Packaging & Design

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

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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

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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...

LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

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LBK Nails features new color-match packaging design at Cosmoprof NA

By Deanna Utroske

At last month’s beauty and personal care industry tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cosmetics Design sat down with Tony Kemeny, founder and inventor at LBK Nails to discuss his reinvention of the nail polish bottle cap—a version that lets consumers test...

Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

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Dermelect showcases new packaging and product kits at CPNA

By Deanna Utroske

The cosmeceuticals brand was showing both nail care and skin care kits at Cosmoprof North America this year. And a key feature of both kits is the imagery, icons, and text that Dermelect is using to share benefit, safety, and ingredient information with...

Eco-Friendly cosmetics and personal care packaging is in high demand, says Qosmedix

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Eco-Friendly cosmetics and personal care packaging is in high demand

By Deanna Utroske

“Our customers are really demanding more environmentally friendly options,” Sari Sternschein, VP of Marketing at Qosmedix, tells Cosmetics Design in this video interview (filmed at Cosmoprof North America). She describes the recycled and recyclable solutions...

Neopac breaks ground on North Carolina facility

Neopac opens US headquarters and manufacturing

By Simon Pitman

Primary packaging provider Neopac has solidified its emphasis on the US market with a move to open a US production facility and headquarters in Wilson, North Carolina.

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Beauty packager JKG expands services in the South East US

By Deanna Utroske

The company is known in the region for commercial printing, kitting and fulfillment, direct mail, custom product packaging, creative services, and other marketing support. Now JKG has a new facility and is offering custom packaging to beauty makers in...

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Method soap’s new design-inspired collection of packaging

By Deanna Utroske

The brand sees its packaging as a matter of design and home décor. Accordingly, this latest limited-edition of hand soap and dish liquid bottles all feature trendy metallic shades; and there’s a sort of influencer marketing campaign in the mix too.

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Beauty packager Qosmedix zeros in on sample sizes

By Deanna Utroske

Several recent packaging trends like travel-friendly beauty, active beauty, waste-not want-not brands, dose control, and beauty boxes have led package makers like Qosmedix to offer brands more options when it comes to tiny containers for cosmetics and...

NJPEC Package of the Year Awards Gala takes place this month

NJPEC Package of the Year Awards Gala takes place this month

By Deanna Utroske

The 2017 edition of the annual New Jersey Packaging Executives Club awards event on Thursday, November 16, will be a celebration of this year’s winners—winners whose names have already been announced. And, several prominent beauty brands and esteemed...

New packaging partnership creates TricorBraun South America SAS

New packaging partnership creates TricorBraun South America SAS

By Deanna Utroske

TricorBraun has teamed up with Amfora Packaging on a joint venture that will reach 5 countries in South America. Both companies, on their own, serve the cosmetics and personal care market, and TricorBraun South America will do the same.

ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

ADF&PCD comes to NYC this September

By Deanna Utroske

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 professionals is coming to the US, complete with exhibitors, awards,...

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

Paper and packaging company WestRock acquires Hanapak

By Deanna Utroske

Both companies serve the cosmetics and personal care industries (among others). But this deal advances WestRock’s business in Australia, where Hanapak is well established in the consumer packaging market.

Annual PACk event debuts in New York City

Annual PACk event debuts in New York City

By Deanna Utroske

Last week in Manhattan, design and pre-press agency Diadeis hosted the first annual Packaging Artwork Conference, bringing together professionals in artwork, labeling, merchandising, and packaging concept development to learn and share insights on visual...

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BillerudKorsnäs announces big plans for the US market

By Deanna Utroske

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 in earnest. At the event, Cosmetics Design spoke with Inger Heinke,...

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

BPI Labs to offer single-use packaging options as of May 31st

By Deanna Utroske

The private label personal care contract manufacturer recently purchased new equipment that will enable the company to meet client needs for sample-size and single-portion packaging. BPI also has plans to innovate in the bath bomb space starting this...

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