About Us

top level bridal hair and makeup

Tonic Agency is a service agency that connects clients with Melbourne’s best makeup artists and hair stylists.

Our aim is to connect you with high quality talent to prepare you for your next big event. By booking with Tonic, there’s no need to hunt around for recommendations or wait on responses from busy artists. Instead, Tonic brings the best artists Melbourne has to offer directly to you, with the professional convenience expected from a premium agency.


We offer a range of services to help you achieve your desired results: from hair and makeup trials to event day hair and makeup, as well as a carefully curated collection of accessories and event jewellery. Tonic makes sure to deliver a fun, simple and seamless experience, every step of the way.

Meet the team


Tonic Agency is a partnership between Monica Gingold, one of Melbourne’s most recognised makeup artists, and Tahli Engel, owner of a premium event planning company. The two bonded while creating a unique look and feel for Monica’s wedding, and have been friends ever since.  


With a combined 20 years in the event and styling industries, the two recognised the challenge that many brides have connecting with the right artists for their day, and then managing the experience from start to finish.  They realised that an agency that could combine the best styling talent with an expertly managed experience was sorely needed, and set out to solve this problem - the result; Tonic.


Monica Gingold

Co-Founder, Hair & Makeup Artist

With over 15 years in the industry, Monica has worked her makeup magic on many A-list brands, events, celebrities and influencers.  Monica is now one of the most sought after artists in the fashion and bridal industries, and is now a regular at Melbourne’s most exclusive events including Melbourne Fashion week, Brownlow, Spring Racing and beyond.  Her skill of taking current trends and morphing them into relevant concepts is highly recognised, showing off creativity and strong attention to detail on the job. Monica's strong relationships with fellow industry professionals led her to handpick and curate Tonic's team of truly talented artists, each of whom will provide you with an excellent service.

Tahli Engel

Co-Founder, General Manager

Tahli has spent the last nine years building and running a premium event management business, delivering some of Melbourne’s most exclusive private events. Drawing on her experience from running over 150 events, Tahli brings a strong dedication to delivering exceptional results and a keen eye for detail to ensuring Tonic’s clients achieve their desired outcome. Tahli is more than happy to spend the time with you to make sure that your experience is an exceptional one.

Begin your conversation with her now by filling out our contact form



Talent Booker

After a career as a makeup artist herself in Australia and LA, Maddy joined Tonic as a booker, after needing a career change but wanting to put her knowledge and experience as an artist to good use. Maddy's wealth of knowledge, as well as strong administrative and organisational skills make her a wonderful booker for the artists she represents and the clients she loves helping. Maddy has developed strong relationships with all the Tonic artists which means she knows exactly who will be the best fit for each new enquiry. Maddy takes the fuss out of booking your makeup and hair! She loves working closely with her creative team and helping brides ensure their morning run smoothly and have the most special experience they could ask for.

Begin your conversation with her now by filling out our contact form