Get ready to wear masks while shopping with these great picks for £5 and under

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MASKS are already compulsory on public transport – and from Friday the same will apply when you are shopping.

As we all stock up on face coverings, here are my favourites for a fiver or less . . . 

From Friday wearing masks will be mandatory when out shopping

THE DISNEY ONE: You can now sport your favourite Disney characters on your mask. Pre-order your pack of four for £20 at shopdisney.co.uk. Your options include Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Disney Princesses, Star Wars, Marvel and Pixar.

PRICE PER MASK: £5

THE TWO-PACK: For a cheap and cheerful reusable mask, the white, washable two-pack for £2.50 at direct.asda.com is great value. You can also get a two-pack for the same price at matalan.co.uk — there are various styles to choose from, for both adults and kids, but I like the printed ones.

PER MASK: £1.25

THE KIDS’ PACK: Gap.co.uk has a lovely selection of unisex children’s designs in three-packs — there are six to choose from, each costing £12.95. I like the purple floral and navy striped packs.

PER MASK: About £4.30

THE PERSONAL TOUCH: You will find a treasure trove of hand-made delights on etsy.com. There are endless super styles to choose from and this is the place to go if you want your mask to become your latest fashion accessory. I like the pretty fabric ones made by Elizimmy. They are £4.99 a pop and the beautiful styles remind me of Cath Kidston prints.

PER MASK: £4.99

THE DISPOSABLE ONE: Snap up a 50-pack at boots.com for £30. But do remember, disposable masks are single-use and so cannot be washed then used again.

PER MASK: 60p

  • Face coverings intended for use by the public are not PPE or medical devices, so carry no CE mark and should not be sold or donated as PPE or medical devices.
  • All prices on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of the day

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UPGRADE movie night with the Salter healthy electric hot air popcorn maker, on sale for £14.99, down from £21.99 at robertdyas.co.uk.

SAVE: £7

Cheap treat

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SAVE: £3

Top swap

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SAVE: 61p