26 Gifts For 13-Year-Old-Girls To Make Them Feel Grown Up

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: May 25, 2023

    Times have changed since I was a 13-year-old girl, but some things never change – teen girls want anything trendy and cool!  At 13, she’s not a young girl anymore but not yet a woman (although she might think she is); finding the right age-appropriate gift that she will love can be a challenge. If you are looking for a Christmas or birthday gift, our gift guide has great ideas for 13-year-old girls that will make them feel grown-up.

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    What can I get a teen girl to make her feel grown-up?

    When choosing an appropriate gift for a 13-year-old, keeping her interests and tastes in mind is essential. You can look for gifts that reflect the latest trends or popular styles, but be sure they are still age-appropriate. Consider gifts encouraging her to explore new interests and hobbies, such as books, art supplies, or a new musical instrument.

    Another option is to choose gifts that promote independence or self-expression, such as a personalized journal or jewelry with her birthstone. Above all, aim for gifts that feel special and meaningful and will help her feel confident and empowered as she enters this new phase of life.

    What are the best gifts for 13-year-old girls?

    Finding the perfect gift for a 13-year-old girl can be a challenge, but if you’re looking for something that will make her feel more mature and grown-up, there are many options to consider. Whether you’re shopping for a birthday, holiday, or just because, choosing a gift that reflects her interests and personality can make all the difference.

    From jewelry to books to technology accessories, this guide will explore some of the best gifts for 13-year-old girls to make them feel sophisticated, empowered, and ready to take on the world!

  1. Hammock Chair
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    This trendy hammock chair swing is the perfect addition to her room. It features a sturdy frame for durability with a tasteful bohemian style for a casual-retro touch. It’s easy to hang from a ceiling, tree, or any sturdy overhang that can support your weight. The rope and swing design features a macramé net with fringe tassels. A really cool Christmas gift for any teen girl.

  3. Instax Camera
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    Selfie’s on-demand. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera is a compact camera that produces instant credit card-sized prints. The Instax Mini 8 features a Fujinon 60mm lens, capable of focusing as close as 2 feet away, and a built-in flash provides additional illumination for exposures in low-light conditions. The perfect gift for the amateur photographer.

  5. Bluetooth Speaker

    What teenager wouldn’t love a portable speaker to listen to music in their room? Not only can they listen to their favorite beats, but this adorable color-changing Bluetooth speaker is also an alarm clock. With five colorful light modes, include eye care warm light, the night light can be set to vibration-induced light mode. With four brightness adjustable, the bedside lamp lets her have a good sleep every night.

  7. Cute PJ Set
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    This cute pajama set comes with a soft t-shirt with matching shorts for bedtime or just lounging around—a great gift idea for any teen girl.

  9. Journaling Set
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    They can customize a 70-sheet spiral journal to include all their thoughts, expressions, and memories. It comes with stickers, gems, glitter frames, and more to create a stylish and trendy keepsake any teen girl will love. She can write down all of her dreams, thoughts, and memories. Then, add photos, ticket stubs, cards, and more to revisit your fun experiences time and time again—a super fun gift for girls.

  11. Personalized Water Bottle
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    You can personalize a water bottle with her favorite color and name for the official teenager. This high-quality stainless steel bottle will keep her drink cold or hot for hours as she’s out and about. The teenage years can be tough to find gifts for, but she will love this one! 

  13. Nail Art Kit
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    Jazz up her nail polish with this nail art kit. The set includes nail polish, glitter, gems, stickers, a nail dryer, and more! Try as many different nail designs as you can!

  15. A Cute Hoodie
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    Combining uber-comfy fits with soft fabric, this hoodie will give her that carefree day-off feeling. Brushed on both sides for the coziest feel, she will cuddle up in this laid-back hoodie sweatshirt in no time.

  17. Teenage Necklace


    A unique necklace is one of the best gifts for your 13-year-old daughter. Your loved one will adore this beautiful necklace, and she will be touched when she reads the particular message. After all, a teenage birthday is a special one! 

  19. Photo String Lights
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    Any tween girl will adore this string of clips with LED lights that they can use to hang their pictures. Girls want to set up their room decor at this age, so these are the perfect choice for a 13th birthday gift. They will be in the background of every social media post for sure! 

  21. Lip Balm Making Kit
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    This DIY kit includes everything needed to make lip balm and gloss, such as tubes, essential oils, color shimmers, butter, and a filling tray. In addition, high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins in shea and coconut butter will help keep their lips soft and moisturized. This kit makes 23 custom lip balms in a wide range of flavors and styles—the best gift for the DIY kind of gal.

  23. Unstable Unicorns
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    A strategic card game that will destroy your friendships…but in a good way. One of Kickstarter’s Top 50 Most Backed Projects of all time! Build a Unicorn Army. Betray your friends. Unicorns are your friends now. Unstable Unicorns is a strategic game about everyone’s two favorite things: Destruction & Unicorns. An entertaining party board game!

