Holiday Gift Guide For The VSCO Girl And Trendy Teenager In Your Life

From instant cameras to glossy lip balms, we’ve got you covered!

Black Ruby
Dec 18, 2019 · 7 min read

Shopping for teen girls can be quite excruciating, especially if your not up-to-date with current trends — i.e. the VSCO Girl’s lifestyle. From picky teens who want the latest fashion, to college teens that are in need of everything, we created a hotlist that will have your teen girl excited.

DISCLOSURE: Please note that we are not paid for our selection. These are honest choices that come from our staff after mindful selection. However, we may use affiliate links in which we earn a commission if you make a purchase.

Kodak SMILE Classic Digital Instant Camera

An Instgram timeline filled with photos may be fun, but imagine having a real life wall covered with keepsakes! The Kodak Smile Classic Digital Instant Camera brings back the fun of taking pics thanks to its all-in-one instant print and digital camera design. With the Kodak Smile Classic App, no worries if your teen wants to stay digital! If she chooses to forgo printing the photos, she can easily save them to a MicroSD card as well. Photos on the camera can also be shared with social media and videos can be embedded into an image before printing. How awesome is that?

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AirCandy Inflatable Arm Chair

The AirCandy inflatable armchair is basically the coolest inflatable furniture on the market. The ergonomic full-size furniture is insanely comfortable and delightfully whimsical. This can instantly create amazing style to any teen’s room.

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Birdy Boutique’s Rose Gold Keychain Chapstick Holder

Your teen will never lose their lip balm again with this chic lip balm keychain holder that is perfect for teens on the go.

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Sakroots Weekender Duffel

Whether they’re heading to a slumber party or using it as a dance bag, this unique print Sakroots Weekender Duffel is spacious enough to carry everything she needs and more.

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Sojourner Bag Mermaid Iridescent Fanny Pack

Whether you call it a bum bag, waist pack, or hip bag, this Sojourner Bag fanny pack is excellent to wear for concerts, festivals, and vacations to keep all of your belongings comfortably secured. Available in a variety of styles, including this mermaid style which is all the rage!

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Sterling Forever

A “Shine Bright” Initial Necklace from Sterling Forever makes a great holiday gift for the teen girls on your list. Each circle charm is designed in 14K gold plated sterling silver with CZ lettering. A sweet message of “Shine Bright” is engraved on the back of each disk to remind them just how special they are.

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Bath & Body Works Fragrance

Just in time for the holidays, Bath & Body Works has created yummy holiday scents that your teen will love. The top fragrance mist from the Christmas collection is the Vanilla Bean Noel and the Winter Candy Apple. These scents are deliciously pleasant and sweet.

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‘Slay’ by Brittney Morris

By day, seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honors student, a math tutor, and one of the only Black kids at Jefferson Academy. But at home, she joins hundreds of thousands of Black gamers who duel worldwide as Nubian personas in the secret multiplayer online role-playing card game, SLAY. No one knows Kiera is the game developer, not her friends, her family, not even her boyfriend, Malcolm, who believes video games are partially responsible for the “downfall of the Black man.”

But when a teen in Kansas City is murdered over a dispute in the SLAY world, news of the game reaches mainstream media, and SLAY is labeled a racist, exclusionist, violent hub for thugs and criminals. Even worse, an anonymous troll infiltrates the game, threatening to sue Kiera for “anti-white discrimination.”

Driven to save the only world in which she can be herself, Kiera must preserve her secret identity and harness what it means to be unapologetically Black in a world intimidated by Blackness. But can she protect her game without losing herself in the process?

This book is a must-read for teens!

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Pipsticks 2019–2020 Planner with 1000+ Stickers

In the age of digital calendars and email, a younger generation has rediscovered the joys of planners — and now there’s a whole new line for planner fans to help organize their days. We adore Pipsticks Planners because they tap into the retro nostalgia and low-tech appeal of stickers with large planners featuring 1,000+ stickers.

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Luca + Danni Frozen in Time Stack Bracelets

What girl doesn’t like jewelry? Decorate your teens wrist with beautiful bracelets by Luca +Danni. The Frozen in Time Stack assures anything but a frosty reception, with its charming snowflake centerpiece, sparkling Dylan bangle, and icy blue Swarovski® Crystal pearls. An absolute beauty!

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Rory Lane Designs’ Scrunchies

Just in time for the VSCO trend, Scrunchies are back from the 90’s and Rory Lane Designs is here to meet all your scrunchie gift giving needs! Up your teens style with a pop of color or fun pattern using these comfortable and versatile scrunchies. They can wear it on their wrist, around a bun, at the end of their braid, or in a ponytail. Any way they wear these scrunchies, they will definitely feel swanky!

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Bioré® Rose Quartz + Charcoal Pore Penetrating Bar

Its important for young women to care for their skin, and we like the Bioré® Rose Quartz + Charcoal Bar because it gently cleanses and draws out dirt and oil for clean pores, while infusing self-love to energize you and your skin. Its invigorating fragrance will surely help to elevate your mood, too.

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LaurDIY Crystal Chandelier Kit

Add a little decor to your teen’s room with this Crystal Chandelier Kit LaurDIY. From YouTube star, Lauren Riihimaki, this kit inspires crafters to have fun with paper and crystals to form an incredible, iridescent, chandelier.

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The Giving Keys Mini Key Holiday Set

Your teen will appreciate a sentimental gift of love with the jewelry from The Giving Keys. The earrings and necklace are bold yet dainty with a message of “love” stamped on the keys creating a perfect set to help your teen express her fearless style.

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Luc + Bell Bracelets

EDITOR’S PICK: With bullying at an all time high especially with social media being used as a catalyst, it is important to remind our children that they are loved. Thanks to Luc +Bell, they have created a simple handmade bracelet that represents kindness, inclusion, support, and self-expression.

Each piece has a red bead symbolizing strength and protection, a heart for love and an animal specifically chosen for its commitment to family and community — like a unicorn, an elephant or a wolf.

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C’Est Moi Reflect Lip Gloss Trio

Every girl wants poppin’ gloss and C’Est Moi Reflect Lip Gloss Trio offers colors that promise the perfect amount of pow! Enriched with a unique blend of natural and organic oils, lips look are hydrated and moisturized without any sticky feeling. Shades include Opulence, Bliss, and Rise. Get in to it!

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M•USE Satin Slip Dress

Get a head start on prom with the essential satin slip by M•USE, which will be the in vogue look for 2020. A Peach Pink, Silver, and Champagne, this dress will also turn heads at holiday parties and other festive occasions.

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‘Finding Your Path — A Guide to Life & Happiness After School’ Gift Book by Amba Brown

For the the teens that are ready to graduate from high school and college, Finding Your Path is an excellent gift for the season. A smart, upbeat, simple and fun guidebook written by positive psychology author Amba Brown to inspire students in the next all-important phase. Newly released by HarperCollins, college students will enjoy this beautifully designed and practical gift book to help them begin to think about their direction in life from a positive view.

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Still looking for gifts? Check out our Holiday Gift Guide for The Adventurous Globe Trotter in Your Life

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