7 Christmas gifts teenagers will actually love

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Unsure what to gift the teen in your life? Look no further than our gift guide with this year's cult products.
Unsure what to gift the teen in your life? Look no further than our gift guide.

With Christmas just seven weeks away (we know!) it's time to get your affairs in order if you haven't yet done so - especially if you're shopping for a discerning teen/tween in your life. 

Over the last decade, gen Z seem to have acquired a somewhat more adult taste to when us oldies used to kick around in our youth. 

So if you're stumped on gifts for the teen in your life and have no idea where to start looking, you've come to the right place.

From tech gadgets to viral products circulating social media, here's a roundup of cult buys currently on offer:

Apple Airpods

If your teen is constantly stealing your airpods, it may be the time to give them their own pair. Available online at Amazon, Apple's 2nd generation airpods with charging case are currently on offer for $186. These are guaranteed to be a huge success on Christmas Day being suitable to connect with all Apple devices along with being designed for a universal fit, so these really are a versatile gift. Plus, Amazon are offering free delivery for all Prime members. 

White Apple Airpods
Apple Airpods are a fail-safe gift for teen this Christmas being versatile for any music-lover or those wanting some of their own space. Source: Amazon


Selfie Ring Light

If your teen is constantly on TikTok (most likely) or is passionate about making their own tutorials on Youtube, this selfie ring light is a fun tool they will love using. Its practical lampstand is designed to sit on a desk behind a laptop or camera with its LED lights having three dimmable settings. The base also has outputs for USB Charging while the stand includes a universal phone holder. Thie selfie ring light can be a fun tool for projects with adult supervision around.

Selfie ring light.
The selfie ring light can make creative projects fun! Source: Amazon

Personalised phone cases

The trend that's sweeping the globe right now is personalisation which makes everything feel just a bit more special. At Casetify, choose from a variety of fonts, patterns, prints and colours or even upload photos to add your special touch to your teen's phone. Simply select the phone size and then follow the prompts to make your case one of a kind. Prices start around $75 with Afterpay as an option if you want to keep costs low. 

A pale pink phone case on left and a navy customised phone case on the right infront of a white background.
Casetify offer an unlimited range of customisation for phone cases, Apple Watch wristbands and more. Source: Casetify

Urban Decay Naked eyeshadow set

This one's for the mini makeup artist you know. Urban Decay's viral Naked eyeshadow palette will be on every teen's list if they're makeup inclined. The vegan beauty brand offers 12 rose-hued versatile neutral colours in 'ultra-smooth mattes, gorgeous pearls and glimmering metallics' suitable for a variety of skintones. This set is part of their best-selling range so you can rest assured that it will be received well on Christmas day. 

Urban Decay's pale pink eyeshadow palette infront of a white background.
Urban Decay's cruelty-free Naked eyeshadow palette is a constant best-selling product for its wide range of versatile tones. Source: Urban Decay

Nintendo switch

While on the pricier end of the wish-list, the Nintendo Switch is a fail-safe present for all techy teens. Available in a variety of colours including metal grey and the original red and blue, the Nintendo Switch is a versatile home gaming system that combines all the best gaming experiences in a mobile device. Gaining viral status since its recent launch, this truly is a cult product.

The red and blue Nintendo Switch in its packaging box infront of a white background.
The Nintendo Switch offers a whole new level of gaming - perfect for the techy teen in your life. Source: Amazon

Letter necklaces

Gift a heartfelt moment with a personalised letter necklace this Christmas. Choose from Kirstin Ash's range of fine gold and rose gold chains made with a sterling silver base and plated with 18k gold. Available at $109 from The Iconic, you can be assured of super-fast same-day or next-day delivery along with flexible payment options to make Christmas shopping a little more relaxed. Arriving in beautiful pastel pink and gold-pressed packaging, this one is sure to create an extra special moment. 

A gold chain with a red letter G lays on the chest of a woman in a cream blazer.
Gift a special moment with this 18k gold initial chain. Source: The Iconic

Adilette Lite Slides

Adidas slides have become a cult product across generations earning its place as a wardrobe staple for many. Perfect for summer and casual events, Adidas slides are a versatile, unisex gift in a selection of tonal shades including black, navy and white. Coming in at an affordable price point of $45, they're an easy addition to any Christmas list. 

A navy pair of Adidas slides with the white logo on the front on a white background.
Adidas Adilette Lite Slides are a great unisex gift with an affordable price tag of $45. Source: Adidas

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