Courtney Taylor

Senior Colourist & Make Up Artist
"Money comes and goes but your story is forever." - Courtney's parents

Courtney has always loved the fashion and beauty industry.  She recently won the prestigious Makeup Artist of the Year award at the 2017 NZHA Industry awards. Courtney has been creating the most beautiful Colours for her clients and has become sought after.

She is thriving by being surrounded by the best in hair and beauty talent in New Zealand, which has only made her passion for the industry even stronger.

Over the last three years Courtney has had a vast amount of experience in all different fields of our industry, such as working with clients and runways, editorial, being on stage, being published in magazines and more.

Courtney can’t wait to see what the future will hold.

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Nov 2017

Industry Awards Best New Entrant

Nov 2017

NZ Salon of the Year 2017

Nov 2017

L'Oreal Grand Salon of the Year 2017

May 2017

Make Up Artist of the Year 2017

Courtney Taylor's latest news

Do you want shiny, vibrant hair again?

Fusio-Dose hair ritual is our bespoke in-salon treatment by Kérastase that will nourish your hair and leave you it with the shine that will turn heads.


Derek Elvy's New Home Celebrated in NZ House & Garden

Learn more about Derek Elvy's most recent creative journey. Turning a Chocolate Factory in Featherston, Wairarapa into his home/living gallery. Get your hands on the March issue today.


Buoy Gets You a Lucky Strike

A new concept in Wellington dining. Lucky Strike serves the most delicious slow-cooked smoked Brisket. Are you ready to get Lucky?


Big J Stylez Fringe Play Starring Jacob

Jacob has quickly become a very important member of the Buoy family. He is a very talented actor, dancer and is about to star in his own play 'Big J Stylez' at the Fringe Festival from March 6th.


Buoy NZ Salon of the Year 2017

Buoy Salon & Spa wins 5 of the most sought after awards in our industry.
Salon of the Year, L'Oréal Grand Salon of the Year, Excellence in Marketing, Business Stylist of the Year Chinney Yeap and Best New Entrant.


Buoy launches new Website

Buoy Co-Owner & Managing Director Phillippa Middleton explains why creating a new online platform was so important to her vision to be the leaders in the Salon and Spa, and online.


Derek Elvy Inducted into NZHA Industry Hall of Fame

Derek Elvy - what a phenomenal career


30 year Collection Goes Global

To celebrate our 30th year the Buoy Salon Team have created this award-winning and internationally published collection.


NZFW Backstage with Michael Beel

NZFW held in Auckland at the end of August is New Zealand’s premier fashion event celebrating all things fashion. Held predominately in the Viaduct Event Centre with a few offsite shows, it's always an event for a team not to miss.

This year saw Michael, Mathias, Courtney and Eilish go up, and lead and assist on over eleven shows throughout the week. Below is the week according to our Creative Director and NZHA Industry Hairdresser of the Year 2017, Michael Beel.


2018 January Opening Hours

Our last day for 2017 is Saturday 23 December and we are open again on Friday 5 January 2018.