Avon Products is one of the world s largest retailers of beauty products. With its unique network of approximately 4.9 million independent sales representatives, Avon is the largest direct seller of any product, handling more than 1 billion customer transactions over its storied history. Its makeup and skin care products are available for nearly any application. Avon Color, the company s top brand globally, features lip, nail, face and eye makeup. Avon s ground breaking skincare line, Anew, is the No. 1 anti-aging brand in the world. Other brands include Skin-So-Soft bath products, Advanced Techniques hair care and the Avon Wellness line nutritional supplements and weight management products. Avon sells its products in more than 100 countries worldwide and has business operations in approximately 60 markets, including Morton Grove, Ill. The company was founded in 1886 as the California Perfume Company. It remains headquartered in New York City.