CABRINA BIANCA | CO-FOUNDER & STYLIST

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Cabrina brings vitality and creativity to her work, using her consultative skills to deliver customized cuts and colors that leave her clients revived with a fresh, authentic look.

"I love creating freedom in hair."

 

Cabrina will bring fresh ideas and new concepts, with a long term vision for your hair's health and style.

 

Curly and textured haircuts are one of her passions to create. She loves adding an edge to her client's look, using cutting techniques including razoring, slicing, and dry cutting to add dimension.

 

She also loves to create to natural looks, utilizing highlights and balayage to lighten, and color tones that compliment and enhance your skin, all the while making your hair shinier and healthier.

With over 12 years of experience, Cabrina brings a new expression of hair styling to Northern Liberties. 

DANIELLA BENITA | CO-FOUNDER & STYLIST

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Daniella counts herself amongst the fifth generation of a family of hairstylists. She was raised in the salon.

Daniella also had the incredible opportunity to study under celebrity hair stylist Kristin Ess in Los Angeles. With experience ranging from photo shoots for Cosmo Magazine to in-salon work with A-list celebrities, she was educated in the highest echelon of color, cutting, and styling techniques.

Clients fall in love with Daniella’s process, which is customized for every hair type. Beautiful blended balayage highlights, long lasting cuts, effortless styling, and essential hair care education are combined to give clients her signature effortless and chic look.

Having sold her first salon, Daniella Benita Hair Studio in Los Angeles, Daniella returned to her home city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to open Benita Bianca Hair Studio in Northern Liberties.

RACHAEL ANNE | STYLIST

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Rachael is a balayage and color melting expert, specializing in dry cutting hair techniques. Her thorough  consultations allow her to learn who you are as a person, giving you a deeply personalized experience.

Recent to Philadelphia, she is already creating fandom with her lived-in color. Her passion is to create natural looks that last for months, with seamless grow out. To Rachael the health of the hair comes first, so she ensures that every head of hair walks away healthier when it arrived.  

She devoted several years of her career educating hairstylists, and brings that knowledge to her clients as well. There isn't a question she can't answer.  

 

Rachael studied with master stylist Oribe, and grew her hospitality expertise at Fox and Jane salon in New York. Further, she gained knowledge of color correction and balayage from salon influencers such as Cassandra Platnium and Farhanna. 

BRITTANY NOELLE | STYLIST

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When you arrive for your appointment with Brittany you can expect 100% focus on making your hair dreams a reality.

 

Whether she's using painting balayage, curated haircuts, or adding elegant extensions, Brittany will completely transform your look.

Dedicating to perfecting her craft, Brittany is constantly educating herself in the latest techniques. Most recently she trained under Masters of Balayage, specializing in blonding and balayage techniques to create livable, healthy hair.

 

She learned cutting and transformational color techniques with Ashlee Norman, and is Babe hand-tied extensions certified. 

Brittany has trained in some of the highest quality salons in Philadelphia, and now brings her talents with such cutting and care techniques to Benita Bianca.

ALEXANDRA LYNN | STYLIST

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Alexandra loves to create livable, healthy hair through precision foiling and color melting. Her goal is to give you longevity with your hair color by creating blended highlights that grow out seamlessly. She also utilizes dry cutting to create a signature cut that compliments her clients face shape and style.

Alexandra is also our Cezanne smoothing treatment specialist. This smoothing treatment is Formaldehyde free and delivers frizz free hair for up to 5 months with proper home care. Cezanne also offers an instant treatment that lasts up to 8 weeks.

 

She also has a big heart, sharing it with her two puppies, a frenchie and a cane corso. 

ASHLEY REILLY | STYLIST

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Ashley loves to create BIG transformations using her signature blonding techniques and tape in extensions. In 1 session you can walk out of the salon with with your DREAM hair that Ashley will teach you how to maintain and care for at home. 

"Not all of us are blessed with the hair of our dreams but I want to make that a reality for my clients utilizing my knowledge in extensions and color."

Ashley is a confident and efficient stylist. She will guide you on the best approach to deliver your hair goals while giving you realistic advice. Her passion for creating your dream hair shows as soon as you consult with her..

Ashley is also local to the neighborhood so she is not only your hairstylist and therapist, but also your tour guide and a connoisseur to the best restaurants and bars in the area.

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PEYTON ELAINE | STYLIST

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Peyton has been an artist from a young age, and now expresses her creativity through hair. "My specialty is to create bright, and most importantly healthy blondes using balayage and modern foiling techniques. I utilize products like Olaplex to make sure my clients blonding remains healthy and strong!"

 

Peyton's energy is relaxed and bubbly. She approaches each client's hair as a unique canvas, then delivers dimensional placement and design using her painting and foiling techniques.

To compliment your color, Peyton's loves to create long effortless layers and modern shags that she will teach you to style to perfection. Peyton also is certified in Cezanne smoothing treatments.

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MELISSA LA ROSA | APPRENTICE / STYLIST IN TRAINING

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Melissa is our newest stylist in training. Her passions include barber techniques, loud vivids, and edgy cuts. 

 

She is actively absorbing techniques from the entirety of the Benita Bianca team in all disciplines, including lightening, color, cutting, and styling.

Currently assisting Benita Bianca stylist, she's essential for helping us to deliver the best possible service, and brightens up our space with her fiery-hilarious personality that will keep you laughing all day.

KAREN ANNE | SALON MANAGER

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Karen delivers exceptional customer service and commitment, running an outstanding salon. She caterers to our clientele like family, doing everything she can to make everyone feel welcome and looked after.

 

She does it all, opening and closing, check in and check out, scheduling and rebooking, and ordering and inventory.

Karen previously co-owned a salon in Tampa, Florida and has since then managed a number of businesses, including Forty Carrots in Santa Monica, California.

 

Her enthusiasm for work and bright personality make the salon what it is today. Without Karen we would not be Benita Bianca!

THOMAS CHRISTOPHER | CO-FOUNDER & OPERATIONS ADVISOR

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Thomas contributes to financial management, systems management, and HR at Benita Bianca.

 

He is committed to running a flawless operation, and helping us develop a culture of excellence.

Other than Benita Bianca, Thomas serves as Co-Founder and CEO of Measure Studio, a social media analytics startup.

His continuous work and dedication helped to grow Benita Bianca from a portable shampoo bowl in a shower tub to the bustling salon we have today!