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Tooth Repair Carton Wins ECMA General Packaging Award

  This month we bring you the carton which won the 2019 ECMA General Packaging – Virgin Fibre Award. The ECMA is the European Carton Manufacturers Association. The winning entry was the Curodont Repair Fluoride carton which is owned by the Credentis brand. The contents were applicators for the regenerative treatment of initial tooth defects. […]

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Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

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Luxury Perfume Carton Wins Overall Award

This month we bring you the Carton of the Year in the 2019 ECMA (European Carton Manufacturers Association) Awards. The winners were featured on their website, Procarton.com The overall winner was an extremely elaborate perfume carton, created for the Turkish cosmetics brand, Kadioglu Kozmetik. Target Market for the Perfume The target market for the perfume […]

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Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

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Global Beauty and Personal Care Trends 2019

This article is a summary of a report from Mintel regarding what the important trends are in beauty and personal care industry in 2019. This article gives lots of “what you need to do now” advice to manufacturers of Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) products. Who is Mintel? Mintel is one of the world’s leading […]

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Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Sophisticated, Elegant Carton for Luxury Italian Perfume

This is an article from Sappi Paper about a perfume carton that was designed for the famous Italian fashion brand, Salvatore Ferragamo. Salvatore Ferragamo is an Italian luxury goods company, with headquarters in Florence, Italy. It specializes in shoes, leather goods, Swiss-made timepieces, fragrances and ready-to-wear for men and women. It is known as the […]

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Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Is your Cosmetics Packaging Luxurious Enough?

This article is from the American packaging company, JohnsByrne Packaging. It discusses how cosmetics packaging needs to be luxurious to complete in the marketplace. The article begins by pointing out that a cosmetics product’s packaging will most often be the first interaction a consumer may have with a cosmetic product. Therefore it is extremely important […]

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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Skincare Packaging Design Trends

This is a very interesting article by the Irish design and branding agency, AKGraphics. The author discusses 9 key trends in skincare packaging and looks at some of the reasons for these trends. It is well worth a read for anyone in the growing* cosmetics/skincare industry. Below we summarise and discuss the key points of the […]

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Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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Nutraceutical Packaging – Key Considerations

This is a summary of an article from JohnsByrne Packaging about key considerations when developing a packaging concept for nutraceuticals (a “nutraceutical” is a product that is a cross between a nutritional product and a pharmaceutical product.) Medical-grade anti-wrinkle topical creams or special-dietary supplements are two popular forms of nutraceuticals The nutraceutical industry has seen […]

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

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Elegant 2 colour cartons

Two colour carton designs Is it worth investing in creating colourful packaging? Does a very colourful packaging design automatically mean it will be more eye-catching and effective than a less expensive 2 colour item of packaging? Will a 1 or 2 colour carton or sleeve design create an image of a low-cost, “bottom of the […]

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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

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Luxury Skin Care Packaging Wins Gold Design Award.

Sapelo Skin Care Wins US Graphic Design Award The gorgeous cartons from the luxury, cosmetic brand, Sapleo were showcased in a recent article on the beautypackaging.com website. According to their website, the US Sapelo brand makes cosmetics that are from mainly natural ingredients and can rejuvenate the skin without causing injury to it. Graphic Design […]

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Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

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Carton Excellence Awards – Beauty and Cosmetics

3-Part Carton Wins Beauty Award This month we bring you the winner and finalists in the Beauty and Cosmetics section of the ProCarton Carton Excellence Awards. The winner was a beautifully designed carton for an 5-day intensive skin care gift for the German Femia Cosmetics company. It was in retail stores in time for Mother’s […]

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Monday, February 19th, 2018

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