One of the best parts about heading into the backcountry is getting away from society's standard expectations of how you should look and act. That said, it's still important to take care of your basic hygiene, and it can also be fun add a little flair to your look, even in the woods. We asked 11 badass women about their backcountry beauty and self-care routines, including keeping their faces clean, hair under control, and self-confidence high.
Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin is a NOLS field instructor.
Kristin Hostetter is BACKPACKER's Gear Editor.
is a photographer, backcountry skier, and ski mountaineer.
Amy Hatch is an ultramarathoner, packrafter, backpacker, and more, and founded
Garage Grown Gear
is a professional skier, mountaineer, and adventurer.
is an ultra-endurance adventure racer and a YogaSlacker.
Rachel Zurer is a senior editor at BACKPACKER.
is a former Olympic skier turned big-mountain adventurer.
is a photographer, mountain biker, and adventurer
is a professional skier and adventurer.
Meredith Edwards is an ultrarunner and ski mountainner.