Do you have to buy inventory for Mary Kay?

No, you do not need inventory. No one needs inventory in Mary Kay. Your recruiter or sales director will tell you its optional, but they will twist your arm to buy inventory. They will claim you’ll sell much more if you have inventory.

Is Mary Kay still a pyramid scheme?

They are not considered a pyramid scheme because they do not provide better bonuses for recruitment over product sales, a higher emphasis on recruitment over product sales, nor do they make exaggerated claims about the earning potential for their independent beauty consultants.

How much do Mary Kay sales reps make?

Mary Kay Consultant Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $93,000 $7,750
75th Percentile $80,000 $6,666
Average $60,106 $5,008
25th Percentile $31,500 $2,625

How do you organize inventory?


  1. Use information labels and use photos of products.
  2. Store products sold together near each other.
  3. Keep best selling products close to the front.
  4. Make clear aisles throughout the warehouse.
  5. Stack inventory higher to make use of vertical space.
  6. Use mobile shelving units for seasonal products.

How much Mary Kay do I have to sell to stay active?

In order to stay active, you have to order at least $225 in inventory every three months, but this does not mean that you won’t be a Mary Kay consultant if you don’t order this every three months. You can stretch this out to a whole year before your agreement is terminated, and even then you can rejoin for like $35.

What does A3 mean in Mary Kay?

A2 – Second month of active status. A3 – Third month of active status. I1 – First month of inactive status. Must place a minimum $200 wholesale Section 1 order to be considered active.