I’m 26 and I turned £300 into a six figure business – I now live such a bling life and it was so easy

ARE YOU fed up of working a boring 9-5 office job and barely having enough money once your bills are paid?

Well, we know the struggle so don’t worry, but one woman is proving that there is a way out, and it’s not as complex as you may think.

26-year-old Miara was fed up with working for other people, so decided to set up her own company

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26-year-old Miara was fed up with working for other people, so decided to set up her own companyCredit: Instagram/@miara.emoni/
With just $375 (£308), Miara took an eyelash extension course, which then turned into a six figure business

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With just $375 (£308), Miara took an eyelash extension course, which then turned into a six figure businessCredit: Instagram/@miara.emoni/

And don’t worry, you won’t need hundreds of thousands of pounds to get started either. 

Tired of working for other people, 26-year-old Miara, from Atlanta, Georgia, decided to start working for herself. 

The beauty fan had just $375 (£308) spare and decided to use it for an eyelash extension course.

Following on from this initial investment, Miara was able to create what is now a six-figure business. 

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Miara told Truly: “I invested $375 into a class and turned it into a six figure business.

“I do lashes here in Atlanta. I have my own lash studio. 

“I just spent about $30,000 renovating my salon.”

Miara’s eyelash company is called The Lash Vault and having such a successful business has completely transformed the beautician’s life.

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She continued: “My lifestyle has definitely changed. I was finally able to go and get a nice car.

“I always wanted Chanel slides and I was able to get some Chanel slides.

 “It definitely has changed my lifestyle a lot, but I still remain extremely humble for, you know, all of these things that I have been able to achieve.” 

Miara explained that she was already working in the beauty industry, so when the idea of the course came about, she took the gamble.

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She added: “Before taking my lash class I was already in the beauty industry, I did hair, I did makeup and I kind of applied strip lashes and I said oh well lash class for $375, cool, so I took the class.

“After I took it I didn’t immediately start doing lashes, I was terrible at it and I also hated it too. 

“I was in school full time and working multiple jobs so it took me a minute to get into it.

“I had gone through something very traumatic in 2019 – I had a tumour in my stomach. It was the size of a grapefruit.

“That was the year I was supposed to graduate  but I had to have surgery to have the tumour removed. I’ve come a long way.

“I moved into my first physical lash salon space around August of 2019.

“My second year of doing lashes in that suite I became very busy, to the point where I felt like I couldn’t maintain my clientele anymore because I’m only one person, so that’s when I began to do research on hiring a person.

“Then one person turned into two people.”

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But Miara doesn’t plan to stop there – she is ambitious for the future and wants to continue expanding and growing her business.

She concluded: “Next stop Houston, definitely Miami, definitely California.” 

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