A 40th birthday is a huge milestone, so when someone you love has a 40th birthday approaching, you’re on the search for the most amazing 40th birthday gift ideas for her. Some women tend to embrace turning 40, while others would prefer to ignore it. The trick is to choose a gift that’s fabulous, thoughtful, and sophisticated that suits her personality, like a piece of radiant jewelry or a decadent food gift. Even if she wants to ignore the big 4-0, these luxurious gifts are sure to put a smile on her face. Here are 50 40th birthday gift ideas for her that make hitting this major life milestone all worth it.
This arrangement is packed with chocolate dipped pineapple cupcakes, apple bites topped with semisweet chocolate, and gourmet semisweet chocolate dipped strawberries. It also comes with three Happy Birthday balloons.
Yellow, purple, and white chrysanthemums and three glowing sunflowers make up this floral bouquet. It comes with a festive Happy Birthday box filled with strawberries topped with cake batter-flavored white chocolate, semisweet chocolate dipped strawberries, and mini pineapple cakes dipped in cake batter-flavored white chocolate.
Treat her to a beautiful piece of jewelry that features three sterling silver rings, each one celebrating a decade of her life. The necklace is delicate but durable and simple enough that it goes with every outfit.
This gift box features wight wonderful bar soaps, each featuring an illustration inspired by Claus Porto’s vintage archives. The soaps are delicately scented with a variety of enticing notes.
This set comes with two necklaces that pair together for an effortlessly layered look. Each necklace is made with 18-karat gold-plated brass that will never tarnish or deteriorate.
Made in your choice of silver, 18-karat gold-plated, or 18-karat rose gold-plated, this bracelet is perfect for your closest friend. The inside is engraved with the phrase, “Not sisters by blood, but sisters by heart.”
She has 40 years’ experience of being awesome. Get her this shirt so she can show off that fact to the world. It comes in your choice of short sleeve t-shirt, long sleeves shirt, v-neck shirt, tank, hoodie, or sweatshirt.
This birthday box is packed with goodies she’ll love to uncover. It comes with a 12-ounce stainless steel tumbler, key bottle opener, shot glass, two silk roses, and a customizable gift tag.
Let her make her own pasta with this machine. It rolls sheets of dough to 150 millimeters wide and .6 millimeters thick for a consistent texture, cook time, and taste.
Give her the chance to show off a bit of creativity. This kit includes vibrant Karatasi beads and raffia string so she can create her own bracelet masterpiece.
Stoneware keeps your coffee piping hot while brewing. This French press makes strong and robust coffee by steeping ground coffee beans in boiling water and then filtering away the grounds via a mesh sieve.
This electric kettle is a new way to make a cup of tea. It features a precision pour spout, variable temperature control on an easy to read LCD screen, a 60-minute hold mode that maintains the perfect temperature, and so much more.
Looking for timeless 40th birthday gift ideas for her? Get her a tall vase that’s perfect for hallways, landing areas, and other areas with dead space. Textured lines make the surface of this tall vase, which is made from cream-colored porcelain, come alive.
These slippers are filled with all-natural grain and dried lavender. Just pop them in the microwave to provide soothing warmth and comfort for your feet and a calming and relaxing scent.
15. Couples Portrait
If you’re looking for personalized 40th birthday gift ideas for her, a portrait of her and her entire family is a sure win. This portrait can include up to ten people and animals and can be customized based on each family member’s personality, physical characteristics, and clothing.
16. Tile, Inc.
Make sure she never loses her keys again with this Tile set. Just add a tile to the things you frequently lose, and your smartphone can make it ring when it’s nearby but out of sight.
This skincare set is intended to keep skin clean, dewy, and moisturized. The cleanser gently dissolves makeup and grime without leaving your skin irritated, the moisturizer hydrates and evens out the complexion, and the balm soothes dry, chafed lips.
The Azalea is dramatic with brilliant blooms of radiant pink. A bonsai tree, it has been grown in a state-of-the-art greenhouse to achieve optimum health.
This photo printer lets you snap and print pictures instantly, and you can record full 1080 HD video. It features ZINK Zero Ink Paper technology, which doesn’t require toner, film, or shaking.
Give her the gift of better sleep. This pillowcase is made out of 100% pure mulberry silk for a virtually flawless sleep experience that will leave her looking and feeling more refreshed.
These heels work with jeans, dresses, and skirts alike. They feature a highly cushioned insole that’s designed with comfort in mind and are made with plant-derived and recycled materials.
This collage features all of her most precious family photos in one beautiful frame. You can add two lines of text for an even more personalized touch.
Make sure her phone never dies again with this portable charger. It features a charging speed that’s four times faster than conventional chargers and can fully charge your phone almost three times.
