The biggest beauty side-hustles revealed. If you’re a makeup and skincare addict who’s keen to stop spending and start earning, you could turn your passion into power by training up and taking on a glamorous new beauty side-hustle.
To help you get started, Fragrance Direct have 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, we reveal the most profitable beauty earners.
Millions of women have a ‘side hustle’ job to pursue their passions – and make a few quid on the side, but how do you know which direction to take?
The beauty industry’s current worth is over £30billion in the UK alone.
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Top of the class – The treatments with quickest profitability
Hair extensions are the quickest side-hustle to profit from, as you don’t have to be a qualified hairdresser to train up, and the start-up costs are very low. There’s not much included in the starter kit, either, meaning you don’t have to fork out on fancy equipment.
The biggest money makers
Semi-permanent makeup would make you the most money on average. If you specialised in eyebrow tattooing you could earn up to £207,740 a year, if you had 10 clients a week.
Overall, eyebrows are the facial feature set to make you the most money – but that’s no surprise, as brow loving Brits are obsessed with keeping them tame.
The cheapest to train in
It costs just £97.70 to become a qualified Reiki teacher, which is the cheapest treatment to train in from the 60 we analysed. Hair treatments that don’t need an NVQ or equivalent qualification are also very cheap to train in. So if you love doing updos and think you’ve got the skills to go professional – why not give it a go?
A pain to train – The hardest hustles
Whilst many ladies are offering dermal fillers, it takes a LOT of training, with a cost of £10,595 if you’re a total novice with no medical background. Not only that, it would take over two years to qualify and you’d have to carry out 78 treatments to earn your start-up costs back.
The cheapest treatments
Regardless of training costs, you need a treatment that pays a good amount of money. If you’re looking for a high earner, steer away from more traditional methods of threading and waxing – they are so 2010. If you specialised in eye-brow threading, you’d only earn £98 a week from 10 treatments.
So there you have it Amorelles, the best beauty side-hustles revealed! We predict 2020 will see a rise of the secondary income, get them coins girl!