The Perfect Gifts for 16-Year-Old Girls

16 is no regular year for a teenage girl.

After all, they don't give this age its own title for nothing! If you know someone that's soon having their Sweet 16 (or have any other reason to be buying them a gift—be it Christmas, Valentine's Day, a graduation or any other reason to celebrate) and you want to guarantee that the gift you get them is perfect, you can now relax and take a deep breath. We've done the hard work of finding the right gift for you already, so you can simply check out the items we have laid out here in our list of the perfect gifts for 16-year-old girls:

This Sweet Scented Gift Set From Bath & Body Works: $19.50

Finding the right fragrance for a teen girl can be difficult, but our favorite stop when strolling through the mall, Bath & Body Works, has managed to crack the code. The sweet but not sickly mix of strawberries, golden shortcake and whipped cream that makes up their Strawberry Pound Cake scent couldn't be more perfect, and neither could this pre-packed gift set with some favorite products included right in the cutest-ever bag.

Bath & Body Works Strawberry Pound Cake Gift Bag Set

(via Bath & Body Works)


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This Cult-Favorite Lip Balm: $12

Glossier is a favorite brand for teen girls everywhere, which makes this simple yet skin-saving balm the perfect gift to pop into a gift bag of other goodies. Balm Dotcom is a hydrating balm that does it all, and it's the right size for her to throw in her backpack to apply between classes. Plus, it comes in different colors and flavors, so you can personalize it by picking the right one for the girl you're shopping for.

Glossier Balm Dotcom

(via Glossier)


This Chic Essential Oil Diffuser: $21.30

Available in three different color options, this essential oil diffuser is the perfect desk accessory for late nights spent studying (or just watching Netflix). The soothing scents will help any 16-year-old girl forget her stresses, at least for a moment, and it's a classic item she can take with her to college and beyond.

Sparia Ceramic Essential Oil Diffuser

(via Amazon)


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Apple AirPods Pro—The Gift That's Definitely at the Top of Her List: $179.98

While this one is considerably pricier than some of the other items on this list, trust us when we say that it's the perfect gift for the 16-year-old girl who really means the world to you. She's probably too afraid to ask for them when you ask what she wants as a gift, so we'll go ahead and do it for her.

Apple Airpods pro

(via Amazon)


This Pair of Doc Martens She'll Want to Wear Every Day: $200

Fine—one more pricey gift for the list. Of course, any long-time wearer of the esteemed Dr. Martens will tell you that these classic boots are worth every penny. They hold up over time like nothing else, and the style is one that the 16-year-old girl you know is sure to love for years to come.

Dr. Martens JAdon Boot

(via Dr. Martens)


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A Kendra Scott Necklace That Pairs With Anything and Everything: $65

16 is the age when a lot of girls are ready to put the wild trends aside and start picking pieces that have a little more long-lasting stylistic value to them—pieces like this gorgeous Kendra Scott necklace. Pick her favorite color and prepare to watch her face light up when she opens this gift.

Kendra Scott Elisa Gold pendant necklace

(via Kendra Scott)


This Book She'll Actually Want to Read: $10

The novel It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover has quickly become a bestseller, and its popularity with teen girls is surely part of the reason why. It makes a great gift no matter what it is you're celebrating, and you'll be happy every time you see it on her bookshelf.

It Ends With Us book cover

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At the end of the day, the perfect gift for 16-year-old girls will differ based on each girl, but this list is a great place to start if you need some inspiration. If the 16-year-old girl you're shopping for happens to be a huge Star Wars fan as well, then you'll definitely want to click HERE for our list of the best gifts for Star Wars fans.