In case you haven’t noticed, the temperature has significantly dropped.
The cold weather brings many things to frown about; cold toes and layered thermals to name a few. The cold and dry air also brings with it some ailments like chapped lips, dehydrated skin and even nose bleeds.
An air humidifier, (not to be confused with a purifier) adds humidity to the air and helps to alleviate some of your cold weather woes.
If you’re looking to invest in a humidifier, there are a range of sizes available to best suit the different area/s you’ll need it for.
We’ve rounded up some of the best options for every budget that you can buy now below.
Best humidifiers for 2019
1. Babymoov Humidifier Digital Hygro +
The Babymoov humidifier is a great option to consider if you have little ones in the house.
Babies are much more sensitive to pollutants or irritants in the air, so you might frequently hear advice to air out their rooms. This one has an automatic shut off, but can also be used for up to 22 hours if needed.
A multicoloured night light with up to seven colours is a nice touch to add to your child’s room as they grow.
Price: £79.99, Boots – buy here now
2. Asakuki Wi-Fi Smart Humidifier
This smart humidifier also works as an air purifier and an essential oil diffuser, with it’s multi uses it’s a practical solution to giving yourself and your family cleaner and less harsh air to breathe.
It’s Wifi enabled and you’re able to control the device through an app that’s compatible with all smartphones. It can even be connected to your Alexa, to be controlled via your voice – to change settings, LED colours or mist output.
For under £30, not only is this device an affordable solution, it doubles up as a pretty neat home accessory.
Price: £28.99, Amazon – buy here now
3. Dyson Humidifier AM10
The Dyson humidifier is true to the brands futuristic design, and is sleek and minimal looking – a great accent for any home.
At just under £500, it’s not a purchase to be made on a whim, but if you’re familiar with the brands existing reputation – it’s one to seriously consider investing in for your home.
The gadget is scientifically proven to hydrate the air, for a more comfortable environment; projecting evenly hydrated mist throughout whichever room you decide to place it in.
A remote control allows you to adjust to any of the 10 settings, it’s also whisper quiet and has been awarded the Quiet Mark by the Noise Abatement Society.
Price: £499.99, Dyson – buy here now
4. Vocolinc Flowerbud Cool Mist Humidifier
If you’re looking for a humidifier for the smaller space in your home, or maybe for your office desk, this is one to keep an eye out for.
The cool mist humidifier has a unique flower bud design, making it a lovely accessory for your spaces – as well as providing great health benefits.
Ultrasonic diffusing technology converts your favorite essential oils into a fragrant cool mist, which is a nice alternative to help lift your mood and relieve stress.
The device is smart with integrated Wifi, so you can easily remotely access it with Alexa, Google assistant and other compatible devices in the home.
Price: £59.99, Amazon – buy here now
5. Beurer Humidifier
This humidifier from Beurer keeps the air around you at the optimum level, which is between 40 – 60%.
Ultrasound humidification technology makes this humidifier both energy efficient and extremely quiet, so it won’t disturb you through the night.
As well as adding much needed moisture to your spaces, it’s suitable for use with essential oils to gently fragrance your room and create a soothing effect.
Price: £65, Debenhams – buy here now
6. Vicks Sweet Dreams Cool Mist Humidifier
This cool mist humidifier is another option to consider for children, it’ll add moisture to the air and also project fun images onto their ceiling as they go to sleep.
It has ultrasonic technology, making it less of a disturbance and more soothing.
It boasts a 3.8 litre tank that can be used continuously for up to 24 hours without the need to be refilled.
Price: £68.09, Amazon – buy here now
7. Honeywell Warm Steam Mist Humidifier
This warm steam humidifier can run for 12 hours on a single filling and will automatically shut off when the water level reaches the minimum level.
The Honeywell humidifier is a suitable solution to add humidity into your home, it’s also especially good for relieving congestion and coughs or my other ailments you might experience from the cold weather.
Price: £21.75, Ebay – buy here now
8. PureMate 4.5L Digital Cool Mist Humidifier
The PureMate humidifier boasts a huge 4.5 litre tank, so understandably it isn’t the most compact device.
Due to it’s size, it does however make it perfectly capable of humidifying larger areas.
The smart device features a humidity sensor, which detects the humidity of the room quickly and accurately. You’ll then know how much humidity you need to reach a desired level. It will then turn off when the desired humidity is reached and will turn on again when the humidity drops.
Price: £49, Amazon – buy here now
9. Rio Aroma Diffuser, Humidifier and Night Light
This humidifier acts to create a soothing atmosphere and deliver small bursts of mist, which can be infused with essential oils for a pleasant aroma.
You’re able to change the LED colours to create the ambient setting you want. It has a virtual silent operation, making it ideal for bedrooms.
There’s a nine hour timer, with an automatic shut off. Not bad for under £20.
Price: £17.99, Argos – buy here now
10. Philips Air Humidifier
This air humidifier from Philips has an elegant design, which will fit in nicely with most interior settings.
The air humidifier evenly distributes humidified air throughout the room.
It also has a sensor that will automatically turn the device on when needed, set the humidity to the required level and then switch itself off when the level has been reached.
Price: £154.78, Amazon – buy here now