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Facts On Mary Kay Cosmetics

Mary Kay cosmetics sells a variety of different products which include skin care, makeup and more.

Mary Kay Ash was brought up with the encouragement and belief that she could do anything that she wanted to do. Her mother always told her, “You can do it”. Mary Kay wanted to prove to herself and to all women that they can do anything they chose to do. Mary Kay wanted all women to believe that they could have unlimited success if they really wanted it. Mary Kay Ash is the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics. Mary Kay Cosmetics also known as Mary Kay Inc. was founded on September 1963. The headquarters for Mary Kay Cosmetics is located in Addison, Texas.  A man had come up with a recipe that he and his daughter used on their face to make their skin feel and look cleaner and smoother. Mary Kay bought the recipe from the family and used it to make her skin care products. Mary Kay’s original skin care products came from this recipe.

Mary Kay products have grown so much over the years as well as the number of Mary Kay consultants. In 1963, there were 318 Mary Kay Cosmetic consultants. In 2010, there were over 2 million Mary Kay consultants that sold Mary Kay cosmetics all over the world. In 1963, the wholesale figures were over $198,000. In 2010, there were $2.5 billion dollars in sales worldwide. This is such an accomplishment and fabulous company that Mary Kay Ash has built over the years.

Today, Mary Kay Cosmetics sells a large range of products that include skin care, cosmetics, sun protection and perfume. There are about 200 different products that Mary Kay Cosmetics sell. Mary Kay cosmetics include a variety of different color lipsticks, nail polish, eye shadows, eye pencils, blush, rouge, concealers and more. The skin care that Mary Kay sells includes age fighting creams, cleansers, moisturizers, lip and eye care and other skin care products for all types of skin you have whether it be oily, dry or in between.  Mary Kay also offers different body care products such as hand lotions, toning lotions, body wash, night cream and a variety of other body care items. Mary Kay also sells four different kids of sunscreen and tanning lotions. Other products that Mary Kay sells includes different fragrances for both men and women.

You can purchase any of these Mary Kay products either online or through a Mary Kay consultant. Mary Kay consultants can be found online through Mary Kay’s website. There are 34 different countries that sell Mary Kay at this point which are all on the Mary Kay website. You can also have the chance to win or earn free Mary Kay products by hosting a Mary Kay party at your house.

Sources: http://www.marykay.com/default.aspx

               http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Kay

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Comments (19)

Great info from which I learned a lot.

Excellent Mary Kay information. My daughter is a beauty consultant for them.

Wow, sales $2.5 billion in 2010 - what a success story. Good info.

Interesting article on this success.

Mary Kay used the bumblebee as her symbol. The bumblebee is not built to fly according the areodynamics, yet we all know that it does fly. She used the bumblebee to show women that it was possible for them to do the impossible. Unfortunately, her products have gone in the direction that she had always claimed would never happen. She did not want her product line to be like Avon and others. I know longer sell or use the products. They are just a too bit expensive for me. However, they were better than any I found on the market. Her gurantee always allowed products to be returned for exchange or money back. For instance, hormones change during pregnancy. Sometimes a woman has bought skin care items, and then become pregnant making those items useless to her. Remedy, with a honest consultant, was to exchange the purchased items, even if already used, for those that will work with the new hormonal changes found with pregnancy.

Excellent job here! I am very familiar with MK products and even- the sells technique. Very good products indeed! Thanks for sharing

Thanks for the information on Mary Kay products.

My Mom sold Mary Kay them been around since the caveman! Great Work!

I used to sell MK and love it a lot! It's a great company with great products and quite reasonable prices for the top quality they put out. I only wish I'd of taken better care of my skin when I was younger, but at least there are wonderful tricks to be learned to help those of us who are older. Mary Kay covers every age...men and women. You'd think I still sold MK from the way I'm going on, right? Hey, thanks for the great article.

Great article, although I have tried Mary Kay and am not a fan. I prefer Arbonne. Voting up for it's inspiration! : )

Seems to be some good beauty products, thanks.

Excellent article and very informative. Thanks for sharing.

Another outstanding piece of work.

I've never tried Mary Kay but very informative article.

great information

I have tried a few of the Mary Kay products, as my sister used to be a Consultant. It is a very good line, but a bit too expensive for me at this point in time. Great article; voted up and shared!

Excellent article, I have us MK for more than 30 years..love it..voted

Although I have never heard of these cosmetics, this made interesting reading.

Interesting, never knew the background.

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