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Have you ever thought of how lucrative and profitable a beauty spa business would be here in Nigeria? In this article, we will look closely at this business and share with you all that we know about it.

With the rate at which people work hard (hustle) in this part of the world which has made the life expectancy rate to be about 50 years it is a most that everyone take care of their body.

When it comes to taking good care of our body, exercise and eating healthy is not only required but having to be in a relaxed environment while your whole body is been taken care of is needed.

After a stressful day at work one should be able to put their body in a well comfortable and calm environment and this can be possible when you visit a beauty spa at least once in a week.

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What Is A Beauty Spa

A beauty spa is a place that focuses more on the treatment of the different parts of the body so as to keep your body and spirit refreshed. When you go to the gym for exercise you are required to move your body hard while using different fitness equipment’s but a spa does the opposite as it performs various services such as massages, pedicure and manicure and skin treatment.

In Nigeria today there are a hand full of this spots around which is why it can be considered as one of the best businesses to start. This business is not meant for everyone but for those who are experience and know the value of taking care of the body.

Experience, professionalism, commitment and knowing all the services required in running a successful beauty spa is what is needed to start this business.

Without wasting much time lets jump into the steps you can take to start a beauty spa business

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How To Start A Beauty Spa Business

Decide Your Type Of Spa

There are different aspect of starting a beauty spa and different services a spa offers. The service a spa offers includes pedicure and manicure, massages, yoga, make-up and makeover, skin and hair treatment. So whatever service you know you are good at is what you should focus on. If you are still able to offer all the services you can go ahead.

Write A Business Plan

Getting a business plan is very important as it will help you carefully analyse all that is needed to get your business up and running. It will help you plan your approach and how you intend to market your business. Writing a business plan also helps you get an idea of how much is needed to start the business and what the money would be used for. Example buying of equipment’s, renting of a premises products and services you offer etc.

Determine Your Targeted Customers

Customers are very important for anyone running a beauty spa and having to figure out who your customers are is key. Not everyone seem to know the importance of visiting a beauty spa so you have got to determine if your spa would be for those in your immediate environment or for influential people or celebrities. Getting to know your customers will also help you in picking a location for your business.  

Register and Get Necessary Licenses

Having to register your business is very important so you don’t get into trouble with the government of the state you are operating. You will have to register your business first with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and other necessary agencies. Getting a lawyer to help draft a legal structure is also needed.

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Choose A Location

There are so many things that should be put in place if you are going to succeed in this business and the most important is the located of your business. The location you choose to operate your business must be very conducive so your customers can come in and feel comfortable that is why getting a good interior decorator to design your spa is needful.

Get Your Equipment’s

The beauty spa business do requires a lot of capital to start but can be rewarding when done right. Depending on the size, a large beauty machine cost at least ₦ 1.4 million to purchase while a small one is ₦500,000 to ₦600,000 Naira. You can as well purchase other equipment’s needed for the different services you offer such as a massage table, facial steamer etc. and get them installed.

Hire Professional Beauty Therapists

The likelihood of you succeeding in this business would be determined by the professionalism you offer your customers this is why getting capable and experienced therapist is needed.  

Open Your Spa

Once everything is put in place then it’s time to open your doors so people can start coming.

Market Your business

You have got to look for a way to get people to know what your business is into and advertising your business on different medium will help in increasing your business popularity. You can as well create a professional looking website where potential customers can look at the services you offer, pricing and contact information to locate you. Using the different social media platforms to promote your business is also necessary which includes Facebook, twitter, instagram etc.  


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