Mary Kay is committed to ending domestic violence. The Don’t Look Away program strives to build awareness, partner with advocates to provide helpful tools and resources, and educate the public on the domestic violence epidemic, with hopes that one day, no woman, man, or child will have to feel the effects of domestic violence again. Mary Kay believes that love should not hurt.


BUILDING AWARENESS

Pink Changing Lives App/Track Your Makeovers for Good

Mary Kay Independent sales force members are giving back by volunteering their time to pamper deserving women – domestic violence and cancer survivors, veterans, teachers and more. Now, Mary Kay Independent sales force members can log their Makeovers for Good on the go! Use this app to connect with The Mary Kay FoundationSM and support its work to end domestic violence and cancers affecting women. We hope that you will join the challenge and help Mary Kay reach 1 million Makeovers for Good. View this short video to learn more about the functionality and purpose of this new, exciting app!


Text for Help

If you, or someone you know, is experiencing abuse and needs help, text* “LOVEIS” to 22522.

*Standard text messaging rates apply.


One in Three

Studies show that one in three young people will experience abuse in a dating relationship. In support of young people, Mary Kay and loveisrespect are working together to provide resources and tools for healthy relationships. Learn the warning signs of an abusive relationship; the life you save may be your own.


One in Four

Did you know that one in four women in the United States will experience abuse in their lifetime? Mary Kay reveals the stories and faces behind this startling statistic in their latest One in Four video.

Hear the individual stories of the brave women behind One in Four.


Men Don't Look Away

Mary Kay’s Men Don’t Look Away initiatives are redefining what it means to be men of character, in healthy relationships and positive role models for the next generation of young men. Visit the Men Don’t Look Away page for more information.


PARTNERS IN PREVENTION

loveisrespect

Mary Kay has teamed up with non-profit, loveisrespect, as the lead sponsor of the nation’s first text for help program – designed to help young people with healthy dating and relationships.

Visit loveisrespect.org to:
  • Chat with a peer advocate
  • Take the Healthy Relationship quiz
  • Learn more about the nation’s first text for help program
Take the Healthy Relationship quiz


Would you recognize these 10 relationship red flags in your own relationship or someone you know?
Learn about the 10 warning signs of an abusive relationship.


Alpha Chi Omega

Mary Kay and Alpha Chi Omega are working together to help more young people understand the warning signs of an abusive relationship. Members of the sorority are sharing social media and engagement campaigns, palm cards, and helpful materials with their campus communities across the United States. Take the pledge with us to not look away from abuse.
Mary Kay and Alpha Chi Omega have partnered to provide education and prevention tools to recognize the warning signs


Nature Explore Classroom Project With Arbor Day Foundation

Mary Kay Inc. and The Mary Kay Foundation℠, in partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation, built 20 Nature Explore Classrooms at women’s shelters across the country. These classrooms provide healing environments where children can learn, play, and find a sense of normalcy during a turbulent time of transition. Watch these classrooms in action.


NoMore.org

Mary Kay proudly supports NoMore and their mission to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Take the pledge to help end domestic violence here.
NO MORE is a unifying symbol and campaign to raise public awareness and engage bystanders around ending domestic violence and sexual assault.


RESOURCES AND STUDIES

Truth About Abuse Survey Results

Increased awareness isn’t enough to stop abuse, but it’s a step in the right direction. Mary Kay's Truth About Abuse survey reveals the truths, perceptions, and realities behind domestic violence statistics.

2016

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2015

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2014

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Mary Kay Truth About Abuse Survey reveals 1 in 3 young adults experience some form of abuse from a dating relationship


2013

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2012

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Learn About How Mary Kay Gives Back

Visit the Mary Kay Corporate Social Responsibility page to learn more about all of the initiatives and ways that Mary Kay is making the world a more beautiful place.