Founder, House of Tara
Tara Durotoye
Founder, House of Tara
Tara Durtotoye is the founder of House of Tara, Nigeria's leading beauty group. A pioneer in the bridal makeup profession in Nigeria, she launched the first bridal directory in 1999, set up international standard makeup studios and established the first makeup school in Nigeria. She started House of Tara at the age of 20, from her living room, whilst an undergraduate at university back in 1998. Today, Tara has over 3,000 reps spread across Nigeria and 14 stores to her name and she is steadfastly dedicated to realising her vision of building a globally respected beauty company of African origin. Tara remains an inspirational role-model and mentor to make-up artists and aspiring beauty business owners across Africa.