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100 Gifts for Gen Z

From Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor to Punk DIY-Inspired Boots

— December 8, 2019 — Life-Stages
With the holiday season just around the corner, we all face challenges in finding our friends and family presents and those looking to find gifts for Gen Z may find it especially difficult. Thankfully, you can browse these 100 Gen-Z-approved gift ideas that span every interest, ranging from niche beauty care and ironic room decor to malleable smartphone tripods and retro-inspired sneakers.

One notable example includes the Sloth Essential Oil Diffuser which is equal parts adorable and functional. This small device creates the perfect calming atmosphere for study sessions or Netflix marathons and is compatible with any brand of essential oils. These examples of gifts for Gen Z will surely be adorned by the younger generation whether they be your child, best friend, or coworker.
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Vitamin C-Infused Moisturizers
Vitamin C-Infused Moisturizers
The Banish's Vitamin C Creme Works to Give You a Glowing Complexion
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99
Malleable Smartphone Tripods
Malleable Smartphone Tripods
The Living Streaming Selfie Light is Perfect for Vloggers
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98
Turntable-Friendly Powered Speaker Bases
Turntable-Friendly Powered Speaker Bases
The Spinbase is a Low-Profile Powered Speaker System
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97
Skin-Clearing Foundations
Skin-Clearing Foundations
The Infuencer Clean Foundation Prioritizes Skin Health
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96
Leather-Accented Wireless Chargers
Leather-Accented Wireless Chargers
The Spigen F308W Wireless Charger Has Quick Charge Technology
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95
Limited Edition Brow Kits
Limited Edition Brow Kits
Benefit Cosmetics' 'Bomb Ass Brows!' Kit Was Made with Desi Perkins
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94
2-in-1 Wooden Wireless Chargers
2-in-1 Wooden Wireless Chargers
The Aeolos Cher is a Wireless Charging Pad and Power Bank
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93
Exclusive Lip Balm Subscriptions
Exclusive Lip Balm Subscriptions
Lip Smacker's BFF Subscription Appeals to Millennials & Kids
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92
Preppy Designer Bathing Suits
Preppy Designer Bathing Suits
Gucci's White One-Piece Bathing Suit is Sporty and Chic
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91
Dual-Purpose Wireless Chargers
Dual-Purpose Wireless Chargers
The New Mophie Wireless Charging Stand Features a Fordable Design
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90
Retro Patterning Sneaker Colorways
Retro Patterning Sneaker Colorways
adidas Unveils an Old-School Design of the FYW S-97 Model
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89
Vibrant Washable Yellow Rugs
Vibrant Washable Yellow Rugs
The Washable Tie Dye Circular Rug is Perfect for Dorm Room Decor
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Expanded Bronze Highlighters
Expanded Bronze Highlighters
These New Huda Beauty Highlighters Cater to Women of Color
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87
Acne-Fighting Vitamin C Serums
Acne-Fighting Vitamin C Serums
The Banish Oil Helps Reduce the Look of Acne Scars
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86
Durable Customizable Cases
Durable Customizable Cases
OtterBox Now Lets Your Personalize Its Tumblers and Phone Cases
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85
White Mixed-Material Sneakers
White Mixed-Material Sneakers
adidas Originals Dropped the Yung-1 Sneaker in Crystal White
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84
Color-Blocked Customizable Doormats
Color-Blocked Customizable Doormats
The Tile Mat Allows You to Easily Personalize Your Doormat
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Punk DIY-Inspired Boots
Punk DIY-Inspired Boots
Dr. Martens Unveiled a 'Alternative Edge' Collection
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82
Breezy Rugby Shirt Dresses
Breezy Rugby Shirt Dresses
The Joe Fresh Rugby Dress is Ideal for Summer Days Spent Outside
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81
Custom Skincare Subscriptions
Custom Skincare Subscriptions
ELSI Beauty's Solutions Specifically Care for the Microbiome
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80
Wearable Neck-Mounted Speakers
Wearable Neck-Mounted Speakers
The oraolo Neckband Bluetooth Speaker Offers Immersive 3D Sound
