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This is the age that it’s less about toys, and more about electronics and beauty products. You can never go wrong with gift cards at this age, but don’t forget about board games, too. If your teen is going off to college next year, board games are something great that they can take with them and use to build friendships.
Remington Hair Wand $24.99
Hair wands have been pretty popular for a couple of years now. They create a variety of girls that are more loose than what you get with a regular curling iron. Make sure the wand comes with a glove so they don’t burn themselves on the barrel.
If the girl you’re buying for likes to be outside or read a good book in the hammock, think about buying her an (eno) this year. Eno’s are easy to string up between any two trees and when you’re done, pack it up and take it with you. They’re simple, lightweight, and great for camping or laying in the backyard.
Gel nail kits are a great investment. Rather than constantly going out to do your nails, gel nails last longer, so you spend less on manicures. If you’re buying for a girl who has never done her own nails at home, grab the starter kit with everything you’d need for an at-home gel nail manicure.
Bare Minerals Lip Gloss $6.75
14-18 is an age where girls are still a bit too young (in my opinion) to wear lipstick, but lip gloss is a better option, not as bold as lipstick.
iPod Touch $194.99
This is an expensive gift option, but it’s a great one for anyone who loves music on the go. To cut costs you can always go used, there are lots available out there!
Bluetooth Speaker $29.99
Bluetooth speakers are great for listening to music because you don’t have to keep your phone or iPod tethered to the speaker to listen to the music. It’s connected wirelessly with bluetooth audio, so you can play music from as far as the signal goes.
Apples to Apples $18.22
Apples to Apples is a game of comparisons that usually turns into a lot of laughs. You may want to go through all of the cards before you give it as a gift to make sure they’re all appropriate, but it’s a great game.
Amazon Kindle Gift Card (Choose the Value)
For the readers, pick up an Amazon Kindle gift card. They can choose which books they want, so you know they’ll love it!
Touchscreen Gloves $13.99
These gloves are great for college students or anyone who has to walk outside in the cold. The fingers of this glove make it so you don’t have to take your gloves off to use your touchscreen phone.
Consider getting your teen a journal. This is a time of their life that presents a lot of changes, so it could be fun for them to look back and remember. This particular journal allows you to write one line every calendar day so you can go back and see all of the events compared each year.
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