PCT - World Skin Care Formulation Patents Published in 2010

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PCT - WORLD PATENTS IN SKIN CARE PUBLISHED IN 2010


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR WOUND CARE

Publication No: WO2010/151778
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.12.2010 - A61K 9/127 - MCCORD, Darlene
The present disclosure relates to compositions for and methods of repairing the stratum corneum, compositions and methods for inhibiting excessive transepidermal water loss, compositions for and methods of treating skin that is distressed or wounded as a result of a disease or other biological condition or process (as distinguished from wounds resulting from trauma), compositions for and methods of treating chronic wounds, and compositions for the inhibition and treatment of necrosis and extended quiescence that result in cellular necrosis instead of normal proliferation.


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SYNTHETIC CATIONIC POLYMER

Publication No: WO2010/148220
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.12.2010 - A61K 8/81 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A personal care composition that comprises a synthetic random polymer comprising a net positive charge; said synthetic random polymer comprising an acrylamide monomer unit; and a cationic monomer unit comprising 3 or more positive charges; wherein said synthetic random polymer comprises a ratio of said acrylamide monomer unit to said cationic monomer unit comprising from about 55:45 to about 97:3; and a surfactant component; and an aqueous carrier.


Title: COMBINATIONS OF HERB EXTRACTS HAVING SYNERGISTIC ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT, AND METHODS RELATING THERETO

Publication No: WO2010/147814
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.12.2010 - C09K 15/34 - THE DIAL CORPORATION
The present invention comprises mixtures of herb extracts which exert synergistic antioxidant effect and comprise the herb ginger and at least one other herb selected from the group consisting of honeysuckle and sophora. Skin care preparations incorporating such herb extract mixtures, and their methods of preparation and use, are also claimed.


Title: NONWOVEN FABRIC PRODUCTS WITH ENHANCED TRANSFER PROPERTIES

Publication No: WO2010/146240
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.12.2010 - D06M 23/00 - AHLSTROM CORPORATION
The present invention relates to the field of non-woven textile products, and is applied to the manufacture of nonwoven fabric products or generally nonwovens for various applications such as household use and personal care. In particular, the present invention relates to a wet nonwoven fabric product impregnated with a substance for personal care, household application or topic medical use, characterised in that the said nonwoven fabric is a bonded web structure with hydrophilic properties or that is made hydrophilic by treatment with wetting additives.


Title: USE OF SKIN CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING LAMINARIACEA EXTRACT FOR TREATMENT OF SKIN AGING SIGNS

Publication No: WO2010/145008
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.12.2010 - A61K 8/97 - UNIVERSIT╔ LAVAL
This invention is directed to a skin care composition comprising a laminriacea(brown seaweed) extract and the use of said composition in the treatment of skin aging signs Specifically, it was discovered that a crude extract of the laminariacea Saccharina Longicruris has a strong potential for anti-senescence and anti-cellular aging effect and is efficient to restore the contraction of the collagen network of aged cell lattices to the level of contraction of young cells.


Title: MEDICAL DEVICE ANTENNA SYSTEMS HAVING EXTERNAL ANTENNA CONFIGURATIONS

Publication No: WO2010/138856
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.12.2010 - H01Q 1/27 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
A medical device includes an antenna external to a case, package, or encapsulant for the electronic systems of the medical device. In one embodiment, a diabetes infusion pump is enclosed within a metal case, the pump including a processor and a communication module for wireless communications. An antenna is disposed in the delivery tubing of the pump outside the case with an antenna feed interconnecting the external antenna with the internal communication module. In another aspect, a thin film antenna is formed on the outer surface of the case in which a physiological parameter sensor, such as a glucose sensor, is enclosed. Multiple antennas may be used for communications on different frequencies.


Title: TOPICAL SKIN CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/138710
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.12.2010 - A61K 8/06 - JOHNSON &JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC.
The present invention relates to an oil-in-water emulsion. The emulsion comprises a starch and a quaternary ammonium salt. The concentration of the quaternary ammonium salt is greater than about 0.5 percent by weight of the composition, the concentration of starch is greater than about 3 percent by weight of the composition, and the combined concentration of the quaternary ammonium salt plus the starch is greater than about 4 percent by weight of the composition. Methods of treating the skin are provided.


Title: DIAGNOSTIC IDENTIFICATION, EVALUATION, AND MANAGEMENT OF POLYVASCULAR DISEASE AND RELATED CONDITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/138549
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.12.2010 - A61B 5/00 - VASAMED, INC.
One aspect of the present invention provides an electronic system accessible via a collaborative subscription service to facilitate improved access and analysis of patient data relevant to Polyvascular disease. In one specific embodiment, the electronic system is used by physicians and health care service providers to aggregate relevant medical data points, as the electronic system provides recommendations and analysis of patient care for specific Polyvascular symptoms and conditions. These data points are collected through appropriate medical devices and are transmitted for storage and access within the operational environment. One embodiment of the service also enables a collaborate environment for communication between various health car...


Title: MOTOR FOR A PERSONAL SKIN CARE APPLIANCE

Publication No: WO2010/138464
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.12.2010 - H02K 7/065 - PACIFIC BIOSCIENCE LABORATORIES, INC.
The motor includes a rigid anchor member which is fixedly mounted to the applicator housing, an electromagnetic stator member and an armature. The armature includes a permanent magnet assembly and two leaf springs which connect the anchor member and the armature, the leaf springs being positioned at right angles to each other. The ratio of the lengths of the spring members is within the range of 0.75:1 to 0.95:1. A driving assembly produces an alternating current drive signal to the stator member which moves the armature and a skin contact member attached thereto in a reciprocating motion which includes a first component perpendicular to the skin, a second component parallel to the skin and a third arcuate component.


Title: BARRIER FILM-FORMING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE

Publication No: WO2010/135656
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.11.2010 - A61L 15/20 - DELAVAL HOLDING AB
Long-lasting persistent, uniform, film-forming skin protecting compositions provide long-lasting persistent barrier films when applied to skin. The compositions have particular utility as barrier teat dips for protecting cows against mastitis and as wound care agents. A barrier film-forming agent is selected from pullulan, pullulan derivatives and combinations thereof. The barrier film-forming agent is stably solubilized in a solvent that dries to form the long-lasting, persistent, uniform film over the animal skin. The compositions may contain additives, such as antimicrobial agents that kill microorganisms.


Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING SKELETAL DEFECTS

Publication No: WO2010/132874
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.11.2010 - A61B 8/00 - MEDSONICS US, INC.
The present invention relates to a handheld, point-of-care device that uses non-hazardous low level ultrasound to quantitatively detect, monitor and supply, in real time, information on the status of bone fractures from inception to full healing. The device includes a plurality of transducers housed in the handheld unit or which can be extended from the handheld unit to be placed at or near the site of the bone fracture. A plurality of acoustic parameters of the transducers are selected to provide optimal detection and monitoring of fractures in bone. The information can be displayed as a numerical readout indicating the severity of the break and provides ability for indicating small stress and fatigue fractures. The portable device provide...


Title: DERMAL DELIVERY COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING ACTIVE AGENT-CALCIUM PHOSPHATE PARTICLE COMPLEXES AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/129819
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 9/16 - LABORATORY SKIN CARE, INC.
Dermal delivery compositions are provided. Aspects of the dermal delivery compositions include the presence of active agent-calcium phosphate particle complexes, where these complexes include uniform, rigid, spherical nanoporous calcium phosphate particles associated with one or more active agents. Also provided are methods of using the compositions in active agent delivery applications.


Title: METHODS OF USE OF NITROALKENE COMPOSITIONS IN DERMATOLOGIC APPLICATIONS

Publication No: WO2010/129777
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61K 8/18 - PERRICONE, Nicholas, V.
Topical compositions comprising an effective amount of a nitroalkene and a carrier are used to prevent skin conditions or damage and to treat skin conditions and damage including rosacea, eczema, psoriasis, xerosis, dermatitis, seborrhea, thermal and radiation burns (including sunburn), acne, alopecia, skin aging, scars, and skin inflammation.


Title: ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS AND RELATED METHODS OF USE

Publication No: WO2010/129285
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A01N 63/02 - JENEIL BIOSURFACTANT COMPANY, LLC
Antimicrobial compositions comprising one or more compound components generally recognized as safe for human consumption, and related methods of use, such compositions and methods as can be employed in a wide range of agricultural, industrial, building, pharmaceutical and/or personal care products and applications.


Title: EEG KIT

Publication No: WO2010/129026
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61B 5/0478 - BIO-SIGNAL GROUP CORP.
An EEG kit can be thought of as "EEG In a Bag" ("EEG-IAB"). The EEG kit can provide a complete, disposable, fast, and easily-used platform to record EEG to measure brain activity. Other physiological information (e.g., oxygen saturation, ECG or EKG, etc.) or other information (e.g., local electrode motion) can also be recorded, such as in time-concordance with the recorded EEG signals. The recorded EEG and other information can be uplinked to a local or remote user interface. A local or remote neurologist can use the EEG information to render a diagnosis in tens of minutes, wherein such information can currently be unavailable, or can require a number of hours to obtain and diagnose. The EEG kit can be very convenient, a...


Title: TREATMENT OF PAIN AND/OR INFLAMMATION AND TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF A SKIN OR MUCOSAL DISEASE AND/OR CONDITION

Publication No: WO2010/127411
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.11.2010 - A61P 43/00 - ALLMEDIC PTY LTD
The invention discloses a composition for treating pain and/or inflammation and for treating a skin or mucosal disease or condition comprising menthol, ginseng and an emollient. The invention also discloses a method for treating pain and/or inflammation or for treating a skin or mucosal disease or condition. The invention additionally discloses use of the composition in the manufacture of a medicament for treatment of pain and/or inflammation or for treatment of a skin or mucosal disease. The invention further discloses a composition for treating a skin disease and/or a skin condition comprising one or more stabilised alpha hydroxyl acid. Also disclosed are methods for preventing and/or treating a skin disease or skin condition including th...


Title: SERVICE-DETECTABLE ANALYTE SENSORS AND METHODS OF USING AND MAKING SAME

Publication No: WO2010/126780
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.11.2010 - A61B 5/05 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Disclosed are analyte determining devices that include an indicator element that provides information relating to service history of the analyte determining devices, including, for example, previous use of the analyte determining devices. A preferred device includes an electrochemical analyte monitoring systems. Also provided are systems and methods of using the, for example electrochemical, analyte determining devices in analyte monitoring.


Title: A METHOD FOR RETAINING THE ACTIVITY OF PROBIOTIC BACTERIA IN PERSONAL CARE ARTICLES AND A PERSONAL CARE ARTICLE COMPRISING THE PROBIOTIC BACTERIA

Publication No: WO2010/126414
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.11.2010 - A61L 15/36 - SCA Hygiene Products AB
The present invention relates to a method of retaining the activity of probiotic bacteria in a personal care article, wherein said probiotic bacteria are dispersed in an essentially hydrophilic phase, and said dispersion is applied to the personal care articles, that the temperature of the personal care article is lowered to below 0░C at the manufacture plant and that the personal article is delivered to the point of sale and is stored in the point of sale at said temperature. The present invention further relates to a personal care article comprising probiotic bacteria dispersed in a hydrophilic phase wherein the temperature of said personal care article is below 0░C.


Title: HUMAN SERUM ALBUMIN-BASED TOPICAL OINTMENT FOR TREATMENT OF ACNE, PSORIASIS, EGFR-INDUCED TOXICITY, PREMATURE SKIN AGING AND OTHER SKIN CONDITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/124280
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.10.2010 - A61K 38/38 - NEW CENTURY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Dermatological compositions and method for treating psoriasis, eczema, acne and like skin conditions for sanitization, pharmaceutical compounding and protection of the skin from extreme environmental conditions are provided which contain serum albumin in an amount effective to treat, reduce the symptoms and improve the appearance of affected skin due to psoriasis, eczema, and acne and like conditions, enhance the delivery performance or stability of pharmaceutical compounding bases, protect the skin from the environment and premature aging, and to lubricate and/or promote the healing of eye after surgical or accidental trauma, when combined with a suitable topical ointment, antibacterial or dermatological agent, pharmaceutical compounding o...


Title: TWO COMPONENT INTERACTIVE EMULSION PRODUCT

Publication No: WO2010/123865
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.10.2010 - A61K 8/38 - CARSON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, INC.
The present invention describes the use of two oppositely charged surfactants as the primary emulsifiers in two separated parts of a product. The emulsifiers are chosen such that when the two parts of the emulsion product are mixed, the emulsifiers react to form water insoluble compounds that are no longer able to function as emulsifiers, thus, the oil phase of the emulsion is precipitated onto the skin along with the emulsifier reaction product. Since none of the deposited materials are water soluble, or capable of functioning as emulsifiers, the deposited oil phase is extremely resistant to being washed off. This technology finds applications in hand and body creams and lotions, baby care products, sunscreens, skin protective products, ma...


Title: CYCLOHEXYL CARBAMATE COMPOUNDS AS SKIN AND/OR HAIR LIGHTENING ACTIVES

Publication No: WO2010/122178
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.10.2010 - A61Q 19/00 - SYMRISE GMBH &CO. KG
The present invention relates to the cosmetic, dermatological or therapeutic use of certain cyclohexyl carbamate compounds of formula (I) given below, preferably as skin and/or hair lightening (whitening) actives. The invention further relates to compositions and cosmetic, dermatological or therapeutic products comprising one or more compounds of formula (I) suitable for lightening human skin and/or hair and corresponding methods. The invention further relates to compounds of formula (I) as a drug, their use for the preparation of a pharmaceutical composition for lightening human skin and/or hair and to novel compounds of formula (I) wherein A denotes wherein X, Y and Z independently of one another denote hydrogen, C1-C4-alkyl or C2- C4-alk...


Title: INTEGRATED ANALYTE DEVICES AND PROCESSES

Publication No: WO2010/120563
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.10.2010 - A61B 5/00 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Devices and processes for the analysis of a body fluid are provided. Embodiments include integrated devices that include two or more analyte testing components. Also provided are processes of analyte testing devices. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, devices presented include skin piercing elements, analyzing units, and means for sterilization.


