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27 Coolest Stocking Stuffers Your Teen Will Love

These stocking stuffers for teens will put a smile on even the broodiest teenage faces.

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Buying gifts for teens can feel stressful. But by answering a few simple questions, you can figure out what they’re into. For starters, how do they spend their time? Maybe it’s all about listening to music or needing to relax more. Are they into yummy snacks and foodie social media posts? We’ve got you covered with the best stocking stuffers for teens, like tasty treats and an indoor-outdoor bluetooth speaker they’ll love. But don’t worry—we’ve got jewelry, perfume, wallets and cute socks too!

Whatever you pick, our list is based on lots of positive reviews, and you won’t have to rob a bank for your teen’s stocking stuffers either. You can even try a few DIY gift options if you’ve got some free-time. We’ve got you covered with cool gift ideas for those people who are impossible to shop for as well. And if you’re all about what’s trending—we’ve got some great gifts for kids and tween boys too.

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For the athlete with sore feet: Moisturizing Heel Gel Sleeves

These might look a little funny at first, but the breathable fabric lets your athletic teen wear these during the day or night. We love that these treatment socks are gender neutral (up to men’s size eight) in aqua blue. The SmartGel includes aloe vera, shea butter and mineral oils to moisturize and repair dry or cracked skin. One verified Amazon reviewer reports: “I have had this issue since I was a teenager. These heel socks are the best thing I have ever tried.” For under 10 bucks, you can’t pass these up.

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For the writer: Elan Publishing Field Notebooks

These colorful, gold foil-adorned mini memo books practically tell their own story. At just 3.5 by 5.5 inches, they’re perfect for teen’s backpack or purse—they can even tuck them into their pocket so they’re ready when that brilliant idea strikes! If you need more stocking stuffers for teens that love reading, check out these gifts for book lovers.

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For the teen who needs me time: Color Changing String Lights

These indoor-outdoor hanging lights are fun for the holidays and beyond. This festive display of lights, with 160 bulbs and 10 vertical strands, adds color and personality to any teen’s room, and will match their mood all year long. We love the remote for easily setting it to their favorite color or to color-changing mode.

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For the tea lover: Cookie Tea Gift Set

Talk about adorable! This four-pack of teas comes in pastel-colored oven boxes, each containing two ounces of loose tea—enough to make about 90 cups. The line-up of fun cookie flavors includes almond cookie black tea, almond cookie herbal tea, dark chocolate cookie black tea and sugar cookie sweetheart tea. We love that you can separate these if you have multiple stocking stuffers for teens to fill!

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For someone special: Little Words Project Bracelet

A personalized gift lets the teen in your life know how much they matter to you. The Little Words Project lets you design your own beaded bracelet, starting with 11 color options. Then you add your teen’s name, hobby or a short text. If you’re not feeling creative, that’s okay! Bestsellers include “Be happy” with lucky symbols, “Grateful” in creampuff and “Breathe” in bluestone. We love that they’re all about being nice to yourself and to others.

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For hip shoppers: Min & Mon Frodo Wallet

This cute, compact zip-around wallet is the perfect stocking stuffers for teens. Four card slots and slip pockets inside fit all their necessities in a tiny, pocket-friendly package. The leather wallet from New York City based, Colombian-born fashion brand Min & Mon has a cool all-over eye design on both sides, so you don’t have to worry about which side is facing out when you use it.

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For the mood-setter: Wax Buffalo Soy Candles

Is there a better way to get in the mood for the holidays than lighting an aromatic soy candle on a chilly evening? Wax Buffalo’s candles make fun stocking stuffers for teens, with winter scents including cinnamon and clove, evergreen, warm ginger (they had us at hints of floral jasmine) and winter pines. Teens will appreciate that the brand is all about recycling and sustainability, too!

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For the one who’s always cold: Bombas Floral Ankle Socks

Teens can never have too many socks—especially when they’re cozy and cute. Add these floral ankle socks to their collection with the perfect amount of cushioning, a supportive arch and a seamless toe. Bombas socks, by the way, made our list of cult-favorite products that are totally worth it. They hold up so well wear after wear.

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For the jewelry lover: Chain Hoop Earrings

Gold hoop earrings are timeless. These chain hoop earrings are a spin on solid gold hoops that’s at once both classic and modern. Different enough to feel on-trend, but sleek enough to have come from almost any era. Made of antique 14-karat gold-coated brass, they’re a little something old, a little something new and a lot of looking good.

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For the scent-sational: MixBar Eau de Parfum Set

This perfume set is a Target exclusive, featuring five best-selling fragrances at a bargain price. These stocking stuffers for teens are clean, vegan and cruelty-free. Plus, your teen can wear these on their own, or layer them to make new scents. Whipped almond, cloud musk and sparkling hibiscus are a few of the ones you’ll get—and you can’t go wrong when it comes to traveling over the holidays, since each one is a tiny 1.5 mL, making them small enough to fly with.

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For the cologne kind: Goodfellow & Co. Cologne Sampler

This cologne four-pack makes your teen feel all grown up—great for their first job or for heading out on a date! Some of the fragrances include sage, juniper, cedarwood and spiced ginger. And they’re sized for travel. Check our more cool stocking stuffers for guys.

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For latte lovers: Aerolatte Milk Frother

This fun red kitchen gadget provides the perfect amount of froth to lattes or milkshakes in just 20 seconds. It also beautifully blends in hazelnut or pure vanilla flavoring, and whips up powdered drink mixes (hello hot cocoa!) like a dream. When it comes to stocking stuffers for teens, a milk frother might not be the most obvious gift, which is a huge plus. Your teen won’t guess this one until they open up their stocking!

