Gift Ideas for 20-Year-Old Women [2023]

Leaving your teens behind is a big step in anyone’s life. For some, it means venturing out into the world and for others, it means starting a new job. It may even mean romance, adventure, and more, so receiving the right gift on this special occasion can make all the difference in what’s to come.

Best Gifts for 20-Year-Old Women

Rockland Melbourne Carry-On Luggage

The Rockland Melbourne Carry-On Luggage is available in several sets including carry-on size and checked luggage size, and is available in more than fifteen colors. It is a hard-sided suitcase and it is expandable to fit more items inside such as clothes, shoes, and souvenirs. This carry-on meets the size requirements for most airlines including Delta, American, United, and Southwest. The handle is ergonomic and easy to use. It has wheels and can carry up to 39 pounds which is standard with most airlines’ carry-on luggage restrictions.

Personalized Name Necklace

The Personalized Name Necklace is made from 10k gold and is available for personalization. The first letter will be the only one capitalized. Chain lengths can vary depending on your purchase from 16″ – 22″. This gift comes in its own gift box so it’s ready to gift on arrival. Some have complained about the edges being a bit sharp and catch on clothing, however, that is to be expected with any piece of jewelry, and like most jewelry, it should be worn carefully. Please check for allergies to gold or metal before buying.

Bohemian Braided Bracelet

The Bohemian Braided Bracelet is available in thirty different styles. The cuff of the bracelet is made from recycled materials and crafted by hand. The rope layers are made from leather and are accented with a baroque pearl. The clasp is magnetic and keeps a strong hold to ensure the bracelet doesn’t break or fall apart. Colors can include blue, teal, green, brown, and yellow. The bracelet is lightweight and is a standard size and fits most women.

Large Duffel Travel Bag

The Large Duffel Travel Bag is made completely from polyester and has a strong zipper closure. It is a durable bag that is meant to withstand overnight travel, including buses, trains, and airplanes. It comes with a pocket on the side to hold shoes and other items. It is also a good fit as a gym, hospital, or yoga bag. There are several styles to choose from including pink, blue, and cheetah print. The bag is 22″ long and comes with a handle of 13″. It also comes with an adjustable strap for easier carrying.

Kindle Paperwhite

The Kindle Paperwhite is available with up to 32 GB of storage and has the option to upgrade for no ads. It also comes with the option of three months of Kindle Unlimited. It is available in four colors and is waterproof. It can be paired with Bluetooth headphones, speakers, or earbuds and is available now with Audible. The light can be adjusted to fit your surroundings, and time of day. With access to millions of books usually priced less than three dollars each, it’s a great gift for the person who is always reading and on the go.

Anne Klein Women’s Watch

The Anne Klein Women’s Watch is made from premium crystals as well as stainless steel. It is durable and can withstand use. It is not waterproof or water-resistant. It is available in five colors including rose gold and silver. The watch case has a 25mm diameter and the band is 9mm across. It is a standard women’s wrist size and should fit most women. It comes in a very secure and nice box that could be gifted on arrival.

JBL Bluetooth Speaker

The JBL Bluetooth Speaker is a portable, wireless, and waterproof speaker made by JBL. It has a charge life of twelve hours and it can be paired with other speakers for a full-on party. JBL is known for its premium products and this speaker is no exception. It is waterproof and for an added fee it comes with a protection plan. This speaker is durable and is meant to last outside. It comes in several colors and styles, ranging from teal, camo, pink, and gold.

Philips Premium Airfryer

The Philips Premium Airfryer has fat removal technology to reduce fat by 90%. It is available to come with a grill feature as well as an airfryer. This airfryer comes with a 3-pound capacity which feeds roughly six people. The airfryer is easy to take apart for cleaning, and all removable parts are dishwasher safe. Along with the purchase of your airfryer, you get access to premium cooking classes that will teach you how to use your airfryer up to its fullest potential. Philips also has a free app full of recipes that go along with their products.

Muscle Massage Gun

The Muscle Massage Gun is perfect for the athlete in your family. It provides deep muscle treatment to take away most pains such as back, neck, shoulder, or leg pain. It is proven to help with stiffness or soreness. It can deliver up to 3300 percussions per minute and is very quiet. The battery can last up to 8 hours after a full charge. There are 20 speeds to choose from and 6 different massage applications. The massage gun comes with its own carrying case that is sturdy and durable, just like the massage gun itself.

Zink Polaroid Digital Camera

The Zink Polaroid Digital Camera works just as a polaroid camera would, with no ink, it’s simple to snap a picture and print it on the spot. The prints are full color, shouldn’t smudge, and are 2″ by 3″. The camera doesn’t need a connection to a computer to work or print. The camera comes with 32GB of storage. It will need charging and the camera comes with its own charging cord, as well as a strap to hold it by the wrist, and a camera cover. The camera is available in six different colors at a range of prices. Adhesive paper is available.

