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Plastic and glass are the main materials of cosmetic bottle packaging

Views: 52     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2022-11-15      Origin: Site

In recent years, the development of China's cosmetics market has been extremely rapid. As a cosmetic bottle packaging, the most important and our most common ones are plastic and glass.


Most general cosmetics are in the form of liquids, creams or creams, and do not have a distinctive appearance. It must be exquisite and unique packaging design to be able to show its own characteristics. Therefore, cosmetics generally rely on packaging to achieve good sales. In addition to metals, plastics and glass are currently the main cosmetic packaging container materials, and plastics are the most used.


Although there are many types of cosmetics and different functions, in terms of their external shape and packaging adaptability, there are mainly the following categories: solid cosmetics, solid granular (powder) cosmetics, liquid and emulsion cosmetics, creams Cosmetics, etc. According to different forms of packaging, there are differences.

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As far as the current situation is concerned, because plastics are light and cheap, and easy to form large-scale production, they can be made into bottles of various specifications and sizes, transparent, opaque, and various colors, and have good printing performance. The instructions, logos, and bar codes are directly printed on the surface of the container by transfer, inkjet, printing and other methods. Therefore, plastic products have occupied more than 80% of the cosmetics packaging market and become 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 if there is a better design concept, it is often impossible to achieve due to the limitations of technology and materials.


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


In addition, in recent years, the application of PET resin to cosmetic containers has developed rapidly, leading to a major change in replacing glass bottles with plastics.


But we should also see that although glass bottles account for no more than 8% of cosmetic packaging containers, they still have irreplaceable advantages in this packaging field and are still the preferred material for high-end cosmetics in the short term.


Thorough purity, noble and elegant, is the charm of glass bottles. Compared with plastic bottles, its heavy weight makes people feel more trustworthy; and the unique visual effects of frosted glass bottles are far beyond comparison with plastic bottles.


Many perfume manufacturers prefer to use this kind of container to package their products. For example, the Italian BVLGARI women's perfume, its packaging design upholds the tradition of exquisite excellence, with a streamlined frosted glass bottle highlighting its simple lines, the bottle body is The soft emerald green conveys a fresh, elegant and friendly character.


In addition, it has high gas barrier properties, making glass bottles the preferred packaging material for perfumes and other products that are volatile and easy to lose fragrance.


Cosmetics, especially whitening and nutritional cosmetics, contain a lot of nutrients like food, but they are easily oxidized. This puts forward very high requirements on the tightness of the packaging. The glass bottle has strong barrier properties and is undoubtedly more competent than plastic bottles in protecting the contents.

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