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PCT - WORLD PATENTS IN HAIR COLORING PUBLISHED FROM 1990 TO 2006


SULFIDE DYES

(WO2006136516) 28.12.2006 C09B 1/00 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are compounds of formula. Method of dyeing keratin-containing fibers comprising treating the fiber with at least one sulfide dye of formula (1), their salts, isomers, hydrates and other solvates, wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 independently from each other are hydrogen; C1-C20alkyl; C1-C20alkoxy; C3-C6cycloalkyl; halogen; NO2; OH; SH; or a radical of formula (1a) wherein R5 is hydrogen; or C1-C20alkyl; R6, R7 and R8 independently from each other are hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl, C4-C12cycloalkyl, C6-C13aralkyl; phenyl- C1-C5alkyl; or R6 and R7 together with the linking nitrogen atom form a C4-C12-membered heterocyclic ring which may be interrupted by one or more than one- O- or -NH- goups; Y1 is C1-C10alkylene; C5-C10cycloalkylene; C5-C10aryl...
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TOOL AND APPARATUS FOR USE IN HAIR COLORING AND OTHER TREATMENTS

(WO2006135634) 21.12.2006 A45D 24/10 WINUP, Karen, S.
A tool for use in a hair color or other treatment foiling method, comprising an elongated panel at one end of the tool for supporting foil and hair during a coloring procedure or other treatment. The panel comprises a comb portion on one side thereof with a curved tooth at the end of the panel adjacent to the comb portion. A handle portion is secured to the panel and is tapered inwardly toward the other end of the tool. An elongated pick extends outwardly from the handle portion at the other end of the tool for separating, weaving and preparing hair to be colored or treated. In the method of the present invention, the tool is used with a hair coloring or treatment tool kit comprising a flexible support such as an apron having a plurality of...
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A PHOTOCHROMIC ORNAMENT AND ORNAMENT FOR TEXTILES, SUPPLIES OF EXERCISE AND ACCESSARY USING THE SAME

(WO2006132481) 14.12.2006 B44C 5/00 HAN, Sang Seong
A photochromic decoration member is disclosed, which comprises a transparent tube which is made of a glass or plastic material, with both end of the transparent tube being open; a photochromic bead which is inserted into the interior of the transparent tube, with the color of the photochromic bead being changed by receiving an ultraviolet ray; and a stopper which seals both ends of the transparent tube so that the inserted photochromic beads are not escaped.
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METHOD TO APPLY A HAIR CARE PREPARATION AND KIT FOR SAME

(WO2006130956) 14.12.2006 A45D 19/00 COLOUR REVOLUTION INC.
A method for coloring hair with a hair care formulation that is mixed prior to use is provided. The method includes mixing together the components of the hair care formulation as the formulation is dispensed from an applicator having at least one storage compartment for each component. A test amount of the hair care formulation is mixed as it is dispensed and the applicator sealed while the formulation is applied to the user's skin to determine if the skin of the user reacts to the formulation. Subsequently, the applicator may be unsealed and an additional amount of the formulation is dispensed to treat the hair of the user. A kit for use in conducting the method is also provided.
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COLORANTS FOR KERATIN FIBERS

(WO2006130373) 07.12.2006 A61K 8/81 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present patent application relates to an agent for the coloring of keratin fibers based on oxidative dye precursors and/or direct-penetrating dyes, that contains a combination of at least one cationic hydroxyethyl cellulose and at least one acrylate copolymer in a suitable cosmetic carrier as well as a multicomponent-kit for the coloring of keratin fibers.
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ATTACHABLE INDIVIDUAL CURLS

(WO2006125088) 23.11.2006 A41G 3/00 EIGENBROD, Pamela
Attachable, individual curls create desired hair styles by attaching required curls to a patron's head. Curls are formed from natural and/or synthetic hair, have any desired color or size. Curls are offered individually or in a kit containing all curls required for a desired hairdo, including, but not limited to hair-weft, French, spiral, ribbon, fountain- shaped, braided, and fan-shaped curls. A kit may contain curls of one or assorted colors and may be decorated with, for example, sparkles, flowers, bows, jewels, other jewelry items, thematic decorations for various days of celebration. Curls may be disposable or reusable. Kits may contain curls with accessory attachment means and decorative items. If desired, kits and/or individual curls...
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS CONTAINING STERICALLY HINDERED AMINE SALT COMPOUNDS

(WO2006122889) 23.11.2006 A61K 8/49 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain sterically hindered amine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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PERMANENT WAVING AND SIMULTANEOUSLY COLORING AGENT

(WO2006121214) 16.11.2006 A61Q 5/04 SHOWA DENKO K.K.
A permanent waving agent is capable of permanent waving and coloring hair simultaneously. The permanent waving agent includes: (i) a perming first agent including at least one compound represented by Formula (1) below, and an acid dye and/or an oxidation dye: wherein X is a structure selected from the group consisting of -O-, -S-, -NH- and -NR1-; R1 is an alkyl group of 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group of 1 to 6 carbon atoms; Y is an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom; and R is a divalent organic residue optionally having a mercapto group; and (ii) a perming second agent including an oxidizing agent.
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PROCESS FOR COLORING KERATIN FIBERS COMPRISING METAL COMPLEXES

(WO2006120133) 16.11.2006 C07D 251/12 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention concerns coloring keratin fibers, especially human hair, with colored metal complexes.
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PROGRAMMABLE LIQUID CONTAINERS

(WO2006118697) 09.11.2006 A21D 10/02 IPIFINI
The invention relates to liquid containers comprising a plurality of sealed additive chambers in communication with a vessel tillable with a liquid. The additive chambers comprise independently selected additives that may be added to a liquid in the container at the option of the user. The user can manually open the additive chambers of their choice and release the additive into a liquid in the vessel without destroying the integrity of the container. In this manner, the liquid containers are programmable by the users and various aspects of the liquid in the container, such as color and/or flavor, is controlled by the user.
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IMPROVED OXIDATIVE HAIR DYES AND RELATED TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006106366) 12.10.2006 A61K 8/29 THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC
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.
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NOVELTY COMPOSITIONS WITH COLOR CHANGING INDICATOR

(WO2006105191) 05.10.2006 C09D 5/00 C2C TECHNOLOGIES LLC
Compositions and methods for producing novel paints, bubbles, markers and cosmetics are described.
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METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GRAPHICAL HAIRSTYLE GENERATION USING STATISTICAL WISP MODEL AND PSEUDOPHYSICAL APPROACHES

(WO2006104309) 05.10.2006 G06T 17/00 SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY FOUNDATION
A method for graphical hairstyle generation presents an interactive technique that produces static hairstyles by generating individual hair strands of the desired shape and color, subject to the presence of gravity and collisions. A variety of hairstyles can be generated by adjusting the wisp parameters while the deformation is solved efficiently accounting for the effects of gravity and collisions. Wisps are generated employing statistical approaches. As for hair deformation, a method is used based on physical simulation concepts but is simplified to efficiently solve the static shape of hair. On top of the statistical wisp model and the deformation solver, a constraint-based styler models artificial features that oppose the natural flow o...
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COLOURANTS FOR KERATIN FIBRES COMPRISING CERTAIN CATIONIC CELLULOSE ETHER DERIVATIVES

(WO2006099163) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/73 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present application relates to an agent for colouring keratin fibres based on oxidation dye precursors and/or direct dyes, which is characterized in that it comprises, in a suitable cosmetic carrier, at least one cellulose ether with 4,000 to 10,000 anhydroglucose units, which is substituted by (a) per mole of anhydroglucose unit on average 0.0003 to 0.08 mol of a nonionic or cationic hydrophobic substituent containing an alkyl group or arylalkyl group having 8 to 24 carbon atoms and (b) a cationic substituent of the formula (I), [R1R2R3R4N+] (Az-)1/z (I) where R1, R2 and R3, independently of one another, are a methyl or ethyl group, R4 is a -CH2-CH2 group or a -CH2-CHOH-CH2 group, Az- is an anion and z is 1, 2 or 3.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2006099115) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Hair dyeing compositions are provided which comprise at least one coupler selected from N-aryl-m-phenylenediamine derivatives, 2-substituted N-aryl-m-phenylenediamine derivatives, and N-aryl-m-diaminopyridine derivatives, in combination with and at least one diaminopyrazole primary intermediate.
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PROCESS FOR DYEING THE HAIR USING AN ANIONIC COLOURED POLYMER

(WO2006097360) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/72 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibres, which comprises the application to the fibres of a composition containing at least one cat ionic polymer, rinsing of the keratin fibres, the application of a composition containing at least one anionic coloured polymer, and rinsing of the keratin fibres. Such a process makes it possible to obtain an improvement in the coloration of the keratin fibres.
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A TOPICAL ANAESTHETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2006096913) 21.09.2006 A61K 31/167 ANIMAL ETHICS
A method for providing anaesthesia to a subject having a wound, such as a laceration, a surgical incision, an ulcer, an abrasion or a burn, said method comprising the step of applying topically to the wound a composition comprising: at least one local anaesthetic agent; a hydrophilic or hydroalcoholic gelling agent; an antiseptic agent; a vasoconstrictor; and a detectable marker such as a food dye, wherein when the composition is topically applied to the wound of the subject the presence of the anaesthetic agent on the subject is indicated by the detectable marker. The method has been developed primarily for anaesthetising open wounds of animals, particularly those caused by husbandry procedures such as mulesing.
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HAIR GLAZE COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME AND APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING THE SAME

(WO2006094226) 08.09.2006 A61Q 5/10 STARNELLA, Rita
The present invention covers hair with color (like paint) and forms a film when the solvent evaporates after application to the hair. The result is a non-transferable, water-resistant color application. In particular, the present invention is a temporary or semi-permanent hair color touch-up system. The hair color comes in matte and light-reflective or pearl shades. Thus, the present invention is directed to a hair coloring composition and an applicator for application of the composition to the hair of an individual.
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A METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING HAIR CONDITIONER-RESISTANT HAIR-BINDING PEPTIDES AND HAIR BENEFIT AGENTS THEREFROM

(WO2006094094) 08.09.2006 C12Q 1/68 E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
A method for identifying hair conditioner-resistant hair-binding peptides is described. The hair conditioner-resistant hair-binding peptides bind strongly to hair from a hair conditioner matrix and are stable therein. Peptide-based benefit agents, such as hair conditioners and hair colorants, based on the hair conditioner-resistant hair binding peptides are described. The peptide-based hair conditioners and hair colorants consist of a hair conditioner-resistant hair-binding peptide coupled to a hair conditioning agent or a coloring agent, either directly or through an optional spacer. Hair care and hair coloring product compositions comprising these peptide-based hair conditioners and colorants are also described.
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A METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING SKIN CARE COMPOSITION-RESISTANT SKIN-BINDING PEPTIDES

(WO2006094093) 08.09.2006 C40B 40/10 E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
A method for identifying skin care composition-resistant skin-binding peptides is described. The skin care composition-resistant skin-binding peptides bind strongly to skin from a skin care composition matrix and are stable therein. Peptide-based skin benefit agents, such as skin conditioners and skin colorants, based on the skin care composition-resistant skin binding peptides are described. The peptide-based skin conditioners and skin colorants consist of skin care composition-resistant skin-binding peptide coupled to a skin conditioning agent or a coloring agent, either directly or through an optional spacer. Skin care and skin coloring product compositions comprising these peptide-based skin conditioners and colorants are also described...
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HAIR COLORING SYSTEM

(WO2006090363) 31.08.2006 G01J 3/46 SEETHROUGH LTD.
A system for determining hair color treatment, including a processor. The processor is configured for: receiving as input an initial spectrum of a sample of hair, the initial spectrum having a wavelength range; calculating a new spectrum of the hair due to a hypothetical hair color treatment as a direct function of the initial spectrum; and outputting data to a device, the data being based upon the step of calculating. The system also includes a spectrum analyzer configured for producing the initial spectrum and a display device configured for displaying a color and hair color treatment instructions based on the data. An alternate embodiment of the invention includes a color mixing device configured for dispensing a hair color treatment bas...
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DYE CARRIER MASS

(WO2006088973) 24.08.2006 A61K 8/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The invention relates to an emulsion-like color carrier mass which comprises (a) water, (b) oxidation color precursors and optionally additionally dyes which attach directly to the hair, (c) at least one nonionic organic thickener with wax-like properties from the group consisting of C12-C24-fatty alcohols and glycerol oleate and mixtures thereof, (d) as nonionic surfactant a mixture of at least one sorbitan fatty acid ester oxyethylated with 4 to 20 mol of ethylene oxide and at least one C12-C24-fatty alcohol oxyethylated with 30 to 70 mol of ethylene oxide, and (e) cosmetically customary cationic resins, and (f) is free from anionic and cationic surfactants.
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COMPOSITION AND SYSTEM FOR HAIR COLORING AND COLOR RETENTION

(WO2006086444) 17.08.2006 A61Q 5/10 FAROUK SYSTEMS, INC.
A composition and system for use in coloring hair and improving color retention properties in colored hair. The composition of the present invention preferably includes hair dye and a copolymer of isobutylmethacrylate and silicone grafted acrylate in isoparaffm, whereby these components are combined in an aqueous based, or alternatively, a nonaqueous based solution. The system includes the step of applying the hair coloring solution to the hair.
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3-AMINO-2-AMINOMETHYLPHENOL DERIVATIVES AND COLORANTS COMPRISING THESE COMPOUNDS

(WO2006086374) 17.08.2006 C07C 215/76 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
3-Amino-2-aminomethylphenol derivatives of the general formula (I) or physiologically compatible, water-soluble salts thereof, and agent comprising these compounds for the oxidative coloring of keratin fibers.
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PROTECTIVE DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DYEING HAIR USING THE PROTECTIVE DEVICE

(WO2006081632) 10.08.2006 A45D 19/00 DORIG, Edith Rachel
A cover (10) for placing over an ear, the cover (10) comprising a sheet (12) of substantially fluid impervious material defining an ear enclosing space (14), the ear enclosing space having an opening (16) surrounded by an elastic material (18). The opening (18) is smaller than a periphery of an auricle of the ear when the elastic material (16) is in a non-stretched state. The opening is expandable by stretching the elastic material to enable the cover to be placed over an ear. When the cover is positioned on an ear, an edge of the opening lies adjacent a juncture between the head and the ear and the sheet of material substantially encloses external surfaces of the auricle of the ear. The sheet of flexible material may be an elastic material...
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USE OF CATIONIC AZACYANINE DYES FOR COLORING KERATIN FIBERS

(WO2006081246) 03.08.2006 C09B 55/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to the use of cationic azacyanine dyes of the formula (Ia) or (Ib) for coloring keratin fibers, and to a method of coloring hair with various degrees of damage.
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AGENTS FOR COLORING KERATIN FIBERS

(WO2006081245) 03.08.2006 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to agents for coloring keratin fibers which comprise at least one zwitterionic azo dye of the general formula (I) where is an alkylsulfonate radical of the formula (II)
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COLORANTS COMPRISING CATIONIC AZACYANINE DYES

(WO2006081244) 03.08.2006 C09B 55/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to agents comprising cationic azacyanine dyes of the formula (I) for coloring keratin fibers, such as, for example, wool, silk or furs and in particular human hair (I) (where X1 is N-R1, O or S and X2 is N-R2, O or S), and to a method of coloring hair with varying degrees of damage.
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THE USE OF HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT CROSSLINKED, WATER-SOLUBLE CATIONIC POLYMERS IN HAIR CARE FORMULATIONS

(WO2006079597) 03.08.2006 A61Q 5/04 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
High molecular weight, crosslinked, water-soluble cationic polymers, such as poly(diallyldialkyl ammonium) halides, give superior performance to conventional polymers in hair care applications, particularly as conditioning agents for hair together with or after a beautification treatment such as relaxing, waving, perming, coloring, straightening or bleaching.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING BENZOTHIAZOLE-4-, 7-DIAMINES, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006078800) 27.07.2006 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one benzothiazole-4,7-diamine keratin dyeing compound and derivatives thereof. This invention further relates to a method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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COSMETIC COLOR DETERMINATE SYSTEM WITH INFRARED SENSING

(WO2006074241) 13.07.2006 A61B 5/00 AEVORA BEAUTY CONCEPTS, LLC.
Systems and methods use infrared ('IR') wavelengths to assist in cosmetic determination of hair and skin color. Preferred embodiments include a light collector that has significant sensitivity to light waves having a wavelength above 700 nm, and in various contemplated embodiments the light collector has significant sensitivity to light waves above 750, 800, 850 nm, 900 nm, 1000 nm and/or 1100 nm.
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HAIR COLORING SYSTEM

(WO2006074142) 13.07.2006 A45D 19/18 MAGEE, Harvey
A hair coloring system (10) having a grid (20) and associated quads (90) (100) (110). The quads are held against the scalp with a tie-down tool (140). Such placement allows the dyeing of hair up to the root structure. A hair manipulating tool (170) enables a user to separate the hair into manageable quantities. The hair manipulating tool also enables the user to efficiently thread the hair strand through the quad structure.
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OIL ABSORBENT WIPE WITH HIGH CRUMPABILITY

(WO2006073853) 13.07.2006 A61K 8/02 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
There is provided an oil absorbing wipe material suitable for wiping a users' skin or hair and a method for their manufacture. The wipes comprise at least an oil absorbing porous coextruded film of a crystalline thermoplastic material with a solid diluant containing crumpable layer and a generally nontacky layer, which is a microporous layer of a thermoplastic material and a diluent. The wipe changes transparency or color when loaded with oil to provide an oil absorption indication functionality. The wipe is capable of forming a compact ball by crumpling a 10 cm by 10 cm sample to a diameter of 3.0 cm or less.
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HERBAL BLACK DYE USED IN BEAUTIFYING THE HAIR AND ITS APPLICATIONS

(WO2006061847) 15.06.2006 A61K 8/97 COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
The present invention relates to the development of a herbal black dye from natural materials comprising the extracts of Juglans regia, Indigofera tinctoria, Terminalia chebula, Acacia sinuata, Lawsonia inermis, Trigonella foenum-graecum, Sapindus mukorossi., Eclipta alba, Emblica officinalis, Acacia catechu and Piper bed e. The dye is safe, non toxic, antiallergic, anti-dandruff and free from any toxic symptoms like itching. It is dark in colour and the composition is used in a powder/cream/paste/oil form as a coloring agent in textiles, leather polishing, cosmetics and in beautifying the hair.
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006060570) 08.06.2006 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to an oxidative hair colouring and bleaching composition comprising an oxidizing agent, a source of carbonate ions, an alkalising agent, and specific dyes, as defined herein below, utilised at pH 9.5 and below which improved colour delivery and intensity whereby different colours/ shades and chromophores are provided, are compatible with current dyes and dye precursor systems and result in improved lift and lightening for blonde shades, excellent dye deposition and colour and improved grey coverage. Moreover, the compositions of the present invention also exhibit low odour and deliver a high level of lift and lightening equal to the currently utilised ammonia/peroxide systems, whilst reducing the concentration ...
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006060567) 08.06.2006 A61K 8/22 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to an oxidative hair colouring and bleaching composition comprising an oxidizing agent, a source of carbonate ions, an alkalising agent, and preformed dyes, utilised at pH 9.5 and below which improved colour delivery, intensity and vibrancy, which are compatible with current dyes and dye precursor systems. Moreover, the compositions of the present invention also exhibit low odour and deliver a high level of lift and lightening equal to the currently utilised ammonia/peroxide systems, whilst reducing the concentration of peroxide and reducing the hair fibre damage.
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HIGH LEVEL CARBONATE AND/OR OXIDANT HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006060565) 08.06.2006 A61K 8/22 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to an oxidative hair colouring and bleaching composition comprising an oxidizing agent, a source of carbonate ions, and an alkalising agent, wherein the composition comprises at least 4% by weight of hydrogen peroxide or a source of carbonate ions, utilised at pH 9.5 and below and wherein said composition is free of a source of radical scavengers which result in improved lift and lightening for blonde shades, excellent dye deposition and colour and improved grey coverage. Moreover, the compositions of the present invention also exhibit low odour and deliver a high level of lift and lightening equal to the currently utilised ammonia/peroxide systems, whilst reducing the concentration of peroxide and reducing the...
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PYRAZOLE AZOMETHINES AND COLORANTS CONTAINING THESE COMPOUNDS

(WO2006060564) 08.06.2006 C09B 55/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The object of the present invention is new pyrazole azomethines of Formula (I), (Ia), or (Ib), as well as agents containing these compounds for oxidative coloring of keratin fibers.
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FOAMABLE ALCOHOL

(WO2006055017) 26.05.2006 C11D 1/02 NOVAK, John, T
The present invention is a foamed alcohol. Alcohol, such as ethyl alcohol is combined with a fluoro-surfactant and water. Optionally, additional ingredients such as fragrance, color, moisturizers, conditioners, sunscreen, etc. can be added. The fluoro-surfactant reduces the surface tension of the alcohol allowing it to be foamed without reducing the effectiveness of the alcohol in sterilizing and sanitizing. The invention mixture foams when dispensed as an aerosol or pumped through a foam pump. The foam is easy to apply, and liquefies as a user smears it on his or her hands or other surface. In an alternative embodiment the foamable alcohol has at least one active ingredient. The active ingredient can be a prescription or non-prescription d...
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HAIR COLORING AND COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CARBON NANOTUBES

(WO2006052276) 18.05.2006 A61K 8/00 E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
The invention provides new hair colorant and cosmetic compositions comprising carbon nanotubes that have either been chemically functionalized or physically modified to increase their affinity for hair.
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VOLUMETRIC SHADOWS FOR COMPUTER ANIMATION

(WO2006049870) 11.05.2006 G06T 15/60 PACIFIC DATA IMAGES LLC
A computer-rendered image of a three-dimensional scene includes a volumetric shadow cast by one or more objects in the scene. The data for the objects are rasterized to generate occlusion information that describes how objects within the volume occlude light. This information may be stored in an acceleration structure, which relates the occlusion information to volume elements within the occluding volume. A volumetric shadow is computed by tracing a ray through the occluding volume, the shadow based on the accumulated shading, effects of the volume elements on the traced ray. An artist--driven lighting model may be used to compute the shadow rather than a model based on pure physics. This model may provide a number of adjustable tools f...
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METHODS OF RAPID HAIR DYEING

(WO2006036747) 06.04.2006 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a method of hair colouring and bleaching compositions providing a composition comprising i) at least one source of peroxymonocarbonate ions, ii) at least one alkalizing agent, preferably a source of ammonium ions, and iii) at least one radical scavenger, wherein said composition has a pH of up to 9.5, and applying the composition to the hair and retaining on the hair for a period of less than 20 minutes, which provide a high level of lift and lightening and the required dye deposition and grey coverage whilst reducing the concentration of peroxide, the ammonia odour and reducing the hair fibre damage.
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ATTERO-CHROMIC COLOR AGGREGATES

(WO2006031361) 23.03.2006 A61K 8/00 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Compositions are provided which change color or modify a color characteristic of a personal care product in response to the application of mechanical energy, such as is provided by the user during application of the product. Methods of making color-changing compositions and personal care products incorporating color-changing compounds are also disclosed.
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PEPTIDE-BASED BODY SURFACE REAGENTS FOR PERSONAL CARE

(WO2006028503) 16.03.2006 A61K 6/00 E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
Peptides have been identified that bind with high affinity to body surfaces, such as hair, skin, nails, teeth, gums, corneal tissue, and oral cavity surfaces. Peptide-based body surface reagents formed by coupling a body surface binding peptide to a benefit agent are described. The peptide-based body surface reagents include peptide-based hair conditioners, hair colorant, skin conditioners, skin colorants, nail colorants and oral care reagents. The peptide-based hair conditioners and hair colorants are comprised of a hair-binding peptide coupled to a hair conditioning agent or a coloring agent, respectively. The peptide-based skin conditioners and skin colorants are comprised of a skin-binding peptide coupled to a skin conditioning agent or...
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METHOD AND KIT FOR MODIFYING THE COLORATION OF KERATINOUS FIBRES

(WO2006026851) 16.03.2006 A61K 8/22 LES PRODUITS VERNICO LTEE
A method for permanently modifying a color of keratinous fibres which comprises the steps of: - first providing a mixture of three compositions A, B and C, wherein said composition A comprises at least a reducing agent and optionally a coloring compound, said composition B comprises at least an alkalizing compound and said composition C comprises at least an oxidizing compound; - applying said mixture to keratinous fibres for a suitable period of time for modifying the color of said keratinous fibres; and - removing said mixture from said keratinous fibres.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006026495) 09.03.2006 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one bicyclic 5-6 systems of aza heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds wherein the 5-membered rings have one to three nitrogen atoms and an N-hydroxy or N-amino group and derivatives thereof. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006026488) 09.03.2006 A61K 8/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one 5-membered aza heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compound with an N-hydroxy or N-amino group and derivatives thereof. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006026487) 09.03.2006 A61K 8/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one bicyclic fused 5-5-membered aza heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compound with an N-hydroxy or N-amino group and derivatives thereof. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006026433) 09.03.2006 A61K 8/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one bicyclic fused 5-5-membered aza heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds having a ring junction nitrogen and an N-hydroxy or N-amino group and derivatives thereof. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2006026432) 09.03.2006 A61K 8/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and at least one bicyclic fused 5-5-membered aza heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds having a ring junction nitrogen and an N-hydroxy or N-amino group and derivatives thereof. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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A HIGH AQUEOUS OXIDATION HAIRCOLOR SYSTEM

(WO2006023842) 02.03.2006 A61Q 5/10 COMBE INCORPORATED
The invention provides an oxidation haircolor system comprising a dye phase and a developer phase, wherein the dye phase includes: a) a water soluble nonionic surfactant; b) a water soluble anionic polymer; c) water; d) oxidation dye intermediates; e) dye antioxidants and stabilizers; and the developer phase comprises: a) a secondary ethoxylated fatty alcohols or b) an alkyl phenol ethoxylates or c) a combination of the two types of surfactants, d) an oxidizer; and e) water.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2006021526) 02.03.2006 C11D 3/28 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain sterically hindered alkoxyamine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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HAIRPIECE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

(WO2006020176) 23.02.2006 A41G 3/00 JANE GENESI INTERNATIONAL
A hair replacement or hairpiece that comprises a base woven with natural human hair, color amended and attached such as to simulate a natural growth pattern, hair density and hairline appearance and a method for making same. The hairpiece comprises a base with a front area (12) comprised of coated lace, a back area (18) comprised of about three pieces and reinforced with polyurethane; a knotting pattern wherein the front and crown areas are comprised of hair fired to the base with single hair split knots, the side and top areas are comprised of hair fired to the base with alternating single hair flat knots and single hair split knots and the back area comprises hair fixed to the base with single hair flat knots; and a color pattern wherein ...
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TRANSPARENT TOPICAL COSMETIC GEL HAVING COLORED FIBERS AND METHOD OF USING

(WO2006019604) 23.02.2006 A61K 8/81 AVON PRODUCTS INC.
There is provided a cosmetic gel. The gel has a multiplicity of colored fibers; one or more gellants; a film former different than the gellant if need for the gel to dry to a smooth film; and one or more liquid vehicles. The gel is substantially translucent, preferably transparent, and has a viscosity of about 100,000 cps to about 300,000 cps. The colored fibers are dispersed within the gel. The cosmetic gel dries to a dry, smooth film upon topical application. There is also a method for imparting color to the skin, hair, eyebrows, and eyelashes.
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COLOR COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

(WO2006012334) 02.02.2006 A61K 8/00 KENNEDY/MATSUMOTO DESIGN LLC
A temporary hair color composition and a method of using this color composition. The temporary hair color composition is in a form suitable for application to hair and includes water, a co-solvent, a gelling agent selected from a soap gelling agent and a gellan gum gelling agent, and a coloring agent. The color composition results in a that may by applied using pressure and which does not drip. As such, the color composition may be easily applied. The color compositions may be used such that the same color results even though the color of the underlying substrate is substantially different.
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COSMETIC POWDER COMPOSITIONS HAVING LARGE PARTICLE SIZE COLOR TRAVEL EFFECT PIGMENTS

(WO2006005595) 19.01.2006 A61K 8/25 MERCK PATENT GMBH
A cosmetic composition preferably in powder form comprising pigments having a color travel effect, wherein said composition contains a sufficient amount of large particle size color travel pigments having a D50 particle size of at least 40 m up to about 150 m to retain the color travel effect upon application to skin.
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HAIR COLOURING OR BLEACHING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006002362) 05.01.2006 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention is a two part system for coloring or bleaching hair which comprises (i) a thin lotion optionally comprising an oxidative dye and comprising a solvent system and a surfactant system to trigger a thickening upon dilution with a developer, and (ii) a developer which comprises a scalp-irritating amount of an oxidising agent. In the system of the invention, the lotion has a Lamellar Phase Index of greater than 80%.
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A HAIR-DETECTION DEVICE

(WO2005102153) 03.11.2005 A61B 5/103 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
The present invention relates to a hair-detection device (100), with a source (80) of electromagnetic radiation and an imaging sensor (74), and with radiation selection means (83, 48). During use of the device, the selection means improve a ratio between the part of the emitted radiation that is coupled into a skin (8), homogenized via multiple scattering without much absorption in the skin, reaches the sensor (74) and thus provides an image of the skin, and the part that reaches the sensor via other ways, such as reflection at the skin surface. The radiation preferably has a wavelength between about 700 nm and 1100 nm. The radiation selection means may e.g. comprise a separate wall (83) around at least one of the source (80) and the sensor...
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2005099656) 27.10.2005 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more tricyclic fused 6-5-6 heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds having one heteroatom. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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SKIN SENSITIVITY TEST DEVICE AND METHOD

(WO2005098426) 20.10.2005 A61F 13/40 BOLBOT, John, Anthony
A test patch (1) has a reservoir layer (4) containing a first component of a multiple-component composition, such as a colourant component of a reactive hair dye formulation, and an adhesive layer (5), protected by a peelable film (6), by which it may be stuck to an area of skin (7). The test patch (1) also has a porous or apertured layer (3), protected by a removable release paper (2) or a replaceable equivalent, through which a second component of the multiple-component composition, such as an oxidiser component of the hair dye formulation, may be added to the reservoir layer (4). Alternatively, each component is added to an empty reservoir layer (4) through the porous layer (3). The components min and react within the reservoir layer (4)...
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS BICYCLIC 5-6 HETEROAROMATIC DYEING COMPOUNDS WITH ONE RING NITROGEN JUNCTION

(WO2005097052) 20.10.2005 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more bicyclic 5-6 heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds with one ring junction nitrogen one or two extra heteroatoms. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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DISULFIDE DYES, COMPOSITION COMPRISING THEM AND METHOD OF DYEING HAIR

(WO2005097051) 20.10.2005 A61K 8/46 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 each independently from each other are a residue of an organic dye; Y1 and Y2 each independently from each other are unsubstituted or substituted, straightchain or branched, interrupted or uninterrupted -C1-C10alkylene-; -C5-C10cycloalkylene-; C5-C10arylene; or-C5-C10arylene-(C1-C10alkylene)-; Z1 and Z2 independently from each other are Formula (II) are each independently from each other hydrogen; or unsubstituted or substituted, straight-chain or branched, monocyclic or polycyclic, interrupted or uninterrupted C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; C6-C10aryl; C6-C10aryl-C1-C10alkyl; or C5-C10alkyl(C5-C10aryl); r, q and n independently from each other are 0 or 1, if n is 0, Z3 is hydrogen; and if n is 1, Z3 is -S-; with ...
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HAIR COLORING APPARATUS FOR TWO COMPONENTS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

(WO2005096874) 20.10.2005 A45D 19/00 CAPRISTO, Michael
A hair coloring apparatus (21), kit, and related methods are provided. The apparatus (21) includes a container (23) having a medial body portion (25) and an inner container chamber (27) formed in the medial body portion (25) for containing a first hair coloring solution (29). The container (23) also includes an interior recess (31) for containing a second hair coloring solution (33) and a plunger (35) used for mixing the second hair coloring solution (33) into the first hair coloring solution (29) within the inner chamber (27). The apparatus (21) also includes a recess closing means such as a valve (51) to isolate the second hair coloring solution (33) from the first hair coloring solution (29) prior to mixing. The apparatus (21) also inclu...
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CATIONIC IMIDAZOLAZO DYES CONTAINING A 2, 5-DIAMINOPHENYL MOIETY

(WO2005095522) 13.10.2005 C09B 44/16 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are azo dyes of formula (1) , wherein R1 is hydrogen; C1-C14alkyl; hydroxy- C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; a radical of formula (1a) -(CH2)n1-O-(CH2)n2-CH3; a radical of formula (1b) C10aryl; or C6-C10aryl-C1-C6alkyl; R3 is hydrogen; C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; C6-C10aryl; C6-C10aryl-C1-C6alkyl; or CO-R6; R4 is CO-R6; R5 is C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; C6-C10aryl; or C6-C10aryl-C1-C6alkyl; R6 is hydrogen; C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; or C6-C10aryl; R7, R8, R9 and R10, independently from each other are hydrogen; or C1-C5alkyl; m is 1; or 2; An- is an anion; If m = 1, R2 is hydrogen; C1-C14alkyl; C2-C14alkenyl; a radical of formula (1a); a radical of formula (1b) ; C6-C10aryl; or C6-C10aryl-C1-C6alkyl; If m = 2, R2 is the direct bond; or...
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COLOR SIMULATION SYSTEM FOR HAIR COLORING

(WO2005089589) 29.09.2005 A45D 44/00 WELLA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
A color simulation system includes: a base screen displaying section that displays a base screen having first through fifth layers; a first input section (6) that receives an input of choice indicating one of hair colors registered in a hair color data storage section (3); a second input section (7) that receives an input of choice indicating two hair color preparations selected from hair color preparations registered in a hair color preparation data storage section (4), together with a mixing ratio between the selected two hair color preparations; a first image displaying section (8) that displays a hair line image with predetermined transparency on the first layer; a second image display ing section (9) that displays the selected hair col...
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2005087187) 22.09.2005 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Tricyclic 5-6-5 heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds having two heteroatoms. Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more tricyclic 5-6-5 heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds having two heteroatoms. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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PAINT AND HAIR DYE DISPENSERS

(WO2005082510) 09.09.2005 B01F 13/10 LENTEQ, LP
In accordance with the present invention there is provided novel and unique automatic and manual colorant and hair dye dispensers that are easy to operate and provides precision mixing of a large number of colorants and hair dye to make an almost infinite number of colors. The machines are relatively light in weight, easy to operate and maintain and the various components can be readily and easily replaced. In the colorant dispenser this is principally due to the fact that the colorant canisters are supported by a central column and the conventional use of a massive turntable supporting the canisters have been eliminated. In both the automatic and manual illustrated embodiments there is shown six (6) pie-shaped triangular canister units (di...
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2005079735) 01.09.2005 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more bicyclic 5-5 heteroaromatic compounds having a ring junction nitrogen and incorporating thia or oxa heteroatoms heteroatoms. A method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR INFERRING EYE COLOR AND HAIR COLOR

(WO2005079331) 01.09.2005 C07H 21/04 DNAPRINT GENOMICS, INC.
Methods for inferring eye color or eye shade of an individual from a nucleic acid sample of the individual by detecting the nucleotide occurrence of an eye color related single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) as set forth in SEQ ID NOS:1 to 7 and, optionally,, SEQ NOS:8 to 10 and/or SEQ ID NOS:26 to 48, are provided. Also provided are methods for inferring hair color or hair shade of an individual from a nucleic acid sample of the individual by detecting the nucleotide occurrence of a hair color related SNP as set forth in SEQ ID NOS:11 to 25. Methods for inferring eye color/shade andVor hair color/shade of an individual from a protein sample of the individual by detecting an amino acid residue encoded by the nucleotide occurrence of an eye c...
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2005077324) 25.08.2005 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention relates to a composition for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more bicyclic fused 5-5 heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds with two or three heteroatoms. This invention further relates to a method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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KERATIN DYEING COMPOUNDS, KERATIN DYEING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THEM, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2005074875) 18.08.2005 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention further relates to a composition for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising a medium suitable for dyeing and one or more 5-membered heteroaromatic keratin dyeing compounds with one, tow, or three heteroatoms. This invention further relates to a method for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers, comprising applying such compositions in the presence of an oxidizing agent, for a period sufficient to develop the desired coloration.
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METHOD OF COLORING WITH CAPPED DIAZOTIZED COMPOUND AND COUPLING COMPONENT

(WO2005058840) 30.06.2005 B27K 5/02 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to a method of coloring porous material, which comprises contacting the material being colored, with a) a capped diazonium compound of formula (1) wherein A+ is a cationic radical of an organic compound, B is a radical of an unsubstituted or substituted, aliphatic or aromatic amine, An is an anion,and b) optionally a coupling component. Further, the present invention relates to novel compounds and compositions thereof.
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HAIR HIGHLIGHTING ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR USING SAID ARTICLE

(WO2005058091) 30.06.2005 A45D 19/00 GLUBOCHANSKY, Yana
The invention relates to an article for use in highlighting sections of human hair, comprising a peroxygen compound and a hair dyeing composition, a separation (3) separating between the peroxygen compound and the hair dyeing composition, and means (6, 7) for drawing a section of hair through the article and for breaking the separation (3) such that the peroxygen compound and hair dyeing composition mix with one another and the section of hair becomes dyed after a predetermined amount of time. The invention also relates to a method and a system for highlighting sections of human hair.
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ONE-SHAPE PERMANENT HAIR COLOR OF PASTE TYPE

(WO2005055966) 23.06.2005 A61Q 5/10 DAEBONG LS, LTD.
The present invention relates to a one-formulation type oxidative permanent hair dye in the form of paste, in particular, to a one-formulation type oxidative permanent hair dye in the form of paste prepared by incorporating a treatment oil not containing water moisture selected from a fatty oil, a mineral oil, a plant oil and a silicon oil into a conventional one-formulation type oxidative permanent hair dye comprising a dye, an oxidizing agent, a thickener and an additive selected from the group consisting of a chelating agent, a perfume, a surfactant, a pH modifier, a stabilizing agent, an oil-dispensing agent and a hair protecting agent. The present invention hair color makes it possible to overcome shortcomings such as inconvenience in ...
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COLORIMETRIC SUBSTRATES, COLORIMETRIC SENSORS, AND METHODS OF USE

(WO2005042771) 12.05.2005 C12Q 1/04 ETHICON, INC.
Described herein is a substrate comprising at least one colorimetric component attached to a peptide, as well as methods for detecting a modification of said substrate. Also described are methods of detecting the presence or absence of a protein, for example, a protein produced by a microorganism, by contacting a substrate with a sample. If the sample contains the protein of interest, the substrate is modified and a visible color change results, indicating the presence or absence of the protein in the sample. The present invention also features biosensors and kits for detecting the presence or absence of microorganisms and/or proteins in a sample.
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COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING BOTH NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL HAIR COLOR FROM ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT DAMAGE

(WO2005041914) 12.05.2005 A61K 8/42 ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC
An improved composition and method for protecting both natural and artificial hair color from the harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation is provided. The composition includes melanin, an ultraviolet absorber, and a cationic surfactant. The composition may also include other ingredients such as additional cationic surfactants, hair conditioning agents, dispersing agents, rheology modifiers, emulsifiers, antioxidants, film formers, and water. A method of protecting hair color from ultraviolet radiation includes applying the composition to natural or artificial hair.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2005041905) 12.05.2005 A61K 8/40 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain dialkylhydroxyamine stabilizers, dialkylhydroxylamine stabilizer salts, nitrone stabilizers or amine oxide stabilizers. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, haircare products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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SET FOR PRECISE DYEING OF INDIVIDUAL HAIR AND FOR DYEING HAIR TUFTS WITH THE WAY OF PROTECTING THE UNDYED HAIR

(WO2005032300) 14.04.2005 A45D 19/00 VRUS-PERVAN, Iris
The turning of little wheel (11) moves nut (12) that pushes axles (15). They push pistons (7) and (8), which press out the ingredients from the containers through openings (19) and (20), which are closed by turning carrier (2) inside of which there is spiral (3) made of segments. Each next segment has a spiral of opposite winding sense and with a mutual angular shift at 90 degrees. Along the periphery it has openings (3C) so that the ingredients being pressed through the segments pass from one channel into another and additionally mix. The pincers for tufts consist of: body (21), upper part (23), axle (25) and spiral spring (26), which ensures the dye pressing-out from upper and lower spongy rubber (24) onto the tuft. By pressing the levers...
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PEPTIDE-BASED CONDITIONERS AND COLORANTS FOR HAIR, SKIN, AND NAILS

(WO2005025505) 24.03.2005 A61K 8/64 E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
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 based 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 ...
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HAIR COLORING DEVICE

(WO2005025368) 24.03.2005 A45D 19/00 CONAIR CORPORATION
A delivery system for a hair-coloring and streaking device by combining, in a single hand held appliance (1), a motor driven piston (12) and a modular liquid colorant container (9), in combination with an efficient spring-loaded clip (11) and comb (18). The invention features a carefully controlled interface between the hair and the liquid delivery system and a feature that reverses the motor (6) automatically when the device is shut off in order to empty the manifold (10) back into the reservoir (9) and to prevent subsequent leakage of fluid. In addition the invention includes a modular dye package employing an accordion pleated bottle (9) that allows reliable pressurizing with a simple motor driven piston (12).
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITION

(WO2005018589) 03.03.2005 A61K 8/41 UNILEVER PLC
A hair dye composition comprising: i) an oxidative hair dye intermediate; and ii) 0.0001 to 0.099 wt % of the total composition of an organic antioxidant, wherein the desired shade of the hair is reached often more than one application of the composition.
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HAIR AND SKIN ALTERING AND PROTECTING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005016291) 24.02.2005 A61K 8/81 ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
What is described herein are compositions for treating hair and skin containing a cationic polymer derived from an N-vinyl lactam, preferably vinyl pyrrolidone (VP), a dimethylaminoalkylmethacrylamide, preferably dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide (DMAPMA) and a quaternized C9 to C24 alkyl dimethylaminoalkyl (meth)acrylamide, preferably quaternized dimethylaminopropyl (meth)acrylamide (QDMAPMA) in a cosmetically acceptable concentration range. Hair, skin and other personal care compositions which include these and similar polymers described herein exhibit low tackiness, superior fixative properties and high humidity resistance as well as excellent penetrating and conditioning properties for oxidizing or reducing compositions as required in ...
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HAIR COLORING SYSTEM AND TEST DEVICE CAPABLE OF BEING USED IN SUCH A SYSTEM

(WO2005013759) 17.02.2005 A45D 34/04 L'OREAL
The application relates to a packaging system for a hair coloring product containing: i) at least one container (102) holding a composition comprising at least one hair colorant, said composition forming or intended to form a hair coloring product ; and ii) at least one test device (20) designed to perform a patch test and incorporating a tube (21) delimiting an internal space containing a dose of said composition, the tube incorporating an outlet aperture (29) and being arranged to cause said composition to be expelled from said outlet aperture (29) in response to excess pressure within the internal space of the tube or when the latter is vented via at least one passage separate from the outlet aperture (29).
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CATIONIC DIRECT DYES

(WO2005012437) 10.02.2005 C09B 44/16 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to novel the cationic dyes of formula (1) wherein R1 is an unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14 alkyl or an aryl radical; X- is an anion; R3 is an unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14 alkyl, aryl radical, C1-C6 alkoxy, cyanid, nitro or halide; n is 1 or 2; and if n is 1, then R2 is hydrogen, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14 alkyl; or if n is 2, then R2 is an unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14 alkylen. Further, the present invention relates to compositions thereof, especially comprising other dyes, to processes for the preparation thereof and to the use thereof in the dyeing of organic material, such as keratin, wool, leather, silk, paper, cellulose or polyamides, and preferably human hair.
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THE COMPOSITION OF PERMANENT WAVE AND STRAIGHTNER WHICH CONTAINS THE BEADS

(WO2005011625) 10.02.2005 A61K 8/11 BEEBONG FINE CO., LTD.
The present invention relates to a permanent hair waving agent or a hair straightener comprising a bead, more particularly, to a permanent hair waving agent or a hair straightener comprising (a) a bead of a substance to be stable in a reducing agent, an alkaline chemical, an oxidizing agent, and in acidic and alkaline regions, in which the substance to be stable contains a certain amount of a nutritious substance for alleviating hair and scalp irritation and protecting and recovering hair and scalp; and (b) a certain amount of an aqueous thickener for dispersing the bead in aqueous alkaline and acidic solution with constant distribution pattern. The present permanent hair waving agent or a hair straightener can alleviate damage and irritati...
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METHOD OF PROVIDING MORE VIBRANT, NATURAL AND LONG-LASTING COLOR TO HAIR

(WO2005002534) 13.01.2005 A61K 8/22 UNILEVER PLC
A sequential method for dyeing hair which comprises: contacting the hair with a substantially inactive dye precursor mixture containing at least one primary intermediate and an optional coupler having at least 50% of the molecules comprising these precursors are in their non-anionic form, for a period of time, followed by contacting the hair with a developer mixture capable of oxidizing the hair dye precursors to react and form hair color molecules.
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HAIR DYEING METHOD INCLUDING AN ALIGNING STEP

(WO2005002533) 13.01.2005 A61K 8/22 UNILEVER PLC
A sequential method for dyeing hair which comprises: contacting the hair with a substantially inactive dye precursor mixture containing at least one primary intermediate and an optional coupler for a period of time, followed by applying a means for aligning the hair and distributing the oxidative dye precursors uniformly, followed by contacting the hair with a developer mixture capable of oxidizing the hair dye precursors to react and form hair colour molecules.
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METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR COLORING HAIR WITH TAURATE COPOLYMERS

(WO2004112736) 29.12.2004 A61K 7/13 UNILEVER PLC
A method and composition is provided for coloring hair. The method includes applying and thereafter removing from the hair a composition which includes a colorant formula incorporating an oxidation dye precursor and a developer formula incorporating an alkoxylated taurate copolymer in combination with hydrogen peroxide. The colorant and developer formulas are applied to the hair separately or together in a relative weight ratio of 10:1 to 1:10. Particularly preferred alkoxylated taurate copolymers are hydrophobically modified copolymers of acrylamidopropane sulphonic acid or salt and methacrylate esters of ethoxylated or propoxylated fatty alcohols.
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HAIR STYLING DOLL HEAD HAVING COLOR CHANGE HAIR CRIMPER

(WO2004108240) 16.12.2004 A63H 3/44 MATTEL, INC.
A doll head is supported by a body portion and includes a quantity of posable thermochromic reactive hair strands. A crimper inlcudes a pair of liquid receiving heads and crimping dies allowing the crimper to assume a desired temperature and impart a desired crimp to the poseable hair strands while simultaneously imparting a desired temperature to achieve color change of the crimped hair. The crimping dies are removable from the heads of the crimper to facilitates straightening of the hair using underlying flat thermally conductive plates on the interior surfaces of the crimpers heads.
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004108102) 16.12.2004 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair colouring and bleaching compositions comprising i) at least one source of peroxymonocarbonate ions, ii) at least one alkalizing agent, preferably a source of ammonium ions, and iii) at least one radical scavenger, wherein said composition has a pH of up to 9.5, which provide a high level of lift and lightening and the required dye deposition and grey coverage whilst reducing the concentration of peroxide, the ammonia odour and reducing the hair fibre damage.
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CUSTOMIZING PLAYERS IN A VIDEO GAME USING MORPHING FROM MORPH TARGETS AND OTHER ELEMENTS

(WO2004102357) 25.11.2004 A63F 13/00 ELECTRONIC ARTS INC.
In a video game, a player is allowed to create a character in the video game by selecting feature variables (fig, 2-3, 6-7, 10) according to two or more target features and a feature variable. The target features can be morph targets and the feature variable might represent relative distance of the player's desired feature relative to the morph targets. In a specific example, the player might be presented with two face shapes and an input slider for a corresponding feature variable where the resulting face feature of the character matches one of the morph targets when the input slider is at one extreme, matches the other morph target when the input slider is at the other extreme and is a combination of the morph targets when the input slide...
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METHOD OF PRODUCING MATCHED COATING COMPOSITION AND DEVICE USED THEREFOR

(WO2004101689) 25.11.2004 G01J 3/42 E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
The present invention is directed to a method and device that use spectral measurements of the color of a target coating on a substrate, such as auto body being matched. The method utilizes pigment mixture models to produce a matched coating composition that when applied as a coating matches in appearance with that of the target coating, while also providing other desired coating properties, such as durability, gloss and adhesion. Various colorant combinations are analyzed to produce approximate spectral curves that substantially match the spectral curve of the target color. A colorant optimization function is then used to identify the optimum formula. This function utilizes acceptability factors, such as closeness of match based on a color...
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HAIR COLOURING METHOD, COMPRISING REACTION OF A CAPPED DIAZONIUM COMPOUND WITH THE HAIR, AND RESPECTIVE COMPOSITIONS AND COMPOUNDS

(WO2004100912) 25.11.2004 A61K 8/40 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Process of colouring porous material, which comprises a) applying to the material being coloured at least one capped diazonium compound and b) then causing the capped diazonium compound present on the material to react with the hair. In addition, novel dyeing compounds and compositions thereof are claimed.
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HAIR COLORING TOOL

(WO2004100701) 25.11.2004 A45D 19/00 MCNAMARA, Helen
A hair-coloring tool includes an elongated body and a plurality of bristles projecting from the body adjacent one end thereof. The bristles are effective in applying coloring agents to the hair. Forming the opposite end of the body is a thin, metal rod that may be used for such techniques as foil highlighting.
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METHOD FOR GENERATING NON-REPEATING PATTERNS FOR PRINTING

(WO2004083959) 30.09.2004 B41J 3/407 KHAIKIN, Irena
Motifs and patterns are generated by computer and printed on fabric, paper or plastic materials in continuous non-repeating patterns. The data is produced automatically by a random math algorithm, so that each of the printed patterns is similar, but not identical. The layout is arranged in a random manner, so that every part of the print is unique and exclusive. The size, color, motifs as well as the level of similarity or variety of the motifs and any other parameter essential to the design are all managed by the software.
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CATIONIC DIMERIC DYES

(WO2004083312) 30.09.2004 A61Q 5/10 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to novel cationic dye of formula (1) and (1 a) wherein A is an organic radical of formula (2) or (3) wherein R1 and R2 are each independently of the other unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14alkyl or an aryl radical, R3 is hydrogen, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14alkoxy, cyan or halogenid, R4 is hydrogen, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C14alkyl or an aryl radical, and X is an anion. Further, the present invention relates to compositions thereof, especially comprising other dyes, to processes for the preparation thereof and to the use thereof in the dyeing of organic material, such as keratin, wool, leather, paper, silk, cellulose or polyamides, and preferably human ...
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METHOD FOR PREVENTING OR REDUCING COLOUR LOSS OF HAIR

(WO2004082646) 30.09.2004 A61K 7/06 QUEST INTERNATIONAL SERVICES B.V.
Polyphenols, particularly flavonoids e.g. those present in various plant and plant product extracts such as red grape skin extract and purple carrot extract, have been found to have the effect of preventing or reducing colour loss of hair, particularly human hair that has been coloured by oxidation dyeing. The invention thus provides a method of preventing or reducing colour loss of hair; use of polyphenols to prevent or reduce colour loss of hair, by applying to the hair one or more polyphenols.
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HAIR COLOR APPLICATION USING CLUSTER-MODIFIED WATER

(WO2004082423) 30.09.2004 A61K 8/02 AVEDA CORPORATION
The invention relates to methods of coloring the hair with cluster-modified water and the ability to achieve enhanced color and conditioning for the hair that is color-treated. The cluster-modified water can be ionized water such as alkalinic or acidic water, or structured water such as I or S water. In addition, the cluster-modified water can be applied to the hair as a pre-saturating treatment and/or a post-saturating treatment relative to the hair color treatment process. Additional benefits of the present invention are the ability to minimize the use of harsh chemicals and dyes while still achieving an enriched color, and increased softness and smoothness to the color-treated hair. The present invention can also be used with mordanting ...
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HAIRSTYLE ENHANCEMENT DEVICE

(WO2004080220) 23.09.2004 A41G 5/00 PEGGY KNIGHT SOLUTIONS, INC.
A hairstyle enhancement apparatus includes a flexible peripheral frame (4) and a grid of filaments (6) supported by the frame. Clumps of hairs (18) are attached to filaments (6) of the grid of filaments and the wearer's existing hair extends through open areas between the filaments to obscure the filaments and peripheral wire frame. The clumps of hair may differ from the wearer's existing hair in color, length and/or texture. The clumps of hair attached to the hair enhancement apparatus may themselves include hair of different colors, lengths, and textures. The clumps of hair may be designed to extend in different directions or they may be flexibly attached to the filaments such that they can be combed in any desired direction.
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CATIONIC DYES, THEIR PRODUCTION AND USE

(WO2004076564) 10.09.2004 A61Q 5/10 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to novel cationic dye of formula (1) wherein R1 and R7 are each independently of the other hydrogen, hydroxyl; unsubstituted or substituted C1-C6alkyl, aryl radical or C1I-C6alkoxy; or -NR3R4, wherein R3 and R4 are each independently of the other hydrogen, unsubstituted or substituted aryl radical or C1-C6alkyl, and R2 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C6alkyl, aryl radical or C1-C6alkoxy, -NR3R4, or an organic radical of formula (2) wherein R5 is hydrogen, unsubstituted or substituted aryl radical or C1-C6alkyl, and X is an anion. Further, the present invention relates to compositions thereof, especially comprising other dyes, to processes for the preparation thereof and to the use the...
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WATER-SOLUBLE SILK PROTEINS IN COMPOSITIONS FOR SKIN CARE, HAIR CARE OR HAIR COLORING

(WO2004073644) 02.09.2004 A61K 38/17 E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
Skin care, hair care and hair coloring compositions comprising a water-soluble silk protein as an active ingredient are described. The water-soluble silk protein deposits onto the skin or the natural hair keratin to provide a smooth and durable film to provide added strength for protection against environmental, chemical, and grooming associated damage. The compositions may be in the form of skin care, skin cleansing, or anti-wrinkle products, shampoos, conditioners, lotions, aerosols, gels, mousses, dyes, or bleaches.
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FORMULATION AND PROCESS FOR DETERMINING HAIR COLOR

(WO2004073502) 02.09.2004 A61Q 5/10 STEVEREX LLC
A system and method for formulation of a personalized permanent hair color product. The system and method are used to produce on-site at the salon or home, a permanent, semi permanent and/or stained hair color custom mixed to according to features and individual parameters for each person, based upon an assessment test completed by the individual or a professional, based upon the person's color test parameters and characteristics. The person is then able to choose the quadrant of color (i.e. light blonde, blonde, red, brown, dark brown), and receive a unique color based upon his or her own color test parameters. Color test parameters cannot only determine what colors work best with an individual's features, but also how best to structure it...
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HAIR COLORING DEVICE AND METHODS

