US Cosmetics Formulation Patents Granted in 2010

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ABSTRACTS OF US PATENTS IN COSMETIC FORMULATIONS GRANTED IN 2010



Patent No.: US7645457B2  Issued: 12/Jan/2010

Title: Emulsified cosmetics

Applicant/Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD

Application No.: 10/241549   Filing Date: 12/Sep/2002

Abstract:

An emulsified cosmetic offering superior sensation of use and r stability comprises 0.1 to 25 wt % of aqueous moisturizing components, 2 to 80 wt % of oil solution components, and 0.1 to 30 wt % of spherical resin particles having hydrophilic groups on their surfaces and an average volume particle size of 2.0 mum to 20.0 mum. The spherical resin particles are made by applying alkali cleaning or acid cleaning to aggregation particles after resin polymerization, and the volume particle size distribution GSDv of the spherical resin particles is 1.3 or less, and the shape factor SF1 thereof is 100 to 140.

Priority: JP20020070881 Applic. Date: 2002-03-14

Inventor: SASAKI YUKI [JP]; MATSUMURA YASUO [JP]


Patent No.: US7652100B2  Issued: 26/Jan/2010

Title: Dispersions stabilized at temperatures of from 4 to 50 degrees celsius by means of a polymer comprising water-soluble units and units with an lcst

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/069981   Filing Date: 14/Mar/2002

Abstract:

Cosmetic dispersions comprising an aqueous phase and an oily phase, the aqueous phase containing a polymer comprising water-soluble units and units with an LCST, wherein the LCST units an have in water a demixing temperature of from 5 to 40 DEG C. for a concentration of 1% by mass is used, the polymer being present in a concentration such that the gel point of the aqueous phase is from 5 to 40 DEG C., to ensure the stability of the dispersions at temperatures from 4 DEG C. to 50 DEG C.

Priority: FR20010000478 Applic. Date: 2001-01-15; WO2002FR00101 Applic. Date: 2002-01-11

Inventor: L ALLORET FLORENCE [FR]


Patent No.: US7666397B2  Issued: 23/Feb/2010

Title: Peptide-based conditioners and colorants for hair, skin, and nails

Applicant/Assignee: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY

Application No.: 11/592108   Filing Date: 02/Nov/2006

Abstract:

Peptides have been identified that bind with high affinity to hair, skin, and nails. Peptide-based hair conditioners, hair colorants, skin conditioners, skin colorants, and nail colorants are described. The peptide-based hair conditioners and hair colorants consist of a hair-binding peptide coupled to a hair conditioning agent or a coloring agent, respectively. The peptide-based skin conditioners and skin colorants consist of a skin-binding peptide coupled to a skin conditioning agent or a colorant, respectively. The peptide-based nail colorants consist of a nail-binding peptide coupled to a coloring agent. In all these compositions, the peptide may be directly coupled to the active agent or the coupling may be via a spacer. Personal care compositions containing these peptide-based conditioners and colorants are also described.

Priority: US2004-935642 Applic. Date: 2004-09-07; US20030501498P Applic. Date: 2003-09-08; US20040562645P Applic. Date: 2004-04-15

Inventor: HUANG XUEYING [US]; WANG HONG [US]; WU YING [US]


Patent No.: US7666859B2  Issued: 23/Feb/2010

Title: Skin compositions containing hydrocortisone

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/899600   Filing Date: 06/Sep/2007

Abstract:

Skin compositions comprising, hydrocortisone

allantoin

and a water-based vehicle that is essentially free of petroleum jelly, mineral oil and wax

and related method for protecting, healing and/or soothing the skin comprising: applying an effective amount of a cosmetic preparation selected from the group consisting of hand cream, foot cream, body cream, lip cream, lip gloss, lip stick, gel, balm and lotion to the skin surface

wherein said cosmetic preparation includes a skin composition made of hydrocortisone

allantoin

and a water-based vehicle that is essentially free of petroleum jelly, mineral oil and wax

and said effective amount is enough to protect, heal and/or soothe the skin surface.

Priority: US20060843216P Applic. Date: 2006-09-08

Inventor: TURKOWITZ NORMAN [US]


Patent No.: US7670627B2  Issued: 02/Mar/2010

Title: PH triggered targeted controlled release systems for the delivery of pharmaceutical active ingredients

Applicant/Assignee: SALVONA IP LLC

Application No.: 10/315801   Filing Date: 09/Dec/2002

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a novel pH triggered, targeted controlled release system. The controlled delivery system of the present invention is substantially a free-flowing powder formed of solid hydrophobic nano-spheres comprising pharmaceutical active ingredients that are encapsulated in a pH sensitive micro-spheres. The invention also relates to the processes for preparing the compositions and processes for using same. The controlled release system can be used to target and control the release of pharmaceutical active ingredients onto certain regions of the gastrointestinal tract including the stomach and the small intestine. The invention further pertains to pharmaceutical products comprising the controlled release system of the present invention.

Priority:

Inventor: SHEFER ADI [US]; SHEFER SAMUEL DAVID [US]


Patent No.: US7670999B2  Issued: 02/Mar/2010

Title: Cleansing composition containing hydrophilic silica and oxyalkenylated compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L' OREAL L'OREAL

Application No.: 09/903785   Filing Date: 13/Jul/2001

Abstract:

A cleansing composition comprising (1) at least one foaming surfactant, (2) at least 1% by weight of at least one hydrophilic silica, relative to the total weight of the composition, and (3) at least one oxyalkylenated compound in a physiologically acceptable aqueous medium comprising at least 35% by weight of water, relative to the total weight of the composition.

Priority: FR20000009225 Applic. Date: 2000-07-13

Inventor: SEBILLOTTE-ARNAUD LAURENCE [FR]; GUILLOU VERONIQUE [FR]


Patent No.: US7682622B2  Issued: 23/Mar/2010

Title: Cosmetics

Applicant/Assignee: MIYOSHI KASEI, INC

Application No.: 11/069904   Filing Date: 02/Mar/2005

Abstract:

A surface of particles of a silicone resin is treated with a low-molecular organosilicon derivative, with or without a water-soluble cationic polymer to improve the hydrophilicity of the silicone resin. The thus-treated powder is quite excellent in dispersibility (readily dispersible) and in dispersion stability in an aqueous dispersion medium. The use of the surface-treated powder provides a dispersion for cosmetic, excellent in dispersibility and dispersion stability and the like. The use of the surface-treated powder, or the use of the dispersion provides further a cosmetic excellent in dispersibility and dispersion stability, and further excellent in ease of re-dispersion and dispersion stability with lapse of time when selecting aqueous cosmetic as an agent form, and also excellent in smooth feeling in comparison with ordinary products.

