US Patents in Cosmetics Formulation Granted in 2008

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ABSTRACTS OF US PATENTS IN COSMETIC FORMULATIONS GRANTED IN 2008



Patent No.: US7314612B2  Issued: 01/Jan/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions containing at least one heteropolymer and at least one gelling agent and methods of using the same

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/203254   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2002

Abstract:

The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase comprising at least one structuring polymer comprising a polymer skeleton having hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one hetero atom, and and at least one gelling agent for the said fatty phase, the liquid fatty phase, the structuring polymer and the gelling agent forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with good staying power over time.

Priority: WO2000IB02006 Applic. Date: 2000-12-12; WO2001IB02840 Applic. Date: 2001-12-12

Inventor: YAMAMOTO YUKI [JP]


Patent No.: US7314904B2  Issued: 01/Jan/2008

Title: Functionalized polyalphaolefins

Applicant/Assignee: BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED

Application No.: 10/852866   Filing Date: 25/May/2004

Abstract:

Disclosed is a composition of a functionalized polyalphaolefin comprising the reaction product of admixing (a) an alpha-olefin monomer having at least 10 carbon atoms

(b) an unsaturated functionalizing compound

and (c) a polymerization initializer, under reaction conditions sufficient to polymerize the alpha-olefin monomer and unsaturated functionalizing compound. Free radical initiators, especially peroxides are disclosed to be useful in preparing the functionalized polyalphaolefin. The functionalized polyalphaolefins are disclosed to be useful in preparing inks, toners, coatings, candle waxes, lubricating oils, and personal care products.

Priority: US20030479316P Applic. Date: 2003-06-18

Inventor: BRIEVA HERNANDO [US]; RUSS JULIO GANS [US]; SANDEWICZ IDA MARIE [US]


Patent No.: US7316808B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Phase inverted oil-in-water photoprotective emulsions comprising nanopigments of metal oxides and 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A sunscreens

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/823640   Filing Date: 14/Apr/2004

Abstract:

Stable UV-photoprotective, phase inverted oil-in-water emulsions, well suited for the photoprotection of the skin, lips and/or hair, the average size of the globules which constitute the oily phase thereof ranging from 100 nm to 1,000 nm, contain inorganic metal oxide nanopigments and at least one organic UV-screening agent, and which also contain at least one organic 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A-screening agent.

Priority: FR20030004645 Applic. Date: 2003-04-14; US20030468059P Applic. Date: 2003-05-06

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Patent No.: US7316809B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Aqueous photoprotective compositions comprising diblock or triblock copolymers and 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A sunscreens

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/823659   Filing Date: 14/Apr/2004

Abstract:

Photoprotective compositions, e.g., oil-in-water or water-in-oil emulsions, well suited for the photoprotection of the skin, lips and/or hair against the damaging effects of UV-radiation, comprise at least one aqueous phase, at least one water-soluble or water-dispersible polymer having a diblock structure A-B or a triblock structure B-A-B wherein A is an ionic water-soluble polymeric block and B is a hydrophobic polymeric block and at least one system screening out UV radiation, said at least one screening system comprising at least one 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A screening agent.

Priority: FR20030004646 Applic. Date: 2003-04-14

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Patent No.: US7316814B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition comprising a silicone-containing compound and a fatty acid ester

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/434359   Filing Date: 09/May/2003

Abstract:

The present application relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising at least one silicone-containing compound and a specific fatty acid ester. This composition may be used as a care product and/or a make-up product for the skin and/or for keratinous materials.

Priority: FR19950001040 Applic. Date: 1995-01-30; US1998-007768 Applic. Date: 1998-01-16; US1996-592511 Applic. Date: 1996-01-26

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Patent No.: US7323162B2  Issued: 29/Jan/2008

Title: Aqueous cosmetic coloring and gloss compositions having film formers

Applicant/Assignee: AVON PRODUCTS, INC

Application No.: 10/331184   Filing Date: 27/Dec/2002

Abstract:

There is provided an aqueous cosmetic composition. The composition has an amount of a water-resistant film former and an amount of an oil-resistant film former effective to impart resistance to both water and oil when applied to the lip and/or skin. A preferred composition is a lip coloring and gloss product.

