Beauty On Demand App Development (Cost, Timeline and Features)
With the advancement of technology, we have access to everything we want and need exactly at the time we want or need it. From food and healthcare to beauty, on-demand services are continuously improving and providing more and more services each better and faster than the last.
Talking about beauty services, personal grooming has always been a matter of concern for both men and women alike. The beauty industry has always been and will always be on the rise because people are becoming more and more cautious about how they look with each passing day. And with the shift in people’s attitude from traditional methods to more and more instantaneous and faster alternatives has led to on-demand beauty apps coming into existence. With the lack of time, going to the salon every second day can really be taxing and frustrating and as a result, on-demand beauty apps have really gained pace. And who doesn’t want all their beauty needs to be taken care of in the comfort of their homes?
With on-demand beauty apps coming into the picture, the time you save from traveling to and waiting at the beauty salon can be invested into more fruitful and productive tasks and also in indulging in self-care. Beauty apps are not only about cosmetics but also about staying fit mentally and physically and so beauty apps are also providing services like yoga, one-to-one fitness sessions and counseling on all the queries related to your body be it skin, hair or anything else.
Having a beauty salon app you can be notified as and when your customers need anything. It can help you connect with the audience more as with your app in hand, booking appointments and getting in touch with one of the experts for getting world-class services at your place is just a click away..
Now that we know the importance of having a beauty salon app and the wonders it can do in terms of growth of your business, let us have a look at
How much it will cost to develop an on-demand beauty app.
COST AND TIME
Cost of building an app can vary according to the features and services that we intend to include in the app.
Factors affecting the cost of building the app:
- UI/UX design
- IOS and android app development
- Back end development
- Web development
- Quality assurance
Building an on-demand beauty app equipped with all the features and which is pleasing to the eye can cost anywhere between $1500-$3000 depending on the features.
The time taken to completely develop is around 8-10 weeks. Let us now have a look at the features that are a must-have for any on-demand beauty app. Don’t miss out on these features while building your on-demand beauty app.
On-Demand Beauty App Must Have Features (For Different Panels)
Before looking at anything else let us know what our basic aim is
User experience is the king:
Many apps while developing miss out on creating a comfortable and pleasing experience for their users and rather focus more on including more and more features in the app. Easy navigation and a platform which easily tells about all the features and services that your business provides really attracts the customers and increases the probability of them coming back to your site.
User Panel Features
- User registration:
- Select a stylist/specialist according to your preferences:
- Appointment booking:
- Membership offers and schemes:
- Get in touch with one of the beauty care experts:
- Feedback section:
- Booking history:
- Notifications about new plans and offers:
The Basic step for getting authorized customers.
Provides a personalized experience.
Many a time people prefer to get stuff done with a stylist whom they have built trust with and this feature allows the same.
This is one of the main advantages of the on-demand app, it allows you to fix appointments according to your time of convenience.
It helps build a sense of belongingness with the customers by providing them with special benefits when they sign up with you as members.
This feature allows the clients to get in touch with the expert directly and discuss all their major concerns and aspirations with them directly.
This section provides a platform where customers can voice their opinions about your service which in turn instills in them a sense of trust as it indicates that their opinions matters to you and you are open to improvement.
This section helps clients view their prior bookings whenever they want to.
Sending them notifications about new plans and offers keeps your app at the top of their mind which does act as a major advantage.
An app for a stylist can also be created wherein he or she can see whenever a customer is in need of a service or books an appointment with him.
Stylist Panel Features
It helps experts be notified whenever a client requests for service.
It helps stylists accept or decline a request from a customer according to their schedule.
It helps experts manage their time and schedule appointments.
It helps owners of salons update the costs and pricing of various services according to their demand in the market.
Beauty Salon Owner Panel Features
- View user request:
- Manage their catalog:
- Manage the services:
- Schedule the stylist for the users:
- Accept/decline user’s request:
- Add the cost of services and sub-services:
This is similar to the user and the stylist. The salon owner can register with the help of social network or the email account credentials.
The salon owner can view the user’s request.Depending on the user’s request the owner can assign a stylist for him/her.
In this, they can edit and upgrade and show whatever styles and facials and other services according to their will.
This option will facilitate the adding and deleting of the services provided according to the stylist experience and user’s requirement.
Under this section, the salon owner can check the booking appointments for every stylist and as per their expertise; the owner can assign them the user request.
Depending on the users’ request and the stylist availability the owner can accept or decline the user request.
Under this section, the salon owner can modify the price of different services as per the market trends.
Making an app is not that difficult but making an app that clicks with the audience and is cost-effective is a task that requires a lot of effort and thought. An app that attracts and retains the clients can really work wonders for your business. So When you have made up your mind for building an app why not create one that has an impact.