16th birthday gift ideas for girls

16th Birthday Gift Ideas for Girls – 20 Sweet 16 Gifts She Will Love

There are a few special birthdays in life and without a doubt, turning 16 is one of those milestone birthdays!  For some it means getting a driver’s license, a first job or above all, being one step closer to being an adult.  If you or a young lady you know is having a Sweet 16 party,  you may be wondering what kind of gift to bring or ask for on such a birthday.  If that is the case, keep reading for our 16th birthday gift ideas for girls!

16th Birthday Gift Ideas For Girls

Sweet 16 Birthday Bracelet

Whether you pick the rose gold or silver-plated option, this bracelet will be a special way to remember this milestone birthday.  With 16 pretty beads representing each year and a dainty but strong cord, this bracelet will make a lovely gift to wear for any occasion!  

Sweet 16 Bracelet
Celebrate her milestone Birthday with 16 dainty 14K rose gold dipped beads representing each fabulous year.

Vintage Candy Hamper

This vintage candy hamper is full of not only a few delicious treats but 60 unique ones!  From sweet to sour, there will be both candy and nostalgia for her to enjoy. Talk about a sweet gift!

Vintage Candy Hamper
Celebrate her Sweet 16th with 60 of the best vintage candies in this cute hamper .

Instant Photo Printer

If she is a budding photographer, a gift such as this instant photo printer may be a great choice for her 16th birthday!  This printer prints high-quality photographs instantly right from your cell phone. Furthermore, this printer will make it quick and easy for her to share pictures with her crew! 

Kodak Instant Photo Printer
With the Kodak Photo Printer, you can print your favorite pics instantly from your mobile devices!

Instax Mini Instant Camera Bundle

This bundle is another one of our awesome 16th birthday gift ideas for girls!  Firstly, it comes with a mini 9 camera used to snap special moments.  Secondly, it includes instant film to print your pictures on.  Thirdly, it comes with colorful filters, a wall décor hanging frame, table frames, stickers, and a camera case!  A cool gift for any creative girl!

Instax Mini Intstant Camara Bundle
Everything she needs to snap away and treasure all of those special moments!

$109.95 from Amazon

Go Pro

The Go Pro is a stellar gift for the girl who loves being active as well as exploring!  It has the ability to capture activity in vivid video not only from land but also from underwater is amazing.  This gift is perfect for her next adventure!

Go Pro Hero
Shoot stunning video, super sharp photos and even live stream with ht elatest Go Pro!

Cruiser Bike

She will be cruising around in style on this mint green steel bike!  With a comfortable seat as well as a convenient basket, this could be the perfect set of wheels for her birthday.  There is also a rear rack and a beverage holder!

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Record Player

This is both an old school and modern gift!  This record player can play both vinyl records and from your device, as well as from a USB drive.  It comes in a classic suitcase that is both practical and nostalgic.  You can also hook this record player up to an external speaker system.  A great gift for any music lover!

Record Player
Go old school with this all in one record player!

Sweet 16 Lucky Copper Penny Keyring

Looking for something elegant and chic?  Then this gold tone initial necklace may be the perfect gift!  Pick the birthday girl’s initial to be on the front while on the back it says “One In A Million.”  A personalized gift is always nice!

Sweet 16 Lucy Copper Penny
Go for a sweet 16 keepsake with this cute keyring!

Kate Spade Initial Necklace

Looking for something elegant and chic?  Then this gold-tone initial necklace may be the perfect gift!  Pick the birthday girl’s initial to be on the front while on the back it says “One In A Million.”  A personalized gift is always nice!

Kate Spade Initial Necklace
Gold tone initial necklace makes a great keepsake gift!

Butterfly Bookmark

For a book lover, this butterfly bookmark would be a wonderful gift because it is both stunning and useful!  With a gold vintage look, flower glass ball pendant and a detailed metal butterfly, it makes a beautiful gift for any reader.

Butterfly Necklace
This pretty copper bookmark is a pretty sweet 16 gift!

Birthstone Earrings

A personal gift idea is to give birthstone earrings! In short, these beautifully handcrafted studs made of her birthstone will be a gift she can enjoy on any occasion for years to come.

Birthstone Earrings
Stud earrings featuring round cut 5mm genuine stones bezel set in high polished sterling silver!

Visa Gift Card

Not sure what to get the birthday girl?  A Visa gift card is a brilliant idea!  To sum up, this would allow her to use it in a variety of places including stores and restaurants. Versatile!  

Visa Gift Card
Let her choose her own gift with this Visa gift card!

Make Up Organizer

Some girls just want to have fun…with make-up!  This makeup bag is large and double-layered, so it is perfect for the girl who likes to try new looks.  It is a great gift for someone who likes to travel.  In addition, it comes in three colors!

Make-up Organizer
The perfect gift for girls who love make-up!

Dream Catcher

This dream catcher is perfect for anyone, especially someone who loves the Boho chic look.  This gift can be used in a traditional sense by separating the good and the bad dreams or as beautiful décor.   The birthday girl can also add to the dream catcher to make it more her own.

Boho Dream Catcher
Handmade flower and web, beautiful white dipped glitter feathers, delicate lace ribbons, and tassels

Jewelry Box

Another one of our 16th birthday ideas for girls is this gorgeous two-layer velvet jewelry box.  It will safely organize all of her precious earrings, rings, and necklaces.  The grey box will also match any room flawlessly!

Jewelry Box
A gorgeous gift that is both practical and special!

Satin Pajamas

These satin pajamas are comfortable as well as luxurious, making them a terrific gift!  Buy for the birthday girl or wear during your own Sweet 16 sleepover!  Perhaps pick up a few extras for your friends.

Silk Pajamas
A luxury gift that she will love!

Wooden Hairbrush Set

This wooden hairbrush set is perfect for someone who appreciates eco-friendly products.  This set will not only detangle your mane but also improve your hair’s natural shine.  It comes in a cute drawstring gift bag too! 

Wooden Hairbrush Set
Our hand polished wooden bristles / hair brushes are made of a 100% natural wood!

GHD Hairdryer

This is a gift that may blow the birthday girl away! This hairdryer is lightweight, powerful yet still has a quieter motor than most hairdryers.  It is a great option for any girl on the go!

GHD Hairdryer
Blow dry your hair in half the time and get great results!

Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

She can listen to her favorite jams anywhere with this portable Bluetooth speaker!  In fact, with its 12 hours of playing time, she can enjoy her music or podcasts all day long.  It is waterproof as well and comes in a variety of shades!

Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
12 hours of playtime with this waterproof speaker!

Essential Oil Diffuser and Oils

Looking to add a calm ambiance to her room?  Then this oil diffuser would make an enjoyable gift.  The gentle scents will help promote deeper sleep, relieve stress and it also looks cute!

Essential Oil Diffuser
This ultrasonic essential oil diffuser is an amazing multifunctional aromatherapy device unlike any other you've used!

16th Birthday Gift Ideas for Girls – Final Note

In conclusion, turning 16 is a special time.  We hope our 16th birthday gift ideas for girls help you find the perfect gift for the young lady in your life.  Each gift idea is unique just like every 16 year old. Whatever you chose, she will appreciate your thoughtfulness when it came to her milestone birthday.

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Jane Sheriff is the founder, creative director, party planner and mom of three. She started Darling Celebrations back in 2012 to share easy and beautiful ideas for celebrating the special events in life.

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