Priority:

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Patent No.: US7334685B2  Issued: 26/Feb/2008

Title: Packaging and cover for packaging for cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions

Applicant/Assignee: COTY INC

Application No.: 09/865056   Filing Date: 24/May/2001

Abstract:

One embodiment of the present invention includes a cover ( 6 ) for a packaging for a cosmetic and/or a pharmaceutical composition. The cover ( 6 ) comprises means of attachment on a container of the packaging and a sealing wall for sealing an opening of the container ( 3 ). The sealing wall is a flexible wall that is elastically deformable by a difference in pressure exerted on its two main sides.

Priority: FR19980014759 Applic. Date: 1998-11-24; WO1999IB01867 Applic. Date: 1999-11-22

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Patent No.: US7335629B2  Issued: 26/Feb/2008

Title: Support-fixed bleaching catalyst complex compounds suitable as catalysts for peroxygen compounds

Applicant/Assignee: HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN

Application No.: 10/873071   Filing Date: 21/Jun/2004

Abstract:

The present invention relates to support-fixed bleaching catalyst(s)suitable or the catalysis of peroxide compounds, characterized in that the support-fixed bleaching catalyst(s) is/are covalently bonded to a support by means of at least one organic ligand of the bleaching catalyst. The bleaching catalyst(s) form(s) a complex with at least on transition metal. The invention further relates to support-fixed bleaching catalysts for the catalysis of peroxide compounds, where at least one ligand, covalently bonded to a support, is a transition-metal-free ligand, which chelates with transition metal, derived from another source, preferably from the bleaching composition and/or added water and thus forms the complex with a transition metal.

Priority: DE20011063331 Applic. Date: 2001-12-21; WO2002EP14290 Applic. Date: 2002-12-16

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Patent No.: US7341743B2  Issued: 11/Mar/2008

Title: Color cosmetic compositions

Applicant/Assignee: REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/249882   Filing Date: 13/Oct/2005

Abstract:

A color cosmetic composition containing color impregnated spherules where the color is expressed from the spherule upon application of the cosmetic to the keratinous surface and the expressed spherule serves an uptake function on the keratinous surface

a cosmetic composition containing a rupturable spherule filled with color, and a method for color skin using such compositions.

Priority: US20040622825P Applic. Date: 2004-10-28

Inventor:


Patent No.: US7344590B2  Issued: 18/Mar/2008

Title: Silver pigments

Applicant/Assignee: MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRANKTER HAFTUNG

Application No.: 10/811143   Filing Date: 29/Mar/2004

Abstract:

The present invention relates to silver pigments based on transparent, low-refractive-index, platelet-shaped substrates which have a high-refractive-index coating consisting of TiO2 having a layer thickness of 5-300 nm and optionally an outer protective layer, and to the use thereof in paints, coatings, printing inks, security printing inks, plastics, button pastes, ceramic materials, glasses, for seed coloring, as dopants in the laser marking of plastics and papers, as additives for coloring in the foods and pharmaceuticals sectors, and in cosmetic formulations and for the preparation of pigment compositions and dry preparations.

Priority: DE20031013978 Applic. Date: 2003-03-27

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Patent No.: US7351405B2  Issued: 01/Apr/2008

Title: Long-lasting cosmetic composition for application to human hair, such as eyelashes and eyebrows

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/119013   Filing Date: 10/Apr/2002

Abstract:

The invention relates to mascara compositions. In one embodiment, it relates to a dye-free and wax-free mascara composition that lasts more than one day when applied to eyelashes, is resistant to water, and does not noticeably thicken eyelashes on application. In another embodiment, it relates to a wax-free mascara composition comprising solid particles of a film-forming acrylic polymer dispersed in a cosmetically acceptable aqueous medium, in which the film-forming acrylic polymer are capable of forming a film having a water-uptake, after immersion for 10 minutes in water at 25 DEG C., of less than 25 wt. %, and wherein the composition has a viscosity, measured at 25 DEG C., at a shear rate of 200 s<-1>, of from 4 Pa.s to 18 Pa.s.

In other embodiments, the invention relates to make-up kits, articles, and methods for making-up and/or coloring human hair, such as eyelashes and/or eyebrows, using these compositions.

Priority: FR20010004886 Applic. Date: 2001-04-10

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Patent No.: US7351418B2  Issued: 01/Apr/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition comprising a polymer blend

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/993430   Filing Date: 22/Nov/2004

Abstract:

Cosmetic composition comprising a polymer blend The invention relates to a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least a first polymer with a weight-average molecular mass of less than 100 000, comprising a) a polymer skeleton containing hydrocarbon-based repeating Units containing at least one hetero atom, and optionally b) at least one pendent fatty chain and/or at least one terminal fatty chain, which may be functionalized, containing from 6 to 120 carbon atoms and being linked to these hydrocarbon-based units, a dispersion of particles of a second film-forming polymer that is insoluble in said medium. Application to make-up and caring for keratin materials.

