Steps to Start Wholesale Cosmetics Business

Selling cosmetics is a good idea of a business as there always is a demand for them because of the vary nature of people. Everyone wants to look good and is willing to spend for it by the way of purchasing the ideal cosmetic make up to enhance their looks.

Starting a wholesale cosmetic business can be a good start in the direction of making a business out of selling cosmetics.

Majority of today’s populace uses makeup. In fact, polls show that women would want to apply makeup to their faces since they generally don’t think they are attractive at all. Still others would want to enhance their already existing beauty and augment their assets. All in all, cosmetics hold an important place in people’s lives and that would be good for business.

It would always be a businessman’s good fortune if he exploits each and every opportunity that comes his way. That includes cosmetics, as well. It’s worth a try and, since there’s a sizable market, you just might pull it off.

First things first - you still need to start your business. No enterprise is spared from that, as each one needs to take the first steps before they can succeed in the business. Fortunately, it is quite easy for an entrepreneur to start a wholesale cosmetics business and make his mark on the cosmetics market.

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First one needs to be able to find a wholesale agreement with which he will sell his products. One does this through a cosmetics selling franchise. This franchise enables a businessman to sell the products of a certain brand in both wholesale and retail, from which he earns profits. With a franchise, you are a recognized and authorized entrepreneur selling on the brand’s behalf. With a recognized brand at your disposal, you could easily make sales among your target market. There’s no need anymore to have some aggressive marketing to have yourself recognized because you are already selling a famous brand.

It’s quite easy and simple to find information on available franchise opportunities. The Internet itself is a very good place to look for information because there are a lot of those on the Web. Just make sure that you take the time to look for the best franchise there is for you. By best, it means that the franchise is not only out to entail your entrepreneurial skills to further their own brand, but rather they are also willing to extend help and support to their franchisees. That way you have the maximum chance of excelling in your franchisee efforts.

Once you’ve done that, all you have to do now is to satisfy your legal requirements as a final hurdle to starting your business. Make the necessary filings with the appropriate agencies like the Internal Revenue Service so that you can steer away from unwanted legal trouble.

After that, all you have to do is to spread the word around. Utilize your contacts, and show them your products. Like mentioned earlier, there is no more need to exert effort convincing them because franchising automatically gives you a convincing product to sell.
 

