Home Based Cosmetic Business

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Starting a home based cosmetic business is one of the most ideal investments. Being passionate in creative artworks including putting make up on face can bring you a successful business. You need patience, intelligence, time, and effort to establish a business like this.

Of course, passion is not enough to start a home based cosmetic business. You should also have knowledge on how to operate this type of business.

Establishing a home cosmetic business is a gate way for those who are just staying at home all day to earn additional income. If you are creative enough and industrious, a wealth and proper established cosmetic home business could even provide enough profit to give a person with a sufficient income for financial independence. This business is really lucrative! So, if you want to establish a business like this, you should read the following information.

Consider the Type of Products

From the moment you have started to build a business like this, the first thing you may consider is the type of cosmetic products you are going to sell. So, you must create and examine a line of cosmetic items. The items must perfectly be economical and in demand or greatly enhance the items that already exist. For instance, creating a line of press powder will not likely spark any interest in some interested customers, but creating a line of press powder that uses all organic products may fill the expectations and needs of the customers. Introduce the new cosmetic products locally to your family, neighborhood, and friends and get reviews and survey about the market of these new items. Remember, customers provide you honest comments regarding the quality and value of the products. So, offer friends or other people to review the products and any suggestions for improvement.

Create a Business Plan

Coming up with a business plan is very important because it serves as a guide in managing the business. This associates with objectives and goals of a business. When you are making a business plan, you should consider the equipment and the materials you used in the business. Of course, you should also include the number of employees who are currently working in your shop. In addition to that, a business plan analyzes the expected customers as well as the place that will carry the business.
Getting Insurance and Licensing

Get a business license is needed to form a protection from fraud or any business conflict. It is very important to get business license in order for you to have a secured business managing. This also helps you to avoid you unexpected problems. In addition to that, it also aids you to immediately know the problem and easily solve it. Moreover, it is also important to get business insurance. This helps you to sell your items in public. If you have problem in financial aspects, the business insurance will help you to gain money without experiencing many expenses.