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For the seasonal sweet tooth: Godiva Ornament Gift Box

This delicious gift box contains 10 colorfully-wrapped milk and dark chocolate truffles, and doubles as a festive star ornament. This stocking stuffer for teens looks classy, and tastes incredible! These indulgent chocolates are made in the USA.

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For the sophisticate: Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet

This leather wallet goes with your teen from high school to their college years and beyond. It has two interior card slots with a slim, pocket-friendly design, and a pull-tab pocket so your teen can grab what they need quickly. You can even add a few crisp bills before putting it into their stocking. Not sure yet? Check out more cool gifts for boys.

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For a night out with friends: Coach Leather Wristlet

This leather wristlet is perfect for going to a concert, holiday party or heading to the mall. The compact size lets teens easily carry essentials—like their ID and debit card—without weighing them down, and its sturdy leather strap keeps it fixed to their wrist so they won’t lose it. It comes in deep berry, red and black. Not sure yet? Check out more women’s stocking stuffer gift ideas.

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For luxurious lips: Goop Beauty Lip Balm

This nourishing lip balm soothes chapped and cracked lips. It’s made with botanical oils—coconut, argon, castor seed, jojoba and sunflower, to be exact—plus pomegranate extract and shea butter for a perfectly moisturized smile. This stocking stuffer for teens is subtly scented and dermatologist approved.

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For the squeaky clean teen: Holiday Bar Soap

This Anthropologie-exclusive holiday soap fits even the most narrow stocking. Pick from 10 different scents and packaging options, created by illustrator Emily Taylor. It’s already wrapped, so you’re fine even if this is a last-minute add-on stocking stuffers for teens.

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For the classic candy lover: Hershey’s, Reese’s and York Holiday Candy

Can’t choose a favorite candy? This holiday candy assortment features Hershey’s milk chocolate bars, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups and York Peppermint Patties in seasonal shapes like Santas, trees and snowflakes. There are plenty for snacking as you stuff your teen’s stocking. (You deserve a sweet treat, too!) You might want to grab a few extra bags for neighbor and teacher gifts. Check out these other frugal gift ideas.

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For the music lover: Bose Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This indoor-outdoor waterproof bluetooth speaker might be small, but it packs a loud punch! The tear-resistant silicone straps make it easy to attach backpacks or sports bags. It’s extra practical for weekend camping trips or fun day hikes, and makes for an excellent gift for teen boys. We love the color options: stone blue, black or white smoke.

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For the chic: Glossier Balm Dotcom Lip Balm

Choose between 10 different flavors for this do-everything lip balm, like mango, birthday cake, lavender and—this year’s newest addition—Swiss Miss. These stocking stuffers for teens are dermatologist tested, providing long-lasting moisture with castor oil, beeswax and lanolin. And it’s not just for chapped lips—it doubles as a hydrating salve for dry winter skin, too!

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For the pamperer: Glam Up Sheet Masks

Talk about a fantastic deal! This budget-friendly mask multipack gives your teen 12 single-use sheet masks, each with a different scent like firming pomegranate, moisturizing avocado and refreshing green tea. We love all the different ways these masks nourish your teen’s skin—from helping with acne, to tightening pores and firming skin.

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For the chocoholic: Omnom Chocolate Bars

Exceptional chocolate is an indulgence, and if you can’t do that at the holidays, when can you? Give your teen a high-quality chocolate bar that best matches their taste buds and their personality. From the caramel bar with rich fudgy notes in a unicorn and rainbow wrapper, to the milk of Madagascar bar’s silky mix of citrus and berry in a cool origami bird wrapper. These premium bean-to-bar chocolates are from Iceland with a creative twist that teens will appreciate. Grab even more cool stocking stuffer ideas your kids will love.

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For the gadget guru: Lithium Coin Cell Batteries

This might sound dorky, but having batteries on hand after opening all those cool gifts is a good thing. (Consider this your reminder to add them to your list!) They might not be glamorous, but trust us, your teen will appreciate this 10-pack of three-volt lithium coin cell batteries for their watch, key fob, calculator, remote control or other small electronics.

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For the candy lover: Swedish Hippos

Don’t underestimate a teen’s lingering love for Swedish fish—only make them hippos and healthier, with just 2 grams of added sugar. This 12-pack of tangy, mouthwatering gummy candies is vegan and vegetarian, but still incredibly delicious.

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For keeping them hydrated: Owalife Free Sip

There’s a new size of this fan-favorite water bottle in town, and your teen will be psyched to carry it. Made from durable stainless with fancy triple-layer insulation and available in six colors, it keeps bevvies cold for hours. The free-sip top lets teens drink through a straw or swig directly from the wide-mouth opening.

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For active teens: Aura Bra

Soft, supportive and flattering, with an eye-catching criss-cross style in the back and a longer crop length for extra coverage, the Aura sports bra makes your teen feel like a million bucks in the gym or in the dance studio. The bra comes in 19 color combos and pairs with matching Aura shorts or joggers.

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For plushie lovers: Frankie Frog Mochi Plus

Even teens who’ve long given up teddy bears seem to love the cute green Frankie Frog Mochi Plush from Smoko. This snuggly stuffed plush comes in an irresistibly soft velour material and looks curiously cool with any bed decor. He’ll hop right into your teen’s heart!

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Dianne Bright
Dianne Bright is a southern California-based writer and a regular contributor with RD.com, where she writes about the environment, nutrition, finance, pets, and books. She also contributes to TheHealthy.com. Her work has appeared in Scholastic's Parent & Child magazine and blog, I Love Cats magazine, and Christianity Today, among other publications. Bright's book of parenting reflections: MOMS KICK BUTT, comes out in February, 2021. Her M.A. is in Spanish American Literature. Follow Dianne on Twitter @dibright, Facebook @AuthorDianneBright, and Instagram @authordiannebright.