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
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Deva Cuts??? Before/After-deva-cut-picture.jpg  
High Porosity, Fine, Thin Density, Low Elasticity
Co-wash, leave in, and gel: Alba botanica coconut cond., ogx mousse, &/or super wet look gel.
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