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Malaysians Reveal Their Best MCO Online Buys So You Can Kepoh And See What Others Love

"Sunset lamps can turn you into a sex god."

Cover image via May Vin (Provided to SAYS) & Chrisvicmall

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1. "These bedsheet holders are great for comfy sleep without any folds... and keeps your bed super neat"

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"These holders stretch out bedsheets nicely and keeps them in place. Great for comfy sleep without any folds under your body and when you wake up, don't even have to make your bed 'cos it stays super neat." - Arisha, 24

Price: RM1.90

You can get them here.

2. "These balcony chairs and table have done wonders to calm my nerves and clear my headspace"

"Of all the things I got online during my MCO shopping spree, the best purchase was these balcony chairs and table – sturdy and good quality. Plus, they arrived in secure wrapping too. Being cooped up for a year and a half has been taking a toll on my mental health, I figured I needed to get out more for some sunshine on my skin and fresh air in my lungs."

"Previously, I only used my balcony to hang my laundry, but since I bought the table, I converted it into a comfy, plant-filled lepaking area where I have my breakfast smoothie, get some afternoon sun, and breathe in the cooling night air. It has done wonders to calm my nerves and clear my headspace." - Ihsan, 26

Price: RM160.90

You can get it here.

3. "This monitor light bar brightens up my workspace when I need to concentrate, and helps me wind down when binging Netflix"

"Compared to other offerings, this one is pretty affordable. It really brightens up my workspace when I need to concentrate, and helps me wind down when binging Netflix. No more sore eyes. Plus, the wireless remote (puck) looks good on my desk and lets me control the light's temperature and brightness, just with a few taps and rotations." - Danial, 28

Price: RM168

You can get it here

4. "MEZZALUNA... IT'S THE BEST THING EVER"

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Image via Shopee

"MEZZALUNA... IF U LIKE GARLIC. IT'S THE BEST THING EVER. Mince stuff bagus but cutting garlic now is AMAZING." - May, 29

Price: RM24.90

You can get it here.

5. "Sunset lamps can turn you into a sex god"

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"I like my sunset lamp 'cos I can change my background and do photoshoots at home. Sunset lamps can turn you into a sex god." - Brenda, 21

Price: RM29.99

You can get it here.

6. "This cup warmer that can be used as a candle warmer too!"

"Cup warmer! It's really convenient to have this as I always forget my drink, so I just put it on for about five minutes then my drink will be warm again. It can be used as a candle warmer too!" - Ellina, 24

Price: RM19.77

You can get it
here.

7. "I found this trolley rack so useful, I got another one!"

"This storage trolley rack helped me organise my messy room, and I like that it has wheels because I can easily move it around the house. I found it so useful that I got another one for my living room!" - Tiffany, 22

Price: RM39.99 - RM40.99

You can get it here.

8. "This laptop stand prevented my nerd neck from worsening. I have lived without it but now I cannot live without it."

"Like most people, my neck hurts a lot from the long hours of sitting in front of the screen but this laptop stand prevented my nerd neck from worsening. I have lived without it but now I cannot live without it." - Melissa, 21

Price: RM9.88 - RM19.88

You can get it here

9. "Starting the day with this cup from Nom Studio has made mornings so much more bearable"

Image via Nom Studio
Image via Nom Studio

"Love it 'cos it fits a cup of Nespresso latte perfectly. And it looks so pretty. <3 Starting the day with this cup from Nom Studio has made mornings so much more bearable." - Jeremy, 27

Price: RM49

You can get it here.

10. "We used this Korean BBQ set during a rainy day, and OMG, it just made everything taste yummier"

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"I was eyeing this product for a while, since I reaallyyyyy missed having Korean BBQ at restaurants. I decided to buy it during a sale, and I gotta say, I love it to pieces. And what's cool about this set is that we can have both BBQ and steamboat."

"We usually use the grill for our meat and vegetables while for the pot, we'll make a simple army stew or miso soup. One time, we used the set during a rainy day, and OMG, it just made everything taste yummier." - Timothy, 23

Price: RM99.70

You can get it here.

11. "A hammock stand so I can read outside on cooler days and wish I was at the beach again"

"I bought a hammock as a souvenir in Cambodia years ago and never had anywhere to hang it. It never occurred to me that I could buy a stand until MCO. Now I often read outside on cooler days and wish I was at the beach again." - May Vin, 27

Price: RM135

You can get it here.

