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08Ellen
02/01/2011

Mary Kay 5

I love Mary Kay. I was a makeup artist in New York and worked with high fashion models. You would be surprised how many magazine ads and even front covers are using MK Day Radiance cream makeup because it has excellent light refraction, and has had, long before anyone started advertising about 'photo' makeups. Most cosmetic companies, Clinique, Estee Lauder, Mac, Revlon and any other 'prestige' cosmetic companies abuse their retail sales people. Horrible abuse in an 90% female retail (run by 96% male money Hare-um masters...with head wives to flog the backs of 2-penny concubines. I got out to give training workshops
working as an independent makeup artist for model portfolio, photography, some minor actress Broadway

Hare'um masters who own 'prestige' cosmetics pay a model six million and a slave $6 with a 2% commission. Two percent to haul, lift, tote, pull, push (bent spines, torn pelvis, tilted uterus, torn esophagus all for 2%) My friend Glennis was in real esate, when the market went bad, she joined Mary Kay and her first 'party' made her $600. Glennis is a very skilled and polished professional saleswoman. Today she makes a six figure income with Mary Kay. Direct Sales of any kind takes a two-year income in savings to live on while you build your Mary Kay business. So does straight commission insurance sales; require two years in savings to live on while you build your clientele...so does Mary Kay require money in savings to live on two years (or ft job)

No insurance agent would sell policies without an 'over ride' on every policy sold, and Mary Kay offers this same kind of "over ride" to retire on..or build a future on. Mary Kay has a wonderful future potential...start young, work hard, and don't let failures with sour grapes drag you down....inch by inch...day by day...without being pushed by any manager (man-age-her) into taking on more than you are ready for
Remember Mary Kay herself, succeeded because her SON handed her $5,000 "I believe in you mom" Like every other woman; MK had already spent her youth in a job with NOTHING left-over to save to build her own business. Her SON at half her age (21) had to sponsor mother who was 40+ years old. KEEP this low pay of women in your mind; when you build your Mary Kay business and don't lie to anyone. No one should be recruiting for Mary Kay with false promises of immediate income. It takes time...and work. Artisty by Ellen

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10/29/2010

Mary Kay 3

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sthawks
10/18/2010

Mary Kay 5

Ok...I hate to do it but I am going to join the foray. I have used Mary Kay on and off for about 15 years now. I have also sold Mary Kay on and off thpugh I have not for over 6 years now. I do still use the products. Some products I love and others I cannot use. Some I think is a total waste, some i think they need to bring back. Overall, I like the products. Heck, their acne treatment gel is the only thing that keeps me from looking like a toad. Their Timewise facial cleansing bar is the only soap I can use on my face. In fact, I also use it on by body due to acne break out on my back. I don't like their color cosmetics much due to the limited variety, especially the eyeshadows. Now as for experiences: I spend a lot of money on cosmetics. I feel the need to pamper myself and take care of my greatest calling card, my face. I have used MAC, Clinique, Shesido, Lancome, Channel, Este Lauder to name a few. I have also used drugstore brands as well as homemade concoctions. Over the years I always come back to Mary Kay skincare regardless the price point. As most of us know, our skin gets acclaimated tp products and they just don't work as well. I often ran into that with most brands but not Mary Kay. I also have VERY oily skin that's also very sensitive so I have a hard time finding products that work for me.
Speaking on consultants: yes, some of those women/men are unscrupulous. They will say and do anything to sell a product. They will lie about how much they make and how easy it is. IT'S NOT!! With anything worth having you have to work!! Time, persistence, building a positive reputation is how you'll grow any business. You might get a person to buy once but the true profit comes with repeat business. When I sold Mary Kay, most of my profits came from my retail sales. I chose not to recruit because that involved training which equaled time which I had very little of. For anyone to become a successful consultant, you must educate yourself. Read books on what's involved and how it's done. Be committed to putting in the time. When you work your 9-5 you have a schedule spelled out for you as well as your planned activities for the day. The same principle applies to being a consultant. What I enjoyed most as a consultant was that I could inform my customers with all confidence of the 30 day money back guarantee with no hassle. I had one client buy $400 worth of product then returned it the next week. I inturn returned it to Mary Kay and got replacement products. All I was asked for was the client's name and contact #. I asked her if she was ever contacted by the corporate office and she said no.
Experience buying/using other products: Recently I developed an addiction to Mac cosmetics (yes, I am in therapy for it now as I am going through withdrawal). I am a creature of habit so I go to a particular store all the time. I was there on a Saturday, spent $300 then went back the following Thursday and spent an additional $250. Bought lots of products because the store manager was wearing them in such a complimetary way. We were of the same complexcion and undertone. Loved the colors so I went back for more. On the second trip dared to ask for samples of pigment. Asked for a total of 9 different shades. I was told I could only get 3. Asked to speak with the manager and informed her that I lived on the other side of town and would not be visting the store for a while. She could care less. Informed her of my recent transactions. She told me she knew (of course I was chatting her up the Saturday before). She was quick to tell me that all their clients are like me. In essence, the don't need my business, there was nothing special about me spending my money with them. Long story short, I returned everything I was so disgusted, and have sworn off MAC since. That attitude was too much for me. Unfortunately that seems to be the attitude of at least 3 of the stores that service my area. In using some of these products, I have scratched myself asunder due to reactions and yes I am talking the pricer products. Does that mean that all the people that represent MAC are self serving, snotty, twits hawking overpriced products? No, they are just bad experiences.
Overall, regarding the products, try it. If it does not work, return it. Get your money back. If you get a free facial offer, have them come to you or at the very least ask where it will be held, if it is at their event night. ASK QUESTIONS! STATE YOUR CONCERNS!
Regarding consultants, if they sound too be good to be true, they probably are. Ask about what kind of support you get when you join. Ask them to show you their training info. Take the time to go to a meeting. Walk with no money-cash checks or cards so thay way you can't get cornered and you can honestly say you don't have the means available. Educate yourself. If you do join, put the time and effort in. If you considered joining in the first place it's because you are looking for something other than what you have. Think-how does any CEO get to be the top of the organizational chart. Usually education-formal or school of hard knocks (usually both) sacrifice, time, and some blood sweat and tears. Why would it be different for being the CEO of your own company( which is what network marketting offers)? Take it with a grain of salt. Take charge of your own actions, reactions and outcomes.

