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    42 Cute Things Cheap Enough So You Can Buy One For Your BFF Too

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    1. Adorable lil' boba tea earrings that even come with a tiny straw for your main bubble tea-run buddy! When's a good time to sip that stuff? ALL the time for you guys.

    Small earrings that look like a light pink bubble tea with visible bobas

    Get them from Amazon for $1.73+ (available in six colors).

    2. And a four-pack of ~wild~ earrings in case y'all still have a Google alert for Tiger King.

    four pairs of faux-leather animal print earrings with two that are like loops and two that are like drops

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in eight combos).

    3. A couple of holographic bags you can wear around your waist or on your shoulder to keep the essentials nearby while keeping it fashion.

    silver holographic fanny pack and then pink holographic fanny pack

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three color combos).

    4. Cheap sunnies that'll be worth 10x their weight in compliments, which'll really come in handy for your BFF who can barely hold onto a pair of designer shades. If/when they lose these, it won't be a wild goose chase to recover them.,

    Promising review (for the pic on the right): "Love love love these glasses! The pink is true to color and the shape is flattering on my face. Such great quality for such a reasonable price!" —Ally

    Get them from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in a combo pack of the shown glasses).

    5. Or some seashell sunnies to help maintain your air of mystery while keeping you from squinting in the sun.

    sunglasses with seashell shaped frame
    Hola Hermanas Collective / Etsy

    This is a small Latinx woman-owned biz based in Menifee, California, run by two sisters. In addition to these beauts, they sell tons of accessories and home accents like this small Baby Yoda car hanging!

    Get it from Hola Hermanas Collective on Etsy for $6 (also available in a black frame and check out their cloud-shaped sunnies).

    6. A six-pack of sprout bookmarks perfect for holding your place when leafing through a book to see how many pages left 'til the next chapter.

    leaf-like bookmarks sticking out of the top of two books

    Anyone who says they don't do that is a liar.

    Get them from Amazon for $10.87.

    7. A six-pack of macaron-like containers you can split up and distribute amongst the friend group, concentrating on your friend who's forever taking off their earrings and losing them in a purse.

    four-way pic of maracon-looking storage boxes holding pills and small pieces of jewelry

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    8. A flashy lil' watch without the matching price because you're both saving up for that bucket list trip in 2022.

    maroon wristwatch

    Get it from Amazon for $4.69+ (available in five styles).

    9. An adorable coffee spoon they can use to stir in all the stuff they use to make their coffee *exactly* like they like it.

    reviewer pic of a cat shaped spoon in a coffee mug with paws resting on side of mug

    Get it from Amazon for $2.39.

    10. A 16-pack of adorable squishy animals for ~safely~ expressing some of their bottled-up rage instead of in a reply-all email chain. Though that would be the stuff of legend....

    the squishy animals

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    11. A mini champagne bottle filled with candy as a sweet way to celebrate just about everything. Finally got around to some emails? Wonderful! Made it through a Zoom meeting without rolling your eyes? Good for you!

    clear champagne bottle with chocolate ball candy inside
    Dylan's Candy Bar

    FYI, these are chocolate cookie crumb bites!

    Get it from Dylan's Candy Bar for $15 (also available in champagne bubble bites and gold marble chocolates).

    12. A well-dressed pig pin (of no relation to the Peanuts character Pigpen) to keep 'em company on their lapel as they go about their day.

    denim lapel with three enamel pins of pigs wearing colorful rainboots

    Get it from Amazon for $1.39+ (available in red boots).

    13. A tie-dye T-shirt because remember when you and your friends tried to DIY some in your backyard and made a huge mess? Yeah, this'll be a way cuter outcome.

    the tie-dye T-shirt with "HONEY" and a heart design on the breast

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in 18 styles/colors and women's sizes XS–XL).

    14. A five-pack of chopstick-cradling cats you can whip out at your next at-home sushi night. It's already super impressive that you make your own sushi. These lil' helpers will just be the icing on top!

    tabletop with five little cats made for resting your chopsticks

    Get them from Amazon for $8.98.

