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99 articles found with the search term 'Applicators'

March 2014



The iconic brand from the 90s, Jane Cosmetics, has new formulations, a new look, and a mission to help empower women to be confident, courageous and socially conscious.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

January/February 2014



The fickle customer is inspiring fast-paced innovation, and suppliers are busy working with brands to create a slew of different types of polish, bottles, brushes, applicators, kits and nail accessories to keep up with every trend.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

December 2013



What makes one beauty package stand out from the next? The answers run the gamut - from shape to materials, decoration to dispenser. We spoke to a number of industry analysts, suppliers and brands about their thoughts on innovation, knockout packages of the year and a few all-time greats.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Current trends in dispensing systems are driving brands to upgrade to pumps that offer more aesthetic appeal and functionality, while suppliers are delivering innovative new dispensing solutions to accommodate any type of formulation.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Colorful and opulent decorative effects stole the spotlight at the 26th annual international show for creative packaging.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Smithers Pira identifies the top four personal care packaging trends you need to know about to make sure your products stay ahead of the curve.

Favorites ranged from our annual Top 20 Global Beauty Companies to The Details of Deco

October/November 2013



Sophisticated skin care formulations continue to seek airless packaging, as well as innovative designs and increasingly functional componentry.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

With double the number of exhibitors of last year, the boutique-like makeup-only show continued to draw top brand executives to its expanded space on the west side of Manhattan.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

July/August 2013



The creative packaging show proved more robust than ever as it drew thousands of influential packaging professionals to its sold-out show floor and SRO educational sessions.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

HBA remains strong in providing a gathering spot for industry buyers and suppliers to network, exchange information and plan for the future - in addition to offering the latest packaging and formulations for cutting-edge product development.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

MakeUp in Paris attracted thousands from the global beauty industry with a curated selection of cosmetic suppliers featuring innovative products from packaging to powders.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

June 2013



From nail polish to foundation, cosmetics packaging takes its cues from runway trends' and has become as bright and sophisticated as the products it contains.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

New designs, materials and manufacturing processes for all types of cosmetic applicators and beauty tools enable consumers to apply makeup like a pro.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Despite its maturity, the tube market continues to innovate through decoration, dispensing systems and an eye for social responsibility' and from mass to prestige, their numbers are growing.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

April/May 2013



Metals-and-metallized finishes are being used in various ways to create packaging designed to convey a brand's own unique marketing message.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

With Day 1 once again dedicated to the world of beauty packaging, Cosmopack drew brand teams from all over the world eager to kick off the start of Bologna's comprehensive global beauty fair by first finding just the right packaging components.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

March 2013



Consumer demand for 'added value,' along with more advanced skin care formulations, continue to drive the design of new airless packages.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

From upscale metallized tubes to small round plastic pots, cosmetic packaging suppliers have helped brands propel lip products to a new status as lifestyle accessories that are as individual as the consumers who are purchasing them.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Spurred on by dynamic market conditions and a slew of benefits, contract manufacturing and turnkey services are more popular than ever.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

January/February 2013



Beauty Packaging's online readers voted Laura Mercier 2012's Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging. Here, we talk to beauty industry experts and the brand's packaging team about the
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

December 2012



The increasing challenges of 'new today, gone tomorrow'-brought about in part by rampant Internet exposure-have sped up the demand for innovative packaging in the beauty world. Here, highly regarded industry trends experts and top packaging innovators share their thoughts on how brands and suppliers are syncing componentry, technology-and effective partnerships-to best drive new product success.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Many brands are leveraging delivery systems to capture prospective buyers and turn them into loyal customers.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

As the creative packaging show celebrated its impressive 25th year, one focus was on beauty products as small luxuries, with many packaging components designed for sensory appeal.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Amy Marks-McGee, founder Trendincite LLC, always has her finger on the pulse of the latest trends. Recently, Beauty Packaging asked her for her insights on innovative packaging in the cosmetics, fragrance and personal care industry.

October/November 2012



With a competitive market bursting with formulas using highly sophisticated and/or natural ingredients, packaging suppliers must satisfy a number of specific demands and requirements.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

June 2012



With billions of color cosmetics packages sold annually, suppliers are helping brands capture market share with innovative packaging that gets customers talking—and sales registers ringing.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

The synergistic coupling of formulation, applicator and delivery system is crucial for product success.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

March 2012



Many brands are taking advantage of the range of benefits offered by an airless package. Choosing airless for the right reasons may benefit your brand significantly.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

In the tricky mascara market, with consumers showing little brand loyalty and a strong desire for results, trends can change in the blink of an eye—and packaging holds the key to success.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

December 2011



We hear all the time that innovative packaging is key to success in today’s beauty market. But what actually constitutes an innovative package? We asked beauty industry experts in packaging, education, market analysis and brand manufacturing to weigh in on today’s innovative concepts, and where we’re headed in the future.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

