If You’re Getting Your Nails Done Now, You Absolutely Need to Tip—Here’s How Much
We have widely accepted norms for how much to tip for pizza delivery (or any food delivery) and how much to tip your server at a restaurant, but figuring out how much to tip at the nail salon is a bit different. (Maybe you didn’t even know you needed to leave a nail salon tip in the first place.) Tipping etiquette for beauty professionals is a bit different than tipping for food workers, so we have some suggestions from a nail professional who can tell you exactly how much to leave behind for a job well done.
During coronavirus, tipping at the nail salon is as important as ever, if not more so. In many areas, nail salons (and other personal care facilities) have been forced to close to prevent the spread of COVID-19; in some places, nail salons have finally been able to reopen with enhanced cleanliness and hygiene practices. If nail salons in your area have reopened and you feel comfortable going in for a mani or pedi, consider tipping extra. These workers are putting their health at risk to help your nails, the least you can do is give them a few extra dollars.
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