Deva Cuts??? Before/After

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I'm finally getting my first curly/dry haircut this Thursday. I'm excited but at the same time nervous since I don't want to get a bad cut. My stylist is suppose to be a deva cut specialist. Has anyone gotten a haircut using this method? How was your experience and if you can share before/after pics? I would like to get an idea of what I'm getting myself into LOL thanks
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curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
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I'm bumping this because I would like to see such a thread too.
3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)

CG since Nov. 2012

Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

* = HG

i don't have any before pics since i've been getting a deva cut (and, i have to say, by one of the best deva stylists, he used to work at devachan and do training) since 2006. my photo is a deva cut, i do keep my hair on the short side by preference, but the idea is there.

also, you can go onto livecurlylivefree.com and click on the 'photo gallery' as the woman whose site it is, tiffany, aka 'struttswife' on nc, is a curly stylist who specializes in deva cuts. she has before and after photos.

and, it all depends on the stylist who cuts your hair. just because they've been taught how to cut a curl, does not translate into how to cut the entire head, etc.....

and, wasn't there a thread recently by a stylist who said deva is changing how they cut hair? no longer curl by curl? but she never replied to queries about what they specified instead.
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine
Tnx for the site I will take a look tho I wanted to see pics that weren't chosen by a stylist since they will always post their best lol. I did read that too a new technique that involved elevation not sure of it either. I have an appt tomorrow for a deva cut in Ft. Lauderdale. I will post pics n share my experience. Hope more chime in n send pics of their next deva cut
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



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sinistral55
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Me, before Deva cut:

Deva Cuts??? Before/After-uploadfromtaptalk1358972004832.jpg

Me, after Deva cut:

This pic was after I got it cut by the owner--

Deva Cuts??? Before/After-uploadfromtaptalk1358972085615.jpg

This pic below was over a year later, by another staffer at the same salon. I liked this better and plan to go see her again if I can ever get some money.

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Most recent pic below, after cowashing and airdrying at my parent's house with their EXTREMELY hard water....so the curls are very tight and lots of root volume.

I had not gotten it cut any more since the pic above it.

I was surprised to see how much of the original layering/shaping was still evident in this pic.....compared with the one above it.

Deva Cuts??? Before/After-uploadfromtaptalk1358972261299.jpg


Salon is Imago in Richmond, VA


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Last edited by sinistral55; 01-24-2013 at 10:31 AM.
sinistral55
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The hell is wrong with my posts??!!!

ETA: Never mind, I see the pics uploaded correctly. Apologies in advance if they are huge, I'm not sure how/if I can fix it from my phone


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I posted my before/after pictures as a separate thread.

First dry cut, before & after

I am so happy with the results and I will never get a normal haircut again. This is the first stylist that hasn't cut off too much hair. It has been about 3 weeks and it is growing out beautifully.
CG since June 2012

Hair Type: 2C/3A, fine, normal porosity, low density

Low-Poo:
JC Gentle Lather, Giovanni TTTT
Clarifying:
ACV rinse
Co-Wash:
Suave Naturals Coconut
RO/LI:
Yes to Carrots, GVP CB
PT: Ion Effective Care

DT:
Coconut Oil
Style:
CK, LA Looks (yellow)


Me, before Deva cut:

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Me, after Deva cut:

This pic was after I got it cut by the owner--

Attachment 30183

This pic below was over a year later, by another staffer at the same salon. I liked this better and plan to go see her again if I can ever get some money.

Attachment 30184


Most recent pic below, after cowashing and airdrying at my parent's house with their EXTREMELY hard water....so the curls are very tight and lots of root volume.

I was surprised to see how much of the original layering/shaping was still evident in this pic.....compared with the one above it.

Attachment 30185


Salon is Imago in Richmond, VA


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Originally Posted by sinistral55
love your curls wish mine were that tight...the layering looks really nice especially in the last pic.
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



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rtaylor love the cut looks great on you. thanks to everyone for sharing. I'm excited about my cut tomorrow hoping all goes well and i have great results like you guys. here is a pic of my before/2nd day hair. will post after look tomorrow.

Deva Cuts??? Before/After-back-b4devacut.jpg

Deva Cuts??? Before/After-before-deva-cut.jpg

wish me luck
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



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Good luck can't wait to see the after. Don't forget to update us!
Good luck!!

And your curls are lovely - so even all over! Must be nice!!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
Tnx for the luck I think it worked lol...finally got my cut and I loved it my hair is shaped without the pyramid effect. My stylist was super nice and gave me tips on how to style my hair. I definitely learned new things they do try and sell you the deva products but you don't feel obligated to buy them which I liked. I would like to try them in the future tho they smell great and left my hair soft. I definitely think my hair got a little bouncier since all the dry ends were cut off. Next time I need a cut I know where I'm going n will recommend him to anyone in the Dade/Broward area who's looking for a devacut. Big plus he's been doing it since 06 n was the first to train in that method in SFL.
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



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Last edited by longlivecurls; 01-24-2013 at 08:14 PM.
Here are some after pics. Hope this helps anyone considering the devacut method 😉

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PS: Jas tnx for the hair compliment 😊
Marci and dusalocks like this.
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



GOING STRONG!!! SAY NO TO HEAT!!!

Last edited by longlivecurls; 01-24-2013 at 08:31 PM.
Nice! I'm tempted to splurge for another devacut at some point!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
It is a lil pricey but I feel like you won't need another one anytime soon at least I know I won't lol best part for me is that it gives your hair shape with your curls. Can't wait to see how it'll hold up tomorrow crossing my fingers.
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



GOING STRONG!!! SAY NO TO HEAT!!!
looks really good! enjoy it!
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine
Tnx rbb I sure will
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



GOING STRONG!!! SAY NO TO HEAT!!!
You're like a walking advertisement for devacuts now. Very nice.
3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)

CG since Nov. 2012

Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

* = HG

^ sounds like it lol but I am definitely happy I did it. I want to see how it'll look using my products and methods.
CG NEWBIE
curl type: 2c/3a on a good day
med/high porosity & high density
hair strand width: med/coarse
BSL hair & growing



GOING STRONG!!! SAY NO TO HEAT!!!
Let us know how self-styling it goes!!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing

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