Our Family

Nicole Carter 

Nicole- A.K.A the boss.

Nicole opened Beauty and Beyond 27 years ago.  Her passion and drive has kept her business open and the spa would have been one of the longest standing establishment’s, that has kept its door open in the Invercargill C.B.D.

Beauty and Beyond started off as one tiny space with only one treatment room, behind a clothing shop. Look at it now! With 10 staff members, Nicole has opened her 3rd and final location. Her biggest space to date and we would say the most glamorous! The most ironic part being that we have moved back to the original spot where she first started!

Nicole has been on the board for the NZ Beauty Therapy Association for 27 years and has made her way up to the Executive board.  

How many years in the industry? 37

How many years qualified? 35                                   

Where did you train? WITS-TECHNICON- South Africa

Fave treatment to do? Pedicures

 Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Laser Genesis Facial

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Caring,  Reliable, Honest.

What’s something we didn’t know about you? I love making jewellery!

What would you like to achieve most in your career? I feel like I have achieved what I have wanted to achieve. But I would like to pass on my business and my knowledge to someone as passionate as me. 


Kellie Beker

Well what can we say about our manageress, Not only has she kept B&B in tip-top shape for  the past 15 years!! But she looks after the team, our cherished clients and arranges our gorgeous displays in the spa store. (She’s damn good at it to!) we could not be without her! With such a placid calm nature, she is the perfect touch for our front of house.

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? The Bespoke Facial

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Creative, adaptable, humorous .

What’s something we didn’t know about you?I am a Mumma of two BIG BOYS, I managed Estee Lauder counter in Queenstown and was 2IC of Glassons in Invercargill

What would you like to achieve most in your career? I would love to be an interior designer!


Caitlin Barton

 How many years in the industry? 4

How many years qualified? 3

Where did you train? S.I.T

Fave treatment to do? Make-up.  ( check out Caitlin’s Instagram page @caitlinbarton_mua …she has a huge talent for creating stunning make-up. Her work is seriously beautiful!  Following Instagram stars such as Michael Finch for inspo. She stays on trend constantly and is a fabulous asset to the B&B team)

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Massage, getting my hair done.

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Tanned…Funny.. excitable  

What’s something we didn’t know about you? 99% of the time, my tan isn’t real.

What would you like to achieve most in your career? To be a super successful and recognised Make-up artist.


Tia Reid

How many years in the industry? 4

How many years qualified? 4

Where did you train? S.I.T

Fave treatment to do? Facial Blading, Make-up.  (Tia excels in Make-up, her kind natured spirit shines through in her work. She is thorough, conscientious and an artist. Which is apparent in her  own makeup skills everyday) 

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Spray tans and getting my hair done.

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Happy Punctual and Funny

What’s something we didn’t know about you? My definite strength is  OP-shopping, I find all of the treasures!!

What would you like to achieve most in your career ? To own Beauty and Beyond!


Caroline Cunningham

How many years in the industry? 19

How many years qualified? 19

Where did you train? S.I.T

Fave treatment to do? Any treatment that makes people go out the door feeling wonderful.

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Spa Packages

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Loyal, Professional, Cheerful  

What’s something we didn’t know about you? Qualified Laboratory Technician, Qualified Flour Mill Operator. ( Caroline is one of our Senior & Laser Spa therapists, her experience in the industry is astonishing! She simply excels in all areas and devotes all knowledge to her clients and her massages are impeccable)

What would you like to achieve most in your career? Just to be remembered that I have treated my clients with kindness knowing that I have always done well at my job in a professional manner.


Nakita Wanakore

How many years in the industry? 2.5

How many years qualified? 2                                      

Where did you train? S.I.T

Fave treatment to do? Graft a lash

 Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Massage and Facials (the petite package)

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Diligent, caring and passionate  (Nakita works incredibly hard, she is always helping someone else. Her selfless attitude makes her a key part to our team. She is grounded wholesome and thrives at all aspects of her job! We love Nakita!)

What’s something we didn’t know about you? I am an amateur juggler (expert in the making) I can hula hoop, and I love animals…I pretty much belong in the circus.

What would you like to achieve most in your career? Win some awards, always keep up to date with techniques and knowledge for my industry, I just always want to love what I do.


Kelly – Hair Stylist

How many years in the industry? 11

How many years qualified? 5

Where did you train? Queenstown, I did my apprenticeship at Collective Hair Design

Fave treatment to do? Hair of course And spray tans!

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? The Bespoke facial and spray tans! ( Kelly’s passion screams volumes on the daily, she is all about the hair and all about the spa experience. Her bubbly personality is infectious and the team often comment on how quiet it is when she’s not around! Follow her hair and hippy infused Instagram @keleighlouisa)

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Spiritual , Hippy, positive  (good vibes)

What’s something we didn’t know about you? I grew up in England and Spain, and I love propagating plants my house is a jungle.

What would you like to achieve most in your career? New Zealand Hairdresser of the year and being on the Redken Nz Creative team. 


Tresha– Hair Stylist

How many years in the industry? 5

How many years qualified? 1

Where did you train? S.I.T / hands on apprenticeship . 

Fave treatment to do? Men’s Hair Cuts/ Hair colouring  ( Tresh loves barbering!! She has such a talent when producing fades and smart haircuts for men. She is also fantastic at balayage, hand-painting hair and customizing colour to the individual, she is one talented stylist! check out her Instagram page @_tresha)

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B? Hot Stone Massage

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Honest, Avid animal lover, down to earth.

What’s something we didn’t know about you? I have a diploma in Tourism and Travel, I am an ex air cadet…(she is also a great singer)

What would you like to achieve most in your career? I want to always keep learning, keep on trend, pursing new skills especially in barbering.

Kara- Hair Stylist/ Receptionist

How many years in the industry? 7 Years

How many years qualified…..  4 Years

Where did you train…… Wintec Hamilton

Fave treatment to do...... Spray Tanning and Hair Cutting

Fave treatment to indulge in at B&B….. Massage

How would you describe yourself in 3 words….. Fun, Honest and Easy Going.

What’s something we didn’t know about you? I Love WINE! Red Wine!

What would you like to achieve most in your career? Make people happy and travel more with my profession.