7 Hairstyling Business Success Stories [2023]

7 Hairstyling Business Success Stories [2023]
Start A Hairstyling Business

A hairdresser maintains and styles clients’ hair. Hairdressing is a busy professional on the streets and does not require a hefty budget to start. To start a hairdressing business, you can rent cheaper shop premises on the streets or operate as a mobile hairdressing business.

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

1. Urban Betty ($6.6M/year)

Chelle Neff (from Austin, Texas, USA) started Urban Betty about 18 years ago.

$550K / month
1 founders / 64 employees
Austin, Texas, USA

Case Study


2. Luxy Hair

Get longer, fuller hair than ever before with clip-in Luxy Hair extensions. High quality, luxurious, 100% remy human hair extensions at an unbeatable price.

  • Business rank: #62.1K

Check out their full website ➜

Learn more about starting a hairstyling business:

Where to start?

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

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established hairstyling business

Other resources

4. Salon Iris

Salon Iris software takes care of all the hard work for you. Start growing your business today. Trusted by over 50,000 salon owners. Try it free right now!

  • Website traffic: 130K/month
  • Business rank: #123K

Check out their full website ➜

5. How to Fill Your Hair Salon With Clients

THE SALON PUNK offers powerful hair salon proven salon business building and mentoring that really does work. Working with THE SALON PUNK can change everything.

  • Business rank: #1.61M

Check out their full website ➜

6. Urban Betty

Urban Betty hair salon in Central Austin, TX provides haircuts and hair treatments for men and women looking for the best salon experience available.

  • Estimated revenue: $550K/month
  • Business rank: #961K

Check out their full website ➜

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