Young Living 2018 Convention Recap: Meet the New Products

The theme of the Young Living 2018 Convention was FREEDOM. And our team left inspired. Inspired about life, growing Tree of Life together and – of course – trying all the new exciting products. And there were a lot! To help you keep track and start using them in your daily life, we’ve got a slide for each new oily goody. Enjoy!

2018 Young Living International Grand Convention Products

Essential Oils

Along with the Freedom special edition convention blend and Journey On Gary D Young commemorative blend, Young Living debuted Kunzea Essential Oil. Find out more about this woodsy multi-tasker.

Kunzea

We can’t wait to try this diffuser-friendly oil   from the island of Tasmania in Australia! It can be used just like our other beautiful citrus oils.

We can’t wait to try this diffuser-friendly oil from the island of Tasmania in Australia! It can be used just like our other beautiful citrus oils.

Diffusers

We love the look of the Lantern Diffuser, and we think you will too!

Lantern Diffuser

With so many settings, it is one of the most versatile diffusers yet.

With so many settings, it is one of the most versatile diffusers yet.

KidScents

We love new ways to support our kids’ immune system!

MightyPro Prebiotic + Probiotic Supplement

A pre & postbiotic that kids love? Yes, please!  It’s formulated perfect for kids but still wonderful for adults!

A pre & postbiotic that kids love? Yes, please! It’s formulated perfect for kids but still wonderful for adults!

Einkorn Products

Enjoy fresh and delicious ways to enjoy healthy whole grains with your family!

Einkorn Berries

Pro Tip: You can grind the Einkorn Berries to make flour!

Pro Tip: You can grind the Einkorn Berries to make flour!

Einkorn Flakes Cereal

Start your morning with delicious and filling Einkorn Flakes cereal.

Start your morning with delicious and filling Einkorn Flakes cereal.

New in Beauty: Skin, Hair & Makeup (Oh, my!)  

Skin Care

Treat your skin to essential oil-infused goodness.

Orange Blossom Line

These plant-based and natural products are ideal for oily and combination   skin.

These plant-based and natural products are ideal for oily and combination skin.

Orange Blossom Facial Wash

The new formula is 100% plant based!

The new formula is 100% plant based!

Charcoal Bar Soap

With an fresh Orange Blossom fragrance, this smoothing soap is ideal for all skin tones.  Use for whole body for a detoxifying experience.

With an fresh Orange Blossom fragrance, this smoothing soap is ideal for all skin tones. Use for whole body for a detoxifying experience.

Orange Blossom Moisturizer

This non-greasy formula soothes skin, but moisturizes all day long.

This non-greasy formula soothes skin, but moisturizes all day long.

Mirah Luminous Cleansing Oil

Cleanse your skin with essential oil-infused cleansing oil.  Wonderful for aging or damaged skin!

Cleanse your skin with essential oil-infused cleansing oil. Wonderful for aging or damaged skin!

Acne Treatment

This maximum strength formula helps prevent new blemishes. The salicylic acid is derived from wintergreen, win win!

This maximum strength formula helps prevent new blemishes. The salicylic acid is derived from wintergreen, win win!

Mineral Sunscreen

80 minutes of   water and sweat proof sun protection for the whole family.  that’s good for your skin. Recommend by the Skin Cancer Institution for daily use!

80 minutes of water and sweat proof sun protection for the whole family.  that’s good for your skin. Recommend by the Skin Cancer Institution for daily use!

Hair Care

Natural solutions for to tame even unruly manes.

Mirah Lustrous Hair Oil

Soothing oil minimizes frizz for lustrous locks. Use overnight for a deep conditioning!

Soothing oil minimizes frizz for lustrous locks. Use overnight for a deep conditioning!

Makeup

Check out all the new hues and products from Savvy Minerals!

Mattifying & Hydrating Primers

Lay the right foundation before your foundation with a Savvy Minerals Primer.

Lay the right foundation before your foundation with a Savvy Minerals Primer.

