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giving tips at the hair salon

I tried out a new hair salon yesterday. It was more upscale than I had heard and one girl washed my hair before another girl cut and styled it. I know I am supposed to tip both girls, but what is the usual tip for the girl who washed my hair?  I'm wondering because where I usually go the stylist does both the shampoo and the cut.  Total came to $45 for wash, cut, style. Thanks ladies!

 
elizabr

Asked by elizabr at 6:17 AM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • I use to be a shampoo girl when I was a teenager. I normally got between $1-3. Here is a list of "suggested" tips which says $2.


    http://money.cnn.com/pf/features/lists/tipping/

    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 9:24 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I live in a small town and at our "upscale salon" my total for a wash, cut & style is $23. lol I tip the shampoo girl $3 and my hair dresser $0. hth
    courtneyann29

    Answer by courtneyann29 at 6:32 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I have never had a shampoo girl lolz
    SimplySybil

    Answer by SimplySybil at 9:36 AM on Dec. 22, 2010