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How Ava Brown turned her homemade body butter into a bestselling beauty product featured in Vogue

Life coach Ava Brown tells Stephanie Bell how experimenting with a beauty product in her kitchen has grown into an international business in only a year

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Overnight success: Ava Brown, who started making body butters in her kitchen a year ago and has now just been featured in Vogue magazine

Overnight success: Ava Brown, who started making body butters in her kitchen a year ago and has now just been featured in Vogue magazine

Ava with her son Mikhel Kai

Ava with her son Mikhel Kai

Winning range: some of The Mango Girl products made by Ava Brown

Winning range: some of The Mango Girl products made by Ava Brown

Overnight success: Ava Brown, who started making body butters in her kitchen a year ago and has now just been featured in Vogue magazine

Overnight success: Ava Brown, who started making body butters in her kitchen a year ago and has now just been featured in Vogue magazine

Overnight success: Ava Brown

Overnight success: Ava Brown

Overnight success: Ava Brown, who started making body butters in her kitchen a year ago and has now just been featured in Vogue magazine

A Co Antrim mum is set to take the beauty business by storm after a range of products she created in her kitchen have been featured in fashion bible Vogue.

Ava Brown, who is originally from Jamaica, began the soothing process of hand-making natural body butter as a balm for her soul.

The already successful author and life coach had no intentions of becoming an entrepreneur but is now running a beauty company with an ever-expanding range of products and a rapidly growing international customer base.