Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Your Best Friend
June 21, 2019

It’s technically true that money can’t buy you love, but a really nice gift can go a long way toward showing a loved one how much you care. And because we live in such a giving society, there are plenty of opportunities to display that love and affection, from holidays and birthdays to special occasions like anniversaries and just for the heck of it moments. That being said, it also means that you could spend half your life shopping for presents, especially if you’re really trying to nail it with great gifts. So, how do you find great gift ideas for your best friend without stressing and looking forever? You turn to MASSE, your other best friend!

MASSE makes it easy to find great gift ideas for your best friend, because we’re powered by real people who have really bought and used all the gifts they’re recommending. In fact, shopping with MASSE is like shopping with a whole group of best friends, because every item on our site is accompanied by reviews and notes from a wide variety of users. And you can feel confident in their recommendations for gifts for best friends because MASSE doesn’t allow paid reviews or sponsored posts. It’s all real gift ideas from real people, which is a bit of a gift in and of itself these days given how many shady shopping recommendation sites there are.

So, what makes for a great gift idea for your best friend? First of all, it’s got to feel somewhat personal. We’re not saying it needs to be personalized — monogramming only works in a very limited number of circumstances — but it should feel like it came from the heart… or at least someone who knows someone very well. Now, we can’t tell you more about your best friend than you know yourself, but we can give some great gift ideas for your best friend based on their personalities, interests, and what our users have loved in the past.

Below, you’ll find gift ideas for your best friend that range from some amazing self-care products and makeup sets to books and more quirky items. Which gift ideas you choose really depend on which friend you’re shopping for, but you can be confident that they are going to love them no matter what!

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Bomb Bay Mini Lip and Face Set
$23.00
Fenty Beauty By Rihanna
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‘A Love Affair’ Yoga Mat
$99.00
Sugarmat
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Mini Pouch
$46.00
Stoney Clover Lane
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Dressing for the Dark
$23.93
Kate Young
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Tarot Cards
$40.00
The Wild Unknown
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Bomb Bay Mini Lip and Face Set

$23.00By: Fenty Beauty By Rihanna
Sometimes, when you’re looking for gift ideas for your best friend, all you really need to do is think about what you’d love to receive. That’s totally the case here: Just about everyone loves to shop for beauty products at the wonderland that is Sephora and just about everyone loves Rihanna, so the Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby Mini Lip and Face Set really hits the nexus of all things awesome. This is an especially great gift idea for your best friend who likes to go out at night — produced Rihanna’s skincare and makeup line, this set comes with a peachy-champagne highlighter and gloss bomb universal lip luminizer, which combine to create what our users call one of their favorite makeup sets.
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One of the best ways to show people you love them is by helping them love themselves. That’s why a yoga mat makes for a great gift idea for your best friend, and there are few yoga mats that make for better gifts than those made by Sugarmat. The aptly named A Love Affair yoga mat is a gorgeous and easy-to-use yoga mat that features splashes of rose and gold synthetic suede on one side and a no-slip bottom. MASSE users rave that it’s both cute and convenient to transport, calling special attention to the fact that it folds up into a little pouch instead of requiring you to lug around a big ol rolled-up mat wherever you go.
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Mini Pouch

$46.00By: Stoney Clover Lane
You really can’t go wrong with a gift that is both stylish and super useful. Stoney Clover Lane’s mini pouch is a fantastic way to keep essentials organized without lugging around some big, ugly bag. It has enough room for all sorts of small items you can’t go without, from makeup and nail polish to cell phones and laptop chargers. MASSE shoppers love the fact that it can be customized, with different materials, monograms, and bold lettering available, too.
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Dressing for the Dark

$23.93By: Kate Young
Don’t worry, we have plenty of great gift ideas for best friends who aren’t into the world of beauty and self-care. If your best friend is big into fashion, culture, and/or history, a coffee table book about one of those subjects is always a good bet, and a gorgeous coffee table book that encompasses all of them is even better. Celebrity stylist Kate Young’s book Dressing for the Dark is a great gift idea for a best friend who loves cinema and American culture, and it’ll also please anyone who just wants a stunning, classy book to display in their homes. As one MASSE user points out, it’s a great book to help someone start a collection, as well, so really you can’t go wrong with this great gift idea!
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Tarot Cards

$40.00By: The Wild Unknown
Tarot cards, long the exclusive territory of psychics and people on the boardwalk looking to make a quick buck, have gone mainstream as millennials embrace more fun, earthy, alternative spiritual ways of living. This tarot card set from The Wild Unknown is an absolutely stunning deck of cards with amazing original artwork and a full 200-page guide to how to use them, so they make for a fantastic gift idea for any best friend with a curiosity about the centuries-old practice. MASSE users like both how beautiful they are and how fun they are to use!