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msfinn
08/12/2010

Mary Kay 1

I was invited to a "free facial" by a lady who got my name and number from a bridal expo that I went to a while back. She told me that I could bring my bridesmaids (I just brought one since the others are out of town), and we would have fun getting pampered and given facials. I knew she was going to try and sell me products, but I was OK with that. My friend and I were going to get free facials!

Well, I feel like we got tricked.

We walked into the room where we were told to go at the right time, and quickly noticed that we were the ONLY people in the room that were there to get facials. Everyone else was a MK consultant. It was their weekly meeting! So we ended up having to sit through a TWO HOUR LONG meeting. Our "facials" took about ten minutes, and we applied the products ourselves as a consultant led us through a how-to. They were constantly asking us how we liked it and if our faces felt better, which was really annoying because we already told them yes, so why did they keep asking???

When it came time to order, they were VERY pushy about what we should buy. My friend didn't want to buy anything, and they made her feel awful about that. I ended up spending more than I wanted to because the lady wouldn't leave me alone!

And it is very much like a cult. They have a crazy song that they sing, they started the meeting with a prayer, they reward the girls for every $100 they sell, etc. Mary Kay is a breeding ground for selfish, materialistic capitalists. Who like to look pretty.

Do yourself a favor and hang up the phone if someone from Mary Kay calls and asks you if you'd like a free facial. It's not worth the trauma.

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Ashly
07/21/2010

Mary Kay 5

Mary Kay's tinted mousturizing lotion works great for my skin. It doesn't make it dry like some other products I've used and keeps the oil away!

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Jessyjes
07/20/2010

Mary Kay 2

I agree with the previous review. It took me a while too till I realized that MK did not care a bit if we sold a single product, the company is making money by misleading and misinforming their own consultants and making them believe that the only way one can succeed in this business is by ordering an inventory upfront, or later, if one wishes to purchase a lot. You have to have a minimum order each quarter and if you wish to buy products at wholesale price you have to make that quarterly order to stay active. So you have to keep buying products even if you don't have the customers to buy them.. It sucks! Your shelves will keep getting fuller with MK products, and your debt larger....Mary Kay Ash was a genius, I agree, she came up with this system that allows the company to become so large and profitable by destroying many women lives. And then, why do I have to pay to go the weekly events? After I am spending $20 in gas to get there and come back, at least these training meetings should be free, don't you think so? They don't let you choose your own shades etc in your first inventory order, and I was given some horrible lipstick shades, mascaras were all the same kind, and when I finally had some customers of course they wanted to buy something that it was not in my inventory, and after ordering those few items and paying the flat shipping rate and sales tax (and USPS will increase the rates soon!!!) I was left with a few pennies in profit. Be careful, those consultants who do not have a lot of customers yet might be in the same position, you can sell something every now and then, but you will still have a large part of your inventory unsold, and you will not make much off the other small sales either. This is not the opportunity I thought it would be. You will not be able to support your family if you sell just a little bit. With an over saturated market and the current state of the economy, it becomes close to impossible to become a director and get that pink car. Those are the people who started many years ago and I can tell you they know how fragile their status is and they become more and more aggressive and misinform and mislead poor new consultants like I was. The quality of the products is similar to those products at the drug store, sometime worse. The skin care is way overpriced and it has no effect at all. Everything they sell is overrated. For those people who are still in the business I wish them luck and I hope they can feed their families with the profit from MK, but many of you ladies, when you will read this review, will remember the amount of debt you are in just because you hoped it was a great opportunity for you, and many of you hide this fact from your husbands. Maybe is was 10-20 years ago, but not anymore. Get out of it while you can! It is a large scale scam disguised as a cosmetic company. They prey on their own independent beauty consultants and they claim that it was their decision to buy inventories etc, but we, as consultants, are never given a lot of information in the beginning and we are misled and misinformed and given a rosy picture. Beware!

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carlacarla
07/15/2010

Mary Kay 1

I have been a MK consultant for 4 months now and not being too familiar with their skin care products I decided to try all of them on myself. 2 months later, ABSOLUTELY no results, my face looks like I am not using anything at all. The TW line is way overpriced, moisturizer does nothing, eye wrinkle cream the same, I even tried the microdermabrasion set and the replenishing serum. Even my husband agrees with me that MK is a line of sub par products. Do yourself a favor and buy Olay Regenerist at any store or Aveeno or L'Oreal and you will be more happy with that. I even tried the pedicure set, cheap, cheap, cheap, the brush that came with broke after the first use, same with Satin Hands set....my hands felt even drier than before. I honestly tried to use the products on myself first so I can be an informed and honest beauty consultant, but I realized that MK sell low quality products at quadruple price. Lipsticks are dry, eye shaddows don't last, eye liners rubb off after a couple of hours, day solution stings, mascaras, lip glosses, all of their products are similar or even of lower quality than products you can find on supermarket shelves. I asked for the 90% return products guarantee and it's been a week and I still did not receive these forms! They are trying to delay this process! I cannot believe how manipulating MK and their directors can be. Plus, this company doesn't spend a penny out of their pocket for their consultants, we pay $5 when we attend the meetings, then $15 at some Saturday Explosions (other type of crappy meetings), annual seminars in Dallas cost $175, plus the cost of the flight, hotel, food etc. I am not asking for bunch of stuff for free but it would be nice to see a company that show some appreciation to all the people that work for them! If they offer you a slice of pizza or a can of unhealthy soda, you are the one that paid for it! Do yourselves a favor and quit MK asap and return every product you can and stay away from them. If they don't send me the return forms soon I will contact BBB and make an official complaint regarding their unfair practices.

