Obsolete Applause: What Mary Kay’s Monthly Magazine Won’t Tell You

Written by The Scribbler I have a foot-high thick assortment of Applause magazines dating back to 1977.  It makes a pretty handy (albeit low) end table if you throw a glass top on it and add some opulent home décor from the local Stuckey’s:  Star Trek collector’s plates, statuettes of …

Kid Stuff: Reasons, Excuses, and Mary Kay NSD Gillian Ortega

Written by The Scribbler Because I can’t take another episode of Man vs Food’s Adam Richman stuffing a baseball-cap sized meatball into his face, I’m ripe for some “B” list entertainment:  Mary Kay National Sales Director training videos!  They’re the videos that – like the Hurliator ride at the state …

Your Future is Now (But Your Education Comes Much Later): How Mary Kay NSD Lisa Madson Sells the Sizzle, But No Steak

Written by Verity Rose It’s no wonder that Mary Kay recruiters in search of a downline will encourage potential recruits to watch Your Future is Now, in which NSD Lisa Madson tells her I-story to a room full of MK faithful and the guests they hope to bring into the …

False Income Claims from Mary Kay Sales Director Roya Mattis

Written by The Scribbler False income claims are the primary recruiting tool used by multi-level marketing companies to lure in new recruits. Mary Kay sales director Roya Mattis loves to say “if she can do it, I can do it too.” But what if “IT” is complete fiction, as is …

Is Mary Kay Sales Director Roya Mattis “Totally Debt-Free?”

Written by The Scribbler Roya Mattis is a mover and shaker in Mary Kay Cosmetics. She is a top director and personifies the image of success Mary Kay Inc. would have you believe is attainable. Roya has a compelling story of success, so why would she feel the need to …

Former National Sales Director Amy Dunlap Alleges Mary Kay is a Pyramid Scheme

This week Amy Dunlap filed an amended answer in the lawsuit Mary Kay Inc. has filed against her for alleged violations of her national sales director agreement. The most notable part of the answer and counterclaims is the portion in which Dunlap alleges that Mary Kay violates the Texas Business …

Mary Kay and Allison LaMarr Settling Their Lawsuit?

Nearly a year ago, Mary Kay Cosmetics sued Allison LaMarr, a former national sales director who was accused of violating her contract with the company. Mary Kay Inc. is going after Allison LaMarr for selling products in violation of her contract with the company, and for violating the non-solicitation portion …

The Reality of National Sales Director Commissions

Yesterday we discussed the lawsuit between Mary Kay Cosmetics and former National Sales Director Amy Dunlap. Mary Kay is suing Amy for using information on MK consultants to recruit to Isagenix. Amy is counterclaiming, saying that MK lies to women when it says that you “own your own business.” Unfortunately …