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Straight Talk About Owning A Beauty Salon

By November 17, 2023Salon Spa Blog
Beauty salon owners will want to read this article.

No fairy tales about owning a beauty salon will be found in this article; this is straight talk, the good and the bad, so you can get a balanced look at what the good, and the bad, of business ownership looks like.

We are Salon & Spa Galleria, rockin’ the Greater Fort Worth area with twenty-three salon suite rental locations. Call us at 817-917-1416 for more information and, if you are in the Fort Worth area, to arrange for a tour of our luxury salon suites.

Okay, let’s get down to the nitty gritty of beauty shops ownership.

The positives of owning a beauty salon.

No more working for commissions in a beauty salon, or hair salon, or nail salon, owned by someone else. No more providing the hard work while someone else profits from it.  You will be in charge of your entire professional career.  You can name your own hours, the days of operation, the decisions on what products to sell.  And, what we believe to be the biggest positive, you will have a sense of pride in owning something of value and developing that something into a healthy, profitable enterprise.

The negatives of owning a beauty salon.

The negatives begin with this truth: The buck stops with you!  There is no one else to blame if the business does not do well.  That is a harsh truth to face for many people.

There is no financial safety net, another truth which turns some knees into jelly.  If you do not make it in your own salon, how will the bills get paid? The creditors will not be understanding.  Your landlord couldn’t care less for your excuses about low cash flow.  If you have employees, the paperwork alone can be daunting.  There is a ton of work associated with owning a business, tax work and daily bookkeeping, and it is all a bit scary if you have never done it before, scary as in sleepless nights and self-doubts.

Do you have what it takes?

This, then, is the #1 Question.  Are you a self-starter? Do you have belief in yourself? Are you capable of bouncing back from setbacks?  Can you survive financially while the first slow months unfold?  Do you have confidence? Are you a people-person because, when it all comes down to basics, your salon will succeed if you provide a quality person and cultivate those first few business relationships.

You will have no boss telling you what to do.  If you don’t feel well, the show must go on.  If you are feeing depressed and overwhelmed, the show much go on.

Are we describing you?  If so, we are offering a deal worth considering at Salon and Spa Galleria.  Quality salon suites starting at $75 per week, and that low rental cost includes all utilities, WiFi, your own web page, and a host of other amenities.  It is a proven business model which is working, as we speak, in twenty-three locations, and it can work for you.

A final word about Salon & Spa Galleria.

Salon & Spa Galleria is locally owned and operated. Call us and ask us about our 26-step marketing plan, developed by our founder, Ron Sturgeon, well-known Fort Worth entrepreneur, and free to our clients.