We are now open in Houston Memorial, TX

IMAGE Studios® is now open in Houston Memorial, TX! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners, Richard & Esther Mazzarino on opening their incredible location – an amazing acomplishment!

IMAGE Studios® has over 295 locations in development throughout the United States, and Houston Memorial is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Richard & Esther!

We are now open in Leawood, KS!

IMAGE Studios® is now open in Leawood, KS! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners, Devon & Julia Fritz on opening their gorgeous location! This is an incredible achievement.

IMAGE Studios® has over 295 locations in development throughout the United States, and Leawood is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Devon & Julia!

Now Open in San Antonio North, TX!

We are open in San Antonio North, TX! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners Qasim Butt & Zanobia Syed on opening their first stunning location –  this is a huge achievement! 

We have over 295 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the US, and San Antonio North is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Qasim & Zanobia!

Growth of IMAGE Studios in Florida: Revolutionizing the Salon Industry

The sunshine state of Florida is not just famous for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture; it’s also becoming a hub for innovation in the salon industry. In recent years, one name has been making waves across the state – IMAGE Studios. With its unique approach to salon spaces, IMAGE Studios is redefining the way beauty professionals work and thrive in Florida.

The Rise of IMAGE Studios

IMAGE Studios is not your typical salon chain. Founded on the principles of empowerment, entrepreneurship, and excellence, IMAGE Studios provides a platform for beauty professionals to own and operate their own salon spaces. The company’s mission is simple yet profound: to revolutionize the salon industry by offering salon suites that prioritize freedom, creativity, and success.

Why IMAGE Studios?

So, what sets IMAGE Studios apart from traditional salon models? The answer lies in its innovative approach to salon spaces. Instead of renting chairs or booths within a communal salon, beauty professionals at IMAGE Studios lease fully-equipped salon suites. These suites are private, customizable spaces that offer unparalleled freedom and autonomy to beauty professionals.

The Florida Expansion

In recent years, the demand for salon suites in Florida has been on the rise, driven by a growing community of independent beauty professionals seeking more control over their careers. Recognizing this trend, IMAGE Studios embarked on an ambitious expansion journey across the state.

Today, IMAGE Studios boasts multiple locations throughout Florida, including in cities like Palm Beach Gardens, Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville. Each studio is meticulously designed to provide beauty professionals with a luxurious and inspiring environment where they can thrive.

Benefits for Beauty Professionals

Beauty professionals who choose to partner with IMAGE Studios enjoy a host of benefits:

Autonomy: Unlike traditional salons, beauty professionals at IMAGE Studios have complete control over their schedules, services, and pricing.

Financial Independence: By operating their own salon suites, beauty professionals can maximize their earnings without sharing profits with salon owners or paying hefty commission fees.

Enhanced Client Experience: The private setting of salon suites allows beauty professionals to offer a personalized and intimate experience to their clients, fostering stronger connections and loyalty.

Professional Growth: IMAGE Studios provides beauty professionals with access to networking events, workshops, and training sessions, empowering them to continually refine their skills and stay ahead of industry trends.

The Future of IMAGE Studios in Florida

As the demand for salon suites continues to grow in Florida, IMAGE Studios is poised for further expansion and success. With its commitment to empowering beauty professionals and revolutionizing the salon industry, IMAGE Studios is well-positioned to shape the future of beauty in the sunshine state and beyond.

In conclusion, the growth of IMAGE Studios in Florida represents a paradigm shift in the salon industry. By offering beauty professionals a platform for entrepreneurship, autonomy, and success, IMAGE Studios is not only transforming the way salons operate but also empowering individuals to achieve their dreams and thrive in their careers.

IMAGE Studios, MPK Equity Partners Announce Partnership

SALT LAKE CITY, March 20, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — IMAGE Studios, the industry-leading franchisor of ultra-modern, upscale, turnkey salon suites, is excited to announce a strategic investment from MPK Equity Partners. This strategic partnership positions the company to further expand and support its franchise base and strengthen its position as a leading brand within the franchise industry. Additional details of the investment were not made public.

Founded in 2009 by CEO, Jason Olsen, IMAGE Studios is a trailblazing brand in the large and growing salon suite industry and is among the fastest-growing consumer services franchisors. IMAGE Studios has 76 stores in operation across 20 states, and a pipeline of 220 stores in development. IMAGE Studios attracts a broad mix of beauty and wellness professionals, including hair stylists, barbers, medical spa professionals, estheticians, tattoo artists, makeup artists, nail artists, massage therapists, and others.

