Pamper yourself for less while spas are closed with our cash-saving tips

FEELING a little run-down in lockdown?

The start of 2021 hasn’t been easy, so take time to look after yourself.

A little pamper can work wonders, and while spas may be shut (and costly when they’re open), a bit of savvy can help you recreate a spa-like experience at home.

FACE FACTS: Being stuck indoors with the heating on is leaving my skin feeling rather parched. A professional facial may be off the cards, but thankfully sheet masks can work wonders. Plus they don’t make a mess and are pretty cheap. I love the Garnier Moisture Bomb Chamomile Hydrating Face Sheet Mask, currently £1.95 at Superdrug, down from £2.99. It’s relaxing and makes my skin feel so much better in just a jiffy. And once we’re let out again, they’re the perfect base for glam make-up.

SAVING: £1.04

SOAK IT UP: Pop bath salts in a jar for a practical home accessory. Neals Yard Remedies have lovely options from £15.50, but Boots is offering selected Westlab bathing salts for £2.99, down from £5.99.

SAVE: £12.51

LOVIN’ LAVENDER: Lavender is fantastic for relaxing. Using it as an oil, or a moisturiser that includes it, is a fabulous way to keep your skin soft and calm your senses. You can also pop it in to a diffuser to help you get a good night’s sleep, or use it to add a relaxing scent to your home. Tisserand Aromatherapy oils are fantastic, but at £12.95 for 20ml, you can save by switching to one from The same amount costs £7.95.


ROBE IN VOGUE: It’s not a spa without a luxe robe. I am obsessed with the Rosie for Autograph sleep collection at M&S. However, I won’t be paying £50 for a dressing gown, even in the sale. Instead, head to where similar options cost £14.40 – and there’s lots of colours available too. Get the family matching ones and it’ll feel just like the spa.

SAVE: £35.60

  • All prices on page correct at time of publishing. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day

UPDATE for less with up to 20 per cent off bedroom furniture at B&Q ( This Paris chest of drawers is £88, down from £110.

SAVE: £22

Cheap treat

TREAT yourself with the new Colin The Caterpillar giant faces sweets from M&S for just £1.

Giselle’s Little Helper

BT Sport has a host of Premier League games on at the moment, and fans can enjoy the action for just £25 with the BT Sport Monthly Pass.


Top swap

I LOVE the Flora scalloped chair sold at Oliver Bonas for £395. But to save cash and get a similar look, B&M’s Hannah chair is a steal at £100

SAVING: £295

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