Keeping things Oily


This page will be dedicated to my experience with Young Living Essential oils and how and why I am using them. This will include how to use them with children, pets, and husbands, for preventative care, to after workouts, health and nutrition.

My personal experience with Essential oils, and the Young Living guarantee

The first oils that I purchased was in 2014, I bought the Premium Starter Kit and was amazed by the glorious smells that rose from the diffuser that I set up in the living room. The boys seemed to fall asleep in my arms when I rubbed Peace and Calming on their feet, and I felt a bit more ambition when I used Valor before a long workout. Then I went on an oil hiatus, trying to purchase less expensive oils from online retailers, and realizing that not only did I get actual burns on my skin, but I was scared to digest these less expensive oils, and worried about diffusing them. I didn’t know exactly what was in the oils and often they came with scary warning labels. Was this really what I wanted my children and pets to be breathing in all day?

I knew from my original purchase that the Young Living oils came with a purity guarantee, that you could digest most of them without any issues, and that they had a better effect on our household mood, nutrition, and overall balance and well being. If you are interested in reading more about Young Livings Seed to Seal process click here. 


So I have decided to dive back into the Young Living organization, seeking the benefits of the holistic care, using the household products, the kid products, the pet products, and even encouraging my reluctant husband who thinks that essential oils are voodoo to try out some of the oils and see if he can reap some of the benefits.

Are you interested in Essential Oils too?

First of all, let’s talk about why Young Living is a better option. Sure there are several different oil distributors, and you can even find oils in most grocery stores or on Amazon, as I did in my brief break up with Young Living. I can speak honestly and with proof that quality is what really matters when purchasing oils.  I have done my research, and also used myself as a test subject for the past couple of years after and I have found that Young Living has superior oils, the overall quality is evident in the amount of oil that you have to use, the fact that you can digest and use these oils in cooking, and in many cases children and pets without issues.

So how do you start? What is a starter kit?

A starter kit is a great way to get to know and use some of the oils, diffuse the oils, and see if using essential oils is something that will work for you, your family, your pets, your life. There are a few different types of starter kits, and they all come with some of the business materials; however, there is no obligation to be a distributor, you can simply be a customer and enjoy the benefits of the oils  – this is completely up to you.

Below I copied some of the material from the Young Living Website to detail what is included in the various starter packs…

The Basic Starter Kit offers all the product samples and literature you need to begin experiencing the wellness, purpose, and abundance Young Living has to offer. ($45.00)

Your Basic Starter Kit includes:

  • 5-ml Stress Away™
  • AromaGlide™ Roller Fitment
  • 10 Sample Packets
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Business Cards
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Oil Bottles
  • 2 NingXia Red® 2-oz. samples
  • Product Guide and Product Price List
  • Essential Oil Magazine
  • Essential Edge
  • Member Resources

*The Basic Starter Kit does not include a diffuser (this is what sends the glorious aroma into the air)

The Premium Starter Kit – this is the “more advanced” kit but comes with everything you would need to get to know the oils. * see price below*

Your Premium Starter Kit Includes:

  • Rainstone Diffuser
  • Premium Essential Oils Collection;
    • Lavender 5-ml
    • Peppermint Vitality™ 5-ml
    • Lemon Vitality™ 5-ml
    • Copaiba Vitality™ 5-ml
    • Frankincense 5-ml
    • Thieves® Vitality™ 5-ml
    • Purification® 5-ml
    • R.C.™ 5-ml
    • DiGize™ Vitality™ 5-ml
    • PanAway® 5-ml
  • Stress Away™ 5-ml
  • AromaGlide™ Roller Fitment
  • 10 Sample Packets
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Business Cards
  • 10 Love It? Share It! Sample Oil Bottles
  • 2 NingXia Red® 2-oz. samples
  • Product Guide and Product Price List
  • Essential Oil Magazine
  • Essential Edge
  • Member Resources

One or more of the following essential oils may be substituted in the event of sourcing constraints or supply considerations: AromaEase™, Citrus Fresh™ Vitality™, Lemongrass Vitality™, Orange Vitality™ and Tea Tree.

If you bought everything in the kit individually, it would be more than  $350. The Premium starter kit is $205, which is a great value and a nice way to get started with oils. There is also another starter kit that comes with a diffuser that is only $160, an even better deal!

I appreciated purchasing the starter kit as my first order because I was able to try out oils that I didn’t really know about or thought that I wanted, and realized that there are so many different ways to use the oils and to integrate them into your daily life.

If you are interested in trying out oils, even if you want to purchase just one, and see what you think follow this link: Kristie’s Young Living Ordering Link

How to use oils

Seriously there are so many ways to use essential oils, Young Living also just introduced their vitality line, which are consumable oils to use for cooking, teas, etc.

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A simple pinterest search will show that there are tons of ways to use essential oils. I am constantly pinning items to my pinterest page, which you can check out here: Oily Things

If you have any questions, are interested in learning more, just want to chat about oils feel free to reach out to me. My email is

Or you can order directly from me using this link: Kristie’s Young Living Order Link

Also just so you know if you purchase a premium starter kit in the month of November you also get some Christmas Spirit, which can increase the generally good mood around the holidays when diffused in your home!

Giving Back – Young Living Foundation

In addition to providing high quality pure oils Young Living is also giving back to the world.

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for more info check out: The Young Living Foundation


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