SQUARE FOR BEAUTY PROFESSIONALS

Make over your
beauty point of sale.

Square for Beauty

Millions of beauty services provided with Square.

Square is an all-in-one solution for your entire beauty business, from appointments to integrated payment processing, an online store plus the perfect beauty salon point of sale. Whether you’re managing one or multiple locations, Square saves you time while running your beauty business.

That was why I was really keen to get on board with Square — because I knew that they could manage everything for me."

Phoebe Simmonds, Founder, The BLOW

Stylish hardware for your counter and pocket.

Take your salon POS anywhere with Square
Square Terminal and Square Appointments Point of Sale let you accept credit and debit cards at your counter, salon chair or on the go.

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Turn your iPad into a point of sale
A powerful iPad POS with a built-in card reader designed to sync every side of your business. Slip in an iPad and download the free Square Appointments Point of Sale app to get started.

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Stand out at checkout
You can create your perfect point of sale by connecting a receipt printer, cash drawer or barcode scanner.

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Run your business beautifully with Square Appointments Point of Sale.

The Square Appointments Point of Sale app turns a smartphone or tablet into your complete beauty salon POS. It takes care of bookings, payments, customers, inventory, digital receipts and more so you can focus on your clients and your craft.

  • Manage bookings in-salon or while on the go
  • Pay just 1.9% or 1.6% for every tap, insert or swipe.
  • Allow customers to pay in instalments with Afterpay.
  • Personalise receipts and get feedback from your customers.
  • Set up a service list – change prices and names easily, right from your device.
  • Manage inventory in real time.

Clear pricing, fast transfers
Pay just 1.9% or 1.6% per tap, insert or swipe for all major credit and debit cards – eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Square transfers payments directly to your bank account the next day for free or instantly for a small fee.

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Square Appointments is more than just a beauty POS system

Free online booking website

Let your customers find and book your services online 24/7 with an easy-to-use website that reflects your style. Choose the colours, layout and pages that give the best first impression.

Social media integrations

Reach customers on social media and allow them to book right from your Instagram or Facebook page or from Reserve with Google.

Reminder and confirmation messages

Automatically send your customers reminder and confirmation messages ahead of their appointment to avoid no shows.

Cancellation policy and no-show fees

Create an enforceable fee policy for last-minute cancellations and no-shows.

Afterpay

Allow customers to pay in instalments with Afterpay. When a client makes a purchase, you get paid up front immediately and your client pays four interest-free instalments over six weeks*.

Late fees may apply. Eligibility criteria apply. See afterpay.com for more details

Staff Management

Empower your employees with team management tools, including individual employee accounts and tiered commissions.

Set up your stylists.

Get Square Readers for your whole team – and empower them with a mobile point of sale that transfers payments directly to your bank account. Let your stylists ring up clients at special events or in your shop with our easy-to-use salon POS software. You can also manage staff access to sensitive information in your Square Dashboard.


Back-office analytics that fit in your bag.

Gain business insights with Square Analytics. Identify new versus returning customers, your average customer spend and more. Sign in to your Square Dashboard to access your data and manage your business in real time.


Let someone else crunch the numbers.

Linking your Square account to other trusted pieces of software you use for accounting, analytics or inventory is simple. They automatically sync to your salon point-of-sale software, and we’re always adding new partners.


Pick the plan for you.

No hidden fees. Change or cancel any time.
Custom pricing and discounts are available for qualifying businesses in Australia.

Free

The basics to run your own business while staying ahead of schedule.

$0/mo

for a single location.

Per transaction:

  • 1.9%
    In-person processing fee for Square Stand or Reader
  • 1.6%
    In-person processing fee for Square Register
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Top Free Features:
  • Unlimited staff accounts
  • Custom booking website and social media integrations
  • Integrated payments
  • Automatic text and email reminders
  • Automated contracts
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Plus

More advanced features for growing teams that offer top-notch service.

$40/mo

per location.

Per transaction:

  • 1.6%
    In-person processing fee for Square Stand, Reader or Register
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Top Plus Features:
  • Everything in Free
  • Customer confirmation texts and emails
  • Book with multiple staff
  • No-show protection
  • Processing time
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Premium

A complete plan that meets complex booking and staff management needs.

$90/mo

per location.

Per transaction:

  • 1.6%
    In-person processing fee for Square Stand, Reader or Register
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Top Premium Features:
  • Everything in Plus
  • Team Plus
  • Resource management
  • Custom staff commissions
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Contact sales for custom pricing

If your business processes over $250K in card sales per year, you may be eligible for custom pricing packages. This would include everything in Premium, a dedicated Account Manager in Australia and discounts on optional business tools, such as Square Online, Square Loyalty and more. Contact sales

FAQs

  • How does a pos system help my beauty business?

    A beauty POS system helps simplify business processes for you and your team, reducing the amount of time you need to spend on business admin and eliminating errors. With Square Appointments POS, you and your team can access all your beauty business information 24/7 no matter where you are – schedule appointments, take payments, review reports, manage inventory and more!

  • What features should I look for in a beauty POS system?

    It’s important that a beauty POS system has all the features you need, to save you from signing up with multiple different platforms. Key things to consider include:

    • Comprehensive appointment scheduling features
    • Integrated payments for both in-person, online and on-the-go
    • Fast bank transfers
    • Team management
    • Multi location management
    • Inventory management
    • Sales and appointment reporting
    • Marketing capabilities
    • Loyalty program
  • What methods of payment can my customers use?

    You can accept payments via:

    • EFTPOS: Process debit and credit card payments with EFTPOS solutions from Square.
    • Afterpay: Allow customers to pay for in-person transactions in four interest-free instalments over six weeks*.
    • Invoices: Let customers pay invoices online, in person or from their phone with a credit or debit card, Apple Pay, Google Pay or gift card.
    • Online: With Square’s eCommerce solutions you can process payments through a new website, accept restaurant orders online, sell on social media or add online payments to your current site.
    • From your computer: Accept and record payments on your computer with Square’s virtual terminal.
  • What types of beauty businesses can benefit from Square Appointments POS?

    Many different types of beauty businesses can benefit from Square Appointments including:

    • Hair salons
    • Barbershops
    • Nail salons
    • Full service salons
    • Brow bars
    • Eyelash technicians
    • Day spas
    • Tanning salons
    • Tattoo parlours
    • Aesthetic salons
    • Hair removal
    • Massage therapists
    • Blow dry bars
    • Medical spas
  • What hardware is the POS system compatible with?

    With Square Appointments POS you can use Square hardware to complement the aesthetics for your beauty salon. All devices are quick to set up, reliable during the busiest checkouts and so flexible you can accept all major kinds of payment.

    Square Reader: A compact card reader that enables you to take payments wherever you need to.
    Square Terminal: An all-in-one hand-held device for taking payments, managing staff and booking appointments.
    Square Stand: A powerful iPad POS with built in card reader designed to sync every side of your business.
    Square Register: Manage bookings, payments and your team with a fully integrated POS built for your beauty countertop.

  • Do I have to pay for each of my employees to use Square Appointments Point of Sale?

    No, all the Square Appointments plans include unlimited staff so you can continue to grow your team without incurring extra costs.

  • What cards can I accept with POS? Does the fee I pay vary by card?

    Square works with any Australian-issued and most international chip or magnetic stripe cards with a Visa, Mastercard or American Express logo, as well as bank-issued eftpos chip cards. Our processing fees are simple and transparent. You will pay one low rate for every insert or tap. That’s it. There are no additional fees.