Thinking of the best gift to give to a 13 year old young teenaged girl can be quite challenging as you don’t know if she’ll like it or not. So, how do you choose a gift that’s guaranteed shell love and, at the same time, right for her developmental age? Worry not because we’ve got you covered with our 20 best gifts for 13 year old girls.
20 Best Gifts for 13 Year Old Girls
- 1 20 Best Gifts for 13 Year Old Girls
- 1.1 FT-568 Professional Selfie Stick with Bluetooth Remote by Fugetek
- 1.2 iPhone 6S Luxury Fashion Protective Hybrid Case by Imikoko
- 1.3 Deluxe Art Supplies Set in Wooden Case by Gallery Studio
- 1.4 All in One Makeup Kit by SHANY Cosmetics
- 1.5 iPad Mini MD532LL/A by Apple
- 1.6 Turkish Cotton Kids Hooded Terry Bathrobe Made in Turkey by TowelSelections
- 1.7 All About Nails 50-Piece Color Nail Lacquer Combo Set by Emori
- 1.8 BAB2000 CeramixXtreme Dryer by BaByliss Pro
- 1.9 Warm Winter Fleece Lounge Pajama Bottom Pants by Alki’i
- 1.10 Intax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera by Fujifilm
- 1.11 Glide Thru Detangling Brush by Crave Naturals
- 1.12 Spa Hair Chalk Salon by ALEX Toys
- 1.13 Weekender Watch with Slip Thru Strap by Timex
- 1.14 Faux Leather Jewelry Box Organizer by Vlando
- 1.15 Nail Art Kit Set by New8Beauty
- 1.16 Blue Spark Air Max Thea Women’s Running Shoes by Nike
- 1.17 Justin Bieber Someday Eau de Parfum Spray by Justin Bieber
- 1.18 SoundLinkColor Bluetooth Speaker by Bose
- 1.19 Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat by Megan and Jill Carle
- 1.20 Christmas Soft Mermaid Tail Blanket Sleeping Bag by Hughapy
1FT-568 Professional Selfie Stick with Bluetooth Remote by Fugetek
Today’s kids are totally immersed in a variety of mobile internet-based applications. While 13 year old boys will be so engrossed in playing MMORP games, girls will be a lot busier interacting with the rest of the world updating their social media accounts. And one of the most important ways they can tell the whole world of their presence is through the taking of snapshots of themselves. Unfortunately, when girls go out and take a picture of themselves and their friends, it would be a shame if someone will be left out simply because there’s no one else to take the picture. Hence, the selfie stick was invented. And when it comes to these telescopic devices, we’d highly recommend the FT-568 Professional Selfie Stick for your thirteen year old girl.
The Fugetek FT-568 has just been updated with an all-new Bluetooth module that allows young teenagers to remotely control their iOS 10-powered Apple devices. Of course, it can still be used on the earlier versions of the iOS as well as those Android devices running on at least the Jelly Bean (v4.3) platform. It can also handle GoPro action cameras, compact handheld camera systems, and even dSLR systems although Bluetooth compatibility cannot be readily guaranteed. Nevertheless, these devices can have their own wireless control mechanisms to activate the shutter mechanism so they don’t really have to rely so much on the Bluetooth connectivity of the Fugetek FT-568.
The telescoping rod of the FT-568 can be extended up to a remarkable length of 49 inches or just over four feet. This allows for excellent angles of snapshots creating truly artistic and mind-boggling scenes. It also allows for shots that do not seem like having taken using a selfie stick. The battery that runs the Bluetooth mechanism is fully rechargeable and has a standby time of 300 hours. The handle comes with a non-slip rubber material for superb grip. The device holder is also designed to be free from wobbling and allows securing any device with ease without the need for special tools.
What We Like about It – The FT-568’s Bluetooth connectivity with modern devices make it an ideal solution for your young lady’s selfie needs. The 4-foot long super durable rod is also a welcome feature that we’re pretty certain your kids will love. We even guarantee you’ll love it, too.
