We transform ideas into workable formulae, taking your hero ingredients or unique concepts and creating stable, fully tested product formulations for your use. We assist with your production set-up and the transition into manufacturing: giving you professional help and advice when and where you need it the most. We do not create in a vacuum – we deliver relevant brand concepts that you can take directly to market, should you desire.


Our team of qualified and experienced chemists is led by Sigrid, who holds a Bachelor Laboratory Technician for Biology, Specialization in Laboratory Diagnostics. Sigrid also holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering, specialising in chemical laboratory technology. Her passion for unlocking the power of nature is equalled only by their practical and scientific knowledge, leading to the creation of Beautiful Solutions.

Adriana Bonfigli

Adriana serves as our Clinical trial Manager. She is head of ISPE in Milan. Adriana has a University Degree in Pharmacy and is a Master in Cosmetic Science and Technology She is a member of the Order of Pharmacist (Italian Society of Cosmetic Chemists), is a guest teacher at the University of Ferrara, is the author of numerous scientific papers and is a Guest Speaker at many SICC and Cosmetic Fair congresses.

Luigi Rigano

Dr. Luigi Rigano has a University degree in Industrial Chemistry. Since 1970 he has worked in different multinational cosmetic industries (Unilever, Intercos, Givaudan, Schering) as product development manager, technical director and involved in technical assistance on raw materials. In 1986 he setup his own independent laboratory in Milan, concerned with cosmetic formulation, scaling up and production issues for the cosmetic industry worldwide. Since 1989, he has been Scientific Director of the ISPE Laboratories in Milan (Quality certified laboratory involved in clinical studies of efficacy, safety, sensory evaluations of cosmetics and related products). Luigi is the Author or co-author of more than 200scientific and technical papers in the cosmetic and dermatological field.

Yves André

PERFUMERY CONCEPTS FOR BEAUTIFUL SOLUTIONS Beautiful Solutions works exclusively with Innovaction Limited. They use the Yves André Perfume Design Concept in both Australia and New Zealand. The Innovaction process means they provide us with bespoke scent solutions centered around their novel and unique Signature Perfume Design Questionnaire. Interpretation of this questionnaire combines advanced artificial intelligence software to an extensively classified collection of key perfume impressions with creative work from our Perfumer Yves André Dombrowsky. Contact creatyves@xtra.co.nz

Voted best Personal Care Developer

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With a focused worldwide circulation of over 155,000 business leaders and experts, Corporate Vision remains a vital resource for those who want to remain up-to-date and in-the-know about the latest business news.


Small Businesses have given the global economy a solid foundation and help to shape the corporate landscape. This award shines a light on the individuals and businesses that have helped to make this true, despite the hardships and obstacles.

The Small Business Awards 2021 are judged purely on merit. To ensure this, our in-house research team carefully analyse any information that is available both online and in the public domain.

R&D Tax incentive scheme

Beautiful Solutions is an approved research provider under the R&D Tax Incentive Scheme. This means you may be able to claim the R&D tax credit for services we provide to you, provided you meet certain criteria.

An overview of the R&D Tax Incentive Scheme is available at this website.

MBIE Research and Development Tax Incentive

Your business may be eligible for the tax credits. The following link will take you to an IRD web page which outlines who is eligible to apply for the tax credits.

Eligible entity criteria, and core R&D activity and fixed establishment in New Zealand​

Further questions? Unfortunately, Beautiful Solutions is not able to advise you regarding claiming the tax credit and you should talk with your accountant or tax adviser.

For further information refer to the IRD website.

Research and Development Tax Incentive guidance

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