Priority: FR20000016161 Applic. Date: 2000-12-12; US2001-012029 Applic. Date: 2001-12-11; US20010280844P Applic. Date: 2001-04-03

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Patent No.: US7354571B2  Issued: 08/Apr/2008

Title: Photoprotective compositions comprising methyltrialkylsilanes containing a cinnamate, cinnamamide, benzalmalonamide or benzalmalonate function

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/189975   Filing Date: 27/Jul/2005

Abstract:

Unique photoprotective compositions contain novel methyltrialkylsilanes bearing a cinnamate, cinnamamide, benzalmalonamide or benzalmalonate function, useful as sunscreens that are active in the field of UV radiation.

Priority: FR20030000909 Applic. Date: 2003-01-28; WO2003EP15038 Applic. Date: 2003-12-19; US20030450708P Applic. Date: 2003-03-03

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Patent No.: US7354926B2  Issued: 08/Apr/2008

Title: Molecules derived from noraporphine

Applicant/Assignee: SEDERMA SAS

Application No.: 10/525985   Filing Date: 15/Sep/2005

Abstract:

The invention concerns novel molecules derived from noraporphine, as well as cosmetic and dermopharmaceutical compositions containing one or several of said derivatives, alone or combined with a plant extract, in particular glaucium flavum, and particularly preparations for reducing pigmentation, with anti-ageing effect or for slimming.

Priority: FR20020010810 Applic. Date: 2002-08-30; WO2003FR02400 Applic. Date: 2003-07-29

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Patent No.: US7357919B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and arylalkyl benzoate compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane(s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249304   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV-screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one arylalkyl benzoate compound and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052370 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623038P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

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Patent No.: US7357920B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and amide oil compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane(s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249398   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV-screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one oil containing at least one amide structural unit and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052367 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623034P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

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Patent No.: US7364720B2  Issued: 29/Apr/2008

Title: Photostabilization of dibenzoylmethane UV-screening agents with arylalkyl benzoate compounds/amide-based oils and photoprotective compositions comprised thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/172902   Filing Date: 05/Jul/2005

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a process for photostabilizing, with respect to UV radiation, at least one dibenzoylmethane derivative with at least one arylalkyl benzoate derivative and at least one oil containing in its structure at least one amide unit. Another subject of the invention also relates to a novel cosmetic or dermatological composition for topical use, characterized in that it comprises, in a cosmetically acceptable support: (a) at least one UV-screening agent of the dibenzoylmethane derivative type and (b) at least one arylalkyl benzoate derivative and (c) at least one oil containing in its structure at least one amide unit.

The present invention also relates to the use of an arylalkyl benzoate derivative and an oil containing in its structure at least one amide unit in a cosmetic or dermatological composition comprising at least one dibenzoylmethane derivative, for the purpose of improving the stability with respect to UV rays of the said dibenzoylmethane derivative.

Priority: FR20040051417 Applic. Date: 2004-07-02; US20040589010P Applic. Date: 2004-07-20

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Patent No.: US7364721B2  Issued: 29/Apr/2008

Title: Photostabilization of dibenzoylmethane UV-screening agents with arylalkyl benzoate compounds and photoprotective cosmetic compositions comprised thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/172949   Filing Date: 05/Jul/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable cosmetic/dermatological photoprotective compositions contain at least one dibenzoylmethane UV-screening agent, and, as a photostabilizer therefor, at least one arylalkyl benzoate compound of formula (I) or (II) below: with the proviso that: (i) the subject compositions are characteristically devoid of any octyl methoxycinnamate

and (ii) same are other than a solution of butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane in 2-phenylethyl benzoate, 2-phenylethyl o-toluate, 2-phenylethyl p-toluate or in a 2-phenylethyl o-toluate/2-phenylethyl p-toluate (1/1) mixture.

Priority: FR20040051416 Applic. Date: 2004-07-02; US20040588984P Applic. Date: 2004-07-20

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Patent No.: US7367994B2  Issued: 06/May/2008

Title: Composition for dyeing keratin fibers, comprising a sulfonamidoxanthene direct dye, and dyeing process using the same

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/362532   Filing Date: 27/Feb/2006

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibers, in particular human keratin fibers and more particularly the hair, which comprises at least one compound chosen from direct dyes of sulfonamidoxanthene type, in other words sulfonamide derivatives of xanthenes. The invention also relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibers, in particular human keratin fibers and more particularly the hair, using said composition. Finally, the invention relates to a multicompartment device comprising a compartment containing said dye composition.