Title: ENDOHEDRAL FULLERENES HAVING ENCLOSED THEREIN ONE OR MORE OZONE MOLECULES, AND THEIR USE AS A UV-ABSORBING AGENT

Publication No: WO2010/119063
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.10.2010 - C01B 31/02 - BUCKY'O'ZUN APS
The present application discloses novel endohedral fullerenes having enclosed therein one or more ozone molecules, e.g. fullerenes selected from C60-fullerene (Buckminsterfullerene), C70-fullerene, C76-fullerene, C78-fullerene, C82-fullerene, C84-fullerene, and C120-fullerene. The application further discloses a composition comprising the endohedral fullerene and a carrier material, e.g. where the carrier material is a skin lotion, such as a skin lotion comprising L-ascorbic acid or Vitamin E. Moreover, various uses of the novel fullerenes are disclosed, e.g. for skin UV-protection; in or on the surface of sun glasses; in or on the surface of window glass; in or on the surface of textiles, fabrics, clothes, wood, paint, paper, cushions, lea...


Title: PEPTIDES USED IN THE TREATMENT AND/OR CARE OF THE SKIN AND/OR HAIR AND THEIR USE IN COSMETIC OR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/118880
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.10.2010 - C07K 5/08 - LIPOTEC S.A.
Peptides of general formula (I): R1-AA1-AA2-AA3-R2 (I) its stereoisomers, mixtures thereof and/or their cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, a preparation process, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions which contain them and their use in the treatment and/or care of conditions, disorders and/or diseases of the skin and/or hair.


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: TOPICAL SKIN LIGHTENING COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/115472
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.10.2010 - A61Q 19/02 - ORIFLAME COSMETICS S.A.
A skin lightening and/or whitening topical composition is described comprising; (i) a therapeutically effective amount of an extract of at least one Rumex plant species; (ii) a therapeutically effective amount of 8-hexadecene-1,16-dicarboxylic acid; and (iii) a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The combination of actives in the composition demonstrate a synergistic effect on inhibition of melanin production.


Title: SKIN CARE COMPOSITIONS FOR THE DELIVERY OF AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/115426
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.10.2010 - A61K 8/02 - CARDIO CAPACITY A/S
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for the delivery of cosmetics and medicants. In some embodiments, the invention relates to compositions comprising both hydrophobic and hydrophilic polymers. In preferred embodiments, the invention relates to the delivery of peptides, small molecules and other bioactive compounds using the compositions and methods disclosed herein.


Title: HERBAL SKIN CARE COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF PREPARING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/113026
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.10.2010 - A01N 65/00 - HIMALAYA GLOBAL HOLDINGS LTD.
Disclosed herein is a herbal skin care composition comprising herbal blend extracts along with dehydroxanthan gum and cosmeceutically acceptable preservatives and excipients and method of preparing the same.


Title: TOPICAL COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING OR PREVENTING CELLULITE

Publication No: WO2010/112084
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.10.2010 - A61Q 19/06 - ORIFLAME COSMETICS SA
A topical composition for treating or preventing cellulite is described. The composition comprises (i) a therapeutically effective amount of each of Furcellaria lumbricalis and Fucus vesiculosus; (ii) a therapeutically effective amount of one or more skin care actives selected from the group consisting of: glaucine, retinol, conjugated linoleic acid and caffeine; and (iii) a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The combination of actives in the composition demonstrates a synergistic effect on the breakdown of fats in human adipose tissue.


Title: COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INCREASING VITAMIN C UPTAKE INTO CELLS AND METHODS FOR RETARDING SKIN AGEING, LIGHTENING SKIN AND MODULATING HAIR COLOUR

Publication No: WO2010/111745
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.10.2010 - A61K 8/97 - JURLIQUE INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD
The present invention relates to compositions comprising extracts from plants of the Combretaceae family and the use thereof in methods for increasing the uptake of vitamin C into cells. The invention also relates to methods for treating and/or retarding skin ageing, and further relates to a method for lightening skin and modulating hair colour.


Title: MICROALGAL POLYSACCHARIDE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/111710
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 30.09.2010 - A61K 31/175 - SOLAZYME, INC.
Provided herein are microalgal polysaccharide compositions and. Also provided are methods of using polysaccharides for applications such as topical personal care products, cosmetics, and wrinkle reduction compositions. The invention also provides novel microalgal compositions useful for improving the health and appearance of skin. The invention also includes insoluble polysaccharide particles for application to human skin.


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: SKIN CARE AGENT AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/106545
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61K 8/02 - CAVINKARE PVT. LTD.
A skin care agent and cosmetic and/or dermopharmaceutical compositions involving selectively polygallate molecule either singly or as a synergistic mixture of a polygallate molecule and a gallic acid ester in an effective amount along with an acceptable vehicle with or without other skin benefit agents. Preferably, the active mixture or ingredients is selectively obtained by appropriate combination of suitable sources including plants rich in individual ingredients or a single source such as the skin and/or kernel of Mangifera indica Linn.


Title: USE OF TRIPEPTIDES

Publication No: WO2010/106044
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61K 8/64 - DSM IP Assets B.V.
The present invention relates to the use of tripeptide derivatives for tightening, firming and/or moisturizing skin. Furthermore, the invention relates to a method for stimulating the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans containing a D-glucosamine and/or N-acetyl- D-glucosamine residue and/or proteoglycans by fibroblasts and/or keratinocytes such as in particular the synthesis of Hyaluronic acid and/or of the proteoglycans Decorin and/or Lumican.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING INTERLEUKIN-1 ALPHA AND PEPTIDES AND COSMETIC METHODS THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/105636
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61K 38/08 - UNITED TECHNOLOGIES UT AG
The present invention relates to topical composition comprising interleukin-1 alpha and a hexapeptide of the general formula (I): Tyr-X-Gly-Phe-Leu-Y (I) wherein X is independently GIy, L- or D-AIa; Y is independently Asp or GIu; and a dermatologically acceptable vehicle. Further, the present invention relates to cosmetic methods for the use of the compositions for skin conditioning, reducing cellulite severity, improving skin elasticity and firmness, reducing wrinkles, enhancing collagen and elastin production in skin, reducing stretch marks, reducing and/or preventing scars.


Title: USE OF INTERLEUKIN-1 BETA IN COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/105634
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 23.09.2010 - A61Q 19/06 - UNITED TECHNOLOGIES UT AG
The present invention relates to the use of interleukin-1 beta in cosmetic methods and compositions for skin conditioning, reducing cellulite severity, improving skin elasticity and firmness, reducing wrinkles, enhancing collagen and elastin production in skin, reducing stretch marks, and/or reducing or preventing scars.


Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ELDER CARE MONITORING

Publication No: WO2010/105203
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61B 5/0402 - CORVENTIS, INC.
An adherent device configured to adhere to the skin of the elder and measure data with two or more sensors to measure patient data. The patient data can be transmitted with wireless communication circuitry, such that the patient can be monitored and subtle changes in physiology can be detected such that appropriate action may be taken. The patient data from two or more sensors can be combined to determine the status of the patient. For example, hydration data can be combined with activity data to determine a status of the elder person, and transmit a notification to friend to monitor compliance with medication and a notification to a physician to diagnose the mental health of the elder.


Title: TOPICAL PERSONAL CARE AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS AND USES THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/105052
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/02 - ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
Topical compositions are provided that have 0.5% or more of at least one personal care or pharmaceutical acid, and lightly- to moderately-crosslinked PVP, which is an effective thickener in the low pH systems. In preferred embodiments, the acid is a hydroxy acid and the composition used for personal care, or prescriptive or non-prescriptive medication indications for use on the skin, hair, scalp, foot, or lips. Also provided is the use of the topical compositions to deliver the acid(s) to the skin, hair, scalp, foot, or lips. Especially preferred is a use to reduce irritation and stinging compared to an equivalent compositions not having lightly- to moderately-crosslinked PVP.


Title: THICKENING ADDITIVE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/105050
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/00 - ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
A thickening additive composition comprising: (A) a substantially anhydrous solvent system; and (B) a thickening agent, wherein the thickening agent comprises a strongly swellable, lightly to moderately crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone. Personal care compositions containing the thickening additive composition are also described.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR SKIN MOISTURIZING

Publication No: WO2010/104301
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/97 - AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
Disclosed is a cosmetic composition for skin moisturizing comprising chia seed gel as an effective ingredient. The cosmetic composition for skin moisturizing exhibits superior moisturizing effect with little stickiness, and is widely applicable in the fields of beauty care and cosmetics.


Title: COSMETIC BASIC COMPOSITION AND ITS USE

Publication No: WO2010/103008
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/73 - COTY DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
The present invention relates to a cosmetic basic composition comprising hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (HPMC) modified with C15-C20 alkyl ether groups as thickener, Oleosomes and water, wherein the Oleosomes comprise at least one cosmetically active substance. The invention also relates to the use of the cosmetic basic composition in products of decorative cosmetics, personal care cosmetics and/or skin protection cosmetics.


Title: SKIN CARE PRODUCT

Publication No: WO2010/102988
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 16.09.2010 - A61K 8/64 - ALFA BIOGENE INTERNATIONAL B.V.
The invention relates to a skin-care product comprising at least one component selected from the group of heat shock protein from alfalfa and heat shock protein hydrolysate from alfalfa. The invention further relates to the use of shock protein from alfalfa or hydrolysate thereof for slowing down the aging of the skin and/or for rejuvenating the skin.


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: AMPHOLYTIC TER-POLYMERS FOR USE IN PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/101742
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.09.2010 - A61K 8/30 - CIBA CORPORATION
Novel ampholytic ter-polymers comprising at least an ethylenically unsaturated cationic monomer, a monomer containing a carboxylic acid or sulfonic acid group and diallyamine or derivative are claimed. Further, the ter-polymers may be used in personal care or personal washing compositions optionally in the presence of conditioning agents such as silicone, fatty amines, fatty amine oxides and fatty quaternaries and/or various benefit agents. The ter-polymer compositions are especially useful in the treatment of keratin-containing substrates. Keratin substrates include, but are not limited to, animal and human hair, skin and nails.


Title: METHODS FOR IMPROVING SKIN QUALITY USING RINSE-OFF PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/101685
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.09.2010 - A61K 8/03 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In various embodiments, provided are (i) methods and regimens for application of a personal care product for treating and maintaining the quality of skin, wherein a composition formulated to comprise at least two benefit agents, such as a lathering agent and a hydrophobic benefit agent, is applied to the user's skin over a treatment cycle that comprises two or more stages; (ii) methods for identifying and providing personal care products for treating and maintaining the quality of skin to specific populations of users; and (iii) methods for assessing, treating and maintaining the quality of skin and minimizing the signs of aging by assessing the activity of one or more skin biomarkers or physical properties that are indicative of skin quali...


Title: WEARABLE APPARATUS HAVING DEFORMABLE EXTENSION UNITS FOR APPLYING RADIATION ONTO SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/100540
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.09.2010 - A61N 5/06 - FRAIER, Michal
A wearable radiation applying device capable of simultaneously treating several skin wrinkles or lesions e.g. by light-treatment, and a method of treatment the same, are disclosed, l he device comprises a support wearable e.g. on the user's bead and configured for receiving and supporting at least one extension unit, e.g. a gooseneck-like arm currying spot illumination or other energy delivering element at an end thereof, thereby allowing the illumination or other energy delivering element to be adjustably positioned in a desired orientation to radiate towards any specific skin wrinkle or lesion located on a user's face, scalp or neck tissue. The extension units are preferably detachable from the support, thus providing for modularity. The ...


Title: DEEP ACTING TOPICALLY WORKING FACIAL CARE APPLIANCE

Publication No: WO2010/100527
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.09.2010 - A61H 7/00 - HEADWATERS R&D, INC.
A deep acting topically working facial care appliance includes a dual action facial puck having a rotating and counter rotatable removable facial implement A tubular body includes a tubular handhold and carries the facial puck axially extending from and in-line with the tubular body The facial puck includes a first component subassembly including an orbiting, eccentric shaft, and a second component subassembly includes the removable facial implement which is rotatable about and rotates with the orbiting, eccentric shaft The removable facial implement is dually effective both to clean, massage, apply compositions and otherwise topically work the skm and to deeply act to penetrate below the epidermis and into the dermis massaging and deeply p...


Title: PROTEASE FOR WOUND CONDITIONING AND SKIN CARE

Publication No: WO2010/099955
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.09.2010 - C12N 9/64 - B.R.A.I.N. BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION NETWORK AG
We have identified by molecular cloning a protease which originates from the larvae of Lucilia sericata and which was termed debrilase due to its activities useful for debridement of wounds. Described is a nucleic acid molecule encoding a serine protease having the ability to cleave fibrin and casein which is (a) a nucleic acid molecule encoding the serine protease comprising or consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 4 as well as to nucleic acid molecules encoding precursors or fragments of said serine protease; (b) a nucleic acid molecule comprising or consisting of the nucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3; (c) a nucleic acid molecule encoding a serine protease the amino acid sequence of which is at least 80 % identical to the ...


Title: SELF-POWERED ANALYTE SENSOR

Publication No: WO2010/099335
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - C12Q 1/00 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Generally, embodiments of the invention relate to self-powered analyte determining devices (e.g., electrochemical analyte monitoring systems) that include a working electrode, a counter electrode, and an optional resistance value, where the working electrode includes analyte sensing components and the self-powered analyte determining device spontaneously passes a current directly proportional to analyte concentration in the absence of an external power source. Also provided are systems and methods of using the, for example electrochemical, analyte sensors in analyte monitoring.


Title: COMPOSITION FOR SKIN EXTERNAL APPLICATIONCONTAINING RED PINE ROOT EXTRACT

Publication No: WO2010/098595
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - A61K 8/97 - AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a composition for skin external application containing a pine root extract. More specifically, the composition for skin external application according to the present invention contains, as an active ingredient, a pine root extract which shows various effects, including eliminating free radicals, protecting the cell membrane from damage by UV radiation, inhibiting the production of reactive oxygen species caused by UV radiation, inhibiting the reduction in the expression of superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase caused by UV radiation, stimulating the production of HSP70 to protect cells, inhibiting MMP-2 biosynthesis caused by UV radiation, inducing the expression of SIRT1 gene that restores DNA damage, and...


Title: ELECTRICAL SKIN REJUVENATION

Publication No: WO2010/097790
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - A61N 1/00 - TRANSPHARMA MEDICAL LTD.
A method is provided for reducing a wrinkle on a skin surface (42). The method includes identifying a person having a skin surface (42) with a wrinkle and in response to identifying the person, positioning at respective sites on the skin surface (42) an array (44) of electrodes (60) coupled to an energy source (46). While the electrodes (60) are at the respective sites: during a first time period, applying energy from the energy source (46) to drive the electrodes (60) to apply radio frequency (RF) current at a first voltage, capable of ablating an epidermal layer of the skin; and during a second time period, applying energy from the energy source (46) to drive the electrodes (60) to apply current at a second voltage, lower than the first v...


