Allergies Who? 7 Air Purifiers To Buy For Spring

Karina Hoshikawa
·2 min read

The transition from winter to spring feels like a new beginning, especially this year with the vaccine rollout forging forth. But, despite this sunnier horizon, seasonal allergies are still finding a way to bring us down. Not all is lost because there's a gadget that can help clear the air, literally. We spoke with an expert to get the full scoop on air purifiers and how exactly they can work to fight off those pesky spring sniffles.

"[Air purifiers] are helpful for larger particle allergens like animal dander and mold," Dr. Purvi Parikh, MD, allergist with Allergy & Asthma Network tells Refinery29. "They can filter dust mites and pollens as well." Her surefire recommendation for finding the right one? "Make sure you use one with HEPA [high-efficiency particulate air] technology," she says, which means it is designed to remove at least 99.97% of airborne particles with a size of 0.3 microns.

One more thing to keep in mind is that, in this case, size does matter: "[What model best fits your needs] depends on how large the area you are filtering," Parikh explains. "The bedroom is one of the most important rooms to filter since we all spend a lot of time at home, but I would also filter the space you work in most."

Ahead, shop seven top-reviewed options that will have you saying "allergies who?" this season.

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<br><br><strong>Dyson</strong> Pure Cool TP01 purifying fan, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dyson.com%2Fair-treatment%2Fpurifiers%2Fdyson-pure-cool-link%2Fdyson-pure-cool-tower-tp01-iron-silver" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Dyson" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Dyson</a><br><br><strong>Dyson</strong> Pure Cool AM11 Purifier - Refurbished, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nordstromrack.com%2Fs%2Fn2834194" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Nordstrom Rack" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Nordstrom Rack</a>


Dyson Pure Cool TP01 purifying fan, $, available at Dyson

Dyson Pure Cool AM11 Purifier - Refurbished, $, available at Nordstrom Rack
<br><br><strong>Molekule</strong> Air Mini, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmolekule.com%2Fair-purifier-mini" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Molekule" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Molekule</a>


Molekule Air Mini, $, available at Molekule
<br><br><strong>Blueair</strong> Blue Pure 411 Auto Small Room Air Purifier, $, available at <a href="https://amzn.to/3x1vJFF" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Blueair Blue Pure 411 Auto Small Room Air Purifier, $, available at Amazon
<br><br><strong>Coway</strong> Mighty Smarter HEPA Air Purifier, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bedbathandbeyond.com%2Fstore%2Fproduct%2Fcoway-ap-1512hh-mighty-smarter-hepa-air-purifier-with-eco-mode%2F3316634%3F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Bed Bath & Beyond" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Bed Bath & Beyond</a>


Coway Mighty Smarter HEPA Air Purifier, $, available at Bed Bath & Beyond
<br><br><strong>Bissell</strong> air320 Smart Air Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters, $, available at <a href="https://amzn.to/2OSmFBZ" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Bissell air320 Smart Air Purifier with HEPA and Carbon Filters, $, available at Amazon
<br><br><strong>Levoit</strong> Air Purifier for Home Allergies, $, available at <a href="https://amzn.to/3uRBML3" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Amazon" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Amazon</a>


Levoit Air Purifier for Home Allergies, $, available at Amazon
<br><br><strong>Germ Guardian</strong> AC4100 HEPA Filter Small Air Purifier, $, available at <a href="https://go.skimresources.com/?id=30283X879131&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.chewy.com%2Fgerm-guardian-ac4100-hepa-filter%2Fdp%2F229780%3F" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Chewy" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Chewy</a>


Germ Guardian AC4100 HEPA Filter Small Air Purifier, $, available at Chewy

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