In developing the exterior of your package, not only are design and text elements crucial, but so is the finishing of the package. Here are some things you ought to think about in the process:
Containers: Which do you need?
Bottles, Jars, Tubes, Vials, Clear, Frosted, Colored, Sprays, Pumps, Glass, Plastic, Aluminum, Glass, Plastic, Metal, Tins, Boxes, Pails/Drums, Bags, Droppers
Label Printing Options: What will look best on the container?
Flexographic Printing- Most capable and cost-effective solution for labels; up to 8 colors including UV varnish finish; typically used for cosmetic labels, food products, and most product packaging.
Screen Printing- Most durable form of label printing; used mainly for outdoor applications and extended periods.
Hot Stamp Printing- User can feel the relief on the label; used to add elegance to a package; used for promotional, anniversary, limited edition packages or logos with low details.
Thermal Transfer Printing- used mostly for UPC and bar code information.
Screen Printing- This process prints directly on bottles, jars and other containers; you pay for each color used.
The Finishing Touch: What packaging accessories can you add?
Bows, Ribbons, Twine, Petals, Wax Seal, Crystals/Stones, Charms, Booklets