The latest launches from personal care and beauty packaging makers key in on industry trends such as convenience, personalization, and multifunction. Here Cosmetics Design explores a handful of the newest container offerings.
Natural animal hair was once readily available as a by-product of food industries. Now that’s changing along with the global food supply. And, consumer attitudes are shifting too. As a result, beauty tool makers are developing new fiber alternatives.
The Cosmopack Symposium was held in New York City last week, and included a half-day conference program, exhibition area, scheduled B2B meetings, as well as an innovation zone. The following is a collection of photos we have brought to you to illustrate...
Packaging design that’s functional, compelling, and elegant seems intuitive but requires a special combination of powers: observation, creativity, technical knowledge, and an historical appreciation for the cosmetics industry.
Being on trend in the fast-paced business of beauty has its advantages and its challenges. We caught up with Leslie Sherr, co-author of the forthcoming book Material Innovation: Packaging, to discover the top packaging trends in beauty and personal care...
The physical properties of packaging material can have as much to do with the success of a beauty product line as the formulation, distribution, and marketing do. Design expert Leslie Sherr weighs in on packaging material options.
So you have made a lovely prawn cocktail, but what to do with the waste? Well, scientists have looked into producing shampoo using polymers found in seafood shells in a bit to make the whole process more environmentally friendly.
Summer is in full swing, and while we can all be forgiven for having a week or two off for holidays, it seems this does not stop the cosmetics packaging world from being as busy as ever. Flick through this gallery to have a peek at the latest news...
Industry body ICMAD has launched a one-day conference called MasterMinds Personal Care. Looking at the big issues in the cosmetics packaging category, the event will take place in Irvine California on September 9th.
Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to numerous health conditions, and now an organization in Canada is calling for public health groups to advise consumers about the benefits of moderate UV exposure.
A new partnership between labeling company Avery Dennison, WS Packaging Group, and OGX hair care aims to limit the energy and materials that go into product labels as well as the amount of subsequent waste.
Incorporating this season’s trending eye shadow shades into a website design will likely loose you customers, while having data on how color affects online consumer behavior helps brands and designers build inspiring sites.
The Luxe Pack 2015 opened its doors May 13 - 14 at Pier 92, Manhattan, New York and in this photo gallery collection we bring you some of the show floor highlights, including the seminars, innovation zone and some of the product launch highlights.
The importance of packaging in creating identity for men’s grooming means there is set standards for brands to conform to; but opportunities lie in standing out from the traditional offerings and communicating innovation.
An EU-funded project has developed an active packaging for cosmetics that extends the product’s shelf life, incorporating natural antioxidant preservatives into the packaging rather than the cosmetic product itself.
Getting packaging right really can prove the key to overall customer satisfaction, but a new market research report from packaging provider MWV suggests that most consumers feeling there is room for improvement.
Well 2015 seems to be passing by quite quickly, so here's some more announcements and highlights from the cosmetics packaging world, whether it be in masstige or prestige, fragrance, skin care, make-up, the list goes on. Browse the gallery to see...
In the wake of the announcement that MeadWestvaco (MWV) is set to merge with RockTenn, several lawsuits have been filed in the past few days questioning the value such a deal would bring to shareholders.