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Did AOC spend too much on a haircut? NYC women reveal what they pay at the salon

How much is too much to blow on a new ‘do? Ever since Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got the $260 cut and color heard ’round the world, reactions have been mixed. Detractors accuse her of “champagne socialism,” while others argue the price tag is within reason for a public figure — and a New Yorker at that. “I don’t think it’s outlandish,” megastylist Scott Buchanan tells The Post. Prices at his five NYC-area Scott J salons start at $75 for a cut and $90 for color, with lowlights such as the ones AOC received starting at $160. He also notes that a haircut with celebrity hairdresser Frederic Fekkai costs $750. A 2016 report by digital payment company Square found that New York women spend an average of $50.80 on a pro ...