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8 Christmas Gifts Teens Will Love and Save You Money

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You may already have all the gifts for Christmas purchased and that is great! Yet, I suspect that many may still be rushing to get some last minute  gifts. Sometimes it is a challenge to figure out things teens would like to have without blowing the surprise or the budget. So I wanted to share some items that I found at a great price that were actually hand picked by teens I know. Here are 8 Christmas gifts teens will love and save you money! Click on the picture or label below it for more information. They are all below $50 (most under $20) and are Prime eligible so free 2 day shipping!

1. Teens love technology! Everything to do with their phone is usually top on their list. Here is a great little tripod that fits even a Iphone 7 plus in a case! You can take pictures vertical or horizontal and adjust the height of the stand. It comes with a small carrying case and you can buy with or without a bluetooth remote. Both are less than $20.



                                                                Without Remote


                                                             With remote


  • Digiant 50” inch Aluminum Camera Tripod (Max Load 1KG , for DC , not for DSLR) : lightweight and compact design ,extend to 50” inch / 3 section aluminum alloy legs
  • Bubble level indicator / 3-way panhead with tilt motion / Plate with 1/4” screw
  • Smartphone tripod mount: Easy attachment & padded grip to avoid cellphone damage
  • Aluminum Tripod with tripod mount fits every smartphone; Works with all cell phone cases; Mount stretches between 2 to 4 inches
  • Mount fits all iphone and Andorid phone sizes and universal screw attaches to all tripods



2. Another great tool that a lot (and I mean a lot) of teenagers want is a selfie light. This round, palm-sized light provides the extra light needed and brings an end to those frustrating photos that are just too dark. This catch is under $15.


                                                                     Selfie ring light


  • This round, palm-sized light provides the extra light needed and brings an end to those frustrating photos that are just too dark.
  • With 36 white LED bulbs, this specially designed selfie light provides supplemental or side lighting for photography when ever you have low light conditions. It also helps you to get higher quality pictures and videos even when just low-light is available.
  • No need to plug it in and is super easy to use. Just clamp this flexible clip style light on your smart phone and pressing the power button and you will get the supplementary lighting. With 3 different levels of brightness, you’ll find the perfect lighting needed for your photos.
  • Compatible with all brands smart phones: iPhone 6s / 6s Plus / 6 /6 Plus / 5s / 5c / 5 / 4s / 4, Samsung Galaxy series like Galaxy S6, S6 Edge Plus, Note 5, LG Phones, Moto, Huawei, HTC, Sony and other phones.
  • Diameter: 8.5cm (3.35″). Not only tiny but it can be easily carried in your pocket or bag so you can enjoy using it everywhere. Does not heat up after continuous use and this can also be used as an emergency light. Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included).


3. The next item can used with many of their electronic devices that will help you as well. They can listen using bluetooth earbuds to music, videos, etc with these for under $20.


                                                                Bluetooth Headphones


  • Lightweight & Sweat-proof: The Bluetooth Headphones is in a lightweight plastic casing with a sweat-proof design. Well suited for running, exercising or listening to music on the go, free from wires.
  • Bluetooth Connectivity: Features Bluetooth V4.0+EDR connectivity. Built-in microphone, support hands-free calls, allowing you to move freely and stay focused on your workout.
  • Multi-point Pairing: The Bluetooth headphones can pair with up to two devices via Bluetooth with voice prompt. Easy and fast pairing with your phones/tablets such as iPhone 7 Plus, 6 Plus, iPad, LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S7 / S6 or other Bluetooth-enabled devices.
  • Comfortable & Stable Earbuds: Included with five pair of ear tips of different sizes to ensure you get it perfect fit and remain stable in your ear. The ear tips adopt flexible and comfortable material which will make you avoid pains after hours of wearing.
  • What You Get: 1*CHOETECH Bluetooth Headphone, 5*Pairs of Eartips, 4*Ear Hooks, 1*Micro-USB Charging Cable, 18-Month Warranty & Friendly Customer Service


4. The next item is something really cool! Kind of like having Siri without needing the iphone and for just under $40.


                                                                     Echo Dot


  • Echo Dot (2nd Generation) is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more
  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable to play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn
  • Controls lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more with compatible connected devices from WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Nest, ecobee, and others
  • Hears you from across the room with 7 far-field microphones for hands-free control, even in noisy environments or while playing music
  • Includes a built-in speaker so it can work on its own as a smart alarm clock in the bedroom, an assistant in the kitchen, or anywhere you might want a voice-controlled computer
  • Always getting smarter and adding new features, plus thousands of skills like Uber, Domino’s, and more
  • Amazon Echo is not required to use Echo Dot


Do you have teenager daughters that can sit all day and watch make-up tutorials? They would probably love these next few items! 

               20 Pc Make up brush set

5. These are under $10 for the set and will do most of everything they are trying to achieve. Pretty good starter set and great price!

  • This include 20 pcs brushes for eyes,lip and so on,which includes all the basics you need for daily applications.
  • It adopts high quality nylon hair, will be soft and pleasing for your skin.
  • Material: handle wood.High Quality Goat hair , Nylon material and soft Synthetic
  • It’s easy to stick powder, natural color, rendering uniform.
  • Length of these Makeup Brushes are between 18.5cm~13.2cm.

Makeup Mirror

6. For just under $30 the young makeup artist will love having this to apply their makeup in.

  • Built-in 16pcs LED lighted desktop with detachable base, accompanying with a portable 10x Magnification spot mirror.Mirror
  • 180°rotatable, can fix at any position. Light is controlled by touch sensor switch on the mirror, turning LED lights on/off whenever you want.
  • The brightness is adjustable to be darker and brighter and by keeping touch the sensor.White light, perfect to light up your face when you do your makeup or your hair.
  • Made from extra thicken ABS plastic characterized by resistance to chemicals, heat and impact.with Signstek Logo on it.
  • Operated by 4 AA batteries (not included). Net weight: 0.45kg. Package weight: 0.72kg.



7. Contouring pallettes may be a newer term to us moms, but with our teenager daughters they are all the rage right now and this one is a good quality at a great price (less than $10).


                                                    Contouring Pallette

  • 10 cream concealers
  • Easy to blend to create the shade you need
  • Provide total camouflage for almost any skin problem including blemishes.
  • It’s light and doesn’t look too heavy as some powders do, making it it have a more natural look.
  • Great for shading, light weight but wearable, beginners, It’s great for highlight and contouring



8. I don’t think boys ever grow out of remote control things. Here is a drone that will definitely keep those teenage boys occupied for a while.


                                                           Quadcopter Drone

  • AWESOME STUNTS: Fly the drone inverted or upright. Light up the sky with awesome stunts and 360º flips with the push of a button
  • LED LIGHTS: Equipped with blue and red LEDs for great visibility during nighttime flights
  • ULTRA FAST: It’s compact design and precision steering will allow you to zip around at high speeds
  • EXTRA STABILITY: Includes 6 Axis Gyro stability and 4 powerful motors for precise and easy handling
  • LONG FLIGHT TIME: Includes bonus battery to double your flight time; Batteries last 7-9 mins each


Will you be adding any of these gifts to your Christmas list this year?

Or maybe you have  great finds to share as well?

Feel free to share below! 


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