How to Prepare For Your First DevaCut - 4 Tips before your Curly Hair Cut
Few things are more scary for a Babe with curly hair than walking into a salon for a haircut.
In fact I know Curly Haired Babes who have refused to get their Hair cut for years, because of bad hair cuts in the past! The fact is not knowing how your curls will end up is terrifying, and You can't just go to any Hair Salon, as traditional hairs cuts and cutting techniques were created for straight hair.
In comes the Devacurl Curly Hair Cut at Perth's One Hair Salon. The life changing, revolutionary cutting technique for cutting curly hair. The advantage of our specialist curly hair cut is that it’s customised to work with your unique curl pattern.
The hair is cut dry, because curly hair and its spring factor can be misinterpreted while wet- that’s why at One Hair Salon we cut the hair in its natural form, while dry, curl by curl.
This allows our Curly Hair specialist at our Claremont Salon to sculpt the hair, according to individual curl, look, and style because no two curls are alike.
After the cut, our Curly Hair Specialist will teach you how to cleanse, hydrate, and style your hair based on the look you’re going for, your curl type and your lifestyle. But before all of that magic happens, it’s important to know what to do before heading to the salon.
That’s why we’ve put together this quick DevaCut Curly Hair preparation guide for anyone who is new to Curly Hair Cuts.
Here is the 4 tips you should follow to get ready for your Curly Hair Cut appointment:
1. Leave your hair alone
Your Curly Hair stylist will cut your curly hair while it’s dry, and in its natural state.
Arrive at the salon with your curls conditioned, detangled, dried, and un-styled (no twist-outs, braids, curling or flat irons or any other manipulation). You can have a product applied, as long as it doesn't make the Hair sticky (like gels or spray) and fingers can easily move through the curls)
Let your hair hang loosely—no clips, bands, can disrupt your curl pattern. If you’re currently using products with sulfates, silicones or heavy oils, do your best to avoid them for one to two weeks before your booking. Ditching those ingredients will make your hair softer, more hydrated and more defined, which will allow the stylist to see your true curl type. Before coming in, let your stylist know if your hair is very long, or very thick with little curls.
2. Keep your expectations in check
Bringing in a few #hairgoals pics to show your stylist is a great idea, but when you’re scouting online, choose images of curly hair that match your own texture and lifestyle. A beloved look on a similar curl type is much more likely to be achievable for you and your stylist.
3. Be prepared to open up
It’s important to talk candidly to your curl stylist about your journey.
Share as much as you can - The more your curl stylist knows about your hair history—the highlights, the challenges and your approach to daily maintenance—the better cut and a daily styling routine you’ll get.
4. Make a list of questions
You may have mental notes about everything you want to go over with your stylist, but once you plop down in the chair, it’s easy to forget your talking points. To prevent brain fog, jot down your most pressing concerns and aspirations. What do you want to know about product application? What’s your biggest gripe about your hair? Are you struggling with moisture or a particular part of your regimen? Conversation is the key to connecting with your stylist, and learning how to love your curls. With a little bit of prep, you’ll get exactly what you want out of your appointment.