Are you looking to get you hair done on a budget? Well rest assured as America’s prominent retailers have opened salons to perform just that task. Walmart and JC Penney will have you looking incredible for your date, family reunion, or wedding. Each of the retailers has their own pricing scale and unique professionals trained to have you looking your very best.
There are almost 6,400 Walmarts with almost all of them being free standing stores and being familiar faces of the neighborhood. On the flip side, there are just under 900 JC Penney’s making them seven times rarer than Walmart and are way more likely to be found in malls. Still, if you live in an area with both options, you deserve to know what is available to you.
Walmart has plenty of haircut options but they are limited in what they can do. Walmart is cheaper and friendlier to your wallet and is more available to you as there are so many more. If you are looking for a low cost, with no frills or bells and whistles than Walmart is likely for you.
They keep things affordable and hassle free, including the express cut which is their cheapest option at $15.97. A cut and a shampoo at Walmart is $18.97. The next step up are shampoo, cuts, and basic and full styles which are $22.97 and $32.97 respectively.
If you are looking for highlights at this salon Walmart has you covered. If you want just partial highlights to be part of your new hair style that will cost $49.97, and if you are seeking full highlights it will cost you $69.97.
If you want more color than highlights, they can provide you with a new hair color for the entire hair length and it will cost $64.97 and that includes a haircut! If you are looking to go old school with a perm it is a sliding scale starting at $50 and moving up to $69.97. A relaxer is another scale that starts at $50 and goes up to $65.00. A conditioner treatment is $16.00.
JC Penney’s have way less locations but offer so much more in terms of what they offer customers. JC Penney’s a lot more like a traditional salon than Walmart. JC Penney’s offers a whole host of salon beauty options.
Over at JC Penney’s the express cut is $22.00 which is over $6.00 more than their competitor. If you are looking to get highlights at JC Penney’s it’s going to cost you at least what the highest end cuts at Walmart end at.
Partial foil with haircut starts at $60 and goes as high as $70. Looking for cap highlights and a full haircut? Well that’s going to start at $80,more than any single item at Walmart, and goes as high as $90. A relaxer at JC Penney is $60 to $70, which starts off in the middle of the Walmart scale and ends up going a shade higher than there $65.00.
In conclusion the separation point of the two major retailers and their respective salons are cost and just how fancy you are looking to get. Walmart will provide you a little more than the basics of salon treatment. They will get your hair cut and can handle some styling and coloring.
If you are looking for a higher end salon experience or need something a little more complex than your standard dye job, head to JC Penney as the offer a whole plethora of traditional salon options. If you are looking for a professional style and cut while not breaking the bank this is whole best option.
However, keeping in mind how affordable Walmart hair salon services are and after adding in cost and the quality of service, Walmart Smartstyle Salon does provide more value for the money in my opinion. Nevertheless, JcPenny also does a pretty decent overall rated upon the overall value received.
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