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    24 Things That’ll Make You And Your Space Smell Better

    From funky to fresh.

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    1. A bottle of scented toilet spray that'll make sharing a bathroom so much easier. Just a quick spritz is enough to trap unpleasant aromas in the toilet before they spread.

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    "Okay, yes, this has been a long time favorite product at BuzzFeed. But in quarantine, my S.O. and I have moved in together, which means we’ve also started sharing a bathroom on a much more regular basis than before. After a couple of months, it became clear that we needed something that would actually work to cover up poop odor, and STAT. So I turned to this spray-before-you-go essential oil concoction. And yes! It does exactly what is says it does. Thank goodness." —Natalie Brown

    Check out BuzzFeed’s full review of the Poo-Pouri spray (#14 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.50+. Available in 12 scents.

    2. A pack of air purifying bags that'll actually remove the stench from your sweaty clothes and shoes. They’re made with activated charcoal to absorb excess moisture and prevent mould and bacteria.

    A pair of running shoes with air purifying bags in them
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    Plus, they can last up to two years. Just place them outside in the sun once a month for at least one hour to reactivate the charcoal.

    Get a pack of four from Amazon Canada for $19.95.

    3. A bottle of stain and odour eliminator that'll clean old AND new stains, without leaving behind that harsh chemical smell. You can use it on any surface in your home or as an air freshener to banish lingering odours from your space.

    A bottle of odor destroyer being held up in front of a sleeping puppy
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    "I've been fostering a puppy and this has really helped manage the messes she makes around the house. She's peed on the couch and carpeted stairs a few times and this stuff is a real and true lifesaver. It leaves everything smelling fresh and eliminates dark circles around accidents, too."—Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of Nature's Miracle 3-in-1 Odor Destroyer (#6 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.99 (as an add-on item).

    4. A soy wax candle that'll burn as slowly as the steamy romance novel you love reading. It has notes of vanilla, cinnamon, and cream that'll remind you of your favourite baked goods.

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    MalatheBrand is a Vancover-based shop.

    Get it from MalatheBrand on Etsy for $35.

    5. A bottle of cult-favourite dry shampoo that'll transform your hair and scalp from greasy to gorgeous with a quick spray. It'll absorb all the excess oil and dirt in your hair, so it feels and smells fresh.

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    Just spray it on, massage it in, and then brush your hair to remove excess product. Reviewers say it's the best dry shampoo they've tried.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $4.71+ (as an add-on item). Available in two sizes.

    6. A bottle of Febreze fabric spray that'll freshen up your linens in a jiffy. You can use it on your clothes or on things that are harder to wash like furniture, curtains, and carpets.

    A living room with a bottle of Febreze on a coffee table in front of a couch
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

    7. A bouquet that'll fill your space with sweet, sweet scent of fresh flowers. There are dozens of options to choose from and they'll get delivered right to your door.

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    Get a bouquet from 1-800-Flowers $44.99+.

    8. A can of oven cleaner that'll dissolve all the grease stains and dried food residue, so your oven won't smell like burning food when you're cooking. Now you won't have to spend hours scrubbing away at your appliance to get it clean.

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    This oven cleaner is magic in a can. It says you only have to leave it for a couple hours to get the best results, but I kind of forgot about it and didn’t remember until the next morning. But, boy did it work! All the grease and grime came off with a damp cloth and a flick of the wrist. It took me about five minutes to wipe down the entire oven, and as you can see, the results are impressive.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.49.

    9. A natural deodorant spray that'll keep your feet and shoes smelling minty fresh all day, every day, especially if you're super active. The blend of essential oils like peppermint and eucalyptus have aromatherapeutic benefits that'll deodorize, reenergize, and soothe your feet.

    A person's foot lying next to a bottle of deodorant spray
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $15.99.

    10. A diffuser that comes with scented reeds that smell like a breath of fresh air (literally). It's a great alternative to a candle, because it'll fill your space with a light fragrance without using fire or hot wax.

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    Get it from Indigo for $19.50 (available in two scents) or from Amazon Canada for $19.50+ (available in two scents).

