Best Essential Oil Diffusers

Best Essential Oil Diffusers

Why have just any diffuser when you can have one with galaxy LED lights?

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A wood-grain InnoGear diffuser with four timers and two misting modes to cater to your very specific needs.,

Promising review: “I’m not 100% sure how this little device functions, but it’s a BEAST. I currently use this in our massive living room/dining room area, and within a few minutes most of our first floor can be flooded with any scent of our choosing. You can’t beat what it does for this price, so in expensive! Not only does it make any living space full of any aroma you’d like, it’s also simply visually pleasing. I’m a big fan of its appearance, it matches our furniture and everything and the ability to change the LED color is awesome. I plan on picking up another one or two of these very soon for the rest of our home!” —Ernest A. Oporto III

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in wood and black).


A Vitruvi ceramic diffuser that’ll cover up to a 540-square foot space. Plus: You’ll get a very beautiful sculptural object to display on your shelf.


Promising review: “I did a ton of research before buying a diffuser. There are so many available and really different price points so I wanted to pick the one that would function flawlessly and look nice — not look like a plastic spaceship. When my diffuser arrived, I wasn’t disappointed… it was beautifully packaged and has a nice weight to it. It is smaller than the others I had seen in person which is wonderful, it takes up way less space. It looks like a lovely little vase. It functions flawlessly and really puts out a nice amount of aroma. The lights are unobtrusive and only on one side, so I have it turned so the lights aren’t visible at all. The sound is a very minimal, soft, pleasant water gargle and hum. I am so impressed, I bought a second one for my office.” —Erin J Kelley

Get it from Amazon for $98.33+ (available in four colors).


An Asakuki humidifier and diffuser with a large and easy-to-clean water tank so the good times can keep rollin.

Promising review: “The device is absolutely beautiful. It’s very light, all plastic but very sturdy, and the outer shell is a translucent, semi-matte white color that diffuses the light very gently. The diffused colored lighting (or straight white if you prefer) is genuinely pretty to look at and serves as a night light if you need to navigate a dark room. The colored light is downright inviting, almost comforting, and when the room is well-lit, it still looks sharp with a wood veneer base and a wood veneer triangle that almost looks like it’s floating in the air.” —Chris Reid

Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in four colors).


A minimalist Muji diffuser with two adjustable LED light levels and four different sets of timers for your preferred level of zen.


Promising review: “I love it! My first venture into aromatherapy and this diffuser works so well. I enjoy the extremely subtle noise the water makes and operating the diffuser is simple and enjoyable.” —DS

Get it from Muji for $49.90.


A wood-grain Urpower diffuser that’ll give you the option of intermittent mist (30 seconds on and off)
or continuous mist.

Promising review: “This is the best diffuser ever!! It is not loud all! I am super sensitive to light when I sleep and this diffuser gives off very little light. Not to mention the water and oil for one fill up last for ever, I fall asleep and then wake up in the morning and it’s still going (yes, I am on the continuous diffusing function). Best purchase ever!” —Kat

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in small and large and in four colors).


A raindrop nebulizing diffuser with a glass reservoir that promises to give you the purest and most concentrated fragrance in a very short period of time.


Promising review: “We purchased the light wood finish and it is not only a gorgeous piece of decor on our sofa table but it also makes the entire first floor of our home smell beautiful using natural, high quality essential oils. Because it is a nebulizer, it does suck up oil a lot faster than an ultrasonic diffuser would but the scent payoff is far greater. (You can still smell the oils you were diffusing the day prior the minute you step into your house after work.) The best part is that because it is made of glass it does help maintain the integrity of the oils you use. You won’t need to worry about any oils, particularly citruses, breaking down plastic chemicals and releasing them into the air that you breathe while diffusing.” —MarianDevotion

Get it from Amazon for $99 (available in light wood and black wood).

Urban Outfitters

Promising review: “This is perfect for your room! A great size to just have on your shelf. I got the pink one and the color is so pretty and adds some color to my room. The diffuser works perfectly and is so easy to use and refill. It has two different modes that are easy to change with the button.” —Abby821

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25 (available in four colors).


