I had a similar problem. There isn't anyone that gives devacuts in my area!
But then I found my stylist! She is amazing, and she doesn't give Devacuts. She cuts hair wet and combs through it and still does a great job. So I really don't think you need a devacut to get a great haircut.
If your really nervous about the stylist messing up, then I would reccommend possibly getting a sylist with curly hair herself. Mine does, and I really think that's why she understands curl patterns and everything so well.
~A proud 2c who is so thankful to have stumbled across this site over a year ago!