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431 articles found with the search term 'Bottles'

July/August 2014



Stock containers are no longer low-end, budget packaging fare. With multiple materials and endless customization options, a new breed of stock and standard offerings delivers brand-savvy, affordable luxury even for low quantities.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

As secondary packaging, cartons and set-up boxes often make the first impression at retail. Find out how brands and their suppliers are using this increasingly tangible medium to their advantage.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

The right cap on a bottle or jar can help create a brand's image, improve a product's functionality and attract attention on shelf or online.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

A new venue on Manhattan's West Side provides plenty of room for additional exhibitors and an increased number of attendees.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor with contributions from Marie Redding, Associate Editor

The shoe guru has finally crossed over into beauty with this luxe nail polish collection, in innovative packaging - and it includes 'Louboutin Red' to match the famous soles.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Environmental marketing must be truthful so customers are not misled.
by Victor Bell, President, EPI

Beauty and personal care suppliers, key features and a conference session draw a crowd.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

You shouldn't have to persuade management to invest in packaging, but if you do - keep these points in mind.
by Scott Young

The brand's new Strength Cure collection meets L'Oreal's goal for continually reducing its environmental impact.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Creativity and artistic expression reign at MakeUp in Paris at the Louvre, where exhibitors and attendees stream double digits over last year.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

June 2014



Consumers are having lots of fun with color, and suppliers are developing new packaging to keep formulations fresh and long-lasting, as well as attractive and desirable.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Portable and efficient, tubes have become a package of choice for a range of beauty formulations, and new technology has made them more attractive than ever.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

Now in its 47th year, the world's largest beauty event continues to provide a vast showcase of packaging and cosmetic trends and attendance has soared.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Winners will be revealed at HBA Global on June 11 in New York.

The shoe guru has finally crossed over into beauty with this luxe nail polish collection, in innovative packaging - and it includes 'Louboutin Red' to match the famous soles.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

April/May 2014



While some brands and suppliers focus on components made of eco-friendly materials, there is also a growing emphasis on clean production methods and efficient manufacturing processes.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Metal components-and metallic effects–are being used by all types of brands, from hair care to fragrance, on packaging that is bound to attract attention.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

A carefully coordinated packaging theme creates a stronger, more memorable brand presence for product collections at retail.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

Brazilians favor plastic over any other material for their health and beauty product packaging.
by Catherine O’Connor, senior analyst, Canadean

Belli Skincare has been redesigned to reflect its goal to meet the needs of consumers that are searching for products for pregnancy, motherhood, and beyond.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

March 2014



Brands are requesting more functional airless packages, and suppliers are offering formulation-preserving solutions in new shapes and colors.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Getting a new product to market doesn't have to be difficult, especially when great packaging and formulations are at the ready.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

Categories including sun care, men's and travel are driving an increase in packaging innovations and re-designs. And thanks to industry suppliers, bright colors, sharp graphics, a range of shapes and sizes, and smart dispensing systems stand out visibly on shelves.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Bitty Bettys is a collectible fragrance collection with
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

The brand hired Group 4 to redesign its packaging for the American market.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Why dispensing innovation will be essential in the global sun care market.
by Karine Dussimon, senior packaging analyst, Euromonitor International

These recent fragrance launches are in all shades of ‘Radiant Orchid’ – including purple, lilac, and hot pink.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Bows - the ultra-feminine fashion touch - aim to wrap up beauty sales.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Affectionately called 'the world's largest beauty counter,' this year's event showcased more than 650 new products vying for the select CEW seal of approval.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Kelly Kovack presents a few not-to-be-missed packaging trends and opportunities.
by Kelly Kovack

Packaging for cosmetics: beautiful and efficient. See how these brands are balancing luxury with sustainability, and the processes and machinery that are helping with these efforts.

It's Earth Day 2014 - see what these brands, and TerraCycle - have been up to.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

January/February 2014



Launched in 1946 with just four products, The Estée Lauder Companies now encompasses more than 25 prestige brands marketed throughout the world, and generates more than $10 billion in annual sales. From skin care to hair care, color cosmetics to fragrance, packaging plays as critical a role in presenting today's formulations as it did 67 years ago-with the additional challenge of now maintaining the iconic DNA of each of the company's multiple brands. Read on for details on some of 2013's notable launches to discover why Beauty Packaging's readers voted The Estée Lauder Companies 2013 Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

A vibrant label commands attention and can look chic whether it's adorning a mass-market lip balm package or a prestige fragrance bottle.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Packaging synergies abound in the cosmetics, fragrance and liquor packaging industries.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

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

Smithers Pira looks at four possible advantages of flexible packaging.

Inspired by runway looks each season, the team at Nails Inc is continually coming up with new colors and special-effect nail art kits - with packaging designed to attract attention.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

These nail brands are making the over-the-top trend for nail polish made with real diamonds and gemstones accessible to the masses.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

A fancy bottle for a lacquer pigmented by precious minerals.
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

More and more, brands are relying on coatings, finishes and embellishments to transform ordinary packages into extraordinary ones.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing 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

Tech-savvy package prototyping tangibly and efficiently helps brand owners, designers and packaging providers work together to eliminate potential packaging pitfalls.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

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

The natural body care brand used modern elements to redesign its packaging and better convey the brand's heritage.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

eSalon - a game-changer in the at-home color category - reinvents its image with new packaging.
by Marie Redding, Associate 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.

