How to Start a Beauty Supply Store

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If you want to start a beauty supply store, then you need to do some planning. There are a lot of products to choose from that you can sell. You may specialize in one area then you can start supplying wide selection of beauty products.

It is important to partner with a manufacturing company that you can rely so you are assured that you are supplying products that are of quality.

beauty supply store

Everyone has their concept of beauty. In order to keep up with beauty standards, people are now taking the time in considering how they look especially the women. They allot certain budget to buy beauty products that can help in enhancing their beauty. Malls and beauty stores are the places where we could avail products but if you are thinking about making profit out of this, then you can. You can actually start your own beauty supply store. The products that you sell can range from make ups, facial creams, anti aging products, lotions and even perfumes and cologne. Actually you can sell any product relating to beauty. There is now a way to take in the natural beauty and use it as an idea when it comes to starting you own beauty supply store.

Starting a beauty supply store

When thinking about starting a beauty supply store, you need to partner with a supplier or top beauty manufacturing companies so that you have products to sell. There are a lot of beauty manufacturers that you can tie up with. They usually supply in bulk or sometimes in smaller number depends on what you agree upon. You have to think about your business name that is something catchy to people. After that you can create your own label for the products that you are selling. Usually these manufacturers will give you their catalogues and brochures so you can choose the products you want to sell. For costing, you can certainly sell them double their original price.

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For women, this is a dream come true business. When you are just stating, it is advisable that you start with just 5 to 6 products so that it is easy to manage. You might want to get some products with brand names already or you can start with your own collection by reselling stuff. Although reselling might involve tedious work, it is very exciting to venture into this business. You need to create your business logo. Start by conceptualizing or brainstorming. Make sure that your label can be remembered by people.

The next thing that you need to think about is your marketing strategy. This will definitely help you to sell your products. You can create a catalogue that you can show your customers. In this way, it will be easy for them to choose. If you are thinking about starting your own product line, it is not an easy task. All you have to do is chose products that will most likely sell.

Identifying your target market will be of great help. It can let you decide if you just want to focus on selling luxury products, skin care or hair care products. If you have identified your target market, it is better to research on what specific product your target market would like. It would be best if you do comparison to programs and market so that you can see how much you can afford on the products. Don’t forget the licenses that you need so that you can run your business smoothly.

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  • 1. Nikisha Sanders said on March 24, 2009
    I need a place to start in terms of selecting a supplier etc. I am looking to start a beauty supply store. I'm in North Jersey area. Please help
  • 2. Star said on March 25, 2009
    My name is Star. I would like to own and operate my own beauty supply store in virginia. Where do I start, how do I buy bulk products at discount prices? Do i need to travel overseas to make my initial purchase. Please point me in the right direction. thanks for your help Star
  • 3. peter walden said on April 8, 2009
    i would like to start a beauty supply store in wheaton, how do i start. from suppliers, licensee and capital how much do i need to have.
  • 4. Kelly Buckman said on April 15, 2009
    Yes I'm a 24 year old cosmetology student and I would like to know how I could open a beauty supply store. please help
  • 5. Ms J said on April 18, 2009
    Opening a beauty supply store is no different than opening any type of store. Like a beauty supply store you should first conduct a feasibility study to ensure there is a need for such a business in the area where you are contemplating opening your store. Additionally, this will save you money. Once you have done your homework, you should check with beauty associations such as BOBSA.ORG to gain general knowledge about owning and operating a supply store. Good luck in your endeavor.
  • 6. shaneika H said on July 12, 2009
    i'm trying to start my own beauty supply store but i have no idea where to start from please give me some much needed advice
  • 7. James said on July 29, 2009
    I am looking to pick anyone's brain to gain knowledge in opening a beauty supply store. I am currently in the Atlanta area. I want to know all about it.
  • 8. STAR said on August 4, 2009
    I live in Houston, TX and on my side of town there is only 1 beauty supply store and she never have what I need.
  • 9. Mary Johnson said on August 6, 2009
    I am looking for manufacturers who sell beauty products by bulk, weave, perms, and wigs.
  • 10. Ms. E said on August 11, 2009
    I am pursuing a beauty supply store business. I need to know what license that i need to start the business.
  • 11. ashley johnson said on August 11, 2009
    i'm trying to start my own beauty supply business but i'm not sure where to start. could someone give me some tips and help to point me in the right direction.
  • 12. Shalonda Patterson said on August 18, 2009
    I am wanting to start a beauty supply store in birmingham, al. I don't know exactly where to begin. do you have any advice for me
  • 13. Sam Nelson said on August 18, 2009
    Hi, my name Sam, I live in South Florida. I am looking for the right location to open my own beauty supply/ beauty salon. Also, how much money is needed for such business proposal? Thanks
  • 14. Zenaida Palacios said on August 26, 2009
    I am Zenaida. I live in Pensacola FL. I own a beauty salon. I will like to start a beauty supply store. I won to different properties on various locations, but I don't know which one will be the best option to open the store. Also I will like to know how much money do i need? Thanks.
  • 15. Leslie Wilson said on September 7, 2009
    My name is Leslie, I live in Delaware. I desire to start my own beauty supply store, I need help on how to get started. Does anyone have any advice?
  • 16. Dana said on September 12, 2009
    I am currently looking for how to start my own beauty supply store within the central jersey area and need some advice as to how I can go down the right path, such as how to get a license, health inspection, picking the right supplier, etc. any advice would be appreciated. Thanks
  • 17. Bunny said on September 26, 2009
    @Sam Nelson
    Where in south Fla are you. I have a location that is perfect for a supply store. I have been thinking of opening it up myself but would rather rent the location out. Thank you
  • 18. CASSANDRA S. said on October 5, 2009
  • 19. Ms.Tee said on October 9, 2009
    I am interested in opening my own beauty supply store here in Atlanta but do not know where to start. If anyone knows information on how to get started please let me know.