(WO2004073448) 02.09.2004 A45D 19/00 KENNEDY, Melvin, R.
A hair coloring applicator (10) for applying a hair coloring material to one or more strands of hair using a rotating brush. The hair coloring applicator may include one or more brushes (12) rotatably coupled to a body (16). The body may include a housing (24) having at least one opening (28) for receiving one or more strands of hair. The brush may include a plurality of bristles (14) configured to contact the one or more strands of hair without tangling or snagging the hair. The bristles (14) of the brush (12) receive a hair coloring material (44) and apply the material to strands of hair by contacting the hair. The hair coloring applicator (10) may simultaneously apply one or more colors of hair coloring material (44) to strands of hair.
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CATIONIC SUBSTITUTED HYDRAZONE DYES

(WO2004072183) 26.08.2004 A61K 8/49 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to novel cationic dyes of formula (1), (2) or (3) and wherein R1 and R2 are each independently of the other a C1-C8alkyl radical or an unsubstituted or substituted benzyl radical, R3 is hydrogen, C1-C8alkyl, C1-C8alkoxy, cyanide or halide, and R4 is a C1-C8alkyl radical or an unsubstituted or substituted aryl radical, and X is an anion. Further, the present invention relates to compositions thereof, especially comprising other dyes, to processes for the preparation thereof and to the use thereof in the dyeing of organic material, such as keratin fibers, especially hair; or wool, leather, silk, cellulose or polyamides, and preferably human hair.
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COMPOSITION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF SELF-DIAGNOSIS AND REDUCTION CATALYST PROCESSING FOR PERMANENT & STRAIGHTER

(WO2004069214) 19.08.2004 A61K 8/44 BEEBONG FINE CO., LTD.
The present invention relates to compositions of first agents of a permanent hair waving agent and a hair straightener for self-diagnosis with a reducing catalyst, respectively, and their manufacturing methods thereof. More specifically, the present invention relates to compositions of first agents a permanent hair waving agent and a hair straightener for self-diagnosis with a reducing catalyst, respectively, and their manufacturing methods thereof, wherein each of the first agents is a reducing agent prepared in two different solutions of A and B and mixed in a predetermined ratio immediately prior to use. Upon mixing, the first agent gives rise to a peculiar color thus enabling to identify both active ingredients and the properties of the...
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LOW COLOR POLYISOBUTYLENE SUCCINIC ANHYDRIDE-DERIVED EMULSIFIERS

(WO2004065430) 05.08.2004 A61Q 5/00 THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION
The invention relates to new synthesis techniques to form emulsifiers of low color from maleic anhydride and polymers of isobutylene. These emulsifiers satisfy a need for a low color component with a long oil compatible hydrophobic tail and a short hydrophilic moiety.
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NON-FOAMING CLEANING AND CONDITIONING HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004061061) 22.07.2004 A61K 8/86 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There are disclosed non-foaming cleaning compositions, and non-foaming cleaning and conditioning compositions for the hair. The compositions have at least one non-ionic surfactant and, optionally, at least one conditioning ingredient. Preferably, the compositions have a cosmetically acceptable vehicle. There are also disclosed methods for cleaning hair, cleaning and conditioning hair, and protecting color-treated hair that include topically applying the compositions of the present invention.
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OIL ABSORBENT WIPE WITH HIGH CRUMPABILITY

(WO2004060329) 22.07.2004 B32B 3/26 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
There is provided an oil absorbing wipe material suitable for wiping a users' skin or hair and a method for their manufacture. The wipes comprise at least an oil absorbing porous film-like substrate of a crystalline thermoplastic material with at least 40 percent by weight of a nonparticulate filler. Generally, the wipe changes transparency or color (a change in L* of about 10 or more) when loaded with oil to provide an oil absorption indication functionality. The wipe is capable of forming a compact ball by crumpling to a diameter of 2.5 cm or less.
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TOUCH UP/MOUSTACHE HAIR FLUID APPLICATOR

(WO2004057998) 15.07.2004 A45D 19/00 NEW BASICS, INC.
A hair fluid applicator (10) dispensing member for dispensing a fluid includes a body having a proximate end (21) and a distal end (23) and a bendable neck (19) disposed between the proximate end (21) and the distal end (23). The dispensing member also includes a plurality of bristles (24) extending from the distal end. One or more orifices (30) can be provided in the distal end (23) that are fluidly connectable to the fluid during dispensing of the fluid. In other embodiments, the distal end includes a plurality of bristles with at least one of the bristles including an orifice that is fluidly connectable to the fluid during dispensing of the fluid. The fluid can include at least one of the dye, colorant, shampoo, conditioner, and hair str...
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FLOWABLE FLUID HAIR APPLICATOR

(WO2004057996) 15.07.2004 A45D 19/02 NEW BASICS, INC.
A hair fluid applicator (10) dispensing member for dispensing a fluid includes a body having at least two rows of substantially rigid teeth (24) extending therefrom. The rows of teeth are staggered along a longitudinal axis of the dispensing member with a majority of the teeth having a least one orifice (26) therein with each orifice being in fluid communication with the fluid during dispensing of the fluid. In a particular embodiment, the orifices in the teeth of each row face inward. The fluid can include at least one of dye, colorant, shampoo, conditioner, and hair straightener.
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METHOD FOR USING AN ELECTRONIC IMAGING DEVICE TO MEASURE COLOR

(WO2004056135) 01.07.2004 G01J 3/02 COLOR SAVVY SYSTEMS LIMITED
A color measurement device comprising a means (12) for electronically recording a digital color image, a target holder (14) extending from the recording means having a distal end (24), and a target (16) at the distal end of the holder, the target having one or more reference color regions thereon.
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DEVICE FOR METERING AND DELIVERING HAIR DYE OXIDATING BLENDS

(WO2004054698) 01.07.2004 A45D 19/00 GLOBAL S.R.L.
A dispenser (1) for delivering hair dye oxidating blends, of an oxidation type, comprising, in a housing (1), two large volume vessels (6, 7) for an oxidating liquid having a high volume number and a neutral thinning base, respectively, which vessels (6, 7) are associated to metering/delivering means (12, 12A) which are in turn interfaced with control hardware/software means, wherein the outlets (13, 13A) of said metering/delivering means open in a hollow (2) housing a cup (4) for receiving the delivered oxidating blend. The produced oxidating blends may have a volume number which is variable as desirable between a minimum value of, for example, 5 volumes, and a maximum value of, for example, 40 volumes. The dispenser (1) is provided for us...
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METHOD AND KIT FOR THE GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR

(WO2004047780) 10.06.2004 A61K 8/19 UNILEVER PLC
A method and kit for permanently dyeing hair is provided which includes subjecting said hair to a number of treatments having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments. The method and kit utilize a colorant composition with a part A and part B. The overall composition will contain an ammonium carbonate or carbamate salt in combination with a chelant, the latter being present at levels of at least 1%. The combination of ammonium salts and chelant achieve reduced hair damage, enhanced color deposition and enhanced bleaching. Particularly preferred is a combination of ammonium carbonate and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid salt.
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A METHOD FOR PURIFYING AND RECOVERING SILK PROTEINS IN SOLUBLE FORM AND USES THEREOF

(WO2004044172) 27.05.2004 C07K 14/435 E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
A method for purifying and recovering silk proteins in water-soluble form is described. The method is based upon precipitation of the silk protein at a temperature below room temperature, which results in a protein pellet that redissolves in water without the addition of harsh chemicals. When the precipitation is done at room temperature, the resulting protein pellet cannot be redissolved in water. Applications for the water-soluble silk proteins in cosmetics, skin care, hair care, hair coloring products, and for pigment coating and wound healing bandages are described.
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METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR HAIR COLORING AND HIGHLIGHTING

(WO2004041020) 21.05.2004 A45D 19/00 L'OREAL
Various methods, systems and structures relating to hair treatment are disclosed. They include a kit (20) made up of a hair dye and a hair highlight. The kit (20) may contain instructions (44) to apply the highlight while the hair remains moist. A bristled applicator (38) may be included in the kit (20) for use in applying highlight to the hair. Corresponding methods of use and marketing are also disclosed.
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PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR USING AN OXIDATION HAIR DYE PRECURSOR AND A METAL CYANATE

(WO2004039341) 13.05.2004 A61K 7/13 UNILEVER PLC
Compositions and methods for achieving permanent hair color change are described. These compositions include a mixture of: a) a composition A which comprises: i) at least one oxidation hair dye precursor;ii) a metal cyanate; and iii) an alkalizing agent; and b) and a composition B which comprises: i) an oxidizing compound; wherein the mixture of composition A and composition B has a pH of 7 to 11.
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NOVEL COMPOUNDS FOR HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004037218) 06.05.2004 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Hair-coloring compositions comprise at least one self-coupling compound of Formula (1) wherein R is a moiety selected from H, C1-3? alkyl and C1-3? hydroxyalkyl; R1? is a C1-3? alkylene radical and R2? is selected from H and C1-3? alkyl radicals.
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NATURAL GRAIN LEATHER

(WO2004035836) 29.04.2004 B05D 7/12 SETON COMPANY
A leather finishing process in which, in pertinent part, a warm water milling step is added after the base coat is applied to 'crust' leather and cured. The warm water contains at least one dye fixation agent including but not limited to about 0.1-2.0% by weight of formic acid. Moreover, the base coat itself is an aqueous base coat containing at least two polymers such as an acrylic salt or a polyurethane salt. Between the polymeric constituents of the base coat, the acid fixation agent, and the use of the warm water milling step after the base coat has been applied and dried, a surprisingly natural feel to the leather is attained without loss of excellent adhesion, wear-resistance and other properties when the leather is completely finishe...
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A TEMPORARY HAIR DYE COMPOSITION

(WO2004024829) 25.03.2004 A61K 8/41 COMBE INCORPORATED
A temporary hair dyeing composition which comprises: (a) a cationic dye; (b) a water soluble anionic polymer; and (c) water.
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METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ILLUMINATING HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS

(WO2004023850) 18.03.2004 A01M 1/04 COLOR KINETICS, INC.

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ONE STEP HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING WATER SOLUBLE CARBONATE RELEASING SALTS

(WO2004014328) 19.02.2004 A61K 8/19 UNILEVER PLC
A hair coloring composition comprising the following two compositions which are mixed just prior to application to the hair: (a) a composition comprising a water-soluble peroxygen oxidizing agent; and (b) a composition comprising one or more oxidative hair coloring agents selected from the group consisting of an aromatic diamine, an amino phenol, a naphthol, a polyhydric phenol, a catechol and mixtures thereof; wherein the composition comprising one or more oxidative hair coloring agents further comprises al least one water soluble carbonate releasing salts; and optionally a water soluble ammonium salt,is described.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITION AND METHOD

(WO2004012670) 12.02.2004 A61K 8/06 HAIRMARKER LLC
A hair dye composition that is particularly applicable by localized capillary action, and comprises one or more FD&C and D&C dyes, water, alcohol, a vinylpyrrolidone/styrene copolymer, and a polymeric ruboff protector component for preventing ruboff of the color of the dye.
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DYE CONTAINER AND HAIR DYEING DEVICE USING THE SAME

(WO2004010818) 05.02.2004 A45D 19/00 LEE, Jae-Kun
This invention relates to a device for performing dyeing operation such as bleaching, coloring, and coating using an electric power with a dye container attached. Main components of the invention are comprised of a body, a comb assembly, a pump and a piping member. The body composed of handle and head is equipped with a motor, battery and switch. The comb assembly composed of a plurality of teeth having respective conduits is rotatably fixed to the body. The pump is connected to the motor so as to feed the dye from the container attached to the body to the respective comb of the comb assembly with an enforced and uniform flow. The piping member is disposed at a flow path between the pump and the comb assembly so as to maintain a uniform flo...
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HAIR COLORING DEVICE WITH DETACHABLY CONNECTED BASE PART

(WO2004008906) 29.01.2004 A45D 19/00 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
The invention relates to an electrical device (2) for applying a hair coloring additive to hair, which device comprises a container (3) for hair coloring additive, said container (3) having a first side (4) and a second side (5), said first side (4) being covered by a base part (6) provided with hair contacting elements (7) and additive outlets (8), and an additive displacing member being provided in the vicinity of said second side (5), electrical actuator means (10) for forcing said additive displacing member (9) towards the base part for expelling additive from said container (3) through said additive outlets (8), the base part (6) being in its entirety detachably connected to the device (2). Since the base part can be detached in its en...
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HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING HYDROXY COMPOUNDS

(WO2004006875) 22.01.2004 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER N.V.
The invention provides a hair treatment composition such as a shampoo or conditioner suitable for topical application to hair for the repair and prevention of damage comprising a hydroxy compound having the following parameters: i) electrotopological state indice of OH S_sOH<9.26 (ii) multigraph information content indice BIC>0.8 (iii) electrotopological state indice of CH3 S_sCH3<6.26 and (iv) a molecular weight greater than 90 wherein the composition does not dye the hair. Preferred hydroxy compounds are 2-methyl-2-hexanol, 2-methyl-2-heptanol, 2-methyl-3-heptanol, 2-methyl-2-pentanol, 2-methyl-3-hexanol, 3-methyl-2-pentanol, 2-methyl-1-pentanol.
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HAIR COLOR MEASUREMENT AND TREATMENT

(WO2004002300) 08.01.2004 A61Q 5/10 SEETHROUGH LTD.
A method to change the color of hair. The method includes measuring an initial reflectance spectrum [Fig 1a (10)] of a sample of the hair and analyzing a contribution of a plurality of hair factors to the initial reflectance spectrum. The method also includes calculating a hair treatment based on another reflectance spectrum. A system to measure a reflectance spectrum of a sample includes an integrating sphere (12) having a sampling port (14) and an inner surface (16) and a window disposed (18) near the sampling port. The window is configured for being placed in close contact with the sample. The system also includes a light source (20) configured to project light onto the sample via the window and a light detector (22) configured to analyz...
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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREDICTING THE RESULT OF A COLORATION

(WO2004002265) 08.01.2004 A45D 44/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A method and apparatus for predicting the result of the coloration of a substrate by a coloring product. The method and apparatus involve the use of micro-processing system and are especially suitable for quickly and easily determining the result of hair coloration by a commercial hair dye product. Preferably a bar-code scanning device is used to input information relating to the product into the micro-processing system
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2003103622) 18.12.2003 A61K 8/41 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain hindered nitroxyl, hydroxylamine and hydroxylamine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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VIBRANT AND DURABLE HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING NON OXIDATIVE AZO THIOSULPHATE DYE MOLECULES

(WO2003103617) 18.12.2003 A61K 8/46 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to consumer improved hair colouring compositions, which provide improved vibrancy and durability of vibrancy, mulitfaceted colour and complete grey coverage both immediately after dyeing and over the wash and dry cycle. In particular the invention relates to hair coloring compositions comprising specified non oxidative azo thiosulphato dyes and their utilization in combination with oxidative coupler and developer dye systems.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION WITH COLOR CHANGE INDICATOR

(WO2003092636) 13.11.2003 A61K 8/29 UNILEVER PLC
A substantially dry composition, especially for personal care products is provided which includes a colorant activatable in water to release a visual color, and an oil-soluble carrier. The colorant is insoluble in the carrier and the visual color is not imparted to the composition in its substantially dry state. Addition of water to the composition activates a color change which renders the visual color perceivable by a consumer. Color changes can be associated as a signal of performance by a consumer.
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MACHINE FOR MAKING OXIDATION HAIR DYES IN PARTICULAR FOR HAIRDRESSERS

(WO2003090914) 06.11.2003 B01F 13/10 GLOBAL SRL
Machine for making hair dyes, of an oxidation type, in particular for hair dressers, comprising individual large volume vessels respectively for a concentrated primary blue color (1), a concentrated primary yellow color (2), a concentrated primary red color (3), an uncolored neutral base for thinning the concentrated primary colors (4), for a high volumetric number oxidating liquid (5), including hydrogen peroxide, as well as for a neutral base (6), i.e. without hydrogen peroxide for thinning the oxidating liquid, the vessels being coupled to delivery means (18) which can be finely metered and being controlled by a dedicated software-hardware system in which a plurality of different proportions of the individual components corresponding to ...
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PERSONAL CARE ARTICLE WITH DISTINCT ACTIVE ZONE

(WO2003090709) 06.11.2003 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A disposable, single-use, personal care article is disclosed having an active zone, an adjacent non-active zone, and interface therebetween; a benefit agent releasably associated with the active zone; a carrier solvent and optionally a visual indicator associated with the active zone. In one embodiment, the benefit agent, the carrier solvent, and a dye indicator are combined and applied as stripes on the article. The stripes will not substantially bleed into the adjacent non-active zone and will disappear during use of the article indicating that the benefit agent has been transferred to the skin or hair of the user.
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DURABLE HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITION

(WO2003090510) 06.11.2003 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair treatment composition is presented comprising organomodified silicones having defined physico-chemical properties and an additive which allows the organomodified silicone to be retained on the hair over longer periods of time than traditionally has been the case. The present composition finds particular application on hair that has been damaged through chemical treatments, such as occurs during permanent dyeing, bleaching and permanent waving.
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DURABLE FIBER TREATMENT COMPOSITION

(WO2003090508) 06.11.2003 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A fiber treatment composition is presented comprising organomodified silicones having defined physico-chemical properties and a additive which allows the organomodified silicone to be retained on the hair over longer periods of time than traditionally has been the case. The present composition finds particular application on hair that has been damaged through chemical treatments, such as occurs during permanent dyeing, bleaching and permanent waving.
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HAIR DYE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003089330) 30.10.2003 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER N.V.
A permanent hair dye composition together with a two compartment flexible walled container.The hair dye composition being such that it gradually dyes hair treated therewith on successive applications and; the container comprising three layers (11, 12, 13) of material which are completely peripherally sealed along the same peripheral seal thereby forming the two compartments (14, 15), the middle layer (12) having substantially uniform strength on those parts of its' surfaces which have contact with the two compartments (14, 15).
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DURABLE HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITION

(WO2003088939) 30.10.2003 A61K 8/895 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Topical compositions for treating hair are presented. The compositions comprise functionalized silicones having defined physicochemical properties that exhibit superior conditioning durability on hair than previously known silicone based conditioners, especially where the hair has been previously damaged through chemical treatments, such as occurs during permanent dyeing, bleaching and permanent waving.
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COMPOSITION FOR THE OXIDATION DYEING OF HUMAN KERATINOUS FIBRES

(WO2003084495) 16.10.2003 A61K 8/25 L'OREAL
The subject of the invention is a composition for the oxidation dyeing of human keratinous fibres and in particular hair comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium based on water and at a basic pH, at least one oxidation dye and an alkalinizing agent consisting of sodium metasilicate and aqueous ammonia, and the dyeing method using this composition.
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PRO-DYES CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS FOR DYEING KERATINOUS FIBERS

(WO2003082823) 09.10.2003 A61K 8/41 WELLA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Pro-dyes of direct dyes having an enzymatically-labile functionality, e.g. glutaramide derivatives of direct dyes of formula (I) or their physiologically acceptable salts, are described, as well as compositions for dyeing keratinous fibers containing these pro-dyes, as well as compositions for dyeing keratinous fibers containing a combination of at least one pro-dyes and at least one enzyme capable of cleaving the glutaramide functionality in the pro-dye. A method for dyeing keratinous fibers with the aforementioned dyeing compositions is also described.
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LIQUID FOAM BUILDER CONTAINING HYDROLYZED GRAIN PROTEIN

(WO2003080677) 02.10.2003 A61K 8/04 MIDWEST GRAIN PRODUCTS, INC.
Improved liquid foamer products, methods of preparation thereof, and end-use personal care products including the foamers are provided wherein the liquid foamers comprise a quantity of aqueous liquid hydrolyzed grain protein (e.g. aqueous liquid hydrolyzed wheat gluten protein) with an amount up to about 10% by weight of initially solid hydrolyzed grain protein (e.g. hydrolyzed wheat gluten protein powder) solubilized in the liquid ingredient. The foamer products have good foaming and color characteristics, and can be readily incorporated into a variety of personal care product formulations.
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ORGAN SHIELDS FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES

(WO2003079917) 02.10.2003 A61B 19/00 JEAN-FRANCOIS DURETTE, OCULARISTE INC.
Shields for protecting parts of the body during use of lasers or similar high intensity light. One of the shields is a dental shield shaped to conform to the typical dental alignment in the buccal area of the patient. Other shields are for protecting the genital areas of either a male or female patient. The female shield protects the vulva of a female patient. The male genital shield is a penile guard, in the form of a thick tube that is placed around the upper half of the penis when a procedure is performed for removing the hair follicles on the lower half part of the penis. The shields are made of a light color, preferably white, in order to disperse or reflect the energy and avoid the penetration of the laser or other light instruments a...
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METHOD FOR GRADUAL HAIR LIGHTENING

(WO2003075873) 18.09.2003 A61K 8/19 UNILEVER PLC
A method for lightening the color of hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a.) and b.) below:a.) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of:Part ai: ammonia in gel base or conditioner base at alkaline pH;Part aii: oxidizing compound in water with conditioning ingredients at acidic pH.b) rinsing said mixture from said hair with water;and wherein said number of treatments is between about 2 to about 30; and wherein said set time interval between each two consecutive treatments is between about 8 hours and 30 days. The hair may also be lighte...
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS BASED ON DIAMINOPYRAZOLE COMPOUNDS

(WO2003075872) 18.09.2003 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Hair-coloring compositions comprise at least one 1,3-diaminobenzene coupler of formula (1), wherein R is a moiety selected from formulae (2), (3) or (4) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are each independently selected from a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydroxy group, an amino group, a C1-C4 alkyl or haloalkyl group, a C1-C4 alkoxy or haloalkoxy group, and a nitrile group, in combination with one or more primary intermediates of Formula (5) wherein R6 and R7 are the same or different and are selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, a C1 to C4 alkyl group, a C2 to C4 hydroxyalkyl group, a benzyl group or a phenyl group, and R8 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, a C1 to C4 alkyl group, or a C2 to C4 hydro...
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METHOD OF GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR

(WO2003075871) 18.09.2003 A61K 8/22 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps (a) and (b) below: (a) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of: part ai: dye intermediates in water and fatty alcohol at alkaline pH, part aii: an oxidizing compound such as hydrogen peroxide in water at acidic pH (b) rinsing said mixture from said hair with water; and wherein said number of treatments is between about 2 to about 30; and wherein said set time interval between each two consecutive treatments is between about 8 hours and 30 days.
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GRADUAL PERMANENT COLOURING OF HAIR USING DYE INTERMEDIATES DISSOLVED IN ALKALINE AQUEOUS MEDIUM COMPRISING A GELLING AGENT

(WO2003075870) 18.09.2003 A61K 8/81 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a.) and b.) below:a.) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of:part ai: dye intermediates in water with a gelling agent at alkaline pH part aii an oxidizing compound such as hydrogen peroxide in water at acidic pH ;b.) rinsing said mixture from said hair with water;and wherein said number of treatments is between about 2 to about 30; and wherein said set time interval between each two consecutive treatments is between about 8 hours and 30 days.
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METHOD OF GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR

(WO2003074016) 12.09.2003 A61K 8/41 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a) and b) below: a) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of: i) part (ai) dye intermediates in water at alkaline pH with quaternary ammonium compounds; ii) part (aii) an oxidizing compound such as hydrogen peroxide in water at acidic pH; b) rinsing said mixture from said hair with water; and wherein said number of treatments is between about 2 to about 30; and wherein said set time interval between each two consecutive treatments is between about 8 hours and 30 days.
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PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF CATIONIC AZO COMPOUNDS

(WO2003072657) 04.09.2003 C09B 43/40 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
A process for the preparation of certain cationic azo compounds is described, as well as the use thereof for dyeing keratin-containing fibres, especially human hair, in which specific cationic azo dyes are used.
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COMPOSITIONS FOR DYEING KERATINOUS FIBRES COMPRISING A LEVELLING AGENT, USE AND METHOD

(WO2003072073) 04.09.2003 D06P 1/607 KAO CHEMICALS EUROPE S.L.
New dyeing compositions, containing improved levelling agents, for dyeing of keratinous fibres, especially human hair, making more uniform the colour of the dyed fibres, are provided. The compositions contain one or more compounds of the formulae (I) and/or (II), wherein R is an alkyl group or alkenyl group having 6 to 24 carbon atoms; R', R'' and R''' are independently a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms which is optionally hydroxylated; m has a value in the range of 4 to 10; n has a value in the range of 0 to 10; and p has a value in the range of 1 to 10, with the proviso that when p = 1, at least one of R', R'' and R''' is not a hydrogen atom.
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USE OF CERAMIDES AND SIMILAR COMPOUNDS IN HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003070209) 28.08.2003 A61K 8/68 QUEST INTERNATIONAL B.V.
A non-oxidative hair colouring composition, comprises ceramide or functionally similar related material, in the absence of phytantriol. The invention also provides a method of improving the colouring effects of non-oxidative hair colouring compositions, comprising application to the hair (during or after dyeing) of ceramide or functionally similar related material, in the absence of phytantriol. The invention also covers use of ceramide or functionally similar related material for the purpose of improving the colouring effects of a non-oxidative hair dye. The invention can be put into effect by incorporating ceramide or functionally similar related material into a hair care composition for use during non-oxidative dying of hair, where it ac...
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IMPROVEMENT OF NON-OXIDATIVE HAIR COLOURING USING YOGURT

(WO2003070208) 28.08.2003 A61K 8/98 QUEST INTERNATIONAL B.V.
A non-oxidative hair colouring composition, comprises yogurt or yogurt-derived material. The invention also provides a method of improving the colouring effects of non-oxidative hair colouring compositions, comprising application to the hair (during or after dyeing) of yogurt or a yogurt-derived material. The invention also covers use of yogurt or yogurt-derived material in a hair care composition for the purpose of improving the colouring effects of a non-oxidative hair dye. The invention can be put into effect by incorporating yogurt or yogurt-derived material into a hair care composition for use during non-oxidative dying of hair (i.e. a non-oxidative hair colouring composition) where it acts to improve dye deposition onto hair, or into ...
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HAIR-COLORING SYSTEM

(WO2003070183) 28.08.2003 A45D 19/02 LICARI LICENSING LLC
A hair coloring system comprising a multi-component hair color and a container (32) that separately stores therein the components (34, 35) of the hair color. When pressure is applied to the container (32) , a partition (42) between the components (34, 35) is moved so that the components (34, 35) are mixed together. An applicator (48) such as a spatula, brush or sponge, for example, may be attached to the container (32) in communication with an opening of the container (32).
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TWO STEP PERMANENT COLOURING OF HAIR

(WO2003068177) 21.08.2003 A61K 8/41 UNILEVER PLC
A method for treating hair which comprises: first contacting said hair with a substantially inactive mixture of oxidative hair dye precursors; and allowing said mixture to remain in said hair for a period of about 30 seconds to about 60 minutes; followed by contacting said hair with a developer to achieve long lasting hair colour change, is described.
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YELLOW CATIONIC DYES FOR DYING OF ORGANIC MATERIAL

(WO2003060015) 24.07.2003 C09B 26/04 CIBA SPECIALITY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The present invention relates to novel cationic yellow dyes of formula (1) wherein R1 and R2 are each independently of the other a C1-C8alkyl radical or an unsubstituted or substituted benzyl radical, R3 is hydrogen, C1-C8alkyl, C1-C8alkoxy, cyanide or halide, preferably hydrogen and X is an anion, with the proviso that at least one of the substitutents R1 is a benzyl radical and R2 is a methyl radical, R2 is not hydrogen, also to compositions therof, especially comprising other dyes, to processes for the preparation therof and to the use therof in the dyeing of organic material, such as keratin, wool, leather, silk, cellulose or polyamides, especially keratin-containging fibres, cotton or nylon, and preferably human hair.
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GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR USING DYE INTERMEDIATES IN A SHAMPOO BASE

