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12 of Our Favorite Gift Ideas for Your Best Friend

Anyone who’s shopped for their best friend knows how hard it can be. After all, you know them best, so it’s basically your duty to gift them something they will actually appreciate and use, right?

Cratejoy’s here to make your life easier: think inside the box and get your BFF a gift subscription box! Whether he or she is constantly thinking about their next big travel adventure, obsesses over natural beauty products, or is an introvert at heart Cratejoy’s got a box perfect for them.

We know that a generic gift just won’t cut it for your ride-or-die, so Cratejoy’s rounded up a collection of unique subscription gift boxes for your best friend that are guaranteed to make them love you that much more.

1. Explore Local Box

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Price: Starts at $39.99/month

What You’ll Get: Does your bestie love to travel and is constantly thinking about their next great adventure? Then Explore Local Box is the perfect BFF gift to help fulfill those travel desires. Each month’s box features a new city from around the country and includes locally made products and food items from small artisans and businesses. We all know half the fun of travel is trying new foods, so bring that straight to your bestie’s door with Explore Local Box.

Shipping: Ships to the U.S. and France on the 1st business day of each month

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2. American Cocktail Club

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Price: Starts at $34.99/month

What You’ll Get: Maybe your bestie is the type that doesn’t need a reason to celebrate! If so, American Cocktail Club is the ultimate gift for any occasion. Each they’ll receive all the ingredients needed. like syrups, bitters, and garnishes, to make 4 servings of a new craft cocktail. Or splurge a little and gift your BFF the “Everything Box” that includes the ingredients plus the hard stuff (the booze).

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. the 3rd week of each month

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3. The Burlap Bag

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What You’ll Get: If you and your best friend bonded over a shared sense of humor, then The Burlap Bag is the perfect gift for your bestie! This candle subscription box definitely has a bit of sass, each box includes one 9oz candle with a funny name like Unicorn Puke, Crazy Cat Lady, and You're A Wizard. But don't worry, they all smell great!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S around the 26th of each month

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4. Lip Monthly

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Price: Starts at $12.95/month

What You’ll Get: If she loves rocking a bold lip, then Lip Monthly is definitely up your best friend's alley. Each month's subscription bag includes 4-5 full-size lip products like lipstick and liners, lip gloss, lip balm, lip crayons and more! Discover new colors and brands every month!

Shipping: Ships from the U.S. between the 10th-15th of each month

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5. SinglesSwag

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Price: Starts at $24.99/month

What You’ll Get: SinglesSwag is a gift box curated especially with a single woman’s lifestyle in mind. Each box includes fun items like fashion accessories, organic bath and beauty products, best-selling books, yummy snacks and more! Choose from two different gift options for either 3-4 or 5-7 full-sized products.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on or before the 1st of every month

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6. Pretty Paper Club

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Price: Starts at $20.00/month

What You’ll Get: This year choose best friend day gifts that add a bit of custom flair and fun to the desktop when you send Pretty Paper Club monthly subscription boxes. Personalized and coordinated boxes arrive each month bearing beautifully crafted stationery and a handful of accessories, including pens, stickers, labels and more.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 20th of each month

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7. My Reward Box

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Price: Starts at $24.00/month

What You’ll Get: Send your better half only the best with the My Reward Box. Featuring fun monthly themes, the regular box includes 5-6 full-size items and the mini box comes with 3-4 full-sized items, including high-quality makeup, face masks and artisanal body care products. Your bff's face and body will thank you for the recognition.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the 20th of the month

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8. Beauteque Monthly

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Price: Starts at $15.00/month

What You’ll Get: Is your bestie K-Beauty curious? BB Bag boasts 6 full-sized Asian beauty items including skincare, makeup, body/hair care, and more – starting at only $22/month. Mask Maven delivers 9 masks ranging from sheet masks to wash-off masks to sleeping packs and everything in between – starting at only $13/month.

Shipping: Ships to select countries on the last day of every month

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9. Thread & Flourish

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Price: Starts at $39.95/2 months

What You’ll Get: If your best friend enjoys expressing herself through style, then a high-quality scarf is perfect for professional meetings, traveling on planes, date night, and just everyday sophistication. Thread & Flourish chooses 1 gorgeous, ethically-made, silk/cotton/wool scarf and 2 items any woman on the go can use every month.

Shipping: Ships to select countries between the 20-26th of every other month

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10. Brothers Coffee Company

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Price: Starts at $18.00/month

What You’ll Get: Surprise him or her with a gift that also gives back! When you sign your BFF up for Brothers Coffee , every month he or she will receive freshly roasted coffee from a new roaster. They carefully select each roaster and coffee to ensure that it is both delicious and does something new and exciting to make the world a better place! One dollar from each subscription is donated to Grounds for Health, which screens for and treats cervical cancer, a preventable disease that kills hundreds of thousands every year.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. during the first week of the month

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11. VINYL MOON

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Price: Starts at $26.00/month

What You’ll Get: If he's a music lover, there’s no better way to display his timeless love for music than with a vinyl record. Send your musically curious and artistically adventurous friend a vinyl mixtape of 10 rising musical artists inside a custom designed record jacket. Discovering new music has never looked or sounded so good!

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. around the 17th of every month

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12. Introverts Retreat

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Price: Starts at $24.99/month

What You’ll Get: Show your best friend how much you get her with the Introverts Retreat, a subscription box that is perfect for introverts who want to recharge and pamper themselves in peace. Introverts Retreat is filled with products and activities perfect for an afternoon alone. Choose between the standard box or deluxe box to get an international author-written book, bath and beauty products, high-quality facial masks, hand-made scented candles, puzzle books, journals, and/or an assortment of yummy treats.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the United States around the 4th every month

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