Prospects of not seeing your bestie for weeks on end pushing you to the brink? We feel your pain, but there are ways to stay connected while complying with social distancing guidelines. Instead of looking to the horizon and imagining a time where you can hang out like the good ol' days, check in with your best friend today and send a thoughtful gift to help them power through.
You know them best. So it’s basically your duty to find just the gift to give them a smile or mark any special occasions that have been postponed. Since generic gifts just won’t cut it for your ride-or-die, we’ve rounded up a collection of care packages for your BFF that are guaranteed to make them love you that much more!
It turns out that finding amazing best friend gift ideas on the Cratejoy Marketplace isn't so hard after all. With everything from DIY cocktails and beauty products to perfumes and yoga goodies, there's something for everyone. So hang tight, stay strong, and send a gift that lets your bestie know that better things are yet to come!
Price: Starts at $30.99/month
What’s Included: Designed to help reduce stress and spread happiness, TheraBox is the ultimate care package for the confined. Curated by experienced therapists to act as a mini wellness retreat that arrives at the front door, this box reminds your loved ones just how important "me time" really is. Each box comes brimming with goodies, including 1 wellness activity and 5-7 self-care products, like soy candles, aromatherapy, organic masks and skincare treatments.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. between the 24th-29th of each month
Price: Starts at $9.00/month
What’s Included: Don't let a large-scale lockdown stop you from enjoying a cup of tea (or spilling the tea) with your best friend. A monthly subscription to Simple Loose Leaf Tea is here to make sure there's always high-quality, delicious tea on hand whenever it's needed. Bringing enough tea to brew 20 fresh cups, choose regular or decaf, and select herbal, green, black or a sampler that brings one of each, plus a special seasonal mix.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 1st business day of the month
Price: Starts at $27.99/month
What’s Included: Whether you're looking for a special birthday box or a little something to lift your friend's spirits, share a virtual toast to good health and a bright future by joining the American Cocktail Club. Available with or without the booze, each box simplifies the art of mixology, bringing all-natural juices, syrups and mixers to prepare 4 servings of a delicious cocktail created by some of the top mixologists in the country.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. before the 20th of the month
Price: Starts at $22.95/month
What’s Included: The Vegancuts Beauty Box has been committed to cruelty-free products from the very beginning, and they continue to use their knowledge to bring happy subscribers nothing but the best in clean and green beauty goods. From superfood serums and scrubs, to nourishing lotions and cleansers, every box sends a curated assortment of 4 or more top-quality beauty products, all guaranteed to be non-toxic and made from 100% vegan ingredients.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 17th of each month
Price: Starts at $35.00/month
What’s Included: When you're separated from your besties by long distances or social distance, words of encouragement can be just what's needed to lift spirits and calm anxieties. UPBOX is a unique gift subscription that's on a mission to send a monthly dose of comfort and hope. Packed with an inspirational assortment of 8-10 faith-filled items, unbox everything from daily devotionals, verses and wall art, to home decor, bath products, snacks, teas and more!
