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41 Gift Ideas For Those Hard-To-Shop-For Teens In Your Life

AirPods, sneakers, skincare, and more cool products for even the most difficult-to-impress teenager.

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What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. A keychain bracelet with a card holder so they can keep their keys, ID, and cash handy and easily accessible. This stylish bracelet is much cuter than a basic lanyard.

the keychain in leopard with a black and leopard print beaded bracelet
Amazon

Promising review: "Bought two bracelets in the denim blue for my teenage granddaughters. They love them and actually said they will wear them out and use them for shopping and when they are driving and don’t want to take a purse. You can fit your drivers license, credit card, and some cash. Teens are hard to buy for and I came off a winner here!" —Fashionista Grandma

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 $7.99 (available in 15 colors).

2. A pretty zodiac trinket dish for storing their fave rings and other small accessories.

The cream-colored dish with lid, and inside is "Libra charming, diplomatic, idealistic"
Urban Outfitters

Shipping info: Expedited 1–2-day shipping options are available at additional cost. Standard shipping time is 4–8 business days.

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12 (originally $18; available in all 12 zodiac signs).

3. A Himalayan sea salt lamp to gift them some positive energy. This unique light fixture will be a great addition to their bedroom and it's meant to have a zen, peaceful presence.

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Promising review: "I gave this salt lamp as a gift to my daughter for her college dorm. I know that she is enjoying it very much. It’s very calming and therapeutic for her especially when she is up late doing assignments." —Elle Warron

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 $25.49 (available in three designs).

4. A pack of 45 velvet hair scrunchies, because they're trendy, great for throwing their hair up in a messy bun, and make fun wrist accessories. Plus, this pack will supply them with one to match every outfit.

the scrunchies in various different colors displayed on a stand
amazon.com

Promising review: "These scrunchies are adorable! I was worried that they were not going to be good quality but they’re really nice. If you don’t want to spend a ton of money on scrunchies then this is the way to go." —Gina M Schroeder

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 45 from Amazon for $9.99.

5. A tube of Glossier's Balm Dotcom — a winter must-have — to help them soften and repair chapped lips with a combination of castor oil, beeswax, and lanolin, while leaving the perfect hint of color and/or shine (depending on the flavor).

Glossier

Promising review: "I use this on my lips once in the morning and once at night and that's it! My lips are baby soft the entire rest of the day and I haven't had any issues with chapped lips since I started using it! You only need a small amount too which is so nice. I love the mint one and will definitely buy again and try other flavors." —Gretchen

Read more about why we love this lip balm (#1 on the list).

Shipping info: Expedited 2–3-day shipping options are available at additional cost.

Get it from Glossier for $12 (available in nine flavors).

6. An "I hate everyone" pin for the teen whose mood is pretty much this 24/7.

a red pin that looks like a name tag that says hello i hate everyone
Feminist Goods Co

Feminist Goods Co. is a woman-owned small business that makes badass products to encourage women to feel their best and express themselves. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Lauren, the owner, and can confirm she is as cool as the products she sells.

Shipping info: Orders are typically shipped within seven days.

Get it from Feminist Goods Co for $14.

7. A slouchy beanie with a faux fur pom-pom, because no one likes a cold head. It also makes a great solution for a bad hair day.

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Promising review: "Wow these are beautiful! I got the pair of pink and black hats. I had no idea the fur ball was interchangeable, so that was a fun surprise. I have zero complaints about these. They're absolutely worth the money and exceeded expectations." —Brandi F.

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 $13.99 (available in 37 colors, including two-packs).

8. A pack of 16 Dermal Korea collagen sheet masks for the skincare-obsessed teen. The scents of these cult-favorite masks vary, but they each contain vitamin E and collagen to help make skin clearer, and more elastic (plus, they're mess-free).

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Promising review: "These masks are amazing!!! Having 'ice pick' scars left over from acne I was told that I'd have to pay for expensive laser therapy because the body can't produce enough collagen to heal deep scars. I've been using these masks for two months and I've seen SIGNIFICANT reduction in my scars. They are almost completely gone!" —Shaun

Read what another BuzzFeeder had to say about these collagen sheet masks!

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 16 from Amazon for $11.99.

9. A couple of cute frosted hair clips to easily jazz up a simple hairstyle. Plus, you can let them know their gift is supporting a small business. 💜

the set of frosted hair clips, one is more round and the other is rectangular
Jane Dottie Vintage

Jane Dottie Vintage is a Black woman-owned business that was founded by Tatyana ZW Alanis in 2019 with a focus on sustainability. She sells curated vintage finds, hair accessories, jewelry, and more.