Priority: JP20040057674 Applic. Date: 2004-03-02

Inventor: HORINO MASAAKIRA [JP]


Patent No.: US7686849B2  Issued: 30/Mar/2010

Title: Oxidative Hair Dyes and Related Topical Compositions

Applicant/Assignee: THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC

Application No.: 11/910850   Filing Date: 06/Apr/2006

Abstract:

An oxidative hair dye system comprises a hair dye, an organometallic compound and an oxidising agent. The organometallic compound is preferably an organotitanate compound, particularly a tetraalkyl titanate or a titanate chelate. Such compounds are also useful for enhancing the substantivity of topical compositions applied to the body, which comprise one or more cosmetic and/or therapeutic benefit agents, a bonding agent having hydrolysable or exchangeable ligands, and a carrier.

Priority: GB20050006930 Applic. Date: 2005-04-06; GB20050018504 Applic. Date: 2005-09-10; WO2006GB50080 Applic. Date: 2006-04-06

Inventor: FORBES NEIL ROBERT [GB]; GALLEY EDWARD [GB]; SHEARD CHRISTINE [GB]


Patent No.: US7691806B2  Issued: 06/Apr/2010

Title: Repeat sequence protein polymer active agent congjugates, methods and uses

Applicant/Assignee: GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL, INC

Application No.: 11/351712   Filing Date: 10/Feb/2006

Abstract:

Biomolecular conjugates are provided which comprise the conjugation product of a repeat sequence protein polymer and at least one active agent. Additional aspects provide methods for their manufacture and various industrial and consumer applications.

Priority: US2004-845936 Applic. Date: 2004-05-14; US20030470464P Applic. Date: 2003-05-14

Inventor: COLLIER KATHERINE D [US]; CUEVAS WILLIAM A [US]; KUMAR MANOJ [US]


Patent No.: US7700082B2  Issued: 20/Apr/2010

Title: Silylated polyurethane-urea compositions for use in cosmetic applications

Applicant/Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY

Application No.: 09/771054   Filing Date: 26/Jan/2001

Abstract:

A composition in the form of an aqueous dispersion used in cosmetic applications is provided. The composition comprises at least one polyurethane-urea polymer that is functionalized with at least one hydrolyzed or hydrolyzable silyl group. When the composition is used in hair care, it does not have a reshapable effect.

Priority:

Inventor: MALLO RICHARD A [US]; KANTNER STEVEN S [US]; LEWANDOWSKI KEVIN M [US]; KREPSKI LARRY R [US]


Patent No.: US7700124B2  Issued: 20/Apr/2010

Title: Cosmetic compositions comprising a fine and porous powder

Applicant/Assignee: ARKEMA FRANCE

Application No.: 11/268967   Filing Date: 08/Nov/2005

Abstract:

The invention is a water/oil emulsion including a porous powder, the particles of the powder having the following characteristics: an apparent specific surface of 1 to 299 m2/g, measured by nitrogen absorption according to the ISO 9277 BET method

a linseed oil absorption of between 45 g/100 g of powder and 160 g/100 g of powder, measured according to ISO 787-5. The mean diameter of the particles of the powder is between 2 [mu]m and 100 [mu]m, preferably from 2 to 50 [mu]m, more advantageously still from 2 to 20 [mu]m. The powder is chosen from a powder formed of polyamides, of polyesteramides, of polyurethanes, of poly(methyl methacrylate)s, of acrylic polymers, of polyesters, of silicones, of polyethylenes and of silicas.

The invention further relates to the use of the emulsion for obtaining a make-up and/or care product for the skin which is nonshiny, nonoily, nonsticky and/or nontacky, as well as the use of the fine powder for improving the feel and/or the appearance of a cosmetic emulsion.

Priority: FR20040012690 Applic. Date: 2004-11-30

Inventor: LOYEN KARINE [FR]; KOHLER SOPHIE [FR]


Patent No.: US7705041B2  Issued: 27/Apr/2010

Title: Inhibitors of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase for stimulating pigmentation of the skin or skin appendages

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/202192   Filing Date: 12/Aug/2005

Abstract:

Inhibitors of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (15-PGDH), for example tetrazole, styrylpyrazole, phenylfuran, phenylthiophene, phenylpyrrazole, pyrazolecarboxamide, 2-thioacetamide and azo compounds, are useful for promoting or stimulating pigmentation of the skin and/or skin appendages and/or for preventing and/or for limiting depigmentation and/or whitening of the skin and/or skin appendages, notably for preventing and/or limiting canities.

Priority: FR20030050023 Applic. Date: 2003-02-12; WO2004FR00325 Applic. Date: 2004-02-12; US20030456563P Applic. Date: 2003-03-24

Inventor: MICHELET JEAN-FRANCOIS [FR]; COMMO STEPHANE [FR]


Patent No.: US7713310B2  Issued: 11/May/2010

Title: Dyeing process comprising a zinc-based compound for wash-protecting the color of artificially dyed keratin fibers

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/976643   Filing Date: 26/Oct/2007

Abstract:

The present disclosure relates to a cosmetic process for wash-protecting the color of keratin fibers comprising applying a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one zinc-based compound chosen from zinc-based mineral compounds and zinc-based non-nitrogenous organic compounds to keratin fibers previously dyed. Also disclosed is a cosmetic process for wash-protecting the color of dyed keratin fibers, comprising applying to the keratin fibers, after dyeing, at least one zinc-based compound chosen from zinc-based mineral compounds and zinc-based non-nitrogenous organic compounds.

The present disclosure further relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibers comprising applying to the fibers at least one dye composition (A), optionally in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for period of time that is sufficient to develop the color, and applying a composition (B) comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one zinc-based compound as defined herein.

