Mintel has announced four trends impacting the global packaging industry in 2019 and beyond, and they are all hot trends that are certainly defining beauty packaging. We take a look in this Editor’s Spotlight.
Belei is the new - and first-ever - skin care brand from global internet retailer Amazon. Based on consumer data insights, is this the future of brand development in beauty and personal care? We take a look in this Editor’s Spotlight.
Today, the Unilever personal care brand announced a partnership with Getty Images and Girlgaze that makes a new library of stock photos available to media and advertisers for license. With its new #ShowUs initiative, Dove wants to expand the conventional...
Packaging has never been a more crucial element of beauty and personal care: the recent Cosmoprof trade show dedicated several features to the packaging industry. Here, we shine a spotlight on the winners of the Cosmopack Awards.
We attended this year’s Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, the global edition of the Cosmoprof series of trade events for the beauty industry. From probiotic claims, to CBD oil, to high end male grooming including colour cosmetics for men, the show played...
The packaging company launched its new site for startups and standalone cosmetics and personal care brands at this week’s Luxe Pack event in Los Angeles, California. It’s the next iteration of Aptar’s Indie Boutique offering.
As Costa Rica becomes the first country in the world to announce that it is ditching single use plastics, it is irrefutable that the war on plastics is really heating up. So what does this mean for our industry?
Packaging players are under increasing scrutiny from consumers, regulators and manufacturing customers alike to offer increasingly sustainable plastic packaging solutions: Paptic is one innovation offering a solution in this space.
This year’s ADF & PCD awards were announced last week, with the ceremony presided over by Gilles Baudin, L’Oréal and President of the FEA, Alain Béthune, a packaging expert, and Michel Dupuis of Cojemial Conseils.
The packaging player, which specialises in design, development and distribution of pumps and sprayers for the beauty industry, has announced the launch of its news XpresService for fragrance and skin care, which looks to reduce speed to market for a more...
Major players from the plastics and consumer goods value chain have launched the new “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” (AEPW), in a bid to step up efforts to reduce wastes from packaging and through the supply chain.
Packaging in cosmetics and personal care has never been under more scrutiny than it is today, thanks to the rising consumer and regulator interest in sustainability. This year’s ew Luxe Pack ‘Edition Speciale’ trade show is set to put the issue at the...
A new environmental concern is emerging when it comes to microbeads: the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) says that in addition to polluting marine environments, added microplastics may also damage the terrestrial environment and freshwater.
The skin care supplier recently launched a new option in its collection of customizable market-ready masks.
Vegan personal care and cosmetic products are shaping up to be a popular next iteration of the clean and green beauty trend. And the company’s...
This year sees the annual beauty packaging show ADF&PCD enjoy its crystal anniversary, set to cover two new special features: the latest sustainable packaging in an “Eco-Tour”, and the sourcing of signature French products at its dedicated “Made...
With the time having come for 2019 trend predictions, Mintel has unveiled its insights into one key defining global trend for the industry in the coming year: ‘sub-zero waste’. We take a look in this Editor’s Spotlight.
Green chemistry specialist Carbios is moving forward with its ambitions to expand into PET biorecycling after signing a letter of intent with Kem One for an implementation project to progress its biorecycling technology.
Rewarding the most striking products over the last few months, the 2019 awards from ADF&PCD, the reference event for the aerosol, dispensing and packaging industries for perfumes and cosmetics, are open for entries.
Earlier this summer, Lush launched a new foundation product - the Slap Stick - which ticked several boxes for major consumer demands: it’s packaging free, vegan, and meets the needs of diverse skin types.