(WO2003055458) 10.07.2003 A61K 8/41 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a.) and b.) below: a.) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of:part ai: oxidative dye intermediates in a shampoo base at alkaline pH and wherein part ai optionally has about 0.01 to about 5.0% of a conditioning agent; part aii: an oxidative compound in a shampoo base at acidic pH and wherein part ai optionally has about 0.01 to about 5.0% of a conditioning agent;with the proviso that at least one of part ai and part aii has about 0.01 to about 5.0% of a conditioning a...
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GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR USING DYE INTERMEDIATES IN A SHAMPOO BASE

(WO2003055457) 10.07.2003 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a) and b) below: a) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of: part ai: oxidative dye intermediates in a shampoo base at alkaline pH and wherein part ai optionally has about 0.01 to about 5.0% of a conditioning agent; and part ai optionally has about 0.01 to about 10.0% of a structurant; part aii: an oxidative compound in a shampoo base at acidic pH and wherein part ai optionally has about 0.01 to about 5.0% of a conditioning agent; and part ai optionally has about 0.01...
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ENHANCED COLOUR DEPOSITION FOR HAIR WITH SEQUESTERING AGENTS

(WO2003053386) 03.07.2003 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Hair colouring compositions which comprise: A) non-nitrogenous chelating agents from the groupconsisting of polyphosphate; phosphonates;hydroxycarboxylates; polyacrylates; zeolite; and mixtures thereof; B) an oxidative dye primary intermediate; and C) an oxidative dye coupler; D) and waterare described.The present invention also relates to a method for colouring hair which comprises contracting said hair with a haircolouring composition as described above.
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OIL ABSORBENT WIPE WITH RAPID VISUAL INDICATION

(WO2003043590) 30.05.2003 A45D 19/00 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
There is provided an oil absorbing wipe material suitable for wiping a users' skin or hair and a method for their manufacture. The wipes comprise at least an oil absorbing porous film-like substrate of a thermoplastic material. Generally, the wipe changes transparency or color (a change in L* of about 10 or more) when loaded with oil to provide an oil absorption indication functionality. The wipe is formed by (a) providing a porous film-like substrate of a thermoplastic material capable of absorbing facial or body oils and changing transparency or color, and (b) coating the porous substrate with oil, either continuously or in regions, wherein the oil coating is not sufficient to change the transparency or color of the substrate such that it...
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COLOR-CODED INDEX SYSTEM AND SYNCHRONIZED COLORED DEVICES FOR APPLICATION OF HAIR COLORING AND OTHER TREATMENT AND METHOD OF USE

(WO2003041532) 22.05.2003 A45D 19/00 HALL, Ginger
A color-coded indexing system and synchronized colored hair strips are a new innovation for the precise design and application of hair coloring agents. The color-coded indexing system allows the professional hair colorist to design specific hair coloring treatments and techniques to selected groups of segmented hair strands with varying degrees of color. This invention also includes thin sheets of laminated colored strips of varying sizes and shapes for applying and holding coloring agents in contact with natural or artificial hair and in an order established by the color-coded indexing system. Additionally, this invention describes an innovative manufacturing process that produces colored hair strips capable of use in the...
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DEVICE AND METHOD FOR APPLYING HAIR DYE TO HAIR

(WO2003034860) 01.05.2003 A45D 19/00 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
A device and a method for applying hair dye to hair. The device comprises a housing, a reservoir (2) for said hair dye, at least one opening (7) for said hair dye to pass through, and means for moving the hair dye from said reservoir to the hair via said at least one opening for the hair dye, wherein first heating means (10) are provided for heating the hair dye before said hair dye passes through said at least one opening for the hair dye. The method comprises the heating of the hair dye prior to the application of the hair.
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METHOD OF DYEING KERATIN-CONTAINING FIBRES

(WO2003032937) 24.04.2003 A61K 7/13 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
A method of dyeing keratin-containing fibres, especially human hair, which comprises using dyes of formula (1), wherein X?- is an anion.
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CATIONIC REACTIVE DYES

(WO2003029359) 10.04.2003 A61K 8/49 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDINGS INC.
Cationic reactive dyes of the general formula [A-(Dm?-B)x?]?n+ An?n- (1), wherein A is the radical of a cationic chromophore selected from the group of the acridine, anthraquinone, azine, azo, azomethine, benzimidazole, cyanine, diazo, dioxazine, ketoimine, methine, monoazo, nitro, oxazine, polymethine, quinoline, thiazole, triarylmethane and xanthene series, D is -NR-, -(NR'-(C1?-C7?alkylene)-NR')-, or a piperazinylene of formula (I), wherein R is hydrogen, C1?-C4?alkyl, -CO-C1?-C4?alkyl, -CO-phenyl, ortho-, meta- or para-(C6?H4?)-(C1?-C4?-alkyl), ortho-, meta- or para-(C6?H4?)-(C1?-C4?alkylene)-?+N(R7?R8?R9?) or -(C1?-C4?alkyl)-?+N(R7?R8?R9?), wherein R7?, R8? and R9? are each ...
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METHOD OF TREATING HAIR WITH HEAT AND A CAP WHICH PROVIDES A SIGNAL REGARDING TREATMENT

(WO2003024267) 27.03.2003 A45D 2/46 UNILEVER PLC
A hair covering which comprises a woven or nonwoven substrate comprising synthetic or natural materials, which are impregnated, or coated, or both, with a mutable dye is described.
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APPLICATION OF HAIR TREATMENTS AND OTHER FORMULATIONS

(WO2003020105) 13.03.2003 A01K 13/00 SCHOLZ, Steve
An entraining device (10) in the nature of a paint gun (12) receives pressurized air, which entrains a hair treatment formulation into the stream of pressurized air. This mixture is fed to an applicator (80) such as a brush (81). Once the mixture is fed onto the bristles (82) of the brush, an operator can apply it to color, highlight, or tint hair. The hair treatment formulation may be supplied by a storage chamber (30), which is part of or connected to the entraining device (10). The system could also be used for applying various treatments tot he skin or to other mammals.
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003015734) 27.02.2003 A61K 8/97 THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC
A hair colouring composition contains an oxidative hair dye and at least one antioxidant agent selected from the group consisting of rosmarinus officinalis, origanum vulgare, camellia sinensis, camellia oleifera, salvia officinalis, apium graveolen, thymus vulgaris, rosa canina and coriandrum sativum in combination with a suitable diluent or carrier. The hair colouring compositions are gentler on the skin and hair in that they reduce the effects of the oxidising agent on the hair and skin.
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ADVANCED COSMETIC COLOR ANALYSIS SYSTEM AND METHODS THEREFOR

(WO2003012728) 13.02.2003 G06T 7/40 AEVORA BEAUTY CONCEPTS, LLC
An advanced cosmetic color analysis system (Fig. 1) analyzes the color of a three dimensional object (element 120) to produce a plurality of color values for distinct subsets of a portion of the object, and a cosmetic analyzer (element 150) combines the color values to produce a cosmetic color determination that has relative weightings of multiple cosmetic colors. Contemplated systems are particularly useful for determination of suitable cosmetic products (or composition thereof) to achieve a particular and desired cosmetic appearance.
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TRANSITION METAL COMPLEXES AS DYE FORMING CATALYSTS IN HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003011237) 13.02.2003 A61K 8/19 UNILEVER PLC
A hair coloring composition comprising a first composition which comprises:(a) a dye forming transition metal salt or complex; which is first applied to the hair; and a second composition which comprises the following two compositions which are mixed just prior to application to the hair:(a) a composition comprising a water-soluble peroxygen oxidizing agent; and(b) a composition comprising one or more oxidative hair coloring agents selected from the group consisting of an aromatic diamine, an aminophenol, a polyhydric phenol a catechol and mixtures thereof.
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A DISSOLVING AGENT FOR MELANIN AND METHODS OF APPLYING SUCH AN AGENT TO KERATINOUS FIBERS

(WO2003011216) 13.02.2003 A61K 8/06 GEN3 PARTNERS, INC.
The invention is related to cosmetology, or, more exactly, to agents for hair activation, hair bleaching, hair coloring and hair conditioning. The invention may found application in the manufacture of cosmetic agents, in cosmetology, in hairdressing and for bleaching and coloring of any type of keratin-containing fibers, for example, eyelashes, natural wool, fur and plumes. The claimed group of inventions is based on the use of perfluoro-organic compounds as solvent for melanin. Emulsions containing perfluoro-organic compounds of the 'oil-in-water' type (direct emulsion) and 'water-in-oil' type (reverse emulsions) represent the compositions for treating keratin-containing fibers. Emulsions are stabilized by surfactants and contain dispersed...
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SKIN TREATING DEVICE COMPRISING A PROCESSOR FOR DETERMINATION OF THE RADIATION PULSE DOSE

(WO2003011159) 13.02.2003 A61B 17/00 KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
The invention relates to a device (1) for the treatment of skin (3) by means of radiation pulses. The device comprises a housing (7) accommodating a radiation source (15), a control unit (35) for controlling the radiation source, and a detector (37) for detecting an image of the skin. The control unit comprises a processor (51) which determines from said image a dimension (tR?) and a color of a target object (5') to be treated, and which determines from said dimension and color a pulse dose of the radiation source necessary for treating said target object. In a particular embodiment, the device (1) is a laser epilator, and the processor (51) determines the pulse dose that is necessary to destroy a hair root (49) of a hair (5) to be remove...
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A METHOD OF COLORING HAIR USING CATIONIC DYES

(WO2003006554) 23.01.2003 C09B 44/16 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The cationic dyes of formula (1) specified in claim 1 are suitable especially for colouring keratin-containing fibres, more especially for colouring hair.
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HAIR COLORING KIT

(WO2003003993) 16.01.2003 A45D 19/02 STANLEY, Virgil
The present invention entails a hair coloring kit that enables a person to mix or formulate a plurality of different hair color compositions. The kit includes a base composition (20) or hair spray, a group of color concentrates (30), and a dispenser (40). One or more of the color concentrates (30) is mixed with the base composition (20) in the dispenser (40) to form a hair coloring composition of a particular color. Thereafter, the formed hair coloring can be sprayed onto the hair of a person.
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HAIR COLOURANTS

(WO2002100363) 19.12.2002 A61K 8/20 HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC
A composition comprising a cationic dye which is substantive to hair and amphoteric surfactant wherein said amphoteric surfactant consists, at least predominantly of a betaine, preferably a C12-25? alkyl amidopropyl betaine, and the formulation contains less than 15% by weight of sodium chloride based on the weight of betaine.
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TWO-PHASE COMPOSITION HAVING A VISIBLE PATTERN

(WO2002100358) 19.12.2002 A45D 40/16 THIBIANT, Patrick
A dual phase product is comprised of at least a first phase colored with an effective amount of a coloring agent to contrast with at least a second phase, whereby said at least a first phase is disposed to form a visually attractive pattern within said at least a second phase, and such pattern may be viewed through a container housing the novel composition of the invention and its enhanced spiral means. A method and apparatus are provided that allows two or more compositions to be filled with a spiral configuration into a single container. Each product may have completely different chemical and physical properties, and each product may have a different function and purpose. The method includes providing at least two compounds, arranged in s...
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METHOD OF USING OPTICALLY-ACTIVATED PARTICLES IN COSMETIC PREPARATIONS

(WO2002098374) 12.12.2002 A61K 8/11 LIPO CHEMICALS, INC.
Optically-activated particles for use in cosmetic preparations. The optically-activated particles include a plurality of substrate particles selected from the group consisting of nylons, acrylics, polyesters, other plastic polymers, natural materials, regenerated cellulose, metals and minerals; an optical brightener chemically bonded to each of the plurality of substrate particles to form integral units in the form of optically-activated particles for diffusing light to reduce the visual perception of skin imperfections, including cellulite, shadows, skin discolorations, and wrinkles, and each of the optically-activated particles are encapsulated with a UV transparent coating to increase the diffusion light to further reduce the visual perc...
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METHOD OF USING OPTICALLY-ACTIVATED PARTICLES IN COSMETIC PREPARATIONS

(WO2002098349) 12.12.2002 A61K 8/11 LIPO CHEMICALS, INC.
Optically-activated fixed particles for use in cosmetic, toiletries, or pharmaceutical preparations. The optically-activated fixed particles include a plurality of substrate particles selected from the group consisting of polyamides, polyacrylates, polyesters, other plastic polymers, natural materials, starch, cellulose, regenerated cellulose, metals, salts, and minerals, and other insoluble solids; a fluorescent compound fixed to each of the plurality of substrate particles to form integral units in the form of optically-activated fixed particles for reducing the visual perception of skin imperfections, including cellulite, shadows, skin discolorations, wrinkles, and mild scars. Each of the optically-activated fixed particles are optionall...
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE INFERENCE OF PIGMENTATION TRAITS

(WO2002097047) 05.12.2002 C12Q 1/68 DNAPRINT GENOMICS, INC.
The invention relates to methods for inferring a genetic pigmentation trait of a human subject from a nucleic acid sample or a polypeptide sample of the subject, and compositions for practicing such methods. The methods of the invention are based, in part, on the identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that, alone or in combination, allow an inference to be drawn as to a genetic pigmentation trait such as hair shade, hair color, eye shade, or eye color, and further allow an inference to be drawn as to race. A method of the invention can be performed, for example, by identifying in a nucleic acid sample at least one pigmentation-related haplotype allele of at least one pigmentation gene, and preferably a combination of pigme...
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SEMI-PERMANENT HAIR DYEING SYSTEM USING SOLUBLE VAT DYES

(WO2002096383) 05.12.2002 A61K 8/23 AVEDA CORPORATION
The invention relates to a semi-permanent dye system comprising at least one solubilized vat dye, an aqueous carrier and substantially no chemical oxidant.
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NOVEL COUPLERS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002094208) 28.11.2002 A61K 8/34 P &G - CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1):where R1? and R2? are each individually selected from a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C3? alkyl group, a C1? to C5? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; phenyl or benzyl optionally substituted with an alkoxy group, or R1? and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a piperazine, piperidine, imidazole, or morpholine ring.
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HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2002092036) 21.11.2002 A61K 8/44 EVANS, Roy, M., Jr.
Disclosed are compositions for effecting the color and/or malleability of hair. The compositions compositions comprise a hair treating agent, such as coloring agents and relaxant agents, and from about 0.1 to about 12 weight percent of a reducing saccaride.
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TWO-PART AQUEOUS COMPOSITION FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002092035) 21.11.2002 A61K 8/41 P &G-CLAIROL, INC.
A two-part high aqueous-content system for oxidative coloration of hair utilizing an aqueous dye lotion formulation containing hydroxypropyl bisisostearamidopropyldimonium chloride conditioner, optionally with one or more surfactants.
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COMPOSITIONS SUITABLE FOR THE TREATMENT OF HAIR COMPRISING CHELANTS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING OXIDATIVE HAIR DAMAGE

(WO2002089754) 14.11.2002 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair care compositions comprising an oxidizing agent and chelants having a log KCuL?/log KCaL? ratio calculated at pH 10 of at least 3.20 wherein log KCuL? is the common logarithm of the Conditional Stability Constant of said chelant with Cu?2+ and log KCaL? is the common logarithm of the Conditional Stability Constant of said chelant with Ca?2+. Suitable chelants are diamine-N,N'-dipolyacids or monoamine monoamide-N,N'-dipolyacids. The compositions according to the present invention contribute to reducing the oxidative damage sustained by a keratinous fiber such as hair during bleaching, dyeing, perming or other oxidative treatments. Especially preferred diamine dipolyacid is ethylenediamine-N,N...
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METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR COLORING HAIR

(WO2002089748) 14.11.2002 A61K 8/34 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
An aqueous hair color composition for oxidatively coloring hair in twelve minutes or less, wherein said composition is prepared by combining a dye mixture and a developer mixture, said aqueous hair color composition comprising 0.01-2.0 % (combined weight) of the total composition of primary intermediates and couplers, a free alkalinity concentration of 0.20-0.75 meq/gram, and a hydrogen peroxide concentration of 4-6 % by weight of the total composition; and a hair coloring kit containing separate containers of an aqueous dye mixture and an aqueous developing mixture for use with said dye mixture.
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NOVEL REACTIVE DYES AND USE THEREOF FOR DYEING SUBSTRATES CONTAINING NUCLEOPHILIC GROUPS,

(WO2002088257) 07.11.2002 A61K 8/41 BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of the formula (I) where R?1 to R?4 are independently hydrogen, C1?-C8?-alkyl, C2?-C8?-alkyl, wherein nonadjacent CH2? groups may be replaced by oxygen atoms or imino or C1?-C4?-alkylimino groups and/or CH2? groups by carbonyl groups, C2?-C8?-alkenyl, aryl, arylalkylene or a moiety containing a reactive group or the precursor of a reactive group, with the proviso that at least one of R?1 to R?4 is a moiety which contains a reactive group or the precursor of a reactive group. The present invention further relates to the use of the reactive dyes of the formula (I) for dyeing substrates containing nucleophilic groups and to preparations containing at least one rea...
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DIESTERS OF NAPHTHALENE DICARBOXYLIC ACID

(WO2002087528) 07.11.2002 A61K 8/368 HAARMANN &REIMER
A composition containing a diester of a naphthalene dicarboxylic acid having compound formula (I) for photochemically stabilizing dibenzoylmethane derivatives, absorbing UV radiation, imparting gloss and for stabilizing natural hair color and hair dyes against fading, and which can be used to increase the emolliency and sunscreen protection factor (SPF) of cosmetic formulations and for filtering out ultraviolet radiation from human skin: formula (I) wherein R?1 is has the formula (II) wherein k is 1 to 13, preferably 1 to 6, most preferably 1, and R?2, same or different, is selected from the group consisting of a compound of formula (II) wherein k is 1 to 13, preferably 1 to 6, most preferably 1, and an alkyl group, straight chain or br...
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SHIELD FOR CAP

(WO2002082934) 24.10.2002 A42B 1/06 PARK, Jong-Wha
The present invention relates to a peaked cap designed to block the sunshine during athletic sports, mountain climbing or fishing, or at a summer resort, and more particularly, to a shield for a cap in which the shield is sewed with two transparent or semi-transparent plastic films in piles and textiles printed with various characters or figures thereon are inserted and sewed between the plastic films, and thereby it is capable of creating more elegance of appearance. In a shield for cap designed to block the sunshine, with being sewed in front of a hair band for fixing a hair, or a cap for covering the whole or semi-transparent head, said shield (1) is sewed with two transparent or semi-transparent plastic films (2, 2') in piles and textil...
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OXIDIZING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A PHOSPHONIC ACID TYPE CHELANT AND A CONDITIONING AGENT AND METHODS OF TREATING HAIR

(WO2002078661) 10.10.2002 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions suitable for treating hair comprising an oxidizing agent, a conditioning agent selected from silicone materials, especially nonvolatile silicone and amino functionalised silicones, cationic surfactants, cationic polymers, alkoxylated amines and mixtures thereof and a chelant selected from phosphonic acid chelants, salts thereof, derivatives thereof and mixtures thereof and methods of treating hair. The compositions of the invention are useful for depositing high amount of conditioning agent and reducing oxidative hair damage during oxidative treatment of hair such as oxidative hair dyeing and hair bleaching.
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OXIDATIVE HAIR DYE COMPOSITION CONTAINING POLYALKYLENEGLYCOL(N)ALKYLAMINE AND A SOLID FATTY COMPOUND

(WO2002076412) 03.10.2002 A61K 8/36 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are oxidative hair dye compositions containing polyalkyleneglycol(n)alkylamine and a solid fatty compound. One embodiment of the present invention is, for example, an oxidative hair dye composition comprising a first component and a second component wherein said first component comprises at least one oxidative dye or mixture thereof, a polyalkyleneglycol(n)alkylamine of the formula (I): (Formula included on hard copy).wherein each R is independently a saturated, unsaturated, straight or branched alkyl group having from 1 to about 30 carbon atoms, each m is 2 or 3, each n is 2 or 3, each x and each y are independently a number of 1 or more wherein the sum of each x and each y is from about 2 to about 9; and wherein the melting poin...
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OXIDIZING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A CHELANT AND A CONDITIONING AGENT AND METHODS OF TREATING HAIR

(WO2002074273) 26.09.2002 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Compositions suitable for treating hair comprising an oxidizing agent, a conditioning agent selected from silicone materials, especially nonvolatile silicone and amino functionalised silicones, cationic surfactants, cationic polymers, alkoxylated amines and mixtures thereof and at least 1.6% of a chelant. The compositions of the invention are useful for depositing high amount of conditioning agent and reducing oxidative hair damage during oxidative treatment of hair such as oxidative hair dyeing and hair bleaching.
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OXIDATIVE TREATMENT OF HAIR WITH REDUCED HAIR DAMAGE

(WO2002074272) 26.09.2002 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair care compositions comprising chelants and methods for reducing oxidative hair damage. The compositions contribute to reducing the oxidative damage sustained by keratinous fibers such as human hair during bleaching, dyeing, perming or other oixidative treatments. The compositions according to the present invention also provide excellent color evenness and color fastness.
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OXIDATIVE TREATMENT OF HAIR WITH REDUCED HAIR DAMAGE

(WO2002074271) 26.09.2002 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair care compositions comprising chelants and methods for reducing oxidative hair damage. The compositions contribute to reducing the oxidative damage sustained by keratinous fibers such as human hair during bleaching, dyeing, perming or other oxidative treatments. The compositions according to the present invention also provide excellent color evenness and color fastness.
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COMPOSITION FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY LIGHTENING AND COLORING HAIR UTILIZING BLEACH-STABLE ACID AND BASIC DYES

(WO2002074270) 26.09.2002 A61K 8/23 L'AVANT GARDE INC.
A composition of certain dyes with a category-2 hair bleach can simultaneously lighten hair up to seven levels and deposit various shades of color in a single step. The dyes are bleach-stable derivatives of azo, triarylmethane, thiazine, or nitro dyes. When linked at the ortho- and/or para- positions relative to the chromophoric centers and auxochrome groups located on or attached to the aromatic rings of these dyes, deactivating or weakly activating chemical groups enhance the dye stability in the alkaline bleach. The absence of ortho and/or para positioned deactivating or weakly-activating substituents, or the presence of strongly activating groups in these positions render the dye molecule susceptible to attack by the bleach and the even...
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METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR THE GRADUAL PERMANENT COLORING OF HAIR

(WO2002074266) 26.09.2002 D06P 3/08 UNILEVER PLC
A method for permanently dyeing hair which comprises subjecting said hair to a number of treatments, having a set time interval between each two consecutive such treatments, wherein each treatment comprises steps a.) and b.) below: a.) contacting said hair, for a period of about 5 seconds to about 5 minutes with a recently made mixture of: i.) an alkaline composition comprising a dye intermediate in a shampoo base or in a conditioner base; and ii.) an acidic composition comprising an oxidating compound in a shampoo base or in a conditioner base; b.) rinsing said mixture from said hair with water;with the proviso that when a conditioner base is present in a.) i.) above, an independently selected conditioner base is also present in a.) ii.) a...
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NOVEL REACTIVE DYES AND THE USE THEREOF FOR DYEING SUBSTRATES CONTAINING NUCLEOPHILIC GROUPS,

(WO2002070610) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/41 BASF AKTIENGESSELSCHAFT
The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of formula I, (I), in which the variable independently denote X hydrogen, NO2?, or NR?3R?4, Y NR?5R?6, OR?7, SR?8, or SO2?R?9 or a group suitable as a leaving group under the conditions of nucleophilic, aromatic substitution, R?1 to R?9 independently hydrogen, C1?-C8? alkyl, C2?-C8? alkyl, in which non-adjacent CH2? groups can be replaced by oxygen atoms, imino groups, or C1?-C4? alkylimino groups, and/or CH2? groups may be replaced by carbonyl groups, C2?-C8? alkenyl, or a group containing an active site or the precursor of an active site, with the proviso that at least one group R?1 to R?9 is present which contains an active site or the prec...
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002062308) 15.08.2002 A61K 8/34 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): where R1?, and R2? are each individually selected from a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C3? alkyl group, a C1? to C5? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; phenyl or benzyl optionally substituted with an alkoxy group, or R1?, and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a piperazine, piperidine, imidazole, or morpholine ring.
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COSMETIC DEVICE AND METHOD

(WO2002062173) 15.08.2002 A45D 19/02 STEVENSON, Rachel
A cosmetic device comprises an enclosure (110) that contains a liquid color composition (120) and a liquid catalyst composition (125). The enclosure (110) also comprises a seal (130) that prevents the liquids (120, 125) from mixing when such mixing is not desired, and allows them to be intermixed to form a color altering composition when such mixing is desired. In a preferred embodiment, the seal (130) is a perforatable seal (130). Methods of using the device involve applying the color altering composition to the skin or hair with an applicator (150).
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NOVELS COUPLERS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002060400) 08.08.2002 A61K 8/49 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein Y is CH or N and Z is H, OCH3?, NH2? and alkyl of from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, with the proviso that when Y is N the 2,4-diaminophenoxy moieties are positioned at the 4 and 6 positions on the pyrimidine ring.
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COUPLERS FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058659) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1) wherein X is CI, Br, I, or R?4SO4?; R3? is a C1? to C22? alkyl group or a C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; R?1 and R?2 are each independently a C1? to C4? alkyl group; and R?4 a C1? to C22? alkyl group or a C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058658) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of formula (I), wherein R is hydrogen, hydroxy, nitro, amino, halogen, C1? to C5? alkyl or haloalkyl, C1? to C5? alkoxy or cyclic alkoxy, C1? to C5? hydroxyalkyl and C1? to C5? hydroxyalkoxy; Ar is an aromatic group; and y = 1 to 3.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058657) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of formula (I): wherein R is selected from C1? to C5? alkyl or hydroxyalkyl, a C3? to C6? cyclic ring containing hetero atoms selected from O, S and N atoms, and -CH2?-Ar where Ar is an aromatic ring wherein the aromatic ring may be substituted with one or two hydroxy C1? to C3? alkoxy, or amino groups.
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NOVEL COUPLERS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002058656) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): where R1? and R2? are each individually selected from a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C3? alkyl group, a C1? to C5? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; phenyl or benzyl optionally substituted with an alkoxy group, or R1? and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a piperazine, piperidine, imidazole, or morpholine ring.
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NOVEL COUPLERS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002058655) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein X is selected from halogen and R?5SO4? where the halogen is preferably CI, Br or I; R, R?1 and R?2 are each individually selected from C1? to C22? alkyl and c1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl, or two of R, R?1 and R?2 together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a C3? to C6? saturated or unsaturated ring optionally containing in the ring one or more additional hetero atoms selected from O, and N atoms; R?3 and R?4 are each individually selected from C1 ?to C6? alkyl, C1 ?to C6 ?hydroalkyl, C1? to C6? alkoly, C1? to C6? aminoalkyl or R?3 and R?4 together form a C1?...
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058654) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1), where R1? and R2? are each individually selected from a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C3? alkyl group, a C1? to C5? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group, phenyl or benzyl optionally substituted with an alkoxy group, or R1? and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a piperazine, piperidine, imidazole, or morpholine ring.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058653) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G CLAIROL, Inc.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein R1? and R2? are aech independently selected from hydrogen atoms, a C1? to C5? alkyl or hydroxyalkyl group, or R1? and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form a 5 or 6 member cyclic ring optionally containing one or more additional atoms selected from O, N or S atoms, and n is equal to 1 or 2, with the proviso that when n is equal to 2 only one of R1? and R2? may be hydrogen.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058632) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G-CLARIOL, INC.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative of hair are compounds of the formula (1): where R1? and R2? are each individually selected from a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C3? alkyl group, a C1? to C5? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; phenyl or benzyl optionally substituted with an alkoxy group, or R1? and R2? together with the nitrogen atom to which tey are attached form a piperazine, piperidine, imidazole, or morpholine ring.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058631) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/34 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein R is hydrogen, hydroxy, nitro, amino, halogen, C1? to C5? alkyl or haloalkyl, C1? to C5? alkoxy, C1? to C5? hydroxyalkyl and C1? to C5? hydroxyalkoxy; Ar is an aromatic group, preferably an aromatic group selected from a furanyl, thienyl, pyridinyl, phenyl, 2,3-dihydrobenzo[1,4]dioxin-5 or 6-yl or benzo[1,3]dioxol-4 or 5-yl group; and y =1 to 3.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATE FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002058630) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/34 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediate for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair is 4-amino-2-(1-hydroxy-ethyl)-phenol.
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HAIR DYE COMPOSITION

