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Last updated: August 03, 2023

Would You Charge $1,000 For A Haircut? This Barber Does.

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Viral Screenshot Allegedly Reveals An L.A. Barber’s $1,000+ Haircut Quote

What’s more jaw-dropping: Charging $1,000 for a haircut, or paying $1,000 for one? Turns out, big dollar haircuts are a certain level of norm in the City of Angels. A viral screenshot shows this L.A. barber charging over $1,000 for a haircut. (Travel, house call and hourly fees included.)


While there’s no way to tell if this screenshot is authentic, it’s not uncommon for Hollywood’s finest to churn out the big bucks for the haircut of their choice—from the stylist of their choice.


Tweet shared by @DOLLABILLGATES with the alleged $1,000 haircut quote:

Photo Credit: @DOLLABILLGATES via Twitter


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A $1,000 haircut may sound crazy, but not to people who can pay.

We don’t know who the client or stylist is exactly in this scenario, but we do know that celebrity hairdressing is a lucrative business. The reason is simple: Celebs are willing to pay for celebrity services. Between demanding, round-the-clock schedules, house calls, hotel rooms and a steep calendar of events that calls for looking camera-ready at all times, it’s easy to understand why.


Ever wonder what it’s like being a celebrity stylist? Give these articles a read:


Don’t believe us? Bad Boy Records founder Diddy (aka Sean Combs, P. Diddy or Puff Daddy) revealed that he never gets a haircut that costs less than $1,000…sometimes up to five times per day. (That’s right: $5,000 per day on haircuts!) Rapper Lil Baby once paid $420 for a haircut during an Instagram Live in 2021, and Kanye West used to pay $500 for a haircut when he was on tour with Rihanna in 2010, per her father, Ronald Fenty.


….Which is why Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons‘ barber recently upped his ticket to $200 per haircut. While $1,000 haircuts may not be on the menu at your salon, know your clientele: How much are they willing and able to pay? While it’s important not to alienate your client base with a sharp hikes in price, don’t be afraid to charge your worth—especially if you’ve picked up new skills or built upon your education.


Related: Here’s How To Take Home Six Figures As A Stylist


South Florida celeb hairdresser Bri Marie’s (@thebrimarieway) braids for Drake:

Photo Credit: Instagram via @thebrimarieway


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