I know that this was so long ago, but I hope you ended up liking your cut! I just got it done yesterday myself (first timer as well) and it was the most amazing experience ever! here is before and after
High porosity, Fine, Low density, Normal elasticity
Co-wash: Suave Naturals Coconut Cond.
Conditioners: Loreal Advanced Haircare (ceramides) & Giovanni's direct leave in
Styler: KCCC, Organix pomegranate green tea styling mousse, La Looks Nutra Curl
Sealer: EVCO, SM elixir
Protein: Gelatin PT