sita / the founder

Hi, I’m Sita, an award-winning international hair and makeup artist based out of Tauranga. With over 10 years of experience in the industry, I have worked in various fields ranging from fashion, editorial, weddings, education, advertising, and beauty. My passion lies in making you feel and look your best, with a team of incredibly talented hair and makeup artists by my side.

I was previously based in London and Austria where I worked as a Product Specialist for MAC Cosmetics and have had the pleasure of collaborating with leading designers including Trelise Cooper, Moochi, Repertoire and Adrienne Winklemann. My work has also been featured in top magazines and blogs such as New Zealand Weddings, Together Journal and Magnolia Rouge.

10 + years experience

multiple magazine publications

thousands of happy clients

martha / mua & Hair Stylist

Alaina / mua & hair stylist

Fueled by her love for beauty and all things weddings Alaina is one of our amazing head artists. With 10+ years of industry experience, winning awards, such as beauty advisor of the year and her calming presence makes us proud to have her in the tribe. Her passion for beautiful makeup and amazing client service is second to none. 

Martha is one of our extremely talented head artists, with a passion for everything makeup since a young age and over 6 years of experience in the industry. She started her career at Mecca Maxima where she grew into the talented artist we are lucky enough to have as part of the tribe. Her past experience lies in fashion, runway, bridal makeup and special occasions. 

Lissy / mua & hair stylist

Lissy has spent 10+ years behind the chair and as one of Beauty Tribes head artists for the past 3 years you can be sure she knows her stuff when it comes to all things hair and makeup! We love Lissy’s passion for what she does, her fun loving personality that will make your getting ready experience just that little bit more fun and always going the extra mile to make anyone in her chair feel extra special. 

kirsty / mua

Meet Kirsty, our talented makeup artist and budding hair stylist! Kirsty’s love for beauty runs deep, and she’s all about making your hair and makeup dreams a reality. With her friendly vibe and top-notch service, Kirsty’s always ready to make you feel pampered and fabulous. Trust her to sprinkle a little magic into your look with her creative flair and knack for bringing out your best features.

Gabi / muA

Jina / muA

Gabi has so much natural talent, we feel pretty lucky to have her in our corner. She has been working 4+ years in the industry with her career starting out as an artist for Sisters & Co here in Mount Maunganui. Her makeup style is best described as elegant, soft and minimalistic. Gabi knows the makeup world is ever-changing and in her spare time you will find her learning and trying different techniques, products and styles.

Introducing Jina! With over 15 years of experience in the cosmetics industry, specializing in makeup artistry and skin health, Jina is deeply passionate about enhancing natural beauty. Beginning her journey with renowned brands like Shiseido and Lancôme, she has evolved her craft as an Artist at Mecca and a Skin & Laser Therapist at Fade. We are beyond proud to have the amazing Jina as part of the team. 


Beauty Tribe is unique as we have a studio you can visit us in as well as being fully mobile where we come to you. 

We offer makeup and hairstyling for all special occasions – weddings, balls, events, right through to editorial work, photoshoots or providing lessons on our craft. We’ve got your beauty needs covered! 


"Makeup to me isn’t about looking like someone else. It’s about individuality and confidence.”

"Sita is amazing! Super professional and a great communicator, Sita was so easy to deal with in the lead up to our wedding, and so fun to get ready with on the day. My mum and bridesmaids loved our hair and makeup and I felt like a princess! Thanks Sita x"

charlotte vincent

happy clients

"Such an amazing, charismatic and delightful girl who deserves all of the praise. Her talents are exceptional. Thank you Sita for doing what you do, could not recommend highly enough x"

kate alice

happy clients

"Sita and her team were incredibly professional, amazingly talented and so lovely and calm to be around on our wedding day. Sita's communication was faultless the throughout the whole process and she was so helpful anytime I had questions. I absolutely loved my hair and makeup and felt she nailed exactly the brief I was after."

julie mak

happy clients

"Cannot express how awesome you are at makeup, we all looked and felt amazing thank you so much for being apart of our day! highly recommend!"

colleen wykes

happy clients

"Sita was so accommodating and found time to book us in even though her day was already busy! Thank you for working your magic. the wedding was amazing."

rochelle o'leary

happy clients

"I highly recommend - Sita is fabulous! She did wedding hair and make up for me and my bridesmaids and we all loved the styles. She is very professional and yet put me at ease and was the prefect person to be around on the day. Thank you Sita!"

Katharina Rout

happy clients

want to join the team?


We're always on the hunt for talented and passionate freelance Makeup artists and hair stylists.

Fun work environment

Ongoing Training

Great Vibes 

Flexible Schedule

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