2iPhone 6S Luxury Fashion Protective Hybrid Case by Imikoko
From colorful bling-blings to fashionable stationery and fruit- or floral- scented writing instruments, 13 year old girls have always been fascinated with girly colors, things that glitter, and products that speak of their femininity. The Imikoko Luxury Fashion Protective Hybrid Case is designed specifically for the iPhone 6S although it can also be used on the iPhone 6 variant of Apple. The Imikoko iPhone 6S case comes in 8 different color combinations, all of which are designed to elevate the style of the smartphone. Additionally, the 3-layer color scheme does allow for some truly magnificent styles. It comes with shining elements that are guaranteed to make your kid’s 6S as fashionable as possible. The Imikoko comes with a soft thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) layer and a polypropylene layer. In between these layers is a color makeup layer that gives the Imikoko its distinct sheen and classy appearance. The soft TPU edge can be easily installed and removed in cases where your young lady suddenly decides to change the look of her iPhone 6S casing. It won’t alter the overall appearance of the iPhone 6S, too as the Imikoko is only 7.92 millimeters thick and weighs a measly 26 grams. It’s got specifically designed cutouts to accommodate Apple’s various ports.
What We Like about It – The Imikoko is one beautifully designed protective case especially built for the iPhone 6S. Its triple layer of protection simply means your kid will be able to take good care of her device a lot easier.
3Deluxe Art Supplies Set in Wooden Case by Gallery Studio
One of the more useful items that can truly help 13 year olds develop their true potentials especially in terms of their creativity and artistic expression is an art supply kit. The Gallery Studio Deluxe Art Supplies Set provides such opportunity for young ladies to whip up some creative designs and really inspiring artworks. The Gallery Studio features 82 pieces of tools that your pre-teen can use to create stunning drawings and other artwork. It contains colored pencils, oil pastels, and watercolor cakes to provide a full range of hues and different textures. This can truly give meaning to the masterpiece design of your preteen lady. This can then help develop her self-confidence as she’ll feel proud of what she has accomplished. You’ll have to supply the necessary encouragement and support, though. Organizing the different art tools is also made easy because it already comes with a beautifully crafted wooden case that doubles as a carrying case. When fully closed, you’d never think of it as containing coloring materials, paintbrushes, drawing pencils, and other drawing and coloring accessories. Instead, you’ll think it’s one of those high-end ultra-luxurious brief cases especially designed for girls.
What We Like about It – The Gallery Studio’s unique wooden case is worth noting as it can also help enhance your kid’s organizational skills. Moreover, having 72 pieces of coloring instruments in different shades and textures should really unleash the creativity of your 13 year old.
4All in One Makeup Kit by SHANY Cosmetics
Your little girl has really grown up to be a stunning young lady. Just a few more years and boys and men will already be swooning at the sight of your princess. One of the essential tasks that young ladies must be able to learn early on is how to put on a makeup. While we don’t really recommend heavy makeup unless you’re playing in a Kabuki style of dramatic play, we don’t see anything wrong with learning how to enhance one’s natural beauty. As such, you can give your thirteen year old girl the SHANY All in one Makeup Kit. The kit was especially designed for professional dancers as well as makeup enthusiasts, although we do believe it should make for a great introductory set for thirteen year olds. It already comes with almost all of the things that any professional makeup artist will ever need, from eye shadow to blushes to powders and lipsticks, and to the different tools and accessories to apply these products. The unique container is designed like the professional makeup kit so your young lady will really have the greatest makeup experience of her life.
What We Like about It – SHANY Cosmetics is highly regarded for making excellent beauty products. This should help dispel any doubts as to the quality of their All in One Makeup Kit.
