Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Kim Dykstra, owner and founder of Cocos Hair and Utility Beauty, located in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

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

We are a local company that has created our own refillable clean curl care line!

Tell us about yourself

I am passionate about helping others improve their quality of life through beauty and using clean hair and skincare.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Providing a safe and inspiring ever-evolving space to work and thrive in for hair stylists. Offering honest, clean curl gear for everyone.

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

Work-life balance.

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

  1. Be transparent.
  2. Always do what you say you're going to do.
  3. Stay ahead. Think forward.
  4. Know your business inside and out!

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Passion will drive you.
Do good things.
Know all your clients. This means your internal clients as well.

Where can people find you and your business?



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