The Pink Cadillac is Not About Sales

Mary Kay sales directors can earn the use of a pink Cadillac if their unit does $102,000 wholesale production ($204,000 suggested retail value) in 6 months or less. (That’s $17,000 wholesale per month needed to get and maintain the Cadillac.) It has nothing to do with sales. All that matters …

Kid Stuff: Reasons, Excuses, and Mary Kay NSD Gillian Ortega

Written by The Scribbler Because I can’t take another episode of Man vs Food’s Adam Richman stuffing a baseball-cap sized meatball into his face, I’m ripe for some “B” list entertainment:  Mary Kay National Sales Director training videos!  They’re the videos that – like the Hurliator ride at the state …

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 …

Welcome, New Visitors to Pink Truth

Thank you for seeking out Pink Truth. You may have just seen the story on Mary Kay Cosmetics on ABC’s 20/20, and you probably want more information. Contrary to what our critics will tell you,  this site is not full of a bunch of bitter, lazy, disgruntled ex-consultants who are …

Salt Lake Tribune on Mary Kay: Consultants Not Making Money

The Salt Lake Tribune published a wonderful article by Steven Oberbeck, Average Multilevel Networkers Never See Idealized Gains. The article gets it right about multi-level marketing… most aren’t making any money.Tell that to a pro-MLM zealot, however, and you’ll get some sort of excuse like most don’t want to make …

New Mary Kay “Career Car” Rules

Changes to Mary Kay’s Grand Achiever and Premier Club Career Car Program announced July 2009: It has been more than seven years since Career Car Program production requirements have increased. However, due to year-over-year cost increases, we are announcing the following Career Car Program changes:

Changes to Mary Kay’s Car Program (2007)

We wondered if the Grand Prix would be changed to black to match the new compacts, and now we’ve got our answer! Why yes… the cars will be black like the new compacts. Here’s the info Mary Kay is distributing about the not-so-free car program. Starting with June 2007 qualifiers: