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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.

ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

17-Aug-2017 - ADF and PCD events have been held in Paris for over a decade, and now for the second year running this international trade show for aerosol, dispensing, perfume, and cosmetic packaging...

A hair and skin care line made from rice bran. And that includes the packaging!

24-Jul-2017 - At the recent Cosmoprof North America event we caught up with a spokesperson for the Taiwanese brand Reise. What is different is that not only is the Taiwanese hair and...

Cosmoprof North America 2017, in photos

13-Jul-2017 - Cosmoprof North America 2017 has closed it doors and the Cosmetics Design team was in full force, combing the aisles for the latest product launches and industry innovations. A focal...

RecycleSmart expands program for managing post-consumer cosmetics waste

29-Jun-2017 - This month the Canadian waste and recycling management services company announced an e-commerce partnership with TerraCycle. It’s an effort meant to divert more cosmetics and personal care waste from landfills...

Beauty industry stands up for Paris Climate Agreement, despite US plans to back out

06-Jun-2017 - Leading cosmetics and personal care companies, including L’Oréal, The Estée Lauder Companies, and Unilever, remain committed to the Paris Agreement. This despite a recent announcement that this country will be...

Special Newsletter - Indie Brands

The top ten most innovative indie beauty products

31-May-2017 - The indie beauty category has been leading the way when it comes to ground breaking and innovative products, so we at Cosmetics Design thought it a good idea to pick...

BillerudKorsnäs announces big plans for the US market

16-May-2017 - The packaging material company serves luxury cosmetics and personal care brands around the globe; and last week at LuxePack in New York City began its expansion into the Americas region...

Total and Corbion target bio plastics packaging market

11-May-2017 - Total and Corbion have combined forces to provide a new alternative to bio packaging that is said to significantly lower a product’s carbon footprint.

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.

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