5iPad Mini MD532LL/A by Apple
While it’s true that the MD532LL/A version of the iPad Mini is already quite obsolete if you’re going to compare it with its newest version, the iPad Mini 4 as well as its bigger brother the iPad Air, compared to other tablet brands, the iPad Mini MD532LL/A is still leaps and bounds ahead of everyone else. Why? Well, it’s the smaller brother of the progenitor of all tablets, the iPad. And even if its specs are already dwarfed by other brands, you can bet that it can still deliver the one-two punch with its PowerVR graphics mated to its 2.4 Hz Apple A5 processor. It may only have 5 megapixels on its camera but its iSight and PowerVR technology, you can bet that it still provides stunning images and superb video streaming several hundred notches higher than brands with 13 megapixel systems. Its dual core processor may be dwarfed by octacore devices but its unique system architecture has drawn every ounce of power the A5 can produce to surpass even the best octacores that come out from Chinese manufacturers. And with a name that’s synonymous with quality, who’s to argue that this is the best gift you can give to a 13 year old girl?
What We Like about It – There’s really nothing that we don’t like about the MD532LL/A. For its price, we’d say it’s still an incredible piece of Apple technology.
6Turkish Cotton Kids Hooded Terry Bathrobe Made in Turkey by TowelSelections
We know a bathrobe may not be the best gift you can give to a thirteen year old pre-teen girl but, with the Turkish Cotton Kids Hooded Terry Bathrobe, you’ll definitely want to give. Turkish cotton is well known for its softness and excellent absorption. The design of the bathrobe is also elegant and cozy to give your preteen all the more reason to use it if ever she goes to the beach with her friends or even have a weekend pool party right in your backyard. Of course, she can always use it every day as long as she doesn’t wear it to sleep. It’s fully machine washable so you don’t have to fret about washing it with your bare hands. The interior and exterior is made of high quality terry cloth giving your kid superb comfort. More importantly, the protective hood can really shade your young lady from the harsh rays of the sun especially when they’re out on the beach.
What We Like about It – The softness of the Turkish Terry Bathrobe is phenomenal. Its absorption properties are also excellent.
7All About Nails 50-Piece Color Nail Lacquer Combo Set by Emori
If you have already given your young lady a makeup kit on her 12th birthday, why not include a nail care kit this year? And for that, we recommend the All About Nails Combo Set. It’s a 50-color set of 0.28 ounces of high quality nail lacquer or nail coloring. Each bottle comes with a superbly designed brush applicator to help your kid take full control of its application. With so many colors, your young lady can create beautiful art forms with her nails although don’t expect to see butterflies, flowers, and very intricate artworks as the brush applicators are usually wide-tipped, not the usual pinpoint tip that you see in nail art brushes. Nevertheless, the artistic possibilities can be endless. What’s certain is that your young lady will be able to improve her overall aesthetics by using colors that matches her mood of the day as well as her getup. The combo set already comes with pads of nail polish remover so you don’t have to buy separately. Unfortunately, you’ll have to buy a separate bag or organizer for the entire combo set as it doesn’t come with a display rack.
What We Like about It – The number of colors is mind-boggling. This should give your teenage girl the opportunity to wear a different nail polish every single day for 50 days before cycling again.
8BAB2000 CeramixXtreme Dryer by BaByliss Pro
One of the most time-consuming aspects of grooming among ladies is drying the hair. For men, this is not really a problem since their hair is naturally shorter. Regrettably, if your 13 year old girl is planning to become the next Rapunzel, then drying her hair can become a 4-hour ordeal. However, with the BAB2000 CeramixXtreme Dryer, your child no longer has to wait this long as its 6-speed and heat settings can really shave a lot of time off hair drying. The heat is generated by the BAB2000 signature infrared technology which helps ensure even and extra-gentle drying. This translates to more hair volume while retaining the softness and sheen of naturally air-dried hair. Part of the effectiveness of the BAB2000 CeramixXtreme is its narrow barrel design which effectively compresses the air giving it superb pressure for faster and more efficient drying. The barrel is also fitted with micro concentrator nozzle which aids in increasing air compression and improved drying. Cleaning is also easy as the CeramixXtreme comes with a removable filter. It also features a sliding control button instead of the toggle type. It also has a dedicated “cold” button just above the handle for those air drying needs that require cold air, not hot nor warm.
