Teen Entrepreneur Izzi Dymalovski's Skincare Range Takes Off!
St Kilda schoolgirl Izzi Dymalovski launched her own skincare range at 13 and became the youngest-ever entrepreneur to appear on Channel Ten’s business reality show Shark Tank.
What’s the buzz?
The St Michael’s Grammar School student, now 14, wowed Australia’s leading business talent with a pitch for investment in her Luv Ur Skin range. While the
Shark Tank team determined Izzi was too young to compromise her schooling by furthering the business, recruitment guru Andrew Banks described her as “just remarkable” while Boost Juice founder Janine Allis offered her an internship.
In the beginning …
At age eight Izzi wanted to use some of her mum Sonja’s products to clean her skin of make-up after a dance concert. Sonja said adult products contained too many chemicals and that Izzi would have to use baby products. When Izzi replied that she wasn’t a baby, Sonja, who works in biotech, suggested she could make her own skin-care potions and put Izzi in touch with a chemist friend who helped her formulate her first face wash, face moisturiser, body wash and body lotion.
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