This year was a record for Paris Packaging Week, the packaging fair dedicated to packaging for cosmetics and perfumes. Trendwatcher Dominique Huret, from Cape Decision in Brussels, reports for PKN on innovations that caught her eye.

Quadpack has released a new range of mono-material lipstick containers made of recyclable materials – aluminium, PP, and PET – and two refill formats.

End-to-end recycler Close the Loop is expanding its used cosmetic packaging takeback programme into the US, and expects to collect up to 200,000 tonnes of packaging for reprocessing annually.

Finnish companies Lumene and Sulapac have teamed up in a pilot project, to pack Lumeme water-based cosmetics in jars made from industrially compostable material.

Quadpack has launched a new refillable version of its airless best-seller range, delivering a packaging format that is both sustainable and convenient.

French skincare expert Clarins is trialling a new in-store initiative for recycling its product packaging.

BWX, which owns the Sukin skin care brand, has launched a $50m equity raising to fund the construction of a new manufacturing, warehousing, and office facility in Victoria.

Cosmopak Corporation will be integrating the patented SqueezeControl technology from U. Control Packaging (UCP) across a new and exclusive range of mascara packaging.

Quadpack will launch a new compostable, reusable, and recyclable cosmetics packaging format next year.

Quadpack has expanded its eco-conscious YouWood cosmetics collection with a new refillable lipstick product.

International beauty packaging manufacturer Quadpack has introduced its new Yonwoo Ampoule Dropper, which it says literally turns skincare application upside down.

Ardagh Group and Henkel have collaborated to produce what they claim to be the world's lightest three-piece steel aerosol container.

A skincare company with a focus on Australian-style packaging has launched a new collection which celebrates our indigenous heritage.

Packaging group Quadpack Industries is targeting the Asia Pacific through the development of a sales team focused on the region.

An airless jar with a 'touch-and-slide pump', made for an anti-ageing cream, has taken out a packaging design award.

Labelling and packaging company Avery Dennison Corporation has opened two new centres in India focused on digital training.