No matter what your partner's love language is, don't underestimate the importance of a good gift—a physical token of appreciation can strengthen your relationship with your partner by showing how well you really know them. Even if it’s a small token, isn’t it nice to feel loved and know that your boo is thinking about you?
I know it's super early to start thinking about the holidays, but gift giving is not solely designated for November and December, people! You can show your love for each other any day of the year. Even if you are the best partner in the world, a thoughtful, romantic gift that your girlfriend will love and use will win you even more brownie points.
Peep a few of the best gifts for girlfriends, below:
Now, if you're looking to step up your gift-giving game—take a deep breath. Ahead, check out the 56 best gifts for your girlfriend, whether you just started dating and are casual or have been together seriously for years. And feel free to grab a few to stash in the closet for "emergencies" (i.e. the anniversary of your first kiss that you totally remembered), too.
Speaking of love languages, there’s nothing like some words of affirmation to make someone feel really special. That’s what makes this oracle deck so perfect. If the special lady in your life is in need of a little boost of bad b*tch energy, she can turn to her deck for beautiful words and soak in all the love from herself (when you're not around, of course!).
Sure, you could get her a box of chocolates, but getting a whole chocolate subscription delivered to her door every month is even better. She'll get a combination of standbys like chocolate-covered nuts and more unique items like chocolate-covered potato chips, too.
Any yogi knows having blocks of your own at home is a treat. All the extra support for her favorite poses is essential as she grows in her practice. So, come in like prince or princess charming with this gorgeous set.
You may or may not know this, but I'm here to tell you that microneedling is all the rage RN, and if your girl is skincare-obsessed, this is the perfect gift for her. It comes with a cleanser specifically designed to prep the skin before using the microneedling tool, and a calming gel moisturizer that'll soothe the skin afterwards.
TLDR? Every skincare lover has this on their wish list.
Sure, you could get her a funny holiday sweater, but a luxe cashmere cardigan is a luxe version of that if you've been together for a bit longer, or if you simply have the budget. It comes in four different neutral tones, all of which are guaranteed to be a hit no matter what her style is.
If your girlfriend always talks your ear off about the importance of a clean skincare routine, she'll love applying Tata Harper's luxe skincare products to her face. Separately, the products can get quite pricey, but this six-piece set of the brand's bestselling essentials is a great way for her to experience the whole brand.
This Wonder Woman-themed journal will help your girlfriend plan out her amazing projects and reflect on accomplishments from the past. When she's not conquering the world, she'll love nostalgically looking back on her previous ideas.
If your girl loves showering at night, she'll love this pleated sleep turban. She can sleep peacefully without wet strands of hair sticking to her face (and yours!). The turban comes in a bunch of fun colors, too.
Whether your girlfriend is in to spin classes or yoga, these high-waisted leggings beloved by Women's Health editors can withstand any type of workout without riding up. She'll love the buttery soft feel of Lululemon's most iconic leggings.
If she found her way to your heart through your stomach, this high quality dutch oven will make her the happiest cook in the kitchen this year. And, she'll just have to cook some of her most special dishes to thank you.
Your GF's hair will thank you for this gift, which features Olaplex's best-selling products, including their No.4 Bond Maintenance Conditioner. Not in the hair world? Trust that this luxe brand is a cult favorite amongst beauty gurus and WH editors alike.
Give your love the gift of feeling like an expert mixologist with the push of a button. Fill the bottles with your favorite liquor, insert a cocktail pod, and select your strength (from “mocktail” to “strong”) and you’ll have your favorite drink poured in seconds. (It's like a Keurig, but for alcohol—WH editor Amanda Lucci is a huge fan!)
Straight from Oprah's 2021 list of favorite things, this set comes with five delicious-smelling bath balms. The packaging features the faces of Rosa Parks, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart, and Maya Angelou (each one comes with a fridge magnet, too!).
Plus, the company is dedicated to hiring women in recovery, people with disabilities, and those who need a second chance.
This unique piece from True Warrior Jewelry will be a guaranteed score with your girl. The necklace features a black tourmaline pendant which is known as a protective stone. And, when you tell her it comes from a woman-owned company, you’ll get even more kudos.
For your cardio queen, this rowing machine will allow her to get her sweat on from the comfort of home (so you get more time with her, obvi). She can take tons of classes with top trainers by pairing the bike with the MyCloud Fitness app, too.
Whether she uses this when you two travel together, as a lunch bag, or a work tote, she'll love carrying around this custom monogrammed tote bag. It's versatile, thoughtful, and will definitely get used. Fill it with a bottle of her fave vino and some flowers for bonus points.
Your girl who's obsessed with true crime (in the most charming, not terrifying way possible) has listened to all the murder podcasts, but has she read this book? Probably not. It's a tech-free way to fuel her obsession that she'll be super grateful for.
