PCT - World Patents in Sun Screen Formulation Published in 2010

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PCT - WORLD PATENTS IN SUNSCREEN PUBLISHED IN 2010


Title: TOPICAL FORMULATION CONTAINING A TETRACYCLINE AND A METHOD OF TREATING SKIN INFECTIONS USING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/149980
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.12.2010 - A61P 31/04 - HOVIONE INTER LIMITED
A topical formulation comprising a tetracycline comprises two seperate parts: (i) a first part comprising a tetracycline in solid form suspended in a first vehicle; and (ii) a second part comprising a second vehicle in which the tetracycline is soluble. Preferably the tetracycline is crystalline minocycline base. Suitably, a neutral vehicle is used for the first part of the formulation. The two parts of the formulation may be packaged in separate containers and are preferably topically applied therefrom simultaneously.


Title: SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION WITH STRUCTURANT AND ELECTROLYTE SOLUTION

Publication No: WO2010/132410
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.11.2010 - A61K 8/89 - POPOFF, Christine
A water soluble cosmetic or pharmaceutical or pharmaceutical actives in an electrolyte solution which, when impregnated with one or more retentive fillers (such as, for example, silica or hydrophobically modified silica, lamellar filler, crosspolymer, cellulosic, resins, or silicone elastomers) can form stable solid compositions with structurants. Such solid compositions do not require a higher buffer pH or leave residues upon application to the skin. Solid compositions according to the present invention are suitable for cosmetic and pharmaceutical purposes such as antiperspirants, deodorants, lip products, and other topical applications.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INORGANIC PARTICULATES AND AN ALKOXYLATED DIPHENYLACRYLATE COMPOUND

Publication No: WO2010/129445
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 31/12 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A topical composition of improved spreadability and aesthetical appeal is provided, which contains inorganic particulates in combination with an alkoxylated diphenylacrylate compound. Preferably, the topical composition is a sunscreen composition that contains inorganic or physical sunscreen agents in combination with an alkoxylated a-cyanodiphenylacrylate compound, which is characterized by improved photo-protection of the skin and is effective in preventing/reducing photo-damage of the skin upon exposure to sunlight or other sources of light in the ultraviolet (UV), visible, and infrared (IR) ranges.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AN ALKOXYLATED DIPHENYLACRYLATE COMPOUND AND AN ARYL CARBOXYLIC ESTER

Publication No: WO2010/129321
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 31/12 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A topical composition containing an alkoxylated diphenylacrylate compound and an aryl carboxylic ester is provided. Preferably, the topical composition is a sunscreen composition containing a-ethylhexyl a-cyano-ß-(4-methoxyphenyl)-ß-phenylacrylate and 2-phenylethyl benzoate, and optionally further containing 4,4'-t-butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, which is characterized by improved photo-protection of the skin and is effective in preventing/reducing photo-damage of the skin upon exposure to sunlight or other sources of light in the ultraviolet (UV), visible, and infrared (IR) ranges.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AN ALKOXYLATED DIPHENYLACRYLATE COMPOUND AND AN ORGANIC NONIONIC EMULSIFIER

Publication No: WO2010/129318
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 31/12 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A topical composition of improved spreadability and aesthetical appeal is provided, which contains a stable emulsion base formed by combining an alkoxylated diphenylacrylate compound and a nonionic organic emulsifier with a pharmaceutically or cosmetically acceptable carrier. Preferably, the topical composition is a sunscreen composition that further contains inorganic or physical sunscreen agents dispersed in such a stable emulsion base, which is characterized by improved photo-protection of the skin and is effective in preventing/reducing photo-damage of the skin upon exposure to sunlight or other sources of light in the ultraviolet (UV), visible, and infrared (IR) ranges.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CYANODIPHENYLACRYLATES AND FILM FORMING POLYMERS

Publication No: WO2010/129316
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 8/89 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A composition comprising at least one a-cyanodiphenylacrylate and at least one organosiloxane-based film forming polymer.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CYANODIPHENYLACRYLATES

Publication No: WO2010/129313
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 8/89 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A composition comprising at least one a-cyanodiphenylacrylate and at least oxyalkylenated organosiloxane emulsifier, and a method for stabilizing a composition by formulating with at least one a-cyanodiphenylacrylate and at least one oxyalkylenated organosiloxane emulsifier.


Title: ENHANCED EFFICIENCY OF SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/129215
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61Q 17/04 - SCHERING-PLOUGH HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
Compositions comprising UV blocking agents, a film forming polymer containing acid groups and a neutralizing agent; compositions and methods for increasing the SPF of a composition by neutralizing at least a portion of the acid groups of the film forming agent with the neutralizing agent.


Title: ENHANCED EFFICIENCY OF SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/129213
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61Q 17/04 - SCHERING-PLOUGH HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC.
Compositions comprising UV blocking agents, a film forming polymer containing acid groups and a neutralizing agent; compositions and methods for increasing the SPF of a composition by neutralizing at least a portion of the acid groups of the film forming agent with the neutralizing agent.


