Exactly how to make your house smell like a spa! These 7 easy tricks will give your home that glorious spa smell to keep you relaxed around the house!
Ever wonder what scents they use in spas? You know you feel instantly relaxed when you walk in, and scent plays a big part in that.
Now you may not be able to permanently stay as relaxed as you are mid-massage. But what you if you could at least bring those spa-like scents home?
Heck, even if you’ve never even been to the spa, trust me, you want your home to smell like one!
As a licensed cosmetologist who’s given plenty of facials and pedicures (and a person who regularly gets compliments on how good her house smells), I feel uniquely qualified on this one.
Okay, let’s dive into exactly how to make your house smell like a spa! These 7 tricks are really easy, and they’ll have you feel like relaxing in your robe in no time.
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How to Make Your House Smell Like a Spa
1. Essential oils
Diffusing essential oils is one of the least expensive ways to make your home smell like a spa.
Most spas use a combination of lavender and eucalyptus as part of their relaxing blend.
You can combine these in your essential oil diffuser, and add in whatever other oils you love.
Here is an awesome essential oil blend for that spa smell:
Add that blend to your diffuser, and soak up the relaxing scent in your bedroom, bathroom, or any living space you want to smell good.
Related: 10 Pretty Essential Oil Diffusers (to make your home look AND smell good)
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It has 105+ combinations for each of the 4 seasons, plus a BONUS Holiday Guide with ideas for a bunch of holidays.
You’ll never wonder what to put in your essential oil diffuser again!
2. Reed diffuser
Many spas use reed diffusers as a way to keep the place smelling good with minimal effort.
You can just set it in a room, and it keeps it smelling good for several months.
No electricity or flame to worry about!
This particular reed diffuser is a popular choice for salons and spas.
Its relaxing scent helps create that tranquil atmosphere we’re trying to achieve at home.
Plus, it looks pretty!
3. Air purifier
Since covering up unlikable scents doesn’t always work, it really helps to eliminate them.
If you feel like your home could never smell like a spa because of bad odors, try an air purifier!
It’ll help deodorize any unwanted scents around the house, so that spa-smell can really get around.
Air purifiers also help eliminate dust and any other particules you don’t want lurking around.
(They’re especially good if you have allergies or pets.)
I can just walk into a room that’s using an air purifier and FEEL the difference.
Many salons and spas use air purifiers to cleanse the air from the scents of nail polish and disinfectants.
This HEPA air filter and purifier removes 99.97% of harmful particles from the air!
4. Pamper products
One of the other reasons that spas always smell so good is that they use beauty products that smell fantastic.
If you start pampering yourself at home, you can at least keep your body smelling like you just left the spa!
Since we don’t always exactly have the time or money to go get pampered, make some time to do it at home.
These pamper products will also help your bathroom smell like a spa after you use them!
Here are some ideas of products to use:
- A really good lavender bar soap
- Spa-like body scrub
- Aromatherapy French lavender hand soap
- Body oil (great for skin and nails!)
- Luscious hand creme
- Versatile bath soaks
5. Cleaning supplies
Using cleaning supplies with relaxing scents (like this all-purpose cleaner) is a really easy way to make your home smell like a spa.
It might even make cleaning more fun!
You can also clean with essential oils to get awesome disinfecting properties in a very natural way.
👉 Here’s my beginner’s guide to cleaning with essential oils that you can read for some simple tips. It breaks down which oils to use for which tasks, and which ones smell the best!
Most spas light candles both for their good-smelling properties, and for their ability to make a room feel cozy and tranquil.
There is truly just something so relaxing about lighting a candle. Watching the flame is truly mesmerizing!
This candle in particular is hailed as perfect for achieving a spa scent at home.
And this candle is actually called Spa Day, and has a light, clean smell that’s relaxing and not overpowering.
Using sachets in your drawers and closets is such an easy way to keep things smelling fresh.
Many spas tuck lavender-scented sachets like these where they keep the sheets and bedding for facials and massages.
Imagine if your sheets and towels smelled like the spa’s!
Scented sachets last a long time, and are quite affordable.
Ready to make your house smell like a spa?
As you can see, there are a variety of ways to bring that typical spa smell into your home.
From spa smelling essential oil blends, to pampering products and cleaning supplies, I hope this gave you some easy ideas to try.
Everyone deserves to feel pampered and comfortable in their home. Scent is such a good way to help achieve that!
Here are some of the best home fragrance products for more inspiration!
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