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What is cosmetics packaging?


The term cosmetics packaging is used for a wide range of cardboard packaging solutions used by the cosmetics industry. These packaging solutions include product boxes, product inserts, manuals, display or dispenser boxes, and cartons.


What general types of cosmetic packaging products are available?


We produce cardboard packaging boxes for a wide range of cosmetics products including:


What cardstocks options are available for manufacturing cosmetics packaging?


The standard cardstock used for cosmetics packaging is SBS C1S in various thicknesses. A variety of other options such as uncoated, textured, natural brown kraft card, and rigid stocks are also available.


Are there any eco-friendly options available for cosmetics packaging?


Yes, we can produce a comprehensive range of cosmetics packaging solutions with eco-friendly materials, inks, and lamination options.


Is it possible to order cardboard counter-top display boxes for cosmetics packaging?


Yes, counter-top display and dispenser boxes for cosmetics packaging can be produced to fit your exact requirements. Custom product inserts are also available to maintain an organized look for your products.


What solutions are available to prevent cosmetics products from moving around in the box during the shipping process?


Custom designed cosmetics packaging boxes can be designed so to offer a snug product fit. In addition, a variety of custom cardboard and foam insert options are also available in order to keep the products secure inside the packaging.

Material White: SBS (C1S), SBS (C2S), Uncoated Stock, Textured Stock
Metalized Card: Silver, Gold, Holographic
Brown: Natural Brown Kraft Card Stock
White Front Coloured Back: CCNB (Grey Back), CCKB (Kraft Back)
Rigid: Paper + Grey Board
Material Thickness Cardstock Thickness: 300 gsm, 350 gsm, 450 gsm, Custom
Rigid Stock Thickness: 700 gsm, 1200 gsm, Custom
Finishing Types Lamination: Gloss, Matte, Sandy Matte, Soft Touch, Linen
Coating: Gloss AQ, Satin, Varnish, Spot UV, Flood UV
Features Foil Stamping
Die Cutting
Metallic Inks
Custom Size
Other Options Window Cutouts
Hang Tab
Scoring and Gluing
Custom Perforation
Magnetic Locks

Tips to Design Cosmetic Packaging

Here are a few tips to consider when designing Cosmetic packaging:

  • Keep it simple: Simple, clean packaging design can be more appealing and easier to understand for customers. Avoid using too many colours, fonts, or graphics, and consider using minimalistic, white space to create a sense of sophistication.
  • Use high-quality materials: The materials used for packaging should be of high quality and suitable for the product. For example, skin care products that are sold in jars or pots should be packaged in materials that are durable and resistant to breaking.
  • Consider the function of the packaging: The packaging should be functional and easy to use. For example, packaging for a face wash should have a dispensing mechanism that allows the product to be easily dispensed without making a mess.
  • Use appropriate labeling: Labeling should be clear and easy to read and should provide information about the product's ingredients, usage instructions, and any warnings.
  • Think about sustainability: Consumers are increasingly looking for environmentally friendly packaging options. Consider using materials that are recycled, recyclable, or biodegradable for your skin care packaging.
  • Consider the target audience: The packaging should be designed to appeal to the target audience for the product. For example, packaging for a high-end, anti-aging Cosmetic line should be more sophisticated and luxurious than packaging for a more budget-friendly, everyday Cosmetic line.

There are several types of cardboard packaging that can be used for cosmetics products, including:

  • Boxes: These are the most common type of cardboard packaging for cosmetics. They can be designed in various shapes and sizes to fit different products, from small items like lip balms to larger items such as compacts, lipsticks, and eyeshadow palettes.
  • Sleeves: These are paper or cardboard sleeves that can be used to package items such as makeup brushes, eyeliner pens, and other similar products.
  • Trays: These are inserts that can be used to package multiple items together, such as a set of eyeshadows or lipsticks.
  • Corrugated boxes: These are stronger and more durable than standard cardboard boxes, making them suitable for shipping and storing cosmetics products.
  • Bottles and jars: These are commonly used for products such as lotions, creams, and perfumes. They are durable and can be designed in a variety of shapes and sizes.
  • Tubes: Tubes are often used for products such as toothpaste, lotions, and creams. They are easy to squeeze and dispense the product.
  • Pumps: Pumps are often used for lotions, creams, and other liquid products. They provide a controlled and precise dispensing of the product.
  • Spray bottles: These are often used for perfumes, hair sprays, and other liquid products. They provide a fine mist or a stream of product.

Some current trends in cosmetics packaging include:

  • Sustainable packaging: Consumers are becoming more conscious of the environmental impact of packaging, and companies are responding by using eco-friendly materials and minimizing packaging waste.
  • Minimalist designs: Simple and clean packaging is becoming increasingly popular, with brands opting for monochromatic or neutral colour schemes and minimal branding.
  • Personalization: Companies are offering customization options such as personal embossing, foiling, spot UV or allowing customers to choose their own shades or scents.
  • Interactive packaging: Packaging that allows customers to try before they buy, such as with colour-changing or scented packaging, is becoming more popular.
  • Multi-functional packaging: Multi-use packaging, such as a compact that can be used as a mirror or a lipstick case that can be used as a keychain, is becoming more popular.

Measuring a bottle for product packaging:

Brand recognition and loyalty are essential to the growth of any business and Branded Packaging is an essential component of most branding strategies. In order to design great looking and functional product boxes, it is essential to have the correct measurements.

This video provides an overview of the steps required to calculate the correct size for your custom product packaging boxes. Please feel free to reach out to your dedicated account representative with any additional questions.

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