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Some of my most successful startup companies are in the health or beauty niche. Browse our health and beauty business ideas below! 

Beauty Business Ideas

If you have a passion for helping people look their best, there are a lot of business opportunity that awaits. Explore some of the options below.

Opening a Barbershop: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Opening a Barbershop: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Carolyn Young

Published on November 4, 2021

Here are the most important things to know about when you are starting abarbershop: Location — Find a location with a lot of foot traffic,suc ...

How to Start an Eyelash Extension Business

How to Start an Eyelash Extension Business

Esther Strauss

Published on April 24, 2021

The beauty industry is big business, and it’s only getting bigger. A good way to ride the wave is by launching a niche company, and an eyelashexte ...

How to Start Your Own Lip Gloss Beauty Business

How to Start Your Own Lip Gloss Beauty Business

Carolyn Young

Published on November 11, 2021

When opening your lip gloss business, keep these essential aspects inmind: Market research — Understand the demand for lip gloss in yourtarge ...

13 Steps to Start a Profitable Makeup Business

13 Steps to Start a Profitable Makeup Business

Howard Tillerman

Published on September 24, 2021

When starting your makeup business, keep these essential aspects inmind: Niche —  Decide what makeup you plan to make and sell. Examples ofn ...

How to Start a Nail Salon in 13 Steps

How to Start a Nail Salon in 13 Steps

Esther Strauss

Published on April 2, 2021

Do you feel like you have some untapped creativity? Could you see yourself chatting with customers while prettying up their nails all day? Thenstart ...

How to Start Your Own Skincare Line in 13 Steps

How to Start Your Own Skincare Line in 13 Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on September 27, 2021

The $50 billion US beauty industry is bigger than ever and much of its growth can be attributed to indie brands. As customers become more mindful of ...

A Step-by-Step Guide to Opening a Hair Salon

A Step-by-Step Guide to Opening a Hair Salon

Carolyn Young

Published on February 23, 2022

Here are the key factors to keep in mind when launching your hair salonbusiness: Good location — Choose a location with high visibility andfo ...

How to Start a Wig Store: Cost & Profit Potential

How to Start a Wig Store: Cost & Profit Potential

Carolyn Young

Published on March 4, 2022

People wear wigs for all sorts of reasons – hair loss, thinning hair, costumes, and unhappiness with their natural hair. Sometimes wigs, such asla ...

Starting a Spray Tanning Business: 13 Key Steps

Starting a Spray Tanning Business: 13 Key Steps

Carolyn Young

Published on April 21, 2022

Most people would love to relax on a warm beach every day and turn golden brown from the sun’s rays. But the vast majority of us need to work,besi ...

A Step By Step Guide to Launching Your Own Perfume Business

A Step By Step Guide to Launching Your Own Perfume Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 4, 2022

Are you fascinated by unique and appealing fragrances? Creating perfumes can be not only fun, but also a lucrative endeavor. The $30 billion globalp ...

How to Start a Profitable Bath Bomb Business (with Checklist)

How to Start a Profitable Bath Bomb Business (with Checklist)

Carolyn Young

Published on May 11, 2022

Here is what you will need when starting a bath bombbusiness: Licenses — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates cosmetic productsun ...

How to Open a Tanning Salon: Cost, Location and Legal Aspects

How to Open a Tanning Salon: Cost, Location and Legal Aspects

Carolyn Young

Published on May 18, 2022

People love to have that sun-kissed look, even in the winter when they’re stuck indoors for weeks on end. Tanning salons have exploded in recentye ...

How to Start Your Own Microblading Business

How to Start Your Own Microblading Business

Natalie Fell

Published on May 18, 2022

In today’s Instagram-led, celebrity-driven culture, everybody wants to look flawless all the time. US aestheticians are seeing increased businessa ...

Starting a Press-on Nail Business: 13 Simple Steps

Starting a Press-on Nail Business: 13 Simple Steps

Natalie Fell

Published on May 26, 2022

Gorgeous, salon-perfect nails have long been seen as a style symbol. With endless color, shape, and design options, today’s nail artists continuet ...

How to Open Your Own Modeling Agency

How to Open Your Own Modeling Agency

Natalie Fell

Published on June 5, 2022

Being a model is a dream for countless young women and girls, and modeling agencies help runway hopefuls get their first big break. With the rise of ...

13 Steps To Starting Your Own Aesthetics Business

13 Steps To Starting Your Own Aesthetics Business

Carolyn Young

Published on July 22, 2023

An aesthetics business offers non-invasive aesthetics procedures, such as Botox injections or chemical peels, medical aesthetics procedures, such as ...

Luxe Lotions: Starting a Successful Body Butter Business

Luxe Lotions: Starting a Successful Body Butter Business

Carolyn Young

Published on June 23, 2023

Body butter has gained popularity over the last decade, boasting many benefits to the skin, including potential anti-aging benefits. A homemade body ...

