- Buying gifts for teen girls doesn’t have to be difficult or send you searching across many sites.
- Using my own sisters as inspiration, I chose 32 Amazon gifts that cover many interests and budgets.
- Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all Insider Reviews gift guides here.
Buying gifts for teen girls can be a daunting task, which is probably why they end up with seven identical lip balms from different relatives every year.
But getting a thoughtful, fun, and useful gift is easier than you think. In fact, it doesn’t even require you to leave Amazon. Below, I’ve rounded up 32 gift ideas, all of which you can find on Amazon, for the teen girls in your life. As someone who was once a teen girl and who has teen sisters, I feel confident in saying this is a good jumping-off point.
Shop the 32 best gifts for teen girls:
There’s no need to buy tie-dye clothing when they can use this kit to make their own. Five dyes, gloves, rubber bands, and an instruction guide come in this easy-to-use set. It’s not only a fun art project, but they’ll get some vibrant, stylish, homemade shirts from it, too.
A console for a true gamer
For the serious gamer in your life, a Nintendo Switch could be just what they need. This console has been all the rage thanks to its innovative design and ability to travel well. They can play popular games like Animal Crossing, Among Us, New Pokémon Snap, and more.
A pair of plush slippers they won’t want to take off
Comfort is key when it comes to teenagers. These fluffy, supportive Ugg slippers are great for wearing around the house and also outside of the home. You can read more about why we love this slide slipper in our guide to the best women’s slippers.
A neon sign to light up their bedroom
Coming in blue or pink, this neon sign can serve as a relaxing piece of decor in their bedroom. It’ll brighten up their space, whether they hang it on a wall or place it on their nightstand or desk. We even ranked this one as the best for bedrooms in our guide to the best neon signs.
An apron for the aspiring chef
If you constantly find your teen cooking or baking in the kitchen, it might be time to get them a nice apron. This one has an adjustable neck strap and long waist ties to help them get the right fit. Plus, there are plenty of colorful designs to choose from.
An initial necklace that’s a staple piece
This simple but personal necklace will be a welcome addition to a teen’s growing jewelry collection. Its initial design makes it the perfect staple piece they can wear every day and with any outfit.
A DIY manicure kit
With it being safer to stay home right now, DIY manicures are more popular than ever. These cute nail stickers make it quick, easy, and affordable.
A felt letter board for fun quotes
This felt board adds a cute and personal touch to their room. You can choose from 25 colors to match their decor aesthetic. It’ll be the perfect setting for inspirational quotes or funny pop culture lines.
A Bluetooth microphone to sing karaoke
Whether or not they can carry a tune, it’s a fun item to have for friend hangouts or to recreate carpool karaoke. All it takes is connecting a phone to play music through the microphone’s speakers.
A popular book series
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, the cultural phenomenon of Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” has probably touched your life. If they’re a fan, this set lets them enjoy the book series the movies are based on.
A cool new Popsocket
Beyond making it easier to hold or prop up their phone, PopSockets are a great way to add personality to the tech they use every day.
The most popular and useful Fitbit
The Fitbit Charge 4 is one of Fitbit’s best and most popular models. It’s not bulky like most smartwatches, yet it’s comfortable to wear and you still have a usable display that gives you plenty of info. It has a built-in heart rate monitor, in-depth sleep tracking, advanced workout features, and real-time workout tracking. You can learn more about the Fitbit Charge 4 in our guide to the best Fitbit trackers and smartwatches.
A mini waffle maker for a small but satisfying breakfast
A favorite breakfast food just got a whole lot cuter. This lightweight and easy-to-use waffle maker can give them a small sense of independence in the kitchen, and it’s available in 20 unique colors and designs.
A beanie with Bluetooth connectivity so they can listen to music on the go
An increasingly popular accessory among teens is the Bluetooth Beanie Hat, which lets them listen to music while wearing it. The headphones pair with a tablet, Apple watch, or smartphone, and the Bluetooth range is up to 33 feet. There are even built-in controls for adjusting the volume, skipping songs, and pausing/playing music.
Smart lights for studying and dimming at night before bed
Smart lights mean she can change the lights to a range of colors, create customized lighting for watching a movie or studying and set a schedule for the lights to turn off or dim at different times during the day.