Title: 3-DIALKYLAMINOPHENYL 2-ALKOXYCARBONYLBENZOIC COMPOUNDS

Publication No: WO2010/125092
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.11.2010 - A61K 8/44 - INTERQUIM, S.A.
3-Dialkylaminophenyl 2-alkoxycarbonylbenzoic compounds of formula (I), wherein R is selected from hydrogen, linear or branched (C1-C12)alkyl and (C5- C7)cycloalkyl; R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen and linear or branched (C1-C6)alkyl, or else R1-R2 form a (CH2)n group where n is 4-6; and R3-R9 are independently selected from hydrogen, linear or branched (C1- C4)alkyl and linear or branched (C1-C4)alkoxy; with the proviso that when R1-R6 and R8-R9 are each hydrogen and R7 is methyl, R cannot simultaneously be hydrogen; or a topically acceptable salt thereof. The compounds can be applied as progressive sunscreens.


Title: UV PROTECTING COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF USE

Publication No: WO2010/118415
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.10.2010 - A61K 8/81 - L'OREAL
The present application relates to a UV protecting composition containing: (a) at least one organic UV sunscreen active; (b) at least one semi-crystalline polymer which is solid at ambient temperature and has a melting point of less than about 8O0C; (c) hollow latex particles; and (d) at least one additional ingredient chosen from: i) a UV light absorbing compound having an SPF of less than 2, and ii) an SPF booster capable of reflecting UV light, different from hollow latex particles, wherein the hollow latex particles are employed in an amount equal to, or greater than, the amount of the at least one organic UV sunscreen active present in the composition. The invention also relates processes for protecting cellular targets from UV rays an...


Title: SUBSTRATES HAVING A CLEANING COMPOSITION FOR IMPROVED GLIDE OVER SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/116281
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.10.2010 - A61K 8/44 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
A cleansing composition including a sarcosine based surfactant is disclosed. Desirably, the cleansing composition contains a sarcosinate surfactant. Additional cleansing surfactants that are nonionic, anionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, or combinations thereof, may also be incorporated into the cleansing composition. The cleansing composition may be used in combination with a product, such as a personal care product, to improve aesthetic properties of that product such as glide across the skin. As such, the cleansing product has a coefficient of friction of less than about 0.40. More particularly, cleansing compositions may be incorporated into or onto a substrate, such as a wipe substrate, an absorbent substrate, a fabric or cloth...


Title: VOLATILE OILY COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/115973
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.10.2010 - C08L 91/06 - BIOSYNTHIS
The present invention relates to a volatile oily composition comprising, and preferably consisting of, from 50 to 100% by weight of a mixture of paraffins and from 0 to 50% by weight of at least one non-volatile oil. It also relates to the cosmetic compositions containing the abovementioned oily composition, and the cosmetic uses of said cosmetic compositions, particularly for making up and/or caring for and/or protecting skin, lips, eyelashes and/or nails, and in antiperspirant / deodorant compositions.


Title: METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING SKIN CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH VASCULAR HYPER-REACTIVITY

Publication No: WO2010/114828
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.10.2010 - A61K 38/00 - REVANCE THERAPEUTICS, INC.
The present invention provides a methods and compositions for treating a patient having a skin condition characterized by vascular hyper-reactivity, such as chronic or episodic flushing or blushing, and/or rosacea. The method comprises applying a topical composition to affected areas of the patient's skin. The topical composition comprises an effective amount of a botulinum neurotoxin for decreasing vasodilation in cutaneous microvasculature, and a carrier for effectively transporting the botulinum toxin to the cutaneous microvasculature. The invention thereby provides a safe, effective, comfortable, and/or convenient manner of treating vascular hyper-reactivity in skin.


Title: COMBINATION OF ASTAXANTHIN, ANTIOXIDANTS AND COLOURING AGENTS WITH SUNSCREEN EFFECT TO BE ADMINISTERED ORALLY

Publication No: WO2010/112071
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.10.2010 - A61K 31/122 - PHF S.A.
The present invention relates to a pharmaceutical or dietary composition containing Astaxanthin and several antioxidants with sunscreen effect and being characterized by oral administration. The present invention relates to a formulation where the stability as well as the biological action of Astaxanthin are synergistically improved by the presence of other antioxidants, like carotenoids, ascorbic acid, resveratrol, tocopherol, lycopene and bixine.


Title: COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ALLEVIATING SKIN DISORDERS

Publication No: WO2010/111374
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 30.09.2010 - A61K 31/375 - BELLMAN, Betty
The disclosure relates to the discovery that fractionated coconut oil is effective for alleviating existing skin disorders when applied topically to the skin of a person afflicted with such a disorder. The disclosure further relates to the discovery that fractionated coconut oil can be used to prevent or inhibit onset of a skin disorder or to reduce the severity of a skin disorder when administered prophylactically to the skin of a person. A variety of skin-active ingredients can be included in the composition, in addition to fractionated coconut oil.


