Post # 1
Hi bees! I’m getting hair &makeup done tuesday for our engagement pictures!!! My mother is a beautician, so she’s in charge of the hair, and my makeup artist is traveling about 20 minutes to my house to do airbrushing. She charges $85. What is a fair tip for a good job? Do I tip her if she’s not affiliated with a company? Thanks!
Post # 3
If she is not affiliated with a company there’s no need to tip. She’ll keep the $85, right?
Post # 4
If she owns the business or is not associated with a formal business at all, tipping is not necessary. If she goes above and beyond, like any other service, you may always consider adding an additional gratituity on to your cost.
Generally, I tip about 20% for beauty services, and did that amount on my wedding day for the hair and makeup artists.
Post # 5
@abbie017: Really? I didn’t know that. My hair stylist and makeup artist both own their businesses. I was planning to tip them at the trial and day of. I thought it was rude not to. Shows what I know about beauty.
Post # 6
@MrsPanda99: I’ve always been told if they own the business, they are getting 100% of what you pay them. On the other hand, if they work for someone, they are only getting a portion because the rest is going to pay overhead for the business. Obviously tipping is a personal thing and service above and beyond expectations should be compensated fairly, but I believe the standard is what I said above.
Post # 7
@ForeverAndEverAfter: a tip is never expected, especially if the mua owns her own business. When I freelanced with salons I would get tips but as a mua with my own business I do not expect tips since it’s my own company 🙂 of course if you really like Her work than you can but don’t feel like you have to
Post # 8
I can’tbeen begin to describe how amazing my makeup looked…far better then I could have ever even dreamed….I looked in the mirror & my jaw dropped…my fiancé was talking about how pretty I looked allllllll day….I ended up giving her a solid $100. My face lophoto photoshopped already…if anyone needs a MUA in the central florida area, lmk & I can pm you her web site!