If this past year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing is quite as valuable as our relationships with loved ones. That’s why you should take this Galentine’s Day to show that bestie who’s been there through it all just how much you appreciate her. We’ve rounded up some truly sweet ideas both big and small that are sure to delight.
From cozy slippers and self-care gifts for the homebody to essential gear for the fitness-obsessed, there’s a little something for everyone. These heartfelt friendship gifts are sure to make your favorite pals feel special, and the best part is that you can purchase them right from your couch.
Read on for the ultimate best friend Valentine's Day gifts.
Sierra Designs Studio Custom Best Friends Portrait
Give your favorite gal something special with a personalized portrait of the two of you. Customize everything from hair color to your outfits and favorite drinks—and don’t forget to top it off with a sweet quote or message.
Price at time of publish: $24 for 5x7
Naked Cashmere Love Booties
Once she slips on these super-soft booties, she'll never want to take them off. Woven out of 100% cashmere, these slippers are the epitome of laid-back luxury—and the tiny embroidered hearts on the backs of the heels are the perfect expression of your love. Bonus: for each pair of booties sold, the company donates $50 to Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Olive and June Vampy Heart Press-On Nails
Help her get into the Galentine's spirit with these fun press on nails. The tiny heart motif on a shiny white background makes the nails feel modern and cool, without being overly sweet.
Price at time of publish: $10
200 Women: Who Will Change The Way You See The World
Some coffee table books are just meant to look at, but this is one you’ll actually want to read. Inside are 200 interviews with women around the world on everything from success to love that will uplift and inspire your bestie whenever she’s feeling down or looking for motivation.
Price at time of publish: $25
Homesick Premium Scented Candle, Book Club - Scents of Orange, Nutmeg
This modern candle is the perfect gift for a book or travel-loving friend. Choose from a range of states and cities for your favorite jet setter or a cozy, spice-infused "book club" themed one (add a fun new release or pick from a favorite author to complete the gift).
Price at time of publish: $38
Skin Gym Jade Workout Set
Your bestie will never look better than she will with this gua sha and facial roller kit. The former is meant to help sculpt and lift the face, while the latter is meant to help depuff and release tension, working together to create a radiant glow. Both are made of amethyst, a stone known for its soothing properties.
Price at time of publish: $60
Insight Editions Self-Care: A Day and Night Reflection Journal
Help your bestie relax, reflect, and recharge with this 90-day journal. Prompts to track mood, emotions, activities, and sleep will help her stay in touch with her mental health.
Cobble Hill Nevertheless, She Persisted Puzzle
Help her get cozy with an inspiring and challenging 1,000-piece puzzle. From Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Amelia Earhart, this puzzle features illustrations and quotes of 24 empowering women throughout the last 150 years of history. It’s also eco-friendly, made from 85% recycled paper in India.
Price at time of publish: $18
Mark & Graham Petite Travel Jewelry Case
This one is for the friend who always struggles to get her stuff together. Help her keep her jewelry accounted for during her travels with this adorable mini organizer. It features a light linen interior and a vegan leather exterior that you can customize with color and a foil embossed monogram.
Price at time of publish: $59
Beneath Your Mask Illuminate Clarifying Face Mask
Beneath Your Mask’s award-winning detoxifying body scrub provides the exfoliation everybody needs. Made of dead sea salts, aloe, and grapeseed and tree oils, the vegan, organic concoction promises to clear pores, protect from environmental stressors, and brighten skin all while moisturizing. It’s most effective when rubbed onto dry skin in circular motions.
Price at time of publish: $70
Slip Silk Contour Sleep Mask
Nothing says a good night’s sleep like lights out. This silk sleep mask is a comfortable way to block out light, made of mulberry silk that’s less absorbent than other fibers and therefore won’t eat up your face cream. Choose from sultry colors like plum and charcoal or fun prints like Hollywood Hills and rose leopard.
Price at time of publish: $49 for apres ski
Margaux The Ballet Slipper
These faux fur slippers will keep feet warm all winter long, promising to make staying inside more enjoyable than it sounds. Featuring an open toe, an x-strap design, and a 10-millimeter dual foam insole, they’re super comfortable, too. Bonus: A neutral gray color means it will go with any pajama set or robe.
Dabney Lee Faux Leather Tassel Bookmarks
Any bookworm will appreciate this trio of sleek, refined bookmarks. Each boasts a glam metallic—gold, copper, and bronze—as well as a cheeky phrase like “Mark my words.” A playful tassel hangs off one end, while an arrow cut marks the other for some seriously stylish vibes.
Price at time of publish: $8
Longchamp Le Foullone Leather Passport Cover
Travel may not be a thing right now, but a chic passport cover case will give your friend something to look forward to. This waterproof holder does more than keep a passport safe. It also has an RFID-blocking wallet to prevent information theft that can hold up to four cards, plus travel tickets.
Price at time of publish: $13
GLDN Au Naturel Necklace
Treat your bestie with a dainty necklace perfect for everyday wear. This necklace is extremely customizable with adjustable length options and the option to add an inscribed initial or an illustration. The best part is that it accommodates all budgets depending on what material you choose—from wallet-friendly gold fills and sterling silver to more luxe 14k solid gold.
Price at time of publish: $62
Johanna Howard 100% That Girl Candle
You don’t need to be a Lizzo fan to appreciate this inspiring candle. Rose + Co hand pours its candles from a coconut and soy wax blend. Not only does this candle’s lavender, sage, and rosemary scent smell light and lovely, its fragrance oils are phthalate-free, making it environmentally friendly.
Price at time of publish: $28