Here are the cutest birthday gift ideas for best friends that will have them swooning over your choice of perfect gift options for them!
Birthdays are always so precious. Especially if it’s your best friends birthday, then you know why it’s super important to make it as special as you can for them!
I personally start planning what to get my best friends weeks before their big day, so if you’re looking for some great gifts to give them, you have come to the right place 😉.
I have included some of the best birthday gifts that are unique, thoughtful, and something your best friends will absolutely love to receive from you!
BEST BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR BEST FRIENDS
1. Vintage Hand Bag
Anything vintage is so in right now. And this stylish vintage bag looks like the best thing any girl would love to receive as a gift!
This is especially great birthday gift idea for best friends that love to stay in the trend!
2. Custom Keychain
This custom keychain is soo cute!!
It’s such a simple yet thoughtful gift for best friends that they will appreciate. You can customize this on Etsy with your favorite picture and song together and they’ll totally love it!
3. Glossier Lip Balm Dotcom
Who doesn’t love skincare?! It’s one of the many things we girls love but don’t spend much on so gifting your best friend her favorite skincare products will definitely make her day!
Glossier is winning in all things skincare and it is to die for. This yummy lip balm set only costs $30 which is perfect for three of your best friends! You could get each one of them a $10 lip balm that they’ll absolutely love!
4. Satin Pajama Set
Okay, here me out: Matching Pajama Set on a girls’ night in 😍😍. You can watch all your favorite tv shows and movies (Gossip Girl if you’re like me ;)) and have so much fun together. This one comes in many other pretty colors so go with whatever her favorite color is!
5. Personalized Moon Light
How cute is this moon lamp?!
This just makes the perfect birthday gift ideas for best friends! We all already know LED lights are the rage but a personalized moon lamp of your pictures together makes it so much more meaningful!
6. Custom Phone Case
This phone case is BOMB!! Phone cases are one of the most inexpensive gifts for best friends and if done right, then you know they’ll love it!
This stunning clear case design with their name is definitely a trendy option, so I’m sure your best friend will adore this as a birthday gift! You have to get it for them.
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7. Satin Sleep Set
If your best friend is someone who barely gets any good night’s sleep then believe me, she will totally thank you for this gift set!
It includes a silk eye mask, pillowcase, and scrunchy; all that will help her get the dreamiest sleep. Highly recommend it for her!
8. Self Care Mystery Box
We all deserve a little self-care moment so the most useful birthday gift idea for best friends is this self-care box. It has everything that you can think of; from makeup, skincare to lip gloss, and more! This is a gift that she’ll actually be excited to use!
9. KeyRing Bangle
I think this is something that EVERY girl must have. This keyring bangle makes sure to keep all your important keys secured together so you never have to worry about losing them.
If your best friend is someone who juggles many keys daily, trust me this will be a total lifesaver for her. And the fact that you can customize it with her initials is a plus!
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Every girl loves to receive candles as a gift because we love a good smelling room, right? This inexpensive candle from Amazon has its own personal touch to it and your best friend would smile every time she’ll light it up!
11. Personalized Wallet
If your best friend loves to travel, then getting her a personalized wallet where she can keep important things like cards and cash is a total must have.
I love this from Etsy because it looks so pretty and you can even customize it with her initials which is awesome!
12. Fluffy Slippers
Fluffy slippers are hands down one of the best inventions everrr! Nothing better than waking up in the morning and putting these bad boys on.
This is the kind of thing you wear once and never want to remove! So when you’re getting one for your best friend, get another one for me as well 😉.
13. Mini Jewelry Organizer
This mini jewelry organizer is adorable. It’s perfect for the best friend who loves to accessorize and has tons of jewelry. It will help keep their go-to ones in a cute box like this.
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14. Jade Roller and Gua Sha
Jade Rollers help SO much in the morning. We hate waking up to puffy eyes and cheeks especially when it’s a big day and that’s when these come in handy.
Pair it up with gua sha (which is trending like crazy btw) and you have the perfect birthday gift idea for your best friends!
15. Ari Eau de Parfum
Yeah, a perfume might sound like a basic gift idea for your best friend, but wait until she finds out this is THE Ariana Grande perfume that everyone rages about allll the time! Her perfumes actually have incredibly amazing scents that last all day and are cute looking too!
If your best friend is a major Ari fan (honestly.. who isn’t?!), you’ll be her favorite person with this gift!
