The holiday season is near and you know what that means! It’s time to start shopping for everyone on your list, including your BFFs, your coworkers, and of course, teenage girls.
This notoriously hard-to-shop-for category does not need to be as stressful as it may seem. From cool tech gear to unique stocking stuffers and meaningful jewelry keepsakes, we found something for every Gen Z’er – yes, even the fussiest teen will be satisfied with one of these selects.
If you have a teenage friend or sibling that enjoys throwing mini concerts in her bedroom, opt for a pair of noise-canceling AirPods. Prefer to get her a personalized gift? We suggest going the cute custom water bottle route. If she’s one of those friends that constantly sends over makeup videos on TikTok, get her initials engraved onto a chic lipstick holder.
Is she always posting her food pics to the gram? Get her an Instax camera and film so she can decorate her dorm room walls.
We’ve even got viral TikTok beauty products and tools that tech-obsessed teens will absolutely love. You’ll also be able to find self-care gifts for the teenage girl in your life that seriously needs some chill time. You can easily put together a self-care gift basket that includes a pair of cozy sweats, a delicious-smelling candle, and some fuzzy slippers.
From silk hair ties that won’t pull out their hair and a herbs seed pocket kit to help them grow their very own garden, we’ve gathered 65 of the best gift ideas for teenage girls. Your new nickname will soon be “the best gift giver.”
Teen Vogue’s Top Picks
For the Beauty Lover
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask Set
Truth be told: you can’t go wrong with the celeb-loved hydrating lip mask set to give her a little TLC before bedtime. The ingredients include a unique berry fruit complex that works to soften and hydrate the lips. If you want to take a step further, consider pairing it with a set of face masks.
Charlotte Tilbury Mini Beauty Highlighter Wand Duo Set
If they’re always applying makeup on the go, this set of mini highlighter wands will be an instant fave. These wands are literally always selling out due to the insane glow and smooth skin finish it gives. Snag them before it’s too late. Seriously, they make the perfect gift for just about any tween.
Sol de Janeiro Beija Flor Bounce Collagen Body Cream & Perfume Set
Applying the deliciously-smelling fragrance and cream from this Sol de Janeiro set will be something you can’t get enough of. The cream features a plant-based collagen ingredient that works to add density, bounce, and prevent moisture loss. Seriously though, you will get TONS of compliments on how good you smell when you slather this on.
Dior Natural Glow Essentials Gift Set
Influencers and celebs alike adore Dior Beauty, so it’s pretty likely that your teen girls have been eyeing it too. Grab them this limited-edition makeup set, which features two of the brand’s bestsellers (the Dior Addict. Lip Glow lip balm and Lip Maximizer lip gloss) in two universally-flattering hues.
Slip Medusa Nights Pure Silk Skinny Scrunchie Set
If your friend is always complaining about the hair creases they get after wearing a ponytail, she’ll adore a set of these silk scrunchies, which were designed to avoid just that. Since it’s made from non-absorbent silk, it’ll also ensure that their hair products will stay right where they belong.
Supergoop! SPF Bestsellers Sunscreen & Lotion Starter Set
IKYK: sunscreen is the one step all teens (including you) shouldn’t miss in their skin care routine. Restock them with these bestsellers from Supergoop! It contains picks — like the Unseen Sunscreen + Glow Screen—that shield from harmful UV rays while providing skincare benefits like hydration and moisture.
Glossier The Dewy Look
Seeing how TikTok is always finding new trends, beauty products from tried and true brands like Glossier is always a good idea. This dewy makeup kit has everything they need to complete an entire look, including the top-rated cloud paint, which is a stunning buildable gel-cream blush.
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Glossy Posse Volume 5.0 Lip Gloss Bomb Trio
Simply put: You can’t go wrong with a Fenty Beauty Gloss Bomb set. (Fenty’s Global Makeup Artist, Priscilla Ono, shared on Instagram that says she applies the lip gloss as a moisturizer to her lips before applying lipstick.) This set is high on our list of gift ideas because one can ever have too many lip glosses — and more than likely, your sister/friend will probably need some new picks.
For the Tech Enthusiasts
Apple iPhone 14
Snagging the latest technology is always a great option for tech-enthusiastic teens, and securing the newest iPhone is surely high on their list. It comes with a ton of new features, like a new camera, enhanced video recording, and more, so it’s worth every penny.
Casetify Good Vibes Phone Case
The next best thing to snagging your teen an iPhone? Getting them some adorable tech accessories like this chic smartphone case that’ll be equally appreciated.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera
Few things beat the thrill of using an instant camera. They can take fun selfies with their BFFs or use them to capture polaroids of their favorite memories. This camera also features a dedicated selfie and close-up shooting mode.
Beats Fit Pro x Kim Kardashian Wireless Noise Cancelling Earbuds
Another great tech sidekick? A pair of noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones. They can use them when they commute to school or at home to listen to their favorite tunes. We also can’t get over how chic the design is!
Oceavity Shower Phone Holder
Beloved by plenty of TikTok users, this viral shower phone holder will elevate their entire shower experience. The holder rotates 360 degrees, meaning they can watch TikTok videos, Netflix shows, or play games while they sit and wait the right amount of time for their hair mask to absorb. A win all around, no?