Priority: FR20060054563 Applic. Date: 2006-10-26; US20060856012P Applic. Date: 2006-11-02

Inventor: LALLEMAN BORIS [FR]


Patent No.: US7718164B2  Issued: 18/May/2010

Title: Optically colored body and optical structure

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/472328   Filing Date: 22/Jun/2006

Abstract:

The present disclosure relates to an optically colored body comprising at least one micelle, wherein the micelle comprises a liquid medium and colloid microcrystals having aggregates of spherical nano-particles and a cosmetic composition comprising the optically colored body. The present disclosure also relates to an optical structure comprising at least one substrate, and at least one wall that covers the at least one substrate and has optical transparency, wherein the space between the at least one substrate and the at least one wall is filled with colloid microcrystals having arrays of spherical nano-particles. Further, the present disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition comprising at least one optically colored body and/or at least one optical structure and a method for producing the optical structure.

Priority: US20050692580P Applic. Date: 2005-06-22

Inventor: ADACHI EIKI [JP]


Patent No.: US7731944B2  Issued: 08/Jun/2010

Title: Hair cosmetic compositions

Applicant/Assignee: KAO CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/084032   Filing Date: 21/Mar/2005

Abstract:

A hair cosmetic formulation, comprises (A) a fragrance ingredient comprising cis-3-hexenol

and (B) monoethanolamine.

Priority: JP20000286644 Applic. Date: 2000-09-21; US2003-404083 Applic. Date: 2003-04-02; US2001-956888 Applic. Date: 2001-09-21

Inventor: TAJIMA SACHIKO [JP]; SHIBUE FUMIO [JP]; KANEKO KENICHI [JP]


Patent No.: US7731982B2  Issued: 08/Jun/2010

Title: O/w emulsifier, o/w emulsion and applications thereof

Applicant/Assignee: SYMRISE GMBH & CO. KG

Application No.: 10/561224   Filing Date: 19/Dec/2005

Abstract:

The invention concerns an O/W emulsifier, an O/W emulsion prepared therefrom and the uses thereof. According to the invention the O/W emulsifier contains (a) 70 to 90 wt. % of glyceryl oleate citrate and (b) 10 to 30 wt. % of a viscosity modifier having a viscosity in the range from 1 to 10,000 mPas.

Priority: DE20031028686 Applic. Date: 2003-06-26; DE20031031760 Applic. Date: 2003-07-14; WO2004EP50961 Applic. Date: 2004-05-28

Inventor: SCHROEDER BERND [DE]


Patent No.: US7736662B2  Issued: 15/Jun/2010

Title: Natural emulsifier for cosmetics based on olive oil

Applicant/Assignee: B&T S.R.L

Application No.: 10/466909   Filing Date: 23/Jul/2003

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a natural ethylene oxide-free emulsifier composed of olive oil, the fatty acid of which have been esterified, preferably with sorbitol and/or cetyl stearyl alcohol. The present invention also relates to cosmetics containing, as an emulsifier, an emulsifier as described above, as well as a method for manufacturing such a product for cosmetic use.

Priority: WO2002IB04233 Applic. Date: 2002-10-16; IT2001MI02139 Applic. Date: 2001-10-16

Inventor: AMARI SERGIO [IT]; SCHUBERT CRISTINA [IT]


Patent No.: US7744776B2  Issued: 29/Jun/2010

Title: Polymerizable liquid crystal composition and uses for the same

Applicant/Assignee: CHISSO CORPORATION AND CHISSO PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION CHISSO CORPORATION CHISSO PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/819663   Filing Date: 28/Jun/2007

Abstract:

The polymerizable liquid crystal composition includes at least two selected from the group of compounds represented by the following Formulas (1) and (2): wherein m is 5 or 10

and wherein n is 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 or 9, and R is hydrogen or methyl wherein said composition includes at most only two compounds of Formula (1) in which m is 10

and wherein said composition does not include a compound of Formula (2) in which n is 3 and R is hydrogen.

Priority: JP20060180389 Applic. Date: 2006-06-29; JP20070130971 Applic. Date: 2007-05-16

Inventor: TANABE MAYUMI [JP]


Patent No.: US7744858B2  Issued: 29/Jun/2010

Title: Stable composition with high electrolyte content containing an amphiphilic polymer

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/181983   Filing Date: 24/Jul/2002

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a composition for topical application, comprising at least one electrolyte and at least one amphiphilic polymer including at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer containing a sulphonic group, in free form or partially or totally neutralized form and comprising at least one hydrophobic portion. The invention also relates to the uses of the said composition, especially in cosmetics, to treat and care for human skin, the scalp, mucous membranes, the nails and keratin fibres.

Priority: FR20010000337 Applic. Date: 2001-01-11; WO2002FR00045 Applic. Date: 2002-01-08

Inventor: LORANT RALUCA [FR]; LENNON PAULA [FR]


Patent No.: US7749524B2  Issued: 06/Jul/2010

Title: Cosmetic compositions comprising a structuring agent, silicone powder and swelling agent

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/746612   Filing Date: 22/Dec/2003

Abstract:

Disclosed are compositions that include a structuring agent, a silicone powder and a swelling agent, other compositions further including a liquid fatty phase, methods of making the compositions, and their use on keratin material.

Priority: US2003-618315 Applic. Date: 2003-07-11

Inventor: LU SHAO XIANG [US]; VAN LIEW TERRY [US]; GEFFROY-HYLAND NATHALIE [FR]; KANJI MOHAMED [US]


Patent No.: US7750073B2  Issued: 06/Jul/2010

Title: Use of thermoplastic elastomers in a composition and compositions thereof

Applicant/Assignee: AVON PRODUCTS, INC

Application No.: 11/314634   Filing Date: 21/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Compositions and methods for the formation of physically cross-linked thermoplastic elastomeric films are disclosed. The disclosed films are long-lasting, flexible, transfer resistant, and water-proof. The film-forming compositions comprise a thermoplastic elastomer, a tackifier resin, and a volatile solvent useful for formulating cosmetics, personal care products, and pharmaceutical compositions.

Priority:

Inventor: BRAHMS JOHN C [US]; MAITRA PRITHWIRAJ [US]; ZHENG TAO [US]; BINDER DAVID A [US]


Patent No.: US7753955B2  Issued: 13/Jul/2010

Title: Methods and Composition for Soft Tissue Feature Reconstruction

Applicant/Assignee: CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING, INC

Application No.: 10/580559   Filing Date: 10/Dec/2004

Abstract:

This present invention describes methods and compositions useful for the reconstruction of various soft tissue features such as lips, areola, and many other features by taking a mold of the skin feature to be replaced, such as the areola, prior to surgical resection, re-creating the size and shape of the soft tissue feature, for example, the nipple and areola, and making a polymer or biopolymer scaffold that is biocompatible, has the ability to allow the epithelization of the skin cells over the polymer, the capability of cell integration into the body of the scaffold, as well as the capability of infiltration of surrounding nerve fibers into the substance of the scaffold, so that the patient may have the benefit of a reconstructed soft tissue feature that not only has the same size and shape and appearance as the native tissue, but also has functional sensation.