16. Cute Face Masks
Who would’ve thought we would be giving face masks as a gift someday? 😂 But for real tho, these face masks are super cute and so much better than the plain ones.
These will match any outfit and are washable which means she can use them again and again! Plus, wouldn’t we do anything to stay in trend while being careful? 😉
UNIQUE BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR BEST FRIENDS
17. Custom Portrait
Is this not the best portrait you have ever seen?! A custom portrait is the sweetest birthday gift idea for best friends!
Pick a favorite picture of you and your best friends and get it as a portrait that they can hang in their bedroom! Gifts like these are always 10x better than any other.
18. Personalized Starbucks Cup
If your best friend survives heavily on Starbucks then this gift will be extra special when they realize you got it custom made with their favorite font and color!
19. AirPod Case
AirPods are the rage in today’s world so an AirPod case for your best friend is one of the fun gift options.
The second is really cute and has different colors so you can even get matching AirPod cases!
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20. Initial Necklace
You can never go wrong with jewelry as a gift! Knowing that they are custom made makes it even more special! I would love to receive this as a gift from my best friend.
21. Face Masks Set
Skincare gifts are always the best. Face masks feel so good and are great for relaxation after a long day/week. Gift your best friend a whole set of these for her birthday to show her how much you care for her wellbeing!
22. Nail Kit
Nail Kit is the perfect birthday gift idea for best friends that love to get their nails done every once in a while!
We all know how expensive salon manicures are and booking an appointment these days is super hectic. So you already know this is a gift your best friend will really appreciate!
23. Personalized Bracelet
If you and your best friend are long distance then you know how much personalized gifts like these mean to you guys. I absolutely love this one from Etsy and think would be an amazing gift for your best friend on her birthday.
24. Custom Face Socks
Looking to give your best friends a funny gift this year? Custom Face Socks are the way to go!
You can get these socks custom made with your face and gift it to them. They’ll totally crack up and might even consider wearing them or hanging as a decor piece lol.
25. DIY Explosion Box
Recreate this birthday gift idea for best friends:
Okay, can we talk about how this girl went all out with this birthday gift idea for her best friend?!
I LOVE it and this is an amazing gift that your best friend will truly appreciate (because she’ll know you actually put an effort just for her!)
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26. Gift Cards
You can’t go wrong with gift cards! I personally love them and think they are a useful gift. You can also get them gift cards from their favorite restaurant or shop.
CREATIVE BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR BEST FRIENDS
27. Night Sky Print
One word: OBSESSED.
I think this would be the most special birthday gift idea for best friends! Get a night sky print of the day your best friends were born, frame it, and gift it to them. This will also be a super cute decor for their bedroom!
28. Spotify Plaque
Omg how cool is this?! As a regular Spotify listener myself, I totally approve of this gift idea!
Get the best picture of you and your best friends and go for a song you guys like. I can already picture their reaction when they open this gift from you!
29. Birthday Box
To be honest, when I don’t have any clue on what to get my best friends, I always go for birthday boxes like these. They always have something that I know my friends will totally love and use.
However, you can also make your own gift box of all her favorite things and snacks. And oh, I have also seen people putting money in the box lately, so definitely something to think about 😜.
30. Personalized Best Friend Pillow
Am I the only one who loves flipping sequin pillows like these over and over? This complete customizable one will be such a thoughtful gift for any best friend!
31. Healing Crystals
Healing crystals are seen everywhere these days! Basically, people believe healing crystals can boost low energy, transform a body’s aura and prevent any bad energy.
So if your best friend loves collecting crystals, get her these healing ones!
32. Best Friend Photo Pull Up Gift
A photo pull up of your favorite memories is probably the sweetest thing to give anyone. This is one of the just because gifts to give your best friend to show her how much you care!
33. Bath Bomb Gift Set
I don’t know any girl that does not love bath bombs. They can be so relaxing and create the perfect cozy environment that actually makes you feel like you’re in a spa.
34. Photo Book
A book that has all your favorite pictures together? You already know she’s going to love and cherish this forever!
If you both are childhood besties, do include those pictures as well. She will cry every time she opens this book!
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35. Reasons Why You’re My Bestie
These tubes are so cute!! Such an adorable way to tell someone how much they mean to you. I would totally melt if someone were to gift me these!
You can get the tubes to say anything you want and the seller is actually super nice so any questions, she’ll help. 10/10 recommend this!
Hope you found these birthday gift ideas for best friends helpful!
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