Shipping info: Most items are handmade and ship within one week. 

Get them from Jane Dottie Vintage for $8.

10. A 14-piece makeup brush set perfect for makeup beginners or those who can do a contour way better than you ever could. This set has almost everything they'll need and it'll look fabulous on their vanity.

reviewer's black and rose gold makeup brush set
amazon.com

The bristles are vegan and cruelty-free, made of durable synthetic fiber that's soft and silky! This set will fulfill pretty much all of your makeup needs, including a blending brush, eyebrow brush, multiple eyeshadow brushes, as well as ones suited for eyeliner, contouring, blush, and more.

Promising review: "I am a makeup brush fanatic! I own Sigma and Sephora and It Cosmetics brushes, as well as Elf and Real Techniques. I love quality, not brand labels. This is one of the best makeup brush sets I own. There are lots of thick soft hairs in the brush that help to create a smooth flawless looking finish. The handle and ferrule are made of nice materials and lend the brushes the perfect balance of weight right where you need it." —Christina

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 $13.99.

11. An LED twinkle light curtain to give their room a nice, cozy glow that's worthy of an Instagram post.

reviewer's twinkle lights above their bed
amazon.com

Plug it into an outlet, and the 300 warm LEDs will make your wall or window glow. Oh, and they have eight different mode settings for the perfect cozy twinkle.

Promising review: "So pretty! I added them to my college dorm room and they added some light and sparkle, better than i imagined." —SW

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 $17.59+ (available in white or color changing lights).

12. A trio of Mario Badescu facial sprays so they can have a lovely, soothing spritz every day when they're in need of a pick-me-up.

the three face spray bottles
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Here are the benefits of each one:

—Aloe, cucumber, and green tea can wake up dull, tired skin, hydrate, tone, and reduce redness in irritated complexions.

—Aloe, chamomile and lavender can comfort irritated, dry skin, hydrate, and help de-stress your complexion.

—Aloe, herbs and rosewater can hydrate and treat dry, uncomfortable skin throughout the day. Also great for refreshing makeup.

Promising review: "I am obsessed with these sprays! They're super hydrating and toning. I have a nice glow and my skin feels and looks visibly healthier. I spray first thing after my shower then moisturizer with lotion, apply makeup and spray to set it. My niece who is on Accutane recommended these to me, because of her dry skin and I love it." —Jessica Soliz

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 set of three from Amazon for $21.

13. A pack of 156 super cute vinyl stickers for them to deck out their laptop, water bottle, notebooks, and anything else that seems a little too boring for their taste.

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Promising review: "These stickers were a gift for my 15-year-old daughter for Christmas. Upon going through them with her, it was a blast from the past, as she let me take a few of them from her pack; even shared some with her 18-year-old sister. These were the coolest stickers, even made me contemplate buying another pack. I have collected stickers since I was her age, and I seek out certain stickers myself. Even now at 50, I add them to my work planners (I work for the school system), I add them to my vision boards (I am a jewelry stylist) and I have them on my laptop. These stickers evoke a feeling of nostalgia and happiness!!" —IslandWahine

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 156 from Amazon for $8.98.

14. A TikTok viral mirrored digital alarm clock with USB ports that'll look way better on their nightstand than a typical alarm clock, PLUS it can charge their devices while they sleep.

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Promising review: "Love love love this clock... sleek and definitely a statement piece. Alarm is subtle. It will definitely wake you up however it will not scare the B-Jesus out of you. Love the extra ports on the side to charge other things with it." —Meika B.

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 $20.59+ (available in seven colors).

15. A pair of silicone face mask brushes pretty much guaranteed to get used often by the teen who loves a good mask night. These will help spread face masks evenly and minimize the mess.

amazon.com

Promising review: "I love these! I no longer dread putting on my face products. I was using my fingers to apply the product to my face, it was so messy and got in my nails too. When I came across these silicone brushes I knew I had to have them. They are amazing and the low price is a steal. These brushes really changed my routine. I use my facial products more often because I'm no longer worried about the annoying mess. The silicone brush is very flexible and spreads the product on my face nicely. Cleaning the brush is a simple task, just rinse and pat dry. Highly recommended!" —Wells Family

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 set of two from Amazon for $3.98.

