Welcome to Mode de Vie

Mode de Vie is a Wairarapa based lifestyle service providing services from affordable professional nail, makeup and personal styling. I have a long history in Beauty, fashion and am excited to bring this experience to you.

About me

I have over 25 years experience in the Beauty industry doing  Makeup to Nails and everything in between. This enables me to do what I love most, making women feel amazing and enjoy filling them with confidence and a new lease on life.  


I have been grateful to be part of hundreds of weddings and special occasion makeup and nail experiences as well as fashion events over those years to enable me to expand my ever growing knowledge to share with new and existing clients.

After many years in Fashion retail and the beauty industry, I have been able to gain a vast knowledge in Personal styling and Wardrobe co ordination. Bringing this experience of creating an amazing wardrobe for my clients gives them confidence and in knowing they can create the perfect outfit for any occasion. This is such a confidence booster for any Woman. ​  

Allow me to make you feel like the best version of yourself.

Services Offered


Traditional polish (file,shape and polish) $15 - approx 30 mins​

French polish $20 - approx 40 mins

Traditional polish (toes) $20 - approx 40 mins

Gel polish (file,shape and gel polish) $20- approx 30 mins

Gel removal and renewal polish $28- approx 40 mins

Gel removal $15- (removal and after gel nail care)

Acrylic nails $50- with polish $60- 

Acrylic backfill and rebalance $40- with gel polish $50-

Broken nail replacement add $5- per nail

Acrylic overlays (over natural nail to strengthen) $40- with polish $50-

Acrylic overlay backfill and rebalance $30- with polish $40-

Nail art $3-5- per nail

Mini Manicure (Shape + file, Soak, Massage and traditional polish) $30- approx 40 mins

Deluxe Manicure (Shape + file, Soak, Hand Scrub, Paraffin wax treatment, Massage and traditional polish) $50- approx 60 mins

Mini Pedicure (Shape + file, Spa soak, Heel buff, Mini Massage and Traditional polish) $40- approx 40mins

Deluxe Pedicure (Shape + file, Foot Scrub, Spa Soak, Heel buff, Moisture Mask, Paraffin wax foot treatment, Massage and Traditional polish) $60- approx 60mins 

Add Gel polish to any treatment for $10 extra



Special occasion make up $50- (including Bridesmaid makeup) approx 60 mins


Bridal makeup $85- 


Bridal makeup trial $40-


False lashes an extra $15-


Make up Tuition $30- approx 30 mins 

Personal Styling $30- per hour (this is a top to toe service, helping you blossom into the best version of yourself)


Mobile services available: Free within Martinborough, further travel by negotiation.