Birthday and Christmas Gift Ideas for 22 Year Olds (Men and Women)

Top Gifts for 22 Year Olds

If you want some ideas of the best gifts for 22 year old men and women, there are lots of ideas in the article below. Firstly, its worth taking a few moments to consider the personality and interests of the 22 year old you are buying for. Are they sporty? Do they love looking good, fashion and clothes? Do they enjoy gadgets, technology? Do the like curling up with a good book. Is music their passion? Do the spend a lot of time driving, travelling or on their car. These can all give clues as to what will make the best gifts.

Read on for lots of ideas for birthday and Christmas gift ideas for 22 year olds below.

Clothing And Accessories

Many 22 year olds like to look good, so if your confident about buying clothes for them, this quite often makes a nice gift.

If your not too sure about the kind of clothes they would like what about accessories. Ideas include scarves, gloves, sunglasses, wallets or bags. Nightwear is also fairly easy to buy if you know their size. Warm pajamas, slippers or dressing gowns make nice, pracitical gifts. Or if all else fails, take them shopping or buy a clothes voucher.

There are lots of novelty ideas as well, like adult onesies, supehero pajamas, Star Wars themed dressing gowns. Obviously the best novelty ideas for the 22 year old you know will depend on their likes and interests.



Under Armour Men's UA Storm Caliber Big Logo Hoodie XX-Large Black
Under Armour Men's UA Storm Caliber Big Logo Hoodie XX-Large Black

Hoodies are an easy piece of clothing to buy for a gift.

They are very practical to wear for everyday use or for sports.

The hoodie featured is warm and comfortable. It features a full, loose fit for enhanced range of motion & breathable comfort.

It is also water repellent.

It's a great choice for for everyday use or for use after a workout .

 
Star Wars Jedi Fleece Bathrobe (One Size)
Star Wars Jedi Fleece Bathrobe (One Size)

You can get all kinds of novelty themed items from bathrobes to slippers. If you know a 22 year old Star Wars fan, they will love this Jedi dressing gown / bath robe.

 

Magazine Subscription

Many 22 year olds buy magazines and its such good value to get an annual magazine subscription and makes a great gift. 

For 22 year old women, Vogue and Marie Claire make great gifts. Whereas men, may like sports illustrated or Maxim. 

Personal Grooming Gifts

There are lots of great personal grooming gifts for 22 year old men and women.

For men, ideas include cologne, shaving kits, moisturizer or an electric toothbrush. An electric shaving system for men makes a nice gift to save on time when shaving in the morning.

For women, ideas include perfume, moisturizer, curling or flat irons, make up and hair products.


Shower Speaker

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime for Outdoors or Shower
Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker with 12 Hour Playtime for Outdoors or Shower

If the 22 year old man or women you know likes to spend some time in the shower grooming and listening to music, they will probably love a shower speaker.

You can put the speaker in the shower and listen to your favorite music by streaming it through your phone or other bluetooth device.

You don't have to just listen to it in the shower. The speaker is really small and portable so you can listen to it throughout the house (perhaps while cooking or cleaning). It can be used in the car, by the pool, outdoors or wherever you want.

 

Tablets

There are lots of great tablet cameras and video cameras that make useful and appreciated gifts.

Ipad mini - good for taking photos and video as well as playing games amongst much more.

Other tablets include the Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy and Nook HD.


Fire Tablet, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black
Fire Tablet, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black

Kindle Fire - good budget tablet. Watch video, surf the net, use social media, download apps, play games and lots more.

 

Car Accessories

If the 22 year old you know spends a lot of time driving in the car, they may appreciate some gadgets which will make their car journeys better.

What about an iphone holder such as the one featured below or a car accessories kit?

You can also get car seat covers, all kinds of chargers for their devices, a trash can or organizer for the car, steering wheel cover, emergency road kit or a dash mount which allows you to put object on the dashboard and makes sure they don't move off.


AKASO Wireless Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter Handsfree Car Kit with Hands-Free Calling, Music Control, USB Charger
AKASO Wireless Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter Handsfree Car Kit with Hands-Free Calling, Music Control, USB Charger

My favorite car accessory gift is the AKASO Wireless Bluetooth FM Transmitter opposite. It allows you to stream music from your phone or other bluetooth device through the car stereo. You can also use it to take hands free calls. It's easy to set up and use too.

 

Driver Organizer

High Road SwingAway Car Seat Organizer
High Road SwingAway Car Seat Organizer

Keep your car effortlesly organized and tidy with a driver organiser. It fits over the passenger seat and has space for all those essentials you want to keep in the car (car chargers, glasses, a pen, water bottles etc). It will also hold essentials you want to take with you (a tablet, cellphone, umbrella). Great for those who always have a lot of clutter in their car.

