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IMAGE Studios

IMAGE Studios Franchise

IMAGE Studios offers salon spaces for beauty professionals to sublet. Franchisees act as property managers working directly with these beauty professionals who sign leases where they will operate their individual studios. IMAGE Studio's business model is simple, stable, and scalable for first-time franchisees or experienced business owners. They offer comprehensive training and continued support in marketing and recruiting.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$868,150 - $1,747,220
Franchise fee
Veterans Discount
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own an IMAGE Studios Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • IMAGE Studios offers rentable salon suites that provide modern, high-end salon studios at affordable rates to salon professionals. This business model is simple, stable, and scalable
  • Provides its franchisees with extensive training and support including site selection, project management, marketing, and recruiting

How does it make money?

  • Charging rent to the beauty professional that leases space in your location

Who is it for?

  • No beauty industry experience is needed but management experience is a plus
  • This is a great concept for someone who is ready to own their own business and break from the traditional 9-5 work model

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Continuous marketing and recruiting to find new stylists to work in your location as well as bringing in new customers
  • You likely won’t need to hire any management employees, unless you grow to more than a few locations


IMAGE Studios 

About Us

IMAGE Studios is an exclusive salon suite that provides modern, high-end salon studios at affordable rates to salon professionals. We strive to improve the communities we live in with the creation, support, and growth of independent franchisees across the country.  Our business model is a real estate rental model based in the beauty industry. You will be a property manager working directly with beauty professionals who will sign a lease with you on their individual studios.

CREATIVITY, FREEDOM, SUCCESS - These are the fundamental core values of the IMAGE brand. They represent our passion and what we do. They’re the pillars of our brand and company culture. They’re one of the many reasons salon professionals choose to open their business at IMAGE Studios.

Industry Facts

9% The beauty industry is projected to grow 9% annually from 2018 – 2028. The salon suite industry is booming post-COVID due to an ever-increasing demand for private, turnkey salon suites for health, wellness, and beauty professionals. IMAGE Studios is the luxury leader in salon suites – when you want the best, you choose IMAGE.

$88BYou’d be hard-pressed to find a more stable and scalable franchise chain than IMAGE Studios® in the $ 88-billion-a-year beauty industry. IMAGE is poised to take over this growing segment of the salon suite industry over the next 10 years, and beauty is one of the few industries that fares well during any economic condition.

1.3MMore than 1.3 million beauty professionals work in personal appearance occupations in the US, including hair stylists, nail artists, estheticians, massage therapists, eyelash extension artists, and more. These professionals are driven and highly entrepreneurial compared to the overall workforce which is why salon suites have experienced such tremendous growth over the last 10+ years. IMAGE provides the perfect solution to these ambitious beauty professionals and creates an incredible platform for success.

Why Franchise With Us?

We provide an incredible space and atmosphere for salon professionals – they bring their passion, talent, and clientele. The beauty industry is booming and our salon suite business model is an attractive lifestyle business that is simple, stable, and scalable. First-time entrepreneurs and experienced business owners alike can benefit from this incredible opportunity of building beautiful salon studio spaces and then subleasing these individual studios back to beauty professionals. 

Training and Support

  • SITE SELECTION, MARKET ANALYSIS, & UNIT ECONOMICS - Our experienced national real estate partners and corporate office assist in finding you the right site, through local market demographic and psychographic data analysis, landlord and building vetting, and unit economics assessment to secure your new IMAGE Studios® location!
  • CONSTRUCTION & PROJECT MANAGEMENT Franchisees are guided through design and construction using our talented in-house designers and project management team. Our best-in-class build-out and competitive pricing are made possible through our national partners and vendors in construction, equipment, and supplies.
  • MARKETING & RECRUITING Our corporate marketing and operations teams train you from start to finish to recruit and fill your new IMAGE Studios® location. From innovative marketing assets to strategic social media advertising partners, you’re guided step-by-step to recruit talented IMAGE Professionals.
  • TRAINING, EDUCATION, & SUPPORT - Franchisees at IMAGE receive unrivaled training and support! Our departmental experts train you in all aspects of business and operations of running your new IMAGE Studios® salon. But, it doesn’t stop there, IMAGE Owners receive ongoing roundtable and expert training to execute at a higher level of expertise.
  • COMMUNITY & COLLABORATION - There’s nothing like belonging to a tribe or community. When you join IMAGE, you join a powerful entrepreneur collective of like-minded franchise owners, driven to support each other and build the brand together. The IMAGE Community has powerful camaraderie and is highly collaborative in our weekly roundtables, monthly Franchise Advisory Council, and annual IMAGE Retreat!

** Veteran Discount 20% off our franchise fee of 64,500!

So if you are looking for an opportunity in the booming beauty industry, contact us for more information!




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