  • 20. ms woods said on October 16, 2009
    I live in a small town and need a beauty supply store/salon for the different people in our town. I would like to know how much it would cost and what permit do I need to startup the shop
  • 21. mai al hosari said on October 20, 2009
    I want to start a beauty supply store in Jordan but I am looking for a good show to attend in the US as i want to buy US products but don't know which is a good one
  • 22. lady g said on October 21, 2009
    I live in Austin, Texas. i need to know how to open a beauty supply store, and what license do i need to get to operate the store. thanks
  • 23. T Webster said on November 3, 2009
    I really want to open up a beauty supply store here in hollywood, FL. i know the basics i just need a little guidance
  • 24. Cassandra J. said on November 9, 2009
    I want to start a beauty supply store in a small rural area. There is not one within a thirty mile radius. What do I need, how do i begin, and what license will I need as well as how do I get the best products at a reasonable price. Please help :)
  • 25. Nicole D said on November 12, 2009
    Opening a beauty store sounds ideal! I have no direction.... I would like to know how I would go about getting bulk supplies, like hair and products at discounted prices.... Please help me get started.... if anyone have advice for me please send me an
  • 26. sarah said on December 4, 2009
    I was looking at starting my own beauty supply store in michigan and was wondering if anyone could give me some ideas and names of product companies...please help me get started.. Thanks
  • 27. sandra said on December 5, 2009
    I am looking to open a beauty supply store in margate florida, I need to know how to get started the product to sell, suppliers, licenses, and how much money I need. Please any body let me know.
  • 28. yjay said on December 7, 2009
    i want to open a beauty store in my country Nigeria early next yr, i'm interested in just skincare products(lotions, scrubs, face creams, eye creams etc) i'm considering to start with drug store brands like olay, neutrogena, aveeno, roc & later to more luxurious brands, i would like to know where to buy in wholesale at discount prices or do i go to their websites or beauty sites. pls help! many thanks!
  • 29. fostena wright said on December 9, 2009
    how can i start a beauty supply store in brooklyn, new york, 11207
  • 30. Vickie said on December 20, 2009
    I would like to sale some beauty/cosmetic/luxury item on consignment. Would you pl give me list of consignment supplier who supply these type of item in Central Illinois area? I am from IL, USA...
  • 31. lawrencia said on January 4, 2010
    I live in Memphis TN and I am looking forward to opening a beauty supply and honestly have no clue on where to start!!!!!! I need help finding distributors and obtaining a licenses.... Any help, tips, and advice would be greatly appreciated.. Thanks!
  • 32. ceddricka bowie said on January 4, 2010
    i live in orlando fl, and me and my sister are starting a beauty supply we want to know where do we get good discounts, bulks of different types of hair, products, cosmetics etc. can you please get back to me a.s.a.p
  • 33. Hunter Chen said on January 13, 2010
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  • 34. Ramona Weinman said on January 14, 2010
    Hi I am from Australia and want to open up my beauty salon store/warehouse. could you please let me know how I should go about starting up my store and what ever hints and suppliers that I could get discount from to start. Thank you,
  • 35. Kathy said on January 16, 2010
    Hello Everyone! My name is Kathy, and I am here on this site because I am trying to find some much needed advice on how to go about opening an hair store in the Houston, Tx area. If anyone has any advice please email me at Thanks in advanced
  • 36. Daphine said on January 26, 2010
    I'm based in Vancouver Canada. I would like to open up a beauty shop for hair and skin products targeting black skined persons. please send me information as to who and where I can source the products. warm regards. Daphine
  • 37. Chatreese Beckett said on January 31, 2010
    I don't have a location as of yet, but am interested in starting a beauty supply store in the near future. I would like information on start up costs and suppliers. I put together a hair supply book and sold products from there. I limited myself to Mizani, KeraCare, Design Essentials, etc. I would like to push it a little further.
  • 38. Lisa said on February 3, 2010
    Hello Everyone-I have connections with wholesale beauty product suppliers. I am interested in assisting clients abroad (Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, etc). I also have connections with wholesale suppliers of top quality, low price bed sheet sets and several other products such as jewelry and health products such as supplements and vitamins. These are all hot items right now. Contact me if you need my services. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!!
  • 39. Monique Jordan said on February 5, 2010
    Hello My name is Monique and I am interested in opening a beauty supply store in southern Louisville Ky. I have no idea were or how to start. How do I partner up with supply companies? How and where do I buy in bulk? Please Help!
  • 40. Christina Freitas said on February 6, 2010
    Hi, my name is Christina and would like information on how to open a beauty supply store in the Charleston, SC area. I am interested in possibly selling some international products as well (hair/skin care products from Brazil). I am not a cosmetologist, nor do I plan to be.
  • 41. Keratin 4 U LLC said on February 9, 2010
    I am a distributor of the best Brazilian Keratin treatment. Check our website at discounts for larger order for resale
  • 42. D.Renee said on February 13, 2010
    I am interested in opening a beauty supply business in Brunswick, Georgia. I would like information on formulating a business plan, start-up cost, ideal square footage for the store, distributors/suppliers, products, etc..
  • 43. Grace said on February 16, 2010
    My business location will be @ Mississauga Ontario dont know how to start in terms of How much capital i need to start my business, where can i get my product in bulk, if i need to travel oversea or not. Thanks
  • 44. Rasheeda Wilkins said on February 22, 2010
    This is a good business to get into. I actually found a wealth of detailed information and training on how to get in the business at Cheers!