Portable Charger

The Portable Charger is a small, lipstick-shaped charger for your phone, tablets, computers, and more. It is aluminum and very durable, which makes it great for travel. It can fully recharge most things in about 3 hours. Along with the charger comes a USB cable, a travel pouch, a directions guide, and an 18-month warranty. It is one of the most powerful portable chargers out there. It is available in both pink and black. The cable for iPhones and iPads is sold separately.

Wireless Earbuds

The Wireless Earbuds are touch-controlled and easy to use. Tap once to play/pause, take calls, and more. Double-tap to change songs and hold it to control volume. All of this can be done without touching your phone. It is connected through Bluetooth. Both the earbuds and the charging case are waterproof for up to 30 minutes. Both can be washed with soap and water. One charge gives 6 hours of life while adding the charging case can increase that up to 30 hours. Both the case and the earbuds are available in six different colors.

Robot Vacuum Cleaner

The Robot Vacuum Cleaner is slim, durable, and very quiet. It has suctioning power up to 1300Pa. It has sensors to boost its power when needed and power boosts happen in as little as 1.5 seconds. It cleans up to 100 minutes on hardwood floors, and 60 minutes on carpet floors. It is not suitable for high-carpeted floors. It is 2.85″ tall so it will fit under most furniture including tables, chairs, and dressers. The vacuum will return to its charging base when its battery is low and has many cleaning settings, as well as a timer. I’d recommend this for someone who is moving into a new place, perhaps a dorm room or apartment.

Faux Fur Throw Blanket

The Faux Fur Throw Blanket is available in several sizes including twin, queen, and king; as well as over twenty colors. It is 100% microfiber, made with no animal product, and is machine-washable. Do not dry this blanket on heat. The blanket is fuzzy and soft, but shouldn’t shed. It is durable and good for use indoors and outdoors. I recommend this as a comforting gift for anyone you love. An extra blanket is always usable.

Safesound Personal Self-Defense Alarm

The Safesound Personal Self-Defense Alarm is a rechargeable emergency alarm. There are two ways to activate the alarm. One way is to double-click the button and the other is to pull out the pin at the top. It has up to 50 minutes of continuous sound and can be heard from over 300 yards away. It also comes with an LED flashlight which is good in emergency situations. I recommend this gift for the woman who is on the go and alone a lot.

Hair Shampoo Brush and Massager

The Hair Shampoo Brush and Massager is available in several colors. It is a waterproof brush that is meant for use in the shower or bath. This brush promotes blood circulation while ridding the scalp of itchiness and dryness. It is made of silicone and is easy to clean. It has an ergonomic design and fits right into the palm of your hand. It is lightweight and easy to store as it doesn’t take up much room. It is manually powered and operated.

Swarovski Women’s Tennis Bracelet

The Swarovski Women’s Tennis Bracelet is with Swarovski crystals and a rhodium-plated chain. It is available in silver, gold, and rose gold. It is one size and it should fit most women’s wrists. It is simple, elegant, and easy to put on. Swarovski is a trusted name that comes with brand excellence. I recommend this for anyone who wants to add more bling to life or needs to celebrate a special occasion such as a twentieth birthday.

Scented Candles Gift Set

The Scented Candles Gift Set is a set of four soy wax candles designed to help through aromatherapy. The scents included are lavender, rosemary, vanilla, and eucalyptus. These are small, 25-ounce candles that are easy to travel with. The metal tin is decorative and can be used again and again once the candle is gone. The candle will burn for about 20 hours before running out. It is eco-friendly, made with soy wax and lead-free wicks. They are also biodegradable. The candles come in a gift box ready for gifting on arrival.

Kate Spade Crossbody Bag

The Kate Spade Crossbody Bag is available in eight different styles. The bag is 9″ by 6″ by 2″. This one is metallic blue, but other colors include yellow, spotted, floral, and pink. The bag is rather small, but it is durable and is sure to last a while. Some have complained about the straps unhooking from the bag too easily and their purses falling off. Keeping an eye on the straps should be enough to make sure it doesn’t happen.

Premium Yoga Mat

The Premium Yoga Mat is durable, lightweight, and available in seven different colors. With a sticky texture, it’s sure not to slip on the floor and it’s easy to grip onto. It is 72″ by 24″. It is non-toxic and is eco-friendly. They recommend unrolling it for two to three days before use. Along with the mat, it comes with a sling/strap to carry the mat. In total, it weighs about 4 pounds.

Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Mirror

The Tri-Fold Lighted Vanity Mirror has 21 LED lights and is available in several colors including rose gold, pink, green, and silver. There are three kinds of mirrors, regular, 2x, and 3x. The mirror works when plugged into its USB cable and cannot work without it. It can turn up to 180 degrees and with bright LEDs, it makes a great mirror for makeup. It comes with a one-year warranty. I recommend this mirror for someone who does a lot in the beauty industry or who uses a lot of self-care products.

Bath Balm Set

The Bath Balm Set is available in a set of three or six bath bombs. Each bath bomb has a soothing and soft scent. The bath bombs will help with dry skin and clarify it as well. Each bath bomb is completely natural and handmade in the US. They have lots of good reviews saying they feel high-class and well-made. I recommend this as a gift for the person who has everything already.

Garmin Smartwatch

The Garmin Smartwatch is a GPS running watch designed to keep you fit and on track with your workout goals. It can track your training habits and determine if you’re overworking yourself or underworking yourself. It has a battery life of 7 days in smart mode, but only 24 hours in GPS mode. You can connect with them online for personalized workout plans and training videos. I recommend this for the person who wants to stay fit and loves working out.

Self Care Subscription Box

The Self Care Subscription Box is a mystery subscription box that will deliver 6-8 self-care items to your door each month. Each box has over $120 in value, but only costs a fraction of that. Things that may be included are soaps, aromatherapy sprays, bath bombs, creams, lotions, happiness activities, and more. This is a subscription and not a one-time mystery box, so keep that in mind when ordering.

Jewelry Box

The Jewelry Box is available in four colors, red, white, black, and pink. The inside is made from synthetic leather while the outside is velvet. With several drawers, hooks, and pockets, it can hold all manner of jewelry including earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces, and brooches. It even has a small mirror. The whole box folds up and is easy to carry and store away. In total it weighs about 5 pounds.

Swiss Army Pocket Knife

The Swiss Army Pocket Knife is equipped with several features including two knives, scissors, corkscrew, bottle opener, hook, screwdriver, wire stripper, can opener, reamer/puncher, sewing awl, and tweezers. It is a multi-purpose tool that can come in handy in any number of situations, including emergencies. It is made from stainless steel and is durable. It is built to last and made in Switzerland. It is small, compact, and easy to use. I recommend this for any woman who needs any of these tools regularly.

Fleece Slippers

The Fleece Slippers are available in several sizes from women’s 5-12. They recommend you get a size larger than your normal foot. Made of fleece, these slippers are soft and have memory foam inside. The sole of the slipper is meant to grip the floor easily and not cause slips and spills. These slippers are good for both indoor and outdoor use. These slippers are also available in a variety of colors such as blue, red, and pink.

Writing Journal

The Writing Journal is available in three styles. This journal is handmade in Italy and has thick pages to prevent ink from bleeding through. The thick pages also prevent easy tearing or ripping. The journal is 5″ by 8″ and has 120 sheets of paper, enough room for a lot of writing. This journal comes with a lifetime warranty. I recommend this journal to anyone who likes to write down their thoughts, or who might be starting a new chapter in their life and want to document it.

Neoflam Cookware Set

The Neoflam Cookware Set is a set of five ceramic coated cookware pieces including two pots with lids, a 10″ frying pan, and two silicone hot handle potholders. These pieces are all dishwasher safe and eco-friendly, made with no harmful chemicals. They are PFOA-free. The pots and pan have ergonomic handles that are easy to grip and use in the kitchen. It is available in two colors, pink and blue. I recommend this for someone who might be starting a life on their own, maybe in a new apartment or dorm.

Mini Coffee Maker

The Mini Coffee Maker is made from stainless steel and plastic. It is available in six colors and is eco-friendly. It has a permanent filter that replaces the need for paper filters and the waste that comes with using paper filters. It comes with a travel mug that can hold roughly 15 ounces. The travel mug is insulated well and should keep your coffee warm for quite some time. It is a small, portable appliance that can be easily moved from one home to another, or even from dorm to dorm. All the pieces are dishwasher safe.

Simple Modern Water Bottle

The Simple Modern Water Bottle is available in a variety of colors, including rose gold, lunar, and pink, and can hold up to 40 ounces. It is double insulated to keep your drinks warm or cold for quite a long time. It will fit in most cupholders depending on which size you get. It is available in a bigger size, holding up to 60 ounces. The bottle should be hand washed and only the lids are dishwasher safe. I recommend this for the person constantly on the go.

Sterling Silver Necklace for 20-Year-Old

The Sterling Silver Necklace for 20-Year-Old is made with 20 beads on a sterling silver chain to represent the 20 years of life they have conquered so far. It is a thoughtful and personal gift for someone on their twentieth birthday. The chain is in their words “dainty but strong”. It is durable and made to last, and the clasp is easy to work with. The necklace measures at about 19″ pendent and all. If you need an adjustment on the length, please let them know when you purchase it. The necklace comes in a nice box ready to be gifted on arrival.

What to Look for in Gifts for 20-Year-Old Women

Why is the 2oth birthday so important?

Leaving your teens behind is a big milestone in a person’s life. It really feels like you’re an adult and you’re more likely facing more adult choices now than ever. Gifts, such as cooking sets, vacuums, and travel bags are really important as you venture out into the world more. This might mean college, new jobs, new homes, and maybe even starting families. Having gifts that can prepare you for the world are important.

What does a useful gift look like?

A useful gift is something that can be used time and time again. This can be gym bags, speakers, coffee makers, wireless tech, airfryers and cooking utensils, and more. Twenty is a good age to really start finding your place in the world and the right gift can make it so much easier.

Useful gifts can also look like perishable items or items that can be used up, such as self-care kits with lotions or bath bombs. A usable gift is great for the person on the go or the person who seems to already have everything they could ever need.