About Us

Hi and welcome to Wholistic Living. We’re Jess and Marisa and we started Wholistic Living to share our passion for clean, toxin-free living.

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Just a few months ago we were oblivious to the dangerous chemicals lurking in every product we used in our home. We thought buying ‘organic’ and using products that were labelled ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ automatically meant they were healthy.

How wrong we were!

A friend told us about a website called ewg.org/skindeep which allows you to look up your products or the individual ingredients in your products.

As a dietician, Jess has always prioritised making healthy and nutritious food choices and ensured we ate more organic food! So were happy using body and face wash with labels such as ‘natural ‘and ‘organic’… We felt pretty good about the choices we were making. 

After checking them out on EWG though, we were shocked. Products we had in some cases been using for many years contained some nasty stuff!

Once we understood the labelling laws (meaning companies don’t always have to tell you what chemicals they have in them) and the effect these chemicals have over time as we absorb them through our skin, we felt compelled to do something.

We wanted to swap our products over to clean and natural alternatives, free from synthetic chemicals and toxins.

To be honest, knowing how to do this wasn’t easy. Trying to read the ingredient labels was hard work – we had to google almost every ingredient to find out what it actually meant.

And finding products without chemicals on the shelves of shops is almost impossible…

If you don’t want to use harmful kitchen spray anymore, it’s very hard to find an alternative.

Don’t worry – we have a lot of the answers for you…

But first it’s important you look at your own products and realise the impact on your and your families life… 

We thought about our lives, and considered how many colds we had each year, how often we had low-grade headaches for no real reason. We considered our allergies, dry skin, breakouts, hormone imbalances and how often we needed to buy over the counter medication for these conditions.

What if all this was due to the products we were choosing to use?

Constant low level exposure to harmful chemicals that cause cancer, asthma and allergies, and that disrupt your hormones CANNOT BE GOOD FOR YOU

Imagine if we could make different choices. Imagine if we could improve our general wellness, immunity and condition of our skin and reduce our allergies and susceptibility to common viruses like colds…

Imagine having more vitality, energy, better sleep and general improved health…

For us, making this decision to take a few simple steps towards a non-toxic lifestyle was VERY easy and felt like a no-brainer.

We also feel better using our clean and natural products around our beautiful pup Ziggy… 

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From our home to yours, it’s important for us to share our journey. Join the conversation on our blog or over on our Instagram and Facebook page, and learn how to make the transition work for your lifestyle.  

Choosing Natural Toxin-Free Products

We want to make the information available and the options clear and easy to implement if you also choose to remove toxins from your home!

You may be wondering how our natural products can achieve the same results as synthetic chemicals – like cleaning properties or anti-wrinkle properties and aiding soft luminous skin – you pay a fortune for the big brands to get these results!

You see, the key ingredient in most of the products we have switched over to are essential oils. These powerful plant extracts are 100% pure and natural and have wonderful properties that we can harness to obtain the benefits – without poisoning ourselves!

So how have these natural products benefited us?

Only a few months ago we were both stressed out, tired and sick. The pollution and chemicals in our lives were adding to the chaotic daily grind, but we didn’t even realise how much damage our simple everyday life was doing to us.

Being made aware of these everyday, casual chemicals and how we were slowly poisoning ourselves – without even knowing it – was a turning point for us.

We’re all aware of pollution, damage caused by processed food and too much alcohol. We know about plastics, sugar, smoking. We know fast food is bad and sun damages our skin.

But do we know that much about chemicals that are in everyday products and either ingested or absorbed through our skin…

This was a scary realisation: the products we use everyday – face cream, shampoo, soap, cleaning agents – they all contain many chemicals, the most common of which is formaldehyde!

They use formaldayde to embalm a body – so this stuff is crazy strong!! But did you know that it is the key ingredient in anything that has a fragrance?

Yes, even our beloved scented candles were poisoning us! 

This was a wake up call indeed… Have a look at this clip…

We needed to take IMMEDIATE action

After discovering the healthy, clean and toxin-free products from Young Living – they have over 700 products – and researching the company and products extensively, we decided to make changes.

Getting started was easy – we ordered a Premium Starter Kit and got ourselves a wholesale account (so we could save 24% on all the products we purchased).

