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What is a cosmetic tube? A cosmetic tube is a flexible aluminum or plastic tube used to package skincare cream, facial masks, lotions, gels, shampoo, and other types of cosmetic products.

Cosmetic tube uses

Cosmetic tube packaging is a convenient form of packaging for cosmetic and personal care products as it protects the product inside it. It promotes the brand since the outer portion of cosmetic tube containers can be customized to include the brand and product details. The tube format also makes it easy for the customer to use even with just one hand. The makeup tube is one of the most economical packaging solutions available, mainly due to the ease and speed with which they can be manufactured on a large scale. This enables new products to be released to the market more quickly than usual.

Cosmetic tube formats

There are two types of squeeze tubes for cosmetic creams, gels, and lotions: the aluminum cosmetic tube and the plastic cosmetic tube. Commonly made of polypropylene, the plastic tube is lightweight, durable and virtually leakproof. Aluminum tubes for cosmetics are commonly used to limit air and light exposure and help the consumer use most of the product before discarding the package. Tubes can be customized and printed in multiple ways, including digital printing, hot stamping, or labeled with a gloss, matte, or pearl finish. Other cosmetic tube packaging formats include lip-gloss tubes, mascara containers, and paper lip balm tubes. Cosmetic manufacturers can order wholesale cosmetic tube packaging and have them customized according to their product specifications: from the size of the tube available in several milligrams, the tube body branding and detail printing, a matching custom cap of any shape, size and color, and other accessories for the chosen tube color, to the final glossy or matte finish to create that final product look.