Mary Kay is Great in the Netherlands!

This comment was submitted by a woman who says she is a Mary Kay consultant in the Netherlands. Her arguments against the Pink Truth are really no different than those we hear from consultants based in the United States. W.O.W…. I can hardly believe the US comments. As a consultant …

Direct Sales: Easy or Hard?

We know Mary Kay isn’t “direct sales” and that the real focus is recruiting. Nonetheless, the company and its reps like to use that phrase because it “hides” the focus on recruiting and sounds like something legitimate. Who could object to selling??? I thought this was an interesting piece from …

Mary Kay Lies: Best Selling Brand

You’ve heard this over and over: America’s Best Selling Brand. We know Mary Kay isn’t the “best selling brand” and so does Mary Kay. They get away with this charade because they use the wholesale sales to consultants, double the number to suggested retail, and pretend it’s all sold to …

Mary Kay Can Be Good and Bad

A Mary Kay consultant tells us we’re wrong. Mary Kay isn’t that bad. It’s just a few bad people. And you were lied to because you ALLOWED yourself to be lied to. Mary Kay is not as bad as you had imagined… It only reflects the kind of leadership you …

Compulsive Consultancy in Mary Kay Cosmetics

Written by Lazy Gardens Compulsive consultancy brings despair and humiliation into the lives of countless thousands of men, women and children. The compulsive consultant is a person who is dominated by an irresistible urge to participate in Mary Kay. Coupled with this is the obsessive idea that a way will …

Women Join Mary Kay Just to Make a Little Extra Money

Let’s take another look back to the 2012 Harper’s Magazine cover story, The Pink Pyramid Scheme: How Mary Kay Cosmetics Preys on Desperate Housewives.  Mary Kay immediately responded to the article, but with almost no substance. There have been two primary arguments corporate representatives use to “prove” that Mary Kay …