Title: SELF-DISPERSIBLE COATED METAL OXIDE POWDER, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION AND USE

Publication No: WO2010/111279
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 30.09.2010 - B05D 7/24 - KOBO PRODUCTS, INC.
Disclosed is a composition having a substrate comprising metal oxide particles. The substrate has a coating thereon that includes an organic dispersant present in an amount that renders the substrate self-dispersible. Also disclosed is a composition, such as a cosmetic composition, that includes the self-dispersible coated substrate, and a process that includes coating a particulate metal oxide with an organic dispersant to render the metal oxide self-dispersible.


Title: PERSONAL-CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A HYDROCARBON WAX AND A POLAR OIL

Publication No: WO2010/108088
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61Q 19/00 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In one embodiment, a stable personal-care composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion may comprise a hydrocarbon wax, a polar oil, and a non-emulsifying silicone elastomer. In another embodiment, a stable personal-care composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion may comprise a hydrocarbon wax and a polar oil. The weight ratio of the hydrocarbon wax to the polar oil is from about 0.01 to about 0.5. The personal-care composition allows for previously unattainable levels of polar oils and/or aqueous phase within a water-in-oil emulsion.


Title: PERSONAL-CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING OIL-SOLUBLE SOLID SUNSCREENS

Publication No: WO2010/108085
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61K 8/06 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In one embodiment, a personal-care composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion comprises at least about 10% of a non-polar silicone oil; from about 0.1% to about 10% of a first oil-soluble solid sunscreen; and from about 0.1% to about 10% of a second oil-soluble solid sunscreen. The weight ratio of the first sunscreen to the second sunscreen may be from about 0.8 to about 2.0, or from about 1.0 to about 1.5. The first sunscreen may be oxybenzone. The second sunscreen may be avobenzone. The composition may further comprise a skin-care active selected from the group consisting of a vitamin B3 compound, a sugar amine, a peptide, a hexamidine compound, and combinations thereof. In another embodiment, the invention relates to a method for...


Title: IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO BENEFIT AGENT DELIVERY

Publication No: WO2010/105922
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - C11D 17/00 - UNILEVER PLC
The invention provides particles comprising a waxy solid and a polymeric deposition aid having no overall cationic charge, wherein the polymeric deposition aid is partially embedded in the waxy solid. These are intended for use in laundry treatment composition and preferably have a fabric benefit agent dispersed in, or dissolved in, the waxy solid. Preferably the waxy solid comprises at least one of: silicone waxes, hydrocarbon waxes or sucrose polyester materials. Preferably the deposition aid comprises at least one of: non-hydrolysable cotton-substantive polymer, hydrolysable cotton-substantive polymer or polyester-substantive polymer. In a particularly preferred embodiment the polymeric deposition aid comprises at least one of: a) tamari...


Title: POWDER COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING EDIBLE GRAINS

Publication No: WO2010/104522
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/06 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A powder composition comprising a particulate phase containing a plurality of edible grains.


Title: A COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR SKIN LIGHTENING

Publication No: WO2010/102888
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/19 - UNILEVER NV
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for skin lightening. An object of the present invention is to provide a cosmetic composition for skin lightening that is relatively more efficacious, has relatively better spreading characteristics and acceptable sensory feel. In the present invention, it is found that certain specific salts of acetic acid viz. the potassium and magnesium salts provide enhanced efficacy in skin lightening as compared to other salts of low molecular weight carboxylic acid when incorporated in a cosmetic composition at a certain range.


Title: METHODS OF MODULATING THE ACTIVITY OF THE MC1 RECEPTOR AND TREATMENT OF CONDITIONS RELATED TO THIS RECEPTOR

Publication No: WO2010/096853
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - C07D 243/08 - MIMETICA PTY LTD
The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I) that are useful for binding and/or modulating the biological activity of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R). Compounds of this invention can be used to treat diseases and/or conditions in which modulation of MC1R is beneficial. Such diseases and/or conditions include, but are not limited to, hyperpigmentation (including melasma), hypopigmentation (including vitiligo), melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, erythropoietic protoporphyria, polymorphous light eruption, solar urticaria, photosensitivity, sunburn, inflammatory diseases, aberrant fibroblast activity and pain.


Title: PERSONAL CLEANSING COMPOSITION INCLUDING A STRUCTURED SURFACTANT SYSTEM AND A SUN PROTECTION FACTOR COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/096275
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - C11D 3/60 - THE DIAL CORPORATION
A personal cleansing composition includes a structured surfactant system including a blend of surfactants that form spherulite structures in an aqueous medium. The composition also includes water, and at least one sunscreen compound. The personal cleansing composition deposits the at least one sunscreen compound onto skin in a manner whereby the sunscreen compound imparts to the skin a sun protection factor of at least 4 after rinsing the personal cleansing composition. A method for cleansing and providing sun protection factor to skin includes applying to the skin the personal cleansing composition described above and then rinsing it from the skin in a manner whereby a sufficient amount of the at least one sunscreen compound remains deposi...


