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Beauty Insurance

Professional beauty insurance for qualified beauty therapists.

  • Covers mobile and freelance beauty therapists too
  • Annual cover from just £59.75*. Choose your policy based on the treatments you provide
  • £5m worth of cover for hundreds of health and beauty treatments

+ £7.50 admin fee*

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What does Beauty Insurance cover?

Cover for anywhere you work

Whether you are a mobile beautician working at client’s homes, your own home, or you work freelance in salons and other premises; we can cover you. If you’re ever unsure if a particular location is covered, just call our beauty insurance team who will be happy to confirm this for you.

Your equipment

We cover either £5,000 or £10,000 of equipment when you’re on the move or when it’s stored securely on premises. Just familiarise yourself with what the terms are to ensure you’re doing everything you can to prevent theft.

Health and beauty treatments

We offer three policies each of which covers a different range of treatments; Nail and Spray Tan Technicians, Hair Stylists and Hairdressers or Beauticians and Therapists. As your career progresses you can add more treatments to your policy and if there’s something that’s not on the list just call the team and we’ll see what we can do. You can find the full range of treatments covered by each of our policies here

Beautician’s liability insurance

All three of our beauty insurance policies will cover you for public liability, products liability and provide professional treatment cover. That means if your client or a third party were too bring a valid case against you in an attempt to claim compensation, you could receive up to £5 million towards your legal defence plus any compensation due.

Please note:
  • These policies are not suitable for members of staff directly employed by a salon on a new or existing agreement.
  • This product has been designed for self-employed individuals, who may work in a salon on a freelance basis, or who are mobile or work from home for example.
Select the option that suits your business

Beauty cover

Covers you automatically for over 170 different treatments from acoustic wave treatment to hot and cold waxing.

Annual cover from £59.75 (plus £7.50 admin fee)

Hair cover

Covers you across barbering, styling, colouring, curling, crimping and everything in between.

Annual cover from £49.62 (plus £7.50 admin fee)

Nail and spray tan technician cover

Includes nail treatments, make-up and spray tanning products and services.

Annual cover from £46.23 (plus £7.50 admin fee)

There may be some minor variances to the advertised price, due to the IPT calculation on the premiums for the selected policies. All amounts due, will be disclosed to you before you proceed.

If you're unsure which beauty insurance policy is best for you, call the team on 0344 892 1602 for guidance.

These are just some of the key features and exclusions, full details will be found in your policy wording. Show policy documents

Beauty Insurance Claims

Just the same as you, we grow and care for our client base very carefully and this is why your well- being is paramount to us. Likewise we recognise that our customers are trading in a very competitive industry which is why we feel our expertise and understanding can provide a useful resource to you at this time. Our expert advisers are fully trained and experienced to provide a wide-range of support to help protect you, your business and your clients.

Claims Support

Our Health and Beauty policies are arranged by AXA Insurance, one of Europe’s largest insurance providers. AXA Insurance understand that should the worse happen and you need to make a claim it can be a very stressful time. The proactive Claims Team at AXA will provide the friendly, efficient support that you need should things go wrong and are committed to making their claims experience clearer and easier for you.

How to notify AXA of a new claim

For property Claims, please email with policy number RET2898041
For Liability Claims, please email with policy number RGBDX6826227

Alternatively, you can contact the dedicated Claims Team by telephone, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
Property – 0370 850 7134
Liability – 0345 900 4185

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Beauty Insurance FAQs

What is beauty insurance?

Beauty insurance is designed to cover professional beauty technicians during the course of their work. It includes elements of liability insurance related to treatments you provide and can cover aspects of your business and equipment too.

Do I need beauty insurance?

If you have employees it is a legal requirement for you to have employers' liability insurance in place at the very least. Legally, you are not required to have any other form of insurance in place however, it is certainly recommended. Beauty insurance can provide a safety net to protect you and your business from the financial burden of a claim against you.

Can you cover beauty therapists working from home?

We can cover beauty therapists who work from home, from business premises, from a clients home, at an event and many other scenarios. Speak with our team if you feel unsure about whether the policy covers your location.

What is Beautician’s Liability Insurance?

There are three main parts to be aware of when buying beautician’s liability insurance; public liability, products liability and professional treatments cover. We’ll explain each of these in a little more detail below.

What is public liability for beauticians?

Public liability protects you from claims which arise through negligence on your part during the course of you work. For example, you may have left cables in a hazardous location where someone might trip, if a member of public injures themselves or has the property damaged because of this, they may try to claim damages from you. This insurance would cover you legal defence along with their compensation should they win the case.

What is products liability insurance for beauticians?

Products liability cover will insure you in the event a product you use or sell to clients causes a member of the public to suffer an injury or have their property damage. In these instances they may try and claim compensation from you, even if the product is not made by you. It’s important to therefore cover yourself just in case. Again, product liability for beauticians covers your legal defences and any damages you have to pay to the claimant if they win the case.

What is professional treatment cover?

Professional treatment cover is a form of professional indemnity cover especially for beauty therapists. It ensures that if a client isn’t satisfied with advice you have given them regarding their treatments an takes you to court, your legal costs and awards claimed by the client if they win the case are covered up to £5 million. We do require you to carry out treatments as the manufacturer has advised for this aspect of the cover to be valid.

Do beauty salons need insurance?

It’s not a legal requirement to insure a salon unless you have employees but it’s most certainly recommended to have cover in place. You can find out more about salon insurance from our dedicated page.

What is retroactive cover?

Retroactive insurance provides cover for any claims made against you during your period of insurance which occurred prior to the start date of your policy.

Can you provide cover for student beauty therapists?

No unfortunately we can only cover qualified beauticians on this policy but we might be able to help you with our hairdressers insurance.

Can I pay monthly for beauty insurance?

We do not offer monthly direct debit payments on this policy.

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