“Our entire management team and I view this partnership with MPK as an important milestone in the life of our company, and we are very excited to welcome them to the IMAGE Studios family,” said Jason Olsen, Founder and CEO of IMAGE Studios. “With the additional resources MPK provides, we are even better positioned to support our franchisees and IMAGE Pros as we continue expanding across the U.S.”

MPK Equity Partners, known for its strategic investments in high-growth, best-in-class franchised brands, recognizes the value of the IMAGE Studios business model for franchisees, beauty and wellness professionals, and end customers. The investment also aligns with MPK’s founder-focused and partnership-oriented investment approach.

“We believe IMAGE Studios is extremely well-positioned in both the beauty and wellness and franchising sectors,” said Nick Huerta, Partner at MPK. “Not only are we delighted to be partnering with fantastic operators in Jason Olsen, Taylor Lamont, and their team, but we are also excited to support the growth of a market-leading franchise with a fresh and differentiated offering in an attractive industry.” MPK remains interested in partnering with other founder-owners in the franchising sector. Harrington Park Advisors served as the exclusive financial advisor to IMAGE Studios.

IMAGE Studios is the leading franchisor of ultra-modern, upscale, turnkey salon suites for beauty and wellness professionals in the U.S. With 76 stores open across 20 states and 220 stores in development, IMAGE Studios is a high-growth platform enabling independent beauty and wellness professionals to pursue the American dream and build their own business without significant capital outlay. Founded in 2009 and franchised since 2015, IMAGE Studios built and refined the business model that franchisees execute today. For more information about IMAGE Studios visit imagestudios360.com.

MPK Equity Partners is a Dallas, Texas-based private investment firm, which focuses on investing in growing, profitable, founder-owned businesses. MPK’s patient and flexible approach allows for control, non-control, and growth equity investments, and is not constrained by institutional fundraising cycles. IMAGE Studios marks MPK’s 15th franchisor investment since the firm’s founding in 2015. To learn more about MPK Equity Partners, visit mpkequitypartners.com.

Media Contact: Caroline Stevens, caroline@mpkequitypartners.com 

SOURCE MPK Equity Partners

Now Open in Cedar Park, TX!

IMAGE Studios is now open in Cedar Park, TX! Congratulations to IMAGE Owner, Corby Houser on opening his first location – it’s absolutely stunning. Cheers to this incredible achievement! 

We have over 290 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the United States, and Cedar Park is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Corby!

Now Open in Knoxville, TN!

We are now open in Knoxville, TN! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners, Dylan Bailey and Jordon Browning for opening their stunning location!

We have over 290 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the United States, and Knoxville is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Dylan and Jordon!

New Owners in Chicago, IL!

IMAGE Studios is excited to announce new owners have joined the brand in Chicago, IL! Welcome, Brian Lombardo & Amar Bhakta who will be expanding IMAGE Studios in the midwest, bringing a new location to the Chicago market!

Introducing a Dynamic Partnership: ACCESS L’Oréal by IMAGE Studios®

IMAGE Studios® is excited to unveil their strategic partnership with ACCESS L’Oréal, The Ultimate Learning Destination for Salon Professionals!

In their commitment to providing unparalleled opportunities for growth and excellence, IMAGE Studios® has joined forces with ACCESS L’Oréal, a platform renowned for its cutting-edge education and transformative resources. This collaboration represents a synergy of creativity and innovation, designed to empower talented salon professionals and take their skills to the next level. 

ACCESS L’Oréal is more than just a learning platform; it’s a dynamic hub that brings together the industry’s best minds, top-tier educators, and a wealth of resources to inspire and educate. From the latest trends in hairstyling to groundbreaking techniques in color application, ACCESS L’Oréal is the go-to destination for staying ahead in the ever-evolving world of beauty.

As part of this exciting partnership, IMAGE Studios® professionals will gain exclusive access to a treasure trove of educational content, live workshops, and expert insights provided by ACCESS L’Oréal. Whether you’re a seasoned stylist or just starting your career, this collaboration opens the door to continuous learning and advancement.

IMAGE Pros can sign up for the platform via the IMAGE Pro Success Website. Stay tuned for exciting updates and a glimpse into the transformative experiences that our partnership with ACCESS L’Oréal will bring in 2024! This partnership is a testament to the brands dedication to providing unparalleled opportunities to IMAGE professionals nationwide. Here’s to an extraordinary year filled with creativity, education, and success!