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING PARTICULATE SUNSCREEN ACTIVES THAT EXHIBIT BOOSTING OF SUN PROTECTION FACTOR

Publication No: WO2010/093573
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 19.08.2010 - A61Q 17/04 - AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
The present invention relates to emulsion-based sunscreen compositions, including only inorganic ultraviolet radiation (UV)absorbers. Specifically, it relates to sunscreen compositions in the form of oil-in-water (OAV) and water-in-oil (W/0) emulsions that contain inorganic UV-absorbers and an SPF-boosting additive. The sunscreen compositions include an emulsion of an oil phase and a water or hydrophilic liquid phase, an inorganic UV-absorber in the oil phase, and an additive in the water or hydrophilic liquid phase, the additive capable of boosting the sun protection factor (SPF) of the sunscreen composition by at least 20 %.


Title: REGULATION OF MAMMALIAN KERATINOUS TISSUE USING SKIN AND/OR HAIR CARE ACTIVES

Publication No: WO2010/088225
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/60 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Personal care compositions containing an active selected from the group consisting of phlorogine, phlorgine BG, deoxyArbutin, sucrose dilaurate, bakuchiol, pyrenoine, millet, arlatone dioic acid, cinnamic acid, ferulic acid, achromaxyl, methyl nicotinamide, oil soluble licorice extract, folic acid, undecylenic acid, zinc undecylenate, L-tryptophan, thiamine HCl, hexylresorcinol, lipidami red vine, dragosine, methyl gentisate, inositol, symdiol 68, laminaine, their salts, their derivatives, their precursors, and/or combinations thereof. Methods for regulating the condition of mammalian keratinous tissue by topically applying the personal care compositions are also provided.


Title: MATTE SKIN FINISH COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/088185
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/02 - AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
A composition and method for reducing the shine of human skin is disclosed. The composition imparts a topical matte finish to the skin for an extended time period. The composition contains polymeric microparticles, optionally loaded with a cosmetic or therapeutic skin care compound.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION IN THE FOAM FORM

Publication No: WO2010/086695
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/04 - L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition in the foam form comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one aqueous phase, talc and one UV sunscreen ingredient. It also relates to a cosmetic composition in the foam form comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one aqueous phase, at least 1% by weight of at least one mineral filler relative to its total weight, and one UV sunscreen ingredient.


Title: ROSACEA TREATMENTS AND KITS FOR PERFORMING THEM

Publication No: WO2010/085753
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.07.2010 - A61K 45/00 - JR CHEM, LLC
Regimen for the treatment of rosacea include the application of an anti- redness composition to at least a portion of the cleansed area of skin afflicted with rosacea. The regimen may include the application of one or more of a polymetal complex, a composition containing metronidazole, and/or a protective composition. Kits containing components useful in performing such regimens are also described.


Title: SILICONE PASTE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/080755
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.07.2010 - A61K 8/895 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Silicone paste compositions are disclosed by combining a silicone organic elastomer gel with water or a hydrophilic solvent. The silicone paste compositions may further contain a personal or healthcare active. The silicone organic elastomer gel is prepared by reacting in a carrier fluid an organohydrogensiloxane with two polyoxyalkylenes, the first polyoxyalkylene having aliphatic unsaturation at both each molecular termini, and the second polyoxyalkylene having aliphatic unsaturation at one molecular terminal.


Title: COMPOSITION COMPRISING AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT CYCLOALKYLMETHICONES AND USE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/080482
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.07.2010 - A61K 8/58 - MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
A cosmetic composition includes comprising a blend of cycloalkylmethicones comprising at least two different cycloalkylmethicones having general formula I: (I) where R1 is a hydrocarbon radical containing about 2 to about 4 carbon atoms; R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrocarbon radical containing about 1 to about 4 carbon atoms; a is a positive number between 0 < a < 5; b and c are independently selected from 0 to 5 wherein (a + b + c) = 5; and wherein the rates of evaporation of the composition as measured in accordance with Standard DIN 53249 test is from about 80% to about 99% by weight loss in about 200 to about 6000 minutes, more preferably in about 200 to about 1000 minut...


Title: A METHOD FOR TREATING HAIR DAMAGED BY COLOR TREATMENTS

Publication No: WO2010/078311
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 8/81 - NALCO COMPANY
A method of treating one or more hair shafts, each hair shaft including a cuticle layer and a cortex enclosed in the cuticle layer is disclosed. The method comprises: selecting one or more polymers that can penetrate the hair shafts with a pore size of about 5 angstroms to about 5000 angstroms; and treating the hair shafts by applying an effective amount of a composition containing said polymers to said hair shafts


Title: A METHOD FOR TREATING DAMAGED HAIR IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE RELAXING PROCESS

Publication No: WO2010/078288
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 8/81 - NALCO COMPANY
A method of treating one or more hair shafts, each hair shaft including a cuticle layer and a cortex enclosed in the cuticle layer is disclosed. The method comprises: selecting one or more polymers that can penetrate the hair shafts with a pore size of about 5 angstroms to about 5000 angstroms; and treating the hair shafts by applying an effective amount of a composition containing said polymers to said hair shafts.


