Creating cost-effective sustainable packaging is both one of the biggest challenges and the biggest opportunities facing the beauty industry.
In 2011, sustainability was highlighted by scientific company DuPont as the most important obstacle for the cosmetics packaging industry to overcome. Beauty companies around the globe, from Aveda to Éminence, are racing to develop methods of creating environmentally friendly products.
In collaboration with analysts from the market research company Mintel , we have prepared a gallery of the most innovative sustainable packaging products on the market.
We look at some of the innovative new ways which companies have created packaging which is both environmentally friendly and practical. These are truly the packaging types which could determine the course of future trends.