Herbalife Membership Benefits: Fee, Kit, Discount, Income.

join as a Preferred Member of Herbalife NutritionHerbalife’s membership process is streamlined, taking between 20-40 minutes for online registration, offering a no monthly fee structure and including a starter kit. The Preferred Membership category allows a 25% discount on products without the obligation to sell or recruit.

Herbalife offers access to a wide range of products at reduced prices and provides an option for members to upgrade to Distributor status for additional perks, including higher discounts up to 50%, business growth opportunities, and potential residual income.

Distributors benefit from various earnings opportunities such as up to 5% royalties on direct referrals’ sales volume and production bonuses of 2-7% on the sales volume of their downline. A refund policy for the Member Kit is available within a year of purchase.

Herbalife supports business development through comprehensive training, community support, and marketing resources. Members and distributors can leverage these tools for business expansion, customer base building, and maximizing income through both retail and wholesale channels.

Welcome to the Membership Guide

Allow me to guide you through the process and help you make an informed decision that aligns with your goals.

The journey to becoming a Herbalife member is just a few clicks away, typically taking only 20-40 minutes of your time.

Getting a Discount in the U.S. and Worldwide

If you are a U.S. resident (the same applies to the countries where Herbalife Preferred Member program exists) looking to join Herbalife mainly to purchase products at a discounted price for yourself, the best membership option is to become a Preferred Member.

As a Preferred Member you get:

  • 25% discount on all Herbalife products
  • No obligation to sell products or recruit others
  • Flexibility to order what you want through Herbalife’s online store
  • Option to convert to Distributor status later if desired

The benefits of Preferred Membership include:

  • Save 25% off the retail price on over 300 Herbalife wellness products
  • Set up monthly recurring orders for additional savings and convenience
  • Qualify for free shipping on orders over $50
  • Access nutritional advice and weight management plans from Herbalife
  • Enjoy shakes, teas, supplements and skin care items for personal use

To become a Preferred Member:

  • Pay a one-time $34.95 registration fee
  • Start ordering discounted products as you need them

With minimal cost or commitment, Preferred Membership allows you to purchase quality Herbalife products for yourself monthly at excellent prices. Just sign up online today to start saving 25%.

To become a Preferred Member today, just fill out the short form above to get the info by email!

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Should I join as a Member?

If you want to join to get the products (weight loss programs, meal replacement shakes) straight from the company with significant discounts, then you should sign up as a customer. You will get a Herbalife member pack from the company. The initial 25% discount will be increased to 40% for all the members of this program.

Members Levels in US

Your commitment to Herbalife is rewarded with escalating discounts:

  • Bronze: Get started with over 20% off MSRP.
  • Silver: Elevate to over 30% off MSRP by accumulating 500 Points in 12 months.
  • Gold: Achieve over 40% off MSRP by accruing 2,500 Points annually.

Benefits for Customers

Here are the benefits for all members:

  • Exclusive orders at significant discount levels, available anytime, anywhere.
  • Convenient shopping options, including MyHerbalife.com, the mobile app, phone orders, or local sales centers.
  • Regular promotions and updates to keep you engaged.
  • Support from both your account and sponsor (that’s me!).
  • Direct doorstep delivery of your chosen products.
  • An option to transition to a Herbalife Independent Partner whenever you’re ready.

Herbalife Preferred Member packWhat does the online pack include?

  • The catalogue of Herbalife’s recipes for balanced nutrition
  • webinars with nutrition experts; video lessons from certified trainers; blogs 
  • The PM-only newsletter
  • Fresh company news
  • Special events, promotions, and rewards

Is There a Monthly Fee to Maintain My Herbalife Membership?

The good news is there is no required monthly membership fee to continue getting discounted pricing on Herbalife products after you initially sign up.

As an Herbalife member, you pay a one-time cost to purchase the Member Kit materials when you first join. This includes:

  • Distributor Kit: $59.95 one-time cost
  • Preferred Member Kit: $34.95 one-time cost

After paying this initial kit fee, you can continue buying Herbalife products at your discounted price without paying any monthly membership charge.

How to Become an Independent Distributor

Become Herbalife distributor - marketing and pricing strategies explained

Herbalife distributors (or higher level “sales leaders” or Service Providers) have the opportunity to:

  • Getting products at higher discounts (up to 50%)
  • As an independent partner, you can share your love for balanced nutrition and your new lifestyle with like-minded folks to grow your own business as an associate.
  • To be able to earn a residual (passive) income while working part-time or full-time
  • and many more privileges depending on your status in the company.

