This is my very first diffuser. I had previously tried to use my humidifier with essential oils and it didn't go great. There was too much vapor and then the oils clogged up humidifier. Lesson learned.
I'm happy to report that after using the Spa Vapor + on a regular basis (4 or so times a week) for the past month that it is still performing just as well as it did the day I took it out of the box.
Things I like about it:
- Size: It's cute. It doesn't take up too much space and it's very light and easy to move.
- Weight: It is very light. I spent last weekend spring cleaning and I moved the diffuser to whatever room I just finished cleaning. It was so light to move.
- Misting: To start the diffuser, you plug it in, fill with water and press and on button. It does not have different levels of misting but I have not felt overwhelmed by the mist or oils.
- Functionality: It is very easy to fill and refill. It's as simple as taking off the lid and pouring a small cup of water up to a fill line then adding a few drops of oils.
- Changing lights: This model has lights that change color if you press a button for them. I am into this especially because I am working on colors with my toddler and it's a fun way to reinforce that. The colors shift from blue to green to red. I mostly diffuse at night after I clean my kitchen so I leave the lights off most of the time.
- Directional nozzle: This is good for me as I have been diffusing in my kitchen on butcher block counter tops. I use the nozzle to direct my vapor away from the wood. I tried it once without the nozzle just to see what would happen and I had a lot of condensation on the diffuser and on the counters so I won't do that again.
- Plug: Easy to find and unplug and plug back in. It is not complicated to use.
- Run time: I would say that it can run for almost a whole day which, considering the tiny size, is awesome. The capacity is 150ml.
- Coverage: The box says 250 square feet. I concur. It is definitely better to move this room to room for diffusing but that is easy to do, even with water in it.
- Cost: This would be one of the less expensive diffusers. I would consider this a starter one. It has a few bells and whistles with the changing lights but I think it's worth the $29.99 price tag if you are thinking of getting into essential oils but aren't sure if you are planning to commit, like I am.
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My next journey will be into the world of essential oils. This is such a hot topic in the mom crowd so I am interested to see what our experience will be. I can be a skeptical person but I can also become a believer. The anecdotal evidence of allergies that have dissipated upon diffusing essential oils and children that calm down after breathing calming oils has me really intrigued by the whole thing.
Until then, love y'all,