Hair Lab Founders Rodrick Samuels and Lauren Moser

Hair Lab Founders Rodrick Samuels and Lauren Moser

Hair Lab Detroit The Salon

Our mission at Hair Lab Detroit the Salon is to cultivate excellence when it comes to our team, as well as our clients.   It is through this perseverance that we are able to offer services that will exceed the expectations of all of our clients. Our menu of services caters to the hair needs of every ethnicity, and  every hair type, making us an asset to our diverse downtown community.

Hair Lab Detroit is a private by appointment only, creative environment that provides Detroiters with progressive beauty services that are both efficient and convenient. Our studio is a home to Lauren Moser and Rodrick Samuels, who not only love to share their passion with their clients in Detroit, but also travel the country teaching other professionals, and working on set for photo and video shoots for Ouidad hair care. They have devoted their lives and careers to  building a legacy of beauty, education and creative genius.


Hair Lab Detroit The Academy

The Hair Lab Academy is an epicenter for higher learning in the art of hairdressing. As artists and professionals, we believe that success comes to those that invest in themselves. This is why we are proud to offer world class education that is cost effective to the hard working stylist. With our many programs and price points, there will be no excuse not to take your career to the next level through advanced training that will keep you motivated and current. 

Industry gurus Rodrick Samuels (nominated Educator of the Year) and Lauren Moser (2013 NAHA Texture finalist, and 2015 NAHA Texture winner) developed this academy to be a driver in our industry. Every class offered at Hair Lab Detroit Academy offers a balanced harmony of solid technique and artistic expression. It is our philosophy that your technical skills are what make your hair designs great; it’s your artistic touches that make them yours. 

We offer non manufacturer based advanced training at every skill level from student to master. Whether you are looking for one on one tutoring in specific areas, hands on classes, or advanced business training, you will find it here.


Rodrick Samuels was recently recognized by Barbers Only Magazine as a Top Barber Educator in the nation

Lauren Moser is a 2013 North American Hairstyling Award Texture Finalist, and 2015 NAHA Texture Winner

Rodrick Samuels

Beauty Industry leader, educator, inspirational speaker, Milady eEucator of the Year Nominee, and 2016 AIPP nominee, Rodrick Samuels is Staying Sharp and teaching you the skills to stay sharp too. As a free-lance artist specializing in cutting, multi-cultural hair and an expert with a set of clippers, Rodrick innovative edutainment style will motivate any barber, stylist, student or teacher.


As founder of Profile Barber Institute, his award winning school and Profile Corporate, two companies that merge barber-stylist education and advanced training for all of the beauty and barber industry, Rodrick passion for teaching and learning has embraced him with a Stages Certification and his ability to communicate thoughtful and engaging content is what sets him apart as a well-received speaker and leader. Rodrick can be seen gracing the stages at the industry’s biggest events as well as supporting multiple organizations through board opportunities and volunteer support.

Lauren Moser

Lauren Moser’s enthusiasm and incomparable abilities are responsible for her successful rise as one of the most dedicated salon owners and freelance educators in the country. As an educator, salon owner, NAHA Finalist in Texture in 2013, and NAHA winner in Texture in 2015, Lauren’s reputation for brilliance is heard around the country. Her ability to adapt to all hair types of has created the well rounded stylist that she is today. Lauren looks at hair as a whole, meaning your attitude, lifestyle and effort, really dictate your final look. "I never claim to be the best, but every day you can be sure I'm going to give it my all." In 2014 Hair Lab Detroit was opened on a dream to create the ultimate salon atmosphere for the city of Detroit. A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. She is constantly working on her own innovative techniques always pushing the boundaries of hair. She continues to improve her skills through national training with elite educators. She regularly styles hair for fashion shows and photo shoots and enjoys doing styles for weddings and other special occasions. Whether you want a contemporary  cut or a lecture on the history of the North American Hair Styling Awards, you are sure to be pleased with the experience you will have with Lauren as well as the end results.



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Teiara Dandy

Up and coming stylist Teiara can give you the flair to get you there! Providing Balayage and funky fun color to babes across Metro Detroit! Her experience and passion for color allows for a unique and tailored experience on the way to your dream hair. Whether you're looking for the perfect platinum, that rich chocolate brown, or the sassy lavender you've been swooning over, shes got a plan for you! When Teiara isn't fighting box color into submission and training your hair for a healthier life, she provides fun styles for men and women! Shes no stranger to haircuts and waxing your brows into perfection, did we forget to mention she can turn you into a mermaid overnight? Providing Tape In, as well as Clip-in Extension services, Teiara is equipped to give you the long hair you crave.