The MLM Master List

Elle-small[Elle:] The good folks behind popular Facebook group “Sounds Like MLM But OK” are on a mission. Joining forces with new writer Freja Dahl (The Truth About MLMs), group admins Allison Watson, Katie Young and Elizabeth Finn have created The MLM Master List. They have kindly given us permission to display the list here, with a view to updating regularly.

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With nearly 33k members (at the time of going to press), the group aims to be “a safe and fun place to discuss and learn about multi-level marketing companies (MLMs) and their poor business structure, obnoxious marketing practices, and all around awful nature. This is also a place to vent about your #bossbabe ‘friends’ you haven’t talked to since 5th grade but have a wonderful opportunity for you!”

“The MLM Master List” intends to provide a reference for the names of all known past and present MLM schemes.

We are very thankful to them all for the effort and time they put in making this. Please feel free to comment below with any updates we need to know about, or even new MLMs that you may have come across on your travels.


#:

  • 4Life — Nutritional Supplements
  • 5Linx — Various Business Services

A:

  • A Bit Rude (based in Australia) — Adult Products
  • abby + anna — Clothing
  • ACN — Various Business Services
  • Acti-Labs — Skincare/Body/Weight Loss/Cosmetics
  • adornable.u — Accessories
  • AdvoCare — Health/Wellness
  • Agel Enterprises — Health/Wellness
  • Agnes & Dora — Clothing
  • Alice’s Table — Flower Arrangement Class
  • Alcone — (see Limelight by Alcone)
  • All’asta (shut down as MLM, relaunched as direct order) — Home Decor and Kitchen Products
  • Aloe Vera of America (acquired by Forever Living) — Aloe Vera-based drinks
  • Ambit Energy — Energy Products
  • Amelia James — (see My Amelia James)
  • American Income Life – Insurance
  • Amway Global (FKA* Amway, Quixtar) — Assorted Products
  • Ann Summers (based in UK) — Adult Products
  • Arbonne — Skincare/Makeup
  • Ameo — Essential Oils
  • ARIIX — Water Purification System
  • Asea Global — Nutritional Supplements/Skincare
  • Athena’s — Adult Products
  • Atomy — Skincare
  • Ava Anderson — (see Pure Haven)
  • Avon — Health/Beauty/Clothing/Jewelry/Gifts

B:

  • Bachar Nutrition — (see TraVerus Global)
  • Barefoot Boots — Books
  • bath.ologie — Bath/Beauty Items with Customized Scents
  • Beachbody/Shakeology — Health/Wellness/Weight Loss
  • BeautiControl (closing) — Health/Beauty
  • BeautyCounter — Beauty Products
  • Beauty Society — Skincare/Makeup
  • beCAUSE Cosmetics — Cosmetics
  • Bedroom Kandi — Adult Products
  • Beever (based in UK) — Hair Care
  • BioPerformance — Fuel Additives
  • The Body Shop At Home (UK only) — Bath/Body/Gifts
  • BurnLounge, Inc (dormant/law suits pending) — Music Trade
  • Buskins Leggings — Clothing

C:

  • cabi — Clothing/Accessories
  • Celebrating Home — Home Decor
  • Chalk Couture — Home Decor
  • Chalky & Co — Home Decor
  • Charlie’s Project (MLM on hold) — Clothing
  • The Chef’s Toolbox (based in Australia) — Kitchenware/Spices
  • Chloe & Isabel — Jewelry
  • Clever Container — Organization Items
  • Close To My Heart — Scrapbooking/Crafts
  • Cloud 9 Parties (based in Canada) — Adult Products
  • Cocoa Exchange (FKA Dove Chocolate Discoveries) — Food
  • Color Street — Nail Art
  • Colors by Amber — Jewelry
  • Colour Me Beautiful (based in UK) — Fashion/Personal Stylists/Makeup
  • Cookie Lee (closed) — Jewelry
  • Country Scents — Aromatherapy/Soy Wax Candles/Tarts
  • Creative Memories (closed & reopened under new ownership) — Scrapbooking
  • Crunchi — Cosmetics
  • Cutco — (see Vector Marketing)