Stay away from low quality MK products!

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08ladybug
06/25/2010

Mary Kay 5

For all of you who think that MK is a cult just look at AVON or Jafra. They all have 'rah-rah' meetings (as someone put it) too! MK makes more as consultants than any other direct-seller company! Sure, I agree that MK will not work with 100% of the people that try it, but with a 'try before you buy' option and 100% money-back guarantee then you wouldn't get 'stuck' with something that didn't work for you. I've been a consultant for just over 3 months now and am in the 'green'. Having a helpful director and support group (yes we have meetings, but they aren't mandatory) helps. As for the woman that gave her director her card for a $600 order...yes it would have been over $700 because of tax! If someone is out there who has had a bad experience, I'm truly sorry. There are good and bad MK consultants out there, but there are also good and bad AVON and Jafra consultants as well. I hope that if you have ever had a bad experience with a consultant that you try MK again with a new consultant. We never want to hurt or take advantage of our clients. Hope this helps!

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silly
03/31/2010

Mary Kay 4

I absolutely love Mary Kay cosmetics! I used them for a year, then i got on this natural kick for a few months and now im back and i am convinced that I will always use it! I love the skin care line.. 3 in 1 cleanser, Timewise! the moisurizer is great! Im not a fan of the mineral eyeshadow...seems like you need a lot for it to show up and it doesnt last....but i love everything else!

I find it funny how some of these mary kay consultants are complaining about all the debt they are in and they are blaming the company....This business is like any business, you need to be business savy and wise...they dont force you to buy a crazy amount of inventory...u have chosen to do so and it is your choices that have made you unsuccessful!
I have a good friend who is doing amazing in this business! she is smart, honors God with her wealth, treats her clients with respect and she is very professional! Your business will become what you make of it! Take responsibility and quit blaming everyone but yourself!

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lola1900
02/06/2010

Mary Kay 5

I've started to use Mary Kay when my skin was really bad and I appreciated that the consultant told me how to look after my skin. The skin care is excellent quality - you can feel the difference after the first use.
The best products for me are Miracle set and Microdermabrasion set.
Their make up is light, isnt greasy at all and I love the eyeshadows. Adn the eyemakeup remover is just perfect.
I love it, I buy it :) And I decided to register as a consultant so I don't have to buy for retail prices.

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ElizabethAnn
02/05/2010

Mary Kay 3

Mary Kay has a large color palette, but their cosmetics are low quility. The foundation does not stay in place all day, turns orange, and gets cakey. The lipsticks are very dry. The mascara does absolutely nothing. Last the eyeshadows do not last all day. The only item they sell that is decent is their concealer.

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ddalton1979
01/23/2010

Mary Kay 2

BEWARE IF YOU'RE CONSIDERING BECOMING A MARY KAY CONSULTANT! I am a Mary Kay consultant and the only reason I continue to sell Mary Kay is because I'm still in debt because of the misleading information I was given by my director. There were and still are so many details I have been discovering on my own, as I go. I would NEVER suggest to anyone I know to become a Mary Kay consultant. There are so many hidden costs, and the "free" gifts you are told you can earn is a joke! Nothing is free. Anything that is "given" to you by Mary Kay is taxed at the retail cost, which the consultant has to pay. Also, when I bought inventory my director didn't give me the option to pick out my inventory - which was taxed at retail cost - not wholesale. I also had to pay tax on my "free" products I earned when I bought inventory. Now I have a ton of products that I would've never chosen to buy, that I can not get rid of. No one wants the things I was conned into buying. I LOVE MARY KAY PRODUCTS, but with this economy who can afford them? I decided to become a consultant so I could afford to use MK products, but because of misleading information from my director I now can't even afford to use the products I sell.

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shelby:)
07/22/2009

Mary Kay 5

I'm 14 years old and i have been using Mary Kay since i was about 12 going into 13. My mom has been a consultant for about 17 years now!:) When she first started selling Mary Kay she made lots of money off of it because of where she worked. She quit about 5 years ago and lost many customers. Recently she started trying to grow her business back up and has had big success:) with the help of her amazing Director:) way to go mom ha;) Even when times were slow she still made money maybe not as much but she didn't go all out on advertising. Anywayyys.. I obviously don't do the whole miracle set and stuff but i have always used the Velocity Cleanser and Moisterizer and i don't know WHAT i would do without it! I also use the mineral powder, steely eyeliner, and the lash lengthening mascara and occassionly <-- don't know how to spell oops! bronzer:) For a period of time (like a month?) i usually didn't take off my foundation or makeup and stuff and noticed i started breaking out and such. I started using my cleanser and moisterizer and i noticed RIGHT AWAY my skin clearing up, becoming softer, and just going back to normal (just thought i would put that out there) also, the mineral powder is like my all time FAVO:) i had to use a different foundation one time which i dreaded doing! i used it once and when i stepped back and looked in the mirror i looked like i had leperacy <-- don't know how to spell that either:: my face was blotchy it set into lines which i never knew existed!? and it made me look fake with its little sparkle things in it.. i tried redoing it 3 times and i kept blending, putting more on, and taking some off! let me tell YOU total nightmare!:( Yes, the eyeliner i think does come off easily but i think its because i'm pretty active. But again i've tried other WATERproof things that comes off waaay more easy than Mary Kay's. Overall, why would you not even try Mary Kay!? With their 100% money back gaurantee! I see this business going on in my own house everyday this is not a scam? I've helped with my moms parties and I know the history and products of Mary Kay inside and out and I've heard many stories of how it has changed families lives! And with the whole bad consultant thing? You don't go through an interview to do Mary Kay.. so it's all about finding the right consultant!:) Like my mother!:))

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imogen
06/04/2009

Mary Kay 2

I am not a fan of Mary Kay. It is the type of brand you get guilt-tripped into purchasing because your friend is a consultant. They used to rely heavily on animal-testing so buyers should be aware that many of their most popular products that have been around forever are the result of cruelty to animals. I think products feel cheap on the skin and generally boycott them.

