Celebrate your besties with our thoughtful pick of presents

While we love celebrating our BFFs all year round, who can resist a dedicated day for showing how much your pals mean to you?

Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day (officially 13th February, if you didn’t know) is firmly marked in our calendars. And since it’s just around the corner, we’ve put together an edit of thoughtful and fun gift ideas that are sure to make them smile.

From beauty must-haves and self-care staples to photo albums and home decor delights, there’s something for every budget and all ages in our round-up to pay tribute to your best friends.

10 of the best Galentine’s Day & Palentine’s Day gift ideas
Gift them: NARS Invite Only Mini Afterglow Liquid Blush Set

• Three NARS Mini Afterglow Liquid Blushes in Orgasm, Dolce Vita and Orgasm Rush

Gift them that lit-from-within glow with this coveted NARS set featuring not one, not two… but three liquid blushes! The seamlessly silky formula blends like a dream and they can build it up from a subtle pop of colour to a radiant rush of flush. With three gorgeous shades – peachy-pink Orgasm, dusty-rose Dolce Vita, and rosy-bronze Orgasm Rush – they’ll have a blush to suit any occasion.

Gift them: Real Techniques Everyday Essentials Set

• RT 400 Blush Brush

• RT 300 Deluxe Crease Brush

• RT 402 Setting Brush

• RT 200 Expert Face Brush

• Miracle Complexion Sponge®

If they’re always rocking a new make-up look, then this five-piece set has their name written all over it. With all the essentials for creating their everyday face, cheek and eye looks, they can buff and blend to their heart’s desire with these pro-quality make-up tools, as stunning as they are practical.

Gift them: Wishful Glow Trio Set

• Get Clean Foaming Cleanser – 50ml 

• Yo Glow AHA & BHA Enzyme Scrub – 40ml 

• Honey Whip Peptide Moisturizer – 20ml 

Glowing skin is always in and you can’t glow wrong with this trio of treats from Wishful. The perfect three-step routine, they can melt away the day with the gentle foaming cleanser, reveal brighter-looking skin with the sumptuous scrub and hydrate to the max with the luxurious moisturiser. They’re cult favourites for a reason!

Gift them: My Mood Nail Polish Duo

• Two nail polishes in shades Extraordinary and Happiness

• Vegan*

Looking for a gift as fun and fabulous as they are? It’s got to be this stunning nail polish duo to complete their collection. Featuring a bright red to bring out their bold side and a goes-with-everything pink to add a splash of colour to any outfit, there’s a shade to match whatever mood they’re in.

Gift them: Invisibobble Self-Care Kit

• One pink sprunchie (spiral scrunchie)

• Three pink spiral ties

• Three clear spiral ties

If their hair is their crowning glory, then they’ll love this cute set of Invisibobble’s revolutionary hair ties. The innovative spiral design means they can experiment with styles without putting extra strain on their strands. And best of all – no kinks!

Gift them: AromaWorks London Light Range – Lemongrass & Bergamot Candle** & Mini Aromabomb Gift Set

• One Lemongrass & Bergamot Candle** – 10cl

• Two Lemongrass & Bergamot AromaBomb Bath Bombs – 125g

• Vegan*

Fill their home with the relaxing aroma of lemongrass and bergamot, enhanced by fresh citrus notes of lime and mandarin. They can enjoy this exquisite scent as both an indulgent candle** and an uplifting bath bomb. A match made in heaven if ever we saw one.

Gift them: Satzuma Heart Shaped Mirror & Light

• USB charging cable included

What better way to show your love than with this heart-shaped light-up mirror? Perfect for applying make-up and adding ambience to their room, it not only looks sleek and stylish, but the base doubles up as a trinket dish where they can store their everyday make-up collection, fragrance or jewellery. It’s the perfect getting-ready station for their vanity table.

Gift them: Green Floral Watercolour Photo Album

• Holds 140 x 6x4ins photos in clear pockets

Add a personal touch by gifting them this beautiful photo album to hold all their memories. The floral watercolour design will bring a soft, botanical feel to any room and you could even go the extra mile by including some of your favourite photos together to get the album started.

Gift them: AromaWorks Petitgrain and Lavender Reed Diffuser

• Size: 100ml

Immerse their senses in the soothing blend of calming lavender, fruity petitgrain and citrussy bergamot. Made with 100% pure essential oils, this diffuser will transform any space into a relaxing escape to help the strains of the day drift away.

Gift them: No7 Star Glazing Lips Look Bundle

• No7 Limited-Edition Lipstick – Infinity

• No7 Limited-Edition Lip Glaze – Infinity

• No7 Limited-Edition Lip Liner – Infinity

Elevate their red lip to new dimensions with this shimmering lip collection from No7. They can define their lip with the warm-berry liner, fill in the shape with the sparkling red lipstick and add a dazzling finish with the gorgeous glossy glaze for a look that’ll make them feel out of this world.

And that completes our round-up of ten of the best gifts for friends. Find more Galentine’s Day and Palentine’s Day gifting inspiration by shopping our full range of gifts for friends.

*Vegan formulas do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
**Never leave a burning candle unattended.