Cousins Brandon Karam and Jessica Karam Oley, former attorneys turned entrepreneurs, introduce the Sharks to Pristine Sprays in Shark Tank episode 923. Pristine Sprays are “moisturizing cleansing sprays” made from Witch Hazel, essential oils, aloe and other natural, chemical free ingredients. The sprays moisten toilet paper to replace flushable wipes.
Both Brandon and Jessica were avid wipe users. Jess is a mother of three who used a lot of wipes on her kids and herself. Unfortunately, the wipes tended to clog her plumbing and even caused a major back-up once that flooded her yard. Brandon used “adult” wipes, but they began to irritate his skin due to the harsh chemicals. When they started talking about it, they realized they needed an alternative to ecologically unfriendly, chemically infused wipes. Most wipes don't biodegrade as quickly as toilet paper, so they don't just clog up plumbing, they mess up the environment.
With a common goal in mind, they set out to find a suitable replacement for wipes and they came up with Pristine. Jessica had the idea from one of her kids who had sensitive skin. She kept getting diaper rash and she literally had to wash the kid's bum with mild soap after every poop. That gave them the idea to create a spray that uses normal toilet paper while still delivering the “wipe experience.” They launched the business in 2014 and sell on Amazon and many other sites.
A bottle of spray costs about fourteen bucks.They're also developing a motion detection sprayer for nurseries and planning on selling larger bottles. While there are six or seven other similar products on the market, Jess and Brandon hope a Shark can help them be the leader in their space.
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Pristine Sprays Shark Tank Recap
Brandon and Jessica will pitch the panel of five Sharks on the business and its prospects for growth. They'll need to convince Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Robert Herjavec and Guest Shark Bethenny Frankel that the company is worthy of a Shark investment. A good business plan, good financials, and sales data will impress the Sharks, but they’ll need to show them THEY are capable of running the company to “Shark standards." A full pitch re-cap on Pristine Sprays will be available on Shark Tank Blog once this episode airs.
Pristine Sprays Shark Tank Update
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