Title: VITAMIN D PROMOTING SUNSCREEN

Publication No: WO2010/076731
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 31/4184 - ARMSTRONG, Ernest, T.
A composition suitable for providing protection against ultraviolet radiation containing one or more active ultraviolet radiation absorber through which ultraviolet B radiation is permitted to enter the skin in an amount sufficient for the body to produce a healthful and disease-opposing quantity of vitamin D3 and chemical precursors thereof. The composition is particularly used in sunscreens promoting on the one hand vitamin D3 production, on the other hand protecting the skin against harmful ultraviolet radiation.


Title: METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR COLOR MODULATION

Publication No: WO2010/072805
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 8/35 - UNILEVER PLC
The invention is directed to a method and composition suitable for skin color modulation. Particularly, the action of D-dopachrome tautomerase on melanogenesis and/or the transfer of melanin from melanosomes in keratinocytes is reduced, thereby resulting in a change in skin color.


Title: A METHOD OF MAKING UP KERATINOUS MATERIALS, AND A COSMETIC KIT FOR IMPLEMENTING SUCH A METHOD

Publication No: WO2010/070595
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 24.06.2010 - A45D 33/00 - L'OREAL
A cosmetic kit comprising: • a solid cosmetic composition in the form of a pressed powder presenting hardness greater than or equal to 15 on the Shore scale, or in the form of a casting of hardness greater than or equal to 100 g; and • an applicator enabling the composition to be taken by bringing an application surface of the applicator into contact with the composition, a vibration source enabling one of the applicator and the composition to be caused to vibrate, at least while the composition is being taken with the applicator.


Title: ZINC OXIDE AQUEOUS AND NON-AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS

Publication No: WO2010/068687
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 17.06.2010 - G01G 9/00 - KOBO PRODUCTS, INC.
Disclosed is a composition that comprises an aqueous or non-aqueous carrier and zinc oxide particles dispersed therein that have a primary particle size of 100 nm or greater with substantially no or few zinc oxide particles having a particle size less than 100 nm.


Title: COMPOSITIONS HAVING A PLURALITY OF DISCRETE EMULSIONS

Publication No: WO2010/065297
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.06.2010 - A61K 8/06 - AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
A cosmetic composition comprising a first emulsion and a second emulsion and optionally one or more additional emulsions, each of said two or more emulsions being discretely contained within the composition and comprising an inner phase and an outer phase, each of said two or more emulsions being independently a water-in-oil emulsion, an oil-in-water emulsion, an oil-in-oil emulsion, a polyol-in-oil emulsion, a water-in-silicone emulsion, a silicone-in-water emulsion, or a polyol-in-silicone emulsion in physical contact with at least one other emulsion, at least one of said two or more emulsions being visually distinct from the others, and each of said two or more emulsions as well as said composition being independently both physically and...


Title: TOPICAL SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS FOR MITIGATING EFFECTS ON INTRACELLULAR ION CONCENTRATION

Publication No: WO2010/059620
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/18 - NEUTROGENA CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a composition suitable for topical application to skin to provide protection to the skin when exposed to UV radiation, the composition including a sunscreen in amounts effective to absorb, reflect or scatter radiation in at least a portion of the ultraviolet spectrum, a marine nucleotide in amounts effective to mitigate effects on intracellular ion concentration and a cosmetically-acceptable topical carrier.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/059466
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/893 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic composition comprises a) from about 0.1% to about 15% of an emulsifying crosslinked siloxane elastomer; b) from about 0.1% to about 10% of a noncrosslinked silicone emulsifier having a polyglycerin unit; c) from about 1% to about 50% of a solvent for the emulsifying crosslinked siloxane elastomer; d) from about 0.05% to about 10% of an amphiphilic active; and e) water.


Title: TOPICAL COSMETIC SKIN LIGHTENING COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/059140
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/60 - STIEFEL LABORATORIES, INC.
Topical cosmetic compositions are provided that can comprise a Phyllanthus extract, a Bellis extract, and a licorice (Glycyrrhiza) extract. These compositions are used for topical cosmetic applications, particularly to lighten skin. Methods for lightening skin are also provided and can comprise topically administering a therapeutically effective amount of a topical cosmetic composition comprising a Phyllanthus extract, a Bellis extract, and a licorice extract, to skin of a subject in need thereof.


Title: COSMETIC USE OF NATURAL EMULSIFIERS

Publication No: WO2010/055533
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 20.05.2010 - A61K 8/92 - B &T S.R.L.
The use of natural emulsifiers for the preparation of cosmetics comprising a wax, an active ingredient and an emulsifier which allows the formation of an oil-in-water emulsion is disclosed. Preferably, said natural emulsifier is olive oil transesterif ied with cetearyl alcohol and/or sorbitol.


