Another retro pick you might even remember from your own youth, this Lip Smackers set comes with all the original flavors like tropical punch and cotton candy. (Warning: The most challenging part of this present is hiding the pack you buy for yourself.)
This nail polish holder is the one thing keeping your carpets from enduring another accident. This gift slips right onto her middle and ring fingers and holds the nail polish bottle upright, so she can paint easily and with less mess.
Subscribe to this goodie-packed box for a new surprise from the mailman every. single. month. Get full-sized beauty products, trendy clothes, and the cutest dorm decor all customized based on your taste.
She'll keep all of her devices charged and at the ready with this super-convenient charging hub! Plus, we love the silicone design and the supply-your-own-cord style means that it will work with any phone!
She may have grown up wearing Crocs as a little kid, but they're trendy again for teenagers. Get her a fuzzy lined pair for the cooler months, and pair them with some Jibbitz charms to express her personality.
If your girl brings her Nintendo Switch with her everywhere, then you've got to get her Stardew Valley. This mutli-award-winning game is full of cute farm animals and 8-bit graphics. (It's also rated 12+, so perfect for the tween on your list too!)
Phone straps are absolute game changers when you're carrying a lot and don't have pockets (or your pockets are far too small #girlprobs). She'll love the stylish and minimalist design of this gold chain.
Don't ask questions. Just add this under-$15 makeup brush set ASAP. I guarantee your teen will be thrilled the moment they see this. This all-inclusive set comes complete with face and eye brushes so they can seamlessly do their makeup routine. It even includes a mini eyebrow razor!
The jetsetter gal in your life is gonna need a place to hold all her jewelry when she's traveling! This gorgeous leather case with holders for their necklaces, rings, bracelets, and earrings will do the trick.
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We rounded up 63 teen-approved gifts to make your search a little bit easier, with a little something for every teen and tween. A music subscription, clean beauty options, and vintage-style steals We recommend these and more. And if you're not sure what to buy for other people in your life, check out all of our gift guides.
Laser tag is fun for the whole family all year round. It's also a great screen-free game to play when your teen has friends over. The Squad Hero Laser Tag Set comes with blasters and vests needed for four players. Play as a team or solo and adjust how many lives each player has per game. It's perfect for sleepovers.
There's no better way for a die-hard Marvel fan to show their affection for the movies than with the Lego version of the Infinity Gauntlet from \"Avengers: Infinity War\" and \"Avengers: End Game.\" After completing the 590-piece set, it can be placed prominently on the shelf or desktop to show off your ultimate fandom.
As a parent of a teen, it's basically your civic duty to buy them socks during the holidays. Instead of picking up the cheapest six-pack at the local department store, give them comfortable and attractive Bombas socks. Not only do they feel great on your feet, but the company gives back with every purchase. Check out our full review of Bombas socks.
The BlissLights Sky Lite will project a blue nebula with slowly rotating green stars onto your teen's walls and ceiling. It's great for adding ambiance to a room while they hang out or as a soothing night-light while they drift off to sleep.
As far as we're concerned, most teenagers communicate best through music. A subscription to Apple Music is a gift that keeps on giving, serving up over 90 million songs, 30,000 playlists, and live radio. You can upgrade to a multi-user jam sesh for just $5 more a month.
The teenager in your life can attach this tag to their backpack, wallet, keys, or any other easily lost item and find it easily with the Find My app whenever they've misplaced it. Using the app, they can opt for the tag to play a sound until they've found their keys sandwiched between couch cushions or their wallet in the pantry.
No-makeup makeup is in right now and, if your teen is into beauty products, they may appreciate a gift from Glossier. The brand features the \"natural and glowy\" products that Olivia Rodrigo says she wears in her Vogue beauty diary. We'd recommend a gift card or a pack like the Boy Brow + Balm Dotcom + Futuredew pack, which covers three of its fan-favorite products.
This handheld charger can charge up your teen's smartphone or various devices like an iPad or small laptop so they can stay in touch, turn their paper in on time, or just never have to stress about 5% battery life.
There are few things my 15-year-old sister loves more than oversized hoodies, Boba, and an endless supply of sheet masks. Grab a pack, throw them on, and make a night out of it with your teen's favorite candy and TV show.
If your teen is a bookworm, Book of the Month is an especially cool gift. It's a book club that has been around since 1926, and it's credited with discovering some of the most beloved books of all time (like \"Gone with the Wind\" and \"Catcher in the Rye\" to name a couple).
If you have a little extra to spend on your teen, consider getting them a smartwatch. The Apple Watch SE is like a smartphone, fitness tracker, and music player all in one. Just like on their phone, they can customize the watch to show their favorite apps to pick, including social media.
PopSockets have become their own cultural phenomenon in recent years, and they're surprisingly useful. Get your teen one for their own phone or tablet, and depending on their age, you may find it's the gift they're most excited about. It doesn't hurt that there's free domestic shipping on orders over $20, or that you can actually design your own.
Medgina Saint-Elien covers everything your home needs. She writes about exciting new product launches, hands-on reviews, and the \"lightbulb\" moments in every maker's story. In overseeing key HB editorial franchises, including the Live Better Awards, Saint-Elien champions the work of BIPOC entrepreneurs in the design and beauty industries. In addition to House Beautiful, her work has been published in Byrdie, Snapchat, and more. Outside of work, the writer and poet can be found documenting her travels on social media and saving memes for future use.
Medgina Saint-Elien covers everything your home needs. She writes about exciting new product launches, hands-on reviews, and the \\\"lightbulb\\\" moments in every maker's story. In overseeing key HB editorial franchises, including the Live Better Awards, Saint-Elien champions the work of BIPOC entrepreneurs in the design and beauty industries. In addition to House Beautiful, her work has been published in Byrdie, Snapchat, and more. Outside of work, the writer and poet can be found documenting her travels on social media and saving memes for future use.
Friends, not family, for Christmas. Christmas can be a wonderfully social time of the year. Unless, that is, you are a teenager being forced to attend family Christmas events. Can you say boring You can if you are a teenager who would rather spend the holidays hanging out with friends.
Varsity jackets are back and even if you aren't aware of that fact, the teen in your life knows as much. This one will become his instant favorite, made from vegan suede, with nice detailing and a decidedly cozy fit.
An Oodie is a snuggly, wearable blanket hoodie that feels super soft and will keep your teenager warm and toasty. The patterns available are fantastic; there are pink unicorns, cute animals and this fun chicken nuggets and chips design.
If your teenager is constantly hungry and adores a sweet treat, this Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe Book is a fantastic gift. The delicious recipes take minutes and will encourage them to try home baking; they make an excellent activity for sleepovers too.
Anime is a Japanese cartoon phenomenon that is much-loved by British teenagers. This colourful scratch-off list of 100 Classic Anime Films is a great way for them to discover new movies, old-school masterpieces, family films and adventure series.
This chair from IKEA makes gaming more fun by providing your teenager with a supportive station that can be adjusted to suit their height and body shape. This incredible piece of furniture has excellent lumbar support and is made from breathable mesh to keep your teenager feeling cool as they play.
This colourful set of Plastic Pattern Blocks is ideal for teenagers who enjoy becoming absorbed in a task and switching off the rest of the world. The various patterns that these durable little blocks will make will provide hours of quiet fun, and they can be used on their own or with a light board.
This comprehensive kit will also be enjoyed by younger teenagers who love cars and the thought of driving themselves in the next few years. It comes with motivating progress trackers, and updates to the latest theory syllabus are free. 59ce067264