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College 101: 10 Gifts Your Best Friend Will Obsess Over

Your best friend is your partner in crime, the jelly to your peanut butter, your Hansel to your Gretel. So what kind of gift do you get them to truly show much you appreciate their friendship? Flowers seem cheesy, perfume or cologne seems too sensual, and jewelry can be ridiculously expensive. So instead of scavenging for the perfect gift, here are 10 ideas your best friend is sure to love. 

CBD

CBD has become a popular product on grocery store shelves and in hip cafes because of its purported health benefits. CBD or cannabidiol is derived from the hemp plant. Unlike THC, the main ingredient found in marijuana, it does not produce a euphoric high when consumed. CBD products come in a variety of different forms including CBD oil, CBD edibles, and organic CBD gummies. Any of these THC-free items could be a perfect gift for friends who use prescription medications because of chronic pain or anxiety as CBD has been known to assist with various medical conditions. 

Diamonds

They say diamonds are a girl's best friend, so why not get your bestie some diamond jewelry? Instead of purchasing expensive mined diamonds, opt for giving your friend a necklace or bracelet made from lab grown diamonds. How real diamonds are sourced in the diamond industry poses significant environmental and humanitarian issues. Synthetic diamonds are of the highest quality, possess the same sparkle as mined diamonds, and can barely be distinguished from natural diamonds by the naked eye. This is definitely the sort of gemstone gift your conscious friend will love.

Aromatherapy

If your friend is into wellness and relaxation, then aromatherapy products are a great gift idea. Anything from sweet-smelling candles to essential oil diffusers to deliciously-scented bath bombs is sure to bring a smile to your best friend's face. 

Reusable Water Bottle

Being eco-conscious has never been more important than now. So get your bestie started on their zero-waste journey by giving them a reusable water bottle. The best kind to buy are bottles made from stainless steel that are insulated to keep cool beverages cool and hot drinks hot.

Yoga Equipment or Clothing

Whether your friend is a dedicated yogi or just getting into fitness, a cute pair of yoga pants or a fresh, new yoga mat is perfect to keep her motivated in her search for enlightenment. 

A Daily Planner

Is your best friend an organization fanatic? Or do they desperately need to learn how to schedule their busy life? Then a daily planner is a great, practical gift for your pal. Adulting can be hard, but with an agenda book, your adult life can feel a bit more manageable. 

Wine Rack

If your friend is a wine aficionado, then they'll probably need a wine rack to neatly display their wine bottle collection. This is a classy, grown-up gift your buddy will love to have and will probably thank you with a fabulous wine night!

Travel Wallet 

We all have that friend who is always off on a new adventure. For your cosmopolitan friend, a travel wallet is essential. These sleek, organized pouches will keep their credit cards, cash, and other items safe during their travels.

Skincare

With the resurgence of wellness products, fancy skincare is widely available. Help your friend reach optimum skin health with a subscription to a skincare company or skincare starter kit. 

A Unique Experience Together 

If you are looking for a truly sentimental present, then book you and your best bud a class or experience together. This could be anything from a fun dance class to a kayaking trip to a culinary class or even skydiving!

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