Merle Norman cosmetics studio owner recognized for excellence in sales

Published 12:48 pm Saturday, July 30, 2016

Special to The Leader
Laurah Rodgers, owner of the Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio located at 2224 MacArthur Drive in Orange was honored for Excellence in sales at the 85th annual Merle Norman Cosmetics Academy held recently at Hilton Americas-Houston in Houston. Laurah Rodgers was recognized for her achievements in front of over 600 delegates.
“For more than 85 years, Merle Norman has been renowned for its high quality products & locally owned studios which provide the best customer service in the cosmetics industry,” Chairman of the Board and President Jack Nethercutt said. “It’s an honor to officially recognize studio owner Laurah Rodgers who’s commitment to customer satisfaction is integral to our success as a company.”
“I’ve been a Merle Norman studio owner for 6 years. I truly love my customers and enjoy what I do,” Rodgers said. “I’m so proud and honored for the success of my studio and thankful for such an amazing staff.”
Merle Norman cosmetics Orange and Bridge City have been serving the local community over 50 years. The studio offers the full range of Merle Norman Cosmetics and skincare plus a selection of services including facials by licensed skin care professionals, special event makeup artistry, complimentary express makeovers and facials. The business is located at 2224 MacArthur Drive in Orange. Merle Norman is open 10 a.m. -6 p.m. Mon – Fri. and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat.
Founded in Los Angeles in 1931, Merle Norman Cosmetics is a leading brand of premium skin care, foundations, and color cosmetic products. Its founder, Merle Nethercutt Norman was one of the first women in cosmetics and a true innovator. In addition to creating breakthrough products, she empowered other women to begin their own businesses selling her cosmetic products. Still run by the Nethercutt family, the company is one of the few that continues to manufacture almost all of its products in the USA and uphold its founding mission: provide quality products backed by a full satisfaction guarantee; offer a makeover and encourage customers to “try before they buy”.