Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in beauty and cosmetics but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Katie McGowan, Co-Founder of Boston Beauty Network, located in Burlington, MA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We are an on-location beauty services company. We specialize in hair and makeup artistry for weddings, editorial, branding, and special events.

Tell us about yourself

We are two busy moms who share a similar vision. We both did freelance work and enjoyed working together. We shared a similar vision and, because of that, created Boston Beauty Network! We love making women look and feel like the best version of themselves! That is what motivates us every day!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

We grew during the pandemic and, because of that, have added a network of artists to our company.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Managing the many hats that come along with running a company.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Define your brand.
  2. Make sure you know your audience.
  3. Always be consistent.

Where can people find you and your business?


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