With over 30 years of experience in the hairdressing industry, Michelle has transformed her passion into a lifelong career. After a decade as a salon owner, she discovered her true calling in teaching. For more than 20 years, Michelle has been an educator, imparting her extensive knowledge in all aspects of hairdressing and barbering, including the private sector.

Michelle’s teaching philosophy revolves around hands-on training, mentorship, technical precision, and creative freedom. She takes great pride in seeing her students grow into successful stylists and salon owners. Her expertise in session styling and creative colour work sets her apart, making her classes both informative and inspiring.

Beyond the classroom, Michelle has had the honour of judging hairdressing competitions for the NHF, a role she finds incredibly rewarding. Her dedication to the craft and her students’ success is evident in every aspect of her work.

In her free time, Michelle indulges in fine dining, with a particular fondness for Italian cuisine. This personal touch adds a layer of relatability, making her not just a mentor, but a cherished figure in the hairdressing community.

Author Nakia Oliver