Young ladies of sixteen and seventeen are a very special age group to gift shop for. These girls are well into their teen years and now mature enough to have access to most available beauty products. This opens up a wealth of item choices for these girls.
School still fills up much of her time but she can now spread her wings a bit after the work is done. She will be graduating soon and life is filled with a variety of exciting choices.
Young enough to be a tomboy if she chooses yet old enough to doll herself up for an evening out with her friends, there are just so many wonderful products available for a 16 or 17 year old girl.
Electronics, Music, Computer, or Smart Phone? Definitely Yes!
Music is a very important part of a teens life and teen girls usually have their favorite songs playing whenever the opportunity presents itself.
There are many popular singers and their latest CD is a wonderful gift for her to receive. Just be sure that you get her musical style correct or she will be disappointed.
A laptop, tablet, or kindle are very popular and allow her to download and read her favourite books. A gift certificate will allow her to purchase the electronics or accessories for them. If she has long distance friends than a gift card for her phone would also be a considerate gift idea.
A Little Extra Cash for Her is Sweet Indeed
A store gift card, money, or a gratuity for her favorite restaurant are very high on the list of gifts that a 16 or 17 year old girl would enjoy.
She is still in school full time, so although she may have a part time job her earning potential is still very limited. Any extra cash is usually very welcome. Movies, concerts, school dances, and even drinks or hamburgers at the local hot spot can add up very quickly in cost.
If you know what her hobbies or interests are then choose your gift with these in mind. If she loves horses then choose items in this theme. If she is sports minded then tickets to see her favorite sporting event may be right for her.
Beauty Products? Pretty Fingers and Pretty Toes Please
Hope Chest Items can also be a Great Purchase for a 17 Year Old
Although hope chests are not a standard item anymore they are an important way for later year teens to begin to acquire the items they will use in their future. Those who will soon be going to off to college or into their own apartment really do appreciate having these household items gifted now.
A seventeen year old girl knows that she will be on her own in the future and she is anxious to have items that belong solely to her. She knows that these items will go with her when she sets off on her own.
A comforter set, toss pillows, pictures, personalized mugs, and lacy doilies make for wonderful gifts for her to use in her room or to pop into her hope chest for when she is in her own home.
Fitness Equipment is a Great Gift Choice for a Teen
Fitness for our kids or the lack of it, is becoming one of today's major health issues. It's just too easy to sit at the computer or to curl up on the couch and watch T.V. which is why it is important for us to help our children remember exactly how fun physical activity can be.
I love my computer as much as the next gal but staying fit has its priority sitting high above my urge to spend another hour or two on the internet. Fortunately I can enjoy my fitness routine at home on my treadmill or doing my yoga exercise routine which I love. These are great routines for a teen girl too.
There are even desk exercise machines to help out when she is playing on the computer or watching TV and most kids really don't mind working out while they relax. Check them out.
Cosmetics, Fragrance, Hair Design and Spa Gifts a Definite Yes
One of the most popular gift items for a 16 or 17 year old girl is of course one of beauty products. Nail polish, lip gloss, fragrance, or cosmetics are wonderful gifts for her.
At this age she is usually quite proud to own a collection of these items even if she has not yet decided which ones she most prefers to wear.
She will keep her collection of coveted beauty items displayed proudly on her bureau top and allow her closest girlfriends to freely experiment with them along with her. Toiletries are essential items that teen girls love to have an assortment of. Fragrances soaps, lotions, bath salts, bath beads, emery boards, combs, brushes, and hand mirrors all make for desirable gifts for her.
Personalized Desk Items are a Popular Gift Choice for Students
Notepads, writing paper, pencils, pens, art materials, a journal, diary, themed stationary paper, are desk supplies which teenage age girls always have a use for.
Sixteen and seventeen year old girls always seem to be jotting notes or writing letters to one another. Stationary with a theme that matches her hobbies or unique personality and it will be a gift that she will love.
If she enjoys working on crafts then visit a local craft shop to select some special books, beads, or wool for her hobby.
Fortunately sixteen and seventeen year old girls have wide range of interests so they are generally pretty easy to shop for.
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