Kentwood class teaches white parents to style black hair

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 […]

Science lab workout

While attending cosmetology school, Mosley noticed that not all types of hair were being taught in her classes. Because she wanted to open a school that catered to all hair types, Mosley took it upon herself to further her education by taking classes all over West Michigan that certified her in styling and serving all […]

Mosley School of cosmetology 2019 business of the year.

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 […]