Tara Fela-Durotoye is an entrepreneur, a makeup artist and a lawyer. She was the first to establish a makeup school in Nigeria as the CEO of the House of Tara International and the owner of the Orekelewa beauty products. Interestingly, she started House of Tara from her living room at the age of 20, whilst still in the university far back in 1998. As of today, House of Tara owns over 19 flagship stores, with an employee base of 165 people and two directorates. It has grown from a one man company to a company with four major departments ; Commercial, Operations, Human Resource and Internal control.


It is said that not all superhumans wear visible capes, Tara is one superhuman with no visible cape on, she is a trend setter  who is married to Fela Durotoye and with three sons, she has managed to combine business and family effortlessly.

Here are the three reasons why we love Tara Fela-Durotoye

1). Passion

Tara Fela- Durotoye is a woman who inspires many, although she is a certified lawyer she decided to go for her passion to start her makeover company, her passion  drove her to break grounds in an industry which was yet to take form in the country and now it’s a brand to reckon with. That right there is goals!



2) She breaks the myth that you can have it all

Tara has proven as a woman you can have it all- a career and a happy home. As women, we have been told that having it all is an illusion; As a savvy business woman and doting mother, Tara continues to break the myth. You can live your dreams, not one, but all of them.

3) Serial Entrepreneur

She is goal driven and doesn’t rest on her laurels, she goes on to have more and she keeps going, leaving us with no other option than to love her. She brings all her ideas to fruition. House of Tara isn’t only a makeup brand with high quality makeup products, they also have a makeup training school, empowering youths and giving them the ability to live their dreams.

You would have to agree with us that Tara Fela-Durotoye is a pacesetter, who has broken grounds in the beauty industry  and she has no plan to stop doing that. She is inspirational and we hope this inspires you.

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