Lansing’s ‘Mother mullet’ Ashley Medina is about more than a haircut

Clarification: This tale has been up-to-date to replicate Sawyer Hall’s sexual identity.

LANSING − If the Ashley Medina from 20 many years back satisfied herself right now she mentioned she would be bored to dying in a make any difference of minutes.

Medina admits the conference would have been temporary. Medina, 43, is a minimalist sporting a mullet, tattoos and an all-black wardrobe who’s focused on her daughter, her neighborhood, her well being and her career as a hairdresser at Bliss Salon Spa Boutique. Her 23-year-old self was dwelling in Lansing with a team of buddies, with an at any time-transforming and growing wardrobe, Mariah Carey-encouraged hairdo and compulsion for shoplifting and partying.

“The me then would have dropped curiosity and would have wished to conclude that conversation as quickly as I could to get to some thing extra entertaining,” Medina reported. “Me then hunting at me now, it would have just been baffling that I would want a everyday living like this.”

Persons can alter, she reported. Her life has been a metamorphosis.

Now Medina is best regarded for the haircut she rocks herself and that so several folks check with her to give them − a mullet.

On Instagram and TikTok, wherever she has a lot more than 700,000 followers, Medina is recognised as “mom mullet.” She employs the platform to expound on and praise the cut’s worth and practicality and to give people a glimpse into the consultation and artistic process that goes into offering a shopper just one of their individual.