10 Essentials for Ski Season

10 Essentials for Ski Season

Hitting the slopes soon? It might be time to ditch the worn-out pieces in your closet, and refresh the toiletries in your travel bag. When gliding down a steep mountain, you’ll quickly realize that quality matters...a lot. To adequately prep you for the snowy weather you’re about to embrace, we’ve rounded up everything you need to stay warm and stylish. 

North Face Ski Jacket


Relaxed fit, windproof material and Velcro adjustable cuff tabs… this jacket has it ALL! Added bonus: The high quality structure of this jacket will last you for years! You’ll be able to rock this look for future winters to come.

Where to buy: The North Face

How much: $220


Ski Helmet


Keeping you safe AND chic! We can’t get over this adorable, hot pink helmet!

Where to buy: REI

How much: $120


Ski Goggles


Ski goggles that take video?! Um, yes PLEASE! These innovative goggles capture adventures from your own point-of-view while you’re riding down the hill. No hand-held camera needed!

Where to buy: Best Buy

How much: $165


Ski pants


Slightly fitted pants featuring five pockets to hold all your things while you’re out there sliding down those slopes! We love these pants because they’re comfy and will go with just about anything!

Where to buy: L.L. Bean

How much: $179


Ski Gloves


With its insulation and waterproof shell, these gloves will have your hands feeling soft and warm even in the most frigid of temperatures.

Where to buy: L.L. Bean

How much: $34.95


Ski Boots


You won’t have to opt comfort for performance with these guys! The insulated packed liners will keep your toes warm all day long! The shoe conforms precisely to your foot for a snug fit and has a short cuff and one-piece collar to give your calves comfort, so you can zip down the hills

without any stress!

Where to buy: REI

How much: $399.95




And last but not least, you’re going to need a rockin’ pair of skis to accompany you on your adventure! The Volkl Pyra Ski are springy and stable, letting you boost in the park and stomp safely. It even features a tip and tail rocker for easy turning. Doesn’t look like these babies will get bent out of shape!

Where to buy: REI

How much: $449


Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunscreen


Believe it or not, you can actually still get a sunburn in the brutally cold winter...especially when snow is reflecting the sun! Before you put on your makeup, slather a little bit of Neutrogena Ultra Sheer on your face. It’s lightweight and non-greasy.

Where to buy: Walgreens

How much: $10


Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream


This stuff is the real deal. Burt’s Bees will keep your hands extra soft with a tiny touch of fragrance. Added bonus: It comes in a travel size.

Where to buy: Walgreens

How much: $8.99


Softlips Cube


With all the wind and snow flurries messing with your beauty game, you’re going to need a little chapstick to keep your lips hydrated and smooth. Softlips Cubes smell amazing and last for hours.

Where to buy: Kmart

How much: $3.79


So, what will you be bringing on your next ski adventure?! We’d love to know! Tell us in the comments below.

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Claire R.
Claire R.
I'm Claire, the Junior Editor here at Influenster! I'm a Texas girl living in NYC and obsessed with all things beauty–hot rollers (so southern, I know!), lipstick, and magnetic eyeshadows are just a few of my favorite things. Follow me @clairehrodgers on Instagram!