Many dream of opening their own beauty salon or hairdressing salon, but the road is long and tedious. To help you see more clearly, we have listed 10 essential points to respect.
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In order to open a hairdressing salon or beauty institute, it is absolutely necessary that one of the founders is a graduate. Indeed, the State wants to ensure that at least one person can control the services provided.
For a hair salon, the BP is required. For beauty salons, the CAP is also accepted.
If you don't have a degree, perfectly legal situations exist. Indeed, it is possible to open a hairdresser's salon provided you have 3 years of experience as: manager of a hairdresser's salon, self-employed or employee of a hairdresser's salon.
You can also, as soon as the show opens, hire a graduate employee on a permanent full-time basis.
Once you are legally able to open a hair salon, the first thing to do is market research. To know if your business will be profitable, you must first of all be able to answer these 5 questions:
Unfortunately, diplomas do not, or not sufficiently, train for entrepreneurship. In order not to throw yourself into the unknown, we strongly advise you to train yourself in business creation. Online training courses exist that will teach you how to start a business. Drafting the articles of association, appointing the manager, depositing funds or even legal announcements... You need to know these terms to open your salon.
Then, before you open your hair salon, you must absolutely train yourself in management techniques. There are two points:
Different options are available to you depending on your experience. You can simply read articles on the subject, but we advise you to follow a real training, especially for the legal side.
The business plan is essential, it is the document that will allow you to justify all your expenses. When you apply for a loan from the bank, it will require a solid business plan. It must convince, with supporting evidence, that your hair salon will be profitable, that is to say that it will make profits that will allow your financiers to "regain" their money.
If you have personal financing, the business plan allows you to anticipate expenses so that you are not surprised at the end of the first year of the financial year.
This is one of the essential steps, and it will seem much simpler once you are trained in entrepreneurship. To popularize the thing, there are several legal statuses: SARL, EURL, SNC, etc. To know which one to choose, you will have to ask yourself the following questions:
Opening a business requires funds. To do so, several options are available to you, either personal funds or external contributions (equity financing, donations, credit, etc.). To estimate the funds needed to launch your business, you must :
It is by asking yourself these questions that you will be able to set a rate and avoid being in deficit at the end of the year.
Before you do anything else, you need to determine the location of your facility. You must leave nothing to chance:
Then you have to ask yourself some practical questions:
Nothing should be left to chance, before buying or renting you should also estimate the amount of work, if any, and integrate it into your business plan.
Once your hair salon exists, you're going to have to make it known. This is the most important step to hope to have a profitable business. In order to put all the chances on your side, don't hesitate to call on the Wavy team! With Wavy, you can benefit from:
If you would like to know a little more, we advise you to read the article 'How to choose the cash register software for your hair salon'.