of various faces in all difference colors

    This print was created by Jungalow founder Justina Blakeney, an artist, designer, and author. According to the site, her designs often explore themes of identity and togetherness.

    Get it from Jungalow for $40+ (available in four sizes).

    31. A fancy leather journal with a wooden pencil sure to impress your friend who is always writing, making lists, or drawing.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $38 (available in two colors).

    32. A Homesick natural soy wax candle that can take them right back to their beloved hometown, or maybe remind them of a place you two have traveled together.

    the "Chicago" scented candle

    Get it from Homesick for $34 (has 60-80 hours of burn time and is available in scents for 21 cities).

    33. And a BuzzFeed Good Advice Cupcake tee featuring Cuppy on a unicorn that'll have them feeling majestic right when they put it on.

    Katy Herman / BuzzFeed, Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $22.90+ (available in sizes S—3XL).

    34. A Clinique lip set that comes with two hydrating lip glosses and three lipsticks in shades of nude and red so they can always switch it up between bold and fierce or glossy and festive anytime they need to.


    Promising review: "All of these shades are great and you can't beat the value of purchasing them in this set. The packaging is also fun. This would make a great gift, although I purchased it for myself." —Roz89

    Get it from Clinique for $25.

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