Each year the convention she held in Dallas attracted thousands of saleswomen who gathered to hear, cheer and revere their founder.
As she built her cosmetics empire, Mary Kay Ash made millions of dollars and became one of the most famous women in American business.
Ash filled the house with coral carpets, floor-to-ceiling curtains in salmon-colored silk, fuchsia furnishings and a master bath crowned with a rose-quartz toilet and a pink marble soaking tub.
Pass It On is out on Tuesday.
Fortune magazine recognized Mary Kay Inc.
Today, that number has flipped.