World - PCT Cosmetics Formulation Patents Published in 2007

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PCT -WORLD COSMETIC PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS IN 2007



PROTECTING AREAS OF SKIN PROXIMATE HAIR OR NAILS FROM HAIR COLOR/DYES, AND OTHER CONTAMINANTS

(WO2007143553) 13.12.2007 A61K 8/90 INGENUITY PRODUCTS, LLC
The present invention provides for selective and uniform delivery of compositions to protect certain targeted areas: (1) skin proximate colorable or dyeable hair from staining by hair colors or hair dyes; or (2) skin proximate nails against nail skin contaminants which may include hair color or hair dyes. Embodiments of products of the present invention may comprise the protective composition and a device for selective and uniform delivery of the composition to the targeted area of the skin. Products may also comprise a protective composition having a solid or semisolid consistency which is formed to enable selective and uniform delivery of the composition to the targeted area of the skin. Products may also comprise: (a) a hair color or hai...
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O/W EMULSION CONTAINING A HYDROPHILIC POLYMER AND A SEMI-CRYSTALLINE POLYMER

(WO2007141142) 13.12.2007 A61K 8/81 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a composition for topical application, in the form of an O/W emulsion containing at least one crosslinked 2- acrylamido-2-methylpropane- sulfonic acid polymer comprising at least one hydrophobic unit, and at least one semi-crystalline polymer. The composition obtained has very good stability, and also good cosmetic properties. The present invention also relates to the uses of the said composition in cosmetics and dermatology, especially for caring for, protecting and/or making up facial or bodily skin, and/or the lips, and/or for skincare, and more especially for treating dry and/or sensitive skin and for treating the signs of ageing of the skin.
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FOAM CONTAINING UNIQUE OIL GLOBULES

(WO2007102052) 13.09.2007 None FOAMIX LTD.
The present invention provides a foamable composition for administration to the skin, body surface, body cavity or mucosal surface, e.g., the mucosa of the nose, mouth, eye, ear, respiratory system, vagina or rectum. The foamable oil in water emulsion composition includes: an oil globule system, selected from the group consisting of oil bodies; and sub-micron oil globules, about 0.1 % to about 5% by weight of an agent, selected from the group consisting of a surface-active agent, having an HLB value between 9 and 16; and a polymeric agent, and a liquefied or compressed gas propellant at a concentration of about 3% to about 25% by weight of the total composition, water and optional ingredients are added to complete the total mass to 100%. Up...
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SOLUBLE COSMETIC ARTICLE

(WO2007093558) 23.08.2007 A61Q 19/00 L'ORÉAL
The present invention relates to a single-use cosmetic article, more particularly a wipe, comprising: (1) at least one water-soluble substrate in the form of a nonwoven formed by the entanglement of polyvinyl alcohol fibres, which are soluble in water from a temperature greater than or equal to 35°C, (2) an anhydrous cosmetic composition borne by the support, containing at least one oil chosen from fatty acid esters and liquid petroleum jelly, and mixtures thereof, and at least one nonionic emulsifying surfactant that is soluble in the oil or the mixture of oils, chosen from oxyalkylenated fatty acid esters of sorbitan and oxyalkylenated fatty acid esters of glycerol, and mixtures thereof, the article being substantially dry and being s...
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REVERSIBLY GELLING POLYURETHANE COMPOSITION FOR SURGICAL REPAIR AND AUGMENTATION

(WO2007089484) 09.08.2007 A61F 2/02 PROMETHEAN SURGICAL DEVICES INC.
A new reversibly gelling polyurethane (RGP) polymer composition is described, as well as novel processes for its preparation, and its medical uses for filling spaces in tissue, or bulking tissue, or for restoring organ function. The novel RGP polymer forms a gel on standing, liquefies during shear and reversibly reforms a macroscopic gel on standing after being sheared. Methods of use include delivering the improved gel to a site on the body to fill voids or to augment local tissue bulk, for example to fill the nucleus of a disc, or strengthen an annulus or sphincter, or replace or augment the gel in the eye, or isolate a growth to be removed, or restore or enhance skin contours. The methods may include placing a delivery conduit adjacent t...
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PLASTICIZER OF NATURAL ORIGIN FOR NAIL POLISH

