Be a Mary Kay Model

One common gimmick to get women to hold skincare classes and facials is a “model portfolio.” The Mary Kay consultant asks you to be a “model” and do a before and after photo. Mary Kay Inc. has created a contest this year that uses this booking tactic.From promotional materials:  Mary …

Stalked: By the Mary Kay Lady

One woman’s experience with a persistent Mary Kay lady, originally posted at  Epinions.com. The Bottom Line I once knew a scary, scary Mary Kay Lady. I’ve been stood up, yes, stood up by the Avon Lady. She promised me she’d deliver my products Wednesday evening; it is now Friday and …

An Apology From Mary Kay Cosmetics?

Written by Raisinberry So Mary Kay announced a new FAQ website, supposedly to address concerns from the sales force. I would have more respect for the company if they simply said “Wow, we’re sorry.” Imagine opening your Intouch page and having, “We’re Sorry” across the top? Imagine a list of …

Mary Kay’s Attempt to Counteract Pink Truth

In January 2007, Mary Kay Cosmetics launched a web initiative to help counteract the effect of Pink Truth’s wide dissemination of information. Mary Kay consultants got news of Mary Kay Inc.’s latest attempt to “deal” with the information being put forth by Pink Truth. I had heard that corporate decided …