Meet Need a Hair Makeover Franchisor Diane Shawe

Need a Hair Makeover is an exciting new hair and beauty franchise opportunity founded by Diane Shawe. Need a Hair Makeover’s prestigious business model has already won numerous awards and is attracting customers from across the country. Due to high demand, this trending beauty franchise is actively seeking people looking to follow in Diane’s footsteps and bring the glamorous hair and beauty franchise to their own areas.

Recently we spoke to Diane about her experience bringing the franchise model to life and what she hopes to achieve in the future.

1. Who are you and what is your role with Need a Hair Makeover?

Diane Shawe – Author of ‘Getting Started in the Hair Extensions Business‘ and ‘How Hair Extensions are Sourced Treated and Graded‘ – started her full time self employed business in Hair extensions & Hair Loss treatments in 2000 after spending 20 years in Business Development, Vocational Training and Telecommunication/Fibre Optic Technology. She is currently the CEO of NAHM Specialist Salon Franchise Ltd.

Diane Shawe is a speaker, trainer, mentor, consultant, entrepreneur and author with 18 published titles on Amazon and Google Books. She has personally trained over 4800 people around the world in a variety of subjects. She has contributed to over 200 Kiva Entrepreneur’s around the world in over 50 countries.

She was also one of the producers of a Day time Ladies Talk Show in 2015 and Host of one of the UK’s best loved Annual Hair Extensions Awards. She has served on various committees at the Huse of Lords and has won a variety of prestigious awards over the past 30 years.

So why hair extensions and Hairloss? In 1989 Diane lost all of her hair all over her body for three years due to an illness and the effects of the medication. She discovered during that time just how little specialist help there was for women and men who needed to appear in public comfortable, confident and normal whilst concealing a huge hair challenge, so she decided to do something about it and launched her first dedicated hair extensions salon in 2000.

2. What does Need a Hair Makeover Do? What will a franchisee do?

Need a Hair Makeover the world’s first Hair Extensions and Hairloss Specialist Salon Franchise has one key aim. To deliver the highest quality, the most innovative hair extensions techniques and hairloss treatments. To disguise hair challenges using non invasive techniques, supply specialist hair care products, and services to the maximum number of people around the globe in a convenient, affordable, classy, accessible and professional manner.

Every year, more and more people are suffering from hair loss caused by illness, medication, stress, chemical treatments, and damaged hair. We help treat and / or disguise thin, short, bald patches, damaged or sensitive scalp on all hair types, gender or age. We also have retail supplements and products for treating all types of hair issues.

3. Why is Need a Hair Makeover a smart investment for entrepreneurs?

For many people in Britain and throughout Europe, hair loss, thin hair, and damaged hair are a major problem. Most salons do not offer or specialise in treating, disguising or maintaining a non invasive solutions for these clients.

People today want instant gratification and immediate results. From helping them disguise hair loss by installing quality hair extensions, bespoke wigs to giving them specialist solution for combatting hair loss. Our Specialist salons will be a game changer in the market place as this is a niche market that has often been overlooked and will elevate itself above all the mobile hairdressers which usually undercut established hairdressers from region to region.

4. What do you look for in a potential franchisee?

We are looking for entrepreneurs who want to invest and open their own hair extensions and Hairloss Salon in their region.

They don’t need to be a qualified hairdresser or hair specialist because we will train them. They do need to be focused, resilient, dedicated, enterprising, honest, love helping people, responsible, self motivating, a team player, hard working and a drive to be successful.

5. Please tell me how Need a Hair Makeover supports franchisees?

By helping people to care and disguise their hair challenges, our specialist salon will give you access to the skills, tools and credentials needed to run this kind of business with ease and support.

Were we will train each Franchisee, help them establish their Outlet, Help them raise finance, Help with Business Planning and Cashflow Projections, Promote and Support their Business Enterprise under our Brand with a variety of packages to choose from.

6. What are your plans for growth over the next 5 years?

  • To help potential franchisees Duplicate a real, genuine business that allows them to help others throughout the UK and Europe
  • To support their businesses to consistently provides an impressive return on investment.
  • Role out our International Franchisee Licences so as to expand our branded services in other countries and be the brand leader in this sector. An opportunity exists to attract and release 10 international licences to Savvy investors/entrepreneurs who want to manage the roll out of our branded hair extensions and Hair loss Salon franchise model in their Country.
  • Develop a meaningful career path for a new type of specialist technicians, consultants and hair loss specialists to grow with rewards for years to come.

7. What has been your best achievement in the past year?

Need a Hair Makeover Hair Extensions & Hairloss Specialist Salons celebrates winning 2 years in a row the coveted prize at the annual Salon Awards for Best hair Extensions Salon 2020 & 2021.

Diane Shawe also won Creative Image 2020 which was a pleasant surprise.

After being nominated as finalist in six categories for the Salon Awards 2021

  • Best Salon
  • Best Customer Experience
  • Best Salon for Hair Extensions
  • Best Refurbished Salon
  • Best creative Image
  • Best Colourist

In 2021 after surviving the pandemic shutdown, Need a Hair Makeover moved into a prime 3 storey High Street Location which boast ground floor salon, 1st floor offices and 2nd floor training centre.

8. What are your interests and hobbies? What do you do to relax?

Diane also enjoys oil painting, sailing and clay pigeon shooting. She loves the outdoor, alicarte cooking, movies and theatre. She focuses on topics that she is passionate about in her writing and has attracted over 46,000 followers across her social media platforms.

If you have a passion for offering the highest levels of customer service, if you’re ambitious and can see yourself following in the footsteps of Diane Shawe and run a successful hair and beauty franchise, then why not request more information. Making your dream of owning your own hairloss salon could be a reality sooner than you think.

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