5 Best Home Fragrances for the New Year

The New Year brings with it a lot of new hope and aspiration. You plan to start everything afresh from a clean slate. You want to set aside all the negative energy and feelings and fill your mind and soul with positive thoughts and energy.

The home plays a key role in building that positivity in you. An organized and clean home with aesthetically pleasing decor and beautiful fragrance can lift your spirit and provide you the much-needed zest.

What are the Benefits of Home Fragrances?

Room fragrances are not just to make your home smell good. It has a whole lot of other benefits as well.

  • It reduces stress and provides a relaxed feel.
  • It takes away the fatigue and makes you more energized.
  • It uplifts your mood and concentration.

Because of these reasons, it is always advisable to make the home fragrance a part of your home decor.

What Are the Different Types of Home Fragrances?

  • Scented Candles

  • Scented candle
    Apple Cinnamon & Vanille Exotique 3×5 Inch Highly Scented Pillar Candles



Scented candles are available in different shapes and designs and come with a variety of fragrances. You can place them in the living room side table or create a zen corner with relaxing fragrances like lavender and jasmine.

  • Electric Fragrance Diffuser

Electric fragrance diffuser
IRIS scent diffuser



These are diffusers that come in different shapes and sizes. All you have to do is to add a few drops of essential oil of your choice to the diffuser. When turned on, the diffuser emanates a beautiful fragrance all over the room.

The diffuser is best in homes with kids and pets as you do not have to worry about flames.

  • Reed Diffuser

Reed diffuser
Aroma India Lavender Reed Diffuser


This diffuser comes with wooden reeds inserted on a bottle with essential oil. The reed absorbs the essential oil from the bottom to the top end and diffuses the fragrance all over the room.

This type of diffuser is also best suited for homes with kids and pets.

  • Home Fragrance Spray


These are spray bottles that are similar to perfumes. The main advantage of spray is that you can use it as and when you require it. You can control the intensity of the fragrance by the number of sprays.

Home fragrance spray is best suited for homeowners who like the minimalistic decor.

Best Home Fragrances For Your Home

Here are a few of the home fragrances that you can try for your home.

1. Jasmine

Jasmine soy wax candle
Artha Living Home Fragrance, 3-Wick Candle – Midnight Jasmine


Jasmine comes with a sweet and floral fragrance. It provides a relaxing atmosphere inside the house and also helps boost your confidence.

2. Lemongrass

Lemongrass reed diffuser.
Iris Reed Diffuser with Ceramic Pot


Lemongrass has a citrus scent that can instantly uplift your mood. It is refreshing and purifying and creates a neat and clean feel inside the house.

3. Rose

Rose home fragrance
                    Rose Fragrance Diffuser by Deco Aro


The floral fragrance of rose can instantly uplift your mood. It is is an anti-depressant that can immediately calm you down. It helps fight anxiety and can even create a romantic mood indoors.

4. Lavender

Lavender fragrance
LightHaus Candles Scented Candle Jar with Printed Lid in Lavender Aroma


Lavender is well-known for its beautiful floral fragrance that can relax and calm you down. It reduces stress and anxiety and can even alleviate mild pain.

5. Sandalwood

Sandalwood home fragrance
              Ehit Diffuser Gift Set with Potpouri Fragrance Sandal


The relaxing scent of sandalwood induces calmness and positivity in you. It helps to subdue the feeling of aggression and is the best fragrance for meditation. Smelling of sandalwood also boosts memory and aids in better concentration.


Home fragrance not only makes your home smell good but also promotes positivity inside the house. It creates a calm and relaxing environment which is what is needed in a home.

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