Anyone sell essential oils?

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    Carl

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    I've noticed a lot of people sell oils from the MLM companies.

    But! One of my soap suppliers sells small 1 oz glass bottles. (so now I got the package)
    And the supplier I use for EOs (for my soap) has quality oils relatively inexpensive if you buy in bulk.

    So what is stopping me from buying a 16 ounce bottle of EO from my supplier for $60. Splitting it up into 16 (1) OZ bottles, putting a label on it, and selling them for $10 each.

    I've noticed that many people whom sell soap also sell EOs. And the label just says something like: "Peppermint Essential Oil" with nothing else on it.
     
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    I don't know anyone that sells soap AND MLM crappy EO's Those people make all sorts of unfounded claims.
     
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    I've not seen any soapmaker's in my area that sell EO with their soaps. I do get a lot of requests and have thought about it but don't know if I want the hassle.
     
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    I'm not talking about the MLM companies (not sure why I even mentioned it in my initial post)

    I'm talking about just purchasing the oil in bulk (1 pound or higher bottles) and then just splitting it up into smaller 1 ounce bottles and selling it direct and putting your own label on the bottle.

    I've noticed that many of the oils I see for sale just have a basic label that says:

    "Patchouli Essential Oil"

    and nothing more. Not even a company name. I've seen this in multiple gift shops over this past weekend.
     
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    I think there would be more to just re-bottling them to be honest.
     
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    I saw on Instagram a company that was using an MLM EO company in their soaps...let’s just say expensive!

    I don’t sell EOs by themselves but I make single oil rollers. I have seen other soapers sell oils under their business name but it seems to me that there would be more to labeling as well. I had thought about it but it seems like so much more handling of product.
     
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    Just to follow up on this, I noticed that Bulk Apothecary is now selling unlabeled bottles of essentials with the only intent for you to relabel them and resell them.
     
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    hmmmm interesting
     
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    They have been selling them for quite some time. I’ve thought about it but as I said I don’t have time to add more work to my plate. I do get asked frequently.
     

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