This bouquet features a mix of pink and orange carnations, white aster, and orange alstroemeria. It’s the perfect bouquet to surprise your loved one with on her birthday.
Get her an upgraded beach towel. It features mini stripes in white and gray, knotted tassels, and a two-sided design that’s woven on one side and soft terry on the other.
26. Funny Tea Towel
Get her a funny tea towel she can hang in the kitchen. These towels feature fun puns and are perfect for a loved one who’s a true foodie.
Tired eyes dull your shine. This eye mask is made with a powerful serum infused with retinol and gold that helps brighten, smooth, and hydrate the delicate skin under the eye area.
Make sure she always has a hot cup of coffee with this smart mug. It keeps her coffee the right temperature for one and a half hours on a single charge or all day when on the included charging coaster.
This tote is perfect for transporting all your essentials wherever you go. It features an oversized main compartment and a bunch of smaller pockets for your wallet, cell phone, and even a water bottle.
This handy device combines seven kitchen appliances in one, including a pressure cooker, rice cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, and warmer. It automatically keeps time, maintains the desired temperature, and adjusts the heating intensity as needed.
Treat her to an at-home massage. This back and neck massager features powerful three-dimensional shiatsu massage nodes and an advanced heating function that relaxes and soothes tight muscles.
Made to look just like her favorite feline, this sweet cat planter will brighten up her window sill or shelf. It can be personalized to look like any type of cat, along with the kitty’s name for extra personalization.
Help her grow her own garden full of cooking-friendly herbs. It includes three seed sachets, three pots and trays, three plant markers, and organic potting soil.
Preserve her favorite recipe for years to come with this cutting board. It’s handmade from 100% wood, and recipes are laser engraved for long-lasting durability. It’s one of the most thoughtful and heartfelt 40th birthday gift ideas for her you’ll find.
Who wouldn’t want a more relaxing bath experience? This caddy tray keeps all of your essentials right where you need them, including your phone, soap, shampoo, lotion, and a book.
Rose petals, Himalayan pink salt, dead sea salts, eucalyptus, and lavender blend together in this bath soak that provides maximum relaxation. The result is a soothing detox bath that melts every muscle.
Give her the gift of on-the-go espresso. This handy machine is compact, lightweight, and versatile and easily brews a cup of espresso no matter where you are, all without batteries or electricity.
Perfect for the loved one who is always reading her horoscope, this necklace features the constellation of her zodiac sign. It’s 14k gold- plated with miniature cubic zirconia diamonds.
This keychain ensures she can charge her phone no matter where she goes. It comes with a fringed tassel, gold hardware, and a leather tag, along with a lightning to USB charging wire.
Featuring a neutral wood design, this oil diffuser can hold up to 18 ounces of water and run continuously for 10 hours. Put a few drops of your favorite essential oil in for a wonderful scented experience.
41. Chai SuperLatte
This chai mix is a whole lot more than a simple cup of tea. It mixes Masala Chai with organic spices, oat milk, and coconut cream, as well as adaptogenic herbs to promote long-term energy without the crash.
Treat her puffy eyes with this face roller made of real rose quartz. It moves fluids to your lymph nodes and helps to de-puff, boost circulation, and improve elasticity.
With notes of beach plum, peach skin, and brown sugar, this candle smells just like a trip to the beach. Made with a coconut and soy wax blend, it features a 55 hour burn time.
These fun socks feature a unique burst of color on each pair. Plus, with each pair purchased, the company will donate a pair to those in need.
This is the perfect gift for a loved one who’s constantly crushing the glass ceiling. Featuring sterling silver and glass, this symbolic necklace pays tribute to empowered women everywhere.
Looking for inspirational 40th birthday gift ideas for her? Capture all of your wishes, accomplishments, and thoughts throughout the year inside this work of art. Made of hand-blown glass, it comes with 52 tiny slips of paper for you to record a message of hope or gratitude.
With three layers of added cushion and water-resistant suede, these moccasins will take you from morning to night. They come in your choice of 13 colors.
This knitting kit includes everything she’ll need to learn how to knit. It comes with four skeins of wool, a wooden knitting needles, a pattern, a small knitter’s sewing needle, and more.
Get clear sound anywhere you need it with this speaker. It uses Bluetooth to pair with your smartphone to stream your favorite tunes and features a three hour playing time.
Featuring a fun and colorful design, this mug is crafted from the highest-grade ceramic. It’s perfect for anyone who loves unicorns or anyone who loves to be a little different.
After four decades of birthdays, she’s probably received a lot of presents. These gifts are sure to offer something a bit more unique and fabulous for her big 4-0.