Elle Koonwaiyou

Senior Skin Therapist
"Don't count the days, make the days count." - Muhammad Ali

Elle is an intelligent, astute and passionate Senior Skin Therapist. She is achieving life changing results in our Spa. Elle has a in-depth knowledge of Ultraceuticals Treatments, Ultra and Ultra MD skincare and uses this knowledge to empower her clients with the the effective skincare regimes that gives them the results the desire and deserve.

Elle has calm, joyful nature and always dreamed of being part of the Beauty industry. In 2014, after spending 17 years working as a successful Banker, Elle achieved her dream and became a Beauty Therapist. From Deep Tissue Massage to skin changing Ultraceuticals Treatments, Elle has found her calling.

Elle is thriving since joining Buoy. The consistent positive emails we receive from our clients are proof that she was born to be in this industry.

Book an appointment with Elle Koonwaiyou


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

Jun 2016

Ultraceuticals Spa of the Year

Elle Koonwaiyou's latest news

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.


Ultra Clear Skin in only 60 days

Incredible results for our client after only two months of using our Ultraceuticals Ultra Clear Treatment Lotion. Connect to see the before and after photos.


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?


Our Ultra GIFT to you

Simply purchase TWO Ultra products to receive our award-winning Ultra Brightening Foaming Cleanser.


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.


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.


RVR90 Competition Two Finalists

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


2018 January Opening Hours

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