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*Please Note: As of March 2021, there is a waitlist of 190 people. Due to COVID, the wait list has been put on hold. Please check back again later for the option to add your name to my waitlist.

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 at least 3 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. Upon booking your first appointment, you will also receive immediate access to my 'Wave & Curl Foundations' online courseIf you already own it, the course price will be deducted.

 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. If you're new and want to become a client, you can read more about my training, salon policies and frequently asked questions below.


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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 - 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

Client Testimonials

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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, Greater Toronto Area, 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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