Merino wool ski socks by Icebreaker

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Uniqlo's Heat Tech lightweight, warmth-generating shorts, $12.90 to $29.90 at

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Uniqlo's Heat Tech camisole, part of their lightweight, warmth-generating undergarment collection, $12.90 to $29.90 at

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Patagonia's infant down sweater bunting, $139 at

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Skin products for extreme weather

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Prepping the base layer

  • December 8, 2012 - 1:16 PM

Before you head for the slopes, consider these items for your packing list.

1 Lumene's Sensitive Touch SOS cream for face and body was created in Finland to treat skin that has been exposed to extreme cold ($19.99 at; Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream is similarly targeted to hydrate in extreme weather conditions ($26.50 at Fresh's Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil is made from sea buckthorn berries, which help restore weathered skin ($50 at; and Sabon's mineral powders are a soothing antidote for apres-ski muscle pains ($24 at

2 Uniqlo's HeatTech collection includes lightweight, warmth-generating long johns, tops, turtlenecks and undergarments and is this season's hottest ticket ($12.90 to $29.90 at

3 Patagonia's infant down sweater bunting is a cozy requisite for the pre-ski crowd ($139 at

4 Merino wool ski socks by Icebreaker keep feet of all sizes warm, dry and stylish ($12 to $26 at


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