  • 45. Paulette Byrd said on February 23, 2010
    I am interested in starting a beauty supply store, but I need to know how to form a business plan? Who would I present the business plan too? How would I get suppliers for my products? Do I need investors? I'm looking to start the business in Stockton, California. If I started the business in Stockton could I open other stores?
  • 46. Mrs. Clark said on February 25, 2010
    I am so interested in starting a business, a business where I can sell beauty products. I just dont know how to get started. I live in a small town called Aliceville, Al. I'm really looking forward to this, I just need to be pointed in the right direction.
  • 47. cherise williams said on February 25, 2010
  • 48. Mrs Persaud said on February 27, 2010
    I am interested in opening a Beauty Supply in my home town Guyana....and would like some help finding a Supplier overseas like China or Korea that can ship directly to Guyana, also even from the USA so I can buy some name brand products that I can't get from overseas...Can you help?
  • 49. Rose said on March 8, 2010
    i will like to know the cost for opening a beauty supply shop in philadelphia, PA-USA.
  • 50. TG Public Image said on March 10, 2010
    There is now an accredited course for $120.00 that you can buy and complete online but I am a consultant in the area of beauty from product development, to marketing and even full service show production. I will help take the mystery out of the process. You can get caught with bad products, shady manufacturers that will not pay your commission, inferior marketing and other fun business stuff.

    It is best to have someone that has a foundation so that you do not spin your wheels. I work with a team of people that have been in the industry for many years and we want you to succeed. My experience: 26 years of experience in every facet of the beauty industry. Celebrity Hair & Makeup Artist, Salon Manager - in a family salon, Lab Experience, Corporate Production Company Owner, Product Development Consultant, Product Placement- on major TV shows and films, Non Competitive Spirit, Industry Insider- with honest answers,
  • 51. Laseanda Colton said on March 11, 2010
    I would like to open up my store in Palmetto or Sharsburg Georgia in the U.S.
  • 52. mukesh said on March 15, 2010
    hi i am mukesh, want to know about profit margin in cosmetic product and their supplier please help me my e mail id-
  • 53. Deenn Hopkins said on March 18, 2010
    I own a barbershop and hair styling business I need a startup kit of human and synthetic hair plus hair products. 1035 San Mateo S.E. Albuquerque, NM 87108
  • 54. k.roja said on March 19, 2010
    I would like to open a store of beauty products in srinagar colony, hyderabad, india
  • 55. Franchesca said on March 23, 2010
    I live in Houston Tx. and I am interested on the verge of opening a beauty supply store. Please I need help in locating a list of wholesalers/suppliers. Where also can I find information on products that are current in the market in the market that are moving. How much will it take to start my business online.
  • 56. tina said on March 28, 2010
    hey , everybody, i live in China, i am a hair manufacturer which supply hair weft, lace wig, clip in hair, etc, i promise high quality with competitive price. if you have further information, please contact thanks.
  • 57. CoLoRz said on April 4, 2010
    I am currently a cosmetology student and i'm preparing to graduate soon. I'm planning on opening up my own hair salon, but I want information about having a beauty supply also. I want to have one and I can use a lot of help!!!! Thanks in Advance!!!!! i'm in Fort Wayne, Indiana :)
  • 58. akinfaye felix said on April 11, 2010
    want to open beauty supplies store in Nigeria west Africa need some manufacturers links
  • 59. HAFIZA EDWARDS said on April 11, 2010
    PHILADELPHIA, PA I WOULD LIKE TO OPEN UP A BEAUTY SUPPLY STORE FOR ALL ETHINIC GROUPS. I NEED HELP FINDING VACANCIES AT STRIP MALLS. also i need to know how much money i need to open up a beauty supply store?
  • 60. Beauti Marie said on April 13, 2010
    Hi! My name is Beauti Marie! I am in the process of opening my own Beauty Supply Store in ATL, GA I just need a list of different distributors and or suppliers. If you could please help me out I would greatly appreciate. Thanks, Beauti Marie
  • 61. Garrett said on April 13, 2010
    i am interested in starting a beauty supply shop in Marianna Florida USA
  • 62. Eva Barbee said on April 13, 2010
    I would like to open a Beauty supply store in Harare Zimbabwe. Can you help me connect with suppliers in Korea.
  • 63. Miguel said on April 19, 2010
    I would like to start an online beauty supply store in Maryland. Can you help with more info. Thanx
  • 64. ogun dunni said on April 20, 2010
    i want to open a big cosmetics shop later in the year, can u be of advice on how to start.
  • 65. Courtnie c said on April 23, 2010
    I live in Covington, ga USA, I am looking to open a beauty supply store. I need help in finding products to buy wholesale. I found a lot of websites, but there are too expensive.
  • 66. Rosemary Kombo said on April 25, 2010
    I live in Texas, USA. I need help and advice about how to open a beauty supply store. What licenses I need and how or where to buy wholesale. My friend is very talented in fixing breads, weave etc, so we were looking to be business partners. She will fix the weaves while I sell.
  • 67. ablavi TETE said on April 25, 2010
  • 68. IR_Jay said on April 25, 2010
    I would also like to start a beauty supply store in my area, however i am having great difficulty finding the supplier for products that I want to carry. Can some one please help me.
  • 69. Ada said on April 26, 2010
    I would like to open a beauty supply store in Texas. Not sure where to start. Please help with info.
  • 70. RPW said on April 26, 2010
    Springfield Missouri. I would like some advice on what I should do to get started with finding a inventory. I thought about selling from my home and then finding an actual store once I am successful.
