Thursday, September 29, 2011

Dear Coty

This packaging



Is not nearly as lovely as this packaging. (Even with the de-laminating paper.)



Loose powder is one of those cosmetic items that is about the same brand to brand so one of the main reasons I buy Coty translucent powder is the old style cardboard box. I hate that they've gone plastic. Not only is it less pretty but it's not as readily recyclable. Bah!

Which one would you rather have in your makeup kit?

6 comments:

  1. I miss the old packaging as well!
    Not to mention, I've had a terrible time dealing with that plastic shaker top thing. FInally had to completely dismantle it so I could actually get AT the powder >:(

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  2. totally agree! Hate the plastic packaging. I busted the top of my plastic shaker and put it in one of the old boxes! Not only is the paper box prettier, but the lid stays on much easier! I have a toddler who loves mommy's makeup and the paper lid takes some effort to open.I've been looking at some of those gorgeous glass or tin powder jars online too.

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  3. This is one thing that really makes my vintage heart sad - when the unique older style of packaging is replaced with not so unique, and often cheap-looking "modern" packaging. :(

    Plastic is for Tupperware, not pretty powder containers!

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  4. My mother used that powder at least 50 years ago. I remember the box.
    I'm glad you're posting once again.

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  5. Oh no! This reminds me that all the stores around my house have stopped carrying it altogether! Waah!

    And the new packaging is horrible. Boo, wish they'd stop updating things

    :(

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  6. Total bummer. That old packaging was so perfect- I wonder why they thought they should change it.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

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