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PCT - WORLD COSMETIC PATENTS PUBLISHED FROM 1990 TO 2006


ANHYDROUS COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CROSSLINKED POLYROTAXANE AND AN OIL

(WO2006131403) 14.12.2006 A61K 8/73 L'OREAL
The invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition intended to be applied to keratinous substances, in particular the skin, the lips or the eyelashes. This composition comprises at least one crosslinked polyrotaxane polymer and at least one oil. This composition makes it possible in particular to form, on keratinous substances, a deposited layer which increases in volume by addition of water or by the action of saliva or sweat. This composition is in particular a mascara, a lipstick or a foundation formulation.
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COSMETIC PRODUCT COMPRISING TWO SEPARATE COMPOSITIONS, ONE OF WHICH COMPRISES A CROSSLINKED POLYROTAXANE

(WO2006131402) 14.12.2006 A61K 8/73 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic product comprising a first composition and a second composition, the first composition being anhydrous and comprising a crosslinked polyrotaxane and a second composition comprising a physiologically acceptable solvent capable of being absorbed by the said crosslinked polyrotaxane. The invention also relates to a make-up process and to a make-up kit. The latter is in particular a lipstick, a mascara or a foundation.
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COSMETIC TOWELETTE PRODUCT

(WO2006131159) 14.12.2006 A61Q 1/14 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic towelette product is provided which includes a water-insoluble substrate and a cosmetic composition in contact with the substrate. The composition includes a copolymer structured from in part a vinyl ester of a C3-20 acid and a tea extract delivered in a cosmetically acceptable carrier. The combination of copolymer and tea extract ensures that color changes in the product are minimized.
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LONG WERAING GLOSSY COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2006124706) 23.11.2006 A61Q 1/06 ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
A transfer-resistant, single phase aqueous cosmetic composition is provided. The composition contains a water-soluble, film-forming acrylic acid- or methacrylic acid-containing acrylates copolymer and a water-soluble ester. The composition is water- and oil-resistant upon drying on the skin, and exhibits high gloss and long-wearing and transfer-resistant properties. Compositions containing pigment also demonstrate high color intensity. The compositions are useful as eyeliner, mascara, lipgloss, lipliner, and other cosmetic products.
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LONG-WEARING COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2006113882) 26.10.2006 A61Q 1/00 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition particularly useful for the application of color such as in a foundation, lipgloss, lipstick, eyeshadow, mascara, blush and nail polish.
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TRANSLUCENT, SUNSCREENING COSMETIC FOUNDATION COMPOSITION

(WO2006108003) 12.10.2006 A61K 8/29 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic foundation composition is provided having an SPF value of greater than or equal to 15, preferably greater than or equal to 18, more preferably greater than or equal to 20 and a ?LT value greater than or equal to 0.5, preferably greater than or equal to 1.0, more preferably greater than or equal to 2.5, where ?LT is measured according to the following equation: ?LT = ?L2- ?L1Where: AL1 = L1110-L115; ?L2 = L2110 - L215 L1 is a measurement of Ly taken on bare skin, to which no product has been applied; L2 is a measurement of Ly taken on skin, to which product has been applied; and Ly is the translucency value at a specific angle, y, from specular.
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SKIN ENRICHMENT USING COQ10 AS THE DELIVERY SYSTEM

(WO2006107825) 12.10.2006 A61K 31/7048 ZYMES, LLC
The present invention provides several skin enrichment formulations comprising ubiquinones. The present invention provides a composition for the treatment of acne, topical antimicrobial ointment, sunscreening agents, facial cleansing, reduction of skin inflammation, firming skin tone, cosmetic foundation, skin protection, lip skin protection and skin cream. In a preferred embodiment, the composition contains Coenzyme Q10.
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A NON-RINSE-OFF COSMETIC COMPOSITION AND A COSMETIC PRODUCT COMPRISING SAID COMPOSITION

(WO2006105628) 12.10.2006 A61Q 1/06 NATURA COSMTICOS S.A.
The present invention relates to a non-rinse-off cosmetic composition that provides to the skin, especially the lip skin, a hydrating and restoring action. More specifically, the invention relates to a non-rinse-off cosmetic composition particularly usable on the skin in the region of the lips, which comprises ricinoleyl monomaleate triglyceride and palmitic acid. Further, the present invention relates to cosmetic products comprising the cosmetic composition described above.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING NITROGEN MONOXIDE IN A MICROPOROUS CRYSTALLINE SOLID MATERIAL

(WO2006097352) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/26 L'OREAL
The invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition containing nitrogen monoxide adsorbed into a microporous crystalline solid material. This composition may be a makeup or care composition for keratin materials, for instance the lips, the eyelashes, the nails or the skin, and may be in the form of a stick, especially of lipstick or of lip balm.
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ANHYDROUS COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING NITROGEN MONOXIDE IN A MICROPOROUS SOLID CRYSTALLINE MATERIAL

(WO2006097351) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/19 L'OREAL
The invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising nitrogen monoxide adsorbed in a microporous solid crystalline material. This composition can be a composition for making up or caring for keratinous substances, such as the lips or skin, and can be provided in the form of a lipstick, lip gloss or lip balm.
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ANHYDROUS COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING AN AGENT FOR PROMOTING THE MICROCIRCULATION AND A POLYOL, USES THEREOF

(WO2006097350) 21.09.2006 A61Q 1/06 L'OREAL
The invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic comprising at least one fatty phase containing at least 0.5% by weight of at least one polyol, and at least one agent for promoting the blood microcirculation of keratin materials to which or in the vicinity of which said composition is applied. The polyol may be liquid at ambient temperature. This composition may be a makeup or care composition for keratin materials, such as the lips, the eyelashes, the nails or the skin, and may be in the form of a stick, in particular of a lipstick or of a lip balm.
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COSMETIC USE OF A MICROPOROUS SOLID CRYSTALLINE MATERIAL NO FOR IMPROVING THE NATURAL COLOURING AND/OR APPEARANCE OF THE SKIN AND/OR LIPS

(WO2006097349) 21.09.2006 A61K 8/19 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to the cosmetic use in a composition of at least one microporous solid crystalline material comprising releasable adsorbed nitrogen monoxide NO as agent intended to improve the colour of the skin and/or lips and/or the appearance of the lips.
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USE OF AGENTS SUCH AS NONPOLYMERIC NITRIC OXIDE DONORS FOR MAKING THE LIPS FULL AGAIN AND/OR COLOURING THE LIPS

(WO2006097348) 21.09.2006 A61Q 19/00 L'OREAL
The invention relates in particular to the cosmetic use (i) of at least one agent for promoting the production of NO in and/or on the lips, chosen from nitric oxide NO donors or precursors; nonpolymeric NO releasers; and NO synthase synthesis and/or activity stimulators; or (ii) of other agents for promoting microcirculation in the skin, chosen from potassium channel openers; calcium channel blockers; phosphodiesterase inhibitors; flavonoids; vasodilator peptides that are not NO donors; temperature modulators; agents for promoting the stimulation and/or maintenance of angiogenesis; agents for promoting the stimulation of endothelial cell proliferation; agents for promoting endothelial cell migration; and mixtures thereof, in a makeup and/or...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION ENRICHED WITH 1H216O

(WO2006096082) 14.09.2006 A61Q 19/08 SOLOVIEV, Sergey Pavlovich
The present invention relates to production of cosmetic composition enriched with 1H216O in comparison with typical cosmetic composition. This is provided by addition to cosmetic composition a highly pure light water comprising 1H216O from about 99.76 % to about 99.999 % by weight of water, while the content of 1H216O in typical water is no more than 99.575 % by weight of water. According to the present invention cosmetic composition enriched with 1H216O in an amount no less than 99.76 % by weight of water,includes cosmetic remedy, hygienic remedy, perfumed remedy, cosmetic makeup, water for washing, water for bath.
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A METHOD OF APPLYING MAKEUP BY MEANS OF A VIBRATING APPLICATOR

(WO2006090343) 31.08.2006 A45D 40/26 L'OREAL
The present invention concerns an applicator for applying a makeup composition, the applicator (2) comprising: - an applicator element (10) configured to apply the makeup composition to one of nails, eyelashes, eyebrows, skin and lips; and - a vibration source causing the applicator element to vibrate, the applicator being configured to be fastened onto a receptacle (3) containing the composition to be applied, and/or further comprising a reservoir containing the composition to be applied.
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FOAMING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2006089028) 24.08.2006 A61K 6/00 LAB39, LLC
An effervescent foamable two-component oral care composition in which a first component contains an acid, and a second component contains an alkaline source such as a carbonate; wherein one or both of the first and second components also contains a surfactant; and, wherein the first and second components are combinable to form an effervescing oral care foam. Also disclosed is a tissue treatment composition comprising an effective amount of a nitric oxide, nitroxyl or nitrogen oxide composition for color effect of the tissue.
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LONG WEAR TOPICAL COMPOSITION HAVING IMPROVED GLOSSY APPEARANCE

(WO2006068717) 29.06.2006 A61K 8/02 AVON PRODUCTS INC.
There are provided compositions and methods for imparting a long-wear and glossy effect to skin, lips, eyelashes, hair, and/or fingernails and toenails. The composition has hydrogenated polycyclopentadiene and a liquid gloss agent having a refractive index of at least 1.47. Preferably, the composition has phenylpropyldimethylsiloxysilicate, and is in a lipstick, a lip gloss, a mascara, an eye shadow, and/or a nail enamel composition.
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TWO-COAT COSMETIC PRODUCT, USES THEREOF AND MAKEUP KIT CONTAINING THIS PRODUCT

(WO2006058795) 08.06.2006 A61K 8/89 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic product containing a first composition and a second composition, the first composition comprising a vinyl polymer containing units derived from carbosiloxane dendrimers and the second composition comprising a cosmetically acceptable medium. The invention also relates to a makeup process and to a makeup kit containing the said product. This product is in particular a lipstick, a mascara or a nail varnish.
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COSMETIC PRODUCT AND METHOD OF APPLYING A MASCARA COMPOSITION

(WO2006057439) 01.06.2006 A45D 2/48 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD.
A cosmetic product includes a mascara composition and a treatment device, whereby the mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes by softening the mascara composition via heat. The mascara composition is solid at room temperature, however is softened at elevated temperature, so it may be applied to the eyelashes. The treatment device includes an applicator for receiving, heating to soften, and applying the softened mascara composition to the eyelashes. Once the softened mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes, the mascara composition is quickly cooled and thus solidified by the atmosphere. The mascara composition thus applied to the eyelashes provides a firm film covering the eyelashes, which is not softened at body temperature,...
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A COSMETIC PRODUCT AND METHOD OF APPLYING A MASCARA COMPOSITION

(WO2006057438) 01.06.2006 A45D 2/48 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD.
A cosmetic product includes a mascara composition and a treatment device, whereby the mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes by softening the mascara composition via heat. The mascara composition is solid at room temperature, however is softened at elevated temperature, so it may be applied to the eyelashes. The treatment device includes an applicator (120) for receiving, heating to soften, and applying the softened mascara composition to the eyelashes. Once the softened mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes, the mascara composition is quickly cooled and thus solidified by the atmosphere. The mascara composition thus applied to the eyelashes provides a firm film covering the eyelashes, which is not softened at body temper...
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A COSMETIC PRODUCT AND METHOD OF APPLYING A MASCARA COMPOSITION

(WO2006057437) 01.06.2006 A45D 2/48 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD.
A cosmetic product includes a liquid to semi-solid mascara composition and a treatment device, whereby the mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes. The mascara composition is liquid to semi-solid at room temperature, and is applied to the eyelashes with sufficient viscosity. The treatment device includes an applicator for receiving, applying, and heating the viscous mascara composition to the eyelashes. After being delivered to to the eyelashes, the mascara composition is heated by a heater (40) included in the applicator to evaporate volatile components, thereby leaving a solid film of the mascara composition on the surface of the eyelashes. A cartridge (100) detachable to the applicator is equipped with a feeder for delivering an ...
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A COSMETIC PRODUCT AND METHOD OF APPLYING A MASCARA COMPOSITION,

(WO2006057071) 01.06.2006 A61K 8/02 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD.
A cosmetic product includes a mascara composition and a heating device, whereby the mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes by softening the mascara composition via heat. The mascara composition is solid at room temperature, however is softened at elevated temperature, so it may be applied to the eyelashes. The heating device includes an applicator for receiving, heating to soften, and applying the softened mascara composition to the eyelashes. Once the softened mascara composition is applied to the eyelashes, the mascara composition is quickly cooled and thus solidified by the atmosphere. The mascara composition thus applied to the eyelashes provide a firm film covering the eyelashes, which is not softened at body temperature, and ...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PHOTOLUMINESCENT NANOPARTICLES AND AT LEAST ONE RARE-EARTH METAL

