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Two new green materials lead March’s beauty packaging launches

This month’s packaging news includes a refillable stock range plus two novel, greener alternatives to virgin plastics

Aptar Beauty acquires paper fragrance sampling firm iD Scent

The cosmetic packaging business, part of Aptar Group, is expanding its fragrance sampling portfolio

Eco make-up ideas top February’s packaging launches

The cosmetics packaging round-up for this month includes refillable, mono-plastic and paper make-up packs, as well as skin care solutions

Beauty has an appetite for food grade packaging and here's why

Why have both food grade and pharma grade become such popular markers of quality for those in the cosmetics industry? Two packaging experts give th...

Reformulated Dove body wash is first in US to use nanotechnology

Dove Body Wash featuring 24-hour Renewing MicroMoisture also features the first upgrade to the brand’s bottle pack in 17 years

LVMH to accelerate bio-based and circular plastics switch with Dow

End of 2023 will see a portion of LVMH Beauty’s packaging switch to bio-based or circular Surlyn, starting with Guerlain La Petite Robe Noire

Beauty recycling schemes are now vital to brand loyalty – and retailers are missing out

With consumers taking advantage of the rewards associated with drop-off your empties initiatives, is this the way to attract shoppers going forward?

How can brands beat the rising tide of consumer cynicism?

Beauty brands say they are making the world a better place, but consumers don’t believe it. What can they do to tackle this disconnect?

TRESemmé reformulates portfolio and unveils new packaging

The Unilever hair care brand is introducing improved formulations, and new pack designs and sizes

From child-proof CBD tins to eco compacts, here is January's packaging news roundup

This month's edit of packaging news features new-to-market packs and recently announced collaborations

The big eco-swaps making pimple patches more sustainable

Spot patches are a booming skin care category. We delve into the packaging process of the blemish product and what the key players are doing to bec...

Beauty brands are collaborating with the competition to help save the planet

From the EcoBeautyScore Consortium to the B Corp Beauty Coalition, rivals across the beauty industry are collaborating to fight for a sustainable f...

Why Harrods new beauty recycling scheme is anything but simple

The department store’s MyBeauty Recycle & Reward scheme highlights the difficulties of recycling hazardous beauty products, such as nail polish and...

The latest safe and sustainable packaging innovations to protect hair and beauty tools

How brands are ensuring protection of high value, bulky and delicate tools while hitting their sustainability and aesthetic goals

Coty files international patent for in-store perfume blending refill machine

The beauty giant’s new station for refilling empty perfume containers could take personalisation and sustainability in the industry to new levels

How packaging makers are meeting the alcohol-free fragrance trend

Best of Paris Packaging Week: Versatile takes on refillable wood packs and all kinds of recyclate inclusion were also among the highlights