  • 71. curtavia mcconnell said on May 4, 2010
    I would like to open a beauty supply store in Jonesboro, La. I have a location in mind just need help getting started.
  • 72. ddee said on May 5, 2010
    Yes I will like to start up my beauty supply business in my area or on line. Need to get some questions answered on how to go about doing so.
  • 73. K Hall said on May 7, 2010
    I am interested in opening an ethnic beauty supply/hair/fashion jewelry store in Central Florida. Does anyone have any advise.
  • 74. Peter said on May 17, 2010
    I'm in Nairobi Kenya interested in setting up a beauty store. Products ranging from beauty products to weaves, wigs etc to perfumes and colognes and nail polish,Help.
  • 75. Charmaine Duncan said on May 17, 2010
    Hi, My name is Charmaine, and i'm trying to start my own beauty supply store in St.Cloud MN have a few ideas but not quite sure on where to start. Can someone, anyone, Please Help!!!
  • 76. cordy ibekwe said on May 17, 2010
  • 77. John said on May 18, 2010
    I'm moving from detroit to atlanta and I wanted to open up a beauty supply store in fulton county
  • 78. Michelle Jones said on May 20, 2010
    I am interested in opening a beauty supply business in Houston, Texas. I would greatly appreciate any information towards the right direction. Thank you, Michelle
  • 79. Shaton Belton said on May 21, 2010
    Hello, I am a beauty supply distributor in Orlando FL. If anyone here would like additional info or wholesale pricing, I do offer, weaves, wigs, ethnic hair items as well as cosmetics and accessories, please feel to contact us at Our company name is Simply Satin.
  • 80. abhinav rathor said on May 24, 2010
    i'm abhinav from india i'm opening my store in ahmedabad and wants the suggestion for opening my beauty product supply store how can i get the license to market the products please must reply
  • 81. Ana Alejos said on May 31, 2010
    I would like to know about the requirements, licenses, finances required to open a beauty supply store San Antonio, Texas.
  • 82. Gail Davis said on June 1, 2010
    Hello! i would like to open up a Beauty Supply in Petersburg, Virginia. Simply because there are no Black Owned Supply Stores here. Do i need just a regular Business License? i will need Honest Suppliers and etc.. I want to go through the Small Business Admin, I will have to write a Proposal and take Classes, I think it will be worth it! Can you help me, we already have some great Ideas.
  • 83. biju.joseph said on June 2, 2010
    sir, i am from kerala. i want to start beauty products supply store. i want more details of it and where i find the manufactures and distributors of products. please give more details. i want to start it in wayanad, kerala, india. thanks
  • 84. Mrs. McFadden said on June 3, 2010
    I have a great beauty supply entrepreneur who can assist you with all your beauty supply and hair salon question. Please submit question to the email below. I will connect you to who you need to speak with.
  • 85. ROSIE SIMMONS said on June 5, 2010
  • 86. Pradeep said on June 8, 2010
    Dear friends, I'm an exporter of the world famous Indian Remy and Virgin Hair. We offer you the best quality and service for ur business. For further info on our products and prices, please feel free to get in touch with me:
  • 87. Chena Mondesir said on June 9, 2010
    hello, i am planning to move to florida and i would like to open a beauty supply store. please help me to start a little small business.
  • 88. dbald said on June 14, 2010
    i am trying to open up my own beauty and hair supply shop but don't know what it takes to get started pls help in assisting me in the right way dbald. LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
  • 89. Dominique & Anaya's Exclusive Beauty Supply said on June 16, 2010
  • 90. Laketa said on June 19, 2010
    I live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I'm interested in opening a Beauty Supply store and needed to know where to start. What is the start up cost on the average store?
  • 91. Marie said on June 23, 2010
    I need help, with whole sale distributors that sale beauty supply products. Houston, Texas.
  • 92. denise said on June 26, 2010
    I have a lot of beauty supply items willing to let go at whole sale pricing. I have $9,000 worth of hair in top name brands such as Milky way, Yaki permed, Janet collection, and Encore just to name a few. I also have tons of Skin care products, hair, Nail care products, Hair accessories, Hair styling tools, Cosmetics/applicators and hair care products. ( bundle deals possible) If you are interested in opening a beauty supply store and want to purchase merchandise at whole sale pricing this would be a great starter kit. If you would like more details or interested in purchasing please email me at
  • 93. nikia said on June 30, 2010
    i will like to open a beauty supply store where i live i found a nice small store to start. what or who should i contact to get funded for this or does this have to be out of pocket. please help me thank you. from rockland ny
  • 94. Shawn said on July 4, 2010
    I'm wanting to sell my own branded beauty products in Australia and would like some contacts for manufactures.
  • 95. Bobby said on July 6, 2010
    i'm located in Miami Gardens Fl. I wanted to get info on operated a beauty supply store. focusing on hair care. are there any minority business grants available if so how do i go about getting a grant. all info giving will be greatly appreciated thank you god bless.
  • 96. Jason said on July 8, 2010
    I work for a small hair company that is looking for people we can build a working relationship with. If you are serious about your business goals and need a whole sale distributor please contact the company at
  • 97. Honey B said on July 9, 2010
    I am interested in opening my own beauty supply store in Riverdale GA but don't know where to start. If anyone has information on how to get started. How I would go about getting bulk supplies, like Wigs, hair, jewelry and products at discounted prices. if anyone have advice for me please send me an email. Please help me get started, will be greatly appreciated. Thank you God Bless.
