Mary Kay Sales Director Earnings: Less Than Minimum Wage

The hallmark of pyramid schemes (masquerading as something legitimate under an innocent-sounding name like multi-level marketing) is false earnings claims. We at Pink Truth know that time and again, research shows that more than 99% of people LOSE MONEY in MLM. Nonetheless, practically all you ever hear about is how …

Reporter Declines to Think Critically About Mary Kay

As is usually the case, mainstream media completely ignores the reality of multi-level marketing. Stories are regularly run about how MLM “businesses” offer consumers an opportunity to make money, especially during times of high unemployment. What these stories ignore is the reality that 99% of people involved in MLM actually …

Mary Kay on Earnings Representations

Mary Kay Inc. attempts to cover itself on the issue of earnings… often inflated during recruiting pitches and guest events. One of my many complaints with this product-based pyramid scheme is the pervasiveness of false earnings claims. Mary Kay sales directors parade around “high checks” and imply that those are …