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Mark Cuban praises Pittsburgh entrepreneur Lani Lazzari of Simple Sugars on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'

Written by Sara Bauknecht on .

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Life just keeps getting sweeter for entrepreneur Lani Lazzari, 19, of Fox Chapel (pictured above in photo by Robin Rombach/Post-Gazette). 

The teen's all-natural handmade line of Simple Sugars body scrubs recently earned her an investment on the ABC reality TV show "Shark Tank" with Mark Cuban, another Pittsburgh native. 

Mr. Cuban said every ounce of success that has come her way she has earned. During an appearance today on the morning talk show "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," the Dallas Mavericks owner mentioned Simple Sugars as one of his best investments on "Shark Tank." 

She did $600,000 in business in three days after the "Shark Tank" episode featuring Simple Sugars aired, Mr. Cuban told the show's hosts. 

"Her business is killing it," he said. "This girl is so smart."

Watch the full segment below, or check out my interview with Miss Lazzari here to learn more about how she started the business.

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