HBA Global 2012 IPDA Winners. (PRNewsFoto/HBA Global Expo & Conference)
HBA IPDA Winners Announced


Here’s what shone brightly in HBA’s celebrated package design competition.

Outstanding package designs spanning prestige to mass were announced on June 19 at HBA Global Expo, which took place in Manhattan at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, June 19-21. The winners of the highly regarded International Package Design Awards (IPDA) were chosen from hundreds of entries across 11 categories. A committee of 100 industry professionals voted on the impressive packaging projects for the final selection. The IPDA competition is sponsored by Beauty Packaging and Happi magazines. Beauty Packaging’s publisher Jay Gorga presented the awards.

A Grand Award went to the Sephora Collection Brush Wand by Sephora, submitted by Anisa International, Inc. The multitasking product also took home top honors in the Tools/At Home Devices packaging category.

Following is a list of the winning packages in all 11 categories, plus the Grand Prize. Specifics on packaging suppliers are provided where available.

HBA 2012 IPDA Winners


Grand Award Winner
Sephora Collection Brush Wand by Sephora
Submitted by Anisa International, Inc.
Packaging supplier: Anisa International


Fragrance Mass

Embleme Fragrance by Zermat Internacional
Submitted by Zermat Internacional S.A de C.V.
Packaging supplier: Grupo Pavisa




Fragrance Prestige

Too Too by Betsey Johnson
Submitted by Inter Parfums, Inc.

Cosmetics Mass
pH Matchmaker pH Powered Bronzer, Blush & Lip Gloss by Physicians Formula
Submitted by Physicians Formula Holding Inc.
Packaging supplier: Physicians Formula

Cosmetics Prestige
Burberry Cosmetics Line by Inter Parfums
Submitted by Topline Products Company, Inc.
Packaging supplier: Topline Products Company, Inc.

Personal Care Mass

Just For Men AutoStop by Combe, Inc.
Submitted by Combe, Inc.









Personal Care Prestige
Love. Lust. Light Body & Boudoir Candle by Naked Princess
Submitted by Naked Princess


Skin Care Mass

bébé de forêt by Yuhan-Kimberly
Submitted by Kimberly-Clark (KCWW)


Skin Care Prestige
MAC Lightful Marine Bright by MAC
Submitted by The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
Packaging suppliers: MJCF ; VPI; HCP


Green Packaging

MudPot by Black Rock Mud Company
Submitted by Black Rock Mud Company
Packaging suppliers: Colt’s Plastics; Green Field Paper Company; Madeline Blondman; Label Impressions


Sampling/Travel Size Packaging

It Kit by vbeauté
Submitted by vbeauté
Packaging supplier: Stephen Gould Corp.


Tools/At Home Devices Packaging

Sephora Collection Brush Wand by Sephora
Submitted by Anisa International, Inc.
Packaging supplier: Anisa International