More Mary Kay Numbers

I love these kinds of numbers. They’re fun and exciting for Pink Truth. Seriously! In Mary Kay’s July 2006 letter to the FTC about how horrible it would be to make recruiters actually provide proof related to their income claims and other such heinous information-providing-activities… They stated that there were …

A Few “Top” Units and Areas in Mary Kay Show Us How Little is Being Sold

I’ve continued to look at some of the “top” units in Mary Kay. These are units with some “top directors” held up as women to admire for “doing Mary Kay the right way” and helping women to better their lives. Yet there is little to no actual retailing of products …

Who’s Selling Mary Kay?

Welcome to our latest installment of “No One’s Making a Living Selling Mary Kay Products.”  Remember: Mary Kay isn’t about selling a product, although that’s the front they use to suck you in. Mary Kay is really an endless chain recruiting scheme, in which the name of the game is …

Mary Kay Canadian Earnings 2007

Here are the most recent statstics for Mary Kay Canada (2007): The vast majority of the independent sales force members’ primary source of profit is selling product. In addition, all Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants can earn income from commissions, dovetailing, prizes and awards. To be eligible for commissions, Independent …

Mary Kay Weasel Words

Written by MKWidower Every company uses them… the fine print at the bottom of the page. They tell a lot about the limitations on your life insurance, the warranty on your VCR and even how much money you will make. wea·sel words. plural noun. Definition:. misleading language: deliberately misleading or …

Preferred Customer Statistics From Mary Kay Inc.

Each quarter, Mary Kay Cosmetics sends out a “Preferred Customer” mailing. It goes to 6 million women.  There are 700,000 U.S. consultants. That means that on average, each consultant has 8.5 customers on their preferred customer list. And for most consultants, the people on those lists don’t really represent true …