October/November 2013



Gift sets, kits and GWPs are plentiful at stores this holiday season, and beyond.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

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

More bath and body products are being made with natural ingredients and fresh fragrances-and the brands that are behind them are using packaging in bright colors, unique shapes, eco-friendly materials and user-friendly design elements to help convey the message.
by Marie Redding, Associate 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

Back on Track and Primed for Expansion
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Packaging plays an important role in the performance of facial care products.
by Regina Maiseviciute

The Body Deli recently repackaged its entire line, which includes over 100 skus, including bath, body and hair care products.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Thin-film, printed and flexible batteries offer many advantages to end-users, including cost, flexibility and form factors that allow the batteries to appear in places where they could never fit before.
by David Savastano, Printed Electronics Now Editor

September 2013



More effective types of beauty sampling programs, which target specific types of customers, are trending-and this is increasing the demand for innovative samplers, as well as deluxe, unit-dose and travel sizes that are designed to fulfill new needs being requested by beauty brands.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Some beauty component manufacturers are steadfast; others are opening regional facilities to meet demand. Here's a sampling of products and capabilities available in the U.S.A.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

The fragrance industry continues to rally after a difficult post-recession reemergence, and resourceful packaging providers are going the distance to help designers achieve their creative visions.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Contributing Editor

The Las Vegas B2B beauty show drew high marks from both exhibitors and visitors.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Flankers have become increasingly important to a brand's success. The challenge is to keep innovating with newness without neglecting the core brand.
by Jon Dinapoli, senior creative director, Coty Prestige

This year's premier show for creative packaging will feature a record 400 exhibitors from more than 30 countries.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

For more than 30 years, Marc Rosen has fueled the fragrance and beauty industry through creating award-winning packaging designs, teaching and mentoring students at Pratt Institute, capturing the artistry of perfume bottles in a gorgeous hardcover, providing industry education at Luxe Pack and more. Along the way, he's been honored with seven coveted FiFi Awards, and has come to serve as a strong voice and representative of the world of cosmetics. Here, Beauty Packaging's editor Jamie Matusow talks to the acclaimed designer (and one of the magazine's most popular contributors) about the newest evolution in his illustrious career.

Manuka Doctor's skin care products get their ingredients from bees - and the trendy buzzing insects also inspired its logo and packaging.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

October is Non-GMO Awareness Month - and if your natural beauty brand sells at Whole Foods, GMO labeling will be required by 2018. Here's how one natural brand is leading this campaign.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

July/August 2013



A package's cap or closure is an integral part of a consumer's experience when using a product, and it's often designed to attract attention—even becoming the focal point of a package design.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Stock packaging, in its many forms, provides brand differentiation while controlling costs and accelerating time-to-market.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

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

Two of the sessions at Luxe Pack New York featured a range of beauty industry experts from packaging to marketing, and drew standing room only audiences.
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

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

The longevity and weight of metal makes this material stand out.
by Dr. Benjamin Punchard, Senior Global Packaging Analyst, Mintel

Indie Hair's branding and package design combines pop-art brights, graffiti-inspired graphics and social media elements.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Love Nature NYC has packaging designed to 'soothe the senses.'
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

April/May 2013



Package optimization, corporate policy and cost factors weigh in on efforts to minimize environmental impact while protecting and delivering the product.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

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

New generations of fragrance fans are using Arcade's mailer to vote for The Fragrance Foundation's 2013 Consumer Choice winner.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

As the sun protection category grows, customers expect the same level of packaging innovation they see in other personal care sectors.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing 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

A look at how packaging preferences and trends are country-specific.
by Regina Maiseviciute, senior analyst-packaging, Euromonitor International

This year's winners were honored at the CEW's annual luncheon.

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

The brand developed four distinct fragrances, and each has a different personality that is conveyed through the vibrant patterns and graphics.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Since the animal testing ban in the EU, some say that displaying the Leaping Bunny symbol on packaging is more important than ever.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

The prestige color cosmetics brand features trendy colors - like Ox Blood - paired with packaging that's designed with a few luxe details.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

New generations of tech-savvy fragrance fans are using Arcade's specially designed mailer to vote for The Fragrance Foundation's 2013 Consumer Choice winner.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

January/February 2013



In the consolidated nail color packaging market, it can pay to stand out.
by Dr. Benjamin Punchard, senior global packaging analyst, Mintel

Labels offer the flexibility and functionality brand marketers need to capture interest, but there are lots of obstacles and choices to consider when determining which will work best.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

New products continue to drive category growth, increasing the demand for all types of nail product packaging.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

From caps to bottles to cartons, suppliers are offering a multitude of design and packaging possibilities for fragrances, many of which are new for 2013.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Brandimage was inspired by the medicinal world when they created the brand's new look.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Blush pink is a popular color for new women's fragrances launching in 2013, now through March.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

The eco-friendly brand launches new stylish designs and fragrances.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

How an online collaborative design process helped Ineke create packaging for its recent fragrance launches, in record time.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

The brand developed four distinct fragrances, and each has a different personality that is conveyed through the vibrant patterns and graphics.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Since the animal testing ban in the EU, some say that displaying the Leaping Bunny symbol on packaging is more important than ever.
by Marie Redding, Associate 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

Suppliers have pushed the envelope as far as decorating bottles and cartons, and now some exciting new processes are on the threshold.
by Marie Redding, Associate 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

The brand's visual imagery conveys its ideals.
by Marie Redding

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.

How Eufora International's new product line and new package design are a part of its growth strategy.

Brandimage was inspired by the medicinal world when they created the brand's new look
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

October/November 2012



Benjamin Punchard, senior global packaging analyst, Mintel

Marketers and suppliers are going to great lengths to give packaging exciting new twists, sure to capture the attention of a brand's customers—and their wallets.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Brands are taking different design approaches to bottles, tubes and jars, in an effort to convey product attributes to consumers.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

Round bottles and bamboo collars are used to convey this brand's unique formulation.
by Marie Redding, Associate Editor

September 2012



Not only for sampling use, small-sized products are taking the packaging world by storm.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Accommodating brand manufacturers looking to centralize their supply base in the local market tops the list of reasons why many beauty industry suppliers choose to run operations in the U.S.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Bejeweled fragrances with high-tech designs and componentry are making consumers swoon for scents.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Bold colors, large closures, innovative decorating processes, and sustainability initiatives - such as light weighting and recycled materials - differentiate today's hair care products.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Asia Pacific recorded the strongest growth in hair care packaging in 2011, posting a 7% increase in unit volumes.
by Regina Maiseviciute, Industry Analyst, Euromonitor International

Innisfree, one of South Korea’s first all-natural beauty brands, features bottles that convey a natural, masculine appeal.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

July/August 2012



Caps and closures top off packages and provide a star-studded, yet functional, look of distinction.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Benefits including speed-to-market, cost-effectiveness and variability continue to boost the use of stock packaging.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Glee star Jane Lynch concocted a range of fragrance jokes to entertain show-biz and beauty industry A-listers at the 40th anniversary of the Oscars of the Fragrance Industry.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Casa Rexs design for the Lux Body Lotion range in South Africa reinforces the brand's essential values of femininity, moisture and fragrance.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Consumers are looking for quality and added functionality.
by Karine Dussimon, senior packaging analyst, Euromonitor International

June 2012



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

Despite its longevity as a packaging solution, tube technology continues to flow.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Winners will be revealed at HBA Global on June 19.

