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We are committed to manufacturing high-quality cosmetic boxes at extremely affordable prices while exceeding our customers’ expectations every single time. We offer a full line of custom boxes and packaging, including embossing, window patching, gold, silver, copper, red, and blue foil stamping. Providing you with the perfect container for your product in various styles and shapes is our top-most duty.

Why Does Your Cosmetic Business Need Premium Cosmetic Packaging?

At Blue Box Packaging, we produce premium quality, custom cosmetic boxes in our in-house manufacturing, assembling, and packaging facilities. It allows us to ensure quality control and surveillance of the lead times to convert more revenue for your business.

While we specialize in large industrial production runs, we also cater to small startups and entrepreneurs that means whatever type of packaging requirements you have, we can work with you.

By providing personalized customer service, we will be available round the clock to assist you every step of the way. We can work with you to create custom cosmetic packaging, develop the artwork for your custom boxes, and print them using state-of-the-art digital equipment and cutting-edge digital, screen, and offset printing techniques. We make getting your products from market research to store shelves and in consumers’ hands easy.

Durable Packaging with Added Protection

Our custom cosmetic boxes are great options for storing your creams, powders, and other cosmetic products to keep them safe from dust and careless spills. You can also opt for custom-fit inserts for extra security of your delicate cosmetic products to safeguard against any sudden impact. Furthermore, a cosmetic box with lids is also great for keeping your makeup clean and safe to use.

Personalized for Optimum Brand Recognition

Our custom-printed cosmetic boxes let you create your designs. You can choose your artwork with your company logo and slogan to establish a brand identity while making your boxes look appealing and aesthetic. Moreover, getting information specific to your beauty products like ingredients, best before date, any precautions, directions for usage, or any other details, printed packaging boxes is crucial for the ease and comfort of consumers.

Another great thing about our custom boxes is that you can use them as promotional gifts along with your business specifications. Of course, they’re a great way of making sure customers remember your name.

Custom Cosmetic Boxes for All Your Beauty Products

While it may seem like these boxes are only meant to be ornamental, they serve a real purpose. At Blue Box Packaging, boxes of all shapes and sizes are available for cosmetics of all types. Our custom boxes come in various shapes designed to enhance your counter space’s overall appearance. Depending on the type of makeup you use, different types of custom cosmetic boxes are readily available for customization.

Whether you need cylindrical boxes with tuck flaps for mascara or a rectangular sleeve box for an eyeshadow palette, you can specify the specifications yourself or we will suggest the best ones considering your type and size of beauty product.

A Huge Variety to Choose From!

One-Piece Fold & Seal Boxes

You can pack small items like lipsticks, nail varnishes, and eye shadows in one-piece fold & seal boxes that protect the contents from damage. These portable containers require no assembly. So, the production process is less wasteful.

The design is less costly to manufacture, and it’s also recyclable, which makes it a little more environmentally friendly than other kinds of packaging. The lid snaps onto the box in one easy step, so there’s no need for glue or strings either.

Two-Piece Fold & Seal Boxes

These durable two-piece fold and seal boxes are perfect for the cosmetic industry. The folding process takes a bit more time, but it is safer because of the additional layer. It can be added to wrap around your product to keep its integrity even while shipping.

Besides protecting the product, the fold & seal box enhances its design with substantial interest to both ‘retailer’ and consumer. The option of adding a label completes this successful package.

Three-Piece Box

A three-piece box is popular option for large products like perfume bottles, hair oils, and face creams. The two sturdy bases are glued together after putting the contents into place, providing more stability than others. This entity is perfect if your product weighs around 1 pound or more.

What are Cosmetic Boxes?

Most of the time, we are unaware of the importance of custom cosmetic packaging. But we know that it is vital for us to choose a good and sturdy packaging to present our cosmetic products. After all, this is one of the first things customers will see when they come in contact with our cosmetic boxes at wholesale.

Good Cosmetic Box, Packaging can be one of your most effective marketing tools and help you stand out from competitors. More importantly, you can use it to communicate your brand’s values, message, and style. What are some ways to package your custom beauty boxes? Packaging of cosmetics is the use of cardboard material to paper-wrap and/or box and contain various cosmetics (solid, fluid, and semi-solid), and makeup products. Such cosmetic products include face creams, lipstick, hair colorants, tanning lotions, nail varnish, or perfumes.

Cosmetic packaging is specially designed and developed to protect cosmetics from physical, chemical, biological, and atmospheric factors. The cardboard structure encases the product in a way that it will not be exposed to its surroundings. UV inhibitors within the cardboard can also help prevent discoloration or degradation of contents.

