In 2008 the NFL’s governing body proposed new rules that hair must be kept under the helmets and away from player’s names but this was rejected. Polamalau has not seen hairdressing equipment or a salon chair for over a decade, that last time he had it cut was early 2000. TAMPA, FL -When Bobbi Russell talks about her life’s passion, there’s no doubt her love runs deep.
Make no mistake, the goals she sets every day are not with her in mind.
She has boundless, contagious energy, fueled by her laser focus. Actually, no nonsense, She’s serious warm -approachable. She knows what she wants and doesn’t hesitate to go after it.
She says she is working for a higher purpose, a loftier achievement that is not about her personal best.
Whenever pouring over the materials, always prepping for the next appointment and procedure, she spends time at every one.
Most of us are aware that there are two desks at her place of business, both of them ‘chockfull’ of literature and continuing education. Whenever working with disorders of the scalp and hair, bobbi is a certified clinical trichologist. Needless to say, we go through about 10 tissues boxes regularly. Doesn’t it sound familiar? And, what makes her heart especially tender is that she sees women at their most vulnerable times. Oftentimes it’s very emotional, it’s very heartbreaking, she admitted. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. Bobbi is a voracious reader wheneverit gets to her craft. They are all roles she cherishes.
Location is so protective of its patients and clientele that a sign is posted on the door leading into the treatment area.
She knew something had to be done.
I wanted this to be a place where women did not feel judged. However, no men are allowed beyond this point. She began seeing the effects of hair loss and the crippling emotions associated with it, as a stylist years ago. Surely it’s a place they can be themselves, she says. Just think for a moment. We seek for people to feel comfortable, she said. She is part teacher, part stylist, and on many occasions, part counselor. Whenever creating an all female treatment center in Tampa called Hair Therapy for Women, she decided to create a sanctuary of sorts. She describes the location as nurturing and safe for women who are going through painful embarrassment. Her career is ‘multifaceted’ and multipurpose. We take this very seriously. Anyway, for this Tampa woman, So there’s one clear cut path she seeks -help women look and feel their best.
She admits she is a thinker and a dreamer.
Bobbi has one mission in mind, she explains, and it has nothing to do with her.
Fire in her eyes lights up with a spark that shows it’s something she feels in her gut, as she begins to describe her work. Actually, she uses one word to describe what lovely locks mean to ladies. Of course and, it starts on the p of their head. A well-known fact that is. Her work is all about hair. Virtually, she counts national pageant contestants, including a former Miss America, as clients and friends. Bobbi works with all kinds of clientele, including women who have thinning hair and need the proper cut to camouflage tiny strands. Whenever providing fullness in hairstyles that need an extra boost, she also works with extensions. Needless to say, she convinces them to, and tells us it’s amidst the most rewarding experiences to help bring them back to life.