Fun friendship Valentine’s Day gifts. Are you looking for a Saint-Galentine gift for your best friend? Discover our selection of the best gift ideas, from fun cards to feminine gifts, flowers and candles.
Valentine’s day approach, and as far as we’re concerned, it’s a great excuse to show your love to someone special in your life. So why not celebrate Galentine’s Day – or BoyfriendEntine’s Day – sending a thoughtful gift to your friends? Single or in a relationship, the idea is to show your best friends how much you care about them.
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When is Galentine Day 2022?
According to the wise advice of Parks and recreation‘s Leslie Knope (whom we can thank for the notion of Galentine’s Day in the first place), the special day is actually supposed to be celebrated on February 13 – although we’ll let you go anyway.
“What is Galentine’s Day? It’s just the best day of the year!” she said during an episode of the show’s second series, which prompted the popularization of the term. “Every February 13, my girlfriends and I leave our husbands and boyfriends at home and just come for breakfast. Ladies celebrate ladies,” says Amy Poehler’s character.
What’s not to like? It’s the perfect day to show your closest friends you care by sending a thoughtful gift – scroll down to see our suggestions…
Galentine’s Best Gifts
Galentine’s Brownies, £16.99, Lola’s cupcakes
If your best Judy has a sweet tooth, we can’t think of anything she’d love more than treats from Lola’s Cupcakes. There are too many delicious options to choose from, but delicious brownies seem perfect for a night of FaceTime chatting.
Hun Card No. 1, £3, Emmy Lupine Studio @ Etsy
Let them know they’re your number one with this fabulous card designed by illustrator Emmy Smith. There are also plenty of other fun designs to choose from.
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Liquid Diamond Pink, £20.95, Amazon
Show your favorite girls and boys how much they mean to you by giving them a fun and bubbly night out. Amy x Liquid Diamond Prosecco Rosé was created in collaboration with The Only Way is Essex Star, Amy Childs. This selfie-ready blush-colored Prosecco comes dressed in an elegant diamond-textured bottle and is bursting with fruity flavors of blueberries, cherries and raspberries.
Illamasqua Hydra Lip Stain, £20, Illamasqua
Give your friend the gift of kissable lips! The nourishing formula is infused with apricot and peach kernel oil to leave lips hydrated for up to 10 hours. We love how the subtle two-tone hue blends seamlessly, creating a custom glossy finish.
With Love Scented Light Candle, £9.50, MRS
If your best friend lights up your life, she’ll love this Galentine’s Day candle that lights up into a magical display when lit.
A dozen dapper dogs, £8.50, Hotel Chocolate
We’ve got a serious case of puppy love for these Hotel Chocolate shocks. They are almost too cute to eat.
Piper-Heidsieck Cuvee Brut Champagne Lipstick Gift, £45, moon pig
Introducing the Piper-Heidsieck Cuvée Brut NV Champagne 75cl Lipstick Gift Set – isn’t that fabulous sweetie? The full-bodied champagne features fresh aromas of pear and apple, hints of almond and hazelnut, and a zesty citrus finish. Perfectly presented in a glamorous lipstick container your Galentine can keep long after the last sip, it’s a real heart-stopper for a gift.
Charlotte Tilbury Glowgasm Lips in Glittergasm, £22, Charlotte Tilbury
This magical color-changing lipstick has a hydrating pH formula – basically, it’s a lip mood ring. Glittergasm is a shade that suits everyone in a limited-edition holographic case to give you flawless pretty pink lips with a multi-dimensional glow.
Espa Pink Hair and Scalp Mud, £36, Spain
If your friend loves a fancy hair treatment, this could be a great gift for her hair. The mineral-rich intensive treatment mask deeply conditions and leaves hair soft and smooth, and the scalp nourished.
Heart Print Stripe & Stare Pyjamas, £147, Stripe and look
We’re thinking of a pajama slumber party with cocktails and pizza included…
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Nailberry polish, £14.50, look fantastic
Did someone say mani-pedis? Nailberry’s Almond is the perfect nude.
Selfridges Afternoon Tea Gift Set, £45, Selfridges
Afternoon tea lovers will fall in love with this gift set from Selfridges!
