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14 Galentine’s Day Gifts for the BFF You Can’t Wait to Hug Again

gifts for your BFF this Galentine's Day
Lindsay Lange
Jan 29, 2021

As Leslie Knope once said, Galentine’s Day is all about ladies celebrating ladies. And since your inner circle definitely helped you through the dumpster fire that was 2020, it’s time to show them some love.

Whether it’s chocolates, flowers, or small things that’ll help them relax (yes...relax), we wanna help you spread good cheer. So keep scrolling for the best gifts to send your sister from another mister.

An organic lavender eye pillow so they can get the sleep they’ve been dreaming of…

Sleep? During a pandemic? Help them catch some much-needed zzzs with a lavender and buckwheat eye pillow. It’ll add a gentle weight to their eyes, which can help soothe restlessness and increase relaxation. Even if they just wanna lay down for a 10-minute break, this pillow will be an added bonus. ($32, Uncommon Goods)

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A T-shirt for any of your gals that are focusing on themselves…

Post breakup or not, this shirt is all about girls doing their own thing, focusing on themselves, and prospering. And we love that journey for them. ($25, Legendary Rootz)

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A three-piece candy bento box for them to snack on…

Galentine’s Day is nothing without some sweets. And with this three pack, they’ll be able to munch on champagne bears, dark chocolate sea salt caramels, and sugar-coated gummy lips. IOHO (in our humble opinions) — it’s just enough to eat without feeling sick. Because no one wants a sour stomach come nighttime. ($21, Sugarfina)

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A colorful bouquet of roses and berries to brighten their day…

No, roses aren’t just romantic. They’re your BFF and sending them a beautiful bouquet is the perfect way to send some Galentine’s Day love. Plus, the flowers are sourced directly from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms. Aka farms that are sustainably run by local workers who are paid fairly. ($65, Urban Stems)

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A hand-made banner they can hang in their bedroom…

Because they are magic to you. And they should know it. Especially on Galentine’s Day. Plus a little inspo first thing in the morning never hurt anyone. ($45, Rayo & Honey)

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A “Schitt’s Creek”-themed card to send to the ladies you’d actually want to be in an a cappella group with…

We all secretly wish we could be part of the Jazzagals. So send a thoughtful note to the women in your life who make up your support circle. You can’t jump on a bus and hit up a Poison concert with them...but you’re counting down the days until you can see them again. Because they’re simply the best. ($4.50, Pinwheel Print Shop on Etsy)

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A candle that reminds them just how close the two of you are…

Queue up The Cheetah Girls’ “Cheetah Sisters.” This candle is perfect for the person in your life who feels like family, but technically isn’t. You may not be blood related, but you’re there 24/7. ($20, Luna Mountain Candle on Etsy)

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A nail essentials kit so they can keep their home manicures looking fresh…

Zoom meetings all day long call for a) cute earrings and b) clean nails. This kit includes a top coat protector, cuticle serum, and two-sided nail file. Everything comes in a convenient pouch, too. You want them to look and feel their best, duh. ($26, Olive & June)

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An endless friendship necklace you can both wear for years to come…

She gets one side of the circle, you get the other. No matter the distance, she’s still your number one. And Galentine’s Day is all about celebrating the two of you. ($18.40+, Berradas on Etsy)

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A wine gift card so they get bottles shipped directly to their door…

Pick a card, any card. Gifts range from one month, up to one year (with six bottles delivered per month). So they won’t need to spend a penny on wine. They’ll just need to redeem their card and pick what bottles they like. Cheers. ($100+, Bright Cellars)

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A set of X and O coasters that’ll double as decor…

Heartfelt and made from sustainably sourced wool, these coasters are a cute way to send hugs and kisses from afar. Just another way to say “I really, really miss you.” ($40/set of 4, Anthropologie)

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A waffle robe they can relax in at the end of the day…

If they aren’t a robe’s time they become a robe person. This one is made from bamboo. And is soft, cooling, and lightweight. If they need convincing, just tell them they can add it to their loungewear arsenal. Sweats all day, every day. ($80, Goldune)

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A bath salt to add to their next spa day… day from home. Made from sea salt, epsom salt, and minerals like magnesium and potassium, this bath salt can soothe aching muscles and relieve dry, flakey skin. It’ll also fill their bathroom with the relaxing aroma of lavender and chamomile. Yes, please. ($23, Skin Flo)

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A container of customizable messages that show your Galentine what you love most about them…

Maybe they give the best advice. Maybe you’ve known them since childhood. Whatever bonds the two of you, these messages will remind them of why your connection is so strong. There are 50 messages to choose from, so you can pick the 12 that best define your sisterhood. Awwws sold separately. ($40, Uncommon Goods)

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PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. And we apologize for any shipping delays due to COVID-19. Thanks.

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