16. Some artificial vines to add a touch of lovely greenery to their space. No watering or sunlight necessary. My little sister is almost 14 and she loves having these in her room!

reviewer with the vines hanging on the wall next to their bed
amazon.com

Promising review: "I decided to make my room very earthy and zen. My room is covered in succulents and faux plants, and... these vines! I’ve bought them three times now and I love them. They are perfect and can be used for anything. The leaves on the vines don’t fall off — unlike other vines I’ve purchased. Perfect for whatever the occasion is, and I’m sure these would be beautiful for wedding decorating or other stuff. Regardless, I highly recommend and will probably buy another pack for my room." —Amei Ayuel

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 12-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

17. An Xbox Game Pass Ultimate perfect for gamers — it allows them to gain access to over 100 high-quality games so they never have to worry about getting bored playing the same couple of games on repeat.

Xbox Game Pass promotional photo featuring screen shots of various games
Xbox/Microsoft

Get it from Xbox for $14.99/month.

18. A chic faux-leather belt for the perfect finishing touch to any trendy outfit. They can wear it with jeans or layer it over dresses and jackets.

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Promising review: "So excited about this belt for the price. Good quality for the price, fits well, and it's got a designer look without really being a tacky dupe or knockoff. Five stars!" —kalyjo

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 $13.81+ (available in women's sizes XS–XL and 11 styles).

19. A face wash whip maker to transform any of their cleansers into a foamy, marshmallowy, luxurious experience.

The pink container with a pump top to fluff the cleanser and foamed up cleanser all around it
Amazon

Promising review: "This thing is the bomb. Does exactly what it advertises; makes a thick whipped cream/foam out of washes, making it economical as well as fun. It can soften harsh washes to make the concoction gentler on skin. It's also great for mixing washes if you have two or more you'd like to combine for different effects. And of course, a little goes a long, long way with this puppy. For the price, it's a steal. Definitely give it a try if you're not sure. It's a really cool device." —Knock Knock Me

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 $6.30.

20. A pound of cereal marshmallows because no matter what their age, we all know the marshmallows are the best part! Trust us, any teen with a sweet tooth will appreciate this ~magically delicious~ treat.

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Promising review: "Buying these charms was one of the best decisions of my life. The bag is twice the size of my head. The marshmallows are aesthetically pleasing and delicious. It's everything I ever wanted in a snack." —Amazon 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 it from Amazon for $10.89.

21. A subscription to Book of the Month sure to be appreciated by any avid reader. This will ensure they always have something new on their bookshelf.

a stack of wintery books
Book of the Month

Here's why my coworker loves it: 

"I was gifted a year of Book of the Month for my birthday one year and to date it is one of the best things I've received. There are few things as satisfying as getting truly lost in the pages of a good book — and it'll provide for a great distraction for the mind if your pal has recently been watching something super scary (ahem, the news). Each month they'll be permitted to choose one of four books, all of which are different genres. Then the book they select will be delivered to their door. Magic! Excuse me, I need to re-up my subscription." —Heather Braga, BuzzFeed Shopping Editor 

Shipping info: You can send gift memberships via email immediately or print it out and pop it into a card!

Get three months from Book of the Month for $49.99.

22. A pair of retro-inspired sunglasses so they can look and feel like the main character at all times.

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Check them out on TikTok here.

Promising review: "I had originally seen these pair of glasses on TikTok and was very eager in buying them and let me tell you they did NOT disappoint. They are very sturdy, fashionable, and look like a high-end pair of glasses." —Alejandra Larios

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 two-pack from Amazon for $13.68 (available in 33 color combinations).

23. A pair of LED light saber chopsticks perfect for the teen who is always watching Star Wars movies on repeat.

Emma Lord / BuzzFeed, Amazon

Here's why a fellow BuzzFeed Shopping editor loves them:

"As you can see from the above GIF, I bought these for myself, and I love them to pieces. TBH, I use them as decor every bit as much as I use them to eat. Sometimes I just keep them in my work area to light them up during the day to feel fancy. They toggle back and forth between a bunch of different colors, like red, blue, yellow, purple, and multicolor, so you can either make them match *or* have a red and blue one together and bring ~balance~ to The Force." —Emma Lord, BuzzFeed Shopping Editor

There's a button to turn 'em on and off, and they come with batteries so you can ~get glowing~ as soon as they arrive.

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 $12.97.

24. A set of 12 handcrafted, moisturizing bath bombs made with natural ingredients perfect for teens who love a good #SelfCareSunday moment.