(WO2007080172) 19.07.2007 None DURLIN FRANCE
The use of at least one carbonate of natural origin as a plasticizer in a film-forming cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, a film-forming polymer and a solvent medium.
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FOAMING, COLOR-CHANGING TOPICAL COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF IMPARTING A COSMETIC EFFECT

(WO2007078460) 12.07.2007 A61K 8/19 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is an anhydrous topical composition. The composition has a) an active ingredient; b) a base compound of a carbonate or bicarbonate salt of an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal; c) an acid compound; and d) a cosmetically acceptable anhydrous vehicle. The base compound and the acid compound are reactable and are present in amounts sufficient to foam the topical composition when the topical composition is exposed to water. The topical composition changes color upon exposure to water. There is also a method for imparting a cosmetic effect to a topical surface.
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SOLID FORMED COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR SUNSCREEN

(WO2007078062) 12.07.2007 A61K 8/92 LG HOUSEHOLD & HEALTH CARE LTD.
The present invention relates to a solid cosmetic composition includes an organic sunscreen, an inorganic sunscreen, wax, a non-ion surfactant, oil, silicon polymer, and a pigment for a sunscreen, in which the solid cosmetic composition is highly water-resistant to thereby prevent a reduction in a UV protection effect by sweat or water, is comfortable to wear and has long-wearing characteristics, and can be repeatedly used even after application of make-up.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OIL

(WO2007077157) 12.07.2007 A61K 8/37 L'ORÉAL
The present invention relates to a composition for making up or caring for the skin having a volatile fraction, a non-volatile fraction and comprising at least one dispersed solid phase and a liquid fatty phase comprising: -at least one oil chosen from dry oils chosen from oils with a viscosity of less than or equal to 10 Cps, a surface tension of between 21 and 31 mN/m and an evaporation rate of less than 0.002 mg/cm2/minute, the said dispersed solid phase being present in the composition in a content such that the volume fraction of the dispersed solid phase is greater than or equal to 55% by volume and in particular ranges from 55% to 98% by volume relative to the total volume of the non- volatile fraction of the composition. The inventi...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OIL

(WO2007077156) 12.07.2007 A61Q 1/02 L'ORÉAL
The present invention relates to a composition for making up or caring for the skin in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion comprising an aqueous phase, at least 5% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of a dispersed solid phase and a liquid fatty phase having at least one non-volatile fraction, the said liquid fatty phase comprising: -at least two oils chosen from slow volatile oils with an evaporation rate of between 0.002 and 0.05 mg/cm2/minute and dry oils chosen from oils with a viscosity of less than or equal to 10 Cps, a surface tension of between 21 and 31 mN/m and an evaporation rate of less than 0.002 mg/cm2/minute, the liquid fatty phase having an evaporation rate such that the weight ratio of the liquid fat...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OIL

(WO2007077155) 12.07.2007 A61Q 1/02 L'ORÉAL
Cosmetic composition comprising an oil The present invention relates to a composition for making up or caring for the skin in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion comprising an aqueous phase, at least 5% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of a dispersed solid phase and a liquid fatty phase having at least one non-volatile fraction, the said liquid fatty phase comprising at least one first oil chosen from slow volatile oils with an evaporation rate of between 0.002 and 0.05 mg/cm2/minute and, when the liquid fatty phase comprises only one first oil, at least one dry oil chosen from oils with a viscosity of less than or equal to 10 Cps, a surface tension of between 21 and 31 mN/m and an evaporation rate of less than 0....
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OIL

(WO2007077154) 12.07.2007 A61Q 1/02 L'ORÉAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for making up or caring for the skin in the form of a water- in-oil emulsion comprising an aqueous phase and at least 15% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of a fatty phase comprising at least one liquid fatty phase having at least one non-volatile fraction, the said liquid fatty phase comprising at least one dry oil chosen from oils with a viscosity of less than or equal to 10 Cps, a surface tension of between 21 and 31 mN/m and an evaporation rate of less than 0.002 mg/cm2/minute, the said dry oil being present in the emulsion in a content ranging from 55% to 100% by weight relative to the total weight of the non volatile fraction of the liquid fatty ph...
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COSMETIC W/O EMULSIONS WITH INORGANIC SUNSCREEN STABILIZED WITH CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID

(WO2007073909) 05.07.2007 A61K 8/36 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic water-in-oil composition is provided which includes a water-in-oil emulsifying silicone surfactant, an ultrafine titanium dioxide and conjugated linoleic acid. The presence of conjugated linoleic acid stabilizes the composition against color degradation and also maintains an approximately steady viscosity.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ESTER OF DIMERDILINOLEIC ACID AND OF POLYOL(S) AND A SEMI-CRYSTALLINE POLYMER

(WO2007066309) 14.06.2007 A61K 8/81 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for caring for and/or making up the skin and/or the lips, comprising at least one ester of dimerdilinoleic acid and of polyol(s) or an ester thereof, whose viscosity, measured at about 25°C, is greater than or equal to about 20 000 mPa.s, and having a gloss staying power of greater than or equal to 7.
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COMPOSITION HAVING EFFECT ON TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF DRY EYE SYNDROME

(WO2007061200) 31.05.2007 A61K 31/7072 MD BIOALPHA CO., LTD.
Provided is a composition comprising, as an active ingredient, at least one material selected from the group consisting of uridine and derivatives thereof which promote synthesis of hyaluronic acid in animal and human cell and body, and a pharmaceutical preparation containing the same. The composition and pharmaceutical preparation of the present invention is effective in the treatment and prevention of dry eye syndrome.
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COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IMPARTING VIBRANCY

(WO2007060597) 31.05.2007 A61K 8/60 THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Leave-on hair care composition, comprising from about 0.1% to about 20% of a shine enhancing system comprising a first non-soluble particle reflecting a first color, a second non-soluble particle reflecting a second color, and a third non-soluble particle reflecting a third color; from about 0.001% to about 5% of a film-forming agent; and a dermatologically-acceptable carrier.
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COSMETIC OR PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A POLYMER COMPRISING OXAZOLIDON GROUPS

(WO2007060006) 31.05.2007 A61K 8/87 DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
The invention relates to a cosmetic or personal care composition comprising a polymer which polymer comprises oxazolidon groups. Examples of cosmetic and personal care compositions include hair spray compositions, mousses, gels, lotions, tonics, shampoos, conditioners, rinses, hand and body lotions, facial moisturizers, sunscreens, anti-acne preparations, topical analgesics, mascara's, eyeliners, blush, liquid lip color, nail polish and foundations.
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METHOD FOR MAKE-UP OR CARE OF KERATINOUS MATERIALS WITH ELECTROPHILIC MONOMER

(WO2007057780) 24.05.2007 A61Q 1/10 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic method for make-up or for non-therapeutic care of keratinous materials selected from the skin, the lips and the eyelashes, the method comprising: a. depositing at least one layer of a first composition on said keratinous materials; b. depositing at least one layer of a second composition on the layer or layers of said first composition; at least one of said first and second compositions containing at least one electrophilic monomer. According to a variant, the method comprises: a. mixing, at the time of use: at least one first composition containing a cosmetically acceptable medium and at least one electrophilic monomer, and at least one second composition containing a cosmetically acceptable medium then ...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR MAKE UP CONTAINING THE INTERFERENCE COLOR PIGMENT AND PREPARING METHOD OF THE SAME

(WO2007055529) 18.05.2007 A61K 8/26 AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
The present invention is related to a make-up cosmetic composition containing an interference color pigment in which a planar aluminum oxide is coated with a metallic oxide, or otherwise silicone compound is secondarily coated on the surface of the aluminum oxide in addition to the firstly coated metallic oxide, and a method of preparing the same. The make-up cosmetic composition has a little gloss while showing interference color, having effect of compensating the skin trouble such as pimple scars, speckle, freckle, somberness and so on, or the skin blemish such as skin pores, wrinkle and so on, the effect of offering the skin with cubic effect and natural make-up, providing excellent feeling in use, and having excellent gloss duration.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SILICONE POLYMER FOR STRUCTURING A FATTY PHASE, CHARACTERIZED BY A VISCOSITY

