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This teen turned her anxiety into an Instagram slime empire

DIY has never been so squishy.

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Published Mar 14, 2017   Updated May 24, 2021, 8:48 pm CDT

16-year-old Ashlee Raymond calls herself “The Crazy Slime Chick Scientist.” Her love of squishy textures and popping sounds was music to the ears of the ASMR community on Instagram.

In this profile for the Daily Dot’s series Interconnected, Ashlee (and her mom) explain how a social media obsession became a teen-run business.

 

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*First Published: Mar 14, 2017, 1:35 pm CDT