We had the good fortune of connecting with Ayana Nickerson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Ayana, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
My company was founded in 2020 thanks to quarantine and my 15 year old creative mind. I was literally sitting at home with my mom and was like Humm I want to start a business to make money while doing something I love .Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’m currently a Katy High School student so of course juggling school my business and being a student athlete is hard. It definitely hasn’t been an easy journey especially with my company only being a year old. I definitely struggled in the beginning because I was expecting for friends and family to really support me. I had to learn that certain companies have a target audience and some friends and family may not fit in that Category and that’s OK. I want the world and young girls my age to know that anything is possible and to never give up on your dreams. My future goal is to get YL&L to the next level and expand while exemplify success for young entrepreneurs like myself. I mean when it comes to beauty, eyes just have their own language and a touch of gloss definitely adds a pop.Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Well you can never go wrong at Dave And Busters for good food And games. The Color Factor Located In the Gallaria Mall is also an amazing place to visit. As far as good places to eat if your looking for a nice American country food spot Baccailis cafe at 3950 Fry Rd is awesome. The country fried stake is amazing.Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to shout out my parents Des & Van They always support me in everything I do no matter what even if it’s taking a risk.

Website: Yanis-lips-and-lashes.myshopify.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yanislipsandlashes/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yanislipandlashes/

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