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Here’s your cheat sheet for shopping for a 15-year-old, from brands like Crocs, Free People, Patagonia and more

These presents are so perfect, you probably don't need a gift receipt.
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Finding the perfect gift for a 15-year-old can be difficult, to say the least. To help you avoid being on the receiving end of a halfhearted “Wow, uh thanks, I love it” when they unwrap their gift, we put together a list of presents any 15-year-old would covet. Regardless of the occasion, these gifts for teenagers are sure to get their attention in a good way.

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Best gifts for 15-year-old girls | Best gifts for 15-year-old boys | Best tech gifts for 15-year-olds | Best sports gifts for 15-year-olds | Unique gifts for 15-year-olds | Gifts for 15-year-olds under $25

Best gifts for 15-year-old girls

"The Summer I Turned Pretty," by Jenny Han

If they haven't yet seen the hit TV show, surprise them with the trilogy that started it all.

Free People Teeny Tiny Mega Stud Earring Set

This set of everyday studs from Free People has a great variety of options at a great value.

CaitlynMinimalist Initial Necklace

An updated version of the classic name chain, this minimalist initial necklace also makes a statement. It’s available in sterling silver, 18K gold or rose gold.

We’re Not Really Strangers Card Game

Perfect for sleepovers, girls’ nights or hanging with her new boyfriend, this box of question cards will incite deep convos and build meaningful connections. Box of tissues not included.

Poppy & Pout Lip Balm Trio “Best of the Best” Gift Set

With this set, her lips will always stay smooth, hydrated and feeling good. Each of the scents (Sweet Mint, Island Coconut and Pomegranate Peach) are hand poured and 100% natural, according to the brand.

Crocs Classic Clog

These classic Crocs are still a thing (they’re so comfortable!). They’re available in solid colors, tie-dye, animal print and even fuzzy-lined for when temps drop.

Sunday Riley Jelly Body Scrub

This skin-polishing scrub with activated charcoal and salicylic acid is ideal for self-care nights in.

Chillhouse Big Vibrant Energy Bundle

Now she can keep her nails looking polished without the need for costly salon appointments. This set from Chillhouse comes with three different nail designs, so she’ll have options to last her a while.

Everywhere Belt Bag 1L Fleece

Two hot trends right now? Belt bags and fleece everything. This style comes in three different colors and works for everyday wear.

The Comfy Original Quarter Zip

Teens love to lounge — this blanket-hoodie hybrid is the perfect pick for getting the job done. From the couch to sporting events, this oversized quarter zip is something they'll be reaching for over and over again.

Ion Luxe 4-in-1 Autowrap Airstyler

This all-in-one tool has everything they need to create a salon-worthy look at home. It comes with several attachments, including a diffuser, a concentrator (to help create the perfect blowout) and two curling rods for each direction.

Foreo Luna Mini 4

This adorable little face brush has a dozen adjustable intensities for when she wants to do a skin deep clean.

Best gifts for 15-year-old boys

Gamma Ray Blue Light Blocking Glasses

Whether he’s gaming or doing homework on the computer, these will protect his eyes from harmful blue light and prevent eye strain.

Hygge Games Things They Don’t Teach You in School Party Trivia Game

He’ll discover random facts and pointless-yet-interesting knowledge.

FAO Schwarz Dual Blast Laser Tag Set

Hangouts at home are about to get a lot more intense with this fun gift set.

Exquisite Gaming Cable Guys Controller Holder

If he's into gaming, this controller holder is the perfect addition to his setup. This one is an adorable statue of Marvel's "Groot," but it comes in several other styles like a "Call of Duty" player, Baby Yoda and more.

Carhartt Acrylic Knit Hat

He’ll reach for this simple classic from Carhartt even when he’s not having a bad hair day.

AsFrost Portable Roller Road Drift Skates

Take skateboarding to a new level with these skate plates that are like mini boards for each foot. According to the brand, they're made with waterproof sandpaper, which is durable, slip-resistant and safe to use.

Chubbies Vintage Flannel

At this age, his wardrobe likely consists of an abundance of graphic tees and hoodies. Gift him this flannel to help him step up his fashion game. According to the brand, it's made with 100% cotton to keep him warm and comfortable.

