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Health & Beauty

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.

How to Start a Barbershop

How to Start a Barbershop

Carolyn Young

Published on November 4, 2021

Remember the old-style barbershops with the swirling pole of red, white, and blue? These days, some barbershops are still a place to chat withneighb ...

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 a Lip Gloss Business

How to Start a Lip Gloss Business

Carolyn Young

Published on November 11, 2021

Lip gloss has been popular since its invention in 1930 by Max Factor for the movie industry. Originally made just to create a shine on the lips, new ...

How to Start a Makeup Business

How to Start a Makeup Business

Howard Tillerman

Published on September 24, 2021

If you’re a beautician or have always wanted to help people look their best, starting a makeup business could be a great fit for you. The beautyin ...

How to Start a Nail Salon Business

How to Start a Nail Salon Business

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 a Skincare Business

How to Start a Skincare Business

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 ...

How to Open a Hair Salon

How to Open a Hair Salon

Carolyn Young

Published on February 23, 2022

Hair Salon BusinessChecklist:  Good Location: Choose a location with high visibility and foot traffic, ideally in an area frequented by yourt ...

How to Start a Wig Store

How to Start a Wig Store

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 ...

How to Start a Spray Tanning Business

How to Start a Spray Tanning Business

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 ...

How to Start a Perfume Business

How to Start a 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 Bath Bomb Business

How to Start a Bath Bomb Business

Carolyn Young

Published on May 11, 2022

Bath bombs are booming! Led by fun and funky brands like Da Bomb, the market is expected to nearly triple over an eight-year period ending in2025.&n ...

How to Start a Tanning Salon

How to Start a Tanning Salon

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 a Microblading Business

How to Start a 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 ...

How to Start a Press-on Nail Business

How to Start a Press-on Nail Business

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 Start a Modeling Agency

How to Start a 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 ...

How to Start an Aesthetics Business

How to Start an 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 ...

How to Start a Body Butter Business

How to Start a 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 ...

How to Start a Waxing Business

How to Start a 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.

How to Open a Gym

How to Open a Gym

Carolyn Young

Published on December 15, 2021

Americans are more health-conscious than ever and gym owners are reaping the rewards. It’s a growing industry worth more than $35 billion, andeven ...

How to Start a Supplement Business

How to Start a Supplement Business

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 Start a Self-Defense Training Business

How to Start 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

How to Start a Fitness Business

Carolyn Young

Published on March 2, 2022

Are you a fitness junkie? If you start your own fitness business you could make money with every rep. Whether you open a fitness studio or juststart ...

How to Start a Massage Business

How to Start a Massage Business

Esther Strauss

Published on April 25, 2021

Do you enjoy working with your hands and helping people relax? If so, then starting a massage business could be the right move foryou.  Regu ...

How to Start a Spa Business

How to Start a Spa Business

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 Start an Essential Oils Business

How to Start an Essential Oils Business

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 an Online Personal Training Business

How to Start an 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 Babysitting Business

How to Start a Babysitting Business

Carolyn Young

Published on August 9, 2021

Do you enjoy working with children and shaping young lives? Then starting your own babysitting business might just be the right opportunity foryou! ...

How to Start a Reiki Business

How to Start a 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 Start a Life Coaching Business

How to Start a Life Coaching Business

Natalie Fell

Published on May 25, 2022

These days, everybody wants to achieve their career goals and be “fully self-realized”, which is why life coaching is seeing sharply increasedde ...

How to Start a CBD Business

How to Start a CBD Business

Natalie Fell

Published on May 26, 2022

CBD, which is short for cannabidiol, has created quite a buzz over the last decade. CBD products, which are derived from the cannabis plant but dono ...

How to Open a Yoga Studio

How to Open 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 ...

How to Start a Nanny Agency

How to Start 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

How to Start a Foster Home

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

How to Open a Cannabis Dispensary

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 ...

How to Open a Wellness Center

How to Open a Wellness Center

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 ...