A new personal and laundry care fragrance product line allows consumers to customize their scents.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

by Karine Dussimon, Senior Analyst Packaging at Euromonitor International

April/May 2012



Packaging designers and engineers are capitalizing on opportunities to save materials, cut costs and streamline processes by thinking through the entire supply chain when developing a product and package. Heres a look at current trends and what some leading suppliers are offering beauty brands to help them achieve their goals.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Shimmering packages dressed up with metal or metallized effects catch the consumers eye and add perceived value.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Increased use of sunscreen, along with new FDA monograph guidelines, are spurring interest in a wide variety of stylish, functional and convenient componentry.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

The quilted design and cube components communicate a modern, stylish vibe.
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 eyeand packaging holds the key to success.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Full-service providers offer cost advantages and help production run smoothly and on-time.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

The Thymes Ltd. Mandarin Coriander line possesses a refreshing, nostalgic feel.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

The current market provides a large variety of choice in format and scent.
by Dr. Benjamin Punchard

Pureology's iconic hair care packaging gets a fresh, updated look that stands out on shelf.
by Robert Bergmann

A novel coating technology allows for scent sampling without opening the package.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

January/February 2012



Versatility and flexibility enable labels to deliver clear and compelling brand messages.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Trends in nail polish range from fun nail art to classic colors with a new twist. Packaging from bottles and caps to labels and cartonsshowcase the latest offerings in style.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Advanced technology unites with sight, touch and smell for fresh and modern fragrance packages.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

Packaging Megabrands for Global Success
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

The Shea Radiance packaging is designed to reflect the beauty and richness of what the customer will find within.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

The Hawaiian company re-launches its Island Ambiance Linen and Room Spray with an eye on the environment.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

December 2011



We hear all the time that innovative packaging is key to success in todays 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 todays innovative concepts, and where were headed in the future.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Fragrance flankers are a main driver of creative decorative techniques, but other materials are also benefiting from new enhancement technologies.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

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

Sun Bums sunscreen packaging is designed for people who like to play in the sun.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

By customizing its nail polish packaging and point-of display, Duri Cosmetics allows the products to shine.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

October/November 2011



Todays advanced skin care formulations can be tough on yesterdays packaging technology. Fortunately, innovative packaging manufacturers are keeping pace.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Premium gift sets and kits showcase products and their unique attributes. Timing and production issues require careful planning and consideration.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

From styling gels and liquid shampoos to dry powders and bar cleansers, the hair care market is expanding, and growth is predicted for the next five years. With packaging and functionality key to success, heres a look at whats new.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

In an emotional interview, Marc Rosen treats Jamie Matusow to a look at the first copy of his newly published bookand shares details of why he wants to reinvent glamour for a new generation.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Design has the ability to drive business.
by Joe Duffy

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

September 2011



Fragrance stats are on the rise, and brands are capitalizing on fabulous flacons for best results.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

The events move to mid-year didnt deter booth traffic and interest.

A cosmetics-loving college student checks out the latest trends on two continents and finds that portable beauty is the trend that transcends all cultures.
by Sanam Foroughi

As consumers demand increased protection and precise product dosage, plastic dispensing closures may fade into the background.
by Dr. Benjamin Punchard

Dr. Benjamin Punchard, head of packaging research at Euromonitor International discussed the impact of demographic changed on beauty and personal care packaging.
by Dr. Benjamin Punchard

July/August 2011



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

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

Anti-aging skin care formulations enhanced with enzymes and antioxidants are matched with lab-worthy packaging for a compelling science-meets-nature beauty story.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

A few minutes with21 Drops Amy Rosenthal

The packaging for Ether conveys the ethereal nature of the products, the advanced techniques used to create them and the online nature of its distribution.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

June 2011



From advanced materials to expanded decorating techniques, tubes continue to meet beauty brands needs on many levels. Heres a look at some of the markets leading trends.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

As the beauty industry moves into various global cultures, success rides on understanding consumers unique beauty ideals.
by Elle Morris, LPK Beauty

April/May 2011



From Unilever to LOral, Aveda to Lather, beauty brand manufacturers large and small have taken great strides to deliver the sustainable packaging consumers are asking forbut they couldnt do it without the extreme innovation of the industrys packaging providers. Here, we look at some who are blazing the way and why they may inspire others who wish they were as far along on the compliant path to customer loyalty and boardroom approval.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

With consumer awareness growing, the sun care market is getting more sophisticated, and packaging suppliers are keeping pace with dispensers everyone can count on.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

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

Beauty Packaging recently asked Suzanne Dawson, Avedas newly appointed vice president global innovation, about the brands unique policy and the future of sustainable packaging.

March 2011



Contract packaging takes on a variety of definitions, but one thing is agreed upon: As brands look to streamline their operations, suppliers that offer a diverse set of capabilities repeatedly sign on the dotted line.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Facing weaker wallets and stronger competition, many brands are luring consumers with decorative and practical packaging extras, from shiny plaques and jangling charms to clever toolsand even, good old-fashioned money.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

January/February 2011



Decorative finishes, creative shapes, technical advances and even digital interaction waft across fragrance counters to draw returning consumers closer.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

The label market may be healthier than ever as suppliers report increased functions that go well beyond establishing brand identity.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Functional package designs and classic, bold graphics capture the attention of international beauty consumers.
by Lisa B. Samalonis, Contributing Editor

Recognition ranges across a number of categories.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

A niche product and the right supply chain have Skindinavia not just surviving, but thriving.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

December 2010



Whether provocatively see-through or richly imbued with color, todays 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

Even simple packages can be transformed into works of art through creative use of decoration.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

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

October/November 2010



The natural cosmetics line leveraged green certification, a new color, tubes and labeling innovations for a complete brand makeover.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Navigating 2009s economic crisis wasnt easy for the Top 20 Global Beauty Companiesor any others for that matterbut heres a look at how they responded to the challenges and found their way through the darkness to a brighter forecast.

