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Chanel rethinks Sublimage La Crème as on-the-go, refillable object

Chanel rethinks Sublimage La Crème as on-the-go, refillable object

Chanel’s Sublimage La Crème is switching to refillable packaging this spring. The pack combines gold anodized aluminum refills with glass jars.Refillable skincare products are on the rise, and are said to be a strong driver of consumer...

Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

Yangi’s fiber-based packaging solution gets investment from Chanel and Voith

The investments will enable Swedish start-up Yangi to ramp up commercialization of its manufacturing technology for sustainable packaging. Centered on dry-forming, it can notably be used for beauty and cosmetics packs.French luxury brand...

From virtual perfume to resurrected ingredients: top beauty trends for 2023

From virtual perfume to resurrected ingredients: top beauty trends for 2023

In its annual report, Wunderman Thompson reveals the trends to watch in the beauty space this year.As part of it’s the Future 100 trends report, consultancy and creative agency Wunderman Thompson has laid out 10 beauty trends set to be big...

Pomponne, the clean make-up brand with a difference

Pomponne, the clean make-up brand with a difference

Launched in 2020 with its limited range of ‘made in France’, highly pigmented make-up formulas with skincare properties, Pomponne is something of a success story.The brand was founded by PharmD’s Agathe Ettori-Chadelas and Charline...

01/18/2023 | SustainabilityTrends
Holmen Iggesund and Yangi team up for alternatives to plastic beauty packaging

Holmen Iggesund and Yangi team up for alternatives to plastic beauty packaging

The two partners hope to develop new sustainable cosmetics packaging concepts by combining Iggesund’s fiber-based material with Yangi’s dry forming technology. Refills, inserts and testers are just some of the applications under...

Lebiu Design upcycles cork into leather alternative

Lebiu Design upcycles cork into leather alternative

Corskin is Sardinian supplier Lebiu Design’s flagship material made of cork production byproducts.Lebiu Design’s Corskin is a leather-like material made of cork production waste – from local cork manufacturing – combined with PLA...

01/10/2023 | MaterialsSustainability

FunCell’s bio-sourced barrier solutions to boost paper resistance

FunCell’s bio-sourced barrier solutions to boost paper resistance

Integrated into the paper production process, FunCell’s BioWet and BioGraft solutions are based on bio-sourced additives.BioWet, a solution designed by French start-up FunCell (Functionalization for Cellulosic Materials) is a bio-sourced...

01/10/2023 | MaterialsSustainability
Cilkoa's coating conceived as novel barrier solution

Cilkoa's coating conceived as novel barrier solution

French start-up Cilkoa aims to raise the bar when it comes to paper packaging barrier solutions.Founded in June 2022 by a quartet of technicians specialized in the paper industry and microelectronics, Cilkoa is a treatment for...

01/10/2023 | MaterialsSustainability
How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

How is refillable packaging pushing beauty's boundaries?

Refillable packaging options are proliferating in the luxury perfume and cosmetics market. With their emphasis on functionality, practicality, safety, and—especially where luxury brands are concerned—aesthetics, new possibilities are...

01/09/2023 | TrendsApplicators
Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

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Axilone strengthens its sustainable, premium offer

Everlast, Axilone’s new rechargeable, single-material range offers infinite sustainable possibilities and proves that it is possible to produce environmentally sound luxury products. Laurent Fontaine, Sales Director Europe, and Reynald...