• Mary Kay Ash's Butterfly Birthday

    This blog is condensed from Elaine Goode's original account. Elaine died in 2015 from cancer. We honor her memory today and Thursday when we feature the Teal Butterfly Challenge to raise awareness...
  • Why I Can Change A Life And You Should Too

    When I found the Childhood Domestic Violence Association, I knew I had found something special. You see, I've read all the statistics about what happens to children who grow up in a house filled with...
  • When God Closes A Door

    Proof of an open window! Mary Kay Ash and her son, Richard, at the 25th anniversary of Mary Kay Inc. in 1988. Editor's Note: We adapted this article from a book of essays that Mary Kay Ash wrote and...
  • Are You Resting On Your Laurels?

    Editor's Note: We adapted this article from a book of essays that Mary Kay Ash wrote and had printed. In 1990, she sent it as a Christmas gift to Independent Sales Directors. In 1991, the book became...
  • Mary Kay Ash Liked It Hot!

    Nancy Thomason Tells How! As people celebrate Cinco de Mayo today, we thought it would be fun to bring you stories of how Mary Kay Ash loved her Mexican food. Texas Gunpowder . Yes, Mary Kay liked her...
  • Mother's Day Message from Mary Kay Ash

    Editor's Note: This message is adapted from Mary Kay's May 5, 1995 Mother's Day Message to Independent National Sales Directors in National News Notes. Mary Kay's words 21 years ago are...
  • The Power of One

    Now through May 12, you have the opportunity to participate in our Team Up for Women! ® fundraiser. So you might think it's strange that I am focused on the power of one in this blog. Isn't...
  • Obstacles: They Can Polish Us Up or Wear Us Down

    The greatest obstacles that most of us face are in our own minds. We sometimes condemn ourselves to failure before we start. I find it fascinating to read the stories, many of them legendary, about the...
  • 7 Tips for Staying Safe on Facebook

    I consider social media a valuable communication tool. It helps me stay in touch with family and friends—near and far. It keeps me informed on many events and interests. Yet, as much as I enjoy these...
  • Mary Kay's Gray Cadillac Told By Jennifer Cook

    As Mary Kay Ash became a well-known figure in Dallas, her son Richard and the Mary Kay staff began to worry about her safety. They thought she was too visible driving around in her pink Cadillac and asked...
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