KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Little Jalynn’s hair is the crown she can never take off, but her adoptive mom, Noelle Rottier, didn’t know how to make her crown shine like her sisters. Rottier adopted Jalynn, a child of color, in July. She said learning to style her hair was an unexpected challenge. “Picking hairstyles, that’s a big part of being a girl,” Rottier said. “I felt like that piece was missing from our relationship.” Rottier
It was love at first braid for Theresa Mosley, who started doing her mother’s hair at the age of five. As the owner of Mosley School of Cosmetology, she credits her mother’s warm response as the main reason she loves working in beauty — the confidence it provides herself and clients. “My mom would look in the mirror and say, ‘Oh my god, I’m so beautiful,’” Mosley said. “Even though as an adult, I now noticed