Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Ira Mitchell, Owner of Ira Tarrell Hair, located in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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

My business is cutting and coloring hair. I work between Santa Monica and Hollywood, and I cater to anyone who has hair.


Tell us about yourself

I’ve always had an interest in cutting hair. Ever since I was a young boy, I dreamed of moving to Hollywood and becoming a famous hairdresser to the stars! And since living here, I’ve accomplished so much and have done some super cool stuff! Each day awaits something new and exciting, so I’m always looking forward to new gigs, and here it can help advance my career :)!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment would have to be living my dreams in LA, as I said I would when I was younger.

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

I think one of the hardest things to deal with or to overcome as a business owner is ensuring I’m always putting money in my pockets!

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

  1. Never EVER give up.
  2. Work hard.
  3. Be humble.

Where can people find you and your business?


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