About Us

Hi I’m Tayla and I’d like to offer you a warm welcome to Tayla’d Styling.

We understand everyone’s hair needs are different. That’s why the team at Tayla’d Styling makes sure we treat each of our clients with personal attention, listen actively and tailor your services and care range to your specific needs. We truly do understand your hair is an extension of how you look and feel about yourself. We will make sure you leave our salon feeling amazing with the results we create.

It is our vision to create a salon environment where you feel comfortable, relaxed and pampered.

From being offered refreshments on arrival, to having the latest magazines, we aim to make your time here with us enjoyable.

Each stylist is hand picked and trained to the highest of industry standards and cater to men, woman and children. We use the latest and innovative products and adopt a low carbon footprint philosophy within our salon and we can guarantee we are 95% sustainable.

So come and see the team and I at Tayla’d Styling. We’re excited to meet you and can’t wait to join you on your hair journey.

Tayla Carpenter

Tayla Carpenter

Owner/Senior Stylist - NZQA Qualified

I love my work and being able to WOW people its my passion. If you want a big change, good advice or just a tidy up I can do this for you.

I have managed big salons and teams and started my own business Tayla'd Styling in November 2014. I have alot of experience with cutting, colouring and placing a cut and colour that suits you, customised to your face shape, skin tone and personality.

I pride myself in giving my clients a great service and with over 13 years experience I believe I can provide this to you.

Sarah McKenzie

Sarah McKenzie

Senior Stylist - NZQA Qualified

I have been in the industry for 20+ years. I enjoy creating bespoke colours and cuts for my clients. Education is important to me and I have a passion for upskilling and learning new techniques. I'm excited about working with Matrix as they are an innovative company and brand.

I have an Instagram page you can follow me at:

I am enjoying being on the Tayla'd team as we are now a 95% Sustainable Salon and moving in a direction that is close to my heart.


Amanda Christe

Senior Stylist

I started in the industry over 12 years ago. Hairdressing has always been a passion of mine, with a particular interest in colour and dramatic transformations. I love trying new hair trends and making hair dreams come true. The best part about being on the Tayla'd Styling team is creating beautiful hair and having fun at the same time! Come and see me to start your hair journey soon You can follow and see what I get up to over on my instagram @_amandachristie_tayladstyling Amanda x.

Phoebe Rickaby

Phoebe Rickaby

Intermediate Stylist

I recently completed my apprenticeship in just under 3 years and I am now a intermediate stylist. I have successfully completed my apprenticeship goals. My passion is creating major transformations and funky colours. Continuing my learning is so important to me as I believe it is crucial in the hair industry to keep up to date with new techniques and trends Follow along with the next steps of my career on my Instagram! @hairbyphoebe_tayladstyling. I’m so excited to continue my career and chase my dreams at Tayla’d Styling I look forward to seeing you.


Elissa Zazulak

Senior Stylist

Hey Everyone, I'm Elissa I work in salon Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. I have been in the industry for just over 14 years after starting out working in salons while at school. I love working with blondes and experimenting with different shades of colour. I have passion for styling and hair ups and I'm our go to girl for all wedding, ball and event hair. On my days off I'm at home with my two boys. I look forward to meeting you in salon.



Year 3 Apprentice

My names Tash! I am a year 3 apprentice. I got into hairdressing because I've been around salon environment all my life as my Mum was a hairdresser. My favourite thing about being in a salon is my team and our awesome clients! I love chatting to new people each day, and making them feel special from the moment they walk in! My favourite thing to do in salon is colouring, I love all the creative aspects of it and watching something transform! I can’t wait to build my skills this year and work on my career as it’s one of my goals to finish my apprenticeship as soon as possible!