Getting Started Selling Herbalife Products at a Discount

To begin selling Herbalife nutrition, weight management, and personal care products at a discounted price, you first need to become an Herbalife member. There is a one-time $59.95 cost to purchase the Herbalife Distributor Pack to convert from Preferred Member to business owner, which contains brochures, catalogs, and some samples to get your business going. This starter kit or membership pack gives you the ability to buy products at a 25-50% discount off the suggested retail price.

When you first join, you will qualify for a basic 25% discount on over 300 Herbalife products including the top-selling Formula 1 healthy meal replacement shake, Formula 2 multivitamin complex, and Cell-U-Loss herbal tablets that reduce water retention. As you sell more, you can qualify for higher discount levels up to 50% off. For example, if you purchase Formula 1 at the initial 25% discount for $38.25 instead of $51.00 retail, you can sell it to customers at the full $51.00 price and keep the $12.75 difference as profit.

Some specific ways to get started selling include:

  • Promote to friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances through social media, personalized emails, potluck tasting parties where people can sample products, and casual conversations.
  • Hand out Herbalife brochures and samples at local health fairs, community centers, gyms, or anywhere health-conscious people gather.
  • Create flyers or online posts advertising your personalized Herbalife nutrition plans, shake flavors, one-on-one coaching services, and opportunity to try before buying.
  • Attend Herbalife Opportunity Meetings to meet fellow distributors, receive training and mentoring, and gain new customers through referrals.

The key is to generate a steady customer base buying Herbalife products month after month. This will allow you to keep qualifying for higher discounts, earn bigger retail profits, and potentially recruit other distributors. Get started today by purchasing your Member Pack at Herbalife.com and begin selling top nutritional products at excellent prices.

Most Herbalife distributors do the business part-time. Some independent distributors who choose to build a sales organization provide guidance and insight to those in their organization. In return, they are eligible to earn a commission and bonus based on the sales of their team members.



How Much Money Could I Earn in Retail Profits Selling Herbalife?

As an Herbalife member, you can earn money by buying products at a discount and selling them at full retail price. Here are some examples of potential earnings:

  • Formula 1 Healthy Meal Replacement Shake – Purchase at 25% off for $38.25, sell at $51.00 retail, earn $12.75 profit per canister
  • Formula 2 Multivitamin Complex – Buy at 25% discount for $26.25, sell at $35.00 retail, earn $8.75 profit per bottle
  • Cell-U-Loss Herbal Tablets – Buy at 25% off for $33.75, sell at $45.00 retail, earn $11.25 profit per bottle
  • Total Control Weight Management Program – Buy at 25% discount for $56.25, sell at $75.00 retail, earn $18.75 profit per box
  • Best Defense Immune Booster – Buy at 25% off for $33.75, sell at $45.00 retail, earn $11.25 profit per bottle
  • Herbal Aloe Concentrate – Buy at 25% discount for $15.00, sell at $20.00 retail, earn $5.00 profit per bottle

Additional ways to maximize retail profit:

  • Qualify for higher discounts up to 50% by generating more volume
  • Sell product packages & combos for higher profit margins
  • Offer preferred customer discounts to promote recurring orders
  • Sell from your ecommerce site or social media to lower overhead
  • Cross-sell complementary products to each customer

With some consistent sales effort, you could realistically earn hundreds of dollars per month or more in retail profits from Herbalife. The key is dedicating time to promoting the products, attracting repeat customers, and offering excellent service.

How Much Could I Earn from Sponsored Members?

How Much Could I Earn from Sponsored Members?

In addition to retail profits, you can earn wholesale commissions from the discount purchases of members you sponsor and their downline:

  • Royalties: Earn up to 5% on the volume generated by first-level members you sponsor
  • Production Bonuses: Earn 2-7% on the volume of up to 8 generations of downline members

Of the 14% of Herbalife members who earned from sponsors last year:

  • 50% (about 39,000 people) earned over $245
  • 10% (about 7,800 people) earned over $4,350
  • 1% (about 780 people) earned over $82,000

Here are some examples of potential monthly earnings if you sponsor 10 members who each have 100 PV:

  • With 5% royalties, earn $50 on 10 x 100 PV = 1,000 total PV
  • With 2% bonus, earn $20 on 1,000 PV x 8 levels = 8,000 total PV

This totals $70 in extra earnings. If you scale your organization and support your downline members, your monthly commissions could reach the levels above.

The key is dedicating time to recruiting, training, and motivating your downline members to buy and sell products each month. With consistent effort building your team, you can earn substantial commissions over time through Herbalife’s compensation plan.