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402 Comments

  • kannameka said on April 6, 2010
    I want to start wholesale cosmetic business in HYDERABAD
  • Priyanka said on April 23, 2011
    Hi Dear, I wanna start wholesale cosmetic business in mumbai u tell me where to contact n give me more details ... Plz give me all the contact details. Priyanka.....
  • Aarkay said on June 6, 2011
    kannameka and priyanka, have you gone any further with your ideas, i too am aspiring to start a cosmetic line, do reach me guys. rksharma.552@gmail.com
  • lucas said on July 27, 2011
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  • Sophy said on July 30, 2011
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  • DR.ANAND L. PAL said on August 10, 2012
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  • john said on August 18, 2012
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    I would like to start wholesale of cosmetic business in Pune, Maharashtra, India, can you pls guide to start this business with all legal formalities and authorized dealers from where I can purchase cosmetic.
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  • ADIL KHAN said on October 16, 2012
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    on the verge of starting a wholesale /retail, beauty supply and cosmetics business in port-Antonio ; Jamaica . in Dior need of some step by step guide and a supplier . already found a location and registered the business .
  • rajesh fernandes said on November 17, 2012
    Hi Am from mumbai and would be pleased if you could forward me details of whole-sellers for branded cosmetics in mumbai. Thank You
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  • Anil said on December 6, 2012
    how can i start cosmetics business without a shop in Faridabad. Anil, Faridabad
  • pratap patil said on December 7, 2012
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  • gen said on December 9, 2012
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  • frederick owusu asamoah said on December 17, 2012
    I want to start a cosmetic business in kumasi,Ghana and Accra-Ghana so any help. Thank you.
  • poonam said on December 17, 2012
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  • Salim Pathan said on December 21, 2012
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  • Hasnat said on December 26, 2012
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  • rohini said on December 28, 2012
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  • Amber said on January 25, 2013
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  • Cherotich maritim said on January 26, 2013
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  • Cherotich maritim said on January 26, 2013
    Want to start wholesaler cosmetic, how much will it cost me? Am from kenya,kericho county
  • Smita said on January 28, 2013
    I have already started selling of homemade ayurvedic hair oil. want to extend it more in mumbai. pls help
  • dipalli said on January 29, 2013
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  • kirandeep said on February 2, 2013
    hi i want to know ,from where should i buy cosmetics in wholesale rate in delhi for my business in jamshdpur.
  • Okpalaibekwe Chinonso said on February 6, 2013
    Its wonderful reading this article till the end and i felt like starting the cosmetics business immediately. Once again thanks for bringing it to my knowledge. My name is Chinok,i want to start wholesale cosmetics business in the City of Onitsha,Anambra State Nigeria. I will also like to know the minimum amount that i can invest in the business to run a small scale business and how to get acquainted with the suppliers. Dechinok@gmail.com
  • Richa Bhardwaj said on February 8, 2013
    I want to take Branded Cosmetics products agencies. Kindly tell me how to contact any one to know some thing extra, Or you can give me some guide line to how to start. My Contact-09835688129
  • Rajesh said on February 13, 2013
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  • Francisca said on February 26, 2013
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  • kirti said on March 1, 2013
    Hi i want to do cosmetic business please let me know in indrapuram where i contact in delhi and indrapuram
  • vishal said on March 4, 2013
    Hi i want to start cosmetics retail store in Raipur. & i want to know what brands should be required & from were i can purchase in wholesale rates...
  • Binita said on March 5, 2013
    Hi i want to start cosmetics retail store in Vejlpu OR Jivarajpark. & i want to know what brands should be required & from where i can purchase in wholesale rates.
  • Anurag said on March 5, 2013
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  • akshit joshi said on March 14, 2013
    hi i want to start wholesale business of cosmetics in punjab (india) plz guide how can i start and where should i purchase on wholesale price and give me contact number
  • padmini said on March 17, 2013
    Hi I want to start a wholesale Cosmetics business in hyderabad... pls guide me on getting the contact details of brand product distributors.
  • santosh said on March 19, 2013
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  • Josephine Amoo-Ankrah said on March 27, 2013
    Hi! i would like to start a wholesale business in Ghana, Tema within greater Accra. Please hint me on what, how to go about it., and also, like how do u think i can invest in it A-Z. I will also need correct brands of cosmetics product and companies that are reliable. Thanks.
