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10 Easy Ways To Pamper Yourself At Home During The Circuit Breaker Month

10 Easy Ways To Pamper Yourself At Home During The Circuit Breaker Month

Beauty Lifestyle
By Wei Yin on 13 Apr 2020
Digital Editor

Circuit Breaker measures have been put in place for about a week now, but if staying at home all day is making you feel even more lethargic, you could always make use of this time to pamper yourself.


You probably won't have the luxury of time to treat yourself every day once things get back to normal, so now is a good time to start with these easy ways to pamper yourself at home. Make staying home less boring and more relaxing with these tips.

Check them out below!

#1 One sheet mask a day

Girl taking a selfie with a sheet mask on her facePhoto from Pinterest

We all know the benefits of putting on a sheet mask but often don't have the time to do so because the 20-minute waiting time is considered very long when we are already so tired from a day of work.

However, since you have all the time in the world now, why not try putting on a sheet mask once a day? If dewy, bouncy and supple skin is what you want to achieve by the end of the Circuit Breaker month, this is one of the ways.

Make sure to analyse your skin condition and skin needs of the day so that you use the right and most suitable sheet mask. Doing this will make you look forward to taking care of your skin every day! You could even countdown with this because one sheet mask a day means you are a day closer to the end of Circuit Breaker month.


#2 Give yourself a manicure/pedicure

Girl painting her own nailsPhoto from Pinterest

If nail art has always been your passion but you never found time to hone your skills, now is the time to start on it! Even if you are a novice and won't be able to do nail art, simply painting your nails will make your hands instantly look prettier and more feminine.

Check out some of our favourite manicure designs here and replicate them to kill time at home. If painting your nails is too difficult for you, get some nail wraps from these five brands that are affordable but will also give you pretty nails.

Other than pampering your fingers, make sure to take care of your toenails too since you have so much time on hand now. See how to give yourself a relaxing pedicure at home here and check out these mix and match minimalist pedicure colours to take inspiration from.

#3 Exfoliate your body

Using a loofah to exfoliate during a bathPhoto from Pinterest


Those who like spending a long time in the washroom for whatever reasons, now is also the time for even more 'me' time by exfoliating your body when taking a shower. Not only is it a pampering experience, it also has benefits such as reducing back acne, removing dirt and grime as well as skin brightening effects.

You could use a loofah for daily exfoliation but we recommend using a body scrub once or twice a week for the best results. The Frank Body Original Coffee Scrub is a highly-raved, fuss-free and 100% natural exfoliator to tackle breakouts, scars and marks while leaving the skin soft and smooth.

#4 Treat your hair

Girl wrapping her hair in a towel while doing hair treatmentPhoto from Pinterest

We often forget to care for our hair but it also needs the same TLC as our skin. Make your locks look luscious, smooth and shiny by applying a hair mask weekly.

Get the Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair!™ Deep Conditioning Mask to restore hydration and help with damaged or split ends. Apply it after shampooing and leave it on for 5-10 minutes, then rinse off. You could also cover your hair in a plastic shower cap for even deeper conditioning!

#5 Light up scented candles 

Soohyang Disney princess scented candlesPhoto from Soohyang


When you are done pampering your skin and body, light up a scented candle to complete the home spa experience!

Scented candles have many health benefits such as promoting relaxation, reducing anxiety and stress and inducing quality sleep. Turn off the lights and the flicker from the flame creates a calm ambience. Remember to blow out the flame before you go to sleep!

Find out more about these Soohyang Disney princess candles here.

#6 Catch up on beauty sleep

Girl catching up on beauty sleepPhoto from Pinterest

There's a reason why it's called 'beauty sleep'. Getting an appropriate amount of sleep daily will work wonders on your health and skin so try not to stay up past 11pm as the body repairs itself from 11pm to 2am.

Lighting a scented candle and using an eye mask such as the SleepWiz Luxiere 100% Silk Eye Mask for Side Sleepers if you are a light sleeper are some ways to sleep better.

We also recommend getting a Himalayan salt lamp as it purifies the air and the warm lighting helps to create a relaxing ambience in your room.


#7 Go on an online shopping spree

Macbook with Victoria Secret online shopping bagsPhoto from Pinterest

If retail therapy has always been your go-to option to de-stress, you can still do so by online shopping! Although it's best to save money for rainy days especially during such trying times, there's no harm in treating yourself once in a while.

#8 Make easy but delicious foods and desserts

Strawberry chocolate chip cookiesPhoto from @黄家大小姐-初心 via 小红书

Make your time at home productive by cooking up a storm. Fret not even if you can't cook because we have some easy but delicious recipes for you to follow.

Make some avocado toast for breakfast or any of these savoury breakfast menus especially great for lazy people. We also have some quick and easy microwave meals and a fried rice recipe using just a rice cooker.


On days you want to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, these strawberry desserts are the ones to make!

#9 Binge watch shows

Girl in pyjamas sitting on the bed watching shows on her laptopPhoto from Pinterest

This is pretty much a no-brainer but if you have run out of shows or movies to watch, we have some recommendations for you.

Sometimes, lazing around and not doing anything is also considered a pampering session. These shows and movies will make time at home pass faster in the blink of an eye.

#10 Create a cosy corner in your room

Pink cosy corner in a home or roomPhoto from Pinterest

Having a cosy corner just for yourself to unwind, enjoy your off-work time and have some alone time will help you recharge and get you through this month! Best of all, it won't take up much space, so it'll work even for small HDB flats in Singapore.

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