Title: MENTHYL CARBAMATE COMPOUNDS AS SKIN AND/OR HAIR LIGHTENING ACTIVES

Publication No: WO2010/097480
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - None - SYMRISE GMBH &CO. KG
The present invention relates to the cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical (therapeutic) use of compounds of formula (I) or a cosmetically acceptable salt of a compound of formula (I) or a mixture containing two or more of these compounds or the salts thereof, wherein R1denotes hydrogen or an organic radical having 1 to 14 carbon atoms, R2 denotes an organic radical having 1 to 14 carbon atoms, and wherein optionally R1 and R2 are covalently bonded to one another, preferably so that a 3 to 8 membered ring is formed, for the lightening of skin and/or hair. The invention further relates to compositions and cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical preparations (compositions) comprising one or more compounds of formula (I) suitable for l...


Title: SHEAR GELS AND COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SHEAR GELS

Publication No: WO2010/097370
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - A61Q 19/00 - UNILEVER PLC
The present invention is directed to shear gels and topical compositions comprising the same. The topical compositions can be substantially free of silicone elastomers and yield excellent sensory characteristics when applied.


Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMAGING TISSUE TOPOGRAPHY

Publication No: WO2010/097218
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 02.09.2010 - A61B 5/103 - THE PROVOST, FELLOWS AND SCHOLARS OF THE COLLEGE OF THE HOLY AND UNDIVIDED TRINITY OF QUEEN ELIZABETH NEAR DUBLIN
The present invention relates to an optical device for imaging and measuring characteristics of an objects surface shape, surface spectral reflectance and structure of sub-surface layers. In particular, the invention relates to imaging of topography of human skin and skin sub-surface layers and determination of concentration of skin constituents. The present invention has applications in areas such as skin care, dermatology, cosmetics, wound management and tricology. The imaging device of the invention significantly improves photometric stereo measurements by suppressing specular reflection and allows accurate determination of the surface shape. Consequently the device allows elimination of the influence of the shape and illumination condit...


Title: DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONTAINING POLYUNSATURATED OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS AND PROBIOTIC BACTERIA WITH POTENTIAL GASTROINTESTINAL AND DERMATOLOGICAL BENEFITS

Publication No: WO2010/096564
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - None - PROBIOHEALTH LLC
This invention provides a new family of dietary supplements containing polyunsaturated fatty acids, a probiotic culture, and optionally hydrolyzed collagen. The prototype supplement contains cranberry seed oil as a source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, along with Vitamin E. The prototype supplement also contains a special strain of Lactobacillus casei as well as fish collagen. Nutritional supplements of this invention can be provided in capsule or tablet form, or as a food item such as a chocolate confectionary. Each of the three ingredients confers benefits on their own, allowing the consumer to get three nutritional supplements in the convenience of a single product. The ingredients are also believed to work synergistically to achiev...


Title: DEHYDRATED AND SEMI-HYDRATED PERSONAL CARE ITEMS

Publication No: WO2010/096484
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - B65D 25/08 - NEWPORT COAST INVESTMENTS, LLC
A personal care item is disclosed. The personal care item includes at least one partially dehydrated personal care item formulated without at least one aqueous ingredient to thereby allow travelers to bring personal care items while complying with present security restrictions regarding the transport of liquids on transportation means and when said at least one partially dehydrated personal care item is combined with at least one aqueous ingredient, the personal care item is in a usable form.


Title: AQUEOUS GEL HAVING AN ALPHA-HYDROXY ACID AND SUSPENDED PARTICULATES

Publication No: WO2010/096109
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - A61K 8/04 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A personal care composition in the form of an aqueous gel may comprise an alpha-hydroxy acid, wherein the pH of the composition is less than about 4.5. The personal care composition comprises a gelling agent and an aqueous solvent. The personal care composition further comprises particulates and an effective amount of suspension agent to suspend the particulates. The personal care composition exhibits a consumer desired viscosity and translucency.


Title: A METHOD FOR BODY TONING AND AN INTEGRATED DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/095126
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - A63B 24/00 - SYNERON MEDICAL LTD.
Tracking toning history of a subject and determining parameters of a current toning session is provided by recording and storing into the memory of a toning device, or a computer or some other processing device, parameters of each of the preceding tissue toning procedures, as well as segments of the subject body affected by such toning procedures. Next, the recorded data is analyzed and one or more protocols related to the current tissue toning session are then derived. Concurrently, with executing the protocol, recommendations on skin care options, new products adapted for skin care and complementary to the skin/tissue toning, and any other skin care news that may be relevant to the subject skin care are identified and provided.


Title: EDIBLE COMPOSITION FOR TREATING CUTANEOUS SIGNS OF AGEING

Publication No: WO2010/094687
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - A61K 8/49 - UNILEVER PLC
This invention relates to the provision of an edible composition for the treatment of cutaneous signs of ageing, in particular those associated with loss of skin elasticity, wrinkles and sagging. Thus the inventive composition provides skin benefits selected from the group consisting of enhancing collagen deposition in the skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles and reducing sagging. Thus the invention provides an edible composition for treating aged skin, the composition comprising: (a) 2 to 1000, preferably 5 to 750, most preferably 10 to 500 mg anthocyanidin and derivatives thereof; and (b) 1 to 20, preferably 5 to 15, most preferably 2 to 10 mg lutein and derivatives thereof; wherein the weight ratio of anthocyanidin to lutein is at l...


Title: COSMETIC WRINKLE TREATMENT METHOD BASED ON ZANTHOXYLUM BUNGEANUM EXTRACT

Publication No: WO2010/094477
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 26.08.2010 - A61Q 19/08 - INDENA S.P.A.
The present invention relates to a cosmetic wrinkle treatment method which comprises the topical application of a Zanthoxylum bungeanum extract obtainable by extraction with carbon dioxide under hypercritical conditions. The present invention also relates to the use of such Zanthoxylum bungeanum extract for the preparation of topical compositions for the cosmetic treatment of skin wrinkles.


Title: SKIN CREAM

Publication No: WO2010/093848
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 19.08.2010 - A01N 65/00 - INVITRX, INC.
Preferred embodiments of the invention relate to compositions, including anti-aging cosmeceuticals for topical application, and more particularly, a skin cream, comprising cell culture medium conditioned by cells grown in two-dimensional culture.


Title: SKIN ANALYSIS METHODS

Publication No: WO2010/093503
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 19.08.2010 - G01N 21/21 - MYSKIN, INC.
The present invention generally relates to a skin care device comprising an electromagnetic radiation source capable of directing incident electromagnetic radiation to a location on the skin of a user, a radiation detector for measuring various parameters of radiation re-emitted from the location and a skin condition analysis module coupled to the detector, the analysis module capable of generating a skin condition assessment in real-time, based partly on at least one of RGB analysis and diffused reflectance analysis of the radiation parameters. In accordance with the described embodiments of the present technique, the device provides a mirror or a reflecting surface for capturing an image of desired body part and gets product recommendatio...


Title: PEPTIDES USED IN THE TREATMENT AND/OR CARE OF THE SKIN, MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND/OR SCALP AND THEIR USE IN COSMETIC OR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/091893
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 19.08.2010 - C07K 5/08 - LIPOTEC, S.A.
Peptides of general formula (I): R1-Wp-Xn-AA1-AA2-AA3-AA4-Ym-R2 their stereoisomers, mixtures thereof, and/or their cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, a method of preparation, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use for the treatment, prevention and/or care of conditions, disorders and/or diseases of the skin, mucous membranes and/or scalp.


Title: ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING LOW CONCENTRATIONS OF BOTANICALS

Publication No: WO2010/091415
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61Q 11/00 - THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK
The present invention relates to a preservative or antimicrobial compositions with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity comprising low concentrations of essential oil (and/or one or more component thereof) and a botanical extract in synergistic combination with a fruit acid and alkanediol, and optionally a solvent. The compositions of the invention may be used in personal care products such as creams or soap products.


Title: METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/091327
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61K 38/08 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A skin care composition comprising at least one keratinocyte CLOCK or PER1 gene activator and at least one DNA repair enzyme; a method for inhibiting damage to human keratinocytes due to environmental aggressors by applying a composition comprising at least one keratinocyte CLOCK or PER1 gene activator and at least one DNA repair enzyme; and a method for repairing DNA damage in human keratinocytes.


Title: COMPACT ON-BODY PHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING DEVICES AND METHODS THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/091028
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61B 5/00 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Methods and devices to monitor an analyte in body fluid are provided. Embodiments include continuous or discrete acquisition of analyte related data from a transcutaneously positioned analyte sensor automatically or on demand upon request from a user. Various electronic components of the present invention may be encapsulated with a potting material.


Title: ANALYTE SENSOR AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF THE SENSOR

Publication No: WO2010/091005
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61B 5/00 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
An apparatus for insertion of a medical device in the skin of a subject is provided In one embodiment, a sensor is provided comprising a body having a proximal section, a distal section longitudinally aligned with the proximal section, and an intermediate section, wherein the intermediate section is laterally displaced from at least the distal member and a gap is defined between the laterally displaced intermediate section and a portion of the distal section


Title: COSMETIC SKIN LIGHTENING AGENT AND COMPOSITION THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/089754
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61Q 19/02 - CAVINKARE PVT. LTD
Improved cosmetic compositions for lightening the colour of the skin wherein the active ingredient comprises a protocatechuic acid derivative of Formula (I) or preferably a protocatechuic acid derivative, Oreganol A of Formula (II) in an effective amount along with cosmetically acceptable vehicles with or without skin benefit agents. The active ingredient is selectively isolated from the plant parts of Origanum vulgare Linn.


Title: COMPOSITION FOR TREATMENT OF SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/089566
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 12.08.2010 - A61Q 19/08 - SEEDS LP
The present invention provides a composition comprising stearidonic acid (or an ester thereof) derived for example from Echium oil, and an additional lipid (derived for example from calendula oil) which enhances the pro-collagen effects of stearidonic acid. The composition is useful in reducing visible signs of aging of human or animal skin or a method of wound healing.


Title: IMPROVED TOPICAL CREAMS

Publication No: WO2010/088667
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/00 - NAIDU, Niella
The preset invention relates to improved topical creams. These creams have an oleaginous base and emollient, and also contain camphor, menthol and phenol. These preparations are useful for, e.g., treating acne.


Title: METHODS FOR IMPROVING SKIN QUALITY USING RINSE-OFF PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/088432
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/03 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In various embodiments, provided are (i) methods and regimens for application of a personal care product for treating and maintaining the quality of skin, wherein a composition formulated to comprise at least two benefit agents, such as a lathering agent and a hydrophobic benefit agent, is applied to the user's skin over a treatment cycle that comprises two or more stages; (ii) methods for identifying and providing personal care products for treating and maintaining the quality of skin to specific populations of users; and (iii) methods for assessing, treating and maintaining the quality of skin and minimizing the signs of aging by assessing the activity of one or more skin biomarkers or physical properties that are indicative of skin quali...


Title: METHODS FOR IMPROVING SKIN QUALITY USING RINSE-OFF PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/088430
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/03 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In various embodiments, provided are (i) methods and regimens for application of a personal care product for treating and maintaining the quality of skin, wherein a composition formulated to comprise at least two benefit agents, such as a lathering agent and a hydrophobic benefit agent, is applied to the user's skin over a treatment cycle that comprises two or more stages; (ii) methods for identifying and providing personal care products for treating and maintaining the quality of skin to specific populations of users; and (iii) methods for assessing, treating and maintaining the quality of skin and minimizing the signs of aging by assessing the activity of one or more skin biomarkers or physical properties that are indicative of skin quali...


Title: METHODS FOR IMPROVING SKIN QUALITY USING RINSE-OFF PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE AMOUNTS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/088429
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 8/03 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
In various embodiments, provided are (i) methods and regimens for application of a personal care product for treating and maintaining the quality of skin, wherein a composition formulated to comprise at least two benefit agents, such as a lathering agent and a hydrophobic benefit agent, is applied to the user's skin over a treatment cycle that comprises two or more stages; (ii) methods for identifying and providing personal care products for treating and maintaining the quality of skin to specific populations of users; and (iii) methods for assessing, treating and maintaining the quality of skin and minimizing the signs of aging by assessing the activity of one or more skin biomarkers or physical properties that are indicative of skin quali...


Title: PERSONAL CARE ARTICLE FOR SEQUENTIALLY DISPENSING COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE CONCENTRATIONS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT MATERIALS

Publication No: WO2010/088353
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - B65B 3/32 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A method for dispensing a personal care composition is disclosed. The personal care composition is formed from two compositions, one of which includes a surfactant and one of which includes a lipid. The method includes dispensing a first dose from the package, wherein the first dose has a concentration of the lipid by weight of the first dose, and dispensing a second dose after the first dose, wherein the second dose has a concentration of the lipid by weight of the second dose that is greater than the concentration of the lipid by weight of the first dose. A third dose is dispensed after the second dose, wherein the third dose has a concentration of the lipid by weight of the third dose that is less than the concentration of the lipid by w...


Title: PERSONAL CARE ARTICLE FOR SEQUENTIALLY DISPENSING COMPOSITIONS WITH VARIABLE CONCENTRATIONS OF HYDROPHOBIC BENEFIT MATERIALS

Publication No: WO2010/088352
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - B65B 43/59 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A method for filling a package with a personal care composition is disclosed. The package has a first end and a second end. The method includes filling the package from the first end toward the second end in a plurality of steps including at least a first step, a second step, and a third step. The first step includes filling the package with a first dose of the personal care composition, the first dose including a first composition and a second composition. The first composition has a first benefit agent and the second composition has a second benefit agent, and the first benefit agent has a concentration by weight of the first dose that is greater than the concentration by weight of the first dose of the second benefit agent. The second st...


Title: OPHTHALMIC LENS PRECURSOR

Publication No: WO2010/088266
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - B29D 11/00 - JOHNSON &JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC.
This invention discloses an ophthalmic lens precursor (1700) with at least a portion of one surface (1720) free-formed from a Reactive Mixture (1710). In some embodiments, an ophthalmic Lens Precursor is formed on a substrate with an arcuate optical quality surface via a source of actinic radiation controllable to cure a definable portion of a volume of Reactive Mixture.


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: A HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYSACCHARIDE THAT BINDS AND INHIBITS VIRUS

Publication No: WO2010/088222
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61K 31/70 - WORLD FORCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
This invention provides a high molecular weight polysaccharide capable of binding to and inhibiting virus and related pharmaceutical formulations and methods of inhibiting viral infectivity and/or pathogenicity, as well as immunogenic compositions. The invention further includes methods of inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and of ameliorating a symptom of aging. Additionally, the invention provides methods of detecting and/or quantifying and/or isolating viruses.