12. "These stainless steel cups keep the stuff inside cold for hours, which is perfect for people who make coffee and then forget to drink it until hours later"

"I bought these stainless steel cups in May and I use them daily at this point. The keyword is 'wine cup' but I use it for everything from my iced coffee to eating ice cream. They legit keep the stuff inside cold for hours, which is perfect for people who make coffee and then forget to drink it until hours later. It's also double-walled so the cold doesn't seep through." - Alyssa, 26

Price: RM16.90 - RM19.20

You can get it here.

13. "These studio monitors make my underwhelming workroom way more tolerable"

"Best birthday present, now my underwhelming workroom is wayyyy more tolerable even though I haven't changed anything else in the room."

"I can blast music if neighbours are being too loud, or I can play rain sounds and it sounds crystal clear, love itttt. Worth the money." - Jamie, 35

Price: RM745

You can get it here

14. "We get invaded by cockroaches and lizards quite frequently. Due to FMCO and EMCO, we couldn't get professionals to set up netting, so we decided to go for this DIY version and the quality is surprisingly good."

"My girlfriend and I wanted to get a professional to net up our lanai properly because we get invaded by cockroaches and lizards quite frequently. We couldn't do it due to FMCO and EMCO (no visitors are allowed in condo) so we decided to go for a DIY one as a makeshift."

"However, the quality is surprisingly super good. It's sturdy and not visible until you walk near it. We really love it and the net will be there permanently now. (And also saving a few hundred ringgit from paying professionals)." - Ronn, 36

Price: RM8.02 - RM32.98

You can get it here.

15. "This cable storage box has made my desk so much neater and organised"

Image via Shopee
Image via Shopee

"So functional. My desk is neater and more organised. I can charge my phone and leave it on top as well. Easier to clean and don't have to see messy wires." - Dee, 30

Price: RM14.90

You can get it here

16. "Love this sofa because it's pretty comfortable and easy to vacuum underneath"

"Shoutout to More Design for my sofa because it's so easy to just vacuum underneath it. And it's actually pretty comfortable for your back and bum bum." - Colin, 32

Price: RM1,400

You can get it here.

17. "This cordless vacuum is easy to use... and the price is reasonable too!"

"One of the best items that I've bought online is this cordless vacuum cleaner. The vacuum is easy to use and has a portable design that makes it light and convenient for whipping around the house. Plus, it can run between 30 and 45 minutes when cleaning. The price is also reasonable!" - Nany, 26

Price: RM287

You can get it here.

18. "The best part about this spice rack is that it's adjustable! I definitely recommend those who love to be in the kitchen to buy this."

"This three-tier spice rack I bought from Shopee! It's really nice for me to organise my small canister jars that I put all my spices in and it looks aesthetic too. The best part is that it's adjustable! Love it to the max and I definitely recommend those who love to be in the kitchen to buy this hehe." - Dania, 27

Price: RM48.63

You can get it here.

19. "These resistance bands and jump ropes are a good alternative to doing weights and cardio... without risking getting COVID-19 at a gym/outside"

"These resistance bands are a really good alternative to using weights, delivers the same painful results without being heavy or taking up space. There are different types of tensions, so they can be bought according to your level of fitness/requirement. And they can be used to target different body areas: abs, legs, or arms, etc (a whole workout in one!!!)"

"The jump ropes also come in very cute colours, which makes me happy. They're customisable to whatever colours or lengths you want. They're a good alternative to cardio workouts and don't require you to go out for a run and risk COVID-19 because you can just jump at home alone." - Nicky, 24

Price: RM88 - RM169

You can get them here.

20. "I've definitely preferred to cook more, thanks to this air fryer"

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"I recently got an air fryer and it's been life-changing. Makes cooking at home so much easier, food comes out crispier and I can lie to myself that I'm living a healthier lifestyle haha. I've definitely preferred to cook more thanks to it compared to just ordering food all the time hehe." - Iylia, 29

Price: RM338

You can get it here

21. "The best RM20 I've ever spent was on these Korean exfoliating towels"

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"IDK what voodoo magic these Korean washcloths have but they are godsent. I use them once a week to exfoliate all the oil, sweat, and grime on my body. It's so satisfying to step out of the shower feeling SO clean and smooth... like a baby's bottom. Haha." - Tammy, 27

Price: RM19.90

You can get them here.  

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