Benji Pow has 10 years of experience in Balayage, Highlights, and creative blonding services. To work in San Francisco’s Top salon was his goal as a haircolorist and by good fortune and hard-work he is the new owner of Taylor Monroe as of August 2019. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, he brings Aloha to the Bay Area’s beauty community with pristine haircuts and hair color for all genders.
“Benji is incredible!!!! I absolutely love the cut, color, and treatment he gave me. I'm pretty amazed at how kind and accommodating he is; he went far above and beyond what I even asked for in order to guarantee I walked away from his shop feeling good.” - Whitney G.
“Best hair color & cutting spot. I highly recommend Benji he is very good at coloring and cutting. He is very nice and professional I'll come to do my hair color & cutting.” - Yueming G.
Roberto is our salon sweetheart. He’s worked his way through our 2 year assistant training program and proved his diligence to pound the pavement as a Stylist on the salon floor. He creates color formulas with a punch using Wella haircolor. Seek out Roberto for Highlights, Balayage, and Bleach and Tones. You’ll get the shade of blonde you’ve always dreamed of. Se habla espanol? Reserva un cita con Roberto.
Roberto you are the Best! Thank you for listening to me very carefully. I love my haircut. It is exactly what I wanted.” - Nsm S.
“Came back today for a trim with Roberto. He listened to what I wanted, gave suggestions, but wasn't pushy, which is SO appreciated :)” - Farrah N.
Shane is personable, communicative and lives in true essence to his name. Straight from Cork, Ireland we are so lucky to be graced with his vivacious spirit and creative haircolor and haircutting. He has 13 years- and counting- of experience in the beauty industry. Come and experience his passion for beautifying the Bay Area.
"I met Shane through a recommendation from a friend. He pays attention to detail when adding highlights to my hair. We get along so great, lots in common .” - Rebecca C.
“It's always a pleasure to work with Shane, I can count on him to retouch my vibrant red hair and disguise those grays." - Franchesca P.
Gigi proved her skill with haircolor, haircuts and men’s haircuts from the get-go. Another successful graduate of our two-year assistant training program, she is delivering work that is above-and beyond. Her technical skillset can tackle all hair texutures, lengths and depths. She can formulate the perfect color for every clientele. Se habla espanol? Reserva una cita con Gigi.
"I've been seeing Gigi for 4 years and a she's the best. She's taken me taken me from bleach and tone to highlights and back many many times. (She's very patient!) great for all blonde needs! Highly recommend!” - Erica F.
“I've been seeing Gigi at Taylor Monroe for over three years and she always exceeds my expectations!!” - Jasmynn A.
With over 25 years of experience it’s no wonder Katrina comes so highly recommended. From mens fashion mullets, to shags and extensions she DOES IT ALL.
“Katrina killed it! Such an amazing job. She's so cool, made me feel comfortable start to finish. Can't wait for my next appointment” - Rishika R.
“I followed curl expert Katrina from her previous salon and I am thrilled!” - Danit B.
Bay area native with 10 years of experience, Alisha will provide the ultimate experience. Alisha loves doing everything from subtle balayage to screaming creative colors and is a highly requested men’s hair artist.
“Trendy vibe. Nice staff. Alisha cut my hair and advised against coloring for the moment due to the health of my hair. So kudos in not coloring just to get bigger bank.” - Samantha L.
“I have been coming here since I moved to San Francisco. Both my wife and I love the place and will always recommend this place both for the people, service and atmosphere. Alisha is my go to person and she is great. I am very picky where I go as I have had nightmares before so I was so happy when I found this spot.” - Paul T.
You’ll love Scott’s bubbly personality, look to him for confidence when it comes to rendering a haircolor or men’s haircut. Scott is proficient is upkeeping a natural hairstyle from short to long-layer haircuts. His team spirit keeps our salon morale alive!
“The studio's online booking system is very easy to navigate, and Scott is a magician with his scissors! I haven't had a haircut for about half a year, and my hair had some messy and uneven layers from previous cuts / color corrections. Scott was able to smooth out the layers and my hair looks so much better and cleaner after the cut.” - Yixiao Y.
“I randomly booked an appointment there with Scott B. and have been hooked ever since. He's so meticulous with his work and always takes the time to make sure I'm happy with the result.” - Lauren H.
Charles has 20 years of hair-cutting experience. We are so lucky to have him apart of this team as he brings knowledge, history and nostalgia from the formerly known Oxen Rose Salon. He is San Francisco’s haircut specialist for all genders, hair lengths and textures. Look to Charles to tailor your curly hair or short men’s haircuts. He’s worked beside Bay Area industry leaders for years and continues to work beside us as we grow to be San Francisco’s Best Hair Salon.
“ Charles has the magic touch! I honestly haven't loved a cut as much as this one in a very long time - soft layers with volume!” - MG
“Charles is awesome. My hair is hard to cut and he does a fabulous job.” - Sophia M.