personal care

27 Aug 2020
--- Japanese chemical and cosmetics company Kao Corporation (Kao) has developed the Raku-raku Switch, which dispenses a fixed amount of liquid contents with one light push. The pump dispenser alternative is designed for use with... Read More
05 Aug 2020
--- Personal care giant Henkel is set to make its entire Oral Care tube portfolio fully recyclable by early 2021. Produced by Henkel’s packaging supplier Albéa, the Greenleaf tube-making technology uses a... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Marking a significant stride in zero waste beauty packaging, Armani Beauty has unveiled a refillable perfume bottle for the latest addition to its olfactory family. The high-end brand’s latest fragrance launch, dubbed... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- The personal care industry’s slow crawl toward more environmentally friendly packaging materials perseveres. However, as smaller eco-focused brands grow in popularity, major industry players are increasingly seeking a... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- French cosmetics heavyweight L’Oréal has boldly pledged that 100 percent of the plastics used in its product packaging will be from either recycled or bio-based sources by 2030. The goal is part of the... Read More
11 Jun 2020
--- Color specialist Clariant has combined three colors from its ColorForward 2021 trend palette with a satin brushed-glass special effect to appeal to consumers in the booming Asian personal care market. The resulting colors... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- Stora Enso’s innovation hub is bustling with new eco-friendly packaging concepts for the food and personal care sector. Its latest innovation is Performa Light, a renewable and recyclable paperboard for premium folding... Read More
01 Jun 2020
--- UPM Raflatac has released a new polyethylene (PE) film label to complement its range of environmentally sustainable film labeling solutions. UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE is made from the upcycled residue from paper pulp... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Packaging and décor materials player Toppan Printing has developed a paper tube-pouch that reduces the use of plastic in cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals by over 50 percent. Moreover, the paper-based... Read More
18 May 2020
--- L’Oréal brand La Roche-Posay has achieved a global first by packaging its Anthelios sunscreen in a cardboard tube, starting this month in the French market. The cardboard tube solution reduces plastic usage by a... Read More
01 May 2020
--- Waste management specialist TerraCycle’s reusable packaging initiative Loop is set to expand into the UK, Canada, Australia, Japan and Germany after promising trials in France and the US, which were met with “an... Read More
24 Apr 2020
--- Personal care brand Kao USA claims to be “redefining corporate responsibility” with the launch of a shampoo, conditioner and hand wash range coined MyKirei featuring “game-changing” packaging.... Read More
23 Apr 2020
--- The coronavirus pandemic has inspired the invention of an on-the-go, fashionable yet compact sanitation kit. Emulating the conventional makeup bag, the aluminum-based handbag-type kit called the Handy Capsule is premolded to... Read More
03 Apr 2020
--- As consumers are constantly grabbing hand soaps from retailer shelves to improve hygiene as part of containing coronavirus, hand soap companies are experiencing peaked sales and material sourcing hurdles alike.... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Unprecedented times have forced the packaging industry into unparalleled action. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to the global economy as human health takes priority, yet the essential role that packaging... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- UPM Raflatac has launched a label material made of 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic from household waste and a minimum of 55 percent post-industrial (PIR) plastic. The remaining 15 percent of the label face... Read More
17 Jan 2020
--- As the packaging industry is striving for better alternatives to packaging waste, product designer Jonna Breitenhuber found a way to eliminate shampoo bottle packaging entirely. Her graduating master thesis from the... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- German multinational Beiersdorf, specializing in skin care products, has developed cosmetic bottles made of 100 percent recycled polyethylene (PE) for its Nivea brand. The launch is part of the company’s Recyclist... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Huhtamaki has agreed to acquire full ownership of its joint venture company Laminor S.A. in Brazil. Laminor is specialized in high-quality tube laminates, particularly for oral care applications, and was set up in 2002 as a... Read More
08 Nov 2019
--- In a bid to address rising environmental concerns, Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging has introduced a recyclable, polyolefin-based barrier flexible packaging solution for shampoo sachets. A polyolefin-based barrier laminate for... Read More