AVON History

AVON Cosmetics is widely renowned as a very reputable company, with the help of its Independent AVON Representatives worldwide it has worked hard to build an outstanding reputation not only for its products and personal service but also for its integrity.

Established in the USA by David.H. McConnell in 1886 AVON is the leading direct seller of beauty and related products.

AVON sells in over 140 Countries Worldwide through its 4.9 million Independent AVON Sales Representatives resulting in turnover of $7.7 billion in 2004.

In the UK alone there are 160,000 Independent AVON Sales Representatives reaching nearly 8 million customers.

The AVON name itself inspires confidence to millions of customers throughout the World who know they are buying only Top Quality Products.

AVON is also a founder member of the Direct Selling Association.

This is the company that puts mascara on lashes and food on tables, that fights wrinkles with one hand and breast cancer with the other. That knows the value of a perfect lip, but still opens its mouth and speaks out against domestic violence and for women’s financial independence. This is the company that not only brings beauty to doors but also opens them. The company that supports 6 million Independent AVON Representatives in over 100 countries. This is AVON. The company, that for 125 years, has stood for beauty, innovation, optimism and above all for women.