This is my first time putting together a gift guide for teens. It came highly requested, so I started doing some research. I was once a teen many (many) years ago, but things have changed a little bit since then. So I did my best to research and got approval from my friend’s teen boys. Finding cool gifts for teenage girls and boys can feel challenging, but I actually think it’s not that complicated. When it comes to the best gift ideas, just go where they are (TikTok and social media) and see what the kids are loving these days. Ok, I didn’t actually do that. But it’s a way to gain easy access to their world. From video games to gifts for the music lover, here is my list of the best gifts for the favorite teen in your life this holiday season.


Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Teens (That They’ll Love)


I don’t know too much about teen fashion trends. Or I’ve seen what they’re wearing, and I don’t get it. So I stuck with the classics and some fun tech and beauty gifts that any teen would love. If you don’t know the teen you’re shopping for that well or aren’t sure of what they already own, remember that gift cards are always a great idea to help them get what they want. These are the best gifts for teens of all ages.


50 Gifts Under $50

My holiday gift guide - 50 gifts for everyone on your list, and they're all under $50
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Pottery Barn Teen


This comes in a few different colors and according to my friend's teen, is the perfect gift.
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Instax Mini

This is my top pick because everyone loves taking photos with instant cameras, and I honestly love that this would get taking photos with a camera instead of a phone.
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Flush Balm Gift Set

Beauty products are always a great holiday gift, and you know I love Merit.
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Pop A Shot

Arcade Style Basketball game

Ok, this thing is awesome, isn't it? I don't know anyone who wouldn't think this is a fun gift, and it's priced pretty well, too.
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Belt Bag

This bag comes in quite a few color options and is an essential purchase. I have it in black and use it all the time.
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Electric Bike

Make your teen's bike rides easier with this electric bike. My friend got these for her kids since they bike to school, and part of the ride is uphill.
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Wireless Headphones

The coolest tech gift for the teenage years.
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This sweatshirt says it's for boys but teen girls would love it, too. I mean, I'd wear it. It's a classic, and would make a great gift for any teen.
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It was between this or the Nintendo switch, and the new PS5 won.
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Pottery Barn Teen

Sherpa Robe

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Shark Beauty

Hair Styler

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Urban Outfitters

Laptop Sleeve

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Clean Face Mask

Face masks are loved by everyone, and these masks are clean and priced well.
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The perfect water bottle that comes in a variety of colors - everyone loves a Stanley.
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Ring Light and Tripod

We live in a world where this is actually something teens want, and this one has a great price point.
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