Things To Consider Before Starting A Nail Salon Business

Sneha Santra & Shahram Warsi
Sneha Santra & Shahram Warsi Aug 27 2018 - 1 min read
Things To Consider Before Starting A Nail Salon Business
If doing nails is your passion, then establishing a nail salon business is a perfect move for you.

The nail salon business, along with all other cosmetology services, has experienced an increased customer demand, which has resulted in the industry’s rapid growth. It can be fun and lucrative business, converting your dreams into reality.

According to a study conducted, the cosmetology industry has experienced a more rapid development than other occupations. As you prepare for your new nail salon business, you should prepare for your customers, as well as your competition.

Nail education program

Complete a state-recognized nail salon education program. Establish a firm understanding of manicure servicing, as well as bacteriology, sanitation, sterilization, and reflexology, as required by your state’s cosmetology board. Take, and successfully pass, your state exam to obtain your nail salon certification.


Determine the area in which you want to establish your nail tech business. Research the nail tech demands of that area and identify the potential competition. Research the competition closely. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of those nail salons and determine what strategies your nail shop can use to counteract that competition.


Determine the type of nail services your nail tech business will provide, outside of manicure services. Make a list of those services, such as pedicures, silk wraps, acrylic extensions and fiberglass nails. Identify the equipment and fixtures that your nail salon will require to operate smoothly and efficiently.

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