REN calls time on beauty industry’s over-use of plastic packaging

The brand’s CEO says the industry is one of the “worst offenders” when it comes to the over-use of non-recyclable packaging

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Weener Plastics acquires packaging rival Proenfar

The Latin American packaging company is said to complement Weener Plastics ‘perfectly’

Does flexible plastic bring hygiene risks to beauty packaging?

A new report published by the The Flexible Packaging Association demonstrates how plastic could have a future in the ...

Perfumer Carlos Huber works with Aptar for fragrance packaging

The artisanal perfumer is adding two new fragrances to his Arquiste line of scents

South Korea leads the 'foodmetics’ trend across global markets

South Korea is leading the pack when it comes to innovative food-containing and inspired cosmetics

Aptar adds a spray of compact chic to Ferragamo fragrance

The packaging company's La Petite system is designed for smaller perfume bottles

Bain Capital acquires cosmetics packaging company World Wide Packaging

The company has developed cutting edge packaging for beauty players including Estée Lauder, L’Oréal and Shiseido

Transparent business: 9 beauty brands proving why honesty is the best policy

Transparency and ethical beauty is no longer the domain of a select few, but is now becoming the industry norm

The David Attenborough effect: REN Skincare has exciting news for eco-warriors

The clean-focused skin care brand has pledged to reduce its plastic consumption and become zero waste by 2021

TNT goes for gold with electroplated packaging for Valentino

The French company's golden brass plates adorn the Italian luxury brand's Donna and Uomo fragrances

Branding in the digital age: 5 beauty design principles of 2018

With digital now intrinsically interwoven into our lives, here are five beauty design principles that will make or ...

Year in review: The biggest beauty news of 2017

Cosmetics Business looks back at some of the stories and events which made the headlines during 2017

How simulating shopping behaviours can aid beauty packaging design

Combining a virtual store environment with eye tracking data can help steer your packaging design process in the right ...

Sugar-coated beauty: What do L’Oréal and Lego have in common?

As more consumers become aware about the environmental impact of plastic, more beauty brands are investing in sugarcane ...

What is airless packaging?

Airless packaging has been used to package skin care and cosmetic products since the 1980s and is constantly evolving. ...