Title: COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING LIPID MICRO- OR NANOPARTICLES FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE DERMAL ACTION OF SOLID PARTICLES

Publication No: WO2010/051918
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.05.2010 - A61K 9/51 - PHARMASOL GMBH
The invention is related to compositions which can be used as dermal formulations for supporting the skin to restore normal conditions in case of e.g. irritated skin, or to support medical therapy of skin with atopic dermatitis symptoms, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis or related diseases (e.g. accompanied by distorted barrier function of the skin and microbial load). The compositions of the invention can be used for dermo-cosmetic products but also for pharmaceutical/ - medical products, depending on the composition and the additional actives incorporated (cosmetic actives or drugs). The invention is based on the synergistic effect of metallic particles, in particular silver particles (such as microsilver, nanosilver) and lipid particles (lip...


Title: TOPICAL FORMULATIONS COMPRISING HYDROXYAPATITE PARTICLES FOR STIMULATION AND MAINTENANCE OF COLLAGEN FIBERS

Publication No: WO2010/050980
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 06.05.2010 - A61K 8/00 - LABORATORY SKIN CARE, INC.
A composition that includes a calcium phosphate carrier agent and a compound selected from a collagen stimulator, a collagenase inhibitor, an enzyme based component, and a peptide component, present in a vehicle formulated for application to a topical surface of a subject is disclosed. The subject composition can further comprise a compound selected from collagen and procollagen.


Title: HYDROXYPROPYL METHYLCELLULOSE-CONTAINING SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE

Publication No: WO2010/048128
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - A61K 8/27 - DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Described are sunscreen compositions, composing inorganic metal oxide sunscreen particles and hidroxypropyl methylcellulose, and methods of boosting the SPF ( sun protection factor) of a sunscreen composition having inorganic metal oxide sunscreen particles, comprising including hydroxypropyl methilcellulose with a DS methoxyl of less than 1.7 in the sunscreen composition.


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS INCORPORATING METHYLCELLULOSE AS AN SPF BOOSTER AND METHODS

Publication No: WO2010/048124
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - A61K 8/19 - DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Described are sunscreen compositions, comprising inorganic metal oxide sunscreen particles and methylcellulose, and methods of boosting the SPF (sun protection factor) of a sunscreen composition having inorganic metal oxide sunscreen particles, comprising including methylcellulose in the sunscreen composition.


Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD OF APPLYING SUNSCREEN OR SIMILAR LIQUID

Publication No: WO2010/045508
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - A61M 35/00 - LOTTERHOS, William Christopher
A central body or device adapted to take payment in a variety of means and dispense sunscreen, insect repellant, hand sanitizers, or similar lotions, gels, or liquids. The sunscreen (or similar lotion, gel or liquid) may be dispensed in foil packets, plastic bladders, gel packs, or similar containers, or may be dispensed directly, such as through a spray attachment. The device may be unpowered, or powered by a battery, solar panel, or electrical power supply. The device may accept payment in a variety of forms: coins, bills, credit or debit cards, a hotel or resort access or room card, or the like. It may be mounted on a wall or vertical flat surface, or mounted on a pole or stand.


Title: RESILIENT PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLYALKYL ETHER CONTAINING SILOXANE ELASTOMERS

Publication No: WO2010/045163
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - A61K 8/891 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A stable personal care composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion may comprise a silicone elastomer comprising a polyalkyl ether pendant or a polyalkyl ether crosslink, wherein the alkyl group contains three or more carbon atoms; a non-emulsifying silicone elastomer; an emulsifier; a polar oil; and water. The personal care composition allows for previously unattainable levels of polar oils and/or aqueous phase within a water-in-oil emulsion.


Title: COSMETIC AND TOPICAL USE OF XANTHOHUMOL INCLUDING BRIGHTENING SKIN COMPLEXION AND REDUCING CUTANEOUS REDNESS

Publication No: WO2010/044076
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - A61K 8/35 - SEDERMA
The subject matter of the présent invention is the cosmetic and topical use of xanthohumol as active ingrédient, including inhibiting the GMCSF production for brightening complexion and/or reducing cutaneous redness.


Title: HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING POROUS SILICON

Publication No: WO2010/038066
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61K 8/25 - INTRINSIQ MATERIALS GLOBAL LIMITED
A hair care composition comprising porous silicon is described.


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/034969
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.04.2010 - A61K 8/06 - CRODA INTERNATIONAL PLC
A composition contains at least one sunscreen and a protein-PVP copolymer. The sunscreen may be organic and/or inorganic, particularly titanium dioxide. The protein-PVP copolymer improves the effectiveness of the sunscreen, resulting in increased SPF values of the composition.


Title: PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF TRI CHOLINE CITRATE AND COMPOSITION THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/023674
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.03.2010 - C07D 475/00 - SHAH, Bharat, Shantilal
The present invention is related to novel process for production of Tricholine Citrate by reacting citric acid with choline base at high temperature to obtained more than 65 percent pure of Tricholine Citrate. Such a obtained Tricholine Citrate is used in various composition for used as an effective iron chelator and used to stabilize animal growth hormone preparations also The invention provides a novel process for of production of Tricholine Citrate by reacting Citric acid with choline base solution at high temperature and distillation of Trichoiine Citrate at the same time in single step. In the process, citric acid is reacted with choline base solution at above 50 degree Celsius by adjusting pH of solution above 8.5 de-colorizing the so...