Priority: FR20050050522 Applic. Date: 2005-02-25

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Patent No.: US7368105B2  Issued: 06/May/2008

Title: Photostabilization of dibenzoylmethane UV-screening agents with arylalkyl benzoate/bis-resorcinyl triazine compounds and photoprotective compositions comprised thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/172932   Filing Date: 05/Jul/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, photostable compositions with respect to UV radiation contain at least one dibenzoylmethane UV-screening agent and at least one arylalkyl benzoate compound and at least one bis-resorcinyl triazine compound.

Priority: FR20040051419 Applic. Date: 2004-07-02; US20040589009P Applic. Date: 2004-07-20

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Patent No.: US7374580B2  Issued: 20/May/2008

Title: Dyeing compositions comprising A 1,2-indandione derivative

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/151278   Filing Date: 14/Jun/2005

Abstract:

The present disclosure relates to compositions for dyeing keratin materials, for example compositions for hair dyeing, comprising at least one 1,2-indandione derivative, a method for dyeing using such compositions, and a multicomponent dyeing agent used for carrying out such a method.

Priority: FR20040051267 Applic. Date: 2004-06-14; US20040637748P Applic. Date: 2004-12-22

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Patent No.: US7374771B2  Issued: 20/May/2008

Title: Use of siloxanes as vaporizable carriers

Applicant/Assignee: GE BAYER SILICONES GMBH & CO., KG

Application No.: 10/495343   Filing Date: 26/Oct/2004

Abstract:

Cosmetic formulations comprising alkyl-substituted siloxanes as vaporizable carriers.

Priority: DE20011055512 Applic. Date: 2001-11-13; WO2002EP12596 Applic. Date: 2002-11-12

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Patent No.: US7381423B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Use of nanodispersions in cosmetic end formulations

Applicant/Assignee: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORP

Application No.: 11/103208   Filing Date: 11/Apr/2005

Abstract:

A description is given of the use of a nanodispersion, which comprises (a) a membrane-forming molecule, (b) a coemulsifier and (c) a lipophilic component, in cosmetic end formulation, which nanodispersion is obtainable by (alpha) mixing the components (a), (b) and (c) until a homogeneous clear liquid is obtained, and (beta) adding the liquid obtained in, step (alpha) to the water phase of the cosmetic end formulations, steps (alpha) and (beta) being carried out without any additional supply of energy. The nanodispersions used according to this invention can be easily prepared and are suitable as carrier systems for a very wide range of cosmetic active agents and oil-soluble dyes.

Priority: EP19980810421 Applic. Date: 1998-05-11; US2001-016903 Applic. Date: 2001-12-14; US1999-306005 Applic. Date: 1999-05-06

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Patent No.: US7381769B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee: MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC

Application No.: 11/115683   Filing Date: 27/Apr/2005

Abstract:

A composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>HSiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T=HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i

and when d+e+f+g+h+i+j=0, a+b+c=2 wherein said reaction product is prepared in the presence of a surfactant. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound.

These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

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Patent No.: US7387784B2  Issued: 17/Jun/2008

Title: Process for making cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/265043   Filing Date: 02/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A method of making a cosmetic composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>H SiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T =HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound. These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2004-922487 Applic. Date: 2004-08-20; US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

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Patent No.: US7393366B2  Issued: 01/Jul/2008

Title: Agents for coloring keratin fibers

Applicant/Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY

Application No.: 11/341050   Filing Date: 27/Jan/2006

Abstract:

The present invention relates to agents for coloring keratin fibers which comprise at least one zwitterionic azo dye of the general formula (I) where R1 is an alkylsulfonate radical of the formula (II),

Priority: DE200510003821 Applic. Date: 2005-01-27

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Patent No.: US7393367B2  Issued: 01/Jul/2008

Title: AGENT FOR DYEING KERATIN-BASED FIBERS

Applicant/Assignee: HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN

Application No.: 11/937464   Filing Date: 08/Nov/2007

Abstract:

