Consumers today expect more at every price point, and the distinctions among mass, masstige and luxury products are shifting. Cosmetics Design looks at how premium feel is no longer reserved for high-end products.
How much is Europe investing in the bioeconomy today, and just what state are those sectors in? The scientific and technical arm of the EC now has a dedicated website to regularly assess progress in this area.
Unilever has developed a technology to reduce plastic in its personal care packaging by ‘at least’ 15%, in a move which will both further bolster its sustainable profile, and potentially save the industry big in packaging costs.
The Union for Ethical BioTrade (UEBT) has announced it will launch this year’s Biodiversity Barometer in April, promising insights on the growing consumer demand for beauty brands to show evidence of biodiversity responsibility.
The popularity of oil based cosmetics like Moroccan or Argan serums is creating demand for packaging that will be able to hold and dispense the thick formulations in a more efficient and sustainable way.
In an effort to keep up with demand for the latest in aerosol technology as well producing more environmentally friendly components, providers in Europe have had no choice but to step up their game. Here, Mintel rounds up the top players..
The cosmetics packaging event is gearing up to open its doors next month where 3,400 brand experts and packagers will gather from 60 countries to network and see the industry's latest innovative and sustainable efforts.
EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik has highlighted the crucial role bioplastics play in Europe‘s transition towards a circular bio based economy at the 8th European Bioplastics Conference last week.