Meet The Team
Our team experience is endless. From working on Films, TV, Fashion, Photoshoots and Weddings, a number of our team are Qualified Makeup training experts who tutor at the Makeup Academies in NZ.
Our team work not only in NZ but Internationally as well, whether it is a wedding in Fiji, a photoshoot in Bora Bora, or a Fashion show in Australia.
We have very high standards and handpick only highly trained, skilled and experienced Artists to deliver what you need. Our focus is on quality not quantity.
The team are here to solve, educate and beautify, to get results, and most importantly we love what we do!
Founder & CEO
Originally from an entertainment background, Nicki has worked all over the world including Asia, the Greek Islands, Europe and Australia.
After returning to NZ, Nicki worked for one of New Zealand’s top Music Promoters – touring with both local and International bands and artists such as Blondie, Norah Jones, Hayley Westenra, and Billy Connolly.
Nicki’s experience spans over 15 years, working in all aspects of the industry.
Not only on the tools, Nick’s expertise is now predominantly as an adviser to the Industry, she works with the NZQA to establish the correct industry standard and teaching qualifications for Government Bodies, Makeup Schools in NZ, Beauty Brands and Industry leaders.
Her goal is to ensure today’s Artists reach the industry with the highest standard and are leading the way in current International Trends and Techniques.
Bookings Manager – Weddings
Christie completed her training at The Film and Television Academy of Makeup and has worked in the makeup and fashion industry for over 15 years.
With a huge passion for anything beauty and fashion related she has worked with some of New Zealand’s best-known designers and brands such as WORLD, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent.
Christie is also a personal stylist and image consultant. As well as working with personal style clients, Christie has provided grooming, hair, makeup and styling training to several businesses and networking groups such as ASB, Kiwibank, Barfoot and Thompson, Auckland City Council, Global Women.
Christie’s professionalism and calm nature shines through every experience, she really listens to what is important to the client, and understands the value of personal presentation and first impressions.
Brilliantly organised, Christie ensures the highest attention to detail and professionalism for seamless partnerships with our clients.
Bookings Manager – General
Tammie joined our team in 2019, she is from Australia and only recently relocated to Auckland. Don’t worry she insists she does not follow football, however it is amusing to hear her attempt to pronounce our suburbs!
In 2016 Tammie left the corporate HR world and focused on raising her son and twin girls.
Her background is in Streamlining and Optimisation, company transitions and customer experience.
Tammie forefronts our administration, from bookings, scheduling and customer service to accounts and process development.
Tammie has a down to earth, happy demeanour and always ensures The Beauty Hub’s customer service and client experience is at a high level.
Lead Makeup Tutor / Hair Stylist
Lisette has over 16 years experience in all aspects of the Makeup Industry. She began her career in television working for the TV3 makeup department, later going on to freelance for Shortland Street both in studio and on location.
She has worked in media for Fashion Quarterly, Girlfriend, New Idea, Pulp and Cleo magazine, and freelanced with photographers on both commercial advertising and domestic assignments.
Lisette’s passion for tutoring began at Yves Saint Laurent, as the National Education Manager for YSL and was responsible for training the retail channel in product information, makeup artistry and sales techniques. In 2015 she began tutoring at The Samala Robinson Makeup Academy as a Senior Tutor.
As a Senior Tutor, Lisette has acquired her adult teaching and assessment qualifications supported by NZQA, and is responsible for delivering tutoring at a corporate level on Hair and Makeup and personal/company branding to our larger clients such as Air New Zealand.
Hair & Makeup Artist
Deepika is a professional Makeup Artist and Hairstylist based in Auckland with an overall experience of 8 years in all aspects of beauty makeup including fashion makeup, bridal makeup, special occasion makeup and I specialise in Indian makeup.
Deepika has been associated with well known brand MAC Cosmetics for the past 7 years as a Makeup Consultant, and has been a part of various fashion shows such as Lakme Fashion Week, Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week and New Zealand Fashion Week.
Deepika’s depth of knowledge in fashion, makeup and hairstyling makes her a versatile beauty professional, who can adapt skills to every kind of job or occasion.
Hair & Makeup Artist
Although originally from a design background, Naeema has always been passionate about makeup and beauty and finally entered into the industry a few years ago. After completing her training at The Makeup School, she has since been specialising in Bridal work.
Having lived in different countries around the world, Naeema has been able to use her cultural experiences and language skills (speaking fluent Spanish, Hindi and Gujarati) to help international brides and their families create a traditional experience on their wedding day.
Naeema is proficient in the cultural aspects of bridal styling such as Dupatta setting and Hijaab styling and with a keen eye for detail she always ensures nothing is out of place.