Glass Cosmetic Jars For your DIY low tox Creams & Blends – Centaur Packaging

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30ml Amber Glass Jar
5cm including lid x 40mm round diam
60ml Amber Glass Jar
5.5cm including lid x 50mm round diam
175ml Amber Glass Jar
8cm including lid x 65mm round diam
175ml Amber Glass Jar with Silver Lid
8cm including lid x 60mm round diam
Ella Glass Jar - Short
13.5cm x 10.5cm x 10.5cm
Glass Cosmetic Jars - centaur packaging

Glass Cosmetic Jars

Glass Cosmetic Jars

Choosing glass cosmetic jars over plastic ones can have several advantages, depending on your specific needs and priorities. Here are some reasons why you might opt for glass cosmetic jars:

  1. Eco-Friendly: Glass is a more environmentally friendly option compared to plastic. Glass is recyclable and can be recycled indefinitely without losing quality, whereas plastic jars often end up in landfills and can take hundreds of years to decompose.
  2. Preservation of Ingredients: Glass Jars and containers are impermeable and non-porous, which means it doesn't interact with the contents of the jar. This is crucial for preserving the quality and shelf life of cosmetic products, especially those with sensitive or active ingredients such as essential oils.
  3. Chemical Stability: Glass is chemically inert, so it won't react with the cosmetic products it contains. Plastic containers, especially when made from certain types of plastic, can leach harmful chemicals into the products over time.
  4. Aesthetics: Glass jars often have a more luxurious and high-end appearance, which can enhance the perceived value of your cosmetic products and attract customers. Glass is also highly customizable, allowing for a range of shapes, sizes, and decorative options.


Do your jars come with wads?

Yes, most of our jars do come with wads. We would suggest looking at the description for each individual product to see if that specific product comes with a wad.

Are your Amber Jars safe for Citrus blends? 

Amber Glass is the best when blending Citrus, as the glass cannot be broken down by the oil.

Do you have jars suitable for bath salts?

Yes most of our cosmetic jars are suitable for bath salts, especially our Ella jars.

What makes a great cosmetic glass Jar?

A great glass cosmetic jar should meet various criteria to effectively store and preserve cosmetic products while also enhancing the overall user experience. Here are some key factors that contribute to a great glass cosmetic jar:

Material Quality: High-quality glass is essential. It should be durable, thick, and resistant to shattering. It should also be free from impurities that might affect the product within.

Airtight Seal: A well-fitting, airtight seal is crucial for preserving the freshness and efficacy of cosmetic products, preventing contamination, and extending shelf life.

UV Protection: Glass jars with UV-blocking properties can protect light-sensitive cosmetic products (e.g., those containing retinol or antioxidants) from degradation due to exposure to sunlight.

Size and Shape: The jar's size and shape should be suitable for the specific cosmetic product it holds. This can affect ease of use and aesthetics. It should also be designed for easy dispensing, if necessary.

Transparency: Clear glass jars allow customers to see the product, which is often desired for showcasing the colour and texture. However, some products benefit from opaque or tinted glass to protect from UV rays. If you are making your own it will be normal to make small batches so use what suits your taste!

Lid or Closure: The lid or closure should be easy to open and close securely. It should also complement the overall design and functionality of the jar.

Labelling and Branding: A great jar allows for effective labelling and branding. This includes providing a smooth, even surface for labels or direct printing and ensuring the label adheres securely.

Eco-Friendly: Many consumers today prefer eco-friendly packaging. Glass jars are recyclable and reusable, which can be a significant selling point.

Hygiene: The design should minimize contamination risks. This may include features like a protective inner lid or a Wad which helps with spillage and wastage.

Durability: Glass jars should withstand handling and potential drops without breaking. Many customers appreciate products that feel substantial and high-quality.

Weight: Glass can make jars heavy, so consider the weight of the final product. It should be suitable for its intended use, whether that's for home use or travel.

Cost-Effectiveness: While high-quality materials and design are important, the cost should still be competitive. Balancing quality and price is crucial.

Customization: Depending on your brand and product, the ability to customize the jar's size, shape, and colour may be important for differentiating your products in the market.

Sustainability: Glass jars are more sustainable than plastic, but consider the environmental impact of production, shipping, and disposal.

Ultimately, the ideal glass cosmetic jar will depend on the specific product and your brand's values. It's essential to balance functionality, aesthetics, sustainability, and cost to create a product that meets your customers' needs and expectations.