If you use nipple pasties, you’d know that some work better than others. Nicholette Pang, gymnast and ballet dancer of many years, knew this better than no one. Having used her fair share while wearing a leotard, she did not find most of them to be very user-friendly.
It did not help that they hardly matched her skin tone: “The nude shade of what was available in the market was nowhere close to what nude was to me, an individual with tanner skin.”
The “insecurity” that ill-fitting nipple stickies gave her made her want to create a “more reliable” version, and she spent 10 months on research and sourcing before launching Barebodies in October 2020, which only sells nipple pasties and broke even in just four months. She tells us about the unique selling points of her Nipstick stickers, the financial lessons she has learnt over the past year and a half, and the challenges she has faced in her entrepreneurial journey so far.