Kid CEOs: Sisters Sell Spa-Themed Products for Girls

Halle and Brea Holmes are the founders and CEOs of Sweet Dreams Girlz Photograph by Andy DeLisle/Bloomberg Businessweek

In February, Brea Holmes, an 18-year-old high school senior from Phoenix, was passing the time in her afternoon Spanish class by surreptitiously texting. “I know it’s a bad thing to be texting during class,” she says. But her attention was diverted, and it was her own mother, Lisa, who was prying away her eyes. “My mom was like, ‘Why are the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards looking for you guys?’” Holmes’s voice trembles with excitement. “I literally almost screamed. I went crazy.”

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