(WO2006054202) 26.05.2006 A61K 8/22 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for skin makeup and/or nontherapeutic skincare, especially for the face and/or the neck, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least photoluminescent mineral nanoparticles and at least one rare-earth metal.
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POSS CONTAINING COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED WEAR AND/OR PLIABILITY AND METHODS OF MAKING IMPROVED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006031781) 23.03.2006 C08L 83/04 L'OREAL
Film-forming and cosmetic compositions containing a combination of certain polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POSS) and non-POSS silicone resins are described, the combination providing improved wear and/or pliability properties over previous silicone resin containing compositions. Typically, the advantageous combinations will be formulated in a cosmetic composition that contains at least one solvent, and, preferably, a colorant, such as a pigment. Other cosmetic ingredients known to those of skill in the art can also be combined therewith, depending on the desired product, such as a foundation, mascara, lip coating (lip stick, lip gloss, lip pencil and the like), nail coating and the like. Methods of making cosmetic compositions includ...
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COSMETIC POWDER, ITS PREPARING METHOD AND MAKE-UP COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING THE SAME

(WO2006028311) 16.03.2006 A61K 8/14 LG HOUSEHOLD &HEALTH CARE LTD.
The present invention relates to cosmetic powder, a method of preparing the same, and a make-up cosmetic composition comprising the same in the present invention. More specifically, the cosmetic powder of the present invention comprises powder and matrix layers coated on its surface wherein the matrix layers comprise nano-sized liposome and emulsion (NLE) and lamella liquid crystal. Therefore, the present invention provides cosmetic powder coated with NLE and lamella liquid crystal not only endowing the same skin treatment effects with make-up cosmetics as with skincare products due to the even emission of active components belonging to NLE, but also contributing to obtaining a make-up cosmetic composition with the high skin compatibility, ...
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SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION IN THE FORM OF WATER-IN-OIL EMULSION USING GELLING AGENT

(WO2006028308) 16.03.2006 A61K 8/06 LG HOUSEHOLD &HEALTH CARE LTD.
Disclosed is solid cosmetic composition in the form of water-in-oil emulsion. The solid cosmetic composition in the form of water-in-oil emulsion of the present invention includes 0.1 to 2 % by weight of an inorganic gelling agent, 0.1 to 6 % by weight of an organic gelling agent, 10 to 60 % by weight of oil components including volatile oil, 1.5 to 10 % by weight of wax, 1 to 5 % by weight of an emulsifier, 10 to 50 % by weight of pigment components and component 5 to 40 % by weight of aqueous components, based on the total weight of the composition. The solid cosmetic composition in the form of water-in-oil emulsion shows an excellent stability to a sweating phenomenon, as well as an excellent overall satisfaction index for the feeling su...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN EMULSION COMPRISING AN ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013414) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/31 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising an emulsion with an oily continuous phase, for making up and/or caring for the skin, the lips and/or keratin fibers, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil corresponding to formula (I) below: in which R represents an alkyl group containing 2, 3, 4 or 5 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chorine atoms, and also to the related cosmetic treatment process.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN APOLAR WAX AND AN ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013412) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/58 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the skin, the lips and/or keratin fibers, comprising, in q physiologically acceptable medium, at least one apolar wax and at least one volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil corresponding fo formula (I), in which R represents an alkyl group containing 2, 3, 4 or 5 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chlorine atoms, and also to the related cosmetic process.
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COSMETIC CARE AND/OR MAKEUP COMPOSITION COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE POLYESTERAMIDE POLYMER

(WO2006013200) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/85 L'OREAL
Cosmetic care and/or makeup composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium: - an organic liquid phase; and - at least one linear or branched polyesteramide polymer comprising in its main chain and/or in the form of one or more side grafts on its main chain: at least one aliphatic polyester group consisting of from 2 to 1000 aliphatic ester units, and at least two groups chosen from amide and/or sulfonamide groups. Cosmetic process for making up or caring for keratin materials, comprising the application to the keratin materials of the said cosmetic composition.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING PHOTOLUMINESCENT PARTICLES

(WO2006011014) 02.02.2006 A61K 8/02 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic makeup and/or care composition for the skin, especially of the face, the lips and/or keratin fibers, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium at least noncomposite photoluminescent mineral manoparticles.
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COSMETIC POWDER COMPOSITIONS HAVING LARGE PARTICLE SIZE COLOR TRAVEL EFFECT PIGMENTS

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

(WO2006001784) 05.01.2006 A61K 7/043 BURANGULOV, Nail
The present invention is directed to a cosmetic composition comprising effective amounts of fullerene clusters in association with cosmetically acceptable carrier to prevent or retard fee radical oxidation processes in the skin and to the methods of using said composition for reducing damage to healthy skin or mucous membranes by free radicals
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COMPOSITION CONTAINING A LIQUID FATTY PHASE GELLED WITH A SEMI-CRYSTALLINE COPOLYMER

(WO2005123011) 29.12.2005 A61K 7/02 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a semi-crystalline copolymer of organic structure with a melting point of greater than or equal to 30C obtained from at least two monomers A and B, A being a lipophilic monomer bearing crystallizable side chain(s) and B being an amorphous lipophilic monomer that is copolymerizable with A, characterized in that the units derived from the monomers A represent less than 50% by weight of the said copolymer. The invention also relates to cosmetic compositions comprising such a copolymer. This composition is in particular in the form of a soft paste that gives a glossy film on keratin materials, especially the lips.
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SHINY FOUNDATION

(WO2005115327) 08.12.2005 A61K 7/48 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic composition is provided comprising: (e) a cross-linked organopolysiloxane elastomer; (f) a shine agent having the formula R - X - R' wherein R and R' are C6-C10 alkyl groups and X is an oxygen atom or a carbonate group.
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HIGH COVERAGE COSMETIC FOUNDATION

(WO2005115313) 08.12.2005 A61K 7/021 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic foundation composition is provided comprising greater than or equal to 6% by weight of the cosmetic foundation composition of metal oxide particles and having a ?LT value greater than or equal to 0.5, preferably greater than or equal to 1.5, more preferably greater than or equal to 2.5, where ?LT is measured according to the following equation: : ?LT = ?L2 - ?L1 . Where: ?L1 = L1110 L115 ; ?L2 = L2110 - L215 . L1 is a measurement of Ly taken on bare skin, to which no product has been applied; L2 is a measurement of Ly taken on skin, to which product has been applied; and Ly is the luminosity value at a specific angle, y, from specular.
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TRANSLUCENT COSMETIC FOUNDATION

(WO2005115312) 08.12.2005 A61K 7/021 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic foundation composition is provided having a LT value greater than or equal to 3.5, preferably greater than or equal to 4.5, more preferably greater than or equal to 5.0, where ?LT is measured according to the following equation: ?LT = ?L2 - ?L1 . Where: ?L1 = L1110 L115 ; ?L2 = L2110 - L215; L1 is a measurement of Ly taken on bare skin, to which no product has been applied; L2 is a measurement of Ly taken on skin, to which product has been applied; and Ly is the luminosity value at a specific angle, y, from specular.
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COSMETIC FOUNDATION

(WO2005115311) 08.12.2005 A61K 7/021 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic composition is provided comprising: (c) metal oxide particles; and (d)cross-linked, non-emulsifying organopolysiloxane elastomer, wherein organo-functionalised silicone fibrils are bonded to and extend away from the surface of the metal oxide particles.
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FOUNDATION

(WO2005115310) 08.12.2005 A61K 7/021 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic composition is provided comprising (a) metal oxide particles; and (b) greater than 1.7% by weight of the cosmetic composition of cross-linked organopolysiloxane elastomer, wherein organo-functionalised silicone fibrils are bonded to and extend away from the surface of the metal oxide particles.
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A NOVEL UV-SHIELDING COMPLEX AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF

(WO2005097054) 20.10.2005 A61K 7/42 COTDE INC.
The present invention relates to a UV-shielding complex having a structure of melanin coupled onto the surface of a particle of nontoxic oxidized inorganic material, a production method thereof, and a cosmetic composition containing the complex. In the present invention, it is preferable that the ratio of an oxidized inorganic material and melanin is 1 . (0.01 - 0.99) by weight. The UV-shielding complex produced by the present invention can be added into cosmetics as an ingredient and make the cosmetics effective in UV-shielding. According to the present invention, using a bio-compatible material makes it possible to produce a new UV shielding complex. Furthermore, the present invention enables to economically produce UV-shielding cosmetics...
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HEALTHCARE AND COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING NANODIAMOND

(WO2005097045) 20.10.2005 A61K 33/44 SUNG, Chien-Min
Nanodiamonds can be included in various compositions to take advantage of the ability of nanodiamond to bond with biological materials and to improve mechanical strength. Nanodiamonds can be dispersed in a biologically acceptable carrier to form various nanodiamond compositions. The presence of nanodiamonds can increase binding with many biological materials, making the compositions of the present invention useful for a large variety of purposes such as cleansing, testing and identification of materials, and treatment of adverse conditions. Specific examples of nanodiamond compositions that can be formulated include deodorants, toothpastes, shampoos, antibiotics, dermal strips, DNA test strips, skin cleansers, and the like. Similarly, nanod...
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COMPOSITION FOR COATING KERATIN FIBRES COMPRISING A BLOCK POLYMER AND A SEMICRYSTALLINE POLYMER

(WO2005067872) 28.07.2005 A61K 8/90 L'OREAL
A subject of the invention is a composition for coating keratin fibres comprising a cosmetically acceptable medium, a block polymer, and at least one semicrystalline polymer. A subject of the invention is also the use of such a composition for obtaining a makeup for the keratin fibres, in particular the eyelashes, which is charging and/or homogeneous and/or smooth and/or has good staying power.
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COMPOSITION FOR COATING KERATIN FIBRES COMPRISING A BLOCK POLYMER, AND A TACKY WAX

(WO2005067871) 28.07.2005 A61K 8/90 L'OREAL
A subject of the invention is a composition for coating keratin fibres comprising a cosmetically acceptable organic liquid medium, a block polymer and a wax with a tack of greater than or equal to 0.7 N.s and a hardness of less than or equal to 3.5 MPa. A subject of the invention is also the use of such a composition for obtaining a makeup for the keratin fibres, in particular the eyelashes, which is charging and/or homogeneous and/or smooth and/or has good staying power.
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COMPOSITION FOR COATING KERATIN FIBRES COMPRISING A BLOCK POLYMER, A CATIONIC POLYMER AND AN ANIONIC POLYMER

(WO2005067870) 28.07.2005 A61K 8/73 L'OREAL
A subject of the invention is a composition for coating keratin fibres comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, a block polymer, a cationic polymer and an anionic polymer. A subject of the invention is also the use of a such a composition for obtaining a makeup for the keratin fibres, in particular the eyelashes, which is charging and/or homogeneous and/or smooth and/or has good staying power.
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COMPOSITION FOR COATING KERATIN FIBRES COMPRISING A BLOCK POLYMER AND FIBRES

(WO2005067869) 28.07.2005 A61K 8/73 L'ORAL
A subject of the invention is a composition for coating keratin fibres comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, a block polymer and fibres. A subject of the invention is also the use of such a composition for obtaining a makeup for the keratin fibres, in particular the eyelashes, which is lengthening and/or charging and/or homogeneous and/or smooth and/or has good staying power.
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METHODS AND COMPOSITION FOR SOFT TISSUE FEATURE RECONSTRUCTION

(WO2005061019) 07.07.2005 A61L 27/38 CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING, INC. (CBI)
This present invention describes methods and compositions useful for the reconstruction of various soft tissue features such as lips, areola, and many other features by taking a mold of the skin feature to be replaced, such as the areola, prior to surgical resection, re-creating the size and shape of the soft tissue feature, for example, the nipple and areola, and making a polymer or biopolymer scaffold that is biocompatible, has the ability to allow the epithelization of the skin cells over the polymer, the capability of cell integration into the body of the scaffold, as well as the capability of infiltration of surrounding nerve fibers into the substance of the scaffold, so that the patient may have the benefit of a reconstructed soft tis...
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METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CHARACTERIZING TACTILE PERCEPTION

(WO2005046474) 26.05.2005 A61B 5/103 UNILEVER PLC
An acoustic emission system for objectively measuring tactile skin attributes and methods of using same are provided. The system includes: a means for generating an acoustic emission signal from skin; a means for collecting, storing and displaying said emission signal; and a means for correlating said emission signal with an attribute of said skin. The system is used as a clinical tool to evaluate efficacy of cosmetic skin care and/or cleansing products. A cosmetic product selection system is also provided which includes a cosmetic composition for reducing the appearance of undesirable skin attributes and an acoustic emission system associated with the composition. A method for assessing tactile skin attributes using an acoustic emission sy...
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COLOR RULER DEVICE, METHOD AND KIT