Packaging suppliers have been hard at work creating this years all-important holiday gift sets, which many brands rely on to boost their annual bottom line.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

As three major trends impact todays skin care packaging, brands and suppliers are developing new ways to stand out in a crowded market.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

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

A diverse, and in-depth conference program provided attendees with knowledge, tips and inspiration.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

The Diamond Pentaward for Best of the Show went to HOYU3210, a Japanese hair care brand.
by Steve Katz, Associate 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

July/August 2010



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

The scientific marketing savvy behind beauty products with benefits has proved to be a shot in the arm for the industrys global health.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Whether for innovative packaging or captivating scent, this years winning bottles prove that whats on the outside counts in a big way.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

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

With sustainability and supply chain on everyones agenda, Este Lauders Frank Murphy provides Beauty Packaging readers with an exclusive update on the strategies specific to our industry.
by Frank Murphy, The Este Lauder Companies

June 2010



Those who made it to the largest international beauty expositiondespite the volcanowere rewarded with innovative products and an optimistic outlook for the future. And thanks to Icelands 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

From 1996 through the present, Beauty Packaging has provided cosmetic, fragrance and personal care professionals with relevant product news and packaging information. As BP celebrates its 15th anniversary, it remains the only magazine and online community fully dedicated to packaging for the beauty industry. Following is a brief look, year by year, of a fraction of the many product and packaging introductions that have appeared in the pages of BP over the past 15 years, along with a sprinkling of industry trends, announcements and appointments. Interspersed throughout youll find insight and personal comments on the last decade and a half from leaders of key organizations as well as longstanding suppliers. We hope you enjoy this trip down Beauty Packagings Memory Lane, and we look forward to commemorating your special efforts and announcements in the future.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Small, single-use sizes are in, but unit doses face a big challenge when it comes to future innovation.
by Nica Lewis

April/May 2010



Eco-conscious consumers are demanding greener packaging to help save the planet, and corporate boards are requiring increased sustainability measures to boost the bottom line. Add in new global standards and growing retail requirements, and there may be a perfect storm gathering in the beauty world. Read on for the latest forecast.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

A few points on recycling and how you can best go about it.
by John Delfausse

by Maureen Kelly and Maria Sansotta

An extensive and highly attractive bath and body range takes eco-consciousness seriously, uniting natural ingredients with recyclable, plastic-free packaging.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

March 2010



Airless packaging is on the rise, and it's no wonder. Not only does it protect formulations from air, it dispenses nearly 100% of the product. And the further good news: New options are making it more cost-effective than ever.
by Steve Katz

Some of the beauty industrys best-selling products have taken their cues from fabulous fashion runways and dazzling jewelry collections. From metallic plaques to hand-tied ribbons, heres a look at how some leading beauty brands are using accessories to dress their packages in style.
by Jamie Matusow

Packaging for Dove Men+Care features masculine colors and ergonomic shapes
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Changes in the beauty business climate have spawned increased interest in turnkey services.
by Leah Genuario

A prestige beauty packaging trend finds brands teaming up with professional artists for gallery-worthy bottles and jars.
by Nica Lewis

Multicultural beauty products are meeting the growing needs of U.S. women and consumers in Asia, India, Dubai and beyond.
by Lisa B. Samalonis, Contributing Writer

At an NJPEC event, Chris Hacker entertains and inspires attendees with tales from his sustainable packaging design desk.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

According to a popular manufacturing concept, as waste is removed from the manufacturing process, quality is improved and production time and costs are lowered.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

January/February 2010



User-friendly redesign maintains brand identity and educates consumers
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

Sleek cases, advanced formulas and cool tools bring an upscale look to a brand known for value.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Caught in a quandary, the fragrance industry must carefully balance slowing sales performance with the publics insatiable desire for new launches. Innovative packaging holds the key.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

Beauty Packagings more than 20,000 online readers chose LOral as 2009s Beauty Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging. From new delivery systems to PCR bottles to adventurous shapes and ingenious patents, heres 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



Driven by a turn in the economy, innovation has taken on new meaning as both brands and suppliers explore new territory on the route to a profitable package. Here, key players share their thoughts on what innovation means to them.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

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

Attendees with an upbeat attitude mirrored packaging launches full of whimsy and lightheartedness.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Watch for packaging innovation ranging from nomad formats to untraditional materialsand speed and convenience reign supreme.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

October / November 2009



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

Tis the season to set the pace for the coming year.
by Jennifer Hagemann, Contributing Writer

Attendance was strong as buying crowd headed to Javits.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

September 2009



More than 16,000 attendees expected at this year's event will be treated to an extensive variety of educational sessions in addition to a bustling exhibit area.

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

From October 21-23, visitors to Luxe Pack Monaco will not only have the opportunity to view luxury packaging solutions from leading international suppliers, theyll also be able to pick the brains of prominent packaging and design experts.

In todays economy, classic scents hold strong appeal, and would-be fragrance consumers have to be wowed into trying something new. Following is a look at some of this falls launches and the key role packaging plays in adding desire back into the purchasing equation.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

BP editor Jamie Matusow talks to Coty Prestige Creative Director Jon Dinapoli, Comp 24s Mike Spielman and BASFs Doreen Becker about key points made during The Color Connection, a special seminar on the role of color in fragrance, cosmetics and personal care packaging.