  • 1. Vinita said on 10/21/2011 7:43:13 AM
    I have a place in geeta colony & i want to open cosmetic shop ( small scale). Please advice me on this matter with cheapest budget.
  • 2. kundan Singh said on 12/28/2011 2:09:26 AM
    I have a place in Burari Delhi and I want to start our small scale business please advise me my contact no.9910326561
  • 3. jot said on 1/11/2012 6:58:31 PM
    hello i am indian from barcelona spain i want to start any business please help me with higher ideas and also in gurdaspur i want to start any business or shop in village help me
  • 4. balaji said on 1/16/2012 5:31:40 AM
    Hi, i am balaji, from South India, (Salem, TamilNadu, India), I want to start a home based cosmetic business. pls advise.
  • 5. kailas said on 5/23/2012 5:56:58 AM
    how can get approval of maharashtra govt. to my beauty parlor? which is situated in thane maharashtra. what is the processor for approval of govt?
  • 6. sudip chakma said on 7/21/2012 10:45:58 PM
    Dear sir, My name is sudip chakma from mizoram state,India. I want to know how to start home based cosmetics business without money.
  • 7. chandrababu said on 8/7/2012 11:36:37 PM
    I am staying in Alleppey District, Kerala. I would like to start a making shampoos and cosmetic items. Please let me know where I can get the technical details. I do not want spent very big amount for this purpose. first start the business. Best Regards, Chandrababu
  • 8. Rajeesh Kumar said on 9/22/2012 5:45:43 PM
    Sir, I have always been fascinated by natural cosmetics and infact i have created a night which does wonders to the skin, can u help me understand how i can start my own business and also penetrate the market. Regards, Rajesh
  • 9. Mohd subhan said on 11/29/2012 4:36:42 AM
    Hello sir i am subhan from delhi. i want to start button business, how i can do this
  • 10. umesh mukhia said on 12/9/2012 12:58:20 AM
    hi there my name is umesh mukhia and i am from sikkim sir i am interested to do this business what all formality I have to do , please let me know. Regards Umesh Mukhia
  • 11. viswanathareddy said on 12/15/2012 2:24:05 AM
    I am staying at bangalore my wife has started saree and dress business at home in addition to that any business can we do please advise us we do not have problem with budget and also requesting you kindly tell any whole seller of sarees and dress materials distributors in bangalore
  • 12. Sathian said on 12/21/2012 10:26:20 AM
    hi there my name is sathian and i am from chennai sir i am interested to do saree business at home what all formality I have to do , please let me know. Regards Sathian
  • 13. Sathian said on 12/21/2012 10:56:07 AM
    Hi, i am sathian from chennai,I want to start a home based cosmetic business. pls advise
  • 14. Usha said on 1/14/2013 2:57:50 AM
    I would like information on how to start a Home based cosmetic business in India.
  • 15. MOHAMMAD ALEEM said on 1/14/2013 10:06:51 AM
    hi, i want to start my own low budget cosmetics shop, so plz inform the products, and wholesaler address. waiting for response.
  • 16. devendra dutt said on 1/30/2013 7:06:41 AM
    Hi, i am devendra, i have my own house in burari delhi-84, i want to start cosmetic job work from home please advice i m also involve in garment industry & working as a production manager in gurgaon so please advice if u have any idea for this field also. txs mob :- 9266118544, 8377962420.
  • 17. anuu said on 2/6/2013 6:11:30 PM
    hi, i am from usa i want to start my own low budget cosmetics shop, like Ayur Herbals, Dabur, Shahnaz Husain Herbal Products, vlcc, much more, so plz inform the products, and wholesaler address with rate and shipping. waiting for response
  • 18. ajay singh rana said on 2/20/2013 5:54:52 AM
    Sir, I am ajay singh rana from rishikesh dehradun distt. uttarakhan. I want to start a home based cosmetic business. pls give me advise with complete project plan. Regards, ajay rana 08979088984
  • 19. Janey Markus said on 3/11/2013 9:03:57 AM
    Hi am Janey I want to start a cosmetic and beauty product line but with herbal products only i'm from South Africa i have a lot of recipes but i need to know what a person should do and what the steps are to start a business like this at the moment i'm selling the homemade hand and body lotions to friends and family member but i want to sell to the public please give me some more advise and should it be tested and go through some sort of testing before it goes on the market. I want it to be a direct selling business.
  • 20. basudeb chandra said on 3/14/2013 3:41:35 PM
    hi i am basudeb Chandra i am selling all type cosmetic product. please any query call 9831261504.
  • 21. shyam said on 3/26/2013 11:37:27 AM
    anyone wants to invest in bangalore, i have a idea small business call-9341004583.
  • 22. Sunil Rajput said on 7/29/2013 7:22:19 AM
    I have a place in mahaveer enclave palam new delhi. I want to open cosmetic shop. Please advice me on this matter with cheapest budget. approx budget is 2-3lac
  • 23. ramesh said on 9/16/2013 8:55:46 AM
    hi sir... i am b.tech in ece...4yrs of working exprnc...i want low cost business in andhra pradesh...in home based business or other pls inform me sir.....
  • 24. NAIJU said on 11/9/2013 5:45:54 AM
    I am staying in Ernakulam dt.,Kerala .I would like to start a home based business.Please let me know where I can get the technical Details. I do not want spent very big amount for this purpose.
  • 25. boilla nagendrababu said on 11/13/2013 7:06:44 AM
    i want to start a gum manufacture business at home please advise me about this
  • 26. Pinki said on 12/12/2013 1:16:24 AM
    Plz advise me can i start the cosmetic business with 50 thousand rupees
  • 27. Amit Topdar said on 1/1/2014 12:53:49 AM
    Hi, I am Amit from Chakdaha, West Bengal starting a business in trading type .Plz. support manufacturer.09093781427.
  • 28. Irfan ali said on 5/8/2014 11:01:19 AM
    Can I start a home base herbal products in Canada. how can I get the license of home base herbal products.city Mississauga.
  • 29. Shruti said on 6/25/2014 7:32:18 PM
    Hi, i want to start my own cosmetic boutique( small scale), & i am looking for the licenses i require to do this from home. I need more information on what kind of license i require in mumbai, what are the most likely challenges i should be prepared for & most importantly approximately how much would one have to invest? I want to know if any lab can help me manufacture this... If yes could suggest any labs in mumbai who deal in manufacturing cosmetics?
  • 30. chander pal singh said on 9/13/2014 3:42:57 AM
    Currently i am into catering business .I need a help to make it better. My area is indrapuram ghaziabad Utter Pradesh
  • 31. Vidyashree said on 9/15/2014 6:09:32 AM
    Hi, I want to start a cosmetic selling bizz from home itself ,with small or cheap budget. I stay in Pune . Plz suggest me how to start & let me know the wholesale shop from where I can buy the good quality cosmetics to sell.
  • 32. sundari said on 11/10/2014 2:00:36 AM
    Hi. ... I want to start own business am in thanjavur.... so please guide me for any home based business
  • 33. Anjana said on 12/26/2014 12:08:50 PM
    Hi..I want to learn cosmetic making(soap, shampoo, scrubs, lip balms, lotions etc)preferably using natural ingredients. I don't know anyone who does this so I'm stuck with just the idea. Can u advise me some classes or advice or anything would be welcome ! Thanks in advance !
  • 34. Anjana said on 12/26/2014 12:11:25 PM
    Sorry forgot to mention my location, Its Cochin, Kerala but i'm open to training anywhere as long as it helps me !
  • 35. abdul rashid jilani said on 1/26/2015 10:58:32 AM
    Plz advice me can I start the cosmetic business with one lakh only
  • 36. A. Malik competent adviser said on 4/23/2015 6:10:58 AM

