Starting A Kid’s Salon

A kid’s salon can be so many things about babies. A kid’s salon may be a place where babies can be groomed by professionals.

They can have a full make over once inside a kid’s salon. It may also offer themed parties for the kids.

What Is It All about a Kid’s Salon?

This kind of business has been around for a while now. But there are only few salons that made it because some of the salon owners think that their field of market is just limited since it is concentrated on kids. What they don’t know is having a kid’s salon can cater to so many needs of any potential client. Most of the time, the clients are the parents of babies who wants to groom their babies like the way grown up’s groom themselves. In general, a salon gives hair and make-up services to their clients. How about a kid’s salon? Salon owners may serve the same service only in a kiddy little way. Since their clients are babies, they should be treated well and be given extra care to ensure a good relationship with them and their parents.

This kind of salon can also be a salon and a baby boutique in one. A kid’s salon may sell some limited edition baby stuffs and by doing this, it may serve as a promotion to build a good impression in the market and in your business. It’s funny to think that these babies are starting to be vain on them this early.

The Kind of Business You’re Looking Into

A kid’s salon is a kind of business where you can work with your friends, your neighbors or even your kids. There are certain considerations you should think of. You should be very careful with the kind of innovations you want to put up in your kid’s salon business. Remember that you will be dealing with babies and kids. When you plan, you should take all the precautionary measures to avoid some problems when you already start the business. Think of it as if you are grooming your own child. This kind of business is really fun. Adding more services from the ordinary services you could offer will definitely attract more clients. Be creative!

More or less you will experience some trials on the first few years of your kid’s salon business. But if you really put your heart and enthusiasm in this, you will definitely succeed in the future and surely, you will have more clients. This is just like the other types of businesses. All you need is dedication and passion on the job. So why hesitate if your heart tells you to open up a kid’s salon. Go ahead and make the babies and kids in your area the new fashion icon in the land!f