July/August 2009



With purchasing habits changing, how should brands respond?
by Richard Cope

Developing a custom look can be quick, economical and easy. Here's how multiple brands and suppliers have successfully teamed up to make the most of stock products.
by Leah Genuario

On the 37th anniversary of the FiFi awards and the 60th anniversary of The Fragrance Foundation, top-of-mind celebrities and over-the-top packaging stole the show.
by Jamie Matusow

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



Today's sampling constructions offer beauty lines exciting branding opportunities that build loyal customers and drive sales.
by Leah Genuario

Mass beauty brands have stepped up packaging designs, taking their cues from high-end products because, with today's savvy young consumers, value per dollar is key to sales at any price.
by Jamie Matusow

Companies are trending toward greener, more ornate alternatives.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor

May 2009



Carefully considered packaging shapes and unified color schemes prove effective when it comes to best-dressed tress appeal.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor

Metal accounts for a small percentage of beauty packaging, but when it comes to brand differentiation and luxury image, it packs a mighty punch.
by Leah Genuario

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

John Delfausse of Estee Lauder poses new challenges
by John Delfausse

March 2009



For several companies, it's not just an expense; it's a long-term brand investment.
by Joanna Cosgrove, Online Editor

As demonstrated by two different products utilizing Rexam pumps, color is an effective tool in differentiating airless packaging and achieving the right brand image.
by Leah Genuario

Ribbons, charms and jewels help packages stand out in a saturated market.
by Lindsay Elkins

January / February 2009



Taking the excess bulk out of a package is one way to lessen the bottom line-and at the same time, increase efforts to go green.
by Joanna Cosgrove

Find out why Coty's risk-taking strategy led to its title of Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging.
by Jamie Matusow

The fragrance package is a challenging work of art that must at once capture the essence of the perfumer while providing the consumer with both visual and functional appeal.
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

Decorative embellishments can turn an everyday glass bottle into a sophisticated piece of art.
by Lindsay Elkins

Tactile treatments lend sense appeal to Monoco's high-end packaging show.
by Jamie Matusow

Eco-friendly brands are forging packaging partnerships that make 'green' truly beautiful.
by Joanna Cosgrove

October / November 2008



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

Skin care is one of the fastest growing segments of the beauty industry-and never has packaging played a more important role.
by Leah Genuario

September 2008



Brand marketers and component suppliers are reaching new levels of creativity as they meet consumers' demands for individuality, practicality and quality of design-not to mention heavenly scents.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

From salon to home use, nail care products are fun, functional and fashion-forward.
by Joanna Cosgrove

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

Heres to the winners. A group shot of all the finalists in the 2008 HBA International Package Design Awards.

July/August 2008



An expanded cast of luxury packaging companies, business-friendly lounges and an inspired seminar program draw rave reviews.
by Jamie Matusow

Recent projects highlight the many ways a cap can effectively enhance a package - and the consumer's experience.
by Leah Genuario

Things are good in the personal hygiene market, but as convenience and ease of use continue to drive the packaging, will demand for liquids and foamers send bar soap swirling down the drain?
by Paula Farquharson

At The Fragrance Foundation's 36th annual FiFi Awards presentation, Coty, L'Oreal and Avon drew the spotlight.

June 2008



"Very good!" was how many suppliers described the 41st edition of the Italian beauty show, which drew a record number of attendees.
by Jamie Matusow

With fluctuating trends and increasing levels of sophistication among kids and teens, brand marketers can't afford to miss a beat. Here, some surprising statistics and classic success stories . . .
by Jamie Matusow

Sample and trial sizes are growing in number-and yielding big results.
by Leah Genuario

April/May 2008



Beauty brands taking a serious look at sustainability issues should look on the bright side and welcome timely opportunities for innovation and cost reduction. Here, some sound advice and some savvy solutions...
by Jamie Matusow

Due to its recyclable nature, metal is shining brighter than ever with brand marketers all over the world.
by Leah Genuario

Covert and overt technologies-and online monitoring-can help keep your company's revenues and reputation intact.
by Christine Esposito

Sales in men's grooming are up-and competition is, too. Here's what some brands are doing to lure even the average Joe to more sophisticated choices.

March 2008



Brand marketers use various adornments to catch the consumer's eye.
by Leah Genuario

Creatively packaged products start off the year in style.
by Paula Farquharson

January / February 2008



Innovations and acquisitions drive expansion
by Jamie Matusow

Asia is poised for the largest sales growth potential in the global cosmetics market in the next five years, and Western companies are making a beeline to claim their share of the sweet returns.
by Paula Farquharson

Nude, one of the UK's latest eco-friendly skin care brands to launch in the U.S., uses the bare minimum in packaging to complement the "less is more" philosophy of its premium products.
by Jamie Matusow

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

Gift sets need to immediately wow holiday shoppers beset with choices.
by Christine Esposito

Luxe Pack Monaco celebrates 20 years with record crowds and timely solutions.
by By Jamie Matusow

Decoration techniques can make glass packaging even more sophisticated and attractive.
by Christine Esposito

November 2007



Its another record year for the biggest trade show in the U.S.
by Jamie Matusow

Color sells products and speaks volumes. Are you using it wisely?
by Christine Esposito

Combating Pirates and Parasites
by Joanna Cosgrove


September 2007



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



Packaging for kids personal care products.
by Ava Caridad

April / May 2007



A look at sustainable and recyclable packaging in the personal care arena.
by Ava Caridad

Travel and amenity sizes see a boost in popularity due to airline regulations.
by Christine Esposito

Unilever taps into new packaging to freshen its Suave brand image.
by Joanna Cosgrove

March 2007



Gems, jewels, ribbons and bows in luxe packaging catch the eye and add value.
by Ava Caridad

Brand marketers recognize the importance of connecting with the U.S. Hispanic population through products, packaging and marketing.
by Leah Genuario

Keeping air out and product integrity in.
by Christine Esposito

January / February 2007



Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging
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by Christine Esposito, Contributing Editor

December 2006



From laser to lacquer, decoration of glass packaging promotes a quality product.
by Ava Caridad

Luxury packaging for cosmetics and personal care adds that certain something to high-end products looking to make their mark.
by Ava Caridad, Editor

October / November 2006



With creativity and the latest technologies, mass market brand owners can deliver packages that look like they belong in upscale boutiques.
by Leah Genuario

by Ava Caridad, Editor

September 2006



The International Package Design Awards competition includes finalists across 10 categories.


