(Closed) Need help with tipping on free gift

posted 6 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I would tip based on the value of the services they perform as if you had to pay retail for them.

Do some research locally to see what the prices are for various sevices so you can be prepared.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Honestly, in my book free is free. They get an extended advertisement in your home, and you get pampered while having salespeople fawn over you. I wouldn’t tip unless I knew I was going to be using them later on.

However, I’ve never claimed to be any good at etiquette.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

i would tip for sure! it would be rude not too! do like %15 of what the service would be, like julies said do some research to see prices! but really im sure they would be happy with anything!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I am in the same situation and was wondering the same thing! I think I’ll tip like 5 dollars. I don’t know the value of the services, but mine is a Mary Kay lady who is treating me to a ‘spa hands’ (whatever that is) and a free mary kay product. So, I think mine is more trying to sell her services than give a spa experience. I’m really not sure though. I guess I’ll see!

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