Entertainment

Ready to deal with the sharks for her own skin

Bethany Spoor with her skincare range that she will showcase on Shark Tank in the hope of finding an investor.
Bethany Spoor with her skincare range that she will showcase on Shark Tank in the hope of finding an investor. Channel 10

THERE aren't too many 13-year-olds who launch their own skincare ranges but that is exactly what Bethany Grace Spoor did seven years ago.

And now the McKees Hill resident has stretched her boundaries and applied to the Channel 10 program Shark Tank to see if she can strike up a deal with one of the investors that feature on the show.

"I have seen the show in the past and I am a a big fan of Janine (Allis, founder of Boost Juice and an investor on the show)," Bethany said.

"I wanted that extra edge and decided to have a go."

Bethany received a call back from the show and had to fly down to Sydney for an audition.

"I was so nervous as I went down by myself," she said.

The 20-year-old will also go down to do the show by herself, and the episode will air on Tuesday night.

Bethany's skincare range developed when she first asked her mum to buy her an aromatherapy book.

"I grew up in Coober Pedy where my dad was a pastor," she said.

"Then we moved to McKees Hill, between Kyogle and Casino and it was so lush and green, it was a huge change.

"My parents always wanted a hobby farm with cows, sheep and lots of trees..

"We also had our own bees and therefore lots of bees wax."

With so many raw ingredients at her finger tips Bethany started experimenting, making balms and other products that her friends started buying.

"I had a big launch party (for the skincare range) when I was 13," she said.

"I was home-schooled when growing up and mum definitely encouraged self-education and finding out information."

Regardless of the outcome on the Shark Tank episode Bethany is happy to have stretched herself by entering the show.

"Growing up I always had problems with nerves," she said.

"Shark Tank has helped me to overcome that."

You can visit Bethany's website on bethanygrace.net

Shark Tank is on Channel Ten, Tuesday night, 7.30pm.

Topics:  bethany grace spoor channel 10 shark tank skincare


Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Learn how to conquer stress

HEALTHY: (Back row) Marie Mikkelsen, Jan Thompson, Lexi Stefanski, Karen Kuhn, Cynthia Hoffman, (front row) Sally Coall, Judy Maw, Lyn Lee and Alizah Hoffman at the first Harvesting Health Workshop on August 4.

Harvesting Health is offering free stress management events

Police warning after reports of dogs attacking sheep

Police received the reports of dogs roaming.

Police praise SDRC for ability to catch dogs

Inaugural forum earns high praise

INDUSTRY LEADERS: Bryan McGahan, Chris Inswood, Linda Clutterbuck, Karen George, Peter Mowett and Craig Magnussen at the inaugural Ag Industry Forum and Trade Show.

Council's agriculture expo draws a crowd

Local Partners

Integrity body consulted on lobbying

SDRC has sought advice of the Queensland Integrity Commission after accusations of undeclared lobbying were levelled at the chair of a local community group.

REVEALED: Liam Gallagher is coming to Falls Festival

English musician, singer, and songwriter, former lead singer of the rock band Oasis, Liam Gallagher performs during his concert at National Olympic Sports Center in Beijing, China, 10 August 2017.

He revealed the news ahead of the official line up announcement

Have a laugh, save a life

LAUGHS ALL ROUND: Comedian Lindsay Webb will be performing as the headliner for the Wander Beyond Blue Yonder show coming to Warwick on Thursday, August 17.

Comedy show proves laughter is the best medicine

Jemma's bewitching voice

STAGE PRESENCE: Suzie Mathers and Jemma Rix in a scene from Wicked The Musical.

Wicked musical theatre star Jemma Rix has released her debut album.

Reese Witherspoon on being a ‘has-been’ at 36

REESE Witherspoon might have an Oscar on her mantle and made millions at the box office but that hasn’t stopped people declaring her career is over.

RECAP: Game of Thrones s7 e6 - Beyond the Wall

Kristofer Hivju, Kit Harington, Iain Glen, Paul Kaye and Joe Dempsie in a scene from Game of Thrones.

*Warning this story contains spoilers about today's new episode*

Paul Kelly announces massive Australian tour

Paul Kelly is going on a 16-date national tour in November.

Music legend thrills fans with the announcement of a massive tour.

Survivor twist bound to shock

Sunshine Coast mum-of-three Tara Pitt.

TARA Pitt benefited from a shock twist on Australian Survivor.

The Block goes back to school with gorgeous kids rooms

Ronnie and Georgia's winning kids bedroom in a scene from The Block.

ONE magical bedroom received the first perfect score of the season.

What's on the small screen this week

Rob Collins and Jessica Marais in a scene from season two of The Wrong Girl.

JESSICA Marais returns in The Wrong Girl.

Playing Tom Cruise's wife was a dream for Sarah Wright

Tom Cruise and Sarah Wright in American Made.

The actress stars opposite Cruise in the action comedy

Investors quick to snap up property in key growth corridor

High-profile commercial site sells at auction for $4.920m

EXPLAINED: What the 'Costco effect' means for Ipswich

PRICE WARS: A Costco store similar to this one in Canberra, is planned for Ipswich.

Exclusive 'cult' about to change how families do grocery shopping

4800 homes to be built in massive new Coast estate

Masterplanned community full steam ahead - it's not Caloundra South

Open for inspection homes August 17 - 23

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast housing market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!