12/09/2017Sustainability is now a major trend. Both consumers and packaging manufacturers are seeking to adopt a conscious approach to materials and their recyclability. When it comes to plastics recycling, there is of course still room for improvement. However, new processes are now available which may be heralding a revolution.
27/03/2017Mineral oil residue in foodstuffs is a topic the packaging industry has reacted to in the past few years with suitable solutions. So-called foodsafe coatings could also be of interest to the cosmetics sector in future.
02/03/2017Everything in the cosmetics industry needs to be as natural and sustainable as possible – not just the ingredients and the manufacturing process, but increasingly also the packaging design.
23/01/2017More and more cosmetics groups are offering refillable products. High-quality packaging benefits both shoppers and the environment.
14/11/2016By 2020, the global cosmetics packaging industry will grow by 15.5 percent because more packaging units will be sold in this sector.
30/08/2016The cosmetics industry is booming. But as demand rises so too expectations and in addition to focusing on the lowest possible costs modern consumers also look to one thing in particular: sustainability. Alongside environmentally friendly production, companies are increasingly offering to take back empties for re-use.
02/08/2016You remember those 4711 tissues – original Eau de Cologne – that grandma always used to carry in her handbag. Especially in summer when temperatures are rising older ladies swear by that in-between refreshment. Now these handy “towelets” also seem to gain ground with the younger generation.
22/07/2016It’s a green bottle, it’s nice to hold, and men love it. No, this isn’t beer were talking about – or is it?
08/07/2016As with all other packaging cosmetic packaging also primarily serves to protect the product inside. The special challenge for packaging design in the beauty sector, however, is that it must convince shoppers of the contents although this is still totally unknown to them. How this can be achieved is revealed by a selection of cosmetic packaging receiving awards recently.
06/07/2016Matt, shiny, with gloss effect, in bright red, powder or shocking pink or blackberry: the range of shades is as diverse as the packaging versions of the “Stylo de Amour”.