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Every time I caught a cold as a kid, my parents would drag out their clunky vaporizer, fill it with water in the bathroom, and warn me to stay away from the hot steam coming out the top. I knew that humidifiers helped relieve my cough and stuffy nose, but I didn't realize how much they have improved over the years. Seriously, these tiny, sleek machines could be confused for home decor nowadays! Now that I have kids of my own — and we are in the midst of a global pandemic — it's time to give humidifiers another try. I've researched the highest-rated, best-reviewed, coolest humidifiers of 2020, so you can shop your favorite. All of these will add moisture to the air to help soothe dry skin, a sore throat, and congestion, so you can shop easily, picking out the one that works best for your home.