Showing your besties how much you love them should be an everyday thing, but it’s fun to be a little extra on February 14th. So if you’re on the hunt for the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts for your friends, we’ve got plenty of cute and thoughtful picks to choose from.
While you can never go wrong with a simple token like candy or flowers, why not opt for a more unique present for your best friend that hones in on their interests. If they’re always searching for the latest beauty products, create a basket filled with a few inexpensive goodies like nail polish and a clear organizer to help keep their collection neat. If they live on #showertok, help them create an at-home spa with bath bombs, facial steamers, and a plush robe.
Need a gift idea for teens this Valentine’s Day? How about trying one of the latest tech gifts – no, not wireless earbuds. We’re talking Rayban smart glasses, which they can use to listen to music and podcasts. Still stuck? We happen to think that plush slippers, an accessory from one of her favorite jewelry brands, or a trendy hoodie to wear if she’s spending V Day on the couch, are stellar Valentine’s Day gift ideas for friends.
Teen Vogue’s Top Picks:
Whether you’re playing with someone you’ve recently met or a long-time friend, this simple card game with complex questions will help you get to know each other better.
Tired: Real bouquets. Wired: Lego Bouquets. Your friend will be able to create their own flower bouquet with tons of tiny bright colored blocks inspired by actual flowers like roses, snapdragons, and poppies.
These Zoë Kravitz-approved headphones are cheaper than AirPods and will look better with your outfit, too. You can fold them into your purse, thanks to the collapsible design.
A classic that should be on everybody’s bookshelves by the late bell hooks.
Give the gift of pleasure! This sex toy is a fan favorite among customers mainly due to its powerful sonic pulse technology. It also has eight intensity settings to choose from.
Glossier has brought back the beloved solid version of its iconic perfume. If Valentine’s Day isn’t a great day to celebrate this return, then when?
Sometimes the best gifts are the most practical ones. These heating pads from Rael literally hit the spot whenever Mother Nature decides to unleash her monthly wrath.
The perfect bag for that friend who loves to travel (and overpack!). The brand notes that it can fit one to three days worth of clothing and it’s TSA approved as a personal item. The Ballistic shell material is also waterproof and durable.
A beauty product that successfully fades dark spots and will look this cute on your BFF’s vanity? Yes, please!
The Nike Dunks have become a sneaker favorite among celebrities and influencers (we’re sure you’ve seen the Pandas colorway). However, this pink and white leather design goes hand in hand with the holiday, so we couldn’t resist adding it to our list. Style it with a dress, denim, leggings — whatever your heart prefers!
You might not be in the same geographical location as your bestie to cuddle up on your couch and watch Pride & Prejudice (2005) for the millionth time together but you can at least gift them a similar warmth. Chamberlain Coffee’s latest hot chocolate offering can be made “hot” or become the perfect addition to their coffee by way of a mocha. All that’s left is setting up a Zoom date!
Of course, lipgloss was going to make this list! You can never have enough and Tower28 Beauty’s Milky Lip Jelly Gloss is one of our all-time faves.
This oil-absorbing face roller is one of Teen Vogue‘s readers’ top purchases month after month. And while the weather is dry now, think ahead and gift your BFF this Revlon product so they’ll be ready when Spring arises. (Have we mentioned it’s also a TikTok fave?)
Gift card slander in this economy? If your bestie always wants to try TikTok’s latest, viral Starbucks drinks, then this gift card is definitely a treat.
Emi Jay hair claws are great for your friends with thick hair because, yes, they actually stay in place and look great.
If your bestie is experimenting with their personal style, consider gifting them some leg warmers. They’re a great way to explore their styling capabilities and are definitely a great winter accessory that will help them stay warm.
The ideal gift for that friend that loves to have their weekly spa days at home.
String Ting will give your friend a chance to turn their cell phone into a cute accessory thanks to this adorable Sun Catcher wristlet strap. It features bright neon hearts, Japanese Miyuki beads, and an Austrian crystal centerpiece.
Dried flowers make for the best home décor presents and the colors in this arrangement give off a subtle romantic and feminine vibe.
A nice detail for that friend who has been with you through thick and thin.
You couldn’t score Coachella tickets to see Harry Styles with your bestie? It happened to the best of us. However, this Pleasing Polish set can make up for it. Maybe throw in some heart-shaped sunglasses, too.
