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Mary Kay

Avon and Mary Kay Overview

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Mary Kay was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Feb 24, 2008 and since then this brand received 161 reviews. It is 76 reviews more than Avon received since May 31, 2008.

Avon and Mary Kay Consumer Ratings

105 out of 1215 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
83 out of 1215 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
Value for money
59 in category
101 in category
74 in category
65 in category
Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
47 in category
31 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Mary Kay ranks 22 points higher in the Cosmetics and Personal Care category than Avon. People gave Avon 2.7 stars for Value for money criterion in Cosmetics and Personal Care category and it is 308 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Mary Kay was rated 2.1 stars for Value for money criterion in this category and it is 266 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Staff criterion, than we see that Mary Kay has a higher rating than Avon. Regarding Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy criterion, consumers gave Avon 2.3 stars and it is 87% greater than other in category. Mary Kay however was rated 2.9 stars and it is 92% greater than other in category.

Avon and Mary Kay Rating Details

Value for money
2.7 (23 reviews)
2.1 (36 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...05 back truly not worth the time and money for 5 dollars. it should be that they just reimburse me the difference..

loriann S

Have a Mary Kay woman approach you promising "your own business"? A glamorous opportunity for supplemental income or *omg* a windfall that will make you quit your day job? RUN! Don't just say "thank you" and politely walk away - I mean it, run. They will find you anywhere - shopping at Target,...

2 (22 reviews)
2.2 (45 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Called to just ask a question & rep wanted my name & then how to spell it!! My 1st name is very easy to spell & she got really snarky w/me. I hung up on her bc she was a jerk. Sounded of Asian decent.

Donna M

I have been using Mary Kay for over 25 years. I have never had an issue with a skin care product lines. The new TimeWise irritates my skin until it burns. Please bring back the previous TimeWise product. When I spoke to the person on the telephone and told them I would have to switch companies to...

Exchange, Refund and Cancellation Policy
2.3 (22 reviews)
2.9 (24 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I love Avon products and have been using them for moreyears than I would like to admit to. I love the Skin so Soft, Soft and Sensual bath oil. HOWEVER, the bottle it comes in is a disaster.The bottle is very smooth and it becomes oily with the use ofthe product and therefore very difficult to hold...

jayne c

I won a gift certificate for $50 the consultant was supposed to call me and let me know when she was available to meet me and she hasn't called or txt me about it


Avon and Mary Kay Pros and Cons

  • I never truely had any issues before this
  • Some of their products
  • Products
  • Company concept
  • Quality of products
  • Disgusting
  • Over charge people
  • Disusting
  • Shady practices
  • Sales tactics poor product
  • Cult-like atmosphere

Avon and Mary Kay Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

Dear Avon .my daughter in law is an Avon representive in mount Gambier .i ordered 3 lip balms and she let her son get...


My mother sold MK for years. I grew up using MK. It's the only skin care I have ever used. I don't believe in having...

Avon and Mary Kay Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

I m advice from limpopo mafixeng I place an order but my order did not arrive but avon say I have to pay the for the...


Mary Kay is an MLM and a product-based pyramid scheme. Mary Kay's true customers are its Consultants and Directors, not...

Avon and Mary Kay Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I have been told my products are in the mail. I then wanted to just cancel because too many good companies that offer...

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I am so sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. I am a Mary Kay consultant, and if I may, I would like to encourage...

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Avon and Mary Kay Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Avon Sales Representative (16 reviews)
  • Avon Customer Care (5 reviews)
  • Avon Manager (4 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Sales Representative (13 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Customer Care (6 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Shipping Service (3 reviews)