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|NEW .. Party Choices.. Cynthea Herreid (keep on your desk as a reminder)|
Enriching women’s lives & making every booking a party
Small party is 2-3 guests & larger party is 4-5 guests plus hostess.
Cynthea Herreid, Mary Kay Star Consultant
Website: marykay.com/cherreid or email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
FAITH 1ST, FAMILY 2ND, CAREER 3RD
EXPERIENCE A MIRACLE
Individual customized skin care tips trying the #1 Skin Care TimeWise Anti-Aging products (Miracle Set which has been awarded the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval) or Botanical product line or Velocity products. Experience the benefits of a sound skin care program where products are formulated to enhance each other to benefit your skin health. A touch of color completes a radiant look.
FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
For all those using the Miracle Set let them experience the Microdermabration Set plus either of the other new masks: TimeWise Even Complexion Mask or TW Moisture Renewing Gel Mask & the Soothing Eye Gel, TW Age-Fighting Eye Cream & TW Firming Eye Cream. A touch of color completes a radiant look.
Restore that smooth even healthy glow! This party builds on the Fountain of Youth & focuses on specialized skin care/facial treatments beyond basic skin care. Each guest will receive a customized skin care analysis & indulge in a cleansing/moisturizing regimen. We work in anti-aging skin care supplements as well as including all of the 4 Primers (Foundation Primer, Eye Primer, Age-Fighting Lip Primer & Lash Primer), TimeWise Targeted-Action Line Reducer. Acne treatment is available as well.
LIFT AWAY THE YEARS - AGELESS PERFECTION
A must have experience for those fifty & beyond…go back in time by reducing the look of deep lines & wrinkles, restore lifted contours & recapture youthful volume with our TimeWise Repair! Featuring Volu-Firm ™ Complex – a perfect union of 3 ingredients so vital to skin recovery that it is in every product formula. 1. A boimimetic peptide that helps support processing critical for skin repair. 2. A hyaluronic acid booster that helps provide youthful skin volume & lift. 3. Plant stem cells that help protect the integrity of the skin matrix, the source of skin firmness! TimeWise Repair has received the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.
TUCK ME INTO BED
Simple steps to prep before you say goodnight! It’s similar to Complexion Perfection, but it focuses mainly on a before bedtime skin care regimen & everyone comes dressed in their PJ’s. There’s a prize for the cutest pajamas & cutest slippers.
Basic beauty when you’re tight on time!! This party is a perfect mix of a basic skin care routine & a quick 5 minute look of tinted moisturizer, eye color, bronzer, cheek & lip gloss or lipstick or liquid lip color. Share with a couple of girlfriends on your lunch hour break.
LIPSTICK WARDROBE PARTY
Everyone comes with their foundation, blush & eye colors on. Includes 3 lip looks: Everyday Look (sheer), Office/Professional Look & Out-On-the-Town Look. Keep those lips kissable, gorgeous & you’ll experience the luxury of lipstick!
LIPS & TIPS
Experience Satin Hands. Everyone comes with their foundation, blush & eye colors on. Basic dash-out-the-door & a professional look are sampled. Apply base coat, colored nail color & top coat for a polished nail look.
TREND SETTERS PARTY
Each quarter customers see the cutting-edge trends for the new season & try our new Limited Edition products that are highlighted in the new Look Book.
EYES CREAM SOCIAL
Eye creams & ice cream. This party focus is all about your eyes – pampering eye treatments & secrets to bold, beautiful eyes! The fun doesn’t stop there – create a make-your-own sundae bar to complete the theme. Have each guest bring a topping. Everyone comes with their foundation, lip & cheek colors on.
THE EYES HAVE IT (party without the ice cream)
This party also focuses on the eyes – pampering eye treatments & secrets to bold, beautiful eyes!! This is using the mineral powder eye colors. Everyone comes with their foundation, lip & cheek colors on. It’s a layering process.
Everyone comes with foundation, cheek & lip colors on. Preferably all attending are skin care customers. Emphasis is on eye & lash care plus trying a variety of specialized eye products. Includes 3 eye looks: dash-out-the-door, office/professional look & smoky eye look. Each guest can do all three if they choose – it’s a layering process, not taking off & reapplying.
BUILD-A-BABE WORKSHOP OR HOT MAMAS
Unleash your inner BABE or HOT MAMA!!!! In-depth makeover tips based on eye & hair color, face & eye shape & spacing. Everyone receives an individual customized color consultation including matching of foundation formula & shade, eye colors, eye liner, cheek & lip shades. We start with a dash-out-the-door look, build to a daytime office look & then to a more dramatic evening look without taking anything off. Experience using our Professional Brush Set.
