WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WXYZ) - Alright, ladies. Do you ever look into the mirror and wish you could just zap away any sagging, drooping, or wrinkled skin?
Well, one Michigan native wanted a mini-facelift but she didn’t want the expense.
“I needed help. I wanted to look fresh for the wedding,” said Kimberly Aschauer who was born in Kalamazoo and then raised in Belleville and New Boston in Wayne County, Michigan.
Her son was about to get married and she wanted results fast.
She looked into what a mini-facelift would cost. The $5,000 price tag eliminated that idea.
“I went home and got my makeup mirror, and I just couldn’t stop thinking. I just wished there was a way that I could look like this affordably,” said Aschauer.
So Kimberly invented a way.
She fastened a piece of elastic between two small combs. She attached the combs to small braids on both sides of her face. Magically…without surgery…her face lifted.
“Right before my very eyes when I was looking in the mirror, I watched ten years come off my face!”
She called the invention “Facelift Bungee.” She came up with a clever way to market it, in a jar usually reserved for wrinkle creams. Then she started testing it on women.
The “before” and “after” pictures were impressive.
Anne co-owns Premier Beauty in Royal Palm Beach, and tried the product for our cameras.
The area on her face where she noticed the biggest difference?
“For me, it’s all in here,” said Anne pointing to the sides of her face.
Facelift Bungee is sold in 17 stores in Florida.
It could be poised to really take off.
“I just about fell on the floor,” exclaimed Acshauer.
The Today show featured the product during Hoda and Kathie Lee’s show, and ABC’s Shark Tank is also interested.
“I’m like, you’re kidding me. They said they were amazed by your product and would like to have you on the show,” recalled Aschauer.
She hopes other women will see results using her product like she did.
She makes Facelift Bungee part of her daily routine.
“I get up, brush my teeth, and pop my bungee in,” said Aschauer. “It’s that simple.”
She said the product is not for people who tend to get pony-tail headaches. You also need to have enough hair to hide the bungee underneath.
She also sells it at Premier Beauty. The shop is located at 9940 Belvedere Road in Royal Palm Beach, Florida. You may contact the shop at (561)795-1848.
Aschauer said the patent is pending on the Facelift Bungee product.
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