I’ve been telling y’all about my essential oils and how much I love them. But once you get your oils, where do you keep them? How to take care of them? And what about carrying some with you….just HOW do we manage this new thing?!
Well have no fear…..Lisa is here!
The first tip I want to share is how to stretch those oils so they last longer. With a family of 11 and a tight budget, I need to stretch things as far as possible. So here’s what I do.
I get little rollon bottles and I fill them about 2/3 full with a carrier oil (I love Jojoba Oil because it’s the least expensive and it’s good for your skin!). Then I add 25-30 drops of essential oil (you can add as many drops as you want and you can even mix some together!). Pop the roller on and now I have an easy to use diluted oil! Bam!
The reason I have different size bottles is because where I buy them doesn’t always have the same bottles in stock. So I just get whatever they have. I’m not as picky as I seem.
If you get clear bottles, you want to cover them so the light doesn’t get to your oils. Light will decrease the efficacy of your oils (look at me using big words). I used washi tape for mine and it was so pretty that I put some on the amber bottles just because. Then I used my handy dandy label maker to finish the job. But you can just write on a piece of paper and tape it to your bottle if you’re not into supreme cuteness.
Abundant Health has carrying cases that fit these bottles, so when I travel I use that. It makes it easy to keep the real deal at home and just carry your rollons. I also have a teeny version that holds just enough to carry in my purse. It is the size of a change purse and very lightweight. And when you open it up in public people think you are some kind of crazy potion maker; don’t say I didn’t warn you.
OK, so now I have all of the bottles and rollons but good grief how do I manage them at home so they are easy to find and don’t fall over constantly? Do I have a solution for you!
I made shelves that will hold up to 10 bottles of Young Living Oils or 13 of the rollon bottles. AND I am so in love with them that I decided to sell them in my etsy shop….yes, I love you that much. I have 4 different styles, with or without a chalkboard back, wire mesh across the front or wood trim. These hang beautifully above each other on the wall, so you can just keep adding them as you add oils, because once you get started with the oils you’re going to want them all! You can thank me later.
Here are all 4 styles stacked together in my bathroom. Look how easy it is for me to find the oil I want and keep them all neat and tidy. Plus it look nice…double score!
If you’re looking for how to get started using Young Living Oils, click here and sign up! PLEASE keep it selected as Independent Distributor and not change it to customer. You don’t have to distribute anything (I never have!) but it gives you the discount prices and there are no obligations to sell or promote. You can be a distributor and only buy the oils for yourself. After you sign up and get your kit I will send you more info and we’ll get you started!
Next week I will be sharing a day in my life of using oils. There are a whole bunch of other bloggers doing it too….so you can get a good feel for what it’s like to really use these day to day.
See ya then!
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