(WO2005003700) 13.01.2005 G01J 3/52 UNILEVER PLC
A color ruler for objectively measuring skin color and methods of using same. The color ruler has a scale with indicia of at least two different color attributes captured in a medium, the scale having been determined by the following steps: (i) Taking multiple photographs of multiple subjects; (ii) Sorting said photographs, thereby classifying them according to said color attributes to obtain sorted data; (iii) Analyzing said sorted data; (iv) Selecting at least one representative image; (v) Transforming the representative image to create equal intervals and remove imperfections; and (vi) Validating said color ruler by checking the correlation between the visual score given by use of the color ruler and the chromameter measurement. A cosmet...
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SILOXANE COMPOUNDS

(WO2005000856) 06.01.2005 A61K 8/58 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
A siloxane compound having at least 2 silicon atoms linked by oxygen and at least one silicon-bonded substituent of the general formula -(O)x R'- (F2 wherein R' denotes a divalent hydrocarbon radical, x has a value of 0 or 1 and each F independently denotes a potentially substituted aryl group, and wherein both potentially substituted aryl groups are linked directly to one and the same carbon atom in the R' group, except that when only one group -(O)x R'- F2 is present in the siloxane, either the siloxane contains at least 3 silicon atoms or, where the siloxane contains only 2 silicon atoms, R' equals dimethylene has a high refractive index value. Many of these siloxane compounds have exceptionally interesting refractive indexes...
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LIPOSOMAL FORMULATIONS COMPRISING A COMBINATION OF TWO OR MORE ACTIVE AGENTS

(WO2005000266) 06.01.2005 A61K 9/127 NEOPHARM, INC.
The present invention provides a composition comprising a physiologically acceptable carrier and two or more agents encapsulated in a liposome, wherein the combination of the two or more agents possess the following properties: (1) cytotoxicity to tumor cells, (2) nutritional properties, (3) use in application to nails, hair, skin or lips or (4) activity against parasites and insects. The invention also provides a method of making such a composition. The invention further provides the use of said composition for a manufacture of a medicament for treating cancer when the combination of the two or more agents is cytotoxic to tumor cells.
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SPRAYABLE BEAUTIFYING COMPOSITION

(WO2005000022) 06.01.2005 A61K 8/04 CLASSIFIED COSMETICS, INC.
The present invention is a method and apparatus for spraying makeup that masks imperfections in the skin including, but not limited to, freckles, tattoos, birthmarks, scars and post-laser surgery discoloration. The apparatus of the present invention is a hand-held sprayable cosmetic container containing a cosmetic composition that may be a foundation, a shimmer, a bronzer, a glitter, a self-tanning composition, a moisturizer, a toner, a lip color, an eyebrow color, a cheek color and/or an eye color. The apparatus may also be designed to deliver drugs (both prescription and over the counter medicines), deliver vitamins or other skin care compositions, to protect the skin from the sun, treat the skin after exposure to the sun, and/or provide ...
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COSMETIC SYSTEM FOR APPLICATION AS A MULTI-STEP COSMETIC PRODUCT

(WO2004103302) 02.12.2004 A61K 8/37 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A cosmetic system suitable for application to the skin as a multi-step cosmetic product. The system includes two compositions. The first composition is composed of from about 5 to about 90% of a low-volatility material with a vapor pressure of less than 10mmHg at 1 atm and 25oC and from about 0.05 to about 10% of an emulsifier which is soluble or dispersible in the low-volatility material. The second composition is composed of a continuous phase fluid, solid, gel, or semi-solid having an interfacial tension with the low-volatility material from the first composition which is at least 0 dyne/cm. The second composition is topically applied to the skin after the first composition. The invention further relates to methods of using the cosmetic ...
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SKIN WHITENING COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING THE EXTRACT OF MACHILUS THUNBERGII AND THE COMPOUNDS ISOLATED THEREFROM

(WO2004096171) 11.11.2004 A61K 8/97 YEUNGNAM EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
The present invention is related to a cosmetic composition comprising the extract of Machilus thunbergii and lignan compounds isolated therefrom having potent inhibitory effect on melanin synthesis. Inventive composition shows the excellent inhibitory activity on cultured B-16 melanoma cell therefore, it can be useful in skin whitening cosmetic composition as an cream, skin, lotion, pack and the like.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING N-ACETYLAMINO ACIDS OR RELATED N-ACETYL COMPOUNDS

(WO2004089329) 21.10.2004 A61K 8/41 YU, Ruey, J.
Compositions comprising N-acetylamino acids and/or related N-acetyl compounds are useful to alleviate or improve various cosmetic conditions and dermatological disorders, including changes or damage to skin, nail and hair associated with intrinsic aging and/or extrinsic aging, as well as changes or damage caused by extrinsic factors. The N-acetylamino acid and/or related N-acetyl compound composition may further comprise a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or other topical agent to enhance or create synergetic effects.
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SILKY FEEL COSMETIC EMULSION CHASSIS

(WO2004082653) 30.09.2004 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is provided which includes a high level of glycerin, a co-polymer which is preferably a C10-C18 acrylates crosspolymer, and a crystalline gel structurant comprising a surfactant and co-surfactant, the structurant having an enthalpy ranging from 2 to 15 Joule per gram, wherein the composition has a normal force of from +5 to +50 grams thereby achieving a silky sensory feel on skin, the glycerin to co-polymer being present in a weight ratio ranging from 350:1 to 10:1. Advantageously, the composition has a SkiCon Value ranging from 10 to 80.
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USE OF REPEAT SEQUENCE PROTEIN POLYMERS IN PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004080426) 23.09.2004 A61K 8/64 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
A personal care composition is provided and includes an effective amount of a repeat sequence protein polymer. The personal care composition may be a hair care composition, a skin care composition, a nail care composition, a cosmetic composition, or an over-the-counter pharmaceutical composition.
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ALIGNMENT OF ENHANCERS IN COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004062579) 29.07.2004 A61K 8/60 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition for topical application to the keratinous surface which comprises a alignment agent for promoting the orderly arrangement of a feature enhancing component for enhancing the lengthening of the eyelashes and/or the covering of wrinkles on the skin surface. The feature enhancing component can be a fibrous component and can include a variety of types of fibers including wicking fibers, evaporating fibers, or a combination of both. The feature enhancing component can also be inert fillers such as platelet materials.
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PHARMACEUTICAL BOTULINUM TOXIN COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004060384) 22.07.2004 A61K 38/48 BOTULINUM TOXIN RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC.
Botulinum toxin, a well know systemic poison, produces favorable therapeutic effect by virtue of regionally attaching to nerves within the myoneural junction and possibly other tissues in a target region of a particular tissue. The present invention provides compositions of botulinum toxin and a sequestration agent that increase sequestration and delivery of the botulinum toxin to neural and associated tissues, as compared with available formulations of botulinum toxins, and thereby produce a beneficial clinical effect. The sequestration agents of the present invention include proteins, lipids and carbohydrates. A preferred composition of the present invention comprises a botulinum toxin and an albumin. The present invention also provides m...
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE OIL STRUCTURED WITH AT LEAST ONE SILICONE-POLYAMIDE POLYMER

(WO2004060331) 22.07.2004 A61K 7/025 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one structuring polymer of the silicone-polyamide type, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of from 25 to 250C, and at least one silicone gum, said oil having an affinity with said structuring polymer and/or with said silicone gum, and the liquid fatty phase, the polymer and the silicone gum forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with good staying power ov...
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING OIL SILICONE-POLYAMIDE POLYMER AND CRYSTALLINE SILICONE COMPOUND

(WO2004060271) 22.07.2004 A61Q 1/00 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one structuring polymer of the silicone-polyamide type, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of from 25 to 250C, and at least one crystalline silicone compound, said oil having an affinity with said structuring polymer and/or with said crystalline silicone compound, and the liquid fatty phase, the polymer and the crystalline silicone compound forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application p...
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING OIL SILICON-POLYAMIDE POLYMER AND SHORT CHAIN ESTER

(WO2004060101) 22.07.2004 A61K 7/027 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one structuring polymer of the silicone-polyamide type, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of from 25 to 250 C, and at least one short chain ester, said oil having an affinity with said structuring polymer and/or with said short chain ester, and the liquid fatty phase, the polymer and the short chain ester forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with good ...
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TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT CARE AND/OR MAKE-UP COSMETIC COMPOSITION STRUCTURED WITH SILICONE POLYMERS

(WO2004054524) 01.07.2004 A61K 8/891 L'ORAL
Care and/or make-up cosmetic composition, which is transparent or translucent and/or capable of giving a transparent or translucent deposit, comprising a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one ester oil chosen from esters of monocarboxylic acids with monoalcohols and polyalcohols, structured with at least one structuring polymer (homopolymer or copolymer) having a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500 000, containing at least one moiety comprising at least one polyorganosiloxane group consisting of 1 to 1 000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, chosen from ester, amide, sulphonamide, carbamate, thiocarbamate, ure...
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CARE AND/OR MAKE-UP COSMETIC COMPOSITION STRUCTURED WITH SILICONE POLYMERS

(WO2004054523) 01.07.2004 A61K 8/891 L'OREAL
Care and/or make-up cosmetic composition comprising: a liquid continuous fatty Phase structured with at least one structuring polymer (homopolymer or copolymer) having a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500 000, containing at least one moiety comprising: - at least one polyorganosiloxane group consisting of 1 to 1 000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and - at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, Chosen from ester, amide, sulphonamide, carbamate, thiocarbamate, urea, urethane, thiourea, oxamido, guanidino and biguanidino groups, and combinations thereof, - the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty Phase at a temperature of ...
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PHARMACEUTICAL OR COSMETIC COMPOSITION, PREVENTING OR REDUCING ITCH AND LOCAL REACTION FROM STINGS OF INSECTS

(WO2004052326) 24.06.2004 A61K 31/21 ANANIEV, Evgeny Nikolaevich
The present invention relates to medicine, more particularly to pharmaceutical or cosmetic compositions, used for application on the skin, including the region of eyes, as well as on the lips and the mucosa of nasal, oral and laryngeal cavities of the man or the animal, with the purpose of preventing or reducing itch and local reaction from stings of insects, in particular mosquitoes, wasps, horse-flies etc. Local reaction from stings of insects is understood as pain, burning sensation, tissue edema, and hyperemia (redness around the sting site). The pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition, preventing or reducing the itch and the local reaction from the stings of insects, contains soluble salt or mixture of soluble salts of one or several ra...
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COMPOSITION CONTAINING A SEMI-CRYSTALLINE POLYMER AND A PASTY FATTY SUBSTANCE

(WO2004041220) 21.05.2004 A61K 7/027 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a composition, especially a cosmetic composition, comprising a) at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one semi-crystalline polymer having an organic structure, the melting point of which is greater than or equal to 30C, b) a pasty fatty substance with a melting point of between 25 and 50C and a heat of fusion of between 40 J/g and 200 J/g, the liquid fatty phase, the pasty fatty substance and the polymer forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition is in particular in the form of a stick that deposits a comfortable, glossy film onto keratin materials, especially onto the lips. This composition has the advantage of having very good stability over time and in particular of...
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COMPOSITION CONTAINING A SEMI-CRYSTALLINE POLYMER AND A POLYESTER OIL

(WO2004041150) 21.05.2004 A61K 8/37 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a makeup composition comprising a) at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one semi-crystalline polymer having an organic structure, the melting point of which is greater than or equal to 30 C, b) a dyestuff, and c) an oil comprising at least two ester functions, or polyester oil, the liquid fatty phase, the dyestuff, the polyester oil and the polymer forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition is in particular in the form of a stick that deposits a comfortable, glossy film on the keratin materials, especially on the lips. This composition has the advantage of having very good heat stability.
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A SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2004035014) 29.04.2004 A61K 8/37 NATURA COSMTICOS S.A.
The present invention relates to a solid cosmetic composition comprising, as a structure agent, a combination consisting of a saturated straight-chain polymer and an agglutinating agent for this polymer. The composition of the invention has a rigid, moldable and stable structure, being suitable for application as, for example, lipstick, blush, eye shadow, stick base, lip protectors (either colorful or colorless), deodorants, perfumes, among others.
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COMPOSITION INTENDED TO BE APPLIED TO THE SKIN AND THE INTEGUMENTS

(WO2004030640) 15.04.2004 A61K 7/02 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a composition intended to be applied to the skin, the lips and/or the integuments, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one composite pigment comprising:- a mineral core,- at least one organic pigment at least partially covering the mineral core,and- at least one binder for fixing the organic pigment onto the mineral core.
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COLORED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS WITH PEARLESCENT AND COLOR PIGMENT BLENDS

