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From innovation in 3D printing to specialist software and bioplastic packaging, this is the place to stay up to date with what's happening in the ever evolving cosmetics packaging sector.

Bookmark this page to keep up to speed on industry suppliers like HCP, Promens and Topline as well as manufacturers like Unilever and L'Oreal, as they all strive to become greener in their innovation and developments.

Institute of Personal Care Science: Top trends in 2017

18-Jan-2017 - As big brands focus on their new year strategies and development plans, we take a look at the Institute of Personal Care Science ’s projected trends and how they are...

Cosme Tokyo 2017 to showcase Made in Japan cosmetics

18-Jan-2017 - This year’s Cosme Tokyo 2017 will place particular importance on promoting products formulated, developed and marketed on its home soil.

P&G targets zero waste from manufacturing

16-Jan-2017 - As the New Year got underway the CPG and personal care company announced an initiative to further reduce, recycle, and repurpose manufacturing waste. It’s a strategy that presents both new...

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What’s in store for packaging in 2017?

11-Jan-2017 - Looking ahead to the next 12 months, we spoke to David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director at Mintel about this year’s top packaging trend predictions.

Water conservation part II: What’s next for sustainability?

09-Jan-2017 - Market information provider, Mintel, releases data on the emerging trend that will see the beauty and cosmetics industries prioritise conserving water and encourage consumers to do the same.

PCHi China 2017 trade show turns 10

09-Jan-2017 - The 2017 Personal Care and Homecare Ingredients (PCHi) trade show has launched several new platforms as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Packaging event hosts team up to secure India growth

04-Jan-2017 - The New Year marks a new partnership between the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) and the Indian subsidiary of German trade show organiser, Messe Düsseldorf, as they aim to develop...

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Teen and Tween market: Key target audience in 2017

03-Jan-2017 - The beauty and cosmetics industries in APAC continue to prioritise market understanding, innovation and creativity, along with research and development to launch revolutionary products that appeal to both domestic and...

Eurofragance opens Singapore fragrance facility

21-Dec-2016 - Spanish fragrance designer and manufacturer, Eurofragance, inaugurates its Singapore plant as part of its corporate strategy to access growth opportunities in APAC.

China’s cosmetics production license deadline approaches

14-Dec-2016 - Chinese cosmetics manufacturers must exchange or obtain a Cosmetic Production License before 31st December 2016 to continue manufacturing activities.

Luxe Pack Shanghai 2017: Exploring culture and new technologies

13-Dec-2016 - The 10th anniversary of the creative packaging event will take place on 12th-13th April 2017 at Shanghai Exhibition Centre, China.

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The evolution of the halal trend part I: Creating new target markets

12-Dec-2016 - As the number of facial skin care products with Halal claims in APAC continues to rise steadily, we asked Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation and Insight Analyst...

Cosmoprof Asia unveils The Lipstick Factory concept

06-Dec-2016 - One of the big highlights at this year's Cosmoprof Asia event in Hong Kong was The Lipstick factory, a concept that demonstrated the manufacturing of four lipsticks concepts on the...

HCT Packaging scoops Cosmoprof innovation award for lash applicator

05-Dec-2016 - HCT Packaging scooped up a Circle of Innovation Award for innovation at the recent Cosmoprof Asia event. We spoke to Denis Maurin, one of the main forces behind the design of the...

Innovative 3-D packaging wins over judges for Cosmoprof Asia innovation awards

05-Dec-2016 - Yichang Lihao Printing scooped the Innovation Circle award for secondary packaging at this year's Cosmoprof Asia event. We interviewed a company executive to find out more about the design and what...

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Anti-pollution product launches Part II: APAC popularity influences global industry

30-Nov-2016 - As APAC is home to over a third of all anti-pollution product launches in 2016, in the second part of this article we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal...

Pennellifaro reaps award for vegan-friendly makeup brushes

30-Nov-2016 - Italian colour cosmetic brush company Pennellifaro recently scooped a top prize at the Cosmoprof Asia Innovation Circle awards for its vegan-friendly line of brushes. We caught up with CEO Sara...

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Sustainability goals for 2017 and beyond part I: resources and ethical labelling

30-Nov-2016 - As the latest Sustainable Cosmetics Summit took place earlier this month, in this two-part article we discuss with Amarjit Sahota, Director of Organic Monitor, the key sustainability topics on the cosmetics agenda...

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Anti-pollution product launches Part I: Why APAC is the region of choice

29-Nov-2016 - As market research company, Mintel, finds over a third of all anti-pollution products in 2016 have been launched in APAC, we spoke to Sharon Kwek, Senior Beauty and Personal Care Innovation...

Sa Sa International sees fall in profits amid drop in tourism

29-Nov-2016 - Hong-Kong based Sa Sa International announced a 37.3% decrease in profits in its interim results, highlighting decreasing tourism numbers as a key factor.

Cosmoprof Asia 2016 names first Innovation Circle Award winners

28-Nov-2016 - Cosmoprof Asia 2016 saw 650 new companies attend its two-venue event and inaugural Innovation Circle Awards.

Amorepacific ramps up support for technological innovation

23-Nov-2016 - South Korean cosmetics leader, Amorepacific, demonstrates the importance of ongoing R&D through technology and innovation.

Korea to inspire at International Beauty Expo 2016

23-Nov-2016 - The 14th International Beauty Expo Korea will take place between 25th -27th November 2016 at COEX complex, Seoul, South Korea.

Cosmax and Alibaba partner to distribute Korean beauty to China

21-Nov-2016 - Cosmax, South Korea's biggest cosmetics original development manufacturer (ODM), has teamed up with China’s online retailing giant Alibaba to create a new e-commerce platform to distribute Korean cosmetics throughout China....

Biotherm Homme and David Beckham go digital in Shanghai for new product range

16-Nov-2016 - International celebrity David Beckham and Biotherm Homme, the luxury skincare brand, partner in Shanghai to promote male grooming through its Force Supreme Life Essence range.

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