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 10th of the month
Price: Starts at $43.95/month
What’s Included: Splurge-worthy and luxurious, Laurel & Reed is a care package that upgrades any beauty routine in an instant. A 5-star rated box that's made its way onto thousands of wishlists, each box is packed with over $100 worth of top-shelf clean beauty essentials, guaranteed to be vegan and free from harmful ingredients. Bringing a mix of 4-6 full-size uncommon goods, she'll get professional-grade skincare goodies, including serums, facials, masks and more.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. immediately if the current box is still available for first time purchases, with renewals shipping on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $44.99/month
What’s Included: Offering health benefits ranging from improved sleep to stress reduction, the CBD oil products packed into each subscription from the Hemp Crate Co can bring health and happiness to your friends and their pups! Choose from 3 different genres of Starter kits with 4-6 items or Advanced kits with 5-8 items, to send a sampling of balms, tinctures and edibles, along with educational materials that detail the products uses and benefits.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 24 hours, with renewals shipping at the end of the month
Price: Starts at $45.75/month
What’s Included: A great way to say happy birthday or share a sweet DIY gift from a distance, Red Velvet NYC brings all that's needed to make and enjoy 2 restaurant-quality desserts from the comforts of home! Each month's premium baking kit comes prepped and ready to go, bringing pre-measured whole food ingredients, step-by-step instructions and tips and tricks to bake delicious (and impressive) desserts, like German chocolate cake and maple pecan cupcakes.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. to arrive by the 1st Thursday of each month
Price: Starts at $27.75/month
What’s Included: Your gang of girls are goddesses in their own right, making it high time that they join a sisterhood of empowered women everywhere with a monthly gift subscription to Goddess Provisions. Fans love the spiritual support packed into every box, including a mix of 5-7 high-quality full-size products, like handmade vegan apothecary goodies, energetic crystals, aromatherapy essential oils, superfood snacks and tools for spiritual practice.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 20th for first time subscribers, with renewals shipping during the 1st week of the month
Price: Starts at $26.95/month
What’s Included: Perfect for lovers of sophisticated decor, pretty up your best friend's home with a monthly gift subscription to Wickbox. Sending personalized fragrances with the help of a detailed scent survey, each box delivers 1 large or 1 medium luxury candle, that features high-quality wax and a lead-free wick in a seasonally appropriate, keepsake jar or container. Practical and elegant, every candle gives off a delightful scent for up to 60 hours.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or around the 15th of each month
Price: Starts at $26.00/month
What’s Included: With the Bath Box by Magickal Earth, bath time becomes a soulful, self-care ritual enhanced by a beautifully curated assortment of body care items and spirtual tools. Send your bestie good vibes and positive energy with a mix of 4-5 goodies, including 1 new crystal, selected to match the month’s energy, an essential oil-scented candle and all-natural vegan bath products, like bath bombs and ritual salt soaks.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 1st of the month
Price: Starts at $13.25/month
What’s Included: Subscribers rave about the quality, value and mind-blowing scents packed into each box from Wicked Good Perfume. Available in 2 unique subscription tiers, send 1 perfume roller featuring a limited-edition scent, or the full Scent Club box for 1 solid perfume and 2-3 scented products, like countertop sprays and lip balms. Healthy for body and planet, every item is made in-house from sustainable, vegan ingredients.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 1-2 business days from ordering, with renewals shipping between the 10th-15th of the following month
Price: Starts at $24.95/month
What’s Included: Knowing that stress-snacking has been thrust into high gear, send some much-needed reinforcement to friends who are determined to snack on healthier options. Naked Snacks is a delicious monthly subscription that focuses on whole-food goodness with a touch of indulgence, sending either 5 or 10 large bags of fresh dried fruits, sweet and salty trail mixes, and flavorful cleverly named nut and snack mixes.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada on the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $54.95/every 3 months
What’s Included: A great gift for your eco-conscious besties who are determined to prioritize a healthy environment, Earthlove sends an inspired quarterly gift basket that's packed with practical items that support a sustainable lifestyle. Valued at over $100, each box arrives with 6-8 full-size eco-friendly products, including inspiring books, vegan bath and body products, zero-waste accessories, jewelry and a thoughtful guide filled with practical tips and eco-challenges.
Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. within 2 weeks from ordering, and then quarterly on the 15th of Mar, Jun, Sept and Dec
Price: Starts at $8.08/month
What’s Included: Life in lockdown moves at a snail's pace, providing the perfect opportunity to Do a Shot of Yoga! Ideal for friends who want to ease into a daily yoga practice, this subscription is available in 3 tiers that aim to align the body and mind with a yoga-centered book club, 3-4 lifestyle accessories and access to exclusive digital content, including 10-minute shots of targeted yoga and quick guided meditations that slowly build flexibility, strength and spiritual wellness.
Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 4th of the month