When setting up your salon business, the equipment you purchase has a huge effect on your work. Your equipment is not only important from a practical perspective, in the sense that it has a large impact on the quality of your services, but it can also define the style of your salon.

 

Below are some key things to consider when setting up a salon, as well as the important items you will need depending on the salon or services you offer.

- What style and image do you want your salon to have e.g. traditional or modern? There are so many different styles of equipment available, so choose salon equipment which best fits in with your chosen style. Research your chosen equipment to ensure it can be used for the services you plan to offer.

- Ensure all equipment purchased is of a high quality and durable. The equipment needs to easy to clean and durable to maintain a professional image.

- Warranty - Choose a reputable company with good reviews for customer satisfaction. Investigate their policy for replacement parts etc. you do not want your business to be disrupted because your couch is not working or that you have to send it back to the manufacturer every 12 months for a service to ensure your warranty stays valid.

- Ensure the equipment complies with Health & Safety and fire regulations.

- Work within your budget, there are many different companies offering a variety of equipment. Ensure it suits your requirements, and purchasing equipment through a wholesaler is a great option if you want to save money, Beauty 4 Less offer great start up packages whether you are a hairdresser, nail technician or beauty therapist, while also offering on-going consumables at great prices. 

 

Key Items of Equipment when setting up a Nail Salon

Nail Station
Pedicure Station
Client Chair
Trolley
Therapist Chair
Nail Consumables (e.g., files, cotton wool, couch roll etc.)
Nail products (e.g. nail polishes, cuticle cream, cuticle remover, antiseptic, nail varnishes etc.)
Nail kit (e.g. cuticle knife, manicure bowl, sterilizers, towels, scissors etc.) 

 

Key Items of Equipment when setting up a Beauty Salon

Beauty Couch
Trolley
Therapist Chair
Consumables (e.g. spatulas, cotton wool, couch roll etc.)
Products (e.g. massage oils, skin care products, eye treatment proucts etc.)
Beauty kit (e.g. head bands, steamers, sterilizer, towels, bowls etc.)

 

Key Items of Equipment when setting up a Hairdressing Salon

Hairdressing/ Barber Chair
Trolley
Hairdresser Stool
Consumables (e.g. cotton wool, couch roll etc.)
Products (e.g. shampoo, tints, barrier cream, hair spray etc.)
Hairdressing kit (e.g. scissors, hair dryer, rollers, styling equipment, sterilizer, towels, etc.)

 

Key Items of Equipment when setting up a Waxing Salon

Beauty Couch
Trolley
Therapist Chair
Consumables (e.g. spatulas, cotton wool, couch roll, gloves, G strings etc.)
Products (e.g. pre wax, after wax, wax cleaner and wax etc.)
Waxing kit (e.g. Wax pots, head bands, tweezers, sterilizer, towels, bowls etc.)

 

Key Items of Equipment when setting up a Tanning Salon

Pop Up Tent
Consumables (e.g. sticky feet, g string, cap, couch roll etc.)
Products (e.g. prep solutions and tanning solutions)
Beauty kit (e.g. Spray gun, spray machine,  towels etc.)


To see the rest of our products, feel free to browse our website at www.beauty4less.co.uk for all of your Salon Supply needs, and if you have any questions, contact us at customerservice@beauty4less.co.uk or phone on 0845 8621545.