In a Q&A, Lynette Holton talks about the DevaCut and why the method is important for curly hair.
How long have you been working at A Moment’s Peace? How long have you been a hairstylist?
Lynette: I have worked as a stylist for 34 years. I’ve worked at a A Moment’s Peace for 2.5 years.
What sparked your interest in getting certified as a DevaCurl stylist? Why was it important for you to get certified and trained?
Lynette: I happened to read about it and I loved the concept of it.
What do you love most about curly hair?
Lynette: I love how beautiful curly hair is.
Tell us about the DevaCut. What makes this cut special for curly hair?
Lynette: It’s a special technique of cutting hair where it lays on the head while dry.
With this method, why is it important to cut curly hair while it’s dry?
Lynette: For two reasons: To avoid the hair from being cut too short and to see where the hair lays on the head.
For first-timers, how should you prepare for a DevaCut?
Lynette: For someone coming in for the first time for a DevaCut, they should come in with hair dry and styled as you wear it normally.
How long does the cut take from start to finish in the salon?
Lynette: The cut plus the education with client on how to achieve the style at home is about two hours.
How often should you get a DevaCut?
Lynette: It varies from client to client, but usually about every 8 weeks, some longer, some less.
How can people contact you to get a DevaCut?
Lynette: They can contact A Moment’s Peace for an appointment. If a client would like to discuss the DevaCut in person, I will gladly schedule a 15-minute consult appointment.