(WO2002056850) 25.07.2002 A61K 8/31 COMBE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
A hair dyeing composition which comprises the following ingredients: (a) of an alkaline amine; (b)a multicomponent protective agent comprising a phosphated fatty alcohol, a hydrophobic agent and an alkyl ester of glucose; (c) a non-ionic glucose; (d) a dye; and (e) water.
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DECREASING COLOR LOSS FROM DYED HAIR

(WO2002051370) 04.07.2002 A61K 8/69 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
The present invention provides a novel hair composition, method and system for preventing color loss form dyed hair. The method of decreasing color loss from dyed hair includes a composition having a halogenated compound in an amount effective to decrease such color loss.
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002047635) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula at least one coupler comprising a compound of the formula (1): wherein R is selected from of C1? to C2? alkyl and hydroxyethyl, R?1 and R?2 are each independently selected from the group consisting of C1? to C5? alkyl, C3? to C6? cycloalkyl, C1? to C5? alkoxy, C1? to C5? hydroxyalkyl, C1? to C5? hydroxyalkoxy, or R?1 and R?2 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form a C3? to C6? cycloalkyl group.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002045675) 13.06.2002 A61K 8/49 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates useful hair coloring systems comprise quaternized pyrrolidine compounds. The invention provides new quaternized pyrrolidine of Formula (1): wherein X is CI, Br, I, or R?3SO4?; R is a C1? to C22? alkyl group or a C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; R?1 and R?2 are each independently a C1? to C4? alkyl group; R?3 is a C1? to C22? alkyl group or a C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl group; R?4 is a hydrogen atom, a C1? to C5? alkyl group or such an alkyl group substituted with one or more hydroxy or amino moieties; and R?5 is a hydrogen atom or a hydroxy group.
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USE OF PIGMENTS IN COSMETIC, IN PARTICULAR IN MAKE-UP

(WO2002042380) 30.05.2002 A61K 8/49 CLARIANT FINANCE (BVI) LIMITED
The invention relates to the use as a pigment in cosmetic compositions of compounds corresponding to formula (I) or (II) in which the substituents are as defined in Claim 1, to cosmetic compositions contai-ning at least one pigment as defined, and also to processes for making up the skin, for coloring the nails or for dyeing keratin fibers by applying such a composition.
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002039970) 23.05.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of formula (1): wherein X is selected from halogen; R?3 is selected from the group consisting of C?1 and C?2 alkyl and hydroxyethyl; and R and R?1 and R?2 are each independently selected from C?1 to C?22 alkyl or C?1 to C?22 mono or dialkyl groups, or two of R, R?1 and R?2 together with the nitrogen atom which they are attached form a C?3 to C?6 cycloaliphatic or a C?3 to C?14 aromatic group, the cycloaliphatic or aromatic group optionally containing in their rings one or more hetero atoms selected from O, S and N atoms.
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002039969) 23.05.2002 A61K 8/34 P&G-Clairol, Inc.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein X is selected from halogen and R?2SO4?; R?3 is selected from C1? to c2? alkyl or hydroxyethyl; R?2 is selected from C1? to C22? alkyl and C1? to C22? mono and dihydroxyalkyl; and R is selected from of C1? to C16? alkyl, C1? to c10? hydroxyalkyl, C1? to C6? alkoxyalkyl and benzyl.
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002039968) 23.05.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of formula (I): Wherein X is selected from of halogen and R?5SO4?R?3 is selected from C1? to C2? alkyl and hydroxyethyl; and R, R?1,R?2 and R?5 are each independently selected from C1? to C22? alkyl or C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl.
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002039967) 23.05.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G - CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of the formula (1): wherein X is selected from halogen and R?5SO4?, R, R?1, R?2 and R?5 are each individually selected from C1? to C22? alkyl and C1? to C22? mono or dihydroxyalkyl and R?3 and R?4 are each individually selected fro C1? to C6? alkyl groups, C1? to C6? hzdroxyalkyl, C1? to C6? alkoxy, C1? to C6 ?aminoalkyl or R?3 and R?4 together from a C1? to C5? alklene group.
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METHOD OF EVALUATING COSMETIC PRODUCTS ON A CONSUMER

(WO2002037421) 10.05.2002 A45D 44/00 UNILEVER PLC
A method and kit is provided for demonstrating the effects of a cosmetic product on a consumer's body, especially effects over a period of time. The method includes applying a cosmetic product to the body, capturing an image of the consumer, displaying the image on a monitor and digitally transforming the image to reflect the effect of using the selected cosmetic over the period of time. Among transformed attributes of the body are those of glow/color, sags/wrinkles, pores and combinations thereof. The original and transformed images are juxtaposed on a screen. Consumers are required to select between transformed and displayed images, preferably repetitively, until the consumer has chosen their most appealing transformation.
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METHOD OF DYEING KERATIN-CONTAINING FIBRES

(WO2002030374) 18.04.2002 C09B 44/16 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
A method of dyeing keratin-containing fibres, which comprises using a dye of formula (I) wherein R1? and R2? are each independently of the other hydrogen, C1?-C4?alkyl, halogen or nitro, R3? and R4? are each independently of the other unsubstituted C1?-C4?alkyl or C1?-C4?alkyl substituted by OH, C1?-C4?alkoxy, halogen, CN or by phenyl, X1? and X2? are each independently of the other hydrogen, C1?-C4?alkyl, C1?-C4?alkoxy or halogen, R5? is hydrogen or C1?-C4?alkyl, R6? is C5?-C12?alkyl or C5?-C8?cycloalkyl each unsubstituted or substituted by OH, C1?-C4?alkoxy, halogen, CN or phenyl, or R6? is C1?-C4?alkyl substitued by phenyl or by C5?-C8?cycloalkyl, or wherein R5? and R6...
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FACIAL ANIMATION OF A PERSONALIZED 3-D FACE MODEL USING A CONTROL MESH

(WO2002030171) 18.04.2002 G06T 17/20 ERDEM, Tanju A.
A method for generating a 3-D model of a person's face is disclosed. The 3-D face model carries both the geometry (shape) and the texture (color) characteristics of the person's face. The shape of the face model is represented via a 3-D triangular mesh (geometry mesh), while the texture of the face model is represented via a 2-D composite image (texture image). The geometry mesh is obtained by deforming a predefined standard 3-D triangular mesh based on the dimensions and relative positions of the person's facial features, such as eyes, nose, ears, lips, chin, etc. The texture image is obtained by compositing a set of 2-D images of the person's face which are taken from particular directions such as front, right, left, etc. and modifying th...
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YELLOW HAIR COLOR DYEING COMPOSITION HAVING IMPROVED WEAR PROPERTIES

(WO2002024155) 28.03.2002 A61K 8/41 P &G - CLAIROL, INC.
Oxidative dyeing of hair to a natural blonde or yellow coloration with exceptional wearing properties can be obtained y use of a system for oxidative hair coloring in which the hair coloring system utilizes a compound of the formula (I) wherein R1? and R2? are independently H; C1-4? alkyl, optionally substituted with one or more hydroxy- or amino groups; R1? and R2? may form a 5- or 6-membered heterocyclic ring, optionally containing one additional N- or O-heteroatom in the ring as a primary intermediate and a compound of the formula (II) wherein R1? and R2? are independently H; C1-4? alkyl or hydroxy-alkyl as a coupler and optionally a yellow direct dye or a known oxidative yellow dye.
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SYSTEM AND METHOD OF FORMULATING COMPOSITION FOR COLOR-TREATING HAIR

(WO2002017867) 07.03.2002 A61K 8/41 ARTEC SYSTEMS GROUP, INC.
A system and method of on-site formulation of a personalized permanent haircolor product. The system and method are used to produce on-site at the salon, a permanent haircolor tailored to the color and the ratio of unpigmented hair to pigmented hair of each individual. The key to choosing the correct color for an individual is by predetermining the amount of un-pigmented to pigmented hair and selecting from a stock palette of formulas divided into two or more and preferably three series of tones varying in depth and tone depending on the ratio of un-pigmented to pigmented hair.
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PRIMARY INTERMEDIATES FOR OXIDATIVE COLORATION OF HAIR

(WO2002017866) 07.03.2002 A61K 8/41 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Primary intermediates useful hair coloring systems comprise 2-arylaminomethyl-4-aminophenols. The invention provides new 2-arylaminomethyl-4-aminophenol compounds of Formula (1): wherein R is a moiety selected from formulae (2), (3) or (4) wherein R?1, R?2, R?3, R?4 and R?5 are each independently selected from a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydroxy group, an amino group, a C1?-C6? alkyl or haloalkyl group, a C1?-C6? alkoxy or haloalkoxy group, and a nitrile group, and R?6 is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a C1?-C4? alkyl or a C1?-C4? alkoxy group.
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FLOCKED RING MASCARA APPLICATOR AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

(WO2002007563) 31.01.2002 A46B 9/02 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
A brush-type cosmetics applicator is provided that has bristle characteristics that vary at regular intervals along the length of the applicator. A plurality of annular members (20, 22) (e.g., disks, sleeves, rings, beads, etc.) are each individually formed by, for example, molding. Each annular member has a central bore. At least some of the plurality of annual members are flocked, preferably on an outwardly directed surface, with fibers of a desired diameter, hardness, flexibility, length and composition (material). The remaining annular members may not be flocked, or may be flocked with fibers having one or more characteristics different from the fibers used on the first group, e.g., a different diameter, hardness, flexibility, length or...
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SYSTEM FOR DISPENSING PORTIONS OF VARIOUS SUBSTANCES

(WO2002005968) 24.01.2002 B01F 13/10 CUSTOMIX B.V.
A system comprising a device(100) for dispensing metered portions of various substances, for example for making up a hair-dye mixture. The device comprises a magazine (110) which is provided with a plurality of receiving stations which are each designed to receive an exchangeable storage container (30) which has a storage chamber which is filled with a substance. The system also comprises one or more storage (30) containers (121) and collection containers for collecting dispensed substances. The system comprises, by way of example, one or more pumps (31) which are designed,, when actuated, to pump substance out of the storage chamber of a storage container (30) and to dispense it into the collection container (121) .
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IODO-CONTAINING ORGANIC COUPLERS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2002003938) 17.01.2002 A61K 7/13 CLAIROL INCORPORATED
A process and composition for the oxidative coloring of hair comprising reacting a primary intermediate with an iodo-containing organic coupler of the formula (I) wherein R?1, R?2, R?3 and R?4 are each independently H, I, or a straight or branched chain C1?-C4? alkyl group optionally substituted with one or more substituents selected from OH, NH2?, NHR?8, NH?8, OR?9, phenyl or a five- or six-membered heterocyclic ring containing one or two nitrogen atoms, an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom with the remainder of the ring being carbon atoms, or R?2 and R?3 or R?3 and R?4 together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached may form a benzene ring or a pyridine ring which may optionally be substituted by one or mo...
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THE USE OF C3-C5 MONOSACCHARIDES TO PROTECT KERATINOUS FIBERS

(WO2002003937) 17.01.2002 A61K 8/365 L'OREAL S.A.
Methods of protecting keratinous fibers from extrinsic damage and/or repairing keratinous fibers damaged by extrinsic conditions by applying to keratinous fibers a composition comprising at least one sugar chosen from C3 to C5 monosaccharides and derivatives of these monosaccharides. Extrinsic damage is damage that is caused by conditions such as sun, chemical damage, e.g., from detergents, bleaching, relaxing, dyeing, and permanent waving, and heat, e.g., from hair dryers or curlers. Examples of keratinous fiber include hair, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
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NAPHTHOMELANINS, PROCESS FOR THEIR PREPARATION AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

(WO2002002066) 10.01.2002 C08G 65/44 GHISALBERTI, Carlo
The present invention relates to naphthomelanins obtainable by polymerization of polyhydroxynaphthalene monomers, alone or in combination or in conjunction with different dihydroxyaromatic co-monomers, to processes for the manufacture thereof either by chemical or enzymatic synthesis and to the use of said naphthomelanins in cosmetic compositions useful to protect the skin, the mucous membranes and hair against UV-radiation and ageing, as well as to the use of said naphthomelanins as polymer additives useful for coloring and protecting against polymer degradation by UV-radiation and oxidation.
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A METHOD FOR HAIR COLOR TREATMENT

(WO2001091602) 06.12.2001 A45D 44/00 RIVER-TONE LTD.
An aiding system (1) for hair color that includes input data (4) indicative of desired customer color hair data and existing customer color hair data. The latter data indicates also the present hair color and hair characteristics data. The system (1) further stores data that includes static aiding data and pertinent hair treatment procedures. Still further, the system (1) includes a processor (2) that is capable of processing the customer color hair data, desired customer color hair data and static aiding data for executing hair color treatment procedure.
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USE OF ORGANIC SUBSTANCES

(WO2001089461) 29.11.2001 C09B 31/072 CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL LTD
The present invention relates to the use of certain compounds, which are given in Claim 1, or mixtures thereof for the coloring and tinting of keratin fibers, in particular of human hair.
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METHOD FOR ANALYZING HAIR AND PREDICTING ACHIEVABLE HAIR DYEING ENDING COLORS

(WO2001087245) 22.11.2001 A45D 44/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Method and system for analyzing hair, predicting achievable end colors and recommending hair color agents based on recipient specific input. Includes methods for (a) identifying an achievable end hair color based upon at least one starting hair value of a recipient; (b) for identifying a hair coloring agent based upon at least one starting hair value of a recipient; and (c) for outputting an image for a hair color analyzing system. Also includes (d) a method for providing a hair coloring product to a consumer comprising the steps of: (i) identifying achievable end hair colors for the consumer, (ii) depicting the achievable end colors to the consumer, (iii) allowing the consumer to select a desired end hair color, and (iv) recommending to th...
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PHASE-SEPARATED RINSE-OFF HAIR COLORING/CLEANSING PRODUCTS

(WO2001078671) 25.10.2001 A61K 8/03 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Phase-separated rinse-off hair coloring/cleansing compositions comprise water soluble dye materials, surfactant materials, and water, wherein the water soluble dyes are concentrated in a dispersed phase of liquid emulsion droplets dispersed within the droplets to the extent that the intensity of the color imparted by the dye materials to the droplets is greater than the intensity of the color imparted by the dye materials to continuous aqueous phase. The dispersed phase may be formed by the combination of the surfactant materials and the dye materials. Methods of coloring and cleansing hair are also disclosed.
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PHASE-SEPARATED RINSE-OFF HAIR COLORING/CONDITIONING PRODUCTS

(WO2001078670) 25.10.2001 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Phase-separated rinse-off hair coloring/conditioning compositions comprise water soluble dye materials, conditioning materials, and water, wherein the water soluble dyes are concentrated in a discontinuous phase of liquid emulsion droplets dispersed within the droplets to the extent that the intensity of the color imparted by the dye materials to the droplets is greater than the intensity of the color imparted by the dye materials to continuous aqueous phase. The dispersed phase may be formed by the combination of the conditioning materials and the dye materials. Methods of coloring and conditioning hair are also disclosed.
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COLOR-DEPOSITING SHAMPOO

(WO2001078664) 25.10.2001 A61K 7/06 AVEDA CORPORATION
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions, particularly foaming cleansing compositions, comprising a cationic component and an anionic alkyl glucoester surfactant. These compositions are particularly useful as color-depositing shampoos containing cationic dyes.
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STABLE AQUEOUS SURFACTANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001076552) 18.10.2001 A61K 8/365 NOVEON IP HOLDINGS CORP.
A stable, aqueous composition containing a substantially crosslinked alkali-swellable acrylate copolymer rheology modifier, a surfactant, an alkaline material, and various compounds therein, as for example substantially insoluble materials requiring suspension or stabilization, such as a silicone, an oily material, or a pearlescent material. Additionally, this invention also relates to the formation of a rheologically and phase stable cationic hair dye composition. The invention further relates to the incorporation of an acidic material after the addition of an alkaline material to reduce the pH of the composition without negatively impacting the viscosity of the composition.
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HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001076539) 18.10.2001 A61K 8/97 INDENA S.A.
The present invention relates to hair care cosmetic compositions comprising Zanthoxylum bungeanum extracts as active ingredient together with cosmetically acceptable excipients, optionally containing hair perming or hair dyeing agents. The Zanthoxylum extracts are obtained by extraction of Zanthoxylum bungeanum pericarp and further fractionation using CO2? in supercritical conditions.
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STABLE ALKALINE HAIR BLEACHING AND COLORING COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD FOR USE THEREOF

(WO2001072271) 04.10.2001 A61K 7/135 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An alkaline hair bleaching and coloring composition comprising: (a) from about 0.01 % to about 12 %, by weight, of at least one oxidizing agent; (b) from about 0.2 % to about 20 %, by weight, of a buffering system, present in an amount sufficient to generate a pH of the composition in the range from about 5 to about 11, wherein said buffering system comprises at least one pH modifying ingredient selected from the group consisting of (i) borates buffers, (ii) alkalizing agents, and mixtures thereof; (c) from about 150 ppm to about 5,000 ppm of at least one stabilizer; and (d) from about 0.001 % to about 5 %, by weight, of at least one hair coloring agent.
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PRETREATMENT FOR HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2001062221) 30.08.2001 A61K 8/19 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention provides a method of altering hair color comprising the steps of (a) applying a pretreatment composition, which has a pH in the range 1 to 13, to the hair to be colored, the pretreatment composition being substantially free of hair color altering agents; and(b) applying to the hair, in a subsequent step, a color altering composition which has a pH in the range 1 to 13, and the pH of the pretreatment composition is higher than the pH of the color altering composition; wherein the pretreatment composition is not rinsed from the hair prior to the application of the color altering composition.
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OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING SYSTEM AND PROCESS FOR PROVIDING MORE EQUALIZED COLORATION ON NEW AND OLD GROWTH HAIR

(WO2001060327) 23.08.2001 A61K 8/41 CLAIROL INCORPORATED
Oxidative hair dyeing systems are provided that are 'root seeking', i.e., which produce more intense initial coloration on new growth, less porous hair compared to the initial coloration produced in older, damaged, more porous hair. More equalized coloration along the shaft of hair can be obtained with the 'root seeking' dyeing products.
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AN ESSENTIAL CONSTITUENT AND METHOD OF USE FOR MAINTAINING HAIR COLORATION OR REVERSING HAIR DISCOLORATION

(WO2001058442) 16.08.2001 A23K 1/16 THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
A consumable product utilized to maintain and restore hair color comprises a substrate and an effective amount of a directly available amino acid (in pure or diluted form) (obtainable, usually upon digestion or hydrolysis, from peptides, polypeptides, proteins, and derivatives thereof such as acyl and amide forms) wherein the directly available amino acid is selected from the group consisting of tyrosine, phenylalanine and mixtures thereof. Included is a related method for maintaining and restoring hair color that comprises the steps of adding an effective amount of a directly available amino acid selected from the group consisting of tyrosine, phenylalanine and mixtures thereof to a consumable product to produce a supplemented consumable. ...
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NOVEL COUPLER FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2001056538) 09.08.2001 C07D 207/335 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
Couplers for hair coloring compositions for oxidative dyeing of hair are compounds of formula (1) wherein R is selected from the group consisting of C1? to C2? alkyl and hydroxyethyl; R?1 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, hydroxy, nitro, halogen, C1? to C5? alkyl or haloalkyl, C1? to C5? alkoxy or cycloalkoxy, C1? to C5? hydroxyalkyl and C1? to C5? hydroxyalkoxy; Ar is an aromatic group, preferably an aromatic group selected from the group consisting of a furyl, thienyl, pyridyl, phenyl, 2,3-dihydro-benzo[1,4]dioxin-5 or -6-yl or benzo[1,3]dioxol-4 or 5-yl group; and y = 1 to 3.
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NOVEL PRIMARY INTERMEDIATE FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE HAIR DYEING

(WO2001054656) 02.08.2001 C07C 215/68 P&G-CLAIROL, INC.
1-(2,5-Diaminophenyl)ethanol useful as a primary intermediate for the oxidative dyeing of hair.
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DIESTERS OR POLYESTERS OF NAPHTHALENE DICARBOXYLIC ACID FOR HAIR GLOSS AND HAIR COLOR STABILIZATION

(WO2001052810) 26.07.2001 A61K 8/85 HAARMANN &REIMER
A hair-treating composition containing a diester or polyester of a naphthalene dicarboxylic acid having compound formula (I), (II), (III) or mixtures; for imparting gloss and/or hair color stabilization, wherein each R?1, same or different, is an alkyl group having 1 to 22 carbon atoms, a diol having the structure HO-R?2-OH, or a polyglycol having the structure HO-R?3-(-O-R?2-)m?-OH, wherein R?2 and R?3, same or different, are each an alkylene group, straight chain or branched, having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and wherein m and n are each 1 to about 100, or a mixture thereof. These diesters and polyesters of formula (I) or (II) are quite effective in stabilizing the dibenzoylmethane derivative UV-A filter compounds making them more...
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ONE-STEP BLEACH AND COLORING COMPOSITION FOR HAIR AND METHOD OF USING SAME

(WO2001052802) 26.07.2001 D06P 3/04 ARTEC SYSTEMS GROUP, INC.
In the present invention there is provided a single-step process and composition of hair bleach, which can simultaneously lighten the hair up to seven levels and effectively neutralize any undesirable warmth, provide natural tones or deposit fashion shades. This is achieved by including in the bleach mixture a solution containing basic dye molecules, which in the present invention have been found to be both, stable in the bleach, and capable of depositing the desired amount of tone on the hair. The dyes fall into the class of water-soluble basic azo compounds.
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001052801) 26.07.2001 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair colouring and/or bleaching composition comprising a peroxygen bleaching agent, an alkoxylated benzoic acid and an oxidative hair coloring agent. The hair colouring and/or bleaching compositions of the invention have excellent stability and provide improved overall hair colouring and/or bleaching performance.
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LIQUID CRYSTALLINE PEROXIDE COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD FOR COLORING AND/OR BLEACHING HAIR

(WO2001045657) 28.06.2001 A61K 8/02 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
An aqueous peroxide composition for coloring or lightening hair comprising (a) 1-99 % of an aqueous phase containing (i) 1-55 % by weight of the total composition of water, (ii) 1-45 % hydrogen peroxide, and (iii) a water soluble cosolvent; and (b) 0.1-60 % of an oil phase; and (c) 1-65 % of an organic, amphiphilic, surface active ingredient capable of interacting with the water phase and the oil phase to form lyotropic liquid crystals containing said water phase ingredients; a method for coloring or lightening hair using the peroxide composition, and a method for reducing the amount of time necessary to permanently color hair using the peroxide composition.
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WATER IN OIL MICROEMULSION PEROXIDE COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN OXIDATIVE DYEING OF HAIR AND RELATED METHODS

(WO2001045649) 28.06.2001 A61K 8/06 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A water in oil microemulsion peroxide composition for coloring or lightening of hair comprising 1-99% of an aqueous phase in the form of dispered microdroplets having a droplet size of 100 to 1500 Angstroms, 0.1-75% of a continuous oil phase, and 1-65% of an organic, surface active ingredient capable of interacting with the water phase and the oil phase to cause formation of the dispersed aqueous phase microdroplets, all percentages by weigth of the total composition; and a method for coloring or lightening hair using the peroxide composition, and a method for reducing the amount of time necessary to permanently color hair using the peroxide composition.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2001028508) 26.04.2001 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair bleaching and coloring composition comprising: (a) an oxidising agent; and (b) an oxidative and/or non-oxidative hair coloring agent; and (c) ammonium carbonate and/or carbamate; wherein the pH of the composition lies in the range of from about 7 to about 9. The products can provide excellent hair coloring, a wide variety of shades, good grey coverage, reduced skin irritation and hair damage and reduced odor.
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BIOADHESIVE NANOPARTICULATE COMPOSITIONS HAVING CATIONIC SURFACE STABILIZERS

(WO2001026635) 19.04.2001 A61K 9/113 ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LTD.
Bioadhesive nanoparticulate compositions, comprising active agent particles and one or more cationic surface stabilizers, are described. The cationic surface stabilizers prevent aggregation of the nanoparticles and increase bioadhesion of the nanoparticles to biological substrates, such as an insect, teeth, bone, nails, chitin, feathers, scales, mucous, skin, hair, plant tissue, etc. The particles may consist of pharmacologically active compounds (e.g., drug compounds for human or veterinary use), agricultural chemicals (pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, and the like), cosmetic agents, consumer products (coloring agents, flavors, or fragrances), or other materials which function by interacting with biological substrates. In addition, the...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO2001025339) 12.04.2001 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising: (a) at least one chromophore moiety; (b) at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle (c) a linking group to link each chromophore moiety to each nitrogen-containing heterocycle; characterised in that at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle is substituted with at least one Y group wherein Y is derived from a hydrated aldehyde, a hydrated ketone, a hydrated alpha-hydroxy ketone, or the hydrated form of formic acid and linked via one of its oxygen atoms to the nitrogen-containing heterocycle thereby forming a hemiacetal. The compounds herein have high Exhaustion Values (E), high Fixation Values (F) and high Efficiency Values (T) and show significant improvements in terms of reducing spent dyestuff in e...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO2001025338) 12.04.2001 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising (a) at least one chromophore moiety; (b) at least one SO2?C2?H4? group which is attached to the chromophore moiety either directly via the sulphur atom of the SO2?C2?H4? group or via a linking group L; characterised in that at least one SO2?C2?H4? group is substituted on its terminal carbon atom with at least one Y group wherein Y is derived from a hydrated aldehyde, a hydrated ketone, a hydrated alpha-hydroxy ketone or the hydrated form of formic acid, and linked via one of its oxygen atoms to the terminal carbon of the SO2?C2?H4? group thereby forming a hemiacetal. The compounds herein have high Exhaustion Values (E), high Fixation Values (F) and high Efficiency Values (T) and sho...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO2001025337) 12.04.2001 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising: (a) at least one chromophore moiety; (b) at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle; (c) a linking group to link each chromophore moiety to each nitrogen-containing heterocycle; characterised in that at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle is substituted with at least one Y group whrein Y is a phosphonate or a borate derivative. The compounds herein have high Exhaustion Values (E), high Fixation Values (F) and high Efficiency Values (T) and show significant improvements in terms of reducing spent dyestuff in effluent, increasing dye affinity to the substrate, increasing the dye-substrate covalent bonding, increasing the ability to dye substrates at room temperature, decreasing the amount of dye tha...
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GUIDED BIO SCANNER AND METHOD FOR DYEING A BODY COMPONENT

