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Sara Vincini
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: Southern Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report spotlights four countries in Southern Europe (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece). It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights local beauty


Theresa Yee
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Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024: UK & Northern Europe

Our Consumer & Sustainability Perceptions 2024 report is part of a series of reports that explores how consumers view beauty and sustainability around the globe.  This report focuses on the UK market and Scandinavian countries (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark). It includes consumer data and insights as well as highlights


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Eva Lagarde
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A new way to lipstick, is that even possible?

Following a recent interview with Thierry de Baschmakoff, we uncover the secret behind its latest design of a refillable lipstick. The idea creates a new way to design a lipstick, yet, remains intuitive and does not change the way consumers would use or hold this iconic beauty item A new


Eva Lagarde
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Eco-desirability as a source of inspiration in beauty innovation

Looking at the beauty market and the appetite for sustainable solutions, consumers are still widely attracted by luxury and experience, primarily. Developing a good product for the planet is a requirement, but not at the expense of an enjoyable experience. Green, often tagged as less attractive, is now getting a


Eva Lagarde
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Sustainable packaging innovations in Paris, at LuxePack

We are back in Paris this week for another trade show. In the run before the Olympics, all events are happening earlier than usual in the French capital. This time LuxePack Edition Spéciale who received 100 exhibitors in the Carreau du Temple for the last year, before moving to Carrousel


Eva Lagarde
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Beauty Innovations found at MakeUp in Paris

The make-up and skin care boutique event of the year was back in Paris, ahead of its usual time, to accommodate the calendar of the Olympic Games, and I have to say, you have to be in an Olympian shape to visit that show, as there were so many great


Eva Lagarde
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From experience and ethereal to playful design, a few trends driving the South Korean market

Following an interview with 주설아  Joo Seol-ah, founder & creative director of a South Korean branding & design studio dyr Joolia, at PCD Milan, we uncover the main trends in packaging design in this local market. From minimal design to playful products, Korean consumers are always on the lookout for


Sara Vincini
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Geka is releasing a fully recycled PP mascara packaging: A long-expected innovation

Released at Cosmopack Bologna 2024, GEKA developed a recycled PP for primary packaging, which is food-contact approved for suitable and safe use in cosmetics. Made of at least 95% recycled PP plastic, this new material opens up new opportunities for the cosmetics industry, with makeup products at the forefront. We


Sara Vincini
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More conscious tools of the (beauty) trade – How biobased sponges can transform the beauty routine with Taiki

In the world of cosmetics, sustainability is not just about greener packaging and natural formulations. More and more, consumers are starting to demand better, more responsible solutions in the area of accessories, too. Makeup tools are a great example. Typically, makeup sponges, puffs, and brushes are produced using substances with


Eva Lagarde
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Logistock is revolutionising in-store stock for increased consumer experience

Left without a viable professional option during the Covid crisis, Alexis Bourget - founder of Logistock - ventured into pharmacies, and decided to develop a system to improve stock management and shelves turnaround in order to increase consumers' experience. With its system, shelves can be replenished and stock can


Sara Vincini
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New packaging solutions serving the growing hair care segment

There's no doubt that the hair care industry has undergone a huge transformation in the past few years. Today, it represents the second-largest cosmetics market after skincare, offering an ever-expanding range of products and solutions to suit all hair types and needs. While the largest segment of the


Sara Vincini
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Skinification, Scalp care, and Sustainability: An overview of the top 3 hair care trends

Hair care is the second segment of the beauty and personal care market, after skincare, and is rapidly growing with a +4.3% annual growth (CAGR) between 2020-2024, approaching nearly $94 billion today. Attention to health, skinification, product heritage, and scientific background are the elements that will provide the backdrop


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New launches and developments from Lumson

Lumson, Italian supplier of technical and high-performing packaging solutions for the cosmetics industry, recently showcased several innovations in lipstick and makeup, alongside new glass and aluminium solutions with sustainability and versatility at their core. Currently, Lumson’s lipstick portfolio includes 14 solutions/ranges that embody versatility, technical and productive know-how,


Eva Lagarde
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"Hair Care needs technical packaging that works like magic", says Cécile Pompili from Lumson

With a global value of $94 billion in 2024 – forecasted to reach $213.47 billion by 2032, at an annual growth estimated at 10.4% – it’s safe to say that the hair care market is experiencing strong growth.  Within this segment, scalp care, skinification, and sustainability are already standing