Priority: WO2004US32934 Applic. Date: 2004-10-07; WO2004US33194 Applic. Date: 2004-10-08; US20030528064P Applic. Date: 2003-12-10; WO2004US41179 Applic. Date: 2004-12-10

Inventor: WUH HANK C K [US]


Patent No.: US7754196B2  Issued: 13/Jul/2010

Title: Cosmetic composition comprising fiber

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/664894   Filing Date: 22/Sep/2003

Abstract:

Cosmetic composition comprising rigid, substantially rectilinear fibers of a synthetic polymer in a physiologically acceptable medium, in which the polymer is chosen from polyurethanes, polyesters, acrylic polymers, polyolefins, non-aromatic polyamides and aromatic polyimide-amides. The composition may be a makeup composition, a makeup base, a composition to be applied over a makeup, also known as a "top coat", or a cosmetic treatment or care composition for keratin fibres. The invention relates more particularly to a mascara. The invention also relates to the use of this composition for making up keratin materials, especially the eyelashes, the eyebrows and the hair, and also to a cosmetic makeup or care process for these materials.

Priority: FR20020011673 Applic. Date: 2002-09-20; US20020416240P Applic. Date: 2002-10-07

Inventor: JAGER-LEZER NATHALIE [FR]


Patent No.: US7758851B2  Issued: 20/Jul/2010

Title: Preservative systems and their use in cosmetic preparations

Applicant/Assignee: LABORATORIOS MIRET, S.A

Application No.: 10/484226   Filing Date: 16/Jan/2004

Abstract:

The invention relates to preservative systems which are particularly suitable in cosmetic and dermatological preparations. The preservative system which comprises a cationic surfactant, derived from the condensation of fatty acids and esterified dibasic amino acids, having the formula (I) where: X- is Br-, Cl-, or HSO4 R1: is a straight alkyl chain from an acid or saturated fatty hydroxy acid from 8 to 14 atoms of carbon bonded to the [alpha]-amino acid group through amidic bond. R2: is a straight or branched alkyl chain from 1 to 18 carbon atoms or aromatic. R3: is: (II) where n can be from 0 to 4, is combined with at least one other ionic or non-ionic preservative agent, whereby the combination displays a synergetic activity.

A preservative system, wherein the cationic surfactant preservative derived from the condensation of fatty acids and esterified dibasic amino acid is LAE is particularly preferred. The other ionic or non ionic preservative agent is preferably at least one component selected from the group consisting of 2-bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (bronopol), parbens, imidazolidinyl urea, phenoxyethanol, DMDM hydantoin, 2-methyl-5-chloro-3,4-isothiazolinone/2-methyl-3,4-isothiazolinone and quaternium-15.

Priority: WO2001EP09200 Applic. Date: 2001-08-09

Inventor: URGELL BELTRAN JOAN BAPTISTA [ES]; BONAVENTRUA JOAN SEGUER [ES]


Patent No.: US7758888B2  Issued: 20/Jul/2010

Title: Composition exhibiting enhanced formulation stability and delivery of topical active ingredients

Applicant/Assignee: SOL-GEL TECHNOLOGIES LTD

Application No.: 09/983229   Filing Date: 23/Oct/2001

Abstract:

A therapeutic, cosmetic or cosmeceutic composition for topical application, capable of stabilizing an active ingredient and delivering the active ingredient, comprising a plurality of microcapsules having a core-shell structure. The microcapsules have a diameter of approximately 0.1 to 100 micron. The core of each microcapsule includes at least one active ingredient and is encapsulated within a microcapsular shell. The shell is comprised of at least one inorganic polymer obtained by a sol-gel process, and the shell protects the active ingredient before topical application and is designed to release the active ingredient from the microcapsules following application. The composition is useful in encapsulating active ingredients, such as benzoyl peroxide, that are unstable in other formulation, or are irritating to the skin.

Priority: WO2001IL00370 Applic. Date: 2001-04-20; US20000198749P Applic. Date: 2000-04-21

Inventor: LAPIDOT NOA [IL]; MAGDASSI SHLOMO [IL]; AVNIR DAVID [IL]; ROTTMAN CLAUDIO [IL]; GANS ORIT [IL]; SERI-LEVY ALON [IL]


Patent No.: US7767214B2  Issued: 03/Aug/2010

Title: Goniochromatic/light reflective cosmetic makeup compositions

Applicant/Assignee: SOCIETE L'OREAL S.A L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/622480   Filing Date: 21/Jul/2003

Abstract:

Goniochromatic/light reflecting cosmetic compositions well suited for making up the skin, lips, hair or integuments, contain (a) at least one goniochromatic coloring agent and (b) an amount of light reflective particles different from said at least one goniochromatic coloring agent and selected from the group consisting of (i) particles of a natural or synthetic substrate at least partially coated with at least one layer of at least one metal, (ii) particles of a synthetic substrate at least partially coated with at least one layer of at least one metallic compound, (iii) particles which comprise a stack of at least two layers of materials having different refractive indices, at least one of such layers optionally comprising a polymer, and (iv) metal oxide particles, formulated into (c) a topically applicable, physiologically acceptable medium therefor.

Priority: FR20020009245 Applic. Date: 2002-07-19; US20020399443P Applic. Date: 2002-07-31

Inventor: SIMON JEAN-CHRISTOPHE [FR]; GIRIER-DUFOURNIER FRANCK [FR]; LEMANN PATRICIA [FR]


Patent No.: US7771492B2  Issued: 10/Aug/2010

Title: COMPOSITIONS FOR OXIDATION DYEING KERATIN FIBERS COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE THICKENING POLYMER COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE FATTY CHAIN AND AT LEAST ONE FATTY ALCOHOL CHOSEN FROM MONOGLYCEROLATED FATTY ALCOHOLS AND POLYGLYCEROLATED FATTY ALCOHOLS

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 12/390879   Filing Date: 23/Feb/2009

Abstract:

Compositions for oxidation dyeing of keratin fibers, in particular human keratin fibers such as hair, comprising, in a dyeing medium, at least one oxidation dye, at least one thickening polymer comprising at least one fatty chain and at least one fatty alcohol chosen from monoglycerolated and polyglycerolated fatty alcohols. Processes comprising such oxidation dyeing compositions.

