Birthdays are special times for anyone and everyone
18th birthdays are always memorable as they are like a milestone in everyone's life. You are at a liberty of doing many things unhindered. After 18 years of age you gain the right to vote, you become a legal citizen of the country and participate in government formation. So to mark this great occasion, it is very important to choose that special 18th birthday gift. You can opt for traditional and conventional gift items as well as for gifts that are personalized and customized for the occasion.
18th birthday gift for a boy will be different from a 18th birthday gift for a girl. Both boys and girls at this age have special likings and fascinations and are typical of their age. Books are always a great 18th birthday gift for both boys and girls at this age. Just make sure that the recipient of the gift is a book lover. The books can be of general knowledge, or their favorite comic or some adventure tales. You can also gift a set of nice-smelling deodorants or perfumes as at this age people tend to be super-active and might need them to protect from body odor.
Graduation photo frame is also a good option as a 18th birthday gift. Such a gift is expected from parents or from relatives. This also acts as a sweet reminder that the time of graduation is approaching fast. On one's 18th birthday, one might just be out of school and preparing to go to college. Along with a photo frame, you can also give a personalized card with some special note and message.
Some of the popular 18th birthday gifts for boys can be a lighter, a beer bottle and a beer cup, a geeky remote set, a bright looking can opener, a personalized keyring, some nice adventure DVDs, a total shaving kit set, a pair of glares, a nice backpack or a rucksack, a nice pen set and many more. If the guy is a bike freak, a nice helmet can also be a good 18th birthday gift. Watches and belts are also common gifts that can be given to a boy on his 18th birthday.
There are some great ideas for girls too for their 18th birthday gift. A cute trinket box with some nice engravings on it is sure to woo any girl in that age. She can also be gifted a nice dress or a nice cosmetic set for her birthday. A trendy bag and a nice pair of shoes are also welcome. A cute manicure set is a requirement and she will love it as a 18th birthday gift. You can get such gifts online too.