Full of excitement about essential oils but don’t know where to start? Realizing that there are hundreds of options to choose from can feel overwhelming, but don’t worry! We have the quickest shortcut to essential oil expertise.

What essential oils are good for beginners?

Starter kits are carefully curated to include essential oils that are perfect for newbies, like Peppermint essential oil and Lemon essential oil. These 12 common oils come in most kits and are great if you’re just starting your collection!

YL tip: Asking yourself, Do essential oils actually do anything? Check out our helpful guide on how essential oils work!

How do I start using essential oils?

Essential oils are highly versatile. You can use them for everything from pampering yourself with an at-home spa day to deep cleaning your kitchen. Wondering how to get started? Check out the tips for starter kit oils below!

Lavender essential oil

As a classic, top-selling oil, Lavender belongs in every collection! This gentle scent can be used at bedtime by adding it to a night cream or putting a drop on your wrists before cuddling up for the night.

Love Lavender? Learn more here!

Frankincense essential oil

Frankincense is a powerful oil with a warm, earthy scent. Frankly, we love it! It’s a favorite to use during spiritual practices—simply put a few drops in your diffuser to enjoy its welcoming scent. You can also boost your skin care routine by diluting essential oils like Frankincense with a daily cleanser or moisturizer.

Find out why Frankincense is so fabulous!

Valor essential oil blend

Strong and sweet, this oil blend has a unique, bright-blue hue, courtesy of Blue Tansy essential oil. Put this blend in your diffuser at work or rub it into wrists at the start of an important day.

Feeling courageous? Explore Valor here!

Peace & Calming essential oil blend

Peace & Calming is an oil blend you’ll want around for soothing evenings and post-adventure cooldowns. Rub it on the soles of feet before naptime (for children and adults!) or diffuse it in bedrooms as everyone settles down for the night.

Chill out with more tips on Peace & Calming!

PanAway essential oil blend

Add this brisk, chilly blend to carrier oils like V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex or coconut oil to use during a soothing massage for tired muscles. Looking to destress after a long day? Try adding 4 drops of PanAway to ¼ cup of Epsom salt for a soothing bath salt that makes an ordinary soak feel like a spa day!

Pan away from a busy day and focus on the benefits of this blend!

Stress Away essential oil blend

Stress Away will give you serious vacation vibes! This blend’s mix of Lime, Vanilla, and Lavender makes it easy to imagine reclining on a beach chair by the ocean. Whisk yourself away during traffic by applying this oil blend to the back of your neck. Set up for an A+ homework session by putting a few drops into your diffuser!<