MEET OUR TEAM

Benefit, established in 2008 and led by Jocelyn Palmer, is continuously grooming and growing a talented team and culture among Cincinnati. We strive to create the best experiences with our tremendous education, industry knowledge and true dedication to the craft. 

 

We believe in a close and connected team, free to bounce creative ideas off of each other and working together for our guests every day. We infuse knowledge and inspiration from ongoing training inside and outside of the salon. We are unique, knowledgable and passionate hair stylists who love bringing beauty to life.

Jocelyn

Owner | Level 5

Energy Level:

10 + Positive Vibes All Day

Specialty:

Brunette Balayage, Blonds, Precision Cutting

Cat or dog:

House plants? 

Favorite place:

Tropical + City Equally

Favorite product:

Botanical Repair... Every product!

Favorite place to shop:

Local Boutiques Everywhere

Shelby

Level 2 | Stylist & Make Up Artist

 Energy level:

8-10

Specialty:

 Money pieces, Bellami extensions, and everything blondes! 

Cat or dog: 

Cats and Donkeys

Favorite place: 

A bon fire at my Moms with my family & wife

Favorite product:

Smooth Infusion Nourishing Cream

Favorite place to shop: 

Any thrift or antique shop
 

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Energy Level:

5

Specialty:

Extensions + braids

Cat or Dog:

Black Cat

Favorite Place:

Italy

Favorite Product:

Botanical Repair Shampoo + Conditioner

Favorite Place to Shop:

Shein

Isabella Geraci

Level 1

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Elizabeth

Energy Level:

10

Specialty: 

I Don't Discriminate

Cat or Dog:

Fat, Slobbery Wrinkly Bull Dogs

Favorite Place:

Take Me Straight To The Lake

Favorite Product:

Anything To Make My Blow Out Last Days (Rinseless Refresh, Dry Shampoo etc.)

Favorite Place to Shop:

Target because you go and let Target tell you what you need.

Level 4 | Wedding Coordinator | Make Up Artist

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Energy Level:

2 in the morning, 9 in the afternoon/evening

Specialty:

Blonding, balayage, extensions

Cat or Dog:

All animals

Favorite Place:

Anywhere warm with low humidity

Favorite Product:

Beautifying Composition

Favorite Place to Shop:

Thrifting

Gracie Rudolph

Level 2

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Energy Level:

7 - 7.5

Specialty:

Blonding + Balayage

Cat or Dog:

Dogs

Favorite Place:

Any place with a beach and some quality Vitamin D. 

Favorite Product:

Texture Tonic

Favorite Place to Shop:

Free People, Zara, Urban Outfitters. (That's a hard one!)

Level 2 | Stylist & Salon Manager

Bridget 

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Energy Level: 

Mid, I love a relaxing service as well as a high energy one

Specialty: 

Short cuts, coppers & vivid colors

Cat or Dog:

Cat :)

Favorite Place:

A porch with a view and a cup of coffee

Favorite Product:

Sap Moss

Favorite Place to Shop:

Findlay Market

Maddie Jezek

Level 3

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Energy level:

Specialty:

Cat or dog: 

Favorite place: 

Favorite product:

Favorite place to shop: 

Natalie 

Level 1

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Energy Level:

5

Specialty:

Cutting

Cat or Dog:

Both

Favorite Place:

 

Favorite Product:

Favorite Place to Shop:

Cat 

Level 1

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Maggie

Energy Level:

On a scale of 1-10, I am an 8

Specialty:

Precision and creative cutting

Cat or Dog:

I have a dog named Lucy that I 

rescued 6 years ago.

Favorite Place:

Every year my partner and I travel to Atlanta for the Shaky Knees Music festival! We have deemed that "our" spot.

Favorite Product:

Aveda Texture Tonic

Favorite Place to Shop:

Target and Thrift shops!

Apprentice

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Energy Level: 

6
Specialty:

blonding 

Cat or Dog:

Dog

Favorite Place: 

Las Vegas

Favorite Product: 

Botanical leave in 

Favorite Place to Shop:

OTR or Shein online

Taylor 

Apprentice 

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Energy Level: 

6

Cat or Dog:

Dog

Favorite Place: 

The lake

Favorite Product: 

Aveda Dry Shampoo

Favorite Place to Shop:

Target or Amazon 

Karolyn

Guest Care 

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Energy Level:

4 Calm and Collected

Specialty:

Retail Genius

Cat or Dog:

All animals

Favorite Product:

Aveda Dry Shampoo

Favorite Place to Shop:

Online!

Halie 

Salon Manager