    15. A pair of lotus-like cotton swab holders that'll make anyone who has an organization method for everything extremely happy. It's cute enough to sway even the messiest of folks too!

    a black holder and a white holder

    Get them from Amazon for $8.48 (available in four color combos).

    16. A palm reading card deck so you and your pal can practice reading each others' lines, even on the go!

    some instructional cards in the deck
    Urban Outfitters

    Get them from Urban Outfitters for $9.

    17. A St. Tropez-themed makeup palette I think you should use to lure your friend group into some vacation plans.

    BH Cosmetics

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $8.50 (vegan, gluten- and cruelty-free).

    18. A reversible sequin pillow case to update their couch for about the same price as your go-to McD's order.

    sequin heart with different color on reverse side of the sequins

    Get it from Amazon for $6.85+ (available in six color combos).

    19. A floral crop top that'll become your new summer go-to. Go ahead and buy one in the other color for when you BFF asks where you got it.

    plus-size model in tiny floral T-shirt

    Get it from Boohoo for $12 (available in sizes 12–24 and also in pink; check out a similar lettuce hem tee and lace-trim cami).

    20. A soap holder to cradle their cleansing bar without letting it turn into a glob of goo.

    flamingo-shaped birds with soap bars that rest on wings mounted on wall

    Get a pair from Amazon for $8.99 (available in a variety of styles).

    21. And while we're on the subject of soap and animals, a snail-shaped soap pump that'll really dial up your pal's bathroom sink.,

    Promising review: "OOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHH WHO LIVES IN A PINEAPPLE UNDER THE SEA! A little paint, elbow grease, and clear coat, then you to can have your own Gary." —pantsgoblin

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in four colors).

    22. A phone ring for helping you get that just right angle when you're taking a selfie or FaceTiming with your platonic soulmate.

    square design with desert illustrations on it connected to a ring to use as a phone stand

    Get it from Caseley for $10 (available in 24 designs).

    23. A Selenite skyscraper that any crystal or interior design enthusiast would appreciate. It's going to look like you spent close to $50 on it!!! And I say that because I recently saw one in a boutique at that price.,

    Promising review: "This is a lovely piece!! It is larger than I expected and very sturdy. Makes me wish I had more places to put one so I could buy another!" —Charity Youngblood

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    24. A couple of plant watering stakes to split between two green thumbs whose houseplants are still alive. (How?!)

    glass bird-looking bulbs filled with water inserted into a container plant

    Plz teach me your ways.

    Get two from Amazon for $7.50.

    25. A six-pack of succulent votive candles for the aspiring old plant lady whose track record for keeping actual plants alive is less than stellar.

    the candles

    I've killed multiple air plants! So I can relate.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.97.

    26. An ear saver for ponytail wearers whose ears are feeling a little raw nowadays. This'll help keep that face mask in place.

    person with a ponytail wearing a face mask with ear loops secured on buttons
    Eymbellish Designs / Etsy

    This Denver-based shop specializes in these button elastic ear savers.

    Get it from Eymbellish Designs on Etsy for $4.95 (available in a variety of colors and two sizes).

    27. A library due date coffee mug because, OK the last thing that any of us needs is another novelty coffee mug. But I think that this one is the exception. How charming!

    coffee mug that looks like an old fashioned library card stamped with dates
    Joyful Moose / Amazon Handmade

    Joyful Moose is a family-owned and -operated shop based out of Northern Idaho.

    Get it from Joyful Moose on Amazon Handmade for $19.50.

    28. A bourbon-flavored lip balm for those of us who enjoy the finer things in life. That sometimes dehydrate those lips.

    moscow mule, whiskey, and margarita with corresponding lip balms
    The Little Flower Shop Co / Amazon Handmade

    The Little Flower Shop Co is a Chelsea, Michigan-based shop that makes all sorts of toiletries.

    Get it from The Little Flower Shop Co on Amazon Handmade for $4.99 (also available in Moscow Mule or Margarita).

    29. A 20-pack of fawn-cy hair clips that'll help outfit your pal who somehow always has their hair different or a new hair accessory.

    the clips arranged on a tabletop

    Get them from Amazon for $9.49.

