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Christmas gifts for teens: 76 best ideas for girls and boys in 2021

It’s almost time to deck the halls with boughs of holly and light some snickerdoodle candles. And although there’s a bit of time left before we do so, holiday shopping starts now.

Finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can pose a challenging task. Add teenagers to the mix, and it gets a lot harder.

Are they still into that trending brand from last year? What’s “cool” these days anyway? Thankfully, we have you covered.

Below, find a list of the best Christmas gifts your teen will fall in love with. Shop from It brands like Lululemon, Allbirds, Oculus and Revlon.

Christmas gift ideas for teen girls

Your teen girl isn’t little anymore, so what do you get her now? We’ve got you covered with the below products.

1. Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant 25″, $98-$118

Lululemon Align High-Rise Pant 25",

These buttery soft leggings that sit right above the ankle are ideal for yoga and lounging. With 28 various color patterns and 11 different sizes, the teen girl in your life will instantly fall in love with them.

2. Revlon One-step Hair Dryer And Volumizer, $34.89 (Originally $59.99)

 Revlon One-step Hair Dryer And Volumizer
Revlon

This all-in-one dryer, styler and volumizer will be her new best friend. With three temperature settings, innovative airflow vents, tangle-free bristles and a cool tip, it will become her go-to styling tool.

3. Anthropologie Serenity Lidded Ceramic Candle, $34

Anthropologie Serenity Lidded Ceramic Candle

Help her create a space that’s cozy and warm with this soothing aromatic candle featuring scents such as bergamot orange leaf, hinoki lavender and juniper and sage.

4. Glamnetic Wild Card Press On Nails, $12.74 (Originally $14.99)

Glamnetic Wild Card Press On Nails

Skip the salon and give her a short, pointed almond-shaped manicure that looks just as cute. Plus, the design is sure to make her swoon.

5. Sony Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, $248

Sony Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

With next-level sound quality, noise-canceling technology and up to 30-hour battery life, this will be your teen girl’s new favorite gift.

6. C’est Moi All Is Calm Gentle Skin Care Essentials Set, $19.98 ($25 value)

C'est Moi All Is Calm Gentle Skin Care Essentials Set

Made with EWG-Verified clean ingredients, the fragrance-free makeup wipes and daily cleanser will be gentle on her skin while meeting all of her needs.

7. 14k Gold Platted Thick Hoop Earrings, $12.99 (Originally $15.99)

14k Gold Platted Thick Hoop Earrings

So you want to get her something trendy? Well, look no further, as these chunky gold hoops will do the trick.

8. Uber Appliance Skincare Mini Fridge, $44.99

Uber Appliance Skincare Mini Fridge

A fridge for skincare products? Yes, please! This beauty fridge will help keep all of her products cool and dry. Trust us, she’ll love it.

9. Plush Floral Shoulder Bag, $13.99

Plush Floral Shoulder Bag

Give her a comfy and unique gift she will actually use all the time. You can’t go wrong with an oh-so-cute bag.

10. Limited Edition Clueless Collector Box, $108

Limited Edition Clueless Collector Box

Who doesn’t love makeup? This limited edition collector box inspired by the hit movie Clueless features the Total Bettys Lip Oil Set, the 411 Palette, the Totally Clueless Blush Palette and a collectible HipDot x Clueless pink fluffy pen.

11. Olaplex Healthy Hair Essentials, $60

Olaplex Healthy Hair Essentials

Made for all hair types, this salon-worthy limited edition kit includes a shampoo, conditioner, perfector and oil that will have your teen looking her best.

12. Nintendo Switch Lite, $199

Nintendo Switch Lite

Girls can be gamers, too — especially with this sleek, modern design created for handheld play. It’s compatible with all Nintendo Switch games supported by handheld mode.

13. Nike Air Force 1 Shadow, $110

Nike Air Force 1 Shadow

A girl can never have too many shoes, but we might as well make them comfy! Nike revamps their famous Air Force 1’s with pastel and bright colors. Choose from an assortment of 11 designs.

14. Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace, $68

Kendra Scott Elisa Pendant Necklace

A delicate stone necklace that can be worn anywhere and everywhere is sure to become a staple in her wardrobe. Choose from two length options and 23 stone choices.

15. Oscar x Frank Fae/Tort Green Sunglasses, $136

Oscar x Frank Fae/Tort Green Sunglasses

Inspired by a 60’s style cat eye sunnie, this SS/22 style is captivating, classy and trendy. The thick material makes them last, and the UVA and UVB protection makes them safe to wear. With these, your teen will be the coolest kid in town.

16. Kate Spade Winona Booties, $298

Kate Spade Winona Booties

The classic combat boots get a major upgrade by featuring a zip pouch at the top of the shoe shaft. And did we mention they are made with leather and tweed? Talk about perfect juxtaposition.

17. Fujifilm Instax Mini Smartphone Printer With Film, $189.95

Fujifilm Instax Mini Smartphone Printer With Film

Now she can have a hard copy of all of her favorite memories stashed away on her phone! With 20 sheets of film included and only a 12 second process time, she’ll fall in love.

18. CTZN Cosmetics Nudiversal Lip Duo, $25

CTZN Cosmetics Nudiversal Lip Duo

The TikTok famous Nudiversal Lip Duos will undoubtedly become her new favorite nude lipstick. With 24 different shades to choose from, you’re guaranteed to find her ideal match.

19. Verve Culture Moroccan Shopping Basket Backpack, $75

Verve Culture Moroccan Shopping Basket Backpack

Many are trying to become more sustainable and earth-friendly. Gift her a beautifully woven backpack basket for her to store all of her groceries in or to carry to the farmers market.

20. Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera Bundle, $149.99

Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera Bundle

Give the gift of memories with this classic Polaroid camera made to capture each special moment. Plus, the bundle includes film so your girl can quickly point and shoot on Christmas day.

21. BEACOO 3 in 1 Charging Stand, $26.89

BEACOO 3 in 1 Charging Stand

Made for Airpods, iPhones and Apple Watches, this ultra-organized electronics stand will minimize clutter and maximize space.

22. Van Der Hout Dog Tag necklace, $270

Van Der Hout Dog Tag necklace

This personalized initial necklace can get wet and be worn 24/7 without fear of being damaged. Buyers can choose from 16″ and 18″ chain lengths and 10K solid gold, rose gold or white gold material.

23. Swiminista Faithful Onepiece, $165

Swiminista Faithful Onepiece

Sure, summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean hot tubs are going anywhere! Gift her a classic staple swimsuit that she will own for years to come.

24. Anthropologie x Pura Smart Fragrance Diffuser Starter Kit, $76

Anthropologie x Pura Smart Fragrance Diffuser Starter Kit

This bestselling Pura diffuser and two must-have essential oils will create a peaceful atmosphere in and around her. It even doubles as a nightlight, as she can customize the colors and brightness to suit her needs.

25. Never Have I Ever Card Game, $24.95

Never Have I Ever Card Game

Gift her some fun with this card game made just for girls 17 and up. Inside the box are 224 cards, eight custom paddles and a spinner to create a time of laughs and unforgettable moments.

26. Mermade Hair 32mm Pro Waver, $69

Mermade Hair 32mm Pro Waver,

Social Media’s favorite waver is sure to make her smile on Christmas day. With an easy-to-use design, 60 second heating time and an auto-shutoff feature, it’s a must-buy.

27. Macrame Plant Hanger DIY Kit, $27.95

Macrame Plant Hanger DIY Kit

Perfect for macrame beginners, this step-by-step DIY kit includes everything needed to create the dreamiest plant hanger. She will fall in love with crafting and maybe even find a new hobby.

28. Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy 3.4 oz, $99

Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy 3.4 oz

Made with warm floral scents, Viva La Juicy is ideal for everyday wear or going out. it’s flirtations, vibrant and irresistible.

