Top 5 Beauty Salon Franchise Businesses Making Good Money

The Indian Salon industry has grown fast in recent years.  And so is the scope of salon franchise business opportunities to individuals looking to open beauty salon retail outlet.

The desire to look and feel good is increasing in most people courtesy instant access to smartphones and internet media.  Industry experts have projected that the size of India’s beauty and wellness market would nearly double to Rs 80,370 cr by 2017-18 from Rs 41,224 cr in 2012-13.

Find below list of 5 top beauty salon franchise businesses that are doing very good in India.

List of Top 5 Beauty Salon Franchise Business Chains in India

#1. Shahnaz Husain Group

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The Shahnaz Husain Group is India’s leading company in the field of natural beauty and anti-aging treatments. Started in the 1970s by Shahnaz Husain in New Delhi, the group has over time vertically integrated to encompass every aspect of Ayurvedic care and cure.The Group currently have over 200 franchisees, for both our parlors as well as  training institutes

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The Company was founded by Mrs. Vandana Luthra in 1989. The business operations are expanded over 300 locations across 121 cities and 16 countries with a direct company managed operations in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait.VLCC is widely recognized for its scientific weight loss solutions and its therapeutic approach to beauty treatments.

With a staff strength of nearly 6000, over two-thirds of whom are experienced specialists including medical doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, cosmetologists and physiotherapists and having served over 10 million customers since its inception.

Investment: Total investment required would be around 60-62 lacs.

Space: Space in a posh locality is preferred.

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#3. Jawed Habib Hair & Beauty Ltd

salon franchiseJawed Habib is one of the leading hair & beauty salon chains in India. The company currently operates a total of 312 outlets across 21 states and 90 cities in the country. The company is promoted by Jawed Habib, a renowned Hair Expert who started the company with a vision to provide quality hair styling and beauty services to the wider populace of the country.

Investment: Jawed Habib’s HairXpreso Franchise cost is between Rs. 10,00,000 to Rs. 15,00,000

Space:  The area required to open Jawed Habib’s HairXpreso unisex salon is a minimum of 100 SQ. ft.

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Hindustan Unilever pioneered the salon franchise format in India. Lakme Salon franchising was started in 2000 and in the year 2009, Hindustan Unilever exited this business and licensed it to Lakme Lever Pvt Ltd a Subsidiary of Hindustan Unilever to operate and expand the business.

Lakme is considered as the pioneer in beauty brand in India. At present Lakme salon have over 220 stores in India and with 130 franchise partners growing every day.

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AromaThai was created in the year 2008  inspired by the concept and intrinsic value of foot massages and enlightened by the experiences of spas in Thailand. One of its kind concept – a spa for the feet from Thailand, a kingdom that stands at the forefront of the spa therapy, well known for its atmospheric relaxation and heirloom traditional wellness treatments.

Investment: the estimated cost of Aroma Thai franchise investments on a broader scale will range between Rs. 50 lakhs to 1 crore.

Space: As per our estimation, AromaThai franchise area requirements will be around 500 square feet.

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