    30. A set of toucan socks that'll help Conservation International and their efforts to save exotic birds and other creatures. A sock drawer grab has never been so meaningful!

    socks with a toucan print on them
    Conscious Step

    Get them from Conscious Step for $14.95 (available in two sizes).

    31. A dainty heart necklace in three finishes that'll be perfect for friendship jewelry, even if you're a little bit country and they're a little bit rock 'n' roll.

    three versions of the necklace in a black, gold, and silver finish

    Get it from Amazon for $1.86+ (available in three finishes).

    32. A Water-Meow-Lon Lip Smacker to deliver a delicious, juicy dose of moisture to your pout. Plus there are five cute characters, which'll give you plenty to work with while sharing with friends.

    the lip balm with a cute cat lid

    Get it from Amazon for $3.95 (also available in a panda and unicorn).

    33. A makeup brushes set with super pretty marble-print handles can help them swatch that new palette they texted you about to which you responded "BUY IT."

    set of makeup brushes with marble-print handles fanned out on tabletop

    Promising review: "The brushes are a good density and there's no fall out hairs. Try are also very soft so they blend liquid and powder products quite nicely! I would definitely recommend!" —Jenna LeCompte

    Get 15 brushes from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    34. A five-pack of washable mesh shopping totes for a très chic solution to them always having to pay for a plastic bag. I own one and can vouch that these beauts ball up into very little space but have some Mary Poppins-like capabilities.


    Seriously though, I have a beige one and fill 'er up with heavy hardback library books during weekend errands and most anything else that needs to go in there.

    Get them from Amazon for $16.98.

    35. A six-pack of adorable highlighters they'll wanna keep on their person 24/7.

    hand holding a smaller highlighter pen that looks like a pill capsule with more in the background

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99.

    36. A seriously sparkly eyeshadow for some major payoff. Let's all just wear disco eyes as long as it's a good idea to wear face masks, right? That's my approach to 2021.

    e.l.f. Cosmetics

    Get it from e.l.f. Cosmetics for $5 (available in 11 colors).

    37. A soybean keychain made for squeezing when ya' feel like fidgeting or a little anxious. This is FAR cuter than a stress ball!

    hand squeezing keychain so one of the little peas comes out

    Get it from Amazon for $1.73.

    38. A trio of mini clay face masks as a spa night(s) treat to yourself. Or keep one and share the other two with friends.

    several jars of clay masks
    Live By Being / Amazon Handmade

    Live By Being is a woman-owned business based in Texas and specializing in artisanal skincare.

    Promising review: "This was a wonderful surprise, the packaging was just as nice as the product itself...opening it, looking through the product, mixing it in the clay bowl, applying to your face, and then finally washing it off, makes you feel so special. It’s like all of the nice little things that make us happy to be a women...thank you for making such a wonderful product ..will buy from you again!!" —Shelly J Angelo

    Get them from Live By Being on Amazon Handmade for $15.

    39. A paperclip chain necklace you can layer with all your other chains. Trust me, this is compliment bait. I have a dupe and every time I wear it someone asks about it.

    gold tone necklace with large chain links
    J. Crew Factory

    Get it from J. Crew Factory for $14.50.

    40. A personalized mini garden flag for that windowsill garden you've been nurturing for the past year and somehow haven't killed off yet.

    metal plant container with three mini garden flags in it marking the plants and care directions
    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $12.99 (available in 10 colors).

    41. A moisturizing hair mask worth a few uses in the shower as a super quick, pretty lazy way to take care of yourself. Maybe just start handing this out for birthdays?

    packet of hair mask
    Mane Club

    I've used basically every hair mask from Mane Club — all to stunning, smoothing results!

    Get it from Mane Club for $3 (gluten- and cruelty-free).

    42. A ~breathable~ nail polish in case you never seem to have base coat or top coat kicking around your house. ::raises hand with chipped nail polish::

    manicured nails with shimmery light pink

    Get it from Orly for $9.99 (available in more colors).

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