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32 Thoughtful Best Friend Gift Ideas To Get Your BFF

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A great friend is hard to find and harder to keep, so when the holiday season comes around, you don't want to miss out on exchanging best friend gifts

We all have that one friend who has been there for us when we need them. Whether they have been with us during the happy times to celebrate our achievements or during the sad times to comfort us when things are hard, a good friend is special. 

We have rounded up a list of various gift ideas you can give your bestie whether it's the holiday season (or their birthday, or any other occasion you would like to celebrate!).

Here are 32 best friend gift ideas your BFF will love for sure.

1. A cute interlinked necklace to show your connection to your bestie.

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Gift your bestie this sweet necklace to remind them that you will always be there for them.

RELATED: 100 Best Friend Quotes To Share With Your BFF & Show How Much You Love Her

2. A waterproof speaker for your clumsy bestie who would drop this in water.

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This waterproof speaker is perfect for your bestie to use at the beach or the swimming pool on a hot day. There are different color options to choose from and can be used for a long time because of its durability.

3. An aroma diffuser for that best friend who has been going through a hard time.

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This amazing aroma diffuser is perfect for your bestie to use after a long and tough day.

The multi-purpose diffuser can be utilized in several ways; humidifier, night light, vaporizer, aroma machine, as well as a gift decoration. 

4. A pretty pink-and-white flamingo pen set for the bestie obsessed with stationery.

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An adorable pink-and-white pen set that makes you say ‘I want that’ as soon as you see it. 

With its simple white and pink colors, it is a resourceful gift that is perfect to use for school or office purposes. 

5. An adorable Groot flower pot for the best friend who watches "Guardians of the Galaxy" specifically for this little creature. 

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Can you find a more adorable flower pot? No, or to quote Groot, “I’m Groot!” 

A flower pot that can also be used as a holder for other things. Get this perfect gift for your friend who is a Marvel lover.

6. A set of colorful velvet hair scrunchies for the best friend who has a matching accessory for every outfit.

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Buy this fashionable gift for your best girl friend! With its velvet texture and up to 60 different colors to choose from, you best friend will always have one for every outfit and occasion.  

7. A Revlon hairdryer/volumizer for your bestie with perfect hair.

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Another fashionable gift idea for your best girl friend! Gift this amazing hairdryer/volumizer to your best friend so she never has a bad hair day.

8. Send your long-distance bestie some love with this coffee mug.

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This is the perfect gift for the best friend who lives far away but is close to your heart. 

You can customize it according to your preference and add best friend quotes. This personalized gift is thoughtful and will definitely melt your friend’s heart.

9. Remind your bestie how awesome she is with these inner strength candles.

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Along with a fragrance, give your best friend some self-love as each candle comes with a small self-love message

Choose from different fragrances; Metallic Rose, Lavender Sage, and Spicy Blood Orange. 

10. A sculpted, hand-painted box to show your bestie how much she means to you. 

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Give your best friend this unique sculpted gift box with a hidden message of friendship/love inside. Each box is crafted by hand and includes pieces from the Willow tree.

11. A fill-in-the-blank gift journal to tell your bestie how awesome she is.

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A personalized gift your friend will love. This journal has sentences and phrases to describe why your best friend is awesome. It also has fill-in-the-blanks for you to complete those sentences. You can make it as funny or as sweet as you like.

12. A spa gift box to relax your bestie. 

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Give your best friend a pretty spa gift set that contains bath bombs, lip balm, hand & body soap, and a candle to relax her body and a motivational message to boost her mind.  

13. Waterproof vinyl stickers for that bestie whose belongings are covered with stickers.

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Get your best friend these adorable waterproof stickers to stick wherever they like; their mug, laptop, guitar case, car, bike, cellphone, and more.  

14. A floral wristwatch for that bestie who likes to be on time in style.

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Buy this beautiful floral wristwatch for your best friend that comes in various colors to make sure she is never late.

15. Merlot-infused coffee for your bestie who enjoys coffee in the morning and wine at night.

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Does your friend like coffee and wine? give them a taste of both. This unique combination of coffee and merlot makes it a perfect gift for your friend who is a coffee and a wine lover. 

16. A Kelsey handbag for the best friend who has too many things.

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Choose from the many different colors this handbag comes in for your best friend. The numerous zippers and compartments will give your best friend abundant room to store many things.

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17. Show your bestie how special she is with this friendship bracelet.

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Get this elegant, yet cute bracelet for your friend because you two are "Not Sisters by Blood But Sisters by Heart".

18. A beautiful jewel-tone birth month Dish to tell your bestie which jewel she is.

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Buy this gorgeous jewel tone dish based on your best friend’s birth month. The 12 different dishes shine with the 12 different birthstones for each month and are uniquely beautiful.  

19. Facial Masks Collection for your bestie who is obsessed with K-beauty.

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Gift your bestie some self-care. This collection of 7 K-beauty face masks is compatible with all skin types and perfect for hydrating your bestie’s face.

20. Mindfulness cards for that best friend who needs to calm down.

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This pack of 50+ mindfulness cards containing inspiring phrases and simple exercises to do are perfect for a calming and relaxing meditation. It also contains 8 blank cards for you to personalize.

21. A tumbler for your bestie who likes to have drinks on the go.

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This is perfect for your best friend who is a wine lover. This tumbler keeps cold drinks cool as well as hot drinks warm. It comes in different colors and designs. 

22. This winter, give your bestie some warmth with this sherpa throw blanket.

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Buy your friend this cozy and comfy throw blanket so they feel like they are in the clouds. Choose from many different colors to give your best friend her favorite one.

23. Succulent plants for your plant mama bestie.

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Get this collection of 4 mini succulent plants for your best friend. They make great decor for the house and are easy to maintain. 

24. A cute pajama set for your bestie who likes to look adorable while sleeping.

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Your best friend will definitely love this adorable pajama set to wear on a sleepover or a slumber party. There are numerous colors and designs you can choose.

25. A portable charger for the best friend who's always on her phone.

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This cute charger is tiny enough to fit in your best friend’s pocket or purse. Get your friend this portable charger so that their phone never loses battery.

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26. Wireless earphones for your bestie who is always listening to music.

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Get your special friend a special gift! Buy your friend these hands-free earphones so your friend can listen to music all day long.

27. Give your bestie an Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera and get the proof of your memories instantly.

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Get a physical photo in the digital age. The perfect gift for creating memories with your bestie and getting pictures on-the-go. 

28. A colorful computer wireless keyboard and mouse for that tech-savvy and artsy bestie.

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Give your friend a splash of color! Get this colorful and bright wireless keyboard for your tech-savvy friend who cannot get a break from their computer.

29. A galaxy tie-dye kit so that your bestie can make you a colorful shirt.

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This is the perfect gift for your friend to craft and create. Help your friend reinvent their clothes with these beautiful galaxy colors.

30. A donut socks gift box for the best friend who loves donuts.

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Is your friend a donut-lover? Give your friend these adorable donut socks to keep their feet warm, comfortable, and colorful.

31. A dispensing teapot for your bestie who enjoys her tea time.

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Gift your tea-lover friend this transparent teapot!

An easy-to-use teapot that fits all cups and is perfect for your friend who loves brewing their own tea.

32. A blanket sweatshirt for the best friend who is always cold.

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A blanket and a hoodie morphed into one. Buy this perfect cozy and fluffy blanket hoodie for your best friend who loves to lounge around the house in style. 

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Sanika Nalgirkar, M.F.A. is a writer and an Editorial Intern at YourTango who writes on entertainment & news, lifestyle, self, and pop culture topics.

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