Recognized today as one of Americas greatest entrepreneurs, Mary Kay Ash stepped out into a mans world in the 1960s to blaze a new path for women.
After retiring from a successful career in direct sales, her dream was to provide women with an open-ended, unparalleled business opportunity. She founded Beauty by Mary Kay on Sept. 13, 1963 with her life savings of $5,000, the support of her family and nine Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants.
Our founder along with those nine women laid the foundation for millions of women from all walks of life who currently enjoy the freedom and flexibility of Mary Kays home-based business model.
Whether its a part-time endeavor or a primary source of income, the Mary Kay opportunity gives women a proven way to pave their own destiny. Today, Mary Kay is a top beauty brand and direct seller in nearly 40 countries around the world.
With more than 50 years of empowering women, Mary Kay is proud to champion womens entrepreneurship while continuing a powerful legacy of giving back to our global Mary Kay community all thanks to one amazing woman who has helped millions achieve their dreams through this one-of-a-kind success story.
At Mary Kay, success lies in providing innovative, high-performing products. In a typical year, Mary Kay Inc. invests millions of dollars in research and conducts hundreds of thousands of tests to ensure that every Mary Kay product meets the highest standards of safety, quality and performance.
From five products in 1963 to more than 200 today, Mary Kay has earned the trust and loyalty of millions of Mary Kay brand lovers for more than 50 years now. We always have, and always will, proudly stand behind our products.