Recent moves by major players including Procter & Gamble and Unilever in the field of recyclable beauty and personal care packaging suggests it’s fast becoming a key area of innovation and investment for the industry.
Manufacturing in a sustainable way is undeniably good business for any industry that hopes to outlast the current moment. But what ‘sustainability’ is and how to make it an accurate description of the beauty product packaging supply chain is another matter...
The physical properties of packaging material can have as much to do with the success of a beauty product line as the formulation, distribution, and marketing do. Design expert Leslie Sherr weighs in on packaging material options.
Luxe Pack New York continues to develop into one of the most important events for the North American beauty packaging industry, with a bigger than ever event planned for this year, incorporating a number of new features.
Although many initiatives have been introduced by cosmetics companies to reduce their carbon footprint in recent years, new research suggests packaging is an area where things are still lagging behind.
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.
As the Luxe Pack New York luxury packaging event enters its tenth year in 2012 when it opens its doors today, the CosmeticsDesign.com team will be present at the show conducting interviews, attending conferences and finding out about product launches...
Greater awareness about environmental disposal hazards and more stringent government regulations are predicted to drive the global market for sustainable packaging to reach $142.42bn by 2015, according to market research group Global Industry Analysts...
Euromonitor International has pinpointed ‘cocooning’ as a major new trend in cosmetics packaging. The term refers to a lifestyle shift in which people are increasingly interested in indulging in at-home treatments.
As packaging manufacturers are looking to reduce their impact on the environment, refill formats are emerging as the new winning formula, according to a recent report from market research company Pira International.
Health & Beauty America closed its doors on September 29 having
given the industry a peek into some of the most ground-breaking and
pioneering offerings. The CosmeticsDesign.com team was busy
unearthing some of the highlights...
Reflecting economic uncertainties both Avon and Estee Lauder have
reduced their earnings expectations for financial year. The
continued rise in oil price is hitting manufacturing costs, while
the resulting economic uncertainty is...
A new acrylic coating claimed to guarantee seal retention in humid
environments has encouraged Colgate-Palmolive to introduce a new
line of soap-bar packaging. The new film, Bicor MBR666, is believed
to be ideal for the design of...