DENIM & DIVAS
Dig out your fanciest jeans & glitziest jewelry!!! There’s a prize for the best dressed & glitziest jewelry. Each guest received a customized glamour look & instruction on how to do a flattering smoky eye based on their eye color, shape & spacing. Everyone comes with foundation on. Experience using our Professional Brush Set.
Be RED-CARPET READY!!!! Treat yourself to a makeover fit for the Stars. Work with cream & vibrant mineral eye colors to enhance your features and learn tips for highlighting & contouring your face. Choices are Angela Bassett, Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez/J-Lo Glow (bronzed & sun-kissed look) or Kate Winslet.
The young gals are introduced to the Velocity Skin Care Program plus Dos & Don’ts for safe & healthy skin & their moms experience the customized TimeWise Miracle Skin Care program. The gals choose a dash-out-the-door glamour look for their moms. The daughters experiment with lip gloss, an eye cream & if appropriate mascara.
GUYS & GALS
Share your facial with your favorite guy. You can do both at the same time or the guys can go first then they can watch the children while the gals have their facials. The gals experience the Miracle Set with a dash-out-the-door look & the guys enjoy their facial by using the Men’s Skin Care products plus the shaving cream (I supply a basic disposable razor) with a touch of one of the men’s fragrances (if he so chooses). The guys also select a fragrance sample for their gals to try. This party is fun shared with another couple or two.
The secrets to show-stopping legs!! Exfoliate with your choice of a fragrance sugar scrub, cleanse with a 2-1 body wash & shave gel, hydrate with your choice of moisturizer & leave with a glow from our subtle tanning lotion. Participants can paint their toe nails with our variety of nail colors during the individual consultation time.
YOUR FEET ARE GOING PUBLIC!!
It’s a coming out party for your feet….Feet fit for sandals. Bring the pampering of a luxurious foot spa experience to the comfort of your own home. Keeping your feet in viewing shape is not just a summer thing anymore. I provide the individual tubs, towel, & supplies for a do-it-yourself pedicure party. Samples of a variety of scrubs, lotions, hand/feet treatments & fragrances are available. The hostess is pampered with a warming neck wrap. A massage therapist can be brought in for an additional charge to the hostess & guests.
Pamper your hands & nails! Bring nail polish remover so they can begin fresh. Begin with Satin Hands & then a base coat followed by 2 coats of your favorite color & adding a protective top coat for fabulous nails. While nails are drying share fashion updates, glamour tips, new product preview, etc. – whatever you & your hostess would like to highlight. You could also show a video of Mary Kay or any of our company videos….followed with question & answer time about the career.
TRAVELING TRUNK BOUTIQUE
Shop from your seat & not on your feet. Let me bring the store to you and your friends. You’ll see the Mary Kay products lines. An opportunity to showcase our products, offer drawings for complimentary skin care appointments, have some sample give-aways, get people excited about being pampered & booking parties. Always have a framed invite for gals to sign up for a fabulous personalized skin care appointment.
Experience all the fragrance options for women & men. Demo all the various ways the fragrances can be layered: shower gels, sugar scrubs, body lotions, powders, sachets, rollets, & sprays. Always have a framed invite for gals to sign up for a fabulous personalized skin care appointment.
ON-LINE PARTY OR OUTSIDE ORDERS PARTY
For the busy customers who have friends that are needing or wanting to order, but they don’t have the time to get-together or for those who like to shop on line. Shop from their seat – not on their feet.
SNEAK PEEK PARTIES
Sneak peek party or new product launch party to demo new items with your Test Panel participants or Preferred Hostesses. Great for your favorite customers that always want to be the first to know about cutting edge products, etc. Hold get-together at your home & then book parties from that appointment. Always have a framed invite for gals to sign up for a fabulous personalized skin care appointment.
WOMEN OF OPINION PARTIES
Women who love to be the first to try new “state of art” “cutting-edge” products, especially products that have the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval & they share their opinions. Whether it’s a party to launch new products or to have a skin care party – women love to share their opinions!!!!
