Ali Mithavayani, founder and CEO of Miami-based Xtreme Beauty International, the maker of OKAY Pure Naturals, has been an entrepreneur for decades. He forged his start by locally distributing products as a teenager, working as a beauty salesperson from age 13 until he moved stateside to seek an education after graduating high school. “Back home, I...
OKAY Pure Naturals boasts an ever-growing operation—thanks to consumers’ increasing interest in natural beauty products and one family’s fastidious, hands-on approach.

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