Does signing up obligate me to sell Young Living?
Nope! You are not required to sell anything at all to anyone. When you become a wholesale member, you get a special link that you can share with friends and get credit from their purchases, but there are no minimum sales amounts at all. In fact, 90% of the wholesale members in Young Living don’t do the business side at all. They are buying from Young Living because of the quality alone.
Am I required to make a minimum purchase each month?
There are absolutely NO minimum monthly purchase requirements. To remain a wholesale member, you have to make $50 worth of purchases per year to keep your membership. But if there’s a year that you don’t make a $50 purchase, you can reinstate your wholesale membership discount by just placing a $50 order.
If you do find yourself making regular purchases each month, then Young Living has a rewards program (called Essential Rewards) where you can make 10-20% back in product credit each month on all of your purchases. So that’s a neat program to join if you find that you *want* to purchase regularly (but it’s not a requirement for being a wholesale member).
Why should I buy from Young Living instead of other essential oils companies?
There are a TON of essential oils companies out there, and new ones seem to pop up everyday! I’ve used a BUNCH of them – I used to buy the cheapest oils I could find to make my homemade cleaning products, but when I went to use them on my body, nothing happened. I didn’t get better when I was sick and I really had no clue how to use them, so support. And there is a learning curve when it comes to essential oils, so support is so important!
I can’t speak to the quality of other companies, but I can say that Young Living was the only company I researched that actually guarantees the quality of their oils – you can take it to a lab yourself to have it tested (which I know we would all do, right!). Plus, they were the only oils that actually WORKED for my family. My three boys happened to under the weather when our Premium Starter Kit arrive in the mail so I got right to work using Thieves and lavender on them. In two days, all the gunk was gone! I was amazed – that had never happened before with other oils for me.
Young Living is the only company that has their own farms (in the regions where the plants should be grown), could absolutely guarantee that no pesticides or herbicides were used in the growing of any of their oils (they use essential oils for pest control and they do all of the weeding by hand), has their own testing equipment (they do both in-house and 3rd party testing, and use many different testing methods not just GC/MS which only tests for certain chemicals, not whether those chemicals are synthetic or not), and only uses the first distillation of oils instead of adding chemicals to get more out of the plant.
Young Living also was the only company that was directly in charge of essential oil farming operations. Every other company I researched goes through some kind of an “oil broker” to buy their oils. They have to trust that the oil broker is telling the truth, who has to trust that the essential oil distilleries are telling the truth, who have to trust that the farmers are telling the truth about what they say they are doing.
With Young Living, you just have to trust one company instead of several.
How will I know how to actually use them?
One of the benefits of getting a Premium Starter Kit through me is that you get a TON of support! I give you a 458-page guidebook that lists every ailment known to mankind 🙂 and which oil to use for it. Plus, I do two webinars and two Facebook classes a month so you can learn more about the oils and products and how to use them. You can ask questions during those classes.
The reference guide that I’m giving away as part of this promotion is also a HUGE resource. You can look up almost anything in it and see which essential oils and supplements can be helpful. Plus you have me to ask questions – drop me an email!
Does Young Living only sell essential oils?
The answer to this one was surprising to me when I first got my starter kit! Young Living actually has an entire line of personal care products, supplements, meal replacements, energy drinks, and more! Almost every product incorporates essential oils (for example, frankincense is absolutely wonderful in facial products), but there’s a wide variety of products available.