Understanding Scentsy: Can You Really Make Money With Scentsy?

Scentsy is a Multi-Level Marketing company founded in 2003. They offer products related towards candle warming in addition to a business or income opportunity for those that have an interest in making an income stream marketing their company or their products.

The Thing:

Although Scentsy specializes in offering candle warming related products, they also offer several other types of products. Their company’s product line also includes Diffusers, Room Sprays, Scent Circles, Hand and Kitchen Soap, Laundry Soap, Velvet Hand Cream, Shampoos, and many other items including several types of different fragrances. Below I will give a brief explanation of a few. It’s important to remember this is only a few of the products this company offers!

  1. Room Sprays – Scentsy offers a plethora of different types of room sprays all prices around $8.00 each. They offer almost any scent you can imagine such as Apple S’mores, Aussie Plum, Autumn Blaze Maple, Beach, Black Raspberry Vanilla, Blueberry Rush, and several others.
  2. Laundry Soap – They actually call it Laundry Liquid, regardless, they offer a ton of different laundry liquids or soaps as well with all different types of scents. These are generally priced at around $16.00. Scents include Coconut Lemongrass, French Lavender, White Tea and Cactus, and several others.
  3. Velvet Hand Cream – This is generally priced around $18.00 with scents including Lemon Sugar, Tonka Bean, Wild Poppy, Crushed Pineapple, Coconut Milk, Mandarin Nectar, Velvet Rose, and many more!

The Opportunity:

Scentsy offers many products related to scent but specializes in candle warming products. Additionally, they offer a business or income opportunity for those that are interested in making an income stream from marketing their products or company. Can you really make money by becoming involved with Scenty opportunity? In order to find our answer, we must look at their Compensation Plan!

Generally company’s similar to Scentsy, have several different payouts. Scentsy, does not! They have several different ranks. By achieving these ranks you will grow in the business and be able to earn more money! For most people, their compensation plan is Very confusing! I will try to explain some of the ranks and payouts associated with them as well as simplifying it as much as possible.

  1. Consultant – You are able to earn 20% commission when personally selling an item at this rank.
  2. Certified Consultant – Once you have sold enough products to equal $1000 you will be promoted to this ranking level and will then be able to earn 25% commission on all personally sold products.
  3. Lead Consultant – In order to achieve this ranking you need to generate $500 in sales every month, achieve a certain amount of Team Wholesale Volume or Group Wholesale Volume, finally you must also have an Active Frontline of consultants. Wow. Once you are able to achieve these things you will be able to earn the same amount of 25% commissions on all personal sales, 2% bonus on Personal Wholesale Volume, and 2% bonus on frontline Consultants or Certified Consultants Team Wholesale Volume.

I’m already over this review of their compensation plan, my dearest apologies. Overall, you can earn from 20-36 percent commission and bonuses from personal sales. You are also able to earn annual, paid-for vacation trips to several different areas of the world.

To Conclude, Yes, you could make money with Scentsy, sort of. Let’s move on.

The Cost:

For some people, this is understandably the most important question that needs answered. Understand, all businesses require some type of capital or start-up cost. However, in the industry of Network Marketing, it is generally much cheaper. If you feel as if you shouldn’t have to pay any money to start your own business, you probably should be reading this review. I suggest looking into paid-surveys.

They only currently have one way in which you can get involved with Scensty’s business or income opportunity.

  1. Scentsy Starter Kit – $99.00. You will be sent the kit in the mail after a week or two after joining. However, you can begin marketing the company or products as soon as you join. You will also be able to create a personalized website in which is free for the first 3 months of your enrollment but $10 a month after the 3 month period ends.

Final Thoughts:

Scentsy has been operating for a decent amount of time and offers products related to Scents. They have a massive market due to the fact that everybody, or almost everybody, likes things that simply smell good (laugh out loud). The prices for their products are fairly priced as well.

Their compensation plan, however, is an absolute disaster. Although, the payouts are decent, how they have their compensation plan laid out is very confusing and frustrating to try to understand. In order to get promoted by ranks, you must complete quite a bit of work while generating a good sum of sales each and every month. You must remain consistent! Other than the compensation plan being terribly organized, it is pretty lucrative for those that know what they are doing in terms of Network Marketing.

The cost to get started with the company is pretty inexpensive as well. $99.00 is not a challenge for serious home entrepreneurs looking to own a great business. It’s important to remember, that some companies require a start-up fee in the thousands and a traditional business such as a Construction Business requires much more start-up cost ranging from $5,000 to even $10,000 depending on the type of work the business is to conduct. However, the $10 a month for a personalized website is an absolute waste of money. Although it’s only $10 a month, wasting money is never fun or a good idea if you are trying to make money in the Network Marketing industry. The website is only a waste if you know how to do Network Marketing, if not, it’s perfect for beginners. Once you know what you are doing, you could easily create your own free website that creates better results.

*Dustin Hale is NOT affiliated with Scentsy or their business/income opportunity