Some Guidelines In Starting A Beauty Parlor

There a rising trend in the women of rural India to look like the fashionable women of metropolitan cities. It is because of this desire that some not so qualified women are able to be independent. This has happened due to the trend of beauty parlors by some women. Starting a beauty parlor is apt for women who are not technically qualified but still want to become self-employed. In this article I will discuss more about starting a beauty parlor.

How to get training to start a beauty parlor?

The beauty parlor business has become a good source of employment to average women who are not very technically qualified yet want to be self-employed. If a woman has studied at a beauty parlor institute for six months, she is fully equipped to start a parlor on her own. During the training everything from basic make up techniques to party make up details are been taught to women. In addition a trainee is taught about dietary tips, the art of doing team work and other things related to cosmetics. The trainees are taught things like facials, hair-cutting, massages, pedicure, manicure, dress sense etc. If a woman has worked for 6 months at a beauty parlor she has the basics to become a good beautician.

A successful beautician should have the art of making any woman look attractive. One must have the latest knowledge of changing fashion trends, foods that enhance beauty and the latest fashionable clothes.

Where to get beauty parlor training?

All major beauty parlors also offer training courses for aspiring beauticians in addition to attending clients. There are also welfare schemes for women under the Central Government that help women to start beauty parlors. One can contact any of the Women Welfare Departments and organizations for more details of these. Some Government organizations offer beauty parlor trainings free of cost.

How to start a beauty parlor?

An investment of 40, 000 to 50, 000 Rupees is required to start a beauty parlor. This amount would be required to by the necessary cosmetics, equipments and converting the desired place to a beauty parlor. These days loans are available to women from Government Organizations and Banks which will help them to start a beauty parlor.

A beauty parlor is a good source of income

The beauty parlor business is a clean, respectable and social work in addition to generation a source of income. A good beauty parlor can earn up-to 2000 rupees per day on an average. In addition to this when there is extra work for bridal make-up, party make-up etc, additional revenue can be generated. These days the success of many middle class women can be found in the fact that they have started a successful beauty parlor business.


If you are a woman who wants to be self-employed without too much investment and hassles and if you have an interest in fashion why not start a beauty parlor business? Yes there may be some struggle in the initial years. After all there is some struggle in whatever business one may start during the initial years. But if successful a beauty parlor business is worth it and answers the need to many women who want to stand on their own without too many hassles.

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Guest Author: crispina bitang01 Oct 2013

Is it posibble to own a beauty parlor business without a knowledge of handling it or not a beautician, let say , I will just only make it a business and only hired some experts on this?

Author: Tina Singh25 Jun 2018 Member Level: Bronze   Points : 3

When you decide to open your own beauty salon when you have focused on the following question:
*Where to start?
It includes an operational and financial plan, an analysis of the market and the way in which the beauty parlour will work.
*How should customer service be?
The deal with the client must be cordial and attentive, without being invasive. Also, try to offer a comfortable place for the client.
Try not to have much noise in your beauty salon, as many people take advantage of these services to disconnect from the daily grind.
*What equipment is needed?
Laundry room
Razor blades
*How much staff do you need?
A person dedicated to the manicure (optional).
A person dedicated to the pedicure (optional).
A person dedicated to cutting, dyeing and treating hair.
One that takes care of massages.
A person who takes care of the box.

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