Our Selling Proposition:
We Deliver The Best For Less
We can offer you organic essential oils at a better price because:
- Our supply costs are less. Through our much larger and profitable sister company
Aloha Bay Candles we already buy large quantities of essential oils directly from distillers who have contracts with local farmers avoiding markups imposed by oil
traders, brokers, and wholesalers. Essential oils are subject to importation, distillation,
custom clearance, seasonal and annual variation, small scale bottling costs, etc. all
the costs incurred by small agro business throughout the world.
- We buy from small farms and family operated distillers and because of the volume we
use we are often able to buy their whole crop. When we have extra oil we sell it off to
other small businesses that use essential oils. They know they can depend on us to
pay the same price year after year despite what the commodity market predicts. They
don't have to haggle for every penny they need like with do with international traders
and brokers. This season at our factory in Indonesia we will be distilling Patchouli.
- We pay ourselves a nominal living wage. We are not wealthy, but all of us have other
primary sources of income. Most important to you, although we don't qualify as a non-
profit corporation, we are not trying to get wealthy off of you. It's been our experience if
you do what you love enough money will follow. We hope integrating essential oils into
your daily life will begin a gradual improvement in your lifestyle which includes having
- We are a small company and our overhead is low and don't intend to become a large
corporation. We don't owe anyone money [speak for yourself!] or have shareholders we have to pay
dividends to. We don't have many employees or a warehouse. We work out of our homes. Our fulfillment
(bottling, labeling, packaging, & shipping) is contracted out to a national bottling
company where it's most cost effective and the oils that need to, can be refrigerated.
- We only offer the more common and less expensive oils. We don't believe we have to
have to offer every essential oil because even the most common oils have proven
beneficial effects. This is good for us because we have less money tied up in
inventory and less places to travel to guarantee quality control. It is good for you
because you get the same benefits for less money _____
- We are suckers for the priceless oils so we offer these in small amounts. The price we pay
distillers for Egyptian Jasmine absolute is $700. Bulgarian rose oil takes about 4,000
pounds of handpicked petals to make 1 pound of commercial essential oil. We have
paid as much as $2,500 for a pound of Bulgarian rose and $900 for a pound of
Moroccan rose absolute. Vanilla from the ____ and vanilla absolute costs us. These
particular oils are so expensive that when we put them in a blend we don't mark them
up we sell them at our cost because we want you to at least try them in small amounts.
We try to make the most profit on the products that we can buy for less than our
competitors can source them. If I fly to Bulgaria to see the roses being distilled
(someone's dreaming!) you don't pay for my flight. I consider it a vacation and pay for
it out of my pocket from income I've earned elsewhere. We feel it's only lawful to make
some profit but as we have said elsewhere were not trying to get rich off of you.
- There are a few very gifted natural perfumers that will charge $200-$500 to create your
perfect personal perfume. Once you have your scent you have to go back to them to
buy it each time. We encourage you to use their services if you can afford it. I've
referred friends to them and greatly admire their perfumery artistry. We take a different
approach by offering organic oils, recommending constitutional oils and offering you
the tools to create your own blend. We only charge you the cost of the oils. You own
your unique formula and unless someone has your password they cannot access the
results of the surveys you completed. You can take your formula and mix the perfume
in your own home any time you run out.
- We feel there is still too much hocus-pocus with everyone claiming, "my blend is
better than your blend" and then feeling justified in charging a lot more for a
blend than the cost of the oils that make up their blend. At first we did not offer any
blends because we wanted to teach folks to do their own blending, but we found a
number of our regular customers just wanted us to take the information from their
formulas and create a blend for them.
Again, you just pay for the cost oils in your blend.
- We only sell direct. There is no retail (double wholesale or keystone or MLM) markup.
We don't pay any brick & mortar rent expenses so we don't need to pass on those
costs to you.
our friends are involved in this and besides having access to high quality oils and
effective blends, are making great additional income. Our purpose is different--we are
staying away from marketing therapeutic blends and focusing on natural perfumery.
So we offer different oils and specialize in sourcing organic oils from small family
Whether you buy the oils from us or from somewhere else is not as important to us as
helping you discover how to integrate essential oils into your life. We want to help people
rid themselves and their homes of synthetic smells go au natural.
We will profit by getting you to tell your friends and family about our products and
services. So any time you refer someone to us and they make a purchase we will give you
a free gift when you come back and buy more oils.