Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in beauty and cosmetics but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Gin Demelo, Founder, and CEO of Gin Amber Beauty, located in Miami, FL, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Facial Tolls: Real Individual needle derma rollers to help get rid of acne scars and wrinkles; my clients are women in their 40s and 50s wanting to look younger and have healthier-looking skin.

Tell us about yourself

I've been an esthetician for over 12 years now, and I saw the gap in the microneedling industry that the majority of facial tools were poor quality and did not perform well. I decided to dig deeper and discovered that absolutely all derma rollers, which are called micro-needle tools, had not a single needle inside.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Starting from scratch, being a foreigner with no money and no family or friends, our company to 7 figures.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Have to work or think about improving business 24/7, prioritizing clients and listening to what clients need, and giving it to them.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Be ready for a crash - sooner or later, it happens.
  2. Always listen to your client's needs and suggestions.
  3. Be creative, innovating non-stop.

Where can people find you and your business?


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