DIY men’s cologne

Some men live to conquer Mount Everest and wrestle polar bears, and some would rather roll down hills and make balloon animals with the kids. Whatever your day job or hobbies, this DIY men’s cologne will help you find the fragrance that captures the best version of yourself, whether that be Indiana Jones or James Bond. Making cologne from essential …

Sun up to sun down: 30 ways to use essential oils throughout your day

Maybe you’ve mastered cooking with Vitality oils or are a pro at using essential oils in your skin care routine, but did you know you can find Young Living essential oil uses for every hour of the day? We’ve created a sun up to sun down essential oil guide that gets you through the day the YL way! Rise and …

Seed to Seal: Happy Pili Tree Farm

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here       At the 2018 International Grand Convention Happy Pili Tree Farm in the Bicol Region of the Philippines was recently announced as Young Living’s newest partner farm. Chosen for its ethical and conscientious harvesting methods, Happy Pili Tree Farm is headed by long-time organic farming advocate, Rosalina Tan, who oversees the innovation …

17 reasons you need Tea Tree oil in your life

With a crisp, earthy scent and proven cleansing properties, Melaleuca alternifolia, also known as Tea Tree essential oil, is not only one of Young Living’s most popular essential oils but is also one of the most versatile! Native to Australia, Tea Tree essential oil uses are popular for skin care, overall cleansing, and more. Whether you want healthier-looking skin and …

Quiz: Which carrier oil is right for you?

With DIY beauty recipes trending like crazy, the dozens of carrier oil options can get overwhelming. When it comes to hair masks, is it better to use shea butter or olive oil? If you want to use an oil that’s odorless, which one will get the job done? How about the most moisturizing carrier oil possible—is that jojoba oil or …

Legacy Gary Member Stories – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Since Gary Young’s passing, we have put a lot of thought into how to continue the D. Gary Young blog. We wanted to foster a stalwart commitment to Gary’s legacy, so we asked members to think of a fond memory of their time working with him on projects, on travels, at one of the farms, or in another setting, to share those memories …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: SANDALWOOD

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, sandalwood, myrrh, onycha, spikenard, rose of Sharon, myrtle, hyssop, galbanum, …

10 ways to use Northern Lights Black Spruce

Northern Lights Black Spruce essential oil offers a surprisingly sweet and reliably refreshing aroma. It’s like the friendly, northern cousin of other popular natural essential oils: Sandalwood, Frankincense, and Copaiba. Born and raised on the Northern Lights Farm in British Columbia, this Canadian essential oil is robust and complex, from the first whiff of warm, sweet wood to the deeper, …

Legacy Gary Member Stories – Wild West Fun

Since Gary Young’s passing, we have put a lot of thought into how to continue the D. Gary Young blog. We wanted to foster a stalwart commitment to Gary’s legacy, so we asked members to think of a fond memory of their time working with him on projects, on travels, at one of the farms, or in another setting, to share those memories …

TWELVE OILS OF ANCIENT SCRIPTURE: FRANKINCENSE, PART II

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since Gary Young’s passing, we have been taking stock of the tremendous contributions he made to the world by revisiting his presentations, such as this fascinating multipart blogpost series called The Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture. In it, Gary examined the historical significance and traditional uses of frankincense, sandalwood, myrrh, onycha, spikenard, rose of Sharon, myrtle, hyssop, galbanum, …