This Is the Grad Gift You Should Get Your BFF Based on Their Zodiac Sign
Gearing up for graduation is bittersweet.
On one hand, you're getting the heck out of high school and are on your way to forging your own path—hooray! On the other hand, you're leaving your bestie and home behind for the unknown. To show your BFF just how much she means to you, we've sleuthed out the perfect grad gift for her below, based on her zodiac sign!
Aries (March 21 – April 19): Urban Decay Naked Heat Petite Palette ($29)
Hardheaded Rams always like to bring the heat. Whether it's a sports competition or class debate, your Aries gal pal likes to come in first. Bold, audacious Aries love to stand out, and the Urban Decay Naked Heat Petite Palette gives them all the tools they need to rock a cutting edge eye look.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20): PBTeen Faux Fur Bean Bag ($112)
Soft and sumptuous—just how a Taurus likes it! If you've got a Taurus pal, and you're stumped on a gift, go the extra mile with adorably plush faux fur bean bag that will make the perfect addition to their college dorm next year.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20): Game of Phones ($20)
Sure, Geminis are known for their shifting personalities, but they're also social butterflies. A Gemini would love to bring the crew together for a fun new card game, so gift her the hilarious Game of Phones, a combo between Truth or Dare and Cards Against Humanity.
(via Uncommon Goods)
Cancer (June 21 – July 22): Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask ($62)
Represented by the oceanic crab, Cancer girls are a water sign who tend to have hard exteriors, but really love being pampered just as much as the next gal. The Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Rescue Mask pays homage to Cancers' water sign roots—it's made of seaweed and sea fennel—and will brighten and exfoliate the face for a gorgeous glow.
Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22): Cuyana Heart Cosmetics Pouch ($95)
Roll out the red carpet, because Leos like it to be all about them. As the reigning regal lion, Leos like to be doted on and pampered. So even when you can't be at their beck and call, this Cuyana heart cosmetics case will hold all the necessities they need to be on top of their game.
Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept 22): Stadium Sweater ($85)
Virgos are known for their sharp, analytical minds, so chances are your Virgo bestie already has her college picked out… and dorm room decor… and everything else a college-bound kid needs. Treat her to a really elevated sweater from her new alma mater, as you know it will be a staple in her freshman year wardrobe.
Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22): Eat Pretty ($12)
A Libra loves balance. They do best when things are in perfect symmetry and they strive to create equilibrium in all areas of life. Starting out at a new school or on a new path and saying goodbye to home and healthy meals could send your dear little Libra into disarray. This Eat Pretty book that focuses on nutrition, beauty and wellness will help keep her perfectly balanced.
(via Barnes and Noble)
Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21): Crap Eyewear Sunglasses ($79)
As the most mysterious sign of the zodiac, Scorpios tend to be secretive and brooding. Allow your fave Scorpio to indulge in her cryptic side by gifting her a pair of these funky Crap sunglasses so she can keep her eye expressions hidden from the world.
(via Urban Outfitters)
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 – Dec. 21): Custom Grafo Map (Price Varies)
Sagittarius girls are always on a quest for knowledge, and they love adventure. But that doesn't mean they don't like to be reminded of home every once in a while. Create a custom Grafo Map for her of your hometown so she'll always remember where she came from on her surely wild journey into adulthood.
(via Grafo Map)
Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19): Maisone Yoga Mat ($16)
Hardworking Caps will do whatever it takes to achieve their goals, no matter how long it takes or how much practice goes into it. No wonder they make such good yogis! Perfecting dancer or crow pose takes some serious time and practice and is no easy feat. Even if your Capricorn gf isn't a practicing yogi, this Maisone yoga mat and bag is the perfect gift, because it will help her center herself for her next hard year of work and give her something to work towards.
Aquarius (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18): Dream Big Journal ($13)
Aquarians are lofty thinkers and have out-of-this-world thoughts. Get your pal a Dream Big Journal so she can write down all of her grand ideas (and think of you in the process).
It's no secret that Pisces like to be by themselves. They tend to be artsy and a bit reclusive, enjoying time alone getting lost in their thoughts. These Caeden white and rose gold headphones are perfect for your Pisces pal, whether she's walking to and from class or studying in the library. Either way, these bad boys will help her stay in her own little world.
While we're on the topic of graduation, HERE are 10 emotional phases every grad goes through on their big day.