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Ladies, How much do you spend on yourself a month?

what do you spend on?


I rarely spend on myself but when i do its usually for hygiene products or a beauty product.

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PrettyBaby24

Asked by PrettyBaby24 at 11:58 AM on Mar. 8, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • Usually I try to get my hair done once a month, nails, eyebrows, buy makeup, clothing, etc. So, I would say about $250.00.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 12:01 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • I dont county hygiene products because they have to be bought. I usually spend around $150-$200 a month on myself. I buy clothes, shoes, socks, make up, get my hair done and what not. Its different every month. I also take myself out to lunch.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:02 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • I buy hygiene products and coffee for myself (and for everyone else - no one wants to be around me without my coffee!) but that's about it.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 12:03 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • $100? I budget a coffee drink (and bagel or similar) and a cheap fast food lunch every week for me. And I feel guilty, though we can afford it. Sometimes, I get even more when it's a bad week. I also buy about $200 worth of clothes & shoes every year, maybe $300. I don't do hair, makeup, lotions or spa stuff.

    Hygiene products (just the basics- I don't use makeup or fancy lotions), medical care coffee, some sweets I buy and don't really share (unless the kids hunt it out) , and of course I may turn the heat up, watch the TV, buy gas for my little trips, etc.

    Tracys2

    Answer by Tracys2 at 12:13 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • Approximately $100 per month.   I spend it on hair, skin and nail products.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 12:17 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • My husband loves to spoil me so i usually get a mani and pedi about 2 times a month, I dont really buy clothes cause I have so many! He also gets me a massage once a month, and I have dreadlocks so he buys me hair products and beads and stuff so i would say after all the little stuff i always think i need as well he spends about 300$ a month on his beautiful wife!!
    lil_momma_vdv

    Answer by lil_momma_vdv at 12:31 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • It depends on the month. My husband makes sure I am well taken care of. He usually buys me a piece of jewelry every other new month. I get a new handbag, wallet and cellphone case every season, I get my nails done every other week, waxing, hair done every other month, extensions every 3 months, clothes as needed and hygine products as needed... so depending on the month... anywhere from 300 to 1000+. My children are all well taken care of as well.
    bcauseimthemom

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 1:22 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • Wow. I could never spend 300-1000 a month on myself. I would spend that on my home or kids. I buy clothes when I need them, and I get my hair done regularly- my contacts- and makeup.. and thats about it.
    I rather see that money go towards my kids and their desires.
    peachwine

    Answer by peachwine at 2:01 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • Probably about $150 if you include the gas I use going to and from school. The rest is food (like my tofu and other things that no one else will eat lol), personal care, maybe a new nail polish or eyeliner or something, and that sort of thing. It's mostly gas and food.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:10 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

  • Usually, I limit spending on myself...only when I REALLY need something. And honestly, that's not on a monthly basis.
    sonja911

    Answer by sonja911 at 2:31 PM on Mar. 8, 2011

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