The worst kitchen smells (bacon & Brussels sprouts included) will be gone in no time with the Lampe Berger, a pretty and powerful kitchen odor remover.
The lovely French Lampe Berger is a pretty and powerful kitchen odor remover that I turn to anytime I have kitchen odors that I need to get rid of quickly and completely.
These savvy little French lamps serve a dual purpose. First, they are pretty and decorative, making a wonderful accessory for a kitchen vignette (more on vignettes here). Second, these lamps remove odors and purify air, whereas candles add fragrance to a room. The Lamp Berger is a good way to get air fresh and pure before lighting a candle.
Why I bought a Lampe Berger: I stumbled upon a Lampe Berger clearance sale at one of my favorite stores in Homewood. A helpful sales lady in the store took time to show me how to use the lamp (there is a tiny learning curve) and assured me that it worked. So I took advantage of the sale to try one out, and I’ve been a fan ever since.
How does a Lampe Berger work? The Lampe Berger is a catalytic burner. Diffusion by catalysis truly destroys the molecules responsible for undesirable smells. In this way, perfuming is fast, consistent and long-lasting in a room even when it is large in volume.
I’ve used the Lampe Berger for years, and it has worked beautifully for me. It removes (rather than masks) strong smells in roughly 20 minutes. I routinely cook Brussels sprouts, bacon, and other strong smelling foods, and I rid the kitchen of odor with my Lampe Berger. I used to use a scented oil, but now I use the neutral.
Lampe Berger doesn’t have to be used just in kitchens. Once lit, it can be carried to various rooms and left until odors are neutralized or removed. I’ve never had to leave it in a room for more than 20 minutes for it to work.
Where to buy a Lampe Berger.
I’ve seen Lampe Bergers in some of my favorite local boutiques and specialty shops. For online ordering, you can shop amazon or Bed Bath and Beyond. I link to some of the Lamp Berger products that I have below.
Steps for Using a Lampe Berger:
- Remove cap and wick from diffuser.
- Pour a small amount of fragrance into the diffuser.
- Place wick back into diffuser, pressing wick firmly into place.
- Set timer for 20 minutes; this allows wick to absorb fragrance.
- When timer goes off, light wick. Set timer for 2 minutes.
- After 2 minutes, blow out wick.
- Place open decorative cap on top of wick. Place diffuser wherever desired.
- When done, place closed cap on top of wick to stop the diffuser.
Once the Lampe Berger cleans and purifies the air, you should be good to go with your favorite fragrance. I wrote about my old favorite fragrance (you can read about it in How to Make Your Home Smell Like Anthropologie All the Time), Capri Blue Volcano. That was years ago, before my kitchen makeover from dark to light, so a lot has changed since then, including my favorite fragrance.
My current fragrance crushhttps://www.familysavvy.com/kitchen-makeover-dark-light/ is Thymes Frasier Fir, and not just during holidays. Yes, the fragrance smells like the most luscious Christmas tree ever. But year round, it just smells clean. Fresh. Crisp. I am one who cleans with Pine-Sol, so I suppose that could be part of my obsession. Either way, I use several forms of Frasier Fir to layer the fragrance.
Please leave comments if you have a Lampe Berger. If so, do you agree that it stomps out odors like a beast? Anyone weigh in who has an opinion or another option for kitchen smells. As always, thanks so much for stopping by. Be blessed, and stay savvy!!!