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Ipsy
Mary Kay

Ipsy and Mary Kay Overview

Total reviews 915 184
Company responses 0 0
Issues resolved 8 1

Ipsy and Mary Kay Consumer Ratings

Rank
165 out of 947 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
88 out of 947 in Cosmetics and Personal Care category
Value for money
93 in category
105 in category
Customer service
161 in category
56 in category
Price Affordability
107 in category
109 in category
Reliability
120 in category
45 in category

Ipsy and Mary Kay Rating Details

Value for money
2.4 (271 reviews)
2.3 (42 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I havent even gotten my money back or received my Ipsy bag, since I was charged for it. Theres no number to call and talk to someone about it. Im very upset about it and want answers..

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...They don't tell you all about the money you spend the props you need for a Vendor Show or just a table you might put up in a Beauty Salon etc. I spent over $1,000 so far and no one has offered to help me. I tried to get ahold of a Director in Denton, TX...

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Customer service
1.4 (267 reviews)
2.4 (59 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...This company is horrible for customer service, is in there is NO CUSTOMER SERVICE..

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...You can always report the Consultant who does not give you impeccable customer service directly to Mary Kay Corporate. Kimberly K. Clements, RN, ADN, MAT Independent Mary Kay Consultant..

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Price Affordability
2.6 (264 reviews)
2.5 (50 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...So I get charged a full month before I'm supposed to be charged the subscription price. This is just too much. Ipsy is such a shady, scammy company...

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...Hated it! So much less product for a ridiculously higher price. I will not continue to use this, MK has given me excellent results, I'm 69 with not one wrinkle but this new formula is garbage. I'm switching to Olay with fervent hope that this will pick up where MK left off..

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Reliability
1.7 (264 reviews)
2.9 (35 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I was supposed to get my Ipsy glam bag on the 17th of this month it is currently the 25th. Ive never had something like this happen before and even though I know these are troublesome times Ive still gotten many other boxes shipped recently which just singles out the Ipsy bag

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Mary Kay distributor won't refund money for merchandise I haven't receive and care to have any more.

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Ipsy and Mary Kay Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Product and variety ok
  • Good product but hard to reach
  • Good products
  • Products
  • Company concept
  • Quality of products
Cons
  • Cannot talk to anyone
  • Not being able to contact ipsy
  • Product never arrived
  • Shady practices
  • Sales tactics poor product
  • Individual consultants are supposed to follow company guidelines

Ipsy and Mary Kay Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

I received lip stick in my bag and it doesn’t work- I would like a replacement.

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5

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...

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5

Anything more stopped sending ipsy.
Makeup September only it's that orders for . Y'all sent October one . If
Rebirsum mone...

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5

Love marykay products Lips stick, foundation skin tone cleaned

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Ipsy and Mary Kay Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

As someone who grew up a tomboy and who spends a large percentage of my time working in the forest, my make-up familiari...

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1

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

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1

I AM SO SICK OF COMPANIES THAT YOU CAN'T GET TO A LIVE PERSON, NOR CAN YOU EMAIL THEM. WHAT'S UP WITH THAT? THIS IS...

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1

On 3-17-15 I ordered a lip gloss called teddy bare for the price of $10.00 plus $0.80 tax totaling $10.80 from mary kay...

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Ipsy and Mary Kay Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes

I have been an Ipsy customer for over a year this month I did not receive my Ipsy bag my glam bag it has been since the...

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Why does my email say PISSED CONSUMER? I called in with a question and I was not pissed:). This doesnt look good to...

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2.4

I was supposed to get my Ipsy glam bag on the 17th of this month it is currently the 25th. Ive never had something like...

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No votes

I placed an order that qualified me for a free product bundle, but it did not come with the package.

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Ipsy and Mary Kay Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Ipsy Subscription (162 reviews)
  • Ipsy Shipping Service (71 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Sales Representative (15 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Shipping Service (4 reviews)
  • Mary Kay Foundation (2 reviews)