A personalized zodiac necklace
Zodiac signs have become even more popular in recent years, as has the mainstream interest in horoscopes and astrological personality types. If they’re into the topic, or you just want to find a small way of personalizing an affordable gift, pick up a gold-dipped zodiac necklace that they can wear with anything.
An Echo Dot for an alarm clock and games
The Echo Dot is popular on Amazon for a few reasons, and one is how compact it is. They can stack it on top of a pile of books or on their nightstand, use it as a speaker or an alarm clock, and get access to all the capabilities of Alexa (weather updates, recipes, music, news, connections to other smart devices). It also has a decent speaker.
An instant camera and some film
Maybe because it’s now possible to document and curate everything just-so online, but the spontaneity and authenticity of instant cameras have experienced a rise in popularity in recent years. If it’s a comfortable purchase, they’ll probably get a lot of use out of the $60-something camera. It comes in fun colors, and they can hang the pictures up around their room. Pick up some film so they can get started right away. For more, check out our guide to the best instant cameras.
The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Whether they saw the Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary (which this was featured in), consider RBG amongst their favorite celebrities, or they may appreciate a keepsake that focuses on an empowered woman in history, this is a great gift that combines fun, creativity, and education.
A bunch of Korean sheet masks
Few things are as fun as lounging around with a decadent sheet mask slapped across your face. It’s also an affordable gift that gives outsized fun to the recipient, and a great addition to sleepovers with friends.
Really nice new bedding
We recommend Brooklinen often, and for good reason. We think they make the best high-end sheets at the best price, and most of the Insider Reviews team sleeps with Brooklinen on their own beds. If she may appreciate a more grown-up gift, this is a good one.
Hanging glass terrariums for their room
A living green thing is nice in any space, especially in the form of a pretty hanging terrarium like this. The set includes three types: a water drop, diamond, and triangle shape. Plus, you can help with hanging them in their room.
A projector the size of a soda can
Anker’s Nebula Capsule is tiny but mighty. It’s the size of a soda can, weighs only one pound, and has a quiet and continuous playtime of four hours. It’ll take movie nights up a notch, and it travels easily.
A hair towel that cuts down on drying time
This hair towel can cut in half the amount of time it takes for hair to dry. It also helps protect hair during its weakened state while wet. If they’ve ever fought frizzy hair, this and a silk pillowcase are especially thoughtful gifts.
Wireless headphones with up to 40 hours of battery life
Beats Solo3 headphones are good for zoning out to music, studying, and blocking out the noise on family road trips. They have good sound, up to 40 hours of battery life, and five minutes of charging equals three hours of playback.
A facial cleansing device that removes 99.5% of dirt
Foreo’s cult-favorite Luna 2 cleansing device gently and effectively cleans with thin, antimicrobial silicone touchpoints, and claims to remove 99.5% of dirt and makeup residue without irritating the skin. Plus, it’s waterproof and the battery life lasts for a few months per charge.
A fluffy, eco-friendly comforter
Buffy is an eco-friendly startup that makes fluffy, cruelty-free comforters. The Cloud is made from a cool-to-the-touch eucalyptus fabric that’s even softer than cotton, and the comforter is made from 50 recycled bottles.
A streaming media player
Bringing smart skills and the experience of Apple TV+, Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+, The Roku Channel, HBO, Showtime, Google Play, and cable alternatives like Hulu with Live TV and more to their TV is an especially useful gift they’ll never tire of.
String lights with clips for pictures
Perfect for creating the archetypal teen room that’s most often seen in Netflix movies and old Taylor Swift music videos, these photo-clip string lights use warm light to illuminate Polaroids or other memorabilia.
An audiobook membership
If they love to read, or you’re trying to get them to love to read, a gift subscription to Audible is a great idea. They’ll get three free titles for each month they’re a member (one audiobook and two Audible Originals), and 30% off any additional audiobooks they buy. They can listen and read anywhere and anytime using the free app.
More than 40 satin scrunchies
Scrunchies are having a moment. If you want to get something particularly on-trend, you may want to look into gifting a few. This set comes with a whopping 46 colors in satin that won’t leave kinks in their hair.
A useful portable charger
Anyone with a phone can see the convenience of an external battery, and this one happens to be our pick for the best portable charger iPhone users can buy. Beyond convenience, it’s also great for when it’s safe to travel with friends again.