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how much do you tip your hairstylist if you are happy with the results?

Just wondering how much everyone tips. And if multiple people work on your hair, do you tip each of them?

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Asked by MommytoNakoa at 9:18 PM on Jun. 30, 2008 in Beauty & Style

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  • Depends how much the haircut/color cost... but I'd say between $10 and $20 is a really good tip.

    Answer by crazysocks830 at 9:23 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • i usually tip 10 dollars, but if money is tight - nothing.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I usually tip 10-20% and give a couple of dollars to everyone who is at the salon working on me (hair washers, waxers, colorists, etc). I always make sure I can tip something, they're on their feet all day, and if they do a great job, they deserve it.

    Answer by ThaMCE at 9:43 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I am a hairstylist, so I know how much I actually get. You should ONLY tip the person working on your hair, b/c if you are at a nice salon in which there is a receptionist, hairwasher & someone to style, they almost always tip out. If just a haircut, 20%, more if they do a chemical service.

    Answer by Harrisonsmommie at 9:56 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I usually tip my stylist 30%...she's done my hair for years, and over the course of those years, moved to different salons, and raised her prices, but my price has always stayed the same, plus she is the only person I trust with my hair!!!

    Answer by Fightclmembr at 10:20 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • 10 dollars if its a cut

    Answer by Patience1 at 11:15 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I love my stylist~~ I always give him 25%.

    Answer by wynnchime at 11:15 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I say 10 dollars . I dont think u should be tipping anyting over 20% that is just too much

    Answer by bubbaelea22 at 11:16 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • Well, my stylist is the owner of the salon. I tip about 3-5 dollars. My mom (who is the manners queen and on my butt all the time) doesn't even tip her but I cannot remember her reasoning at the moment. Nonetheless, I think 5 dollars should suffice for a haircut/style...even coloring.

    Answer by NoNonsenseMama at 11:24 PM on Jun. 30, 2008

  • I do 20-30%.

    Answer by Casey1133 at 12:15 AM on Jul. 1, 2008

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