Dr. Squatch Groomed Bundle

For guys who want bro-specific grooming products, this all-natural soap set comes with three bars, a soap holder and a hair care kit. Choose from manly scents like pine tar, nautical sage, cedar citrus, gold moss and spearmint basil.

Tooletries The Koby Bag

Most teenage boys use a Ziploc to hold toiletries, so why not get him an upgrade? This durable model is made from antibacterial, leak-resistant silicone, and it’s easy to clean when things spill.

Quip Smart Electric Toothbrush

This electric brush has timed sonic vibrations and allows him to track his oral hygiene habits with an app, including things like duration of brushing, coverage and brush strokes.

Herschel Novel Duffle Bag

Great as a weekender bag or for the gym, this Herschel duffle even has a separate shoe compartment.

Sofa Sack Memory Foam Beanless Bag Chair

Think of this as an updated version of a bean bag chair.

Patagonia Better Sweater Zip Fleece

Made from recycled polyester, this versatile sweater-knit fleece from Patagonia will keep him well dressed and cozy.

Best tech gifts for 15-year-olds

ANAUTIN Selfie Clip-On Light

Move over, ring light! A new and improved version is here. Have a teen who loves to TikTok? This selfie light clips right on to their device to provide the best lighting possible, no matter which room of the house they're in.

Turtle Beach Recon 50 PlayStation Gaming Headset

For the teen who's into gaming, this headset is a must-add to their setup. According to the brand, it's compatible with different systems including Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and more.

Apple AirTag

For the teen who is always on-the-go and seems to always send the text asking you to bring their forgotten wallet, backpack or lunch to school or practice, gift them an Apple AirTag. This product “works flawlessly,” said one reviewer, adding that it’s “definitely worth the money.” Reviewers noted sticking it in their wallet, backpacks or even to a dog’s leash to track where they are while on walks around the neighborhood.

Anker Nano Portable Charger

This portable charger won't take up copious amounts of space in their belt bag yet will still charge their phone as effectively as the larger ones.

It has USB-C and lightning port options, allowing them to use it effortlessly, no matter the style of iPhone they have.

Casetify Aqua Smiley Transparent Phone Case

Turn their frown upside down with this smiley phone case from trusted brand, Casetify. Available in nine different borders and transparent backs, "this case always saves [my phone]," one reviewer said, with another adding that they are buying more.

Beautyrest Heated Blanket

For the teen who always requests five more minutes of sleep or is always complaining about how cold they are, give the gift of comfort and warmth with this heated blanket from Pottery Barn. Available in five colors, they’ll be feeling on a cozy cloud nine with this gift.

Polaroid Pocket Photo Printer

Want your favorite photos printed out but don't feel like waiting days or weeks for them? Have no fear, this photo printer is here. Plus, your photos are printed out as stickers, so they can be placed on water bottles, mini fridges, bulletin boards and many more places.

Beats by Dr. Dre Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones

OK, these are a major splurge gift, but he’ll be psyched that these have great sound, a long charge and serious style.

Best sports gifts for 15-year-olds

Pro-Spin All-in-One Portable Ping Pong Paddles Set

With this portable ping pong set, they can make any table ready for play in less than a minute. It comes with a net that clamps onto the ends of a table (up to 72 inches wide and 2 inches thick), two paddles and three balls. It’s also available in a four-player set.

Charles & Colvard Soccer Cleat Profile Necklace

Whether they’ve been playing soccer since they were a toddler or they just like to scream “GOAL!”, this necklace is the perfect gift for the teen who’s passionate about the game.

Magneto Complete Skateboard

For the teen who is up for trying something new, this mini skateboard is a pick that won't disappoint. It has over 3,000 ratings from shoppers who like how easy it is to maneuver.

Akaso EK7000 Action Camera

From winter ski adventures to day-to-day activities, this action camera is a pick they can use to capture moments with friends, daily.

Spikeball Game Set

Ignite friendly competition with a game of Spikeball. Described as if four square and volleyball had a baby, this game is perfect for friend groups, cousins, siblings and other groups to play for hours on end. Squeeze in your hour of outdoor time and physical exercise while also having fun.

