18 of My Favorite Things From Young Living

18 OF MY FAVORITE THINGS FROM YOUNG LIVING

My birthday is on August 18th and I thought it would be fun to blog about 18 of my must-have things from Young Living. I love the essential oils in the Premium Starter Kit, but when you’re ready to branch out, here are some of my faves beyond the kit. Hint… Many of my faves are oil infused products from Young Living! Ready? Here we go! :)

  • #1) Pure Protein Complete
    • Pure Protein Complete is one heck of a good protein powder. It comes in two flavors: Vanilla Spice (item #3301) or Chocolate Deluxe (item #3298).  Pssst… The Chocolate Deluxe is the BOMB!!! I like to add 1 scoop to 8 ounces vanilla almond milk each morning (you’ll get 36 breakfasts per bag this way).
  • #2) Gary’s True Einkorn Grit Granola
    • This is the BEST granola you will ever eat! THE BEST!!!! You can buy just one pack (item #5751), or you can buy it as a three pack for a bit of a discount (item #19501). Just go ahead and get the three pack right away… You can thank me later! :)
  • #3) Savvy Minerals Makeup
    • Have you heard? Young Living now has their very own makeup line, Savvy Minerals!!! Savvy Minerals makeup is free of harsh-chemicals, nano particles, fillers, bismuth, talc, parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, and petrochemicals! It contains pure minerals, and is made in the USA (except the brushes, which are made in Italy). There’s foundation, bronzer, blush, eyeshadow, veil, eyeliner, multitasker, misting spray, lip gloss, lipstick, and brushes (even more makeup is coming soon)! Click HERE to see a PDF color swatch of the makeup line.
  • #4) Lip Balm
    • Young Living offers three lip balms: Lavender (item # 5203), Cinnamint (item #5150), and Grapefruit (item # 5178). I often buy these for myself, but they also make great gifts! Each lip balm does a great job of protecting, repairing, and moisturizing lips.
  • #5) Thieves Household Cleaner
    • There’s a TON of ways you can use this all purpose cleaner, but the most typical way to use it is to add 1 ounce of Thieves Household Cleaner to 30 ounces of water in a spray bottle and use it clean any surface of your home (think kitchen, bathroom, floors, windows, etc). One bottle of Thieves Household Cleaner makes 14 spray bottles of ready to use cleaner (at just $1.50 each)! This stuff is safe for kids and pets, more affordable, and just as (if not more effective) than your store-bought cleaner. Plus it smells amazing! You can order a 14.4 ounce bottle of concentrate (item #3743) or a 64 ounce bottle of concentrate for a bit of a discount (item #4475).
  • #6) Deep Relief Roll-on
    • Anytime I’m experiencing tension or overworked muscles, THIS is the stuff I grab! I love Deep Relief (item #3534) because it’s super strong (which means it works) and it comes in a roll-on so you can literally just grab it out of your purse or backpack and roll it where you are experiencing occasional tension and discomfort. Get this if you don’t have it yet!!
  • #7) Satin Facial Scrub, Mint
    • This minty facial scrub is a water-based exfoliant that contains jojoba oil, mango butter, MSM, aloe, and Peppermint essential oil to minimize the appearance of pores and invigorate the skin. At just $16.25 (item# 3735), you’ll be amazed how well this works and how long this stuff lasts! My skin loves this facial scrub!!
  • #8) Orange Blossom Facial Wash
    • Orange Blossom Facial Wash (item #5136) is a gentle, non abrasive cleanser that removes dirt and makeup without stripping the skin of its natural oils. This cleanser is ultra concentrated, so I like to dilute 2 tablespoons of facial wash in an 8 ounce foaming hand soap dispenser and fill the rest of it up with water. You’ll get 4 containers of face wash for just $5.00 each! You gotta love clearer and healthier skin!
  • #9) Inner Defense
    • Inner Defense (item #3295) is a liquid softgel that supports the immune and respiratory system. Take 1 Inner Defense capsule daily in the morning or take 1 capsule 3-5 times daily when the body is stressed. You’ll definitely want this around with the school year right around the corner!
  • #10) Thieves Toothpaste
    • There are three different kinds of Thieves Toothpaste: Thieves AromaBright (my fave; item #3039 and #5351), Thieves Dentarome Plus (item #3738), and Thieves Dentarome Ultra (item #3744). Each contains no fluoride, synthetic dyes, or preservatives. Your teeth will never feel cleaner! You’ll see why this toothpaste upgrade is worth it when you discover that your regular toothpaste leaves a yucky film on your teeth that you’ll never want to go back to. Use one of these toothpastes alone, or kick it up a notch by adding a drop of Orange essential oil each time you brush your teeth. Your chompers deserve the very best!