Satin Hands works so well for this type of event to pamper women &/or men at businesses, hospitals, childcare centers or schools during their lunch break. Also great to share with group before card games begin at a bridge club. It’s a great way to highlight employees for Teachers or Nurses Week or if a business is celebrating something special or they like to pamper their employees with treats plus it’s a nice way to discover new leads. Always have a framed invite to sign up for a fabulous skin care appointment. Make sure that you are close to water, preferably a bathroom or at least a sink.
Great way to introduce new items &/or Limited Edition items to new or existing customers. Hostess books a time for party, example: & guests cam stop over during that time frame to check our new items, place orders, etc. Products displayed plus Beauty &/or Look Books are available. Always have a framed invite to sign up for a fabulous skin care appointment. Great to do on a lunch hour with a small group of gals.
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING PORTFOLIO
Develop a professional look & take before & after photo shots to place in your portfolio.
PARTIES BASED ON ONE SPECIFIC HAIR COLOR
(all redheads, blondes, brunettes, silver foxes, or black hair)
Develop a professional look & take before & after photo shots to place in your portfolio.
MODEL MAKE-OVER PARTY
Incorporate a special look from the four recommended in our Look Book & take before & after photo shots to place in your portfolio & also submit for Mary Kay Model Make-Over Contest.
OPEN HOUSE or SHOPPING
Usually set up in consultant’s home where all of our products are showcased, especially geared to gift buying ideas for
Provide punch, mulled cider plus bite-size treats. Have the room you are set up in decorated for the Holidays or whatever season you are focusing on. If it’s for brides or graduates, etc. decorate accordingly.
OPEN HOUSE FOR MEN – BE HER HERO!!
Have a separate time for Men’s Night or Afternoon. Highlight that you gift wrap. Showcase the “12 Days of Christmas” or a “Pillow Gifts” for the Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, Mother’s Day, etc. Having your customers fill out their own personal wish list prior to this event helps you give spouses or significant others just the right gifts or offer gift certificates along with a FREE makeover in the gift package.
Great time to have Open Houses for men are prior to Valentine’s Day &/or Christmas/Hanukkah.
An opportunity to showcase our products, offer drawings for FREE skin care appointments, have sample give-aways to get people excited about being pampered & booking parties. Always have a framed invite to sign up for a fabulous skin care appointment. Review with MK Legal Dept. as to how you can display products & what you can demo or not.
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Other twists to fabulous party themes to peak interest & show that being pampered is all about having FUN!!!! Sometimes just having a catchy name gets gals on board & keeps me fired up.
NEW YEAR—NEW YOU!!! (January event)
Great way to begin the New Year – a catching way to offer our services. It’s also a great way to pamper your customers after the hectic
SENSATIONAL SUPER BOWL
Great for call-ins or an Open House. Everyone ordering between 8:00 -9:00 receive a 30% discount, 9:00 – 10:00 a 25% discount, 10:00 – 11:00 a 20% discount & 11:00 – noon a 15% discount. Use whatever time frames work best for you & whatever discounts you want to offer. You may want to start it later in the morning & run it until game time or even through half-time.
DIVAS & CHOCOLATES (late January to February 14th)
Highlight Valentines Day with a new luscious looks, examples from the Look Book. Have the hostess provide chocolates or chocolate items – bite size treats! This theme is great for anytime of the year as gals love their chocolates.
CABIN FEVER FRENZY!! (March)
Getting a little stir crazy…the snow & ice getting you down. A great reason to get out with friends & family & play with make-up & be pampered.
SHOP-A-THON or SNOW-A-THON or RETAIL THERAPY
For those days or evenings when everyone is snowed in -- run a special sale. Send out emails & follow-up with a phone call.
SPRING INTO A NEW LOOK!!! (April & May)
Offer new looks as shown in the Spring Look Book.
COOL LOOKS FOR THE SUMMER SIZZLE (June – mid-August)
Emphasize summer skin care protection with sunscreen plus a special summer look or to highlight the foot spa sets.
FALL UPDATES (September – mid-October)
Getting back into a good routine, emphasize skin care basics & updated look for the fall.
PRETTY IN PINK (month of October)
During the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness encourage people to wear pink to a MK party or as guest to MK event & they can receive 1 MK item at a 30% discount or instead you donate the discounted amount to the Mary Kay Foundation for Cancer Research.
PINK-A-LICIOUS PARTY (month of October or anytime)
Everyone wears as much pink as possible (clothing, hair clips, shoes, jewelry, sunglasses, nails or toenails, etc. Give prizes for the most pink (thank you gift w/ purchase or other product samples). Give the hostess pink lemonade to serve her guests.
