personal care

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
22 Oct 2019
--- Beauty industry heavyweight Dove has unveiled new initiatives and impact figures aiming to reduce the use of virgin plastic by more than 20,500 metric tons per year. The Unilever brand intends to reach this benchmark through... Read More
14 Oct 2019
--- P&G haircare brand Herbal Essences is set to introduce technology like Alexa and the Be My Eyes app to make its products more accessible to people with low to no vision. These audio assistance tools make it easier for... Read More
26 Sep 2019
--- Marketed as the “first and largest zero-waste lifestyle shop,” Package Free has announced a US$4.5 million seed round led by Primary Venture Partners to grow the brand and begin manufacturing its own sustainable... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Label material producer UPM Raflatac has introduced an industry-first wood-based polypropylene film material to the consumer packaging market. The UPM Raflatac Forest Film label material was developed in collaboration with... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has selected Bolognese packaging company Industrialbox and the high quality of Sappi’s Algro Design to create the packaging for its new women’s fragrance, Amo.... Read More
19 Jul 2019
--- Olay is remodeling its Olay Regenerist Whip moisturizer with a refill pod made from recyclable polypropylene that fits within its jar. Brand-owner Procter & Gamble (P&G) says the beauty brand project will save over... Read More
20 May 2019
--- UK hand-gel brand, Carex, is relaunching with a holistic 2D and 3D redesign by brand and packaging design agency PB Creative. Carex approached PB Creative with the challenge to develop a new 2D and 3D design that would... Read More
29 Apr 2019
--- Herbal Essences has teamed up with waste management innovation company TerraCycle to create recyclable shampoo and conditioner bottles made of 25 percent plastic sourced from beached waste. Three of the Herbal Essences... Read More
25 Jan 2019
--- Aluminum aerosol packaging innovator Ball is to unveil its latest can technology – 360° degree custom shaping – at the ADF&PCD exhibition in Paris on January 30-31. Ball says that its new technology... Read More
26 Nov 2018
--- Unilever owned fragrance brand Axe, known as Lynx in the UK, has launched its new range of gifting sets in time for the holidays. London design agency PB Creative was tasked with the packaging enhancement, which aims to... Read More
01 Nov 2018
--- Colgate has partnered with UK recycling company TerraCycle to enable consumers to recycle their oral care products and packaging. The program allows consumers to recycle any brand of toothbrush, toothpaste tubes and caps,... Read More
16 Oct 2018
--- Herbal Essences is producing the first-ever mass hair care bottle design in North America that will make it easier for vision impaired consumers to distinguish its shampoo and conditioner products through the sense of touch.... Read More
03 Oct 2018
--- Thin Film Electronics, a provider of NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile marketing solutions, is providing an interactive personal care range for men’s hair range Slikhaar. Slikhaar hopes to use Thinfilms NFC mobile... Read More