Materials

Morrama, PPK develop paper-based refills for beauty packaging

Morrama, PPK develop paper-based refills for beauty packaging

UK-based innovation consultancy Morrama teamed up with Chinese manufacturer PPK to create a beauty packaging collection that includes paper-based refills. It includes what Morrama says is the “first refillable lipstick with paper...

03/28/2023 | BottlesDispensing
Fragrance Special Report: What's behind the thriving market?

Fragrance Special Report: What's behind the thriving market?

Buoyed by a surprisingly dynamic market, the fine fragrance industry is preparing for the challenges that lie ahead. The greatest of these is environmental, as pressure grows to come up with more natural formulations and packaging. A new...

03/22/2023 | InnovationBottles
Mirum’s leather-like potential

Mirum’s leather-like potential

US-manufactured Mirum is a plastic-free plant-based leather suited to applications ranging from fashion and accessories to automotive.Mirum, a 100-percent plastic-free vegetable-based leather launched two years ago by Natural Fiber Welding...

03/20/2023
Shellworks’ compostable packaging “harnesses power” of micro-organisms

Shellworks’ compostable packaging “harnesses power” of micro-organisms

UK-based startup Shellworks markets Vivomer and Shellmer, two packaging materials sourced from bio-based ingredients. The supplier's catalog also includes sealant, dyes and stock products made of its materials.Vivomer is a material made by...

03/17/2023
Sulapac Luxe: bio-based material designed for fragrance caps

Sulapac Luxe: bio-based material designed for fragrance caps

Conceived to replace hard-to-recycle materials including thermoplastics, Sulapac Luxe is said to offer the very same resistance, density and aesthetic properties, but with bio-based content.In the face of increasingly stringent regulations...

LVMH continues sustainable packaging materials push

LVMH continues sustainable packaging materials push

Debuting a skincare pack made of Limex for its Ole Henriksen brand, French luxury goods group LVMH is continuing to explore the use of more sustainable materials in its beauty packaging.Swedish skincare brand Ole Henriksen (LVMH) opted for...

Paper bottle innovation heats up with creation of Bottle Collective

Paper bottle innovation heats up with creation of Bottle Collective

Spearheaded by PA Consulting and Swedish R&D company PulPac, the Bottle Collective aims to create a dry molded fiber bottle at scale by 2025. Said to be a “world first”, the bottle’s production uses less water and Co2 than current...

What’s hot in luxury packaging? Inside the LUXE PACK Exploratorium

What’s hot in luxury packaging? Inside the LUXE PACK Exploratorium

LUXE PACK and MakeUp in LosAngeles closed on a high note last week after the two-day event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Visitor numbers reached 5,351, an increase of 28% on last year.The hotly anticipated LUXE PACK Exploratorium did...

02/23/2023 | InnovationBottles
Seacliff Beauty to bring #tide’s ocean plastic to cosmetics sector

Seacliff Beauty to bring #tide’s ocean plastic to cosmetics sector

Packaging and turnkey solutions provider SeaCliff Beauty highlighted its exclusive partnership with #tide at MakeUp in Los Angeles last week.US-based SeaCliff Beauty will be the first beauty packaging supplier to use #tide’s trackable...

Canopy's Nicole Rycroft: fiber industry in need of "bold environmental change"

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Canopy's Nicole Rycroft: fiber industry in need of "bold environmental change"

Replacing plastic packaging in favor of fiber-based alternatives is putting pressure on the world’s endangered forests. Nicole Rycroft, Founder and Executive Director of not-for-profit organization Canopy, advocates for “bold...