  • 98. von davis said on July 11, 2010
    i reside in vermont...looking to obtain or ascertain where does one call to order beauty supply products
  • 99. Orissa Stewart said on July 14, 2010
    I am in the process of opening a beauty supply store in Charlotte, NC, in the next few months. I wanted to know places that give funding, I have a business plan being written. I would like to get a grant to open my business.
  • 100. Donna Herrington said on July 15, 2010
    Hello, I am located in savannah ga and yes i am also interested in knowing the ends and out for opening a beauty supply store.
  • 101. Anne Miller said on July 15, 2010
    Hello, We are in the process of developing a onestop wholesale supply company for people interested in opening a beauty supply store. We have a proven track record with years of experience in the beauty supply business and can provide you with everything you are looking for from start to finish. We currently distribute to salons, spas, cosmetology schools and wholesale distributors. If you would like more information, please email your contact information with a convenient time for us to reach you: amiller@elanlash
  • 102. Lola said on July 18, 2010
    London, Essex, UK. I am interested in supplying beauty products in the UK
  • 103. lisa morris said on July 19, 2010
    Hello my name is Lisa and I am trying to open up a hair store and would like to know more about how to start this business and be successful with it.
  • 104. shanda molly said on July 25, 2010
    Interested in opening up beauty supply store found great location in need..I have years of experience in hair industry. Where do I start far as start up cost and funding and finding distributors for supplies. What license do I need?. Fort Mill S.C
  • 105. John said on July 28, 2010
    We can ship beauty/personal care products from India, China, Dubai at best prices. Send your req to
  • 106. Dolle House said on July 31, 2010
    Interested in your own beauty supply store? Easy low-cost start up and excellent distribution. Please email your contact info (first name, email or phone) to
  • 107. SoLange Burch said on August 1, 2010
    I am looking to open my own beauty supply store selling all products including but not limited to weave, wigs, perms, kid hair products, and more. I live in the Medina, Ohio.
  • 108. Lebo said on August 3, 2010
    I'm interested in opening a beauty supply and sell all beauty products but my problem is i dont know where to start or how can i get a supplier with far prices, please i really need help a.s.a.p.
  • 109. Jennifer Hadley said on August 6, 2010
    Tampa, fl 33619. Hello I'm looking to open a Beauty supply store in the Riverview and Wesley chapel area in Tampa, fl. I'm a single mother with a lifetime goal and I have looked into several different grants to help own my own business I am not sure as to where to start for the inventory for my store if there is any one that can help me with this goal please contact me via email at
  • 110. Francisca said on August 7, 2010
    Houston, Tx. I want to start an online beauty supply store, do not know where to purchase items in bulk and at good prices. I intend to sell hair, makeup, jewelries, perfumes etc. Please I need help as I do not know the companies to buy from and how to go about it.
  • 111. terry said on August 7, 2010
    kentucky, looking to open a beauty supply store need help locating inventory, suppliers, phone numbers, and names of businesses looking to open in august or september please email me at thanks
  • 112. kimberly west said on August 8, 2010
    Greenwood, South Carolina. really want to start a online beauty supply store need help getting started please point me in the right direction.
  • 113. Melanie said on August 11, 2010
    Looking for wholesale suppliers in Brooklyn, NY area. Please email me.
  • 114. jone mark said on August 12, 2010
    I need some help of beauty store experience person i want to start beauty store business i have 1 million US$ so please contact me on my email. thanks and waiting
  • 115. Shalaunda C said on August 13, 2010
    hello i'm trying to open up a beauty supply store in Detroit Mi. I need wholesale suppliers, and need to know if there are any licensing i
  • 116. Tiffany B said on August 18, 2010
    I've been thinking about opening a Hair supply store. In my Pittsburgh area just need to know Where I need to start from and the cost.
  • 117. Ms.B said on August 21, 2010
    Hello! I'm trying to open my own beauty supply store in morehead city, NC. I need to know how to get start..and should i take a business class, also how do i go about getting involved with wholesale suppliers. If anyone can help please feel free.
  • 118. Mz.Fe said on August 22, 2010
    I want to start a beauty supply/jewelry store in Monroe LA, please give me info on start up and who to order supplies from on a consistent basis
  • 119. Sha said on August 27, 2010
    I will be moving to West Vancouver soon. I'm a professional Hairdresser and i would like to find an entrepreneur to partner up with me to start a Hair Salon.
  • 120. FARAZ KHAN said on August 28, 2010
    i wanted to start exporting natural skin care beauty products in Dubai. Please advise me how to find the buyers in UAE. Thanks.
  • 121. Nicki said on August 29, 2010
    I am looking to open a Beauty Supply Store within the next year on a large scale one not limited to weave, wigs, skincare, kid hair perfumes and colognes and nail polish etc. i'm trying to find manufactures and distributors of products and store equipment i'm located in the Caribbean are fright forwarder is located in florida.
  • 122. Lyn said on August 30, 2010
    Hi, I'm located in Manila Philippines, and I'm a member of a micro business club that manufactures wellness products, I'm looking for buyers or store owners who can sell my products, Legal documents are available upon request. Thank you.
  • 123. elgin rose said on August 31, 2010
    i am starting a business plan for a beauty supply store in san francisco. Anybody want to share notes???
  • 124. Sheryl davis said on September 3, 2010
    I am in the Mississippi area in a small town about 30 minutes from a beauty supply store and need info on where to start. The demand for a supply store in this Area is huge and the location is good. Please help
  • 125. Chrissy said on September 8, 2010
    Looking to open a beauty supply store in caribbean. Need help in finding manufacturers and suppliers. Please Help
  • 126. abiny said on September 9, 2010
    Located in the GTA area of toronto Canada. Have a salon already, just need to add a beauty supply to my business, but i haven't any idea how to even get started especially with what type and quantity of products to get. I know I'm more interested in hair but do I get started. pls help thx.