After that we tried everything in the Starter Kit and began to learn about the oils and their properties, and how we could use them to make our own products at home.

Just the very basic use of these oils – by diffusing – became our favourite thing after a long day at work – beautiful scents filling and humidifying our air for a whole range of benefits like calming or energising properties.

Soon we were ready to take the plunge and we placed our first order: for householder cleaner, shampoo, conditioner, laundry detergent and body wash. We also replaced a few of the starter oils we loved and had already finished!

It was as easy as that…

We now have a toxin-free kitchen, bathroom and home. We don’t use  soaps, cleaners, shampoos, conditioners or face products with harmful chemicals in them anymore. Our clothes don’t get washed in toxins. After more research and checking with the vet, we gradually extended our clean products to our dog Ziggy, changed our make-up and added nutritional supplements (just because we’re on a roll!)

We now live as toxin-free as we can and have noticed the improvement to so many things that caused us problems before – dry skin, recurring colds and allergies, irritable tummy, stress and anxiety… 

It won’t all happen overnight, but understanding what we are being sold and how it’s poisoning us, and making a few simple changes makes a big difference in the long run.

Even Ziggy is a happier and healthier pup!

If you also want to discover the better alternative products you can use to improve you and your family’s life and wellbeing, then you too can order your Premium Starter Kit (it includes a diffuser and is a great way to try a range of oils and other products).

Introducing the Young Living Premium Starter Kit

Young Living’s Premium Aria Starter Kit: 12 Essential Oils

The premium Starter Kit is the best value for money, easiest and most convenient way to begin exploring the natural compounds that you can use to begin cleaning your home and nourishing your body. You’ll also get the ability to learn from us how to:

  • Use the natural powerful properties of essential oils to make your own completely natural skincare, lifestyle and household products tailored to your specific needs.
  • Use essential oil based products to replace the hundreds of chemicals you currently use
  • Get better sleep for the whole family
  • Save money AND save your health
  • Reduce your impact not he environment
  • Find out how to get your oils and new products paid for!

Imagine… if you knew what steps to take to help everyone get a fabulous night’s sleep, have wonderful energy throughout the day, and be kind and happy in the process! Having the best support on this journey that normally would cost you a fortune!

By ordering the Premium Starter Kit, you’ll get:

  • Aria Diffuser, a beautiful and contemporary design with light and setting control features including a remote control
  • 10 5ml bottles of our exclusive blends and 100% pure cold-pressed oils: Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, Copaiba, Frankincense, Thieves®, Purification®, R.C.™ , DiGize™, PanAway®,
  • Bonus 5ml bottle of Stress Away™
  • Bonus 5ml bottle of Orange Citrus
  • 2019 Product Guide
  • AromaGlide™ Roller Fitment
  • 10 Sample Packets
  • 10 product usage cards, with a place to attached the sample bottle
  • 10 Sample Oil Bottles, perfect for sharing
  • 2 NingXia Red® 2-oz. samples, for a shot of energy
  • Product Guide and Product Price List
  • Essential Oil Magazine
  • Essential Edge and other Member Resources
  • My welcome gift to you and other resources
  • Enjoy 24% off retail prices FOREVER as an active member
  • The ability to earn points on everything you order to support your wellness goals via our frequent buyer’s club in your monthly wellness box (no brainer!)

The link will ask you to create a wholesale or a retail account. It’s up to you, however as a wholesale customer you get much better prices – 24% discount – and there’s no additional obligations!

For step by step instructions for setting up your account, click here.

This is not just a change, it’s a movement.

With us you’ll discover a whole community of like-minded people who are creating a happier, healthier and cleaner home for themselves, their family and their precious pets!

Order your starter kit to try out the essential oils and learn about the therapeutic, health and daily benefits, and how you can eliminate toxic products from your own home. And remember to warn your friends and family about the harmful toxins they are currently exposed to!

Get Started NOW

  • Want to get started on your own essential oils and clean living journey? Get your wholesale account click here (for lifetime of 24% discount on all products), and receive your free Pocket on the Go app as a gift from us
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  • You may or may not be satisfied with your current situation and this may or may not be for you but if you are interested in supplementing or replacing your income with a Young Living business please email me to chat and I can share more information with you.