100+ Unique Gifts For Teens Girls & Boys

Gifts for a girl on an afternoon tea set

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Having a hard time working out what unique gifts for teens will hit the spot? Label-loving, trend worshiping, cool yet conscientious, teens are hard to buy for. We’ve put together this extensive guide to teen gifts so you can spend safe in the knowledge that your gift will be appreciated by the pickiest of young adults! These fun gifts for teens can be given as standalone presents, teen Christmas stocking stuffers or added to a DIY gift basket – our one true love at DIY Gifts!

Note: We also have a guide to fun gifts for tweens.

Beauty and Self Care

Set them up for self care sessions with the following food, beauty, health and spa tools.

  • Hot chocolate bombs
  • Succulent
  • Flannel face cloth
  • Cute skincare headband
  • Personalized makeup bag
  • Beauty blender
  • Jade roller
  • Gua stone
  • Lash curler
  • Nose strips
  • Face masks
  • Under-eye mask
  • Lip mask
  • Hair mask
  • Flyaway hair stick
  • Tangle Teezer
  • Wet brush
  • Scalp brush
  • Beach waves curling iron
  • Hollywood mirror
  • Bath bombs
  • Bath caddy/tray
  • Bath pillow
  • Bath and Bodyworks hand sanitizer
  • Victoria Secret perfume
  • Teeth whitening kit
  • Electric razor
  • Mani/Pedi gift card

Makeup and Makeup Sets For Teenagers

Thanks to YouTubers, IG and TikTok, teens want to invest in branded makeup items from a young age. Here’s the lowdown on what’s popular.

  • Laura Mercier primer
  • Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk
  • Charlotte Tilbury Illuminator
  • Essence Lash Princess Mascara
  • Gimme Brow by Benefit
  • Benefit Mini Superstar Kit
  • NARS Bronzer
  • Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette
  • Glossier Balm
  • Elf Mini Trio
  • Rhode by Hailey Bieber Peptide Lip
  • Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Minis


Comfy, cozy and cool, the following clothing items will make their day.

  • Crop tops
  • Bralets
  • Tank tops
  • Oversized tops
  • Hoodies (Champion, Nike)
  • Crewneck
  • Sweatpants
  • Leggings (Gymshark)
  • Ugg boots
  • Ugg slippers
  • Doc Martens
  • Sneakers
  • Lulu Lemon headband
  • Mittens
  • Beanie
  • Bucket hat
  • Donut socks
  • Scrunchies
  • Chunky chain
  • Coin necklace
  • Name necklace
  • Pandora ring
  • Gift cards – Target, Old Navy

Tech Gifts For Teens (Girls and Boys)

Looking for cool gadgets for teens? The following list contains tech, music, electronic and digital gift ideas that they’ll be stoked to receive.

  • LED neon cloud
  • Skylight projector
  • Extra-long lightning cable
  • Phone lanyard
  • PopSocket PopGrip (marble, opal, galaxy, sports) 
  • Portable battery pack (Anker) 
  • MagSafe battery pack
  • Charging phone case
  • Polaroid printer
  • Ring light 
  • Minecraft
  • Stylus (for Procreate)
  • AirPods
  • JBL speaker
  • Record player (3 speed and Bluetooth)
  • Shower speaker
  • iPad wall mount
  • Apple Watch
  • Alexa
  • Projector
  • Bluelight glasses
  • Concert ticket
  • YouTuber/TikTok merch
  • Virtual video message from celeb/influencer
  • Spotify gift card
  • Amazon gift card
  • Netflix subscription
  • Disney+ subscription

Bedding Sheets For Teens

  • Galaxy/Space bed sheets 
  • Gaming bed sheets 
  • Tie-dye bed sheets 
  • Satin/silk pillowcase
  • Furry pillow

Craft Kits For Teens

No one is too cool for a creative outlet. Help them destress while making an organized mess. Introducing ideas to make them the CEO of crafting.

  • Bath bomb maker
  • Crochet kits for beginners
  • Mosiac kits
  • Procreate for
  • Tie-dye kits

Baking Kits For Teens

Nurture their kitchen skills with the following baking and cooking gifts for teenagers.

  • Cookie dough pizza kit
  • Cinnamon bun kit
  • Milk frother
  • Sushi making kit
  • Unofficial TikTok Cookbook

Eco Gifts For Teens

Help conscientious kids ditch the single use plastic for more sustainable options.

  • Metal straws
  • Bamboo cutlery kit
  • Insulated lunch bag
  • Period panties
  • Menstrual cup

Outdoor Gifts For Teens

Encourage them to leave the gaming chair for fresh air and vitamin D with the following.

  • Hammock for indoors and outdoors 
  • Penny Board
  • Cactus ring toss for the pool

Exercise and Hobbie

Support their sports and musical talents.

  • Yoga mat
  • Gymnastics mat
  • Resistance bands
  • Ukulele

Horse Gifts For Teenage Girl and Boy

For the riders in your life!

  • Equestrian bracelet
  • Horse cushion/pillow
  • Neon horse light

Baseball Gifts For Teenage Guys

Encourage and celebrate sporting hobbies.

  • Pitching machine
  • Fun baseball cup
  • Game tickets

Vacation, Travel and Holidays

Leaving on a jet plane… In style.

  • Luggage tag
  • Passport holder

Best Toys For Teens

So they’ve grown out of Barbie but they still like to have fun, but only if it is cool…

  • 20 Second Showdown
  • Tap It – agility training
  • Pindaloo – active brain game
  • Wreck This Journal – creative, structured fun

Gag Gifts For Teens

Let them let their cool guard down with the following immature gag gigs which guarantee a giggle. The following also makes great white elephant gifts for teens.

  • Kids Against Maturity (check reviews before buying)
  • Personalized face and poop emoji socks
  • Unicorn head mask

Trending Gifts For Teens

What’s hot?

  • Starbucks Tumbler
  • Over the chest bags

Sentimental Gifts For Teenage Guys

Celebrate a milestone with the teenage guy in your life.

  • Date of birth leather bracelet
  • Leather wallet
  • Graffiti wall design
  • Pet portraits

You may also like our guide to dog gift basket ideas!

Sentimental Gifts For Teenage Girls

Say congrats or tell them you appreciate them with a special gift.

  • “Mom and daughter” necklace
  • Personalized travel mug
  • Pandora charm

Experience Gifts For Teens

Spend time with your teen or buy an experience for them and a plus one.

  • Spa day
  • Afternoon tea
  • Escape rooms
  • Meet and greet
  • Sports game pass
  • Music concert tickets
  • Movie theater tickets

Gift Basket Or Hamper For Teenage Girl or Boy

You don’t have to give a lot when you display it a certain way!

DIY gift baskets (hampers) are a great way for presenting gifts.

They look impressive and can get pretty inventive.

Here are some ideas that also double up as care packages for teenage girls and boys.

  • A tiered tray like our Easter basket idea
  • Candy cones like this carrot candy cone
  • Gifts in a sun hat or cap – fun sport or summer homemade gifts for teens
  • Gifts stored in a personalized box or basket

Final Words

Whether you are looking for gift basket fillers, Christmas stocking stuffer ideas, or unique gifts for teens, this extensive guide covers popular and personalized ideas for your young adult.

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