Even though I try to start my shopping early, inevitably, I’m trolling the aisles of Target on December 24th, looking for Secret Santa gifts, stocking stuffers and the last-minute presents that I know my teens would love (read: the gifts I didn’t know they wanted until they said something on December 23.)
All of these items are under $15, which means you can stock up so that when your son or daughter comes home, telling you at the last minute that they need a gift, you’ll be the cool mom with one you already have in house.
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Secret Santa gifts for teens
You can never go wrong with lip balm as a Secret Santa gift and this one gets great reviews. It has a fruity Acai scent, an SPF of 30, and a super-winning brand name that will appeal to the inner child of anyone.
This unique poster of US state license plates is 36 x 24 and arrives ready to mount.
This adjustable stand can be used with the phone in a vertical or horizontal position and is available in five finishes. This makes it easy to use the phone handsfree.
A whimsical version of the same thing is this cute Dino phone holder. Available in a rainbow of colors.
A shower cap is something that we rarely buy for ourselves but we may use almost every day. This one is so petty, too.
Check out this duo of these super popular facial sprays.
This game is a Grown and Flown favorite and perfect for anyone on your Secret Santa list.
Harry’s has everything a teen needs for shaving at a very reasonable price.
Teens love anything that makes their phone usage easier and these grips come in a variety of colors to suit any personality.
This is a stocking stuffer that any teen or college kid will love. The hard part is picking between Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Disney, Star Wars and more.
Where would our teens be without their phones and how many of them have ruined a phone by dropping it in the water? Here is the solution for safely keeping a phone near a pool, lake or in a boat.
This seems like a genius idea for teens who want to pack water bottles to take with them but have limited space. This brightly colored bottle is a space saver and can clip on a backpack.
We are big fans of Burt’s Bees lotions and cleansers and this travel size set includes some best-sellers. This makes a great Secret Santa gift.
These are our absolutely favorite brand of socks and love the one-word bit of positivity that our teens can start their day with when they wear them.
How fun is this? It’s a movie “scratch off” poster. It lists 100 popular movies and, after your teen watches one of them, they can scratch off the box to learn a little bit of trivia about the movie. Perfect for that film buff on your list.
I haven’t yet met a teen who doesn’t like popcorn and this microwave popper is a favorite in our house. And bonus: they can take it with them to college for those late night binging sessions.
Whimsical socks for a teen who loves unique clothing.
For the neatnick friend in the group, here is a stain soap bar that can spot clean clothes.
I love cozy socks and these aloe infused fluffy ones make me hope my kids pick my name out of the family Secret Santa hat.
You’ll earn major points by suggesting these nifty Clout glasses as a Secret Santa gift. And protip: it’s goggles, not glasses.
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