Packaging & Design

photo courtesy of OLIKA

Can limited-edition packaging work for indie personal care brands?

By Deanna Utroske

OLIKA believes it can. The design-driven consumer goods brand launched 2 years ago and still has essentially one product: hand sanitizer. In late January, OLIKA debuted the first of its Rare Bird Collection, a limited-edition series of OLIKA’s popular...

photo courtesy of ADF&PCD

ADF&PCD returns to NYC in 2019

By Deanna Utroske

In mid-September, the North American edition of Easyfairs beauty packaging event will showcase the latest in aerosol, dispensing, perfume, and cosmetic packaging. The 2-day show will feature exhibitors, tours, awards, and educational presentations pertinent...

This is what mindful beauty looks like. Cosmetics Design editor Deanna Utroske in conversation withTiila Abbitt of Aether Beauty

CD Buzz Video

This is what mindful beauty looks like.

By Deanna Utroske

At IBE LA last week, Āether Beauty founder Tiila Abbitt spoke with Cosmetics Design about environmentally sustainable beauty packaging, how international trade relationships affect recycling in the US, her brand’s approach to ingredient sourcing, and...

© Getty Images / (samuel foster)

French luxury beauty packager Metapack opens NYC showroom

By Deanna Utroske

Founded in 1998, the company expanded to Hong Kong in 2003; brought its design consultancy, tech development, and packaging engineering capabilities to the US in 2013; and in recent weeks has opened a showroom in New York City to develop the Metapack...

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

Unilever and Veolia partner on sustainable packaging

By Deanna Utroske

Call it Blue Beauty, Conscious Business, or a Circular Economy; in any case small beauty brands and multinational cosmetics and personal care corporations are rethinking the status quo and working to ensure that the industry won’t be undone by thoughtless...

3 inspiring indie beauty packaging ideas

Editor's Spotlight

3 inspiring indie beauty packaging ideas

By Deanna Utroske

Everyone knows now that it’s wise to watch indie brands and to pay careful enough attention to identify scalable ideas and innovations coming out of the indie space--ideas that have resonance with consumers and potential in the global market. Here Cosmetics...

The ADF&PCD packaging tradeshow returns to New York City in September

The ADF&PCD packaging tradeshow returns to New York City in September

By Deanna Utroske

Next week, a joint event, bridging the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum with a show dedicated to the packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics, and Design, returns to New York City for the third time, and comprises exhibits, awards, and educational programing—programming...

Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

CD Buzz Video

Aptar introduces Indie Boutique beauty packaging at BeautyX Summit

By Deanna Utroske

Indie cosmetics, personal care, and fragrance brands (and their agency allies) have been speaking up about the packaging services they need for success. Industry suppliers are responding. At last week’s BeautyX Summit in New York City, Cosmetics Design...

Follow us

Featured Events

View more

Products

View more

Webinars