 

Sports Gifts

There are lots of sports gifts for the 22 year old who like to keep fit.

What about some sports equipment or clothing for their favorite sport. Or sports tickets for their favorite sporting event? A bag for the gym?


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Timex Men's T5E901 Ironman Watch with Black Resin Band
Timex Men's T5E901 Ironman Watch with Black Resin Band

My favorite gifts in this category are sports watches.

Timex have an ironman range for both men and women.

What I like about the Timex ironman watches is that they are practical for everyday use.

They feature alarms, an indiglo nightlight so you can read the time in the dark and a stopwatch for timing whatever you need.

They are waterproof up to 330 feet, so you can use them for swimming but it also doesn't matter if you forget to take them off in the bath or the shower.

For runners, hikers, swimmers and triathletes, there are lots of cool features including 100-hour chronograph with lap and split times, 99-lap counter, 100 hour countdown timer with stop and repeat and a 30-lap memory recall for effortless review after workout.

 

More Gifts for Working Out At Home

For women who like to work out at home, what about a workout DVD? Jillian Michaels has some fantastic exercise DVDs. Her DVDs tend to be challenging (she is a tough but likeable instructor) but if you keep up with them they produce great results.

A set of weights, resistance bands and activity trackers can also make great gifts for women too.

Another idea is an fitness activity tracker such as the fitbit. The fitbit tracks steps, distance and calories burned. It's great for keeping an overall check on activity levels and to keep motivated to keep moving. You can set progress goals and it will sync automatically to a computer and to some bluetooth devices. It's really small and will just clip onto a pocket or belt.


Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar

There's lots of great home exercise equipment suitable for a 22 year old man. Ideas include the dumbell set, push up or pull up bars for a 22 year old man? The upper workout pull up bar makes a nice gift for men (or women) who want to improve their strenght for sport of fitness. It can be easily attached to a door without any screws or damage to the door to do pull ups. It can also be laid on the floor to do push ups, dips and ab work. Great for working out the upper body.

 

Practical Gift - Writing Tablet

Boogie Board 8.5-Inch LCD Writing Tablet, Black (PT01085BLKA0002)
Boogie Board 8.5-Inch LCD Writing Tablet, Black (PT01085BLKA0002)

The boogie board writing tablet has lots of everyday uses for everyday life. Use it to write to do lists, take telephone messages, leave messages for family or friends at home, write shopping lists, make notes at work or for study, doodle or draw when you're board. When you've finished with your notes, just press a button to erase them and you have a clean slate. It is super lightweight, thin and portable too. It also helps to get rid of all those scrap pieces of paper.

 

Gifts for the Music Lover

If the 22 year old you know likes music, there are some great gift ideas below. What about portable speakers or speakers for their room/home. If the don't have an ipod, this would make a nice gift or if they do, an accessory for their ipod such as a new cover or headphones. Music tickets or music from their favorite band.


Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)

I love the Bose mini speakers. They connect to your phone, tablet or other device via bluetooth. You can then stream music. The sound is excellent especially for the size. The speakers are lightweight and designed to be super portable. So you can take them to friend's houses, travelling, listen to music at home, move them around the house, listen to music at the park or anywhere you wish.

 

Gifts for the Book Worm

If the 22 year old you know loves reading, what about an amazon kindle so they can download the books the wish to read instantly. The amazon kindle is great for people who travel as you can just take your kindle rather than carrying heavy books in your luggage. A kindle is great to have in your bag, if you are ever waiting anywhere or have an unexpected break from work/college, you can just get your kindle out and read your current novel.

A book by their favorite author is another gift idea.


101 Secrets for Your Twenties

101 Secrets For Your Twenties
101 Secrets For Your Twenties

This book is a fun to read book that you can read from cover to cover or dip in and out of, It is full of nuggets of wisdom for your twenties and beyond but is humorous too.

A great gift for 22 year olds.

 

Instax Fujifilm Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (Black)
Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera (Black)

The fujifilm camera makes a fun gift for a 22 year old

It will print out instant photos. The photos are credit sized and great for keeping in your wallet, scrapbooking, giving to friends or just to have small momentos of a memory.

The camera is slim, lightweight and portable so it's easy to put in your bag to take photos of a night out, special occasion, day out with friends or loved ones.

You can get them in different colors.

 

Games

There are many fun games that 22 year olds will love.

Many 22 year olds love going out and have a vibrant social life. There are some great drinking games for twenty somethings such as shots roulette.

Cards Against Humanity
Cards Against Humanity

Another idea for a light hearted fun gift for the 22 year old in your life, is the Cards Against Humanity game. First of all, a word of warning, this games is for adults and it's not for people who are easily offended. But, if you pass the criteria it's a really fun game. Great to play with friends on fun nights in or for parties. It's hilarious

 

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