Industry news

Industry news

May 2017

Packaging Digest- 5 advances and packaging trends in the beauty universe

From new beauty tools like application sponges to a digital era that powers personalization and customization, the cosmetics market is leveraging innovation in packaging to delight consumers.

May 2017

Premium Beauty News - Millennial beauty consumers embrace ’the natural look,’ finds Mintel

Today’s American women are embracing their natural beauty. According to new research from Mintel [1], ‘going natural’ is resonating with women as three in five (59 percent) say that they prefer the ’natural look,’ including 54 percent of Millennial [2] beauty consumers.

May 2017

BW Confidential - Gucci unveils new fragrance

Coty has unveiled the first fragrance for the Gucci brand since taking over the license from P&G as part of its acquisition of P&G’s specialty beauty business.

April 2017

Premium Beauty News - L’Oréal: Sustainability targets change the way products are designed

At the halfway mark of its Sharing Beauty With All programme, launched in 2013, L’Oréal has undertaken an in-depth transformation in order to be able to reach its sustainability targets. Among the main achievements: a reduction of 67% in the CO2 emissions of the plants and distribution centres.

April 2017

Webpackaging - When beauty becomes DIY:trends in make-up hacking

When a company releases a new product into the marketplace, there's always an intended use. Just about everything that can be purchased can be modified, stripped, tweaked, re-purposed, or yes, even hacked. Nowhere is the trend bigger than in the world of home furnishing where thousands of people enjoy taking Ikea products and finding a totally different use for a product than what was originally intended. Sometimes intrepid consumers even take multiple products and create glorious Frankenstein structures that are functional, practical, and absolutely innovative.

April 2017

Cossma - Selfie generation helps to increase beauty sales

The selfie generation is helping to drive up sales of cosmetics, according to figures from IRI, a provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers.

January 2017

Packaging Digest - First fully recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic points to new plastics economy

P&G partners with TerraCycle and Europe’s waste management leader to ensure a reliable source of post-consumer recycled plastic—collected from beaches around the world—for bottles of Head & Shoulders shampoo.