Top 5 most profitable beauty treatments revealed

Semi-permanent make-up treatments take all five top slots in the list of beauty treatments with the largest profit margins. Fragrance Direct has explored the cost of training courses and starter kits for 60 popular beauty treatments, along with the average price charged by professionals around the UK to find out which is the best value for money. Here are the results.

1. Semi-permanent brows 

Offering semi-permanent brows would make you the most money on average. If you specialised in eyebrow tattooing, you could earn up to £4,420 gross per week if you had 10 clients a week, according to the stats.

Average treatment price: £442

Training costs (including starter kits): £4,995

Number of treatments to pay off training costs: 11

Gross earnings per week (based on 10 clients per week): £4,420

 

2. Semi-permanent lip liner

Adding semi-permanent lip liner to your treatment menu would bring in £3,600 per week.

Average treatment price: £360

Training costs (including starter kits): £4,995

Number of treatments to pay off training costs: 14

Gross earnings per week (based on 10 clients per week): £3,600

3. Semi-permanent eyeliner 

In third place, semi-permanent eyeliner would bring in £3,300 a week. However, the training costs are far more expensive than semi-permanent brows and lip liner, according to Fragrance Direct.

Average treatment price: £330

Training costs (including starter kits): £8,394

Number of treatments to pay off training costs: 25

Gross earnings per week (based on 10 clients per week): £3,300

4. Ombre Brows 

Ombre brows are another high-profit treatment offering. The soft-shading eyebrow technique could bring in £3,010 per week.

Average treatment price: £301

Training costs (including starter kits): £4,495

Number of treatments to pay off training costs: 15

Gross earnings per week (based on 10 clients per week): £3,010

  

5. Microshading

Another brow treatment to bring in healthy profits is microshading, which fills in the brows with tiny pinpoint dots. On average, it could bring in £2,600 a week.

Average treatment price: £260

Training costs (including starter kits): £3,000

Number of treatments to pay off training costs: 12

Gross earnings per week (based on 10 clients per week): £2,600

 

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