We found 7 humidifiers for people whose nose always feels as dry as the desert

Is your nose feeling dry? Reach for any of these 7 humidifiers for some much-needed relief

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As if we needed yet another thing to worry about this year? Seemingly, dry air isn't just bad news for your chest, throat, and nose. Allegedly, it appears that dry air now also increases the spread of coronavirus.

Nonetheless, if you're looking for a way simple way to combat constant congestion, reduce irritations, and help limit Covid transmission (or as best you can!), then you're in the right place. We found the one-and-only machine that does all of that (and so much more); Enter: Humidifiers. 

A good humidifier runs interference with our heating systems (and the damage it brings), hydrates and moisturizes our skin (Lotions can only go so far!), plus it helps alleviate our winter-related aches and pains. (After all, going from the cold outdoors to the warm indoors is more problematic than we thought!) 

But the keyword here? A "good" humidifier. 

With hundreds of humidifiers available, it is hard for shoppers like ourselves to separate the good from the not-so-good, and we're here to help. 

Whether you're looking to ensure your newborn baby their most peaceful night of sleep, avoid any dry flaking skin, or keep your nose from turning into the Sahara desert, we've rounded up seven must-have humidifiers.


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<a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FEverlasting-Comfort-Ultrasonic-Cool-Humidifier%2Fdp%2FB077Z2QCS5%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Everlasting Comfort Cool Mist Humidifier for Bedroom with Essential Oil Tray, 6L, Black l Was $67.95, Now $51.95, at Amazon

It's a no-brainer why <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FEverlasting-Comfort-Ultrasonic-Cool-Humidifier%2Fdp%2FB077Z2QCS5%2F%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this humidifier happens to be an Amazon bestseller! This humidifier features a powerful mist output of up to 9oz (270ml) per hour, and works with rooms up to 500 sq. ft, and will last up to six nights before needing to be refilled; which means your deepest, most relaxing sleep is only an add-to-cart away! 


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<a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fhoneywell-designer-series-cool-mist-humidifier-hul430%2F-%2FA-76431734" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Honeywell Designer Series Cool Mist Humidifier HUL430 for $65.99, at Target

Another top-pick? This <a href="https://goto.target.com/c/221109/81938/2092?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.target.com%2Fp%2Fhoneywell-designer-series-cool-mist-humidifier-hul430%2F-%2FA-76431734" data-link-merchant="target.com"" data-link-merchant="target.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Honeywell cool mist humidifier restores essential moisture to your home while also aiding in temporarily relieving the discomforts of dry air. Its filter-less ultrasonic design is perfect for anyone who is looking to soothe congestion and cough, promote better sleep, or even looking to relieve dry skin, dry eyes, and any other irritations. 


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<a href="https://go.redirectingat.com/?id=92X1572902&xcust=hawk-custom-tracking&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bedbathandbeyond.com%2Fstore%2Fproduct%2Fhomedics-reg-totalcomfort-reg-personal-ultrasonichumidifier-in-white-smoke%2F5510336&sref" data-link-merchant="SkimLinks - bedbathandbeyond.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">HoMedics TotalComfort Personal UltrasonicHumidifier in White/Smoke l Was $29.99, Now $23.99, at Bed Bath & Beyond

Need an option that is suitable for travel? With the holidays right around the corner, the inevitable jetlag will eventually set in, and <a href="https://go.redirectingat.com/?id=92X1572902&xcust=hawk-custom-tracking&xs=1&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bedbathandbeyond.com%2Fstore%2Fproduct%2Fhomedics-reg-totalcomfort-reg-personal-ultrasonichumidifier-in-white-smoke%2F5510336&sref" data-link-merchant="SkimLinks - bedbathandbeyond.com"" data-link-merchant="SkimLinks - bedbathandbeyond.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this 22oz humidifier is compact enough to fit into any suitcase or overnight bag. With an auto-off function and up to to 10 hours of coverage, this ultrasonic-cool mist is a gold-star investment. 


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<a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8446686-15786688?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.macys.com/shop/product/pure-enrichment-mistaire-silver-ultrasonic-cool-mist-humidifier?ID=10412823" data-link-merchant="macys.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Pure Enrichment MistAire Silver Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier l Was $72.99, Now $39.99, at Macy's

Stuffy noses and congested chests are the banes of everyone's existence, and the last thing we want to do is compromise our restful night sleep on our most comfortable mattress with a loud machine; so what's the smart solution? <a href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8446686-15786688?sid=hawk-custom-tracking&url=https://www.macys.com/shop/product/pure-enrichment-mistaire-silver-ultrasonic-cool-mist-humidifier?ID=10412823" data-link-merchant="macys.com"" data-link-merchant="macys.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">This 1.5-liter humidifier that lasts up to 25 hours features an auto safety shut-off and night light function and is, of course, whisper-quiet! 


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<a href="https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=kXQk6%2AivFEQ&mid=36310&u1=hawk-custom-tracking&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dyson.com%2Fair-treatment%2Fpurifier-humidifiers%2Fdyson-pure-humidify-cool%2Fdyson-humidify-cool-white-silver" data-link-merchant="dyson.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Dyson Pure Humidify + Cool for $799.99, at Dyson

Say it with me: A fan and a humidifier in one; sounds pretty awesome, doesn't it? It does, and <a href="https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=kXQk6%2AivFEQ&mid=36310&u1=hawk-custom-tracking&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dyson.com%2Fair-treatment%2Fpurifier-humidifiers%2Fdyson-pure-humidify-cool%2Fdyson-humidify-cool-white-silver" data-link-merchant="dyson.com"" data-link-merchant="dyson.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">this multi-functional machine offers up a whole room air treatment, both purifying, humidifying and cooling you. Factor in the fully-sealed filtration system that captures gases and particles, plus the air multiplier technology? This Dyson is worth the investment. 


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<a href="https://kohls.sjv.io/c/221109/362118/5349?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kohls.com%2Fproduct%2Fprd-516810%2Fcrane-cool-mist-humidifier.jsp%3Fcolor%3DAqua%26prdPV%3D20" data-link-merchant="kohls.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Crane Drop Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier for $59.99, at Kohls

Add moisture to any room in your home year-round with this Crane humidifier. It features a one-gallon reservoir (to accommodate up to 250 square feet), this <a href="https://kohls.sjv.io/c/221109/362118/5349?subId1=hawk-custom-tracking&sharedId=hawk&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.kohls.com%2Fproduct%2Fprd-516810%2Fcrane-cool-mist-humidifier.jsp%3Fcolor%3DAqua%26prdPV%3D20" data-link-merchant="kohls.com"" data-link-merchant="kohls.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">humidifier emits a soothing vapor for up to 11-hours, while it's whisper-quiet motor promotes peaceful sleep. Additionally, there's an adjustable mist nozzle (for optimal control!), an auto shut-off sensor to ensure safety, and a machine mist to omit up to 2.3 gallons of moisture per day! 


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<a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FMiroco-MI-AH001-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Adjustable%2Fdp%2FB07RV6HBJZ%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Miroco Cool Mist Humidifier, 26dB Ultra Quiet, 6L for $49.99, at Amazon

Any new moms? <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=33642&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FMiroco-MI-AH001-Ultrasonic-Humidifier-Adjustable%2Fdp%2FB07RV6HBJZ%3Ftag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">This 6L humidifier is not only the perfect pick for you (and them) but will provide a much-needed, disturbance-free night of sleep. With a comforting glow for easy operation and a LED indicator to prevent the device from overheating, it's a smart, safe, and soothing device that's an absolute must-have. 

Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano is a Shopping Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building a highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins.