15 Awesome Korean Gifts for Teens or Young Adults

Buying gifts for finicky teens and young adults is a difficult task! So whether you’re shopping for a back to school care package or a special birthday gift, here are my top picks for perfect Korean gifts or Korean-inspired gifts that are sure to delight.


Gifts Under $50



BT21 Boba Tea Pouch | $24.95


A little keychain transparent cup case with zipper closure perfect for storing small items from hair ties to chapsticks or candies! These are adorable Korean gifts!

Korean gifts

Seoulbox V | $35 + 10% off


This Korean variety snack box is perfect for anyone who loves Korean snacks but isn’t near a local H-Mart! You will get 10% off from our link above or all orders sitewide since you are a Best of Korea reader. Please use the code “BEST10” when you check out!


Fire Chicken Ramen Airpod Case | $10


For any Airpod owners, there are hundreds of cute designs to pick from online. This one goes out to any fellow Samyang nuclear fire noodle lovers!

Korean gifts

Personalized Chopsticks | $22.99+


I gifted these to my college roommate for Christmas and loved them so much I ended up getting a pair for myself- definitely something I use every day and would recommend.

Korean gifts

Personalized Necklace | $28+


This minimalist personalized necklace is a thoughtful gift for anyone in your life embracing their Korean heritage.

Personalized Korean Necklace Korean Name NecklacePersonalized 18K Gold Plated

Finger Heart Neon Signs – Premium K-Pop Heart Hand Led Sign | $35


Neon lights have recently become popular again and this is a cute alternative to adding some color to your room (without investing in those light strips everyone is showcasing on TikTok).


Etude House Lip Tint 3 Colors |$15.00


Everyone I know who uses these tints swear by them. They provide long-lasting natural color without drying out your lips (and can also be used as a cheek tint).


Green Tea Eye Gel Patch | $20.00


JAYJUN is one of my favorite K-beauty brands out there and these eye patches are gentle and nourishing for the delicate skin under your eyes.


*Age 21+* AZN Flush |$24.99


After being gifted this game myself, I’ve brought it to multiple parties and it’s a great twist to the generic Cards Against Humanity drinking game. This game is fun but encourages heavy consumption of alcohol- drink responsibly!
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Korean gifts

Tony Moly Assorted Sheet Masks | $26.00


Everyone recognizes these classic sheet masks for their cute eye-catching packaging and Amazon offers a great deal for a pack of 10!

Korean gifts

Jewelry Box | $40.00


If you’re not looking to gift jewelry itself, consider a traditional Korean jewelry box with beautiful mother of pearl details for your loved one to hold all of their favorite pieces. Among the most classic of Korean gifts!

Korean gifts

Gifts Over $50

Retro Pixel Art Game and Speaker | $99.00


This is the most adorable speaker I’ve ever come across…with a 16 x 16 pixel monitor of LED lights and a light-up keyboard how can you not get it- not to mention it comes in multiple colors!

Korean gifts

Razer Huntsman Elite Gaming Keyboard | $167.93


Indulge any gamers out there with THIS keyboard- this model is a culmination of the previous seamless designs Razer has always perpetuated throughout their products and innovation of what keyboards of the future should aspire to be.


*Age 21+* Make-Your-Own Makgeolli Kit | $59.00


This Korean at-home brew kit with simple instructions will produce incredible gourmet wine- a must-try!


Standing Desk | $289


If you have a larger budget for your Korean gifts, consider a standing desk to promote better health and productivity for someone who is spending a lot of time remote working or studying!


~Bonus~

For beautiful, affordable, and sustainable wrapping materials, use Korean bojagi fabric wraps. These stylish and luxurious scarves are a reusable accessory that will take your gifts to the next level. Check out our tutorials here.

We hope you like our reviews and recommendations! All products featured on Best of Korea are independently selected by our writers and editors. If you would like to purchase a product, please use our links and we may receive an affiliate commission for your purchase. Best of Korea, llc, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program.

Julianna Song is a content creator and contributing writer for Best of Korea. She discovered her passion for Korean culture during a recent immersion program in Korea and hopes to return one day to work in the film and television industry.

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