Eyeshadows

Find your favorite new show-stopping stunner!

Find your favorite new show-stopping stunner!

Lipsticks

We’re head-over-heels for these new kissable colors.

We’re head-over-heels for these new kissable colors.

Kabuki Brush

Reach for this brush when you want medium coverage.

Reach for this brush when you want medium coverage.

Veil

Prolong foundation with a shimmer or matte finish.

Prolong foundation with a shimmer or matte finish.

Mascara

This natural mascara nourishes your lashes and last all day long!

This natural mascara nourishes your lashes and last all day long!

Multitasker

Q: Is this an eyeliner, eyeshadow or brow filler?  A: All of the above (and more!)

Q: Is this an eyeliner, eyeshadow or brow filler?

A: All of the above (and more!)

Which product are you most excited to try? Let us know in the comments!

Have any questions about the new products? Or interested in a local class? Email us today at Treeoflifeyl@gmail.com.


 

Deep Dive: Sulfurzyme Supplements

We thought we’d follow up our mini NingXia Red series with a deep dive into another antioxidant-rich supplement, Sulfurzyme. Jaynelle Leek-Binns recently broke down the whats and whys of this daily supplement for our team and the info was too good not to share! Enjoy:)

Support everything from skin health to your immune system with this must-have daily supplement! 

Support everything from skin health to your immune system with this must-have daily supplement! 

Why Do We Need Dietary Sulfur?

Our bodies need a naturally occurring organic form of dietary sulfur (MSM) to maintain optimal health. Yep, sure does! Biologically, sulfur is one of the most important nutrients (4th most plentiful found in the body), and we need it to maintain youth, energy and much more.

As we get older, our cells become rigid, we get stiff joints and our energy starts to decline. Although sulfur is found naturally (in small amounts) in a lot of foods, it is destroyed in the cooking/heating process. If we are not getting enough sulfur in our foods, then it is time to supplement!

What is in Sulfurzyme Capsules?

MSM (methylsulfonylmrthane) aka sulfa

Supports the immune system, liver and proper circulation. It also helps to rid your body of free radicals. Think of MSM as like little ninjas cleaning up your body.

Need to Know: Sulfur… No, not the same as Sulfa pharmaceuticals. Sulfur, MSM or methylsulfonylmrthane is totally different. I am allergic to Sulfa drugs and have no problem with Sulfurzyme.

Wolfberries

The wolfberries (like we have in our Ningxia Red) also contains minerals and coenzymes that help our bodies metabolize the sulfur. This is important because you want your body to be able to absorb the MSM and put it to use.

Pro Tip: If you want to optimize the absorption of your sulfurzyme, take it with Ningxia Red. You can even add it to your NR, throw a splash of lime (or lime vitality) in it and it will be a really yummy treat!

Main Uses for Sulfurzyme

This daily supplement…

  • Helps maintain the structure of proteins in the body (great for sensitive skin)
  • Supports the immune, liver, circulatory and gastrointestinal systems
  • Protects cells and cell membranes (keeps you youthful!)
  • Supports healthy skin (clear skin and wrinkles) and hair (thicker and fuller)
  • Activates/maintains enzymes in the body
  • Naturally increases energy

Hope you enjoyed learning about Sulfurzyme! How many of you are ready to add it to your daily routine now?! Please send any questions our way!


 

Switch & Ditch: Personal Care Edition

Did anyone already switch to all-natural cleaning products (like this one!) and ditch your chemical-heavy cleaning cohorts? Let us know! A clean sweep never felt or smelled so good.

This week, we are continuing our switch and ditch theme, but now: it’s getting personal. Personal care products, that is.

As far as personal wellness goals go, treating your skin to natural products should be right there on your resolution list along with healthy diet and exercise. And Young Living has plenty of all-natural, essential-oil infused goodies. Ready for some switch and ditch tips? We thought so.  

Switch & Ditch: Personal Care Edition

Make your 2017 resolution a reality with a few of our favorites like the  ART skincare system , Young Living's super popular face cream, foaming face wash and toner. 