Title: A COSMETIC COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/020668
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.02.2010 - A61Q 17/04 - UNILEVER NV
The present application relates to a composition which includes water-soluble 1,3-diketone sunscreens, more particularly, water-soluble dibenzoylmethane sunscreens, where the sunscreens exhibit relatively low photodegradation; and a method for reducing the photodegradation of the water-soluble 1,3-diketone sunscreens. It is an object of the present application to provide a composition, which includes a water-soluble 1,3-diketone sunscreen, where the photodegradation of 1,3-diketone sunscreen is relatively low. The present inventors have found that water-soluble dibenzoylmethanes too suffer from the problem of photodegradation. It has been found that use of conventional stabilizers do not provide adequate stability. It has also been found th...


Title: ESTHERS DERIVED FROM NATURAL SOURCES HAVING LOWER VISCOSITY AND HIGHER SPREAD RATE, NATURAL PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS, AND RELATED METHODS

Publication No: WO2010/019939
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - C07C 69/52 - INOLEX INVESTMENT CORPORATION
A natural ester for topical application to the skin, hair, and/or nails comprising the esterification product of (1) an undecylenic acid derived from a natural source and (2) a vegetable-derived fatty alcohol, and a personal care product that contains this ester is provided. Also disclosed are methods of preparing a natural personal care composition comprising combining an ester and at least one personal care component, wherein the ester comprises the esterification product of (1) an undecylenic acid derived from a natural source and (2) a vegetable-derived fatty alcohol.


Title: PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

Publication No: WO2010/019766
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61K 8/00 - SEKISUI SPECIALTY CHEMICALS AMERICA, LLC.
A hair care product comprising water, a chelating agent, a copolymer, a pH adjusting agent and a hair treatment composition including a polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinyl alcohol copolymer, vinyl acetate emulsion, acrylic emulsion, vinyl acrylic emulsion, vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion or a combination thereof.


Title: ANIONIC LATEX AS A CARRIER FOR ACTIVE INGREDIENTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/019180
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - C09D 5/16 - MALLARD CREEK POLYMERS, INC.
This invention relates to the field of polymeric materials that can be used in combination with a wide variety of substrates, such as personal care products, textiles, metal, cellulosic materials, plastics, and the like, and to the field of active agents including, for example, antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal materials. This invention further relates to latex polymer coatings that comprise at least one active component as well as methods for making and using such latex compositions.


Title: OPTICAL BLURRING PIGMENT COMPOSITION SUITABLE FOR USE IN COSMETICS

Publication No: WO2010/019164
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61K 33/20 - AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Compositions comprising a gel system made from a combination of a fractal network of nanoparticles and translucent macroscopic particles, titanium dioxide and other color pigments is disclosed. The compositions are capable of forming an effective film on the biological surface such as skin to blurring fine lines and wrinkles while retaining a natural look of the skin as a consequence of synergy between the fractal particles, the macroscopic particles, titanium dioxide and color pigments. Also disclosed methods for their use.


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED COMPATIBILITY AND PROVIDING IMPROVED SUN PROTECTION

Publication No: WO2010/014352
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A61K 8/891 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Personal care composition having improved compatibility and providing improved sun protection are obtained by including a liquid silicone resin having greater than 50 mole percent Me3SiO1/2 and PrSiC3/2 units, where Me is methyl and Pr is propyl in the composition. If desired to enable additional compatibility of ingredients comprising the personal care composition, the liquid silicone resin can also contain PhSiO3/2 or Ph2SiO2/2 units, where Ph is phenyl, or a mixture thereof.


Title: MICROPHASIC MICRO-COMPONENTS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING MORPHOLOGY VIA ELECTRIFIED JETTING

Publication No: WO2010/011641
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.01.2010 - B01J 13/02 - THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
The disclosure provides methods for preparation of multiphasic micro-components, such as core-shell or Janus multiphasic particles with well-defined structures using electrohydrodynamic co-jetting of two polymer solutions containing polyelectrolytes. Suitable polyelectrolytes include polyacrylic acid (PAA), poly(acrylamide acrylic acid (PAAm), and/or poly(acryl amide-co-acrylic acid) (PAAm-AA), sodium polystyrene sulfonate (PSS), copolymers, and combinations of these. Control of certain variables, such as relative conductivities of the two jetting solutions, controls the particle morphologies formed, leading to a predetermined phase orientation for the same polymer system. In certain aspects, after cross-linking, core-shell particles are st...


Title: METHODS TO INCREASE CROP YIELD

Publication No: WO2010/008476
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - A01N 59/06 - PURFRESH, INC.
Provided herein are exemplary methods for increasing crop yield. One exemplary method for increasing a yield of a crop includes controlling plant tissue stress by at least partially coating a plant tissue with a composition comprising an agricultural sunscreen formulation and a second agricultural chemical. The agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical may be applied to the plant tissue from separate containers, wherein each container either contains the agricultural sunscreen formulation or the second agricultural chemical. Further, the agricultural sunscreen formulation and the second agricultural chemical may be applied to the crop at or near the same time. Alternatively, the agricultural sunscreen formulati...