  • 127. Schebania Cantave said on September 13, 2010
    hey am looking to open a beauty store in D.R. need so ideas... anyone???
  • 128. Danielle Mash said on September 13, 2010
    Hello, I would like to start my own beauty supply store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and eventually start my own natural hair product line but like the other hopeful entrepreneurs I am lost in how to start. please advise.
  • 129. Janice hunter said on September 15, 2010
    My name is Janice I am interested in opening a beauty supply store in Maocmb County in Michigan how do I get started I need all the tips I can get
  • 130. Pamlla Reid said on September 16, 2010
    Cleveland, ohio. want to know how to start on the process of opening my own beauty supply store.
  • 131. Gloria Wells said on September 21, 2010
    Hi - I am interested in opening a beauty supply store in Minnesota, can you please provide me with a supplier? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  • 132. lamonica swain said on September 22, 2010
    Hello, I'd like to open a beauty supply store in the chicagoland suburbs. I just need to know about the start up process. Thanks.
  • 133. Sabrina said on September 22, 2010
    I am looking to start a beauty supply store in nj. I am looking for wholesale distributors, advice and financial backing. Please reach me at my email: Thanks, Sabrina
  • 134. Hallie M. Hughes and Associates, LLC said on September 28, 2010
    Detroit, Michigan, USA. We supply beauty products at affordable prices. You can start a home-based beauty supply business with only $50 (Kit includes five full-size products - non-refundable, excellent products), an order form and a promotional button). You can start taking orders from your family and friends. Read books that show how to write a business plan. Keep it simple and change it as your business grows. Take pictures of your products and make flyers. *Become an Independent Distributor. Email me for my mailing address: Phone: (313) 285-7566 / Thank you.
  • 135. Betty said on October 1, 2010
    I would like to open a Beauty Supply business in Boston. How do I get started? what license and how much start-up cost do I need? Thank you for your help.
  • 136. Annmarie Grant said on October 4, 2010
    Hi please help me out somebody somehwere, I want to own a beauty supply store and need help from start to finish.
  • 137. Dre said on October 12, 2010
    I would like assistance as well from start to finish in starting a beauty supply store, along with reasonable supplier in Charleston, SC, USA
  • 138. Magaly ramo said on October 15, 2010
    i want to open a beauty supply store in Port orange florida. How do i get started? what license and how much would i need to start?
  • 139. xavier said on October 21, 2010
    hi My wife and I are looking to open up a beauty supply store in far rockaway queens,i believe the location is do we get started? Where can we buy products wholesale?
  • 140. Dana Dawson said on October 22, 2010
    hi my business partner and i would like to open a beauty supply store for color only. We need assistance in how to get started. and how to find the wholesale companies we are looking at for the brands of color we would like to sell in our store. We would like more information in what is involved into investing in opening a store.Thank you so much. Dana Dawson
  • 141. Bunmi said on October 24, 2010
    I wish to start a beauty supply store in Loudoun County,VA.There none in this county and I would like to fill the gap in the market. I am really confused as to how to go about this. I have been trying to start this business for a couple of years now. I need info, about how to obtain capital , inventory and start up costs. Thank You.
  • 142. Denise said on October 24, 2010
    Hi, I'm 29yrs old from Orlando,FL. I've been inspired to start my own business online and been to thinking of creative way to get started. I already created a website. I'm trying to think of how to get the supplies and product. Any ideas are welcome. Thanks!
  • 143. Dede Prudhomme said on October 25, 2010
    I would like to start my own beauty supply store in Eureka CA, need more information on how to get started..
  • 144. thomas said on October 26, 2010
    I'm in roanoke, va I want to start the beauty store. Please show me how and where to get the product, how to contact with the beauty company
  • 145. Delali said on December 1, 2010
    Hi, I own a beauty supply store in Toronto. I am looking for affordable wholesale distributors in the US close to Canada to buy my products from. Please advice. Thanks
  • 146. Gwen said on December 4, 2010
    Hi I would like to start a beauty supply store in Miami, Florida. I am looking for vendors to purchase a variety of hair; hair supplies etc. Thank you
  • 147. Valarie said on December 4, 2010
    I'm looking to start a beauty supply store in rancho cucamonga. The local beauty supply store is overpriced and doesnt always have what I need. I think my area cld use another beauty supply shop considering these tough economic times!
  • 148. Lyn said on December 4, 2010
    I'm interested in operating/owning a beauty supply house but curious if one can make a good profit?
  • 149. Nimisha garg said on December 7, 2010
    Hi, I would like to find out if there is anyway to connect with beauty suppliers from China for direct distribution in India. Any suppliers for hair dryers, nail supplies, scissors etc. Nimisha
  • 150. Vasudev N Kotkar said on December 30, 2010
    i want to know to whom i should contact to get all products of beauty so that i can use it in my beauty store to sell. Eg. Nicono bleach, wellastrate tube, etc....
  • 151. Patrice said on January 1, 2011
    Hi, would like to get information on starting a beauty supply business in Chicago area; start-up costs, potential profit margin or return on investment.
  • 152. Genesia said on January 2, 2011
    hi i'm from Cleveland OH AN I WANT TO START my own beauty supply store need to know how to get licenses and everything else to start with!!! help plz
  • 153. ROXIE WILLIAMS said on January 3, 2011
    hi i am from the Turks & CaicoS Islands in the Caribbean. i am planning on opening a beauty supply store and would like to know where i can purchase beauty supplies etc human and synthetic hair and other haircare products
  • 154. Sonya Buchanan said on January 5, 2011
    Hello, I would like to know how to start a beauty supply store and where can I find the information. I would like to also know how to order products from vendors.
