20 Holiday Gifts for the Gen Z-ers On Your List

From bright and bold UGG slippers to sweatshirts to ring lights and rollerskates, we've handpicked Instagram-worthy gifts for the young adults in your life.

By Jake Thompson, Emily Spain Dec 18, 2021 1:08 AMTags
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Christmas is nearly a week away and if you're like us, you're online shopping up a storm getting ready for Santa's big day. But the real struggle is finding the perfect gift for the young adult in your life. The thing is teenagers are actually harder to shop for than one might think. They're particularly picky, they're up to date on the latest trends, and they know exactly what they want. But don't worry, shoppers! We've got your back this year.

From trendy Dr. Martens boots to face masks for self-care nights to Impala rollerskates and hair dye kits, we found 20 presents to win over your teen this holiday season.

Scroll below to check out our TikTok-worthy gift ideas!

This Year's Best Holiday Gifts According to TikTok

Karaoke Microphone Speaker

You can take this fun karaoke set with you everywhere you go! Sing along to your favorite artists with your friends without having to tote a huge machine around.

UO Stormi Fleece Jacket

This cozy fleece jacket is a winter must-have. Choose from any of the six unique prints and your teen will be stoked!

Bubble Tea Set

Make your favorite boba tea creations from the comfort of your own home! This kit includes two bubble tea flavors and reusable metal straws.

Disquette Slipper

Warning: You're going to want to steal these platform slippers for yourself! But you won't be able to since your Gen Z-er will probably be wearing them 24/7 after receiving them.

Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

Stash everyday essentials in this cool-factor backpack that comes in a variety of colors.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 Instant Camera

Take all the coolest instant photos with this next-level camera. Available in a variety of colors.

Market x Smiley Patch Beanie

This knit beanie is sure to put a smile on your loved one's face! 

Peter Thomas Roth Masking Minis 5-Piece Mask Kit ($35 Value)

Make every night a mask party! This minis set includes Peter Thomas Roth's bestselling masks like the Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask, Pumpkin Enzyme Mask Enzymatic Dermal Resurfacer, Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask, Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme De-Tox™ Hydrator and 24K Gold Mask Pure Luxury Lift & Firm.

Ring Light with Extendable Tripod Stand

For the aspiring TikToker in your life, this top-rated ring light will be much appreciated!

Mini Waffle Maker

This compact and easy, on-the-go waffle maker allows you to carry breakfast wherever you are!

Checkers Carry On Scarf Set

Ok this is the cutest set ever! Give them a chic checkered scarf and an equally cozy matching tote bag!

Holiday Gift Set

Does your teen want to dye their hair, but you don't want it to be permanent? Look no further than Hally's demi-permanent dyes that are not only easy to use, but they're mess-free and gentle on hair. Plus, the color washes out in 4-6 weeks! Each kit comes with a foaming developer, latex-free gloves, hair dye color, sparkly undereye gels, holiday hair clips, holiday de-stress putty and a fuzzy scrunchie!

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Water Bottle

With a lightweight, efficient design, this 32 oz water bottle from Hydro Flask features double-walled insulation that keeps beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours. Available in a variety of colors.

Morphe Eye Obsessed Brush Collection + Bag

This makeup brush set is great for beginners and teens just getting into makeup.

Dr. Martens Jadon Boot

Your teen probably already has these popular boots on their wish list!

Smoko Toasty Heatable Plushie

Have you ever seen a heating pad that's this cute? This adorable plush features a microwavable pouch filled with flax seeds and lavender to help ease discomfort and keep the cozy vibes going all winter long.

Happiness Runs Crop

With over 30 hues to choose from, this crop top will help make any workout a bit more merry and bright!

Acid Smiles - Marigold

Your teen's phone is likely their most valued possession! This smile-inducing case will protect from accidental slippages while upgrading any mirror selfie.

Impala Rollerskates Lightspeed Inline Skates

These skates are the definition of red-hot! The Gen Z-er in your life is sure to flip out when they open these on Christmas morning. 

And if that's not enough gifting inspiration for you, check out Naomi Osaka's match-winning gift picks!

—Originally published on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at 3:19 p.m. PST.

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