As temperatures drop and the weather gets worse, many people are looking for ways to make their homes more comfortable. One way to do this is by using a humidifier. Humidifiers add moisture to the air, which can help with everything from dry skin to snoring. If you’re thinking of buying a humidifier, there are a few things you need to know first. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about the ultrasonic cool mist humidifiers, including what they do, how they fight allergies, and which one is right for you. Happy reading!
Another Way To Hydrate
A common misconception that a lot of people share is that dryness in the skin or eyes comes from dehydration. This is not true, however, yes unfortunately you could drink about a gallon of water a day and it won’t do a thing for those alligator elbows. Something that can help however is to increase the humidity in your home’s micro-climate. What’s best for that you may ask? A Humidifier! Yes, that’s right, having an at-home humidity helper can be a boon for your skin. No more dry itchy patches on your knees or elbows, so say goodbye to daily moisturizing! Having a humidifier doesn’t just help dry areas though, it’s also great for your complexion! Well-hydrated skin means less oil gunking up your pores. This helps stop blemishes before they even start! If you’re like me and suffer from let’s say “temperamental” skin. A humidifier can serve as a magnificent tool in its taming!
Let’s Lose the Allergies
Does this sound familiar to you? You wake up on a majestic Sunday morning. It’s 7:45 am and the sun is just reaching the upper half of the sky. You’ve been looking forward to your Sunday morning bicycle ride all week. Some weeks it feels like that’s all you look forward to. You hurry to get dressed. You find your water bottle, you gather your belongings. You’re looking at the weather report. Not expecting any grand revelations, but just some small bit of reassurance. Like somehow today was meant for you. Today, you were meant to ride. It’s April 8th. You think nothing of the date. Until around the halfway point of your route. It’s April 8th. Your mind is grasping for some level of profundity on that date. What could it mean? You take a long deep breath. You notice something is keeping you from breathing deeply. Some obstruction. Oh no. It’s April 8th. It’s Spring, and you forgot to check the pollen count. You’re already on your way home but it’s far too late. It’s already begun. The sneezing, the itching, the runny nose. You’re in such a hurry you almost crash into your front gate. You come home and what’s your first instinct? To turn on the humidifier of course! You see studies have shown that humidifiers, reduce sinus-related symptoms. This provides relief from colds to allergies, to everything in between. If you’re suffering from seasonal allergies, there’s nothing that can provide the same level of relief as a humidifier!
How to Choose a Humidifier
With so many humidifiers on the market, you may be wondering how we came to choose this one. Well, there are a ton of reasons but for the sake of brevity let’s limit ourselves to just 3. The first is its whisper-quiet operation. You can place this bad boy right next to your pillow and still get a solid 8 hours. Second is its area of effectiveness, one of these can service up to 500 square feet. This makes it perfect for master bedrooms, and studio apartments alike! Lastly, this humidifier also doubles as an essential oil diffuser, perfuming the room with whatever lovely lavender fragrance you choose!
Initially, making such a big deal about a humidifier may seem a little silly. You may be thinking that there’s no way something as innocuous as a water dispersal unit could have such an impact on my life. But you’d be wrong. Humidifiers have been known to promote healthy advantages in everything from your immune responses to your complexion. Keeping your skin and your sinuses healthy and hydrated is an important factor when you want to feel your best. And if you’re not feeling your best, you’re not doing your best. One’s health and productivity are directly related to each other. So if you’re looking to get the most out of that special machine we call our body, a humidifier is an excellent choice!