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Promising review: "After receiving the first box as a gift, I had to order more. I am a true bath person and have tried bath products across the globe. I can honestly say that these are the absolute best bath bombs I have ever used! The fragrance is incredible and my skin is left soft, not oily. Here comes the part that blew me away: No residue or ring left in my tub! One more thing, the price allows me to order more and give as gifts!" —Pamela

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 12-pack from Amazon for $26.80.

25. A pack of large hair clips so they can effortlessly throw their hair up while studying without compromising their cute outfit. They work for thick, thin, and curly hair types.

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See them in action on TikTok here.

Promising reviews: "Needed new big claw clips and these one lived up to the TikTok hype! Super cute and trendy, but also sturdy." —AlexandraMedina

"I have really thick and long hair, and these clips hold my hair in place all day, no matter what I'm doing. I've been using them for weeks now, and they've held up. Definitely recommend if you're looking for a scrunchy alternative and have a lot of hair on your head!" —Hannah Elizabeth

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 four-pack from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in three colors and an eight-pack).

26. A cozy blanket sweatshirt for the teen in your life who is like, always cold. Speaking from personal experience, they will want to wear it every day!

Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

I LOVE this thing. It allows you to literally wrap yourself in a blanket, but still be able to use your hands, without your poor arm suffering in the cold breeze. I wear this while working from home, watching Netflix, and while taking naps. It's so comfy that there have been times I don't want to take it off when I have to run to the store — the only reason I do is because I don't want it to get dirty. I can't imagine one person who wouldn't be happy to have this wonderful bundle of coziness.

Promising review: "To say that it is comfy is more than and understatement. It feels like wearing a soft and warm blanket turned into a hoodie. Because I want to take a nap while wearing, I just put the hood on, tuck my legs in and fall asleep right away, warm and comfortable, no need to wear a blanket over it. Perfect for lazy Sundays!" —Patricia

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 $44.95 (available in two styles and eight colors).

27. A microwavable lavender scented plush sloth to be the best cuddle buddy for anyone who needs one. When heated, this little guy can help soothe aches and pains and the lavender scent just makes it that much more relaxing. This is ideal for anyone who deals with rough period pains and cramps, but would also be a great gift for a student athlete.

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Promising review: "Bought him to help with my endometriosis cramping. I’m so happy with my purchase! Not only is he cute, he is very soothing. He is weighted so he feels slightly heavy. When heated he is warm and smells oh-so-lovely of lavender. He works wonderful for cramps. I would also recommend him for children. He would make a great soothing companion. For a stuffed animal he seems to have lots of character/personality. Kudos to whomever designed this guy!" —Marie May

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 $18.99.

28. A birthdate candle that has a unique label and scent based on, well, their birthday. This'll surely be appreciated by any teen who is constantly reading their horoscope or asking people what their sign is.

buzzfeeder's candle in a jar that says "september twenty-eighth, the day of the fluttering candle" with small astrological sign details for that date
Skyler Murry / BuzzFeed

Birthdate Candle Co. is a small business hand-pouring candles in the Northeastern US.

Here's what one of my colleagues had to say about it: 

"I am a candle FIEND! And I love astrology! This candle is just the best of both worlds. The label and fragrance are customized based on your birthdate to match your "inner spirit." The company provides descriptions of your personality, your emblematic tarot card, ruling planet, and ruling number. Such a fun astrological reading in the cutest packaging! I honestly felt like I was getting read to filth but I loved how detailed it was. This candle burns so smoothly, too, and my particular scent of hydrangea, peony, and jasmine is just so me. I love the delicate floral scent as it's strong without being overbearing." —Skyler Murry

Shipping info: Since every candle is personalized to the day, it can take up to 1 week after ordering for them to ship. Expedited 1-2-day shipping is available for an additional cost.

Get it from Birthdate Co for $38.

29. A budget-friendly lengthening mascara to pop in their stocking. It will give them a nice dramatic lash, and sometimes that's all you need to feel fabulous.

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This mascara is my all-time favorite! It really makes my eyes pop and it's SO affordable! Plus, it's gluten-free and cruelty-free. Check out my full Essence Lash Princess Mascara review!

Promising review: "My sister suggested Essence Lash Princess False Lash Effect and I IMMEDIATELY fell in love. It provides dramatic length and great volume. I can honestly say I can’t stop looking at my eyelashes in the mirror every single day because of how awesome they look. Also, it is very long wearing. I go from an eight-hour work day right to the gym and sweat like crazy... and this stuff doesn’t budge! I love it!!" —Carrie E Miller

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 $4.99.