29. Jordan GFX T Shirt, $40

A loose-fit style with a ribbed neckband makes this shirt comfy and trendy. Plus, the boxy proportions and worn-in look create the ultimate fit. Simply wear with some leggings and tennis shoes, and she’s good to go.

30. Apple iPad Mini, $329.99

Apple iPad Mini

This easy-to-use and versatile iPad mini will allow your teen to do their homework, play games, watch movies, create and more. Choose from space grey or silver.

31. Aimee Kestenberg Tamitha Backpack, $248

Aimee Kestenberg Tamitha Backpack

With this ergonomic design backpack, all of her belongings will be kept safe and secure. Plus, the inside features an organizational panel, and you can choose from seven various colors and designs.

32. Dyson Airwrap Styler, $549

Dyson Airwrap Styler

This complete styler is perfect for all hair types and lengths and instantly helps users curl, wave, smooth and dry without the use of extreme heat. It’s a bestseller for a reason!

33. Macrame Moon Dream Catcher, $15.95

Macrame Moon Dream Catcher

Woven by hand and using natural cotton, this detailed dream catcher will create a bohemian dream within her space. Illuminated fairy lights are also included to create warmth.

34. Kate Spade Lovitt Croc-Embossed Wallet, $178

Kate Spade Lovitt Croc-Embossed Wallet,

An everyday staple that is as useful as fashionable. The wallet features croc-embossed leather, a snap closure, six card slots, a coin compartment and two slip pockets. Get it in pink or black to match her style.

35. JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, $129.95

JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

Available in 12 colors, this JBL FLIP 5 is the perfect gift. With epic sound quality, wireless Bluetooth streaming and waterproof capabilities, it’s a must-buy.

36. 3D Galaxy Moon Lamp, $19.95

3D Galaxy Moon Lamp

This lamp is out of this world. Illuminate her space with this dazzling moon lamp designed to bring the universe to her. It will glow her mind.

37. 3 Embroidery Starter Kits, $12.99 (Originally $21)

3 Embroidery Starter Kits

Let her creativity flow with these three embroidery starter kits. The kits include everything needed alongside detailed instructions.

38. Self-Care: A Day and Night Reflection Journal, $12.54

Self-Care: A Day and Night Reflection Journal (90 Days)

This 90-day reflection journal will help ground your teen girl by providing intentional self-care. Practices within the journal will help her develop positive thinking, an ability to overcome challenges and successfully curate an overall healthy lifestyle.

39. Emy Icon Scene Scarf, $39

Emy Icon Scene Scarf

Now, she can wrap herself in this cozy Emy scarf from Urban Outfitters. With a graphic top layer and tassel trimming, it’s just as trendy as it is warm.

40. Pull&Bear Teddy Bomber Jacket, $61

Pull&Bear Teddy Bomber Jacket

Speaking of feeling cozy, add this teddy sherpa jacket to her fashion rotation. The color makes it versatile while the fabric will keep her ultra warm.

41. Flannel Long-sleeve Pajamas, $39.90

Flannel Long-sleeve Pajamas

The perfect addition to any good night’s sleep, these soft and warm 100% cotton flannel pajamas will keep your teen comfy. She can wear them in and out of bed and will make for the perfect holiday gift.

Christmas gift ideas for teen boys

Boys can be tough to shop for, but the below products are sure to get him smiling on Christmas day.

1. Allbird’s Men’s Wool Runners, $98

Allbird's Men's Wool Runners

Give him the soft and cozy gift that minimizes odor, is machine washable and flexibly conforms to each of his movements. Trust us, they’ll become his new favorite pair of sneakers.

2. Oculus Quest 2 128 GB, $229

Oculus Quest 2 128 GB

Unlike anything he has ever seen before, this headset will make his games a reality with the use of next-generation graphics. Trust us when we say the Oculus Quest 2 will be the Christmas gift of his dreams.

3. New Balance 327 Sneakers, $99.99

New Balance 327 Sneakers

A modern take on a classic 1970’s style is just the right amount of retro. Your teen boy will fall in love with these must-have New Balance sneakers.