An agent for dyeing keratin-containing fibers, especially human hair, is comprised of a cosmetic carrier, and (A) at least one compound of Formula I, wherein each of R<1>, R<2 >and R<3 >is independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a C1-C6 alkyl group, a C2-C6 alkenyl group, a hydroxyl group, a C1-C6 alkoxy group, a C1-C6 hydroxyalkyl group, a C2-C6 polyhydroxyalkyl group, a hydroxy C1-C6 alkyloxy group, a sulfonyl group, a carboxyl group, a C1-C6 alkoxycarbonyl group, a hydroxy C2-C6 alkyloxycarbonyl group, a sulfonic acid group, a sulfonamido group, a sulfonamide group, a C2-C6 acyl group, a formyl group, a nitro group, a carbamoyl group -C(O)-NR<4>R<5>, or a -(CH2)nNR<6>R<7 >group wherein each of R<4>, R<5>, R<6 >and R<7 >is independently a hydrogen atom, a C1-C6 alkyl group or a C2-C6 hydroxyalkyl group

and n is number from 0 to 6, wherein R<1 >and R<2 >can form a 5- or 6-membered aromatic or heteroaromatic ring

and (B) at least one CH-acidic compound.

Priority: DE200510022790 Applic. Date: 2005-05-12; WO2006EP02707 Applic. Date: 2006-03-24

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Patent No.: US7393520B2  Issued: 01/Jul/2008

Title: Decorative cosmetic and dermatological products

Applicant/Assignee: CLARIANT PRODUKTE (DEUTSCHLAND) GMBH

Application No.: 10/433112   Filing Date: 17/Nov/2003

Abstract:

The invention provides decorative cosmetic and dermatological compositions comprising at least one copolymer obtained by free-radical copolymerization of A) acryloyld imethyltaurine and/or acryloyld imethyltaurates, B) optionally, one or more further olefinically unsaturated, noncationic comonomers, C) optionally, one or more olefinically unsaturated, cationic comonomers, D) optionally, one or more silicon-containing components capable of free radical polymerization, E) optionally, one or more fluorine-containing components, F) optionally, one or more macromonomers, G) optionally, the copolymerization taking place in the presence of at least one polymeric additive, H) with the proviso that component A) is copolymerized with at least one component selected from one of the groups D) to G).

Priority: DE20001059818 Applic. Date: 2000-12-01; WO2001EP13866 Applic. Date: 2001-11-28

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Patent No.: US7402300B2  Issued: 22/Jul/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising lipophilic UV-screening agents and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311448   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Cosmetic, notably anti-sun/sunscreen compositions having increased sun protection effectiveness and improved distribution over keratin materials, e.g., human skin, contain at least one fatty phase and at least one system for screening out UV radiation, and also contain: (a) at least one lipophilic UV-screening agent, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea compound of formula (I): in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl radical or a C2-C6 hydroxyalkyl radical containing from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, or salt, solvate or isomer thereof, formulated into (c) a topically applicable, cosmetically acceptable carrier therefor.

Priority: FR20040053079 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646597P Applic. Date: 2005-01-26

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Patent No.: US7402301B2  Issued: 22/Jul/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising metal oxide mineral pigments and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311650   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

The invention relates to a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, a system for screening out UV radiation, characterized in that it contains: (a) at least metal oxide-based mineral pigments, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea of formula (I) below: in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl group or a C2-C6 hydroxy-alkyl group that may contain from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, and also a salt, solvate or isomer thereof, said composition containing no kojic dipalmitate. The invention also relates to the use of a hydroxyalkylurea of formula (I) in a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, at least metal oxide-based mineral pigments, for reducing, or even eliminating, the whitening effect on the keratin material after application.

Priority: FR20040053078 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646598P Applic. Date: 2005-01-26

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Patent No.: US7404966B2  Issued: 29/Jul/2008

Title: Transfer-resistant makeup removing compositions

Applicant/Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY

Application No.: 09/902048   Filing Date: 10/Jul/2001

Abstract:

The invention relates to a cleansing composition suitable for topical application to human skin, more particularly to an oil-based cleansing composition containing a silicone elastomer gelling agent for removal of make-up from the skin.

Priority: US20000217120P Applic. Date: 2000-07-10; US20000217872P Applic. Date: 2000-07-12

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Patent No.: US7410636B2  Issued: 12/Aug/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition comprising a polymer and fibres

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/450108   Filing Date: 11/Jun/2003

Abstract:

The invention relates to a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium containing a fatty phase, a polymer with a weight-average molecular mass of less than 100 000 and in particular ranging from 1 000 to 30 000, comprising a) a polymer skeleton containing hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one hetero atom, and optionally b) pendent fatty chains and/or terminal fatty chains, which may be functionalized, containing from 6 to 120 carbon atoms and being linked to these units, and fibres.