Priority: FR19990016757 Applic. Date: 1999-12-30; US2004-959486 Applic. Date: 2004-10-07; US2001-750716 Applic. Date: 2001-01-02

Inventor: COTTARD FRANCOIS [FR]; RONDEAU CHRISTINE [FR]


Patent No.: US7772181B2  Issued: 10/Aug/2010

Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MODIFIED VARIANT BOWMAN BIRK PROTEASE INHIBITORS

Applicant/Assignee: DANISCO US INC

Application No.: 12/252032   Filing Date: 15/Oct/2008

Abstract:

The present invention relates to compositions that comprise modified variant Bowman Birk Protease Inhibitor proteins (BBPIs). The modified variant BBPIs comprise peptides that bind target proteins, and that are further modified to have greater protease inhibitory activity and/or be produced at greater yields than the unmodified BBPIs. The invention encompasses the compositions comprising the modified variant BBPIs, and the methods for making and using the compositions in personal care.

Priority:

Inventor: AMIN NEELAM S [US]; COLLIER KATHERINE D [US]; ESTABROOK MELODIE [US]; ESTELL DAVID A [US]; FOX BRYAN P [US]; POWER SCOTT D [US]; SCHMIDT BRIAN F [US]; VOGTENTANZ GUDRUN [US]


Patent No.: US7772214B2  Issued: 10/Aug/2010

Title: Emulsion cosmetic compositions comprising an emulsifying crosslinked siloxane elastomer

Applicant/Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY

Application No.: 09/902321   Filing Date: 10/Jul/2001

Abstract:

The present invention relates to pigmented emulsion cosmetic compositions containing emulsifying silicone elastomers that provide a natural appearance to the skin upon application. In particular, these cosmetic compositions are formulated such that agglomeration of the pigment upon application to the skin is minimized.

Priority: US20000217061P Applic. Date: 2000-07-10

Inventor: VATTER MICHAEL LEE [US]; SUNKEL JORGE MAX [US]; MOTLEY CURTIS BOBBY [US]


Patent No.: US7776316B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Cosmetic composition containing a photochromic colouring agent and its use for skin and/or skin appendage make-up and/or care

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/168537   Filing Date: 28/Oct/2002

Abstract:

Liquid cosmetic composition in the form of an emulsion comprising at least two distinct phases and containing at least one photochromic coloring agent and at least one non-photochromic coloring matter, characterized in that the photochromic coloring agent(s) and the non-photochromic coloring matter(s) are located in separate phases of the emulsion. Application to the make-up and/or the care of the skin and/or its appendages.

Priority: FR20000014027 Applic. Date: 2000-10-31; WO2001FR03370 Applic. Date: 2001-10-30

Inventor: KOLODZIEJ RICHARD [FR]; SOISTIER NICOLAS [FR]; SIMON JEAN-CHRISTOPHE [FR]


Patent No.: US7776317B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Glycerol ether mixture, cosmetic composition containing this mixture and process for its production

Applicant/Assignee: COGNIS IP MANAGEMENT GMBH

Application No.: 11/121392   Filing Date: 04/May/2005

Abstract:

The invention relates to a glycerol ether mixture which consists essentially of a) at least one C12-22 glycerol monoalkyl ether, b) at least one C12-22 glycerol dialkylether and optionally c) at least one C12-22 glycerol trialkyl ether and/or d) at least one C12-22 fatty alcohol, components a) and b) together making up at least 50% by weight of the glycerol ether mixture and the ratio by weight of component a) to component b) being in the range from 3:1 to 1:2. The invention also relates to a process for producing the glycerol ether mixture and to cosmetic compositions containing the glycerol ether mixture.

Priority: DE200410022252 Applic. Date: 2004-05-04

Inventor: NEUSS MICHAEL [DE]; ALBERS THOMAS [DE]; BRUENING STEFAN [US]; ANSMANN ACHIM [DE]; GONDEK HELGA [DE]; SCHMID KARL HEINZ [DE]


Patent No.: US7776318B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Liquid cleaning composition comprising at least one anionic surfactant and its use for cleansing human keratin materials

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/287300   Filing Date: 28/Nov/2005

Abstract:

The present disclosure relates to a liquid cleansing composition, comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable aqueous medium: (a) at least one anionic surfactant

(b) at least one electrolyte, (c) at least one copolymer of methacrylic acid and of a C1-C4 alkyl acrylate, present in an amount of less than 0.5% by weight of active material, relative to the total weight of the composition. The present disclosure also relates to the use of the compositions in cosmetics or dermatology, such as products for cleansing human keratin materials, for instance the skin, and to their use for improving the stability of the texture of the composition at low temperature.

Priority: FR20040052780 Applic. Date: 2004-11-26; US20040634542P Applic. Date: 2004-12-10

Inventor: BISSEY-BEUGRAS LAURE [FR]; RIBERY DELPHINE [FR]


Patent No.: US7776348B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Water-in-oil emulsion foundation

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/603698   Filing Date: 26/Jun/2003

Abstract:

A foundation in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion comprising a fatty phase, an aqueous phase, at least one surfactant chosen from C8-C22 alkyl dimethicone copolyols, at least one other surfactant chosen from dimethicone copolyols, and hydrophobic coated pigments, where the fatty phase comprises at least 30% by weight, relative to the total weight of the emulsion, of a volatile fatty phase comprising: at least 6% by weight, relative to the total weight of the emulsion, of at least one volatile hydrocarbon oil, and at least one volatile oil chosen from silicone volatile oils and fluorinated volatile oils

wherein the foundation is stable after storing at room temperature (25 DEG C.) for at least 2 months and makes it possible to obtain a homogeneous make-up on the skin.

