In Memory of Jon Taylor

Dr. Jon Taylor, a prominent fighter against the multi-level marketing industry passed away on August 2 at the age of 81. Dr. Taylor conducted some very important research on MLM, and published numerous articles as well as multiple books on the topic. His website MLM: The Truth has been a …

Mary Kay Training Isn’t Free!

Written by The Scribbler It’s proudly proclaimed on most Mary Kay recruiting scripts, leaflets, and packets, most of the time in capital letters: FREE training! But is “free” a description that’s dead-on or just another fabulous fib? Pull up your favorite NSD or director’s website and you’ll encounter a bevy …

Real Mary Kay Math

Written by Diana There’s an ongoing debate out there whether or not a new Mary Kay consultant should start her career off on the right foot…. meaning with a full store. But depending on which side you’re on, for or against, the “right foot” could mean without any inventory at …

Why Mary Kay Is Not “Dual Marketing”

Long ago, someone at Mary Kay Inc. came up with this silly idea of calling Mary Kay a “dual-level marketing” program. Apparently, they didn’t like the fact that the system the company uses is multi-level marketing (MLM) so they made up a new name that they try to differentiate from …

Why Mary Kay Is a Pyramid

In an effort to try and prove why Mary Kay Cosmetics isn’t a pyramid and isn’t like those other bad companies, the author of this document may have inadvertently done the opposite. The Mary Kay legal department offered this document back in the early days of Pink Truth (then called …