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Sports Club-Themed Phone Cases
Sports Club-Themed Phone Cases
The Sporty & Rich Label Now Makes iPhone Cases
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Cork-Filled Holiday Wreaths
Cork-Filled Holiday Wreaths
The Holiday Wreath Cork Catcher Holds a Total of 70 Bottle Corks
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Unbreakable Phone Chargers
Unbreakable Phone Chargers
ANCHOR LABS Launches The EVERCABLE -- A Steel-Armored Phone Case
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Charitable Gen Z Lip Glosses
Charitable Gen Z Lip Glosses
Formula Z Cosmetics' Luxe Diamond Glosses Support The Trevor Project
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75
Unbreakable Blue Light Glasses
Unbreakable Blue Light Glasses
Visionario Glasses are Durable and Protect Your Eyes in Style
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74
Recycled Plastic Bottle Jeans
Recycled Plastic Bottle Jeans
The Paper&Rock Jeans Boast 20 Features for Wearers
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73
Mix-and-Match Layerable Outerwear
Mix-and-Match Layerable Outerwear
This Smart Layering System Allows for Customizable Comfort
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Customized Youthful Skincare
Customized Youthful Skincare
Higher Education Skincare Promises to Transform Skin in Four Weeks
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71
Gen Z Skin-Perfecting Creams
Gen Z Skin-Perfecting Creams
My Blue Guard High Defence Fuses Natural Ingredients & Biotechnology
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70
Sportswear-Branded Smartphone Cases
Sportswear-Branded Smartphone Cases
adidas Originals Launched a New Case Collection for iPhone 11
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69
Sparkly DIY Crystal Kits
Sparkly DIY Crystal Kits
This Science Museum-Backed Toy Allows You to Create Your Own Crystals
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68
Bold Wide Leg Jeans
Bold Wide Leg Jeans
American Apparel Unveils the Crop Carpenter Jean in Two Colorways
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67
Groovy Dry Erase Decor
Groovy Dry Erase Decor
Dormify Helps You Stay Organized with the Dry Erase Peace Sign Wall Set
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66
Exotic Body Sprays
Exotic Body Sprays
AXE 'Wild' Explores Unusual Fragrance Pairings Like Bergamot & Pink Pepper
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65
Customized Stuffing Travel Pillows
Customized Stuffing Travel Pillows
The Rumpl Stuffable Fleece Pillowcase is Comfy and Durable
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64
Dynamic Metallic Puffer Jackets
Dynamic Metallic Puffer Jackets
American Apparel Unveils the Unisex Metallic Crinkle Puffer Jacket
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63
Witch Hat Incense Holders
Witch Hat Incense Holders
Urban Outfitters Debuts Halloween-Themed Incense Holders
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62
Figure-Flattering Flare Jeans
Figure-Flattering Flare Jeans
Reformation's New Olive Jeans are Available in Two Colorways
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61
Nostalgia-Inducing Sneaker Photography
Nostalgia-Inducing Sneaker Photography
Copenhagen Fashion Week Boasts a Glimpse at Modern Footwear
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60
Tech-Friendly Contemporary Jeans
Tech-Friendly Contemporary Jeans
3x1 & Joe Doucet Redesigned Jeans with an Updated Pocket System
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59
Playful Food-Decorating Kits
Playful Food-Decorating Kits
Wilton and Tasty Created Skill-Building Decorating Kits for Gen Z
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Restorative Rose Face Masks
Restorative Rose Face Masks
Summer Fridays' R + R Mask is a Glow-Boosting Face Oil and Face Mask
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57
Eco Iceberg Illuminators
Eco Iceberg Illuminators
The Iceberg Table Lamp by Hannah Fink for Gantri is Naturalistic
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56
90s-Themed Wide Leg Jeans
90s-Themed Wide Leg Jeans
Levi's Ribcage Wide Leg Women's Jeans are Perfect For the Fall Season
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55
Influencer-Branded Cosmetics
Influencer-Branded Cosmetics
Tati Westbrook Recently Launched the Tati Beauty Line
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54
Collaborative Cookie Subscriptions
Collaborative Cookie Subscriptions
LG And BuzzFeed's Tasty Teamed Up on a Cookie Subscription Box
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53
Lightweight Ocean Plastic Sneakers