    11. A little penguin that you can fill with baking soda to keep your refrigerator smelling fresh AF. It won't take up a lot of space, and it'll look way cuter in your fridge than a box of baking soda.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    12. A set of stainless steel tongue scrapers that'll reduce the amount of toxins and bacteria that build up in your mouth. You can adjust the fit so you can easily reach the back of your mouth. Reviewers say their mouths feel cleaner and that it’s really helped with their bad breath.

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    They're easy to clean, rustproof, and will last a lot longer than plastic versions.

    Get a set of two from Amazon Canada for $8.49.

    13. A high-efficiency air purifier that'll keep your air clean as heck. It has a smart filter that'll remove common household allergens like pet dander, smelly mould, and smoke from the air, so you can breathe easy.

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    The air purifier has a built-in replacement feature that'll remind you when the filter needs to be changed (about every six to eight months).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $139.99. Available in two colours.

    14. A small candle that'll help you relax by filling your space with a soothing scent (there are seven to choose from). It'll burn for up to 50 hours and it comes in a beautiful glass jar that you can reuse once you've finished burning it.

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    Get it from Simons for $44. Available in seven scents.

    15. A pack of vegan mints that'll refresh your breath in seconds. They're made with only three ingredients, and reviewers say they're great for settling their stomachs and calming their heartburn, too.

    A small tin of breath mints on a counter
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    Get six packs from Amazon Canada for $24.99. Available in three flavours and an assorted multipack.

    16. A bottle of scented spray that'll refresh your space with a spritz or two. It'll get rid of any lingering odours in your home and replace them with a fruity and floral scent.

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    Get it from Simons for $12. Available in six scents.

    17. A bottle of Black Opium perfume by Yves Saint Laurent that'll become your new signature scent. It has notes of black coffee, white flowers, and vanilla that create a warm and spicy fragrance you won't be able to resist.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $38+. Available in four sizes.

    18. This foot spray that'll cover your trotters in a fine mist of refreshing peppermint essential oils to cool and revive to your tired feet. Just spritz this over your tootsies for a dose of minty-freshness whenever you need it.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $12.

    19. A stone diffuser that'll release a relaxing blend of essential oils into your space. It'll last up to eight hours on a full tank of water, but you can also set a timer.

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    "I am a big candle fan, but the ones I love are super expensive, so nowadays I like to get my aromatherapy on in other ways. Yes, she costs a pretty penny, but she is worth every dang cent. It's pretty small, meaning up it doesn't take up too much real estate, but packs a huge punch when it comes to scent. I would recommend pairing it with some Vitruvi essential oils — they're super potent and you'll feel like a chemist coming up with your own scents (I'm really into lavender, grapefruit, and cedarwood ATM)."—Alice Prendergast

    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Vitruvi Stone Diffuser (#5 on the list).

    Get it from Indigo for $119. Available in four colours.

    20. A bottle of Gucci Bloom perfume that'll have you smelling like an actual garden all day long. It has notes of tuberose, jasmine, and Rangoon creeper to create a light, but fragrant floral scent.

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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $41+. Available in three sizes.

    21. A soy wax candle that'll banish pet-related odours from your space. Reviewers say the scent is pleasant without being overpowering and it definitely does its job of removing unpleasant smells.

    A candle in a glass jar surrounded with fruit
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    It's non toxic, so you won't have to worry about releasing harmful chemicals or allergens into the air.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $34.99+. Available in 22 scents.

    22. A diaper pail that has a carbon filter on the lid to trap odours before they escape. It won't take up a lot of space and has a minimalist design that'll look good in any room in your house.

    A diaper pail next to a crib and dresser
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    The refill bags are super easy to change out and can hold up to 270 newborn diapers.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $44.97+. Available in two colours.

    23. A fragrant pillow spray that'll send you off to dream land with a soothing blend of lavender, vetiver, and wild chamomile. The essentials oils will help relax your body and mind, so you can get your beauty sleep.

    A person holding a bottle of pillow spray
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $34.

    24. And finally, a plug-in air freshener that'll do the spraying for you. It'll switch between two scents, so you'll never get bored of the fragrance.

    Two air freshening plug-ins plugged into outlets
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $5.99.

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