BEEN feeling a little under the weather during lockdown? Many of us have.
But recent research reveals a simple apple and a cuppa a day does keep the doctor away when it comes to general wellbeing.
And this isn’t the only at-home remedy for the blues.
These easy tricks will have you feeling better in no time – and won’t break the bank.
Aromatherapy: This has many benefits for physical and mental wellbeing but you don’t need to splash the cash on a treatment session.
Instead, buy an Air Wick Essential Mist Diffuser Kit to create your own zen session. They are much cheaper than the average treatment session of £45. Grab a kit from Amazon for £14.94.
Save: up to £30.06
Blueberries: Apples aren’t the only fruit that keeps the doctor away. Research shows blueberries can too.
To save the most money, stock up with a frozen 440g pack for £2 at Iceland — much cheaper than buying a fresh 150g pack from Sainsburys at £1.75.
Save: around £3 on 440g
Spa: Sometimes we just need to relax, remove ourselves from day-to-day stresses and spend some time focusing on ourselves.
Many spas are now open and you can grab some great deals on Wowcher — I found one for £99 for two people which includes an overnight stay, two treatments and afternoon tea, usually £362.10.
You’ll feel fabulous in no time. If you’d rather relax at home, head to Superdrug to pick up a Pink Clay face mask for 99p.
Hydrate: Stay in tip-top shape with a swig of coconut water. It’s not only delicious, but great for re-hydrating if you have a cold or fever.
Grab a litre from Sainsbury’s for £2, down from £2.70. Or try watermelon to keep your juices flowing.
To get the most for your money, head to Tesco for a whole watermelon for £2.99 — for the amount you get it’s much cheaper than pre-packaged melon slices for £2.50.
TREAT your family to two own-brand pizzas and a tub of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for just a fiver at The Co-Op (until August 25).
A FOUR-pack of Muller Light fat-free Greek-style strawberry yoghurts is just £1 at Tesco, down from £2.
GIVE your complexion some get up and glow with Benefit Dandelion Shy Beam Liquid Highlighter for £23, or you could do the same for a lot less with NYX Professional liquid illuminator, £8, at lookfantastic.com.
CLEANSE your face with Nivea Men Deep Cleansing Face Wash, now £2, down from £4 at Tesco.
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