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LIVING Published: May 28, 2020 Updated: June 16, 2020  |  WORDS: Eshwaran Subramaniam

Post-Circuit Breaker Essentials: Items you need for your return to life outside

Singapore’s “lockdown” measures will be eased soon with many places beginning to open from June 2. Eventually, we’ll be able to meet people again too but it’s important not to get complacent.

Post-Circuit Breaker Essentials the laughing tiger mask

To get you prepared, we’ve rounded up a list of post-circuit breaker essentials that every Singaporean will need for the “new normal” way of life.

Finally, we can see the light at the end of the Circuit Breaker tunnel. As of June 2, we can start heading out again. Although we’re restricted to our workplaces or schools and relatives’ homes, it’s a fresh taste of freedom in almost two months for most of us. But before we start flexing our ‘fits and traveling around the city again, we need to make sure we’re ready. And that means stocking up on our post-circuit breaker essentials.

What goes into the post-circuit breaker essentials, you ask? Simply items that’ll keep us safe while feeling and looking good at the same time. This includes sanitizers, creams, bags, and more! Check out our full list of post-circuit breaker essentials below.

Keep your hands clean

The biggest thing we have learned from this pandemic is the importance of keeping our hands clean. So, make sure you have a bottle of sanitizer on you at all times and a bottle of hand soap ready at home. You can never be too clean.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials the laughing tiger deodarant
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials and other stories hand soap

A Laughing Tiger Hand Sanitizer
S$10

& other stories hand wash
S$11.99

Plus take care of your hands

All this cleaning and sanitizing will remove the oils responsible for keeping our hands moisturized. Keep your hands from cracking with these creams.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Hand cream
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Aesop hand cream

Bulldog Hand Cream
S$9.99

Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm
S$35

Mask on!

We used to rock masks for the ‘fit pics but now we have to use them for real. Stock up on a variety of masks, with different colors and patterns. That way, the mask can be part of your outfit rather than a necessary addition.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Asos black mask
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Asos print mask

Asos Design Black Mask
S$22.99

Asos Design Print Mask
S$22.99

Smell good through a mask

Even though we are wearing masks all the time, we have to still smell good. Not just for others, but for ourselves. Here are some scents we recommend you check out.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Aesop deodarant
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials retaW perfume

Aesop Deodorant
S$39

Retaw Fragrance Solid Perfume
S$29

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials CDG Man
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials CDG Floriental

Comme des Garçons 2 Man Perfume
S$135

Comme des Garçons Floriental Perfume
S$149

Rock a cap, don’t touch your head

Here in sunny Singapore, there will be moments where you will have the sun shining in your face. Whatever you do, do not put your hand on your face. Instead, have a cap or sunglasses at the ready. Just pop these on and you are good to go.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Casablanca hat
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials North Face Bucket Hat

Casablanca Arch Logo Cap
S$125

North Face Bucket Hat
S$39

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials end sunglasses
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials asos sunglasses

Monokel Rio Sunglasses
S$165

Asos Design Oval Sunglasses
S$22.99

Pack it all up

Will all these new essentials needed for our post-CB lives, we will need a bag to carry it all. Here are some options for every occasion – be it a quick food run or a long day out at work

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Nike String black bag
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Nike Backpack

Nike Brasilia
S$29

Nike Utility Heat
S$89

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Under Armour Backpack
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials carhartt hip bag

Under Armour Roland Backpack
S$49

Carhartt WIP Hip Bag
S$64.99

And everything else

There are other items you may want to consider, like a shoe horn so you avoid touching your sneakers or straws that you know are completely clean and reusable. Here are some items we recommend you add to your essentials.

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials SIP Straw
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Water bottle

Hay Sip Swirl Straw
S$39

Kinto Workout Bottle
S$39

Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Footpatrol Shoe Tree
Post Circuit Breaker Essentials Sudio

Footpatrol Paris Shoe Horn
S$8.76

Sudio Tolv R
S$92.99

What other items are part of your post-Circuit Breaker essentials? Let us know in the comments below.

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