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: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EFFECTING CHANGES IN PIGMENTED TISSUE

Publication No: WO2010/087983
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61F 2/00 - MOAZED, Kambiz, Thomas
Methods and systems are described for a rapid and sustainable change in the pigment melanin content of melanocytes of the iris stroma, thereby to change the color of the eye. Also described are nanoparticle compositions for lightening the pigmented tissues or treating a pigmented tissue related disease.


Title: HYDROPHILIC SILICONE ELASTOMERS IN COSMETICS

Publication No: WO2010/087962
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - C08G 77/04 - ALZO INTERNATIONAL, INC.
The invention is directed to the use of a number of hydrophilic silicone elastomers in various cosmetic and personal care products where they serve various functions such as emulsifiers, film forming agents, viscosity stabilizers, conditioning agents and protective barrier forming agents. Emulsions and personal care products based upon same are also described.


Title: DYNAMIC FITTING BODY ADHERING ABSORBENT ARTICLE

Publication No: WO2010/086791
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61F 13/472 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
A disposable personal care article comprises a shell having a unitary structure for disposition adjacent a wearer's vulva region, where the shell has a first side and a second side, the first side having a first area and a second area. The first area of the shell contacts to the wearer's skin and/or hair surrounding the vulva region. At least a portion of the first area comprises a body attachment means for adhering the shell directly to the skin and/or hair of the wearer. In addition, the shell has an anterior half and a posterior half where the posterior half exhibits a higher extension relative to the anterior half when a stretching force of 454 grams is applied. In some aspects, the article further includes an absorbent structure.


Title: BODY ADHERING ARTICLE

Publication No: WO2010/086789
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 05.08.2010 - A61F 13/472 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
A personal care article comprises an absorbent structure configured for disposition adjacent a wearer's vulva region to absorb bodily fluids discharged by the wearer, and a shell for supporting the absorbent structure at the vulva region. The shell has a first side and a second side, the first side having a first area and a second area. The first area surrounds and bounds at least a portion of the second area. In addition, at least a portion of the first area comprises a body adhesive. Furthermore, the absorbent structure is present in the second area of the shell. In addition, the first area of the shell contacts to the wearer's skin and/or hair surrounding the vulva region and the second area does not contact the vulva when in use.


Title: SKIN-CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING DILL EXTRACT

Publication No: WO2010/085532
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.07.2010 - A61K 8/97 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A skin-care composition may comprise a dill extract, a safe and effective amount of a peptide, a safe and effective amount of a hydrating skin active, and a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The skin-care composition may further comprise a safe and effective amount of an acute skin-care active. Further, a method of producing a chronic skin-firming benefit and, optionally, an acute skin-tightening sensation, said method comprising the step of topically applying to the skin of a mammal in need of such treatment, a safe and effective amount of the skin-care composition.


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS OF SULFONATED ESTOLIDES AND OTHER DERIVATIVES OF FATTY ACIDS AND USES THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/085277
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.07.2010 - C11D 1/12 - STEPAN COMPANY
Formulations of personal care compositions and personal care concentrate compositions containing sulfo-estolides are described. Personal care compositions of the present technology include liquid hand soaps, bath and shower washes, shampoos, 2-in-1 or 3-in-1 shampoos, antidandruff shampoo, facial cleaners, among others.


Title: SULFONATED ESTOLIDES AND OTHER DERIVATIVES OF FATTY ACIDS AND USES THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/085247
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.07.2010 - C11D 1/12 - STEPAN COMPANY
Sulfo-estolides and methods of making them are described. Useful methods include acid side bleaching, partial hydrogenation of the fatty acid, pretreatment of the fatty acid to provide color inhibition, acid side hydrolysis of the sulfo-estolides, or conversion of SHP to an essentially fully hydrolyzed product (HSHP) or a partially hydrolyzed product (PHSHP). Formulations of personal care compositions, hair care compositions, hard surface cleaner compositions, carpet cleaner compositions, antimicrobial cleaner compositions, and agricultural compositions containing sulfo-estolides are included.


Title: TRANSFER ASSIST APPARATUS

Publication No: WO2010/084421
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.07.2010 - A61G 7/10 - TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
A transfer assist apparatus (10) includes an anxiety measurement unit (50) that detects a physical change linked to a sense of anxiety in the care-receiver and measures a degree of anxiety in the care-receiver, and a control unit (17) that control the drive unit correspondingly to a trajectory inputted by the operation unit (25) and performs feedback control so as to reduce the degree of anxiety measured by the anxiety measurement unit (50). The anxiety measurement unit detects at least one of a heart rate, an amount of perspiration, a breathing rate, an eyeball movement, an electric resistance of skin, and a skin temperature as the physical change linked to a sense of anxiety in the care-receiver. The control unit (17) sets a speed limit o...


Title: CALCIUM SEQUESTRATION COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF TREATING SKIN PIGMENTATION DISORDERS AND CONDITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/083368
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.07.2010 - A61K 8/55 - NEOCUTIS SA
The present invention provides compositions containing one or more calcium sequestration agents and methods for topical application of such compositions to the skin to treat skin pigmentation disorders, such as melasma, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, pigmentation changes due to skin aging, or any other skin conditions related with normal such as skin of color or abnormal pigmentation such as hypo- or hyper-pigmentation in humans.


Title: RINSE-OFF PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/083069
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.07.2010 - A61Q 19/10 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cleanser composition comprising a) from about 1 % to about 20 % of fatty acid soap containing from about 8 to about 16 carbon atoms; b) from about 2 % to about 20 % of a synthetic surfactant; and c) water, wherein the composition comprises a metal ion in a level no more than a predetermined amount to provide a turbidity no higher than about 9NTU.


Title: PEPTIDES THAT BIND TO SILICA-COATED PARTICLES

Publication No: WO2010/080419
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.07.2010 - A61K 8/64 - E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
Peptides having strong affinity for silica as well as surfaces comprising silica are described. The silica-binding peptides may be used to construct peptide based-reagents suitable for delivery of a silica-coated particulate benefit agent to a surface, such as body surface, for personal care and cosmetic applications. Peptide-based reagents formed by coupling at least one of the silica-binding peptides to at least one body surface-binding peptide, either directly or through a spacer, are described. The peptide-based reagents may be used in conjunction with at least one silica-coated colorant to color body surfaces.


Title: COSMETIC AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS CONTAINING SYNTHETIC MAGNESIUM ALUMINO-SILICATE CLAYS

Publication No: WO2010/080267
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.07.2010 - A61K 8/19 - CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.
The invention provides for cosmetic and personal care compositions comprising a synthetic magnesium aluminosilicate clay. The synthetic magnesium aluminosilicate clay is formed at ambient pressure by a series of reaction steps and a pH change from acidic pH to basic pH. The characteristics of the magnesium aluminosilicate clay, including platelet size, degree of stacking, and porosity can be tuned depending on the cosmetic or personal care product desired. In addition, these cosmetic and personal care compositions optionally include one or more of the following components: odor controlling agents, skin protectants, diluents, lipophilic skin health benefit agents, sunscreens, humectants, emollients, slip compounds, and moisturizers.


Title: COSMETIC USE OF 1-AROYL-N-(2-OXO-3-PIPERIDINYL)-2-PIPERAZINE CARBOXAMIDES AND RELATED COMPOUNDS

Publication No: WO2010/078181
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 31/497 - AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Cosmetic compositions comprising 1-aroyl-N-(2-oxo-3-piperidinyl)-2-piperazine carboxamides and methods of using such compositions to impart anti-aging benefits to the skin are disclosed. The 1-aroyl-N-(2-oxo-3-piperidinyl)-2-piperazine carboxamides are believed to have modulatory activity against one or more biochemical pathways implicated in skin aging.


Title: CARBOHYDRATE TREATMENT FOR FRAGRANCED ARTICLES

Publication No: WO2010/078067
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61L 9/00 - BELL FLAVORS AND FRAGRANCES, INC.
A carbohydrate treatment composition comppsing modified starches, preservatives, an incorporation factor and water The treatment composition may also preferably comprise a fragrance The composition may be used to coat a litter material substrate and also may be used in a fragrance delivery composition for personal care products A method of coating a litter matepal using a carbohydrate material is also presented.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING MELICOPE HAYESII AND A METHOD OF TREATING SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/077396
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 8/02 - AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Cosmetic compositions comprising an extract of Melicope hayesii and methods of using such compositions to impart anti-aging benefits to the skin are disclosed. These compositions are believed to have modulatory activity against at least one biochemical pathway implicated in skin aging.


Title: TOPICAL HERBAL FORMULATION FOR TREATMENT OF ACNE AND SKIN DISORDERS

Publication No: WO2010/076812
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.07.2010 - A61K 9/107 - SUNEV PHARMA SOLUTION LIMITED
The present invention provides novel herbal nano emulsion based formulations comprising a combination of lemon juice and /or rose water as therapeutically active aqueous phase entrapped in oil phase selected from one or more essential oils and process for the preparation of the same in pharmaceutically acceptable dosage forms for topical treatment of acne and other skin disorder like eczema, psoriasis, aging scaring and the like with increased efficacy, Improved percutaneous penetration, excellent thermodynamic stability ensuring long shelf life, low skin irritation and reservoir effect that promotes drug localization in the skin enabling controlled delivery of the said therapeutic agents.


Title: COMBINATIONS OF HERB EXTRACTS HAVING SYNERGISTIC ANTIOXIDANT EFFECT, AND METHODS RELATING THERETO

Publication No: WO2010/075148
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 36/35 - THE DIAL CORPORATION
The present invention comprises mixtures of herb extracts which exert synergistic antioxidant effect and comprise the herb sophora and at least one other herb selected from the group consisting of honeysuckle, kudzu, and licorice. Skin care preparations incorporating such herb extract mixtures, and their methods of preparation and use, are also claimed.


Title: SYNERGISTIC ANTIOXIDANT COMBINATIONS OF HERB EXTRACTS AND METHODS RELATING THERETO

Publication No: WO2010/075147
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - C09K 15/34 - THE DIAL CORPORATION
The present invention comprises mixtures of herb extracts which exert synergistic antioxidant effect and comprise the herb licorice and at least one other herb selected from the group consisting of ginger, kudzu, sophora, and thyme. Skin care preparations incorporating such herb extract mixtures, and their methods of preparation and use, are also claimed.


Title: TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CIS-6-NONENOL AND ITS DERIVATIVES AND METHODS FOR TREATING SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/075004
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 8/02 - AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Cosmetic compositions comprising cis-6-nonenol and methods of using such compositions to impart anti-aging benefits to the skin are disclosed. Cis-6-nonenol is believed to have modulatory activity against at least one biochemical pathway implicated in skin aging.


Title: HOME AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/074810
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 8/06 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
The present invention relates to home and personal care compositions comprising a silicone oil-in-water emulsion stabilized by a protein or peptide and at least one home and/or personal care ingredient. Such compositions tend to provide desirable characteristics for the care and conditioning of hair, skin and fabric.


Title: Device for facilitating application of a plastic film to skin

Publication No: WO2010/074640
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61F 13/02 - MÍLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
A device for facilitating application of a plastic film (1) to skin, said plastic film being a component in a wound dressing or other medical article, comprising a stiffening layer (2) removably attached to one side of said film. Two grip handles (6,7) are arranged on the stiffening layer (2), which is divided in two regions (21,22), arranged on opposite side of a fictitious line crossing over the film. A first one (6) of said grip handles (6,7) is fastened on one (21) of said regions (21,22) of the stiffening layer in at least parts (61,62) of an elongated area and the rest of said grip handle is free and extends from said elongated area over said one region (21) of the stiffening layer with its centre line (67) in a first direction toward...


Title: AN APPLICATOR AND A PACKAGING AND APPLICATOR DEVICE FOR APPLYING A COSMETIC OR CARE-PRODUCT COMPOSITION, IN PARTICULAR A SKIN-CLEANSING COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/073202
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A45D 34/04 - L'OREAL
A packaging and applicator device for applying a cosmetic or care-product composition, in particular a skin-cleansing composition, the device comprising: Ľ a container (2) containing the composition; Ľ a pump or a valve for taking the composition contained in the container; and Ľ an applicator (10) that is suitable for being loaded with composition from the container and for being detachable therefrom, the applicator comprising a support (11), a vibration source (12), and an applicator member (13).


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION PROVIDING QUIETNESS AND SOFTNESS ENHANCEMENT, METHODS OF PREPARING AND ARTICLES USING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/073144
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - D21H 17/63 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
The present disclosure generally relates to personal care compositions and personal care products. More particularly, the disclosure relates to personal care compositions and personal care products that impart perceivable aesthetic benefits of increased softness, quietness and drapability to the skin or hair of a user. To achieve the perceivable aesthetic benefit, a protonated skin aesthetic agent selected from fatty acids, fatty alcohols, fatty acid derivatives, fatty alcohol derivatives, and/or combinations thereof, may be incorporated into the personal care compositions and personal care products. To produce the liquid composition, a deprotonated skin aesthetic agent is first provided. The deprotonated skin aesthetic agent is added to an...


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: ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS AND PRODUCTS

Publication No: WO2010/072625
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 8/26 - UNILEVER PLC
The perceived visual appearance of skin such as axilla skin, as indicated by tone, radiance and/or smoothness, is improved significantly by topical application of an antiperspirant composition that is a roll-on emulsion that comprises a dihydric or trihydric humectant and/or a glyceride oil. and a mica pigment, The visual appearance can be further enhanced by incorporating into the composition a particulate microfine aluminium oxide and/or a silicone elastomer. The mica- containing compositions are advantageously applied from a roll-ball dispenser in which the depth of film of fluid on the rolling ball is controlled, such as by a spider spaced inward of the ball and/or the flow of fluid within the ball housing is perturbed such as by a cast...


Title: ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION COMPRISING MICA AND FATTY ALCOHOL WAX

Publication No: WO2010/072545
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 01.07.2010 - A61K 8/26 - UNILEVER PLC
The visual appearance of skin such as axilla skin is not improved significantly by topical application of an antiperspirant composition that is a stick that comprises at least 8% by weight of a fatty alcohol gellant. The visual appearance of a cosmetic antiperspirant composition comprising 5-30% of an astringent antiperspirant salt, 40-80% of a continuous liquid phase comprising at least one water-immiscible oil and 5-30% of a fatty alcohol wax gellant, as indicated by tone, radiance and smoothness, is enhanced by incorporating at least 0,25% of a mica pigment, optionally on the presence of a di or tri-hydric humectant and/or a triglyceride oil. Preferably the composition comprises 20 to 35% by weight of a non-volatile oil, and/or a co-gell...


