Staff Profiles

Meet The Team

Kim Krekeler

Owner, Dermal Clinician & Physiotherapist


Kim has an impressive career in the beauty industry spanning over 35 years. She first began her journey in Otago while studying to be a physiotherapist, and after graduation, she combined her two passions, physiotherapy, the physical rehabilitation of her clients and beauty, the repair of skin dysfunctions, creating a unique approach to skincare. Her goal has always been to make a significant long-term difference in someone else's life, and her personal experience with severe and ongoing skin issues and multiple injuries from a young age has driven her ambition.

Kim has received numerous awards for her outstanding work in the beauty industry, including the prestigious  Probeauty High Performance Practitioner of the Year for 2023, 2022 and 2021, plus aHighly Commended in 2023, NZ DermapenWorld High Performance Practitioner of the Year 2022 and 2nd Runner Up award 2022, Highly Commended 2023. The Observ Best Before & After Entry 2021, and double Dermapenworld Highly Commended Awards 2020. These accolades are derived from clinical outcomes, and she has also received the Hastings City Best Client Experience Award, voted by public submission and Best in Professional Services.

Kim is a respected speaker at both national and international conferences, where she shares her knowledge and expertise with her peers in both the physiotherapy and beauty industries. She has also published work that is now used as a resource to inspire other professionals and expand their knowledge base. In 2023 she was a keynote speaker in the Probeauty Uni Day, celebrating their 25th years in business.

Kim is committed to providing expert-level information that is validated by science and/or clinical evidence. She is known for her 'go the extra mile' efforts and attitude, and she strives to educate her staff to take on a similar ethos to that of her own.

When not at work, Kim enjoys spending her free time with her Husband, family and their 2 sons when they are home from University.  Often she's off the grid at Whangaehu Beach.


Sally Mildenhall

Salon Manager, Beauty Therapist


Sally, like Kim, has an impressive career in the Beauty Industry, having also owned and managed salons for many years.  Sally has worked internationally, been an HB EIT tutor and excels in all areas of Beauty, making her an ideal co-trainer & manager of the Cameo team. 


Christina Simcox

Senior Beauty Therapist

With over 10 years experience in award winning salons in the Beauty Therapy industry, Christina is not only a qualified Beauty Therapist, but also an experienced Skin Aesthetician. In 2023 & 2021 she received a Highly Commended Award in the Probeauty Practitioner of the Year Competition.  She is passionate about IPL hair removal, skin rejuvenation and enjoys seeing the amazing results we are receiving with our new Super Hair Removal machine. Christina loves to make her clients feel pampered and confident in their own skin. 

Her other interests include anything associated with health and wellbeing. When not working, Christina is in her happy place when spending time with her very handsome little sausage dog, Toby. 


Tayla McCance 

Beauty Therapist 

Tayla loves every aspect of Beauty Therapy and the continuous growth of the Beauty Industry. She holds a Level 5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy as well as Certificates in Lash Lifts, Henna Brows, Lash Extensions and Semi-permanent Mascara.  Tayla won the NZ Beauty Association Student of the Year award in 2021 and received a Highly Commended Award in 2022 & 2024 Probeauty High Performance Practitioner of the Year competition. 

Having bad skin as a teenager, Tayla became very interested in skin function. Bad skin can impact people's self-esteem, give rise to anxiety, and affect their self image. This inspired Tayla to work in the beauty Industry, helping people to see the light at the end of the tunnel through education on skin health and the numerous options of skin correction. 

When not working, Tayla is making memories with her daughter and son and having a laugh with her partner. 


Krysten McIntyre

Beauty Therapist (on Maternity Leave)


Prior to choosing Beauty Therapy as a career, Krysten spent a year training to become a chef before enrolling in the Diploma of Beauty and Body Therapy.

With a particular interest in skin, Krysten also loves giving manicures and pedicures. The best part of Beauty Therapy for Krysten is having a day filled with a variety of different treatments.

In 2024 Krysten achieved First Runner Up in the Probeauty High Performance Practitioner of the Year, after receiving a  Highly Commended in the 2023 Awards.

The calm and relaxing environment that Cameo provides is better suited to Krysten's personality along with her love of making people feel amazing.

Krysten and her husband have recently welcomed their first baby, a son. Prior to his arrival, when not at work, Krysten would most likely be found doing renovations on her new first home, or spending time with her cat baby Rhaegar. 


Shauna Baxter-Love

Beauty Therapist 



From an intermediate age Shauna has struggled with her own skin insecurities. This meant Shauna made the decision to learn anything and everything there is to know about skin. Shauna wanted to able to pass on her knowledge to others struggling the same insecurities and help to boost their self confidence.

Shauna gained her Beauty Certification and Diploma but her passion for the industry grew enormously, after making the move to Cameo in 2021. In 2023 Shauna championed a new method of treating pigmentation when she combined a O'Cosmedic Enzyme with a G&M Neuro-cosmedic Balm, giving a dramatic result which has been adopted by the Clinic and is now promoted within the industry. 

Outside of work Shauna spends her time with her partner and their baby boy and has a passion for fitness and boxing.


Anya Peterson



Anya became inspired to be a Skin Therapist after witnessing the transformation of her brother's skin, by the hands of a Cameo therapist (Tayla & Kim) ! 

She enrolled in the EIT Diploma of Beauty Therapy and became a Cameo "Fairy" working behind the scenes at Cameo whilst studying. 

In 2024, under the training regime at Cameo, Anya learnt the technique of Skin Needling & was able to practice her technique, treating a client with back acne, using the new Home Dermapen.  The outcome of this won her 1st Runner Up in the Dermapenworld High Performance Practitioner of the Year Awards and a High Commended Award in the Probeauty High Performance Awards. 

Outside of work, Anya is busy breading horses with her Dad. 


Morgan Spencer 

Beauty Therapist 

 Morgan is a highly experienced Skin & Beauty Therapist, who moved to Cameo in November of 2023.  Morgan is a passionate 2022 Award Winning DMK therapist and is currently enjoying expanding her expertise utilizing the formulas of  O'Cosmedics & G&M Neurocosmedics.  

Outside of work, Morgan is building memories with her 2 sons both under the age of 5, alongside her partner.  


Logan Tait 

Beauty Therapist 


Logan started working at Cameo in 2020, bringing with her 9 years’ experience as a beauty and skin specialist. 

Logan has a passion for everything skin related, and particularly enjoys skin needling treatments. She aims to achieve the best results for her clients, using treatments tailored to suit their specific needs and wants. Successful outcomes are a key priority.

In her free time, Logan will be found at home making memories with her son.

Brenna Garland

Student Beauty Therapist 

 Brenna became inspired to be a Beauty Therapist whilst being a client here at Cameo.  Skin Needling helped transform her acne and wants to help others in the same way.  She enrolled at EIT and became one of the "Cameo Fairy's" helping out behind the scenes whilst studying. She has already passed her Beauty Diploma and is currently in her last term of Level 5. 



Amelia Miller

Senior Hair Stylist

Amelia is so passionate about making people feel amazing. Not only with the result of fantastic hair, but with the exclusive relaxing experience too. With over 17 years experience in the Hair Dressing Industry, she loves colouring, cutting and styling. Our hair salon is a small private retreat where it's all about you. While not at work, she is spending time with her husband and two beautiful children, creating, up-cycling, painting or hanging out with her pets.