30. A pair of AirPods (3rd generation) because there's a good chance the teen you're shopping for has been begging for them for a while now. They have a new contoured design, are sweat- and water-resistant, and provide up to six hours of listening time with one charge.

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Promising review: "What a solid upgrade from 2nd gen! I owned the 1st gen, 2nd gen, and the AirPods Pro, and I think this one (3rd gen) is the most balanced in terms of sound quality, comfort, and convenience. Comparing to 2nd gen, there is a noticeable upgrade in sound, especially in bass. The spatial audio and pinch control is also a big plus. Comparing to the Pros, I think the sound quality is on par, but the wear comfort level is much much better than the all-sealed Pros. If you are comfortable with 1st and 2nd gen, the 3rd gen will be a pleasure to use and wear (for hours!). But if you already have a pair of Pros and feel comfortable wearing them, then there is no need for moving to the 3rd gen. Also since they are not sealed over your ears, noise canceling is pretty much non-existent, so that is a big red flag if you care about noise canceling. For my use case, 3rd gen is awesome!" —Mary

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 them from Amazon for $169.99 (originally $179).

31. A pair of popular Nike Air Force 1 Sage Lows because Forces are having a moment again — as they should! This versatile, clean pair of sneaks is the perfect everyday school shoe. 

model squatting wearing the Air Force 1s sage lows
the Air Force 1 on a foot
Nike

Promising review: "Love these shoes. They are cool, they are fun, they are comfortable, they are durable. SO FRIKIN' GOODDDDD! They make me tall without the discomfort and they just make any outfit look so cool. Don't even think twice sis, get them." —I N

Shipping info: For no rush delivery by Dec. 25, order by 10 a.m. PST on Dec. 13. Expedited shipping options are available at additional cost. Check out the rest of Nike's holiday shipping deadlines

Get them from Nike for for $100 (available in women's sizes 5–12 and three colors). Or check out the Nike Air Force 1 '07s in men's sizes 6–18.

32. A grapefruit and rose body scrub formulated with Mediterranean sea salt, Himalayan pink salt, and mango butter for a combination that both smells great and will leave their skin feeling smooth and hydrated. They can pamper themself with this relaxing treat two to three times per week.

the packet of body scrub with some poured out on a table
Prim Botanicals

Prim Botanicals is a Filipina-owned business that sells various beauty products and candles. The shop is also a member of 1% for the the Planet and they have a partnership with Tiny Blessings, which is an org that helps provide food, shelter, and other basic needs to homeless children in Manila.

Promising review: "This leaves my skin so so soft and smells amazing. It feels gentle and I love that it's all good ingredients." —Tishny1

Shipping info: Expedited 1–2-day shipping options are available at additional cost. Standard shipping time is 4–8 business days.

Get it from Anthropologie for $25.

33. A highly rated microfiber hair towel that is honestly the best one I've ever used. It's thick, soft, and stays in place — perfect for helping their hair dry *fast* without the added heat. Plus, the microfiber material won't make their hair frizzy like regular towels do.

Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

I've used hair towels for years, but this one is by far the best. Since I have thick, curly hair I try to avoid adding heat to it as much as possible. This allows my hair to dry naturally MUCH faster and it prevents it from dripping all over me while I'm trying to do my skincare routine or get ready. The elastic around the trim helps it stay sturdily in place, without being irritating at all. And obviously it's super cute, which is always a bonus.

Kitsch is a woman-owned accessory brand that was founded in 2010. They also sell cute scrunchies, cloth face masks, satin pillowcases, and more.

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); Expedited 1–2-day shipping options are available for additional cost at Urban Outfitters; Two-day express shipping is available for additional cost at Kitsch.

Get it from Amazon for $23 (available in seven colors), Urban Outfitters for $23 (available in three colors), or Kitsch for $23 (available in eight colors).

34. A copy of Nevertheless, She Wore It: 50 Iconic Fashion Moments by Ann Shen perfect for fashion-obsessed teens. It'll both inspire them and teach them about powerful, groundbreaking women throughout history.

the cover of the book with famous women in black dresses
chroniclebooks / Via instagram.com

Here's what my colleague had to say about the book: 

"Ann Shen's book, Nevertheless, She Wore It: 50 Iconic Fashion Moments, is jam-packed with stunning illustrations and facts about fabulous women from all around the world. I have a copy and it's something I absolutely treasure — and I learned a lot from it! Anyone would be lucky to receive this book this holiday season!" —Heather Braga, BuzzFeed Shopping Editor 

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). For Bookshop, the last days to place an order to receive it in time for the holidays are: Christmas and Kwanzaa: Dec. 6 (standard); Dec. 10 (expedited).

