Existing Merle Norman Franchises For Sale

Across the country, existing Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio owners are selling their businesses.

Most of these studios are well-established, successful stores with owners who are transitioning into retirement. 

This is your opportunity to buy a turnkey business and hit the ground running with your own Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio. These stores are staples in their communities with a loyal following and established clientele. 

Purchasing an existing franchise means that you don’t have to worry about most of the start-up costs and opening logistics that are associated with buying a brand-new franchise. It’s a much quicker and less expensive, but an equally gratifying, ramp-up to seeing your dreams of business ownership come true. Many of these stores have motivated sellers, who have priced their Studios competitively in order to sell quickly. 

Find more details below about each existing Studio for sale. Call (877) 938-2717 today to discuss how you can become a Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio owner.    

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One of the top regional Merle Norman Studios is available for sale in the southeast. A successful studio owner is retiring after 43 years. This studio is award-winning in sales performance and customer service. It offers a well-established customer base in a prime location off the Interstate. The owner will be glad to participate in a transition period.


Central Arkansas

Well established Merle Norman business located in Central Arkansas since 1963. Studio has a strong customer base, newer fixtures and is located on a heavy traffic route through town. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to purchase a turn key operation. The owner is looking to retire and is motivated to sell.



Merle Norman Cosmetics, a well-established make up studio in business for 25 years in Chico is for sale by owner. It is equipped with our newer design fixtures, has a strong loyal customer base, and is well established in the community. It also has a room where you could have an aesthetician give facials or offer other spa services. The owner is looking to retire and is motivated to sell.


Northern Colorado

Very successful, high volume studio in business 37 years for sale by owner. Studio is well established in the area, has a great reputation and maintains a well stocked inventory. It also enjoys an excellent large, growing and loyal clientele. Studio is located in beautiful northern Colorado in busy, diverse shopping center. Owner is looking to retire and is motivated to sell.

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Fort Wayne

Well established Studio for sale by owner. This business has been at current location for 28 years and is in Fort Wayne, In. It is well equipped with our newest design fixtures, has a strong loyal customer base, and is well established in the community. Owner is looking to retire and is motivated to sell.



A Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio and Day Spa firmly established for over 14 years and located in the heart of downtown Pella IA, a large year-round tourist and college town, is looking for a new owner. Boasting the new design of acrylics, a “Play Table”, and newly refreshed lighting, this studio is ready for the next owner to walk into this turnkey location. Highly loyal customer base with a great opportunity for growth



Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio located in the city of Wichita. The studio has had the same owner/manager for over 35 years. The owner is ready to retire would love to pass it on to a new owner so that it can continue to flourish and serve the loyal customers of Wichita and the surrounding communities. Studio is located in a shopping center on a very busy West side street with great visibility and it is equipped with Merle Norman’s newer design and a well-stocked inventory. It also has Merle Norman’s Point of Sale computer program. The rewards of helping customers look their best and making great friendships have been wonderful, and now the Owner is motivated to sell so she can enjoy her retirement. This is a great opportunity for someone who loves beauty products, is looking to purchase a turnkey operation, and has lots of ambition.

New Jersey

Central New Jersey

Rare opportunity for an ambitious entrepreneur to acquire a highly successful and profitable Merle Norman Cosmetic studio in central New Jersey. This studio is one of the top selling studios in the country. It has an established location and a loyal existing customer base. It also includes a significant mail order business. Substantial growth opportunities exist for both the in-studio and the mail order business. The studio carries a full Merle Norman inventory and all required fixtures. This turnkey business is ready for you to begin operations. The owner will participate during the transition.


Montgomery County

Turn-key operation for someone business minded who loves cosmetics.

Well established Merle Norman franchise in Montgomery county, Ohio. Current owner has been there 18 years and is ready for her next adventure. Very loyal customer base.

Washita County

Well established studio in business for over 40 years located in Washita County, Oklahoma. Loyal customer base plus good mail order business. Beautiful renovated building located in historical downtown setting. Will rent or sell building to new studio owner. Studio is equipped with newer fixtures and full Merle Norman inventory with other lines such as OPI nail care, WoodWick candles and Mountain Mamas clothing. Highly motivated seller is looking to retire.

South Carolina

Upstate South Carolina

Well established studio, hair salon and Spa. This Studio has been in York County South Carolina for over 60 years. High volume studio with a Large and loyal customer base. Located in an upscale shopping area and nestled between dining and well known women’s clothing store. Perfect location and perfect opportunity to own a turnkey operation.

South Dakota

Sioux Falls

A well-established Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio is available in one of America’s fastest growing city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our Studio has served the tri-state area for over 35 years. Owner has reached an age that she would like to pass the business along to a to a new “Merle Girl” for future success with our loyal customer base. Merle Norman Cosmetics is a – made in the USA – family owned company for over 90 years that is always there to assist each Studio to achieve success. A rare opportunity to take over a fun and exciting business of your own.


Bradley County

Well established family owned Merle-Norman Cosmetic Franchise studio in business for over 50 years for sale by owners. Located in Cleveland, Tennessee, this studio has a loyal customer base. Owners are planning to retire from the business and are motivated to sell. It is located in a highly desirable, upscale and heavily trafficked area.

