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Old 03-27-2017, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Minnesota
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Unless your a weatherman or a politician, men don't need to spend money on hair cuts.
Not true. Please suggest a place where a person can get a haircut and not spend money on it?
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Old 03-27-2017, 11:50 AM
 
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That's what I did when I was 18 and didn't make much money. Bought some clippers for $20 at Walmart. Over 20 years later I still have a buzz-cut.

If all my investments paid for themselves as many times over as those clippers, I'd be in Warren Buffet territory.
i couldnt help my self, but i am in the same boat. I havent pay for a hair cut in 20 years.. keep my head shaved with 20 buck clippers.
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Old 04-06-2017, 11:29 PM
 
Location: Planet Woof
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I'd been grooming our dogs for years and then we moved way out in the country during the recession. It was a natural move to me cutting mine and my DH. Shave DH, I am naturally curley. Easy to do.
Plus I do my own blond rinse for 6 bucks a go. Lasts for months.
Sometimes I think of something radical, like a Mohawk or rainbow highlights. Such fun!
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Old 09-16-2017, 09:02 PM
 
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I have not paid for a haircut since 2000, when I realized that a self-buzzcut with clippers would not only save me money, but would be a perfect fit for someone who is as low maintenance as myself. Now I never bother with combing, brushing, or just dealing with too-fine, unruly hair.
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Old 09-23-2017, 04:25 AM
 
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I did the same thing for half that reason and half because I bought a convertible...

It's the best haircut I've ever had. I haven't touched a comb or a bottle of shampoo (perhaps a cost not initially thought of) in 15 years. I'm on my second set of clippers though...
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Old 09-23-2017, 06:17 AM
 
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I did the same thing for half that reason and half because I bought a convertible...

It's the best haircut I've ever had. I haven't touched a comb or a bottle of shampoo (perhaps a cost not initially thought of) in 15 years. I'm on my second set of clippers though...
LOL
There you go!
The saving-on-shampoo is a nice "side-effect" I didn't anticipate, but it rocks too.

When I think about it, I am so glad that I stopped worrying about my hair every morning, trying to figure out how to make it look "good" and just wasting my time in all the combing, hairdrying, moussing/gelling/whatever.

Now I wake up, brush/floss my teeth, take a shower and go.
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Old 09-23-2017, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Sierra County
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I ran into a friend of mine and noticed his hair was gone. His wife had shaved his once long thick hair completely off. He was not going bald like a number of men who shaved their head, nor was he a cop or military, but instead, he was just frugal with his money. He does not look that great with a shaved head, but I have to agree, it does save him money.

His plan was to have his wife shave his head every week and save $200 a year in haircuts! What do you think?
I would do it once. I've heard it grows back more lucious than before.

Otherwise that seems a bit extreme but to each is own

Maybe they are barely getting by and need that money for food or medicine
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Old 09-23-2017, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Sierra County
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If he is Native American, he could be in mourning and doesn't want to discuss it
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Old 09-23-2017, 04:03 PM
 
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I ran into a friend of mine and noticed his hair was gone. His wife had shaved his once long thick hair completely off. He was not going bald like a number of men who shaved their head, nor was he a cop or military, but instead, he was just frugal with his money. He does not look that great with a shaved head, but I have to agree, it does save him money.

His plan was to have his wife shave his head every week and save $200 a year in haircuts! What do you think?
So now he spends $100 on shaving cream and razors.

Net savings: $100.

Now, I'll keep what hair is left on my balding head and get it cut every other month SHORT and do it on $10 day at the local Cost Cutters and spending the $60/years to look good at my job.

Sometimes I go three months between cuts, and save even more!

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Old 09-23-2017, 04:23 PM
 
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Bald is Beautiful. It's so in. I wear my own pretty short almost a crew cut and often thought of shaving it...I'm 79 yr woman.
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