Title: USE OF DIHYDRODEHYDRODIISOEUGENOL AND PREPARATIONS COMPRISING DIHYDRODEHYDRODIISOEUGENOL

Publication No: WO2010/070152
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 24.06.2010 - A61K 8/49 - SYMRISE GMBH &CO. KG
This invention relates to cosmetic and pharmaceutical preparations comprising (i) a diastereomer or a mixture of two or more diastereomers of the compound of Formula (I), or (ii) a salt of a diastereomer or of a mixture of two or more diastereomers of the compound of formula (I) or (iii) a mixture of two or more salts of a diastereomer or of a mixture of two or more diastereomers of the compound of formula (I), a diastereomer, salt or a mixture as defined above as a drug for topical application and/or for the treatment of lipoatrophy; the non-therapeutic use of a diastereomer, salt or a mixture as defined above for the prevention, treatment or reduction of skin aging, especially skin wrinkles; the use of a diastereomer, salt or a mixture as...


Title: COSMETIC DISPERSIONS UTILIZING A SILICONE-FREE HYDROCARBON COMPLEX

Publication No: WO2010/068661
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 17.06.2010 - A61K 8/00 - PRESPERSE, LLC
Silicone-free compositions including hydrocarbons of widely different structures and origins combined with coated particles are provided which have both aesthetic and volatility properties similar to cyclopentasiloxane dispersions. The compositions are useful as full or partial replacement products for dispersions of cyclopentasiloxane, or "volatile silicones." The compositions are useful in UV-attenuating formulations including skin care products, color cosmetics, pharmaceutical products and especially sun care products such as sunblocks, sunscreens, tanning lotions, and the like.


Title: AESTHETIC MEDICINE APPARATUS

Publication No: WO2010/067392
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 17.06.2010 - A61N 1/32 - PROMOITALIA GROUP S.P.A.
The present invention refers to an aesthetic medicine apparatus for the concomitant application of minimally ablative radiofrequency (RF) and resorbable filling solutions, for the treatment of wrinkles or other skin ageing signs. In fact, the apparatus subject- matter of the present invention is configured for subjecting the patient to a concomitant application of radiofrequency and filler. Thus, it is concomitantly carried out a very fine RF ablation of cutaneous tissue, a destruction of a volume of tissue in a controlled and reproducible manner, and a thermal stimulation capable of creating a fibrotic channel in which the filler is deposited in a stable manner.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING ACETYLATED OLIGOGLUCURONANS

Publication No: WO2010/067327
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 17.06.2010 - C08B 37/00 - SEDERMA
The present invention relates to the field of cosmetic and dermopharmaceutical compositions. It concerns oligomer compounds of D-glucuronic acid or D-glucuronate with a ▀ (1-4) sequence (or oligoglucuronans) containing a degree of acetylation specifically between 8.7▒0.5 and 9.2▒0.5% by weight of O-CO-CH3 group compared to the weight of glucuronic acid and with a degree of polymerisation (DP) of 18-19 ▒2. The oligomer compounds according to the present invention are intended to stimulate the elasticity of the dermis and epidermis although they also act to increase dermo-epidermal cohesion in order to combat skin ageing, lines, wrinkles, visible and/or tactile skin discontinuities, loss of firmness, elasticity and tone and to combat skin...


Title: SKIN LIGHTENING COMPOSITIONS WITH ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE INHIBITORS

Publication No: WO2010/066639
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 17.06.2010 - A61K 8/49 - UNILEVER PLC
Skin lightening additives and skin lightening compositions having an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor are described. The compositions are suitable for topical application and may comprise inhibitors like galanthamine, taspine or both.


Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING CRITICAL CARE PARAMETERS

Publication No: WO2010/065067
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.06.2010 - A61B 5/02 - BODYMEDIA, INC.
A physiological measuring system is disclosed that monitors certain physiological parametersof an individual through the use of a body-mounted sensing apparatus. The apparatus is particularly adapted for continuous wear. The system is also adaptable or applicable to calculating derivations of such parameters. A oxygen debt measuring embodiment is directed predicting an outcome in response to injury and illness. The technique allows for closed-loop resuscitation, early identification of illness and early corrective action.


Title: PREVENTION OF FORMATION OF BIOCIDAL RESISTANT STRAINS OF MICROORGANISMS

Publication No: WO2010/064039
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.06.2010 - A01N 31/08 - MARION GLUCK INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
The invention provides a process and kit for preventing the formation of antimicrobial resistant microorganisms in a health care environment comprising first and second antiseptic hand washing products containing a first and second biocide respectively in separate dispenser apparatus, with instructions to a health care professional to wash their hands after skin contact with a patient with the first antiseptic hand washing product and after contact with another patient to wash their hands with the second antiseptic hand washing product.


Title: NOVEL SEBUM SECRETION INHIBITORY AGENT

Publication No: WO2010/063674
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.06.2010 - A61Q 19/00 - BASF Beauty Care Solutions France S.A.S.
The present invention relates to a novel sebum secretion inhibitor and use thereof for the production of cosmetic and pharmaceutical, notably dermatological, compositions, intended for preventing and/or reducing the secretion of sebum and notably of squalene.


Title: SKIN WHITENER

Publication No: WO2010/063415
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 10.06.2010 - A61K 8/42 - COGNIS IP MANAGEMENT GMBH
Use of a substance of formula (I) wherein -R1, R2, R3 and R4 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen (-H), methyl (-CH3), ethyl (-CH2CH3), C3 alkyl, C4 alkyl, C5 alkyl and C6 alkyl, and -X and Y are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen (-H), methyl (-CH3), ethyl (-CH2CH3), C3 alkyl, C4 alkyl, C5 alkyl and C6 alkyl, halogen, nitro (-NO2), hydroxy (-OH), methoxy (-OCH3), ethoxy (-OCH2CH3), C3 alkoxy, C4 alkoxy, C5 alkoxy and C6 alkoxy, phenyl (-C6H5), benzyl (-CH2C6H5), and benzyloxy (-OCH2C6H5), (a) for the manufacture of cosmetic compositions and/or topical compositions and/or (b) in cosmetic compositions and/or topical compositions for (i) the lightening of the skin and/or (ii) the whitening...


Title: COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING THE SIGNS OF AGING OF THE SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/062762
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 03.06.2010 - A61K 48/00 - DERMACHIP INC.
Compositions and methods used to reduce the visible signs of aging of the skin by recalibrating the expression of genes, genetic networks, and cellular pathways in the human skin, particularly using combinations of natural compounds that produce synergistic effects on the expression of genes and genetic networks.


Title: INTEGRATION OF FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION IN PROSTHETIC SOCKETS, LINERS, AND GARMENTS FOR IMPROVED AMPUTEE CARE AND PERFORMANCE

Publication No: WO2010/062668
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 03.06.2010 - A61F 2/70 - MUCCIO, Philip Edward
The present disclosure provides a functional electrode stimulation (FES) apparatus for use with prosthetic limbs. FES may provide the benefits of pain management, muscle building, prevention of muscle atrophy, and muscle re-education of residual limb and/or peri-residual limb muscles. The FES apparatus comprises a portable electrical stimulator; means to carry a current between the electrical stimulator and a prosthetic limb liner or socket; a plurality of elastic conductors integrated with the prosthetic limb liner or socket and capable of carrying the current from the means; a plurality of thin planar conductive fabric electrodes capable of carrying the current from the elastic conductors; and a plurality of thin electrodes capable of car...


Title: ORGANOSILICON COMPOUNDS, FATTY ACIDS AND OILS WITH HOMOGENOUS SILICON NANOPARTICLE DISPERSIONS

Publication No: WO2010/059604
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/89 - NANOSI ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
The invention provides homogenous dispersions of luminescent silicon nanoparticles in organoslicoon compounds, fatty acids and oils. In methods of the invention, a fatty acid or oil and silicon nanoparticle homogenous dispersion is formed by mixing. The dispersion of nanoparticles in organosilicon compounds, fatty acid(s) or oil(s) can used as a delivery mechanism to homogenously incorporate the nanoparticles into a variety of cosmetic compounds and oils, such as foundation creams and other make-up products, sun tan lotions, sun tan oils, etc. Compounds of the invention with homogenous nanoparticle dispersions display homogeneous UV/blue absorption as well as down conversion to visible luminescence. The compounds can be tailored to exhibit ...


Title: ANTI-AGING PRODUCT

Publication No: WO2010/059547
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/00 - STUDIN, Joel, R.
The present invention is directed to an anti-aging product, a single use multi- chamber packaging and a method of using the anti-aging product for reducing and/or preventing age-related skin symptoms. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a single use multi-chamber packet that has at least two chambers or compartments each containing at least one portion of an anti-aging composition, wherein said portions can be combined prior to application to the skin for reducing and/or preventing age-related skin symptoms. In another embodiment, the present invention is directed to an anti-aging kit comprising at least two or more single use multi-chamber packets, each having at a different composition for reducing and/or preventing ag...


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS PROVIDING ENHANCED COOLING SENSATION

Publication No: WO2010/059289
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/19 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are personal care compositions for use on hair, skin, oral cavity, throat and other mucosal surfaces containing a flavor/perfume system comprising one or more coolants, wherein the pleasant cool and refreshing sensation provided by the coolant is enhanced in terms of quicker onset, greater intensity or impact and/or longer duration, thereby improving appeal and acceptability of the compositions to consumers. In one embodiment the invention provides oral care compositions comprising (a) a flavor composition comprising one or more non-menthol coolants and optionally one or more additional flavor ingredients, (b) a calcium ion source and/or a calcium transport agent sufficient to potentiate and/or modulate the cooling and refreshing ...


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: COSMETICS EXTRACTS OBTAINABLE FROM APICEAE VEGETABLES AND ESPECIALLY FROM CARROT TAPROOTS

Publication No: WO2010/058272
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 27.05.2010 - A61K 8/97 - DIZER, Daniel
Cosmetics useful for both human and animal care is disclosed comprising extracts obtainable from either the inner and/or outer sections of the root of Apiaceae vegetables, wherein the outer sections are selected from the (i) pericyclic parenchyma, and (ii) the phloem part, close to the secondary cambium, of carrot taproots. The present invention also relates to methods producing the cosmetics and to natural methods for treating the human and animal skin, hair and nails.


Title: ANTIOXIDANT COMPOSITIONS FOR THE CLEANSING AND CONDITIONING OF SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/056675
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 20.05.2010 - A61K 8/97 - JUNE JACOBS LABORATORIES, LLC
Antioxidant cosmetic skin care compositions formulated to combat conditions associated with free radical damage and oxidative stress are provided. The compositions contain effective amounts of one of several active agents, including an agent derived from one or more of the plant species: Lycium barbarum, Punica granatum, Vitis vinifera, Aspalathus linearis, and Camellia Sinensis as well as cosmetically acceptable carriers. These cosmetic compositions find use in improving the appearance of aged or damaged skin.


Title: HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT, PARTICULARLY DESIGNED FOR THE TREATMENT OF NEWBORNS

Publication No: WO2010/054457
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 20.05.2010 - A61G 11/00 - RODRIGUES, Djalma, Luiz
A hospital equipment, such as an open type incubator (1), or a heated crib for intensive care or general use, particularly designed for the treatment of newborns, provided with at least one structure (2) which is associated with at least one bed (3) for the positioning of at least one patient. The equipment comprises: (i) at least one means for processing the operations operatively associated with the structure (2); (ii) at least one device (4,5,6,7,8,9,10) for the treatment and life support of the patient integrated to the structure (2) or to the bed (3); and (iii) at least one means for viewing information (11 ); the means for processing being configured to manage and process information about the patient supplied by at least one device f...


Title: A METHOD OF SCREENING MATERIAL FOR IMPROVING SKIN FUNCTIONS

Publication No: WO2010/053254
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.05.2010 - C12Q 1/68 - AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
A method of screening a material for improving skin functions includes: (a) treating a skin cell with a candidate material; (b) detecting a change in a relative expression level of membrane-associated protein 17 (MAP17) gene; and (c) selecting a candidate material inducing the change in the expression level of the gene as a material for improving skin functions. That is to say, a material for improving skin functions is screened using MAP17 gene as a marker, on the basis of the change in the expression level of the MAP17 gene. A material for improving skin functions, which is useful in improving skin barrier function, promoting skin moisturization, preventing skin aging, or ameliorating skin troubles, may be effectively screened.


Title: CLEANSING FORMULATIONS COMPRISING NON-CELLULOSIC POLYSACCHARIDES WITH MIXED CATIONIC SUBSTITUENTS

Publication No: WO2010/051151
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 06.05.2010 - A61K 8/73 - HERCULES INCORPORATED
The present invention is related to the use of a non-cellulosic cationically modified polysaccharide in cleaning compositions and more particularly to a surfactant based cleansing composition comprising, a surfactant, a non-cellulosic cationically modified polysaccharide and a solvent for use in personal care composition, household care composition or an institutional care composition.


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: CLEANSING COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING MODIFIED SORBITAN SILOXANES AND USE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/049830
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 06.05.2010 - A61K 8/89 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
The present disclosure generally relates to personal care cleansing compositions and wipes. More particularly, the disclosure relates to single phase compositions and wipes for cleansing the skin and/or hair of a user, while additionally, imparting a perceivable aesthetic feel to the skin of a user. To achieve both cleansing and the perceivable aesthetic feel, a modified sorbitan siloxane is incorporated into the compositions and wipes.


Title: AMINOFUNCTIONAL ENDBLOCKED SILICONE POLYETHER COPOLYMERS IN PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/047993
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - A61Q 5/12 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Personal care compositions containing aminofunctional endblocked silicone polyether copolymers are disclosed. The aminofunctional endblocked silicone polyether copolymers are particularly useful in hair care formulations to provide conditioning, which includes ease of detangling, combing, pliability, smoothness, slipperiness and styling benefits.


Title: MIXTURE OF FATTY ACID ESTERS OF NATURAL ORIGIN AND ITS USE IN COSMETIC PREPARATIONS BASED ON OLIVE OIL DERIVATIVES

Publication No: WO2010/046816
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - A61K 8/37 - B &T SRL
Mixture comprising esters of saturated C16-C18 fatty acid and unsaturated C16-C18 fatty acids with 2-ethyl-hexyl alcohol, said esters being in an amount ranging from 90% to 100% by weight with respect to the total weight of the mixture. The cosmetic compositions containing such a mixture formulated in topical form have a moisturising, emollient, elasticising and skin compactness and smoothness improving action.