Ok, I know there's been a lot of skincare on this list, but that's only because us girls love taking care of our faces. If she's super in to ayurveda, you can't get much better than this luxe set from Indian-founded brand Soma Ayurvedic.
If your girlfriend has a green thumb, a gift card to The Sill is sure to make her smile. She can pick out different greenery to add to her ever-growing collection of plant babies, or she can stock up on planters for her next trip to the local nursery.
Who says pet supplies can't become part of her home's decor? This luxurious dog bed isn't just pretty—it's also made with orthopedic memory foam that'll show just how much you care for her favorite furry friend (other than you, of course—lol).
Even though you may roast her for it, you secretly love all the coffee content she posts on Insta. Show your support with this latte art making set that includes a frother and holiday-themed stencils. Hey, you get to benefit when you order a PSL from her kitchen, too!
There's something super special about Nike's sneakers, and while she may not want to treat herself to another pair, she'll be happy you did so for her. Just text her mom for her shoe size, and know that the classic white is probably the best pick.
Whether she needs it for her WFH setup or wants something cute to bring along for a trip together, this portable light is super versatile. The shiny gold and pearlescent pink is eye-catching but still neutral, and the ceramic shell is both trendy and subtle. Put a small ring (engagement or not!) inside for bonus points.
What better way to show you endorse her affinity for working from bed! The cushioned bottom will keep her super comfy, and it even comes with a phone stand so she won't even have to lean over to check texts—now that's luxury.
She can take cooking classes, become a master interior designer, pick up photography, and so much more with a Masterclass membership. It's a gift that has so many options—she'll be excited to learn a new skill.
These stylish single-handcuff sparkling hoops connected by fine, elegant chain swag are the perfect outfit staple that your girlfriend will never want to leave home without. She can rock a single pair on one ear, or opt for a pair on both ears. Either way, hoops are really in right now.
You know you see her jewelry spread out all over her place and night stand all the time, so help her organize it all in a cool way with this skeleton hand jewelry stand. It's a little creepy, but in a chic way, somehow—just me?
Maybe your girlfriend doesn't have time to get a blowout at the hair salon. No problem! Gift her this easy-to-use hair dryer and volumizer brush and she will feel glamorous in a matter of minutes. Plus, she gets to save a few bucks while she's at it, thanks to you.
No, this isn't just a typical water bottle that you're paying $100 for. It's a tech-based smart water bottle that literally coaches you in to drinking more water—whether she's already water obsessed or you feel like she needs to drink a bit more water, she'll love you for making her new fave hobby a bit more fun.
Your girlfriend will love this portable, wireless humidifier to keep the air hydrated wherever she chooses. With up to eight hours of continuous mist with one charge, it can go with her to the beach, in the car, or at her bedside to keep skin feeling dewy and fresh. It'll make every place feel like the spa.
There's a reason this yoga mat has 40,000 five-star reviews. It's plush enough to make HIIT workouts more comfortable, but it also features a non-slip grip to make yoga feel more supportive, too. The carrying strap is a big bonus, too.
If your girlfriend is a makeup fan, trust that this eyeshadow palette is on her wish list. This palette is great for daytime or night time looks and is guaranteed to make her gorgeous glow even more beautiful (yes, you can feel free to use that line).
Your tea-sipping girlfriend probably already has a basic kettle, but she may not have one as pretty and easy-to-use as this clear one that is fun to watch. It's going to look amazing on her kitchen counter.
If your girlfriend is a wine enthusiast, this is a grape gift for her. Spend time sampling different wines with this monthly wine subscription, making date nights out of pairing new varieties with cheeses and chocolates. It's a win(e)-win(e) for both of you!
Looking for a way to switch up game night? This gift is a perfect way to get to know each other on a deeper level whether you are at home or on a romantic weekend away. Plus, your girlfriend will appreciate you taking the time to ask her questions.
Your girlfriend will love this pair of luxe white leather sneakers because they will go with literally any outfit she wears, and she will be comfortable and cute! They'll have a standing spot in her shoe closet forever, and trust us, you'll want to cop a pair for yourself, too.
We know your honey works really hard, so gift her this soft bathrobe to make her feel like a queen even when she's lounging at home. The plush fabric will transport her to the inside of a lush hotel room, all thanks to you!
If your girlfriend loves to go outdoors during the cold winter months for hikes, cross country skiing, or snowboarding, she'll love this Timberland scarf and glove set that'll keep her warm in the elements. Fashionable and comfy—what more could she ask for?!
Crafted by Indian artists, this jewelry set features a necklace, pair of earrings, and bracelet based on the wearer's birthstone. Reassure your girlfriend that you will never forget her birthday by selecting her birthstone and even personalize it by adding her initials. She will love to wear these for decades to come!
Emily ShifferEmily Shiffer is a freelance health and wellness writer living in Pennsylvania.
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