Last week Mary Kay launched their new line of color products, Chromafusion. And they’ve got Matrix Technology, whatever that is. The rumor was that the new color products would be coming out around Christmas, but here they are and no one had any advance warning. Hello, discontinued color cosmetics. Good luck selling those.
Oh sure, this will no doubt be billed as a wonderful thing. Mary Kay is staying on trend. Cosmetics HAVE to change to stay new and fresh. Other companies change their products too. The problem is that with Mary Kay, we’ve got hundreds of thousands of consultants who are left holding the bag with discontinued products. In theory, they can still sell them. In reality, the old products won’t be shown in the Look Book, so many customers won’t even know a consultant has them.