The affordable humidifier comes with an essential oil tray.

By By Jaime Osnato
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Say what you will about the Kardashians, but like the rest of her famous family, Kendall Jenner is hella busy. Between countless fashion spreads, strutting the runway from New York to Paris, and Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the supermodel makes it a point to schedule some serious downtime for R&R. Recently, she told Allure about her nighttime rituals and the importance of her self-care routine, which includes transcendental meditation and a very reasonably priced humidifier you can buy on Amazon for less than $60.

Jenner was first drawn to the Everlasting Comfort Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier (Buy It, $57, amazon.com) because of its sleek, ultra-modern design, which comes in classic black or white. "I liked it because it looked cool, honestly," she said, adding, "and it had a good review on Amazon." More like 2,000+ 5-star reviews!

But what Jenner really loves is the humidifier's aromatherapy feature. With an essential oil tray, the humidifier can distribute essential oils in the mist just like an oil diffuser. And, ICYMI, these trendy oils can do way more than just fill a room with a fragrant aroma. Essential oils have a whole host of health benefits, including helping to relieve migraines and even boosting strength and alertness.

Aromatherapy with essential oils are also the perfect way to zen out, according to Jenner. "I'll throw lavender or eucalyptus in it, then I'll sit and just chill out from the day with my crystals." Studies show that lavender oil is a great tool for de-stressing-it relaxes the muscles, lowers blood pressure, and lowers the cortisol in your bloodstream-making it great for calming anxiety and improving sleep. (Related: The Best Essential Oils You Can Buy On Amazon)

Speaking of catching zzz's, Jenner's fave humidifier runs virtually silent thanks to its ultrasonic technology, so you don't have to worry about an annoying buzzing noise disturbing your zen. (Related: The Best Sleep Sounds, According to Reddit Users)

You don't even need to use the essential oil tray to reap the humidifier's other benefits, though. Adding moisture to the air with a humidifier can help reduce allergy and asthma symptoms, and ease coughing and congestion during cold and flu season. One study even found that using a humidifier might help prevent flu germs from spreading since the humidity makes it harder for these germs to survive.

Lastly, humidifiers are great for your skin. They add much-needed moisture to the air, which is especially beneficial if you're a frequent flyer like Jenner (all that dry, stale plane air can do a doozy on your skin, according to derms) or if you're experiencing flaky, cracked, itchy skin during the winter. And since dryness worsens the appearance of wrinkles, a humidifier can even help you look younger by keeping your skin hydrated, plump, and supple.

Jenner's humidifier pick is particularly awesome because it's so convenient. The humidifier's design is filter-less, so you never have to worry about replacing an expensive filter every few months, which can rack up a hefty price tag at the end of the year. Plus, it can run for 50 hours between water refills and has a safety feature that automatically shuts down the unit when it runs out of water. (Before you buy: How to Safely Use Essential Oil Diffusers)

One Amazon reviewer writes: "The capacity on this thing is huge which is great because I only have to fill it every couple of days. The LED indicator light is very thoughtfully designed and a nice added feature. It makes it easy to know when it's time to refill. I'm definitely buying a second one of these for my bedroom." (For more options, see: Bestselling Essential Oil Diffusers, According to Thousands of Five-Star Amazon Reviews)

So there you have it: All the proof you need that a humidifier is the health and beauty tool your self-care routine is missing. Luckily, if you buy Jenner's $57 pick (with free shipping), you don't have to pull in the supermodel bucks to reap the benefits.

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