#TBT: An Unboxing Of Avon’s Packaging Throughout The Years
Forget the saying that good things come in small packages—good things come in pretty packages. That’s especially true when it comes to beauty. Before spritzing on a delightful scent or applying a deluxe night cream, the attractive exterior draws you in. (In fact, studies have shown that a third of customers make a decision on their purchase based on a product’s appearance.)
Since its inception, Avon has excelled at creating eye-catching packaging that’s just as engrossing as the groundbreaking products inside. Below, take a look back and uncover 130 years of intriguing designs.
1890s: Simple Elegance
Charming and pretty, this Shampoo Cream oozed with late 19th-century elegance.
1900s: Beautifully Refined
The lovely purple petals adorning this Violet Water bottle embodied femininity and grace.
1920s: Ravishing Vanities
The striking contrast between hot pink and bright orange undoubtedly made this Dresser Vanity Set a standout in powder rooms and boudoirs.
1930s: Pretty Playful
Avon didn’t leave out little ones when creating attention-grabbing packaging. This sweet and cheerful sweet and cheerful kid-friendly gift box was perfect for tots of the time.
1940s: Smelling the Roses
Avon’s packaging for Toilet Water and Body Powder were coming up roses, thanks to these chic floral motifs.
1950s: All in the Details
Gold trim and intricate details added polish and glamour to a regal-looking jar of Persian Wood Beauty Dust.
1960s: Scent-sationally Handsome
Women’s products weren’t the only ones with alluring packaging. This handsomely designed Regence Cologne Mist for men sat stately and masculine.
1970s: Cool and Carefree
The electrifying neon “Crystal Lights” emblazoned on this lipstick box exemplified the fast and flashy era of the 1970s.
1980s: Sleek Sophistication
Silver and gold bursts sprinkled across Sequins & Satin lip color carton made a bold statement.
1990s: Minimalistic Elegance
The understated design of Lighten Up Under-Eye Treatment was a prime example of the modern, minimalistic feel of the 1990s.
2000s to Present: Unending Creativity
The ultra-chic and modern shape of the Avon Attraction for Her Eau de Parfum Spray showcases the creativity and dedication Avon continuously puts into its packaging.