  • sadia said on March 29, 2013
    Hi, My name is Sadia. I am selling Avon cosmetic products. Avon is very good quality makeup. Nearly 135year old company. If anyone want Avon cosmetic. i can provide wide range of cosmetic products. Very good for who want start cosmetic business. Pls email me. thanks
  • Kshama Kalgutkar said on April 4, 2013
    HI!! would like to start a wholesale cosmetic business in Amritsar please advise full detail . on buying the brands or how can i get an Agency agreement of some brands to represent.
  • TUFEL KHAN said on April 11, 2013
    HI I want to start beauty products business as well as cosmetics business on whole and retail basis in mumbai. i have a shop in the mall. 9702216949
  • Grace Baiden said on April 16, 2013
    Hi, i want to start a cosmetic business in Accra, Ghana on both wholesale and retail basics and need a detailed guideline on it. I also need contact details of brand product distributors and where l can also purchase on wholesale price with their contacts. Counting on..... Thank you. Email me at gracemyers@yahoo.com
  • santosh kumar said on April 17, 2013
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  • inder said on April 29, 2013
    hi, i want to start my brand cosmetic business in phagwara punjab. plz guide how can i start and where should i purchase on wholesale price and give me contact number , thanx
  • neetu singh said on May 8, 2013
    hi i want to start a cosmetic business in ghazabad. plz give me a full detail or contact no of brand product distributor.
  • usha said on May 14, 2013
    i want to start a business to sarees. please guide how can i start a business
  • neetu said on May 16, 2013
    hi i want to start a cosmetic wholesale business in Chandigarh my home please guide me how can i start and where should i purchase on wholesale price and give me contact number.
  • Videlis waithira said on May 16, 2013
    I would like to start a cosmetic wholesale business in Nakuru, Kenya. I would be grateful if you help know what am required so as to start and where to get the product. Also i kindly request you to help me with your contact so that i can seek advice from you. Am waiting to hear from you through my email. Thank you in advance
  • G.L. Badhan said on May 16, 2013
    hi i want to start wholesale business of cosmetics in Himachal pradesh (india) plz guide how can i start and where should i purchase on wholesale price and give me contact number
  • Olubola said on May 24, 2013
    I would like to start a cosmetics business in Lagos, Nigeria. Please, i need a detailed guide on how to start, Brand of products and contact details of distributors for wholesale and retail basics. Also, an idea on amount involve.
  • anantha padmanabha h.s said on May 25, 2013
    Hi I am just having plan to start some good wholesale oil business in small way please any one can help me out what type of the wholesale business will be good, to start in small way.
  • Noussa said on May 26, 2013
    I want to start cosmetic business in Oman Muscat any good brands you suggest
  • pauline said on May 29, 2013
    Hello , just wanted to know how much capital you need to be a franchise
  • r h ontor said on June 24, 2013
    hello, i want to start cosmetic business in bangladesh. Give me information & idea of wholesale & retailer cosmetic business. Thanks!!!
  • Swapnil said on June 24, 2013
    Dear Sir, I want start wholesale cosmetic business in Pune kindly advice my phn no is 09879199218
  • abid said on June 29, 2013
    I really want to start cosmetic wholesale business in srinagar j&k.could you. Plz tel me where to approach. whom to contact. plz let me know as soon as possible. bcoz time is running very fast. plz. 9797912622 ABID
  • aabid said on July 3, 2013
    siwan bihar, india. I really want to start cosmetic business plz help contact please comment hindi & Email: ansariabidhussain@yahoo.com Thanks
  • Lawson Dzandu Jnr said on July 17, 2013
    I am in Ghana, importer and wholesaler of Le orion brand of cosmetic product. Please contact me on +233-244611809 and lets do business.
  • Onyiah Onochie Harry said on July 17, 2013
    I want to start a cosmetic store, where i can sell all sorts of cream, ranging from Body, facial creams & soaps, facial powder. Sir, the truth is that i do not know much on the business, which is why i want you to come to my aid. I am in Ozoro in Delta State of Nigeria, i can be reached on +2347065040422 & oonyiah@yahoo.com
  • Vinod said on July 17, 2013
    I want to start wholesale cosmetics business in popular company items like hindusthan unilever, P and G, johnson and johnson , himalaya , garnier , etc. in belgaum district karnataka. please give me the guides where i want to purchase in cheap prices.
  • Anand Rahurikar said on July 19, 2013
    Respected sir/madam, Have a very nice time all the way, kindly help me to open cosmetics wholesale agency / shop at Gwalior (M.P.). Regrds, Anand
  • Priya said on July 24, 2013
    I want to start my wholesale cosmetic business in Pune. Please let me know more details about it.
  • Dan Wooten said on July 25, 2013
    I am from the USA looking to in 2014 go to India to set up a Wholesale Business for a Custom Line of Cosmetics using Herbs and Oils from India. Need Partners in this industry and advisers on beauty secrets from India. Also will be setting up an Academy of Beauty studying Missosology (Science of Beauty)in India to Export. If interested or to Advise please contact me at danwooten63@gmail.com. Gratefully, Dan Wooten
