Our Secret Science Weapon

Leading Mary Kay Global Research and Development is Dr. Lucy Gildea, our Chief Scientific Officer.  In her role, she spearheads the development of innovative products, increasing the number of patents to secure Mary Kay’s status as one of the top innovators in the direct selling and cosmetics industries.  

With more than 15 years of international experience working in health care, oral care, beauty technology, and beauty and skin care development, she brings great value to meeting the needs of consumers all over the world. Look for her expert insights throughout our website and in The Look.

Meet The Scientists

An Unwavering Commitment to Quality and Safety

You deserve the best! Each year, Mary Kay conducts more than a half-million tests and spends millions of dollars on research to ensure that every Mary Kay® product meets or exceeds the regulatory requirements in each market where our products are sold. To date, Mary Kay has more than 1,600 patents for products, advanced technologies and packaging designs in skin care and color cosmetics. And did you know about the Mary Kay® Satisfaction Guarantee?

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Your Skin Care Advocate

You deserve skin care on speed dial. Your Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant is here to help you find the right skin care solutions for your personal needs. She can give you customized support, advice and tips for free – and on your schedule! If your needs change, no worries; she’s there to help you re-evaluate. And, if a product isn’t working out, her products are backed by the Mary Kay® Satisfaction Guarantee. You’re not just buying skin care products, you’re getting a personal skin care advocate

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It All Started With Skin Care

And it all started with one woman – the one and only Mary Kay Ash. She believed so passionately in the power of skin care to transform a woman’s skin and her confidence, she threw every dollar of her savings into starting this company. And she set the bar very, very high. Today, Mary Kay still obsesses over innovating products that deliver the real results you expect and deserve. From the latest ingredients and the most innovative formulas to the unwavering Mary Kay commitment to quality and safety, your beautiful skin is truly this company’s passion.

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