  • #11) Ortho Sport Massage Oil
    • Ortho Sport Massage Oil (item #3032) has a warming sensation and I like to apply it to my legs after a run. We also apply a few pumps to our dog’s old hips at night – it definitely helps him feel better! Ortho Sport it is similar to Ortho Ease Massage Oil, only Ortho Sport has a higher phenol content and the warming sensation is stronger.
  • #12) Bar Soaps
    • I know what you’re thinking… “Bar Soap? Gross and No!” Seriously though, just humor me! You will be so amazed that a natural, “boring” bar soap cleans so well, leaves you smelling fresher than ever before (P.S. that freshness lasts all day), and doesn’t dry your skin out. These soaps are less expensive than a body wash from Bath & Body Works and are better for you than most store-bought body washes and soaps. There’s several to choose from, but my faves are the Thieves (item #3679) and Peppermint Cedarwood (item #3677). You’ll never go back to your store-bought body wash again!
  • #13) Life 9 Probiotic
    • Life 9 (item #18299) is a proprietary, high-potency probiotic that combines 17 billion live cultures from 9 beneficial bacteria strains. A high quality probiotic is one of the best ways to support a healthy digestive system. Don’t forget that the digestive system is considered the second brain and therefore plays a VERY large role in our mood and immune system.
  • #14) Thieves Laundry Soap
    • With a plant-based formula, Thieves Laundry Soap (item #5349) gently and naturally washes your clothes, leaving them truly clean without any chemical and synthetic residue. Natural enzymes and powerful essential oils add to the formula’s strength, leaving your clothes fresh and clean with a light citrus scent. Thieves Laundry Soap can be used in all washers, including high-efficiency, and its highly concentrated formula will handle approximately 64 loads with just 32 ounces. For $0.45 a load (in a high-efficiency washing machine), you can eliminate a top pollutant in your home and a major threat to your health and wellness.
  • #15) Thieves Spray
    • Thieves Spray is always in my purse, backpack, or office at work. I use it to spray down door handles, toilet seats, shopping cart handles, restaurant tables, the air, or anything else with a “gross factor.” I’ve even sprayed my arm pits with it when I’ve gotten a little stinky during the day LOL! This is a perfect on-the-go cleanser! You can buy one (item #3265) or a three pack (#3266).
  • #16) Thieves Dish Soap
    • I never thought dish soap was toxic (I mean, hello…. We basically ingest that stuff)! BUT it is toxic!!! Seriously, look it up on the Think Dirty app or the EWG’s cleaner database. What you’ll find is actually quite gross! Thieves Dish Soap (item # 5350) effectively cleans your dishes (yes, it has degreasing power) without SLS, dyes, SLES, formaldehyde, phosphates, or synthetic perfumes. I’ll pay more all day long for a product that won’t poison me! :)
  • #17) Master Formula
    • I started taking Master Formula (item # 5292) about 2 months ago when I was feeling like I was deficient in something, but couldn’t quite put my finger on what it was. Heck, I’m a dietitian and I didn’t even know where to begin as far as what vitamin or mineral to start taking based on how I was feeling! WOW… I feel amazing now that I’ve been taking this high quality mutivitamin and mineral supplement!! Master Formula is appropriate for males and females 12 years of age and older. It’s packed full of some serious goodness (click HERE to see the label). Did you know that all of Young Living’s supplements are infused with essential oils? Normal bioavailability of supplemental vitamins and minerals is 15-30% (this means that your body only absorbs 15-30% of that vitamin or mineral), BUT when you put essential oils with it, it increases the bioavailability to 60-80%!!!!!
  • #18) ART Light Moisturizer
    • The ART Light Moisturizer is the best moisturizer I have ever used! Seriously!! Its age refining technology is non toxic and hydrating, yet so light feeling that you hardly know you have lotion on your face! It is available separately (item #5362) or as the complete ART skincare system (item #5363).

