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Creating A Hair or Beauty Salon From Home With A SheShed Kitset.

Anyone who has ever dreamed of having their own hair or beauty salon can now make that dream a reality with the help of a SheShed kitset cabin. These easy to build, timber flatpack structures provide the perfect space for hairdressers, lash/brow stylists, beauty therapists, nail technicians, tanning salon, tattoo artists or makeup artists - to work from home in your own backyard studio.

Whether you're looking for a new side hustle or want to start your own business from home, let us tell you why a SheShed cabin could be the perfect way to get started for your beauty business!


With a large range of sizes and cabin styles, a SheShed kitset can be customised to suit your business. Choose which wall you would like the doors and windows, add additional or different styles of windows, a canopy out the front for extra seating or get your builder to create a beautiful deck for your clients to enter on. Create the cabin to suit your business, whether you are looking to create a modern studio, rustic cottage or even a luxe coastal Mediterranean salon, just like our lovely customer Lisa from Waves Hair Salon in Brisbane.  

"From the moment I came across she shed cabins I knew it was the perfect option for me and my dream salon. The white cottage with French doors had me sold. I chose the cabana kit set so I could nicely fit two salon chairs, reception counter, cabinetry and a lay down massage basin chair offering my clients the ultimate, bespoke experience, unique and like no other. Everyone absolutely loves my gorgeous salon and I can’t thank everyone at SheShed for delivering such an amazing experience from start to finish! "

Lisa - Waves Hair Salon, Brisbane AUS.

This stunning Mediterranean meets coastal luxe Hair Studio build for Waves Hair Salon, has been one of our favourite projects to see come to life. Beautifully curated by interior designer Nicola from She Creates Co using our Cabana Cabin Kitset. Every detail carefully chosen to perfection, this 3x4m space features custom rendered arched cabinetry, natural textures, and radiant brushed brass, to create a dreamy, light-filled, functional space.   


At SheShed we have a range of cabins sizes that are great for a home business space, but depending on how big your business is, the two most popular sizes are the 9m2 Star Cabin and 12m2 Cabana Cabin.  

The Star Cabin is our most popular choice for a home business, now also with the options to upgrade to Treated Timber, a mono-pitch roof Star Summit, or add a 3x3m canopy with the Star Canopy kitset. The Star cabin is 3m x 3m which gives you plenty of space for a beauty bed, an arm chair and a desk and is small enough to fit into most backyard spaces with ease.  

Looking for a stylish option to create a beauty spa and treatment salon, Trish fell in love with the SheShed Star Cabin, which she now runs her Mount Maunganui based business The Beauty Den from.  Creating a calm, warm and inviting space for her clients to truly relax.

Putting it together was really simple and styling it to make it our own was so much fun!I wanted a modern, slightly industrial, moody space, like a Den. We have 2 black feature walls as well as the black beams on the ceiling, added a deck waiting room, block out blinds, heat pump, drop pendant lights in the corner and a dimmable LED light fitted to the center beam, with touches of copper and rose gold. From start to finish was 3 weeks in total but the shed was up in a day. The painting took a while, and the styling was so much fun!” 

Trish - The Beauty Den, Mount Maunganui NZ


The Cabana is 3m x 4m which will give you a metre more space. Great if you need additional shelving or an additional entry counter space like Lisa has created for the Waves Hair Salon.  

Then for a more modern look, our Tussock range is a beautiful option, with its minimalist light-filled long line windows and doors and featuring a premium steel mono-pitch roof.  


“Having a SheShed means I literally have my business on my doorstep, but separate from the house.” 

Working from home comes with a number of benefits. You’ll no longer have the high rent of a commercial property, which means reduced overheads, and no more long commutes and sitting in traffic. It’s easier to set your own hours and work earlier or later in the day, and your clients may find parking easier. For anyone with a young family, working from home can also be a great way to be able to balance the school runs and owning a business.

“I love that I can drop my kids at kindy, come home and then walk straight into my work space with a fresh coffee in hand. I can have peace for a moment to set up for the day and set my goals. I believe you can run any business you like from your home, if you have the right space and environment.” 

Lisa - Waves Hair Salon, Brisbane AUS


“I am a holistic therapist so I need a space that provides a peaceful and beautiful setting for my clients to relax in.” 

Do you have a beautiful garden, ocean views or mountain vista? You can add a SheShed cabin nearly anywhere. Pick a spot that will be a tranquil backyard retreat for your clients to relax, without the busy traffic noise of the inner city.  

A SheShed cabin provides a relaxing and private space to invite your beauty clients into, plus all the comforts of home while still being professional-grade workspace. 


We have a large range of kitset cabin sizes and styles available, ready to create your backyard beauty studio. Here are a couple of our favourites:

Star Cabin (untreated)

9 square meters

3m wide x 3m long
2.8m tall • 28mm walls
Untreated timber


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Cabana Cabin

12 square meters

3m wide x 4m long
2.8m tall • 28mm walls
Treated timber


Tussock Cabin

8.75 square meters

3.5m wide x 2.5m long
2.47m tall • 45mm walls
Untreated timber


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