A marble-style SpaRoom diffuser for a classy option that’ll give you up to 10 hours of diffusion on the intermittent setting.


Promising review: “This is the fourth diffuser I’ve bought in the last few years and the only one that has truly worked well!! It was worth it to pay the few extra bucks to get a quality product. There have been no clogs, and no oil clumping. It quickly diffuses my aromatherapy oils into the whole room for a pleasant spa feel in my office. I love it!” —Carrie

Get it from Wayfair for $31.99.


A galaxy-style diffuser with some trippy LED lights to look at while you breathe in some pleasant essential oils.


Promising review: This diffuser is awesome!! My son is emphatic that it’s the coolest diffuser he’s ever seen and he wants one in every room 😂 🐦 I’ve been using it in a bedroom and it effectively fills the whole room with aroma. The cover is actually glass, which I was really impressed by. The base and interior are a hard plastic. The buttons are conveniently located at the front and the cord was surprisingly long, which is nice when outlet space is at a premium. But the most impressive thing about this diffuser is how cool it is in the dark. My kids exclaimed that it’s like watching fireworks! We are all really enjoying it. I also love that Aroma Outfitters is a family business located here in the states. They stand behind this diffuser with a two-year warranty, which I’ve never seen before, so you really can’t go wrong. Tonight as our family was sitting around watching the diffuser my husband said it’s the best diffuser we’ve ever had! We’re all big fans!! —The Gales

Get it from Amazon for $44.97.


A handmade ceramic and beechwood Pilgrim diffuser for a “environmentally, economically and socially responsible” option.


Promising review: “Really happy about it, it adds a nice beautiful touch to my home while being efficient and reliable! The power cord is also extra long and allows you to set it up almost everywhere.” —Michel

Get it from Pilgrim for $90.


A very intuitive Urpower diffuser you can fire up during yoga and meditation to get into the right headspace.

Promising review: “Very simple yet elegant design. I bought this for my massage therapy room at work, and the light is soothing and just bright enough to not interfere with the calming ambiance of my work. I especially like that it clicks closed; a lot of other diffusers I have tried don’t fasten — they just sit on top of the water reservoir. Love that it is both timed (60, 180, & 360 minutes) and it can be left ‘on’ for those longer days when I have so many clients that I don’t have time to adjust in between sessions. Whisper-quiet; I have to stand near it to hear anything, and even then, it’s soft and not disruptive.” —Moca

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in white and wood).


A wooden Smiley Daisy diffuser and humidifier if you like all your home decor to be tasteful — and more importantly, brand-free.


Promising review: “I LOVE this diffuser SO much that I ordered a second one! I love that i can put them anywhere in the house and they look awesome 🙂 The color changing lights are pretty too and you can set it to just one color If you like or even turn them off completely!” —krista killman

Get it from Amazon for $38.97+ (available in cream and walnut).


A marble-style Hathaspace diffuser and humidifier that’ll mist for a whopping 24 hours on intermittent mode.

Promising review: “Beautiful, highly recommend! You can set it to mist for 1 hour, 3 hours, or 6 hours, and can use with lights or without lights. Great quality, comes with cute water measuring cup. I use this in my home office. Contemporary marble design goes with any decor!” —Mindy R

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in black and white).


A sleek Eco nebulizing diffuser for a super-quiet and moisture-free experience. (No water required!)

Eco Modern Essentials

Promising review: “This little baby is just perfect. It is very quiet and is just the perfect match for my sleep oil. I turn it on as I prepare to go to bed and going to sleep has never been this calm. I would recommend this to be a staple in your bedside table.” —Katherine C.

Get it from Eco Modern Essentials for $60.80.


And a color-changing Opalhouse diffuser to fit right into your brass-accented living room.


Promising review: “It’s very pretty, definitely fits nicely into my home decor, I love that it is larger than my first one, which is only 100ml. Works perfectly fine, sometimes it doesn’t appear that there is any mist, but that’s common with diffusers, I can still smell my oils in the air so I know it’s doing it’s job. I definitely recommend this one if you prefer something that looks like decor, rather than a tool in your home like humidifiers, air purifies and the like. The design is a big selling point here.” —kenny

Get it from Target for $27.99.

Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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