East Tennessee

Well established high volume studio for sale in East Tennessee. The studio has been located in the same mall for over 40+ years It is equipped with newer fixtures and has a large, loyal customer base. This would offer someone the perfect opportunity purchase a turn key Merle Norman franchise.


Central Texas

It is with mixed emotions that I have decided to sell my Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio in Central Texas. I have owned and managed this store for eighteen plus years. We have a very well established and loyal customer base, as well as being in an area of massive growth to expand the business. There is potential for adding a spa, additional services or a small boutique. Our sales are well above the average for our type of location. This is a great opportunity for someone that loves beauty products and loves serving people and wants a turnkey business. The rewards are great and the relationships built through the years are priceless. It is time to pass the torch on and retire.


Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio  located in the city of  Cleburne, only minutes south of Fort Worth, Texas. The Cleburne Studio was established in 1947 and has been owned and operated by the same family for 23 years. It is  located on high traffic city streets in shopping centers with excellent road frontage visibility, include upscale fixturing and Merle Norman’s custom Point of Sale Computer Program. The Studio has a e very loyal customer followings giving potential buyer great opportunity for turn key successful business.

East Texas

Well established Merle Norman studio located in a recently remodeled regional mall. The studio has been in existence since 1978 but is currently operated by the same owner for 25 years. The interior has the newer design fixtures and also has a loyal customer following. The owner is looking to retire and this business offers someone the perfect opportunity to purchase a “ turnkey “ franchise.


Merle Norman Cosmetic Franchise located in Edinburg, Texas. The Franchise has been open for more than 15 years, the studio has a loyal following and is located in a strip mall in a busy area of the city, close to the University and business centers in Edinburg. The studio has an equipped hair Salon and two rooms used for facials, wax services, could be used for massages or additional services. This would be a great opportunity for someone who is looking to purchase a turnkey operation, has a good business mind and lots of enthusiasm. The studio is well decorated and has a large space for additional business, such as small retail of jewelry or apparel. The owner is motivated to sell due to retirement and has priced the business accordingly.

Ellis County

A Rare Opportunity! Merle Norman Cosmetics has been in Waxahachie, TX for 50 years, owned by this owner for 14 years and is now for sale. This studio is equipped with Merle Norman’s latest design fixtures and well established within the community. Having both a loyal customer base and limitless opportunity for growth makes this studio exceptional. There is room for a spa or continued boutique. This is a “turnkey” Franchise and ready for you!

Fort Bend County

A well-established Merle Norman studio, operational for over forty years, located in Texas’ FORT BEND County, one of the fastest-growing large counties in the nation, highest family incomes in the state, superior education systems, and the benefits of a growing, progressive business economy. Situated in a popular, upscale lifestyle shopping center in one of the nation’s premier master-planned communities on the western edge of metropolitan Houston. The studio was completely remodeled, expanded, and upgraded in 2018, including Merle Norman’s latest design features, and a fully equipped certified MN Spa. Having both a large, loyal client base, and limitless opportunity for growth, makes this studio an exceptional turnkey franchise business acquisition.


Golden opportunity located in the heart of Texas!
Well established studio and Boutique in an upscale strip center on a high traffic street. The studio is equipped with newer design fixtures, has a loyal following and is well established in the community. The owner who has owned and operated multiple stores in the past 25 years is looking to retire and will consider any reasonable offer. The current location has been open for 5 years which was relocated from the previous location across town for fifteen years. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a turnkey operation, who has a good business mind, and is ambitious.


Well established studio in business for over 40 years in Marshall, Texas for sell by owner. Marshall supports the Marshall Mustangs and the two colleges that are there. The studio serves many ladies in surrounding towns. The studio has craftsman made fixtures and new air conditioner. Having both a loyal client base and limitless opportunity for growth makes this studio exceptional. This offers someone a perfect opportunity to purchase a turnkey operation. The owner is motivated to sell and has priced the business accordingly


Well established studio in business for over 45 years, located in a highly desirable, upscale area of Waco, TX. The studio is in a newly remodeled shopping Center that is on the corner of very heavily trafficked crossroads. It is equipped with our newer design fixtures, new flooring and has a fully equipped Spa Room. It has a very loyal customer base and is well established in the community. Owners husband accepted a job offer in another state so she is motivated to sell.

West Houston

Well- established, turnkey franchise for sale in West Houston. Studio has been in operation for over 30 years with a loyal clientele base. Located in a bustling shopping strip, it serves the Memorial, Galleria and Medical Center areas.The studio was fully remodeled in 2019 and is a Merle Norman Certified Spa.Offering facials, manicures, pedicures and ear piercings, the studio also carries small gift and boutique items.


Henrico County

Merle Norman Cosmetics Franchise for sale in a highly desirable, upscale, high traffic, non-mall shopping center in a large Virginia city. This well-established studio has been in business for 10+ years and is equipped with Merle Norman’s new design. The studio has a large, loyal customer base including a significant percentage of customers from other areas of Virginia where there are no Merle Norman studios. This would be a wonderful opportunity to purchase a turnkey operation in a great position for growth and expansion. The studio owner is retiring and motivated to sell.

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