How Much Should I Tip My Lash Tech?

How much should you tip your lash tech? It’s a common question with no easy answer. We spoke to four experts to get their takes on the matter.

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Introduction

If you’ve ever had a lash service done, you know how amazing it can make you feel. Your eyes are opened up, and your face looks completely different. But when it comes to tipping your lash tech how much is too much? How do you even know if you’re supposed to tip?

Here’s a quick guide to tipping your lash tech

How Much Should I Tip My Lash Tech?
First and foremost, it’s important to understand that there is no set rule when it comes to tipping your lash tech It’s entirely up to you, and should be based on the quality of service that you received. With that said, the industry standard for tipping a lash tech is 20%.

However, if you feel like your lash tech went above and beyond, or if you had an exceptional experience, you can always tip more. There’s no such thing as too much when it comes to tipping your lash tech! Just make sure that whatever amount you choose is something that you’re comfortable with.

When Should I Tip My Lash Tech?
Tipping should be done at the end of your service, after everything is complete and you’re happy with the results. You can either hand over the cash directly to your lash tech, or leave it in an envelope at the front desk. If you’re paying by credit card, most salons will add a gratuity option on the final bill. Again, it’s entirely up to you how you want to handle this.

Do I Have to Tip My Lash Tech?
No, tipping is not mandatory. However, it is customary in the beauty industry, and most people do tip their providers for services rendered. If you don’t want to tip (or can’t afford to), that’s perfectly fine! Just be sure to let yourlash tech know ahead of time so they’re not expecting a gratuity at the end of your service.

How Much to Tip for a Lash Lift

If you’re wondering how much to tip for a lash lift, the general rule of thumb is to tip 20% of the service cost. So, if your lash lift cost $60, a 20% tip would be $12.

How Much to Tip for a Lash Tint

A standard tip for lash tinting services is 15-20%.

How Much to Tip for a Lash Extension

If you’re happy with the results of your lash extension application, it’s customary to tip your lash tech. How much you should tip depends on a number of factors, including the quality of the service, the length and fullness of your lashes, and the overall experience. For a basic set of lashes, a 15-20% gratuity is appropriate. For a more advanced lash look, a 20-25% gratuity is more appropriate.

How Much to Tip for a Lash Perm

There is no standard rule for how much to tip your lash tech, but 15-20% is a good range to start with. If you’re happy with the results of your perm, you can always give a bit extra.

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