(WO2004009044) 29.01.2004 A61K 8/20 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is provided compositions and methods for providing a natural appearance, healthy glow, and other aesthetic benefits to the skin. One composition has a shade-matched pearlescent component. Another composition has a blend of a shade-matched pearlescent component and a shade-matched pigment component. Preferably, the blend is incorporated into an emulsion, a powder, cream-to-powder cosmetic, a gel, a pomade, a solution, a stick, suspension, or a wet/dry foundation.
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TRANSFER RESISTANT COSMETIC

(WO2004009037) 29.01.2004 A61K 8/25 E-L MANAGEMENT CORP.
The invention relates to a topical composition for application to the lips comprising a reaction product of a silica dioxide, or a derivative thereof, with a dimethylsiloxy resin having a viscosity of about 1000 to about 200,000 cs, in combination with a volatile carrier.
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE OIL STRUCTURED WITH AT LEAST ONE SILICONE-POLYAMIDE POLYMER, AND AT LEAST ONE FILM-FORMING POLYMER AND METHODS THEREOF

(WO2003000247) 31.12.2003 A61K 7/021 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one structuring polymer of the silicone-polyamide type, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in said oil at a temperature of from 25 to 250C, and at least one film-forming polymer, said oil having an affinity with said structuring polymer and optionally with said film-forming polymer, and the liquid fatty phase, the polymer and the film-forming polymer forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with goo...
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COMPOSITION CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE SILICONE-POLYAMIDE STRUCTURED OIL AND A GELLING AGENT, AND METHODS OF THE USE THEREOF

(WO2003106614) 24.12.2003 A61K 7/02 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase structured with at least one structuring polymer of the silicone-polyamide type, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in said oil at a temperature of from 25 to 250C, and at least one gelling agent for the liquid fatty phase, said liquid fatty phase containing at least one oil having an affinity with said structuring polymer and/or with said gelling agent, and the liquid fatty phase, the polymer and the gelling agent forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application pr...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION STRUCTURED WITH SILICONE POLYMERS AND FILM-FORMING RESINS

(WO2003105801) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/891 L'OREAL
Cosmetic composition for care and/or makeup, comprising: 1) a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one silicone oil, structured with a gelling system comprising at least one polymer (homopolymer or copolymer) with a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500,000, containing at least one moiety comprising: at least one polyorganosiloxane group, composed of 1 to 1000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions chosen a from among the ester, amide, sulfonamide, carbamate, thiocarbamate, urea, thiourea, oxamido, guanidino, biguanidino groups, and combinations thereof, on condition that at least one of the groups is other than an est...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR CARE AND/OR TREATMENT AND/OR MAKEUP OF THE EMULSION TYPE STRUCTURED WITH SILICONE POLYMERS

(WO2003105798) 24.12.2003 A61K 7/48 L'OREAL
Cosmetic emulsion for care and/or makeup, comprising an aqueous phase and a liquid fatty phase dispersed one within the other, said liquid fatty phase comprising at least one silicone oil and being structured with at least one gelling polymer (homopolymer or copolymer) with a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500,000, containing at least one moiety comprising: at least one polyorganosiloxane group, composed of 1 to 1000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and, at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions chosen from among the ester, amide, sulfonamide, carbamate, thiocarbamate, urea, thiourea, oxamido, guanidino, biguanidino groups, and combinations thereof, on cond...
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SEBUM AND PERSPIRATION ABSORPTION FOUNDATION KIT AND ASSOCIATED MULTI-STEP METHOD

(WO2003105790) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/19 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic kit suitable for application as a multi-step facial foundation product, said kit comprising: 1. a first composition that comprises: a. a safe and effective amount of an absorbent; and b. a first dermatologically acceptable carrier; and 2. a second composition that comprises: a. a safe and effective amount of one or more colorants; and b. a second dermatologically acceptable carrier wherein said second composition is topically applied to facial skin after said first composition.
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CARE AND/OR MAKE-UP COSMETIC COMPOSITION STRUCTURED WITH SILICONE POLYMERS AND ORGANOGELLING AGENTS, IN RIGID FORM

(WO2003105788) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/89 L'OREAL
The invention .relates to a care and/or makeup cosmetic composition comprising a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one silicone oil, structured with a gelling system comprising 1) at least one polymer having a weight-average molecular mass ranging from 500 to 500 000, containing at least one moiety comprising: - at least one polyorganosiloxane group consisting of 1 to 1 000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of a graft, and - at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of 25 to 250C, and 2) at least one non-polymeric organogelling agent.
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MULTI-STEP COSMETIC BENEFIT FOUNDATION KIT AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

(WO2003105787) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic kit that is suitable for application as a multi-step facial foundation product wherein the kit comprises: 1) a first composition that comprises: a)a safe and effective amount of a first cosmetic benefit agent; and b) a first cosmetically acceptable carrier; and 2) a second composition that comprises: a) a safe and effective amount of one or more colorants having a refractive index greater than about 2.0; and b) a second cosmetically acceptable carrier; wherein said second composition is topically applied to facial skin after said first composition.
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SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003103615) 18.12.2003 C08F 20/06 SUN PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
The present invention is directed to a cosmetic composition that has an amount of at least two rheology-modifying agents such that the viscosity of the composition remains stable over a broad temperature range. The compositions of the present invention may also include at least one of the following additional components: sunscreen agent, SPF booster, secondary emulsifier, emollient, moisturizer, humectant, film former/waterproofing agent, bio-active (functional) ingredient, pH adjuster/chelating agent, preservative, fragrance, effect pigment, color additive, or any combinations thereof.
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SUNSCREEN COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS STORAGE STABILIZED WITH MALONATE SALTS

(WO2003099250) 04.12.2003 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is provided which includes an organic sunscreen agent and at least one salt of a malonic acid. The malonate salt inhibits discoloration which may arise from the presence of the sunscreen agent. Of particular concern in forming color bodies is 4,4'-t-butyl-methoxydibenzoylmethane.
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METHOD FOR PREPARING A COSMETIC COMPOSITION AND COSMETIC COMPOSITION PREPARED BY THIS METHOD

(WO2003097003) 27.11.2003 A61K 8/36 UNILEVER N.V.
A base composition comprising a fatty acid and an organic base to form at least partially a fatty acid organic soap is suitable for preparing a skin care composition by addition of relatively cold water.
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NAIL COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003094870) 20.11.2003 A61K 8/97 FORMULE DIAMANCEL INC.
The invention relates to a nail cosmetic composition comprising a source of calcium in powder form and a cosmetically acceptable carrier therefor, the source of calcium being selected from the group consisting of pearl, ivory, seashell and mixtures thereof. The invention also relates to a nail enamel composition comprising a film former, an organic solvent, and a source of calcium in powder form, wherein the source of calcium is selected from the group consisting of pearl, ivory, seashell and mixtures thereof. Methods for applying the compositions of the invention are also disclosed.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING PARTICLES OF ELASTOMERIC SILICONE

(WO2003080016) 02.10.2003 A61K 8/04 L'OREAL S.A.
The invention relates to a composition for topical application containing, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one polymer chosen from polymers capable of forming a thermoreversible gel, polymers capable of forming a crosslinked gel, and mixtures thereof, and an aqueous dispersion of particles of elastomeric organopolysiloxane. The polymers are preferably chosen from carrageenans, agars, gellan gums, alginates, pectins and mixtures thereof . The composition obtained preferably has a pasty texture and has the advantage of being both very soft and very cooling. The subject of the invention is also the uses, in particular the cosmetic uses, of the claimed composition, in particular for concealing and/or softening imperfections of ...
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COSMETIC LIP PRODUCT WITH SOUR FLAVOR

(WO2003068176) 21.08.2003 A61K 8/34 BONNE BELL, INC.
Methods for making a sour tasting cosmetic lip product containing one or more acids dissolved in a base composition, and the products formed thereby, are disclosed. The products possess a pleasing sour taste while not producing irritation or burning on the lips or mouth. Ingredients such as sunblocks, moisturizers and vitamins may be added to the compositions depending on the properties desired in the final product. The compositions according to the present invention comprise from about 2% to about 25% by weight acid and are preferably anhydrous.
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METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR DIMINISHING LOSS OF COLOR IN FLAVORS AND FRAGRANCES

(WO2003066006) 14.08.2003 A61K 7/00 CITRUS AND ALLIED ESSENCES, LTD.
A fragrance of flavor composition comprising a fragrance compound, a flavor compound or mixture thereof and an amount of a natural antioxidant that is inert with respect to the fragrance compound, flavor compound or mixture thereof in an amount sufficient to substantially stabilize the fragrance or flavor composition against auto-oxidation.
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METHOD FOR THE DECORATION OF THE EYELASHES AND COMPOSITION SUITABLE THEREFOR

(WO2003063808) 07.08.2003 A61K 8/34 GAMMA CROMA S.P.A.
The invention concerns a method to make up the eyelashes that comprises depositing small droplets of a transparent cosmetic composition of suitable viscosity on the distal end of the eyelashes, a composition suitable for the purpose having a viscosity of between 350 cPs and 4000 cPs and a new product for make-up which makes use of this composition.
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SOFTENING CREAM

(WO2003055437) 10.07.2003 A61K 8/11 BELMON NURIT LTD.
The present invention relates to a composition for softening skin comprising an effective amount of a salicylic acid embedded in starch microcapsules and an antifungal compound. The present invention further relates to a method of treating the skin to reduce wrinkling, modifying its color, reducing surface pigmented spots or eliminating squamae. The present invention further relates to a method of manufacturing a skin softening cream.
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GEL COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF USE

(WO2003051115) 26.06.2003 A61K 8/25 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is provided a gel composition having a silica powder and a non-volatile compound. The silica powder particles are spherical and porous. The silica powder has a specific gravity about 0.09 to about 0.6, and is present in an amount about 10 wt% to about 50 wt%. The non-volatile compound is present from about 35 wt% to about 90 wt%. The composition has less than about 5 wt% water. There is also provided a method for imparting a powdery feel to the skin, and a method for treating a cosmetic or medical condition of the skin, nail/cuticle, lips or hair.
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PROCESS FOR IMPROVING THE SHELF LIFE OF A HINDERED PHENOL ANTIOXIDANT

(WO2003035733) 01.05.2003 C07C 37/88 CYTEC TECHNOLOGY CORP.
The present invention relates to a process for improving the shelf life of a hindered phenol antioxidant comprising the step of intimately mixing the hindered phenol antioxidant with a sulfur-containing peroxide decomposer. The inventors have discovered that mixing the peroxide decomposer with the hindered phenol antioxidant reduces the tendency of hindered phenols to yellow with age. This increases the desirability of the hindered phenol because it will not impart color to polymer systems. The present invention also relates to a composition produced from the process described above, and stabilized compositions and additive packages containing the composition produced from the above-described process.
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COSMETIC CARE OR MAKE-UP COMPOSITION FOR KERATIN MATERIALS COMPRISING AN ALIPHATIC ESTER

(WO2003035024) 01.05.2003 A61K 7/48 L'OREAL S.A.
The invention relates to a cosmetic care or make-up composition for keratin materials comprising a cosmetically acceptable medium containing i) at least one aliphatic ester of an ester resulting from the esterification, by an aliphatic carboxylic acid, of an aliphatic hydroxycarboxylic acid ester and ii) at least one oil of high molar mass ranging from 650 to 10000 g/mol. This composition possesses remarkable cosmetic properties and confers, in particular, on the make-up or care properties of gloss, of slipperiness during application, and of comfort. The invention also relates to the use of the said aliphatic ester of an ester and of the said oil having a molar mass ranging from 650 to 10000 g/mol, in a physiologically acceptable compositio...
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COMBINATORIAL ANTI-ACNE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003030816) 17.04.2003 A61K 31/685 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
Compositions containing an anti-acne effective amount of five components that work combinatorially to combat the acne condition as a whole. The composition contains anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, adhesion inhibiting, sebum reducing and sclareolide components. Inflamed and non-inflamed lesions associated with acne are reduced with a combination of the anti-irritant component, the anti-inflammatory component comprising at least hoelen mushroom extract, the adhesion inhibiting component comprising at least a polysaccharide, the sebum reducing component comprising at least a pygeum extract, and the sclareolide component. Methods of the present invention treat acne holistically. Therefore, these methods treat and prevent the irritation and in...
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ANTI-IRRITATING ROSACEA TREATMENT

(WO2003030813) 17.04.2003 A61K 8/35 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition for topical application to the skin afflicted with rosacea and treated with a retinoid. The composition for treating rosacea comprises an anti-irritating component and several other components for treating rosacea. The other components form a mixture of a salicylic acid, a phytosphingosine, green tea, hinokitiol, gorgonian extract, and polysaccharide. The invention also provides a method for decreasing the irritation on the skin caused by the heightened sensitivity experienced by skin suffering from rosacea. The other components are effective in treating the rosacea condition, but particularly, in treating the telangiectasic symptom of rosacea.
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ADVANCED COSMETIC COLOR ANALYSIS SYSTEM AND METHODS THEREFOR

