Technology has changed everything. It has changed the way of working, the way of thinking, lifestyle and more. Whether it’s education, healthcare or automobile, technology is being used everywhere for the practical purpose of solving problems. Through this, we can find more convenient ways to get many things done in a day without any hassle.
Beauty & wellness industry is one of them, which is also taking the benefits of technology. The advent of beauty & wellness app and e-commerce website has made an awesome change. Whereas, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) redefining the industry with some interesting and innovative facts. Thus, this industry has gained massive prominence since the top beauty & wellness startups and brands have come into the market. And, it is great to see innovative changes in the beauty & wellness industry.
In general terms, beauty & wellness are the basic need for everyone today. Everyone wants to look beautiful, handsome, fit, and stylists to stand out from the crowd. And, it can be done through beauty and wellness mobile app. Thus, feeling healthy and active is very important for inner peace.
It’s unsurprising that the global beauty industry is currently enjoying a 5 percent growth. Asia-Pacific alone is expected to yield $ 6.6 billion in revenue from 2016 to 2021. It is expected that this multi-dimensional industry will become a trillion dollar industry in no time. And due to the evolving demands of consumers, the various brands, beautician, and makeup artists are making their way to the internet through mobile applications.
Gone are the days when beauty & wellness was only meant for the upper classes or well-heeled kind of people. Now, using mobile apps, everyone can take the benefits of various types of beauty & wellness related services at affordable prices.
Today, however, setting up a beauty or saloon business is not like a cup of tea. There is tough competition in this industry. You’ll find a beauty salon at every corner of your city. So, what should you do to survive in such a highly competitive industry?
If you have an idea of beauty and wellness application, but don’t know from where to start, look no further, here we will help you to make it real.
In this following article, we will discuss the various aspects of the beauty & wellness space. And, make it clear as for how to build a beauty & wellness app or e-commerce websites like Glam Squad, Beautylish, and Plum Perfect.
Types of Beauty and Wellness industry solutions that you can consider for your profession or startups:
Factors That Help You Reveal The Cost Of App Development
Advantage and convenience, this is what a customer expects from a mobile application. As per some studies, around 60% of customers give importance to the applications that are convenient and provide exciting offers.
Things That You Need To Consider To Boost Your Services As Well As Revenue
Beauty & Wellness App Development- Features, Panels, And Cost
Basically, a beauty and wellness mobile app that you can create without investing a lot. But, an application without any advanced features is not enough to stay long in the competition. If you want to make it more popular, more useful than you have to invest huge money in it.
Here we are going to discuss the app panels, advanced features and cost briefly.
Register: User can register to access the beauty services. User registration and login are very simple to get into the app.
Salon or Beauty Professional Profile: It will allow the user to access the information of salon or beauty professionals such as address, or service type. Users can also get to know whether beauty professionals are certified or not.
Services List/Select Services: After the login, users can access the services list provided by the beautician and can select the service as per the review and rating.
User Profile: A user can view his profile and daily feeds of the application, where he/she can like or view the feeds shown.
View Subscription Packages: Subscription is very important to lure the customers. In this, a user can get subscription packages to get some other benefits offered by the salon owner or beautician.
Book the Appointments: In this, a user can book an appointment by giving them a day or date on which they want to avail the services.
Payment: Payment can be made through integrated payment modes such as credit/debit card, and mobile wallet.
Rate and Review: Through this, the user can get reviews and rating of salon or beautician provided by the customers.
View Booking History: Users can get their past and ongoing booking history. They can also re-schedule the appointment for the same beautician, professionals or salon.
Fashion Library: It’s hard to understand what actually a customer wants. To make it easy, you can recommend a fashion library feature to customers so that they can select desired hairstyle or makeup from the photo gallery.
Salon Owner/ Beauty Professionals Panel
Register: Salon owner or beauty professional can easily register themselves by providing their details.
View Customer Request: Salon owner or beauty professional can view customer requests upon an appointment date and time.
Accept And Reject Customer Request: Depending on the users’ request and availability of beauty experts, the owner can accept or decline the user request.
Manage the Services: Beauty professional or salon owners can manage their services.
Assign Beauty Professional to the Customer: As per the customer’s request Salon, owner/beauty professional can assign beauty artist to the customer.
Dashboard: It shows everything such as the number of booking, number of beauty salon and more. Also, admin can manage everything such as user account, salon account, payment, etc.
Manage Users: Admin can manage the users’ account. Admin can review the account information if not found relevant admin can suspend the account of that user.
Manage Salon: Here, admin can manage salon account as he/she can also accept or delete the request of salon owner and beauty professionals.
Beauty Professional: The account of beauty professional can also be managed by admin.
Manage Payment: Admin can manage payment system. He/she can track how much payment made by online and offline.
Offers/Coupon Code: It’s used to stay long with the services as admin can provide offers/coupon code to provide maximum benefits to the customers.
Social Login: It’s extremely useful to get login into the app with ease. A user can log-in directly with social channels.
Geo Locations: It’s an essential feature that will help your customer to track the live location of beauty professional that you have hired.
Cloud Environment: Cloud environment allows you to manage data of customers and salon owners over the cloud storage that can be accessed anywhere and anytime.
Predictive Search: This feature will help your customer to search for salon or beauty professional by name and location.
Advanced Filter: Advanced filter allows your customer to take the services by rating, price, location, and offer.
Promo/Offer: This is one of the best features that help customers to avail the benefits of offers provided by the company.
In-app Chat: This feature lets the customer chat with the support team or to the app support directly in the app itself.
Packages: Customers can buy packages as per their need to avail the benefits.
Membership: This is the best feature to get the full benefits of on-demand beauty app. You can provide membership to your customers to buy 3 months, 6 months and 12 months at affordable prices.
Social Media Integration: Your On-demand mobile app solutions must allow users to share their experiences over social media.
Push Notification: The push notifications are none other than real-time updates that will keep a user informed about any activities related to an app or services.
Technologies and 3rd Party API Integration
Cost of Beauty & Wellness Mobile Application
The cost of beauty and wellness app depends on platforms, features, their party applications and the most important one, i.e. Location as where the app is being built. Well, after discussing the various aspects here we came to the final conclusion. The app with basic features would cost you around $15,000 if develop in India. Whereas, the app on both platforms iOS and Android with advanced features and technologies will cost around $25,000 – $40,000. And, the development time will be around 350 to 450 hours.
Endive Software is a leading mobile app development company. With the proven track record and vast experience in beauty & wellness mobile application development, our developers can build a peer to peer mobile application for all purposes.
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