Finding the Perfect Packaging:
My name is Emma and I am an eighth grader from our student-run business, We create organic and simple bath fizzles, body butter,
cocoa butter, and lip balm. One thing my team learned when developing our
products was that packaging is extremely important. It catches the eye, draws
customers in, and makes our products seem professional. Although this process
is certainly fun, it can be a lot of hard (yet rewarding) work! Going into this process, we knew we needed our packaging to be very cost-
effective, while also looking simple and cute. Additionally, we wanted it to be easy and quick to assemble so we could package many products and increase productivity.
We were really lucky because after scouring the web for possible products, we came across bags and string to use very quickly. When they arrived, we were very excited because our bath bombs fit in the bag and the string was an adorable touch! However, this packaging step will probably not be easy for everyone. You will want to make sure you like the design, it has the correct measurements, and that it will fit into the shipping boxes provided for you by EdCorps.
After testing out the look of the brown paper bag and twine, we realized we
needed a way to identify which bath bombs were in each bag. Also, we knew we
wanted to incorporate our logo somewhere onto the package. So, like always,
the Central Relaxation girls came up with a solution! We decided to print our logo
onto a round sticker to put on the bag, and we also created color-coded label
tags to loop through the twine. After much problem-solving, hard work, and lots of
laughs, we finalized our packaging! It was lightweight, functional, and simply