It's definitely a pyramid scheme of a sort - a multilevel marketing company. That means that the people who make a lot of money don't make it by selling a lot of the product themselves, they make it by signing other people up to sell it, and then they get a cut of everything those people sell.
As for the quality of the products, there have been a lot of law suits and complaints about various things but I also know people who have used it and been satisfied.
Restart 1/6/13 - GOAL (for now) back to prior low
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