    @abdul rashid jilani, Investment of one lakh rupees is very less

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  • 37. unnikrishnan said on 7/9/2015 3:44:29 AM
    Hi sir I am unnikrishnan at palakkad cty in India. I would like to start a home based cosmetic business. I am ready to take franchise of two more companies. sir pls do the needful. Thank you..
  • 38. NARENDRA said on 8/27/2015 5:44:16 AM
    Hi sir I am Narendra at delhi cty in india. I would like to start cosmetic business with 7 lakh only plz tell me how can start a cosmetic business and which type of need this business. my contact no 8826953115.
  • 39. saif said on 12/6/2015 11:06:18 AM
    Advice me for a cosmetic business how to plan and investment in this business and scope and planning.
  • 40. Nahid Kaleem said on 12/11/2015 12:02:47 PM
    Hi I want to start makeup business from home what is the criteria and process for same and how much capital i required for same.If i will take product from manufacturer does that also require lab test and other legal process??? Please Help
  • 41. Chander Shekhar said on 12/30/2015 3:35:49 AM
    Hi, i am from Haldwani Uttranchal i want to start my own low budget cosmetics shop, like Ayur Herbals,Dabur,Shahnaz Husain Herbal Products, vlcc, much more, so please inform the products, and wholesaler address with rate and shipping. waiting for your reply.
  • 42. Jaswant Singh said on 3/20/2016 2:29:23 AM
    I want to start my own low budget cosmetic business please suggest for the same including vendors and minimum investment to start.new adarsh nagar Roorkee , uttrakhand
  • 43. Vivek Bhardwaj said on 5/28/2016 9:51:31 AM
    Hello Sir,I want to start my own low budget cosmetics shop in Dehradun Uttarakhand. Please advice about the business plan and other basic info regarding the same.
  • 44. Sham said on 11/23/2016 12:06:17 PM
    Hi I am sham from Chennai I want to start cosmetics retail and wholesale business so please help me to how will start the business and wholesale dealers contact
  • 45. Samedi Rahamtalla said on 12/5/2016 6:14:47 PM
    Good day.. I am Samedi from Maryland USA , I want to start a sport Therapeutic cosmetic business , reasonable, in manufacturing, supplier, and wholesale business. If interested, please contact me in a business partnership opportunity, at the following contact information: 202 600-1993, email: samsodi20033@yahoo.com. Best regards, Samedi
  • 46. paresh nandani said on 1/5/2017 6:08:52 AM
    i want to start a cosmetics(face pack) manufacture business at home please advise me about this. paresh nandani, rajkot (gujarat) 9137001237
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