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Plastic and glass bottle packaging for cosmetics

Update:10-04-2019
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Most of the general cosmetics appear as liquids, emulsi […]

Most of the general cosmetics appear as liquids, emulsions or pastes, and do not have a distinct appearance. It must pass through a beautiful, unique packaging design to express its own characteristics. Therefore, cosmetics generally rely on packaging to achieve good sales. Plastics and glass are currently the main cosmetic packaging container materials, and the amount of plastic is the most.

Although there are many varieties of cosmetics and different functions, in terms of their external form and packaging adaptability, there are mainly the following types: solid cosmetics, solid granular (powdered) cosmetics, liquid and emulsion cosmetics, cream cosmetics. Wait. According to different forms, the packaging form is different.

As far as the current situation is concerned, due to the light weight and low cost of plastics, it is easy to form scale production, and it can be made into bottles of various sizes, transparent, opaque and various colors, and the printing performance is very good. Thermal transfer, inkjet, printing, etc. print the instructions, logo, and barcode directly on the surface of the container. Therefore, plastic products have occupied more than 80% of the packaging market for cosmetics, becoming the most important packaging container for cosmetics. In the past, cosmetics were generally packaged in glass bottles. However, due to the single variety of glass containers, even with good design concepts, they are often not realized due to technical and material limitations.

However, plastic materials have advantages in this respect. They are not only rich in source, but also have good molding properties. They can be manufactured into plastic containers such as bottles, cans, boxes, etc. of various structures and shapes, and can be designed and decorated in various ways.

In addition, in recent years, the rapid development of PET resin in cosmetic containers has led to a major revolution in replacing glass bottles with plastics.

However, we should also see that although the proportion of glass bottles in cosmetic packaging containers does not exceed 8%, however, it still has irreplaceable advantages in this packaging field, and it is still the material of cosmetics in the short term.

Thoroughly pure and elegant, it is the charm of glass bottles. Compared with the plastic bottle, its heavy and heavy feeling makes people feel trust. The unique visual effect of the frosted glass bottle is far from the plastic bottle.

Cosmetics, especially whitening and nutritional cosmetics, contain a lot of nutrients like food, but they are easily oxidized. This puts high demands on the sealing of the package, and the barrier property of the glass bottle is undoubtedly more competent than the plastic bottle in protecting the contents.

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