Cartons are an integral element of a beauty product’s iconic brand status. Effective, engaging respectful and with the environment, our carton solutions are designed to meet the increasing sophistication of the end-market.

In an era where consumers demand enhanced customisation, we work with customers to help take your product from concept to completion, providing tailor-made solutions using our portfolio of materials, constructions, design and features as well as the latest advances in security technology.


  • Essentra Packaging offers a large portfolio of materials to suit all specification requirements; Standard, Metallised, Holographic, Special effects and synthetic board.
  • Single-board solutions for plastic reduction in window and inner carton moulds
  • FSC certified board material
  • Re*flect: Our 100% Recyclable, Plastic free alternative to metpol. 

Design and construction

  • Carton designs and structural prototypes are developed by our in-house design studios
  • Intricate die cutting and blanking
  • Specialist gluing solutions
  • Printing on both sides of the board
  • Offset print process with UV and conventional inks
  • Computer-to-plate technology deployed at all sites
  • Anti-theft labelling
  • Anti-counterfeiting and authentication technology

Decoration and sensory enhancement

  • Embossing and debossing
  • Hot foiling or printing on to metallised board
  • Matt, gloss or a combination finish
  • Specialist inks, varnishes and coatings
  • Window-patched carton
  • Micro-perforations
  • Cartons with Braille
Essentra Finishes and Capabilities

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