Priority: FR20000016161 Applic. Date: 2000-12-12; WO2000IB02002 Applic. Date: 2000-12-21; WO2001IB02786 Applic. Date: 2001-12-11

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Patent No.: US7411007B2  Issued: 12/Aug/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/272957   Filing Date: 14/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>HSiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T=HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound. These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2004-922487 Applic. Date: 2004-08-20; US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

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Patent No.: US7413579B2  Issued: 19/Aug/2008

Title: Method for dyeing fibers containing keratin

Applicant/Assignee: HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN

Application No.: 11/438514   Filing Date: 22/May/2006

Abstract:

A method for dyeing keratin-containing fibers, in particular, human hair comprising the steps of: (A) contacting the hair with a dyeing composition, comprising color-imparting components for a contact time Z 1

(B) rinsing the hair a to remove the dying composition

(C) optionally drying the rinsed hair

(D) contacting at least a portion of the hair from step (B) or (C) with a lightening or nuancing agent comprising, in a cosmetic carrier, at least one thickener, hydrogen peroxide and at least one alkalinizing agent for a contact time Z 2

and (E) rinsing the hair to remove the adjusting agent

wherein the dyeing composition comprises a color-imparting component comprising, (a) at least two oxidation dye precursors, where at least one oxidation dye precursor must be of the developer type or (b) at least two oxo dye precursors, where at least one oxo dye precursor must be a reactive carbonyl compound. The method ensures a uniform lightening of keratin-containing fibers dyed with dyeing compositions, and produces uniform and natural-looking, lightened color reflections over the entire head hair area.

Priority: DE20031054812 Applic. Date: 2003-11-21; WO2004EP10510 Applic. Date: 2004-09-18

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Patent No.: US7413744B2  Issued: 19/Aug/2008

Title: Cosmetic preparation

Applicant/Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD

Application No.: 10/559928   Filing Date: 08/Dec/2005

Abstract:

A cosmetic comprising the organopolysiloxane wax represented by the following formula (1), wherein R<1 >is a group selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, alicyclic groups, aryl groups, aralkyl groups and fluorinated alkyl groups

R<2 >is a group having a pentaerythritol higher fatty acid polyester residue represented by the following formula (2), (CH2OCOR<8>)mC(CH2O-X-)4-m (2) wherein 1<=m<4 or a group having a dipentaerythritol higher fatty acid polyester residue represented by the following formula (3), O(CH2C)2(CH2OCO R<8>)n (CH2O-X-)6-n (3) wherein 1<=n<6, R<8>in the formulae (2) and (3)

being a linear, saturated or unsaturated, aliphatic group having 17 to 30 carbon atoms, -X- in the formulae (2) and (3) being anyone of the following moieties, -R<3>-, -COR<4>-, wherein R<3 >is a C3-C8 alkylene group or a cycloalkylene group, R<4 >is a C4-C20 aliphatic or alicyclic group having at least one group selected from the group consisting of carboxyl, carbonyloxy and hydroxyl groups, p, q, r and s each is a number with 0<=p<=200, 0<=q<=200, 0<=r<=3, and 0<=s<=3, provided that 0<=p+q<=200 and 1<=q+r+s.

Priority: WO2003JP07371 Applic. Date: 2003-06-10

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Patent No.: US7416567B2  Issued: 26/Aug/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition for keratinous substrates with triarylmethane compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/644351   Filing Date: 22/Dec/2006

Abstract:

The invention relates to a method of imparting color onto keratinous substrates involving contacting said substrate with a composition comprising: at least one triarylmethane dye molecule chosen from polymeric triarylmethane dye molecules, copolymeric triarylmethane dye molecules, oligomeric triarylmethane dye molecules, and mixtures thereof

at least one film forming agent

and at least one solvent

and irradiating said substrate with a flash of light.

Priority:

Inventor:


Patent No.: US7416721B2  Issued: 26/Aug/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising insoluble organic UV-screening agents and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311450   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Cosmetic, notably anti-sun/sunscreen compositions having improved comfort after application onto keratin materials, e.g., human skin, contain at least one system for screening out UV radiation, and also contain: (a) at least one insoluble organic UV-screening agent, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea compound of formula (I): in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl radical or a C2-C6 hydroxyalkyl radical containing from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, or salt, solvate or isomer thereof, formulated into (c) a topically applicable, cosmetically acceptable carrier therefor.