  25. Hot Hair Brush
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    The Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer are designed Hot Air Brush to deliver gorgeous volume and brilliant shine in a single step. The unique oval brush design smooth hair while the rounded edges quickly create volume at the root and beautifully full-bodied bends at the ends in a single pass for salon blowouts at home. Boosted by Ionic Technology through a built-in genuine ION generator, hair dries fast and reduces heat damage. Really the best birthday present for any girl in your life.

  27. Face Mask Set
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    Everyone needs a little self-care. This gift set contains a variety of 7 FaceTory sheet masks to hydrate all skin types! Perfect for boosting hydration, calming the skin, and adding radiance! These K-beauty sheet masks contain the best ingredients out there. Known to be gentle yet effective, they are packed with beneficial ingredients that help protect the skin barrier, boost hydration, and provide a beautiful glow. Pair with a bath bomb set for a great beauty gift.

  29. Macrame Photo Display
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    Make her photos into wall art! Forget the old picture frame. This simple but gorgeous, eco-friendly macrame wall decor makes such a thoughtful gift. This wall decor photo display is casual and artistic to show your favorite photos, pictures, postcards, memos, or artwork with your friends and family.

  31. Fancy Lip Gloss
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    An intensely nourishing tinted lip treatment. It contains an exclusive blend of moisture-preserving sugar, healthy precious oils, and antioxidant-rich polyphenols. Provides buildable coverage to customize a sheer or rich hue. Shields lips against harmful UV rays with SPF 15. It leaves lips soft, smooth, and moist with a pink blossom tint perfect for a 13-year-old girl. Makes a great stocking stuffer.

  33. Perfume
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    Stunning from every angle, the ultra-feminine bottle design is beautifully crafted with signature design queues. Highlighted by its faceted gem-like shape and rose gold accents, the bottle evokes sophistication, grace, and elegance. For an added wink of surprise, the bottle includes a plush removable white Pom Pom as a playful nod to the many facets of Adriana Grande’s energetic and dynamic style. The bottle glows with a tint of blush pink from the fragrance for a sparkling touch.

  35. Apple Air Pods
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    Magic like you’ve never heard. AirPods Pro has been designed to deliver Active Noise Cancellation for immersive sound, Transparency mode so you can listen to your surroundings and a customizable fit for all-day comfort. Also, these earbuds are so popular among teens! These Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones are pretty awesome too.

  37. Fuzzy Slippers
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    The soft plush material offers a cozy foot sweater. The crossbands are made of soft plush that looks elegant and gorgeous, and the open toe keeps your feet breathable without your toes sweating. With arch support design and comfy human-made plush lining, you will feel like walking on clouds when you slip on these slippers, which are very fluffy and relaxing to your feet.

  39. Eye Shadow Pallet
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    This eyeshadow palette features neutral shades that complement any skin tone—created with ingredients of the highest quality and the most updated ultra-micronized, luxuriously pigmented waterproof eyeshadow cream formula.

  41. Skateboard


    In recent years, skateboards have been gaining popularity, especially among girls. The only difference in skateboards for girls is their girly design. Girls are always fashion-conscious and find something that symbolizes their beauty, style, and personality. 

  43. Adult Coloring Book Set
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    These coloring books and coloring pads for adults contain over 250 intricate images that will provide hours of relaxation and stress relief. In today’s fast-paced world, coloring is the ultimate downtime diversion. Reap the rewards of your relaxation while stimulating your imagination and watching your creations come to life.

  45. Tie-Dye Kit
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    Throw the ultimate bash with this all-inclusive Tulip Tie-Dye Party Kit bursting with bold, colorful fun! Stocked with 14 different colors of dye, gloves, rubber bands, a plastic surface cover, and inspiration, this party pack is perfect for sizzling up sleepovers, family backyard bashes, and more—one of the coolest gifts for a teenage girl.

  47. Scrunchie Set
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    I never thought these would come back in style, but here they are. Back in full force, and teenage girls can’t get enough of them. These hairbands are made of velvet fabric, making them shiny and comfortable, and with a durable rubber band, they will not hurt your hair. With this set, she will have one to match every outfit.

  49. iPhone Case
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    This quartz phone cover in pink, green and yellow marbled print with a black bumper will be her favorite accessory. This case covers it all! With a hard outer shell, shock-absorbent bumper, and anti-scratch coating, Sonix cases are a girl’s best friend. They are made for those who want fashionable technology accessories without having to compromise quality.

  51. Gamer Pillow, Hat, and Socks
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    The gaming teen that you love will be so excited about this gift. She can toss the remote, her controller, or phone into the pockets of the pillow and wear the socks to let everyone know she shouldn’t be disturbed. Also, this will add some fun decor to her teenage room!