10 Affordable Birthday Gift Ideas for Your Girl Best Friend
Giving gifts is one of the best ways to make your loved ones feel appreciated. And when it comes to your girl best friend, you would agree that she deserves to feel special, doesn’t she?
She’s been with you through the thick and thin, the rain and storm, and even when it’s all rainbows and sunshine. Her birthday is the perfect occasion to show how grateful you are to have her in your life. It can be a lot of pressure indeed, to find the ‘right’ birthday gift for her- something that's charming, useful, makes her happy, and also falls within your chosen price range.
Luckily, good gifts don’t need to be crazy expensive. In fact, the best presents are thoughtful ones.
We’ve curated a list of unique and budget-friendly gift ideas for you to choose from, so you can pick the perfect gift for your best friend and shower her with all the love!
HERE ARE 10 AWESOME GIFT IDEAS FOR HER
The Body shop is known for its fancy products with luxurious quality. Who doesn’t like to smell delightful? Good thing is that you can never go wrong with The Body Shop’s gift combos. The packaging’s cute, it’s priced well and it smells heavenly- it’s got it all covered! The combo comprises a shower gel and body butter with the sweet and pleasing aroma of strawberry that lasts all day and leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Moreover, you can personalise the gift on The Body Shop’s website.
Since we’re already talking about sweet-smelling gifts, an aroma oil diffuser is another wonderful option. It’s a very hassle-free product as it neither requires electricity nor a battery to function. It’s complemented by lavender essential oil, which is renowned for its numerous therapeutic qualities- lavender fragrance calms down anxiety and improves mood, helping in relaxation. This aroma diffuser not only leaves the room smelling divine but also acts as a charmingdecor piece. An alternate option for the aroma diffuser would be a set of scented candles.
Choosing clothing to gift can be a little tricky sometimes since everyone has a different style and preference. That’s why a set of comfy loungewear is a practical choice. It also makes for a perfect sleepover gift and being satin, the night suit feels so very soft and light. We promise that she’ll love it and will want to wear it all day and night. If her birthday falls in the summers, you could instead go for a cotton pyjama set.
If your friend loves makeup, this can be one of the best gifts you can give her. When it comes to makeup, quality is way more important than quantity. Gifting a bag full of cheap makeup products is no good for anyone. Instead, always go fortrusted brands. There’s no doubt that Makeup Revolution’s products are popular, loved and worth owning. Luckily, this eyeshadow and blush combo makes for a complete gift in itself. The eyeshadow palette has 15 different shades and the soft pastel pink blush is flattering on all skin tones. The search is over!
This one is for your creative, artsy friend who adores stationery. It’s a universal fact that someone who loves stationery stuff can never own enough diaries! This beautiful handmade leather journal is something that will always remind her of you. Its ideal for writing, drawing, scrapbooking and the compact size makes it handy and travel-friendly. So she can carry it with her wherever she goes. The fancy little lock attached to it keeps everything in place. Also, journaling is one of the best forms ofself-care, so this is truly an endearing gift.
Purses/ wallets are a must-have accessory for everyone, right? Not only they’re functional, but they also greatly complement an outfit. With multiple options out there, it’s always safer to go with something classic like a black or white sling bag. Quilted or textured handbags are gaining popularity and this particular sling bag by Lychee ticks all the boxes- it’s easy to maintain, looks chic and elegant and has enough space and pockets to hold all essential items and more. Your best friend will very much love this minimalistic gift.
This is the cutest gift there can be! Dog lover or not, this LED lamp can win anyone’s heart in a jiffy. With a yellow light bulb included, it adequately lights up the room and creates a cosy, warm ambience. Believe it or not, lighting has the potential to influence mood; one can also switch up the colour of the bulb, making it wholly customisable and aesthetically pleasing.
Watches are a timeless gift, aren’t they? No matter how digitalised our generation gets, watches will always possess a vintage touch that can’t be replaced. They’ll always be considered an essential accessory. A word to the wise, never go for a cheap watch- it’s just not worth it. In instances of gifting perfumes and watches,brand and primeness do matter. Fortunately, Chumbak is one such brand that sells classy watches at a decent price and offers countless colourful options to choose from. This one is worth it.
This is a really cool birthday gift because who doesn’t like to own a portable Bluetooth speaker? Be it car rides, road trips, partying, chilling or studying, music makes for a great companion and by gifting your friend this portable speaker, you’re conveying that you understand how important music is for her. BT Speakers need to have good battery lifeand sound quality. This one by Noise does exactly that, at a reasonable price.
If you feel like pampering your bestie, this gift tops all the others. Mcaffeine products are outstanding and never cease to gratify their customers. Let’s not forget howblissfulthe scent of coffee is, which happens to be the trademark of the brand. If your friend is a coffeeholic, this gift will bring the biggest smile to her face, for sure.
If somehow you still couldn’t decide on a present and need a no-brainer gift, we’ve got you! This bath gift hamper is a complete set, with elements of the first and second gift from the list- shower gel, body lotion, massage oil, aroma diffuser (essential oil included), a loofah and decorative rose petals. Visually appealing and nifty, it’s perfect. You don’t even need to think twice.
Hopefully, we took some burden off your shoulders and eased the process of gift selection. All the gift ideas above have been suggested keeping in mind- utility, quality, aesthetic, durability, affordability, authenticity and novelty. You can trust us on this one. We understand the significance of good gifts.
The present you choose to give someone, says a lot about you because it’s an expression of the efforts, thoughts and care you’re willing to put in for them. It’s an indirect way of letting the other person know how much they mean to you. Let the gifts you give, be the mediator.
What gift should I give to my best friend?
Any or all of the gifts above are ideal for gifting to a close friend. However, if you want to go one step ahead, there's nothing quite like a personalisedgift to express your love for them.
How do I spoil my best friend on her birthday?
Get Creative: You can handpick a couple of the items from the list and create a gift hamper for your dear friend if you think there’s more than 1 thing that she’d love from the list.
How can I surprise my best friend on her birthday online?
Got a long-distance friend? Don't let distance come in the way of letting your best friend know how much you care. Gift Cardsare perfect for making your BFF's day even from miles away.
An added advantage is that a lot of the products on the list can be found on sale most of the time, and they also come in colour and design varieties.