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67 articles found with the search term 'biodegradable'

July/August 2014



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

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

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

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

March 2014



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

October/November 2013



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

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

July/August 2013



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

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

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

January/February 2013



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

December 2012



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

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. Here’s a look at current trends and what some leading suppliers are offering beauty brands to help them achieve their goals.
by Jamie Matusow, 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

March 2012



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

The Jing Ai Cosmetics collection gets back to nature and features sustainable components.
by Lisa Samalonis, Associate Editor

January/February 2012



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

December 2011



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

July/August 2011



Market researcher and futurist Judy Galloway of G-group Market Research previews five trends that will impact packaging in the new beauty year.
by Judy Galloway

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

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

April/May 2011



From Unilever to L’Oréal, Aveda to Lather, beauty brand manufacturers large and small have taken great strides to deliver the sustainable packaging consumers are asking for—but they couldn’t do it without the extreme innovation of the industry’s 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

Beauty Packaging recently asked Suzanne Dawson, Aveda’s newly appointed vice president global innovation, about the brand’s unique policy and the future of sustainable packaging.

January/February 2011



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

Let the product buzz begin.
by Mary Clarke, Cosmetic Executive Women

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

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



Textures, micro-encapsulation, holograms and more are helping to draw fragrance consumers to counter.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

July/August 2010



Today’s caps and closures play a much greater role in packaging than just looking spiffy and functioning faultlessly. But when it comes to sustainability, it may not be such an open-and-shut case.
by Leah Genuario, Contributing Editor

June 2010



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

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 you’ll 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 Packaging’s Memory Lane, and we look forward to commemorating your special efforts and announcements in the future.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

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

From prestige to mass and masstige, metal’s weighty form and appealing attributes add both real and perceived value to beauty products.
by Steve Katz, Associate Editor

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



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

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

October / November 2009



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

September 2009



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



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

May 2009



From ingredients to packaging to point of sale, this company communicates the environmentally friendly message it's all about.
by Jamie Matusow, Editor

Karen Grant of NPD reveals consumers' preferences.
by Karen Grant

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

Maureen Kelly of Tarte talks about going green.
by Maureen Kelly and Candace Craig

March 2009



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

January / February 2009



Despite the global economic crisis, demand for cosmetics in Asia continues to rise-and impressive sales in Hong Kong lead the way.
by Paula Farquharson

December 2008



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

October / November 2008



Brand owners are responding to consumer desires and a challenging retail marketplace with a flurry of innovative gift set packages.
by Leah Genuario

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

July/August 2008



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

June 2008



Reusable packaging takes tarte's eco-friendly attitude to a whole new level.
by Heather Ratushny

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

January / February 2008



Labels need to adhere, identify, impress and inform-and do so in a legal manner.
by Christine Esposito

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

September 2007



Pairing electronics with plastic and paper, also known as smart packaging, may one day revolutionize the beauty industry.
by Leah Genuario

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

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

January / February 2007



by Ava Caridad

September 2006




April/May 2006



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

June 2005



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

July / August 2003



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

May / June 2002



by Veronica MacDonald

News Search Results



19 articles found with the search term 'biodegradable'

Global Biodegradable Plastic Market on the Rise


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Alba Botanica Says Save the Coral Reefs


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Method Adopts Cradle-to-Cradle Certification


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Missoni Launches New Amenities in Coloful Tubes


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Chicago Paper Tube Launches a New Green Option


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New App Scans for Beauty Ingredients


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Few Brands Are Making Progress in Sustainability


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La Fresh Wins Prevention's Beauty Award


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Natural 3-in-1 Clean Towelettes to Launch


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Cosmetic Specialties International Launches New Website


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Walter H. Jelly, Ltd., Seals a Deal


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New Botanical Shower Gels & Moisturizing Bars


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New Eco-Friendly Razor Sports Less Packaging


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Customizable ScentSticks Debut in 2012


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L’Oréal's Garnier to Partner With TerraCycle


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Eco Vision Gets U.S. Patent for Eco Tube


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Natural Products Association Certifies 300 Products


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Plantic Technologies Expands Sales of Biopolymer Films


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