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Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment Market Research Report | SIC S96.020 | Jun 2016

Price cuts: Lower prices will dampen profit margins despite continued revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Hairdressing and Beauty Treatment industry provides treatments such as hair cutting, colouring, waxing and skincare. Over the past five years, industry operators have focused on building their brands and improving customer service in order to maintain and grow their customer bases. Operators want their services to be regarded as necessary rather than indulgent and discretionary. They have also reduced their prices in the hope that sales volumes will increase, leading to wider profit margins. Following the result of the EU referendum, it is expected that consumer confidence will decrease, negatively affecting the industry. However, basic salon services are not anticipated to be affected by adverse economic conditions due to their non-discretionary nature... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter


London is home to the highest number of hair and beauty establishments, accounting for 14.3% of the industry total. London is an important part of the fashion world, with events such as London Fashion Week influencing industry demand. The city has a relatively high average household income owing to the influx of rich and fashion-conscious people. Many high-end hair and beauty salons are based in this region.

The South East

The South East is home to approximately 12.2% of industry establishments. As it is the most populous region of the United Kingdom, demand for industry services is relatively high... purchase to read more


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What is the Hairdressing & Beauty Treatment Industry?

This industry provides hairdressing and beauty services through hair and beauty salons and self-employed hair professionals and beauticians. Hairdressing services include hair washing, trimming and cutting, setting, dyeing, tinting, blow drying, straightening and similar activities. Beauty services include make-up, skin care, waxing, facial massages, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, manicures and pedicures.

Industry Products
Hair cutting, styling and colouringSkincare servicesHair removal servicesNail-care servicesTanning and spray tan servicesProduct salesOther hair services
Industry Activities
Hair washing, trimming and cutting, setting, dyeing, tinting, blow drying and straighteningShaving and beard trimmingFacial massages, waxing and make-up Manicures and pedicures

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