An elderly man was allegedly frightened into buying a S$4,799 treatment package at a Yishun salon.
The customer’s daughter, known as Fiona Han, subsequently wrote a Facebook post on Nov. 20 alerting other users of Nex Gen Studio in Chong Pang.
It has since gathered more than 700 shares.
Only wanted a S$3 haircut
According to Han, the incident happened a few days ago.
Her father had visited the salon for a S$3 haircut when the hairdresser reportedly noticed some scabs and redness on his scalp.
The hairdresser then did a scan, which revealed some “worms” on the elderly man’s scalp.
Frightened by the sight, the customer was convinced to fork out S$4,799 for the treatment of follicle mites.
According to the receipt, the package consists of 12 sessions.
When the man broke the news to his family upon reaching home, Han said that they were “furious” at the salon.
They found it ridiculous that a neighbourhood salon would charge a “half-balding” elderly man S$4,799 for hair treatment:
“HELLO EXCUSE ME, this is a neighbourhood saloon and they actually charge a freaking $4799 hair package to an elderly who is half balding??!!! The