What We Like about It – The BAB2000 CeramixXtreme’s unique hair drying technology allows you to cut the time it needs to completely dry your hair in half. So, if you’ve been accustomed to drying your hair for a full hour, you can do it within 30 minutes.
9Warm Winter Fleece Lounge Pajama Bottom Pants by Alki’i
During the winter or the cold months, you clearly don’t have to wrap yourself like a cocoon just to stay comfortably warm. While jackets and sweaters can provide the necessary warmth during these times of the year, you may also want to consider something for the lower half of the body. You’ll need the Warm Winter Fleece Lounge Pajama Bottom Pants. It’s classic. It’s hip. It’s chic. And best of all, it does the job of keeping your 13 year old girl’s lower extremities. Available in 7 different color designs, patterns, and styles, the Warm Winter Fleece can also be worn as an everyday outfit as no one will clearly notice that it’s a pajama. Just make sure to complement it with an appropriate upper garment, though. Made of 100 percent polyester, the Warm Winter provides both fashion and comfort in a style that is sure to be loved by pre-teens. The waist band comes with an outer drawstring to ensure perfect fit. Whether it’s for sleeping or for anything else around the house, your young lady will have no qualms wearing the Warm Winter.
What We Like about It – The softness of the fabric is exceptional. Its ability to keep the lower limbs warm especially during the cold months is also an added plus. But perhaps, the best part of it all is that, it’s very fashionable.
10Intax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera by Fujifilm
While all smartphones today come with superb camera features that deliver stunning pictures complete with filters and themes, nothing can still beat the image processing technology embedded in a real camera. And if you’re going to add the flexibility of getting instant prints every time you take a snapshot, then you’ve clearly discovered a winner. For your 13 year old girl, we recommend the Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera. If you’ve seen the wonder of the Polaroid, well, it has been integrated into the superbly cute and lovable chassis of the Instax Mini 8. It’s fully automatic so there’s no need to guessing the correct aperture, ISO, and speed settings for each type of shot. Normally, especially in dSLR units, you’d have to dial in the correct ISO, aperture, and speed or f-settings to get the correct exposure. Of course, these models also come with full auto exposure modes, just like the Instax Mini 8. The beauty in the Instax is that it has automatic exposure measurements which tells your kid to dial in the correct settings. So, it is not like your point and shoot camera where, as the name implies, you point the thing and shoot. Suffice it to say, if your kid is only beginning to feel her way around cameras and photography, this is one of the best systems to start with so she can first master the art of composition like the rule of thirds or the rule of nines. The best part of the Instax Mini 8 is that it gives you instant results in full color prints. Of course, you can say that it’s best to view these images on your phone’s screen. But mind you, nothing beats old fashioned quality photo prints.
What We Like about It – The image processing technology in the Instax Mini 8 is a cross between a point and shoot and a dSLR. This should really be interesting for your young lady who is exploring the many joys of photography in a very cute package.
11Glide Thru Detangling Brush by Crave Naturals
If you already have the BAB2000 CeramxXtreme Hair Dryer, we recommend getting the Glide Thru DetabglingBursh as well to really make your 13 year old girl’s hair grooming chores more complete. With its sleek and super ergonomic body and handle the Glide Thru should be a very wonderful hair detangling brush to use. Instead of the typical rounded edges of the bristles in other types of hair brush, the Glide Thru features a conical bristle which effectively separates individual hair strands, untangling them if you will. This conical design of the bristles also allow for gentle brushing strokes without necessarily pulling or even yanking on your young lady’s hair. The blunt ends of the conical bristles also help provide a massaging effect. Many of the customer feedbacks we’ve read actually used the Glide Thru not as a hair brush but rather as a head massager. With this particular feature, you can be sure your thirteen year old will feel much more relaxed after using the Glide Thru.
What We Like about It – The Unique design of the bristles is exceptionally useful. The ergonomic handling and sleek design is also excellent.
