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You know when you walk into a spa and immediately feel at peace? It's not just the knowledge that you're about to receive a blissful two-hour massage or the idea that you can disconnect for an afternoon—it's the soothing scent that most spas are enveloped in: eucalyptus, lavender, basil, bergamot. And while it's not always easy (or affordable) to make it to the spa on a regular basis, it's possible to re-create the same relaxing vibes at home. All you need is a scent diffuser.
Whether it uses ultrasonic or nebulizer technology or the simple power of a small candle, scent diffusers can envelop your entire home in the smell of essential oils that can help you relax, get energized, focus, or sleep. If you're convinced that you need this small luxury in your life, we rounded up the best scent diffusers on the market. Just fill them with water (or a candle), add a few drops of your favorite essential oil, and you'll be on your way to creating a blissful tranquil home.
Here, the best scent diffusers for instant relaxation.
Pilgrim Zoe Essential Oil Diffuser
This minimal diffuser has remote functionality as well as a timer and auto-off functions so you can use the device however it best fits your lifestyle. Plus, it even produces light so you can set the oakwood and ceramic design in your bedroom as a stylish nightlight.
Aroma Om Deluxe Black Ultrasonic Diffuser
This larger ultrasonic diffuser will last 11 hours (or 22 hours on low) meaning that you can infuse your home with soothing essential oil scents all night long—or use it in the morning to add vitality to your space.
Vitruvi Black Stone Essential Oil Diffuser
The Rolls-Royce of scent diffusers, Vitruvi's black stone diffuser is handcrafted from porcelain and uses ultrasonic technology to keep essential oils at their full integrity as their diffused into the air.
Bodha Ritual Oil Diffuser - Blush Pink
Another diffuser that doesn't use water, this diffuser instead uses the flicker of a small candle to disperse essential oils into the air. It also looks like a beautifully handcrafted piece of pottery so you can display it just about anywhere.
Saje Aroma Gem Matte Black Ultrasonic Diffuser
This stylish geometric matte black diffuser will blend in with your décor all the while infusing your air with the soothing scents of essential oils. Just turn it on and enjoy it.
This programmable diffuser allows you to schedule fragrances through an app so you'll have one less thing on your to-do list. You can even adjust the fragrance strength throughout the day so your favorite scents will last longer.