Priority: FR20020007937 Applic. Date: 2002-06-26; FR20020012190 Applic. Date: 2002-10-02; US20020401028P Applic. Date: 2002-08-06

Inventor: GARDEL NADIA [FR]; BARROIS VERONIQUE [FR]


Patent No.: US7776349B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Organo-gel formulations for therapeutic applications

Applicant/Assignee: MEDIQUEST THERAPEUTICS, INC

Application No.: 11/246296   Filing Date: 11/Oct/2005

Abstract:

A composition suitable for the local delivery of cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical agents into the skin containing at least two biocompatible organic solvents, a polar lipid, a surfactant, water, urea and a thickener wherein the organic solvents include an ester and a dihydric and/or polyhydric alcohol is provided. Also disclosed are compositions that further contain a cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical agent, along with the preparation and use thereof.

Priority: US2005-150254 Applic. Date: 2005-06-13; US2005-066485 Applic. Date: 2005-02-28; US2004-960516 Applic. Date: 2004-10-08

Inventor: DECHOW FREDERICK J [US]


Patent No.: US7776812B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: Multiple emulsion hard surface cleaning compositions

Applicant/Assignee: RECKITT BENCKSLER (UK) LIMITED RECKITT BENCKISER (UK) LIMITED

Application No.: 10/552573   Filing Date: 16/Apr/2004

Abstract:

The present invention provides a cleaning composition comprising a multiple emulsion system, wherein said emulsion system comprises at least two active ingredients separated in the emulsion system by an oily or aqueous phase. Also described is the use of such multiple emulsion systems as cleaning compositions, and a method of cleaning a surface using multiple emulsion systems.

Priority: GB20030008743 Applic. Date: 2003-04-16; WO2004GB01672 Applic. Date: 2004-04-16

Inventor: LANG ANGUS [FR]; MCKECHNIE MALCOLM TOM [GB]


Patent No.: US7776844B2  Issued: 17/Aug/2010

Title: N-(Phosphonoalkyl)-Amino Acids, Derivatives Thereof and Compositions and Methods of Use

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 12/428906   Filing Date: 23/Apr/2009

Abstract:

The present invention relates to an N-(phosphonoalkyl)-amino acid, a related compound or a derivative thereof, the N-(phosphonoalkyl)-amino acid, related compound or derivative thereof being in a form as a free acid, salt, partial salt, lactone, amide or ester, or in stereoisomeric or non-stereoisomeric form, other than N-(phosphonomethyl)-glycine or N,N-bis(phosphonomethyl)-glycine.

Also included is a composition including an N-(phosphonoalkyl)-amino acid, a related compound or a derivative thereof in a form as a free acid, salt, partial salt, lactone, amide or ester, or in stereoisomeric or non-stereoisomeric form, and a cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable vehicle for topical or systemic administration to a mammalian subject, as well as a method of administering an effective amount of such a composition for alleviating or improving a condition, disorder, symptom or syndrome associated with at least one of a nervous, vascular, musculoskeletal or cutaneous system.

Priority: US2008-194203 Applic. Date: 2008-08-19; US2007-621287 Applic. Date: 2007-01-09; US20060757614P Applic. Date: 2006-01-10

Inventor: YU RUEY J [US]; VAN SCOTT EUGENE J [US]


Patent No.: US7780954B2  Issued: 24/Aug/2010

Title: GLOW AND SUNLESS TANNING COLOR ENHANCEMENT BY CATIONIC COPOLYMERS

Applicant/Assignee: CONOPCO, INC., D/B/A UNILEVER CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 12/128642   Filing Date: 29/May/2008

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition for sunless tanning or imparting glow to skin is herein described. The composition includes from about 0.1 to about 20% by weight of a tanning agent and from 0.1 to 20% by weight of a crosslinked cationic copolymer having a monomer unit which is a methacryloylethyl or acryloylethyl tri(C1-C3 alkyl)ammonium salt. The crosslinked cationic copolymer is a color enhancing agent which improves color intensity and avoids streaking of the developing tan/glow.

Priority: US20080029649P Applic. Date: 2008-02-19

Inventor: POLONKA JACK [US]; BARTOLONE JOHN BRIAN [US]


Patent No.: US7780955B2  Issued: 24/Aug/2010

Title: Cosmetic composition with a lightening effect

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/272318   Filing Date: 14/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the skin and/or the lips, has, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least interference particles with a volume-average size of less than 40 [mu]m and at least one filler such that the composition also has a lightness L* of greater than 60 and a saturation C* of less than 10.

Priority: FR20040052611 Applic. Date: 2004-11-12; US20050645075P Applic. Date: 2005-01-21

Inventor: CASSIN GUILLAUME [FR]


Patent No.: US7780971B2  Issued: 24/Aug/2010

Title: Composition containing fibers, spherical particles and platelets, and its uses

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL L 'OREAL

Application No.: 10/100907   Filing Date: 20/Mar/2002

Abstract:

The invention relates to a composition containing an oily phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, fibers, spherical particles and platelets. The composition has very good stability and applies very uniformly to the skin, with no phenomenon of pilling or of aggregation. It may especially constitute and oil-in-water emulsion that may be used as a cosmetic composition. The invention also relates to the use of the said composition especially to care for, treat, make up or cleanse the skin, the lips, the eyelashes and/or the hair.

Priority: FR20010003767 Applic. Date: 2001-03-20

Inventor: CHEVALIER VERONIQUE [FR]; AGOSTINI ALBANE [FR]


Patent No.: US7790191B2  Issued: 07/Sep/2010

Title: Cosmetic composition

Applicant/Assignee: DAINICHISEIKA COLOR & CHEMICALS MFG. CO., LTD SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD

Application No.: 10/936483   Filing Date: 09/Sep/2004

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition comprising a polysiloxane copolymer comprising a repeating unit (A) having at least one anionic group, a repeating unit (B) having at least one linear or branched alkyl group having 8 to 64 carbon atoms, and a polysiloxane repeating unit (D), said repeating units (A), (B), and (D) being bonded with one another via diisocyanate residue represented by the following formula (1) wherein X is a divalent hydrocarbon group selected from the group consisting of aromatic hydrocarbon groups, aliphatic hydrocarbon groups, and alicyclic hydrocarbon groups. Cosmetics comprising the composition maintains their effects for a prolonged period of time.