  • Rhea said on January 4, 2011
    To perform basic services on children is it necessary to have a license?? What kind of insurance is needed? what kind of insurance is needed for mobile spa for children? To what extent of the spa services do you need a license? Hair services just twists, braids, curling with rollers and blow dryer-not hot curlers, and pin cutting, heated equipment except blow dryer or perming. Only hair chemical is hair spray and mouse. Basic manicure and pedicure---no cutting, just filing. Facials, only mask, cleanser and moisturizer. Your help is appreciated.
  • yang ardais said on July 26, 2011
    I am a Business Administration student me and my classmate have a business research about a kiddie salon,can u help me where to buy equipments and products here in the Philippines?As a well as a broad explanation about the on going business of a kiddie salon here in the country.thank you and hope you can help me
  • Nichole said on July 31, 2011
    I am perform basic services on children is it necessary to have a license in the state of Ga.?? Hair services will include twists,up does, basic manicure and pedicure(no cutting),soaking of hands, filing and polish with designs (same with pedicures)and Make-up. I will also offer other theme party services. What kind of insurance is needed? Thanks for assisting me with the questions listed above.
  • Thobekile Vundla said on November 17, 2011
    I want to start a Baby Salon and Boutique, I am in Johannesburg South Africa. My phone number is 00 27 71 0922 159
  • Mongiwa Gogodo said on December 17, 2011
    In Zimbabwe, i have passion for kids. I would like to start a kiddie saloon and boutique please help me with ideas of what equipment is needed would like to start asap
  • Janeka Coker said on December 20, 2011
    I am currently a booth renter in mattydale, ny. But I want to open a kid/teenager salon in syracuse, ny. I need some help or info to get me started? This has always been on my heart and i don't know where to start... Can you please assist me or direct me in the right direction?
  • Nellie Garcia said on January 20, 2012
    I'm interested in opening a kids salon in Grand Praire, Tx. I would like to have theme parties as well. I would like to know where to start and what type of license would be needed? Also do you have any ideas where I could buy my equipment and supplies?
  • anisha kovuri said on January 29, 2012
    Can you assist me with some consultants for kids salon in India
  • carol hobbs said on February 7, 2012
    i'm interested in opening a kids salon in south africa. please give me an idea on how to go about it. have no experience in the industry of hair what so ever
  • latoya Modikele said on February 24, 2012
    hi i want to open a kids salon and theme parties in Botswana please help me in where i could get the equipments and the kids products and help me with more ideas.thank you
  • wingy said on February 29, 2012
    Hi I want to open a children salon and day care centre in Johannesburg and Welkom South Africa where can I buy equipment and kids product and how to do a financial plan. Kind Regards, Wingy
  • selina xakawe said on April 12, 2012
    Hi my name is selina.I'd like to open a baby boutique and salon store in cape town south africa. I have a 7 year old daughter who loves dressing up and grooming and has inspired me to open up a store. I have no experience and would like as much info from business plans upto kids product supplies, where to stock clothing, accessories, books and little gifts for expecting mums.
  • Hibs said on May 12, 2012
    hi, am interested in opening a kiddie salon.. can you help me with where to find equipments and products
  • Tamaq G said on August 16, 2012
    Thank you for your encouraging article. I am in Lusaka, Zambia n wud want to open a kids salon and a boutique, where can I get equipment.
  • irene said on September 1, 2012
    i have a salon and boutique. i am renting out in Northmead. get in touch.
  • Hlob'sile Dlamini-mkhonta said on September 23, 2012
    I want to open a kids salon asap in swaziland, please contact me as i need to know where to get kids equipments, license and training if required.
  • Annet Akankwasa said on November 6, 2012
    Hello, am Annet from Kampala Uganda, I would like to start A kids salon but I did not study Cosmetology and yet i have too much interest in setting a kids salon and an other thing, I luck carrage, Please help me with the kids salon proposal and budget. thanks for your good work, thank you and God bless u.
  • Joy said on November 16, 2012
    I am joy , i have passion for kids and teens hair saloon, but not financially okay to start up with.
  • winnie said on November 26, 2012
    Hi, am winnie and I want to open up kids salon in Tanzania, please give me an idea on how to go about it cos I have no experience in it. Thanks.
  • Ema said on December 23, 2012
    Hi i am interested in opening a kids salon and a small cartoon disney character studio (taking pictures with disney custom characters) in Brunei Darussalam. Please help me in where i could get the equipments and the kids products that i need for a start up. Please help me with business plan, financial plan and more ideas since i have no experience at all. Regards & Thanks..
  • Nma said on January 1, 2013
    My name is nma. I live in Lagos Nigeria I want to start a kiddie saloon. Pls would like to get contact where to buy equipments.