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yankeebelle197 1
05/26/2009

Mary Kay 4

The only reason I did not give it a 5 is because I want to give the products a little more time and see how they work over the long haul. I have tried EVERYTHING- expensive, cheap, and in between. I even went all natural; at the end of that experiment I was left with a rash on my face that would NOT go away- had it for MONTHS. All natural does not mean hypoallergenic. I am allergic to tea tree oil, big time, and can't use products with a lot of alcohol or glycolic acid in them.

I have skin that has always been prone to contact dermatitis- can't wear eyeshadow EVER- and my face has gotten more sensistive as I get older. At 38, I still get occasional pimples. I started using the TimeWise Miracle set on the advice of my sister, who was/is using it and loved it. The rash started going away in a day or two, was completely gone in a week. My pores on the bridge and sides of my nose are less visible. My skin is more even in texture. This is after about 2 months. I only have gotten pimples right before my period, but they are hormonal and I would get them no matter what I was using; that said, there are less of them and the MK acne treatment gel is as good as anything I've tried in getting them to go away (plus it has cucumber in it, which helps calm things down). I have added the Time Wise firming eye cream just the other day and will see how that works on my fine lies, but to date NOTHING has, so even if it doesn't, I wouldn't rate it as worse than anyone else's.

Bottom line is... I have sensitive skin which looks very good when it is calm and happy and right now my skin looks GREAT and so does my sister's. The only cosmetics of theirs I use is their lip gloss (got to try/see colors before buying and the 100% return policy helps) and the ultimate mascara. I have red hair, blue eyes and pink toned skin, which makes finding the right color, especially in lip colors, very hard. I have been happy with the colors I have gotten. The ultimate mascara makes my lashes look like I used a curler when I didn't and holds the curl for the whole day wthout flaking (always a big problem for me). I don't know what else, if anything, of theirs I will use, but I am very happy with what I have used so far. I'm not big on wearing a lot of makeup.

My consultant is great, a good salesperson without being pushy who loves what she does in terms of it allowing her to help women feel good about themselves. I am a good judge of salespeople, as I have been in sales and marketing for 20 years. She, to me, is a bonus.

Of course, no product is right for everyone, but I am a tough customer and a tough sell and I see no reason why I wouldn't continue to buy Mary Kay. And for the woman who busted on retinols because they are not the "latest" in skincare, read what the professionals have to say. They all use retinols for wrinkles and skin texture because THEY WORK and right now they are one of the only things that have a track record of working. Why wouldn't MK want to use what works?

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hairgonewild
04/16/2009

Mary Kay 2

I would like to state there are good consultants out there, they're just hard to find. I was 'conned' into becoming a consultant. They were pushy and would say anything to you if it meant you'd buy the product. I bought the biggest package ( my mistake I know I could have said no) because they promised to help me build clients and help put parites together, and said that was the best way to start and they had purchased the largest package when they started and had great success with it. I did not, after I signed up and bought the product I never heard from my advisors again! I would call them, leave messages and no one ever returned by call. After learning more about the company more myself, I soon realized that they had mad a lot of false promises. I tried to sell on my own, but that was hard not knowing how to do anything online or through the company. I finally meet one consultant who was so nice and helpful, she suggested returning the product, but by the time I contacted the company and they slowly mailed me the forms so I could return the products the return policy was up, by a day! They refused to buy the products back, and were very rude on the phone when I explained the situation. I have tried to contact the company by phone and e-mail to give them the consultants names so they could maybe stop this from happening again, they did nothing, one represenative actually told me that they don't take responsibility for their consultants or their actions. The products I found now aren't that great either, not for me anyways. Also I find it odd that they are very into finding a cure for cancer and do numerous things in the cancer field, but they have a lot of perservatives in there products, which is a leading cause of cancer. I wish I knew then what I know now and I would have saved myself $3000 some dollars!

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lowreeee
04/14/2009

Mary Kay 3

Ok, I have read in full 90% of these reviews and as for the 10% I simply skimmed over them. Has it occured to the people who have given negatives, that not every product is for everyone. With that, are you telling me, that 'Mabelline', 'Cover Girl', 'Clinique', 'Este' Lauder', 'Loreal', 'MAC' and etc (I think you get my drift)...fullfil your every need in a makeup line or skin care? That these other lines of makeup, are they perfect for you? Are you also telling me that of all these other products you have NEVER had a bad experience? If that's the case, consider yourself lucky and carry on w/ your life. I only wish i could go to the mall's Clinique stand or run into Walmart, pick up a line of make up and be 100% satisfied!

I was introduced a while ago to MK, a distant friend came up to me one evening while I was with my husband, and simply said, "I am starting to sell Mary Kay, if you are interested in hosting a party or trying the makeup give me a call." There was ABSOLUTLY no pressuring at all. After 3 months had passed, and I looked in my own make up drawer, with in those 3 months, I had bought a Clinique foundation, and a Loreal foundation......in addition too, to compacts of eye shadows, and eyeliners. I looked in my drawer and thought......OMG, it was so dang full of cosmetics that I HATED......nothing looked right on me. It was then when I decided to call this distant friend and set up an appt. with her.

Now my consultant was fairly new and didn't have all my answers.....but she found each answer to my question thru her director. The Cleanser she initially put me, yes, it did irriate my skin, but so did Oil of Olay, Loreal's and Cliniques........HOWEVER, i was able to return the MKs for 100% refund. I tried to take back my clinique, and that just about laughed in my face..... My consultant even offered to refund my $ or replace it for a different line of product. I chose to replace it, because I wanted a fair shot at this line of product. It ended up, the second line she tried on me works wonderful... and like other's here, my face in these months that I have been faithful to this product, have improved remarkably. I am a middle aged woman (44) and am starting to fight the battle of crow's feet and fine laugh lines. EVERY brand of make up that I have bought, enhances these lines......they become deeper in appearance. By using the Mary Kay facial treatments as well as the foundations, my lines have not only have lessened, the make up doesn't collect in the creases as bad.

