NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81211

Industry 81211

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 81211 – Hair, Nail, and Skin Care Services

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81211: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Providing hair care services;
  2. Providing nail care services; and
  3. Providing facials or applying makeup (except permanent makeup).
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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Code 81211

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Barber shops
  • Hair stylist shops
  • Beauty salons
  • Nail salons
  • Cosmetology salons

Cross-References for NAICS Code 81211

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 81211. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Offering training in barbering, hair styling, or the cosmetic arts–are classified in Industry 61151, Technical and Trade Schools;
  • Providing massage, electrolysis (i.e., hair removal), permanent makeup, or tanning services–are classified in Industry 81219, Other Personal Care Services; and
  • Providing medical skin care services (e.g., cosmetic surgery, dermatology)–are classified in Sector 62, Health Care and Social Assistance.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 81211

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 81211. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Barber shops
  • Beautician services
  • Beauty and barber shops, combined
  • Beauty parlors
  • Beauty salons
  • Beauty shops
  • Cosmetology salons or shops
  • Esthetician (i.e., skin care) services
  • Facial salons
  • Hair stylist salons or shops, unisex or women’s
  • Hair stylist services, men’s
  • Hair stylist services, unisex or women’s
  • Hair stylist shops, men’s
  • Hairdresser services
  • Hairdressing salons or shops, unisex or women’s
  • Make-up (except permanent) salons
  • Manicure and pedicure salons
  • Manicurist services
  • Nail salons
  • Pedicure and manicure salons
  • Pedicurist services
  • Unisex hair stylist shops
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 81: Other Services (except Public Administration)
    • Subsector 812: Personal and Laundry Services
      • Industry Group 8121: Personal Care Services
        • Industry 81211: Hair, Nail, and Skin Care Services (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 812111: Barber Shops
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 812112: Beauty Salons
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 812113: Nail Salons

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NAICS 5 Digit Industry 81211 | Class Codes