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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.

Pratt annual gala to honor Batallure beauty founders

16-Feb-2017 - The annual Pratt Institute Art of Packaging Award Gala will this year honor the Batallure brand and its founders for their commitment to beauty packaging design.

Rising urbanisation to spur personal care packaging growth

01-Feb-2017 - With CDA reporting how the global personal care sector is set to focus on widening its market share to skin care and hair care products that contain active ingredients and...

WestRock acquires Multi Packaging Solutions International

25-Jan-2017 - WestRock is strategically selling and buying businesses to specialize in paper and corrugated packaging solutions. Two deals this week help the company do just that, while continuing to serve the...

TricorBraun and Kenra create hair care packaging that can “push the price point”

17-Jan-2017 - The packager and hair care maker worked closely together to develop premium-style containers for Kenra’s new line of Snail CC Creme for hair care products.

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. 

Clearwater Paper acquires Manchester Industries

03-Jan-2017 - The paperboard and tissue maker announced recently the acquisition of Virginia-based Manchester Industries, a paper sheeting company with facilities in five states across the US.

P&G to relaunch men’s grooming, including new products and packages for Gillette

28-Nov-2016 - Given recent competition in the shave and grooming categories, P&G is upping its marketing and advertising efforts as well as changing packaging and products to hold on to its market share....

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,...

Will improved pouch packaging design hook cosmetics brands?

03-Nov-2016 - Improvements in the functionality and aesthetic of pouch packaging are set to help increase the size of this market, and could attract more cosmetic and personal care brands.

Special Newsletter: Sustainability

Sustainable personal care packaging materials and design reconsidered

02-Nov-2016 - 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...

Pratt design symposium highlights the creative side of packaging

31-Oct-2016 - The Pratt Institute is launching its first ever symposium. Entitled Design is the New Currency, the presentation and panel discussion aims to highlight where the ever-evolving creativity in packaging design...

Conference program for MakeUp in Sao Paulo biggest to date

24-Oct-2016 - The organizer of the MakeUp in Sao Paulo event has revealed the conference program, which will include 18 presentations and roundtables involving 30 speakers.

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.

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Ideas sharing between industries is where beauty innovation is going

29-Sep-2016 - The choice of packaging materials and formulation solutions available to beauty professionals is mind boggling, and undoubtedly it is the work the Material ConneXion library in New York City that...

Exclusive interview

How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part II

27-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

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How smart packaging is shaping the beauty products of tomorrow, Part I

26-Sep-2016 - Smart packaging is without doubt one of the most exciting and potentially revolutionary technologies to ever impact the beauty industry.

The lash category is on the brink of change

15-Sep-2016 - Innovative mascara applicators, trends and textures out of Asia, and clean beauty looks are all influencing the category, and what ‘volume’ means is changing too.

Luxe Pack Monaco opens its doors next week with expanded offering: three shows in one

14-Sep-2016 - Luxe Pack, one of the leading trade shows dedicated to creative packaging, will hold its Monaco 2016 edition next week with an enhanced programme spread over three parts.

Halal leads cosmetic packaging trends dominating the market

07-Sep-2016 - As popularity for Halal packaging grows within the Asia-Pacific region, companies are introducing innovative and creative cosmetic packaging to appeal to its consumers.

New skin care packaging from Audrey Morris Cosmetics International

01-Aug-2016 - The Florida-based private label skin care and cosmetics maker has redesigned jars, bottles, and more to meet the quality and preservation needs of its clients.

Shifts in beauty consumer spending mean big opportunity for sun care

14-Jul-2016 - This, according to data from market information provider The NPD Group. Sun protection products—sunscreen, makeup, and skin care with SPF—are selling well and poised for continued growth.

Prell, Denorex, and Zincon bought by Scott’s Liquid Gold

12-Jul-2016 - The three mainstay consumer hair care brands, previously owned by Ultimark Products of Pennsylvania, were acquired for several million dollars and will be folded into Scott’s existing health and beauty...

Designing the next generation of fragrance packaging, a conversation with FangYi Chu

07-Jul-2016 - Cosmetics Design caught up with branding and visual designer FangYi Chu after she was honored at this year’s Art of Packaging Award Gala, put on by the Pratt Institute, to...

Designing cosmetic and personal care packaging that women notice

29-Jun-2016 - Cosmetics Design checked in with Terri Goldstein, CEO of brand strategy and design firm The Goldstein Group, to get this expert’s take on how to create a package that reliably...