Due to its convenience and hygienic characteristics, all kinds of cosmetic packaging are made of plastic. Unfortunately, plastics tend to cause a lot of waste, and once opened, the product must usually be consumed immediately. One of the main reasons why plastics are so popular is their low cost. It is also light, flexible, strong and durable. Most importantly, it is tasteless and pleasant in appearance.
The main characteristics of plastic are its physical stability, easy shaping, resistance to ink and other chemicals, which will limit its use in certain types of packaging. PET is one of the most commonly used plastics in cosmetic packaging. So what are the advantages and disadvantages of PET plastic bottles:
1. PET plastic bottles are better than glass cosmetic bottles in terms of safety;
2. PET plastic bottles are light in weight, convenient for long-distance transportation of products, and can save transportation costs for cosmetics companies;
3. The portability of PET plastic bottled cosmetics is better than that of glass bottles, and it can adapt to the young people's mentality of seeking novelty and difference;
4. It can improve the appearance image of high-end cosmetics;
5. The flexibility of PET bottle type and capacity selection is greater, and products with different bottle types and capacities can be produced, and the variety of products is enriched.
In short, PET plastic bottles are cheap, transparent, air-tight, good compressive strength and easy to shape. It not only solves the bottle shape design, safety, transportation and other problems of the glass container, but also avoids the shape design and opacity of the metal container. Many of the above characteristics make it more and more widely used in cosmetic packaging.
However, the collection of things is double-sided, and it has its advantages and many disadvantages at the same time. So what are the disadvantages of pet plastic bottles.
First of all, pet plastic bottle packaging is not degradable, which will cause greater pollution and harm to the environment. Secondly, pet plastic bottles also have certain defects in material safety. Of course, this is not just a pet plastic bottle. This is also a common problem with most plastic bottles. Compared with other plastic materials, pet is actually a fairly good plastic material.