The Lumie IRIS 500 Body Clock (£129.99, Amazon), for example, is both an aromatherapy diffuser and an alarm clock, with medically certified light settings to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and to improve sleeping patterns.
Other aromatherapy diffusers even boast air humidifying functions. “If you’re in a dry environment with central heating, they can really help with the transition to autumn and winter,” Idris explains.
Recommended: the best aromatherapy diffusers
Here, Idris recommends her pick of the best aromatherapy diffusers. “Don’t forget, with some of them you can make your own blend and have a go at scent styling with three or four different oils,” she adds. “For Christmas, you might want to make a blend with orange, frankincense and clove.”
1. Un Air de Diptyque Electric Diffuser