Strong brand communication through visual elements are becoming increasingly important for cosmetic retailers in the contactless and touchless post-pandemic market, claims a design boss who has just worked with South Korea’s Shinsegae-owned Chicor.
International beauty major L’Oréal has co-developed a plastic cosmetics bottle with French biotech specialist Carbios, made using fully recycled PET via an enzymatic recycling technology that also makes it infinitely recyclable.
An ex-Amazon VP who founded waterless Singapore start-up Bhuman says early interest from big-name retailers won’t deter its focus on promoting sustainable consumption and insists there is no merit in growing the brand “just for the sake of growing”.
Australian personal and home care manufacturer Natures Organics has launched a range of refillable hair care products as sustainable packaging is rapidly becoming an “expectation” from Australian consumers.
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Combining beauty tools with topicals for enhanced efficacy and improved usability is a gap in the market with plenty of promise that brands haven’t quite found yet, says Jo Barnard, founder and creative director of Morrama.
Health care major GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has partnered with packaging specialists Albéa and EPL to develop fully recyclable laminated toothpaste tubes, with a first launch under Sensodyne set for Europe this year.