(Closed) Do I tip a friend that is doing my hair?

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

If she is a really really good friend, I would get her a gift or a gift card. If she is less than that I would tip her because it is still a business transaction.

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I would give her a gift as well, especially if she is a good friend like @noritake22 said.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I would consider what it would cost in a salon…If she is charging you a lot less then I would tip more than 20%….If she is charging you pretty much the same…I’d tip no less than 20%…

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Since she’s charging you, you should tip. She’s treating this as a business deal & not a favor, so it’s only right to compensate her as you would if she weren’t a good friend.

I would suggest tipping 15-20% & write her a nice thank you note with the $$ tucked inside.

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

i am getting my friend a thank you card and a starbucks gift card (she loves starbucks and goes there everyday!) and some chocolate because she loves chocolate..its a love we both frequently share together

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