July / August 2006



The challenges of starting a beauty company are many. Most fail but some succeed.
by Stephan Kanlian

Marketers utilize new packaging innovations to revamp a mature category.
by Christine Esposito

June 2006



Serving as a marketing tool and as a protective outer shell, secondary packages fill two roles.
by Christine Esposito

Observing consumers in their home environments can help build better packaging and more relevant brands.
by Domenic Maisano

by Leah Genuario

April/May 2006



Beauty marketers work toward the goal of sustainable packaging with growing success
by Leah Genuario

Mass market beauty products are taking a cue from the prestige segment.
by Joanna Cosgrove

by Christine Esposito

March 2006



Fine tuned deco techniques blur the lines between the look of stock and custom packaging.
by Joanna Cosgrove

Package Accessories add the finishing, distinctive touch to beauty products.
by Janet Herlihy

January / February 2006



PureOlogy Research wins our Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging award.
by Leah Genuario

2005 was the year of celebrity scents and the biggest trend in fragrance packaging was the use of dazzling color.
by Joanna Cosgrove

by Michelle Sartor

December 2005



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

Color cosmetic packaging defines a brand with styles ranging from subtle chic to over-the-top glam.
by Joanna Cosgrove

A tale of Joe: A story of a theoretical company and its outsourcing needs as it grows from a start-up to large brand marketer.
by Leah Genuario

Dispenser suppliers are pushing the envelope in terms of design and creativity. Following is a look at the latest products offered to the beauty industry.

This young company uses packaging, color and shapes to transform ordinary bath products into extraordinary gifts.
by Leah Genuario, Editor

Packaging with a bit of sass for the modern-day cowgirl.
by Leah Genuario, Editor

October / November 2005



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

September 2005



Pampering products such as peels, facials and plumpers have become affordable everyday luxuries, both in and out of the spa.
by Joanna Cosgrove

A preview of the 13th annual beauty trade show held this month in New York City.


July / August 2005



Domestic tube suppliers labor under the increased pressure of international competitors while decorating innovation continues to enhance brand identity.
by Joanna Cosgrove

Luxe Pack New York drew a sizeable crowd to the two-day luxury packaging event.

June 2005



Complex forces are driving the beauty industry
by Janet Herlihy

In all sectors of beauty, brand marketers use metal to create packaging that pops
by Leah Genuario

When brands are looking for that certain something to say 'special' luxury, glass is still the material of choice
by Joanna Cosgrove

Being ecologically correct is proving to be cost effective as well.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

April / May 2005



The en vogue styles are simple with a splash of color for added shelf appeal.
by Joanna Cosgrove

This hybrid category promises added benefits.
by Janet Herlihy

The review of the state of the beauty business in the countries of the former Soviet Union ends with the Ukraine and Belarus, where the legacy of Communism lingers.
by Gregory Grischenko, Contributing Editor

March 2005



More than simply package design, this studio provides detailed research for every project.
by Janet Herlihy


January / February 2005



This venerable brand is the epitome of luxury, fashion and quality.
by Janet Herlihy

Clever use of decoration can turn standard components into something special.
by Leah Genuario

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

Gemini Cosmetics is betting consumers will love the latest addition to this elegant tropical lifestyle brand.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

by Gregory Grischenko, Contributing Editor

November / December 2004



Domestic consolidation and foreign competition are key issues.
by Anita Shaw

September / October 2004



Sales of luxury cosmetics, fragrances and personal care items are once again on the rise.
by Janet Herlihy

Boxes, bags, cartons and embellishments can be the it factor.
by Joanna Cosgrove

Graduate students tackle beauty
by Stephan Kanlian, Contributing Editor

by Janet Herlihy, Editor

July / August 2004



Packaging reflects and reveals brand identity and product formulas.
by Anita Shaw

This years inductees built their careers in a variety of ways.
by Janet Herlihy


May / June 2004



Aluminum, zamac, brass and tinplate steel bring unique attributes to beauty packaging.
by Janet Herlihy

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

by Gregory Grischenko, Contributing Editor


by Cathy Maisano

March / April 2004



What's hot in beauty: color, shape, materials and technologies.
by Janet Herlihy

January / February 2004



The 2003 Company of the Year: Excellence in Packaging has a long history, a dynamic present and a bright future.
by Janet Herlihy

Enhanced printing technologies offer more choices than ever.
by Janet Herlihy

LDM Finds Solution for Almays Nearly Naked

Valois Doubles Congers Capacity

Niche line is looking for a broader, more sophisticated audience.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

Through the efforts of two generations, European tradition has combined with modern American technology and science to create a brand that represents the best of both worlds.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

November / December 2003



A wide range of new types of products demands new types of packaging.
by Janet Herlihy

The latest pumps and spray systems are stylish, precise and ergonomic.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

September / October 2003



This bright spot at retail is also changing.
by Janet Herlihy

Tradition with a modern twist marks todays prestige beauty products.
by Anita Shaw


July / August 2003



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

Products for the home fragrance category explore different formats.
by Anita Shaw

Miss Perfect is a Winner in Custom Bottles Body Oval



May / June 2003



The gleam of gold, silver and other minerals adds that special touch to packaging for cosmetics, fragrance and personal care products.
by Anita Shaw

Packaging developments for sampling and unit-dose applications offer a variety of diminutive formats.
by Janet Herlihy

Clariant Creates Exotic Effects for Fiji Blend Inc.

by Victor Suben, P. E.

Being able to offer marketers a variety of servicesfrom filling and sealing, to shrink-wrapping and packoutis a growing strategy for packaging suppliers.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

March / April 2003



Cosmoprof 2003 was a good place to spot the latest/greatest from suppliers
by Janet Herlihy

Retailer knows how to succeed in beauty by really trying
by Janet Herlihy


The latest in form and fashion for fragrance, color cosmetics and personal care packaging was on display in Bologna.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

January / February 2003



Improving quality, inventory cost savings and speedy production drive label proliferation
by Andy Teng

Fine fragrance styling varies from traditional to ultra-modern
by Janet Herlihy

Retailer knows how to succeed in beauty by really trying
by Janet Herlihy


November / December 2002



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

Contract manufacturing and contract packaging exert growing influence
by Janet Herlihy

Sephora Chooses Bottles Molded of Eastar Copolyester

Welcome to the seventh annual directory of fragrance, cosmetic and personal care package designers. The information found here was supplied directly by the design firms.

by Victor Suben, P. E.