Lightweight Ocean Plastic Sneakers
The adidas Terrex Two Parley Shoes are Made from Ocean Plastic
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52
Mute Tonal Sneaker Colorways
Mute Tonal Sneaker Colorways
adidas Originals Releases Classic Silhouettes in New Colorways
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51
Colorful Preppy Clothing
Colorful Preppy Clothing
Infrathin is the Brain Child of Alex Israel & It Launched Its First Line
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50
Sloth-Shaped Essential Oil Diffusers
Sloth-Shaped Essential Oil Diffusers
The Sloth Essential Oil Diffuser is Perfect For Dorm Decor
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49
Collaborative Japan-Themed Streetwear
Collaborative Japan-Themed Streetwear
HUMAN MADE and Girls Don't Cry Drop the 1928 Kyoto Capsule
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48
Fuzzy Velvet Makeup Sponges
Fuzzy Velvet Makeup Sponges
Sunday Ivy's New Line of Velvet Makeup Sponges Has a Flawless Finish
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47
Elegant Storage System
Elegant Storage System
The Gold Dual-Shelf Organizer Rack is the Perfect Accessory for Any Room
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Positionable Mobile Smart Speakers
Positionable Mobile Smart Speakers
The 'Gabby' Smart 360 Speaker Can be Positioned Anywhere
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45
All-Over Logo Hoodies
All-Over Logo Hoodies
Nike's Swoosh Sweater Arrives in 3 Color Iterations
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44
Upcycled Fleece Jacket Pullovers
Upcycled Fleece Jacket Pullovers
Outdoor Voices Launched the MegaFleece Snap Up in Two Colorways
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43
Coveted Modern High-End Menswear
Coveted Modern High-End Menswear
The Maison Margiela Fall/Winter 2019 Range Highlights Minimalism
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42
Stackable Wireless Charger Speakers
Stackable Wireless Charger Speakers
The Conceptual 'Aperitivo' Wireless Speaker Series is Chic
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41
Size-Inclusive Activewear Subscriptions
Size-Inclusive Activewear Subscriptions
YogaClub is a Personalized Yoga Subscription Box
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40
Two-Person Christmas Sweaters
Two-Person Christmas Sweaters
The Double Stuf Oreo Christmas Sweater is a Two-Person Operation
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4-in-1 Wireless Chargers
4-in-1 Wireless Chargers
The AirAlly Can Charge Your iPhone, AirPods, iPad and Apple Watch at Once
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38
Nearly Weightless Denim
Nearly Weightless Denim
DUER Launched the World's Lightest Denim for Comfort and Performance
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37
Beach-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
Beach-Inspired Jewelry Boxes
Urban Outfitters Debuted an Avant-Garde Seashell Stash Box
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Rapper-Designed Gen Z Streetwear
Rapper-Designed Gen Z Streetwear
The AE x Young Money Collection was Created with Lil Wayne
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35
Anime-Inspired 90s Nostalgia Sneakers
Anime-Inspired 90s Nostalgia Sneakers
adidas is Teasing a Possible Collab for Pokemon Sneakers
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Privacy Protection Smartphone Cases
Privacy Protection Smartphone Cases
The 'PhoneGlass' Case Prevents Unwanted Snooping
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Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Dormify & by robynblair Partnered to Launch Candy-Themed Prints
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Quirky Connected Item Locators
Quirky Connected Item Locators
This Conceptual 'Smart Tracker' by BOUD Has a Cheerful Design
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Retro Seashell Hair Clips
Retro Seashell Hair Clips
Valet's Ursula Shell Clips are Available in Three Fun Styles
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Inclusive Swedish Backpacks
Inclusive Swedish Backpacks
Fjällräven Dropped a Special Edition Kånken Rainbow to Celebrate Pride
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Tongue-in-Cheek Reusable Totes
Tongue-in-Cheek Reusable Totes
Lauren DiCioccio & the Workshop Residence Unveil the Thank You Tote
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Sustainable Gen Z Skincare
Sustainable Gen Z Skincare
Plenaire Appeals to Environmentally Conscious Gen Z Consumers
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Discreet Drink-Chilling Backpacks