Ambition Mug, from £13, Shop for self-made items on Etsy
Are there any Dolly Parton fans? Bring a smile to your hardworking friends with this ‘ambition mug’ mug – you also have the option to add a card to your order, if you wish.
Dried letterbox flowers, £15.95, Bloombox
These hand-picked dried flowers are a great option, as they will last for months in your best friend’s house. We love the wild flower look of this selection.
Givenchy Le Rouge Deep Velvet Lipstick N37, £32.50, Feel unique
Lipstick fans, raise your hands! Even if your friend doesn’t have anyone to rub shoulders with on Valentine’s Day, she’ll still love this gift.
Crystal Ball Gin, £39.99, Foyer
No explanation needed here! Empowerment is a drink best served over ice…
Bitch, please, £100, Confessions of a Rebel
This new in-your-face fragrance has notes of fruits like blackcurrant mingling with jasmine petals. It’s bold, it’s brash, and it’s not afraid to show it all – is it your friend? Creamy sandalwood and skin musk evoke a carefree, confident vibe.
Low alcohol gin, from £16, CleanCo
And if they’re not drinking, the delicious flavors of CleanCo will be a treat. Choose from watermelon and strawberry or raspberry. Pass us the tonic!
Pink Holm ‘Enough of Your Cheek’ candle, £15, ASOS
Celebrate the female form this Galentine Day! We love this beautiful candle.
The Galentine Card, £3.95, Amazon
For all the Friends fans there.
Glossybox Gift, from £16.95, Glossybox
A beauty box full of delicacies will always be welcomed! Glossybox will do all the hard work for you – just choose your subscription and wait for the thank you text messages to arrive.
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Manifesto by Roxie Nafousi, £7.49, Amazon
Get inspired by this Manifesting book that gives seven steps to living your best life.
Bae nameplate necklace, £34.99, H.Samuel
Your bae will love this bae necklace.
The LookFantastic Beauty Box Valentine’s Edition, £55, LookFantastic
Send her flowers your way with LookFantastic Beauty Box’s Valentine’s Edition. You will definitely earn brownie best friend points. Inside you will find so many fabulous treats! From pillow sprays to blushes, there’s something for every love story in this exclusive box. Plus, with every box, receive a £40 voucher to spend on LELO products for a little extra self-love.
Amore Embroidered Denim Jacket, £215, Sophie Marine
Designer Sofia Marino designed the Amore jacket and it can be personalized. The embroidery is inspired by Greek and Roman mythology and Renaissance art, and the red hearts represent Cupid, the ancient Roman god of love, and the color red traditionally represents luck and fortune. The Amore pattern has just under sixty-two thousand stitches. and takes two hours to embroider, with intricate needlework in fine gold thread.
Frederic Malle Portrait of a Lady Hand Cream, £50, CLEAN TO WEAR
If your best friend’s favorite scent is Portrait of a Lady by Frederic Malle (and it’s a cult classic for a reason!), you’ll be delighted to hear that the luxury brand has launched a hand cream with the same scent. Divine!
Ring, £49, Missoma
If they’re a fan of royalty, they’ll love Missoma’s “interstellar gold ring” worn by Duchess Meghan.
Letters to my friend, £9.89, Amazon
You’ll touch their hearts with this sweet notebook of personal letters. Each letter is printed with a unique prompt like: “I knew we would be friends when…” And: “From you I learned the importance of…”
Jo Malone London Wild Roses Soap, £16, Jo Malone London
This soap is a lovely gift from Jo Malone London for Valentine’s Day. With a blend of seven of the world’s most exquisite roses, with crushed violet leaves and a hint of lemon, it unfurls like a bouquet of fresh cut flowers. Plus, it’s wrapped in a unique design created by renowned British artist Michael Angove.
The Galentine card, from 99p, moon pig
There are lots of great options on Moonpig if you want to create a personalized card – and they can even be sent online if you’re short on time…
She Talks Book, £7.99, Olivier Bonas
Another beautiful book with words to inspire, this collection features famous speeches from Boudica to Greta Thunberg, Chimamanda Adichie and Malala Yousafzai.
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