Boom! There ya go! If you end up swapping out some of your current store-bought products for Young Living’s safe alternatives, be sure to consider enrolling in the Essential Rewards (ER) program (where you can pick the products you want to order every month AND earn up to 25% back on all of your ER orders)!! Click HERE to learn more.

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Young Living August 2017 Promotion

Young Living August 2017 Promotion

Check out the FREEBIES from Young Living for August 2017! August’s promotion is all about going back to school. :) Just look at all of the KidScents essential oils you can get with a 300 PV order!! WOWZA!! You can receive these free products as a Retail Customer or Wholesale Member, but you’ll receive more free stuff if you are a Wholesale Member and enrolled in the Essential Rewards program.

  • Place a 100 PV (about $100) Essential Rewards order and receive a FREE 5-ml bottle of Lemon Vitality.
  • Place a 190 PV (about $190) order and receive a FREE 15-ml bottle of Citrus Fresh. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 5-ml bottle of Envision and 5-ml bottle of Lemon Vitality.
  • Place a 250 PV (about $250) order and receive a FREE 15-ml bottle of  Clarity and 15-ml bottle of Citrus Fresh. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 5-ml bottle of Envision and 5-ml bottle of Lemon Vitality.
  • Place a 300 PV (about $300) order and receive a FREE a collection of the KidScents essential oils (5-ml SniffleEase, Owie, TummyGize, GeneYus, and SleepyIze – WOW!!!!!!!), 15-ml bottle of  Clarity, and 15-ml bottle of Citrus Fresh. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 5-ml bottle of Envision and 5-ml bottle of Lemon Vitality.

*This promotion is for the USA. For Canada’s promotion, click HERE. For Australia’s promotion, click HERE. You may place up to two qualifying orders. If you forgot how to place an order with your 24% wholesale discount, click HERE. For details on the Essential Rewards (ER) program, click HERE.

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Balancing Stress and Emotions with Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Stress and Emotions Class

Hi there! My name is Sarah Biskobing. I am a Registered Dietitian and I have been helping people recover from their eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder) since 2008. Additionally, for the past three and a half years, I have been teaching others how to support their physical health and emotional well-being with essential oils. Lately, I have been working on combining these two passions by teaching essential oils classes at local mental health clinics. Below you’ll find a section from my class that I just put together. You’ll learn about the limbic system of the brain, how chronic stress affects the body and mind, and how essential oils can have a physiological impact in the body to support our emotional well-being. Enjoy! I hope you learn a lot!! :)

If you’re ready to get started with essential oils, click the graphic below. The oils in the Premium Starter Kit are the best way to get started for managing stress, balancing emotions, and supporting your physical health.

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Toxin Free & Safe Makeup—Savvy Minerals By Young Living

Savvy Minerals Makeup Overview

Have you heard? Young Living now has their very own makeup line, Savvy Minerals!!! Savvy Minerals makeup is free of harsh-chemicals, nano particles, fillers, bismuth, talc, parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances, and petrochemicals! It contains pure minerals, and is made in the USA (except the brushes, which are coming soon and are made in Italy). The lip gloss is even infused with Peppermint essential oil! More makeup will be coming out throughout the year, including mascara (which will be infused with essential oils)!! Eeek!! I am beyond excited about all of this—you can check out all of the new makeup below (as well as a few tutorial videos)!! You may also want to join this Facebook group to learn even more: Inside Out—Natural, Savvy Beauty.