Get it from Amazon for $17.49 or Bookshop for $20.70 (to support local bookstores).

35. An oversized scarf for keeping them warm and adding some cozy texture to any outfit — it's also big enough to wear as a shawl on especially chilly days!

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Promising review: "I bought this scarf because I am an everyday scarf wearer in the cooler weather. I think this scarf compliments every outfit I put it with. It is not small, it is thick, the colors look exactly like the picture. I like that I can use it as a shawl and not just a scarf. I've received many compliments wearing this scarf. I'm actually wearing it today because it was snowing! It is long enough where I can tie it in different wants and doesn't look or feel cheap. The scarf does not scratch at my neck. If you are looking for a quality scarf, I would recommend. I will be purchasing another!" —Jennifer Williams

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 $15.99 (available in 20 colors).

36. A faux-pearl headband pack that'll give their outfit a classy vibe. Whether they're wearing a flowy dress or a blazer and pants, these will be the ultimate outfit topper.

model holding the pearl headband
Amazon

Promising review: "These stay on my head all day no problem. I love how they look and I wear them daily." —Shardaè

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 set of three from Amazon for $6.99

37. A set of gel strips for the teen who loves to have their nails done. These are super easy to apply, mess-free, and last for up to 14 days.

Sally Beauty

Promising review: "I am currently wearing my second set from this company. They are so easy to put on, and when I put them on they last me probably three weeks. I am by no means gentle on my nails. They best part, in my opinion, is that they are very easy to get off, and once they are off my nails are not damaged. I will forever buy this product." —Emma K.

Shipping info: Same day delivery available for select locations. UPS standard shipping is free for orders $35+.

Get a set of 34 nail strips from Sally Beauty for $9.19.

38. A pair of platform Dr. Martens boots that are versatile, yet show-stopping. From skinny jeans to skirts, there are so many fun ways for them to rock these!

Dr. Martens

Promising review: "These boots are the perfect statement piece! So stylish and I love the zipper feature!" —Meagan J.

Shipping info: Expedited 1–2-day shipping options are available at additional cost.

Get them from Dr. Martens for $200 (available in men's sizes 6–14, women's sizes 5–12, and two colors).

39. A four-piece Glossier shower set so they can feel super fresh and clean after a sweaty practice. The products work well and look cute, so they'll actually be excited for their daily showers.

Bottles of Daily Oil Wash, Dry-Touch Oil Mist, Daily Perfecting Cream and an Exfoliator Bar
Glossier

It comes with a bottle of Daily Oil Wash and Exfoliating Bar to use in the shower, and a Dry-Touch Oil Mist and Daily Perfecting Cream to use any time they need a little extra moisture.

Promising review: "I naturally have very dry skin which dries out and gets itchy during fall and winter. Because of this, I'm always looking for products that can maintain the moisture on my skin. I was hesitant to get this because of the price but I finally decided to bite the bullet and boy am I glad that I did!!!! The oil wash doesn't dry my skin out at all but it still feels clean, and following that up with the scrub bar feels AMAZING! And after that, using the lotion and the dry touch oil literally keeps me soft all day." —Raisa

Shipping info: Expedited 2–3 day shipping options are available at additional cost.

Get it from Glossier for $70 (value of $82).

40. A cozy teddy jacket for a warm, yet fashionable addition to their winter wardrobe. They'll love cozying up in this whether they're at home, at school, or hanging out with friends.

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BuzzFeed / Kayla Boyd

I got this faux shearling coat for Christmas and I have worn it tons since! It is soft, cozy, warm, and pretty much everything I want in a jacket. I love that it fits oversized so I can easily wear it over a sweater or hoodie. The front pockets are deep and easily fit my phone without feeling like it's going to fall out. And of course, I think it's really cute and stylish. For less than $35 (!!), I might even grab another color.

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 $17.98+ (available in sizes S–3X and 35 colors and styles).

41. And a FP Movement puffy blanket made from the same materials as sleeping bags and puffer jackets, so you already know it'll keep them extra warm. It's great for everything from football games to sleepovers.

Free People

Shipping info: Expedited 1-2 day shipping options are available at additional cost.

Get it from Free People for $129 (available in two designs).

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