(WO2007054494) 18.05.2007 A61K 8/898 L'ORÉAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising a cosmetically acceptable liquid medium comprising an aqueous phase and a fatty phase comprising at least one silicone polymer comprising at least one unit comprising: 1) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located in the polymer chain, and/or 2) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located on grafts or branches, - the said composition being such that, after having been subjected to continuous heating from 25°C to 90°C at a rate of 5°C per minute, maintained at 90°C for 2 minutes and then continuously...
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COSMETIC COMPOSTIONS HAVING INCREASED COLOR INTENSITY AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME

(WO2007040861) 12.04.2007 A61K 8/37 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
Color intensity of a pigment-containing cosmetic composition is increased by incorporating in the composition a color intensifying amount of: (i) a C12-C24 fatty alcohol, preferably a C14-C20 fatty alcohol, the fatty alcohol preferably being a branched chain fatty alcohol having a C6-C10 alkyl branch and (ii) an unsaturated dimerized or trimerized C14-C24 fatty acid, preferably an unsaturated dimerized or trimerized C16-C20 fatty acid that has 2 to 4, preferably 2, unsaturated bonds. Diisostearyl dilinoleate is preferred. Triisostearyl trilinoleate is most preferred. When then composition is an oil-in-water emulsion, the triisostearyl trilinoleate or diisostearyl dilinoleate is added to the emulsion after it is prepared in order to maximize...
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LONG- LASTING COSMETIC COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR USING, AND PROCESS FOR MAKING

(WO2007040517) 12.04.2007 A61Q 1/10 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is a cosmetic composition that has an anhydrous gel phase having a gellant and an organic solvent, an aqueous phase having a hydrophilic film former and water, and a wax phase having a wax and a hydrophilized lanolin derivative. The anhydrous gel phase, the aqueous phase, and the wax phase are substantially homogeneously admixed. The hydrophilized lanolin derivative is present in an amount sufficient to adsorb the aqueous phase. There is also a method of imparting curl, length, thickness, and/or color to eyelashes. There is further a process for making a cosmetic composition.
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COLOR COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2007027503) 08.03.2007 A61K 8/00 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
An anhydrous color cosmetic composition comprising a pigment component and a powder component, the improvement wherein the powder component includes microfine particle size powders in an amount sufficient to provide a composition that matches a plurality of skin shades in one, or more than one, skin tone category; and an anhydrous foundation, blush, concealer, mascara, or other cosmetic composition that has a first resting color and a second application color.
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MAKEUP COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2007013943) 01.02.2007 A61K 8/73 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
Emulsion makeup compositions for keratinous surfaces which change color upon application, emulsion makeup compositions that match a variety of skin or hair shades in more than one skin tone category, and methods for treating keratinous surfaces with an emulsion cosmetic composition that changes color upon application.
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COSMETIC PIGMENT COMPOSITION CONTAINING GOLD OR SILVER NANO-PARTICLES

(WO2007011103) 25.01.2007 A61K 8/19 KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic pigment composition exhibiting colors in the visible region, which comprises an effective amount of nanoparticles or a mixture of two or more nanoparticles selected from the group consisting of (a) gold nanoparticles exhibiting red color; (b) silver nanoparticles exhibiting yellow color; (c) gold- silver alloy nanoparticles exhibiting flame color; and (d) gold nanoparticles exhibiting blue color, and a color cosmetic composition and a color lotion comprising the pigment composition. According to the present invention, it is possible to prepare pigments exhibiting various colors in the visible region using gold or silver nanoparticles, and a cosmetic pigment composition which can exhibit various col...
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LOW VISCOSITY, UNSTABLE WATER-IN-SILICONE EMULSION COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF

(WO2007008458) 18.01.2007 A61K 8/06 MAKE-UP ART COSMETICS INC.
A low viscosity, unstable water-in -silicone emulsion cosmetic composition stabilized upon agitation comprising a volatile solvent, a water phase dispersed within the composition, at least one silicone film-forming polymer and at least one emulsifier, and methods of use thereof as a sprayable composition.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE PROCESS

