How to Start a Skincare Business from Scratch in Australia

Your easy-to-follow step-by-step guide to starting a skincare business in Australia.

As a team who has been there and done that, we know just how overwhelming it can be to get a business off the ground. No one place seems to provide all the answers you need, your computer gets filled to the brim with open tabs, and you’re often left feeling more confused than when you first started.

Despite people’s passion, desire and drive to succeed, this overwhelm often leads to self doubt, procrastination and inaction and sadly, big dreams sometimes get put to the side and forgotten. We don’t want this for you!

The crazy thing is - once you know what to do, it’s not that hard! That’s why we’ve done the hard work for you and put all the steps you need to know in one place saving you time, energy and perhaps even a piece of your sanity!

How To Start a Skincare Business from Scratch in Australia is an online self paced course that will provide you with:

  • Everything you need to do to get your skincare brand off the ground - all the way from applying for and registering your business name and pricing your products, to purchasing insurance and launching. We covered all your bases have written it in a way that’s easy to understand and implement
  • A printable checklist so you can cross off your completed tasks as you go and celebrate your progress
  • Estimated time frames and costs for each step of the process
  • A printable calendar to help keep you on track and moving in the direction of your business building dreams.

Here’s the topics we cover:

  • Understanding key terms in the Australian natural skin care industry
  • Getting clear on your expenses
  • Pricing your products
  • Business name registration and trade mark
  • Setting up social media profiles
  • Applying for an ABN
  • Registering your domain name and choosing your web hosting company
  • Establishing your point of difference in the market
  • Branding
  • Understand Australian labelling laws
  • Designing your labels
  • Considering your customer’s experience
  • Registering for GST
  • Creating your online store
  • Choosing your accounting software
  • Product photography
  • Insurance
  • Ongoing business support
  • Strengthening your mindset
  • Launching.

Please note that this course has been written for aspiring skincare business owners who are already PLSC clients (or intend on becoming one) or who already have their own skin care range formulated and ready to sell.

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