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Keep COVID-19 at Bay with 7 Essential Personal and Household Items

Even as Singapore is reacquainting ourselves with pre-circuit breaker living, it’s important to keep in mind that we aren’t out of the woods yet. But by continuing to practise safe distancing measures while we go about our daily activities, and keep up on personal hygiene and home sanitation, there’s a good chance that we’ll be able to keep COVID-19 at bay. Here are key items every home should have to help us stay safe indoors and out.

keep COVID-19 at bay with face masks

ENI Disposable Medical Face Mask

With face masks now part and parcel of daily life, you don’t want to run out of stock at home. And don’t be fooled by poor quality #fakemasks on the market either. The three-ply ENI Disposable Medical Face Mask has a Bacterial Filtration Efficiency rated at at least 95 per cent. Made of a skin-friendly non-woven material, it remains soft and comfortable for up to eight hours of wear, and comes in a box of 10 pieces.

Face Shield

For additional splash protection, wear a Face Shield. These are lightweight and equipped with an adjustable latex-free foam headband for additional comfort. The shields are easy to clean, and also given anti-fog and anti-static treatments for a better view all around. Note that those above 12 years still need to don a face mask unless you have a medical condition in which wearing face masks may lead to breathing difficulties.

(See also: Expecting my first Baby during the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown)

keep COVID-19 at bay with lifebuoy

Lifebuoy Total 10 Hand Sanitizer

Along with face masks, hand sanitiser is a must-have everywhere you go. Containing 70 per cent alcohol, Lifebuoy Total 10 Hand Sanitizer kills 99.9 per cent of germs. Just a small amount helps protect our hands from germs for up to 10 hours after each application! The formula also has aloe vera leaf juice to prevent your hands from drying out. It comes in a 500ml pump bottle, making for easy decanting into pocket size bottles for carrying out.

Lifebuoy Antibacterial Wet Wipes

Every mum knows the value of wet wipes when it comes to cleaning those grubby fingers before and after meals. Lifebuoy Antibacterial Wet Wipes not only cleans hands, but sanitises surfaces like tables and toilet seats too. Best of all, they are paraben-free, enriched with vitamin E, and pH balanced to be gentle and non-irritating on skin. The new convenient packaging containing 48 wipes is especially useful for families on the go.

(See also: Teach Your Child Proper Handwashing Techniques)

Sunlight Professional Hand Dishwashing Liquid

Sunlight Professional Hand Dishwashing Liquid

If you bring your own containers and bottles when buying takeaways, good for you! Now to get them squeaky clean, turn to Sunlight Professional Hand Dishwashing Liquid. The #1 dishwashing brand in Malaysia, both green and yellow variants cut through grease and dried-on food like a hot knife through butter, yet are easy to rinse off and gentle on hands. Available in economical 1,500ml bottles, its ultra concentrated formula also means that a little goes a long way.

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Domex Professional Toilet & Bathroom Cleaner and CIF Professional All-Purpose Cleaner

Domex Professional Toilet & Bathroom Cleaner

Bathrooms can be a hotbed for bacteria, and as we all learnt recently, viruses like SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 can stay on surfaces like toilet seats for hours. Let Domex Professional Toilet & Bathroom Cleaner come to the rescue. With sodium hypochlorite to disinfect while quickly dissolving limescale, it works for cleaning floors too. Most notably, it’s on NEA’s list of household cleaning products proven effective against coronaviruses.

CIF Professional All-Purpose Cleaner

And to complete your household cleaning routine, add the CIF Professional All-Purpose Cleaner to your shopping list. Also rated effective against coronaviruses by NEA, it contains benzalkonium chloride to disinfect while lifting grease and grime. Its antibacterial action works quickly to sanitise household surfaces. Just spray and wipe with a damp cloth — no rinsing required. Each 520ml bottle offers about 570 sprays for maximum cost savings.

(See also: A Day In a Life of a Mum in Lockdown (in England, and in Australia))

COVID-19 Safety Bundle

keep COVID-19 at bay bundle

Or get all the above items at one go with the COVID-19 Safety Bundle. With more comings and goings to be expected in the days ahead, make keeping your family members safe and healthy your top priority.

Click here to purchase the COVID-19 Safety Bundle at a special 25% discount, while stocks last!

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