High-tech dispensing technology, including pumps, tubes, click pens, ampoules and more, ensures product integrity with style.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

October/November 2011



Today’s advanced skin care formulations can be tough on yesterday’s packaging technology. Fortunately, innovative packaging manufacturers are keeping pace.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The current skin care stars are nourishers/anti-agers and their unique packages.
by Benjamin Punchard

July/August 2011



Stock packaging offers cost advantages, speed and convenience to brands both small and large.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

A necessary part of the package, innovative closures add value while maintaining function.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

The 9th edition of the popular packaging show draws rave reviews as exhibitors and attendees exceed previous years’ numbers.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

June 2011



From high-quality brushes to applicators hinging on medical devices, beauty industry suppliers are generating the means for consumers to enhance their appearance, all while keeping both convenience and functionality in mind.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Packaging for color cosmetics must transcend shelf appeal, offering consumers artistic and application benefits.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

April/May 2011



Metal continues to shine as a way to stand out on shelf.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The annual global beauty show launched in perfect sync with the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

March 2011



17th annual event provides unique, hands-on experience
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

January/February 2011



In our annual competition, Beauty Packaging’s more than 20,000 online readers chose Bare Escentuals as 2010’s Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging. Its formula for success: Revolutionize makeup, break the rules on packaging and build a massive community of loyal beauty addicts.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

December 2010



Whether provocatively see-through or richly imbued with color, today’s innovative beauty packages go beyond sheer good looks and elaborate delivery systems to reach consumers on a more personal level.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

With a focus on the consumer experience, dispensing technology continues to evolve, giving brands additional means to differentiate.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Decorative techniques and airless components dominate trends at October’s luxury packaging show.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

October/November 2010



New trends emerge at the beauty industry’s biggest show, as suppliers report high attendee interest.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

September 2010



With attributes ranging from cost-effectiveness to decorative capabilities, tubes continue to roll out as a package of choice in the beauty and personal care market.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Research proves consumers love makeup, and as the market grows, so do the packaging innovations.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

July/August 2010



Off-the-shelf packaging components provide many advantages including ready access and speed to market.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

An increase in attendees proved fruitful for revitalized exhibitors showcasing options from stock packaging to sustainable components.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

June 2010



An increasingly sophisticated beauty customer warrants equally sophisticated applicators.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The economic downturn and popular trends like social media and reality television help build private label brands and spur sales.
by Lisa B. Samalonis, Contributing Editor

Those who made it to the largest international beauty exposition—despite the volcano—were rewarded with innovative products and an optimistic outlook for the future. And thanks to Iceland’s ash cloud, many relished the opportunity to walk the aisles for more days than originally planned.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Whether due to travel restrictions or as a way to entice consumers to purchase full-size products, samplers and small beauty packages of 3.4-oz. or less are proving to be big business.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

April/May 2010



From powders and wipes to pumps and tubes, brands are turning up the creative heat on sun care formulations and packaging options.
by By Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

March 2010



Thinking outside the cosmetics bag results in a sleek, metal-like shell that keeps makeup fired up and ready to go.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

January/February 2010



Beauty Packaging’s more than 20,000 online readers chose L’Oréal as 2009’s Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging. From new delivery systems to PCR bottles to adventurous shapes and ingenious patents, here’s how the century-old, French-based beauty firm combines innovation and science to keep consumers coming back for more.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

December 2009



Dispensers play a pivotal role in enhancing the package and product performance across all beauty categories.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

October / November 2009



Innovative delivery systems meet growing needs.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

September 2009



The pro-environment movement-along with other trends-is significantly impacting color cosmetic packaging in today's marketplace.
by Leah Genuario

From new decorating capabilities to advanced applicators, tube packaging continues to evolve and fill the bill across multiple beauty categories.
by Leah Genuario

July/August 2009



A record crowd and a sold-out show floor lend an increasing sense of optimism to the luxury packaging market.
by Jamie Matusow

June 2009



As consumers become savvier than ever about makeup trends, cosmetic applicators have evolved to create a multitude of looks and finishes.
by Lindsay Elkins

May 2009



Somewhere along the way, sustainability lost its earthy-crunchy stigma and became the cost-savings buzzword of the consumer products world, in part, thanks to mega-retailer Wal-Mart. While some niche beauty brands have always followed this eco-friendly route, here's why large corporate boards are now pushing for sustainable measures and how packaging suppliers are innovating with new methods and materials, even in a slow economy.
by Jamie Matusow

From sun care wipes to a spritz of foam to hands-free applicators, sun care packaging has evolved to reflect the product-and the times.
by Jennifer Hagemann

