A basic haircut at a barber shop in downtown San Diego was $40 plus tip earlier this month. What are you paying?
Based on limited experience, haircuts in the West are much more expensive than haircuts back east. It was $36 in Denver before coronapanic.
“Want to Understand Inflation? Check the Price of Your Haircut” (WSJ, June 22):
In San Francisco, Shorty Maniace raised prices at J.P. Kempt Barber Social from $55 to $65 in May and is considering another increase. When the barbershop opened in 2013, a standard cut was $45. He says people regularly walk out of the salon in a huff after hearing the price.
How do all of the San Franciscans living in tents afford haircuts? sfserviceguide.org:
YWAM SF offers free haircuts to homeless or low-income people who need it or are going to have a job interview.
I’m a little out of touch because we’ve had a micro barbershop running here at home starting in 2018 for the kids and then in 2020 for everyone except the barber herself.