So yes, I do like the make up, thus far in what I have used... what I like most more then anything, knowing that not all make up is for everyone, atleast MK allows you to sample it before you buy...........and then, even after you have it, and try it for a few days and STILL don't like it, you can RETURN IT for 100% refund. Untile Clinque, Revelon, Loreal' or anthing you buy at a drug store/Walmart....can offer me that, I will stick to this.

To this day, occasionally, my consultant will ask if I need anything or if I am unhappy with anything, but for the most part, I call her and let her know what I am running out of something and she either has it on hand or she will order it for me and I have it within 5 days if she does have to order it.

I would like to comment on the person who had said, She tried MK and it totally ruined her skin and still to this day after months later she's still battling with what MK did to her face..............HUM>>>>>>>&g; t;>do you really think by now since it's been this long that it's MK??? I think you MAY have an underline problem and it has nothing to do with MK makeup because if it's lasting this long, and if you are cleansing your face with any product, the cycle would have been well over by now.

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jessicaleashop per
01/24/2009

Mary Kay 4

The skin care is great! I have used it for years. I love formula 3 and the purple mask. I'm not big on the makeup.

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proulxtoo
01/14/2009

Mary Kay 5

I am a new consultant. I used MK for several months to be certain my skin would be okay with it and was very pleased. I have good skin, but it is sensitive, so I am understandably careful. Probably will not make a livable wage in MK because I live outside a town of less than 5,000, but will make a few shekles. I've been using Oil of O'Lay for several years and it's no cheaper than MK, plus my skin looks better. I'm not into all the MK Corporate do-dah, which suits me just fine. Calling MK a cult is just plain weird! In addition, I've chosen to not keep product on hand, in the event my business goes soft. I live in Northern Ontario, 10 hrs north of Toronto, and the business climate is not high pressure, so we don't have rah-rah meetings. Because our weather is so cold and dry, I LOVE the day and night serums, the Intense Moisture Cream, and the Extra Emolient Night Cream!

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Marykayhusband
01/13/2009

Mary Kay 1

That any significant number of women are still involved in this cult-like organization is evidence of a victory of shallow, vacuous PR glitz over the stark reality presented by the trail of women injured through their Mary Kay Cosmetics experience. I don’t pretend to have any informed opinion about the quality of their products. However, as the husband of a former Mary Kay Senior Sales Director (over ten years, cars, etc.,) I can tell you I’ve learned the best decision a woman can make about Mary Kay Cosmetics is to stay the hell away from it, particularly the “opportunity”! We’re so glad we’re out.

Plain and simple: Mary Kay Cosmetics abuses women. Before you suffer the loss of any money on this con, read more about the Mary Kay Cosmetics scam at pinktruth.com.

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TampaGoldenGir l
01/11/2009

Mary Kay 4

I have used Mary Kay products for over 10 years. I love the basic skin care; I use medium foundation, and sometimes time wise. I love the
lipsticks and Ultimate mascara. I have tried to use Merle NOrman products and clinque products. I always go back to Mary Kay. I have
mature skin (age 65). I look very natural with Mary Kay and about at least 10 yrs younger. I am a personal user (joined to get products to get a discount). I sell how much I want, when I want. The products are very good. Some people will always complain about cosmetics. Could
be jealously! If your doctor says don't use make up, don't use it, like if you have skin problems. I certainly at age 65 look much better with make up. I take off my make up every night, use light moisturier in the day, and the once a week derma abrasions. Eye shadow
does not look good on me; so I avoid it. The foundation is the very best I have every tried; but I use a loose face powder to set it in.
You must use all the basics to start with: toner, moisturizer and then foundation. Your consultant will help you. I love the idea of
try before you buy; and that customers can earn FREE products. Now at my age unless I can afford a plastic surgeon, I know I can't get rid of the crows feet or the few wrinkles in my hands or face. After all I am 65! But you must take good care of your skin, eat right, drink lot of water, clean and use moistuzers. MK products are meant to work together; use what you like, you don't have to use it all. PS: I like
the extra $$$. I don't go to meetings because I dont like to be pushed. My avon friend makes about $300/400 a month (and I hate Avon
makeup..and other things are too expensive. My avon friend doesn't have to try very hard; I like the extra $$ I make. It takes time to build up a customer base; using excellent customer service that you
learn from others. I like Mary Kay.!!

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karesmith22
12/31/2008

Mary Kay 1

I'm very dissapointed with their foundation and eye concealer it also made my face and eyes itchy and swolen. As I'm sitting hear typing I'm about to go to the emergancy when I'm done. This is the worst my face have ever looked in my life. A few years ago I tried the foundation and concealer and the same thing happen, then a consultant told me they have change a lot of their products, which I think is a lie she just told me that so I could by. The time this happened and I went to my dermatolagits he said he's had a few patients come in and complain about MaryKay breaking out the face. The thing he doesn't like about MaryKay is that the don't list their indgriendts on their products which he said is very strange. LIKE THE GIRL SAID I HATE MARY KAY ALSO.

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NCMKLady
11/20/2008

Mary Kay 5

Ok, I have been reading these comments, and I just have to say that I LOVE Mary Kay products. Yes, I am a consultant, and while my business isn't where I'd like it to be right now (I STILL have to work a job during the day that I don't enjoy). I can't wait untill the day when I can quit my "day" job and work Mary Kay full-time. I have tried other products, and they do NOT do all the wonderful things for my face like MK does. I got some foundation from the store (I won't mention the name) and to be honest, it had some perfume or something that made it stink! I love the fact that MK puts together "looks" that women who might not know what color goes with what can look fabulous with no guess work. MK IS AWSOME!!