**If you’re interested in purchasing Savvy Minerals makeup, join Young Living as a no strings attached Wholesale Member (for as little as $45) by clicking HERE (trust me, you’ll save a lot of money by getting a wholesale membership vs paying retail). I also give gifts away when you join through me! :)

Foundation: $44.00

Savvy Minerals Foundation

Savvy Minerals Foundation Colors

Bronzer: $27.75

Savvy Minerals Bronzer

Blush: $27.75

Savvy Minerals Blush

Eye Shadow: $15.25

  • Residual (#20785)
  • Best Kept Secret [Matte] (#20782)
  • Spoiled (#20784)
  • Crushin’ (#20896)
  • Diffused (#20894)
  • Unscripted (#20895)
  • Determined (#20781)

Savvy Minerals Eyeshadow

Eye Liner: $15.25

  • Jet Setter (#20791)

Multi Tasker: $20.75

  • Dark (#20794)

Veil: $45.00

  • Diamond Dust – Large (#20793)

Savvy Minerals EYELINER MULTI TASKER VEIL

Misting Spray: $15.00

  • Misting Spray (#21397)

Savvy Minerals Misting Spray

Lip Gloss: $27.50

Savvy Minerals Lip Gloss

Lipstick: $22.75

  • Uptown Girl (#21296)

Savvy Minerals Lipstick

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Young Living July 2017 Promotion

Young Living July 2017 Promotion

Check out the FREEBIES from Young Living for the month of July!!

  • Place a 100 PV (about $100) Essential Rewards order and receive a FREE 5-ml bottle of Lavender Vitality.
  • Place a 190 PV (about $190) order and receive a FREE 15-ml bottle of Fennel. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Thieves and 5-ml bottle of Lavender Vitality.
  • Place a 250 PV (about $250) order and receive a FREE 10-ml RutaVaLa roll-on and 15-ml bottle of Fennel. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Thieves and 5-ml bottle of Lavender Vitality.
  • Place a 300 PV (about $300) order and receive a FREE box of Essentialzymes-4 supplement, 10-ml RutaVaLa roll-on, and 15-ml bottle of Fennel. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Thieves and 5-ml bottle of Lavender Vitality.

*This promotion is for the USA. For Canada’s promotion, click HERE. For Australia’s promotion, click HERE. You may place up to two qualifying orders. If you forgot how to place an order with your 24% wholesale discount, click HERE. For details on the Essential Rewards (ER) program, click HERE.

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living essential oils. The statements made and the products mentioned on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Please read the full disclaimer here.

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Young Living June 2017 Promotion

Young Living June 2017 Promotion

Check out the FREEBIES from Young Living for June 2017! June’s promotion is all about summer and traveling. :) You can receive these free products as a Retail Customer or Wholesale Member, but you’ll receive more free stuff if you are a Wholesale Member and enrolled in the Essential Rewards program.

  • Place a 100 PV (about $100) Essential Rewards order and receive a FREE 5-ml bottle of Spearmint Vitality.
  • Place a 190 PV (about $190) order and receive a FREE 15-ml bottle of Cypress. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Patchouli and 5-ml bottle of Spearmint Vitality.
  • Place a 250 PV (about $250) order and receive a FREE 5-ml bottle of  AromaEase and 15-ml bottle of Cypress. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Patchouli and 5-ml bottle of Spearmint Vitality.
  • Place a 300 PV (about $300) order and receive a FREE box of NingXia Nitro, 15-ml bottle of En-r-Gee, 5-ml bottle of  AromaEase, and 15-ml bottle of Cypress. If your order is an Essential Rewards order, you will ALSO receive a 15-ml bottle of Patchouli and 5-ml bottle of Spearmint Vitality.

*This promotion is for the USA. For Canada’s promotion, click HERE. For Australia’s promotion, click HERE. You may place up to two qualifying orders. If you forgot how to place an order with your 24% wholesale discount, click HERE. For details on the Essential Rewards (ER) program, click HERE.