12Spa Hair Chalk Salon by ALEX Toys
How much does it take to have a really fabulous bayalage or even any other style of hair highlighting? Instead of taking your 13 year old girl to the hair spa salon for a one-time hair coloring experience and spend several tens of dollars for it, why not just spend a few dollars on something that she can use to color her hair in different ways every single day? Best of all, the dyes she will be using are made of safe, fully washable materials so your child’s hair will stay healthy. Try the Spa Hair Chalk Salon and we’ll guarantee you the best looking hair for your young lady. There are 5 different colored chalks which your child can apply onto her hair. She can actually create a rainbow of colors by combining one color over another. It’s basically up to your child’s creativity how she intends to make full use of the washability of the Spa Hair Chalk Salon. The kit also comes with metallic beads, hair elastics, and hair beading tool to provide her hair with a more sophisticated look. So, why spend tens of dollars on a hair spa experience when your kid can have a hair spa experience right in your home for under ten dollars? And she can do it every day, too.
What We Like about It – The washable property of the Spa Hair Chalk Salon is a big plus. At least, you’ll never have to worry about using harmful chemicals to remove it off your kid’s hair.
13Weekender Watch with Slip Thru Strap by Timex
While girls are best known to gravitate towards bracelets and necklaces, it surely won’t detract from their fashionable sense if you decide to give your 13 year old a Weekender Watch from Timex. This beautiful timepiece comes with a uniquely stylish and comfortable slip thru strap. The white face provides a great contrast to its black Arabic numerals that also include a 24-hour system for those who are more attuned to using the military style of timekeeping. The case is just over 3 centimeters thick so it won’t really give a bulky appearance. Additionally, the case is finished in polished silver giving it an exquisitely elegant style. The watch dial is embedded with Indiglo lighting so adjusting it in the dark won’t be so tedious. The Weekender is rated at 30 meters or roughly around 100 feet of water. However, do tell your girl not to wear it if she intends to go swimming or even taking a bath. But for brief water immersions or splashes of water, the Weekender’s water resistant features can really do a lot of wonders.
What We Like about It – If there’s one thing we love about the Weekender, then that would be its overall simple yet elegant design. As there are 8 possible designs to choose from, we’re pretty sure you can pick one that’s perfect for your young teen.
14Faux Leather Jewelry Box Organizer by Vlando
Teenage girls love to keep jewelries, accessories, bling bling, and small mementoes of their adventures with their friends as well as those in school. If your kid has a small collection of jewelry and fashion accessories, you might want to give her the Faux Leather Jewelry Box Organizer. This Vlando product is beautifully designed with two side-opening storage compartments and three small drawers. The upper storage compartment can accommodate additional blings and other small trinkets. It also comes with a staircase-type of ring holder. Underneath the cover is a small mirror that can help provide a more classic feel to its overall design. Measuring more than 10 inches wide and about 7.5 inches deep and 7 inches tall, the Faux Leather Jewelry Box Organizer is one truly superb piece of storage built primarily for the things that are deemed precious by your young teenage lady. With a velvet interior lining plus a premium exterior polyurethane faux leather, you’re guaranteed to have your thirteen year old jumping with joy with her newly-found treasure box.
What We Like about It – The classic and very elegant design, albeit faux leather, of this Vlando product is enough reason to give this as a gift. The functionality of its multiple storage features is also admirable.
15Nail Art Kit Set by New8Beauty
If you want to cultivate the artistic talent of your 13 year old girl, using her very own nails as the canvas to really spectacular masterpieces, then we’d suggest giving her the Nail Art Kit Set. It has 20 pieces of the best nail detailing tools you can ever find including dotting pens, detailing pens, stripping tools, marbling pens, and nail paint brushes. Each of these nail art tools are made of the highest quality materials so you can bet they will last a long time. It even comes with an e-book on how your kid can create stunning visuals with her nails. The pens are made of eco-friendly materials and have been especially designed with tips that create beautiful lines, shapes, and patterns with each stroke. Now, you only need to buy a paint that’s designed primarily for nail art.
What We Like about It – The collection of nail art tools is simply superb. This gives your child plenty of design options.
