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Sustainable Packaging

Looking at related issues such as sustainability, environmental impact and marketing related to this fast growing and increasingly crucial area. Articles will also cover the latest developments in the types of packaging materials manufacturers are using, as well as considering the increasingly important area of recycling.

Can sustainable beauty come to terms with cosmetics and personal care packaging waste?

19-Apr-2017 - In the run up to this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design checked in with speaker Scott Cassel of the Product Stewardship Institute to find out...

in-cosmetics Global 2017 Preview

What not to miss at in-cosmetics Global 2017

30-Mar-2017 - Our latest CD Buzz highlights the not-to-miss bits at in-cosmetics Global 2017. When the doors open in London's Docklands next week there will be a focus on sustainability, a special...

The Sustainable Cosmetics Summit returns to NYC in May

14-Mar-2017 - This Spring, Organic Monitor is hosting the North American edition of the event in New York City. Presentations will cover topics ranging from plant-based ingredients, ecologically friendly packaging materials, and...

Is there room for innovation in the deodorant category?

30-Jan-2017 - Natural, niche, and startup personal care brands regularly advance new deodorant formats and formulations. Among the latest attempts to disrupt the deodorant market is Switch Fresh, a patented redesign of...

P&G targets zero waste from manufacturing

16-Jan-2017 - As the New Year got underway the CPG and personal care company announced an initiative to further reduce, recycle, and repurpose manufacturing waste. It’s a strategy that presents both new...

Cosmoprof North America introduces Discover Pack

11-Jan-2017 - The Cosmoprof North America team have taken the decision to give packaging a stronger part on the show floor with the introduction of Discover Pack. 

2016 fragrance packaging trends that will still matter in the New Year

21-Dec-2016 - Novelty beauty packaging comes and goes, but a few trends Cosmetics Design covered this year will carry over into 2017—for fine fragrance and perhaps some other categories as well.

Top ten cosmetic and personal care trends for 2017

21-Dec-2016 - Cosmetics Design looks ahead to throw some light on the trends that are likely to impact the cosmetics and personal care industry the most throughout the course of 2017.

P&G debuts Citizenship Report

20-Dec-2016 - The consumer packaged goods company’s annual sustainability report has been replaced for 2016 with a Citizenship Report covering environmental sustainability, gender equality, community impact, and more.

Estée Lauder releases 2016 Future Beautiful report

05-Dec-2016 - The report highlights the beauty makers’ corporate responsibility goals and initiatives: “We believe that citizenship and sustainability are essential to our success as a business and our responsibilities as a...

DuPont packaging innovation awards open for entries

14-Nov-2016 - The chemical, material company has put out a call inviting entries in its annual packaging award competition. DuPont’s contest is meant to highlight and inspire packaging in cosmetics, personal care,...

Cosmetics, fragrance, personal care giants make The Climate A List for 2016

26-Oct-2016 - From L’Oréal to IFF and beyond, top beauty industry corporations rank well in the CDP’s annual report on corporate climate action.

Reusable fragrance packaging from Esrawe and Cadena up the stakes in sustainable design

12-Oct-2016 - At Design Week Mexico earlier this month, the design and branding companies showcased the new bottle and cap they created for Xinú botanical fragrances.

Rockefeller University debuts beauty science curriculum

03-Oct-2016 - In collaboration with The National Beauty Science Institute, New York City’s Rockefeller University, which specializes in biomedical research, is now enrolling students for its new consumer-facing educational program.

A look back at MakeUp in NewYork 2016

19-Sep-2016 - The B-to-B event for the color cosmetics industry, held its 6th annual show (which included a packaging design competition) this month in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, an area where...

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What happens to sustainability policy during political or economic crisis?

07-Sep-2016 - Pursuing sustainability goals can often prove both time-consuming and costly for cosmetics and personal care companies to implement, so what is the best course of action during a crisis?

New container technologies showcased in 2016 Packaging Innovation Awards from DuPont

27-Jun-2016 - Two cosmetic and personal care product packages received DuPont awards this year in the global competition, which celebrates advances in user experience, efficient production, sustainability, and more.

International Flavors & Fragrances upgrades sustainability plan

06-Jun-2016 - New York City–based IFF published a report this month on the past year’s sustainability results and another document on the company’s objectives for a ‘restorative and regenerative’ economy....

Cosmopack New York brings the Italian beauty business to the Americas

16-May-2016 - The beauty industry forum took place in New York City last week, bringing together international buyers with packaging, contract manufacturing, and technology providers for an event fueled by Italian expertise,...

L’Oréal puts words into action on sustainability

19-Apr-2016 - L’Oréal might be the largest cosmetics company in the world, but one of its biggest goals is to minimize its manufacturing footprint and the impact it has on the environment....

Luxe Pack New York 2016 to feature new event elements

24-Feb-2016 - The 14th annual Luxe Pack New York event will open its doors May 11 – 12 at Pier 92 in New York and will again feature a number of new...

Sustainable plastic packaging for The Body Shop

03-Feb-2016 - With the help of a California-based tech company, the global beauty brand is making personal care product containers from captured carbon emissions. 

Paperboard packaging from sugar cane widely available for cosmetics brands

28-Jan-2016 - The sustainable packaging material is now being distributed across North America under the name Earth Pact by Veritiv in partnership with Carvajal Pulp and Paper.

Top Trends for 2016

Top ten cosmetic industry trends to look out for in 2016

23-Dec-2015 - The Cosmetics Design USA team has put together a list of the top ten trends to look out for in 2016 and here they all are in this latest edition...

Trends in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

Top-hitting trend articles in 2015 and looking ahead to 2016

23-Dec-2015 - In our final post of 2015 the Cosmetics Design team is bringing you a selection of the biggest trends that we have covered over the course of the year, as...

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