How two Aussie boys made $20 million

selling pink face masks

Manny Barbas and James Hachem aren’t your typical boys.

At 24 years old, Barbas and Hachem, who had known each other since high school, created a pink clay face mask for women with sensitive skin, and are set to turn over $20 million by the end of this financial year. 

But the company they founded, Alya Skin, wasn’t a fluke: it was a carefully planned operation.

“I would keep my eye out in terms of what people were posting, like what niches. We knew that teeth whitening was going to be big before it was, and we knew that it was going to move to skincare,” Barbas told Yahoo Finance.

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