4. Golden Unbearded Premium Bundle, $54.99

Golden Unbearded Premium Bundle

Sure, he may not be able to grow a beard yet, but that’s all the more reason to prioritize his skincare routine. This premium bundle includes nine various must-have products free of chemicals and full of good vibes.

5. Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, $149

Beats Solo Pro Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Whether he is studying, relaxing or going for a run, these wireless headphones are a perfect addition to his favorite products. Choose from six different color options.

6. Nike JDI Fleece Hoodie, $70

Nike JDI Fleece Hoodie

Just do it. As in, just buy this hoodie for him already! You know he’ll love the front pocket, swoosh trademark and looking like an athlete on and off the field.

7. Crosley Voyager Turntable, $89.95

Crosley Voyager Turntable

Boy, put your records on. With a compact design and built-in Bluetooth receiver, he will rediscover the beauty of hardcopy music.

8. Apple AirPods Pro, $197

Apple AirPods Pro

Apple’s new AirPods Pro feature both a noise-canceling technology and transparency mode to interact with the world around you. Plus, they are water and sweat-resistant and come with three sizes of silicone earbud tips for the perfect fit.

9. Game Controller Case For AirPod Pros, $9.99

Game Controller Case For AirPod Pros

If he’s a boy, then he probably loves gaming. Why not show your support by surprising him with this perfect 3D game controller case?

10. Packard Bell Home Theater Projector And Screen Set, $98

Packard Bell Home Theater Projector And Screen Set

Make movie night every night with this projector and screen set. With great resolution, built-in speakers and amazing color, this gift will make his space the place to be.

11. What Do You Meme? Card Game, $29.99

What Do You Meme? Card Game

He’s a teen, so obviously he’s in love with memes. Get him the oh-so-fun game that’s sure to get him and his friends laughing out loud. And maybe he can teach you a thing or two about meme culture!

12. Razer Wolverine Ultimate Xbox One Wired Gaming Controller, $99.99

Razer Wolverine Ultimate Xbox One Wired Gaming Controller

The most customizable controller yet is here, and your teen boy will be overjoyed to receive it on Christmas day. The controller is compatible with Xbox Series X and Xbox One.

13. Mixi Magnetic Dart Board, $26.99

Mixi Magnetic Dart Board

A safe take on the classic dartboard comes to life with this double-sided magnet set. The set includes 10 total darts in both red and yellow for double player fun.

14. GoPro HERO9 Black Camera, $349.98 (Originally $449.98)

GoPro HERO9 Black Camera

Make his year with this HERO9 Black GoPro camera. He will be able to create stunning 5K videos whether he is underwater, tracking through mud or zip-lining through the trees. It’s built tough, just like him.

15. Bedsure Leather Journal Notebook, $18.69 (Originally 28.59)

Bedsure Leather Journal Notebook

With 200 pages and a genuine leather binding, he can take his writing to the next level. Whether it’s used for note-taking, journaling, songwriting or wherever his creativity takes him, this is sure to make a mark.

16. Apple Watch Series 7 (GPS + Cellular) 41mm, $499

Apple Watch Series 7 (GPS + Cellular) 41mm

The newest and biggest Apple Watch delivers an always-on retina display paired with a durable, made-to-last design. Guaranteed to become an everyday essential, it will steal the show on Christmas day.

17. Nike Air Force 1 ’07 LE, $90

Nike Air Force 1 '07 LE

This limited-edition take on the original Air Force 1’s will give him something fresh this holiday season. With durably stitched overlays, support and Nike Air cushioning, he will be comfortable and stylish.

18. Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Racing Wheel Pro Deluxe, $99.99

Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Racing Wheel Pro Deluxe

A larger deluxe version of the original Mario Kart racing wheel will create an authentic racing experience unlike any other. So bring his games to life.

19. Patagonia Men’s Better Sweater Fleece Jacket, $139

Patagonia Men's Better Sweater Fleece Jacket

This 100% recycled polyester full zip-up jacket is perfect for all of his outdoor adventures. Available in stonewash and black, you can find his perfect match.