(WO2007007296) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/00 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of at least one cosmetic composition comprising at least one fatty phase and consisting of at least 75% by weight, relative to its total weight, of compound(s) approved for food use.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE PRODUCT

(WO2007007292) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/02 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for caring for and/or making up keratin material(s), comprising at least: - the application, on contact with a keratin material, of a first composition comprising at least 50% by weight, of compound(s) approved for food use relative to its total weight, and - the application, on contact with all or part of the first applied composition, of a second composition comprising at least one physiologically acceptable medium.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE PROCESS

(WO2007007291) 18.01.2007 A61K 8/92 L'OREAL
The present invention relates mainly to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of at least one cosmetic composition comprising at least 75% by weight, relative to its total weight, of compound(s) approved for food use and having a gloss value at least greater than or equal to about 5.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE PROCESS

(WO2007007290) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/00 L'OREAL
The present invention relates mainly to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of at least one cosmetic composition comprising at least 75% by weight, relative to its total weight, of compound(s) approved for food use, and having a transfer index of greater than or equal to 30%.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION WITH COLOR AND/OR OPTICAL EFFECTS

(WO2007007289) 18.01.2007 A61K 8/19 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of at least one cosmetic composition consisting of at least 50% by weight, relative to its total weight, of compound(s) approved for food use, including at least particles with color and/or optical effects containing at least two materials, said particles being referenced in the Codex alimentarius or consisting exclusively of materials referenced in the Codex alimentarius.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE ASSEMBLY

(WO2007007288) 18.01.2007 A61K 8/00 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to an assembly for caring for and/or making up keratin material(s), comprising at least: - one container delimiting at least one compartment, - application means associated with the container, and a composition, placed inside said compartment, the composition comprising at least one fatty phase and consisting of at least 50% by weight of compound(s) approved for food use relative to its total weight.
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COSMETIC MAKEUP AND/OR CARE PROCESS

(WO2007007287) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/02 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of a cosmetic composition comprising at least 75% by weight of compound(s) approved for food use relative to its total weight and having a covering power of greater than or equal to 30.
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A DISPLAY UNIT FOR COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS HAVING NON-ZERO MAGNETIC PROPERTIES

(WO2007007219) 18.01.2007 A47F 7/02 L'OREAL
The present invention concerns a display unit for makeup compositions, comprising: at least one magnetic device; at least one composition comprising bodies having non-zero magnetic susceptibility; the display unit being configured so that, when the composition is located at least partially inside a magnetic field generated by the magnetic device, a modification to the orientation and/or a displacement of at least a portion of said bodies within the composition may be viewed.
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ENCAPSULATED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007002431) 04.01.2007 A61K 8/11 ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
The present invention relates to encapsulated cosmetic compositions that are topically applied. The compositions contain at least one frangible capsule that has a seamless shell of a thermo-softening material. The shell is solid at about room temperature and melts upon application to the skin. The shell holds a core cosmetic that is added to a clear gel base. Thus, the color of the capsule is visible and multiple colored capsules can be added to the base for a custom colored composition.
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NON-IRRITATING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007001484) 04.01.2007 A61K 8/00 PLAYTEX PRODUCTS, INC.
The present invention provides a base composition that allows for the formulation of non-irritating cosmetic and/or dermatological compositions. The base composition includes one or more of electrolyte, buffer, mild preservative, lubricant, or any combinations thereof. It is preferred that one or more of the above components are eye-safe and/or eye- compatible. The present invention also provides photoprotective cosmetic and/or dermatological compositions that include the base composition and one or more sunscreen active components and are non- irritating to mammalian eyes.
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WORLD PATENTS IN COSMETICS PUBLISHED IN  2007
This list includes patent documents published by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The list was retrieved by searching the claims section of all patent applications. Salient
search terms included formulations or compositions such as mascara, make-up, eye liner, lipstick, foundation, night creams, eye shadows, facial soap, nail polish, eye and lip care;
formulation ingredients such as pigments, opacifiers, colors, surfactants, polymers, cationic conditioning agents, formulation thickeners or rheology modifiers, dimethicones,
vegetable-derived fatty oils, petrolatum, mineral oils, emollients, sensory modifiers, perfumes; formulation preparation, etc.