Title: MANNEQUIN FOR MEDICAL TRAINING

Publication No: WO2010/046772
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - G09B 23/32 - FELICE, Eugenio, Agro
A mannequin representing a human body, anatomically particularized, adult aged and real sized with real motions. Special care is posed in selecting the materials in order to resemble the natural texture of human tissues. The aim of the mannequin is to allow the acquisition of medical skills in the field of pain management (peripheral anaesthesia techniques, vessels cannulation, port-a-cath implantation) through interchangeable modules simulating a plurality of anatomical variabilities ("drawers").


Title: SOAP-BASED LIQUID WASH FORMULATIONS WITH ENHANCED DEPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/046354
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 29.04.2010 - A61K 8/25 - UNILEVER PLC
The invention relates to soap-based liquid body and facial wash compositions. Using high solvent, low water compositions and incompletely naturalized fatty acids to help structure the compositions, all in combination with modified benefit agents, enhanced deposition of various agents is achieved.


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: MODIFIED VARIANT BOWMAN BIRK PROTEASE INHIBITORS

Publication No: WO2010/044786
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - C07K 14/81 - DANISCO US INC., GENENCOR DIVISION
The present invention relates to modified variant Bowman Birk Protease Inhibitor proteins (BBPIs) that comprise peptides that bind target proteins, and that are further modified to have greater protease inhibitory activity and/or be produced at greater yields than the unmodified BBPIs. The invention encompasses polynucleotide constructs and expression vectors containing polynucleotide sequences that encode the modified variant BBPIs, the transformed host cells that express and produce the modified variant BBPIs, the modified variant BBPI proteins, the compositions comprising the modified variant BBPIs, and the methods for making and using the modified variant BBPIs in personal care.


Title: SUNSCREEN AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A RANDOM TERPOLYMER

Publication No: WO2010/043588
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - A61K 8/29 - BASF SE
Topically applicable, water-resistant cosmetic or dermatological compositions well suited for the UV-photoprotection of human skin and/or hair comprising an effective UV-photoprotecting amount of: (a) at least one UV screening agent from various classes and particularly effect mixtures thereof; and, (b) at least one random terpolymer; and, optionally, (c) other cosmetically acceptable ingredients. The various classes of UV-protecting compounds or UV sunscreens of special interest are selected from the groups b1 sparingly soluble micronized organic UV absorber, b2 Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, b3 at least one oil soluble organic UV absorber,b4 at least one inorganic UV absorber and b5 at least one water soluble UV absorber ...


Title: COSMETIC OR DERMOPHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CONTAINING PSEUDOALTEROMONAS FERMENT EXTRACT

Publication No: WO2010/043346
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 22.04.2010 - A61K 8/99 - LIPOTEC, S.A.
Cosmetic or dermopharmaceutical compositions containing Pseudoalteromonas ferment extract for the treatment and/or care of the skin, scalp and/or nails, preferably to improve the barrier function of the skin, scalp and/or nails, and specifically for the treatment and/or care of those conditions, disorders and/or pathologies of the skin, scalp and/or nails associated with an an alteration in the keratinization process.


Title: COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING FENUGREEK HYDROCOLLOIDS

Publication No: WO2010/041273
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.04.2010 - A23L 1/0526 - RUBICON RESEARCH PRIVATE LIMITED
The present invention discloses compositions comprising fenugreek hydrocolloids comprising soluble and insoluble dietary fibers. The present invention further relates to the use of these compositions comprising fenugreek hydrocolloids as healthcare, personal care, food, household care and industrial products.


Title: UNIVERSAL SENSORY STRUCTURANT

Publication No: WO2010/040609
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.04.2010 - A61K 8/73 - UNILEVER PLC
Universal sensory structurants and compositions comprising the same are described. The universal sensory structurants comprise polysaccharide carbohydrate having at least about 75% by weight amylopectin and the polysaccharide carbohydrate has been treated and swollen with a solvent comprising hydroxylated polymer comprising less than about 100 silane repeat units.


Title: SENSORY MODIFIER

Publication No: WO2010/040608
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.04.2010 - A61K 8/34 - UNILEVER PLC
Sensory modifiers and compositions comprising sensory modifiers are described. The sensory modifiers comprise polysaccharide carbohydrate having at least about 75% by weight amylopectin and the polysaccharide carbohydrate has been treated and swollen with a substantially anhydrous solvent.


Title: PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION

Publication No: WO2010/040579
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.04.2010 - A61K 8/34 - UNILEVER PLC
A personal care composition comprising a eutectic mixture, the eutectic mixture comprising an alkyl monoethanolamide having an alky chain length from 10 to 14.


Title: ELECTRICAL WOUND DRESSING HAVING MULTIPLE CATHODES

Publication No: WO2010/040357
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 15.04.2010 - A61N 1/04 - COLOPLAST A/S
A wound care device comprising at a skin contacting surface at least two cathodes positioned to be placed on a wound surface and at least one peripheral anode positioned to be placed on healthy skin surface and comprising means for providing current between the at least two cathodes and the at least one peripheral anode.


Title: INTEGRATED LANCET AND ANALYTE TESTING APPARATUS

Publication No: WO2010/040089
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61B 5/157 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Integrated lancing and analyte measurement systems are provided which minimize the number of actions required to operate the systems, accomplished in part by combining two or more user steps into one.


Title: ANALYTE SENSOR SENSITIVITY ATTENUATION MITIGATION

Publication No: WO2010/039745
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61B 5/145 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Method and apparatus for receiving a first signal from a first working electrode of a glucose sensor positioned at a first predetermined position under the skin layer, receiving a second signal from a second working electrode of the glucose sensor positioned at a second predetermined position under the skin layer, the second signal received substantially contemporaneous to receiving the first signal, detecting a dropout in the signal level associated with one of the first or second signals, comparing the first signal and the second signal to determine a variation between the first and second signals, and confirming one of the first or second signals as a valid glucose sensor signal output when the determined variation between the first and ...


Title: ACTIVE AGENT LOADED UNIFORM, RIGID, SPHERICAL, NANOPOROUS CALCIUM PHOSPHATE PARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME

Publication No: WO2010/039560
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61K 9/14 - LABORATORY SKIN CARE, INC.
Uniform, rigid, spherical nanoporous calcium phosphate particles that define an internal space and an amount of active agent present in the internal space are provided. Also provided are topical delivery compositions that include the active agent loaded particles, as well as methods of making the particles and topical compositions. The particles and compositions thereof find use in a variety of different applications, including active agent delivery applications.


Title: WIPE WITH ODOUR CONTROL SUBSTANCE

Publication No: WO2010/039064
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61L 15/40 - SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB
A wipe, in particular a personal hygiene wipe such as a baby care, feminine hygiene care, incontinence care, hand care or foot care wipe, wherein the wipe comprises a composition including oxidized lipids as an odour control substance. The lipids are oxidized under controlled conditions to have a peroxide value of at least 20 meq/kg. The lipids are for example triglycerides of fatty acids.


Title: EXTRACT FROM CONDITIONED MEDIUM CULTURED BY REGENERATIVE CELLS

Publication No: WO2010/038232
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A23L 1/30 - FRIEDLANDER, Hymie
A method and composition for treating dermatological conditions and improving skin condition and helping hair to grow or thicken involves putting mesenchymal stem cells or other cells with regenerative properties into culture medium to induce secretion of beneficial factors such as growth factor, regulatory factors, enzymes, hormones, peptides and lymphokines into the culture medium to create conditioned medium and then extracting either a supernatant or a cell free extract of the conditioned medium to use itself or components thereof alone or with other skin or hair care reagents as a topical ointment or formula to apply to the skin or hair topically for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes.


Title: HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING POROUS SILICON

Publication No: WO2010/038068
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61K 8/25 - INTRINSIQ MATERIALS GLOBAL LIMITED
A cosmetic formulation comprising porous silicon is described.


Title: POROUS MATERIALS

Publication No: WO2010/038064
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61K 8/19 - INTRINSIQ MATERIALS GLOBAL LIMITED
A consumer care composition or a food composition comprising a mesoporous microparticulate material wherein at least some of the pores of the material are loaded with at least one ingredient and the loaded mesoporous microparticulate material is encapsulated by a capping layer is described.


Title: PEPTIDES USEFUL IN THE TREATMENT AND/OR CARE OF SKIN, MUCOUS MEMBRANES, SCALP AND/OR HAIR AND THEIR USE IN COSMETIC OR PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/037553
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - C07K 5/10 - LIPOTEC S.A.
Peptides with general formula (I): R1-AA1-AA2-AA3-AA4-R2 its stereoisomers, mixtures thereof, and its cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable saits, a method of preparation, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use for the treatment and/or care of conditions, disorders and/or pathologies of the skin, mucous membranes, scalp and/or hair.


Title: COMPOSITIONS FOR TREATING OR ALLEVIATING SKIN DISEASES OR DISORDERS RELATED TO AN ENHANCED LEVEL OF ANTI-MICROBIAL PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS

Publication No: WO2010/037545
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 08.04.2010 - A61K 36/185 - BAYER CONSUMER CARE AG
The present invention deals with medicaments or cosmetic compositions for the treatment or for alleviating skin or mucous membrane diseases or disorders related to an enhanced level of anti-microbial peptides or proteins comprising Tambourissa plant extracs optionally comprising polyphenols, a process for preparing a Tambourissa plant extract and the extract itself and its uses.


Title: GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE FOR GLUCOSE MONITORING SYSTEM

Publication No: WO2010/033503
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.03.2010 - A61B 5/05 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for a medical device such as a blood glucose meter, systems and methods are provided. Embodiments include GUIs in which a user may navigate between icons and select certain display outputs which summarize all or certain glucose data over particular time periods. In certain embodiments, animated icons and/or graphs and/or text summaries may be provided.


Title: COMPOSITIONS, METHODS, DEVICES, AND SYSTEMS FOR SKIN CARE

Publication No: WO2010/033494
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.03.2010 - A61K 8/36 - TRIA BEAUTY, INC.
Accordingly, a need has arisen for improved compositions, methods, devices, and systems for skin care including, without limitation, topical compositions and phototherapy devices and methods. A skin care method may comprise, in some embodiments, contacting at least a portion of the skin of a subject with a homogeneous, stable, self-foaming composition, illuminating the at least a portion of the skin exclusively with light of a desired wavelength (e.g., from about 390nm to about 430nm, and contacting the at least a portion of the skin with an anli-oxidant serum composition.


Title: NOVEL PALMITOYLTRIPEPTIDE AND ANTI-WRINKLE COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING IT

Publication No: WO2010/032891
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.03.2010 - C07K 5/00 - MAIM CO., LTD.
Disclosed are a novel palmitoyltripeptide compound and an anti-wrinkle cosmetic composition comprising the same as an active ingredient. Having the ability to effectively pass through the skin barrier thanks to the lipophilic moiety thereof, the novel compound shows great improvements in skin wrinkles and elasticity. Also, the compound can promote the synthesis of collagen in wounded skin tissues, providing excellent skin rejuvenation properties.


Title: CATIONIC POLYMER BASED WIRED ENZYME FORMULATIONS FOR USE IN ANALYTE SENSORS

Publication No: WO2010/030912
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.03.2010 - C12Q 1/00 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Embodiments of the invention include analyte-responsive compositions and electrochemical analyte sensors having a sensing layer that includes an analyte-responsive enzyme and a cationic polymer. The sensing layer can beneficially further comprise a redox mediator material that assists in transferring electrons between the enzyme and an electrode. The mediator can be associated either covalently or noncovalently with the cationic polymer, which, in turn, is disposed in close proximity to an electrode surface. Various organic ligand/transition metal complexes have been found to be useful in the role of the redox mediator. Also provided are systems and methods of making the sensors and using the electrochemical analyte sensors in analyte monit...


Title: LEUCOJUM BULB EXTRACTS AND USE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/029554
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.03.2010 - A61K 36/00 - I.B.R. ISRAELI BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH LTD.
The present invention relates to Leucojum extracts, particularly to aqueous extract of Leucojum bulbs effective in inhibiting contraction of muscle cells or tissues and as an anti-oxidant, composition comprising same and use thereof for inhibiting muscle contractions, particularly cutaneous muscles effective in treating and preventing wrinkles, fine lines and oxidative damages of the skin.


Title: METHODS USEFUL IN STUDYING OR MODULATING SKIN OR HAIR PIGMENTATION, PLANT EXTRACTS FOR USE IN COMPOSITIONS AND COSMETIC CARE METHOD

Publication No: WO2010/029115
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.03.2010 - A61K 8/60 - L V M H RECHERCHE
The invention relates to methods useful in studying or modulating skin or hair pigmentation and to the use of plant extracts in compositions as well as to methods comprising the topical use of such compositions to reduce or to enhance skin or hair pigmentation.


Title: AN OBJECTIVE MODEL OF APPARENT AGE, METHODS AND USE

Publication No: WO2010/028247
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.03.2010 - G06F 19/00 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
Methods of developing equations for objectively assigning or predicting an apparent age are disclosed. Advantageously, the equations of objective apparent age may be based on a relatively small number of critical parameters combined in a way that accounts for all or most of the apparent skin aging in a defined population or sub-population. Despite the relatively small data collection requirements, the present invention includes an objective model of apparent age that is useful for evaluation of products, useful for predicting treatment outcomes and useful for predicting the effects of deteriorative factors. The formalization of an Objective Apparent Age Score allows one to identify the biophysical and biochemical parameters that mostly infl...


Title: COPOLYMERS USEFUL AS RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS AND HOME AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/026097
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.03.2010 - A61K 8/81 - BASF SE
The present invention relates to aqueous personal care, household care, and/or fabric care compositions comprising vinylic copolymers. Also disclosed are methods for the rheological modification of aqueous personal care, household care, and/or fabric care compositions comprising these vinylic copolymers.


Title: SILICONE-ORGANIC HYBRID EMULSIONS IN PERSONAL CARE APPLICATIONS

Publication No: WO2010/025311
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.03.2010 - C08F 283/12 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Personal care compositions containing silicone polymer and organic polymer containing alloy and/or hybrid emulsions are disclosed. The silicone organic hybrid emulsions are particularly useful in hair care formulations to simultaneously provide conditioning and styling benefits. The silicone organic hybrid emulsions are also useful in color cosmetic formulations to provide shine and wash-off resistance benefits.