Feeling sore after a grueling workout or stiff from a day spent sitting in class? You can’t go wrong with a Theragun. It’ll help your teen relieve sore muscles, increase mobility, and eliminate that stubborn back (or neck) pain. Plus, this compact size is perfect for bringing along for use after sports practice or away games, too.
For the Foodie
Milk Bar Assorted Cookie Tin
We all have at least someone with a major sweet tooth on our list. Make sure they know you appreciate them by giving them what they truly want: An assorted tin of cookies from Milk Bar. Did we mention that this cookie tin makes a great christmas gift for anyone on your list?
BaubleBar Sundae 18K Gold Earrings
Every foodie will appreciate these ice cream-themed earrings. The colorful pair is crafted with 18k gold-plated sterling silver, so it’s safe for sensitive skin, too.
Uncommon Goods DIY Mochi Donut Kit
Getting your friend a DIY Mochi Donut kit is a win-win for both of you. They get to practice their favorite hobby and you get to eat all the treats. Score!
AeroGarden Sprout with Gourmet Herbs Seed Pod Kit
Let them grow their own herbs or veggies with this low-maintenance AeroGarden. It’s easy to care for and only requires a bit of water, so sit back, relax, and watch it grow.
Chamberlain Coffee Cold Brew Starter Pack
What’s more trendy than coffee made by the Emma Chamberlain? Your coffee-loving foodie friend will surely love whipping up their cold brew with this easy-to-use starter pack. Just make sure they bring you a cup of your own.
Uncommon Goods Make Your Own Rainbow Bagel Kit
Making rainbow bagels at home is actually easier than you can imagine, thanks to this kit from Uncommon Goods. It has all the ingredients you need to make cute tie-dye swirled creations, aside from flour, sugar, and water.
For the Trend Setter
17Mile Gold Hoop Earrings Set
A cute new ‘fit or fun accessories are ideal for your fashionista teen. Grab a few of these TikTok-approved faves, like this gold hoop earring set, which comes with six different options.
Butaby Rectangle Sunglasses
Another great TikTok viral find? These rectangle sunnies.
Dr. Martens Women’s Quad Platform Chelsea Boots
If your teen takes style cues from Olivia Rodrigo, these Dr. Martens boots are the perfect gift. The iconic boots are not only super comfy, but incredibly stylish, too.
Alo High-Waist Airlift Legging
No teen can say resist a cozy pair of leggings — like this pick from Alo. Designed to give off a sleek and ultra-smoothing fit, these leggings are great for wearing in hot studios, intense cardio classes, and more. Just look at how many different colors they come in!
Little Words Project Be Happy- Lucky Symbols
Show your teen that you’re always thinking of them with this beaded ‘be happy’ bracelet. It’ll give them courage in the moments when things feel tough and remind them that you’re always there to support them.
Outdoor Voices The Exercise Dress
With over 4,000 positive reviews, this sporty exercise dress will become an instant fave of your teen. It’s made with a lightweight fabric that has built-in shorts, adjustable straps, and pockets!! Plus, it fits easily into small bags like totes, which makes it easy to take on-the-go.
For the TikTok Obsessed
Simple Modern Insulated Tumbler Cup
TBH: all teens spend a bit too much time on TikTok, so it only makes sense to follow the trends and secure them something that’s been on their FYP page for a while. At the top of their list? This insulated tumbler that’s perfect for their ‘rich mom walks’.
PVO Mini Projector
Upgrade their next at-home Netflix movie night with this Amazon favorite mini projector. Just pop some popcorn and grab a cozy blanket to complete the setup.
Dyson Special Edition Airwrap Multi-Styler
We’re major fans of the Dyson Airwrap at Teen Vogue (and TikTok is, too), so we recommend adding this hair care set to your cart ASAP. It has everything one could need to create the perfect salon-worthy styles at home, including curling barrels, two different brush attachments, and more. Also: the new version is in this gorgeous matte blue hue!
Glow Recipe Hey You, You’re Glowing Watermelon Set
We’re not mind readers but we’re pretty sure your sister saved these viral Glow Recipe picks as soon as they popped up on their FYP. The formula includes skin-loving ingredients like niacinamide and hyaluronic acid, which both works to brighten the skin and tighten pores.
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
Trying to win the award for the coolest gift? Snag your teen this Rocketbook Notebook. Practicality aside, it’s also one of those products that continuously goes viral since it’s fabulous for note-taking, creating bullet journals, and jotting down doodles. Did we mention that it connects to an app to upload everything they write?
Our Place Always Pan
Your budding culinary artist will appreciate the Always Pan. It can braise, sear, saute, steam, fry, and boil, giving your teen the ability to practice all the recipes that they’ve saved from TikTok. And it’s something that they can bring with them to college and their first apartment.
AstroAI Mini Fridge
A mini fridge is a great gift for teen girls. The portable gadget can be used to store their beauty products (like sheet masks), snacks, or water bottles, and is something they’ll get tons of use out of.
