Phillippa Middleton

Managing Director
"You don't build a business, you build people and then people build the business" - Unknown

Phillippa is an international award-winning entrepreneur who has created one of the most successful Salon and Spa companies in New Zealand with exceptional results.  Her vision and achievements, combined with her determination, energy and lateral thinking have helped create hugely successful businesses.  Phillippa’s leadership and creativity also ensures she builds the best teams and the best companies.

Phillippa is a Global Business award winner and the BEST foundation marketing and client philosophy, both prestigious awards from UCLA.

Phillippa is the driving force behind the brand and is taking Buoy from strength to strength with her attention to customer service and brand experience.



Oct 2017

Australasian RVR90 Day Journey Anti-Ageing Champions

Jun 2016

Ultraceuticals Spa of the Year

Aug 2004

Global Salon Business of the Year

Phillippa Middleton's latest news

Spring into Your Best Summer Skin

Bring your skin out of hibernation and get ready for Summer with Buoy and Ultra


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.


Buoy Wins Ultraceuticals Skin Competition

Senior Skin Therapist Kelly Francis with her client Maxine


RVR90 Competition Two Finalists

Our award winning Spa had two finalists in the Ultraceuticals RVR90 Day Skin Competition


Buoy goes Global with Millie

We have started our year by making some fabulous international connections!

Millie Elder Holmes, of Clean Eatz NZ, is a successful kiwi blogger, based in Greece, who is passionate about anything that nourishes her mind, body and soul.

Millie reached out to Buoy Salon & Spa on our Instagram page asking for advice on her Skin Pigmentation issues.


The Ultimate Sun Protection Guide

At Salon Buoy we love the summer sun, but we also know just how damaging it can be for your skin. If you don’t prepare well before stepping outside, and take proper care of your skin once you’re actually in the sun, you have a high chance of paying the price.


2017 - A Year to Celebrate

Being our 30th Birthday, we knew we wanted to achieve something special and we believe we have done just that.