Priority: JP20030318490 Applic. Date: 2003-09-10; JP20040259518 Applic. Date: 2004-09-07

Inventor: HANADA KAZUYUKI [JP]; SATO HIROMASA [JP]; SAKUTA KOJI [JP]; YAMAMOTO AKIRA [JP]


Patent No.: US7790701B2  Issued: 07/Sep/2010

Title: Silicon-based tocopherol derivatives

Applicant/Assignee: GELEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC

Application No.: 11/788114   Filing Date: 19/Apr/2007

Abstract:

Silicon-based tocopherol derivatives are provided, as well as methods for making the same, in which the derivatives have a tocopherol molecule having a silicon-based group. The derivatives are useful in cosmetic compositions, have antioxidant properties, enhance solubility and compatibility in cosmetic formulations having silicon-based materials within the compositions.

Priority: US20060793299P Applic. Date: 2006-04-19

Inventor: ARKLES BARRY C [US]; PAN YOULIN [US]; HOLLENBERG JANE C [US]


Patent No.: US7794695B2  Issued: 14/Sep/2010

Title: Non-transfer cosmetic composition comprising a dispersion of particles of a silicon-free grafted ethylene polymer in a liquid fatty phase

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/538783   Filing Date: 12/Dec/2003

Abstract:

The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one dispersion of particles of a non-silicone-based grafted ethylenic polymer in a liquid fatty phase. Use for making up and caring for keratin materials, especially the skin and the lips.

Priority: FR20020015737 Applic. Date: 2002-12-12; FR20020015738 Applic. Date: 2002-12-12; FR20020015739 Applic. Date: 2002-12-12; WO2003FR03714 Applic. Date: 2003-12-12

Inventor: LION BERTRAND [FR]; BLIN XAVIER [FR]; LEZER NATHALIE JAGER [FR]


Patent No.: US7799321B2  Issued: 21/Sep/2010

Title: Color cosmetic compositions

Applicant/Assignee: ISP INVESTMENTS INC

Application No.: 11/395605   Filing Date: 31/Mar/2006

Abstract:

Color cosmetic compositions include a rheology modifier (thickener) and film-former copolymer which is a crosslinked, linear copolymer of poly(vinyl amide polymerizable carboxylic acid) e.g. poly(vinyl pyrrolidone-acrylic acid), which is compatible with iron oxides generally present in such compositions, e.g. gel and emulsion color cosmetic formulations such as gel eyelid enhancers, oil-in-water emulsion eyeliner and oil-in-water emulsion foundation products.

Priority:

Inventor: BOTSCHKA ELLEN S [US]; KRAUTSIEDER BARBARA [US]; OROFINO STEVEN A [US]; FOLTIS LINDA C [US]


Patent No.: US7811953B2  Issued: 12/Oct/2010

Title: SOLUBLE PATCH

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 12/169779   Filing Date: 09/Jul/2008

Abstract:

An article, preferably a patch, containing: a support in the form of at least one sheet containing fibres that are water-soluble at a temperature of 0-30 DEG C., and a composition carried by the support, containing at least one water-soluble gelling agent which swells in less than 30 seconds in water at a temperature of 20 DEG C. to 30 DEG C.

Priority: FR20050053752 Applic. Date: 2005-12-07; US2006-567336 Applic. Date: 2006-12-06; US20050752051P Applic. Date: 2005-12-21

Inventor: AUBRUN-SONNEVILLE ODILE [FR]


Patent No.: US7820146B2  Issued: 26/Oct/2010

Title: Care and/or make-up cosmetic composition structured with silicone polymers and organogelling agents, in rigid form

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/517390   Filing Date: 10/Dec/2004

Abstract:

The invention relates to a care and/or make-up cosmetic composition comprising a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one silicone oil, structured with a gelling system comprising 1) at least one polymer having a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500 000, containing at least one moiety comprising: at least one polyorganosiloxane group consisting of 1 to 1 000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of 25 to 250 DEG C., and 2) at least one non-polymeric organogelling agent.

Priority: FR20020007206 Applic. Date: 2002-06-12; US20020391617P Applic. Date: 2002-06-27; WO2003EP06463 Applic. Date: 2003-06-02

Inventor: FERRARI VERONIQUE [FR]; MONDET JEAN [FR]


Patent No.: US7828890B2  Issued: 09/Nov/2010

Title: Effect pigments having an aluminum or an aluminum aloy core, process for the production thereof and use thereof

Applicant/Assignee: ECKART GMBH & CO. KG

Application No.: 10/580120   Filing Date: 19/Nov/2004

Abstract:

The invention relates to effect pigments having an aluminum core or aluminum alloy core and an aluminum oxide-containing or aluminum oxide/hydroxide-containing layer enveloping said aluminum core or aluminum alloy core, obtained by chemical wet-process oxidation of lamellar aluminum pigments or aluminum alloy pigments, the content of metallic aluminum in the aluminum core or aluminum alloy core being not more than 90% by weight, based on the total weight of the pigment, wherein the oxidized aluminum pigments or aluminum alloy pigments exhibit at least one highly refractive metal chalcogenide layer having a refractive index of >1.95, and a mixed layer is formed between the highly refractive metal chalcogenide layer and the enveloping aluminum oxide-containing or aluminum oxide/hydroxide-containing layer.

The invention further relates to a process for the production of such effect pigments and to the use thereof.

Priority: DE20031054763 Applic. Date: 2003-11-21; WO2004EP13173 Applic. Date: 2004-11-19

Inventor: HENGLEIN FRANK [DE]; BIRNER HERMANN [DE]; GRUENER MICHAEL [DE]


Patent No.: US7829070B2  Issued: 09/Nov/2010

Title: Ampholytic anionic copolymers

Applicant/Assignee: BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT BASF SE

Application No.: 10/582227   Filing Date: 08/Dec/2004

Abstract:

Ampholytic copolymers which contain a molar excess of anionogenic and/or anionic groups, polyelectrolyte complexes which contain such an ampholytic copolymer, cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions which contain at least one such copolymer or polyelectrolyte complex and the use of these copolymers and polyelectrolyte complexes are described.

