1) When your mates are talking about their favourite handbag - and you realise yours is a backpack

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Burton Women Skiing Backpack

2) Getting a wax doesn't have anything to do with hair removal

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Waxing Skis Iron

3) Just because you're a woman, doesn't mean you want pink flowery skis...

4) You tried snowboarding once.... but it's got nothing on skiing

5) You can't stand it when other skiers ask if you can keep up...

6) You understand the pain of getting a transceiver to the boob... Ouch!

tranceiver boob skier female

7) Your make-up bag looks something like this....

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Chapstick Female Skier

8) The only hairstyle you care about is the one that keeps hair out of your mouth

Skier Woman Female Plait

Skier Woman Female Plait

9) You'd rather have new gloves than a manicure

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10) You have an unhealthy obsession with Merino wool

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11) And you have more beanies than anything else

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Woolly Hat Beanie Winter

11) Your pants look like this...

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Knickers Thermal Underwear

12) Rather than this...


13) Your winter feet look something like this...

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Black Toe Nail Skiing

14) You do squats and lunges to prevent thigh burn - rather caring about how your butt looks

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15) The sight of this gets you more excited than anything else in the world...

16) Because skiing is life!

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