Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in skincare but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Minu Macias, Owner of The Little Soapmaker, located in Yakima, WA, USA.

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

We make 100% handmade and organic products with high-quality ingredients. The most popular products are soaps with organic oils, lotion, candles, lip pockets, and more. Our customers are those who are looking to find their daily routine skin care.

Tell us about yourself

I am from Mexico City and enjoy being part of my community. I took the business four years ago, and I love to do what I do, which is soap, especially for my customers with sensitive skin.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

To make my customers feel good about themselves and their skin, and I know they can find it at The Little Soapmaker.

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

To find the perfect product for my customers.

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

  1. You need to know your product, market, and customers.
  2. Develop management according to your conditions.
  3. Be updated on social media.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

It is a pleasure to work on the necessities of my customer's needs.

Where can people find you and your business?


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