20. Fjallraven Kanken Big Backpack, $110

Fjallraven Kanken Big Backpack

It’s the classic Fjallraven backpack — but oversized! With this durable backpack, he can take anything and everything along for the ride.

21. Tooletries The Harvey + Oliver Shower Set, $34.99

Tooletries The Harvey + Oliver Shower Set

The ultimate shower organizer features multiple compartments to hold toothpaste, razors, shampoo and more. Plus, a fog-resistant and shatterproof mirror is included, which is perfect for shaving in the shower.

22. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle Set, and More, $399.95

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Castle Set

Is he a Harry Potter fan? If so, get him a Toy Of The Year award winner present this holiday season. Building a replica of Hogwarts Castle has never been so fun.

23. Chaco Z/1 Classic Sandal, $95

Chaco Z/1 Classic Sandal

Get him a pair of made-to-last Chaco sandals perfect for all terrains. Choose from six different colors to find his perfect match.

24. Marvel Avengers Gaming And Office Chair, $199. 98 (Originally $229.98)

Marvel Avengers Gaming And Office Chair

Looking for the ideal gaming or office chair for your teen boy? Marvel has you covered. With incredible material and ultra-soft comfort, you’ll be the hero of Christmas.

25. Champion Garment Washed Bucket Hat, $29

Champion Garment Washed Bucket Hat

Get trendy with a Champion bucket hat. Available in both black and white, he’ll be wearing it all the time.

26. Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Eau de Toilette 3.4 oz, $98

Carolina Herrera Bad Boy Eau de Toilette 3.4 oz

A cool spiced scent featuring notes of white pepper, vetiver and tonka bean will make this his new favorite scent. After all, he’s on his way to adulthood soon.

27. Ryze Tech Tello Boost Combo Quadcopter, $149.99

Ryze Tech Tello Boost Combo Quadcopter

This drone is everything and more. With an intelligent flight system, 720HD shooting capabilities, real-time flight views and so much more, your boy will be all-consumed.

28. I Paused My Game To Be Here Funny T-Shirt, $28.22

I Paused My Game To Be Here Funny T-Shirt

Give him a laugh with this funny gamer T-shirt. Whether he’s headed to school or a family event, we all know he paused his game to be there.

29. Jack Black Clean & Cool Body Basics, $54

Jack Black Clean & Cool Body Basics

This set comes with everything he’ll need to cleanse, rejuvenate and relax.

30. Cable Guys Toddler Groot Device Holder, $24.95

Cable Guys Toddler Groot Device Holder,

Elevate his space with this Marvel Groot tech holder by Cable Guys. As if baby Groot wasn’t enough to seal the deal, it also comes with a 6-foot micro USB cable.

31. Ray-Ban Clubmaster Classic Sunglasses, $161

Ray-Ban Clubmaster Classic Sunglasses

These retro sunglasses are inspired by the 50s and are sure to bring the allure and glamour of the past to the forefront. He’ll be stuntin’ on everyone.

32. Adidas Originals Utility Crossbody Bag, $25

Adidas Originals Utility Crossbody Bag

The crossbody sports pouch made to carry the essentials features a zip-top and flap closure. Whether it’s his sunglasses and phone or his wallet and some hand sanitizer, it now has a place.

33. Market Smiley Face Patch Beanie, $34

Market Smiley Face Patch Beanie

Who doesn’t love feeling cozy and warm? Gift him this fun and youthful beanie featuring a smiley motif on the front and ribbed knitting.

34. ASOS DESIGN Shacket, $86

ASOS DESIGN Shacket

Shackets are all the rage, and your teen will fall in love with this one by ASOS. It will become his new go-to look while keeping him warm.

35. Flannel Long-Sleeve Pajamas, $39.90

Flannel Long-Sleeve Pajamas

Everyone needs a good pair of pajamas, so this holiday, gift him the coziest and warmest PJs out there. This Uniqlo two-piece set will certainly bring a smile to his face.

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