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Best Gifts For 18-Year-Olds 2022

The Best Gifts For the 18-Year-Old in Your Life

Best Gifts For 18-Year-Olds 2022
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If there's one generalization we all like to make about teenagers, it's that they're notoriously tough to shop for at times. Their likes and dislikes are as fleeting as the latest trends, yet we understand you want to get them something they'll actually use and cherish. While we can't necessarily tell you which TikTok dance your 18-year-old's doing, we can give you a helping hand in the gift department. We rounded up the best gifts for the 18-year-old in your life ahead.

Get the beauty enthusiast in your life a stylish beauty fridge where they can store their favorite skin-care products and ice rollers. If they're in the market for a quality ice roller, get them the editor-favorite The Skinny Confidential Hot Mess Ice Roller — the pink is such a Barbiecore vibe. Shopping for the techie teen in your life? They'll be over the moon for the new Apple Watch Series 7 or AirPods Pro. You can also get them a reusable smart notebook that will help them balance all their classes efficiently; it's perfect for upcoming college students. From trendy handbags and accessories that will make them look like a million bucks to the fun stuff they never knew they needed, we've rounded up presents they'll totally obsess over and appreciate. Keep reading to shop our top picks.

Find the best gifts for the kids in your life with our gift guides, including for 1-year-olds, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds, 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, 7-year-olds, 8-year-olds, 9-year-olds, tweens, and teens.

— Additional reporting by Murphy Moroney and Haley Lyndes

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