The 10 Best Air Fresheners For Small Spaces

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In a large home or apartment, it can be easy to open a few windows or spray down your countertops to clear out any stale or less than sparkling smells. But, in smaller spaces like bathrooms, closets, or any kind of windowless room, getting a fresh scent wafting through the air can be a bit more challenging. Enter the small space air freshener. Crafted to help eliminate bad smells and replace them with sweet scents, these little guys won't fill your nose with artificial or overwhelming flavors. Instead, they are designed to subtly clear the air and make your small spaces smell, well, better.

Here are our 10 favorite air fresheners for small spaces.

1. Azuna Antimicrobial Odor Eliminator Small Room Treatment, $14.99


This all-natural air freshener does more than luscious scent creation. It also doubles as an anti-microbial treatment, neutralizing mold, fungus, mildew, and bacteria.

2. Botanica Pink Grapefruit and Moroccan Mint Room Spray, $4.69

Bask in the bliss of this mint and citrus infusion. This room spray is sure to make you wish you were traveling somewhere full of fresh fruits and crisp nature.

3. P. F. Candle Co. Amber & Moss Room & Linen Spray, $18

Spray your room with some earthier vibes by springing for this Amber & Moss Room & Linen Spray. Use it on fabric or in the air, then display the bottle to flaunt your eco-aesthetic.

4. Fresh Wave Lavender Odor Removing Gel Air Freshener (pack of 2), $24.99

Nothing's calmer than a room that smells like lavender. This all-natural gel air freshener can be popped on a shelf, in a drawer, or even on the floor of any space that needs a reset.


5. Mrs. Meyer's Honeysuckle Scent Sachet, $3.99

This all-natural scent sachet is easy to use and makes a big impact in your small space. Fresh flowers waft through the air as you turn your corners, hampers, or drawers into a serene meadow.

6. Aera Smart Diffuser, $200

Upgrade your air freshening game with this hi-tech diffuser. Purchase capsules in every scent under the sun, then control the mist using an app on your smartphone.

7. Febreze Small Spaces Lilac & Violet Air Freshener, $4.94

These air fresheners for small spaces come in various scents and are ideal for little rooms that need that "ahh" factor.

8. Pura Smart Home Fragrance Diffuser with Apotheke Fragrances, $126.99

Plug in this fragrance diffuser and let your nose do a happy dance. Choose from the many Apotheke fragrance options and make your signature smell match your interior design aesthetic.


9. Febreze Air Refresher with Gain, $3.99

Febreeze teaming up with Gain means you can now get all that clean laundry freshness in a simple spritz.

10. Yankee Candle Home Sweet Home Car Jar Ultimate, $6

Although technically made to hang on a car's rearview mirror — and perfect for that — this handy little air freshener can also be hung up on a hook or hanger anywhere you need a little boost and continue to have your favorite scent without committing to lighting a candle.


Lucy is a freelance writer based in Washington D.C. She loves modern design, travels often, and gets weekly bubble tea. She's a big believer in "less is more" (except planner stickers) and is always looking to create that perfect 10-piece capsule wardrobe.

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