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  • Writer's pictureAdrian Jones. UK Home Biz


Updated: Jun 20, 2023

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In the UK, over 631,000 (Direct Selling Association 2022) people are involved with direct selling. It is a vibrant, growing industry offering a flexible earning opportunity to all, whatever age, culture, gender or ability. Direct Selling is a method of marketing and retailing goods or services directly to Consumers, through personal contact or online. The cost-of-living rise is causing people to re-assess their finances and look to find an extra income source.

Avon: A Serious Side Business

Avon is a leading direct selling and network marketing company, providing customers with quality products for more than 130 years. Their mission is to empower women and in the last 20 years, an increasing number of men help them reach their goals. Avon has a wide variety of products from makeup and fragrances to skincare and wellness products.

Avon's innovative approach to sales offers customers the convenience of shopping from home and provides people with the opportunity to earn an income by becoming an Avon sales representative selling products to their own network of customers. They are a leader in the direct selling industry and offer customers the best possible sales and service experience.

At Avon UK, they strive to provide people with a way to earn money and gain financial security. You are able to set your own hours whether you decide to commit full-time or a side hustle to supplement your income, joining Avon UK can be a great way to achieve your financial goals.

The current cost-of-living crisis is making life harder for people across the UK, which is why there has been an increase in the number of people taking up a side business to offset the price increases and make their money go further.

Avon: Where It All Began

Believe it or not, Avon was founded by a failed travelling bookseller by the name of David H. McConnell in 1886. Yes, a man! He came up with the idea of creating a fragrance to give to women who bought his books. The fragrance was such a hit with the ladies that he quit the book business and concentrated on the fragrance business instead.

His business became the California Perfume Company. Mrs P.F. Albee became the first woman to sell McConnell's fragrant water and also recruit other women as commission-based representatives. He became a pioneer in giving women independence, financially and securely.

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Over 60 Years of Loving the UK

It’s been over 60 years since Avon launched in the UK, growing to become a household name that everyone knows and loves. From ‘ding-dong’ deliveries of our beloved brochures to sharing stories on Instagram, we’ve grown to become a beauty brand people connect with.

In 1959 Avon cosmetics opened in the UK and for the first time, women were given a friendly way to buy cosmetics in the comfort of their home. Women were able to become Avon Representatives and begin earning an independent income.

‘Ding Dong, Avon Calling’, became a British catchphrase last used in the early 60's and to this day is happily remembered. In the decades that followed Avon became one of the top beauty brands in the UK. To this very day, Avon is a top 5 beauty brand in the UK

Sell Avon: How To Become An "Avon Rep"

It can be daunting where to start when you want to boost your income with a work-from-home side business. You may have various doubts. For instance:

  • The business itself.

  • The cost - How much will it cost me to start?

  • The support - Is there good support to help me?

  • The time - Will it take up a lot of my time?

  • The flexibility - Will It work around my life?

  • The products - Are the products wanted and popular?

  • Will people buy off me?

That's why Avon provides you with the help and resources you need to launch an Avon business.

To sell Avon, you need to complete a simple form to register your interest in becoming an independent sales rep. Once completed and sent, you will get a call from a Sales leader who will go through the easy sign-up procedure and some basic questions. They will become your point of contact and friend for future help and support you may need.

5 Benefits Of Becoming An Avon Sales Representative

Earn money selling - "Avon award-winning products" as an Avon Representative.

From creating patented cutting-edge skincare to award-winning make-up and luxurious fragrances, Avon is all about creating affordable, premium products for beauty lovers.

Check out the Avon store and the digital brochure to view the latest exclusive products available

Learn how - "To get customers using the latest Avon apps and new rep training!"

The free tools that are available to boost your business include the:

"Avon On" app that has everything you need to hand and allows you to run your business on the "go" using your mobile phone. From placing orders to posting on social media to checking your balance. So easy!

Discover the "bite-size training to help you achieve the best from your Avon business.

Besides the well-known Avon brochure, you also get an eco-friendly digital version of the paper brochure which you can share with your customers. You can either deliver their orders yourself or can be delivered direct by Avon

You get your own digital Avon store for customers to shop directly with Avon and you earn a commission from those sales.

  • Discover how - "You can launch your Avon business with the available product training, "how-to" videos, and live video calls, as well as "hints & tips" in order for the results to come in each and every single day!"

  • Begin to earn - "From the very first £1 you sell. How much does an Avon rep earn? You can earn from 10% up to an impressive 32% commission on your sales!".

The commission you earn is decided on your monthly and quarterly sales minus any returns. Check out the earnings plan

  • Decide to - "Harness the power of Sales Leadership to increase your growth, success and earnings!"

The Avon Leadership Plan is a brilliant way to help you grow your Avon business and "go big". With this plan, you can build your team of Avon Representatives with anyone, anywhere in the UK. You'll also receive increased commission earnings and rewards for your hard work. Start building your team and explore the exciting possibilities of the Avon Sales Leadership Plan today!

You will decide on one of two very reasonable kits, one costing £10 which gives you an Avon product plus brochures and access to digital tools. The £30 kit includes 9 Avon products (usually worth about £90) plus brochures and access to digital tools.

You will log in to your own Avon site with all the information and resources you need to run your business. Help and support are always available.

Avon: The Community

The brand has raised over 25 million Pounds (Avon Worldwide 2023) through sales of its products for Uk charities.

Coppafeel Breast Cancer Awareness, Refuge and Women's Aid domestic abuse charities are among them. This equates to an average of £396,000 for every year Avon has been in the UK!

Avon was the first beauty company to not use animal testing on their products.

Avon: Beauty Not at a Price


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