The paper-based exterior case not only offers support for fragile glass containers but it acts as protection against bumps and other external damages that could damage the content while still in transit. For example: for hair dyes, hair mascara & hair styling items — cardboard cosmetic packaging reduces color bleed to prevent harmful ingredients from coming into contact with the user’s skin or scalp (to reduce the risk of allergic reaction).

Make Your Customized Cosmetic Boxes! 

Many people have the same problem: they can’t find the perfect cosmetic box packaging that matches their sense of style and expresses their personality. That’s where this website comes in. Here, at Blue Box you can print your customized boxes to match your needs. Print custom-made boxes with your favorite designs and patterns, or customize them with your monogram or initials for a personalized touch.

Importance of Packaging for Your Cosmetic Product

Makeup is one of the most vital beauty staples. It helps us feel beautiful and confident. We use it to highlight our best features and hide fewer flattering ones. However, when we store our makeup in old shoe boxes or cluttered closets, it becomes impossible to find what we need. The result? A very frustrated and ugly you.

Thankfully, there are now custom-made personalized cosmetic boxes that can help solve this problem. These organizers come in many styles and sizes so it’s sure to work for your needs.

Customized Boxes in All Colors, Shapes, and Sizes

Do you have custom cosmetic packaging that reflects your style? If not, you’re missing out on the chance to show off your personality and make the most of your beauty routine. The custom lipstick packaging is more than just a storage place for beauty products. It is an opportunity to showcase your interests and style.

With our selection of pre-designed and personalized boxes from around the world, you can find one that speaks to you. Choose from various materials such as wood, metal, plastic, and fabric. You can also pick different colors and sizes to find the perfect fit for your home or office. Don’t let this opportunity pass by you!

Box Style
Punch Partition, Tuck Flap Box, Pillow Box, Gable Box, Sleeve Box
Dimension (L + W + H)
All Custom Sizes Available
100 - 500,000
Paper Stock
10pt to 28pt (60lb to 400lb) Eco-Friendly Kraft, E-flute Corrugated, Bux Board, Cardstock
Plain, CMYK Colors, PMS (Pantone Matching System), Spot Colors
Gloss Lamination, Matte Lamination, Gloss AQ, Gloss UV, Matte UV, Spot UV, Embossing, Foiling
Included Options
Die Cutting, Gluing, Perforation
Additional Options
Embossing, Window Patching, (Gold, silver, Copper, Red, Blue Foil Stamping)
Flat View, 3D Mock-up, Physical Sampling (On request)

Standard Turnaround Time:

After getting the artwork approved, it takes 5-7 business days for producing the box and further 5-7 business days for the shipment to be conveyed. While in the case of corrugated boxes and folding cartons the turnaround time is between 15-22 business days which include 10-15 business days for the production of boxes and 5-7 business days for the shipping to reach your doorstep. When talking about rigid boxes the production time is increased to 25-30 business days and so is the shipping time from 25-35 business days.

Expedite Turnaround Time:

Once the job is sent for production after the approval of artwork the production time for corrugated boxes and folding cartons is 8-10 business days whereas shipping requires 5-7 business days. In case of rigid boxes, the expedited turnaround time varies as per the quantities and will be quoted accordingly.

Ship Flat, Packed in Boxes, UPS, Fedex, DHL

Artwork Preparation Guide

If your graphic files do not meet our specifications, Blue Box Packaging will not be charged for any resulting typographical errors. Read our artwork preparation to prepare your files for submission, or contact us for help from a packaging specialist!

design template dieline
design template cuttingscorring area

Cut & Crease Line (Red Lines):

Displays the section in its final size and where the box should be folded.. Important graphics and text should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line.

design template bleed area

Bleed Line (Blue Lines):

Indicates where the drain section is located. All graphics that run up to the cut line should be extended to the cut line for a transparent print.

design template safe area

Safety Margin(Green Lines):

Specifies where to safely place illustrations and text. As an industry standard, all graphics should be placed at least 0.125 inches from the cut line unless your design is intended.

design template perforation line

Perforation (Dotted Black Lines):

The perforation line refers to paper punched with very small holes to make it easier to tear and fold the paper.

01 Choose your order

Choose your order Search our curated library of custom cardboard boxes, packaging and other custom printed products and compile an inventory of products that may be suitable for your project. Make sure to mark your favourite products or add them to your cart with all your custom sizes and options to keep track of what fascinates you. Once you have made your selections, you can submit your quote request to begin your entire packaging journey. Alternatively, if you're trying to find something that you simply can't find in our library, you can visit our Get a Quote page and submit a custom quote.

