Skin and soul nourishing facials in Auckland


Welcome to Redefining Beauty

We love natural beauty!

Following a consultation and intention setting we customise each facial experience, blending botanical skincare with rejuvenating facial massage and subtle Reiki energy healing.


Vanessa Hackett

Facialist​ and Reiki Practitioner 

Growing up in rural New Zealand, Vanessa developed a strong connection to the rhythms of nature and reverence for natural beauty.  She began her career as a Beauty Therapist in 2004 and in 2015 received her Bachelor of Nursing.  In 2019 she was introduced to Reiki energy healing and with such profound effects, went on to study her First and Second Degree.  Passionate about health and wellbeing, Vanessa alchemises skincare with self-care and healing.

"My hands, heart, and mind love treating the whole person and every aspect of my treatment is preformed within a intuitive and meditative state.  The heart and soul of each experience is to connect you deeply within yourself ~ nurturing your skin, calming your mind and restoring emotional balance."    Vanessa


Bespoke offerings

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The Holistic Facial

The Holistic Facial is your monthly skin and soul retreat.  A signature facial experience tailored to your skin concerns with a focus on supporting your general health and well-being.

The Energetic Facial

The Energetic Facial is the ultimate sensory experience designed to restore your physical, mental and emotional well-being.  An invitation to pause, unwind and connect deeply with yourself.

Reiki Energy Healing

Reiki Energy Healing supports your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health.  As the Reiki energy is activated you enter a state of deep relaxation and may experience sensations of radiating warmth and comfort.



Skincare that simply cares for your skin.  Mukti Organics is both high preforming and formulated with integrity. 

Intentionally selected for its optimised delivery systems and active botanical ingredients.  Each product is specifically curated for your skin.

Mukti Organics uses environmentally conscious packaging, are cruelty free and independently certified vegan.




"I had the most beautiful facial with Vanessa for my birthday in June.  It was so deeply restoring, relaxing and my skin looked so radiant after.  Vanessa truly has a gift for this, making me feel so comfortable, gathering information about my skin concerns as well as offering great advice post treatment.  She has awesome massage hands too!  Highly recommend for a truly holistic treatment."


By appointment

Tuesday - Friday

The Life Centre
88 Jervois Road, Ponsonby, Auckland

(90) 869 4430

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