We all know the usual uses of balaclavas - for skiing, for cycling, or any other outdoor activities. You can use it to protect your head from the weather, may it be cold or hot. There are many different functions of the balaclava. While the most usual balaclavas are plain black, there are also unique and novelty style animal ski balaclavas. These can be used to make a bold fashion statement and let people know what you are like.