Priority: FR20040053077 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646599P Applic. Date: 2005-01-26

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Patent No.: US7419970B2  Issued: 02/Sep/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions comprising N-acylamino amides

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/102812   Filing Date: 11/Apr/2005

Abstract:

The invention concerns novel compounds of the N-acylamino-amide family, compositions, in particular cosmetic or pharmaceutical, containing them, and their use for treating body or face skin ageing, whether chronobiologic or light-induced, and in particular skin ageing caused by decrease of skin elasticity and/or by collagen degradation in the structure of tissues.

Priority: FR20000007344 Applic. Date: 2000-06-08; WO2001FR01559 Applic. Date: 2001-05-21; US2002-297442 Applic. Date: 2002-12-06

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Patent No.: US7422735B1  Issued: 09/Sep/2008

Title: Use of crosslinked cationic polymers in skin cosmetic and dermatological preparations

Applicant/Assignee: BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Application No.: 09/604001   Filing Date: 26/Jun/2000

Abstract:

The invention relates to the use of at least one copolymer obtainable by (i) free-radically initiated copolymerization of a monomer mixture comprising (a) 1 to 99.99% by weight of at least one monomer chosen from N-vinylimidazoles and diallylamines optionally in partially or completely quaternized form

(b) 0 to 98.99% by weight of at least one neutral or basic water-soluble monomer which is different form (a)

(c) 0 to 50% by weight of at least one unsaturated acid or unsaturated anhydride, (d) 0 to 50% by weight of at least one free-radically copolymerizable monomer which is different from (a), (b) or (c)

and (e) 0.01 to 10% by weight of at least one monomer which acts as crosslinker and has at least two ethylenically unsaturated, nonconjugated double bonds

and (ii) subsequent partial or complete quaternization or protonation of the polymer in the case where the monomer (a) is unquaternized or only partially quaternized, as additive for skin cosmetic and dermatological preparations.

Priority: DE19991029758 Applic. Date: 1999-06-29

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Patent No.: US7425356B2  Issued: 16/Sep/2008

Title: CHIRAL COMPOUNDS

Applicant/Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH

Application No.: 11/753400   Filing Date: 24/May/2007

Abstract:

The invention relates to chiral compounds of formula I wherein X<1>, X<2>, X<1>, X<2>, x<1>, x<2>, y<1>, y<2>, B, C, U<1>, U<2>, V<1>, V<2>, W<1 >and W<2 >have the meaning given in claim 1 , to liquid crystal mixtures comprising at least one chiral compound of formula I, to chiral linear or crosslinked liquid crystal polymers obtainable by polymerizing a polymerizable mixture comprising at least one chiral compound of formula I, to the use of chiral compound of formula I and mixtures and polymers obtained thereof in liquid crystal displays, active and passive optical elements, adhesives, synthetic resins with anisotropic mechanical properties, cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions, diagnostics, liquid crystal pigments, for decorative and security applications, nonlinear optics, optical information storage or as chiral dopants,

and to a liquid crystal display comprising a mixture comprising at least one chiral compound of formula I.

Priority: EP20010111954 Applic. Date: 2001-05-21; US2003-477896 Applic. Date: 2003-11-19; WO2002EP05570 Applic. Date: 2002-05-21

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Patent No.: US7431917B2  Issued: 07/Oct/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and bis-resorcinyl triazine compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane(s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249521   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV-screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one bis-resorcinyl triazine compound and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, notably at least one 4-hydroxybenzylidenemalonate compound, 4-hydroxycinnamate compound, fluorene compound, piperidinol salt, or mixture thereof, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052368 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623580P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

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Patent No.: US7449511B2  Issued: 11/Nov/2008

Title: Polymeric thickeners for oil-containing compositions

Applicant/Assignee: LANDEC CORP

Application No.: 11/199508   Filing Date: 08/Aug/2005

Abstract:

Thickeners for oil-containing compositions, particularly cosmetic and personal care compositions, are side chain crystalline polymers which are uniformly dispersed as a crystallized solid in the oil.

Priority: WO2000US40780 Applic. Date: 2000-08-30; US2001-810920 Applic. Date: 2001-03-16; US1999-398377 Applic. Date: 1999-09-17

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Patent No.: US7455831B2  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Nail varnish

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/612916   Filing Date: 07/Jul/2003

Abstract:

Disclosed herein is a nail varnish composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one film-forming polymer, wherein the varnish composition is capable of forming a film having a rate of mass loss of less than 0.5 mg/minute when the film is subjected to abrasion produced with the Taber abrasimeter at 23 DEG C., as well as a method for making up and/or non-therapeutic care of the nails comprising applying to the nails the composition.

