Top 10 Beauty Salon Franchise Opportunities in India

Are you searching for profitable and popular beauty salon franchise opportunities in India? If you are passionate about beauty related activities, buying a beauty salon franchise is a win-win proposition. You get the advantage of being linked to a big brand and save on the costs of marketing and advertising. Since it has already built a reputation for quality, you enjoy the goodwill generated.

Here is our compilation of the top most profitable beauty salon franchise opportunities in India.

Top 10 Beauty Salon Franchise Business Opportunities in India

#1. Shahnaz Husain Group

The Shahnaz Husain Group is India’s leading company in the field of natural beauty and anti-aging treatments. Started in the 1970s by Shahnaz Husain in New Delhi, the group has over time vertically integrated to encompass every aspect of Ayurvedic care and cure. The Group currently have over 200 franchisees, for both our parlors as well as  training institutes

#2. VLCC

Mrs. Vandana Luthra started the VLCC brand in the year 1989. As of now, The business operations are expanded over 300 locations across 121 cities and 16 countries with a direct company managed operations in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Malaysia, Singapore, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait.VLCC is widely recognized for its scientific weight loss solutions and its therapeutic approach to beauty treatments.

With a staff strength of nearly 6000, over two-thirds of whom are experienced specialists including medical doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, cosmetologists and physiotherapists and having served over 10 million customers since its inception.
Investment: The total investment required would be around 60-62 lacs.
Space: Space in a posh locality is preferred.

#3. Jawed Habib Hair & Beauty Ltd

Jawed Habib is one of the leading hair & beauty salon chains in India. The company currently operates a total of 312 outlets across 21 states and 90 cities in the country. A renowned Hair Expert Jawed Habib promotes the brand. Actually, he started the company with a vision to provide quality hair styling and beauty services to the wider populace of the country.
Investment: Jawed Habib’s HairXpreso Franchise cost is between Rs. 10,00,000 to Rs. 15,00,000
Space: For opening a Jawed Habib’s HairXpreso unisex salon you will need to have a commercial area of minimum 100 SQ. ft.

#4. Lakme Salon 

Hindustan Unilever pioneered the salon franchise format in India. Lakme Salon franchising was started in 2000 and in the year 2009, Hindustan Unilever exited this business and licensed it to Lakme Lever Pvt Ltd a Subsidiary of Hindustan Unilever to operate and expand the business. Lakme is considered as the pioneer in the beauty brand in India. At present Lakme salon have over 220 stores in India and with 130 franchise partners growing every day.


AromaThai was created in the year 2008  inspired by the concept and intrinsic value of foot massages and enlightened by the experiences of spas in Thailand. One of its kind concept – a spa for the feet from Thailand, a kingdom that stands at the forefront of the spa therapy, well known for its atmospheric relaxation and heirloom traditional wellness treatments.
Investment: the estimated cost of Aroma Thai franchise investments on a broader scale will range between Rs. 50 lakhs to 1 crore.
Space: As per our estimation, AromaThai franchise area requirements will be around 500 square feet.

#6. Green Trends

Actually, the Trends In Vogue Pvt. Ltd., a CavinKare Group company owns the Green Trends brand. They are present in 15 cities across south India with the four major cities Bangalore, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, and Chennai. Green Trends Hair & Style Salon are pioneers in offering a full range of grooming solutions for value-conscious consumers.

Green Trends offers trendy haircuts and color services, complete skin care solutions and bridal packages, at affordable rates. Equipped with the knowledge on a wide variety of professional hair & skin care products, Green Trends provide well trained professional stylists who provide friendly quality service.
Investment: 35-40 lacs
Area Required: Minimum 1000 Sq.ft carpet area


SPALON  is an initiative by DREAMZ INTERNATIONAL founded by DR.ROOPA LAKSHMI BHAT who is a NATUROPATH, SPA CONSULTANT AND SPA EQUIPMENT TRADER in the industry who envisaged the dream of setting up SPALON centers which offer quality services at a very affordable price with premium quality of service.

SPALON the premium brand of Wellness Lounge exclusively for Ladies is on the vision of opening up their chain of centers across India and intends to facilitate lady entrepreneurs and investors to invest in the concept which is affordable and with a faster breakeven.
Investment: On Request.
Area Required: 800 Sq.ft carpet area

#8. B – Blunt Salon

Celeb Hairstylists’ Adhuna Bhabani-Akhtar and Osh Bhabani’s salons, B Blunt is regarded as India’s most stylish team of hairdressers. On the menu are beauty services that are both sensible and funky to give your personality an edge of attitude and spunk.
Area Required: 800 -2,000 sq.ft carpet area
Investment: On request

#9. Juice Salon

The Juice Salon is India’s trendiest salon with branches across metros and mini-metros catering to the beauty needs of ardent fashion followers, trendsetters, and celebrities. Juice has been in existence in the past decade and has now become a benchmark in the Hair Care and Nail Care industry.
Investment: Rs. 50lac – Rs. 1 Cr
Area Required: Minimum 1500 sq.ft carpet area.

#10. Contours International

Contours are India’s biggest chain of women’s gyms. They are part of an international chain called Contours Express, headquartered in the U.S. Introduced in India in 2006, Contours are 11 gyms strong, across the country and growing rapidly. The Lady behind the Contours Fitness Studio is Chandra Gopalan, a fitness enthusiast, and an established marathon runner.
Investment – 55-60 lakhs
Area Required -1800-2000 sq.ft. -2020