The vibes and room scent will be immaculate whenever you light up this luxe candle.
This small but mighty speaker will go unnoticed in your bestie’s Polly Pocket-inspired living room. From listening to music to making audio calls and turning on lights, they’ll be able to use this Nest audio to achieve multiple tasks around the house.
Insert “I gotta put me first” audio. This iconic and hair-transforming hair tool took over the internet and for a good reason. The airwrap will help you curl, shape, and smooth your hair without using excessive heat. It works by combining airflow with controlled heat to help dry your strands while styling it.
Are you and your BFF in a long-distance relationship? Gift them a Switch so you can play the afternoons away with some seriously entertaining multiplayer games. It has a sleek design with a built-in control pad and feels super light.
If your hair keeps getting stuck to your lip gloss, we’ve got a solution for you. Enter: Glossier’s lip gloss. Crafted with vitamin E and Jojoba oil, this high-shine gloss works to moisturize the lips while giving off a glass-like finish. Choose your favorite hue among the four available.
We are not saying we’re mindreaders but we’re pretty sure your bestie hearted these cups as soon as they popped up on their TikTok FYP — so do them a favor and order them these ASAP. They’re made from borosilicate glass and feel lightweight. Don’t forget to add edible glitter to spice up your juice display.
If you’re looking for a unique way to express your love to your bestie, go with this tiny fill-in-the-blank book. It’s an inexpensive gift that is funny and sentimental and will truly show your appreciation for your best friend.
Jamming out to your favorite shared tune in the car with your bestie is a moment not to forget. So get them this custom acrylic song plaque featuring your favorite friendship photo, complete with the title of the song you both love. It also lights up!
Upgrade your valentine’s wash day routine with this honey-infused hair wash. It’s made from 92% all-natural ingredients, including argan oil and a pea protein that works to prevent damage and lock in moisture.
With over 23,900 five-star ratings, Amazon customers are loving these aromatherapy shower steamers. The pack features six scents: lavender, menthol, eucalyptus, vanilla, grapefruit, watermelon, and peppermint. All you have to do is place it in the corner of your shower and let it do its magic! Your friend will come out feeling calm and refreshed after every shower.
If she doesn’t have a heart-shaped handbag already, what are you waiting for? Snag this pick quick! Available in 18+ colors, this mini purse comes with a removable shoulder strap, top handle, and gold-tone hardware.
This small humidifier comes with multiple benefits that will leave you feeling refreshed inside and out. You can use it for your face, keep it on while you sleep to help open up your nasal passage, clear congestion, and help soothe a sore throat, according to the brand. It’s also wireless, can run for up to eight hours, and comes with a soft LED nightlight.
Does it get any more romantic than soaking in a warm bath filled with flower petals? We think not! These heart-shaped bath bombs are made from all organic ingredients, like milk powder and rose petals, which both work to moisturize the skin.
All the IT girls have been spotted wearing these stylish fuzzy hats (Rihanna, Bella Hadid, Hailey Bieber), so you know it’s got to be worth it. Customers note that it feels ultra soft and fuzzy and has a great snug fit.
You can never have enough cute jammies and this set is perfect for rocking during the entire month of February and beyond. The long sleeve top and leggings feature an all-over heart print inspired by candy hearts. It’s also made from a soft waffle knit fabric and is available in inclusive sizes.
Your best friend is going to adore you for this gift, especially if they love the color pink! This UGG clog features sparkly sequins all over the front of the shoe and a stretchy slingback strap to help keep the feet feeling secure. The soft lining inside is made from a moisture-wicking fabric, so there is no worrying about smelly or sweaty feet.
Valentine’s day is one of the best times to go full glam and your pal will be able to create an eye-catching glittery lip look with this kit. It comes with a liner, glitter, gloss bond, and dual-tip applicator.
This lash extension starter kit will allow her to apply false lashes under her natural lashes for a full look. The best part? It’s super easy to use. You just have to prime your own lashes with the bond glue, then apply the extensions and seal them together with the applicator tool.
Simple yet stunning, these heart-shaped huggie earrings are an easy way to show off some holiday spirit without going overboard. It’s made from plated brass, glass, and cubic zirconia.