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13 Christmas Gift Ideas for 13 Year Olds They’ll Actually Use!

Christmas Gift Ideas for 13 year olds
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If you’re looking for Christmas gift ideas for 13 year olds, we hope these thirteen ideas help make your holiday shopping a little bit easier this year!

Most people have been in a situation where they’ve received a gift that they either don’t need or can’t use. In fact, according to Marketwatch, Americans spend over $16 billion on unwanted gifts during the holiday season. That’s a lot of money going to waste!

But this year, you can avoid giving and receiving useless gifts. This blog post provides thirteen exciting and practical Christmas gift ideas for 13 year olds that will ensure no one ends up with something they don’t want.

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Best Gift Idea for the Beauty & Makeup Lover:

Black & White Kabuki Foundation Brushes Bundle By KESHIMA

For an affordable makeup gift your 13-year old will use and love, we recommend the Black & White Kabuki Foundation Brushes Bundle By KESHIMA. Seriously, this brush is the absolute best brush for applying foundation – and more!

This is actually the exact makeup brush I use myself, and I can’t say enough good things about it!

The brushes are made with premium synthetic fibers that are dense enough for effortless buffing and blending, but also super soft. Personally, I love that the fibers don’t shed and it’s so easy to clean.

This brush bundle would be a great stocking stuffer. Plus, they come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Flymiro Tri-fold Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror

The Flymiro Tri-fold Lighted Vanity Makeup Mirror is another fun gift for a 13-year-old girl who is just starting to wear makeup.

A good one will provide years of use and help her to become more confident in her ability to put on her own makeup.

This particular mirror comes with 3X, 2X, and 1X magnifications, as well as built-in LED lights with intelligent on/off touch sensor switches, as well as a tri-fold design and 180-degree rotation.

It also features a gorgeous rose pink color, and the light can be powered by both battery and USB cable.

Wet N Wild Peanut Collection Highlighter Makeup & Blush Palette The Gift of Giving Face Quad

The Wet N Wild Peanut Collection Highlighter Makeup & Blush Palette includes 4 different shades of highlighters and blushes in a super cute palette.

The makeup duo provides complementary colors that blend effortlessly for ease of use. And the cool part is it’s infused with microfine pearls for a more radiant glow.

Burt’s Bees Christmas Gifts

This Burt’s Bees travel-size gift set makes for another great stocking stuffer.

The packaging looks super cute, and it’s also a very practical gift they will get good use out of. Each of the five skincare items included in the gift set is meant to nourish skin over the dry wintertime.

Products included in this set are some of Burt’s Bees best-selling items: Coconut Foot Cream, Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Hand Salve, Beeswax Lip Balm, and Milk & Honey Body Lotion.

Oh, and did I mention these products use natural ingredients? Score!

Best Gift Ideas for the Foodie 13 Year Olds:

Urban Accents MOVIE NIGHT Popcorn Kernels and Popcorn Seasoning

If your 13-year old loves a good movie night in, they will love this popcorn gift set!

The set comes with 4 different kinds of popcorn kernels and 5 different popcorn seasonings: white cheddar, chili lime, sizzling sriracha, sweet & salty kettle corn, and buttery caramel.

It’s packaged well and the ingredients are high-quality. The popcorn is also non-GMO.

After all, it’s always a party when there are movies and popcorn around!

Carian’s Bistro Luxury Selection Chocolate Assortment

You can never go wrong with gifting chocolates.

This Belgian Chocolate gift set makes for the perfect gift for the 13-year old chocoholic.

Each bo comes with 20 gourmet chocolates nestled inside a beautifully designed box.

There are multiple dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and white chocolate varieties, with creamy filling options including almond, hazelnut, raspberry, strawberry, pistachio, and coffee filling.

Unicorn Apron

For the foodie 13 year old who also loves to cook, this unicorn apron makes for an adorable, yet practical gift!

This apron features a tie strap closure and colorful design.

Best Gift Ideas for the Artsy 13 Year Olds

Watercolor Brush Pens Assorted Set 

This full set of 27 watercolor brush pens set is a great gift the for 13 year old who loves coloring and painting.

It comes with everything you need to get started, including 24 color brush pens, 3 refillable pens in different sizes, 8 watercolor papers, and an organizer case.

We love that you can have full control over the line’s weight, so whether you’re looking for broad strokes or super fine lines, there are options in this set!

STMT D.I.Y. Custom Candles

If you’re Christmas shopping for a 13 year old who love crafts and DIY, we recommend the D.I.Y. Custom Candles Kit by STMT.

This kit provides everything needed to make one-of-a-kind, custom candles that they can use themselves or gift to family and friends.

The set includes 2 candle tins, various scents, stickers, recipe card, droppers, and more for lots of possibilities!

Leather Journals to Write in, Art Sketchbook, Travel Diary

This beautiful leather journal is made with high-qualit PU leather that are the perfect size for on-the-go.

The pages are blank, making it a versatile notebook, diary, or art sketchbook!

It also has a loose leaf design for even more practicality so you can take out pages or add to it easily.

Best Gift Ideas for the Sporty 13 Year Olds:

Casio STR300-7 Sports Watch

For a sports watch that is both durable and stylish, the Casio STR300-7 Sports Watch is a good pick.

It features water resistance for up to 50 meters, which is great for those who love to swim and may forget to take it off beforehand.

Performance wise, this sports watch comes with a 1/100-Second Stopwatch, 60-lap memory, pace signal, and distance calculation.

The battery also lasts for up to 10 years!

GlowCity Glow in The Dark Basketball

What’s better than gifting basketball for the sporty 13 year old? A Glow in The Dark Basketball!

It makes for a fun Christmas gift and is a great way to encourage them to get some exercise and have fun at the same time.

The size 7 basketball measures at 29.5″ and features 2 lights that provide glow for up to 30 hours. Batteries are provided too!

Just like with a regular basketball, this one is also sturdy and water-resistant.

My favorite part about this is the basketball will automatically shut off the bright red glow when not in use. Way to save the batteries!

Nike Brasilia Training Gymsack

The Nike Brasilia Training Gymsack is a great Christmas gift for the 13-year olds who love sports.

This drawstring bag is perfect for carrying all of their gear and, it’s super lightweight too!

It also has an exterior zip pocket to store small items and valuables.

Plus, the bag comes with reinforced bottom and is made from durable material so it can withstand all of the wear and tear that comes with being active.

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