Make your 2017 resolution a reality with a few of our favorites like the ART skincare system, Young Living's super popular face cream, foaming face wash and toner. 

Oral Care

Let’s start with something you do everyday: brush your teeth. Time to ditch toothpaste with artificial sweeteners and toxic chemicals and switch to natural toothpaste that will freshen your breath and gently wash away staining.

The Thieves lines makes this easy. Try one of three Thieves lines toothpastes along with Thieves Dental Floss and Thieves Fresh Essence Mouthwash.

Hand Care

Make sure washing or cleaning your hands actually washes and cleanses without artificial fragrances or toxins.

I’m in love with the Thieves Foaming hand soap. It smells wonderful and is a great way to introduce guests to Thieves goodness. For on-the-go cleansing, Thieves Waterless Hand Cleanser is on my must-travel list.

Face Care

Whether you are focusing on cleansing, restoring, moisturizing or refining, Young Living has products and oils to try. Some of my favorite anti-aging oils include:

  • Rose - high-frequency oil great for moisturizing and refining skin
  • Patchouli - favorite oil for daily moisturizing
  • Lavender - skin MVP, a must for cleansing, moisturizing and refining
  • Frankincense - sacred oil that restores and moisturizes skin  
  • Myrrh - another must-have for moisturizing  

Start slow and experiment. We suggest adding a beauty oil to your order each month. Everyone is different, so everyone will have different favorites. Once you find your favorites, here are a few tips to get the most out of your beauty regime (and save some money).

Make a Homemade Cream

Make your own body and face cream and infuse with your favorite essential oils. That way you get a daily dose of oils, while stretching your supply.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shea butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup liquid oil (like almond, grapeseed, jojoba or avocado oil)
  • 5-10 drops of essential oils of choice

Directions:

  1. Melt shea butter and coconut oil on stovetop
  2. Let cool completely
  3. Add liquid oil and essential oils for choice
  4. Whip to decadent texture

Homemade Serums

Another way to stretch your beauty oils and save time in your routine: create your own serums. Add your favorite oils and apply after your cream morning and night. To make, you will need to gather a few supplies like 1-oz glass bottles, roller ball fitments and funnels.

Ingredients:

  • 1-oz. favorite carrier oil (again: think liquid food oils like almond, grapeseed or avocado)
  • 1-2 drops each of your favorite anti-aging oils

Directions:

Combine ingredients in a small, amber glass bottle. Yup, it’s that easy!

Hair Care

Tame your locks with natural care products. This one is especially important, considering when you rinse off shampoo it flows down the rest of your body. Young Living has some great daily shampoos (like yummy Lavender Mint) to nourish and cleanse hair.

You can also add oils to your hair care routine. When styling, I add a drop of Ylang Ylang to my hair for a gorgeous floral scent and curl-boosting moisture. Other great hair oils include:

  • Geranium - rehydrates hair, try adding to your conditioner
  • Lavender - nourishes and may thicken hair
  • Rosemary - allows nutrients to penetrate hair and scalp
  • Tea Tree - soothes your scalp

Body Care

Body Wash

Like hair care products, body wash is exposed to large parts of your body. Making your own body wash was never easier with Young Living’s bath and shower gel base. Just add 5-10 drops of your favorite oil. Any of our favorite hair and skin oils would work, or you can try an uplifting blend like Joy.

Deodorants

And finally, we’ll end with another daily personal care product: Deodorant. Young Living offers great aluminum-free options that smell great! (Like this one). You can also experiment using an oil as a deodorant. Purification is a great, cleansing and aromatically fresh option to try!

Switch, Ditch & Save

Ready to ditch commercially produced personal care products? Easy. Switch to buying your natural shampoo, hand soap and floss with Young Living’s autoship program, Essential Rewards. We love it because we get to buy the products we love while earning freebies and points toward even more products we love. We think you will, too!

Any questions? Ask away in the comments.