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.
Handcrafted from oak wood and ceramic, this stylish minimal diffuser uses ultrasonic technology to keep essential oils at their full integrity. With a larger water tank, extended run time, and remote control functionality, this advanced system allows you to create a completely customized experience. It even produces light if you want to use it as a light.
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.
This small and stylish essential diffuser is perfect to keep at work—so you can inhale essential oils that will make you feel awake and focused all day long—without the dangers of a candle.
For any gold and marble fan, this diffuser is perfect. Infuse your air with soothing essential oils and enhance your well-being by creating a soothing atmosphere in your home with this limited-edition diffuser.
This space-saving diffuser uses nebulizer technology to disperse essential oils without the use of water, making it an ideal choice for small rooms and workspaces. Just choose the essential oils that suit your intentions and lifestyle, and allow the powers of aromatherapy to enhance your everyday experience.
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.
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 beautiful handcrafted pottery so you can display it just about anywhere.
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.
Handcrafted from beech wood and ceramic, this adorable teardrop-shaped diffuser is ideal for any space in your home—and will provide both aesthetic benefits and wellness ones.
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This post was originally published on December 17, 2018, and has since been updated.