(WO2001023850) 05.04.2001 A61B 5/103 LADJEVARDI, Mahmoud
A hand held scanner (10) for determination of the color of a body component has a housing (20) including a light source (22), a detector (26), and a first guiding element (24) that contacts the body surface at least in part. A second guiding element (50) coupled to the housing (20) records the movement of the scanner (10) relative to the body component. The hand held scanner (10) may also be utilized in a scanner system having a central processing unit and an automated mixing device, wherein the automated mixing device mixes at least two cosmetically useful preparations, and wherein the mixing is controlled by the central processing unit.
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PERSONAL CARE ARTICLES

(WO2001008655) 08.02.2001 A47K 7/03 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a substantially dry, disposable personal cleansing article comprising: a) a water insoluble substrate comprising: 1) a soft first layer which exhibits a Total Scratch Coverage Value of less than about 17 %; and 2) an exfoliating second layer which is disposed adjacent to said first layer, wherein said second layer exhibits a Total Scratch Coverage Value of from about 17 % to about 70 %; and b) a cleansing component disposed adjacent to said first and second layers, wherein said component comprises from about 10 % to about 1000 %, by weight of the water insoluble substrate, of a lathering surfactant. The present invention further relates to a substantially dry, disposable personal care article suitable for co...
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METHOD OF REDUCING COLOUR LOSS FROM DYED HAIR USING ORGANIC AMINO COMPOUNDS

(WO2001006994) 01.02.2001 A61K 8/42 UNILEVER PLC
A method for reducing colour loss from hair treated with an oxidative composition, such as an oxidative hair dye, the method comprising the step of contacting the hair, either prior to or after treatment of the hair with the oxidative composition, with a colour protective composition comprising an organic amino compound selected from: (i) basic amino acids; (ii) urea; (iii) guanidine; (iv) salts and/or derivatives of any of (i) to (iii); (v) mixtures of any of (i) to (iv).
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A NOVEL APPARATUS FOR APPLYING HAIR HIGHLIGHTS

(WO2001006887) 01.02.2001 A45D 19/00 PINO PHARMAZEUTISCHE PRPARATE GMBH
A novel hair highlighting brush suitable for use in applying color treatment at home or at the hair salon for selected strands of hair separated from a head of hair is provided having a sheet of flexible tubing having at one of the tubing a detachable brush portion that accepts the color treatment and at the other end of the tubing a detachable hair securer so that the selected strands of hairs of different thicknesses can be accepted. The flexible tubing allows both ends to contact so that the selected hairs receive the color treatment while the brush is pulled from the top of the scalp along the length of the selected hairs. Optionally, a pump applicator is affixed atop the removable brush portion so that the color treatment may be applie...
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A METHOD OF DYEING NATURAL TEXTILE FIBRES WITH A DYEING MEDIUM COMPRISING SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE

(WO2001004410) 18.01.2001 D06P 1/94 MINISTERO DELL'UNIVERSITA' E DELLA RICERCA SCIENTIFICA E TECNOLOGICA
The method of dyeing natural textile fibres with the use of a dyeing medium comprising supercritical carbon dioxide and a dye provides for the dye to be of the water-soluble, polar type and for the dyeing medium also to comprise a polar cosolvent. The latter is preferably selected from the group consisting of methanol, ethanol, water and mixtures thereof.
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METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A COMPUTER-RENDERED THREE-DIMENSIONAL MANNEQUIN

(WO2000077744) 21.12.2000 G06T 17/00 ZENIMAX MEDIA, INC.
A human body (1) is three-dimensionally reproduced to create a computer-rendered model. The model is dynamically manipulable to adjust or customize the dimensions of the model to specified measurements. Computer renderings of garments are stored in the computer. The model may be 'clothed' with one or more garments (3), the representation of a garment being accurately adjusted to reflect its fit on a model of the model's particular dimensions. The computer will accurately represent the specific dimensions of the items of clothing in relation to the customized dimensions of the virtual mannequin. The virtual mannequin may be rotated and may be animated to thereby model the clothing and observe the interaction of the clothing with the environm...
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ONE STEP METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY COLORING AND HIGHLIGHTING HAIR

(WO2000076469) 21.12.2000 A61K 7/13 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A single composition for simultaneous coloring and highlighting hair to provide hair fibers having variations in tonality and hue, comprising, 1-10 % inorganic persulfate, 1-20 % hydrogen peroxide, 0.001-20 % of at least one primary intermediate and, optionally, at least one coupler for the formation of oxidation dyes; and 0.01-20 % of one or more surfactants; as well as a one step method for simultaneously color and highlighting hair to provide hair fibers having variations in tonality and hue comprising, combining, immediately prior to use, a powder composition comprised of at least one alkali metal or alkaline earth metal persulfate, an aqueous developer composition comprised of hydrogen peroxide; and an aqueous based colorant compositio...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO2000069974) 23.11.2000 C09B 62/503 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising: (a) at least one chromophore moiety; (b) at least one SO2?C2?H4? group which is attached to the chromophore moiety either directly via the sulphur atom of the SO2?C2?H4? group or a linking group L; characterised in that at least one SO2?C2?H4? group is substituted on its terminal carbon atom with at least one Y group wherein Y is -A(CO)R* wherein A is selected from O or S and wherein R' contains at least one terminal nucleophilic group, such as OH, NH2?, SH, COOH, N, NHR?1 and NR?1R?2 wherein R?1 and R?2 may be the same or different and may be selected from C1-C4 alkyl; and salts thereof. Also claimed is a process of manufacture of the compounds herein and products obtainable...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO2000069973) 23.11.2000 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising: (a) at least one chromophore moiety, (b) at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle, (c) a linking group to link each chromophore moiety to each nitrogen-containing heterocycle; characterised in that at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle is substituted with at least one oxy- or thio-carbonyl derivative wherein the oxy- or thio-carbonyl derivative is selected from Y wherein Y is -A(CO)R* wherein A is selected from O or S and wherein R* is an organic residue which comprises at least one nucleophilic group, and salts thereof. The compounds herein have high Exhaustion Values (E), high Efficiency Values (T) and show significant improvements in terms of reducing spent dyestuff in effluent, increasing d...
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BODY COATING COMPOSITION

(WO2000056274) 28.09.2000 A61K 8/04 PYRAMID PRODUCTIONS, INC.
A fluorescent and/or phosphorescent coating composition, particularly useful as a body coating, hair coating, lipstick and particularly as a phosphorescent nail polish that has the capability of changing from transparent, or other color, in light to a phosphorescing or fluorescing composition upon the withdrawal of light. The composition, e.g., nail polish, will return to its original color, as originally perceived by a human eye, as soon as light again contacts and is absorbed by the phosphorescent or fluorescent composition. The nail polish of the present invention is capable of undergoing a reversible chemical change upon the withdrawal of light without altering its physical properties.
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A METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF WOOL

(WO2000050686) 31.08.2000 D06M 11/38 NOVOZYMES NORTH AMERICA, INC.
The present invention provides a method of treating wool, wool fibers or animal hair an alkali-containing alcohol solution, followed by a proteolytic enzyme in aqueous solution. The described method results in improved shrink-resistance, and may result in improvements in handle, appearance, wettability, reduction of felting tendency, increased whiteness, reduction of pilling, improved softness, improved tensile strength, and improved dyeing characteristics such as dye uptake and dye washfastness.
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CARTRIDGE FOR HAIR DYE DISPENSER AND CORRESPONDING METHOD

(WO2000049907) 31.08.2000 A45D 19/02 MONTEC PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT LTD.
A cartridge for use in a hair dye dispenser includes a dispensing container (10) for containing and dispensing the hair dye, the dispensing container having a base (14) and at least one side wall (16) sealingly attached to or integrally formed with the base (14) so as to define an internal volume of the dispensing container. The base (14) has a lower surface that is formed with a number of projecting tines (18) and at least one dispensing aperture (20). A piston (12) is configured to fit closely in sliding abutment with the at least one side wall (16) so as to be sealingly slidable towards the base. The dispensing container and the piston are formed from polymer material, the piston being pressure-fitted within the dispensing container so a...
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HAIR DYE APPLICATOR

(WO2000049905) 31.08.2000 A45D 19/00 NEW BASICS, INC.
A dispensing device for use as a hair dye applicator is provided having a manifold (24) having a first end configured to receive liquid dye and an inside surface and an outside surface. The manifold (24) has a conduit communicating with the inside surface and the first end which provides fluid communication between the first end and at least one orifice extending from the inside surface to the outside surface. The manifold (24) further includes a first lip and a second lip on the outside surface with the first lip surrounding the orifice and the second lip surrounding the first lip. The manifold (24) further includes a flexible fluid dispensing member (32) having an inside surface and an outside surface and a plurality of apertures passing ...
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METHOD FOR TREATING HAIR

(WO2000032158) 08.06.2000 A61K 7/13 NOVOZYMES A/S
A method for treating hair, combining permanent dyeing and straightening of hair, without significantly damaging the hair. According to the method of the present invention the hair is treated by chemically reducing covalent disulfide linkages in the hair, and contacting said hair with at least one oxidoreductase, at least one mediator, and at least one chemical oxidizing agent in an amount equivalent to 0.001-1 % hydrogen peroxide calculated by weight of the dyeing formulation.
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GRADUAL HAIR RELAXATION COMPOSITION

(WO2000032157) 08.06.2000 A61K 8/20 COPA DISTRIBUTORS, LLC
A hair relaxation composition is provided. The hair relaxation comprises an activator containing a thiosulfate compound, an acidifier that preferably does not impart a color change to the hair, and a catalyst. The composition has a pH ranging from about 3.0 to about 4.5. A method for relaxing hair is also provided. A composition as described above is applied to the hair. The composition is allowed to remain on the hair for a period of time ranging from about 10 minutes to about 60 minutes. The composition is removed from the hair. The application, standing and removal steps are then repeated.
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SELF-FOAMING CLEANSING SYSTEMS

(WO2000027356) 18.05.2000 A61K 8/04 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a system that is self-foaming. The self-foaming system has at least two components that are maintained in separate containers. The components produce carbon dioxide when they commingle with each other upon being dispensed from their individual containers. The components are stored separately by being partitioned in separate containers or a container having a chamber for each of the components. The self-foaming system of the present invention has cleansing and cooling properties. The system is mild yet non-irritating because it cools and cleans deeply without interfering with the natural barriers of the skin.
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HAIR DYE DISPENSER

(WO2000027240) 18.05.2000 A45D 19/02 MONTEC PRODUCTS DEVELOPMENT LTD.
A hair dye dispenser (10) for dispensing a fluid hair dye includes a dispensing container (12) for containing and dispensing the hair dye. The dispensing container (12) has a base (14) and at least one side wall (16), together defining an internal volume. The base (14) has a substantially flat upper surface and a lower surface with a plurality of projecting tines (24). One or more dispensing apertures (26) are distributed across the base (14). A piston (28) is configured to fit closely in sliding abutment with the wall (16) so as to be sealingly slidable towards the base (14). The dispenser (10) also includes a housing (30) formed with a socket (32) for removably receiving the dispensing container (12). An actuation mechanism (34) is associ...
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PIPERIDINE ANTIOXIDANTS AND COMPOSITIONS THEREWITH FOR PREVENTING THE FADING OF ARTIFICIAL HAIR DYE

(WO2000014176) 16.03.2000 A61K 8/49 ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
Piperidine antioxidants and compositions therewith for preventing the fading of artificial hair dye are described herein.
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METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE FADE RESISTANCE OF HAIR AND RELATED COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000007550) 17.02.2000 A61K 8/891 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
Hair conditioning compositions comprising 0.1-20 % cationic conditioning agent, 0.1-30 % fatty alcohol, 0.001-10 % nonionic surfactant, 0.001-20 % of a polysiloxane having D and T units, wherein the ratio of D units to T units in the polysiloxane is about 10 to 80 D units for every T unit; and 5-95 % water; as well as a method for improving the fade resistance of color treated hair comprising applying to the hair an aqueous based hair care composition containing one or more hair treating active ingredients and a siloxane having D and T units, wherein the ratio of D units to T units in the siloxane is about 10 to 80 D units for every T unit.
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SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROMOTING VIEWER INTERACTION IN A TELEVISION SYSTEM

(WO1999066727) 23.12.1999 H04N 5/44 OPENTV, INC.
An interactive television system configured to display an animated character which has an appearance indicative of a viewer's interaction and time spent watching a particular television program. In one embodiment, the character is a genie which appears more healthy when the viewer's watching/interaction increases and less healthy when it decreases. Various features of the genie, such as hair color, clothing and name, are viewer-selectable. The genie may prompt the viewer for responses, which responses result in the awarding of points to the genie, which in turn make it appear more healthy or give it certain powers or characteristics. The genie is implemented in an interactive application which is transmitted to a set-top box coupled to the ...
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR REMOVING THE COLOR FROM PERMANENTLY DYED KERATIN FIBERS

(WO1999060993) 02.12.1999 A61K 7/135 CARSON PRODUCTS COMPANY
The method and compositions of this invention provide a means of removing dyes from keratin fibers under relatively mild conditions. This dye removal is accomplished through the use of compositions containing bicarbonate salts in conjunction wiht oxidizing agents, such as hydrogen peroxide to remove oxidative dye molecules not only from the surface of dyed keratin fibers, but also dye molecules deposited within the cortex of the fiber. The present invention is especially useful to people who have dyed their hair and wish to return their hair to its original color or for people who wish to have variegated hair coloring.
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A METHOD FOR ENZYMATIC TREATMENT OF WOOL

(WO1999060200) 25.11.1999 D06M 13/332 NOVO NORDISK BIOCHEM NORTH AMERICA, INC.
A method of treating wool, wool fibers or animal hair with a proteolytic enzyme and a transglutaminase. The described method results in improved shrink-resistance, handle, appearance, wettability, reduction of felting tendency, increased whiteness, reduction of pilling, improved softness, tensile strength retention, improved stretch, improved burst strength, and improved dyeing characteristics such as dye uptake and dye washfastness. Furthermore, relative to treatments with proteolytic enzymes alone (no transglutaminase), the described method results in reduced weight loss, reduced fiber damage, and improved strength.
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A METHOD FOR ENZYMATIC TREATMENT OF WOOL

(WO1999060199) 25.11.1999 D06M 13/332 NOVO NORDISK BIOCHEM NORTH AMERICA, INC.
A method for treating wool, wool fibers or animal hair with a haloperoxidase (together with a hydrogen peroxide source and a halide source), and a proteolytic enzyme. The described method results in improved shrink-resistance, handle, appearance, wettability, reduction of felting tendency, increased whiteness, reduction of pilling, improved softness, tensile strength retention, improved stretch, improved burst strength, and improved dyeing characteristics such as dye uptake and dye washfastness. Furthermore, relative to treatments with proteolitic enzymes alone (no haloperoxidase), the described method results in reduced weight loss, reduced fiber damage, and improved burst strength.
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APPLICATOR FOR COLORING HAIR OR FIBERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

(WO1999059533) 25.11.1999 A45D 19/00 ABERCROMBIE, Tracy, Hill
An applicator (10) for transferring color-altering material from a rigid substrate (12) to hair or fibers, and methods for making and using the same. The applicator (10) includes a first side (14) and a second side (16). A color-altering dye material (38), which is soluble in water and water-activated, is affixed to at least one of the sides (14, 16) of the applicator (10). The applicator (10) is made of a material such as plastic (26), wood (28) or metal (30) and includes a means, such as a handle (102) for grasping and manipulating the applicator (10) during use. The color of the dye material (38) can be the same, different, or a combination thereof. Use of the applicator (10) requires wetting the hair or fibers, and then wiping the water...
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COSMETIC METHOD FOR TREATING COLOURED HAIR TO REDUCE COLOUR FADE

(WO1999055295) 04.11.1999 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention provides a cosmetic method for treating mammalian coloured hair to reduce or prevent colour fade and/or colour shift comprising: (a) treating the hair with a composition comprising a hydrophobic and/or cationic conditioning agent; followed by (b) wetting the hair. Optionally the method can include treating the hair, after step (b), with a composition comprising a conditioning agent and/or an ultraviolet filtering agent. The method of the present invention provides a reduction or prevention of colour fade and/or colour shift or coloured hair. The method can help to maintain a more consistent colour and, therefore, can increase the time between dye applications.
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HAIR TREATMENT COMPOSITION AND METHOD

(WO1999055293) 04.11.1999 A61K 8/19 AVEDA CORPORATION
A hair treatment composition for coloring the hair upon the scalp and an eyelash mascara is disclosed. The hair is typically colored with a mascara brush to achieve streaking and a non-homogenous coloring of the hair upon the scalp or the eyelash. A copaiba resin and a metal containing pigment are combined to obtain the hair coloring product. The resultant product is applied to the hair upon the scalp or the eyelash to effect coloring of the hair upon the scalp or the eyelash.
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO1999051689) 14.10.1999 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention relates to reactive dye compounds, and more especially to reactive dye compounds comprising a chromophore and a nitrogen-containing heterocycle comprising at least one thio-substituent. The reactive dye compounds of the present invention are particularly suitable for dyeing hair.
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO1999051688) 14.10.1999 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Reactive dye compounds having formula (I), wherein D is a chromophore; X and Y are independently selected from SR', Cl, Br, or F, wherein R' is selected from: H, Cl?-C4? alkyl, (CH2?)n?COOH, (CH2?)n?CONH2?, (CH2?)n?SO3?H, (CH2?)n?COOM, (CH2?)n?PO3?H, (CH2?)n?OH, (CH2?)n?SSO3??-, (CH2?)n?NR'2?, (CH2?)n?N?+R'3?, PhSSO3??-, PhSO3?H, PhPO3?H, PhNR'2?, PhN?+R'3?, -CN, SO3??-, (CH2?)2?CH(SH)R'(CH2?)3?COOH, -CH2?CHOHCH2?SH, and (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12), -CH2?CH2?NH2?. n is an integer in the range of 1 to 4 wherein within the same molecule n is not necessarily the same integer; and M is a cation of alkaline earth metal, alkali metal, NH4??+..
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO1999051685) 14.10.1999 C09B 62/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A reactive dye compound comprising: a) at least one chromophore moiety; b) at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle; c) a linking group to link each chromophore moiety to each nitrogen-containing heterocycle; characterised in that at least one nitrogen-containing heterocycle is substituted with at least one thio-derivative and at least one quaternized nitrogen derivative. The reactive dye compounds of the invention have high Exhaustion Values, high Fixation Values, particularly on cellulosic substrates such as cotton, and show significant improvements in terms of reducing spent dyestuff in effluent, increasing dye affinity to the substrate, increasing the dye-substrate covalent bonding, increasing the ability to dye substrates at room t...
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REACTIVE DYE COMPOUNDS

(WO1999051682) 14.10.1999 C09B 62/20 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Reactive Dye compound having formula (I) wherein: D is a chromophore group; L is a linking moiety; Q is a quaternized nitrogen derivative; X and Y are independently selected from chlorine, bromine, fluorine or hydrogen; A is selected from halogen, preferably chlorine or fluorine; provided that at least one of X and Y is fluorine; A is selected from halogen, preferably chlorine or fluorine; and salts and esters thereof. The reactive dye compounds of the invention have high Exhaustion Values, high Fixation Values, particularly on cellulosic substrates such as cotton, and show significant improvements in terms of reducing spend dyestuff in effluent, increasing dye affinity to the substrate, increasing the dye-substrate covalent bonding, increa...
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PACKAGED HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITION

(WO1999051195) 14.10.1999 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Packaged hair colouring composition comprising a stable aqueous hair colouring composition comprising a compound of formula (I), wherein D is a chromophore; X and Y are independently selected from halogen and -SR', provided that at least one of X and Y is -SR', wherein R' is selected from H, C1?-C4? alkyl, (CH2?)n?COOH, (CH2?)n?CONH2?, (CH2?)n?SO3?H, (CH2?)n?COOM, (CH2?)n?PO3?H, (CH2?)n?OH, (CH2?)n?SSO3??-, (CH2?)n?NR'2?, (CH2?)n?N?+R'3?, PhSSO3??-, PhSO3?H, PhPO3?H, PhNR'2?, PhN?+R'3?, -CN, SO3??-, (CH2?)2?CH(SH)R'(CH2?)3?COOH, -CH2?CHOHCH2?SH, and formulas (II), (III), (IV), (V), (VI), (VII), (VIII), (IX), (X), (XI), (XII), (XIII), -CH2?CH2?NH2?; n...
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PACKAGED HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITION

(WO1999051194) 14.10.1999 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Packaged hair colouring composition comprising a stable aqueous hair colouring composition comprising a compound of formula (I), wherein D is a chromophore; X and Y are independently selected from halogen and -SR', provided that at least one of X and Y is -SR', wherein R' is selected from H, C1?-C4? alkyl, (CH2?)n?COOH, (CH2?)n?CONH2?, (CH2?)n?SO3?H, (CH2?)n?COOM, (CH2?)n?PO3?H, (CH2?)n?OH, (CH2?)n?SSO3??-, (CH2?)n?NR''2?, (CH2?)n?N?+R''3?, PhSSO3??-, PhSO?3H, PhPO3?H, PhNR''2?, PhN?+R''3?, -CN, SO3??-, (CH2?)2?CH(SH)R''(CH2?)3?COOH, -CH2?CHOHCH2?SH, and (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), -CH2?CH2?NH2?. n is an integer in ...
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REVOLVING HAIR COLORING CHEMICAL DISPENSER

(WO1999048802) 30.09.1999 A45D 19/02 FOX, Terry, S.
A revolving hair coloring chemical dispensing carousel (10) utilizes an identical pair of rounded, generally spaced apart support plates or racks (26) which are rotatably mounted on a stationary base member.
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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING PERSONALIZED GRAPHICS AND PERSONALIZED TEXT PRINTED MATERIALS

(WO1999046688) 16.09.1999 G06T 11/00 COMPUTER HUMOR SYSTEMS, INC.
Method and apparatus (fig. 1) for capturing, editing, storing, and reproducing multiple graphic image components for the production of personalized printing materials. From data (20) entered in the computer (22), personal characteristics of the customer are selected and the image of the customer is integrated in a pre-printed background (fig. 4). Both method and apparatus allow for controlled additive coloration to a basic background to incorporate shading, contour, fine detail, and variation in skin tone and hair color in the finish drawing of the customer.
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TOURMALINE IN COSMETIC CLEANSING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1999045901) 16.09.1999 A61K 8/25 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to cosmetic skin or hair cleansing compositions comprising tourmaline.
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MULTIPLE PURPOSE COMPOSITE TARGET FOR DIGITAL IMAGING TEST AND CALIBRATION

(WO1999044170) 02.09.1999 H04N 17/00 INTEL CORPORATION
A method of making and using a target to verify an image from an imaging device is provided. A target is formed with a set of color patches (11) that have numerically valued color characteristics. The color patches (11) are repeated throughout the target as to permit verification of colors as a function of position of the color patches (11) with respect to the target. A set of markers (13) are provided to facilitate machine recognition of the target such that each position of the color patches (11) may be referenced relative to the set of markers (13).
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METHODS OF INDUCING HAIR GROWTH AND COLORATION

(WO1999039728) 12.08.1999 A61K 38/00 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Methods to control, or manipulate, melanocyte and keratinocyte cell death are disclosed. In particular, a method of preventing epidermal melanocyte cell loss due to injury in a vertebrate is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of inducing hair growth in a vertebrate, a method of inducing hair color in a vertebrate, a method of inducing skin color in a vertebrate, a method of treating baldness in an individual and a method of treating alopecia areata in an individual.
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COLOR SHIFTING FILM GLITTER

(WO1999036478) 22.07.1999 A63H 33/00 MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Glitter, at least a portion of which comprises color shifting film. The glitter is useful in any of a variety of ways, including in loose form, attached to the surface of a substrate, in a dispersible combination, or present in a matrix material ranging, for example, from liquids, such as water and alcohols, to gels, such as silicone and glycerol, to hard, rigid materials such as plastics, particle board, and fiberglass. Examples of other matrix materials include putties or molding clays, rubbers, and adhesives.
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TWO-PART HAIR DYE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING POLYETHER POLYURETHANES AND CONDITIONING AGENTS

(WO1999036047) 22.07.1999 A61K 8/22 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
The present invention describes a two-part oxidative hair dye composition which comprises in one or both component parts at least one polyether polyurethane in combination with at least one cationic conditioning agent. The two component parts of the composition comprise a dye component composition, which includes primary intermediates and couplers, and a developing component composition, which includes an oxidizing agent, such as hydrogen peroxide. It has surprisingly been found by the present inventors that nonionic polyether polyurethane polymers and cationic conditioning agents contained in the oxidative hair dye compositions of the present invention impart and significantly enhance additional conditioning and rheological benefits to the...
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COLOR MEASUREMENT SYSTEM WITH COLOR INDEX FOR SKIN, TEETH, HAIR AND MATERIAL SUBSTANCES

(WO1999031472) 24.06.1999 G01J 3/46 CHROMATICS COLOR SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Methods and systems for measuring with a Color Measurement System of predetermined specification and evaluating the color of skin, teeth, hair and material substances with a Color Index. The principles of this invention also relate to techniques for using such a Color Measurement System with the Color Index in medical applications such as the detection of chromogenic disease including bilirubin infant jaundice, cosmetics applications and in the evaluation of the color of hair or teeth, and other applications. The Color Index is measured and calculated from the reflectance spectrum of any skin (or teeth, hair or material substance) by a two step process. The first step is the weighting of the visible spectra with a unique set of weighting fa...
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PRODUCT APPLICATOR

(WO1999026508) 03.06.1999 A45D 19/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The invention relates to a hand-held packaged flowable composition, the package comprising an applicator (114) and a container (10), the container having flexible and resilient walls and comprising a reservoir for the flowable composition (24), the applicator having a plurality of elongated parting members (144) forming a distribution cross section for distributing the flowable composition in a volume by displacement of the applicator in a direction substantially normal the the cross section, the distribution cross section comprising a plurality of outlet (146), the composition distribution through the outlets being actuated by application of a pressure to the flexible and resilient walls (12), whereby at least 0.1 g and up to 0.5 g of comp...
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HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VECTORS

(WO1999021979) 06.05.1999 A61K 48/00 MAXYGEN, INC.
The invention provides human papillomavirus vectors useful in gene therapy. Such a vector contains E1 and E2 coding regions from a benign or low-risk human papillomavirus operably linked to a promoter and enhancer, and an LCR region from a human papillomavirus comprising an origin of replication including binding sites for the E1 and E2 proteins. The invention further provides methods of using such vectors in gene therapy, methods of controlling expression using a patch, and methods of using such vectors to evolve drugs for stimulation of hair growth or alteration of hair color.
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ENZYMATIC FOAM COMPOSITIONS FOR DYEING KERATINOUS FIBRES

(WO1999015137) 01.04.1999 A61K 8/04 NOVO NORDISK A/S
The invention relates to enzymatic foam compositions adapted for dyeing of keratinous fibres, e.g. hair, fur, hide or wool, comprising: 1) at least one oxidation enzyme, typically an oxidoreductase selected from laccases and related enzymes, oxidases and peroxidases; 2) at least one foaming agent, e.g. selected from soaps and anionic, non-ionic, amphoteric and zwitterionic surfactants; 3) at least one dye precursor, e.g. selected from diamines, aminophenols and phenols; and optionally 4) at least one modifier, e.g. selected from m-aromatic diamines, m-aminophenols and polyphenols. The invention also relates to a method for dyeing keratinous fibres using the foam compositions and use of the foam compositions for dyeing keratinous fibres. The...
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HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING OPTICAL BRIGHTENERS WHICH ALTER HAIR COLORS