  • kondjee said on January 9, 2013
    Hi i want to open a kid's salon Namibia/Windhoek. i have no experience in hair do etc but very interested in going into this exciting adventure. pls advice on how to go about, the equipments, products etc. Thank you, kondjee
  • Urna Banerji said on January 20, 2013
    am interested in starting a kid's salon in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • Varun Sheth said on February 11, 2013
    @Urna Banerji Ma'am I'm from Ahmedabad and we are working on a business plan model of a kids salon. Would you like to help us? Its our college project..
  • Innocent said on February 20, 2013
    I am from free state senekal wiling to open kids hair salon soon as i am done with the plans busy looking for equipment. i think you are welcome to help
  • penny mereeotlhe said on February 22, 2013
    i am very much interested in opening a kiddies hair care salon in kimberley, South Africa. I dont have any experience in hair care but i have interest in this field and i would like to have your guidance on how to achieve this goal and to provide me with the pro's and cons of opening a kids hair salon. Also how one can get funding for this kind of business
  • Felicia Sola-Turner said on February 23, 2013
    i live in Lagos Nigeria, will be very glad if can put through how to get this business started and how to get equipment for kids salon. Thks
  • MANDY said on March 6, 2013
  • Stephanie Sule said on March 11, 2013
    Hi am interested in kiddies salon ,I need help on how to get the equipment and the kind of setting conducive for children to make them comfortable thank you!
  • Stephanie Sule said on March 11, 2013
    Hi , I live in Abuja Nigeria am interested in kiddies saloon and I will be glad if u can put me through on how to get the right equipment and how to get it started thank you!
  • Hasho Immanuel said on March 23, 2013
    Hi guys. I am Hasho and i want to open a kiddies hair salon. I really love kids and i know how to do hair. I just want to do something positive in my life and brighten up the face of a young child. Please help. Thank you.
  • Nancy said on April 9, 2013
    Hi, I live in Zimbabwe and I already have an upmarket hair and beauty salon. I am thinking of integrating a kiddies section with all the right equipment namely chairs and the wash basins as I'm always having challenges when shampooing and styling the kids in growup chairs. Please help me with ideas and locating equipment .God Bless. Thank you.
  • Nompumelelo Sukati said on April 21, 2013
    Can u furnish me with an address of an institution where i can be trained as a professional kids hair dresser, am i swaziland.
  • Arwa bhagat said on April 22, 2013
    I am looking at starting a kids salon in mumbai ...I have a passion to start sum thing related to kids...would love grow in this field..any1 interested plz contact me on 91-9867775252
  • Nkemjika Ezedinachi said on May 6, 2013
    i am looking at starting a kiddies saloon in lagos state nigeria.i need ideas
  • phiona namutebi said on May 9, 2013
    Hello, i've always wanted to start up a kids salon but i'm discouraged by people coz according to ma research there are only 2 kid's salons in our country uganda. Ve undieing passion for kids, wt shd i do?
  • shweta sharma said on June 2, 2013
    i want to open a this kid's salon in rajasthan. plz help me to guide what equipment needed, from where it will be arranged?
  • beauty solomon said on June 8, 2013
    hello, planning to open this kiddies and teen salon. help me with equipments needed and layout of the salon
  • Tshepho Motlhagodi said on June 27, 2013
    i want to start a kiddies and teen salon. where can i find equipment. i stay in Botswana(country)at Gaborone(city)
  • kelly said on July 3, 2013
    Hi, I want to start a kiddies hair salon. Where can I get equipment? I am Francis town, Botswana.
  • winfilda Mutizwa said on July 10, 2013
    Hie, I want to open a kids saloon. Pliz help with regards to what equipment shld I buy and the arrangements .In Zimbabwe harare
  • luca said on July 10, 2013
    Hi I live in Namibia and I'm seeking advice on starting a salon for kids as well. especially on equipment
  • kushy said on July 18, 2013
    Hie, i live in Botswana and seeking advice on starting a kids salon, where i can get the equipments and any additional information that i will need for its success. thank you
  • lee said on August 1, 2013
    where can equipment for the start of a kiddies salon be found.
  • prudence said on August 14, 2013
    i live in nairobi, kenya. please advice me on what equipments to purchase when starting up a baby spa.
  • Sanjay said on August 25, 2013
    I want to start kids salon in India. Guide me on equipments
  • nidhi said on September 4, 2013
    hi.. it's nidhi here. I wanna start a kids salon in india(assam).. so can u please guide me with the equipments available in india. and also the legal details required.
  • Beauty said on September 5, 2013
    Please want to start kids salon business in Kenya, please can you help where to get the equipments in South Africa. Thanks
  • Tiny said on September 21, 2013
    I want to start up baby & teens salon. Where can i get the equipment. Exp: Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Baby-V said on September 22, 2013
    Hi i was thinking of opening a baby salon in Gambia with baby products.
  • Julie Asue said on November 11, 2013
