SKS Bottle & Packaging Newsletter
February 2022

DIY Valentine's Day Gifts in SKS Packaging

Package DIY Valentine's Day gifts in SKS bottles, tins, and jars! With a variety of over 6,000 containers and closures, SKS offers many possibilities for homemade gifts of all types. From paperboard to plastic, glass, and more, find the right fit to package Valentine's Day presents with SKS Bottle.
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Packaging Tip

SKS Bottle offers custom printed shrink sleeves for your containers. Printed shrink sleeves are a modern and innovative way to customize packaging and add tamper evident protection to your product. SKS can meet your custom shrink sleeve needs, regardless of container size or shape, with a wide range of printing types and design effects available.

Product of the Month

Purple PET boston round bottles with black lotion pumps are available in 8 oz and 16 oz sizes. These plastic pumps dispense 2 cc of liquid per stroke through a metal-free, fluid pathway. The purple-colored PET plastic provides moderate protection against UV rays and features good barriers against gas and moisture. Use these plastic bottles to package any number of high-viscosity products, such as liquid soap, shampoo, hand cream, and more!

Featured Recipes

Merlot Tinted Lip Balm Recipe
Try this super moisturizing tinted lip balm recipe from Soap Deli News to make your lips look and feel fabulous! Use our paperboard lip balm tubes to conveniently package this recipe.
  • .7 oz grapeseed oil: nourishes and helps to protect lips from harmful free radicals
  • .3 oz castor oil: helps retain moisture by preventing water loss through the outer layer of skin
  • .2 oz shea butter: heals and moisturizes lips
  • .6 oz beeswax: contains natural emulsifiers that help retain moisture
  • .1 oz lanolin: helps soften lips and seal in moisture
  • 1.5ml peppermint essential oil: gives lip balm a refreshing smell and taste
  • 2 teaspoons red orange oil locking mica shimmer: lip safe powdered resin dye colorant
  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Dust (or similar) mica: lip safe powdered resin dye colorant
  • 1/2 teaspoon matte black oxide pigment powder: lip safe powdered resin dye colorant
Follow the recipe here.
Paperboard tubes are renewable, biodegradable, and recyclable. The push-up tubes feature a fitted cap and free-moving paperboard disk at the bottom. SKS offers brown paperboard push-up tubes in 0.3 oz, 0.5 oz, 1 oz, 1.5 oz, and 2 oz sizes. These eco-friendly tubes are made with an oil-resistant paper barrier, making them appropriate for products like solid lotion, lip balm, or other cosmetics.
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You’re Scent-sational DIY Perfume Minis
Let your special someone know they are scent-sational with this perfect DIY recipe from the Soap Deli News blog, packaged in SKS mini glass spray vials!
  • .5 oz Cyclomethicone: emollient and solvent that helps blend oils in recipe
  • .12 oz fractionated coconut oil: carrier oil used to dilute fragrance
  • .05 oz fragrance oil(s) of choice
Follow the recipe here.
Clear glass vials with white sprayers and clear overcaps are available in a 4 ml size. The polypropylene fine mist sprayers include transparent styrene hoods to prevent unwanted product discharge when stored. Clear glass vials with fine mist sprayers can be ideal for packaging samples or travel-size personal care products, such as body spray, perfume, and breath freshener.
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Strawberry Smoothie Foaming Salt Scrub
This strawberry smoothie foaming salt scrub recipe for glowing skin from Soap Deli News makes a great Valentine's Day gift! Store this homemade scrub in our clear straight sided glass jars with silver metal lug caps.
  • 8 oz foaming bath whip: adds a fluffy texture and moisture
  • 14 oz dendritic salt: natural exfoliant
  • 1 oz strawberry fruit powder: provides protection for the skin and has skin-soothing properties
  • .25 oz strawberry fragrance oil: gives salt scrub a sweet and fruity scent
  • 2 tsp fuschia pink mica powder: skin safe powdered resin dye colorant
Follow the recipe here.
Clear straight sided glass jars with silver metal plastisol lined lug caps could be an ideal fit for packaging a variety of products. These glass jars are available in 12 oz and 16 oz sizes. The plastisol liner, when heated properly, creates an airtight seal between the cap and jar, making it a great option for safe and secure packaging.
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