We are Now Open in Grand Rapids, MI!

We are now open in Grand Rapids, MI! Please join us in congratulating IMAGE Owner, Zach Dugger on opening the first IMAGE Studios® in Michigan! This is an incredible achievement!

We have over 285 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the US, and Grand Rapids is our latest success story.

Congratulations & Cheers!

IMAGE Studios® Vice President of Operations Recognized Among Top 50 Women Leaders in Salt Lake City

We are thrilled to announce that our exceptional Vice President of Operations, Lizzie Webb, has been honored with the “Women We Admire” award. This accolade places her among the Top 50 Women Leaders of Salt Lake City in 2023!

Lizzie’s ability to lead with inspiration and dedication has not only propelled our organization forward but has also contributed to the growth and prosperity of the IMAGE Studios® community. This award is a well-deserved acknowledgment of Lizzie’s unwavering commitment, exceptional leadership, and tireless dedication to the IMAGE Studios collective! The Women We Admire award is a testament to her outstanding contributions and the positive impact she has made within our community.

Her leadership is an inspiration to us all, and her recognition as one of the top women leaders in 2023 is a source of pride for our entire team. We look forward to witnessing her continued success and impact in the future.

Congratulations to Lizzie Webb on this remarkable achievement! To learn more about the Women We Admire award and to see the full list of outstanding women leaders in Salt Lake City, visit the website!

We are Now Open in McKinney, TX!

We are now open in McKinney, TX! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners, Catherine & Justin Wheeler for opening their stunning location!

We have over 280 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the United States, and McKinney is our latest success story.

Congratulations, Catherine & Justin!

We are Now Open in Dallas Mockingbird, TX!

We are open in Dallas Mockingbird, TX! Congratulations to IMAGE Owners, Mina Huynh & Jana Novelen on opening their gorgeous location with over 50% occupancy –  this is a huge achievement! 

We have over 275 IMAGE Studios® locations in development throughout the US, and Dallas – Mockingbird, TX is our latest success story.

Congratulations and cheers, Mina & Jana!

IMAGE Studios Expands its Presence in Florida, Ushering in a New Era of Beauty and Creativity

The beauty industry is flourishing, with its influence spreading across the globe. In the vibrant state of Florida, a groundbreaking development is set to revolutionize the way beauty professionals thrive and excel. IMAGE Studios, a renowned and innovative beauty salon suite concept, is expanding its footprint in the Sunshine State. This expansion brings with it an exciting new era of opportunities for beauty entrepreneurs, professionals, and clients alike. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of IMAGE Studios’ expansion in Florida and the potential it holds for shaping the future of the beauty industry.

A Unique Salon Suite Concept:

IMAGE Studios has pioneered a distinctive salon suite concept that empowers beauty professionals to unleash their creativity and business acumen. With its expansion into Florida, the state’s talented beauty experts now have access to an exceptional platform that enables them to build their own businesses within a collaborative and supportive environment. This game-changing concept provides independent beauty professionals with an avenue to establish their brand, nurture their clientele, and achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

The Benefits for Beauty Professionals:

By joining IMAGE Studios, beauty professionals gain access to a host of benefits designed to propel their careers to new heights. The salon suites offer a flexible and customizable workspace that allows professionals to curate an environment tailored to their unique style and aesthetic. Equipped with top-of-the-line equipment and amenities, these suites provide an upscale experience for both beauty professionals and their clients. Additionally, IMAGE Studios fosters a sense of community by providing networking opportunities, ongoing education, and marketing support, ensuring that professionals can focus on their craft while building a thriving business.

Unparalleled Client Experience:

For beauty enthusiasts across Florida, the expansion of IMAGE Studios means access to an unparalleled client experience. Each independent beauty professional within the studio brings their own expertise and passion to the table, resulting in a diverse range of services and specialties available under one roof. Clients can choose from an array of talented hairstylists, makeup artists, estheticians, nail technicians, and more, making it a one-stop destination for all their beauty needs. With the individual attention and personalized service that comes with the salon suite concept, clients are guaranteed an exceptional experience that leaves them feeling pampered and confident.

