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The Cosmetic Industry 2018

  The industry for cosmetic packaging is forever changing and after being in this business for nearly 25 years, I am really amazed by the challenges, but also the evolution of packaging for beauty products that is released every year. Even more in 2018 the move...

How to Achieve a Higher Retail Point Through Packaging

Recently we filmed a video for our packaging vlog on the benefits of premium packaging and how it helps you achieve a higher retail price point. We regularly meet with clients that want to be able to sell a “hero” product or a group of products at a higher retail...

2018 Emerging Skincare & Cosmetic Product Trends (PART 2)

  Following on from the previous issue of Science of Beauty, we look forward to covering the next 5 emerging skin care product trends for 2018 and options you could use to package your product and take advantage of, while these products are hot. Recently...

2018 Emerging Skincare & Cosmetic Product Trends

As posted in "Science of Beauty" - February Edition Christmas came and went and before you know it, we are into 2018. It already seems so long ago that planning of launch dates were forecast for so many new and exciting products this year. I recently read a stat that,...

Post Consumer Recycled Tubes

  The latest trend in the skincare and cosmetic industry is the trend to make the various products and their packaging recyclable and biodegradable. Since only 30.8% of plastics are usually recycled, the need to increase the rate is the prime focus for a lot of...

Soap – Should I use Foaming or Lotion Pumps?

Soap and lotion are essential household items, and most times you might not value them until they’re not there again. Thanks to advancements made to these products, foaming pumps are gradually replacing the traditional soap. First, it was the bar soap, then the liquid...

Cosmoprof 2017 Trade Show

  A couple of the Weltrade Packaging team visited Hong Kong in the week of Cosmoprof 2017, meeting with suppliers and customers all around the world, catching up on anything happening and networking with our peers.……. plus, we managed to fit in a quick visit to...

What is Silk Screen Printing & Hot Stamping?

  Silk screen printing and Hot stamp (or foil stamping) are two crucial methods adapted while designing packages for various types of products. The major difference between the two of them is that one provides a glossy image, while the other presents an appealing...

Packaging: Quality Management is the key – ISO Compliant!

Since marketing goods involves more than just the product itself, but the packaging as well; it’s important to find a company that adheres to well-known set of quality management standards put forward by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO)/ISO...