September 29, 2023


Business Woman

Silverton woman uses personal experience to launch skincare business

3 min read

CINCINNATI (WXIX) – Throughout just one of her most darkest days, Slyvia Brownlee launched her own enterprise. Today, she is receiving prepared to celebrate the seventh anniversary of her company.

Brownlee states she trusted her intestine when began her skincare line, Skin By Brownlee & Co.

If you consider a drive down Montgomery Highway in Silverton, you will arrive throughout a enterprise the rising attractiveness market enterprise. Her solutions can even be located on Target’s web site.

Brownlee says when Target very first contacted her last 12 months, she did not believe that it was serious.

“It begun from a DM [direct message],” Brownlee remembers. “They [Target] DM’d me and I believed it was spam, so I did not respond, but I did seize the email deal with and despatched them an e-mail and it was a legitimate e-mail.”

Her skepticism soon turned to enjoyment, and with that, her company was released to the future level.

Nevertheless, the esthetician’s achievement did not occur right away.

She has been in the organization for 20 yrs.

“I often knew I wanted to be in the elegance field, which is why I did cosmetology back when I was in substantial college my junior and senior calendar year, but I wasn’t confident what portion of cosmetology,” she explained.

Right after battling with pimples, Brownless claims she produced a appreciate for skincare.

“Having pimples, if you’ve never experienced it, men and women really don’t realize how a great deal it impacts your self-confidence and heading out into the entire world,” Brownlee mentioned. “There’s shoppers who won’t go for a occupation due to the fact of their skin. They won’t participate in club routines or teams at university since of their pores and skin.”

Just after strengthening her own acne breakouts and boosting her self-assurance, she felt the will need to carry that pleasure to other folks. She labored in diverse salons and finally became the director of a magnificence school.

She says the journey of producing her individual skincare line transpired a little bit unexpectedly.

“I was laid off and that’s what pushed me into this entrepreneurship journey,” Brownlee explained.

She hasn’t looked back since.

When she claims it hasn’t been uncomplicated, she claims it is been the most worthwhile.

The vital lesson she discovered along the way is to “stay dependable.”

Also, she says to under no circumstances cease dreaming.

She states in some cases existence doesn’t go exactly as you planned, but she’s uncovered to rely on the approach, work really hard and you will get where you want to be.

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