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Booking your first appointment at the

Maritimes 1st Curly Hair Salon!


 

 

 I specialize in sculpting, styling, and daily maintenance of natural hair and I create haircuts personalized to your specific curl patterns and head shape. Each cut is original and designed especially for you.

As a new client*, you will receive one-on-one individualized training and my undivided attention. Our first appointment will be approximately 4 hours and will include a dry cut and hands-on education so you leave knowing how to continue caring for your wavy and curly hair. You can prepare your hair for a new client appointment in advance by taking my online course, 'Wave & Curl Foundations' which will put your curls in the best shape for your custom curly haircut.   I love bringing awareness to hair care products that contain botanically, naturally, and organically derived ingredients and actively test new products that come on the market. All products used are free of sulfates, silicones, and parabens.

Please take a few mins and read the Frequently Asked Questions below the service menu before booking your appointment.

My booking calendar opens on the first day of every month at 9am. Check back often for cancellations if you don't find any available appointments when you search.


Service Menu

New Client Cut + Curl Coaching Experience

A Custom Curl Cut plus Curl Coaching (approx 4 hrs, $437 plus tax)

This experience includes:

  • Custom curl cut with full scalp and hair detox/deep conditioning treatment, product application, dry and finished style 
  • A take home sheet with specific reminders on everything we covered during your appointment including products, amounts and techniques
  • A hands-on curl coaching session the day of your appointment
  • Co-creation of your at-home styling routine based on your needs.
  • Coverage of any or all of these topics:
    • Cleansing & conditioning
    • Product application & plopping
    • Root volume & clipping
    • Diffusing/drying & breaking the cast
    • Overnight care & refreshing 
    • Plus other questions/concerns you may have about your hair

New Client Curl Coaching Experience

Exclusively a Curl Coaching session, no haircut (2.5 hrs, $315 plus tax) 

This experience includes:  

  • Full scalp and hair detox, deep conditioning treatment, set and style
  • Co-creation of your new at-home curl care routine and discussion about any other questions/concerns you may have about your hair.
  • A take home sheet with specific reminders on everything we covered during your appointment including products, amounts and techniques
  • An in-person curl coaching session on any or all of these topics
    • Cleansing & conditioning
    • Product application & plopping
    • Root volume & clipping
    • Diffusing/drying & breaking the cast
    • Overnight care & refreshing
    • Plus other questions/concerns you may have about your hair

NOTE: For your second and any future appointments, the full list of ‘Returning Client’ appointment options will be available to you, as listed in my online booking system. As a first time client, the skills you learn during the New Client Experience or New Client Coaching you will have for a lifetime and the insight you gain into your hair is priceless. Helping you reach your full curl potential with your best healthy hair is my mission. You need to know the "rules" and then you will know how to bend them.

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Frequently Asked Questions 

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 My Training & Qualifications

I am constantly updating my education in curly hair by attending seminars and trainings all over the United States and Canada.

In 2019/2020 I was one of four Featured Stylists for CURL Magazine. I also served on the Advisory Board and the Stylist Panel. I continue to write articles educating the curly community about styling and maintaining curly hair.

What I've accomplished so far:

  • First place Achievement award for Highest marks in Cosmetology school - 2003
  • Red Seal Certification - 2004
  • DevaCurl Inspired Stylist (Level 1) - 2013
  • Curly Hair Artistry Training - 2013
  • Nominated for Curly Hair Artistry ‘Artist of the Year’ - 2014 & 2016
  • DevaCurl Advanced Stylist (Level 2) - 2015
  • Named Canada’s Top Curl Specialist by NaturallyCurly.com - 2015
  • Ontario College of Trade Certificate - 2015 to Present
  • Head Shape Matters Online Course - 2017
  • Head Shape Matters Certified Stylist - 2018
  • My online courses are recommended by the Cosmetology Assn of NB and NS, and in NS they are part of Cosmetology programming for Hair Stylists to get their Masters license -2020
  • Cut it Kinky - 2021
  • Jayne Matthews - Edo Salon - Cutting Course - 2022

Client Testimonials

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Jody Thier

Fredericton, NB

I had struggled with my curls all my life. I wasn’t a fan of being at the mercy of my hairs stubborn personality and having little control over whether I would have a good hair day or not. 

Visiting Krista for the first time was a game changer.  She listened to my routines and lifestyle and in turn she shared her vast knowledge. She then went about doing her head shape matters magic when cutting my hair. 

It became apparent that the cleaning/styling process was every bit as important as the cut. 

In short, she taught me how to love my curls and in turn my curls began to love me back!

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Meg Telford

Kingston, ON

"As a life long curly girl, I’ve paid BIG bucks for haircuts and products for my whole life, none of which worked for my hair. Discovering Krista Leavitt’s mastery has been a game changer for me. Her curl course, cuts, the time she spends dedicated to making sure I am comfortable recreating the curls at home, accurate product recommendations, and her VAST amount of curly expertise have been worth every last penny I’ve paid to see her. Each visit, I leave with bouncy happy hair, no hair elastic on stand-by, I might add! The following days, I delight to discover that I can make those curls happen myself by applying what Krista has taught me.
Mostly, I’ve learned, with Krista’s help, that I love my curly hair. I can’t recommend her services enough!"

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Lyne Savage

Toronto, ON

“Krista has a real gift for figuring out hair and what works with it. She listens to what you know about your hair and understands that not every head fits into a certain type.

I wasn’t a rookie to curly hair care when I went to see Krista but she helped me understand my hair a little better and had plenty of suggestions on how to better control it and improve the texture.

I also love that she has an “after care” club for any lingering questions or issues. And she always responds.

I especially loved the one on one session instead of balancing 2 or 3 clients at a time. That was unexpected and great.”

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Laura Hill

Hamilton, ON

Krista Leavitt truly is THE curl specialist! She is incredibly knowledgeable and thorough, explaining every aspect of what she does during your curl class.  Krista carefully thought through and discussed every aspect of my curly hair routine. She spent so much time with me on my hair, never making me feel rushed or pressured to purchase specific products. This was hands-down the best haircut and salon experience I have ever had. Most importantly I left the salon happy with my hair cut and secure in the knowledge that I could replicate my results at home and tweak them as needed with Krista's wonderful input. Overall an amazing experience. I would recommend Krista to any curly girl I meet!  (photo credit - Noah's Ark Photography)

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What Other Customers Are Saying...

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DevaCurl Reviews
NaturallyCurly.com Reviews

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You have an opportunity to really learn what your curls can do when you visit. Booking a curl experience with Krista will give you the knowledge you need to confidently wear your hair wavy and curly everyday; especially for special occasions!

My booking calendar opens on the first day of every month at 9am. Check back often for cancellations if you don't find any available appointments. I look foward to meeting you.

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