Title: PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS CONTAINING RAINWATER

Publication No: WO2010/022393
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.02.2010 - A61K 8/19 - P.V. CREATIONS
This invention relates generally to formulations and methods for improving level of moisture absorption and retention by the skin and for improving the appearance, feel, or comfort of the skin, wherein the formulations comprise pure rainwater. In another embodiment of the invention, the formulations comprise a combination of natural extracts. The present invention is a formulation made substantially without the use of synthetic chemicals and petroleum by-products, wherein the formulation is used for personal care. More specifically, the present invention is a skin care product formulation wherein 90% or more of the ingredients are natural products.


Title: ORIGINAL EYELASH BUTTERFLY GUARD

Publication No: WO2010/020845
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.02.2010 - A45D 40/30 - FRANKLIN, Natalia
The original eyelash butterfly guard use in the cosmetic field as a skin, eyes, and eyelash disposable shield in the application of eye makeup and/or as a protector during eye makeup removal, eyelash tinting, artificial eyelash extension, permanent makeup tattooing. The eyelash guard molds firmly around the bridge of the nose, fits perfectly under any size of eyes, and secures to both sides of the face, thereby freeing the hands to apply makeup or to perform other procedures as described. Also, it can be used over eyelids. The eyelash guard is for everyone who wants to look the best, raise job standards and bring enjoyment to the makeup application routine. It is for everyone who wants to save a lot of time, money and to help to prevent pre...


Title: LASER INTRADERMAL THERAPY PROCEDURE

Publication No: WO2010/020021
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 25.02.2010 - A61N 5/06 - ARBACHE, Samir Antonio Elias
Laser intradermal therapy procedure, is a surgical procedure for wrinkles, hemangiomas, hair follicles and tattoo removal through thermal stimulation or destruction of target-tissues, using an optical fiber with spherical extremity (9), which is used to conduct a laser energy (1), to the dermis and subcutaneous tissue (7), through a needle (10), or catheter (11), which can be connected to a hand-piece device (12); the optical fiber (9), goes completely through the layer of epidermis (6), and is introduced into any desired skin depth (7), allowing the laser (1), to be applied directly on the target tissue (5), without being absorbed by the melanin pigments (2), inside the epidermis; as a result, it allows the treatment of dark skin or tanned...


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: LANCET AND PACKAGING THEREFOR

Publication No: WO2010/019738
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61B 5/1459 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
A lancet device is provided with stackable features to carry a plurality of lancets as a single unit. The lancet device includes a lancet body with a sharp tip at one end for drawing a sample of blood. The lancet body has opposing sides with projections on one of the opposing sides and depressions on the other opposing side. The projections and depressions are configured such that projections on one lancet body securely engages into the depressions of an adjacent lancet body providing a stacked formation. As an alternate, the plurality of lancets can be housed in an elongated member so that the plurality of lancets can be transported as a single unit.


Title: ADJUSTABLE CAP AND LANCING DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE

Publication No: WO2010/019736
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61B 5/151 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Disclosed are cap embodiments each comprising a body having a skin-engaging end defining a piercing aperture, a lancet receiver, and an intermediate member. A first cam path is located on one of the lancet receiver and the intermediate member, and a first cam follower is located on the other of the lancet receiver and the intermediate member that engages the first cam path. A second cam path is located on one of the cap body and the intermediate member, and a second cam follower is located on the other of the cap body and the intermediate member that engages the second cam path. The first and second cam paths are configured such that rotation of the intermediate member by an actuating mechanism causes the cap body to move forward and rearwa...


Title: CAP FOR LANCING DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE MODE OF OPERATION

Publication No: WO2010/019734
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61B 5/151 - ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC.
Caps and cap assemblies for lancing devices with adjustable modes of use are disclosed herein. In accordance with some embodiments of the invention, an adjustable cap assembly for a lancing device having a housing is disclosed. The assembly comprises at least one cap comprising a cap body with a skin-engaging end that defines a piercing aperture, an end opposite the skin-engaging end configured to removably engage an end of the housing and a lancet receiver within the cap body and configured to receive a lancet. The at least one cap is configured to adjust a penetration depth of the lancet with axial movement of the cap relative to the housing and to adjust an effective size of the piercing aperture with the lancet receiver.


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: FORMULATION BASED ON MICRONIZED CLINOPTILOLITE AS THERAPEUTIC AGENT PROVIDING HIGHLY BIOAVAILABLE SILICON

Publication No: WO2010/018418
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - C01B 33/00 - NOVATECH ISTRAZIVANJE d.o.o.
This invention relates to a formulation based on micronized clinoptilolite (MC) as therapeutic agent for effective release of highly bioavailable silicon. The formulation comprising variable portions of: (i) micronized clinoptilolite (MC) of general formula: (Men+)x/n[(AlO2)x(SiO2)y]-mH2O (MC) where Me= H, Li, Na, K, Mg, Ca, Zn, Ag, Cu, Mn, Fe; whereas ratio of silicon to aluminum, y:x is between 2.6:1 to 5: 1; number of crystalline water m is from 0 to 20, which is characterized by particles size from 500 nm to 5 Ám; and of (ii) one or more excipients which yield in desired pharmaceutical form: tablets, capsules, ointments, creams, gels, lotions, shampoos, powders, liquid powders, compact powders, masks, suppositories, syrups, suspensions...


Title: CHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS FOR SKIN CARE EMULSIONS AND HEAVY DUTY HAND CLEANSERS

Publication No: WO2010/018386
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61K 8/34 - PIBED LIMITED
The present invention provides preservative compositions suitable for replacing, partially or in totality, conventional preservatives in skin care emulsions and heavy duty hand cleansers comprised of alternative molecular compounds than found in conventional preservative formulations. The preservative formulation for skin care formulations includes a fatty acid and/or ester of fatty acid present in a concentration from about 0.01 wt./wt. % to about 90 wt./wt. % of the formulation, one or more alcohols in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 60 wt./wt. % of the formulation, and a chelating agent present in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 20 wt./wt. % of the blend.


Title: CHEMICAL COMPOSITION FOR SKIN CARE FORMULATIONS

Publication No: WO2010/018385
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61K 8/362 - PIBED LIMITED
The present invention provides preservative compositions suitable for replacing, partially or in totality, conventional preservatives in skin care and hygiene cosmetic or pharmaceutical products. The preservative formulations include an organic carboxylic acid present in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 30 wt./wt. % of the formulation, an alcohol present in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 60 wt./wt. % of the formulation. The formulations include an inorganic salt present in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 80 wt./wt. % of the formulation, and a chelating agent present in a concentration from about 0.01 to about 20 wt./wt. % of the formulation.


Title: USE OF INDOLE COMPOUNDS AS A COSMETIC

Publication No: WO2010/017895
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61K 8/49 - MERCK PATENT GMBH
The invention relates to a compound of formula (I) wherein R1, R2 and R3 are identical or different and each is H or alkyl of 1-6 carbon atoms, R4 is H or methyl, R5 is phenyl or chlorophenyl, and/or physiologically acceptable salts thereof and its use in compositions, especially topical, cosmetic and/or personal care compositions, and compositions containing said compound.


Title: USE OF 5-(7-METHOXY-3,3-DIMETHYL-2,3-DIHYDRO-1-BENZOXEPIN-5YL)-3-METHYL- PENTA-2,4-DIENOIC

Publication No: WO2010/017885
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 18.02.2010 - A61Q 7/00 - MERCK PATENT GMBH
The invention relates to 5-(7-methoxy-3,3-dimethyl-2,3-dihydro-1-benzoxepin-5- yl)-3-methyl-penta-2,4-dienoic acid and its use in compositions, especially topical, cosmetic and/or personal care compositions, and compositions containing said compound.


Title: METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DERMATOLOGICAL HYPOPIGMENTATION

Publication No: WO2010/017477
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.02.2010 - A61F 7/00 - THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION
Exemplary embodiments of the present disclosure provide method and apparatus for effecting (e.g., lightening) an appearance of skin by cooling or freezing small separated surface regions of the skin to produce regions of local hypopigmentation. The width of the regions can be, for example, smaller than about 1 mm or 0.5 mm, and a distance between these frozen regions can be greater than about 3 times the width of the regions. An exemplary apparatus can be provided that includes a plurality of spatially-separated thermally conductive arrangements that can be affixed or otherwise coupled to a base. For example, the conductive arrangements can be regions of conductive material provided in or proximal to a thermal insulator, or thermally conduc...


Title: COMPONENT FOR SECURING ATTACHMENT OF A MEDICAL DEVICE TO SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/016791
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.02.2010 - A61M 1/00 - MÍLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE AB
The present invention relates to a component (1) for securing attachment of a medical device, such as a wound dressing or an ostomy bag, to the skin of a patient, said component including a first plastic film (2) coated with a skin-friendly adhesive (3) on the lower side thereof, i.e. the side facing the skin when the component is used. According to the invention a body (5) of soft, compressible and elastic material is disposed between the first plastic film (2) and a second plastic film (6), said first and second films extending beyond the compressible body around the circumference thereof and are affixed to each other in parts extending around the circumference of the compressible body so that a closed space containing said compressible b...


Title: SKIN LIGHTENING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CO2 EXTRACTS

Publication No: WO2010/015487
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 11.02.2010 - A61Q 19/02 - UNILEVER PLC
Skin lightening additives and skin lightening compositions with carbon dioxide obtained plant extracts are described. The compositions are suitable for topical application and may comprise CO2 obtained Chamomile extract.


Title: A COMPOSITION FOR IMPROVING SKIN CONDITION AND APPEARANCE

Publication No: WO2010/014861
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A01N 31/00 - ARCH PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS, L.P.
Disclosed is a cosmetic composition comprising prenylated isoflavonoid and a carrier, wherein the prenylated isoflavonoid is from about 0.0000001% to about 10%, preferably from 0.00001% to 1%, most preferably from 0.01% to 1%, by weight, based on the total weight of the composition. The active agent prenylated isoflavonoid induces a statistically significant upregulation of collagen IAl and elastin genes in normal human dermal fibroblasts. The composition is effective to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin and improve the appearance and condition of the skin.


Title: BACILLUS AMYLOLIQUEFACIENS STRAIN

Publication No: WO2010/014715
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - C02F 3/34 - NOVOZYMES A/S
The present invention relates to Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain NRRL B 50154 and methods and compositions for preventing and/or reducing biofilm formation on surfaces and/or planktonic proliferation in aqueous environments, especially in domestic/household and industrial settings. The present invention also relates to deodorizing liquid compositions which are designed to be applied in the areas of pet care, toilet care, carpet care, and garbage collections or processes, management of industrial wastes, including sludge processing, landfill and composting, and odor control of livestock production processes and other organic wastes.


Title: ANALYTE SENSORS COMPRISING PLASTICIZERS

Publication No: WO2010/014391
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A61B 5/00 - BOMMAKANTI, Balasubrahmanya, S.
A method and analyte-measurement device adapted to determine the concentration of an analyte in a fluid from a measurement site within a body, including an animal body, a mammalian body, or a human body. The invention further relates to the use of partially or fully implantable glucose-monitoring devices, including transcutaneous or subcutaneous glucose-monitoring devices. Devices, systems and kits making use of the aforementioned method are provided as well.


Title: METHODS OF TREATING WRINKLES, DEVELOPING WRINKLE TREATMENTS AND EVALUATING TREATMENT EFFICACY, BASED NO NEWLY DISCOVERED SIMILARITIES BETWEEN WRINKLES AND SKIN WOUNDS

Publication No: WO2010/014373
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A61B 5/04 - ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
Disclosed are methods of measuring an endogenous wrinkle electric field and methods of characterizing topical applications, or other treatments, in terms of their effect on the endogenous electric field of wrinkles. Also included, are methods of developing topical applications, or other treatments that have a desired effect on the endogenous electric field of a wrinkle. The methods disclosed herein, are based on a new model of wrinkle physiology that exploits previously unknown similarities between skin wounds and wrinkles.


Title: NAPHTHOQUINONE COMPOSITIONS WITH ANTI-AGING, ANTI- INFLAMMATORY AND SKIN EVEN-TONING PROPERTIES

Publication No: WO2010/014361
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A01N 47/10 - EDISON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
The present invention relates to methods and compositions comprising naphthoquinones such as 2,3-dimethylnaphthalene-1,4-dione, for the use of treating, regulating or preventing a skin condition characterized by oxidative stress or a degenerative process. Methods of preventing, lightening or reducing the appearance of visible and/or tactile discontinuities of the skin resulting from skin pigmentation or skin aging are also disclosed.


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: ABSORPTIVE PAD

Publication No: WO2010/014175
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A61F 13/00 - MILLIKEN &COMPANY
This disclosure relates to a substrate comprising multiple layers which are designed to provide moisture absorption, non-adherence, and antimicrobial properties to a contact surface. The substrate is minimally comprised of (a) at least one skin contact layer of apertured hydrophobic polymeric film, (b) at least one layer of absorptive material that contains a reinforcement material, and (c) at least one layer of liquid impermeable film backing. The substrate may also include a layer of material that contains an antimicrobial agent. The substrate may be ideally suited for use in the medical field as an absorptive pad for end-uses such as wound care (e.g. burn care), surgery care, and incontinence care.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR ANTI-AGING OF THE SKIN COMPRISING PHASEOLUS RADIATUS SEED EXTRACTS BY FERMENTATION AND ENZYME TREATMENT

Publication No: WO2010/013852
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - A61K 8/97 - COREANA COSMETICS, CO., LTD
Provided is a cosmetic composition for skin protection containing Phaseolus radiatus extract of fermentation-enzyme treatment, prepared by fermenting Phaseolus radiatus with Saccharomyces cerevisiae or Lactobacillus and treating thereof with protease as an active ingredient, and a make-up method using the same. The Phaseolus radiatus extract of fermentation-enzyme treatment of the present invention contains higher isoflavone and has activities of increasing skin cell activity, alleviating skin irritation, and accelerating synthesis of skin cell protein such as collagen, so that it brings the effect of improving skin troubles caused by aging and protecting skin as well.


Title: IN-VITRO DEPOSITION EVALUATION METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS WHICH PROVIDE IMPROVED DEPOSITION OF BENEFIT AGENTS

Publication No: WO2010/013203
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 04.02.2010 - G01N 35/02 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to an in-vitro deposition evaluation method and an system for evaluating deposition of personal care compositions. The method comprises the steps of providing a microplate and at least one body that is capable of movement within the plurality of wells of the microplate. The method comprises the steps of providing a sample that comprises a personal care composition and depositing sufficient volume of sample to submerge a body within the wells of the microplate. The method comprises the steps of providing a skin mimic and contacting the skin mimic and the microplate such that the skin mimic is exposed to the sample and the body. The method comprises the steps of causing at least one body to move wherein a portion...


