NAICS 81211

What is the NAICS code 81211?

The NAICS code 81211 is applied to those industries related to Hair, Nail, and Skin Care Services.

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).

Illustrative examples:

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

Therefore, all companies engaged in any industrial activity related to this type of business are grouped under category 81211 in the North American Industry Classification System.

This industrial activity of NAICS code is structured as follows:

Characteristics of the North American Industry Classification System code 81211


This code is only used in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It´s to say, it is not used in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Related codes

The NAICS industry 81211 has the following cross-references:

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

Related activities

Below are some of the most common types of activities in the Hair, Nail, and Skin Care Services industry (NAICS Code 81211).

  • Barber shops
  • Hair stylist services, men's
  • Hair stylist shops, men's

NAICS 81211

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