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From innovation in 3D printing to specialist software and bioplastic packaging, this is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in the ever-evolving cosmetics packaging sector.

Bookmark this page to keep up to speed on industry suppliers and manufacturers alike, as they all strive to become greener in their innovation and developments.

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,...

DuPont launches new anti-counterfeiting packaging film

13-May-2016 - Tackling the issue of counterfeit cosmetic and fragrance products is the aim of a new film that has been developed by Dupont using 3D imaging technology.

MakeUp in Paris takes an eco-friendly turn

04-May-2016 - For the first time ever, the MakeUp Paris event will have a green focus, aimed at showcasing innovations for products that are sustainable and kinder to the planet while still...

ADF & PCD last call for speakers at New York event

26-Apr-2016 - The inaugural event is due to take place in New York this September, and the organizer says there remain a limited number of speaker opportunities.

Nivea smells app opportunity with new body odour detector

26-Apr-2016 - Global skin care and deodorant manufacturer Nivea is making waves with the launch of its new, body odour detecting app, NOSE.

Cosmetics now boasting ethical food labels

21-Apr-2016 - Ethical food labels, such as ‘non-GMO Product Verified’ and ‘gluten-free’, are fast becoming staple features on cosmetics and personal care products too, according to new research.

Qosmedix launches powder spray bottle that broadens appllication possiblities

06-Apr-2016 - New York-based packaging specialist Qosmedix has launched two innovative spray bottles aimed at a variety of beauty and personal care powder products.

Romaco ramps up cosmetics packaging

30-Mar-2016 - The company has just hired a new business development director for the North American region, with expertise squarely in the beauty industry.

Special Newsletter - Colour Cosmetics

A pick of the latest colour cosmetics packs

29-Mar-2016 - With so much choice in the colour cosmetics category and so many brands jostling for attention, it can be difficult to stand out. Here, market researcher Mintel has picked out...

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‘Cosmetics is at a crossroad… creative design could help usher in innovative breakthroughs’

24-Mar-2016 - The scientific theory of creative design, known as Concept-Knowledge theory (C-K theory), could provide the cosmetics industry with opportunities, possibilities, and new players that could disrupt the standard ecosystem, according...

Currier Plastics expands cosmetics packaging capabilities

22-Mar-2016 - The New York – based company makes plastic packaging for several markets and has recently invested in machines that will give Currier clients new options.

Could eggshell nanoparticles be the next step up for bioplastics?

17-Mar-2016 - Bioplastics are in big demand as increasingly popular eco-friendly alternatives to cosmetic packaging, and the latest research in this area is pointing to eggshell as a new material.

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...

Art of Packaging to honor Interparfums at the annual Art of Packaging Award

18-Feb-2016 - This year’s Art of Packaging Awards gala will be dedicated to the honouring fragrance player Interparfums and its CEO Jean Madar.

Fusion says its latest launch creates new packaging category

16-Feb-2016 - Fusion Packaging says it Shine FX Laminate Tubes collection has created a new space in the crowded packaging space, thanks to innovation that includes an unprecedented number of design options.

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. 

AptarGroup acquires Mega Airless for €200 million

02-Feb-2016 - AptarGroup has looked at expanding and enhancing its airless packaging solutions, particularly in beauty and personal care, with the acquisition of German firm Mega Airless for approximately €200 million.

ICMAD Young Designer Awards ceremony is just around the corner

02-Feb-2016 - February 18th is the date to note in your calendars for the 17th annual ICMAD Young Designers Awards, to be held in Newport Beach, California.

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.

Graphic Packaging acquires Walter G Anderson

20-Jan-2016 - The two consumer goods packaging services companies struck a deal this month, with Graphic agreeing to acquire 100% of the outstanding equity in Minnesota-based WG Anderson.

L’Oréal finds new method to evaluate efficacy of dispensing systems to avoid contamination

17-Dec-2015 - L’Oréal research, carried out with Ghent University in Belgium, has identified a new protocol for evaluating the efficacy of some dispensing systems in the microbial protection of water-based preservative-free cosmetic...

WorldStar Packaging Awards for health and beauty announced

15-Dec-2015 - The WorldStar Awards for health and beauty have been announced, ahead of specialized award winners which will be revealed in January, and it seems The Americas have been left behind by stiff...

Will global personal care packaging demand be hit by faltering emerging markets?

03-Dec-2015 - Growth in the market for personal care packaging is expected to exceed that for the personal care industry as a whole, if predictions that demand from emerging markets will remain strong. But will...

Scaling Down: Reconfiguring automated filling systems for beauty startups

02-Dec-2015 - As artisanal, local, and small-batch beauty brands take over an ever larger share of the personal care and cosmetics business, suppliers and other industry partners are pivoting to support these...

Brazilian cosmetics labeler Prakolar acquired

24-Nov-2015 - This weekend, Japan’s SATO, a global auto-ID supplier with solutions for supply chain management, tracking, labels, RFID and more, announced its purchase of the São Paulo–based company. ...