Discreet Drink-Chilling Backpacks
The Chill.Systems 'The Chiller's Pack' Stays Cold for 24 Hours
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Fashion-Forward Female Ski Collections
Fashion-Forward Female Ski Collections
Aztech Mountain Launched Its First Women’s Ski Collection
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Influencer-Branded Collections
Influencer-Branded Collections
The Superdown x Draya Michele Collection Was Inspired by Nightlife
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24
Wellness-Focused Bath Products
Wellness-Focused Bath Products
Sunday Rain is an Experiential Wellbeing Bathing Collection
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Ultra-Chic Bespoke Totes
Ultra-Chic Bespoke Totes
The Fashion-Forward Nike Heritage Tote is a Fall Must-Have
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Colorblocked Rugged Sneakers
Colorblocked Rugged Sneakers
adidas Originals and White Mountaineering Drop a Joint Nite Jogger
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Retro Video Store Streetwear
Retro Video Store Streetwear
The dumbgood Blockbuster Collection Features Clothing and Accessories
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Moon-Themed Wall Lights
Moon-Themed Wall Lights
The Moon in My Room Light Will Give Your Room a Dynamic Aesthetic
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Graffiti Gen Z Fashion
Graffiti Gen Z Fashion
The Billie Eilish x Freak City Collection Has Prints Inspired by Emojis
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Luxurious Gen Z Jewelry
Luxurious Gen Z Jewelry
'Pandora Me' Invites a New Generation to Discover the Iconic Jewelry Brand
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Recycled Gen Z Fashion
Recycled Gen Z Fashion
PrettyLittleThing Launched a Colorful Recycled Clothing Collection
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Modern Vibrant Brand Identities
Modern Vibrant Brand Identities
Sweety & Co. Attempts to Showcase Gocase’s Youthful Attitude
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15
Whole-Home Houseplant Sets
Whole-Home Houseplant Sets
Horti Makes Buying Indoor Plants in Large Quantities Effortless
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14
Preppy Streetwear Collections
Preppy Streetwear Collections
The Rowing Blazers x Lands' End Capsule Collection is Vibrant
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Gen Z Hair Brands
Gen Z Hair Brands
'Insert Name Here' Offers Clip-in Extensions, Bangs and Wigs for Self-Expression
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Collaboration Italian Athletic Fashions
Collaboration Italian Athletic Fashions
The adidas Originals by Fiorucci Collection is Playful
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Empowering Phone Cases
Empowering Phone Cases
These Make My Case Competition Winners Inspire Girls to Rise
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Dynamic Gen Z Apparel
Dynamic Gen Z Apparel
The PrettyLittleThing x Little Mix Collection Features Bold Patterns
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Preppy 90s-Themed Apparel
Preppy 90s-Themed Apparel
Forever 21 and K-Swiss Partnered to Launch a Back-to-School Collection
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Brunch-Inspired Cosmetic Collections
Brunch-Inspired Cosmetic Collections
ColourPop & Zoella Launched a Food-Themed Makeup Collection
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Makeup-Integrated Smartphone Cases
Makeup-Integrated Smartphone Cases
The 'FaceCase' Provides Protection and Cosmetics
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Whimsical Gen Z Fashion
Whimsical Gen Z Fashion
TVF for DVF Introduces Styles by Diane Von Furstenberg's Granddaughter
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Playful Robustly Colored Fashion
Playful Robustly Colored Fashion
The Hayley Elsaesser x Twik Collection Embraces a Candy Colorway
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4
Uninspired Vibrant Posters
Uninspired Vibrant Posters
Alex + Hugo Launch Colorful 'Demotivational Posters' with Cynical Words
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3
Expressive Gen Z Cosmetics
Expressive Gen Z Cosmetics
Petite 'n Pretty Shares Safe, Pediatrician-Approved Makeup for Kids
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2
Youthful Lifestyle Teas
Youthful Lifestyle Teas
OFFBLAK Targets Millennials and Gen Z with Its Modern Tea Brand
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Pink Indie Cosmetic Brands
Pink Indie Cosmetic Brands
Easy Peasy Boasts Playful Products That are Targeted to Gen Z Audiences
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