Our Team

The Practically Frivolous Family...

Celia Summer Doby

Owner/Stylist

Celia is the owner and Curly Hair Specialist here at Practically Frivolous!

Celia is a St. Petersburg, Florida native and started her passion in the hair industry at age 18. She graduated from Loraine's Academy and started her career at Practically Frivolous. She continued educating herself every year at Orlando Premiere including Toni and Guy precision cutting techniques, Martin Parsons Design styling, Cezanne (a non-toxic formaldehyde free smoothing system). 

She has also trained in Kemon Color, an Italian Boutique Brand, and traveled to Italy to train with the Kemon Group.

Being a Ouidad Certified Curly Hair specialist, Celia trained with Ouidad herself, "Queen of Curls" in New York City. She is also certified in Aqua tape-in extensions for length and fullness.

But most of all Celia loves catering and listening to her clients specific needs and goals and using her skills and talents to enhance their beauty that already exists. 

As the salon owner she is always making  sure everyone in the salon is having an exceptional experience! Having worked at the salon for over 20 years and now owning the salon, Practically Frivolous is truly her home away from home. 

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Kenna Thompson

Stylist

Kenna graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2013 and also worked with Kevin Murphy and Paul Mitchell educators before joining our team in 2016.

She has participated in extensive education, ranging from product knowledge, color theory, and certified in Aqua tape-in extensions.  She is skilled in Ouidad carve and slice cutting techniques as well. 

Kenna specializes in naturally curly hair and Balayage hand painting highlights and has a passion for Bridal and event styling. 

"I'm constantly learning new skills to better serve each of my clients. They are the whole reason I do this and the best part about my job!"

Edie Bailey

 Stylist

Edie studied hair at Aveda.  She joined our Practically Frivolous family just over six years ago.  Her passions include curly cuts, precision cuts, and color.  Edie's attention to detail is apparent, along with her genuine nature. She really cares about you!

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Marybeth Stroud

 Stylist

Marybeth joined our team three years ago. She is a seasoned stylist that works closely with her clients to give them the look they want.  She has a loyal clientele that knows that she is reliable and dedicated. We are lucky to have her!

Kelly McCullough Boling

Stylist

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Micheal Keeny

Stylist

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Shelly Lambert

Stylist

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Anna Rose

Stylist

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Gail J. Erickson

Master Esthetician 

Gail has been with Practically Frivolous for 20 years. She is a Certified Paramedical Esthetician that strives to exceed expectations with every treatment. You will feel revived after your luxury facial from Gail's healing hands!

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Alex Maldonado

Massage Therapist 

Our massage therapist Alexander
Maldanado was trained at Cortiva Institute,
a school dedicated to producing the
highest caliber of massage therapist.  He
received his license in 2017 and has been
practicing here in the city of St. Petersburg
since . He is trained in Swedish massage,
myofascial release, neuromuscular therapy
& cupping therapy.

Lori Rapoport

Nail Technician 

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Chantell Leffard

Nail Technician 

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Amy Joy Squillace

 Permanent Make up Artist

Amy Joy has been a Softap makeup technician for 15 years. 13 of those years here at Practically Frivolous! She uses the finest pigments on the market. Amy is an artist and works hard to enhance your nature beauty!

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Shelly Brown

Nail Technician

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SoCheata Man

Nail Technician/Permanent Makeup Artist/Eyelash Extension Technician

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