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITE PARTICLES AND POROUS PARTICLES IN COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/006854
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - A61K 8/35 - UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is provided which includes composite particles of a sunscreen agent and a condensation polymerized polyamide binder, a water-insoluble powdered polymer of porous particles having an Oil Absorbance (castor oil) Value ranging from 90 to 500 ml/100 gm, and a cosmetically acceptable carrier. The composition exhibits an excellent soft focus property to hide skin imperfections, and retains relatively high SPF photoprotection.


Title: SILICONE COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/005538
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C08L 83/04 - MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC.
This invention relates to silicone-containing compositions, method of making said silicone-containing compositions, and to personal care and other products based on such compositions.


Title: PROCESSES FOR REDUCING THE APPEARANCE OF PASTINESS OR ASHINESS ON SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/002652
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/29 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Processes for reducing the appearance of ashiness or pastiness on skin by applying thereto a cosmetic composition comprising transparent iron oxide particles, iron-containing titanium dioxide particles, and a cosmetically acceptable carrier. These processes are useful to provide coverage of skin imperfections and/or skin tonal variations and/or skin discoloration surrounding the eyes on different types of skin, while, at the same time, retaining a natural skin appearance.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/002651
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/29 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Cosmetic composition providing a high coverage of skin while retaining a natural skin appearance comprising iron oxide particles having an average primary particle size of less than or equal to 100 nm, iron-containing titanium dioxide particles having an average primary particle size of at least 105nm and comprising from 1% to 15% iron by weight of the titanium dioxide, and a cosmetically acceptable carrier and its use as a foundation and/or as a composition to correct skin discoloration surrounding the eye.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/002650
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/29 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Cosmetic composition providing a high coverage of skin while retaining a natural skin appearance comprising iron oxide particles having an average surface area from 30 m2/g to 150 m2/g, iron-containing titanium dioxide particles having an average surface area from 1 m2/g to 30 m2/g and comprising from 1% to 15% iron by weight of the titanium dioxide, and a cosmetically acceptable carrier and its use as a foundation and/or as a composition to correct skin discoloration surrounding the eye.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING ISONICOTINAMIDE

Publication No: WO2010/002586
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/49 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
Topical compositions containing isonicotinamide in a cosmetically acceptable carrier and methods for treating keratinous surfaces using the composition.


Title: BODY WASH WITH SUNSCREEN

Publication No: WO2010/002430
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/37 - DOYLE, Michael
There is provided a body wash composition that includes sun screen materials. The body wash composition is formulated so that it may be applied during normal hygiene activities, such as washing. However, the composition applies an effective of sun screen material to the body such that the sun screen continues to provide effective solar protection even after rinsing or washing of the human body. Further, the material is a non greasy, easy to apply material that may be used during showering activities in a manner similar to a bar soap or cleanser. The composition includes a variety of materials that assist in the processing and storage of the body wash. Effective amounts of solar protective material include octyl methoxycinamate, octyl salyci...


Title: SUNSCREEN FORMULA VANISHING CREAM

Publication No: WO2010/000586
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/04 - UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is provided which is a vanishing cream structured with 5 to 50% by weight of C12-C20 fatty acid, 0.1 to 20% by weight of C12-C20 fatty acid salt and hydrophilic composite particles with organic sunscreen agent. The hydrophilic composite particles are formed as a composite of sunscreen agent and a binder in a relative weight ratio of 5:1 to 1:10. The composition exhibits relatively high SPF photoprotection while maintaining excellent skinfeel aesthetics.


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITE PARTICLES IN COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/000585
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/04 - UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is provided which includes hydrophilic composite particles of an organic sunscreen agent, particles of a crosslinked silicone elastomer, and a cosmetically acceptable carrier. The hydrophilic composite particles are formed as a composite of sunscreen agent and binder in a relative weight ratio of 5:1 to 1:10. The composition exhibits relatively high SPF photoprotection while maintaining excellent soft focus properties that hide skin imperfections.


Title: SUNSCREEN COMPOSITE PARTICLES DISPERSED IN WATER-IN-OIL COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/000584
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/06 - UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic water-in-oil emulsion composition is provided which includes composite particles of a sunscreen agent and a condensation polymerized polyamide binder, an emulsifying silicone surfactant sufficient to form the water-in-oil emulsion, an oil phase and a water phase. The composition exhibits relatively high SPF photoprotection while maintaining excellent soft focus properties that hide skin imperfections..
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This list includes patent documents published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The list was retrieved by using a refined search strategy in the claims section of all
patent applications. Salient search terms included formulations such as sunscreen creams, lotions, sprays, UVA and UVB filters, free radicals scavenging, sun protection, photostable
compositions, water resistant sunscreen lotions, bronzers, tanners, sunless tanners, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide as well as efficacy and clinical testing of SPF and UVA by in-vivo and in-vitro
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