D:

  • Dakomoda (MLM closed — sells through Amazon) — High-end Children’s Clothing
  • Damsel In Defense — Self Defense/Safety
  • Dazzle and Daze — Adult & Children’s Clothing
  • Dione Cosmetics — Makeup/Cosmetics
  • Direct Cellars — Wine
  • Discovery Toys — Toys/Learning Materials
  • doTerra — Essential Oils
  • Dot Dot Smile — Children’s Clothing
  • Dynamic Essentials — (see Royal Tongan Limu)

E:

  • EcoWarehouse (brand of Wikaniko) — Home/Health/Cleaning
  • Elk River Soaps — Bath/Body
  • Elli Kai — Women’s Clothing
  • Enagic — Water Ionizers/Kangen Water
  • enjo (based in Australia) — Cleaning
  • Epicure (based in Canada) — Food
  • Equinox International (shut down by Federal Trade Commission (FTC)) — Water Filters/Vitamins
  • Essential Bodywear — Underwear & Shapewear
  • European Grouping of Marketing Professionals (closed) — Self Improvement Seminars
  • European Home Retail (insolvent) — Home Goods
  • EVER Skincare — Skincare
  • EvolvHealth — Health/Wellness (Promotes “Aid Projects”)


F:

  • Fantasia (based in Canada) — Adult Products
  • Fifth Avenue Collection — Jewelry
  • FITTEAM Global — Weight Loss/Health/Supplements
  • First Fitness Nutrition — Health & Wellness
  • Fleuresse — (see Kyani)
  • FM World (based in UK—affiliated with Smart Clean, Golden-Tulip, My Pure Perfume, Utique, Nutricode, and Your Life Guide (blog)) — Fragrances/Personal Care/Makeup/Home Goods/Food
  • For Tails Only — Dog Treats/Supplies
  • Forever Living Products — Aloe Vera and Bee Based Products
  • Forex Entourage — Financial Services
  • Fortune Hi-Tech Marketing (shut down) — Consumer Goods
  • Fragrant Jewels — Candles/Bath Bombs
  • FreeLife — Nutritional Supplies/Goji
  • Freedom Equity Group — Life Insurance
  • Fuel Freedom International — Gasoline Additives
  • FundAmerica (FKA Arctic Island) — Technology for Crowdfunding

G:

  • Gel Moment (based in Canada) — Gel Polish
  • Gemstra — Jewelry/Cosmetics/Home Decor/Bath & Body/Candles
  • Genesis Pure — Weight Loss/Nutritional Supplements/Skincare
  • Global Legacy Initiative — (see Simply Success Elite and TraVerus Global)
  • Gold Canyon Candles — Candles/Accessories
  • Grace and Heart — Jewelry
  • Greeting Cake Company, Inc. — Individual Cake Kits

H:

  • H2O At Home — Personal Care/Home Cleaning/Aromatherapy
  • Hayward’s Gourmet Popcorn — Food
  • Healthy Peach (The HealthStyle Emporium) — Weight Loss Products
  • Heavenly Chia — Food
  • Heka Corporation — (see HE(L)O)
  • HE(L)O (joint venture with WOR(l)D Global Network and Heka Corporation) — Wearable Health Device
  • HempWorx — CBD Oil
  • Herbalife — Health/Wellness
  • Heritage Makers — Online Scrapbooking
  • Holiday Magic (shut down/became a case study for pyramid schemes) — Home Goods/Cosmetics
  • Home Interiors (USA Division bought by Celebrating Home, still operating in Mexico) — Home Decor

I:

