Do you have passion for beauty care but lack ideas to start a business? If YES, here are top 20 beauty care related business ideas & opportunities for 2020.

The beauty industry is an ever expanding market and evergreen niche. As long as there is a need to look good, there will always be money flowing into the pockets of smart entrepreneurs. Once positive fact about the beauty industry is that the niche is broad and the demand is ever growing.

Another cool fact is that everybody is a customer, especially when it comes to the beauty industry; from men, women and children, etc. Now for those who are passionate about looking good and want to make money from this passion, below are some business ideas and opportunities for you in the beauty care industry.

Top 20 Beauty Care Business ideas & Opportunities for 2020

1.  Manicure and Pedicure services

This is a service business that entails taking care of your customers’ hands and feet. As long as individuals, especially women care about their hands and feet, there will always be steady business for you. One catchy thing about this business is that you don’t need to rent a shop, you can start this business from your garage or right from your home.

You can also choose to offer home services for your loyal customers. All you need is to brand yourself and deliver quality services. This business is specifically good for housewives and students.

2.  Hair styling

A hair stylist is someone that is trained to beautify the hair. With the skill of hair styling, you can actually earn quite a fortune. No woman wants to go about looking untidy or with an untidy hair, creating an avenue for you to make your money. If you don’t have the money to rent a space, no qualms; you can start this business right from home. This business is specifically good for housewives and students in high schools and colleges.

3.  Start a skin clinic

Running a skin care clinic is very lucrative and easy but it requires a lot of planning and it’s quite capital intensive. Furthermore, it requires that you have the knowledge of skin care. However, if you are up for the challenges, then get the basic knowledge and certification needed and you are in business.

4.  Become a teeth whitening specialist

Everybody is in need of a shiny a sparkling “32” (teeth) especially celebrities, models and those working with mass media; and they will do anything to get it. You can take advantage of this opportunity by rendering a teeth whitening service to them and make your money. It is very easy because the chemicals for the teeth whitening are readily available in the market. All you have to do is read about them and learn how to administer them to you clients.

5.  Establish your own beauty spa

Yes, you can start your own beauty spa business by offering the only 100% pharmaceutical-grade mineral body wrap that gives your clients results that are immediate and observable on their first visit.

6.  Open a barbing salon

The natural call of looking good for men is a very important business for both young and old Africans because a neatly cut hair boosts self esteem. In fact, the barbing salon business is one of the fastest growing profitable businesses in Nigeria. All you have to do is to acquire the needed hair cutting and styling skills and open your barber’s shop in an environment that is populated.

7.  Start a beauty care consultancy

Beauty care is there to provide the public with the largest inventory of genuine brand name Cosmetics, Skincare, Hair Care, Bath & Body care, Perfumes, Cologne, top fragrances at all times. As a beauty care consultant, it is your task to render advice to your client on how to take care of themselves in other to look beautiful. You will also recommend cosmetics and skin care products that suit the specific skin texture and complexion of your clients.

8.  Open a hair salon

Owning a hair salon allows you to engage in a creative business and also be part of a growing industry (beauty care industry). No matter how the economy is, people need their hair to look beautiful and it’s not something most people can do at home, therefore they have no choice but to patronize you.

One positive fact about running a hair salon is that you can add other services without really increasing your overhead or operating expenses. You can leverage your hair salon to offer services such as hair styling, hair dressing, hair washing and treatment, etc

9.  Importation and exportation of beauty care products

Another way you can make money in the beauty care industry is through the importation and exportation of beauty care products. The one in particular is a bit complex because you have to undergo some necessary steps and obtain licenses before you can be fully established as a beauty care product exporter or importer. Examples of products you can import are Weavons, cosmetics, salon equipment, etc.

10. Production of body lotions

Lotions are cosmetics applied to external skin either with bare hands, a clean cloth, or cotton wool. Many lotions, especially hand lotions and body lotions are formulated to enhance beauty. Their job is simply to smooth, re-hydrate, and soften the skin. You can start a small scale manufacturing company specializing in the production of body lotion or hair cream.

11.  Establish a fat reduction center

Obesity has become a major problem in our society. You can make use of the opportunity and run a fat reduction center. Or better still, you can call it a weight loss or slimming center. Fat reduction is a modern day solution to transforming your body into the physique you have always wanted by only targeting fat.

12. Become a makeup artist

You can also earn a living as a makeup artist. Makeup artists do make a good living and this depends on how serious you take your career and how committed you are to the business. Your major clients will include men and women who are attending special occasions such as weddings, parties, events, etc. You can also tailor your services strictly for celebrities or movie practitioners, actors, actresses, musical artistes, etc.

13. Establish a cosmetic shop

Running a cosmetic shop is a pretty good one as nearly everyone on the planet uses some kind of personal care product. There is a lot of competition of course, but consumers are always looking to try out something new and with the right dedication, you can create a following of loyal consumers who will be the basis of your business for years to come.

14. Start a soap production firm

Soaps are mainly used as surfactants for washing, bathing and cleaning, but there are special soaps that are mainly for skin care. You stand a chance of making a lot of money by manufacturing special soaps used for maintaining the skin such as honey soaps, Aloe Vera soaps, etc. Ladies will surely patronize your product.

15. Fixing of artificial eyelashes

This is another money making business opportunities available in the beauty care industry. Though beauty is in the eye of the beholder, your clients needs you to help them enhance their beauty. This business is good for housewives, students and everyone alike. There is also huge potential if you can site your business in within the environs of a high institution.

16.  Running a fitness center

Opening a fitness training center or Gym is not quite a big deal, but it requires a lot of planning and preparation. All you need is just an outstanding capital, a good knowledge of the business; and the business will be a dream come true.

17. Start a beauty care blog

If you are that person that has an eye for beauty care, you can make it as a beauty care blogger. Though completing the blogging business plan will take time and thought. But in the end, it will save you from the regrets of wasted effort. You can also choose to focus on specific niches such as skin care, teeth whitening, hairs, nails, tattoos, facial beauty, etc.

18. Massage Therapist

Another money making avenue in the beauty care industry is to setup a massage therapy center. In this case, you will be soothing and caring for the skin of your clients through massaging. Massaging also eases stress from the body and stress is one of the factors hastens the aging process.

19. Start a magazine publishing company

You can also start publishing a beauty care inclined magazine. In fact, health and beauty are one of the fastest selling genres in the publishing industry.

20.  Start a Beauty TV show production

You can also start a TV show centered on beauty care. You can focus on profiling beautiful people and asking them how they maintain their skin. You can also conduct interviews, carry out case studies or review beauty products in the marketplace.

21. Become a Tattoo specialist or Tattooist

Tattoo is now the trending way to stand out and brand yourself. To make money off this niche, all you have to do is to take a course in tattooing, get your certification and setup shop for yourself. From my personal experience, I can tell you that there is money to be made in this business.

Ajaero Tony Martins