Beauty Salon Equipment – The Ultimate Deciding Factor of Your Salon

Entrepreneurs who want to start their own salon will need to stock up on the appropriate beauty salon equipment. This equipment will have different functions within the beauty industry. The services offered by the salon will determine which type of equipment business owners will need to purchase.

Beauty Salon Equipment for a Hairdresser

The average beauty salon offers basic hair cutting and styling services. The equipment required for these services are listed below.

  • Hair styling chairs.
  • Chairs and sinks for hair washing.
  • Hair dryers.
  • Supply trolleys.
  • Large mirrors.

This type of equipment is considered to be “low end”. It is available through a large number of suppliers for relatively cheap prices. Most of this equipment will not have pricey additional features.

Beauty Spa Equipment

As the demand for day spa services has increased dramatically in the past decade, most salons sell beauty treatments. Many of these treatments are designed to pamper the client so that they feel relaxed. Some examples of day spa services are manicures, pedicures, massages, skin care, waxing and tanning. These services require a wide range of equipment. Below is a list of equipment that is commonly found in day spas.

  • Tables for manicures.
  • Chairs.
  • Foot spas for pedicures.
  • Lamps.
  • Equipment trolleys.
  • Massage tables.
  • Reclining chairs for facial treatments.
  • Tanning machines.

This equipment is readily available at a number of offline retailers. Consumers can get discounted equipment by shopping online. As salon equipment can get quite expensive, it is worth taking the time to do a price comparison between suppliers.

Buyers should be aware that the cost of this equipment will vary considerably. Day spa items tend to come with additional features will increase the client’s comfort level. The simpler the equipment, the cheaper it is sold for at stores. When purchased new, spa equipment can cost buyers thousands of dollars. Those who are on a tight budget should consider buying used beauty equipment.

These products can be purchased from spa suppliers or online through retailers and online auction websites. If consumers decide to buy their equipment second hand, they will need to ensure that the products are in good condition. Wasting money on poor quality products is not advisable. The best beauty salon equipment will last for many years to come.

If you are interested in starting a salon, it is important that you are knowledgeable about the health and beauty business. The best way to gain this knowledge is to take a beauty course. If you contact us, our staff will be able to talk to you about the courses we offer and how they can help your business.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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