Instead of having a Black Friday sale or event (Friday after Thanksgiving) have a Pink Friday Sale. Great for call-ins or an Open House. Everyone ordering between 8:00 -9:00 receive a 30% discount, 9:00 – 10:00 a 25% discount, 10:00 – 11:00 a 20% discount & 11:00 – noon a 15% discount or offer anything you like.
GLITZ & GLAM (December/parties & May/proms)
Develop glam looks for the
GIRLS NIGHT OUT or OVER WORKED & UNDER PAMPERED PARTY!!
Great anytime of the year! Make it a fun event taking ideas from some of the other party ideas.
QUEEN FOR THE DAY or NIGHT!!!
Go OVER-THE-TOP making your hostess feel like royalty!! Bring a tiara & a pink boa that she can wear, have a special pillow she can sit on.
MUFFINS & MAKEOVERS
Great early or mid-morning Saturday event to provide healthy snack option plus start their day out looking their best. Provide muffins & coffee &/or tea at your home.
PARTY WITH A PURPOSE
Incorporate any of the above mentioned parties, but a portion of the sales you donate to a special charity, school, Mary Kay Foundation, etc. It’s a fun fund raiser for whatever special organization or cause you’d like to support.
AUTHENTIC BEAUTY PRESENTATION
(Monadnock Bible Conference/teens)
Basic Velocity Skin Care plus a touch of color: 1 eye cream, mascara & lip gloss. Emphasize the Dos & Don’ts for healthy skin care. NO sales – public service. This is usually a larger group than at a skin care party.
OTHER WAYS TO SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION
THANK YOU NOTES TO CUSTOMERS
Send thank you notes or postcards to your customers to tell them you appreciate their business. Just a quick short note saying something like: “Thank you so much for your business – you wear your Mary Kay so well or thank you for your loyaity – wish I could clone you or thank you so much for the referral – your confidence means the world to me or thank you for letting me serve you – you are a treat to care for”, etc.
When you put together a reorder, wrap it in colorful tissue paper with a fun seal (both can be purchased at the Dollar Store), include an edible treat: a chocolate or a twizzler or a snack box of raisins, along with a sample or two, etc. Tie bag with tulle & if someone really needs a lift, include a balloon (from the Dollar Store) when you deliver to her place of business.
Send birthday cards with a discount of 10% or 20% for any purchases during their birthday month or offer a Mary Kay fragrance of her choice or a foot spa set at half price. Call & sing her Happy Birthday – if she doesn’t answer the phone I will leave the song on her answering machine.
ENCOURAGE CUSTOMERS TO BROADEN THEIR PRODUCT SELECTION
For customers who consistently purchase the same products time after time. Offer a one-time 40% discount when they purchase a “New product to them”. I will recommend certain products that I feel they would benefit from & of course, I encourage them to go for a high priced item.
A few days to a week after meeting a new customer I send them “my services” sheet. Thanking them for their business & telling them I look forward to providing them with a lifetime of Mary Kay Golden Rule Customer Service.
OTHER MONTHLY THEMES
JAZZY JANUARY – New Year – New YOU!! Gals are looking for a new look to go with their New Year’s resolutions. Sensational Super Bowl Sunday
FABULOUS FEBRUARY – Glitz & Glam, Valentine’s gifts for someone special (wives, husbands, girlfriends, boyfriends, daughters, moms, grandparents or grandchildren)
MARCH MADNESS – Cabin Fever, Hydrating & Caring for our skin (emphasizing skin care supplements, hydrating creams, & sun protection).
AUDACIOUS APRIL – Spring into a New Look.
MARVELOUS MIGHTY MAY – Mother’s Day & Graduation gifts. Mother/Daughter parties, Spa parties.
JUBILANT JUNE – Father’s Day gifts & Teacher gift ideas, Spa & Pampering Parties
JOYOUS JULY – Summer Sizzling Spa Parties/staying cool plus summertime sun protection.
AUGUST – Summer Sizzling Spa Parties, sun protection & previewing new products
SENSATIONAL SEPTEMBER – Back to school sales, getting gals back into their skincare rountine, Fabulous Fall Looks.
NOVEMBER – GRATITUDE Month:I am THANKFUL for my customers! 20% discount on all reorders for the month.
DECEMBER – Christmas & Hanukkah Gifts/Open House/Stop-n-Shop Appts., Holiday Party Looks, Men’s Nite/pillow gifts & 12 Days of Christmas/Be your wife’s or girlfriends HERO!up