September / October 2002



Todays prestige packaging is clean, often clear and simply elegant
by Carol Schuler Derrico

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

Techpack Team Creates Enhance for Marks & Spencer

This specialty store concepta jv from Shiseido and Limited Brands has it all.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor


July / August 2002



Marketers expand offerings for smell-good homes
by Carol Schuler Derrico

May / June 2002



Good things come in small packages
by Janet Herlihy

Aluminum and tinplate bring fashion and function to packaging
by Janet Herlihy

Glenroe Makes Waves With Clariants Splash

Liz Claiborne Cosmetics launches a romantic getaway in a bottle.


by Janet Herlihy, Editor

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

by Veronica MacDonald

April 2002



Packaging design can make all the difference
by Janet Herlihy

Airsprays Symbio Dispenser Keeping Good Company

Redesign enhances the best of original packaging.


February 2002



With todays advances, everything from simple communication to decoration to compliance and securitythats what
by Janet Herlihy

SeaquistPerfect Dispensing For Simply Organic Hair Care

Packaging for Alticor brands tell the story.
by Janet Herlihy Editor

Starting from a base as a designer and manufacturer, this entrepreneur is continuing to reach for new goals.
by Janet Herlihy Editor

Advanced decorative techniques make high-end looks more affordable.

January 2002



soothing category offers comfort to frazzled consumers
by Janet Herlihy

packaging seeks to mimic prestige looks
by Janet Herlihy

Este Lauder's Bejeweled Artichoke for the Holidays

The old-fashioned approach still works for this all-natural line of skin care balms.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

Everything a marketer could need, and more, to package an upscale product was at the Grimaldi Forum. Despite some decline in attendance, overall mood was optimistic.
by Janet Herlihy, Editor

by Veronica MacDonald

Fall 2001



todays packaging is more about functionality than looks
by Kerry Pianoforte

indie cosmetics continue to create trends and gain admirers
by Melanie K. Marchie

3C Puts a New Twist On Compact Designs

Miami-based Sothys USA has undergone a complete makeover to keep up with the pace of consumer appeal.
by Veronica MacDonald

Home fragrance sales have slowed, but new packaging options may give the market a boost.
by Veronica MacDonald, Associate Editor

Summer 2001



theres plenty of innovation out there
by Veronica MacDonald

aluminum, tinplate and other metals are becoming more popular
by Melanie K. Marchie

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

A Variety of Closures Now Available from MAC


Spring 2001



What's hot and what's not in prestige fragrance packaging and design this spring.
by Veronica MacDonald

Increased competition in the cosmetic market means that now more than ever, marketers are turning sampling efforts up a notch to attract and keep customers.
by Ellen Wuagneux


Winter 2000



With creative shapes, new materials and budget-conscious delivery system, fragrance is experiencing a new era in popularity as well as availability
by Melanie K. Marchie

The bath and body market keeps bubbling with creativity and innovation
by Veronica MacDonald

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

Remodeled hair styling packages are shaking up the shelves in an effort to attract consumers.
by Veronica MacDonald

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Posted on January 16, 2013 @ 07:37 am