02 Request a Quote

Once you have sent your quote request through our Add to Quote Cart or Request a Quote page with all your product specifications, our product specialists will get started on preparing your quote. Simple quotes can be ready and sent back to you in as little as 1-2 business days. For more complicated projects that require custom structural or material sourcing may take longer. Your dedicated product specialist will reach out to you to keep you connected throughout the entire packaging process.

03 Place Your Order

Place Your Order Once you have received your quotation from our product specialist, please review it to ensure that all of your quotation details are correct. If you have any further questions about your offering, always contact your product specialist for more information. If you are satisfied with your offer and can continue, pay through our secure payment portal, which our product specialists make available to you. As soon as your order has been placed, our designers will quickly prepare your individual dielines!

04 Get Your Custom Dielines

Get Your Custom Dielines After your order is placed, a floor line or artwork template file is required for your artwork to be placed. For single floorboards, our designers can prepare your file in 1 to 2 working days. However, more complex structures would require additional hours and design costs. Most of our custom Dieline files contain structural information that we can use to create a 3D digital model of your packaging after you put your artwork on the file. This allows you to preview your packaging before production to make any necessary changes or corrections.

05 Prepare Your Artwork

Prepare Your Artwork Designs Let your creativity run wild, because now is the time to design your works of art on our custom floorboards. Be sure to follow the illustration guidelines in our general illustration guide to avoid startup issues. When your graphic is ready, upload your updated file to your product specialist. Our specialist graphic designers will review your designs and create a 3D digital model of your packaging for you to review before starting to manufacturing/producing your order.

06 Begin Production

Begin Production Once you've approved everything, your packaging production begins! During this phase, our product specialists will keep you up to date with production and shipping updates!
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Trustpilot Client Reivews

Wedd Frix
20 October I was searching for a packaging provider for my jewelry line up then I found Blue Box.They helped me create an amazing box exactly as I had imagined in my mind. Edward helped me walk through the proce...
24 April As a startup company, BlueBox was sensitive to my need for packaging to be the best that it can be to represent my new brand. There was no option to tweak overtime. Time is not a luxury my company has...
Paul Mueller
28 June When it comes to cosmetic packaging, I always go for something which looks different and feels great to the touch. Blue Box Packaging offered me soft touch lamination which (to be honest) I never hear...

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find the details below regarding mostly asked question about collapsible boxes. Please feel free to contact us we not only sell boxes but add value to your business.