BlissLights Sky Lite 2.0 RGB LED Laser Star Projector
This nightstand lamp uses special 3D effects to project holographic multi-colored space-inspired designs onto the ceiling. You can change its colors, brightness levels, and design patterns, and it can be used in place of led lights or string lights as decor in your bedroom.
For the Picky Teen
Kosas LipFuel Hyaluronic Lip Balm Winter Warmup Set
Not sure what to purchase for your picky cousin? This set of Kosas lip balms will surely be hit. Featuring three full-sized lip balms, each one is formulated with hyaluronic acid and vitamin E, which will provide their lips with a boost of hydration and moisture.
Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag
Use this Lululemon belt bag to store your makeup products, Airpods, small makeup mirror, and more. Adorable? Check. Practical? Double check. Need we say more?
Trying to improve your teen’s ZZZs? Grab them this TikTok-loved alarm clock. Wake up feeling more refreshed with this gradual sunrise light. It can be used to play music, do guided exercises, and can help block out noise with its multiple different relaxing noises.
JBL Flip 5
Blast your favorite tunes with this portable Bluetooth speaker. Spontaneous dance parties, blasting the new Taylor Swift album, and jamming to TikTok hits are welcome!
For the Budding Photographer
Elevate her videography skills with a new GoPro. It’s great for taking underwater videos, along with content for her TikTok vlogs.
Godefa Phone Camera Lens Kit
If she’s looking to upgrade her iPhone photos, an assortment of camera lenses will do just the trick.
Polaroid Lab Everything Box Starter Kit
Whether you want to remember the Harry Styles concert or capture a beautiful landscape on your family trip, you’ll want this Polaroid starter kit. With a camera and extra film, it has everything you need to capture important moments.
Instax Polaroid Picture Frames
Once you take all those cute polaroids, you’ll want to use these multi-colored frames to display them.
For the Gamer
Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue & Neon Red Joy‑Con
She can never have too many gaming tools, especially when it’s something that’ll help improve her hobby, so why not invest in the latest and greatest game device? The Nintendo Switch features a large, vibrant screen that makes it easy to play all of their fave games.
JBL Quantum ONE Gaming Headset
If they just got a Twitch account or haven’t stopped playing Super Mario Kart with their pals, this gaming headset will come in handy. It’s unique features include pro-level audio, a detachable microphone, and an audio equalizer for custom sound.
Razer Kiyo Streaming Webcam
She can never have too many gaming tools, especially when it’s something that’ll help improve her hobby. Let her stream her video games with studio-like lighting, thanks to the built-in ring light on this streaming webcam.
Accessories Bundle for Nintendo Switch
Know someone who’s always on their Nintendo Switch? Snag these accessories, which include carrying cases, a controller changing doc, and more, at Amazon.
Urban Outfitters Super Mario Piranha Plant Light
What gamer wouldn’t want this Super Mario-themed light? It’s made from metal, biodegradable plastic and is fully powered by a USB cable.
Logitech for Creators StreamCam Premium Webcam
Video game lovers rejoice! This Logitech camera is perfect for live-streaming your favorite games on Twitch. With 1080p HD resolution and autofocus, it expertly captures crisp details with every use.
For the Candle Aficionado
Diptyque 4-Piece Candle Gift Set
A set of Diptyque candles is always an amazing gift idea. Its four mini candles are deliciously scented and perfectly sized. Plus, we’d be remiss to mention that you should stock up on these sets for birthday gifts, too!
Uncommon Goods Terrarium Candle
If they enjoy plants and candles, this is going to be your best bet. Plus, it makes as an adorable piece of room decor.
Siblings DIY Scented Candle Kit
This scented DIY candle kit is super cute, and we can promise you your candle-loving teen will adore it. The best part? It’s eco-friendly, giving you everything you need to hand-pour wax into one of your old candle holders or dishes.
A Candle Care Kit
Thanks to this clever candle care kit, they can prolong the life of their fave scents. It features a wick trimmer, a snuffer to put out the flame, and a wick dipper to rescue wicks that are buried under the wax.
Skeem Match Cloche
Sure, you can gift a teenage girl some of the best candles. However, you can also get a little creative by gifting her things like this match cloche to upgrade her candle setup just a little bit.
Voluspa Japonica Advent Calendar Candle Set
We love advent calendars and candles, so why not gift them a combination of the two? This adorable gift set allows them to open up a fun new candle for 12 days.
For the One Who Has Everything
Sephora Favorites Perfume Sampler Set
If you’re looking for gifts for the teen who has everything, we recommend creating a cute basket gift filled with goodies, including this Sephora perfume set. It’s one of the best gifts for teenage girls since they can try out an assortment of fragrances and then select a full-sized bottle of their favorite scent.
Lush The Art of Christmas Bathing
You can’t go wrong with a set of bath bombs. With delicious scents and adorable shapes, it’s a great way for your teen to practice some self-care after a long day.
Starbucks Gift Card
Pop this gift card into a gift basket filled with all of their favorites.
Ugg Tasman Slipper
Everybody should own at least one pair of these ultra-soft slippers from UGG. They come in several beautiful colors and feature a plus genuine-shearling lining, which makes it feel as if you’re walking on clouds.