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 …

Where Are They Now? Women From Mary Kay Seminar 2006

Written by The Scribbler It’s interesting to me to go through old Mary Kay Applause magazines, choose a couple of feel-good propaganda pieces, and look up some of the I-story tellers. The piece I combed through tonight involves 10 women from Seminar 2006, what rank they were then, and what …

Mary Kay Has Never Been About Ordering?

The May 2007 issue of Mary Kay’s Applause Magazine has an interesting piece called “Inventory Answers: Coaching Your New Team Members to Success.” And they have the audacity to claim that Mary Kay has “never been about ordering.” But everything else in Mary Kay is contrary to that claim. Naturally, …