23 Gifts for teenage girls that have nothing to do with iphones

Gifts for teenage girls

I used to be overwhelmed with gift ideas for my daughters when they were little … there were almost too many choices. Now they are teenagers, I find myself stumped. They live and breath their iPhones, and seem to want for nothing else.

Yet, when you start looking, there’s lots out there that teenage girls will love.

Here is our list of gifts for teenage girls that will hopefully keep them off their screens.

Gifts for teenage girls

Vanity Planet Facial Cleansing System

First on our list of gifts for teenage girls: Pamper your teenager’s skin with the Vanity Planet Raedia Facial Cleansing System. Suited for all skin types and with micro-massage movement that gently cleanses and exfoliates.

Vanity Planet Raedia Facial Cleansing System Dusty Pink | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Cosmetic Capital

What Do You Meme Board Game

The What Do You Meme? board game is essential for the meme generation. Perfect for parties, sleepovers and family night with hours of fun to be had.

What Do You Meme Board Game

Available at: Amazon

Slogan Hoodie

For the young traveller who wants something practical, this graphic hoodie fits the bill. It’s stylish, retro and available in six colours.

Available at: Shein

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Being a teenager is hard and sometimes you just need to know you’re not alone. This bestselling book is a totally awesome and relatable read.

Available at: Booktopia

Further reading: How to encourage your teen to read a book.

Gifts for teenage girls (cont.)

Self Tan Starter Kit

Your teen can be a bronzed babe in the comfort of your home with a complete self-tan starter kit. Get a salon-quality tan with the St. Tropez kit that comes with a tinted mousse and velvet applicator.

Available at: Oz Hair and Beauty

Peace Motion Lava lamp

A lava lamps adds 60s hippie chic and instant glam to any room. This lamp ups the chill factor on our list of gifts for teenage girls!

Available at: Yellow Octopus

Mad Millie Coconut Yoghurt Kit

Mad Millie Coconut Yoghurt Kit is perfect for the budding chef. Make yummy and healthy coconut yoghurt at home with this fun beginner kit that’s guaranteed to please the palate.

Mad Millie Coconut Yoghurt Kit | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Yellow Octopus

Mullaloo Round towel

Relax on the beach and soak up the sun on a beach towel in floral print. We love the pretty pattern that stands out from the crowd.

Mullaloo Round Towel

Available at: City Beach

Personalised 'Tiffany Blue' Leather Heart Keyring

Keyrings never looked this fancy. Your girl will absolutely adore the heart-shaped leather embossed with their name in silver.

Personalised 'Tiffany Blue' Leather Heart Keyring | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Gifts Australia

Motherf*cking Girl Power Socks

Socks can make boring gifts but these ones are anything but. The Motherf*cking Girl Power socks are perfect for your feisty teenager who’s not afraid to show the world how badass she is.

Available at: Yellow Octopus

Anxiety Relief Candle

Take away the stresses of school and social life with this bestselling anxiety relief candle from Etsy. Made with soy and packed with lavender buds, cornflower petals and Amethyst crystals. Smells wonderful too!

Anxiety Relief Candle | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Etsy

GHD Platinum and White Styler

The GHD Styler should be in every teenager’s beauty arsenal. Easily tame frizz and create gorgeous Insta-worthy looks without harming your hair.

GHD Platinum and White Styler

Available at: GHD Hair

Gifts for teenage girls (cont.)

The Teenager's Guide to Life, the Universe and Being Awesome

Have a teenage girl who feels unsure about this crazy period in her life? Give her this brilliant book. It’s a guide to staying happy, healthy and sane during the roller coaster ride that is adolescence.

The Teenager's Guide to Life, the Universe and Being Awesome | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Booktopia

Comfy pyjama set

For when your teen wants to sleep in something more casual than tailored jammies, this comfy and cute pyjama set is just the thing. Also perfect for chilling on the couch.

Comfy Pyjama Set

Available at: Shein

Dream Catcher Kit

A crafty gift for your crafty teen, this kit makes it super easy to create a magical dream catcher. If you can tie a knot (the label says), you can macrame!

Dream Catcher Kit | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Riot Art & Craft

Sukin Naturals Blemish Control Kit

The Sukin Blemish kit has all you need to banish zits and keep teenage skin healthy and glowing. Includes face wash, spot treatment gel, toner and oil free moisturiser.

Sukin Naturals Blemish Control Kit

Available at: Big W

Minihomy Smart WIFI Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser

Give your teenager the gift of aromatherapy with Minihomy Smart WIFI Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser. It also functions as a humidifier and nightlight. We love the minimalist while and wood exterior that looks great in any room.

Available at: Minihomy

Windowsill Tin Herbs Mix

For teens who love plants and everything to do with gardening, a kitchen herbs kit makes the perfect gift. This one comes with herb seeds, soil, tray, wooden labels, and instructions.

Windowsill Tin Herbs Mix

Available at: Big W

Smart Watch

A smartwatch with call and text, SOS, workout, heart rate, sleep tracker, fall detection and swim-proof feaures? Sounds like the perfect gift for teenage girls.

Smart Watch | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Big W

Ice Cream Maker

Make healthy eating easier with a frozen dessert slash salad maker. It makes enough frozen treats for your teen and her friends.

Available at: Dick Smith

Dachshund Dog Ring Holder

Keep rings and trinkets organised in this adorable dachshund dog ring holder from Etsy. Handcrafted by Mexican artisans from durable pewter.

Dachshund Dog Ring Holder | gifts for teenage girls

Available at: Etsy

Flamingo Pool Float

A flamingo pool float is a summer must-have whether your teen is at a beach party or chilling by the pool.

Flamingo Pool Float

Available at: Crazy Sales

I am Enough morse code Bracelet

Anything which empowers makes a wonderful gift for a teenage girl. Give her the ‘I am Enough’ secret message bracelet to celebrate her uniqueness. The bracelet is made of lightweight aluminium and can be personalised especially for her.

Available at: Etsy

Final thoughts on gifts for teenage girls

Finding the perfect gifts for teenage girls can be a challenging task, especially when they are seemingly glued to their iPhones. However, as our carefully curated list demonstrates, there are plenty of thoughtful and engaging options that can captivate their interests beyond the digital realm.

From skincare and board games to literature that speaks to the teenage experience, we've presented a diverse range of gift ideas to keep them entertained, inspired, and grounded. Whether it's pampering themselves with the Vanity Planet Facial Cleansing System, laughing with friends over the What Do You Meme? board game, or finding solace and understanding in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," there's something here for every teenage girl.

We've also included gifts that promote creativity, self-care, and empowerment, such as the Dream Catcher Kit, the Anxiety Relief Candle, and the 'I am Enough' morse code Bracelet, ensuring that your gift will leave a lasting impact.

So, while iPhones may dominate their daily lives, these thoughtful alternatives offer a chance to disconnect from screens and connect with the joys of the physical world, making for memorable and meaningful gifts for teenage girls.

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