  • Igniting Passion (based in Canada) — Adult Products
  • iMarketsLive/International Markets Live — Investing/Finance
  • In a Pikle — Customized Bags/Packs
  • Income-Advantage — (see NSpire Network)
  • India Hicks (based in UK) — Jewelry/Accessories
  • Initials, Inc. — Bags/Organizers
  • Inkd Up Nails — Nail Designs/Products
  • innov8tive nutrition — Nutritional Supplements
  • InteleTravel — Travel Agency
  • Intimo (based in Australia/NZ) — Bras/Lingerie
  • Isagenix — Health/Wellness
  • ItWorks! — Health/Wellness/Beauty

J:

  • J. Hilburn — Custom Suits
  • J. R. Watkins — (see Watkins Incorporated)
  • JAFRA Beauty — (see Vorwerk Worldwide)
  • Jamberry — Nail Products
  • Jamie at Home (closed) — Kitchenware
  • Janice Collection (brand under Gemstra) — Wax Warmers
  • Java Momma — Coffee
  • Jerky Direct (closed and reopened under new management with new products and structure) — Beef Jerky Products
  • Jewel Kade (purchased by 31) — Jewelry/Handbags
  • Jewelry in Candles (Closed — Reps Directed to Gemstra) — Scented Waxes/Body Products with Jewelry
  • Jeunnese — “Instantly Ageless” / Skincare
  • JewelScent (brand under Gemstra) — Scented Candles with Jewelry
  • JK Apparel (based in Canada) — Women’s Apparel
  • Jordan Essentials — Makeup, Skincare, and Home Products
  • Juice Plus — (see National Safety Associates)

K:

  • Kalo & Co. — Customized Pearl Jewelry
  • Kannaway — CBD-Rich Hemp Oil Products
  • Kaeser & Blair — Promotional Products
  • KEEP Collective (owned by Stella & Dot) — Customized Jewelry
  • Keep Me Safe Organics — Makeup
  • KETO//OS — (see pruvit)
  • Kleeneze Homecare (based in U.K.) — Home/Beauty/Health
  • Kobold — (See Vorwerk Worldwide)
  • Kyani — Skincare/Supplements

L:

  • L’Bri — Cosmetics & Skincare
  • Labella Baskets — Assorted Gift Baskets / Charm Bracelets / Candles / Greeting Cards
  • Lady Godiva Beauty — Cosmetics/Skincare
  • Le Reve (based in Canada) — Perfume/Aromatherapy/Skincare
  • Legacy Designs (brand under Gemstra) — Jewelry
  • LegalShield (FKA Sportsman’s Motor Club, Prepaid Legal Services) — Legal Products
  • Legging Army — Clothing
  • Lemongrass Spa — Bath/Beauty Products
  • LeVel — Health/Wellness/Weight Loss
  • lia Sophia (closed) — Jewelry
  • Life Leadership — Financial, Personal, and Professional Development
  • Life Tree World — Groceries
  • LifeVantage (FKA LifeLine Therapeutics, Lifeline Nutraceuticals, and Yaak River Resources, Inc) — Supplements/Skin Care
  • Lilla Rose — “FlexiClip”/Hair Accessories
  • LimeLight by Alcone — Makeup/Skincare
  • Limu — Vitamin Supplement Drinks
  • Linen World — Home Goods/Gifts
  • LipSense — (see SeneGence)
  • The Longaberger Company — Home Decor
  • LOVEWINX — Adult Products
  • Lorraine Lee Linen — Bedding & Homeware
  • LR Beauty & Health (based in Germany) — Beauty & Health products 
  • LuLaRoe — Clothing
  • Lulu Avenue (sold to Corporación Yanbal International) — Jewelry (MLM arm of Charles & Colvard, Ltd (moissanite manufacturers))
  • Lyoness (CashBack World, Lyconet)- cashback product/service

M:

  • M. Network — Nutritional Supplement “Stix” (looks to be geared toward men)
  • Maëlle Beauty (closed until Dec 2017 due to lawsuit from Younique) — Beauty
  • Magnabilities — Customizable Jewelry
  • Magnolia & Vine — Customizable Jewelry
  • Makeup Eraser — Skincare/Makeup
  • Man Cave (MLM division closed) — Grilling Products
  • Mannatech — Dietary Supplements/Personal Care
  • mark. — (see Avon)
  • Market America — Product Brokerage/Internet Marketing
  • Marly Ray — Pearl Parties
  • Mary & Martha — Home Decor
  • Mary Kay — Skincare/Makeup
  • Marvelous Mouse Travels — Disney Vacation Planning
  • MaskCara — Makeup
  • Matilda Jane — Children’s Clothes
  • Max & Madeleine — All Natural Skincare
  • Maxwell Clothing — Clothing/Shoes/Accessories
  • Medifast (subsidiaries: Jason Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Jason), Take Shape for Life, Inc. (TSFL), Jason Enterprises, Inc., Jason Properties, LLC and Seven Crondall, LLC) — Weight Loss
  • Melaleuca — Health/Home Products
  • Metabolife (shut down due to Ephedra bans) — Weight Loss Supplements ***Read the Wiki on the Founders for an extra chuckle***
  • MiA Bath and Body (closed) — Custom Scented Bath/Body Products (bath.ologie opened shortly after)
  • mialisia — Customized Jewelry
  • Miche (purchased by Magnolia & Vine but no longer operating) — Interchangeable Hangbags and Accessories
  • MojiLife — Essentail Oils/Home Fragrance/Cleaning Products
  • MOA Nutrition — Nutritional Drink
  • Modere — Personal Care/Weight Loss/Household
  • MONAT — haircare products
  • MonaVie (foreclosed) — Products Made From Fruit Juice Concentrates / Powders/Purees
  • Morinda Bioactives — Noni Juice
  • Motives Cosmetics (affiliated with Market America) — Cosmetics
  • Motor Club of America (MCA) — Financial/Travel Services
  • Multipure — Water Filtration
  • My Amelia James — Clothing
  • My Daily Choice — Supplements
  • My LaLa Leggings — Leggings

N:

  • National Safety Associatessee Juice Plus (formerly sold Fire Protection, Water Filtration, Air Filtration and Educational Games for Preschoolers)
  • Nature’s Sunshine Products — Dietary Supplements
  • Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic — Health/Beauty Products
  • Nerium — Skincare
  • NeVetica — Pet Products
  • Neways (FKA Images and Attitudes) — Personal Care/Nutrition/Household Cleaning
  • Nikken — Magnetics/Air/Sleep/Nutrition/Skincare
  • Nomades — Military Themed Charm Jewelry
  • Noonday Collection — Fashion Jewelry/Accessories
  • Norwex — Cleaning Products
  • Nouveau Riche (closed) — Real Estate Investment College
  • NSpire Network — Natural Feminine Sanitary Napkins
  • Nu Skin Enterprises — Personal Care/Dietary Supplements
  • Nutrient Foods (parent of Yevo (MLM Arm)) — Food
  • Nutrimetrics (based in Australia/NZ) — Skincare/Bodycare/Home Products/Makeup/Supplements

O:

  • OneHope Wine — Wine
  • Omnilife (based in Mexico) — Dietary Supplements/Skin Care/Soft Drinks
  • Omnitrition — Wellness
  • Optavia — Weight Loss Products/Meals
  • Opulenza — Jewelry
  • OrganoGold — Personal Care/Weight Loss/Food
  • Oriflame — Personal Care/Cosmetics/Supplements
  • Origami Owl — Customized Jewelry
  • Our Hearts Desire — Customized Jewelry

P:

  • The Pampered Chef — Kitchen
  • Paparazzi — $5 Fashion Jewelry
  • Park Lane Jewelry — Jewelry
  • Party Girl — Candles with Jewelry
  • Party Time Mixes — Food
  • PartyLite — Candles
  • Passion Parties (purchased by Pure Romance) — Adult Products
  • pawTree — Pet Foods and Accessories
  • Paycation — (see TraVerus Global)
  • Peach — Women’s Clothing
  • Pearl Chic — Pearl Jewelry
  • Peekaboo Beans (based in Canada) — Children’s Clothing
  • Perfectly Polished — Nail Designs/Care
  • Perfectly Posh — Beauty/Skincare
  • Phoenix Trading (closing — no closing date identified) — Crafts
  • PHP — Insurance
  • Pink Zebra — Scented Wax “Sprinkles”
  • Piphany (previously Honey & Lace) — Clothing
  • Plexus — Health/Wellness/Weight Loss
  • Plunder — Fashion Jewelry
  • Poofy Organics — Wellness Products
  • Premier Designs — Fashion Jewelry
  • Primerica — Financial Services/Insurance
  • Princess House — Kitchen/Home Goods
  • ProDoula — Doula Training/Networking
  • pruvit — Wellness/Weight Loss
  • Pulse Cosmetics (brand under Gemstra) — Cosmetics
  • Pure Haven (FKA Ava Anderson) — Skin/Essential Oils/Cosmetics
  • Pure Romance — Adult Products
  • PUREly (FKA Simply Aroma) — Essential Oils
  • Purium — Wellness/Weight Loss

Q:

  • Qnet (FKA QuestNet, GoldQuest and QI Limited) — Various Products

R:

  • Rainbow Vacuum — Vacuum Cleaners
  • Real Time Pain Relief — Pain Relieving Creams/Lotions
  • RED Safety — Security/EMS/Fire Training
  • Reliv — Nutritional Supplements
  • Revital U — Weight Loss
  • Rodan & Fields — Skincare
  • Roland — (see Vorwerk Worldwide)
  • Royal Tongan Limu (shut down) — Seaweed Extract Products
  • Ruby Ribbon — Apparel

S:

  • Sabika Jewelry — Jewelry
  • SafeGirl Security — Personal Security/Self Defense
  • SaladMaster — Kitchenware
  • Scentsy — Scented Waxes/Essential Oils
  • Schneider’s Gourmet World (based in Canada — MLM arm closed) — Food
  • Scout and Cellar — Wine
  • Seacret Direct (Seacret still exists as non-MLM) — Dead Sea Products
  • SendOutCards — Gift Cards
  • SeneGence — Lip/Makeup/Skin Care Products
  • Shaklee — Health/Wellness
  • Shoedazzle — Shoes
  • Shopping Sherlock — ‘cheap deals’ search engine
  • Signature Homestyles — Home Decor
  • Silpada (closed/reopened in November 2016) — Sterling Silver Jewelry
  • Silver Icing (based in Canada) — Clothing/Accessories
  • Simply Aroma — (see PUREly)
  • Simply Fun — Games/Educational Activities
  • Simply Success Elite — (see Global Legacy Initiative and TraVerus Global)
  • Solvei (bankrupt/terminated partnership with T-Mobile) — Contract-Free Mobile Service
  • South Hill Designs (purchased by Youngevity 2/2016) — Jewelry
  • Southern Living At Home (MLM division closed) — Home Decor
  • Sseko Designs — Clothing/Shoes/Accessories
  • Stampin’ Up! — Paper/Stamp Items (DIY)
  • Steeped Tea — Teas/Associated Products
  • Stella & Dot — Fashion Jewelry
  • Stream Energy — Energy/Wireless/Protective/Home Services
  • Success University — Online Courses (Actually Labeled as a Pyramid Scheme)
  • Sunrider — Health/Beauty/Food/Household
  • Sunshine Empire (based in Singapore, shut down) — Pyramid Scheme (no products listed)
  • The Super Affiliate Network — Internet Marketing Affiliates
  • Surge365 — Travel

T:

