Your Beauty Salon Equipment Checklist

Brushes and Combs
Ensure you have the right selection of hairdressing brushes and combs in your beauty salon

  • Square/Round Brushes
  • Two Vent Brushes
  • Paddle Brush
  • Two Smoothing Brushes
  • Thermal Brush
  • Wide-Tooth Brushes
  • Teasing Comb
  • Wide-Tooth Comb
  • Rattail Comb
  • Two-Tail Comb
  • Tail-End Comb
  • Regular Comb
  • Pitchfork Comb
  • Rake Comb

Scissors and Electronic Grooming Equipment
Outfit your salon with the necessary hair clippers, blades and hair scissors. You can also ask your hairstylists for suggestions on their personal preferences for these. Here is a basic sample list to get started:

  • Trimming Scissors
  • Barber Scissors
  • Hair Clippers/Trimmers
  • Hair Steamers/Hair Processors
  • Hood Dryers
Brushes and Combs
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Grooming Equipment
equipped with a mirror
latest hair styling tools

Hair Styling Tools
Keep up with the latest trends and fashions in for your customers with the latest hair styling tools. Check hair styling magazines to discover the latest styling tools being used in the industry. Start with this sample list:

  • Hair Straightener
  • Ridged Curling Iron
  • Standard Curling Iron
  • Big Barrel Curlers
  • Curling Comb Hair Dryer
  • Blow Dryers
  • Diffusers
  • Hair Curlers
  • Hot Rollers
  • Multi Hair Styling Kits

Each hair styling station should be equipped with a mirror, tool holders, electrical outlet and storage drawers or a cart/trolley.

Other Supplies
Other salon supplies that you will need include:

  • Hair Clips
  • Colour Mixing Bowls
  • Aprons
  • Water Sprayers
  • Applicator Brushes
  • Paper Towels
  • Foil
  • Handheld Mirrors
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Plastic Gloves
  • Shampoo Bowls

Professional Hair Care Products
The following list is worth buying multiple variations of to work for different hair types:

  • Shampoos
  • Conditioners
  • Hair Straightening and Perming Solutions
  • Styling Gels
  • Serums
  • Mousse
  • Hair Colours
  • Hair Dyes
  • Hair Extensions

Buying the correct salon equipment is vital to the smooth operation of your new business and satisfying your customer’s needs. When making your purchases, it is worth keeping in mind the number of customers that you want to be able to attend at a time and the number of salon personnel that you are planning to hire. Sit and work this out before placing your order for the beauty equipment and supplies.

For more information on how to outfit your salon with the necessary furniture,
check out our beauty salon furniture page. It covers everything you need to know.  

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