Title: SERIES OF SKIN-WHITENING (LIGHTENING) COMPOUNDS

Publication No: WO2010/011630
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.01.2010 - A61K 31/00 - UNIGEN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
The present invention is directed to inhibitors of tyrosinase, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such tyrosinase inhibitors, and methods of making and using the same. Specifically, included in the present invention are compositions of matter comprised of at least one 2,4-dihydroxybenzene analog, which inhibit the activity of tyrosinase and which inhibit the overproduction of melanin.


Title: METHOD FOR PREPARING POLYSACCHARIDE OF GREEN TEA AND COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR SKIN WHITENING, MOISTURIZATION AND ANTI-WRINKLE EFFECTS COMPRISING THE POLYSACCHARIDE

Publication No: WO2010/011020
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.01.2010 - A61K 8/97 - AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION

Disclosed is a method for preparing polysaccharides of green tea, and more particularly to a method for preparing polysaccharides of green tea comprising the steps of: a) removing chlorophyll and a low molecular weight polyphenol from green tea powder using a solvent; b) hot-water extracting a water-soluble active ingredient from the green tea residue of step a); and c) separating the polysaccharides of green tea from the hot-water extract of step b) by ultrafiltration and ethanol precipitation. Also, the present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for skin whitening, moisturization and anti-wrinkle effects comprising the polysaccharides of green tea as an effective ingredient.


Title: ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

Publication No: WO2010/010320
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.01.2010 - A01N 31/08 - CAMPBELL, Donald
The present invention relates to the use of a composition comprising carvacrol, thymol and p-cymene as a therapeutic agent or disinfectant with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. The compositions of the invention may be used as non-toxic alternatives to conventional disinfectants. The invention is an effective biocide against many pathogens including MRSA providing an improvement to current, harsher products. It may be particularly useful in personal care, health care and household products having good compatibility with human skin and a wide-ranging disinfecting effect. It is particularly applicable, but in no way limited, to antimicrobial and antifungal compositions and their use in the prevention and treatment of infections.


Title: USE OF TYROSINASE INHIBITOR AS SKIN WHITENING COMPOUND

Publication No: WO2010/009578
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 28.01.2010 - A61K 31/352 - SUSTINEO BIOTECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
The present invention provides a composition comprising a compound of the following formula and an acidic material, wherein R1,R2,R3 or R4 is H, hydroxyl, or its esterized or glycosylated or alkylated derivatives. And a method of stabilizing a compound of the said formula comprising mixing the compound with an acidic material is provided. Furthermore, a method for skin whitening or skin lightening of a subject comprising administering the subject an effective amount of a compound of said formula which is formulated under acidic condition is also provided.


Title: METHOD OF USING A FLOW CELL APPARATUS FOR VISUALIZING ADDITIVE DEPOSITION ON A SUBSTRATE

Publication No: WO2010/009301
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - G01N 35/10 - THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A method of visualizing the deposition of an additive from a personal care composition onto substrates such as hair, skin mimic and fabric through the use of a flow cell device.


Title: LATERAL FLOW NUCLEIC ACID DETECTOR

Publication No: WO2010/009203
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - C12Q 1/68 - RAPID PATHOGEN SCREENING, INC.
Point-of-care binding assays include at least one target nucleic acid binding in a multiplex structure with at least one sequence in a partner nucleic acid associated with a label, due to complementary base pairings between at least one sequence in the target nucleic acid and at least one sequence in the partner nucleic acid. The assays overcome the inherent deficiencies of antibody-protein antigen assays. In a preferred embodiment, color tagged nucleic acid sequences are used to bind a complementary target nucleic acid. The tagged nucleic acid sequences are preferably made from deoxyribonucleotides, ribonucleotides, or peptide nucleotides.


Title: HOME AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Publication No: WO2010/009071
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - A61K 8/73 - DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Provided are home and personal care compositions comprising a cationic hydrophobically modified galactomannan ether and a silicone, where the cationic hydrophobically modified galactomannan ether have a cationic degree of substitution (DScat) from 0.01 to 0.5 and a hydrophobic degree of substitution (DSH) from 0.00001 to less than 0.001 These compositions provide a benefit to hair, skin or fabric onto which they have been applied. Benefits may include softness, level of silicone deposition and ease of detangling.


Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING ASTEROIDEA BODY FLUID AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/006412
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 21.01.2010 - A61K 8/98 - INNOVACTIV INC.
A skin care composition comprising an isolated Asteroidea body fluid or extract thereof is described. Uses and methods of use of the composition for the prevention and/or treatment of a skin disorder or condition, such as skin- aging signs, are also described.


Title: BACILLUS VELEZENSIS STRAIN

Publication No: WO2010/006235
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A01N 63/00 - NOVOZYMES A/S
The present invention relates to Bacillus velezensis strain NRRL B 50150 and methods and compositions for preventing and/or reducing biofilm formation on surfaces and/or planktonic proliferation in aqueous environments, especially in domestic/household and industrial settings. The present invention also relates to deodorizing liquid compositions which are designed to be applied in the areas of pet care, toilet care, carpet care, and garbage collections or processes, management of industrial wastes, including sludge processing, landfill and composting, and odor control of livestock production processes and other organic wastes.


Title: 2-METHYLENE-20(21)-DEHYDRO-19-NOR-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006172
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-20(21)-dehydro-19-nor-vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-20(21)-dehydro-19-nor-1a,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits relatively high transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an anti-cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also shows lower activity in vivo on bone calcium mobilization and similar in vivo intestinal calcium transport activity compared to the native...


Title: 2-METHYLENE-19, 26-DINOR-(20S, 22E, 25R)-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006169
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-19,26-dinor-(20S,22E,25R)- vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-19,26-dinor-(20S,22E,25R)-la,25- dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an anti-cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also shows no activity in vivo on bone calcium mobilization and relatively low intestinal calcium transport activity compared to the native hormone l...


Title: 2-METHYLENE-(20E)-20(22)-DEHYDRO-19-NOR-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006162
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-(20E)-20(22)-dehydro-19-nor-vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-(20E)-20(22)-dehydro-19-nor-la,25- dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits relatively high transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an anti-cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also shows lower activity in vivo on bone calcium mobilization and similar in vivo intestinal calcium transport activity compared ...


Title: 2-METHYLENE-(17Z)-17(20)-DEHYDRO-19,21-DINOR-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006135
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-(17Z)-17(20)-dehydro-19,21 -dinor-vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-(17Z)-17(20)-dehydro-19,21-dinor-1a,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits relatively high transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an anti-cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also has significant calcemic activity in vivo having about the same bone calcium mobilization activity and intestinal c...


Title: 2-METHYLENE-(22E)-25-(1-METHYLENE-HEXYL)-26,27-CYCLO-22-DEHYDRO-19-NOR-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006129
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-(22E)-25-(l-methylene-hexyl)-26,27- cyclo-22-dehydro-19-nor-vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-(22E)-25- ( 1 -methylene-hexyl)-26,27-cyclo-22-dehydro- 19-nor- 1 a,24(R)-dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits relatively high transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an antiČ cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also shows lower activity in vivo on bone calcium mobiliz...


Title: 2-METHYLENE-19,26-DINOR-(20R,22E,25R)-VITAMIN D ANALOGS

Publication No: WO2010/006125
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - C07C 401/00 - WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION
This invention discloses 2-methylene-19,26-dinor-(20R,22E,25R)-vitamin D analogs, and specifically 2-methylene-19,26-dinor-(20R,22E,25R)-1a,25- dihydroxyvitamin D3, and pharmaceutical uses therefor. This compound exhibits transcription activity as well as pronounced activity in arresting the proliferation of undifferentiated cells and inducing their differentiation to the monocyte thus evidencing use as an anti -cancer agent and for the treatment of skin diseases such as psoriasis as well as skin conditions such as wrinkles, slack skin, dry skin and insufficient sebum secretion. This compound also shows very low activity in vivo on bone calcium mobilization and relatively high intestinal calcium transport activity compared to the native ho...


Title: DERMATOLOGICAL COMPOSITIONS WITH ANTI-AGING AND SKIN EVEN-TONING PROPERTIES

Publication No: WO2010/005989
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A01N 35/00 - EDISON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
The present invention relates to methods and compositions comprising benzoquinones such as Duroquinone, for the use of treating, regulating or preventing a skin condition characterized by oxidative stress or a degenerative process. Methods of preventing, lightening or reducing the appearance of visible and/or tactile discontinuities of the skin resulting from skin pigmentation or skin aging are also disclosed.


Title: MAGGOT DEBRIDEMENT THERAPY DRESSINGS AND METHODS

Publication No: WO2010/005910
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A61F 13/02 - MONARCH LABS LLC
Maggot debridement therapy dressing embodiments and methods are discussed for the treatment of a variety of indications including wound care, including septic wound care and the like.


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: COMPOSITION FOR ENHANCING BIOSYNTHESIS OF HYALURONIC ACID OR GLYCOSAMINOGLYCAN COMPRISING OROTIC ACID, A SALT THEREOF, OR A DERIVATIVE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/005123
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A61K 38/14 - MAZENCE INC.
The present invention relates to a composition for enhancing biosynthesis of hyaluronic acid or glycosaminoglycan comprising orotic acid, a salt thereof, or a derivative thereof. The composition comprising orotic acid, a salt thereof, or a derivative thereof according to the present invention can be used for preventing, treating or improving arthritis, disk, skin aging, wrinkle, scheroma, ophthalmic diseases, wound, scar, colpoxerosis, gum diseases, interstitial cystitis, atopic dermatitis or xeroderma, etc. which can be caused by decline of production and hypofunction of hyaluronic acid or glycosaminoglycan.


Title: HERBAL SKIN LIGHTENING COMPOSITION, METHODS OF PRODUCTION AND COSMETIC USE THEREOF

Publication No: WO2010/004355
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A61K 8/02 - HIMALAYA GLOBAL HOLDINGS LTD.
Disclosed is a herbal skin lightening composition, fair complexion and treatment for other skin related disorder, the composition comprising extract of roots of Glycyrrhiza glabra, bark of Vateria indica and extract of rhizomes of Hedychium spicatum and Alpinia galanga and cosmeceutically acceptable carriers there of. Also disclosed are methods for obtaining the plant extract and various topical delivery systems.


Title: A METHOD OF LIGHTENING SKIN

Publication No: WO2010/003806
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 14.01.2010 - A61K 8/34 - UNILEVER NV
The invention relates to a method and a product for lightening of skin and also for blemish removal on the skin. The invention provides for a method of lightening skin comprising the sequential steps, in any order, of; a) applying an alcohol having carbon chain length of 2 to 4, to the skin; and b) applying a skin lightening agent to said skin. The invention also provides for a kit for skin lightening comprising an alcohol having carbon chain length of 2 to 4 and a separately packaged skin lightening agent, along with instructions for their use. It is particularly preferred that the alcohol is impregnated in porous water-insoluble substrate.


Title: USE OF PLANT-DERIVED RECOMBINANT GROWTH FACTORS IN SKIN CARE

Publication No: WO2010/001417
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/64 - ORF LIFTAEKNI HF
Cosmetic and therapeutic compositions for skin care, containing a transgenic plant extract containing a growth factor, or a growth factor purified from transgenic plants, or a mixture of growth factors derived from transgenic plants as extracts or in purified form, for use in topical therapeutic and/or cosmetic applications. Importantly, this invention makes safer growth factors available for use for cosmetic and topical treatment. These growth factors do not carry the risk of unwanted contaminants and transmissible agents that can result from animals or animal cell based expression systems, and the recombinant growth factors that plant expression systems provide are post-translationally modified proteins.


Title: POLYSENSORIAL PERSONAL CARE CLEANSER

Publication No: WO2010/001287
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 8/89 - KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC.
The present disclosure is directed to a cleanser including a balance of components for providing consumers with an enhanced exfoliation experience that smoothes skin immediately and sustains the smooth feeling for an extended period of time. Additionally, the cleanser provides a simultaneous cleansing and warming effect to the consumer?s skin. Particularly, in one embodiment, the cleanser includes a combination of a water soluble carrier, a warming agent, a water soluble silicone surfactant, and an exfoliant.


Title: USE OF ROOIBOS OR ROOIBOS EXTRACTS WITH PREBIOTICS FOR SKIN AND HAIR

Publication No: WO2010/000580
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 36/48 - NESTEC S.A.
The present invention relates to the use of rooibos or rooibos extract in combination with at least one prebiotic for improving skin or hair health by preventing, alleviating or treating skin or hair disorders or damages such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. It can also be used to improve UV protection or skin glow or reduce skin wrinkles or skin inflammation. It also relates to the compositions containing rooibos or rooibos extracts and at least one prebiotic.


Title: USE OF ROOIBOS OR ROOIBOS EXTRACTS FOR SKIN AND HAIR

Publication No: WO2010/000579
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 36/48 - NESTEC S.A.
The present invention relates to the use of rooibos or rooibos extract for improving skin or hair health by preventing, allievating or treating skin or hair disorders or damages such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. In particular the present invention relates to the use of rooibos or rooibos extracts to improve UV protection or skin glow or reduce skin wrinkles or skin inflammation.


Title: USE OF HONEYBUSH OR HONEYBUSH EXTRACTS WITH PREBIOTICS FOR SKIN AND HAIR

Publication No: WO2010/000578
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 36/48 - NESTEC S.A.
The present invention relates to the use of Honeybush or Honeybush extract in combination with at least one prebiotic for improving skin or hair health by preventing, alleviating or treating skin or hair disorders or damages such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. It can also be used to improve UV protection or skin glow or reduce skin wrinkles or skin inflammation. It also relates to the compositions containing Honeybush or Honeybush extracts and at least one prebiotic.


Title: USE OF HONEYBUSH OR HONEYBUSH EXTRACTS FOR SKIN AND HAIR

Publication No: WO2010/000577
Pub. Date - Int. Class - Applicant: - 07.01.2010 - A61K 36/48 - NESTEC S.A.
The present invention relates to the use of honeybush or honeybush extract for improving skin or hair health by preventing, allievating or treating skin or hair disorders or damages such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. In particular the present invention relates to the use of honeybush or honeybush extracts to improve UV protection or skin glow or reduce skin wrinkles or skin inflammation..
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WORLD PATENTS IN SKIN CARE PUBLISHED IN 2010
This list includes patent documents published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The list was retrieved by using a refined search strategy on the claims section of all
patent applications. Salient search terms included formulations and compositions in skin, lip and eye care including creams, lotions, toners, pomades, antiwrinkle and antiaging products,
nutraceuticals as well as ingredients derived from nature, biotechnology and nanotechnology to deliver emolliency, humectancy, distinct sensory properties, antioxidant and free radicals
protection, etc.