    Hi. My name is Julie from Lagos Nigeria. Am interested in starting a Kiddis Salon. More ideas please.
  • Kay said on November 13, 2013
    Hi, I'm planning to open this kids salon, Please help me with equipments needed and layout of the salon and show how to go about this.
  • kittykhett said on December 6, 2013
    hi! i'd like to ask where can i find haircut training & how to make toiletries for kids seminar here in the philippines. my plans in putting up a kids salon is a bit on process & its in 10 % complete. is there any book i can buy to guide me in putting up the said business? Do i need to get license to become a salon owner. Please help me, i really need answers for these questions (especially the book) as this would become the bread & butter of my family when i leave my job. Thank you.
  • lanre said on December 25, 2013
    My name is Lanre looking to open a kid saloon in Nigeria Lagos. i want to know where i can get equipment for the saloon like race car, video games. i will also like to know the cost for each item. its urgent. Thank you.
  • abiah said on January 6, 2014
    My name is Abiah. I want to open a kiddies salon in Gaborone Botswana. I want to know where the kind of equipment that I need and where i can get it, if possible I'd like to know the cost for each item. Thanking you in advance.
  • MARIE said on January 21, 2014
    please advice on where to get the equipments for a kids saloon and the key points and equipments to consider when setting up one
  • Asher said on February 26, 2014
    Hello am Asher from uganda i want to start up a salon in south africa but don't know were to start and what to do please need yr help in this thanks.
  • Adaku said on May 4, 2014
    I am looking to start up a kids saloon and boutique in Lagos Nigeria. Kindly give me some pointers on where to get the required equipments.
  • Cwayita said on June 3, 2014
    Hi there, i would like open a kids salon in Johannesburg. Could you please tell me where i can find equipment and supplies and also tell me what kind of license i need and how to go about getting it. Thank you
  • Patience Mamba said on June 3, 2014
    Hello. please help me with ideas in opening a kids salon in swaziland..where can i get equipment
  • Danielle Smith said on June 3, 2014
    I am interested in starting a kiddie salon and I need help on how to get started and where to buy equipment & supplies
  • Greg said on June 10, 2014
    Doing something different with the kids making a change in the communities
  • irene mmota said on June 12, 2014
    i am from Tanzania. i love kids and it is influencing me to do something good for them then i ave got an idea of opening kids salon...please help me
  • uche chibuike said on June 24, 2014
    Thanks 4 dis detailed info..pls kindly assist me on how I can set up kids salon and what items I need for it dat would be attractive as well as theme parties and baby shop dat would sell both toiletries and baby food items and clothes, toys amongst others ....pls what I would need, how I would make it great and the budget I need 4 it..Thanks a lot
  • Byron said on July 6, 2014
    Windhoek, Namibia, Hello there, i am in the middle of writing up an amazing Business Plan for 2 ladies who want to open a kiddies salon. Contact me for a business plan that suits you. number - +264816115337, email -
  • kennedy said on October 8, 2014
    i have never opened a store -salon before. this my first time experience
  • Angie said on October 10, 2014
    Hi, I am in Mutare Zimbabwe. I really am interested in opening a kids hair salon. My dream is to concentrate more on hair treatment more than cutting. I have no professional experience in hair care or in starting a business but I am very keen. Please help
  • Irene Ofori said on November 21, 2014
    Hi, I am in Ghana. I really am interested in opening a kids hair salon. My dream is to concentrate more on hair treatment, natural hair, braiding and less of cutting. I have no professional experience in hair care or in starting a business but I am very keen. Please help
  • Angeley Oku said on November 26, 2014
    Hi, I'm also in Ghana. I really want to open a kids salon but i do not have any experience, i dont know how to start, where to get equipments etc. I need advice.
  • Tumisang Nare said on December 7, 2014
    Hello, I would love to start a kiddies hair salon and want to know where I can get the equipment?
  • atkar said on December 14, 2014
    Hello, am in tanzania and am interested to open up baby saloon and boutique, kindly advise me the equipments needed and where to purchase them.
  • chanazi washaya said on December 23, 2014
    please assist with plan and where i can get equipment i am in Zimbabwe and want to open a kids salon.
  • boipelo gao said on January 9, 2015
    Living in Botswana,Gaborone, want to start kids and teenager saloon, need help with the plan, equipment, and cost of starting up the business.
  • Thato Mosimanewamacha said on January 26, 2015
    I want to start a salon how do i start and do i need a license and do i need to be having a place when i go to ask for salon license. Botswana, block9
  • Maggie M.Mokgadi said on January 29, 2015
    I am interested in starting up a kids hair salon with the kids boutique. Please quote for me equipment that is needed in setting up the salon and where I can get it. I am in Botswana
  • Yanga Dimbaza said on February 16, 2015
