Healthline's selections of the best air purifiers for allergies are the Dyson Pure Cool purifier fan, the Molekule Air Mini+Honeywell HPA100 HEPA air purifier, the BISSELL air320 intelligent air purifier, the RabbitAir MinusA2 ultra-quiet HEPA air purifier, the Levoit intelligent air purifier Core 400S. If you're on a budget and need an air purifier to combat allergy symptoms, the GermGuardian AC4825E will be an economical purchase that can greatly help you breathe better. This Levoit model combines intelligent functionality with impressive filtering power, thanks to the connectivity of its smartphone and a true HEPA filter capable of capturing particles as small as 0.3 microns in size. The black color and sleek design of this Bissell purifier give it a high-end professional look, and the three-stage filter can handle allergens, pet hair, smoke and odors with ease.
The type of air filter you use is also important, as some work by capturing and filtering larger allergen particles, such as dust, while others, such as UV purifiers, work better at killing mold and bacteria. Dass says that purifiers with HEPA filters have been the most studied and the only ones that have been shown to filter particles as small as 0.3 micrograms. Affordable air purifiers could be more expensive in the long run if your filters need to be replaced more frequently or even if the filters are expensive or hard to find. This air purifier has a three-stage filtration system with a pre-filter, a True HEPA filter and a highly efficient active carbon filter.