Glass Packaging Still Has Irreplaceable Advantages

- Dec 31, 2018-

Generally speaking, the texture of cosmetics is divided into solid granular (powdery), liquid and emulsion cosmetics, paste makeup, such a form of bottle packaging in cosmetics packaging is more widely used. At the same time, cosmetics themselves do not have a distinct appearance, it must be beautiful and unique packaging design, in order to show its own characteristics.

According to the current situation, plastic-based bottle packaging advantages are significant. It is light and inexpensive, can make a variety of specifications of the size, transparent, opaque look. At the same time, plastic bottle packaging printing performance is very good, can be used heat transfer printing, inkjet, printing methods such as instructions, labels, bar codes directly printed on the container surface. In recent years, the application of PET resin in cosmetics containers has developed rapidly, which has led to a great change in plastic instead of glass bottles. Plastic products have occupied more than 80% of the packaging market cosmetics become the most important packaging containers.

Relative to the proportion of plastic, glass-based bottle packaging in cosmetics less than 8%. The company said glass still has an irreplaceable advantage in the field and remains the top choice for high-end cosmetics in the short term for the following reasons.

First, the quality of glass bottle packaging is superior to plastic bottles. Elegance is the charm of the glass bottle, it can be made into frosted or transparent, and the glass bottle of the thick sense of trust can double the consumer, improve the grade of cosmetics, which plastic packaging can not do. At present, most perfumes are packaged in glass bottles. For example, Italian BVLGARI's female perfume, its packaging design is a tradition of exquisite excellence, with a streamlined glass bottle to highlight its simple lines, the bottle for a soft emerald green, convey a fresh, elegant and friendly characteristics.

Second, the sealing of glass bottle packaging is good. For some cosmetics with whitening and nutritional effects, they contain a lot of nutrients like food, but are easily oxidized, which requires their packaging to have excellent sealing ability to block the effect of oxygen on these cosmetics. In addition, volatile perfume also has high requirements for packaging high barrier. Glass bottle barrier is strong, no doubt in the protection of content than plastic bottles more competent. Therefore, some high-end line of cosmetics or the glass bottle packaging as the first choice.

At present, plastic bottle packaging has a large share and wide application in cosmetic packaging, but glass bottle packaging also has its irreplaceable advantages. Glass-based cosmetic packaging should remain high-end in the future, but also to increase its technological content.