The Ultimate Guide to Opening Your Own Waxing Business

The Ultimate Guide to Opening Your Own Waxing Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 9, 2023

People of all genders turn to waxing services for body hair removal, whether they go to a waxing salon or an in-home mobile waxing service. Waxingis ...

Wellbeing and Wellness Business Ideas

The wellness industry is booming. Consumers are spending more on products that improve their health, fitness, nutrition, appearance, sleep. Here are potential business ideas.

13 Steps to Starting Your own Gym

13 Steps to Starting Your own Gym

Carolyn Young

Published on December 15, 2021

Here are the most important things to consider when opening agym: Location — Choose a location near public transportation and plenty ofparkin ...

How to Start Your Own Supplement Company

How to Start Your Own Supplement Company

Carolyn Young

Published on December 22, 2021

Thanks in part to the pandemic, people today are more health-conscious than ever before. This explains why the US supplement market is seeinglightni ...

How to Launch a Self-Defense Training Business

How to Launch a Self-Defense Training Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 1, 2022

Ours is a dangerous world, and it helps to be able to defend yourself. If you have strong self-defense skills, you could provide this valuableservic ...

How to Start a Fitness Business: Key Considerations

How to Start a Fitness Business: Key Considerations

Carolyn Young

Published on March 2, 2022

Here are the most essential aspects of starting your fitnessbusiness: Location — Choose a suitable location that is easily accessible, withsu ...

How to Start a Massage Therapy Business in 13 Steps

How to Start a Massage Therapy Business in 13 Steps

Esther Strauss

Published on April 25, 2021

When establishing your massage business, consider these significantfactors: Licenses and permits — Get the necessary massage therapy licenseo ...

How to Start a Spa Business: 13 Steps to Open a Spa

How to Start a Spa Business: 13 Steps to Open a Spa

Carolyn Young

Published on February 23, 2022

What’s more relaxing than a massage at the spa? You can find all kinds of spas all over the country, from medical spas to day spas, from luxuryspa ...

How to Bottle and Sell Your Own Essential Oils

How to Bottle and Sell Your Own Essential Oils

Carolyn Young

Published on April 5, 2022

The global essential oils industry is booming, expected to nearly double by 2028. The popularity of essential oils stems from their many healthbenef ...

How to Start Your Online Personal Training Business

How to Start Your Online Personal Training Business

Carolyn Young

Published on February 5, 2022

Is there anything you can’t do online now? Even personal training has gone virtual. Instead of going to the gym, many people now work out at home, ...

How to Start a Profitable Babysitting Business

How to Start a Profitable Babysitting Business

Carolyn Young

Published on August 9, 2021

Here are the most important factors to think about when you are starting a babysittingbusiness: Licenses and certifications — Some regionsmig ...

Healing and Harmony: Launching a Successful Reiki Business

Healing and Harmony: Launching a Successful Reiki Business

Natalie Fell

Published on May 18, 2022

Frustrated with traditional medicine, more and more Americans have turned to alternative medicine in recent years. The industry is forecast toexpand ...

How to Become a Certified Life Coach and Make Money

How to Become a Certified Life Coach and Make Money

Natalie Fell

Published on May 25, 2022

Consider these crucial factors when launching your life coachingbusiness: Certification — Get a certification from a reputable life coachtrai ...

How to Start a CBD Business in 13 Steps

How to Start a CBD Business in 13 Steps

Natalie Fell

Published on May 26, 2022

Here are the most crucial things you need to consider when starting a CBDbusiness: Licenses and permits — Some states or localities mightrequ ...

The Ultimate Guide to Opening a Yoga Studio

The Ultimate Guide to Opening a Yoga Studio

Carolyn Young

Published on April 13, 2023

Developed in India, yoga has been around for centuries and is widely thought to have many mental and physical benefits. It’s become popular inWest ...

From Playtime to Profits: Starting a Nanny Agency

From Playtime to Profits: Starting a Nanny Agency

Carolyn Young

Published on April 30, 2023

In a society where many families have two working parents, nannies are often hired to care for children, either during the day or as live-incaregive ...

How to Start a Foster Home: Legal Requirements and Profit Potential

How to Start a Foster Home: Legal Requirements and Profit Potential

Carolyn Young

Published on June 5, 2023

If you’re interested in helping kids in need, starting a foster home is a great way to do so. You could become a foster parent and have childrenpl ...

How to Open a Cannabis Dispensary (Complete Guide)

How to Open a Cannabis Dispensary (Complete Guide)

Carolyn Young

Published on June 2, 2023

38 states and the District of Columbia have made medical marijuana legal, and 22 have legalized marijuana for recreational use. That’s opened up a ...

13 Steps to Launch and Grow a Wellness Center Business

13 Steps to Launch and Grow a Wellness Center Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 26, 2023

Wellness center is a broad term that can refer to a center that offers professional mental and physical health services, or a center that offersvari ...