An Indiana woman whose star is quickly rising got a shout-out on national television Friday, thanks to hard work, determination and drive.
Family and friends toasted Sparkle Myers' national success at a party Friday. Before the debut on The TODAY Show, there was a round of thank yous.
"I want to thank my team," Myers said.
After working in the informational technology field for 15 years, Sparkle started her own spa.
Myers was selected among hundreds of women across the country to appear on TODAY with Hoda and Kathie Lee. The segment was about women who have followed their entrepreneurial dreams.
Her passion for makeup turned into her new found purpose - to make women feel and look beautiful with her own cosmetic line - "MakeUp By Sparkle."
Myers has two cosmetic and spa stores - one on Massachusetts Avenue and another in Broad Ripple.
"I'm still reinvesting in my biz to try to become successful and to grow my business," Myers said.
It's likely to grow even larger, thanks to two ladies Myers says are like girlfriends.
"No one was acting, like, diva-ish at all," Myers said.
"We were expecting to have a script from the producers and we never received a script," said publicist Kyna Lee.
After just winging it on the fly, Sparkle knows her star is bright. Thanks to social media highlighting her TV appearance and her company, she is destined for even more success.
"Please tweet, please Instagram, Facebook, '#mbsonTODAY'," she said. "I'm thanking God, because I'm, like, on Kathy Lee and Hoda."
And it's all thanks to never giving up on a dream.
MakeUp By Sparkle website
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