If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts. Not the JAR brooch and Louis XV chair, but the hand sanitizer and the electric toothbrush. We asked legendary New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, whose new book, Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York, came out on October 1, about the discontinued pens, soprano ukulele, and tinted moisturizer she can’t live without.
I draw with Rotring Rapidoliners, 0.35 which are no longer made. I have to scour eBay for them. I’m so afraid of running through my stockpile that I have learned how to refill them, even though they are not meant to be refilled. The ink is very, very black and completely waterproof. When I put watercolor on top of the ink, it doesn’t bleed.
And I use black FW ink. It’s 100 percent waterproof also. Sometimes I’ll use a Koh-i-Noor Rapidograph, which I’ll fill with FW. It’s good for ink washes, too.
My yoga mat. KIDDING!!!!!!! AS IF!!!!!!!!!
La Mer creme. KIDDING TIMES INFINITY SQUARED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And finally, some hair stuff. I vary it between Bumble and Bumble Hairdresser’s oil, Redken Curvaceous, and Bed Head After Party. I used to think I had straight hair, and spent all this time with a blow-dryer fixing the waves. Turns out, I actually have wavy hair. This will certainly be fascinating to your readers.
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