16Blue Spark Air Max Thea Women’s Running Shoes by Nike
One of the hallmarks of puberty is a rapid growth spurt both physically and mentally. Included in the physical development is a sudden change in body proportion as well as weight. Because of the physical changes associated with puberty, your kid will also have to increase her physical activity. Running and jogging are two of the most popular physical activities that young teens enjoy today. As such, you will need a footwear that can readily absorb the impact of running on the feet while affording your thirteen year old girl the comfort she needs to enjoy running. And when it comes to footwear, Nike is a name that you can definitely trust. The Blue Spark Air Max Thea Women’s Running Shoes is designed with an Air-Sole that is clearly visible from the outside. This significantly reduces the compression forces that occurs with each step. There’s also a Solarsoft sock liner to add to the comfort on your child’s feet while running. The fully rubberized outsole is very characteristic of Nike giving your kid shock absorption unlike any other material. And with the signature Nike logo beautifully emblazoned on the mesh fabric, you’re sure to create a timeless appeal that can only be expected from a Nike product.
What We Like about It – The combination of the Air-Sole and Solarsoft features provide comfortable running experience while its signature look is classically Nike.
17Justin Bieber Someday Eau de Parfum Spray by Justin Bieber
Despite the star’s frequent brushes with the law, with many in the music industry claiming the fame has clearly taken the better of him, Justin Bieber remains a very popular music artist especially among pre-teenage girls. What with his still boyish charms and really cool voice, it’s not difficult to see why countless young girls still swoon over this Canadian sensation. If your kid is a true Belieber, then you might want to add something to her collection of everything Bieber. You can include the Justin Bieber Someday Eau de Parfum Spray. The perfume has several fruity and floral tones that include a blend of jasmine, mandarin, wild berry, and pears. It is finished with a hint of vanilla musk to give it that signature scent that Bieber is known to fall for. Truly, Someday brings its Beliebers a lot closer to their idol as it is being marketed as a personalized gift from an idol to his fans.
What We Like about It – Personally, we’re not really fans of Bieber. But the scent of Someday is truly refreshing and surprisingly flirty, scents that we know kids in their 13th year will really love wearing.
18SoundLinkColor Bluetooth Speaker by Bose
Music is a very important part of life. It’s a great stress buster and also a means of expressing one’s thoughts and feelings. If music is your 13 year old girl’s life, then you need to present her with the SoundLinkColor Bluetooth Speaker. Available in a full spectrum of vibrant colors, there’s surely one model for your kid. Additionally, Bose is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality audio equipment that you can be sure the music listening experience of your child will simply be phenomenal. Clear and crisp sound. Rich, deep bass. It’s like having the stereo sound system of a concert hall packed in one very convenient box. Its full Bluetooth connectivity simply means your kid won’t have to frazzle about not being able to bring her set of cables to connect the SoundLink to any of her music devices, be it a tablet, a smartphone, or any other device that has Bluetooth technology. What’s more is that the Bluetooth pairing can be activated using voice-activated prompts. It’s a truly ingenious way of controlling the entire music experience. The SoundLink is also very compact such that it can fit conveniently in your kid’s bag or even purse. If she’s wearing baggy pants, it can even fit in those oversized pockets. It’s truly a remarkable piece of acoustic engineering.
What We Like about It – Bose is a brand that’s trustworthy to deliver superb quality audio products. The SoundLink never fails in this respect.
19Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat by Megan and Jill Carle
Girls are quite picky eaters compared to boys. They will only eat what they think they want to eat. As such, Megan and Jill Carle wrote the Teens Cook: How to Cook What You Want to Eat to help young teens learn the basics of cooking. They don’t have to be the next Master Chef, though. Nonetheless, the Teens Cook provides easy-to-follow guide on how to cook more than 75 recipes that have been included in the book. It’s actually written specifically for teens by, guess what, teens themselves. Consider it as a natural sharing among teenage girls, helping each one out. What’s good about the book is that it’s written in a style that teens can really relate to. It includes some of the basic terms used in the culinary scene including some helpful tips on certain issues like vegan diets and avoiding kitchen disasters.
