6 Hair Dye Business Success Stories [2023]

Updated: July 24th, 2023
Start A Hair Dye Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a hair dye business:

1. Ugly Duckling ($720K/year)

Ishan Dutta (from Los Angeles, California, USA) started Ugly Duckling over 7 years ago.

$60K / month
2 founders / 2 employees
Los Angeles, California, USA

Case Study

Hello, my name is Ishan Dutta and I am the founder of Ugly Duckling Los Angeles, a hair products company catering to stylists and colorists.

We take in anywhere between 600 and 900 orders a month, with a conversion rate between 1%-2%, and an average cart value around $60 and trending higher.


Learn more about starting a hair dye business:

Where to start?

-> How to start a hair dye business?
-> How much does it cost to start a hair dye business?
-> Pros and cons of a hair dye business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established hair dye business
-> Marketing ideas for a hair dye business

Other resources

-> Hair dye business tips

4. CosmoProf distributor of salon professional products

Cosmo Prof® distributes salon brands to licensed salon professionals. With over 1100 stores, education and shows, salon furnishings, sales consultants, plus an iPhone app and business building tools… We’re a valued salon partner. And so much more.

  • Website traffic: 670K/month
  • Business rank: #101K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Davines

Davines North America, Beauty + Sustainability. At Davines, we believe that living a balance of beauty and sustainability, what we call sustainable beauty, can improve our lives and the world around us. Our work is a thoughtful balance of substance and style, nature and science, people and spirit.

  • Website traffic: 210K/month
  • Business rank: #122K

Check out their full website ➜

6. Behindthechair.com

Behindthechair.com is the largest community in the world for salon professionals. Discover the latest how-to education & creative inspiration in one place.

  • Website traffic: 430K/month
  • Business rank: #187K

Check out their full website ➜

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