The essential man: 3 awesome oil life hacks

Everyday life is a challenge just waiting to be won; but even when you’re operating at 100 percent, you’re going to come across road blocks. In any situation, a few hacks, positive attitude, and essential oils can help you blast through any small hiccup or massive hang-up. To stay at …

5 essential oils for travelers

The thrill of purchasing an airline ticket to a new country is the starting point of exciting and magical vacations. Whether you’re headed to Rome, Morocco, or Nantucket, travel can create some of the happiest memories. Navigating airports, foreign languages, or unknown cities, however, can put a damper on an …

Ingredients you’ll never find in YL products

Do you remember ninth grade biology class? The pungent smell of formaldehyde filling the air as you performed the public school ritual of frog dissection? Did you know that many popular personal care products list formaldehyde as an ingredient or mention a preservative that releases formaldehyde? Yeah, we think it’s …

Essential oils (and more!) for your inner athlete

What’s your reason for getting your body moving? Maybe you’re looking for a new way to relieve some stress, or maybe you want to push yourself to excel at a sport you love. Maybe you want to show yourself that you can achieve whatever you put your mind to! Whatever …

15 ways to feel more powerful

Looking for a power boost? We all run low on confidence from time to time, but you can get motivated again and start seizing the day in just a few minutes. Whether you need to be at your best for a job interview, a big presentation, a first date, or …

How to use Bergamot like a pro

With a unique spicy and tart citrus scent, Bergamot oil is a favorite among the oil obsessed. But being a Bergamot pro is more than being able to answer questions like “What is Bergamot?” and “What does Bergamot smell like?” It’s knowing Bergamot oil uses, the benefits of Bergamot essential …

Hygge the YL way: Your essential guide to cozy comfort

The Danish concept of hygge has taken the world by storm. Danes are consistently ranked as some of the happiest people on Earth*, and with the longstanding cultural practice of hygge, it’s not surprising! Before getting too far in our quest for cozy, comfortable happiness, let’s learn how to say …

Trade secrets: Essential oil substitutes for your favorites!

Each bottle of essential oil is good to the last drop, but what about when that last drop is gone? Don’t stress—there are plenty of ways to substitute essential oils. If you’ve ever wondered how to substitute with Frankincense, Peppermint, or Tea Tree, then this is the post for you! …

Quiz: What diffuser blend do you need right now?

In the mood for something new? Sometimes you’re looking for a different diffuser blend, but you just don’t know what to try. Take our quiz to find the blend that perfectly matches your mood—or sets the mood you want to create! Whether you’re checking things off your to-do list or …