A call for greater steps to be taken to change consumer behaviour if the cosmetics industry is to reduce its environmental footprint was a key message highlighted in 4th North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit.
The big challenge to the beauty packaging industry is differentiation as it becomes more difficult to make a product stand out, according to Mintel’s senior global packaging analyst, Benjamin Punchard.
The rising demand for airless packaging solutions has led Mega Airless to announce a new production site in Villingen, Germany, in order to handle the influx in orders, says the company CEO Lucyna Silberstein.
Honda Plus, a company specializing in packaging through direct blow molding is looking to expand into Europe after seeing success supplying to major brands like Shiseido, Kanebo and Kao on the Japanese market.
Unilever has always taken its Sustainable Living Plan very seriously and it has now made its presence felt in its deodorant range, as it cuts the size and carbon footprint of the packaging for some of its key brands.
According to the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the use of full body sleeve labels on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles has become the “number one contaminant issue” facing various packaging industries, including that of cosmetics.
Sustainable packaging has long been spoken about in the cosmetics industry and whilst one of beauty’s big players has pledged its commitment to the cause, L’Oréal has also reiterated the importance of consumer safety too.
For many cosmetic companies, implementing a sustainable strategy that applies to all areas of the business whilst also encouraging consumers to get involved along the way has been at the forefront of many ‘to do’ lists in recent years. Here, a Beiersdorf...
Hair colourants, conditioners and styling agents offer the best opportunities for hair care in the developed markets as the ‘affordable luxury’ trends picks up pace, according to market analyst Euromonitor.
NatureWorks, has announced it is the first company in Germany to achieve certification from the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification Association (ISCC) and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) for its packaging made...