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 …

Years After Mary Kay

Written by SuzyQ I left Mary Kay many years ago. My product was charged back to my senior director in June, 2007. I still read Pink Truth almost daily and comment from time to time.  It is amazing how after all this time, posts by others sometimes bring back a …

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 …

Market Saturation and Mary Kay

A common question about Mary Kay Cosmetics is, “Is the market saturated?” Here we explore the real market for the products and whether or not Mary Kay is a viable business opportunity. I submit that yes, the market is saturated with Mary Kay Cosmetics, and the chances of making a …