  • How much does cosmetic packaging cost?
    Cosmetic packaging refers to the container which holds the cosmetic product. For example, a perfume bottle or eyeshadow palette could be considered ""cosmetic packaging"". The cost of cosmetic packaging varies depending on the type of material that is used for production, and whether it can be recycled or not. Cosmetic containers also need to protect their contents against deterioration (e.g., oxidation), while providing an aesthetically pleasing experience when in use by the consumer.
  • What is cosmetic packaging made of?
    Cardboard cosmetic packaging has been growing in popularity as an alternative due its low cost and quick turnaround time with little added expense over standard plastic molds. This type of packaging is also very versatile, so whatever shape or size is needed, from lipstick sized slide up cases, round foundation or powder compacts, to larger lipsticks or bronzers, cardboard cosmetic packaging can be molded into nearly any shape. To give the item more strength and rigidity, there are times where it will have a paper board backing adhered. Using tape won't always work so hot glue is usually the adhesive of choice due to its quick dry time and durability Once taped together, what used to be one piece of cardboard becomes two pieces that are then lined with paper before being placed in a plastic mold. The heat from this process gives the items their smooth finish while also allowing them to keep their shape for when they come out after cooling down.
  • Is glass or plastic better for cosmetics packaging?
    Glass is a very good choice for cosmetic packaging. First, glass is non-reactive - it won't interact with the contents of your product and cause any chemical changes. It's also very durable and easy to clean, so it can be reused or recycled after use. Thirdly, glass has been shown in studies to be extremely effective at protecting UV light from reaching your skin. So if you're a fan of jar packaging, you can rest assured that the sun protection provided by most sunscreen formulations will last for a long time in a glass container.
  • What is the cheapest cosmetic packaging material?
    In general, cardboard boxes are cheaper than all other options. There are a number of reasons for this: First off, they have a classy look which is why they are often used for high-end products. Secondly, cardboard is cheaper than other materials such as plastic or wood. You can pick any design according to your business niche for cosmetic packaging.
  • What are the different types of cosmetic packaging?
    Cardboard cosmetic packaging comes in many different types of/containers. One type is the slide up lipstick cases which have been gaining in popularity over the last few years. This item can be made very fast, and does not require a lot of materials. There are some different styles to this, so let's go over what is needed to create one of these types of cardboard cosmetic packaging items.
  • Why makeup packaging is important for your product?
    Product makeup packaging wraps your product in an individualized protective layer. The package your products come in, all add to the overall appeal and can make or break a sale. When it comes to makeup products such as lipstick, eye shadow and blush containers serve much more than just for decoration. Depending on what you're selling, the packaging you choose can be essential for your product's success.
  • What is makeup packaging?
    Packaging is an integral part of the purchase and use of any product. As such, it is important to understand what effect it could have on usability and sales. In this article we will explore the ways in which makeup packaging can help you through the process of using makeup.
  • How to design makeup packaging?
    Packaging of beauty products with a professional outlook is equally important as the contents inside. The visual appeal is a powerful marketing tool and can make or break a sale. Beautifully packaged cosmetics result in high customer satisfaction and also boost branding . It’s how consumers judge a product before using it. Women are attracted to beauty products that come in alluring packaging. Shiny, lustrous colors give the product a luxurious feel.
  • Is glass or cardboard better for cosmetics packaging?
    Glass has many disadvantages as well, including fragility and heaviness, making glass containers both dangerous and difficult to transport. Cardboard packages are lightweight, which makes them easy to handla especially when shipping bulk inventory, however they are susceptible to water damage and may not be able to hold up in outside elements.
  • What is meant by secondary cosmetic packaging?
    Secondary cosmetic packaging refers to any additional exterior package containing your cosmetic product. For example, you purchase some shampoo from a store and upon returning home, you find a smaller box that contains yet another bottle of shampoo or conditioner. The secondary cosmetic packaging benefits your product by providing convenience to the customer while generating extra revenue for the company due to add-on sales.
  • What should be included in cosmetic packaging?
    Cosmetic packaging should consist of the following information: • The name of the product • Includes its ingredients and their components • How much product is in the container(quantity) • Instructions for using the cosmetic product • A description of how to use or apply or cleanse or wear etc. • if/when it expires. • Consider adding little icons for different skincare concerns to help people in choosing
  • What are the 5 functions of cosmetic packaging?
    According to PACKAGING: Its Relevance to Branding, a packaging manufacturer's guide, there are 5 major functions of cosmetic packaging: 1. The first is protecting the product. Cosmetic products have a limited life span and will deteriorate if not protected from everything from sunlight to oxygen and bacteria. 2. The second function of cosmetic packaging is preserving the product's intended consumer appeal by keeping it safe from damage or contamination before use. This includes keeping the product clean and free of foreign objects such as hair, dirt, dust and other environmental contaminants between uses; preventing premature drying out because of exposure to air; and ensuring that the fragrance isn't altered by heat or light during storage display on store shelves. 3. The third function is making the product available to consumers by providing adequate space to hold it, identify it and present it so that the consumer can easily see what he or she is buying. This also makes information about the product readily accessible to the consumer. 4. The fourth function of cosmetic packaging is getting the product into contact with the consumer by creating a means for people to reach out and touch it - either by opening the container or squeezing out some of its contents. 5. The fifth function of cosmetic packaging is communicating all relevant information to consumers about what they are buying through its labels, tags, instructions and other forms of documentation found on or associated with it in order to make an informed purchase decision.
  • What are the 4 key functions of cosmetic packaging?
    Cosmetic Packaging has a crucial role in communication and establishing a brand presence. It must be functional, economical, ergonomic, safe and appropriate to the product being packaged. The main functions of cosmetic packaging are: 1. Protection from external factors that may cause damage to the product, such as oxidation or contamination from dust, dirt or bacteria 2. Communication with the consumer to build an image for the company and their products 3. Cosmetic Packaging must have a semblance of form and weight so consumers can identify it on store shelves Easily recognizable functionality is necessary so consumers know how to open and use it 4. Cosmetic Packaging should protect its contents during shipping and transport 5. Packaging should promote the company's name/logo 6. Cosmetic Packaging must be cost effective, which is easier if the company has a budget to use for packaging design and development"
  • What are the 4 purposes of packaging?
    The four major purposes of packaging products are: 1) To enhance shelf life through physical containment and protection 2) To enhance shelf life through chemical containment and protection 3) To protect the product from coming into contact with external elements (physical, environmental, biological etc.) 4) To attract consumers to purchase the product.
  • What is environmentally friendly cosmetic packaging?
    Packaging for cosmetic products is typically made from paper, plastic, metal, glass and laminate. Cosmetic companies are increasingly looking into ways that have less of an impact on the environment. The cosmetic packaging industry has recently become more aware that their choices regarding packaging can have a negative impact on the environment due to concerns about limited landfill space and disposal costs.
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