Kitsch Scalp Exfoliator | Grey | Beauty & Wellness | $7
The Designer: Cassandra Thurswell moved from Wisconsin to LA to be a full time grad student at FIDM. She worked several jobs to sustain herself but took a leap of faith, maxed out all her credit cards and put her focus on Kitch. Kitch became a reality in 2010, armed with 134 tupperware containers of jewelry and 15,983 hair ties (all made by her) she became a woman-owned self-financed company. Today Kitsch sells in over 15k retailers worldwide and over 10 million hair ties sold.