Top 10 Best Beauty Salon Franchise Opportunities in India

Do you want to start a beauty salon franchise business in India? Here in this article, we list down top beauty salon franchise opportunities in India.

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 outlets.

The desire to look and feel good is increasing in most people courtesy of 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.

Related: How to Start a Beauty Salon Business

Find below a list of 10 top beauty salon franchise businesses that are doing good business in India.

List of Top 10 Beauty Salon Franchise Business Chains in India

#1. Shahnaz Husain 

The Shahnaz Husain 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

#2VLCC

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: The total investment required would be around 60-62 lacs.

Space: Space in a posh locality is preferred.

#3. Jawed Habib Hair & Beauty Ltd

Jawed 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.

#4. Lakme Salon

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

#5. Green Trends

Green Trends is owned by Trends in Vogue Pvt. Ltd., a CavinKare Group company.

Green Trends offers trendy haircuts and color services, along with skin care solutions and bridal packages, at affordable rates. Reputed hair care brands, like L’Oreal, Matrix, Wella, Schwarzkopf and many more are available at Green Trends.

Investment: The estimated cost of starting Green Trends will range between Rs. 50 lakhs to 1 crore.

Space:  A minimum carpet area of 1000 Sq. ft in an upwardly commercial location is a must.

If you are seriously considering starting a beauty salon franchise, you must explore opportunities which you think fits in with the taste and demand of your immediate locality. It is always better to have a market survey of the demand of your local customers.

6. Aroma Thai Spa

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.

7. Spalon

SPALON  is an initiative by DREAMZ International founded by DR.ROOPA LAKSHMI BHAT who is a Naturopath. SPALON is a premium brand of Wellness Lounge exclusively for Ladies is on the vision of opening up their chain of centers across India and intends to facilitate lady entrepreneurs and investors to invest in the concept which is affordable and with a faster breakeven.

Investment: Not available.

Area Required: 800 Sq.ft carpet area

#8. B – Blunt Salon

Celeb Hairstylists’ Adhuna Bhabani-Akhtar and Osh Bhabani’s salons, B-Blunt is regarded as India’s most stylish team of hairdressers. On the menu are beauty services that are both sensible and funky to give your personality an edge of attitude and spunk.
Investment: On request
Area Required: 800 -2,000 sq.ft carpet area

#9. Juice Salon

Juice Salon is India’s trendiest salon with branches across metros and mini-metros catering to the beauty needs of ardent fashion followers, trendsetters, and celebrities. Juice has been in existence in the past decade and has now become a benchmark in the Hair Care and Nail Care industry.

Investment: Rs. 50lac – Rs. 1 Cr

Area Required: Minimum 1500 sq.ft carpet area.

#10. Contours International

Contours is India’s biggest chain of women’s gyms. They are part of an international chain called Contours Express, headquartered in the U.S. Introduced in India in 2006, Contours are 11 gyms strong, across the country and growing rapidly. The Lady behind the Contours Fitness Studio is Chandra Gopalan, a fitness enthusiast, and an established marathon runner.

Investment – 55-60 lakhs

Area Required -1800-2000 sq.ft