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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Well established studio, of 20 plus years, located in a strip center on Highway 59 in Foley, AL. Being located approximately 7 miles from the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coast, a popular tourist area, this studio serves a variety of customers. There is loyal local customer base, transient customers year round who are often repeat customers if they visit the area yearly, and some who do not live locally but will call and place an order when they are in need of products. The entire studio is approximately 1200 square feet, retailing only Merle Norman products. There is a salon in the back that is approximately 135 square feet and is equipped with one styling chair, one dryer/dryer chair and one shampoo station. There is another room totaling approximately 100 square feet. This room is health department compliant for microblading/tattooing and is equipped with a massage table, service tray, portable floor lamps and various other miscellaneous items. A lot of love and time has been put into this studio to give it a modern look and it’s ready to welcome a new owner!


Orange County

Well established studio in quaint Old Town Seal Beach, Orange County, for sale by owner. 14 years in business, strong loyal customer base, great reputation, deeply rooted community relationships as well as active in the Chamber of Commerce. Great opportunity to purchase a turn-key successful business. Active full service spa room attached with space for a potential second room; allows for limitless opportunity for growth in the cosmetic services industry.


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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Kent County

Great opportunity for turnkey franchise. This modern Studio was established in the community in 1953 and the current owner is in her 25th year. Long time, loyal customer base with new customers added regularly. Space is located in a strip shopping center and is large enough to add spa services or other retail products allowing for increased revenue and growth. Owner is excited to assist with the transition and willing to work on a limited basis. Control your own business with the support of a 90 year young franchise operation.



Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio located in the heart of Clearwater Florida. Studio was established in 1982 and had the same owner for 23 years. Located in a very busy shopping center with lots of foot traffic The studio has a large, loyal wide ranging customer base. The interior is newly remodeled and has a boutique located in rear of studio. Present owner is ready to retire.


A rare opportunity to own a well established Studio, located in a desirable upscale area in the heart of Jacksonville, Fl. This Studio was relocated to its present address 3 years ago. All new electric, carpet and A/C. We have owned this Studio for over 20 years and the Studio has been in business for over 60 years in 3 different locations over that time. It has newer design fixtures. This would be a great opportunity for someone who is looking to purchase a turnkey operation, has good business mind and lots of ambition. The owner is retiring and is motivated to sell and has priced it accordingly.

Pinellas county

A very well established studio for sale with a loyal following is location in a prime area adjacent to a brand new outdoor mall.  The studio is equipped with newer design fixtures and also offers spa services.  The staff will stay on if desired, the rent is reasonable and the lease is assumable.


Central Illinois

A rare opportunity to own a successful, well-established, high volume Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio with a large and loyal client base. It’s located in a busy upscale strip mall on Springfield’s highly desirable west side. The owner of 26 years wishes to retire, is motivated to sell and has priced the business accordingly.

Central Illinois

Marvelous opportunity to acquire an existing Merle Norman turnkey franchise in central IL that originated 11-11-1948. This beautiful studio has been in the same location for almost 50 years with same owner for the last 20 yrs.  The studio has a loyal well-established customer base and also has room to add a spa area if you so desire.  The growth potential is considerable for anyone that is excited & motivated about this chance of a lifetime.



Well established studio in business for 35 years for sale by owner. Located in a strip
center on a very busy street, it is equipped with Merle Norman’s newer design with a
well-stocked inventory and a loyal customer base.The rent is reasonable, and the lease
is assumable.


Northwest Louisiana

Don’t miss a rare, once in a lifetime, opportunity to purchase a prestigious Merle Norman Cosmetics studio franchise. This studio has been operating successfully under the same owner for 23 years in Northwest Louisiana. The owner has studios in 2 different cities and has decided to downsize in preparation for retirement. This very classy Studio is currently in operation and has new design Merle Norman fixtures and complete product inventory. The studio is also stocked with a very popular compliment of accessory items and fixtures.


Carter County

Great opportunity for someone looking to purchase a turn-key operation.

Well established studio in business for 46 years is for sale by owner. It is equipped with newer design fixtures and colors has a strong loyal customer base and is well established in the community. It can easily accommodate a spa expansion or boutique. The owner is motivated to sell and has priced the business accordingly.

Oklahoma City, OK

Well established high volume Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio Franchise located in Oklahoma City. The studio has been operated by the same owner for 23 years and is located at a high traffic intersection. The studio has the new design fixtures with a large and loyal customer base and among the top selling studios in the state. Perfect opportunity to purchase a successful turnkey Franchise.

Owner is retiring and is motivated to sell.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

San Antonio

Rare opportunity to own a well-established studio located in a highly desirable, upscale area in the heart of San Antonio. Nestled in a heavily trafficked, newly remodeled shopping and dining center, this studio has new carpeting, new air conditioning and can easily accommodate a complementary spa expansion or boutique. Having both a loyal client base and limitless opportunity for growth makes this studio exceptional.


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.


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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