Make Money In The Hair Industry
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How To Make Money In The Hair Industry

Top 3 Ways To Make Money

The hair industry is currently booming, especially when it comes to hair care, hair extensions, and hair products. As someone that works in the hair industry, there are plenty of ways for you to make money and capitalize.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a hair salon owner, a solo hairstylist, or someone that sells hair extensions and products, there’s a way for you to make money. The important thing is that you’re creative when attempting to make money in the industry.

There’s no simple way to increase your capital, but you’ll need to be okay with making changes and taking strides. You’ll need to pay attention to your audience and know what they like and dislike.

You’ll need to make sure you’re not spending more money than you have. Also, on top of that, you’ll need to reevaluate your brand if you’re not making money just starting out.

There are plenty of ways to make money in the hair industry. We’ve got the top three ways for you to make the most of your buck despite your avenue in the industry.

The top three ways are being a hairstylist, selling hair care products, and selling hair extensions.

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Hairstylist

Being a hairstylist is very fun! Most people that become hairstylists discuss the different ways they’re able to be creatives while also making more money than they ever dreamed. There are some tips to follow before taking the plunge to become a hairstylist.

First, you don’t want to become a hairstylist without having the proper marketing in place. No matter what kind of brand you are, marketing is essential. Start showcasing your skills on social media.

Be interactive with potential clients. Offer free services in exchange for social media posts. Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone to be more resourceful. Also, if you have a niche as a hairstylist, don’t be scared to showcase that!

People love to see what you can do well. Another tip is to maximize your schedule. Once you get into the groove of things, you’ll be able to see what parts of your schedule work, and which parts don’t.

The more that you schedule yourself in a way that works for both you and your clients, the more work you’ll get.

This means that you’ll be making more money in no time!

Beautiful young hairdresser giving a new haircut to female customer at parlor

Selling Hair Products

Selling hair care products is another way for you to make money in the hair industry. Hair product range anywhere from shampoos and conditioners to hair oils. Plenty of hair products can be made from the comfort of your home.

However, to make salon-grade products, you’ll need to get together with a manufacturer. Before you start spending money on creating different products, you’ll need to make sure you know who your audience is.

Are you selling to people that want to nurture their colored hair? Are you selling to people that want to care for their natural hair? Are you selling to people that need moisture? Ask yourself these questions before you take any essential first steps.

Knowing your market, and who will be buying from you will put you in the best financial place. Making money selling hair products isn’t difficult.

First, find out how you’re going to make the product, and who you’ll be selling to.

Second, do the proper branding and marketing to ensure your products sell.

Third, set up a website where your products can be purchased and shipped. If you’re not sure where to start, we have plenty of articles on the topic!

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Selling Hair Extensions

Selling hair extensions is by far the best way to make money in the hair industry. Hair extensions have become increasingly popular in the past years. Anyone that is anyone has probably worn hair extensions at least once, and as the hair industry grows, that number grows.

Hair extensions are a great way to increase your overall revenue. Here, at PLE, we have a how-to guide on how to sell hair extensions. We even have the hair to provide for you to get started. As with any business, you’ll want to ensure that you’re catering to the audience you have.

What kind of hair extensions are people buying these days? Which hairstyles do you see people with most? Think about this before you choose which extensions to sell. Also, make sure you’re doing the right marketing.

To make money, you’ll want to think about how you’ll present your brand. You don’t want to deal with losing money because you didn’t know about your audience and what they like.

Don’t be afraid to think outside the box. Selling hair extensions is a fun, creative process!

Make sure that you enjoy it!

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Remember This!

All in all, there are plenty of ways for you to make money in the hair industry. Be bold when thinking of the new and innovative ways to create capital. No matter what route you choose, don’t forget to cater to your market. Plan your marketing, plan your branding and you’ll have the best revenue on the block!

In my opinion, the best way to increase funds is to sell hair extensions. Hair extensions are never going out of style, and they’re the most cost-effective method! However, if you want to be a hairstylist, that’s okay too!

All in all, you should do what works best for you. What do you have time for? What do you have a passion for? How far are you willing to go? Any route you take will require that you invest into it. Put in the energy you wish to receive.

Don’t slack around and you should be hitting financial goals in no time. Also, don’t forget to make it fun. None of this will matter if you don’t have fun with your creative process.

Your creative process is what will drive you to make the most of your success!

About Simi Muhumuza

Simi is an undergraduate student at GSU. She is studying psychology, and is an avid black mental health advocate. She is also a poet, and is working on a book that will be released next year. She DJ’s on her spare time, and can be reached on all social outlets as @simimoonlight.

2 thoughts on “How To Make Money In The Hair Industry

  1. paulhardine says:

    Do you help people get started in business? With getting hair product as well? I want an online store, but need help with products and website started.

    1. Private Label Extensions says:

      Yes, we help with starting up businesses. Having a website and access to wholesale products is essential to making money in the hair industry. We provide wholesale prices as well as websites. All of our websites come with a free dropship account as long as your hosting fees are paid up-to-date. Want more information? Email us at [email protected] to get started!

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