The Merle Norman Success Story Through the Decades
For almost 90 years, we have been helping women look and feel beautiful.
Merle Mozelle Nethercutt is born in Indiana.
Merle studies medicine and chemistry at a small private college.
Merle formulates PowderBase™ in her kitchen.
The innovative “3 Steps to Beauty” is created.
Merle opens her first Studio in Santa Monica in the midst of the Great Depression. The business thrives.
94 Merle Norman Cosmetics Studios are owned, predominantly by women.
New Los Angeles headquarters opens.
Awarded the Good Housekeeping “Seal of Approval” for “3 Steps to Beauty.”
Launch of www.MerleNorman.com.
CNN’s Lou Dobbs presents “Merle Norman Cosmetics: Made in America” TV special, stating the company is “built on hard work, loyalty, and even patriotism”
Inner eyeliner wins Beauty Innovator Award from DailyGlow.com.
Pro Pen Eyeliner picks up 3 wins and is named Editor’s Choice by TotalBeauty.com and SheKnows.com.
Wicked Lash Mascara is named “Best Mascara” by Parents Magazine.
Celebrating 86 fabulous years of beauty!
Carry on the legacy of Merle Norman Cosmetics
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