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What Snowboarder Chloe Kim Can’t Live Without

Photo-Illustration: Courtesy Chloe Kim

If you’re like us, you’ve probably wondered what famous people add to their carts — not the JAR brooch and the Louis XV chair but the hairspray and the electric toothbrush. We asked snowboarder Chloe Kim — an Olympic and X Games gold medalist who recently partnered with Roxy to design a forthcoming clothing line — about the earbuds, mascara, and dog camera she can’t live without.

These are Bluetooth earbuds but they still have a wire on them, which I like because I know they’ll stay on me when I’m snowboarding. Sometimes my earbuds can pop out if I take a slam, but I know that’s not going to happen with these because the wire helps them stay around my neck. They aren’t noise-canceling, but I like that because I need to hear what’s going on around me. I also like that you can skip through songs with a button on the wire, which is important because I like to drop in at certain points of certain songs. For the most part, I listen to rap. It keeps me pumped, but not too pumped. If I listen to really high-energy music, I can get too excited and fall on my face.

I love Hot Cheetos, I always have. They’re definitely my guilty pleasure. Whenever I’m in a bad mood, my boyfriend will run to the store and get me some. That’s a good thing for me and a good thing for him, because my mood always improves with some Hot Cheetos.

Due to the wind, snow, and other environmental factors of my sport, my skin tends to dry up quite a bit. This moisturizer has been a lifesaver. It’s the one thing that’s helped me with dryness and irritation from windburn. I’ll always have a tub in my backpack on the mountain and it’s also part of my everyday routine. It’s nice and thick, but not super sticky — it’s silky, not tacky. I’d be lost without it.

Furbo 360° Dog Camera
$157
$157

My miniature Australian shepherd, Reese, likes to sit by the Furbo camera because I’ll sometimes check in and throw her a treat and she gets so excited. I like to see what she does when we’re out. She’s not really allowed on the couch, but I sometimes see that she’s sleeping on it. Whenever I open my apartment door, though, she’ll jump off the couch and lie somewhere else like she wasn’t just on it. It’s so cute.

This lip mask gives the effect of a gloss, but it’s super hydrating. When I’m going out or meeting with people, I’ll put it on because it looks like I’m wearing lip gloss and it keeps my lips moisturized. I also love the packaging — it comes in a little glass container that’s small enough to bring anywhere.

I bleach my hair blonde — I have been since I was 13 — and these definitely help me from getting that orangey tone. I try to wash my hair only twice a week at most. The shampoo and conditioner gives it a nice, almost silvery hue and an ashy tone, which are what I want. They’re also not damaging at all; they add moisture while preserving the color.

I took this intense allergy test to see what foods would get in the way of my performance and found out that dairy products are among them. I used to have Greek yogurt with berries and granola in the morning, but switched to coconut yogurt after the test. I tried a few brands, most of which are really nasty. This is the only one I like. I buy the plain flavor and then add toppings like goji berries, cacao nibs, and a little bit of maple syrup. It’s so good.

[Editor’s Note: Because Amazon sells and delivers the yogurt through Whole Foods, availability may change based on your location.]

I have lash extensions and when they start to fall out, I need a lash-safe mascara, or one that’s oil-free and non-waterproof. I’ve done a good amount of research and digging and have tried a bunch of different oil-free mascaras. This one seems to be the best. It’s super easy to remove and it doesn’t smear too much, which is great for a non-waterproof mascara. Some of the other mascaras I tried would get a little clumpy, but I haven’t experienced much clumping with this one and the brush shape applies the product evenly. It gives me the volume that I need, especially when my lashes are looking a little sparse.

This is the jacket I competed in for most of this season. It’s super cute, floral, and fun. I like to wear it with white pants. Besides being cute, it keeps me warm, which is important because I’m constantly freezing my butt off on the slopes. I’ve been a big fan of Roxy for a long time. Growing up, my biggest inspiration was snowboarder Torah Bright, who rode for Roxy. When I got the opportunity to work with the brand, I was so excited. They want to get me involved in a lot of the new stuff they’re coming out with. Right now I’m working on my own signature line for 2022, which I’m super excited about.

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What Snowboarder Chloe Kim Can’t Live Without