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there once was a curl

17 Reviews

14400 Pennsylvania Rd., Southgate, MI, US 48195

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This revolutionary cutting technique was designed for all natural textures, from wavy to super curly. Hair is sculpted curl-by-curl, while dry, in its natural state. This service includes a transformation service.

Pintura Highlighting

This award-winning technique was designed to add gorgeous, light-reflecting highlights to all natural textures. Pintura Highlighting offers the perfect harmony and balance to waves and curls giving brilliance and dimension to beautifully compliment your DevaCut.

DevaCurl Transformation

From wavy to super curly, the beauty of this service is the customized design for every client. This luxurious process begins with a healthy botanical cleanse and condition, followed by a styling and coaching session for at-home curl care.

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melissa stites
14 Reviews

Level 3 Master
Achieved DevaCurl certification, our highest level of curl expertise


Pintura Highlighting
DevaCurl Transformation


17 Reviews

Never again!!!

Shielah Hornbeck |February 25, 2020

Service Received: DevaCut

Price: $76-$125

I left with way to much product in my hair it was so weighed down it looked terrible I never went back. The cut wasn't bad but, definitely not worth the money charged.

Attitude is everything

LLR|August 17, 2019

Service Received: DevaCut

Price: $76-$125

Oh my gosh! I am not the only one that has picked up on attitude! My first appointment was also wonderful and my hair great. Now, I am met with attitude if I ask a question that, apparently, I should know the answer to. And, my last cut was NOT her best AT ALL. A new stylist was shocked at the job done. I’m sorry, but that’s a lot of money to drop only to be met with snarky remarks and criticism. And, as one person mentioned, subsequent appoints are a cut only. She will pull your curls out to cut and at the end, you are a ball of horrible hair and on your merry way. Thankfully, there are other stylists in the area.

No good for “ethnic” hair

Tina|June 6, 2019

Service Received: DevaCurl Transformation

I went to Melissa a while back and left with my hair looking like a frizz ball. Also I felt very uncomfortable as some of the other clients were staring at me as she was doing my hair, like they never saw a black persons hair in their lives. I even went back for a second appointment since at least she trimmed the ends well, and she completely had no record of me every being there before. She took no time with me and this time wouldn’t even trim my hair. I would not recommend to those of us with curly-kinky hair.

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