(WO1999013845) 25.03.1999 A61K 8/46 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are hair care compositions comprising: (a) an optical brightener in an amount which alters the color of the hair to which the composition is applied by from about 0.2 units to about 15 units of either or both of a-value and a b-value; and (b) a hair care active selected from the group consisting of a detersive surfactant, a conditioning agent, a fixative polymer, and mixtures thereof. Further disclosed are methods of altering the color of the hair by applying an optical brightener to the hair.
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HAIR PRODUCT APPLICATION SYSTEM

(WO1999012446) 18.03.1999 A45D 19/02 LASKER SOBEL, Joan
A hair product application system includes a main body (1) defining a reservoir (2) which contains a hair product or hair coloring substance, an integral applicator (5) having a first portion (5.1) disposed inside the reservoir (2), a second portion (5.2) disposed through an opening (3) to the outside of the main body (1), a cap (7) adapted to cover the second portion (5.2) of the applicator (5) and seal attached to the main body (1). The applicator (5) transports the hair product from the reservoir (2) to the outer surface of the second portion (5.2) of the applicator (5) by capillary action from where the hair product may be transferred by direct contact to the hair to be treated.
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HAIR COLORING SYSTEMS

(WO1999009941) 04.03.1999 G09B 29/00 SCHWARZKOPF, INC.
In coloring hair, samples of natural hair colors are generated and are assembled on a principal chart (12). Samples of desirable hair colors are generated as target color samples in the coloring of hair, and are assembled on secondary charts (34, 37). Coloring agents and developers necessary for realizing the target colors are provided. A compendium (36) of chapters representing natural hair colors divided into sections (65, 66) representing target colors, is comprised, and each chapter is indexed in terms of corresponding natural hair color, and each section is indexed in terms of a corresponding target color. All coloring agents and all developers are listed in each section (65, 66, Tables V-VIII) in terms of quantity, concentration and d...
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A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERSONNEL DETECTION AND TRACKING

(WO1999006940) 11.02.1999 G06K 9/00 INTERVAL RESEARCH CORPORATION
Techniques from computer vision and computer graphics are combined to robustly track a target (e.g., a user) and perform a function based upon the image and/or the identity attributed to the target's face. Three primary modules are used to track a user's head: depth estimation, color segmentation, and pattern classification. The combination of these three techniques allows for robust performance despite unknown background, crowded conditions, and rapidly changing pose or expression of the user. Each of the modules can also provide an identity classification module with valuable information so that the identity of a user can be estimated. With an estimate of the position of a target in 3-D and the target's identity, applications such as indi...
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APPARATUS FOR CRIMPING AND TATTOOING HAIR

(WO1999004665) 04.02.1999 A45D 2/40 TODD, Mark, D.
The invention comprises a crimping device (10), and a hair tattoo (62, 66). The crimping device (10) comprises a pair of elongated arms (12, 14) hinged together at one end (8), and having a first and second opposing platen plates (16, 18) at the other ends thereof. One plate (16) has an embossed surface (38) including a design, and the other plate (18) has an engraved surface (33) with a corresponding design. The hair tattoo (62, 66) comprises a transfer sheet (225) which includes at least a first gel layer (212), a color layer (214) and a second gel layer (216). The present invention further includes a process of tattooing hair entailing contacting the sheet (225) to the hair (24), and applying sufficient heat and/or pressure to the sheet ...
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WATER-STABILIZED ORGANOSILANE COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE

(WO1999003866) 28.01.1999 A61L 27/34 BIOSHIELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
The composition formed by mixing an organosilane with an organic carbonate. Water-stabilized organosilane compounds. A water stable composition made from the organic carbonate and organosilane composition and water. A method of treating a substrate by mixing or contacting the substrate with the product, compound, or composition of this invention for a period of time sufficient for treatment of the substrate. A treated substrate having adhered thereto the product, compound, or composition of this invention. A method of dyeing and treating a substrate. A method of antimicrobially treating a food article. A method of antimicrobially coating a fluid container. A method of antimicrobially coating a latex medical article.
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WATER-STABILIZED ORGANOSILANE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME

(WO1999003865) 28.01.1999 A01N 55/00 BIOSHIELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
The composition formed by mixing an organosilane with an ether. Water-stabilized organosilane compounds. A water stable composition made from the ether and organosilane composition and water. A method of treating a substrate by mixing or contacting the substrate with the product, compound, or composition of this invention for a period of time sufficient for treatment of the substrate. A treated substrate having adhered thereto the product, compound, or composition of this invention. A method of dyeing and treating a substrate. A method of antimicrobially treating a food article. A method of antimicrobially coating a fluid container. A method of antimicrobially coating a latex medical article.
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DIRECT HAIR DYE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS CONTAINING NOVEL ANTHRAQUINONE MIXTURES

(WO1999002124) 21.01.1999 C09B 1/28 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
The invention provides compositions and methods for the direct dyeing of keratinous fibers, with particular regard to human hair on the head. The compositions of the invention contain novel anthraquinone mixtures in which each of the component anthraquinones has similar polarities. Compared with the known, commercially-available anthraquinone hair dye colorant, Disperse Blue 3 (DB 3), which comprises a mixture of anthraquinones having dissimilar polarities, the anthraquinone mixtures of the present invention surprisingly and advantageously were found to color hair more intensely and also to synergize to a greater extent with other anthraquinones, such as Disperse Violet 1 (DV 1), when used in hair dye formulations. The novel compound 1-[(2-...
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HAIR COLOURING COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR USE

(WO1998052519) 26.11.1998 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Hair coloring compositions comprising: (i) one or more developers selected from amino aromatic systems capable of being oxidized and thereafter undergoing a single nucleophilic attack, and (ii) one or more couplers selected from (A) (1) naphthols having an active leaving group in the para-position relative to the -OH group, or (2) phenols with an active leaving group which is hydrogen which is para to the -OH group, (B) 1,3-diketones, or (C) pyrazolones, such that in the presence of an oxidizing agent the or each developer reacts with the or each coupler substantially only at the position having the active leaving group.
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DYEING HAIR WITH MELANIN PRECURSORS IN THE PRESENCE OF IODATE AND PEROXIDE

(WO1998051269) 19.11.1998 A61K 8/49 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
The present invention concerns improved processes for dyeing keratinous fibers especially hair on the human scalp using a two-step oxidation process for the oxidation of the melanin precursors 5,6-dihydroxyindoline (DHIN), 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI), and derivatives thereof such as 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid (DHICA).
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A COFFEE EXTRACT PIGMENT

(WO1998051263) 19.11.1998 A61K 8/97 E-L MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a pigment composition comprising an effective amount of an aqueous extract of coffee and at least one organic pigment. The pigment compositions are useful in preparing cosmetic formulations in which a true black color in the final products is needed. In particular, the pigment composition is useful in the preparation of eyeliner, lash coloring, and hair dyes or rinses.
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HAIR DYE DISPENSER

(WO1998051183) 19.11.1998 A45D 19/02 SOFER, Menachem
This invention is a hair dye dispenser (1) comprising a container (3) of dye liquid (5), an upper side (7), and a base (9), the base (7) comprises a plurality of spaced apart tines (11) underneath, wherein channels (13) through the tines and/or through holes (15) disposed in the base in the vicinity of the tines, allow expelling of the dye liquid from the container. The dispenser comprises a lid (17) that may be pressed down toward the base while the rims (19) of the lid maintain a tight sealing contact with the side walls of the container, wherein the pushing down of the lid toward the base forces the expelling of dye liquid from the container through the channels and holes. In a comb portion (21) of the dispenser there is provided a housi...
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COLORING METHOD FOR HIDES

(WO1998048101) 29.10.1998 A01K 11/00 RETUG, INC.
A coloring method, wherein coloring agent or pigment (13) is injected into active cells of an animal hide (2) before the hide is harvested from the animal (1). The coloring agent (13) becomes fixed in the grain layer (5) and reticular layer (6), wherein active cells ingest and spread the coloring agent (13). The present invention also relates to a coloring agent injection device (14) with one or more needles (16) which are injected into the active cells of the hide of an animal (1) whose hide (2) is to be harvested.
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APPLICATOR FOR COLORING HAIR OR FIBERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

(WO1998046202) 22.10.1998 A45D 19/00 ABERCROMBIE, Tracy, Hill
An applicator (100) for transferring color-altering material from a substrate to hair or fibers, and methods for making and using the same. The applicator (100) includes a first portion (102) and a contiguous second portion (106). A color-altering dye material (104), which is soluble in water and water-activated, is adhered to one or both portions (102, 106) of the applicator (100). The applicator (100) is flexible, thin, and is made of a material such as a foil, a paper composition or a synthetic polymer which is conformable to the shape of the human hand. The color of the dye can be the same, different, or a combination thereof. Use of the applicator (100) requires wetting the hairs or fibers, and then applying the substrate to the hairs ...
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SAME-DAY WAVING AND COLORING OF HAIR

(WO1998043600) 08.10.1998 A45D 7/04 BRG, LTD.
A method for the same-day permanent waving and coloring of hair ('same-day' meaning during a twenty-four period and preferably during a single session of only a few hours), which can provide to the hair improved shape retention, color receptivity, color stability, color retention, color evenness, color depth, shine, strength, softness, luster, and/or elasticity. After initial preparation (shampooing, treating with a pre-wrap, and placing on rods if the hair is to be curled), the hair is processed using a waving agent (e.g., thioglycolate), the excess is preferably removed, contacted with a first composition, the excess preferably removed, optionally but preferably contacted with a second composition, heated to dry the hair, and then contact...
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HAIR DYE COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS

(WO1998041186) 24.09.1998 C09B 67/42 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A composition for oxidative dyeing of hair comprising, by weight of the total composition; 0.0001-20 % of at least one primary intermediate and at least one coupler for the formation of oxidation dyes, 0.01-10 % of a 2-hydroxyphenyl benzotriazole compound which absorbs ultraviolet radiation in the wavelength range of 200 to 400 nanometers, 0.5-20 % surfactant, and 10-65 % water; a two component kit containing the hair dye composition and a developer, and a method for oxidative dyeing of hair with said kit.
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STORAGE-STABLE LIQUID FORMULATION COMPRISING A LACCASE

(WO1998040471) 17.09.1998 C12N 9/02 NOVO NORDISK A/S
The present invention relates to a storage-stable liquid formulation comprising a laccase comprising (i) a laccase, (ii) at least one polyalcohol, which formulation has a pH which is more alkaline than the pH optimum of the laccase. It is also an object of the invention to provide a method for improving the storage-stability of liquid formulations comprising a laccase and the use of said liquid formulations for a personal care application or for bleaching or for textile applications such as dyeing of fabrics.
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SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SKIN TISSUE

(WO1998037811) 03.09.1998 A61B 5/103 ELECTRO-OPTICAL SCIENCES, INC.
Systems and methods for the multispectral imaging of skin tissue enables automatic characterization of the condition of a region of interest of the skin (2), based on direct digital imaging of the region of interest or the digitization of color photographic slides of the region of interest, illuminated by appropriately filtered light. Preferably, a digital image at a low spectral band is automatically segmented and that segmented mask is used to segment the other images by a digital processor (12c). Parameters related to the texture, assymetry, blotchiness and border irregularities are also automatically estimated. The region of interest is automatically characterized by the digital processor, based on those parameters. The region of intere...
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HAIR COLORING INDICATOR

(WO1998032110) 23.07.1998 G01J 3/52 HAIRTECH INTERNATIONAL, INC.
A hair coloring indicator (10) for determining a hair coloring composition to achieve a change in hair color. The indicator includes an inner cylinder (12) bearing photographs of natural and color value lifted hair (22). The inner cylinder (12) is surrounded by three coaxially positioned transparent coloring cylinders (70, 80, 90) pigmented with one of yellow (70), red (80) and blue (90) colors. The coloring cylinders are divided into portions (76s-76h, 86a-86h, 96a-96h) with varying degrees of pigmentation corresponding to the amount of pigment to be added to the hair coloring composition. The hair coloring composition is determined by viewing the photographs of hair simultaneously through each coloring cylinder and noting the level of lif...
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HAIR COLORING EASEL

(WO1998030136) 16.07.1998 A47F 3/14 VENICE TRADING COMPANY, INC.
A hair coloring easel (10) used by a hair stylist includes multiple hair coloring solution compartments (26, 28, 30) and multiple foil holding compartments (32, 34, 36) formed in a tray (20). The tray (10) is coupled to a cart. The hair coloring solution compartments (26, 28, 30) each hold a tint bowl (38, 40, 42) for storing a hair coloring solution. The foil holding compartments (32, 34, 36) each hold a foil material (39, 41, 43). The hair coloring solution and foil holding compartments are correlated as pairs according to their relative position and a reference indicia such as color.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027945) 02.07.1998 D06P 3/08 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) from about 0.0003 moles (per 100 g of composition) to less than about 0.09 moles (per 100 g of composition) of an inorganic peroxygen oxidising agent; and (b) an oxidative hair coloring agent; wherein the pH of each of (a) and (b) is in the range of from about 1 to about 6 and wherein the combined mixture of (a) and (b) has a pH in the range of from about 1 to about 6. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at low pH.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027944) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) an inorganic peroxygen oxidising agent; and (b) an oxidative hair coloring agent; wherin the pH of each of components (a) and (b) is in the range of from about pH 1 to about pH 4.5 and wherein the pH of the composition is in the range of from about pH 1 to about pH 4.5. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at low pH.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027943) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) a preformed organic peroxyacid oxidising agent; and (b) an oxidative hair coloring agent; wherein the pH of each of components (a) and (b) is in the range of from about pH 1 to less than about pH 7 and wherein the pH of the composition is in the range of from about pH 1 to less than about pH 7. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at low pH.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027942) 02.07.1998 D06P 3/08 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A storage stable, re-usable hair coloring composition comprising: (a) an oxidising agent; and (b) an oxidative hair coloring agent; wherein the pH of each of (a) and (b) is in the range of from about 1 to about 6 and wherein the combined mixture of (a) and (b) has a pH in the range of from about 1 to about 5 and wherein both (a) and (b) are capable of being stored at low pH, either separately, or, once mixed, for at least 1 month at room temperature and wherein the resultant color delivered to the hair (Delta E) is up to about 75 %, preferably up to about 85 %, more preferably up to about 90 % and most preferably up to about 95 % of the total color delivered to the hair (Delta E) from a mixture of (a) and (b) on mixing. The products are sto...
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027941) 02.07.1998 D06P 3/08 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A hair coloring composition present in a single package suitable for direct application to the hair wherein the hair coloring mixture comprises: a) an oxidising agent; and b) an oxidative hair coloring agent; and wherein the combined mixture of a) and b) has a pH in the range of from about 1 to about 5 and wherein the resultant color delivered to the hair (Delta E), after at least about 1 month of storage at room temperature, is up to about 75 %, preferably up to about 85 %, more preferably up to about 90 % and most preferably up to about 95 % of the total color delivered to the hair (Delta E) from a mixture of a) and b) on application. The products are storage stable, re-usable and can provide both excellent hair coloring and in-use effica...
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IMAGING SYSTEM FOR SIMULATING HAIR STYLES

(WO1998021695) 22.05.1998 A45D 44/00 MIRROR SOFTWARE CORPORATION
An aesthetic imaging system (20) for superimposing a hair style (204) on the image of a client (152). The hair style is selected from an index of hair styles (202) and displayed to a system operator on the client's image. The displayed hair style is semitransparent so that the system operator may accurately position the hair style at a desired location on the client's image. A color matching region (154) defined by the system operator is used to copy the color of the client's hair to the displayed hair style (204). A mapping technique is disclosed which ensures that the color of the hair style (204) closely matches the color in the selected color matching region (154). An erosion tool is also provided to allow a system operator to erode the...
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DIAMINOBENZOIC ACID DERIVATIVES AS DYE PRECURSORS

(WO1998015257) 16.04.1998 C09B 17/02 NOVO NORDISK A/S
The invention relates to substrates which develops colour on oxidation of general formula (I). The invention also relates to the use of said substrates for dyeing, e.g. keratinous fibers, in particular hair, dyeing textiles, a dyeing composition and a method for dyeing keratinous fibers.
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BACKING LUMINANCE NON-UNIFORMITY COMPENSATION IN REAL-TIME COMPOSITING SYSTEMS

(WO1998011734) 19.03.1998 H04N 5/272 ULTIMATTE CORPORATION
A method of removing the foreground subject (2) and its shadow from a series of image frames including a subject (2) before a colored backing (3) being photographed by a moving camera during a live broadcast. The method employed identify, for each frame, those pixels set to an RGB level of zero, to create an image of colored backing in which the subject area is reduced to black (24). The image of colored backing is smeared (27, 19) to obliterate defined edges of the subject's shadow and to smear (27, 19) the color of backing into the black area previously occupied by the subject to generate a clear frame (20). The clear frame is utilized to compensate for backing luminance and color nonuniformity, thereby preventing visibility of the joinin...
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ANTHRAQUINONE POLYSULFONAMIDE COLORANTS

(WO1998010022) 12.03.1998 C08G 75/30 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
The invention relates to anthraquinone polysulfonamide colorants derived from colored disulfonyl chlorides containing anthraquinone chromophores by reacting with various diamines. The anthraquinone polysulfonamide colorants are useful for coloring a wide variety of products such as plastics, fibers, films, cosmetics, skin creams or lotions, polishes, waxes, hair colorations, coatings, paints, inks, etc. and are particularly useful in end uses where sublimation, migration, extraction and exudation of presently used colorants are problems.
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THERMOCHROMIC HANDHELD HAIR CURLING IRON

(WO1998007345) 26.02.1998 A45D 1/04 MONTY, Lawrence, P.
A handheld personal grooming apparatus (5) for curling or styling hair, has a handle (20), a mandrel or barrel (10) for winding hair (the barrel enclosing a heating element), and a clamp (60) for releasably holding hair against the barrel during curling. The barrel may have styling clips (210) or other styling elements (215) protruding radially outward. The apparatus is characterized in that the barrel, hair clamp, and/or styling elements are coated with a reversibly thermochromic coating (65) or molded plastic overlay (105) to indicate by its color change a temperature range at the barrel surface suitable for rapid curling of hair, preferably 120 C - 140 C. A thermochromic coating specially adapted for use on curling irons preferably h...
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COMPOSITION FOR SIMULTANEOUSLY LIGHTENING AND COLORING HAIR

(WO1997049379) 31.12.1997 A61K 07/13 L'AVANT GARDE INC.
A single-step process which uses and composition which contains a category-2 hair bleach which can simultaneously lighten the hair by up to seven levels, and effectively neutralize any undesirable warmth that accompanies the lightening process. The bleach composition contains disperse dye molecules which are both stable in the bleach, and capable of depositing the desired amount of various permanent tones on the hair. These disperse dyes do not stain the scalp of the client or the hands of the hairdresser, but are substantive only to the hair fibers. The dyes fall into the classes of anthraquinones and azo compounds. Figures 1-4 show the stability and dyeing capabilities of various disperse dyes in category-1 and category-2 bleaches, while ...
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HAIR COLORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997044002) 27.11.1997 A61K 07/13 THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC SAVJI, Rajesh HANRAHAN, Brian
There is disclosed a hair colorant composition comprising an agent which will colour, tint and/or dye the hair and a alkali metal bicarbonate, especially sodium bicarbonate, present in an amount sufficient to enhance the length and intensity of the hair colour produced by the composition. The hair colouring agent may comprise a suitable cationic dye. The hair colorant composition may further comprise an anti-free-radical agent and/or a polymeric conditioning agent prepared from monomer entities selected from one or more of: acrylic acid, acrylamide dimethyliallylammonium chloride and any mixtures thereof. There is further described a container comprising a chamber comprising the flowable hair colorant composition the chamber being in fluid ...
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METHOD AND PRODUCT FOR PROMOTING HAIR GROWTH AND TREATING SKIN CONDITIONS

(WO1997042964) 20.11.1997 A61K 8/97 UNIVERSAL BIOLOGICS ENTERPRISES, INC. ELIAZ, Isaac, G. GONEN, Shmuel
Methods and compositions for promoting hair growth, preventing or minimizing hair loss, enhancing or restoring hair color or remelanization and treating other hair and skin conditions are disclosed. The methods include topical application of the compositions to the skin or hair follicles being treated. The compositions include as an essential component a treatment agent in an amount effective for treating the condition and selected from the class of compounds consisting of anole, anethole, analogs thereof, polymers thereof and mixtures thereof. Various combinations of these compounds may be found in herb families including umbelliferae, magnoliaceae, labiatae and rutaceae. The invention preferably contemplates selecting the treatment agent ...
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WATER-STABILIZED ORGANOSILANE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME

(WO1997042200) 13.11.1997 A01N 55/00 BIOSHIELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
The product of reacting an organosilane optionally having a nonhydrolizable organic group, but having one or more hydrolyzable groups, with a polyol containing at least three hydroxy groups, where any two of the hydroxy groups are separated by at least three intervening atoms. Water-stabilized organosilane compounds. A water stable composition made from the product or compound and water. A method of treating a substrate by contacting the substrate with the product, compound, or composition for a period of time sufficient for treatment of the substrate. A treated substrate having adhered thereto the product, compound, or composition. A method of dyeing and treating a substrate. A method of antimicrobially treating a food article. A method of...
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METHODS FOR USING WATER-STABILIZED ORGANOSILANES

(WO1997041729) 13.11.1997 A01N 55/00 EMORY UNIVERSITY BIO-SHIELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
A method of dyeing and treating a substrate using a water-stabilized organosilane. A method of antimicrobially treating a food article. A method of antimicrobially coating a fluid container. A method of antimicrobially coating a latex medical article.
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AN ENZYME FOR DYEING KERATINOUS FIBRES

(WO1997037633) 16.10.1997 C09B 67/00 NOVO NORDISK A/S SORENSEN, Niels, Henrik
The present invention relates to a dyeing composition comprising an oxidation enzyme derived from the genus Pyricularia, a method for dying hair, and the use of a Pyricularia laccase for dyeing keratinous fibres.
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METHODS OF MODULATING MELANIN SYNTHESIS

(WO1997035998) 02.10.1997 A61K 8/11 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY GILCHREST, Barbara, A. PARK, Hee-Young
Methods are described whereby vertebrate skin, hair, wool or fur may be lightened, or darkened, in color by administration of a substance, e.g., peptide, antibody, antibody fragment or DNA sequence encoding a peptide, that modulates the protein kinase C-beta-mediated activation of tyrosinase, the rate-limiting enzyme in melanogenesis.
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DISPLAY SYSTEM FOR HAIR SWATCHES

(WO1997025908) 24.07.1997 A45D 44/00 COSMAIR, INC.
A swatch display system and a swatch cassette for use with a display for selling coloring product. The swatch cassette comprises a cassette insert formed to removeably hold and display horizontally a swatch, and a bezel for removeably holding the cassette insert and removeably securing the bezel to the display.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997024107) 10.07.1997 A61K 07/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY DIAS, Louis, Carlos PULLAN, Rowena, Juliet, Flux SANGER, Alison, Jane
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) a water-soluble peroxygen oxidising agent; (b) an organic peroxyacid oxidising aid; and (c) one or more oxidative hair coloring agents. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at lower pH.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997024106) 10.07.1997 A61K 07/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY DIAS, Louis, Carlos MURRAY, Pauline PULLAN, Rowena, Juliet, Flux SANGER, Alison, Jane
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) a water-soluble peroxygen bleach; (b) a bleaching aid selected from organic peroxyacid bleach precursors and/or preformed organic peroxyacids; (c) one or more hair coloring agents. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at lower pH.
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HAIR COLORING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997024105) 10.07.1997 A61K 07/13 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY DIAS, Louis, Carlos PULLAN, Rowena, Juliet, Flux SANGER, Alison, Jane
A hair coloring composition comprising: (a) an organic peroxyacid oxidising agent; and (b) one or more oxididative hair coloring agents. The products can provide excellent hair coloring and in-use efficacy benefits including excellent initial color and good wash fastness in combination with reduced hair damage at lower pH.
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SYNTHESIS OF QUATERNARY MELANIN COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS HAIR DYES OR FOR SKIN TREATMENT

(WO1997020542) 12.06.1997 A61K 8/49 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
The specification describes water-soluble, cationic products useful as hair colorants or for skin care obtained by oxidative polymerization of a 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-quaternary amides or esters, as well as compositions containing the same, methods of using the same in compositions to color hair or treat skin and intermediates for producing the products.
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MELANOQUATERNARY COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USE AS HAIR DYES AND FOR SKIN TREATMENT

(WO1997020541) 12.06.1997 A61K 8/41 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
Water soluble, cationic products useful as hair colorants or for the treatment of skin which are esters or amides formed by reaction of melanin and a quaternary salt containing a reactive amino or hydroxyl group, as well as compositions containing them and methods of using such products to color hair or treat skin are described.
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LACCASES WITH IMPROVED DYEING PROPERTIES

(WO1997019999) 05.06.1997 A61K 8/41 NOVO NORDISK A/S AASLYNG, Dorrit SORENSEN, Niels, Henrik RORBK, Karen
The present invention relates to a permanent dyeing composition comprising: a) above 0 to 1 mg enzyme protein per ml dyeing composition of microbial laccase, b) one or more dye precursor, and c) optionally one or more dye modifiers, the use of the dyeing composition for dyeing keratinous fibres, such as hair, fur, hide and wool, and a method for permanent dyeing of keratinous fibres.
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AN ENZYME FOR DYING KERATINOUS FIBRES

(WO1997019998) 05.06.1997 D06P 1/00 NOVO NORDISK A/S AASLYNG, Dorrit SORENSEN, Niels, Henrik RORBK, Karen
The present invention relates to a dyeing composition, a method for dying keratinous fibres, in particular hair, fur, hide and wool, and the use of a Scytalidium laccase for dyeing.
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REALISTIC DOLL HEAD SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREFOR

(WO1997015365) 01.05.1997 A63H 3/36 THE LIFELIKE COMPANY
A system and method for producing realistic doll heads (500) that have the facial appearance of particular children. The customer, using ten facial characteristics set forth in a chart, selects from among a predetermined number of facial characteristics those most closely resembling the facial appearance of the child. The facial characteristics that are selected comprise seven face shapes (rounded, oval, pear(502), rectangular, thinner rectangular, thinner heart, and wider heart); skin tone; eye (508) color; eyelash (510) color; eyebrow (506) color, thickness, and shape; hair (504) color, cut, length, and style; and birthmarks (485), moles (490), and/or frekles (480). The selected characteristics are then applied to the doll head (500) to p...
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HERBAL-BASED ORAL COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME

(WO1997010833) 27.03.1997 A23G 4/00 FARRELL, William, C. HO, Shu, Kwan
An herbal-based oral composition for promoting darkening of human hair color upon periodic retention of the composition within the oral cavity includes an herbal mixture included at a level of from 2.5 to 15 % of the total weight of the herbal mixture in a toothpaste or chewing gum base. The herbal mixture includes prepared Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, Calculus Bovis, Indigo Naturalis, Herba Ecliptae, Radix Polygoni Multiflori, Pericarpium Trichosanthis, Radix Sophorae Flavescentis, Spina Gleditsiae, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Rhizoma Drynariae, Fructus Mori, and Halitum. The composition is found effective at darkening hair color when held in the oral cavity for a short period of time two times a day for a period of six weeks.
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METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HAIR COLOR CHARACTERIZATION AND TREATMENT