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SakuraTulipa
11/09/2008

Mary Kay 3

First off I'm not a Mary Kay consultant, I have used Mary Kay and I like only some of their products. I've read some of your comments about getting bad skin from their products and I'd have to agree, however, I myself noticed my skin gettin bad because I would sleep in my makeup. Once I started washing my face before bedtime my skin got better. Golden rule: wash your makeup off before going to bed, no matter what brand you use!!! I myself absolutely love MK's eyeshadows and liquid foundations or creme to powder foundation, applicators, oil free eye make up remover, and lipgloss. The rest of their products burn my eyes (face wash,lotions,mascara, etc.) so I use another brand for everything else I need.

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gabbyhayes62
11/07/2008

Mary Kay 5

Oh my, my face broke out...It is all Mary Kay's fault. Did you talk to your consultant? Did you look to see what you ate last night? or the day before. Did you clean your face and put the moisturizer on?
Not all of us can wear everything.To give Mary Kay products a bad name because your skin can't handle it is not fair to your consultant or to the actual product. I was a consultant many years ago and had to quit because of family. I just started using the product again. My skin is so much better looking even without the actual makeup. Thought of what I use to look like and what is there now has reminded me what a good habit MK is. I too have trouble with the eye liner and the mascara but my consultant and I are working on that...Does that mean I just write nasty things about it ... No I work on the problem.You do not have to praise Mary Kay but if you aren't happy with it and can't work out a solution go on and quit blaming the other guy. Remember ages does change things like our skin.

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ashleighraew
10/24/2008

Mary Kay 5

Okay, I'm biased. I am a Mary Kay consultant, but am not in the pink fog! I enjoy Mary Kay cosmetics, except for a select few things. The Ultimate Mascara and Waterproof Mascara make my eyes red and swollen, and I think the eyeliner rubs off too easy, but everything else is great!

As for everyone bashing Mary Kay's Mineral Makeup, yes it does have talc, but talc in makeup is not harmful. It is cosmetic-grade talc, and not harmful to your body. I've actually bothered to do my research and know that it's safe. I'm ecstatically happy with the whole skin care line.

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danilala
08/17/2008

Mary Kay 3

I am currently 17 and just became a consultant and just finished my esrs training...I believe mary Kay seems to be the real deal....however i totally agree with Butterflare that the directors do swearby the product however they do not leave the house without their "face" on...its all a bit weird to me....I am sort of confused how someone could loose 10k through mary kay i have on spent $140 on it so far and can only see myself spending maybe $200 more and hopefully be making more then that
Please do not judge mary kay on anyone elses review before you try the product...just because it does not suit them doesnt mean it wont yours...same goes for if it suits one person it just may not suit you

I do believe it is an individual thing and that some people the products will not suit nor would the"lifestyle"

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jovina23
08/11/2008

Mary Kay 5

I love this product.. No fragrances, real deal! and I am NOT a consultant. I've been a customer since i was 14 years old. Now I'm 26 and people do not believe me. They think i am Just 18-22 years of age. Plus is not only how i look, but how nice they feel in my face; never itchy, smudgy, and i never break out... So if there were 10 stars to give, it would be a perfect 10...

those ladies that had bad experience with the product, it does not mean that the product is bad, it is just that everyone has different allergies to different things, products and foods. i know it works great for me and many other women

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LadyJesusFan77 7
08/01/2008

Mary Kay 3

I know some people who are into Mary Kay, but there is one in particular that the only time she wants anything to do with anybody is when she's trying to sell her line of Mary Kay products.  I don't necessarily see anything wrong with Mary Kay, but as far as selling it, you can only get up to a certain point, and that's it.  So you might as well find another hobby or line of work to make a little extra money.

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zylsama
08/01/2008

Mary Kay 5

I have been a Mary Kay consultant for a little over a year now and love it. I used the products for about six months before I became a consultant. There were a few products that didnt work for me but Mary Kays 100% product guarantee pulled through and I was set up with products I love! I was a kindergarten teacher, but am now pregnant and am trying to earn enough stay at home and sell Mary Kay.
I would love to help you find professional products you deserve please check out my website www.marykay.com/aschwery

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princesscandy3 4
06/19/2008

Mary Kay 1

my friend got me onto mary kay i have used alot of the products and they are fine except for the foundation. as soon as i put it on my face started to sting. and i broke out in this horrible itchy rash and ive had it for 2 weeks now my skin is dry and scaly and when i goto put moisturiser or cleanse my skin it burns and stings. I HATE MARY KAY!!! IT SHOULD BE TAKEN OFF THE MARKET!!!!!!!!

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AngieGee
03/28/2008

Mary Kay 3

Selling Mary Kay is lucrative if you live in a rural area away from large stores and if your area is not overrun with Consultants. My area was, as I live in New York City. Too many discount stores that sell quality makeup and too many stores like Sephora, Bobbie Brown, MAC, etc. I lost more than 10K in the three years I was a Consultant. I still have loads of merchandise left. Most of it is expired now and waiting to be thrown away. I learned my lesson. Good luck to you women out there. Mary Kay isn't a bad company...it's just oversaturated with Consultants.

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angleou
03/21/2008

Mary Kay 1

I have a very good complexion other than a few dry patches now and then. I rarely ever get zits. I got the microderm abrasion with the moisturizer and the blemish cream for when I did get the random blemish. I started using the moisturizer and it would work for about 15 min then I would need some more. I also started seeing blemishes so I used the blemish cream and not only would it not get rid of the one zit I was trying kill but it would create more zits around it. It took me about a week before I completely stopped using the products and I make sure I tell as many people as I know that these products are horrible. I went back to my Burt's Bees products and my skin is good again. It about 2 week to recover from a week of Mary Kay. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT.

