40 ways citrus oils can brighten your day

When you’re searching for a fresh, invigorating, palpably sweet yet clean scent, which essential oil do you reach for? The citrus oils, of course! But how do you choose between Young Living’s eight bright oils? On the surface, they appear similar—all are cold-pressed from citrus rinds and have versatile uses—but …

An essential oil user’s guide to aromatherapy

Have you ever smelled fresh-baked bread, caught a whiff of perfume as someone walked by, or sniffed the scent of fresh flowers and found yourself instantly transported to a different time or place? Scents are powerful—they can transport us to different places, remind us of people, and trigger memories long …

PART 5: FINDING PURE ESSENTIAL OILS

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 twenty-part blog post series that recounts Gary’s ongoing discoveries about pure essential oils, their properties, and their production. Here’s Part V. Gary …

DIY makeup brush cleaner

Your expert contour and glowing cheekbones are thanks to top-quality makeup, dozens of YouTube tutorials, and beautiful makeup brushes. But did you know that your brushes can become a breeding ground for bacteria? Take a deep breath and brush off that bacteria stress, because we’re here to teach you how …

Beat head tension with this DIY roll-on recipe

Staring at your computer for hours or listening to kids whine after a long day can bring on nasty symptoms like light and sound sensitivity, a tight neck, and a stiff jaw. With enough triggers, these minor irritations can send most people’s tolerance over the edge. For times like these, …

Easy peasy lemon squeezy: 21 uses for Lemon essential oil

When your kitchen smells like the ghost of dinners past, you diffuse Lemon. When a child’s sticker leaves residue on your car window, you defy it with Lemon. When you need a little more spring in your step, you dilute Lemon with V-6 and dab it on your wrist. Life …

PART 6: FINDING PURE ESSENTIAL OILS

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 twenty-part blog post series that recounts Gary’s ongoing discoveries about pure essential oils, their properties, and their production. Here’s Part VI. Visitors …

Legacy Gary Member Stories – Provence, France

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 …

DIY clarifying clay mask

When your toners, serums, and moisturizers just aren’t giving you the radiant results you’re looking for, a face mask is a great solution for any skin type—not to mention an amazing way to indulge after a draining day. If your t-zone needs a break from excess shine and your blemishes …