With the holiday season around the corner, most of us are working on putting together our holiday shopping lists. Finding just the right gift for everyone on your list can be a challenge, but seeing the joy on the face of a loved one when you’ve hit the mark is simply priceless. Coming up with Christmas gift ideas for teens can create a unique challenge, however. As a mom of two teen boys and an almost 11-year old girl, I understand!
Here are a few ideas for gifts for teens that just might help you be the big winner this Christmas though. I've included affiliate links to our top picks for each idea to help you shop!
Christmas Gift Ideas for Teenage Girls
New shadow palettes, quality makeup brushes, and other beauty products from the hottest brands appear on the list of many teen girls. If you need tips on what brands to buy, find out what her favorite YouTube beauty gurus are loving.
Our Makeup Kit Top Pick:SHANY All in One Harmony Makeup Kit
Nearly every woman, young or old, loves to pamper herself now and then. Bath bombs, great lotion, or quality hair product gift sets will be welcome Christmas gift ideas for teenage girls.
Our Bath Product Top Pick:Cookie Bath Bombs with Essential Oils
Is her favorite band or musician coming to the area in the next few months? Pick up a pair of tickets so that she and a friend can spend an evening rocking out to some of their favorite hits.
Our Top Pick:Concert Ticket Shadow Box
Pick up a new phone case in her favorite colors or with a quirky design. Grab a good set of Bluetooth earbuds or a fun speaker. With all the time most teens spend with their phones, accessories make great Christmas gift ideas for teens.
Our Top Pick for Bluetooth Headphones:Bose SoundLink
While gift cards might not seem the most personal Christmas gift ideas for teenage girls, you really can’t go wrong when giving them the chance to choose something they really love. Pick up a gift card from their favorite apparel brand, movie theater, restaurant, or music service and let them pick out what they want.
Our Top Pick for Gift Cards:Visa Gift Card
Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Boys
Portable chargers, Bluetooth speakers, virtual reality headsets, and fun gag gadgets are always popular Christmas gifts for teen boys. Let’s face it, everyone loves a great gadget!
Our Top Pick for Tech Gadget:5-in-1 Night Light
Christmas is a great time to replace or upgrade sports equipment. Whether you splurge for that high-end bat for your ballplayer or stock up on practice suits for a swimmer, you know that your gift will get a workout.
Our Top Pick for Sports Equipment:Power Cage
Drones are still one of the hottest Christmas gift ideas for teen boys. Whether you get a model that just flies or one that comes with a camera for video recording, he’ll have a blast flying it around.
Our Top Pick for Drones:Predator Mini-Drone
Send them off to watch their favorite sports team play with a friend or make it a bonding experience with another fan in the family. Throw in a new tee or jersey to wear on the big day!
Our Top Pick for Game Tickets:Ticket Holder Lanyard
Even if it feels like they require little thought, when thinking of Christmas gift ideas for teen boys, you can’t overlook gift cards here, either. Gaming services, restaurants, movie theaters, and music services are just a few of the places teen boys would love to have a little extra to spend.
Our Top Pick for Gift Cards for Teen Boys:Gamestop Gift Card
Though each teen has unique interests and likes, there is surely something out there within any budget that will make their holiday. We hope these Christmas gift ideas for teens will help to inspire you to find just the right gifts for teens on your holiday shopping list!