Gee Pikinga

Gee Pikinga

Trained in Auckland, Gee has been working in the industry for more than 10 years as both a makeup artists and a hairstylist. Gee's work is fashion focused, working behind the scenes of runway shows for some of New Zealand’s biggest names in fashion including Zambesi, World, Huffer, Glassons, and Ruby, to name a few. Gee has had his work published in countless publications including Remix Magazine, Woman’s Day, and online with fashion giant Vogue Italia. Gee has recently commenced an exciting new role as the Director of Maybelline NY, New Zealand. Gee’s speciality is creating conceptual - not your run-of-the-mill - looks, believing that makeup artistry is limitless. Gee feels that being an educator is one of the greatest accomplishments in his career, saying “being in a position where you are helping to shape the next generation of beauty and makeup influencers of New Zealand or maybe even the world… there is no greater gift!" Gee’s students describe him as “professional, bubbly, and just an overall warm and positive vibe to be around”, making it “so much fun to be in Gee’s class”.