Feeling stressed? Maybe a little anxious? Aromatherapy might be the solution you need to unwind and self-soothe. Essential oil diffusers use vibrations to turn water and essential oils into microscopic droplets that travel around the room, coating it with a refreshing scent of your choice.
Here are our top essential oil diffuser tips for you and your family.
1. InnoGear Essential Oil Diffuser
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This diffuser is wildly popular. The Innogear Essential Oil Diffuser has seven-colored light options, and two mist modes, and automatically shuts off when it runs out of water. It can run for up to eight hours at a time, which means you can switch it on and forget about it while you work or go about your day-to-day tasks. The light feature also means it can double as a scented night light for children. It costs $14.99 to $17.99.
One customer said, “This diffuser is amazing. Easy to control color/water output, small and compact, easy to clean, and outright beautiful. It’s great for my apartment; I can finally cover up the totally-not-pot smell that the previous tenant so graciously left me. It’s also great for setting up a romantic environment when the significant other comes over. As for people’s complaints of it not working, I really recommend contacting the company before you leave a bad review. They seem pretty responsive to me.”
2. EQUSUPRO Essential Oil Diffuser
The first thing that strikes you when looking at this diffuser is its intricate tree design. The layered branches give this EQUSUPRO Essential Oil Diffuser a mystical feel. It is extremely quiet when running, has seven different LED color options, and holds up to 100 milliliters of water and oil. If trees aren’t your thing, they also have several other beautiful designs to choose from. It costs $25.99 to $26.99, depending on the design.
Alexa said, “This is a beautiful essential oil diffuser, perfect size for any spot. The stream is very effective. The diffuser works great and shuts off when empty. The changing light colors look absolutely beautiful and are very calming to watch. Would definitely buy again.”
3. VIVITEST Aromatherapy Diffuser
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All the minimalists will appreciate the design of this ceramic VIVITEST Aromatherapy Diffuser. It’s a simple and stylish addition to any home. The largest option holds up to 250 milliliters of liquid and runs for up to five hours. It also has nine colors and four timer options, so you can customize your aromatherapy experience for your desired needs. Depending on the diffuser size, it costs $42.99 to $53.99.
One customer said, “I bought this diffuser and the Vitruvi diffuser, which is more than double the price and looks very similar. I’ve used them both in different rooms for a few weeks. I can not tell any difference at all whatsoever. Don’t waste your money on the more expensive one. This one looks and works just as well, if not better! I bought the 250 ML version so I’m not filling it as often. (The more expensive one only holds 90ml) I highly recommend this diffuser and plan to buy two more for my home!”
4. ASAKUKI Essential Oil Diffuser
If you’re looking for a large diffuser, the ASAKUKI Essential Oil Diffuser is your best bet. It holds up to 500 milliliters of water and oil and can run for around 16 hours. That’s a full day of deliciously scented mist! It has several color and mist nebulizer modes, and it shuts off automatically once it runs out of water. This diffuser costs $25.99 to $28.99.
Josephine said, “Since I first started using on June 9, 2017, I’ve loved it. I also like the twelve-month warranty that comes with it. When I use enclosed measuring cup, I fill it up to just before the 500ml mark. This makes for more cold mist either high mist or low mist. I also have a window unit air conditioner set at 70 degrees Fahrenheit in my 12 × 14 size bedroom and I read in the manual that it depends on the temperature in the room and humidity by how much cold steam/mist comes out on either mist level. I also bought one for my son’s small bedroom since he likes the colors and the awesome smell in my room. I have at least seven different kinds of organic essential oils to choose from.”
5. COOSA Moon Essential Oil Diffuser
Looking for a diffuser that’s out of this world? Then you need to try the COOSA Moon Essential Oil Diffuser. Its spherical shape and celestial lighting options are bound to transport any adult or child into the vast expanses of the great unknown. Apart from looking cool, this diffuser holds up to 250 milliliters of liquid and runs for up to six hours at a time. It costs $26.99 to $33.99, depending on the color.
One customer said, “I absolutely LOVE this! It’s EXACTLY as pictured, though a little bigger than I was expecting (which is fine) It holds a lot of water and is the only light-changing diffuser I’ve ever had that I let cycle through all colors rather than leaving it on one because it’s just so lovely! It gives off a good amount of vapor too!! The ONLY thing I wish it had was the option of intermittent puffs like some do every 30 seconds or so. It’s totally fine though! It’s so gorgeous without even the light on I’m seriously thinking of getting another similar one. This would make a wonderful gift for sure.”
6. Pure Enrichment PureGlow Crystal
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The Pure Enrichment PureGlow Crystal combines the healing powers of essential oils and Himalayan sea salt into a compact salt lamp diffuser. It’s visually striking and can last up to 16 hours. There are five adjustable light levels and it comes with a five-year warranty, so you know you’ll get your money’s worth. This diffuser lamp costs $59.99.
Antoinette said, “The diffuser is seriously gorgeous and has quickly become one of my favorite things in my office. Diffusers and Himalayan salt rock lamps are two of my favorite things and when I saw them paired together so beautifully I had to buy them! There is one major thing that people should take into consideration when setting up (I’ve seen a lot of people saying that the diffuser doesn’t work and at first I thought mine didn’t either!). The diffuser comes with an incredibly generous amount of salt rocks. If you do not arrange them carefully, the metal that relays electricity to power the diffuser will not touch and it will not work. I ended up taking a few of the salt rocks out so that it sat flush with the power components and I have not had a problem with the diffuser since! I took mine to my office but I want to buy one for my home office and living room!
7. ARVIDSSON Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser
Most essential oil diffusers are quite plain-looking, but this ARVIDSSON Ultrasonic Essential Oil Diffuser is a clear exception. The striking bronze and teal detailing make it a centerpiece in any home. It’s also quite large and holds up to 500 milliliters of liquid. The shell is made from 100% iron metal and the plastic tank is BPA-free. It costs $39.95.
Miranda said, “I was looking for a larger diffuser that lasted through the night, was easy to clean, and looked good in my room and this is definitely the one! I turn it on before I go to bed and it runs most of the night and can still smell the scent in the morning. It runs the full 6 hours without running out of water. Seems made well and I have had it for months without any issues. I love it and will likely buy another for my living room eventually!”
There are a lot of physical and emotional benefits to essential oils. Diffusing is a safe and convenient way to enjoy essential oils regularly. Just make sure to rinse out your diffuser daily to avoid any bacteria build-up!
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