December 2008



Packaging suppliers are pulling out the stops and looking to other sectors to meet beauty brands' quests for innovative ways to stand out on-shelf.
by Jamie Matusow

October / November 2008



by Lindsay Elkins

From applicators to zero waste, the B2B beauty event provided an incomparable look at the latest industry innovations.
by Jamie Matusow

September 2008



When packaging a formulation, don't forget the wow factor that the right tool can bring.
by Christine Esposito

Suppliers and marketers leverage the latest technologies and accessories to deliver brand-boosting tube packages.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Executives from the world-renowned beauty authority talk about its milestone anniversary, the last decade and how sampling and specialty packaging helped make the company a consumer favorite.
by Joanna Cosgrove

January / February 2008



Unit-of-use products walk the line between consumer-friendly and eco-friendly.
by Joanna Cosgrove

December 2007



Does your packaging have what it takes to spark emotion and fuel a connection? Follow the lead of these beauty innovations that crossed the packaging finish line with flying colors.
by Jamie Matusow

September 2007



Marketers are turning to tubes to package a wide array of personal care.
by Christine Esposito

Marketers throughout the cosmetic industry rely on unusual yet functional packages for their personal care products.
by Christine Esposito

July / August 2007



A look at innovative sun care packaging found on store shelves this summer.
by Leah Genuario

June 2007



Choosing the correct applicator is vital to a product’s success, and today’s market offers more variety than ever.
by Leah Genuario

March 2007



Keeping air out and product integrity in.
by Christine Esposito

December 2006



Outsourcing is an increasingly popular resource that allows brand owners
by Leah Genuario

September 2006



Tube suppliers race to provide better tubes faster at more economical price points.
by Christine Esposito



June 2006



Applicators play an integral role in proper application and at-market product differentiation.
by Joanna Cosgrove

December 2005



Whether it’s fragrance, cosmetics, skin care or personal care, packaging for limited distribution must reflect the brand and emphasize quality.
by Janet Herlihy

October / November 2005



Innovative containers and sophisticated decoration help convince consumers to 'try it, you'll like it'
by Janet Herlihy

March 2005



The Estée Lauder Companies’ package testing assures that quality standards are followed to contain and deliver every product—consistently.
by Janet Herlihy

January / February 2005



Suppliers innovate with smart new products and subtle enhancements.
by Janet Herlihy

May / June 2004



Clever, sophisticated constructions make packaging better than ever.
by Anita Shaw

Suppliers continue to innovate and enhance ways to deliver small packages.
by Timothy Dowd

November / December 2003



Consolidation means fewer, but stronger, manufacturers.
by Janet Herlihy

September / October 2003




July / August 2003



Outsourcing is becoming more of a long term strategy.
by Janet Herlihy

November / December 2002



Attention-getting packaging is now more important for hair and skin care
by Ellen Wuagneux

Tube manufacturers develop enhancements—decorating to dispensing
by Janet Herlihy

September / October 2002



Aesthetics, function and enhanced engineering are essentials in packaging for cosmetics for lips,
by Janet Herlihy

May / June 2002



Cosmetic component suppliers are busy developing new products: near right, a duo-pack from Arrowpack; far right, compacts chosen by Avon from Toly.

Summer 2001



there are no lazy summer days for color cosmetics packaging manufacturers
by Ellen Wuagneux

Fall 2000



The independent cosmetic category is not only fresh and funky but catching on with a wider audience thanks, in part to radical packaging.
by Veronica MacDonald

News Search Results



12 articles found with the search term 'Applicators'

Geka Names New President


Posted on November 12, 2013 @ 08:34 am

Chicago Paper Tube Launches a New Green Option


Posted on November 11, 2013 @ 01:56 pm

Disposable Lip Brushes with Cost Benefits


Posted on February 6, 2013 @ 12:05 pm

NPD Reveals Top Sellers for Nails and Lips


Posted on December 13, 2012 @ 09:18 am

Neopac Partners with HCT


Posted on October 10, 2012 @ 07:54 am

Qosmedix Supports Beauty Bus Foundation


Posted on April 11, 2012 @ 08:30 am

3i Takes Majority Stake in Geka


Posted on February 27, 2012 @ 01:29 pm

ABA Packaging Corp. to Represent Promens EcoSolutions Line in the U.S.


Posted on November 14, 2011 @ 03:36 pm

Qosina Makes Inc. 5000 List Again


Posted on August 27, 2010 @ 07:16 am

Anisa International Offers Cash for Cosmetic Brush Design


Posted on June 21, 2010 @ 08:57 am

New UNE Natural Beauty Chooses Alcan


Posted on January 26, 2010 @ 09:29 am

Anisa Celebrates More Than an Anniversary


Posted on December 2, 2009 @ 11:32 am