Priority: FR20020008556 Applic. Date: 2002-07-08; US20020401027P Applic. Date: 2002-08-06

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Patent No.: US7455847B1  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Pigmented cosmetic composition and methods related thereto

Applicant/Assignee: COMESTIC LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, A DIVISION OF ST. IVES LABORATORIES, INC

Application No.: 10/047817   Filing Date: 15/Jan/2002

Abstract:

A pigmented cosmetic composition comprising a water-in-oil emulsion is disclosed. The composition includes a continuous oil phase, an aqueous phase, pigment, emulsifier, and a separation inhibitor comprising a silicone elastomer. The silicone elastomer optionally can be included in a carrier. Also disclosed are a method of inhibiting separation of a pigmented cosmetic composition comprising a water-in-oil emulsion, and a method of preparing a pigmented cosmetic composition.

Priority: US20010270047P Applic. Date: 2001-02-20

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Patent No.: US7459147B2  Issued: 02/Dec/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition comprising at least one hydrophilic organopolysiloxane, at least one hydrocarbon oil and at least one short hydrocarbon ester

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/875556   Filing Date: 25/Jun/2004

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition combining at least one organopolysiloxane possessing at least one hydrophilic radical with at least one hydrocarbon oil which is not compatible with the said organopolysiloxane, characterized in that it additionally comprises, as compatibilizing agent, an effective quantity of at least one hydrocarbon ester comprising less than 40 carbon atoms.

Priority: FR20030007873 Applic. Date: 2003-06-30; US20030484642P Applic. Date: 2003-07-07

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Patent No.: US7459148B2  Issued: 02/Dec/2008

Title: Cosmetic agent containing at least one copolymer having N-vinyllactam units

Applicant/Assignee: BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Application No.: 10/497164   Filing Date: 08/Jun/2004

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition which comprises at least one water-soluble or water-dispersible copolymer which is obtainable by free-radical copolymerization of at least one N-vinyllactam, at least one anionogenic monomer and optionally further alpha,beta-ethylenically unsaturated compounds copolymerizable therewith, in the presence of a polymer component with repeat units which have ether groups or which are derived from vinyl alcohol.

Priority: DE20011060720 Applic. Date: 2001-12-11; WO2002EP14015 Applic. Date: 2002-12-10

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Patent No.: US7459149B2  Issued: 02/Dec/2008

Title: Two-phase composition and its uses in cosmetics

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/302170   Filing Date: 14/Dec/2005

Abstract:

A composition having two separate phases, one above the other, the composition containing: (1) a bottom aqueous phase, (2) a top oil-in-water emulsion, and (3) at least one anionic surfactant chosen from the sodium salts of esters of dimethicone copolyol and sulphosuccinic acid. The two-phase composition has good cosmetic qualities, it is very soft and fresh upon application, while having good efficacy. The invention also relates to the use of this composition in cosmetics, especially for removing makeup from, cleansing and/or caring for the skin, the lips and/or the eyes, or for hair care.

Priority: FR20050050009 Applic. Date: 2005-01-03; US20050646521P Applic. Date: 2005-01-25

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Patent No.: US7461987B2  Issued: 09/Dec/2008

Title: Device for packaging and distributing at least two different components, assembly including such a device, and process using such a device

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL L*OREAL

Application No.: 11/272715   Filing Date: 15/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A device for packaging and distributing at least first and second cosmetic compositions, which are different from each other and which may be mixed together for the purpose of applying them to keratin materials may be configured to separately store the first and second compositions. The device may include a regulating member configured to allow a user to vary a relative proportion of at least one composition in the mixture, the relative proportion conditioning at least one visible optical effect other than color in the mixture.

Priority: FR20040052620 Applic. Date: 2004-11-15; US20040630302P Applic. Date: 2004-11-24

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Patent No.: US7465479B2  Issued: 16/Dec/2008

Title: Polymerisable monocyclic compounds

Applicant/Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRAENKTER HAFTUNG

Application No.: 10/326150   Filing Date: 23/Dec/2002

Abstract:

The invention relates to polymerisable monocyclic compounds, their use in liquid crystal mixtures, polymers and polymer films, and the use of the compounds, mixtures, polymers and polymer films in optical, electrooptical and electronic devices, for decorative and security applications.

Priority: EP20010130617 Applic. Date: 2001-12-27

Inventor:

 

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