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Mary Kay Skincare, Cosmetics, and Fragrances

Updated on October 18, 2014

Mary Kay Ash

This is the beautiful Mary Kay Ash.  Not only is this face recognizable all over the world, but her signature color of pink is also synonymous with her age defying skin care products and cosmetics.
This is the beautiful Mary Kay Ash. Not only is this face recognizable all over the world, but her signature color of pink is also synonymous with her age defying skin care products and cosmetics. | Source

A Short Biography of Mary Kay Ash

Mary Kay Ash, the founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc, was born in Harris County, Texas in 1913. Her name at birth was Mary Kathlyn Wagner. She married at the age of 17, becoming Mary Kay Rodgers. She had three children and was divorced from Ben Rodgers in 1945 when he returned home from fighting in WWII.

She and her second husband, George Arthur Hallenbeck, invested $5000 to open her cosmetics company in Dallas, Texas in 1963. According to Wikipedia, “Ash remained active in Mary Kay Inc. until suffering a stroke in 1996. Richard Rogers was named CEO of Mary Kay Inc.…Mary Kay herself was honored as leading female entrepreneur in American history.”

Mary Kay Ash died in 2001 at the age of 83.

Mary Kay Cosmetics

This photo shows just a few of the Mary Kay cosmetics I own today.  I have used the skin care collection and various cosmetics in fabulous colors for years.  I have also had the pleasure of owning some wonderful fragrances as well.
This photo shows just a few of the Mary Kay cosmetics I own today. I have used the skin care collection and various cosmetics in fabulous colors for years. I have also had the pleasure of owning some wonderful fragrances as well. | Source

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Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc; The Business

In 1963, Mary Kay Ash opened her cosmetics store in Dallas, Texas. Earlier, she was overlooked for a promotion while at her previous company, and the job was given to a man she trained. She was determined to help women in the workforce. She was determined to fight for the civil rights of women.

As of 2008, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc has over 1.7 million consultants in 37 countries! Not only does this company sell cosmetics, but skin care products and perfumes as well, bringing in 2.2 million dollars in the wholesale market. Some of the accolades for Mary Kay are listed below:

The Mary Kay Trademark

This widely recognizable trademark brings to mind youth and beauty at a mere glance.  Those who have had the pleasure of being a Mary Kay Consultant also have that "Pink Cadillac" as a goal to reach!
This widely recognizable trademark brings to mind youth and beauty at a mere glance. Those who have had the pleasure of being a Mary Kay Consultant also have that "Pink Cadillac" as a goal to reach! | Source

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My Product Review on Mary Kay Skin Care Products

I have used this product sporadically for most of my adult life. My sister was a Mary Kay Consultant for many years. I was most impressed with the in home facial parties that bonded women, created friendships, and gave an opportunity to pamper oneself.

The Mary Kay skin care line is well worth the cost. You can obtain the entire series of products, made especially for your skin type for $50-$75. When you use the series of products with the application techniques, you can see a huge difference in your appearance within just a few days. These products keep your face and body moisturized, fresh, clean, and glowing.

My Product Review on Mary Kay Cosmetics

Mary Kay Cosmetics have an abundant amount of fun color choices. Lipsticks and glosses are rich, moist, and long lasting. They don’t run or bleed. Eye shadows are also rich and long lasting with a wide variety of choices. The carrying cases designed just for Mary Kay products are sleek, efficient, and durable.

In addition to the lipsticks and eye shadows, there are a multitude of products and colors to shop for. Perfumes, lip liners, eye liners, mascaras, and blushes are plentiful. Don’t forget to visit the Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc website for tons of great beauty tips and products.

This company and its products get two thumbs up, a big smile, and a wink from me! In addition to the faithful use of these products, youth and beauty are abundant when you drink plenty of water, eat a healthy diet, and get plenty of rest and exercise.

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Mary Kay Ash...Look How Beautiful She is at The Age of 78

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      Mmargie1966 5 years ago from Gainesville, GA

      Thanks for the vote! I'm glad you enjoy the products, and thank you for your personal review.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      I use Mary Kay skin care products, especially the make-up and moisturizers. I have found them to really make a difference over many other products I have tried. It' a little pricey, but so worth the investment. Thanks for the post topic written with great interest. Voted interesting and useful.