Premier Club Director Gail’s Earnings

I wanted to examine the income of a Premier Club sales director. There are about 13,000 sales directors in the United States, and only a few thousand of those are Premier Club or Cadillac drivers. When you make it to those levels, you are assumed to be doing well, as …

Mary Kay Defends Its “Business Opportunity”

Written by The Scribbler Remember the Harper’s article “The Pink Pyramid Scheme: How Mary Kay Cosmetics Preys on Desperate Housewives”?  At the time the article came out, there was a flurry of media activity. Mary Kay and its NSDs were in damage control mode, while other media outlets slammed the company. …

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 …

Mary Kay on the 20/20 “Not So Pretty In Pink” Story

Mary Kay Cosmetics was hoping that ABC’s 20/20 would share their version of the story: that lots of products are sold, lots of money is made, and Mary Kay enriches women’s lives. Unfortunately for them, Rebecca Jarvis dug into the other side… the ugly truth about Mary Kay. The company …

Who Is Selling Mary Kay Products? Not Krystal Shada’s Unit!

Krystal Shada is a wanna-be national sales director in Mary Kay Cosmetics. And she provides us the opportunity to check out who is selling Mary Kay products. When I point out that Mary Kay has lots of characteristics of pyramid schemes, I am often told that WOMEN ARE SELLING THE …

False Income Claims from Mary Kay Sales Director Roya Mattis

Written by The Scribbler False income claims are the primary recruiting tool used by multi-level marketing companies to lure in new recruits. Mary Kay sales director Roya Mattis loves to say “if she can do it, I can do it too.” But what if “IT” is complete fiction, as is …

Is Mary Kay Sales Director Roya Mattis “Totally Debt-Free?”

Written by The Scribbler Roya Mattis is a mover and shaker in Mary Kay Cosmetics. She is a top director and personifies the image of success Mary Kay Inc. would have you believe is attainable. Roya has a compelling story of success, so why would she feel the need to …