This 2005 photo shows Gary investigating palo santo after which he began distilling the wood. We were in Chongon in 2005 when I started teaching at the university there and doing research and looking for plants. On one of my expeditions into the desert jungle, I was looking at palo …

A Close Shave: A Step-by-Step Guide to Your Smoothest Skin Ever

December is here, and many men are planning on saying goodbye to their No-Shave November beards. Are you getting ready to go clean-shaven? Go beyond giving your face a quick buzz with the electric razor and follow our five tips for a close, silky-smooth shave. Exfoliation is for guys, too: Clear …

Gifts for Her Holiday Guide

Wolfberry Tea Gift SetFreshly steeped tea on a cold winter’s day, anyone? The only thing that could make it better is some nice conversation. With this two-mug Wolfberry Tea Gift Set, all she needs for a perfect afternoon is a friendly visitor. Gym Bag Kit – Power PackMake any daily …

Thanksgiving Wishes from Ecuador!

We are thankful for all of you! Mary, the boys, and I are still at the Ecuador farm following the Platinum Retreat, which was a fabulous success! We lit the fire in Dallas, Texas, at convention last summer, and in my heart the fire is still burning brightly! This week …

Spruce Up Your Day with Northern Lights Black Spruce Essential Oil

While at the 2015 International Grand Convention, I had the privilege of giving out sample fragrance strips of the new Northern Lights Black Spruce essential oil at the Simply Oils booth. Members found the crisp, rich, woodsy aroma inviting and a welcome addition to their essential oil collections. I was …

Young Living Farm and Visitor Center in Provence, France

Gary had to first lease land in Provence, France; but in 2002 he bought 80 acres for the cultivation of lavender. This photo was taken in Simiane, Provence, France, 1992. That’s when I took a group of members to France to celebrate our first farm there. I didn’t have the …

Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Truffles

Are you ready for a treat that’s rich, chocolaty, and has a seasonal twist? We’ve partnered with Sylvie Shirazi of the Gourmande in the Kitchen blog for a decadent treat that’s flavored with pure Young Living essential oils! This recipe is simply perfect to impress your guests during the holidays. …

Holiday Gift Ideas for Him!

Massage Gift Set Give the gift of touch with our Massage Gift Set. This spa-themed set is shipped in a beautiful ready-to-gift box and includes instructions on how to give basic back, hand, and foot massages. Aroma Siez™, V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex, and a free download of peaceful music complete …