(WO2003012728) 13.02.2003 G06T 7/40 AEVORA BEAUTY CONCEPTS, LLC
An advanced cosmetic color analysis system (Fig. 1) analyzes the color of a three dimensional object (element 120) to produce a plurality of color values for distinct subsets of a portion of the object, and a cosmetic analyzer (element 150) combines the color values to produce a cosmetic color determination that has relative weightings of multiple cosmetic colors. Contemplated systems are particularly useful for determination of suitable cosmetic products (or composition thereof) to achieve a particular and desired cosmetic appearance.
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ULTRA-STABLE COMPOSITION COMPRISING MORINGA OIL AND ITS DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF

(WO2003011234) 13.02.2003 A61K 8/23 INTERNATIONAL FLORA TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
Cosmetic compositions with enhanced slip and/or break strength are described, said compositions comprising ultra-stable moringa oils, or its derivatives. These compositions may be used in cosmetic applications such as creams, lotions, and liquid foundations; massage oils; pressed products, such as eye shadow, blush, and powder; molded products, such as lipstick, lip balm, foundation, blush, eye liner, eye shadow, mascara; and hair care products, such as leave in conditioners, relaxers, hair dyes and other applications. The oils derived from the moringa plant should have a percent methylene interrupted unsaturation of less than 1%. The compositions may have at least one supplemental additive, such as malic acid, kojic acid, or ascorbic acid,...
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LIPOTEICHOIC ACID FROM LACTIC ACID BACTERIA AND ITS USE TO MODULATE IMMUNE RESPONSES MEDIATED BY GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA, POTENTIAL PATHOGENIC GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA

(WO2002094296) 28.11.2002 A23L 1/30 SOCIETE DES PRODUITS NESTLE S.A.
The invention relates to a composition for modulating the immune responses induced by Gram negative bacteria, potential pathogenic Gram positive bacteria and/or their derivatives, comprising lipoteichoic acid from lactic acid bacteria as an active ingredient. It also relates to the use of a lipoteichoic acid from lactic acid bacteria as an active ingredient and/or lactic acid bacteria producing it and/or its supernatant of culture, in the manufacture of a medicament, an oral or topical product for cosmetic, dermatological or ophtalmological applications, a food or petfood composition for modulating bacterial colonisation, immune responses and decreasing the inflammatory processes associated with bacterially-mediated disease and infection in...
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SPRAYABLE BEAUTIFYING COMPOSITION

(WO2002094205) 28.11.2002 A45D 34/04 CLASSIFIED COSMETICS, INC.
The present invention is a method and apparatus for spraying makeup that masks imperfections in the skin including, but not limited to, freckles, tattoos, birthmarks, scars and post-laser surgery discoloration. The apparatus of the present invention is a hand-held sprayable cosmetic container containing a cosmetic composition that may be a foundation, a shimmer, a bronzer, a glitter, a self-tanning composition, a moisturizer, a toner, a lip color, an eyebrow color, a cheek color and/or an eye color. The apparatus may also be designed to deliver drugs (both prescription and over the counter medicines), deliver vitamins or other skin care compositions, to protect the skin from the sun, treat the skin after exposure to the sun, and/or provide ...
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LONG WEARING COMPOSITION FOR MAKING UP EYES, SKIN, AND LIPS

(WO2002094182) 28.11.2002 A61K 8/37 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A composition for making up the eyes and skin comprised of a liquid carrier containing at least one film forming polymer, and dispersed therein at least one organic pigment forming the main color component of the composition as well as a method for improving the wear of cosmetic compositions for making up eyes and skin comprising formulating said products with one or more organic pigments in an amount sufficient to improve the wear of the cosmetic composition.
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GENE THERAPY WITH CHIMERIC OLIGONUCLEOTIDES DELIVERED BY A METHOD COMPRISING A STEP OF IONTOPHORESIS

(WO2002083184) 24.10.2002 A61K 38/00 OPTIS FRANCE S.A.
The present invention provides a method for enhancing the in vivo delivery of chimeric oligonucleotides, containing for example DNA/2'OMeRNA, into cells of a plant, an animal or an human, comprising a step of applying topically to or injecting into a tissue, or tissue adjacent to a tissue, containing said cells, a composition comprising said chimeric oligonucleotide, followed, preceded by, or simultaneous to a step of transferring said chimeric oligonucleotide into said cells by iontophoresis, and relates to a gene therapy method comprising the iontophorically transfer of a chimeric oligonucleotide DNA/2'OMeRNA. The present invention is also directed to particular chimeric oligonucleotides DNA/'OMeRNA capable of inducing or inhibiting the e...
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COLORED COSMETIC COMPOSITION WITH NOVEL AESTHETICS

(WO2002076387) 03.10.2002 A61K 8/06 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There are provided colored, cosmetic emulsion compositions and methods of making them. The compositions have a hydrophilic colorant in the aqueous phase of the emulsion and a pearlescent colorant preferably in the oil phase of the emulsion. Upon application to mammalian skin or lips, the compositions of the invention display two or more different colors, have a multi-layered appearance, and display a different color than the color of the composition in its product form.
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METHOD FOR IMPROVING THE PROPERTIES OF TRANSFER RESISTANT LIP COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002067877) 06.09.2002 A61K 8/26 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A method for improving the aesthetics of a pigmented, transfer resistant film on the lips, and a method for wetting said transfer resistant film, comprising coating said transfer resistant film with a non-reactive liquid wetting agent composition that serves to wet the transfer resistant film and improve the aesthetics; and a multipack cosmetic composition comprising at least two separate receptacles in a single stock keeping unit, the first receptacle containing a pigmented transfer resistant composition, and the second receptacle containing a non-reactive liquid wetting agent composition for said transfer resistant composition.
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WHITENING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ASCOMYCETE DERIVED ENZYME

(WO2002064150) 22.08.2002 A61K 8/66 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to topical whitening compositions comprising a whitening effective amount of an Ascomycete-derived melanin-degrading enzyme extract and methods of preparing the composition. The composition provide a whitening effect which occurs by degrading melanin in the skin, yet the compositions themselves do not turn dark in color. The enzyme extract can be derived from Aspergillus fumigatus or Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and is added to the compositions of the present invention. The compositions containing the enzyme extract are twice as effective as kojic acid in producing a whitening effect on the skin.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE HETEROPOLYMER AND AT LEAST ONE GELLING AGENT AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

(WO2002058643) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/88 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase comprising at least one structuring polymer comprising a polymer skeleton having hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one hetero atom, and and at least one gelling agent for the said fatty phase, the liquid fatty phase, the structuring polymer and the gelling agent forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with good staying power over time.
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING HETEROPOLYMERS AND OIL-SOLUBLE ESTERS AND METHODS OF USING SAME

(WO2002058642) 01.08.2002 A61K 8/02 L'OREAL SA
Structured compositions comprising at least one structuring polymer and at least one oil-soluble ester comprising at least one free hydroxy group. The compositions may also comprise at least one structuring polymer and at least one UV blocker. The at least one structuring polymer may be a polyamide polymer. This invention may be in the form of stable compositions such as, for example, make-up sticks, lipsticks, sunscreen sticks, anhydrous lip compositions, and anhydrous foundations.
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING OPTICAL DIFFUSING PIGMENTS

(WO2002056846) 25.07.2002 A61K 8/26 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention provides a method of preventing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration on the skin. This is achieved by the topical application to the skin of a composition containing a first platelet of alumina treated with a metal oxide, a second platelet treated with a spherical scattering component, and a cosmetic or pharmaceutical carrier. The compositions can also contain a standard interference pigment, such as a white and a yellow interference pigment to further blend the color to closely match the natural skin tone. The combination of pigments and platelets creates a mosaic of color and optically manipulates light such that lines, wrinkles, disfigurations and discolorations on the skin appear to substantiall...
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STRUCTURED COMPOSITION COMRPISING A HETEROATOME POLYMER AND FIBERS

(WO2002049602) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/02 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase, at least one polymer for structuring the said fatty phase, having a weight-average molecular mass of less than 100,000 and in particular ranging 1,000 to 30,000, comprising a) a polymer skeleton having hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one heteroatom, and optionally b) pendent fatty chains and/or terminal fatty chains that are optionally functionalized, containing from 6 to 120 carbon atoms and being linked to these units, and fibres, the liquid fatty phase, the structuring polymer and the fibre forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition is in particular i...
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STRUCTURED COMPOSITION COMPRISING A HETERATOME POLYMER AND FIBERS

(WO2002049601) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/02 L'OREAL S.A.
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase, at least one polymer for structuring the said fatty phase, having a weight-average molecular mass of less than 100 000 and in particular ranging from 1 000 to 30 000, comprising: a) a polymer skeleton having hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one hereto atom, and optionally; b) pendent fatty chains and/or terminal fatty chains that are optionally functionalized, containing from 6 to 120 carbon atoms and being linked to these units, and fibres, the liquid fatty phase, the structuring polymer and the fibre forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition is in part...
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FIBER-CONTAINING COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2002049586) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/81 L'OREAL SA
The invention provides a cosmetic composition, particularly useful as a mascara, containing fibers, pigments, and at least two film formers: at least one tacky film former soluble or dispersible in water and at least one tacky film former soluble in oil chosen from hydrogenated polyisobutenes, adipic acid/diethylene glycol/glycerin crosspolymers, polyethylenes, and polyvinyl laurates. The invention also relates to a method for providing volume and/or length to eyelashes using the inventive composition.
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COMPOSITION CONTAINING HETEROPOLYMERS AND OIL-SOLUBLE POLYMERS

(WO2002047657) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/73 L'OREAL SA
Structured compositions comprising at least one structuring polymer and at least one oil-soluble polymer chosen from alkyl celluloses and alkylated guar gums. The at least one structuring polymer may be a polyamide polymer. This invention may be in the form of stable compositions such as, for example, make-up sticks, lip compositions, sunscreen sticks, anhydrous lip compositions, and anhydrous foundations.
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COMPOSITION COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE POLYMER CONTAINING HETERO-ATOMS AND AT LEAST ONE INERT FILLER AND METHODS FOR USE

(WO2002047625) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/81 L'OREAL
A physiologically acceptable composition containing at least one liquid fatty phase which comprises at least one structuring polymer having a polymer skeleton which comprises at least one hydrocarbon-based repeating unit comprising at least one hetero atom; and at least one inert filler. Said polymer is in particular a polyamide. This composition is more specifically an anhydrous lip composition or an anhydrous foundation.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING AT LEAST ONE HETEROPOLYMER AND AT LEAST ONE GELLING AGENT AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

(WO2002047624) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/88 L'OREAL SA
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable compositions, in particular a cosmetic composition, containing at least one liquid fatty phase comprising at least one structuring polymer comprising a polymer skeleton having hydrocarbon-based repeating units containing at least one hetero atom, and at least one gelling agent for the said fatty phase, the liquid fatty phase, the structuring polymer and the gelling agent forming a physiologically acceptable medium. This composition may be in the form of a stick of lipstick which is stable, which does not exude and whose application produces a glossy deposit with good staying power over time.
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USE OF PIGMENTS IN COSMETIC, IN PARTICULAR IN MAKE-UP

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

(WO2002041849) 30.05.2002 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition containing a retinoid and a polymeric emulsifier and having an improved stability and mildness. Especially preferred compositions also include retinoid boosters and a polyhydric alcohol humectant.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING POLYURETHANE

(WO2002039962) 23.05.2002 A61K 8/73 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is provided a cosmetic composition, preferably in the form of a nail polish, comprising a primary film former, one or more high-molecular weight polyurethanes, and, optionally, one or more arylsulfonamide epoxy resins.
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SUNSCREEN COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2002022098) 21.03.2002 A61K 8/11 SHOWA DENKO K.K.
To provide a cosmetic composition having excellent ultraviolet protection against both UVB and UVA, causing neither unpleasant whitening to the applied skin nor skin irritation, and ensuring good feeling on use and hight safety and high stability without causing decomposition of the ingredients blended in the cosmetic material, sch as organic ultraviolet absorber. A cosmetic composition obtained by using fine particulate titanium oxide and fine particulate zinc oxide each surface-treated with silica, alumina or alumina/silica and having a primary particle size of 0.01 to 0.2 $g(m)m in combination and blending titanium oxide and zinc oxide at a mass ratio of 1:4 to 2:3, wherein SPF is maintained as compared with the case where the mass ratio...
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FLOCKED RING MASCARA APPLICATOR AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME

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

(WO2002003934) 17.01.2002 A61K 8/34 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The invention relates to a cleansing composition suitable for topical application to human skin, more particularly to an oil-based cleansing composition containing a silicone elastomer gelling agent for removal of make-up from the skin.
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NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCES ENCODING TYPE III TENEBRIO ANTIFREEZE PROTEINS AND METHOD FOR ASSAYING ACTIVITY

(WO2001094378) 13.12.2001 C07K 14/435 THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
Thermal hysteresis proteins and their nucleotide sequences derived from the Tenebrionoidea Superfamily which lower the freezing point of a solution without effecting the melting point. Related methods for preparing said proteins and for providing antifreeze or recrystallization inhibition properties to a subject formulation. Also provided is a recrystallisation inibition method for determining the presence, relative concentration, and/or activity of thermal hysteresis proteins comprising: providing a proteinaceous composition in a solvent to form a test solution; flash freezing said solution; raising the temperature of the frozen solution to an appropriate annealing temperature that allows for a partial melt, while limiting heterogeneity in...
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GELLED AQUEOUS COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001062214) 30.08.2001 A61K 8/04 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition comprising an oil-containing biliquid foam dispersed in a salt-containing aqueous phase, in which the aqueous phase, having a pH of less than about 7, is gelled by a polymeric sulfonic acid. A particularly preferred gellant is ammonium poly(acryldimethyltauramide-covinylformamide). Unlike many other types of gels, these gels are stable at an acid pH in the presence of substantial amounts of electrolytes, and therefore are useful in delivering acidic active components.
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NEW COATED PIGMENTS AND COMPOSITION CONTAINING THEM

(WO2001055263) 02.08.2001 A61K 8/11 GHISALBERTI, Carlo
The present invention relates to new coated pigments comprising an inner core of colored inorganic pigments and an external coating of vegetal lakes, processes for the preparation of said coated pigments and eudermic cosmetic and make-up compositions comprising them.
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HIGH GLOSS MASCARA

(WO2001054660) 02.08.2001 A61K 8/39 L'OREAL
An embodiment of the present invention is a cosmetic composition with enhanced gloss properties. The cosmetic compositions of the present invention contain at least one film former with high gloss properties, i.e., a glossy film former having a gloss effect measurement of greater than 50%, at least one thickener, and at least one wax. The combination of the thickener and the wax are present in a combined amount such that the gloss effect measurement of the composition is greater than 50%. The glossy cosmetic compostion may be a mascara, eyeliner, lip gloss, or blush.
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USE OF EPIGALLOCATECHIN-GALLATE FOR INHIBITING ANGIOGENESIS

(WO2001051048) 19.07.2001 A61K 8/49 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a method of inhibiting angiogenesis in mammalian tissue which comprises supplying to the tissue a composition comprising an effective amount of epigallocatechin-gallate, epicatechin gallate or a combination thereof. The method is particularly useful in the treatment of angiogenesis-related skin conditions in which the catechin is applied topically, such as the treatment of various skin cancers, psoriasis, spider veins or undereye circles.
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SHADOW-EFFECT COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2001051015) 19.07.2001 A61Q 1/06 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition, containing a four-layered interference pigment comprising an innermost layer of mica, a first outer layer of a colored pigment, a second outer transparent layer, and an outermost layer of a colored pigment, combined with a traditional interference pigment. The compositions, when applied to a facial or body surface, emphasize the contours of the surface, creating greater depth and dimension. The compositions are particularly useful as lip products, to create a fuller, plumper look to the lips.
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FLAVONOID DRUG AND DOSAGE FORM, ITS PRODUCTION AND USE

(WO2001049285) 12.07.2001 A23L 1/30 SLK FOUNDATION
A medicament, dosage form and food additive for the therapeutic, prophylactic and/or palliative treatment of diseases and health and cosmetic disorders, which comprises a composition containing at least one preferably at least two, flavonoid as the active ingredient. The invention also relates to the use of these products in treatment methods.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION HAVING FLUOROSILANE COATED PARTICULATES

(WO2001045643) 28.06.2001 A61K 8/19 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
A cosmetic composition having particulates coated with fluorosilane, such as a pigment and/or filler coated with fluorosilane is provided. The cosmetic composition can be a blush, a concealer, an eye shadow, a lipstick, a liquid make-up, a mascara, a moisturizer, or a powder. The present invention also provides methods of (a) reducing staining potential of a lipstick on a person (b) improving water and/or oil resistance in cosmetic compositions, especially in a mascara, (c) reducing oil breakthrough in a facial product, and (d) reducing color drift in a powder cosmetic during wear.
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WEAR RESISTANT COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001043703) 21.06.2001 A61K 8/81 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is provided a cosmetic composition, preferably in the form of a lip gloss composition, that is smooth, glossy, and wear resistant. The composition has an oil or liquid ester and a gel, and optionally, one or more waxes, one or more pigments, and one or more emollients.
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POWDER TO LIQUID COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001037800) 31.05.2001 A61K 8/04 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to cosmetic or pharmaceutical powder-to-liquid compositions comprising hydrophobically coated silica particles into which are incorporated water and water soluble polymer, the composition containing substantially no oil.
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NON-GREASY MAKE-UP REMOVER

(WO2001030309) 03.05.2001 A61K 8/31 UNILEVER PLC
A make-up remover which has high efficacy yet low greasiness, contains a combination of two make-up removal ingredients: (i) mineral oil and/or wax and (ii) isoparaffin, wherein the second ingredient (ii) boosts the make-up removal capacity of the first ingredient, thus allowing to decrease the level of mineral oil and/or wax in the composition, which in turn results in decreased greasiness of the composition.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS WITH THERMOCHROMIC COLOR CHANGE SUBSTANCES AND AN AGENT FOR INDUCING A TEMPERATURE CHANGE

(WO2001012150) 22.02.2001 A61K 7/48 UNILEVER PLC
The present invention provides a cosmetic composition, which comprises an agent that is capable of reacting with water to cause a change in the temperature of the composition, a thermochromic substance and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. When applied to the skin, the composition extracts moisture or is wetted causing the agent to react thereby changing the temperature of the composition. The change in temperature induces the thermochromic substance to impart a different colour to the composition. A user is thereby notified by this sensorial signal that the cosmetic composition has completed its intended treatment and/or brought about a change in the condition of the skin.
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COSMETIC STRIPS WITH LIQUID CRYSTAL TEMPERATURE DEPENDENT COLOR CHANGE

(WO2001012148) 22.02.2001 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
An adhesive cosmetic strip is provided which includes a flexible water-insoluble substrate, an adhesive composition deposited onto the substrate, a liquid crystal thermochromic substance, and an agent interactive with water to ensure a temperature rise of at least 2C in the strip. The thermochromic substance may be impregnated into the substrate or dispersed within the adhesive composition. When applied to the skin, the strip is warmed by a reaction between water and an exothermic or endothermic agent held within the strip. Moisture within the skin or externally applied water penetrates the strip and will react with the agent to cause an increase in temperature. Subsequently this increase in temperature will induce a color change in the t...
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GEL-BASED COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2001000154) 04.01.2001 A61K 8/02 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to cosmetic compositions comprising an elastic, non-rigid, porous support in which a low-viscosity, gellant-containing, single phase otherwise unstable cosmetic formulation has been incorporated, and a method of making same.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING FLUORESCENT MINERALS

(WO2000072808) 07.12.2000 A61K 8/26 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to cosmetic composition comprising a fluorescent-effective amount of at least one fluorescent mineral powder, in combination with a cosmetically acceptable vehicle, wherein the powder, when the composition is applied, does not substantially alter the color of the skin. The compositions of the invention can be used as color cosmetics and skin treatment products, to replenish the skin's natural fluorescent glow.
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COLOR COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ORGANIC OIL AND SILICONE MIXTURE

(WO2000064401) 02.11.2000 A61K 8/81 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A pigmented cosmetic composition comprising at least one silicone compatible organic oil and at least two silicones selected from the group consisting of: (A) Da?; (B) MDb?D'C?D''d?M; (C) Me?Tf?; (D) Mg?Qh?; wherein a is 3-6; b is 1-1,000,000, preferably 1-50,000, more preferably 1-5,000; c is 0-1,000,000, preferably 0-50,000, more preferably 0-5,000; d is 0-1,000,000, preferably 0-50,000, more preferably 0-5,000; e is 1-1,000; f is 1-1,000; g is 1-1,000; and h is 1-1,000.
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MOISTURIZING AND LONG-WEARING MAKE-UP COMPOSITION

(WO2000059456) 12.10.2000 A61K 8/34 L'OREAL
A cosmetic composition which can be used for caring for and/or for making up the human face, in particular, the skin, eyelids, or lips, comprising at least one wax, at least one ester, and at least one long chain alcohol.
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A COMPOSITION INCLUDING SEA BUCKTHORN OIL EXTRACT AND ANTIOXIDANT AND/OR A UV FILTER

(WO2000053152) 14.09.2000 A23L 1/30 INTERNATIONAL COSMETICS CORP.
A composition that includes Sea Buckthorn Oil may be used as a cosmetic product, a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical product or a food product. The composition maintains its distinctive color, due to the use of Sea Buckthorn Oil, over time, even when exposed to oxygen and/or U.V. light. The color of Sea Buckthorn Oil is maintained by adding to the composition Sea Buckthorn Oil in an amount from 0.01 to 90 % by weight and an antioxydant and/or a U.V. filter in an amount from 0.001 to 20 % by weight.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING VITAMIN B3?

(WO2000047170) 17.08.2000 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions, comprising: a) from about 0.01 % to about 50 %, by weight, of vitamin B3? compound; b) from about 0 % to about 90 %, by weight, of an emollient component comprising from 0 % to about 100 %, by weight, of an oil liquid at ambient temperature; c) from about 0.01 % to about 40 %, by weight, of a polar solvent; d) from about 0 % to about 90 %, by weight, of a solidifying agent; and e) from about 0 % to about 90 %, on an anhydrous basis, of a color wherein the vitamin B3? compound is added to the composition such that the concentration of the vitamin B3? compound exceeds the saturation solubility of the vitamin B3? compound in the polar solvent.
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COSMETIC AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CRYSTALLINE COLOR SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PREPARING SAME

(WO2000047167) 17.08.2000 A61K 8/04 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions containing a coloring system comprising colloidal crystalline arrays in a medium. The invention also includes a method for preparing a cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition by adding colloidal crystalline arrays to a medium. The coloring systems produce clear color, especially iridescent color, without adding pigments or dyes. The color is long lasting and can be observed at any angle of view of the composition.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING N-ACETYLALDOSAMINES OR N-ACETYLAMINO ACIDS

(WO2000040217) 13.07.2000 A61K 8/60 YU, Ruey, J.
Compositions comprising N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl compounds are useful to alleviate or improve various cosmetic conditions and dermatological disorders, including changes or damage to skin, nail and hair associated with intrinsic aging and/or extrinsic aging, as well as changes or damage caused by extrinsic factors. N-acetyl-aldosamines, N-acetylamino acids, and related N-acetyl composition may further comprise a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or other topical agent to enhance or create synergetic effects.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PROTECTED FUNCTIONAL THIOLS

(WO2000040210) 13.07.2000 A61K 8/46 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention relates to a topical composition for treating amino acid based substrates comprising a protected thiol compound having the formula R-(S-Pr)m? where R is a functional group, S is sulfur, and Pr is a heterocyclic protecting group, and m is an integer between 1 and 100. The invention further relates to systems which comprise this protected thiol compound and an activating mechanism. The protected thiol compounds of the present invention may be used in hair care compositions, textile care compositions, cosmetic compositions, oral care compositions, skin care, nail care, laundry care, acne care and animal care compositions. A preferred embodiment of the present invention provides a silicone composition and method for...
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COMPOSITIONS WITH ENHANCED PHOTOPROTECTIVE EFFECT AND METHOD FOR USING SAME

(WO2000033803) 15.06.2000 A61K 8/29 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a sunscreen composition for topical application to the skin comprising a fluororesin having a submicron in combination with a sunscreen agent and an oil component. These compositions provide a boost in the SPF value of the composition. The invention also provides methods relating to the use of these compositions for boosting the SPF and decreasing the irritation on the skin caused by irritating sunscreen agents.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000028948) 25.05.2000 A61K 7/043 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are cosmetic compositions comprising: (a) from about 0.1 % to about 50 %, based on the weight of the composition, of a film-forming graft copolymer, wherein the copolymer comprises: (i) a backbone exhibiting a Tg? of from about 0 C to about 50 C; and (ii) one or more hydrophilic grafts attached to the backbone wherein each of the grafts exhibits a Tg? of from about 50 C to about 200 C, and wherein the average molecular weight of each of the grafts is greater than about 1000; and (b) from about 50 % to about 99.9 %, based on the weight of the composition, of a suitable carrier. The compositions provide good wear properties and are suitable for use in a variety of cosmetic applications, such as facial moisturizers, found...
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MAKE-UP COMPOSITION CONTAINING A BLEND OF WAXES