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Essential Oils for Pregnant Mamas and Babies

If you’re wondering what Young Living essential oils and oil infused products are good options for pregnant mamas and babies, this is the blog post for you! :)

Oils for Moms-To-Be and Babies Header

One of the top complaints during pregnancy is being nauseous. One of the things that can help keep this at bay is snacking regularly. Young Living’s Pure Protein Complete can be a great choice as it’s a clean and comprehensive protein supplement. It comes in two flavors, Vanilla Spice or Chocolate Deluxe. Both flavors taste super yummy in a smoothie or mixed with vanilla almond milk! Ginger Vitality essential oil can also help settle your stomach (just as ginger gum can). Try adding a drop of Ginger Vitality to a capsule with carrier oil or to a glass of water. If you don’t want to ingest it, try applying 1-2 drops of Ginger essential oil to the stomach and abdomen.

Snacking and Ginger Essential Oil for Nausea

When your baby bump starts growing, your skin can get a little itchy from stretching. Rather than using some of the other moisturizing products on the market that don’t necessarily have the best ingredients, you can make your own (for a lot less)! Below you’ll find a recipe for a DIY body butter that contains shea butter, coconut oil, almond oil, and Lavender and Frankincense essential oil (two of the top skin supporting oils).

Body Butter Recipe for Pregnancy

Another common complaint during pregnancy is trouble sleeping at night. Incorporating essential oils into your routine can help you relax before bed and promote a good nights rest. Tranquil Roll-on and Peace & Calming (I and II) are two favorites. Both can be applied topically to the wrists, back of neck, behind the ears, and/or on the bottom of the feet. Peace & Calming can also be diffused.

Essential Oils for Sleep During Pregnancy

Sometimes pregnant moms and new moms need a little mood lifter and citrus oils are some of the best ones to use. A combo of Tangerine, Grapefruit, Lemon, and Bergamot essential oil make a great diffuser blend. You may also want to make your own happy roll-on with Joy, Grapefruit, and Bergamot essential oil in a 10-ml roller bottle with carrier oil (which can be rolled onto the wrists, back of neck, behind the ears, and/or on the bottom of the feet). *Note: All of these oils are photosensitive and should be applied at night or to areas that will not be exposed when outside during the day.

Oils for Mood During Pregnancy

Staying active during pregnancy is important, but it can become difficult as the baby gets bigger. An Epsom salt bath with oils like Frankincense and Copaiba can really help ease muscle tension and relax your body. You may also want to make your own muscle roll-on with Frankincense, Copaiba, and Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil in a 10-ml roller bottle with carrier oil. Simply roll your blend on tired muscles as needed.

Essential Oils for Exercise During Pregnancy

There are a few oily products you may want to keep handy in your diaper bag. Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier, KidScents Tender Tush (use to moisturize and soothe baby’s bottom), and Thieves Spray and Thieves Wipes (use to quickly clean changing tables, shopping carts, restaurant tables and chairs, etc) are some favorites.

Essential Oils and Products for Diaper Bag

Some popular baby products (*sigh…) have been in the news lately because of their harmful ingredients (seriously, look them up on the Think Dirty app). Instead of gifting yourself or a new mom with those dangerous conventional products, you may want to consider safe alternatives like Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier, KidScents Tender Tush, KidScents Bath Gel and Lotion, and Gentle Baby essential oil. Gentle Baby supports the skin (many moms use it daily on their stomachs with carrier oil or a natural lotion after birth). Gentle Baby can also be diffused and applied topically to mom and/or baby to help calm, relax, and promote bonding.

Essential Oils for Baby Shower

The most important thing to be aware of when using oils on a baby is that you will need to greatly dilute that essential oil (far more than what the label says) before applying it to their skin. Aromatherapists, reference guides, and essential oil users often have different opinions on topical dilution ratios to use. Below are some suggested ratios, which include diluting an essential oil in 10-ml (or 2 teaspoons) of carrier oil and then applying a small amount of that dilution to your baby. For even more conservative dilution ratios (as well as other very conservative safety recommendations), check out my safety and usage section. Some additional essential oil safety guidelines for babies from Young Living can be found HERE*Note: Young Living’s KidScents line of essential oils are pre-diluted for ages 2+. The KidScents essential oils should be diluted further for use on babies or for use on children with sensitive skin.

