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Ah, teenagers: those years when you’re not a kid anymore, on the brink of adulthood. You change your clothes, your hairstyles and especially your tastes, making your parents think just a bit harder about your birthday presents. Luckily, this gift guide will make both younger and older teenagers excited for presents again, with products ranging from cool tech and bestselling wearables to viral items and cute decorations. Be sure to also check out
and our gift guide for men for your essential shopping this holiday season. women
Best gifts for older teenagers
1. Apple Airpods 2nd Gen
Apple Airpods 2nd Gen needs no introduction, but they are on sale for 33%. Get a pair for the teens in your house so that they can listen to Taylor Swift in peace.
2. Xbox Series S
Are the teenagers off to college and the PlayStation 5’s too bulky for their suitcase and dorm? The Xbox Series S is the best alternative with its small, minimalist design, blending perfectly into the background yet still packing a powerful image processor and next to no noise.
3. Cariuma Shoes
The viral shoes worn by all of your favorite celebrities, Cariuma is the premiere sustainable shoe brand that is both sleek and comfortable.
is my personal favorite, providing a chic, smart casual look for teenagers and adults alike, all while remaining comfortable on many terrains. The Black Canvas
4. Apotheke Diffuser and Candle
The folks at Apotheke have
for you to browse through to keep your room feeling fresh and clean regardless of any odors. many reed diffusers and scented candels
5. Saatva Latex Pillow
Teenagers always pay attention to their posture, so make sure they can do that even in their sleep. This Saatva creation is plush and perfect for back and stomach sleepers. Saatva is offering 20% off for purchases over $100, so also check out the GMA-approved
. high-quality Saatva classic mattress
6. Philips Norelco Shaver
Every growing teenager needs an electric shaver, so make sure they’re clean-shaven for the yearbook photos with Philips’ best-selling Norelco Shaver.
7. Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag
The teenage years are when you start to have knick-knack items: your first credit card, your first phone or your first car keys. The Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag is a fashionable and convenient holder for all of the above, and it can fit everywhere, either comfortably on your waist or in the compartment of your first car.
8. Steve Madden Alexandra jacket
Steve Madden’s Alexandra jacket is a fan-favorite amongst high schoolers, with its grown-up fit and slick design giving the wearer a fashionable edge in school. If you want your older teenager to stand out, this is the jacket for them.
9. Casetify Phone Cases
Olivia Rodrigo’s favorite phone case brand, Casetify is a teenage years staple, with many edgy and branded phone case designs that will protect and beautify your phone. I am personally using the
and it is an awesome conversation starter. Monsters, Inc.-themed Sulley case
10. LED strip lights
An absolute essential for any teenager, LED strip lights are aesthetic statements that give their rooms and desk set-ups a true personality. Plus, these can be music-synced.
11. MAC Cosmetics Merry Must-have Set
MAC Cosmetics will always be iconic, so the Merry Must-have Set, including MAC lipstick, eyeshadow, setting spray, mascara and serumizer, would be the perfect beginners’ guide to make-up for teenagers.
12. Anker Power Bank
The worst thing to happen to a teenager is their phone running out of batteries… in the middle of the school day. Get this Prime Day bestselling product to keep them happy.
13. Fujifilm Instax
Fujifilm’s bestselling Instax is back with a slick chrome design, and all the more relevant as teenagers become more enthusiastic about physical photos and media. Get the bundle for a discount.
14. Tech Cleaning Kit
You’re going to buy the teens in your life a lot of expensive tech. Make sure they last long with this amazing cleaning kit.
15. Unisex Crocs
Teens love all things convenient, and what can be more convenient to put on than a pair of Crocs? The bestselling navy-red colorway is my personal favorite, but browse through
to cop a favorite for the growing teens in your life. the Crocs store
16. Rider-Waite Tarot Deck
The teenage years can be a time filled with anxiety about the future, so a beginners’ tarot deck to help ease the mind will be a helpful guide, whether it’s for the teens’ past, present or future.
17. Yeti Tumbler
2 liters of water a day is crucial for your growth years, helping you achieve clear skin against those pesky pimples and clear your body of toxins. We recommend this Yeti Tumbler that will keep their beverages at the desired temperature.
18. Kodak Digital Camera
, as teenagers look to their parents’ old digital cameras to create new memories. So, the Kodak Digital Camera is a great gift for a teenager interested in vlogging, providing a cute digital look without breaking the bank. The 2000s nostalgic digital aesthetic is making a comeback
19. Fjllrven Knken Backpack
It seems like every single kid I knew growing up had this backpack except for me. Either to fit in or stand out, the water-resistant Fjllrven backpack has been and will always be a staple of teenage years.
20. Donner Acoustic Guitar
This specific Donner Acoustic Guitar was one of the best gifts my dad ever gave me during my teenage years, giving me a creative outlet and allowing my personality to shine through at school clubs and extracurricular activities. Make your own memories with this cherished guitar.
Let’s be honest: teenagers rarely read physical books anymore. But you can keep them reading with the brand new, blue light-resistant Amazon Kindle.
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