The relationships between mothers and daughters can come with many challenges. But what about when they actually team up to run their own businesses? This Mother’s Day, the Weekly speaks to five mother-daughter duos who have combined their talents and expertise to pursue their passions and create a thriving business.
Since opening her first one-room salon with only two treatment beds in Ang Mo Kio, entrepreneur Theresa Ong has lovingly built upon it into a chain of four outlets across the island.
While it started offering only facial services, its repertoire of services now includes body wellness as well as massage and aesthetic services such as pre- and post-natal massages and LED teeth whitening. It’s also an advocate of “organic slimming”, a concept that combines slimming technologies together with an organic wellness products.
She is joined by her daughter Sandra Koh, who acts as General Manager of the company and took the opportunity to pivot the business to cater to a younger clientele.
Sandra shares with us more about working alongside her mother and how it’s changed her perception of her mum, and the struggles and wins along the way.