Fueling Innovation and Collaboration:

IMAGE Studios’ expansion in Florida serves as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration within the beauty industry. By bringing together a community of talented professionals under one roof, the studios foster an environment that encourages the exchange of ideas, techniques, and trends. This synergy leads to the constant evolution and advancement of beauty practices, benefiting both professionals and clients. The creative energy within the studios is infectious, spurring professionals to push boundaries, refine their skills, and explore new avenues of artistic expression.

The expansion of IMAGE Studios in Florida represents an exciting milestone for the beauty industry in the state. By providing a platform for beauty professionals to establish and grow their businesses, the salon suite concept offers a transformative experience for both professionals and clients. With its flexible workspaces, community support, and collaborative environment, IMAGE Studios is poised to shape the future of the beauty industry in Florida. Aspiring beauty entrepreneurs and clients alike can look forward to an extraordinary journey of creativity, innovation, and elevated beauty experiences. The future of beauty in Florida has never looked brighter, thanks to the pioneering vision of IMAGE Studios.

How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Salon Suite in the Dallas Fort Worth Area?

Are you a barber, hair stylist, esthetician, nail artist, lash artist, eyebrow threader, or MedSpa professional working in the Dallas or Fort Worth, Texas area? Are you thinking about starting your own business inside of a salon suite? Are you already working in a salon suite and not happy with things? If so, IMAGE Studios, an upscale salon suite, is the ideal salon suite to start your own business. The question most people have is, “How much does it cost to rent a salon suite in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas?”.

The weekly cost of renting a salon suite in one of our many beautiful locations in Frisco, City Line, Richardson, Mockingbird Station, Grapevine, Dallas, Fort Worth, or McKinney can range anywhere from $265 to $595 or more per week. The big variance in price depends greatly on the size, age, condition, location, and availability of each salon suite. For double studios in these same areas in the Dallas/Fort Worth area you can expect to pay anywhere from $595 to $1,200 or more per week. Double studios are a great option for professionals that want to start a business with a friend or co-worker. They are much larger than single studios, and depending on the location, some of them even have their own private entrance.

Each salon suite, whether it’s a single studio or double studio, is turnkey and ready to go. Location also plays a significant role in what you pay to lease a salon suite. If you secure a prime spot in a heavily trafficked strip mall or popular shopping center you can expect slightly higher rent. Similarly, if you’re in a city with a high cost of living, rental rates might also be elevated. To find a Dallas Fort Worth Image Studios location near you, check out our locations page. You can also view each of our Dallas Fort Worth salon suite location pages. 

The size of the salon suite also matters. A larger suite will naturally come with a higher price tag, but it can prove to be a cost-effective option if you plan on sharing the space with other professionals.

It’s important to also think about the importance of salon suite amenities. At IMAGE Studios, we offer the most extensive array of amenities compared to other brands such as Sola, My Salon Suite, Phenix Salon Suites, or Salons by JC. We take pride in offering the most luxurious salon suites in Frisco, City Line, Richardson, Mockingbird Station, Grapevine, Dallas, Fort Worth, or McKinney, making us the top choice for beauty professionals of all types. Our all-inclusive lease rates which can range from $265 to $595 or more per week (depending on size, location, and availability) provide you with significant value that will definitely impress your clients from the moment they enter the building. Moreover, these lease rates include essential benefits such as a beautiful and spacious lobby, high-end design and finishes throughout the salon, luxury seating and lighting, and even upscale restrooms. Once you step inside your salon suite you’ll witness our unwavering commitment to providing you with the very best furniture and equipment. This includes a luxury shampoo station, high-quality millwork, built-in color bars, and beautiful sliding glass doors. You also have the freedom to decorate your own salon suite with many choices of wallpaper, paint, and furniture that reflect your own unique personality. Click here to embark on a virtual tour of our salon suites and experience the IMAGE difference for yourself.

Above all, selecting the best salon suite is paramount when venturing into the realm of owning your own salon. It can be the catalyst for propelling your career to new heights, allowing you to charge higher prices, set your own hours, and to enjoy the freedom of being your own boss. There’s no better time than now to become an entrepreneur and to start your very own salon or spa. This is why countless beauty professionals choose IMAGE Studios, the best salon suite brand in Frisco, City Line, Richardson, Mockingbird Station, Grapevine, Dallas, Fort Worth, and McKinney. IMAGE Studios is rapidly expanding multiple locations all throughout Texas, especially in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Click here to find a location near you or to connect with a beauty professional.


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