  • Tastefully Simple — Food
  • Telecom Plus, PLC (based in UK) — Gas/Electricity/Landline/Broadband/Mobile Services
  • TelexFREE (shut down as Ponzi Scheme) — Internet (VOIP) Phone Service
  • Thermomix — (see Vorwerk Worldwide)
  • Thirty-One Gifts — Bags/Handbags/Gifts
  • Thrive — (see LeVel)
  • Thrive Life — Food
  • Tiber River (based in Canada) — Bath/Essential Oils/Gifts
  • TOCARA (Based in Canada) — Jewelry
  • Tomboy Tools — Tools for Women (yes, really)
  • Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski — Crystal-Based Jewelry
  • Trades of Hope — Jewelry
  • Traveling Vineyard — Wine
  • TraVerus Global — Travel/Wellness/Soft Skills Training
  • TriVita — Wellness/Nutritional Supplements/Essential Oils
  • Tropic Skin Care — Skin/Bath/Cosmetics
  • TRUTH Niagara (based in Canada) — Bath Products
  • TruVision Health — Supplements/Weight Loss/Essential Oils
  • Tupperware — Kitchenware/Gifts
  • TyraBeauty (MLM Division closed) — Skincare/Cosmetics

U:

  • United Sciences of America (shut down) — Nutritional Supplements
  • United Warehouse (Based in UK) — (See Telecom Plus, PLC)
  • USANA Health Sciences — Nutritional/Weight Loss/Personal Care
  • Usborne Books & More — Books/Learning Materials
  • Utility Warehouse (based in UK — owned by Telecom Plus) — Utility Services

V:

  • Valentus — Supplements/Weight Loss
  • Vantel Pearls — Customized Jewelry
  • Vasayo — Personal Wellness
  • Vector Marketing — Cutco Knives (In collaboration with Alcoa and Case Cutlery)
  • Velata (closed) — Food
  • Vemma — Energy Drinks/Nutritional Beverages/Weight Loss
  • viaOneHope — Wine
  • Vida Divina — Tea/Supplements
  • Vie at Home (closed — formerly The Virgin Cosmetics Company and Virgin Vie At Home) — Cosmetics, jewellery and homeware
  • ViSalus — Dietary Supplements/Weight Loss
  • Viviant — Home Security
  • Volo — spiritual enlightenment
  • Voxxlife — Wellness Products
  • Vorwerk Worldwide — Vacuums/Kitchen/Beauty (Royal Jelly)

W:

  • Wakaya Perfection — Food/Wellness/Essential Oils
  • WakeUpNow (closed) — Health/Financial Management
  • Watkins Incorporated — Health Remedies/Baking Products/Household Items
  • Wikaniko — (see EcoWarehouse)
  • Wildtree — Food
  • Winasun — Healthcare Products
  • WineShop At Home — Wine
  • World Financial Group (owned by Transamerica/Aegon) — Insurance/Investment/Financial Products
  • Wor(l)d Global Network — maker of HE(L)O
  • World Ventures — Travel Services
  • WoTaBu — Travel


X:

  • XanGo (acquired by Zija International) — Xango Juice
  • Xerveo — Tamarind-based Weight Loss
  • Xoom Energy — Power/Gas
  • Xyngular — Health/Wellness
  • XStream Travel — (See TraVerus Global)

Y:

  • Yanbal International (Jewelry Acquired Through LuLu Avenue) — Jewelry/Fragrance/Cosmetics
  • Yevo (closed — operations transitioned to parent (Nutrient Foods)) — Organic Foods
  • Yoli — Nutritional Supplements
  • Young Living — Essential Oils
  • Youngevity — Health/Beauty/Food/Home
  • Younique — Skincare/Makeup
  • Your Inspiration At Home (based in Australia — may be closed?) — Kitchen/Spices
  • YTB International (closed/bankrupt)— Travel Services

Z:

  • Zija International — Health/Wellness/Weight Loss
  • Zinzino — Nutritional Supplements/Weight Loss/Skin Care
  • zrii — Wellness/Skincare (loose connection to Deepak Chopra on the supplement side)
  • Zurvita — Nutritional Supplements/Weight Loss
  • Zyia Active — Fitness Wear

  • *FKA = formerly known as

Please feel free to comment below with any updates we need to know about, or even new MLMs that you may have come across on your travels.

Alternatively, you can contact Freja Dahl using the form below.

 

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