Thursday, August 4, 2011

Mary-Kay

I went a little Mary-Kay happy this summer by trying some of their skincare products.
I have a friend that lives in Jasper, AL that just recently became a Rep for them.

Can I just do a quick shout out for women starting a home based business?! I think it's such
a great thing! Gives women the opportunity to have income, flexibility, and for those
that are mommies the ability to stay at home! Of course not everyone that sells Mary-Kay or
any other home based business are stay at home moms... for some this is extra income to
make ends meet, but regardless of the circumstance I think it's great and I
encourage you all to support women doing this!

If you have resources and funds to help someone out that is starting a new business...
DO IT!! It's hard work and they could use your help! Ok. End of spiel.



If your like me I have never been super interested in Mary-Kay products. They kind of
have this stereotype of being dated, uncool, and un-accessible. You don't read or see
a ton of Editorial write ups about their products and you don't see all the latest celebrities
promoting their stuff. BUT, that doesn't mean they don't have great products. Mary-Kay
has really done a lot to rebrand and repackage. I must say... they have come a LONG
way in their packaging. It looks great.

So, the products I have bought and am currently using are as follows:
TimeWise Eye Firming Cream (Best-seller)
TimeWise Matte Wear Liquid Foundation (spring 2011 award for O Magazine)
TimeWise Even Complexion Mask
Oil Free Eye Make Up Remover (Best-seller)
TimeWise 3 in 1 cleanser (Best-seller)
TimeWise Age Fighting Moisturizer (Best-seller)

The products I have been most impressed with so far are the matte wear foundation,
even complexion mask, and eye firming cream. My eyes can be somewhat sensitive
after removing make up and I have been so impressed that the eye cream does not burn
at all when applying after removing eye make up. The foundation is great! It gives a little
more coverage than a tinted moisturizer, but with more oil control.

I'm not as impressed with Eye Make-up remover as I was hoping I would be. I had heard
great things about it and it's good don't get me wrong, but I feel like the cheap over the
counter stuff works just as good. I have been using the Neutrogena stuff for long time and
love.

So, there you have my two cents about Mary Kay. If you know someone in your area that is a Rep try out some of their stuff and help them at the same time! If you don't know anyone
I will be more than happy to refer you to someone who can help!

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