A cheat sheet on tipping dos and don'ts
Salon and spa workers
Many workers in the beauty business get paid a commission only or minimum wage plus a small percentage of the fee. Remember them with these gratuities suggested by etiquette coach Hoffman.
- Massage therapist: 10 percent to 15 percent of the charge.
- Hairstylist: 10 percent to 20 percent.
- Manicure or facial: 15 percent.
- Barber: $2 to $3.
- Pet groomer: 15 percent to 20 percent.