Vidal Sassoon's New Pro Series


Posted on January 9, 2013 @ 08:58 am

Alpha Packaging's Expansion Benefits Customers


Posted on November 6, 2012 @ 12:20 pm

A New At-Home Skin System


Posted on October 30, 2012 @ 03:15 pm

Nest Fragrances' Floral Design


Posted on October 4, 2012 @ 09:17 am

Scope's Bold New Bottle Shapes


Posted on October 2, 2012 @ 08:59 am

Pantene's New Anti-Aging Collection


Posted on October 1, 2012 @ 08:50 am

GaGa's Heels Copy Flacon


Posted on September 27, 2012 @ 09:35 am

A New Natural Baby Shampoo


Posted on September 27, 2012 @ 09:19 am

High Sales for Gaga's Fragrance


Posted on September 25, 2012 @ 08:14 am

Bottling Austria's Healing Mud


Posted on September 12, 2012 @ 08:15 am

Human Umbilical Cord Serum for Anti-Aging


Posted on September 10, 2012 @ 01:00 pm

SGB Partners with Glass Manufacturer


Posted on September 6, 2012 @ 07:13 am

Tom's and TerraCycle Team Up


Posted on August 29, 2012 @ 08:37 am

No Brand Loyalty For Body Care Products


Posted on August 24, 2012 @ 08:45 am

Another Scent for Simpson


Posted on May 29, 2012 @ 07:24 am

Hair Treatment Gets Thumbs Up


Posted on May 7, 2012 @ 02:07 pm

Coverpla Opens NY Office


Posted on April 26, 2012 @ 09:04 am

Alpha Packaging Welcomes New President/CEO


Posted on April 4, 2012 @ 04:25 pm

TricorBraun Names New Chief Financial Officer


Posted on March 21, 2012 @ 08:24 am

AmLactin Reveals Fresh, Modern Design


Posted on March 20, 2012 @ 08:27 am

Alpha Packaging Acquires Blow Molder


Posted on March 12, 2012 @ 10:01 am

Adam Levine Announces Signature Scent


Posted on March 9, 2012 @ 08:06 am

Shimmering Pink Skin Care Line Debuts


Posted on March 2, 2012 @ 08:43 am

Two New Skin Brighteners Debut


Posted on February 28, 2012 @ 07:56 am

Silgan Plastics First to Install Avery Dennison Labeling System


Posted on February 22, 2012 @ 08:36 am

Canadian Cosmetics Companies Pledge Safety


Posted on January 27, 2012 @ 10:24 am

Beauty Spoon Scoops Remaining Contents


Posted on January 24, 2012 @ 07:57 am

AmorePacific’s Blockbuster Skin Care Product


Posted on January 3, 2012 @ 08:33 am

Jo Malone's New Scent Blooms in 2012


Posted on December 27, 2011 @ 08:03 am

Gojo Premiers New Dispensing System


Posted on December 7, 2011 @ 10:59 am

A is for Aldo's Funky New Fragrance


Posted on December 6, 2011 @ 08:16 am

TricorBraun Wins Design Award


Posted on November 25, 2011 @ 12:13 pm

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


Posted on November 14, 2011 @ 03:36 pm

Valentina by Valentino Perfume Cap by Alba


Posted on October 14, 2011 @ 07:14 am

L'Occitane Selects Eco-Design Tubes


Posted on October 10, 2011 @ 07:57 am

Jafra Int’l Partners with Fusion Packaging


Posted on October 4, 2011 @ 06:52 am

Victoria's Secret Unveils "Gorgeous" Fragrance


Posted on September 28, 2011 @ 06:49 am

New High Glass Debuts Vintage Look


Posted on September 14, 2011 @ 01:28 pm

Two Limited Viva La Juicy Scents Debut


Posted on August 25, 2011 @ 07:00 am

Creed Tops Neiman Marcus Fragrance Sales


Posted on July 14, 2011 @ 07:52 am

GreenBlue Releases 'Design for Recovery' Guidelines


Posted on July 7, 2011 @ 08:01 am

Pending Michael Jackson Perfume Under Scrutiny


Posted on June 13, 2011 @ 10:27 am

No 'Copycat' Lawsuit By Jacobs Over Bieber Bottle


Posted on June 2, 2011 @ 08:23 am

Pantene to Use Sugarcane Plastics for Packaging


Posted on April 26, 2011 @ 08:39 am

Online 'Consumer's Choice' FiFi Award Voting Launched


Posted on April 25, 2011 @ 08:42 am

L’Oreal Unveils Exclusive Flowerbomb de Paris Fragrance


Posted on April 18, 2011 @ 09:30 am

L’Oral's Garnier to Partner With TerraCycle


Posted on April 11, 2011 @ 06:17 am

Top Ten FiFi Finalists Announced


Posted on March 31, 2011 @ 09:38 am

Method Partners with Terracycle in Recycling Program


Posted on March 22, 2011 @ 08:41 am

Disney Star Launches New Teen Fragrance


Posted on February 25, 2011 @ 08:29 am

Eco Vision Gets U.S. Patent for Eco Tube


Posted on February 14, 2011 @ 08:42 am

Lithuania Launches National Perfume


Posted on January 5, 2011 @ 09:13 am

UK Fragrance Sales Differ By Region


Posted on December 27, 2010 @ 10:39 am

Alpha Packaging Acquires Progressive Plastics


Posted on December 17, 2010 @ 08:26 am

NPD Group: Fragrance Sales Back on Track


Posted on December 16, 2010 @ 08:25 am

Annie Oakley Perfumery Expands for Visitors


Posted on December 13, 2010 @ 09:22 am

NYC Museum to Explore Fragrance as an Art Form


Posted on December 10, 2010 @ 08:25 am

Tesco Beauty Products Get a New Look


Posted on December 6, 2010 @ 08:54 am

Volcanic Perfume to Hit the Market in Iceland


Posted on October 13, 2010 @ 08:42 am

Maesa and Icing Stores Team Up for New Beauty Line


Posted on October 11, 2010 @ 08:16 am

Beverly Hills to Launch Line of Perfumes


Posted on October 11, 2010 @ 08:05 am

Irving Place Capital to Acquire Alpha Packaging


Posted on August 31, 2010 @ 07:54 am

Qosina Makes Inc. 5000 List Again


Posted on August 27, 2010 @ 07:16 am

Dana Classic Launches Eco-friendly Fragrance


Posted on August 10, 2010 @ 08:44 am

Hamsa Inspired Fragrance is Launched


Posted on July 27, 2010 @ 08:46 am

Alpha Packaging Expands HDPE Cosmo Line


Posted on July 23, 2010 @ 07:58 am

Qosmedix Introduces Fragrance Sampling Solutions


Posted on July 12, 2010 @ 08:31 am

Alpha Introduces Eco-friendly Spray Frost


Posted on June 25, 2010 @ 07:14 am

Antique Perfume Bottle Sells for Record Sum at Auction


Posted on June 7, 2010 @ 08:20 am

Alpha Packaging Launches New HDPE Cylinders


Posted on May 24, 2010 @ 08:45 am

Patent Approved for MWV's Fragrance Dispensing System


Posted on May 20, 2010 @ 10:43 am

O.Berk Company Celebrates Centennial Anniversary


Posted on May 17, 2010 @ 07:07 am

Arbonne Partners With Fusion to Revamp Cosmetics


Posted on April 30, 2010 @ 07:02 am

Alpha Packaging Expands Into Europe


Posted on April 15, 2010 @ 09:48 am

Pert Plus Launches 3-in-1 Product Line


Posted on February 17, 2010 @ 08:51 am

Alpha Packaging Grows PET Bottle Line


Posted on February 1, 2010 @ 10:02 am

Telmark Develops Packaging for Real Housewife


Posted on January 21, 2010 @ 08:47 am

Pretium Packaging and Novapak Announce Merger


Posted on January 20, 2010 @ 08:30 am

Reverie is Latest Launch from Zoya


Posted on January 6, 2010 @ 02:19 pm

Inoac Expands European Presence


Posted on January 4, 2010 @ 11:32 am

New High Glass Introduces Plastics Line


Posted on December 17, 2009 @ 10:54 am

Henkel Wins Packaging Awards


Posted on December 16, 2009 @ 12:33 pm

Machines Dubuit Launches Printing Machinery for Cosmetics


Posted on December 7, 2009 @ 10:21 am

Evolving Sustainable Packaging


Posted on November 10, 2009 @ 09:52 am

Victorinox Swiss Army Expands Into Fragrance


Posted on November 10, 2009 @ 07:38 am

Maesa Expands West Elm Beauty Range


Posted on October 15, 2009 @ 08:08 am

OPI Victorious in Packaging Lawsuit


Posted on September 18, 2009 @ 07:56 am

Second Round of Givaudan's Six Scents Concept Bows Next Month


Posted on September 2, 2009 @ 07:46 am

Palmers Goes Pink for October


Posted on September 11, 2008 @ 09:13 am

P&G Files Infringement Lawsuit Against RNA


Posted on August 22, 2008 @ 08:30 am

Salon Selectives Steps Out Again


Posted on February 25, 2008 @ 03:17 pm

P&G Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Blue Cross Labs


Posted on January 7, 2008 @ 02:44 pm

Bond No. 9 to Present Andy Warhol Set


Posted on December 28, 2007 @ 10:32 am

Sale of Saint-Gobain Desjonquere


Posted on March 30, 2007 @ 07:54 am

Kimberly-Clark to Launch New Line of Sun Care


Posted on March 7, 2007 @ 10:50 am