Your bestie’s birthday is coming up soon and you’re wondering what to get her? We have selected below some of the best gifts to celebrate your friendship, from personalized items to things she’ll love.
There are plenty of birthday gifts to choose from but, usually, the best gifts are the one the recipient asks for, so you might want to check with your bestie if there’s something she wants or need.
If you want to surprise her, you can still add one of the smaller gifts from this list.
Otherwise, ask yourself what she’s into, what she does during her free time, maybe she needs something for one of her hobbies, or you could get her something related.
Experiences also make great gifts, especially for someone who does like to have too much stuff. Gift her a spa day, a movie pass, a concert, a cooking class…
I’ve selected below a blend of sentimental gifts that have a special meaning, representing your friendship, customized gifts, that are also super thoughtful, as well as useful things and gifts that could be nice for most people, but of course, it all depends on what they’re into.
I’ve also included more generic stuff from Amazon for convenience.
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Our top picks from this list – Birthday Gift Ideas for your Girl Best Friend:
BFF-Themed Gift Ideas
Celebrate her birthday with a beautiful gift box featuring a bit of everything, and make it special by customizing it with her name and birth flower.
It includes a cup, self-care stuff, and a scented candle (you can pick the scent). It comes in a gift box, and you can add a birthday card to your order.
This one is great because it’s themed around her birth flower, but you’ll find plenty of other options. You can also easily DIY this gift, getting stuff you know she’ll like, plus a nice basket that she can reuse to store things.
More options from Amazon:
If you want a gift to celebrate your friendship, pick the best picture you have with her, and have this beautiful plaque made.
It’s a nice keepsake and great way to showcase a special picture of you guys.
Some similar options on Amazon:
Jewelry is a popular birthday gift for women, so you can’t go wrong with a necklace for your girl best friend’s birthday.
This one is designed for friends and comes with a funny saying and a thoughtful message. The 2 interlacing circles represent the unbreakable bond between friends.
The necklace in itself is beautiful and discreet enough to be worn every day. It’s made of 14k gold fill or sterling silver, and you can pick between a smooth or a hammered finish.
Different options from Amazon:
If she’s more into rings, then this one is a great option as well, and it also has a beautiful meaning behind it.
The ring is made of sterling silver and comes in several sizes.
If she already has all the jewelry she needs or you’re not sure what to pick, then this travel jewelry case will make a thoughtful birthday gift for your bff.
The box is customized with her name and birth flower, and you can pick between 2 colors.
It’s a super practical gift for someone who wears jewelry while being super cute at the same time.
If you prefer to order off of Amazon, here’s a nice similar option.
So she can think of you every time she drinks her morning coffee, gift her this cute customized mug.
You can choose from various cup designs and if you’re mailing it to her directly, you can ask the seller to add a message with it.
Make it extra special by filling it with her favorite treats or tea/coffee.
If you like to write and want something super personalized, then this fill-in-the-blank book will be a perfect birthday gift for your bestie. And, if she’s the sentimental type, she’ll love it.
Every page comes with a prompt to help you out and you can make it as funny or as sentimental as you want. It’s a great way to show her how much you care for her.
Good Birthday Gift Ideas for Women
If she likes to drink tea, then she needs to try these tea drops. It’s quite a unique gift, you don’t see that everywhere, and it’s a step up from tea bags.
This is a sampler pack with 5 flavors and cute designs. Just add it to hot water and it will dissolve rapidly, brewing the perfect cup of tea.
If she lives in a place where winter gets chilly, then this loungewear set will make a cozy gift for her. It’s super soft and comfortable, yet it looks good. It’s a must-have to chill at home on colder days.
It comes in several colors and sizes, from small to x-large.
This purse organizer is a practical gift for someone who like to keep their things organized.
It works best with work/tote bags, and you’ll need to have her purse’s size to pick the right one for the insert. It comes in various colors as well.
Another cozy gift for your best friend, these fluffy slippers are a must-have. They are super comfy, come in different colors, and are pretty stylish.
The inner sole is made of memory foam and the outer one of non-slip rubber.
For the girl who’s into self-care, gift her a little pampering session on her birthday with these fun sheet masks.
The packaging is fun, the ingredients are pretty good, and there are 7 different masks in this pack.
Like for the birth flower, there’s a stone associated with each month. Get her one of these beautifully handcrafted jewelry dish that matches her birth month.
If she likes to pamper herself, get her these super cute shower steamers, with the scent matching her birth flower.
If she’s into astrology, these cute soaps will make a perfect birthday gift for her. The scents match the zodiac signs and the packaging include the flower, color, crystal, and herb associated with the star sign.
A candle with a twist, it features gemstones, herbs, and scents to create an elegant and abundant birth-month candles.
If your best friend likes coffee and the outdoors, this Stanley Cup is a must-have! It brews and filters coffee, boils, and cooks while being lightweight.
Gift her fresh herbs year round with this indoor garden. Maintenance is minimal with automatic watering and lighting and it will allow her to grow up to 6 different types of fresh herbs.
Another gift for the kitchen, it also works well for true-crime fans. It includes the recipes of the meals killers ate during their final hours, as well as true-crime trivia and facts.
If she’s been talking about starting journaling or is into wellness, meditation, yoga… she’ll love this five-minute journal. With prompts, it will help her write down her thoughts, goals, and aspirations while improving mindfulness and gratitude.
21 – Financial Feminist: Overcome the Patriarchy’s Bullsh*t to Master Your Money and Build a Life You Love
A must-read for any woman looking to get a better hold on her finance, this book is an inclusive guide to all things money—from managing debt to investing and voting with your dollars.
22 – Mulled Wine Set
For your next girls’ night, get her this mulled wine set that includes everything needed to craft the perfect mulled wine.
23 – Astrology Blanket
Another fun birthday gift for your bff if she’s into astrology, these star sign blankets are hand wooden in New York, made of cotton, and are the perfect thing to have to keep warm.
24 – Calm Club Yoga Cards
A budget-friendly wellness gift, these yoga cards include 52 yoga poses and tips to perform them correctly. It’s a great thing to have for a beginner yogi.
A useful gift to keep small belongings safe, these hidden-pocket scrunchie are a great thing to have.
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