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    50 Gifts To Help You Figure Out What To Buy The Teenage Girl In Your Life

    There's gotta be at least *one* teen-approved item in here, I promise.

    Hey! While we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time for Christmas, shipping times are tricky and can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. Shop early and be sure to double check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for the 25th!

    1. Essence Lash Princess Mascara might just leave people wondering if they recently got eyelash extensions (which it feels like everyone and anyone has been raving about). Joke's on them!

    2. Crayola Globbles, a fun lil' toy they can use to burn off some steam when they need quick mental break from their homework. Don't worry, they won't leave residue on your walls.

    Six colored balls in yellow packaging
    Reviewer's video showing the sticky balls sliding down the wall
    Reviewer holding the balls in pink, purple, orange, yellow, green, and blue colors

    Promising review: "I waited over two months to write my review! My daughter is 4 and plays with these DAILY! YES they do attract dirt and hair HOWEVER they are so easy to rinse off, it's not a big deal! We took these to a family gathering and ended up giving two away because they were SO loved! The two we gave away went to a 12-year-old and my 19-year-old brother. They discovered throwing them at the ceiling fan and watching them shoot across the room which was pretty entertaining! None of these have busted or ripped and they are definitely NOT gentle with them! I will definitely be buying more!" —Kindle Customer

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $10.69.

    3. Steel-toed slip-on Dr. Martens boots reviewers swear are comfortable and easy to break out — watch out world, here comes a teenager in cooler-than-cool boots.

    reviewer in blank ankle boots with rubber heeled soles
    closeup of reviewer wearing slip on boots

    See them in action on TikTok here

    Promising review: "These are the best and most comfortable pair of Docs I've had. They were a dream to break in and I have never had a blister with these. I get so many compliments on them and they are a great fall shoe!!" —christa kraftician

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $108.05+ (available in sizes 5–11 and in two colors).

    Psst: This item is included in Prime Wardrobe, so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    4. Essie's "Set in Stones" glitter polish, a must-have for anyone who wants to *~make the whole room shimmer~* a la Taylor Swift (or at the very least, your nails).

    5. A blackhead scrub stick that'll exfoliate their clogged pores and remove excess sebum while also being a bit reminiscent of the adorable lil' character from Finding Nemo that said "you made me iiiink!"

    reviewer image of stick with extractions from skin on it
    reviewer holding facial blackhead remover stick

    See it in action on BuzzFeed' Shopping's TikTok!

    Promising review: "Here’s the thing. A scrub is never going to solve your blackhead issues long term. But there is truly no other product like this. It’s an amazing quick fix to get your pores unclogged and less noticeable, and once you’ve done that, slap on some retinol/salicylic acid with a moisturizer. Adorable packaging, unique product, and effective!" —Molly

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $12.50

    6. A shampoo scalp massager so even if they only have the time and energy for a quick rinse they'll still be able to indulge in a relaxing scalp massage. 

    BuzzFeed editor holding pink scalp massager with silicone bristles
    editor showing other side where there's a gripper for fingers
    Emma Lord/BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed writer Emma Lord is a big fan of this product:

    "I have one of these and WOWZA, it really helps you get extra mileage out of your shampoo. I have a whole lot of hair on my head so sometimes it's a struggle to feel like I've soaped up my whole scalp thorough, but this is a very effective way to spread out the suds and really get them to the roots. I was worried it might tangle in my hair, but it was totally fine on that front, too. I've noticed that my hair has been a little less greasy at the roots since I started using it. And I'm echoing a ton of reviewers here when I say it just feels reeeeeally, really nice."

    Promising review: "I can't say enough about this product. I have long hair and I do not wash my hair more than every four to five days. My hair is dry and it doesn't get dirty until nearly a week goes by. However, my scalp is another story. If I have been sweating due to weather or working out, my scalp is going to be accruing dirt. This has been a godsend. This brush does an amazing job of getting my scalp squeaky clean and I don't have to be concerned about that buildup not coming off. I always loved going to the salon for a good scrub of my scalp but it can be expensive to do all the time. This makes it so much easier and I can do it every time I wash my hair. I was having some hair loss and couldn't figure out what was going on other than just stress. Since I started using this, the hair loss has stopped and I actually think my hair is growing better. I wrote an earlier review but I have been using this now for awhile and wanted to update what I said then so this is it. I am buying several more of these for stocking stuffers at Christmas. I know once they use this, they will be thanking me until next Christmas! LOL! ;-)" —KG8

    Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

    Get it from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in three colors).

    7. Pastel glow-in-the-dark stars that'll look as magical during the day as they do when they're all aglow at night.

    8. A set of LED light saber chopsticks for your younger sibling who is the Chewbacca to your Han Solo (and also happens to be who you get sushi with every Friday night).

    9. A stylish pajama set that'll garner them tons of compliments at their next slumber party and ensure they're nice 'n' comfy when lounging at home.

    a model in light pink pajamas with vertical stripes

    10. A four-pack of pizza socks they won't find ~cheesy~ at all when their toes are as toasty as a pie fresh out of the oven.

    11. A huggable knot pillow unlike anything they've probably seen before — it was designed to delight the senses and help stress dissipate. Go on, get one for yourself as well.

    a variety of knotted pillows arranged on a wood floor

    12. An Olive & June mani system packed with products they can use to perfect their at-home manicure (and hopefully learn to give you one, too!).

    A blue box with six nail polish bottle on top in dark green, dark blue, maroon, pink, beige, light grey, and gold sparkle
    The box with all the tools included sitting inside of it with the assorted nail polish
    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed

    The mani system includes cuticle serum, top coat, clean-up brush, polish remover pot, nail clipper, nail buffer, the Poppy, a winter-themed box, and either the winter color set (pictured above) or your choice of six polishes. 

    I absolutely adore Olive & June and typically only use their polishes — you can read more about it in my and BuzzFeed editor Abby Kass' full Olive & June nail polish review

    Promising review: "Bye-bye gel and time-consuming trips to the salon. I didn’t think I would love this so much! If you watch the videos, you really can give yourself the perfect manicure. And I swear this polish looks good for as long as gel, only it’s way easier to switch out and refresh when you’re ready. Just gave myself a perfect manicure in under 15 minutes. And with the dry drops, I am off and running. I’m officially obsessed!" —Kristie

    Shipping info: Orders typically ship in 3–5 business days.

    Get a mani box with six colors from Olive & June for $90 ($129 value). 

    13. A book about legendary ladies and their iconic fashion statements to empower the impressionable teen in your life and teach them a thing or two about awesome females.

    the cover of the book with famous women in black dresses

    14. A Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Camera for the teen who's always taking selfies but has never thought to actually print out a photo.

    15. An unofficial Harry Potter cookbook so the fan in your life can be a ~wizard~ in the kitchen, not just at Hogwarts.

    16. A Baby Yoda night-light that, for lack of a better term, can become their *guiding light* as they make their way through the hallway in the middle of the night when they'll inevitably have to pee.

    17. An Xbox Game Pass Membership that'll provide them with more than 100 games a month. I wish them luck in choosing what to play first, jeez.

    an image of five different video game scenes, with the gray Xbox Game Pass card sitting in front of them,

    If your giftee has a Playstation, there's a membership for that too! Checkout Playstation Plus for $9.99+

    Shipping Info: Gift memberships can be virtually delivered instantly.

    Get a three-month membership from GameStop for $44.99.