  • 155. Dane said on January 7, 2011
    Hi, I actually work out of Phoenix, AZ and I have resources to allow many of you to start a beauty salon business. I know where to get the product, I can help you with the business licensing and help you leverage an existing business' name to further your own cause. Just e-mail me at and then myself or another one of our team members will contact you. Just let us know what's your capital reserve, how soon you would like to start and what type of products you are looking to carry.
  • 156. Marisa said on January 17, 2011
    Hi, we are trying to start a beauty supply store in San Diego, Ca. Please help.. Thank you
  • 157. Jenethe MElani said on January 17, 2011
    hi. i am from Namibia. would like to find wholesale suppliers of indian and brazilian hair for my shop: Jenny's brazilian supplies. or partners. mail me on
  • 158. SONYA said on January 20, 2011
    I am in Stockton California and would like information on purchasing all types of human hair lace wigs, fronts, and full wigs to start my own business. Please provide any information you have to help me with purchasing at a discount so I can start small and work my way up. I have not capital at all, but would like to know how I can generate extra money to do so while building my own business. I'm only looking for the best quality money can buy so I can offer the best price and quality for my customers. thanks.
  • 159. Stephanie said on January 20, 2011
    I want to open my own beauty supply store in Miami, FL. I'm looking for wholesaler, vendors and distributors contact information.
  • 160. EVE said on January 20, 2011
  • 161. Ganesh Padval said on January 24, 2011
    i want to start beauty product supply (Distribution or Retailing) shop in Navi Mumbai, please update me the distributors or company marketing division name of top brands. Thanks/Regards, Ganesh P.
  • 162. Jamar Cleveland said on January 26, 2011
    my name is jamar looking to open up buss in kentwood la. what do i need to do
  • 163. Yolanda Smalls said on January 26, 2011
    Hello I live in North Carolina and I would need some guidance on how to get started. This has been a dream of mine for 10 years and I really want to know how to start by getting a permit. I would like to target women who loves top of line beauty products with the best quality.
  • 164. Yolanda Smalls said on January 26, 2011
    Wow I am surprised a lot of people interested in open a beauty supply store like me in some many different area this is really great I live in North Carolina and like everyone else. I want to know how to get a beauty supply store in Spring Lake North Carolina. I need a Divine Directions and Guidance...Please.
  • 165. Mrs K said on January 26, 2011
    I desire to open a beauty supply store in Illinois, USA. I need info on wholesalers, distributors, and anything else that you would feel will be helpful. My main focus is African American BUT a little expansion to Caucasian also. Thank You in advance.(
  • 166. AKINTOLA said on January 28, 2011
    we are south africa base company that deal with direct supply of hair pieces,such like daniella,scary mini bob,yaki bob,razor cut ,freedom gold,liza,deep weave,diana,yaki flip,premium,all expression and amigo product,we supply at a very reasonable price.For more information contact me on 0732527908 or 0793410160
  • 167. Jayme said on January 28, 2011
    Anyone interested in learning the trade of 100% human hair distributing should email me immediately!! My family has been in this trade for over 60 years we have the suppliers and we process all of our hair from scratch. We will teach you everything to start your own business. This is not a cheap business to get started keep that in mind. Lets do some business!! (
  • 168. Ana Luna said on January 30, 2011
    Hi, I'm very interesting in open a Beauty supply in Tijuana Mexico, but I don't know where I can Buy products, so I need your help for find good suppliers! Thanks a lot. (
  • 169. Tonya said on February 5, 2011
    Hello, I am having trouble finding contact information for a wholesale distributor for hair weaves, namely Milky Way hair. I was told that there are companies in GA, FL and AL. Any assistance that you can provide will be greatly appreciated. Please contact me at
  • 170. Toka Spooney said on February 15, 2011
    I am going to start a beauty supply store i am looking for ways to get beauty supplies from over seas @ an affordable rate. please contact me @ email address above all contacts will be screened.
  • 171. Talia said on February 15, 2011
    Hello, I'm trying to start an online beauty supply store and need help/advice on how to write a business plan. I also would like to talk with someone who is willing to be a mentor who has already started their supply store. (
  • 172. smassey said on February 18, 2011
    Hello, I've been thinking for along time about my own beauty supply store and I have no Direction on how or should I say where to start I live in orlando Fl and that's where I would like to start then move up to my home town of atlanta ga. Plz. I just need some advice and if there are places where I can go get a loan to start I would like to know that as well.(
  • 173. johanne said on February 20, 2011
    Hello, i am thinking of opening a beauty supply store but i don't know where to start please i need your help i live in orlando fl. (
  • 174. Sandra Scullark said on February 20, 2011
    Hello, I am looking for advice and assistance in starting a beauty supply store in Locust Grove, GA. Any advice would be appreciated.
  • 175. pamela said on March 2, 2011
    I live in Eldoret Kenya would like to be a supplier of beauty products especially perfumes oils hair products such as wigs , weaves please link with suppliers to be able to do this thanks
  • 176. regina said on March 4, 2011
    I live in Dearborn Heights, MI. would like to open up a beauty supply store. Would like to know start up costs and some advice or helpful hints
  • 177. kk wugu said on March 5, 2011
    my intended business location is maryland, usa. any suggestions regarding wholesalers of beauty supply store products. any other info regarding this business will be appreciated
  • 178. Ali Ahmed said on March 7, 2011
    We are a perfumes manufacturing company in the UAE. We are looking for Distributors for our famous brand of perfume by the name of Bavari. Please email me at
  • 179. nkele said on March 9, 2011
    i want to open beauty supply store ,e.g. expression hairs, amingos, remy, beauty products and perfumes i am located in northwest rustenburg
  • 180. Betty Jo said on March 9, 2011
    looking to open up beauty supply store in ocala FL any help would be appreciated.
