LABEL REVIEW: NUBIA SKINCARE

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Nov 10, 2017, 10:21 AM

Nubia Skincare was created in Montreal, Canada using handmade products that contain 100 % natural ingredients. The creator and owner of Nubia Spa Vert, Michelle Regev, made it her mission to create an organic skin care line using therapeutic ingredients containing no chemicals, additives or…

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Mindful Packaging: Positive Messages on Beauty Labels

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Nov 8, 2017, 9:56 AM

Recently, the beauty industry has created positive messages of beauty standards through inspirational marketing campaigns. Beauty brands have broadcasted empowering messages to women about traditional gender roles, double standards and positive body image. Product packaging is another creative…

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Label Review: Pinky Up Tea

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Nov 3, 2017, 1:41 PM

In 2016, a group of women from Seattle, WA came together to create a modernized tea brand. Tatyana Dolgyana, Angella Watterson and Clare King are the masterminds behind Pinky Up Tea, they also makeup “The Creative Team,” whose aim was to make a tea and accessories brand that appeals to women. They…

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The Shift Towards Gender Neutral Packaging

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 30, 2017, 4:21 PM

The awareness of gender fluid identities has gained the attention of mainstream media. Our culture has become more diverse and gender roles for males and females have become less defined. By designing gender-neutral packaging, brands can help to create gender equality.

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Label Review: Wrangletown Cider

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 27, 2017, 4:06 PM

Wrangletown Cider Company produces small batch, dry, conditional ciders using apples from family-owned orchards in Humboldt County, California. Wrangletown partnered with Auston Design Group, a premium branding and packaging design firm for beer, wine and spirits to create packaging that is a…

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Can It: Why Canned Wine is Trending

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 25, 2017, 2:38 PM

The wine industry has created a new packaging concept that appeals to a larger target audience. Canned wine has caused a phenomenon within in the retail industry. The idea behind this packaging trend is convenience, flavor and cost. This grab – and – go option is a popular choice for leisurely…

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Meet The Team: Kim Jackman

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 23, 2017, 12:54 PM

Position: Customer Care Representative

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LABEL REVIEW: SEVENTH GENERATION

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 20, 2017, 2:06 PM

Seventh Generation is an eco-friendly brand known for its commitment to a toxin-free environment, creating healthy solutions within your home. While staying true to their brand mission, Seventh Generation has successfully revamped their soap line. Bearwood&Co, a branding firm that specializes in…

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PURELY PACKAGING

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 18, 2017, 9:16 AM

While the use of essential oils as a therapeutic solution for natural wellness is not a new practice, it’s gaining popularity as a healthcare trend. These botanical fragrances can be used in a variety of ways, including aromatherapy, as a homeopathic approach to relieving different ailments. These…

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Gluten-Free Labeling

Ashley.Florence / Posted on Oct 16, 2017, 9:38 AM

In August 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set a new standard for gluten - free labels. Food products containing the “gluten - free” label won’t technically be free of wheat, rye and other derivatives. However, manufacturers are required to produce food products that contain less than 20…

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