  • Alexandra Naa A. Dodoo said on July 25, 2013
    Hello, I thought about starting a business in cosmetics wholesaling in Ghana, Accra precisely. Could you please furnish me with all contacts home and abroad? My start up capital and the various product brands? Thank you.
  • bhavesh patel said on August 11, 2013
    Hi I wanted start business related to cosmetic product pls. Advice which one is advisable wholesale or retail shop in Mumbai Thanks Regards bhavesh Patel
  • Rohan said on August 14, 2013
    Hi ! This is Rohan from Gujarat. I have experience of 7 years in sales and marketing. Now I am looking to start my own wholesale business of supply of all range of cosmetic products. If you are looking to appoint franchisee or wholesaler then please give a call at : +91 8866167828 or email : rohan01986@rediffmail.com
  • jasmine said on August 19, 2013
    want to start a small business of cosmetics in Amritsar, Punjab, India. plz guide me how to go about it & from where to buy good quality branded cosmetics.
  • pramod said on August 23, 2013
    i want to start cosmetic business in sangli, maharastra, plz provide me more details. pramod 9967530805
  • yesudas said on August 24, 2013
    I am starting cosmetic shop in kerala. pls send ideas and product rate
  • Sadre said on September 3, 2013
    Hello Alexandra Naa A. Dodoo, I went through your post that you are looking for starting a cosmetics wholesale business. I need further details and for which can I have your e-mail please? my e-mail address is matrix_exim@yahoo.co.in. Thank you Sadre
  • lenil ashem said on September 4, 2013
    Dear sir, My nama is lenil singh ashem from imphal manipur india. I am looking woman beauty products wholesale dealer in mumbai. Please contact me more about this business.
  • Nikesh said on September 5, 2013
    Hi sir I want to start my wholesale cosmetic business in Mumbai . Pls help me regarding this .
  • lenil ashem said on September 6, 2013
    Dear Sir, My name is lenil ashem from Imphal Manipur India. I want to start woman all beauty products wholesale dealer in imphal please inform me where to contact and give me more about this business. I am going to start very soon in imphal.
  • Anil Kumar said on September 8, 2013
    I wants to start cosmetics business in delhi Kindly. Suggest me the process, where to get the material and all required stuff for that.
  • kasi viswanadham said on September 13, 2013
    good eve sir , i want to start cosmetics business in rajahmundry & near by. plz give me details and advice me with how amount? ok thanking u. regards kasi viswandham
  • dashrath said on September 17, 2013
    hi i want to start my wholesale cosmetic business for the branded item, in bangalore how ?
  • sudhakaran said on September 24, 2013
    Hi , i would like to start a cosmetic shop in thrissur kerala. So from where i can get the cosmetic protects and guidance about the business. and how much amount need to start this business ?
  • sarjerao desai said on September 25, 2013
    kolhapur maharashtra. plz send me some wholesaler of cosmetic, imitation jewellery address & phone numbers.
  • cynthia wanjiki said on October 8, 2013
    Hi i would like to start a cosmetic shop in nakuru, please send me your wholesale price
  • saloni rajput said on October 12, 2013
    i want to start a cosmetic shop in aurangabad maharashtra. plz help me in terms of investment, dealers ,brands and all such things as early as possible. plz provide me ur guidance.
  • om choubey said on October 19, 2013
    i want 2 or more distributorship of any product. plz suggest me as soon as.
  • PAT LEWIS said on October 22, 2013
    MY NAME IS PAT I WOULD LIKE TO START A WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTE TO SMALL RETAIL FASHION I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THERE IS ANY MANUFACTURING IS IN LONDON WHICH I COULD GO TO BECAUSE I DO THAT LIKE TO ORDER FROM CHINA OR I WOULD FIND ONE IN LONDON WHICH I COULD BUY FROM PLEASERING OR E-MAIL07943056224 LEWISPAT5@HOTMAIL.CO.UK
  • Sandip Jadhav said on October 24, 2013
    Hi sir, I want to start retail cosmetic shop in Nashik can you please guide me how to start retail shop, from where i get products and how much amount i have to invest. Regards, Sandeep Jadhav
  • shilpa chaudhari said on October 27, 2013
    Hi, I want to start Beauty Cosmetics related business beyond thane in mumbai. Please navigate me to proper path of our combine success.
  • shabbir shaikh said on November 5, 2013
    Hi,I want to start wholesale cosmetic business specially in salon and parlor products in chembur govandi mumbai but i am confused where to buy a products at reasonable price plz send me dealers address phn no.and products name ,brands and its price with discount rate plz send me the details
  • pankaj kakkar said on November 6, 2013
    hi to all, i also want to start a business of cosmetics in wholesale as well as in retail. kindly provide me the ideas how i should start the business and what is the initial investment should i do in the business? plz anyone help me .
  • Dheeraj said on November 12, 2013
    Hi .....I wanna start wholesale cosmetic business ....u tell me where to contact n give me more details ... Plz give me all the contact details

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