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I used to work at college on work study and a part time job. But school’s out, and my part time job hours are diminishing. My mother sells Avon here and there in between work. She suggesting I give it a try and she is begging me to help her out.
I understand you can get 50% of your earnings, and you can even get people to sell for you.

Personally I thought Avon was for old ladies, until I found out girls at school were buying this stuff.

Be honest how would you feel if a guy was selling/ talking to you about cosmetics?

I do need some extra cash to support my photog business, but is selling cosmetics worth it?

posted about 9 years ago
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Oh gosh, i’d say go for it! I wouldn’t feel uncomfortable at all buying avon from a guy!

I mean, there are men working at department stores like Macy’s and Dillards selling makeup, why couldn’t you sell avon or mary kay? its good good money!

posted about 9 years ago
 
pandaphilia
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pandaphilia

i don’t like it when men stop me at the mall at those kiosks and try to sell me beauty stuff.

if you really know what you’re talking about and seem honest, i would buy from you though :)

posted about 9 years ago
 
ukiuki88
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ukiuki88

i don’t think there’s a problem with men selling cosmetics provided that you are knowledgeable in what you’re selling. i think that’s the case with anything though, you have to know your products so that customers can be confident in your skills. :)

posted about 9 years ago
 
cem90
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cem90

The rules for men to sell women’s products:
1. Don’t be creepy.
2. Know what you’re talking about.

If you can follow those rules, you’re good.

posted about 9 years ago
 
snow
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snow

I agree with the above comments. I shop at Sephora regularly, at least in NYC they have a fair share of male employees—they’ve been just as helpful if not more so than female employees. Mall kiosk beauty guys using weird pick-up lines on the other hand, I laugh at.

posted about 9 years ago
 
Starhill
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Starhill

yes

posted about 9 years ago
 
deannasays
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deannasays

At my local MAC, my favourite sales advisor and the most helpful one is a guy. He’s seriously amazing. Being complimentary will make the girls feel better about themselves. I say go for it!

posted about 9 years ago
 
solybBy
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solybBy

who cares !? why should it matter

posted about 9 years ago
 
Bennie52491
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Bennie52491

Your gender shouldn’t matter. And hey you never know some women may like a guy selling them cosmetics over a woman so they can flirt and ask “well do you think I would look nice with this red lipstick on?”

posted about 9 years ago
 
carizzachua
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carizzachua

it doesnt matter to me at all

posted about 9 years ago
 
maliamazing
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maliamazing

yeah, it doesn’t matter if your a guy

posted about 9 years ago
 
trishayluvbieber
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trishayluvbi...

It doesnt matter as long as they dont wear it

posted about 9 years ago
 
MurasakiNeko
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MurasakiNeko

I trust male hairdressers who have never had hair my length or texture, so I would have little trouble distrusting a male just because “he’s never worn makeup.” (Though I think JUKILOVE’s point that being intimate with the product is important— however you can achieve that intimacy!).

As long as you know your stuff I think you’re fine. If you’re charming, you might even have an extra advantage!

posted about 9 years ago
 
sweetoblivion
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sweetoblivion

as long as you know about the product, i don’t see anything wrong with it. as a matter of fact i think guys would do better! i’m surrounded by 90% women in my classes/clubs at school, and i can tell you that when we vote for things like club positions, guys always have the upper hand when getting votes.

and extra points if you’re willing to put the makeup on for product demonstrations.

posted about 9 years ago
 
blonderfulcurls
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blonderfulcurls

If there Hot and they know wht they’re talking about…why not?

posted about 9 years ago
 
boredstephanie
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boredstephanie

I don’t think it matters

posted about 9 years ago
 
katherine1901
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katherine1901

yeaupppp

posted about 9 years ago
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