Diluting Essential Oils on Babies and Children

Every new mom wants their baby to sleep at night, right?! :) Lavender and KidScents SleepyIze essential oil can be used to help calm your baby down before bed. Either can be applied to mom’s skin before snuggle time. Additionally, when diluted properly (as noted above), one of these can be applied to the bottom of your baby’s feet at bedtime.

Essential Oils for Babies and Sleep

Soothing a crying baby is rarely an easy task. Peace & Calming (I or II) and Stress Away are some great oils to calm baby and mamma (remember, your baby picks up on your emotions and energy). Both oils can be diffused, but if you don’t have a diffuser, a few drops of essential oil can be added to warm water and inhaled. Many moms like to massage the back of their neck with Stress Away after a hard day. You can make your own calm mamma roll-on by adding 20 drops of Stress Away to a 10-ml roller bottle with carrier oil.

Essential Oils for Crying Baby

Calming a baby’s tummy can be challenging at times. Ginger and KidScents TummyGize essential oil can really help. Add one or a combo of these oils to a 10-ml roller bottle using the dilution ratios above and roll on your baby’s tummy as needed.

Essential Oils for Baby Tummy

Lavender and Melrose are great essential oils to support your baby’s skin. Try adding a drop of either essential oils to a container of natural lotion or body butter for some skin soothing and cleansing properties.

Essential Oils for Baby Skin

Diffusers are one of the best additions to a baby’s room. Diffusing 1-3 drops of Myrtle or KidScents SniffleEase essential oil can cleanse the air and help keep your baby healthy.

Essential Oils to Cleanse the Air in Baby Room

Teething can be a very challenging time for babies. Frankincense and Copaiba essential oil can help soothe a baby’s gums during this time. One to three drops of either of these vitality oils can be diluted in 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and then a small dab of that dilution can be applied to a baby’s gums (*hint, Copaiba tastes better). A more conservative approach (as some may view this as controversial) is to dilute and apply a small amount to the baby’s jaw line (instead of the gums).

Essential Oils to Use While Teething

I know I mentioned KidScents Tender Tush above, but this stuff is so awesome that it deserves a special shout out! Tender Tush can replace a traditional diaper balm, which may not contain the safest ingredients.

Natural Diaper Balm

If you have kids, you know that things can get dirty, quickly and often, right?! Thieves Household Cleaner is an all-purpose cleaner that is safe to use around everyone in your family, including children and pets. To use, add 1 ounce of Thieves Household Cleaner to 30 ounces of water in a spray bottle, and clean any surface of your home. One bottle of Thieves Household Cleaner makes 14 spray bottles of ready to use cleaner (at just $1.50 each)! This stuff is safe, more affordable, and just as (if not more effective) than your store-bought cleaner. Plus it smells amazing! Another cleaning tip is to add 1-3 drops of Purification essential oil to a cotton ball and place in the bottom of the garbage can or diaper pail to help eliminate odors.

Safe Household Cleaner and Essential Oil for Odors

A diffuser as well as a lot of the essential oils mentioned above (Frankincense, Copaiba, Purification, Lavender, and Stress Away) come in the Premium Starter Kit. If you have this kit, you are already in a really great place to start using oils on yourself and your baby! If you don’t have your own kit, but you would like to learn more, click HERE or on the graphic below.

Young Living Premium Starter Kit

Essential oil usage is a personal choice. You will never find hard-and-fast rules. Aromatherapists, reference guides, and essential oil users often have different opinions on if and which essential oils are safe to use during pregnancy and on babies and young children (as well as the topical dilution ratios to use). Start slow, only do what you are comfortable with, and consider consulting a professional and/or doctor if you plan to use essential oils during pregnancy or on babies and young children.

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