(Closed) How much do you tip your hairdresser?

posted 6 years ago in Money
Post # 3
2786 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I believe the typical rule of thumb is 15-20%…but it’s a personal thing. I’ve been going to my girl for years, and she still charges me the same rate as she did 6 years ago even though they’ve gone up, so I usually tip her about 25%,

Post # 4
1474 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011 - Bent Creek Winery (Livermore, California); Reception: Family Residence (San Ramon, California)

I would probably tip $20, maybe $15 if you don’t love the work. Either way, those numbers get you solidly in the 15-20% tip range, which I think is always good. 🙂

Post # 5
2559 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010


Post # 6
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

My hairdresser is my friend, so I usually tip her quite a bit more because she is still in school and I know she could use the extra money. Plus she deserves it.

Post # 7
7312 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

I tip 20% of the amount for services, which would be $20 in your situation.

Post # 8
7174 posts
Busy Beekeeper

You are lucky your cut/color is only $100!  I would do $20 on that – and give $5 if you have someone different wash your hair.


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