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Old 12-08-2010, 06:21 PM
 
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Please tell me what the going rate is for tipping for a pedicure. Also for a manicure. I think I overtip the pedicurist because it seems like an awful job to me!

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Old 12-08-2010, 06:29 PM
 
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I typically tip 20%.
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Old 12-08-2010, 10:03 PM
 
Location: ATL with a side of Chicago
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15-20%, depending on how good the service was.
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Old 12-09-2010, 06:20 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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My minimum tip for personalized service longer than a quick lunch is $10.
Going by % & doing calculations seems cheap & petty to me, in hindsight... yeah I used to do it too.

Good tips = better service. I noticed it immediately when I started tipping better. People will go the extra mile for ya when they know you take care of them too.
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:03 AM
 
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10-20% all depends. Only 2 places I like to go too so they know how to treat you.
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Florida
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I believe if someone is providing a luxury service such as a manicure, pedicure, massage, unless they are the owner, and unless the service was extremely poor, I would always go for the 20%. That's just me. I find that the people that perform these services are usually extremely hard workers. If I can afford to have these luxury/necessitities, then I can afford to be generous.
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Atlanta,GA
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Le't see the work done, and tell us how much you paid. Then I'll tell you if you tipped well or not.
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:59 PM
 
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Le't see the work done, and tell us how much you paid. Then I'll tell you if you tipped well or not.
The cost of the mani-pedi was $33 for both. I gave the pedicurist $10 and the manicurist $5. Maybe this was too much?
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Old 12-09-2010, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Atlanta,GA
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The cost of the mani-pedi was $33 for both. I gave the pedicurist $10 and the manicurist $5. Maybe this was too much?
That's a lot of money. You're generous. I know they must have done a good job. You can always DM me the work.
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Old 12-09-2010, 02:59 PM
 
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$5.00 tip for everything...maybe cheap but when you are paying for full set, manicure, eyebrow and design...i cant afford anything else
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