25+ Instagram gifts that are perfect for the squad

Posted: 17 December 2020 4:12 pm

If you're stuck on presents to buy for your BFF this Christmas, look no further. Your friends will bow down to your gift-giving skills.

Christmas presents can be hard to sort out. But if you scroll through social media, you'll see some absolute winners to put under the tree. If you're not careful, the TikTok "for you" page will make you broke. The good news is that these products will keep you within your gifting budget this year. Whether you want a cheeky Kris Kringle for your work bestie or you have the cash to splurge big time on your BFF, this list will have you sorted no matter what you're working with.

We've rounded up grammable stick-on-nails, gorgeous Glasshouse fragrances, hair tools and more from retailers like Princess Polly, Catch and Amazon. This gift-giving season will be a breeze and your pals will love you for it. Heck, why not buy yourself something? We won't tell anyone!

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1. Hair dryer brush

Top pick: One step hair dryer brush

Price: $39.99

No shaking your head vigorously with this tool. Your bestie can get the perfect blowout way faster than with a regular blower.

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2. Reusable makeup remover pads

Top pick:Face Halo makeup remover pads

Price: $30.00

No makeup wipes? No worries. Those things can be expensive if you add up 365 days of makeup. Not to mention that one-use wipes aren't great for the environment. Throw these re-usable pads in the wash after you scrub away Saturday night, and come Monday, they can be used all over again. It's that simple!

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3. Projector

Top pick: Video Projector HD

Price: $87.95

Pop a projector in a stocking and give the gift of a movie-marathon sleepover. Add fairy lights and some blankets, so your bestie can snuggle right in.

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4. Reusable cup

Top pick: Bino Cup

Price: $34.95

Give the gift of recycling. Your coffee addict friend will be doing some good for the planet with every iced latte and will appreciate the 20 cents saved at the local cafe.

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5. Stick-on nails

Top pick: Shrine X Alice MC Pink Flames False Nails

Price: $24.00

Who else remembers these from when they were nine years old? Stick-on nails have had a glow up and are perfect to add pizazz to any outfit.

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6. Bright handbag

Top pick: Into the city handbag

Price: $59.95

Your pal can never have enough handbags. Variety is key...plus you can borrow it anytime.

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7. Magnetic eyelash kit

Top pick:Mirenesse Magnomatic Day + Night Lash Kit

Price: $129.00

Picture this, you DON'T have to endure the struggle of gluing fake eyelashes on your bestie for an hour. She can do it while you fix your last few curls. Maybe you'll be ready on time for once.

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8. Candle

Top pick:Glasshouse Fragrances - Paris

Price: $29.00

You can never go wrong with a candle – like ever. Plus, Glasshouse Paris is a classic scent.

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9. Touch-up razor

Top pick: Revlon Beauty Tool Face Defuzzers

Price: $12.49

Gift your gal pal a defuzzer. This precise shaving tool will have their skin smooth and their highlights will POP even more.

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10. Silicon face cleanser

Top pick:Foreo Luna Mini 3

Price: $219.00

We all need help when it comes to making sure our pores are looking perfect. This won't leave any dirty residue and will leave your bestie glowing.

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11. Instant photo printer

Top pick:Amazon

Price: $147.29

Out with the technology and in with the technology. Go retro and print your best photos. The 573,902 other shots can stay in the cloud.

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12. Bamboo Toothbrush

Top pick: My White Secret bamboo toothbrushes

Face it, they look chic. It's a toothbrush that's designer AND environmentally friendly!

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13. Teeth whitener

Top pick: Oral B 3D White Luxe Advance Seal

Price: $24.49

Gone are the days of Facetuning your chompers. Give the gift of a pearly grin with teeth whitener strips. They're totally affordable as well.

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14. Three barrel curling iron

Top pick: Mermade hair waver

Price: $89.00

Straight hair or curly, this device will save time (and stress) getting the perfect waves. Check out Finder's hands-on review of the Mermade Hair Waver to see how it works.

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15. Face roller

Top pick: Jade roller

Price: $39.95

Jade rollers are super soothing on the skin. Add some beauty products to your friend's gift box and they'll be in skincare heaven.

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16. Loungewear

Top pick: Princess Polly USA jumper

Price: $70.00

Loungewear never goes out of fashion. Plus, your pal can think of you when they're all snuggly.

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17. Fake tan

Top pick: Loving Tan 2hr express

Price: $59.95

Stay out of the sun! This is the ultimate product for a bronze glow to help your bestie look fabulous and be sun smart! Gosh, you're a good friend.

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18. Hair finishing stick

Top pick: Broken hair finishing stick

Price: $9.99

Flyaways are not happening today. Slick those baby bits back into a pretty bun. It's perfect for when those curls just won't hold.

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19. Acne Pimple Patch

Top pick: Pimple Patches AM & PM

Price: $9.00

These are miracle workers. Pass on the pleasure of having clear skin. Tell your gal to pop one on overnight and they won't have to stress with any redness the next day. Shout out to my bestie for getting me onto these.

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20. Perfume

Top pick: Gucci Bloom

Price: $140.00

A good gift is one that is needed and not necessarily something your bestie would treat themselves to. Plus, perfume runs out so quickly! This soon-to-be-signature scent includes jasmine and tuberose. Not overly sweet, with woody undertones, everyone will be asking for a spritz.

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21. Bucket hat

Top pick: Santa Monica Linen Bucket Hat

Price: $39.95

This is the trending trend of the trends. Say "trend" again. Staying on the theme of sun safety, grab your pal a bucket hat. Face it, they're super cute.

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22. Glossy Lips

Top pick: Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer

Price: $31.00

Out with the matte look and in with the glossy 2000s' vibes. Gift your friend the most kissable lips this Christmas.

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23. IPL Laser hair removal

Top pick: Selfie skin at-home IPL Handset

Price: $349.99

Forget uncomfy (and expensive!) laser sessions at the salon. The IPL Laser hair removal handset is the gift that keeps on giving.

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24. Vibrator

Top pick: Nasty Gal 'Scream if you want to go faster'

Price: $26.00

Your pals will thank you later. No, seriously.

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25. Face mask

Top pick: Sand & Sky Porefining Face Mask

Price: $69.90

A face-cooling mask equals ultimate relaxation. Plus, it's a great li'l stocking filler for the friends.

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26. Chunky white sneakers

Top pick: New Balance 247S

Price: $150.00

Fresh white kicks are a great gift. They do this thing where they can dress up or dress down an outfit, all while being super comfortable.

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27. Gold hoops

My top Pick: Luv Aj The Lyon Hoops

Price: $65.00

Classic, timeless and from the heart, you'll be cuddled for this gift.

Good luck with your carts and a merry giving!

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