Free Haircuts in August at JCPenney!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 by from Thrifty Mom's Two Cents

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So back to school time around our house means backpacks, notebooks, and – well – haircuts!

Once upon a time I thought I could take care of all of our hair care needs for much less than it costs to get haircuts at the local salon. I went to a beauty shop and purchased a hair cutting kit, complete with nice sharp hair cutting scissors and an apron. I set up a hair styling station outside in our driveway (I’m sure the neighbors loved that!), had the girls shampoo their hair, and then began to clip.

It didn’t turn out badly, and I still do all of the trimming that needs to be done every month or six weeks. I don’t, however, ‘shape’ their hair. I know my limitations! My mom put a bowl on my head and gave me a Dorothy Hamill years ago, but I don’t have so much faith in my styling abilities, and so every six months I take the girls in for professional cuts so they have some style. I have to pay about $15 per cut, which does make me cringe, but I like that they can layer the girls’ hair and make it look, well, ‘flippy’, since all I can do is trim the dead ends off.

I’d almost signed them up for their back to school end of summer cuts last week when I read this awesome news:

JCPenney salons across the country will offer FREE haircuts for kids in grades K through 6th during the month of August!

Woo hoo!

To schedule an appointment check out this site, or call your local salon.

Since I’m in dire need of a cut and shape, I’m going to make an appointment for my girls and ask if they can do mine at the same time.  Three haircuts for the price of one? I can live with that!

What do you think? Free Haircuts in August at JCPenney!

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Kathy Murdock works as a full time writer and web designer. Recently planted in the middle of the deep south from the busy streets of Los Angeles, when she's not coding Wordpress websites or writing about women in business and thrifty motherhood, Kathy spends time photographing alligators, playing with her family, and running. ... More

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3 comments

  1. That is pretty awesome! I just got my son’s haircut, but it grows so fast that I am sure I will be able to take him before the end of the month…I just wish there was a JC Penney’s that was here in town.

  2. Avatar of nydia rivera nydia rivera says:

    My sister told me about this, I’m going to take them at their offer for my daughter!

  3. Avatar of OddRose OddRose says:

    I saw this as a commercial on TV, and am defiantly getting an appointment for my 12yr old. I know my limits too, and they stop at basic trim and shape.

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