February 28, 2024

When you’re unsure about what a girl wants as a gift, the answer is simple. Take a few scrolls through her For You Page, by the small boutique owner’s “FLASH SALE” live stream, and you’re bound to have a long list of personalized gift ideas—all thanks to the algorithm. 

TikTok Trends: 

TikTok influencers are always feeding into the wish lists of teenage and young adult women. Businesses have been especially booming since the launch of the TikTok Shop, so find out what’s trending: 

DIY Gifts: 

DIY gifts have a meaningful customizable touch that no store-bought item can replicate: 

  • – Pipe cleaner flowers 
  • – Hand-painted pottery 
  • – Handmade jewelry – DIY craft store charm necklace/bracelet 
  • – Handmade cards – Victorian love token, “Congratulations” flipbook, “Open When…” letters 

Makeup and Skin-Care Products: 

If the girl you’re shopping for is into beauty, makeup, and skincare products these are a no-brainer: 

  • – Summer Fridays lip balm 
  • – DIY lash extension kit 
  • – Silk pillowcase 
  • – Face masks 

Fashionable Accessories and Clothing: 

This is where things can get tricky, so know where and how your girl is picky: 

  • – Jewelry – Important note: silver or gold, depending on what the girl prefers 
  • – Shoes – Depending on the girl’s preferences
  • – Popular styles: UGG Tasmans, Adidas Sambas, New Balance 550s 
  • – Clothes – depending on her preferences 
  • – Popular brands: Lululemon, American Eagle/Aerie, PacSun 
  • – Hoodies that hoodie – Can be found on Amazon or TikTok shop 

Tech Gadgets and Accessories: 

Retail shopping can be daunting, so here are some debatably easier gift ideas: 

  • – Water bottle – Owala and Stanley 
  • – Lego sets – Flowers 
  • – Disposable or digital camera 
  • – Gift cards  

Personalized Items and Custom Creations: 

Personalized items are perfect one-of-a-kind gifts: 

  • – Custom blanket 
  • – Custom clothing – “I LOVE MY [INSERT RELATION HERE]” apparel 
  • – Personalized jewelry with initials, names, or birthstones–Pandora engravable necklace
  • – Scrapbook/Photobook 

Get Her What She Really Wants! 

The trends on TikTok may inspire you with an idea of what the girl you’re shopping for wants, but it all boils down to your own knowledge of her interests. But just remember, you are the one who really knows her, not the TikTok algorithm.  

What She Really Wants: TikTok Gift Ideas for Her