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dirtysgirl42
03/17/2008

Mary Kay 5

I have seen so many bad reviews on here and I just think some people will complain about anything and nothing will make them happy. Mary Kay products are absolutely great! I use everything from all the Timewise products, to the makeup and color. They are fantastic products at a great price. Sure, you can buy cheaper, but you get what you pay for. I have always had a lot of skin problems and a lot of acne, and Mary Kay has been a blessing to me and my skin. My husband even noticed a difference in my skin, along with friends. Not every product is for everyone, but that goes with any brand. The company is great and stands behind their products completely. I love Mary Kay and would recommend it to anyone. If you have any questions about Mary Kay, I would be happy to try and answer them. Just email me at [email protected]

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Butterflare
01/17/2008

Mary Kay 5

I'm really sorry to hear about the bad experiences some women have had with MaryKay's skincare. I've been a consultant for a year now and I've actually had incredible results. I used the product for about a month before signing on as a consultant. I fell in love with it all. At 3 weeks my skin was not the same. My wrinkles had diminished - not just the appearance of wrinkles; and after 3 months I wanted to go out without my makeup on. I had several dark brown spots from sun damage that after a year have almost disappeared. I have used the product religiously, though - Cleanser, Day Solution, Night Solution, Moisturizer, Eye Cream, Even Complexion Essence. and the Microdermabrasion. I didn't do a before picture, but I sure do wish I had. MaryKay recently added Mineral Powder Foundations and that has been the icing on the cake for me. My 17 year old son loves the Timewise 3-1-cleanser for combination/oily skin, moisturizer for combination/oily skin, and the acne cream. It completely cleared up the acne on his face. Just using the products only once caused all the redness to disappear, even after shaving. MaryKay is worth trying, but be sure to find a reputable, educated consultant. The company's 100% money back guarantee makes it financially risk free for the consultant and the consumer. If you're curious, check it all out at my website: www.marykay.com/pamellis

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SmartSpender
10/29/2007

Mary Kay 1

Honestly, I was a consultant for a short time(1.7 years). I am not here to bash the company because I think there are a lot of well-meaning ladies out there just trying to do a good service. I will stick to rating the product(s) When I first started using these products I was pleased that they did not cause sudden break outs because I am so sensitive to many products. But the longer I used them the more I had to add to cover this and cover that and hide this and hide that! It dawned on me during a meeting when the director showed a video of higher ups with out their "faces" on, at how their skin looked soooo bad before make up. Then the director shared a story about how the "one" day she didn't have her make up on and she ran into one of her clients how she swore she would never leave the house again with out her "face" on because she felt that the client was appalled by the looks of it ( I guess) it really started me thinking.. What is the skin"care" doing to make them feel so bad about not covering their faces?? Then I started looking at my own face in the mirror realllly close and really looked at the ton of "skincare" I had on my bathroom counter and wondered if it was really caring for my skin at all! I have deep wrinkles that I did not have the year and a little over half before using Mary Kay, I had dry patches and "age" marks that I never had before. After a good cry, and realizing what I did to my skin, I decided I used to like the skin under that makeup!! I hope I can get some of it back.
Please do not think you have to "hide" your face, and if you have good skin to start with DO NOT USE MARY KAY!

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Kjennings
10/10/2007

Mary Kay 1

I went to a friend's party, listened to and tried the products from the consultant. Actually, I had thought about becoming a consultant at the party, however, I waited 24 hours to see how my skin would react and that of my tween, who is just beginning to get acne. Oddly enough, both of us broke out with macular rashes and red skin. I have had this type of reaction before, however, I thought that I would give it one last time. Wrong! Back to the basics of Biore' for my daughter and I. It is with this product, Biore' that I experience absolutely no problems. Sorry MK, you lost my vote!

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SarahAfshar
09/22/2007

Mary Kay 4

I absolutely love Mary Kay! I have always been impressed with an array of Mary Kay products, especially the skincare line. I find it extremely affordable for the quality. I must admit, however; the only product that I wasn't impressed with was the lipstick. Why? Well, only because I purchased it at a party and the lipstick was rather "old" in content and was rather "chalky" as a result. Perhaps it wasn't old and that is how it is? I don't know. The lip product also possessed a rather unusual, yet gross smell. Other than that, Mary Kay continues to impress me.

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cdpollard
09/14/2007

Mary Kay 5

I have used Mary Kay skin care products and cream foundation formulated for dry skin since I was 18 years old. I'm 42 now. I have at times found myself in situations where I had to use other products. Nothing else will do. I love the products. I use the full line now: shadows, lipsticks, lip gloss, lip liner, eye liner, mascara, blush, cream foundation and skin care products including TimeWise. I love the website feature that allows you to do virtual makeovers and get ideas on what colors to put together for makeup and, as a vegan, I appreciate that the company does no animal testing. No one ages without consequence, ladies, but no one has correctly guessed my age in, well, never.

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angelkay
07/31/2007

Mary Kay 2

A wanna-be good makeup

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Momto2girlies
07/30/2007

Mary Kay 4

I have been a consultant for about 6 months, and I have to say I do not know of any consultants that have a picture of Mary Kay in their home...my director has one in our meeting room, but that's it. By the way, I love our weekly meetings, I used to think I didn't like other women, until I realized I was hanging out with the wrong women, those who are negative and bitchy. I enjoy spending time with positive women, yes we do have problems, but they are dealt with, not bitched about. I was very skeptical going into this and right now I am selling a product that I really love, I'm not into "sharing the opportunity" I'm having a blast meeting new people and having fun "girl" time away from my job as a stay at home mom. I don't wear skirts everyday...most days I'm not even wearing makeup! But I love the product so that when I do want to dress up and feel like a woman I can,  and everyone needs good skin care. Our product may not be for everyone, my grandmother can't use the day solution sunscreen, but loves everything else! I don't pretend that Mary kay is the answer to all life's troubles, but for a shy stay at home mom (Me) it has given me a chance to meet other women, and feel good about myself. Yes I do have some credit card debt, but less than some families I know who aren't running a business. My husband did business administration at University, so he keeps an eye on the finacial side of the business...I'm not good with money! I don't have grand dreams of driving a cadillac, or being a director, that would not be like me. I am not scaring away friends by being pushy, I let them know what I do and if they are interested they ask for a catalogue. From there I can help them with their skin care and color choices. I will never walk up to a stranger and "warm chatter" her. This business is not for everyone, and unfortunately some women have spent a lot of money to find that out...hey I may be one of them, but I don't regret my decision...I have grown immensely and learned many things, is that not worth the investment. I am who I am because of what has happened to me in my life, and I like who I am! Just wanted to put in my 2 cents, from a consultant not taking it all too seriously! You will never hear me say "Rah-Rah Mary Kay is the greatest" but for me it has been pretty good.

