Best Places to Start Salon and Kinyozi Business in Nairobi


Salon Business is very profitable, before we go far you should know this, and the business has not been fully exploited. Nairobi is one place that the business is booming, with many entrepreneurs making millions silently.

In order to have a successful salon business in Nairobi, you must have very beautiful women to do the job, a massage room and enough waiting room space.

Another factor that is so important in regards to successful Salon business is having competent workers, excellent interior paintings and decorations and above all the language your employees use towards clients. If you have all this, then I don’t see why your Salon will collapse.

Now the hardest part in owning a successful and profitable salon is the location of your business.In Nairobi, the best areas for the business is estates where there is enough crowd and places with significant number of middle class, who are capable of paying up to Ksh 3,000 per head.

Such places include:

  1. South C
  2. South B
  3. Langata
  4. Donholm/Umoja/Buruburu
  5. Rongai
  6. Kilimani
  7. Roysambu/Kasarani
  8. Kileleshwa
  9. Hurlingham


The cost of starting an executive salon depends on location and the rent charged for the business room. But according to our estimates, it will cost you Sh 500,000 to start a salon that can generate at least Sh 80,000 per month.