EasyGo Mini Kids Ping Pong Table Tennis

Pack this portable ping pong table and bring along, no matter where you’re going! For weekends camping, to keep in the toy room or to simply play in the backyard, teens and their friends or siblings will be occupied for hours with this activity.

Bladerunner by Rollerblade Advantage

For a different mode of transportation aside from walking or biking, gift a pair of rollerblades to any active 15-year old. Also available in young men's sizes, be sure to also gift a helmet to provide extra safety when skating.

Indo Balance Board

For a little less commotion with the same amount of fun and focus, practice balance with this Indo Balance Board. "My kids and their friends balance on this all day long while talking and playing," one reviewer said, with another adding that it's "addictive and fun."

Unique gifts for 15-year-olds

Aavrani Mask Applicator Tool

If your teen loves a face mask and skin care, they know the importance of using clean hands when applying products. This silicone applicator helps them apply a mask evenly and keeps hands clean, leading to less product waste!

The Hair Edit Ruched Satin Scrunchies

Scrunchies are always a good idea, and these satin ones will keep your 15-year-old’s hair in perfect condition. Pair them with some other self-care items for the perfect gift.

Chok.Lids Cotton Bucket Hat

Bucket hats have also been a huge trend, so why not gift them this sporty yet cool pick?

Tsrarey Sunset Projection Lamp

TikTok blew up with sunset projection lamps because they have an extremely calming yet trendy vibe. If this sounds like your teen, consider this the perfect addition to their room.

Los Angeles Apparel Jelly Flats

You’ll love bringing the ‘80s into your kid’s life by gifting them these super cute jelly flats. They’re extremely comfortable and are available in 16 fun colors.

Eichel LED Game Neon Sign

The gamer in your life will love redecorating their room to incorporate this awesome neon sign. Modeled after a game controller, this sign is easy to install and comes with a USB power cable.

Animefy Me Portrait

People across the globe love anime, so if your teen is into it, too, gift them a personalized portrait they’ll cherish. Customize their face into an anime character by uploading up to seven images and letting Animefy Me do the rest. You can include photos of people and pets, and specify a background.

Mental Health Embroidery Kit

The artsy 15-year-old will love taking a stab at embroidery with this extensive kit that includes an embroidery needle, thread, fabric, hoop and helpful guide. The maker, Emily June, created this product after she was diagnosed with general anxiety disorder. When she realized stitching was extremely calming for her, she wanted to share the joy with others.

Japan Crate

Authentic Japanese snacks can be delivered right to their door with this gift box. The first box includes 22 snacks, candies and tea.

Kiramoon Moon Globes Freezable Facial Massagers

Kiramoon’s viral freezable facial rollers make the perfect gift and will help soothe your teen’s acne while depuffing their skin.

MLB Game Used Baseball Friendship Bracelets

This gift is both nostalgic and unique. These friendship bracelets are made from wool inside old baseballs actually used in Major League Baseball. Versions of all 30 MLB teams are available for purchase.

Multitasky Macaron Power Bank Duo

This adorable portable macaron does it all: It's a power bank, a hand warmer and a mirror. Your 15-year-old will love keeping this three-in-one device with them at all times, especially if it means their phone will be charged.

Gifts for 15-year-olds under $25

Benevolence LA Gold Butterfly Necklace

Not only is this butterfly-shaped necklace adorable and gold-plated, but it benefits a good cause. With every purchase, Benevolence LA donates to charity organization Hope International, according to the brand.

Meeti Snack Bowl for Stanley Water Bottle

Stanley tumblers are all the rage right now, and your teen is likely looking to accessorize their emotional support water bottle. This snack bowl is an inexpensive gift that will enhance your 15-year-old's daily routine.

Uniqlo Round Mini Shoulder Bag

Uniqlo’s round mini shoulder bag is wildly popular on TikTok with the hashtag #Uniqloshoulderbag amassing more than 16 million views on the social sharing site. This bag is available in seven colorways.

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

While they might not be wearing makeup yet, the 15-year-old you're shopping for will love this Laneige bestseller. The customer-loved lip mask is a winner because of its scent and moisturizing capabilities.