Learn more about the compensation plan and possible income from the following PDF file: StatementOfAverageGrossCompensation.pdf

Getting a Refund on Your Member Kit

If you try selling Herbalife products and the business opportunity does not work out for you, you can get a full refund on the cost of your Member Kit under these circumstances:

  • Within 1 year of purchasing the Member Kit, you can request a 100% refund of the $59.95 cost.
  • To get the refund, contact Herbalife Customer Service at 866-866-4744 and let them know you wish to return the member pack and cancel your membership.
  • You will need to send back any brochures, catalogs, or samples that came in the kit. Herbalife will provide a prepaid return label.
  • Once they receive the returned kit, Herbalife will issue a full $59.95 refund to you.

In addition to the Member Kit refund, you can return any unused and unopened products purchased from Herbalife within 1 year of the order date and receive a 100% refund, including reimbursement for the return shipping costs.

So if you buy inventory to resell and find that selling Herbalife products is not working for you as a business, you can send back any unsold items in resalable condition and get all your money back.

Between the kit refund and product returns, you can get back your entire investment in Herbalife if you act within one year of signing up as a member. This way, you can test the business with minimal risk.

Becoming an Herbalife Distributor Without Online Registration

If online registration is not available in your country, you can still become an Herbalife distributor by following these steps:

  1. Purchase the Herbalife Member Kit

  • Order the $59.95 member pack containing brochures, catalogs, samples, and distributor forms from the Herbalife website or by phone.
  • The kit will be shipped directly to you.
  1. Fill Out and Submit Distributor Paperwork

  • Complete the distributor application and agreement forms included in the member kit.
  • Provide your personal details, payment information, and signature.
  • Mail the forms to Herbalife Member Services in your country.
  1. Receive Confirmation and ID Number

  • Herbalife will review your forms and approve your distributorship.
  • You will receive a confirmation letter and unique Herbalife ID number.
  1. Access Distributor Tools and Order Products

  • You can now log in online using your ID number and country specific URL.
  • Order discounted products, access training, and manage your business online.

Even without online registration, you can become an authorized Herbalife distributor by purchasing the member kit and submitting the completed paperwork. This gives you full access to the business opportunity.

Business opportunity – the difference between linear and passive income.

linear and passive income - business opportunityA linear income is the income you earn as long as you do a particular job. If you stop working, your source of income is gone! That is, you get an exchange of your time for money.

If you want to increase your income, you have to do more work, get a promotion, or change employers.

Passive income, also called residual income, is a type of income that you can still profit from for a long time once you do something.

Linear income is essential for 95% of people worldwide, while residual income is only for 5%. Secondly, the residual income, in most cases, requires capital, and many do not have it and cannot or do not want to save it up.

Herbalife gives everyone the same business opportunity to build their legal business within the company (just the purchase of a distributor kit to start with):

  • Retail sales commissions (direct selling): up to 50%
  • Wholesale commissions – up to 25%

Independent parnters are incorporating sponsorship into marketing strategies. Herbalife sponsorship refers to the process of recruiting new distributors into their downline organization.

Herbalife regularly hosts training events and conferences to provide education and motivation to its independent partners.

  • Annual Global Herbalife Extravaganza – This is Herbalife’s largest event, held in a different city each year, and draws thousands of distributors. It involves speeches from top Herbalife leaders, product training, entertainment, and recognition of high-achieving distributors.

I say in advance that this is not a get-rich-quick scheme or any scheme. There is a lot of work to be done first! But for many, this type of job is a joy since they get to do what they love to do while working from home for themselves.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the monthly cost?

Let’s break down the typical monthly expenses for various Herbalife weight loss programs:

  • Quickstart Program: About $125.05 per month
  • Advanced Program: Approximately $189.40 per month
  • Ultimate Program: Around $240.95 per month

How much is the annual fee?

You’ll encounter an annual membership fee that’s settled at the close of each year, totaling around 15 USD.

What’s the price to become a Member?

The kit price is as low as USD 34.95 in the United States

Final Thoughts

Whether you choose to become a Preferred Customer or embrace the opportunity as an Independent Partner, I’m here to guide you every step of the way. For any registration questions or difficulties, don’t hesitate to reach out. Let’s embark on your Herbalife journey together and work towards your health and financial goals.

More information for future members & distributors:

How to Make Money with Herbalife – Worldwide Opportunities


After you’ve made the decision to join the Herbalife family, I’m here to provide with exceptional support for customers or partners. Rest assured, my commitment to ethical practices aligns perfectly with Herbalife’s policies and procedures. 

*Medical Disclaimer:

All references to weight management on my site relate to the Herbalife Nutrition Weight Management Programs which include, amongst other things, a balanced diet, regular exercise, an adequate daily fluid intake, nutritional supplementation where required and appropriate rest, individual results will vary. The statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The company’s products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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