Welcome, gentlemen, this one’s just for you. Ladies, since you’re already here, you can check it out, too. Incorporating essential oils into your life isn’t just easy—it can also put a powerful spring in your step. Pretty soon, you’ll be chopping down trees with your bare fists, all thanks to these simple tips. Discover our Men’s Guide to Essential Oils!
Check out these three categories in your life that can benefit from a few drops of pure awesomeness:
*Essential oils are indeed powerful, but please don’t try punching down trees. Just use these essential oils as directed to enjoy their awesome scents and benefit from their therapeutic-grade purity.
Keeping in shape is one of the pillars upon which your mental health and resilience are built. No matter if you’re crushing some bench presses, turbo kicking the footy, or hiking high enough to high five a kookaburra, you’ll want to keep these basics in your gym bag to help you get the most from every workout:
Treat those muscles to a post work out rub down
Massage Cool Azul™ Sports Gel into your skin after a workout for a cooling sensation. Backed with our Seed to Seal® promise of purity, this gel will have your muscles thanking you for ditching the synthetic ingredients.
Take care before and after exercise
Apply Deep Relief™ Roll-On to your neck and chest before working out to inspire you to push harder or apply it as part of a post-activity massage to target areas that need it most.
After your intense workout, it’s important to feel fresh to face the day ahead, especially if you’re going straight to the office or a meeting. Keep your favourite deodorant in your gym bag to protect your pits—and other people—from offensive odours. Valor® Deodorant provides the protection you need against odour without using aluminium or harsh chemical additives.
Boost your boring water
Reach for Lime essential oil, Tangerine essential oil, or Orange essential oil instead of sugary sports drinks to stay hydrated! Just a drop or two in your glass water bottle will keep you coming back for more.
No men’s guide would be complete without looking into this category. Grooming sounds like such a primitive term, making it perfect for powerful men like us. Separate yourself from the pack by looking great and smelling like nature itself with these essential oil-infused solutions:
Smell good without cologne
While it’s important to smell good, it shouldn’t come at a cost to your health. Many colognes are packaged with nasty ingredients that should be avoided – this can be done by selecting a low tox alternatively as your signature scent! Start with Shutran™, Patchouli, Cedarwood, Bergamot, Northern Lights Black Spruce, or Black Pepper to see what works best with your body’s chemistry, then create a combination that’s all yours. Dilute with a smidge of carrier oil and apply a drop or two to your wrists and neck for a masculine scent that lasts all day.
You like food. You like flavour. So why haven’t you been super-charging your healthy cooking with the intense flavour of essential oils? Perfect for boosting flavour in almost anything you’re cooking; essential oils are like a flavour bomb compared to dried herbs. Add Lemon to fish, Black Pepper to steak sauce and marinades, and Basil to Italian. Get creative—your taste buds will thank you for it.
Treat your face to Shutran
If you like a clean shave, make sure you’re at least doing it with the best stuff. Shutran™ Shave Cream is full of hydrating ingredients and pure essential oils that’ll give you a close shave with a great fragrance. Make sure to put moisture back into your skin after shaving to avoid that post-shave itchy feeling. Feel as good as your shave looks with refreshing Shutran™ Aftershave Lotion. Our 100 percent plant-based aftershave soothes, freshens, and calms skin after you’ve roughed up your skin shaving.
Keep that burly beard in check
If you prefer a rugged look, it’s important to maintain those luscious locks you’ve spent so long growing – after all other men are impressed and life is good. Your new best friend is beard oil as it helps to condition the hair, reduce itching, moisturise and tame flyaway strands. Shutran™ Beard Oil was specially crafted to soften, condition, and add a healthy-looking sheen to facial hair while moisturising the skin underneath.
Put some Zyng in your step
Add a splash of hydration to your routine by keeping NingXia Zyng™ handy. Or if you’re in a real rush, reach for a NingXia Red Sachet to keep your athletic performance at its peak. Both are delicious, convenient as heck, and infused with essential oils.
Try a brand-new recipe
Still not sure where to start? The Young Living blog is a great resource that’s frequently updated with recipes that incorporate essential oils in innovative and delicious new ways. Check out our essential oil-infused marinades grilled chicken fajita kebabs with guacamole to get you started!