  • 181. Bella k said on March 15, 2011
    I want to open a beauty supply store e.g hair products such as Dark and lovely, shampoos, conditioners, weaves and wigs and also beauty products. Would like to have some information on how to draw up the business plan. I am located in Cameroon.
  • 182. marvin williams said on March 19, 2011
    looking to open a beauty supply store in indianapolis indiana. i need help in drawing up a business plan. the cost and the licenses
  • 183. ELLA BYRD said on March 24, 2011
    looking to open a beauty suppl store, and have avon to in my store, in Natchitoches la, 71457 just need a little help with a loan, i take online college class in business now,
  • 184. James expert adviser said on March 26, 2011

    @ELLA BYRD, it depends with how much loan you need. If you require very less then you can get away with no business plan, you can take a personal loan, you can use your credit cards for balance transfer, you can approach your friends and relatives. If you need a big amount then you need to have a business plan to approach your bankers, investors, etc..

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • 185. felix nwokolo said on March 27, 2011
    i am in linden nj and planning on opening a beauty supply store. we currently own a beauty salon and Myself and my wife is looking to open a beauty supply selling African American products because of the area we plan on opening up. How do I find products from wholesalers because I hear that the korean have a strong hold on the industry and they own most of the distribution centers and will not sell to non koreans. is this true and if not how do I get the products . thanks
  • 186. Angela Garey said on March 30, 2011
    I am a blind individual with a desire to start my own hair weave line with my own label. Does anyone have any tips on how to start a weave line? I'm currently reside in Riverside Ca. U can contact me at Thanks..
  • 187. Louina V. said on April 2, 2011
    I am interesting of opening a beauty supply in Lake Worth, FL and not quiet sure how to begin, get the supplies, registered ID, Licensee, loans, and so on... Please help, you will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for your help, Louina.
  • 188. Andy G said on April 9, 2011
    Hi my name is Andy i'm interested in opening a beauty supply in miami i looking for someone who can guide me in the right direction i need list of supplies and also i would love to know whats the total investment for this my email address is thank you ahead of time
  • 189. Natasha J said on April 12, 2011
    Hi my name is Natasha and I am interested in starting a beauty supply store in the Thonotosassa area of Tampa, fl can you guide me in the right direction financially as far as what I need to do .
  • 190. Barbara Kaibandira said on April 20, 2011
    Hey i would like to open up a hair and beauty supply store in down town toronto dealing mainly in african hair and beauty products. Please advise on the step by step process, how and where do i need to start
  • 191. jojo said on April 24, 2011
    HI, i'm in pasco county florida, and i have my esthetic diploma from quebec ,Canada and i would like to first sale skin products while i'm using the customers face to do a facial etc, do i need a license for that? everything will be at home.
  • 192. Lanesha Carmichael said on April 28, 2011
    Hello, i am located in Baltimore Maryland, and i am interested in opening my own Beauty Supply store. Please advise me on the step by step process. Thanks
  • 193. veronica said on May 5, 2011
    Hi, I'm interested in starting my own hair salon in South Africa but i dont have no clue who to start it....please Help! many thanks
  • 194. moe said on May 11, 2011
    hi,i'm interested in starting a hair and beauty supply store in harare zimbabwe. looking for manufacturers of hair weaves and wigs. pliz advise step by by step on how to start the business
  • 195. Natalie said on May 18, 2011
    We are beauty makeup wholesaler. We have base in UK USA and UAE. We cater all sort of businesses whether it is start up or business which is already trading. Our prices are very competitive. We deal in professional makeup the one used by professional artists. Any inquiries can emailed to Thanks
  • 196. katherine said on May 23, 2011
    I am in Grand Rapids, MI. We have plenty of hair supply stores, but if your like me i don't want to buy from vietnamese anymore. They sale beauty products for African Americans and they know nothing about us except that we will buy these products. I would like to open up a hair and beauty supply store, but i need to know where to start. African American beauty products sold by an African American.Please contact me @ anytime soon. Thank you
  • 197. morecareful said on May 23, 2011
    I am in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and have opened a beauty supply store however many of my customers desire the remi, onxy and mainly milky way product line for hair. I cant find a distributor...If anyone has a suggestion on how to get these products please advise, Thank you. You can email me at
  • 198. Heather said on May 25, 2011
    Hello all, I am the CEO of an African American owned hair Extensions company headquartered in Chicago, IL. Our high quality Remy hair is worn by Jennifer Williams of VH1's Basketball Wives who is also our spokes-model. We provide Indian, Russian and Processed Malaysian machine- wefted hair to many Hair Salons, Beauty Supply Stores as well as a growing celebrity client base. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service! Feel free to email me directly at in regards to supplying hair for your Beauty Supply Stores or for franchising opportunities. Looking forward to doing business with you!
  • 199. shyamkumar.k.g. said on May 26, 2011
    Hello, I want to start a beauty parlour supplier shop at alleppey in kera, want only low coast only, because here people are poor and economical. so please reply.
  • 200. Kim Flowers said on May 27, 2011
    Hello, I am very interested in starting my own hair care business and beauty supply store; but find it very hard to find any manufacturing companies. If you would be able to offer any help and give your advice on how you got yours started, where to go, what manufacture companies to use. I would really appreciate it!! Fell free to contact me via email Thanks In Advance!!!
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