(WO2000027346) 18.05.2000 A61K 8/02 L'OREAL SA
A composition which can be molded in the form of a stick or hot-poured, comprising: at least one wax having a melting point of greater than 95 C and a penetration of from 1 to 7.5 mm, and at least one organically modified beeswax having a penetration of greater than 7.5 mm, wherein the waxes are present in a combined amount sufficient to provide stability and a creamy texture to a molded stick or to a product resulting from hot-pouring, and a process for caring for and/or making-up the eyes, lips, or skin using this composition.
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TOPICAL MOISTURE REGULATING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000006114) 10.02.2000 A61K 8/02 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition for topical application to the skin which comprises a fibrous component for promoting the transfer of moisture and oil and the removal of unpleasant and unwanted moisture from the skin, especially the facial skin. The fibrous component can include wicking fibers, evaporating fibers, or a combination of both. The compositions of the present invention regulate moisture and oil when applied to the skin.
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DUAL PHASE COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO1999056704) 11.11.1999 A61K 8/03 E-L MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a liquid dual phase cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition comprising an oil phase and an aqueous phase, the composition containing as a demixing agent a film forming agent such as polyvinylpyrrolidone and derivatives thereof. The compositions of the invention are particularly useful as makeup removers.
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COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF AGING SKIN

(WO1999055302) 04.11.1999 A61K 8/37 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to a topical composition for application to the skin comprising an effective amount of ADP, AMP or oxaloacetic acid, or a combination thereof, with a cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The compositions of the invention can be used to increase the energy level of cells, particularly skin cells, and to treat and prevent the symptoms of aging in the skin.
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MOISTENED COSMETIC EYE TREATMENT PADS

(WO1999048456) 30.09.1999 A61F 9/04 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic product, particularly for the eye, is provided which includes a container, an absorbent pad with printing on at least one major surface, and a fluid cosmetic composition, the pad and composition being held within the container. The cosmetic composition is primarily water, especially amounts of water in excess of 90 %. Most preferred as a substrate for the pad is a non-woven polyester. A cucumber slice design is the most preferred print on the pad. A method is also provided which reduces puffiness, soothes the eye and lessens dark circles around the eye. This method involves applying the aforementioned cosmetic composition via the pad onto the eye and its surrounding area.
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STABILIZED WHITENING COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD OF PREPARING SAME

(WO1999036053) 22.07.1999 A61K 8/14 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to stable cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions containing at least one hydroxyacid encapsulated in a lamellar vesicle combination with a whitening agent. The invention also includes a method for preparing a stable cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition by encapsulating the hydroxyacid in the lamellar vesicle and adding the encapsulated hydroxyacid to a cosmetic or pharmaceutical carrier containing a whitening agent.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP COMPOSITION

(WO1999030681) 24.06.1999 A61K 8/06 NEOSTRATA COMPANY, INC.
A water-in-silicone cosmetic makeup composition includes a hydroxy acid, a sunscreen agent, a moisturizing agent, an antioxidant, a cosmetically acceptable pigment, an emulsifier, a silicone-containing compound and water. The composition when applied to the skin protects the skin from ultraviolet light exposure, and it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The composition also is highly moisturizing and gentle enough for sensitive skin. Methods of protecting the skin from ultraviolet light exposure and reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by topically applying this composition, as well as methods of making the emulsified compositions also are disclosed.
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TRANSFER-RESISTANT COLOR COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO1999022710) 14.05.1999 A61K 8/31 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to transfer-resistant color cosmetic compositions comprising a film forming agent, a volatile oil, a styrene-ethylene-propylene copolymer as gellant, and optionally, a pigment.
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ANHYDROUS MATTE COSMETIC

(WO1999022696) 14.05.1999 A61K 8/89 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The present invention relates to an anhydrous makeup composition for topical application to the skin, the composition comprising (a) a silicone gel, the gel comprising an organopolysiloxane elastomer dispersed in a silicone-compatible vehicle, (b) and a silicone-oil base. The compositions of the invention produce a matte or non-shiny appearance when applied to the skin.
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MAKEUP COMPOSITION AND METHOD

(WO1999013820) 25.03.1999 A61K 8/02 REINHARDT, John, G.
A method of applying makeup to one's person including the steps of preparing a liquid makeup composition by mixing together a volatile solvent (20.98 %), soluble polymer (0.1-20 %) and colorant powder (0.1-40 %). The solvents, polymers and colorant powders usable in the invention are disclosed herein. The makeup composition is absorbed on an absorbent material which can be natural sponge, synthetic sponge and fiber and the composition on the absorbent material is dried to remove the volatile solvent. Thereafter the absorbent material with dried composition thereon is subjected to a volatile solvent to wet the same and the absorbent material with the composition thereon is rubbed on one's person to apply the polymer and colorant powder there...
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TIME INDICATOR BASED ON CARBON DIOXIDE PRODUCTION

(WO1998052035) 19.11.1998 G01N 31/22 MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY
An indicator composition includes an ingredient that is sensitive to a component of the air and may change color at pre-selected time after exposure to air. The indicator composition can be used to provide an indication of the freshness of a product.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A COFFEE EXTRACT PIGMENT

(WO1998051263) 19.11.1998 A61K 8/97 E-L MANAGEMENT CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a pigment composition comprising an effective amount of an aqueous extract of coffee and at least one organic pigment. The pigment compositions are useful in preparing cosmetic formulations in which a true black color in the final products is needed. In particular, the pigment composition is useful in the preparation of eyeliner, lash coloring, and hair dyes or rinses.
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UV-CURABLE NAIL COATING FORMULATIONS CONTAINING CELLULOSE ESTERS WITH ETHYLENICALLY UNSATURATED PENDANT GROUPS

(WO1998048769) 05.11.1998 A61K 8/73 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
This invention relates to a composition of photopolymerizable coatings forming cosmetic films that are especially useful for human and animal nail coatings. The coating compositions are based on certain cellulose ester derivatives, which possess groups capable of free radical addition reactions with unsaturated ethylenic pendant groups on other compounds upon exposure to actinic radiation in the presence of a photoinitiator. The coating compositions contain solvents, pigments, modifying resins, plasticizers, and other compounds mixed and maintained in a liquid solution.
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APPLICATOR FOR COLORING HAIR OR FIBERS AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

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

(WO1998043523) 08.10.1998 A47K 7/02 BOZ^EN COSMETIC
The cosmetic glove for make-up removal belongs to the field of cosmetics in general, or more precisely to the body cleaning agents. By the involved invention the problem of removing all types of make-up from the face has been solved and all this without using any additional means like e.g. oils, milk, lotions etc. whereby the mentioned means is suitable for multiple application and is easy for maintenance as well as light, of small weight and dimensions and therefore extremely suitable for carrying during travels and similar occasions. This problem has been solved by the cosmetic glove for make-up removal which is of rectangular shape with rounded off edges at one side. The cosmetic glove is made of fabric of warp-tricot basis manufactured ...
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ESSENTIAL OIL COMPOSITION

(WO1998040086) 17.09.1998 A61K 6/00 THE RILEY FLETCHER FOUNDATION
The application relates to new medicinal and cosmetic compositions comprising essential oils in combination with herbs and/or spices. The compositions may be used orally or topically.
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NAIL BLEACH

(WO1998034585) 13.08.1998 A61K 6/00 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
A cosmetic composition for treating nails, including from about 0.01 weight percent to about 10.0 weight percent stabilized hydrogen peroxide; a pH adjusting agent in an amount sufficient to maintain said cosmetic composition at a pH of from about 8.0 to about 8.5; and water.
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ADHESIVE FOR APPLICATION OF FUNCTIONAL ARTICLES TO THE SKIN AND COMFORTABLE REMOVAL OF SUCH ARTICLES

(WO1998028022) 02.07.1998 A61F 13/15 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to topical adhesives for attachment to the skin. In particular, the present invention relates to such topical adhesives which can be employed for application of functional articles to the skin, particularly for the adhesion of functional articles or the improvement of the function of such articles. Functional articles in this context are cosmetic or pharmaceutical delivery articles which provide a substance to the skin such as skin treatment substances, creams, lotions, hormones, vitamins, deodorants, or drugs; alternatively, cosmetic or pharmaceutical delivery articles can also provide a substance to emanate away from the skin such as insecticides, inhalation drugs, or perfumes; further, the adhesive of the pr...
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ADHESIVE FOR SECURE TOPICAL ATTACHMENT TO THE SKIN AND COMFORTABLE REMOVAL

(WO1998028020) 02.07.1998 A61F 13/15 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a combination of a substrate with topical adhesives for attachment to the skin. In particular the present invention relates to a combination of a substrate with a topical adhesive which can be employed for attachment to the skin of articles such as protective articles, clothing, prosthesis, heat wraps, pads, and/or packs, cold wraps, protective face masks, ornamental articles or eye wear, or also functional articles such as cosmetic or pharmaceutical delivery articles that provide a substance to the skin. The combination provides secure attachment and is pleasing to the skin upon application, yet causes no discomfort upon removal. This is achieved by selecting the chemical composition and rheological charact...
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ADHESIVE FOR APPLICATION OF FUNCTIONAL ARTICLES TO THE SKIN AND COMFORTABLE REMOVAL OF SUCH ARTICLES

(WO1998028018) 02.07.1998 A61F 13/15 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to topical adhesives for attachment to the skin. In particular the present invention relates to such topical adhesives which can be employed for application of functional articles to the skin, particularly for the adhesion of functional articles or the improvement of the function of such articles. Functional articles in this context are cosmetic or pharmaceutical delivery articles which provide a substance to the skin such as skin treatment substances, creams, lotions, hormones, vitamins, deodorants, or drugs; alternatively cosmetic or pharmaceutical delivery articles can also provide a substance to emanate away from the skin such as insecticides, inhalation drugs, or perfumes; further the adhesive of the prese...
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SPRAY-DRYED POWDER COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE PROTEIN AND ONE HYDROLYSED STARCH AND ITS USE FOR TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998019652) 14.05.1998 A61K 8/64 THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC
A spray-dried powder compatible with an anhydrous or hydrophobic non-oral composition comprises a substantially water-soluble absorbent matrix containing a protein and a hydrolysed starch. Preferably the protein is obtained from plants, more preferably from seeds, most preferably from legumes. Conveniently it is an isolate from yellow peas (Pisane$m(3)). The hydrolysed starch may be maltodextrin. Preferably the powder further comprises at least one active ingredient which is incompatible with an anhydrous or hydrophobic composition when added directly. More preferably the active ingredient comprises at least one suitable pharmaceutical active ingredient, cosmetic active ingredient, toiletries active ingredient and/or any compatible mixture ...
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COLD CREAM COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO1998008488) 05.03.1998 A45D 33/00 UNILEVER PLC
A cold cream cosmetic composition, preferably clear, is provided that includes water, a C2?-C6? polyhydric alcohol, a hydrocarbon polymer formed from 6 to 1,000 repeating units of C4?-C20? alkene monomer and a silicone emollient. These compositions exhibit visual clarity with excellent make-up and grime removal while being extremely low in their greasiness feel on skin.
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AQUEOUS LIP GLOSS AND COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING COLORED SULFOPOLYESTERS

(WO1997045094) 04.12.1997 A61K 8/85 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
This invention relates to an aqueous lip gloss and cosmetic composition and method for coloring lips and skin comprising the use of a water-dispersible, colored sulfopolyester wherein the colorant moiety is incorporated into or onto a carbonyloxy and/or carbonylamide backbone of the sulfopolyester. The sulfopolyesters are uniquely designed to offer cosmetically desirable color coatings on lips and skin.
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HERBAL TREATMENTS FOR IMPROVING SKIN APPEARANCE

(WO1997036568) 09.10.1997 A61K 8/97 SMITH, Walter, P.
The invention provides herbal treatments for aged skin employing valerian extracts and other active herbal agents that are effective as relaxants. Surprisingly, mere ingestion of valerian tea on a daily basis is effective to reduce deep wrinkles. The treatments are particularly effective on persons afflicted by stress and are shown by clinical tests to reduce wrinkles and acne lesions and to improve skin texture and skin color without an increase in puffiness such as might be expected from mere hydration of the skin. The herbal agents can be administered either in a tea or a topical composition, and a combination of the two treatments is particularly effective. A preferred herbal agent is an aqueous valerian root extract. Other herbal agent...
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MAKE-UP REMOVING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING STARCH AND A SURFACE ACTIVE AGENT

