Become a member of HABIC and join other industry professionals, owners, distributors, manufacturers, schools and students who are committed to growing and improving the Irish Hair and Beauty industry.
HABIC is a Membership Community. Our mission is to act as one national voice to drive advancements for individuals, businesses and the industry as a whole. Whether you are embarking on your first qualification or run your own salon or school, our Membership Programme has been created in line with your needs.
Which Membership Type is right for You?
If you are a second or third level student with an interest in the Hair & Beauty industry and are considering further education within this industry, e-Membership of HABIC is perfect for you.
If you are currently unwaged and formerly worked within the industry and are looking to re-enter the industry, e-Membership is also the right fit for you.
e-Membership of HABIC is Free of Charge.
HABIC Individual Membership is for EMPLOYEES within the Hair and Beauty Industry. This applies to anyone working in a salon, barbers, spa, beauty school/college, cosmetic company, retail, film industry, etc.
As an employee within our industry, you are a critical part of its success. Your personal progression and development is what will drive the sustainable growth of this industry. It is therefore, vital for you and the hair and beauty industry that our ‘Individual’ Members’ are well informed and provided with resources to support their continual personal development (CPD).
Membership of HABIC will offer you information on available courses, up-skilling opportunities, networking events, etc and not least, it will act as a unified voice for your industry.
Please note, if the business you work within is a Business or Trade Member of HABIC, this does not give you automatic membership. You must become a member in your own right to avail of the many membership benefits of HABIC.
Individual Membership Fee: €79
Declaration & Code of Ethics
When you apply for Business Membership, you will be required to complete a Declaration of your adherence to high professional business standards. You will also be required to agree to the HABIC Code of Conduct and Ethics.
HABIC BUSINESS Membership is available for businesses operating within the Hair and Beauty industry. This applies to salons, barbers, spas, cosmetic retail, mobile service providers, etc. It applies to you whether you are a self-employed sole trader with one outlet or multiple outlets trading under the same business name. If you have multiple outlets trading under the same business name or you have multiple businesses trading under separate names you will require a Business Membership for each outlet.
Multiple Outlets trading under the one name:
If you have more than one outlet trading under the same name, Membership for your 1st Outlet Membership is €250. Membership for each subsequent outlet is at the reduced fee of €100 per outlet. This covers the administration fee and supply of your marketing pack and also gives you access to the HABIC Business Benefits for each of your outlets.
The initial outlet only (or head office) will be listed on the National Register. However, each individual outlet will be listed the HABIC Business Listing. Each outlet will also receive it own Membership Pack with Certificate of Inclusion and access to Membership Benefits.
Multiple Businesses trading under separate names:
Should you have Multiple Businesses, all trading under separate names your initial Business Membership will be charged at €250. Each additional business will be charged at the lower rate of €100.
HABIC TRADE Membership is available for businesses servicing the Hair and Beauty industry and offers members access to valuable resources and benefits including discounts on professional services, training courses and hotel stays.
HABIC Trade Membership applies to accountants, recruitment agencies, insurance brokers, educators, etc who service the Hair and Beauty Industry. It applies to you whether you are a self-employed sole trader with one outlet or multiple outlets trading under the same business name.
If you have multiple outlets trading under the same business name or you have multiple businesses trading under separate names you will require a Trade Membership for each outlet/business.
All Trade Members will be listed in the HABIC Business Listing.