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15 Steps to Produce Hair Cream in Nigeria and Sell in Large Quantities

In this guide, I will show you how to produce hair cream here in Nigeria and sell them in large quantities for profits. Making a hair cream in today’s world has become one of easiest and simplest to do. It doesn’t require too much to do and it is largely profitable when properly done and well positioned.

The world has become more fashion conscious, most especially the women folk who pay close attention to products for their hair and ensure it is well kept in proper condition.

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Many people are also ready to pay any price at all for products taking care of the hair once they are convinced before use and satisfied after usage has commenced.

The most important factor in hair making creams in the Nigerian market today includes: proper marketing of the product, neat packaging and branding, advertising, the fragrance and the colour are some of the factors which intending customers will closely scrutinize before patronage will occur.

It doesn’t require too much capital at all, it just requires small funds, proper structuring and the drive of the entrepreneur or intending business owner.

Besides individuals who will serve as customers as the product, some other outlets where hair creams can be sold are barbers shop, hair making saloons for the female folk, which are in the nook and cranny of our environment today.

We can therefore see that a hair making business when properly done is a step to financial freedom and success when anyone embarks on it.

The requirement to Produce Hair Cream includes:

(1) 1.8kg of paraffin oil

(2) 0.2kg of wax

(3) 1kg of petroleum jelly

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(4) 0.4kg of Lanolin

(5) sufficient amount of colourant

(6) Sufficient amount of industrial perfume

Once this raw materials are gotten,the next process which turns it into the cream then begins. This raw materials can be sourced from the market and are not difficult to get at all.

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They are available in the markets,especially at the sections where industrial  materials are sold freely.To begin the process of making the cream is highlighted below:

– light up the stove or cooker to be used, and place the large container for mixture on top of it.

– Thereafter,pour paraffin oil into the container

– After 3 minutes,add some petroleum jelly into the paraffin oil.

– After 5 minutes,add Lanolin into the mixture and stir carefully.

-Divide the wax into smaller sizes and add them gradually into the mixer. Let it dissolve properly inside the pot and stir continuously so all the components becomes well circulated and distributed in the mixture.

– After this is done,bring down the pot from the stove or cooker and put the lights off.

– measure the perfume as you deem adequate and add it to the already made mixture in the container.This is what will give it the desired smell.

– Add any colourant which you desire and stir continuously still.

Finally, mix continuously until it becomes well circulated  and it comes out as desired.From then on,get your small sized cylinder cups ready to scoop the content into.Your hair cream is thus ready to be used and sold.We can see that it is easy to make  hair cream in Nigeria today and get reasonable income from it.Here are some othe important tips I will advise anyone who wants to make a hair cream to do before embarking on the venture.

(A) Before setting out to manufacture it in commercial quantity,make small samples first and give it out to friends,family etc and get their opinion on the product and see if they will be willing to pay for it and how much.

(B) After getting peoples opinion,go back and rework on the product until you get the best outcome desirable.

(C) For pricing decision,find out the prices of locally manufactured hair creams,domestic ones too and start with a pricing model that makes your product a little below the prices of other products of same measurement and quality.

(D) When making your samples before embarking on commercial quantities,create awareness on your product and carve a niche for your product through some features like smell,colour etc

(E) Structure your business idea and standardise your product and packaging.

Once all this factors are taken into cognisance and well applied,its just a matter of time before it goes from being an idea into a household product. Hair making in Nigeria today is one of those few businesses that requires very little start up.

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It doesn’t even require a business premises or shop as it can be done and packaged from home. A lot of would be entrepreneurs are encouraged to go into this line of business, as well as unemployed individuals who desire to be self employed and employ others , rather than wait for white collar jobs.

A hair making cream in Nigeria will be a success any day due to some other reasons like it is a product some individuals can do without daily.

Of the 180 million Nigerians present today,a large proportion cant do without rubbing hair creams, while it constitutes a part of their beauty routine for others. Just 1 percent of this 180million Nigerians patronising a hair cream product line will mean success and owning a large investment.

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If there is any question or desire to know more about running a hair making business successfully, contact should be made with the publisher as answers will be made readily available.

Keep me informed on how your hair cream manufacture and marketing is going as am always willing to assist you in any  way possible to help improve the business.

A hair cream is used by different categories :for babies, for adults,for the old aged etc so individuals can also go on to specialise of they so desire as there is a large market for any of this categories the entrepreneur desires to go into.

The process as mentioned much earlier should be carefully followed and strictly adhered to to obtain the best possible result.

Pricing should be the last thing on the mind on the producer as the customer satisfaction and continuous patronage should be the key factor the producer should look into.

Its still a relatively accessed area today as so many foreign brands still abound in the market today due to local brands not meeting up to their foreign counterparts.

So many Nigerians are however switching their preference from foreign products to local ones due to foreign exchange issues now and difficulties experienced in the economy.

In conclusion, hair cream making in Nigeria today is one of the businesses to look out for in the future under the consumer usable goods sector.Profitability in this arm of business is almost imminent when the proper things are well done.

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  1. Good morning to you. so happy for your eye opening lecture. Am very grateful. Will try it out and get you informed when done. Thanks.

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