Never thought I’d be publishing a post on essentials for a pandemic… but here we are. No matter where you live, COVID19 has affected us all in many ways. It’s more important than ever to keep our physical and mental health in check during this time. I made a list of goodies that can aid during the COVID19 pandemic and bring you closer to a state of calm. Remember – we’re in this together!
1 // No-Touch Forehead Thermometer: Now it’s more important than ever to keep an eye on your temperature. This no-touch thermometer is hygienic and contains a smart chip to deliver reliable readings in seconds. And it’s under $40!
2 // Hand Sanitizer Pump Dispenser: These days, hand sanitizer is our BFF. It’s important to sanitize (and wash) your hands every time you return back to your living space. This easy twist off container will blend in with your chic home decor so you can disperse them (get it) throughout your home. Available in 5 colors.
3 // Portable Squeeze Bottle Keychain: Take your hand sanitizer on the go with these super cute travel size carriers! These pouches can clip to your keychain, purse, backpack, diaper bag and more! Their tight seal prevents leakage. Available in 10+ color combinations.
4 // Lano Rose Hand Cream Intense: The repeated use of disposable gloves can leave your hands feeling dry and flaky. Bring them back to life with an ultra moisturizing hand cream. I’ve been using Lano’s Rose Handcream which is considered an “intense hand cream” – and is it ever! It works well on all skin types including those with sensitive skin so your hands will be happy!
5 // 52 Lists for Calm: Journaling Inspiration for Soothing Anxiety and Creating a Peaceful Life: To be quite blunt – we’re living in difficult times. An uncertain future can cause us to feel anxious and/or depressed. Now is the time to focus on what we can control. This book allows you to practice the calming act of list making. It also contains tips and strategies for mindfulness and relaxation, thought-provoking quotes, short inspiring essays and soothing illustrations.
6 // Summer Fridays Overtime Mask: Wearing a face mask can seriously mess with your skin. Whether it causes irritation, blemishes and/or dryness – your skin needs some serious TLC during these times. This overnight mask uses vitamin-packed pumpkin and exfoliating apricot seed powder to polish away dead skin cells for a luminous effect. It’s perfect for all skin types (including sensitive skin) and gives your skin that extra boost it needs.
7 // It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream With SPF 50+: While wearing a mask your face is experiencing more friction, irritation and dryness than usual. If you have to wear a mask every day for work (bless you) it is a good idea to wear a lightweight, moisturizing foundation. I can’t recommend the It Cosmetics CC Cream enough. It smells amazing and gives you just enough coverage while letting your skin breathe. Great for all skin types.
8 // Hand Sanitizer Travel Bottle Keychain : Another cute travel hand sanitizer bottle keychain to sanitize your hands on-the-go! Grab a few – one for your purse, backpack, keychain, diaper bag and more! Available in 6 colors.
9 // Protective Face Mask: Wear your damn mask. Just do it! Even if it’s not mandatory in your area, wearing a mask can help diminish the transmission of COVID19. Make it fun and grab some cute face masks to accessorize your outfit! This leopard print double layered fabric face mask is straight up fierce. *Not a medical grade face mask.
10 // Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask: Another hydrating face mask to soothe your tied, irritated and/or dry skin from wearing a face mask. This mask smells like heaven and delivers continuous hydration overnight, drenching skin with moisture and then locking it in. Great for all skin types.
11 // Portable Cases For Face Masks: Keep your disposable face masks in this portable case for face masks! It helps to keep your masks clean (instead of throwing them in your purse and touching God knows what). They are lightweight and come in 4 colors. To keep your masks hygienic, do not put used masks back in case. New, clean masks only!
12 // Protective Face Mask: While face masks are super important to wear, it hides one of your most welcoming attributes – your smile! This mask will be sure to add a smile to those passing you. Plus it’s just darn cute! Made with double layered jersey face mask. *Not a medical grade face mask.
13 // Adjustable Length Face Mask Lanyard: If for some reason you need to take off your face mask, the last thing you need it is dropping on the ground. *cringes* These face mask lanyards allow your mask to hang. comfortably around your neck incase it needs to be temporality removed. Also come in grey. Come in pack of 10.
14 // Weighted Throw Blanket: For those experiencing anxiety during these trying times (I’m with ya, sister!) weighted blankets truly help to ground you. This blanket in particular has nano-ceramic beads which stay distributed evenly throughout the entire blanket. It also comes with a no shrinkage, matting or pilling 365 day money back guarantee! Click here for more ways to keep your anxiety in check during the pandemic. Available in 7 colors.
15 // Disposable Pink Masks: The pros of disposable face masks? You wear them once and discard. You don’t have to wash the mask and used (and potentially infected) masks won’t be lying around. Blue and white face masks are a plenty, but these pink masks add a fun little touch! Box comes with 50 disposable masks. Also available in teal, purple. black, blue.
16 // No Touch Tool: No touch tools are great to have in your purse, car and living space. This touches tool lets you open doors, push elevator buttons, flushing the toilet, carrying grocery bags and more without putting yourself at risk. Each pack comes in a set of 6 so you can give one to your partner, family members and more. Make sure to disinfect your no touch tool with alcohol after each use.
17 // Reusable Spray Bottles: Take your sanitizing alcohol with you everywhere with these reusable spray bottles! Bottles are washable and can be dispersed in your purse. Make sure not to leave them in a hot space (such as your car) as the heat will diminish the effectiveness of the alcohol. Comes in a 24 pack and available in 4 colors.
18 // Starry Face Mask: When it doubt, wear a cute mask. I am over the moon with this starry face mask! It’s lightweight, chic, washable and can be paired with so many outfits. *Not a medical grade face mask.
19 // Leopard Print Face Mask: I mean, how cute is this face mask? It is washable, reusable and contains an adjustable nose wire and adjustable ear straps. The perfect fall accessory! *Not a medical grade face mask.
20 // La Roche-Posay Action Acne Treatment Cream with Benzoyl Peroxide: Unfortunately, wearing a face mask repeatedly can cause some blemishes to sprout. For this reason, it’s great to have an acne treatment cream close by. I am a fan of this area as it is gentle on the skin, is hydrating and is paraben-free.
21 // UV Smartphone Sanitizer & Universal Charger: This may be one of the neatest inventions ever! This smartphone sanitizer uses two scientifically proven germicidal UV-C bulbs that completely sanitize your entire phone, killing 99.99% of all bacteria and germs. Additionally, the unit offers one USB port and one USB-C port for charging. It accommodates all smartphones and the USB and USB-C ports in the back of the unit offer universal charging to all devices. It will also sanitize anything that fits inside – smart watches, headphones, keys and more!
22 // Transformazing Mask: Another face mask to soothe tired, irritated and dry skin from wearing a face mask. This one in particular is gentle and can be used on sensitive skin. And let’s be honest, the packaging is simply adorable.
23 // Mask Extenders: Another awesome tool in the age of COVID19… a mask extender! Wearing a mask can tug on your ears and be uncomfortable when work throughout the day. This mask strap extender reduces the pressure and pain of the mask strap. Each strap adjuster has 3 pair of knobs which allows you to find the perfect fit. Make sure it is not too tight and not too loose your mask holder. Extenders can be repeatedly washed without bending, abrasion, curling or peeling. Comes in a pack of 10.
Living in uncertain times can be anxiety provoking. If you’re experiencing high levels of anxiety or depression talk with your doctor. It’s more important than ever to take care of your mental health (along with physical health) and never be afraid to ask for help!