MLM and the Gig Economy

An article from late last year provides some interesting insight into how multi-level marketing companies (and their recruiters) are exploiting the “gig economy” to recruit new victims. It’s entitled “MLMs Take the Worst Parts of the Gig Economy, Then Make You Pay.” That’s right, you get to pay to be …

No One Held a Gun to Your Head

Written by Raisinberry How many times have we seen a pinked-fogged consultant write to all of the Pink Truth readers telling us, “No one held a gun to your head.” They want to be clear that no one was about to murdered if they didn’t order. We typed our own …

No Negativity in Mary Kay

Written by SuzyQ When we are in the Pink Bubble, we are taught to avoid negativity, with Pink Truth being cited directly as a huge bad thing, or at least alluded to as being poison. It is not. Negativity as defined by the Mary Kay world is anything that may …

Can Mary Kay Cosmetics Face the Truth?

Written by Raisinberry You know, when you are blind… you’re blind. We all know people (including ourselves) who hold to deep beliefs and are adamant about defending them, until they get new information. That’s how Pink Truth works. Women come here adamant to defend Mary Kay, shocked that young and …

Filling Your Life With Mary Kay

Written by Raisinberry You may have not realized how sorry your life was before you met your Mary Kay consultant. In fact, you stupidly may have thought things were just kind of alright. You may have even been happy and centered and forward focused. When she called you to be …

In Denial About Mary Kay

Written by Raisinberry Heartbreak is the only word that comes to mind, as we who have depinked, watch the parade of our friends going over the cliff, pursuing the MK “dream.” I still care about my senior director, my offspring, my fellow directors and unit members. The jury is still …