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We specialise in the design and 
manufacture of bespoke 
and artisan skincare products, 
with a unique New Zealand feel

our beautiful location

We are based in Blenheim at the top of the South Island of New Zealand, in a region called Marlborough. 
Our region has fertile soil and temperate weather, enabling it to become the heart of the world renown wine industry. 
Marlborough is known for its gorgeous coastal view and picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and native bush.  Along with gourmet foods and leisure activities there are many nature walks with options to sight see our local land and sea life.

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Production Services

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Regulatory Services

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Raw Materials

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our bespoke, artisan approach is what makes us unique. We create handcrafted skincare that has been through optimum quality control systems, producing excellent quality skincare we are proud of. We also have the capability to manufacture in large quantities while retaining the exceptional quality you should expect from our company. 

personally designed

We work closely with you, the client, to include you in the design process. Whether it’s working with your existing formulation or designing a completely new product or range, you can rely on our product development team to make your concept a reality.
We work very closely with all of our suppliers so that our technical design and manufacturing team are regularly up skilled with new ingredients and techniques. 

quality ingredients

Quality is everything to us. Designer Skincare NZ's ingredient library contains only the finest high quality raw materials and ingredients from world leading suppliers from within New Zealand and Internationally. We also work closely with one of New Zealand’s leading perfumers, Yves Dombrowsky. He will custom design your very own unique fragrance for your products. 
All our ingredients are continually monitored and reviewed to assure consistency and quality. This is an aspect we take very seriously, to ensure our clients are getting the highest possible quality ingredients.
We pride ourselves in providing advanced and innovative ingredients, while keeping up with market trends and also being leaders in the field. 

our story...

Jean Coombs

Jean Coombe started designing skincare creams in her kitchen sink over 40 years ago. Jean is one of the very first natural skincare designers in New Zealand to use UMF Manuka Honey as the key ingredient. Jean worked closely with her son Nick, who shared the same passion and drive for creating natural products.

Jean & Nick Coombs (Mother and Son)

With Jeans help over the many years, Nick has gained a lot of experience and knowledge, meeting a large number of people in the industry. Nick has worked alongside and helps assist many other companies to become successful within national and international markets.


further information

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