- Rebekka Blue earns a fortune by selling things like toenail clippings and used earbuds to strangers.
- The 28-year-old says she earns up to R165 000 per month.
- Other odd items she sells includes bath water, armpit hair and even spit.
- "It is classed as sex industry; you are selling pleasure," Rebekka explained.
Meet the woman who earns a fortune by selling everything and anything to strangers, like toenail clippings and used earbuds.
Rebekka Blue, 28, from North Carolina, US, charges random people anything between £80 (R1 600) and £290 (R5 700) for one random item that includes bottled bath water.
These days the entrepreneur refuses to throw dirty things away because everything has a profit.
She earns up to £8 335 (R165 000) per month by selling armpit hair, toenail clippings, undies and even spit.
"I don't throw away dirty things anymore - if I'm in the mood for a new wardrobe, I can sell my dirty clothes to get new items," she says.
"I offer a selling a service that brings pleasure and makes the buyers feel good in a safe environment. It is classed as sex industry; you are selling pleasure."
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The savvy woman seizes every opportunity to make money and sells almost everything after use - including her contraceptive coil which was removed after three years.
She has been known to sell her burps in a plastic bag along with armpit and toe hair.
The price ranges from £40 (R800) to £200 (R3 900), but she often maximises her revenue by creating explicit content to sell with the product.
"The top three requested items are socks, panties and tights," Rebekka explains.
"I usually sell them after wearing them for $50 (R800). I charge more for the unique and weird requests such as tongue scrapings, bath water and cotton buds with ear wax on. I basically make money from anything that is attached to my body."
Rebekka adds that she also sells her trash, which people often buy to consume and "they will pay for my groceries too".
"I have also chewed food and spat it out for £80 (R1 500). It all adds up."
The extra income has given Rebekka financial freedom to set up other businesses, such as a dog rescue foundation.
She says: "I am a minimalist. I have realised materialistic things don't matter. Financial security is the biggest blessing, but it doesn't come easy."
Rebekka's day consists of "communicating with customers and creating a safe environment for them to feel comfortable."
"There are always late nights, but it is always exciting and fun. However, sometimes it can be a strain on your mental health as it's like being a therapist. I am selling an experience beyond clothing and other items. Communication is so important, but it does take a lot of energy and effort to make the kind of income I do."
Source: Mercury Press & Media/MAGAZINEFEATURES.CO.ZA