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10 best reed diffusers

It may be humid and sticky outside but keep your rooms smelling summery and fresh with one of these subtle but distinctive home fragrances that’ll last you months

Yes, it is possible to disguise those household odours without reaching for a chemical-packed spray that makes everything smell like carpet. Reed diffusers are now a must-have home accessory for a reason. They look great, most of them are formulated using natural ingredients, and they give off subtle scents that don’t smack you in the face the second you walk through to door. We’ve tried them in our homes to bring you some of the best out there – from M&S’s deceptively inexpensive version up to Cochine’s luxe diffusers, there’s a home scent for every budget.

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NEOM products have a loyal fan base for a reason. They aren’t the cheapest on the market, but they are among the most luxurious, and in terms of aromatherapy, the Tranquillity diffuser is among the most effective we’ve tried. Those looking to inject some serious style into a living space should opt for Dr Vranjes’ apothecary-style glass or Emma Bridgewater’s milk bottle Tea and Oranges design. A special mention also goes to Marks & Spencer, for their brilliantly priced, but gorgeously-packaged Global Escape diffuser.

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1. Caroline Gardner Ficus, £26 for 100ml

2. Beefayre Rhubarb & Raspberry, £10.50 for 50ml

3. Heyland And Whittle Green Tea & Grapefruit, £22.00 for 100ml

4. Cochine Frangipani & Neroli, £49.00 for 150ml

5. MadeByZen Moroccan Rose, £24.99 for 200ml

6. M&S Global Escape Lemon Verbena, £12.00 for 100ml

7. Emma Bridgewater Tea & Oranges, £18.00 for 200ml

8. Dr Vranjes Fraganza D'Ambiente Ginger And Lime, £49.50 for 250ml

9. Orla Keily Bluebell & Rosemary Reed Diffuser, £25 for 100ml

10. NEOM Reed Diffuser In Tranquility, £38 for 100ml