Last updated on Jun 11th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Earn the title of ‘best gift-giver ever’ with these awesome Christmas gift ideas

We get it: Teenage girls can be hard to buy for.

It’s especially hard to win, when what they’re ‘in to’ changes from one minute to the next.

From stationery to make-up and pamper products – here are 10 awesome Christmas gift ideas that your teen is sure to love!

1. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

A book about fitting in, feeling left out, how to deal with change and things that worry you, Fangirl is a book every teenage girl should read – and if your daughter hasn’t, then be sure to pick it up for her for Christmas!

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Price: R139, Takealot.

2. “Her heart is brave” vertical chunky bar necklace

Choose an inspirational design from local online jewellery store, Tora Grace to remind your teen of special goals and values. This beautiful, minimalistic chunky bar necklace with engraving on three sides looks beautiful on its own or layered with other necklaces (available online for R410).


3. Stylish and practical cosmetic case

Your teen has no excuse not to be organised with this fun cosmetic case – perfect for storing make-up or stationery.

Available from Typo for R199,99.


4. ‘Too glam to give a damn’ eye and face palette

The Essence ‘Too glam to give a damn’ eye and face palette (available from  Dischem for R139,95) is all your teen needs to achieve a fabulous glam style – thanks to its eight powerful shades with metallic and matte results as well as a matching golden highlighter!



5. Intergalactic bath bomb

Pamper your teen with this funky Lush bath bomb (R69,50). An awesome mix of refreshing peppermint and neon colour is sure to send your teen’s mood rocketing!



6. Whimsical make-up brush set

If your teen is addicted to watching make-up tutorials on Instagram, then this whimsical 10 piece LASA make-up brush set (complete with a shell pouch for cute and easy storing) is for her!

Price: R270, Takealot.



7. Yummy peanut butter body scrub and mousse

Delight your teen’s senses with this yummy (and cruelty free!) gift set from Hey Gorgeous (R220) that consists of:

  • 50g Peanut Butter body scrub to gently polish off old skin cells to reveal a layer of fresh healthy skin.
  • 50g Salted Caramel Popcorn body mousse that melts into the skin on contact leaving it soft, smooth and happy.



8. ‘A dozen reasons to smile’ nail polish set

Cute nails are so in – and Sorbet’s fabulous nail polish sets are brimming with colour and festive cheer!

Price: R249


9. Sticky memo board

This trendy, sticky memo board (that comes with a handy white board marker) is a great tool to help your teen stay on track, come the new school year.

Available from Typo for R149,99


10. Novelty cable cover

Cable covers protect your cables from bending and fraying while you charge your device. Get your teen this super cute one for R69,99 from Typo.