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bakerestates
07/02/2007

Mary Kay 5

The miracle set is truly a miracle. I have experienced a dramatic improvement in overall appearance. Fine lines have disappeared, and skin tone is more even. My skin looks youthful and healthy. Mary Kay's microdermabrasion and visibly fit are also favorites. I have found that if you want the look, you have to spend the money. That being said, Mary Kay is one of the more affordable high quality skin care systems.

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maryclemons200 7
06/29/2007

Mary Kay 1

No better than the drug store brands. Just paying for the name.

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meganbrooke
06/25/2007

Mary Kay 1

I absolutely HATE Mary Kay products! I used their foundation for about a week and not only did it make my face extremely oily, BUT it is the reason I now have horrible skin AND acne. I started using the foundation in November and it's now nearly July and my skin is still disgusting from it! I have always had great skin and rarely ever had break outs so I blame Mary Kay. I wouldn't recommend this product to ANYONE!

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verarose02
04/19/2007

Mary Kay 5

I have been using Mary-Kay (off and on) for the past 8 years. My mother was a consultant when I was young and she let that lapse. Now I go to another consultant who is also a friend of the family now. I was skeptical and rebelious durring my teen years and into my mid 20's and found myself moving away from MK convinced there was something better out there. I tried various store brands (never got into anything too high end)and was often dissapointed with department store brands. Now, when I say I use make-up I am talking about the colors specifically eyeshadow, lipstick, blush, etc. and have yet to try the skin care line. I have the acne problem and love proactive so untill I need anti aging I will more than likely stick with what works for now. As far as MK goes, after having tried other things I ended up going back. I was frustrated with my inability to pick out the "perfect" colors for myself and afraid to take the risk of buying a new color to try it so I stayed in my safety zone never experimenting. One day my mother convinced me to visit our rep with her and since there was nothing to loose and I like the woman, I went. I was able to try several colors that I would normally stay away from and surprisingly enough they work better for me than what I was wearing! Being the cheep student that I am I said it looked nice and proceded to go to the pharmacy to find something similar. I bought a $7 compact from Revlon and thought I was ok. I went out the following weekend and applied the colors but before I had been out for half the time, they started to show signs of wearing off. I remembered, at this time, that my MK sample had stayed bright and pretty on my face all day that day. From my 10am appointment untill going home later that evening. It was at this time I decided to call my rep the next morning and tell her I wanted those colors. MK also provides you with valuable application tips that benefit everyone. (you can get them free online!) Having said this I LOVE the colors but still have yet to find MY foundation. As I said I have acne problems and very oily skin and I don't want to waste a bunch of $ trying things so if anyone has any suggestions please let me know!

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rwatkins
02/10/2007

Mary Kay 2

i have used mary kay for many years but recently used the timewise and have had a nightmare experience. i have always used the foundation and moisterizer as well as the cleanser but not the day solution and night solution. i applied the day solution to my face before my foundation and immediately i felt my eyes burning as if i got sunscreen in them. as the day wore on i noticed my skin starting itching around my eyes. i didnt think much about it all until i broke out in a rash and started to swell just alittle. i had to go to the docter the next day to get a shot for the itching and they said it resembled a burn. every day since then, which was 3 days ago, my face continues to burn, itch, and swell. i could literally see the skin under my eyes when i woke up this morning just by looking down. my consultant gave me back my money but this has cost me more than i would have been willing to pay. i really always enjoyed my mk until now

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dreamgirl
02/02/2007

Mary Kay 5

I'm not a consultant, but I love the products! It took some trying to find which products are for me but the same was true with Chanel and other brands I have tried. With faithful use, and a great consultant my skin looks great. And I have rosacea. I do love the colors too. My absolute fave product is probably the night solution. I love the prices too.

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princessmic
02/01/2007

Mary Kay 2

I just found this site & am very happy I did. It's very informative. I was wondering If someone can recommend the top skin care products for a daily facial regimen. I too am tired of spending unnecessary $$'s on products that don't do what their suppose to do. I have used Mary Kay in the past (the basic skin care line) & It left a greasy feel after It washes off.

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MICHLT
01/08/2007

Mary Kay 5

Girls, just like any line of products, some work for you and others don't. You don't have to buy them all. I was given a sample bag by a student's parent. I loved the Intense moisturizer. I have dry skin and it really makes me glow!

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jojo15
12/06/2006

Mary Kay 5

Interesting reading...one person commented that only consultants rated the product more than "3". Well...what do you think we would have rated them if we weren't consultants? I never even considered selling the product until I was totally impressed with the skin care and color. In fact, I had used the skin care line for several years before even trying the color. Do you know how many eyeshadows and lipsticks and foudations I had sitting in my bathroom drawers that just were a waste of money?? Too many to count. They went to my 10 year old daughter to play "dress up". The reason I did sign on as a consultant earlier this year was because I saw the quality of the color. Maybe it costs a little more than Walmart brands, but, I can honestly say it lasts WAY longer. (And it is better in price than most department store brands) There's also many "disgruntled" ex-consultants out there...I feel sorry for them. They seem to have missed out on the good things. MK will only be as good as what you put into it. Many start an MK business for all the wrong reasons...if it's all about $$ your customers can see that a mile away. MK tries hard to uphold a certain image and truly is about "Enriching the lives of women"....if that doesn't appeal to you, then you will probably be better suited to another line of work. Oh, by the way, I am only a consultant...not team leader, director, etc. I'd like to move up one day, but, for now I am happy feeling good about myself and establishing a solid customer base. And I don't even break a sweat in this business...I love it! Bad experience? Find a new consultant or unit in your area. Many of us DO attend training regularly and understand what to do when "your skin breaks out", etc.

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