(WO1996041139) 19.12.1996 A45D 44/00 CHROMATICS COLOR SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL, INC. MACFARLANE, Darby, S. MACFARLANE, David, Kenneth BILLMEYER, Fred, W., Jr.
Methods and apparatus for determining accurate hair color classifications and appropriate coloring agents to bring about a selected change of color include a table of hair color classifications, a color measuring instrument to arrive at Hunter L, a and b for use in identifying a particular classification from the table and a database that identifies appropriate coloring agents based on a selection of coloring actions from a menu and the classifications of hair color.
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING THE GROWTH OF HAIR AND RESTORING HAIR COLOR

(WO1996025943) 29.08.1996 A61K 8/44 LIFE MEDICAL SCIENCES, INC.
The present invention relates to a method for stimulating dormant hair follicles in intact skin, especially intact skin of the scalp of humans and enhancing the growth and restoring the natural hair color of hair which has been diminished in its natural color. The formulations according to the present invention are useful for increasing hair growth by stimulating dormant, weak of dying hair follicles to produce hair. Auxiliary to such hair growth is the unexpected result that the hair's natural color is restored to hair which is diminished in its natural color, for example in graying and/or gray hair, as the hair grows. In addition, the formulations act to produce angiogenesis in epidermal tissue surrounding hair follicles as well as enhanc...
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ELECTROPHORETIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR APPLYING THERAPEUTIC, COSMETIC AND DYEING SOLUTIONS TO HAIR

(WO1996020692) 11.07.1996 A45D 19/02 VAN SICKLER, Gary LARSKY, Edvin, G.
A method of introducing therapeutic, cosmetic, and dyeing agents in buffer medium created by the electrophoretic flow of these solutions into the hair. The result is to increase the therapeutic effect of treatments for the hair including hair growth and regeneration. Other results include the even and stable dyeing of hair due to the increased adhering properties created through the electrophoretic device and the solutions used with it. These solutions include, but are not limited to, those dyeing and therapeutic agents which do not readily stick to the hair or those which may form unstable compounds. The solutions are applied to the hair with an apparatus which comprises a plurality of electrodes and a voltage supply. The figure is a side ...
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SPRAYABLE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING DISPERSED POWDERS AND METHODS FOR USING THE SAME

(WO1996014051) 17.05.1996 A61K 8/04 ESTEE LAUDER, INC.
Stable, sprayable compositions suitable for topical application to human skin or hair are provided, along with a method for their preparation. The compositions comprise water-in-oil emulsions and a variety of substantially insoluble dispersed powder. The compositions are useful for applying color to human skin or hair, for protecting human skin from ultraviolet radiation, and for treating human skin or hair with a dermatologically active agent. The compositions have unique suspending power, stability and dispersibility for water-in-oil emulsions.
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HAIR DYE COMPOSITION

(WO1996009031) 28.03.1996 A61K 07/13 SOLID LIMITED MILAZZO, Stefano
The present invention provides a solid wash resistant hair colourant stick composition comprising an intimate admixture of a wash resistant hair dye with a physiologically acceptable compatible solid base, and preferably an effective amount of a lathering component. The base has a hardness which is sufficiently high to provide substantial dimensional stability under light to moderate manual pressure under ambient temperatures. The composition also has a combination of hardness, texture and water solubility characteristics for allowing easy gliding of the stick over a mass of damp hair and transfer of stick material thereto under light to moderate manual pressure in a generally smooth and controlled manner substantially without fracture of t...
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COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR TREATING HAIR

(WO1996009030) 28.03.1996 A61K 8/19 BUSINESS RESOURCES GROUP, INC.
A composition and a method for treating hair are disclosed. The composition improves properties such as the hand (feel), curl retention, color receptivity, color retention, shine, and strength of the hair and the compositions can be used to prevent or repair damage to hair caused by hair treating processes (e.g., hair waving and coloring). The composition is useful in a rinse-free waving process, that is, a permanent waving process in which the intermediate rinse between the reducing step (the waving step) and the oxidizing step (the neutralization step) is omitted. The composition is also useful in a coloring process and in a one-day combined rinse-free waving and coloring process. The composition contains (1) an alkaline earth metal (e.g....
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METHODS OF INDUCING HAIR GROWTH AND COLORATION

(WO1996006633) 07.03.1996 A61K 8/64 TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY GILCHREST, Barbara, A. YAAR, Mina ELLER, Mark
Methods to control, or manipulate, melanocyte and keratinocyte cell death are disclosed. In particular, a method of preventing epidermal melanocyte cell loss due to injury in a vertebrate is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of inducing hair growth in a vertebrate, a method of inducing hair color in a vertebrate, a method of inducing skin color in a vertebrate, a method of treating baldness in an individual, and a method of treating alopecia areata in an individual.
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A HAIR DYEING SYSTEM

(WO1996002162) 01.02.1996 A45D 19/00 ANTHONY BERNARD INCORPORATED
The present invention relates to methods and systems for hair dyeing. The system includes at least two reservoirs containing different hair dyeing components in predetermined concentrations, the containers including outlets having cross-sectional areas which are sized relative to the concentration of the component contained in the reservoir and the amount of that component needed to react with the remaining components. The measuring device calibrated with respect to the concentrations of the hair dye components and the cross-sectional areas of their respective reservoir outlets, permits rapid and accurate dispensing of the hair dye components in the proper quantities. In a preferred arrangement, the measuring device is provided on a blendin...
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HAIR DYE COMPOSITION

(WO1995020941) 10.08.1995 A61K 07/13 SOLID LIMITED LAMPLOUGH, Alan, John
The present invention provides a long-lasting hair colourant composition comprising an intimate admixture of a dye with a physiologically acceptable compatible solid base. The stick has a hardness which is sufficiently high to provide substantial dimensional stability under light to moderate manual pressure under ambient temperatures and sufficiently low to allow easy gliding of the stick over a mass of damp hair and transfer of stick material thereto under light to moderate manual pressure. The stick also contains an effective lathering component and is substantially free of alkaline soap material.
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IMPROVED FACIAL MASK AND METHOD

(WO1995020331) 03.08.1995 A41G 7/00 CREATIVE MINDS FOUNDATION
A mask body (10) of semi-rigid material (12) having a plurality of holes (18) through the body which permit visibility and breathability. The inner surface (27) of the mask body (10) is of a dark color so as not to impair the vision of the wearer. The outer surface (29) of the mask (10) is preferably painted with a desired image or a solid color. The holes (18) can be made in the body (10) before or after the body forming process. The mask (10) can be covered with different materials for different visual and textural effects. For example, the mask (10) could be partially or fully covered with hair, fur, fabric, appendages, paint or other finishes. The mask (10) could be reversible if desired, and it could have a rotatable mask body on the w...
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COLORANT COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES

(WO1995011747) 04.05.1995 C08J 3/12 MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY
A process for making solid colored particles by preparing a reaction solution in water comprising formaldehyde, urea, a cyclic polyamine functional triazine compound, and acid. A dye can be incorporated into the reaction solution if a color other than white is desired. Particles are formed having an average particle size between 1 and 70 microns without the need to resort to crushing to break up agglomerates. Particles made by this process provide excellent color and are easily washable from a substrate when incorporated into a washable formulation. Additionally, it has been found that the incorporation of colored microcapsules of average size of 1-70 microns where the color is located primarily on or in the shell of the microcapsule also p...
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THERMOFIXING OF DYES IN PRESENCE OF POLYMERIZABLE COMPOUND AND AN INITIATOR

(WO1995008018) 23.03.1995 D06P 1/52 CIBA-GEIGY AG FRITZSCHE, Katharina KNZIG, Alex
Process for dyeing or printing organic material, in particular fibre material, which comprises applying at least one dye, at least one colourless cationic compound containing at least one polymerizable double bond, and at least one polymerization initiator, and, if desired, further auxiliaries to the organic material and then subjecting it to thermofixing.
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QUATERNARY SALTS OF PARA-DIALKYLAMINO BENZAMIDE DERIVATIVES

(WO1995005797) 02.03.1995 C07C 237/34 ISP VAN DYK INC.
This invention relates to non-hydrolyzable, non-irritating, hair, skin and textile substantive quaternary ammonium salts of a para-dialkylamino benzamide having formula (I) wherein R' and R'' are each selected from the group of C1 to C2 alkyl; n is an integer having a value of from 2 to 6; R is an alkyl radical having from 1 to 30 carbon atoms; R1 and R2 are each selected from the group of C1 to C4 alkyl, hydrogen and, alternatively, R1 and R2, together with the attached cationic nitrogen atom can form a 5 to 6-membered heterocyclic ring selected from the group (a, b, c, d, e, f and g) and X is an anion. These benzamide derivatives are active sunscreening agents which are usefully employed at a concentration of from about 0.5 to about 10 wt...
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COSMETIC MELANINS

(WO1995005412) 23.02.1995 A61Q 19/04 YALE UNIVERSITY
Synthetic melanins suitable for cosmetic uses are produced through oxidative polymerization of monomeric precursors that possess aromatic rings with ionizeable side groups. Agents that enhance adherence of the melanins to skin and hair are co-polymerized with the precursors to become part of the melanin molecules. Potential new precursors and adherence-enhancing agents are screened for efficacy by subjecting them to six separate synthetic procedures, and testing the resulting melanins for color, ultraviolet absorbance charcteristics, and substantivity (adherence) to skin and hair. Melanins of different colors can be blended together in cosmetic creams and lotions to complement the natural skin, eye, and hair colors of an individual. The syn...
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HAIR PENETRANT AND CARRIER

(WO1995003773) 09.02.1995 A61K 8/14 SDG, INC.
This invention discloses the phenomenon of penetrating the hair shaft with a hydroxysphere and glycerin carrier system ("HS-GL"), manufactured using materials that are Generally Regarded As Safe ("GRAS"). The penetration of the hair shaft by the HS-Gl carrier system provides a means of transporting materials such as hair care agents, moisturizers, color agents, therapeutics, hair setting agents, and agents used for hair care cosmetic applications, through the cuticle and the cortex to the medulla region in the center of the hair shaft. The resulting benefits that can be achieved using this HS-GL carrier system alone, are greater hair manageability, greater ease of combing, higher sheen, better hair set, longer-lasting hair curl, and a resto...
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PROCESS FOR DYEING KERATIN-CONTAINING FIBRES

(WO1995001772) 19.01.1995 A61K 8/49 CIBA-GEIGY AG MCKLI, Peter
Keratin-containing fibres, in particular human hair, are dyed using dyes of formulae (1) to (6) indicated in claim 1. These dyes make it possible to dye by the trichromatic principle even in dark shades.
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BODY CARE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CHARGED COLLOIDAL SILICA

(WO1994028877) 22.12.1994 A61K 8/25 NOVATECH, INC.
The effectiveness and/or hydrating ability of body care compositions, such as moisturizers, skin creams, body lotions, shampoo, hair conditioner, styling gel, styling mist, hair dye, hair perming compositions, bath additives, pedicure and manicure products, facial cleanser, facial mist, suntan lotions, and sunscreen lotions, are enhanced by the addition thereto of an aqueous suspension containing small concentrations of charged colloidal silica particles, preferably of a size between about 10 angstroms and 100 angstroms. With skin care products, the hydrating components are better absorbed into the body epidermal structure. In coloring hair, dye components are absorbed into the hair, and in perming hair, the disulfide bonds in the hair can ...
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METHOD FOR DELIVERING BENEFICIAL COMPOSITIONS TO HAIR FOLLICLES

(WO1994022468) 13.10.1994 A61K 8/14 ANTICANCER, INC. LI, Lingna LISHKO, Valeryi, K.
The present invention describes a method for targeted and specific delivery of beneficial compounds, including hair dyes, melanin, proteins, and nucleic acids for gene therapy, to hair follicle cells using liposomes encapsulating the beneficial compound. Particularly preferred methods describe delivery of hair dyes, melanin or tyrosinase to the hair follicle for the purpose of improving hair color or condition, either by encapsulating the compound in liposomes, or by encapsulating a nucleic acid capable of expressing the protein in liposomes. Also described are liposome compositions for practising the methods.
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RADIATION-INDUCED FIXATION OF DYES

(WO1994018381) 18.08.1994 D06P 1/52 CIBA-GEIGY AG FRITZSCHE, Katharina AESCHLIMANN, Peter SCHEIBLI, Peter
Process for dyeing or printing organic material, in particular fibre material, which comprises applying dyes containing no polymerizable double bond together with at least one colourless cationic compound containing at least one polymerizable double bond and, if desired, one or more colourless nonionic compounds containing at least one polymerizable double bond and, if desired, further auxiliaries to the fibre material and then fixing them by means of ionizing radiation, or applying dyes containing no polymerizable double bond together with at least one colourless cationic compound containing one polymerizable double bond, and if desired, one or more colourless nonionic compounds containing at least one polymerizable double bond and at leas...
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MODULAR BRUSH FOR USER-SELECTED HAIR STREAKING

(WO1994017689) 18.08.1994 A45D 19/00 WONG, Hilda, Choy
A modular brush (10) for applying hair coloring in a user-selected pattern includes a brush body (14) and a plurality of detachable bristle modules (20, 22, 24). The bristle modules have tightly packed bristles (36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48) that retain a volume of hair treatment solution, such as dye after the bristles have been dipped into a supply of the solution. The modules may be arranged to achieve the user-selected pattern of hair coloring. The supply or number of supplies of the solution may be provided by a modular tray (118).
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TEMPORARILY COLORING HAIR USING SOLUBILIZED MELANIN

(WO1994010968) 26.05.1994 A61K 8/49 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY WOLFRAM, Lessek, J. WENKE, Gottfried
Compositions comprising solubilized melanin and at least one water soluble or water dispersible cationic material, which composition is suitable for user as a temporary and a process for temporarily coloring hair using such compositions.
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HAIR DYE PREPARATIONS AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

(WO1994004125) 03.03.1994 A61K 07/13 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A hair dye composition comprised of a dye mixture, copper II catalyst-oxidizing agent, a surfactant, and water. A method for imparting permanent color to human hair comprising applying to the hair the composition of the invention.
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PROCESS FOR FIXATION OF DYES CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE POLYMERISABLE DOUBLE BOND BY MEANS OF UV LIGHT

(WO1993024701) 09.12.1993 D06P 1/38 CIBA-GEIGY AG
Process for the dyeing or printing of organic material, in particular fibre material, which comprises applying dyes containing at least one polymerisable double bond together with at least one colourless cationic compound containing at least one polymerisable double bond and, if desired, one or more colourless nonionic compounds containing at least one polymerisable double bond, and at least one photoinitiator, and, if desired, further auxiliaries to the organic material, in particular fibre material, and then fixing them by means of UV light.
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PROCESS FOR THE FIXATION OF DYES CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE POLYMERISABLE DOUBLE BOND BY MEANS OF IONISING RADIATION

(WO1993024700) 09.12.1993 D06P 1/38 CIBA-GEIGY AG
A process for the dyeing or printing of organic material, in particular fibre material, which comprises applying dyes containing at least one polymerisable double bond together with at least one colourless cationic compound containing at least one polymerisable double bond and, if desired, one or more colourless nonionic compounds containing at least one polymerisable double bond and, if desired, further auxiliaries to the organic material, in particular fibre material, and then fixing them by means of ionising radiation.
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HAIR DYEING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISED OF 5,6-DIHYDROXYINDOLE AND A CHLORITE OXIDANT AND METHODS OF DYEING THEREWITH

(WO1993021898) 11.11.1993 A61K 8/49 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
Aqueous dye compositions containing sodium chlorite together with 5,6-dihydroxyindoline or 5,6-dihydroxyindole, its analogs, homologs or derivatives, methods of using the compositions to color hair and packages containing such compositions.
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SYNTHETIC MELANIN

(WO1993021252) 28.10.1993 A23L 1/275 YALE UNIVERSITY PAWELEK, John, M. OSBER, Michael, P. ORLOW, Seth, J.
A melanin that is soluble in an aqueous solution at a pH between 5 and 9 at a temperature of 0 to 100 C. Advantageously, the melanin is capable of being filtered through at least a 0.45 micron size filter, and has molecular weight of greater than 10,000 kilodaltons. The melanin is useful for providing a naturally-appearing tan to mammalian skin and hair. Such melanin can be produced by combining dopachrome and an appropriate enzyme, or by incubating 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid alone or with 5,6-dihydroxyindole, or with 3-amino-tyrosine. The melanin is also useful for providing a sun-screen to mammalian skin and hair, to treat post-inflammatory hypo- and hyperpigmentation, to tint glass and plastic, to protect industrial material...
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IN VITRO MODEL FOR EYE AND SKIN IRRITATION TESTING

(WO1993017336) 02.09.1993 G01N 33/50 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A technique for in vitro testing of ocular and dermal irritants is disclosed. The process involves the topical application of liquid, solid granular or gel-like materials (e.g. cosmetics) to a cell culture and then evaluating the cytotoxicity of the material. Cell cultures of human skin without a stratum corneum and having a histologic similarity to the eye are used. Irritation is evaluated by measuring cell viability using MTT assay (based on the reduction of a tetrazolium dye by functional mitochondria), or release of LDH or PGE2. A unique method of applying test materials which are not water soluble is described.
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PROCESS AND KIT FOR DYEING HAIR

(WO1993005759) 01.04.1993 A61K 7/13 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
A process for dyeing hair by preparing and thereafter applying to the hair an aqueous reaction medium comprising a dopa species and an oxidant, said aqueous reaction medium further containing a buffer to maintain the pH in the range from 6 to 10 during the reaction, and removing said aqueous reaction medium from the hair within about one hour following its preparation.
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ALTERING THE COLOR OF HAIR

(WO1993003706) 04.03.1993 A61K 07/13 EVANS/RUBERT INC.
Disclosed are hair coloring compositions comprising coloring agent and disaccharide. The coloring agent preferably comprises a first oxidizing agent for bleaching the hair, a dyeing agent for adding color to the hair and a second oxidizing agent for developing the dyeing agent. Also disclosed are methods for altering the color of hair to a predetermined degree comprising (a) applying to the hair a hair coloring composition, said composition comprising a coloring agent and a disaccharide; (b) allowing said composition to remain in contact with the hair for a time sufficient to achieve the predetermined degree of color alteration; and (c) substantially removing said composition from the hair.
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VIDEO MANNEQUIN

(WO1993003413) 18.02.1993 G03B 21/00 MACHTIG, Jeffrey, S.
The present invention provides a dimensional headscreen by a novel use of LCD video image projection wherein a means is provided for creating said headscreen having such shape, color, and likeness that when used in combination with rear image projection techniques produces a life-like video mannequin whose appearance is strikingly similar to that of the original model (40). The process including the steps of recording by use of real time video recording (38) which allows for alignment, transferring the recorded images onto a sculpture stand for distance correction, and placing clay directly onto the sculpture stand wherein the clay can be molded to replicate said image of said model. From the clay a headscreen (47) having a colored surface ...
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INSTRUMENT FOR LOCK DECOLORATION OF HAIR

(WO1993002589) 18.02.1993 A45D 19/00 S.E.R.P.A.T. S.R.L. CARON, Giovanni
An instrument for selectively decolorating locks of hair compris e a pair of jaws (1, 2) capable of closing one upon the other through a pincers' movement and defining a channel therebetween into which a selected lock of hair, previously laid over one jaw may be gripped. An injection mechanism (13) injects a preestablished quantity of dyeing liquid inside the channel defined between the two jaws for wetting the lock of hair. Preferably one (2) of the two jaws has an internal surface contacting the hair which is electrically heated (17) for accelerating the dyeing process of the lock of hair. The instrument permits to perform a lock-by-lock treatment for producing a so-called coups-de-soleil effect without the need to use a protection cap fo...
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NEUTRALIZING RINSE AND IMPROVED METHOD FOR CHEMICALLY RELAXING HAIR

(WO1993000882) 21.01.1993 A61K 07/09 R.M. WALKER HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
A neutralizing rinse to minimize damage to hair and scalp, particularly that which occurs during the rinsing step, based on a mixture of an acid, hydroxyethylcellulose, a wetting agent, an opacifier, a color indicator, laureth 23 and a conditioner; a method for applying the neutralizing rinse based on the steps of preconditioning or pretreating the hair, applying a hair relaxer, rinsing the relaxer, applying the neutralizing rinse, combing or shaping the hair and then rinsing the neutralizing rinse from the hair; and a method for preparing the neutralizing rinse based on the steps of first mixing hydroxyethylcellulose with water, then adding acid, then adding laureth 23, then adding an opacifier, and then adding a conditioner. The method fo...
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SOLUBLE MELANIN

(WO1992016189) 01.10.1992 A23L 1/275 YALE UNIVERSITY
A melanin that is soluble in an aqueous solution at a pH of at lest 5 to 9 at a temperature of 0 to 100 C. The melanin is further characterized by being capable of being filtered through at least a 0.45 micron size filter. Still further, the melanin is characterized by having a molecular weight of greater than 10,000 kilodaltons. The melanin is useful for providing a naturally-appearing tan to mammalian skin and hair. Such melanin can be produced by combining dopachrome and 5,6-dihydroxyindole (or allowing dopachrome to spontaneously form 5,6-dihydroxyindole) and an appropriate enzyme or by combining 5,6-dihydroxyindole and 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid or by incubating 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid alone. The melanin is a...
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SHAMPOO COMPOSITIONS WITH SILICONE AND CATIONIC SURFACTANT CONDITIONING AGENTS

(WO1992010163) 25.06.1992 A61K 8/891 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are hair conditioning shampoo compositions comprising: (a) from about 5 % to about 50 % by weight of an anionic surfactant component; (b) from about 0.1 % to about 10 % by weight of a dispersed, insoluble, nonionic silicone hair conditioning agent, said silicone hair conditioning agent comprising a non-volatile, insoluble, nonionic silicone fluid component; (c) from about 0.2 % to about 10 % by weight of a soluble cationic, amino or quaternary ammonium conditioning surfactant having a cationic nitrogen atom and at least one N-radical containing one or more hydrophilic moieties that are within 4 carbon atoms (inclusive) of a cationic nitrogen, said hydrophilic moieties being selected from the group consisting of alkoxy, polyoxyalky...
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SHAMPOO COMPOSITIONS WITH SILICONE AND CATIONIC ORGANIC POLYMERIC CONDITIONING AGENTS

(WO1992010162) 25.06.1992 A61K 8/46 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are hair conditioning shampoo compositions comprising: (a) from about 5 % to about 50 % by weight of an anionic surfactant component; (b) from about 0.1 % to about 10 % by weight of a dispersed, insoluble, nonvolatile, nonionic silicone hair conditioning agent; (c) from about 0.05 % to about 10 % by weight of soluble, organic, polymeric cationic hair conditioning agent, said polymeric, cationic hair conditioning agent consisting essentially of one or more cationic, hair conditioning polymers, said cationic hair conditioning polymers having quaternary ammonium or cationic amino moieties, or a mixture thereof, an open chain backbone, and a charge density of about +3.0 meq/gram or less; and (d) an aqueous carrier. The shampoo composi...
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METHOD FOR SELECTING PERSONAL COMPATIBLE COLORS

(WO1991014158) 19.09.1991 A45D 44/00 MACFARLANE, Darby, S.
A method for the selection of proper colors (12) for individual wearers depending upon the underlying color of the skin of the wearer and the intensity therefor. The method includes the steps of providing a group of classifications of color temperature, preferably four in number, and using a spectrophotometer, or a draping technique of material to determine the color temperatures of the skin of the user, and a determination of the classification in which those color temperatures fall is made. A predetermined group of colors (12) are classified within each category, so that upon determination of the proper classification for an individual user, reference may be made to the proper predetermined group of colors (12) as a guide for appropriate ...
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COLOURANT

(WO1991013125) 05.09.1991 A61K 8/02 MERCK PATENT GESELLSCHAFT MIT BESCHRNKTER HAFTUNG SAGE, Ian, Charles BAILEY, Jacqueline, Dawn DAVIES, Thomas, Alan
The invention relates to a colourant based on platelet-shaped substances optionally coated with one or more metal oxides, which contains an iridescent liquid crystalline medium and which can be used for colouring paints, plastics, fibers, glasses, cosmetics and printing inks or as dye-stuff in hair colouring agents.
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METHOD AND PRODUCT FOR PROMOTING HAIR GROWTH AND TREATING SKIN CONDITIONS

(WO1991012792) 05.09.1991 A61K 8/33 THE PARTNERSHIP OF ISAAC G. ELIAZ AND SHMUEL GONEN
Methods and products for promoting hair growth, preventing or minimizing hair loss, enhancing or restoring hair color or remelanization and treating other hair and skin conditions are disclosed. The methods include topical application of the products to the skin or hair follicles being treated. The product includes as an esential component a treatment agent in an amount effective for treating the condition and selected from the class of chemicals consisting of anol, anethole, analogs of the above, polymers of the above and mixtures thereof. Various combinations of these chemicals may be found in herb families including umbelliferae, magnoliaceae, labiatae and rutaceae. The invention preferably contemplates selecting the treatment agent from...
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APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SELECTIVE COLORING OF HAIR

(WO1991008689) 27.06.1991 A45D 19/00 HADDAD, Khalil
There is described a device and a method of selective coloring of hair. The device comprises an open helmet (10) made of a circumferential head band (12) and one or more brace bands (14) extending from the head band (12) over the crown of the wearer's head. The helmet (10) has a plurality of fastening means (28), e.g. pins with knob-like ends, adapted to accommodate a plurality of eyelets(48, 49). The head band (12) is placed over the wearer's scalp just below the hairline. The brace band (14) then defines two hair sectors (24, 26) on the scalp. Strands of hair from each sector are consecutively placed in the plastic bags (34) which are then attached by way of the eyelets (48, 49) to the pins (28) of the bands (12, 14). The hair in the bags...
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BENZOXAZINE DYES

(WO1991007394) 30.05.1991 C07D 263/56 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
Novel, substitued benzoxazines of the structure compounds of formula (I) wherein: X and Y are independently selected from the group consisting of: hydrogen, C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 alkyoxy C1-6 alkyl, C1-6 aminoalkyl, C1-6 hydroxyalkyl, and C1-6 hydroxyaminoalkyl; and m = 1, 2, or 3 are useful for dyeing human hair and other keratinaceous substrates.
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METHOD OF BLEACHING AND CONDITIONING HAIR, BLEACH PACKET AND BLEACHING SOLUTIONS

(WO1991001127) 07.02.1991 D06L 3/02 BROOKS, Geoffrey, J.
A method of bleaching hair comprising: (a) providing a bleach packet comprising a predetermined effective amount of bleach composition to bleach a person's hair, enclosed in a water soluble enclosure; (b) providing an activator solution comprising water and an effective amount of activator to activate the bleach; (c) contacting the bleach packet with the activator solution, to thereby dissolve the water soluble enclosure and activate the bleach to form a bleach solution; (d) applying the bleach solution to the hair to thereby bleach the hair. The preferred water soluble enclosure is a water soluble polymeric material comprising polyvinyl alcohol and compositions similar thereto. It has also been found that damage to hair attending the color...
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MODIFICATION OF THE PROPERTIES OF TEXTILE FIBRES AND KERATINOUS MATERIALS

(WO1990010747) 20.09.1990 D06M 15/61 COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION
The low temperature dyeability of textile fibres or keratinous material is modified by applying a substantive linear polyamine derivative to the textile fibres or keratinous material either before or simultaneously with dyeing.
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