As we stay home these days, we tend to look for ways in making our homes more fragrant. One of the foolproof ways of scenting our home is spraying our favorite scents. There are two known sprays that are usually being used: linen spray
and room spray. Some people interchange them or think of them as alike, but really, they're not.
Let's go over their differences and identify where to use them.
What is a room spray?
Room Spray is what we are most familiar with. It is a refresher that you can simply spray into the air which fills the room with a hint of scent at just the right time. Normally, it is used to freshen up bathrooms, living rooms, and hallways – a quick solution to combat unpleasant odors. With no direct contact with the skin, some room sprays also have added disinfecting properties to make sure that the space is clean and virus-free.
Pros: Offers long-lasting scentThe scent is powerful enough to eliminate unpleasant odors such as the smell of a cooked fish in the houseEasily accessible; can be bought in supermarkets and department storesSome room sprays contain disinfecting properties
Cons:Not suitable for direct contact on the skinNot multifunctionalCan trigger allergies, unintended and unknown health risks.Can contribute to pollution
What is a linen spray?
A linen spray is another way to freshen up your room. It is normally sprayed on linens, fabrics, laundry, furnishings, bed sheets, pillowcases, sofas, carpets, and curtains, leaving them smelling fresh and clean and safe for direct contact on the skin.
It is safe to say that Linen Sprays say that Linen Sprays are NOT Room Sprays.
Linen sprays are made of organic or natural ingredients. Rather than containing chemical properties, it contains essential oil and can be used as aromatherapy to provide quality sleep and relaxation.
As a bonus, the essential oil that it contains doesn’t just mask odors. It also has antimicrobial properties
that fight bacteria that cause unpleasant odors. Source: wellnessmama.com
Pros: Safe for direct contact on the skinSafe for the environmentContains natural and organic ingredientsMulti-purpose; can be used as a room spray and a linen sprayContains essential oil; carrying organic properties that are calming and relaxing.
Cons:More expensive than regular room spraysNot as easily accessible as conventional room sprays
To easily understand the pros and cons between a room spray and a linen spray, we've broken down a summary chart below. Depending on your preferences and priorities in upgrading your room, you can take note of which of the two suits you better.
In essence, it all boils down to being able to have a great smelling space while reaping the benefits of relaxation.
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