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Birthday gift ideas for a 12 year old girl?

My nieces birthday is this week. I am getting her a detangling brush because her hair neeeeeeds one. But otherwise I am not sure what else to get her?

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staciandababy

Asked by staciandababy at 11:35 AM on May. 12, 2014 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Get her some additional hair accessories. Headbands are very popular right now. A gift certificate to Claire's, Justice, etc...
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 11:44 AM on May. 12, 2014

  • Give the gift of shopping... A gift certificate to a well liked store!! Even my 10 yr old lives to get those!
    Ramble_on

    Answer by Ramble_on at 11:59 AM on May. 12, 2014

  • The 12 year old girls I know are into hair stuff, earrings, wrist bands, bright colored camisoles, tank tops, flip flops
    Nimue930

    Answer by Nimue930 at 12:39 PM on May. 12, 2014

  • Buying a gift because you think she needs it might come off as rude or insulting. That said I say go ahead and send the brush but also send things like hairbands, headbands, barrettes etc. and a gift card. That way it seems more like a theme "hair items" and less of a "your hair is always a mess and you need to brush it more". 

    adp_3805

    Answer by adp_3805 at 12:45 PM on May. 12, 2014

  • I usually get a gift card to Forever 21 or Macy's. By 12 my DD had outgrown Justice's style and bright colors.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 2:41 PM on May. 12, 2014

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