Priority: DE20031057487 Applic. Date: 2003-12-09; WO2004EP13983 Applic. Date: 2004-12-08

Inventor: NGUYEN-KIM SON [DE]; MATHAUER KLEMENS [DE]; WOOD CLAUDIA [DE]; SCHUH GERD [DE]; PATWARDHAN DARSHAN [DE]


Patent No.: US7829073B2  Issued: 09/Nov/2010

Title: Anhydrous cosmetic compositions comprising at least one polymeric gelling agent, at least one non-volatile oil, and poly(methyl methacrylate) particles

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/099556   Filing Date: 06/Apr/2005

Abstract:

The present disclosure relates to anhydrous compositions for making up or caring for the skin, for example foundations, comprising at least one liquid organic phase comprising at least one non-volatile oil, at least one amorphous gelling polymer formed by polymerization of an olefin, and poly(methyl methacrylate) particles, wherein the amount of the at least one non-volatile oil present in the composition is greater than the amount of poly(methyl methacrylate) particles present in the composition. The compositions may exhibit a smooth and melting creamy texture, spread easily over the skin, and make it possible to obtain a homogeneous make-up that has a powdery and matt finish and that confers a pleasant softness on the skin. The make-up may also exhibit good properties of hold.

Priority: FR20040050695 Applic. Date: 2004-04-06; US20040569629P Applic. Date: 2004-05-11

Inventor: MARTIN GUENAELLE [FR]; THEMENS AGNES [FR]


Patent No.: US7829514B2  Issued: 09/Nov/2010

Title: Detergent cosmetic compositions comprising four surfactants, a cationic polymer, and a beneficial agent and uses thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 12/213933   Filing Date: 26/Jun/2008

Abstract:

The disclosure relates to novel detergent and conditioning compositions comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable aqueous medium, (A) at least one anionic surfactant comprising at least one group chosen from sulfate, sulfonate and phosphate, (B) at least one carboxylic anionic surfactant other than the at least one anionic surfactant of (A), (C) at least one amphoteric or zwitterionic surfactant, (D) at least one alkylpolyglycoside nonionic surfactant, (E) at least one cationic polymer with a cationic charge density of greater than or equal to 4 meq./g, and (F) at least one beneficial agent other than the at least one cationic polymer of (E), wherein the sulfate, sulfonate or phosphate anionic surfactant/amphoteric surfactant weight ratio is in a range from 0.1 to 2. Also disclosed are uses of said composition for cleansing and caring for the hair or the skin.

Priority: FR20070056160 Applic. Date: 2007-06-29; US20070929602P Applic. Date: 2007-07-05

Inventor: PAUL LAURENCE [FR]; GIROUD FRANCK [FR]; SAMAIN HENRI [FR]


Patent No.: US7838020B2  Issued: 23/Nov/2010

Title: Cosmetic or dermatological composition comprising an association between a compound of the N-acylaminoamide family and at least one matrix metalloproteinase inhibitor

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/065356   Filing Date: 25/Feb/2005

Abstract:

A cosmetic or dermatological composition characterized in that it comprises an association between an elastase inhibitor compound of the N-acylaminoamide family and at least one metalloproteinase inhibiting compound.

Priority: FR20010008433 Applic. Date: 2001-06-26; US2002-179934 Applic. Date: 2002-06-26

Inventor: BRETON LIONEL [FR]; MAHE YANN [FR]


Patent No.: US7846461B2  Issued: 07/Dec/2010

Title: Climaproof cosmetic complex

Applicant/Assignee: COTY B.V

Application No.: 10/576804   Filing Date: 21/Oct/2004

Abstract:

The present invention refers to a climaproof cosmetic complex having a long-time moisture-retaining effect and water resistance. The complex comprises (in % by weight) 0.1-90% of a gelled oil composition consisting of an oil component and a polymer component

0.1-80% of a topic water-repellent substance

0.01-20% of a water-absorbing powder having a particle size of 1 to 100 [mu]m

0.01-20% of a thickening agent

and 0.1-50% of organic solvents, carrier substances, or mixtures thereof.

Priority: DE20031050322 Applic. Date: 2003-10-23; WO2004EP12089 Applic. Date: 2004-10-21

Inventor: HWANG DONNA HUI-ING [US]; CERNASOV DOMNICA [US]; MACCHIO RALPH [US]


Patent No.: US7850775B2  Issued: 14/Dec/2010

Title: Multi-Colored Lustrous Pearlescent Pigments

Applicant/Assignee: SUN CHEMICAL CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/765614   Filing Date: 20/Jun/2007

Abstract:

A pearlescent pigment comprising a substrate and a first layer, wherein the first layer comprises iron oxide, wherein the iron has from about 1% to about 30% Fe(II) and from about 70% to about 99% Fe(III). A process for making these pearlescent pigment, comprise reducing a metal oxide substrate with a hydrogen source in the presence of a noble metal catalyst in a liquid medium. The pigments may be used in a variety of applications including cosmetics, plastics, automotive or architectural coatings.

Priority: US20060865042P Applic. Date: 2006-11-09

Inventor: HOLLMAN AARON M [US]; NICOLAS STEPHANE [FR]; SCHOTTLAND PHILIPPE [US]; DEBACKER MARGUERITE [BE]; ANTONOWICZ AURELIE [BE]; LIN HAI HUI [US]


Patent No.: USRE41278E1  Issued: 27/Apr/2010

Title: N-acetyl aldosamines and related N-acetyl compounds, and their topical use

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/590897   Filing Date: 01/Nov/2006

Abstract:

Compositions comprising N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl compounds are useful to alleviate or improve various cosmetic conditions and dermatological disorders, including changes or damage to skin, nail and hair associated with intrinsic aging and/or extrinsic aging, as well as changes or damage caused by extrinsic factors. N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl composition may further comprise a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or other topical agent to enhance or create synergetic effects.

Priority: US2000-560901 Applic. Date: 2000-04-28; US1999-227213 Applic. Date: 1999-01-08

Inventor: YU RUEY J [US]; VAN SCOTT EUGENE J [US]


Patent No.: USRE41339E1  Issued: 18/May/2010

Title: N-acetyl aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids and related N-acetyl compounds and their topical use

Applicant/Assignee: TRISTRATA, INC

Application No.: 11/590898   Filing Date: 01/Nov/2006

Abstract:

Compositions comprising N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl compounds are useful to alleviate or improve various cosmetic conditions and dermatological disorders, including changes or damage to skin, nail and hair associated with intrinsic aging and/or extrinsic aging, as well as changes or damage caused by extrinsic factors. N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl composition may further comprise a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or other topical agent to enhance or create synergetic effects.

Priority: US1999-227213 Applic. Date: 1999-01-08

Inventor: YU RUEY J [US]; VAN SCOTT EUGENE J [US]

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