Enriching
women's lives


With a desire to enrich women’s lives and a keen sense of business, Mary Kay Ash developed her dream company and set the example for others to follow.  See the milestones that made Mary Kay a household name and made Mary Kay a global skin care and color products brand.
 

 

1970s

1971

Mary Kay expands by opening its first international subsidiary in Australia.

1973

Mary Kay celebrates its 10th anniversary, and the Mary Kay independent sales force exceeds 20,000.

1976

Mary Kay is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

1979

One of the original nine Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultants surpasses the $1 million mark in lifetime commissions for the first time in company history.

Mary Kay MK Milestones 1970s