What We Like about It – The mere fact that the writers of the Teens Cook are teenagers themselves, young readers can relate to the content a lot easier. Hopefully, this will help cultivate an inner passion for cooking.
20Christmas Soft Mermaid Tail Blanket Sleeping Bag by Hughapy
Need a really cozy sleeping bag that doesn’t really look like one? Well, the Christmas Soft Mermaid Tail Blanket Sleeping Bag is one truly unique sleep accessory that is designed like a mermaid’s tail. Now, your young princess can pretend to be Arielle while dozing off. The Soft Mermaid Tail is made of a combination of 20/80 cotton/polyester for excellent softness and comfort. It has an open design so your kid can actually use it as her blanket. Wrap the sides together and it becomes a sleeping bag. The open design allows for freedom of movement of the legs inside the mermaid’s tail so your child will not feel as though she is being wrapped like a burrito.
What We Like about It – We really appreciate the unique mermaid’s tail design. Plus, the addition of an open design makes it truly versatile.
How We Chose the Top Gifts in Our List
Choosing a present for a thirteen year old girls should not really be that frazzling. The key is if you know your 13 year old girl really well, then getting her something that she absolutely adores can definitely bring a smile to her face this Christmas, on her birthday, or even on any other day.
For us however, we had to take a more semi-objective approach in the list that we’ve made. As there are literally thousands of possible gift items for thirteen year old young teenagers, we had to narrow the selection field down to at least several tens. We based this primarily on the ratings score of these products and how well they are received by consumers. This allowed us to reduce the number of products that we had to scrutinize individually.
Each of these products was then evaluated for its developmental appropriateness. While these are not necessarily toys, every single product must have a unique benefit to pre-teenaged girls especially in terms of helping them get through the stage of adolescence and successfully transition into adulthood. We had to correlate the developmental needs of young ladies of this age with the different features of the product. We had to ensure that a product feature can really translate into developmental benefit, otherwise, we scrapped the product off our list.
We also examined the different aspects of the product particularly its overall design, the quality and safety of the materials used, and the quality and sturdiness of its construction, whenever applicable. If the product carries a certain recognition or even an award of some sort because of its design or utility, then we factored this, too. Part of this evaluation is the understanding of the company’s current level of trustworthiness or credibility especially among its customers. We know a well-established and well-respected company will do everything it can to provide only products that are of the highest possible quality and safety, otherwise, they lose their credibility.
Surely, we did have our own personal choices but we knew we had to set that aside so we can come up with a list that’s as objective as possible.
Choosing Gifts for 13 Year Old Girls
Girls aged 13 years old have already completed their transition into the adolescent stage which usually occurs a lot earlier than do boys. In choosing gifts for these girls, it is very important to take note some of the things that are actually expected of them.
Young teenage girls will already show remarkable physical development including the growth and development of the breasts and other secondary sex characteristics. They become naturally more active. Unfortunately, they also tend to have plenty of skin problems because of the sudden surge of hormones coupled with poor hygiene which may be the indirect result of engaging in increased physical activities.
Excellent gifts therefore, are items that can help them be more comfortable about these physical bodily changes as well as help them improve on their physical activities. Gifts that don’t exacerbate their skin problems like acnes are generally acceptable. So if you do decide to give them a makeup kit, be sure that the composition of the product is not really that harsh.
The social development of 13 year old girls are more pronounced than do boys. They are more prone to body image disturbances especially when they have acnes and freckles that they become the butt of jokes in school. Girls are also more concerned about their looks and would desperately need reassurances that they look beautiful. You can give gifts that can enhance their natural beauty. More importantly, however, is your guidance and reassurance for them.
The Bottom Line
This Christmas you can choose from any of the 20 best gifts for 13 year old girls we’ve listed. Actually, you can give any of these at any time of the year. Just remember that your young lady also needs your support and reassurance and not just physical presents.
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Last Updated On 29th November 2016
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