Auckland Wedding Makeup Artists and Hairstylists - The 2020 Guide
— By Raashka Mannie
30 April 2020
As Marilyn Monroe once said, the best makeup that anyone can wear is a smile - but that's pretty much a given on your wedding day, isn't it?
Auckland has a wide range of makeup artists and hairstylists that are here to elevate that smile. That might mean deep shades of plume or wine red on your lips, or golden glitter on your lids that sparkle with every blink. It might mean your hair dotted with diamanté or curls that cascade down your back. Whatever your choice, whatever your love, these artists are here to make you look like the stunner you are.
Whether they're based in the City of Sails or traversing the nation, these much loved makeup artists and hairstylists are the cream of the crop. We've put together a guide on some of the most talented in the wedding scene, all with years of experience, tons of flexibility, and a real knack for bringing out the best in that pretty face of yours.
The Peach Club
Image by Robinson Studios
The Peach Club is an award-winning makeup artist and hairstylist collective. Carefully put together, they're all peaches themselves, based in Auckland and Waiheke, happy to travel to your wedding destination to glam you up. Voted one of New Zealand's Best Wedding Vendors in 2019 by Wild Hearts, The Peach Club has over 18 years of experience in the hairstyling/hairdressing industry. They have a fashion-forward and fresh approach to makeup and hair, innovating and continuously creating to dress you up like never before.
The Beauty Hub
Image by The Beauty Hub
With over 15 years of experience in the wedding industry, The Beauty Hub is a rad team of specialist wedding makeup artists and hairstylists. They've got talent, they've got history, they've got chutzpah - and they're going to make you look like the million bucks you are on your special day. The Beauty Hub artists have contributed to winners of "Bride of the Year," showcasing their impeccable taste and attention to detail. They're fully mobile across Auckland and Waiheke Island but also work with brides at Destination Weddings throughout New Zealand, Fiji, Bora Bora and more.
Sarika Makeup Artistry and Training
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Sarika Makeup Artistry and Training comes with a plethora of experience. Over twelve years of experience means designing runway shows at NZ Fashion Week, travelling to international shows, working at events, and also teaching and inspiring professional makeup artists to grow their own makeup skills with one-on-one makeup training and classes. They've collaborated with Jimmy D, Meadowlark, Moochi and many more, working with celebrities and expanding their horizons. Your wedding makeup will be utter perfection with Sarika Makeup Artistry and Training.
Image by Abbie Beauty
With a ton of commercial experience in the bag, Abbie Beauty was established in 2006 and has been flourishing ever since. She has received international awards for her work, headed numerous fashion shows, and excels in education and mentorship when it comes to what she loves most: makeup. Weddings are a specialist area for Abbie, who has delighted hundreds of clients with looks that are sophisticated, appear effortless, and show each person's unique beauty to its best advantage on their special day.
Michaela Kaye Makeup
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Michaela Kaye Makeup is situated in Auckland and is happy to travel to wherever your wedding takes her. A makeup artist, hairstylist and spray tan technician, she can do it all on your big day, from giving you a drop-dead gorgeous coiffure to giving you a freshly sunkissed look. She began her studies at Cut Above Academy, going on to study further at The Makeup School in Ponsonby. Michaela Kaye Makeup is dedicated to her craft and to ensuring that you're entirely flawless on your special day.