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Old 04-08-2013, 09:49 AM
 
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It seems as though a lot of people give them a $20 bill and keep the change which suprises me because i think thats a too much of a big tip.
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Birmingham
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I give him 20 bucks and say keep the change.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:33 PM
 
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I agree with a $5 tip. Yes, it's a high percentage, but low dollar amount. The hair stylist is probably not making a lot of money, so you're helping him/her.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:45 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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13$ haircut I tip 2 bucks I cant afford to tip 5 bucks
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:19 AM
 
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13$ haircut I tip 2 bucks I cant afford to tip 5 bucks
I guess it depends on how often you go if you go every week are you guys saying still tip 5 bucks compared to if you go every 4 months 5 bucks would be reasonable i guess?
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:43 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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I give them 20 bucks and say keep the change.

IF the CUT is done well then the CUTTER should be tipped well.
Especially so in a discount shop.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:43 AM
 
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20% or $3 min.....

My girl is cute, been going to her for years so she would get the $5.
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Old 04-09-2013, 08:44 AM
 
Location: "Daytonnati"
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Round up to 20
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:09 PM
 
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If you can afford it, sure tip 5 bucks, especially for great service. This is a 33.3% tip roughly.

If you want to be fair then tip anywhere from 15 to 20% which at 15 dollars will be 2.25 to 3 extra dollars.

This is just for a standard haircut, if a shampoo or actual styling is included then keep that in mind with an extra tip with an additional dollar per each additional service. A fiver would be a reasonable minimum for a cut, shampoo, and style (all at 15) but is a lot for just a cut at 15 dollars.

The true measure is this, if you walk away and feel like you were being stingy then you probably were. If you walk away feeling good that you over tipped then you probably did but at least you feel happy. Finding a happy medium is hard for some but if you walk away feeling bad that you over tipped then you probably should have given less.
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Old 04-09-2013, 01:23 PM
 
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the guy I went to growing up would charge $8.25 and people would typically give him $10-$12 ..... a couple years ago his rent went up so he had to up his prices to $10

a bit would depend on the type of place - for an old school barber I would probably throw $5 on a $15 charge and call it happy

the lady I use now and have used for a few years is who used to do my wifes hair ........ she charges me $15 and works in an actual salon (where she rents a chair) .... she takes her time and does a fantastic job ........ i used her since places like "fastastic great sports clips" all did a poor job - they also charged $15

I tell her she's not one of those places, so I pretend she charges me $20 and put $5 on top of that ........ so $25 for what she says is a $15 haircut
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