About Steph

Based in beautiful Hawke's Bay, Steph has over ten years’ experience as a makeup artist and hair stylist in Auckland and has worked on countless weddings, special occasions, and photo shoots.  

Steph holds a Certificate in Fashion Makeup from Samala Robinson Academy, has worked at Lucy & The Powder Room at the Department Store, and also with esteemed brands such as NARS at Mecca Cosmetica. Steph undergoes regular Pro Artistry training at M.A.C Cosmetics and has worked with numerous corporate and celebrity clients, including Karen Walker, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Julia & Libby, and Millie Elder-Holmes.

As well as working as a makeup artist, Steph is the editor and founder of top New Zealand beauty blog, Beauty Guru, where she writes makeup, skin care and lifestyle articles for women of all ages. 

Steph brings a creative flair and warm demeanour to her work, placing emphasis on the needs and desires of each client. Specialising in bridal makeup, Steph can work with you to create a beautiful, personalised makeup look for your big day.