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We are honored to hear how Merle Norman Cosmetics has made such a difference in so many lives, for the
better. To demonstrate our strong network ofFranchisees and how they’ve obtained financial
independence while changing the lives of others, we asked a few of them to share their stories.
Renee & Erin Hitt
Studio Owners in Brookfield, WI since 1989
"I raised my family as a Studio Owner and it gave me that flexibility. I could still be the Girl Scout Leader or den mom, or parent’s club president and still run my business and develop a relationship with my customers."
Studio Owner in Brownsburg and Greenwood, IN since 2008
“The most exciting thing about being a Merle Norman
Studio Owner is the ability to be in business for yourself.
That's what I wanted to do as a little girl, and that's
what I'm doing now.”
Jolene & Bill Larecy
Studio Owners in Ardmore, OK since 2001
"I know that I make a difference in women's lives every day. I don't know who that person's going to be. But every single day, I know that I make a difference in the way they feel and look, and feel more empowered."
Garry & Louise Fredericksen
Studio Owners in Indianapolis, IN since 1983
"We love the company. We’re very passionate about it —
but we’ve got to say, we love the money. It’s allowed us to
have a great life. We’ve raised kids and put them through
college thanks to our Studios. It hasn’t been an
all-consuming business — it’s given us balance, and it’s
been very financially rewarding. That’s why we’re in this
Studio Owner in Fox River Grove, IL since 2005
"My story starts at age 15 when I went for a makeover at Merle
Norman and got a job in high school. I went to college to be a
teacher but I always had a passion to be in makeup so I took an
early retirement and got my own Studio."