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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!
As our readers come from all over, we have provided purchase options. Click US or UK to buy an item.
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 US/UK
- Succulent US/UK
- Flannel face cloth US/UK
- Cute skincare headband US/UK
- Personalized makeup bag US/UK
- Beauty blender US/UK
- Jade roller US/UK
- Lash curler US/UK
- Nose strips US/UK
- Face masks US/UK
- Under-eye mask US/UK
- Lip mask US/UK
- Hair mask US/UK
- Flyaway hair stick US/UK
- Tangle Teezer US/UK
- Wet brush US/UK
- Scalp brush US/UK
- Beach waves curling iron US/UK
- Hollywood mirror US/UK
- Bath bombs US/UK
- Bath caddy/tray US/UK
- Bath pillow US/UK
- Bath and Bodyworks hand sanitizer US
- Victoria Secret perfume US/UK
- 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 US/UK
- Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk US/UK
- Charlotte Tilbury Illuminator US/UK
- Essence Lash Princess Mascara US/UK
- Gimme Brow by Benefit US/UK
- Benefit Mini Superstar Kit US/UK
- NARS Bronzer US/UK
- Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette US/UK
- Glossier Balm.com US/UK
Comfy, cozy and cool, the following clothing items will make their day.
- Crop tops
- Tank tops
- Oversized tops
- Hoodies (Champion, Nike)
- Leggings (Gymshark)
- Ugg boots US/UK
- Ugg slippers US/UK
- Doc Martens
- Lulu Lemon headband US/UK
- Bucket hat
- Donut socks
- Chunky chain
- Coin necklace
- Name necklace
- Pandora ring US/UK
- 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 US/UK
- Sky light projector US/UK
- Extra-long lightning cable US/UK
- Phone lanyard US/UK
- PopSocket PopGrip (marble, opal, galaxy, sports) US/UK
- Portable battery pack (Anker) US/UK
- Charging phone case
- Polaroid printer US/UK
- Ring light US/UK
- Stylus (for Procreate) US/UK
- Airpods US/UK
- JBL speaker US/UK
- Record player (3 speed and Bluetooth) US/UK
- Shower speaker US/UK
- iPad wall mount US/UK
- Apple Watch US/UK
- Alexa US/UK
- Projector US/UK
- Bluelight glasses US/UK
- Concert ticket
- YouTuber/TikTok merch
- Virtual video message from celeb/influencer
- Spotify gift card
- Amazon gift card (US/UK)
- Netflix subscription
- Disney+ subscription
Bedding Sheets For Teens
- Galaxy/Space bed sheets US/UK
- Gaming bed sheets US/UK
- Tie-dye bed sheets US/UK
- Satin/silk pillowcase US/UK
- Furry pillow US/UK
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 US/UK
- Crochet kits for beginners US/UK
- Mosiac kits US/UK
- Procreate for iPad
- Tie-dye kits (US/UK)
Baking Kits For Teens
Nurture their kitchen skills with the following baking and cooking gifts for teenagers.
- Cookie dough pizza kit UK
- Cinnamon bun kit US
- Milk frother US/UK
- Sushi making kit US/UK
- Unofficial TikTok Cookbook US/UK
- Matilda & The Ramsay Bunch: Tilly’s Kitchen Takeover Cookbook US/UK
Eco Gifts For Teens
Help conscientious kids ditch the single use plastic for more sustainable options.
- Metal straws US/UK
- Bamboo cutlery kit US/UK
- Insulated lunch bag US/UK
- Period panties
- Menstrual cup US/UK
Outdoor Gifts For Teens
Encourage them to leave the gaming chair for fresh air and vitamin D with the following.
Exercise and Hobbie
Support their sports and musical talents.
Horse Gifts For Teenage Girl and Boy
For the riders in your life!
Baseball Gifts For Teenage Guys
Encourage and celebrate sporting hobbies.
Vacation, Travel and Holidays
Leaving on a jet plane… In style.
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 US
- Tap It – agility training US/UK
- Pindaloo – active brain game US/UK
- Wreck This Journal – creative, structured fun US/UK
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 US/UK (check reviews before buying)
- Personalized face and poop emoji socks US/UK
- Unicorn head mask US/UK
Trending Gifts For Teens
Sentimental Gifts For Teenage Guys
Celebrate a milestone with the teenage guy in your life.
- Date of birth leather bracelet US/UK
- Leather wallet US/UK
- Graffiti wall design US/UK
- Pet portraits US/UK
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.
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
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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