(WO1997028780) 14.08.1997 A61K 8/73 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER N.V.
A cosmetic composition comprising a surface active agent and 5 to 40 wt.% particulate starch can be used to remove make-up. It has sensory properties comparable to cold creams and a foaming capacity comparable to a typical facial wash product on addition of water.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997013497) 17.04.1997 A61K 8/73 THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC SHEARD, Christine
There is described a cosmetic composition comprising: from about 0.05 % to about 5 % w/w of a hydrophilic cationic resin; from about 30 % to about 85 % w/w of an oil component; from about 1 % to about 40 % w/w of a wax component; and from about 1 % to about 40 % w/w of a powder component. The hydrophillic cationic resin may be water soluble or water swellable and may also be any mixture of suitable homopolymers or copolymers for example any mixture of one or more polyquaternium polymers or polymeric salts preferably those denoted by the CFTA name polyquaternium. Preferably the cosmetic composition is solid at ambient temperature and is suitable for use as a lipstick. A product comprising the composition associated with a suitable receptacle...
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COSMETIC POWDER COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED SKIN COVERAGE

(WO1997004737) 13.02.1997 A61K 8/25 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention is for powder compositions containing high levels of talc, low levels of titanium dioxide and a sebum absorbing material wherein the composition has improved skin coverage, uniformity and duration of wear. The invention can be used in formulating numerous cosmetic powder compositions such as eye shadow, foundation, loose powder and the like.
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COSMETIC MAKE-UP COMPOSITIONS

(WO1996036308) 21.11.1996 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY McDERMOTT, Padraig, Hugh
A cosmetic make-up composition suitable for use as a mascara or the like and which is in the form of an emulsion comprising an insoluble polymeric material in an aqueous emulsion; and lipophilic oil components including a polyvinylpyrrolidone hexadecane copolymer. The compositions exhibit improved wear and water resistance and are removable with soap and water.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP COMPOSITION

(WO1996023484) 08.08.1996 A61K 8/06 MAYBELLINE INTERMEDIATE CO. COHEN, Kenneth SUSS, Harold
A water-in-oil emulsified cosmetic makeup composition includes sunscreen agent, free radical scavenger, moisturizing agent/re-hydrating agent, skin firming agent and cosmetically acceptable pigment. The composition when applied to the skin smoothes, moisturizes, firms and protects the skin from the effects of the environment and improves complexion.
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SKIN REVITALIZING MAKEUP COMPOSITION

(WO1996019180) 27.06.1996 A61K 8/06 MAYBELLINE INTERMEDIATE CO.
An emulsified cosmetic makeup for revitalizing, smoothing, moisturizing and tightening the skin is disclosed. The composition comprises cosmetically effective amounts of a film forming agent containing plant polysaccharides and hydrolyzed casein, at least one sunscreen agent, at least one natural exfoliating agent, at least one moisturizer/re-hydrating agent encapsulated in liposome vessicles, at least one preservative, at least one antioxidant agent, at least one cosmetically acceptable pigment and at least one emulsifier.
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MASCARA COMPOSITIONS

(WO1996015764) 30.05.1996 A61K 8/37 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention is for mascara compositions having improved application characteristics. Said improvement is attributed to incorporation of a setting rate agent which delays the setting of the composition long enough to provide sufficient time to distribute the mascara in semi-liquid form onto the lashes as well as contribute to lash-thickening properties while avoiding negative aesthetics.
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MASCARA COMPOSITIONS

(WO1996015763) 30.05.1996 A61K 8/37 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention is for mascara compositions having improved application characteristics. Said improvement is attributed to incorporation of a setting rate agent which delays the setting of the composition long enough to provide sufficient time to distribute the mascara in semi-liquid form onto the lashes as well as contribute to lash-thickening properties while avoiding negative aesthetics.
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ANTIODOR, ANTIMICROBIAL AND PRESERVATIVE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING SAME

(WO1996013247) 09.05.1996 A23L 3/3481 TRISTRATA, INC.
Therapeutic treatment as well as propylactic measures are provided by topical application of compositions containing an aryl 2-acetoxyethanoic acid to eradicate or prevent the development of axillary foul odor, foot malodor and other body odors, e.g. scalp, and skin, nail and follicular infections caused by microorganisms. The compositions are antimicrobial against several organisms that infect the skin and are specifically effective against P. acnes. The compositions are therapeutically effective against folliculitis and perifolliculitis and are useful for other skin lesions, nail and mucosal infections such as impetigo, seborrheic dermatitis, erythrasma and thrichomycosis axillaris, associated with or caused by microorganisms. The therape...
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LIPOPHILIC SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING ACIDIC DYE

(WO1995017884) 06.07.1995 A61K 8/365 THE PROCTER &CAMBLE COMPANY ENDO, Yoshinori YAMAMOTO, Toshimichi TANIGUCHI, Toshiya
A lipophilic solid cosmetic composition comprising 0.01-1 wt. % acidic dye and 0.01-0.5 wt. % water soluble organic acid having one or more functional groups. The cosmetic composition provides good stainability, long-lasting effect, and good color stability. In one preferred embodiment of the present invention, the composition further comprises an oil-base dye. In another preferred embodiment of the present invention, the water soluble organic acid is introduced into the composition as a solution of a solvent.
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COSMETIC FILM FORMING COMPOSITIONS WHICH ARE FREEZE-THAW STABLE

(WO1995006454) 09.03.1995 A61K 8/85 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
This invention relates to a cosmetic film forming composition which is freeze-thaw stable and is especially useful as a nail coating composition which upon drying forms a film which will adhere to keratin of a nail. More particularly, the present invention relates to cosmetic film forming compositions which consist of aqueous emulsion (A) which comprises a sulfopolyester and a copolymer of vinyl acetate and dialkyl maleate or fumarate; aqueous emulsion (B) which comprises an aqueous emulsion polymer of acetoacetoxyethyl alkylacrylate or the polymerization reaction product of acetoacetoxyethyl alkylacrylate with a vinylfunctional monomer; and (C) a freeze-thaw agent. The freeze-thaw agent imparts improved freeze-thaw properties to the compos...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1995004517) 16.02.1995 A61K 8/362 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY BRIGGS, Gillian, Scott CROOK, Teresa, Barbara FISH, Karen DECKNER, George, Endel
A make-up composition in the form of a water-in-oil or oil-in-water emulsion comprising an acidic anti-acne active dissolved in the aqueous phase and a pigment or mixture of pigments dispersed in the oil phase. The make-up composition exhibits anti-acne effectiveness and product and colour stability.
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LIGHT STABLE COLOR COMPOSITIONS

(WO1994018932) 01.09.1994 C09B 63/00 WHITTAKER, CLARK &DANIELS, INC. LAMBRIDIS, George GOODWIN, Nathanial
A composition comprising colorant-containing particles having a coating comprising propylene glycol and a carrier component selected from the group consisting of carriers suitable for food, drug and cosmetic preparations and mixtures thereof.
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NOVEL WATERPROOF COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1994017775) 18.08.1994 A61K 8/06 ESTEE LAUDER, INC.
The present invention relates to a novel waterproof cosmetic composition, useful as a mascara which contains a dimethicone-silica copolymer in an emulsion system.
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COSMETIC FILM FORMING COMPOSITIONS

(WO1993024098) 09.12.1993 A61K 8/81 EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
This invention relates to a cosmetic film forming composition which is especially useful as a nail coating composition which upon drying forms a film which will adhere to keratin of a nail. More particularly, the present invention relates to cosmetic film forming compositions which consist of aqueous emulsion (A) which comprises a sulfopolyester and a copolymer of vinyl acetate and dialkyl maleate, and aqueous emulsion (B) which comprises an aqueous emulsion of acetoacetoxyethyl alkylacrylate or the reaction product of acetoacetoxyethyl alkylacrylate with a vinylfunctional monomer. These cosmetic film forming compositions are fast drying, have good adhesive properties and are environmentally compatible.
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LIQUID MAKE-UP AND METHOD

(WO1992022281) 23.12.1992 A61K 8/42 RAKUMA LICENSING CORPORATION
A liquid make-up made by the addition of at least 10 % water to form a reaction product of a urea based make-up powder whose composition comprises a precipitate formed by the reaction of about 0.1-74.9 % by weight urea in solution, about 0.1-60 % by weight oil, and about 0.1-99.5 % by weight inorganic pigment; preferably, the powder comprises a precipitate formed by the reaction of about 3-74.9 % by weight urea in solution, about 1-50 % by weight oil, and about 0.1-60 % by weight inorganic pigment. Suspension agents such as a gum or glycerin can be added to the liquid reaction product to create a homogeneous dispersion and to control viscosity. When applied the liquid make-up is both homogenous and waterproof.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1992013513) 20.08.1992 C11D 1/94 RICHARDSON-VICKS INC.
An aqueous foaming cosmetic composition comprising: (a) from 0.1 to 7 % of an imidazolinium amphoteric surfactant, (b) from about 0.1 % to about 5.0 % of a polyol alkoxy ester wherein the ratio of (a):(b) is from about 15:1 to about 1:1 and wherein the cleansing composition has a viscosity of at least about 150 cps (Brookfield RVT, Spindle No. TB, 10 rpm, 25 C). The composition has improved foam stability, together with excellent cleansing performance and mildness. It is suitable for use as make-up and facial cleansers, foam bath, shower products, shampoos etc.
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SCENTED NAIL ENAMELS

(WO1992006668) 30.04.1992 A61Q 3/02 MEDRI, Mario, Walter MEDRI, Nelly
A liquid fingernail cosmetic composition is provided containing at least one nail enamel film former resin, at least one organic solvent and at least one essential oil or essence component in an amount sufficient, upon activation, to provide an enhanced fragrance scent for a sustained period of time, e.g., at least about 24 hours, said essential oil or fragrance essence being activated by the formation of a nail enamel film from said coating composition.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1991011984) 22.08.1991 A61K 9/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An aqueous foaming cosmetic composition comprising: (a) from 0.5 to 16 % of an imidazolinium amphoteric surfactant, (b) from 0.5 to 16 % of an amionoalkanoate or iminodialkanoate amphoteric surfacant, (c) optionaly up to 10 % anionic surfactant, and (d) a hydrophilic thickening agent; wherein the composition has a viscosity of at least 150 cps and a total surfactant concentration of from 1 % to 20 %, of which at least 50 % comprises the mixture of (a) and (b). The composition has improved foam stability, together with excellent cleansing performance and mildness. It is suitable for use as make-up and facial cleansers, foam bath, shower products, shampoos, etc.
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PIGMENTED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

(WO1991006277) 16.05.1991 A61K 8/04 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Cosmetic formulations have activatable dormant pigments dispersed in an anhydrous base or vehicle. Shear forces applied to the cosmetic formulation following application to the skin causes activation of the dormant pigment thereby releasing the pigment and giving the original color of the anhydrous base or vehicle renewed intensity or a 'long wearing' effect.
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POLYMER SUPPORTED COSMETIC PRODUCTS AND METHODS

(WO1991003228) 21.03.1991 A61K 8/02 REVLON, INC.
A cosmetic product includes a cosmetic component as a pigment maintained within a matrix of fibrillatable polymer. The pigment and polymer composition provides a cosmetic which can be employed for coloration of the skin and utilized as eye makeup, powder, or other cosmetic products by employing suitable processing techniques as extrusion, milling, compacting and so on.
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METHOD OF HARDENING AND STRENGTHENING KERATIN AND COMPOSITION

(WO1990010431) 20.09.1990 A61K 33/16 DEVOS, John
The present invention discloses a method and aqueous composition for hardening and strengthening the keratinized appendages of mammals, and the nail keratin of humans, in particular. The aqueous keratin hardening and strengthening composition includes an affective amount of fluoride ion. The topical application of the fluoride ion is effected from an aqueous cosmetic vehicle capable of maintaining moist contact with the keratin for a sufficient period of time in the method practiced. Auxiliary keratin-strengthening agents are also disclosed.
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WRINKLE MASKING COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR USE

(WO1990004383) 03.05.1990 A61K 8/02 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A wrinkle masking composition and process for use which temporarily eliminates fine line wrinkles and blemishes of the skin by filling, covering or otherwise effectively masking them. The composition includes a film forming polymer, a plasticizer for the polymeric matrix, a biopolymeric modifier and a filler including aluminosilicate. Optionally, the composition includes cosmetic additives, e.g., pigments, rheology control agents, binders and preservatives. By molding itself to the skin, the present invention is compatible with and can be worn under makeup without cracking or peeling.
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COMPOSITION FOR REMOVING NAIL POLISH

(WO1990001313) 22.02.1990 A45D 29/00 CATANEO, Robert CATANEO, Ralph, J.
A composition for removing nail polish includes low volatility solvents in the family of mono- and di-glycol ethers or mono- and di-glycol ether esters, and especially mixtures of these low volatility solvents. The composition may be applied by a pad or sheet saturated with the composition.
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