    Hi there, I would like to open a kiddies saloon in Mpumalanga. Please guide me on the most important things to consider and coordinate like do I need any license? What are the basic do and donts, where can I get suppliers in SA.
  • ADIGUN ADEBOLA OPEYEMI said on March 5, 2015
    i want to start kids & teenager salon in Nigeria please can you help me with equipment.
  • Ayanda Mabaso said on March 16, 2015
    Can Anyone who has started please tell me how much u have spent.
  • Debrah Molete said on March 22, 2015
    Hi I also want to start a kids & teenage salon in bloemfontein need to know where to buy equipment@ if there is anyone who has already opened it, please tel me hw much hv u spent
  • kebaneilwe Segonyane said on April 3, 2015
    Hi, I'm in Botswana And I want to start Kids hair Salon. I want to know where I can buy equipments and hair products for kids. Thank you
  • Anuradha agarwal said on April 7, 2015
    Hi, I am anuradha from Kolkata (India). I am interested in setting up a salon for kids in Kolkata. I needed help regarding equipments, staff and all the knowledge and the suppliers for this. Please if you can help by person also.
  • nozuko mbalula said on May 25, 2015
    Hi, I really need guidance, would love to open up a kiddies salon. Any information you can provide me with please.
  • Andrea said on May 26, 2015
    Hi, am Andrea, from Nigeria, I av passion for kiddies and teen salon, help me with list of items to start with. Thanks
  • ms Mo said on July 8, 2015
    hi, i would like to start a salon for kids, kindly help me with the materials needed and the type of hair products to use as well as the supplier, estimated budget cost and/or any information you can provide. thank you
  • Melyda said on July 16, 2015
    Hi I would like to start children hair salon in Lesotho. Can you please help me where to get the equipment and the products for children.
  • Thandeka Moyo said on August 6, 2015
    Hi, Am in South Africa, Johannesburg would like to start a salon for kids, kindly help me with the materials needed and the type of hair products to use as well as the supplier, estimated budget cost and/or any information you can provide. Plus a business plan
  • priya said on August 8, 2015
    Hi, I am Priya from Tirupur(India). i am interested in setting up a salon for kid and boutique in tirupur. i needed help regarding equipment, staff, license details and all knowledge and the suppliers for this. please if you can help by person also
  • magdalena said on October 20, 2015
    am coming from Tanzania i have a dream to open kids saloon. i want some ideas on how to go about, where to get equipment. please any one with experiences what are the possible risk and advice me me it is a business to do.
  • Kay Crom said on November 8, 2015
    I am looking to start a kid salon and spa in GA and I wanted to know if I needed to have any type of certifications or licenses other than State and city license to perform basic services like basic manicures and pedicures and regular nail polishing, no drills or acrylic.
  • carol M said on November 12, 2015
    I am from zambia and starting up a kids salon and would really appreciate if you can help me with different ideas on how to run it especially financial management and bookkeeping as well as a business plan.
  • Noeline N said on January 5, 2016
    Hi like kids and I want to open up a kids salon in uganda kampala please help me build this Idea and where to get equipment and safe products for the kids.
  • Tumi M said on January 8, 2016
    write your comment with city, state and country.Hi,i am in North West(South Africa). I have a passion of starting my own kiddies salon,but i don't where to start or what qualifications is needed.Do i have to have a license?And what products should i use on black African hair.And lastly how much will it cost me for equipment,staff and renovations.
  • Constance said on February 25, 2016
    Hi I need help in starting up a kid's salon from scratch.
  • Lerato Masebe said on March 11, 2016
    I also want to start kids hair salon, I already have clients because I do cornrows and braids for kids and i am very good with my angels. but now I want to have a place where I can have beautiful decors, games with play area and help them with their homeworks. i am based in Limpopo Polokwane and now i am practicing from my house.
  • kunal said on May 18, 2016
    Even I am planning to open a kids salon in Kolkata, India. contact me if you could help me by any way for the same on 9903377295
  • Oratile said on May 24, 2016
    Hi there. I have experience in hair or whatever.. but I am jubilant and highly motivated to start this adventure of kiddies Salon. Please help where I can get all the equipments for such a business. Oratile in Botswana
  • yvonne evans said on July 20, 2016
    Hi I would like to open a kiddiss hair salon. please advise where I can purchase all my equipment from and all hair products
  • Folake said on December 10, 2016
    Hello, pls am interested in opening kidies salon. pls where can I get the equipment in Lagos Nigeria. 07068531017
  • Kgomotso said on January 4, 2017
  • latrice said on May 3, 2017
    Hello, i would love to open my own kids salon here in ga but have no idea where to start. would you please send me some information on how to get started and ideas on how to make it a successful salon. thank you in advance.


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